Arcadia University News


October 21, 2011

PA Students Volunteer at Simon’s Fund Heart Screening Event

Despite their busy schedules, several of Arcadia's Physician Assistant (PA) students and faculty members volunteered at a local community heart screening at Cheltenham High school on Oct. 1. The event was sponsored by Simon’s Fund, a local charity that provides free heart screening for students 10-...

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September 23, 2011

Smith Co-Authors Article on Cauda Equina Syndrome

Jami Smith , MPA, PA-C, Visiting Assistant Professor of Medical Science and Community Health, recently co-authored "Cauda equina syndrome and acute respiratory distress syndrome," as part of the Quick Recertification Series in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants . The series...

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May 10, 2011

11 Arcadia Students Donate Their Spring Break for Public Health

By Jordyn Austin ’14 Eleven Physician Assistant students headed to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., over spring break to provide pro-bono health care to members of the community. Working in conjunction with Remote Area Medical (RAM), students and Arcadia faculty spent two days treating patients with limited...

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April 8, 2011

Kosydar ’10M.M.S. Continues Work with Hearts in Motion

Sarah Kosydar ’10M.M.S. recently appeared in the Valley Advantage of Scranton, Pa., with sister, Allison, for their volunteer efforts in Zacapa, Guatemala with Hearts in Motion . Kosydar is a physician assistant with Just Kids Pediatrics in Newark, Del. Her involvement with Hearts in Motion began...

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October 22, 2010

Candlelight Vigil Honors Victims of Bullying

“Arcadia University’s gay and lesbian community held a candlelight vigil Monday night to remember those young people who committed suicide after anti-gay bullying and violence,” reported Kim Glovis, of KYW Newsradio on Oct. 19. Read more .

October 19, 2010

Tecklin Quoted: ‘How the Internet Says We Can Survive Midterms’

“After a few hours studying for midterms, you’re going to need some serious help staying awake and focusing. But you may not have time to scour the Google machine for advice on how to weather an all-nighter. Here are some of our favorite Internet study tips,” writes blogger Kerri Pang . Tip No. 3...

October 15, 2010

NAC&U Cites Arcadia's University Seminars as Innovative Examples

By Marykate Torley ’11 In the October 2010 Association for Integrative Studies (AIS) Newsletter , Lynette Robinson, Director of the New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), was interviewed about colleges that were focused on innovation. Robinson defined a New American College or...

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October 12, 2010

Inquirer: Arcadia One of Comcast's WiFi Hot Spots

Arcadia University was mentioned in an article on Oct. 10 in the Philadelphia Inquirer, “Comcast setting out on the WiFi market.” “Now facing a slew of threats from mobile devices, Comcast Corp. has dusted off the WiFi wireless concept for its Philadelphia-area Internet customers—and maybe many...

August 10, 2010

Alum Becomes a Professor in Arcadia's PA Program

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Former Arcadia Physician Assistant student Diana Noller ’05 , M.M.S., PA-C, Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator, now teaches in the program that gave her a quality education and allows her to exceed her patients’ expectations. “I continually work on becoming a...

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January 29, 2010

Physician Assistant Alum Joins Maine Health Center

The Lincoln County (Maine) News reports that Alison Welsh , PA-C is joining Sheepscot Valley Health Center in Coopers Mills in February. Welsh is a graduate of the Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant program at Arcadia University. Welsh is board certified by the National Commission on...

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January 29, 2010

Crivelli-Kovach, Lenstrom Discuss Breastfeeding at Conference

Two Arcadians made presentations on breastfeeding practices and education at the American Public Health Association’s 13 th annual meeting and expo, held Nov. 7 to 11 in Philadelphia. Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach , Associate Professor and Director of Community Health, discussed “ Evaluation of...

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