Arcadia University News


April 24, 2019

Arcadia University Passes “Refugees Welcome” Resolution

By Olivia Grajewski ’20 Arcadia University’s Student Government Organization passed an “I Welcome” resolution on April 18 declaring the campus a welcoming and safe place for refugees. An effort led by the international organization Amnesty International, “I Welcome” resolutions are official, non-...

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April 9, 2019

Arcadia’s Alternative Spring Break Helps Rebuild Homes in Puerto Rico

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 As more than 275 Arcadia students and co-leaders headed to destinations around the world on Preview, a group of 16 students, alumni, and staff headed for Yabucoa, Puerto Rico to spend their spring break providing hurricane relief through the Community and Civic Engagement...

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June 27, 2018

Arcadia University Responds to Supreme Court Travel Ban Decision

Arcadia University is an institution that subscribes to the imperative that teaching and learning must include the global perspectives and experiences provided by scholars, students, and staff from all regions and nations of our world. Arcadia University is deeply disappointed with the United...

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June 7, 2018

Students, Faculty Attend NAFSA’s International Educators Conference

Arcadia students and faculty joined nearly 10,000 international education professionals at the 2018 NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa., from May 27 to June 1. This year’s theme, “Diverse Voices, Shared...

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May 29, 2018

Education USA Advisors Visit Arcadia to Discuss Study Abroad Collaborations

Education USA advisors from South America, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East visited Arcadia on May 23 to discuss study abroad opportunities for international students interested in attending the University for semester or year-long programs. The University welcomed Erica Dania Alves from...

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May 9, 2018

Omani Official Proposes Archaeology Programs for Arcadia Students

Dr. Said bin Nasser Al Salmi, director general of the Office of His Majesty the Sultan's Advisor for Cultural Affairs in Oman, met with President Ajay Nair on April 27 to discuss expanding Arcadia’s programs in Oman. An archaeologist by training, Dr. bin Nasser Al Salmi expressed interest in...

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May 8, 2018

Ambassador to Kenya Encourages International Collaboration

On April 26, Dr. Kipyego Cheluget, ambassador from Kenya and assistant secretary general for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), visited President Ajay Nair at Arcadia to explore a joint project between Arcadia, COMESA, and the American Graduate School (AGS) in Paris...

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April 18, 2018

At Global Expo, Students Showcase Preview Experiences

The 350 first-year and transfer students from Arcadia’s 15 Preview courses presented a world of discoveries, from traditional dresses to hand-woven hammocks made of recycled plastic, at the 25th annual Global Expo on April 13. From March 9 to 16, students on Preview traveled to England, Ireland,...

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February 22, 2018

Segura ’18 Named a Fulbright Semi-Finalist for South African Research Project

Claudia Segura ’18 , a Political Science major, has been named a semifinalist for a research award from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Fulbright will make a final decision on her application between March...

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April 5, 2017

Ahmadi ’17 and Long ’17 First Undergraduates at Arcadia to Receive Fulbright Awards, Will Teach English Overseas

Zahra Ahmadi and Clifford Long , members of the Arcadia University Class of 2017, are the first undergraduate students in Arcadia University history to earn a Fulbright U.S. Student Award from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Ahmadi and Long were...

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April 4, 2016

Arcadia’s Alternative Spring Break Helps Build Houses in Mexico

By Marcella Haddad '18 Over Arcadia University’s spring break, while first-year and transfer students readied for Preview, a group of 38 undergraduate and alumni volunteers participated in the weeklong Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) Alternative Spring Break , a community service-...

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October 3, 2014

Jasmine Henderson ’15: ‘Crossing the Age Divide’ through Shakespeare with Seniors

Transfer-turned-Honors student Jasmine Henderson ’15 is excited to participate in her first service learning experience, a course called Shakespeare with Seniors, which will fulfill Arcadia’s Undergraduate Curriculum requirement for a Global Connections Experience. She’s also nervous to be working...

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February 4, 2014

Times Chronicle: Paskell ’81, ’96M.Ed. Brings Passion for Art to Classroom, Community

The Times Chronicle featured Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96M.Ed. in a story highlighting Paskell’s commitment to bringing the arts to the community and how she has returned to her alma mater to share her passion with students. “My class fuses art, love and service together,” she said. “Art is the tool...

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April 22, 2013

Hundreds Attend ‘Global Art, Local Heart’ Gallery Opening

On April 18, Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96M.Ed. , and the students of “The Artist in the Community” hosted a gallery opening for Global Art, Local Heart , which is on view in the Judith Taylor Gallery until Friday, April 26. Over the course of the evening, more than 200 people showed their support,...

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December 10, 2012

‘Global Art, Local Heart’ Reaches the Glenside Community

Students in the Global Connections course “The Artist in the Community” are taking their exhibition, Global Art, Local Heart , deeper into the Glenside community. Their work will be showcased at Elcy’s Cafe and Coffee House (1 S. Easton Road, Glenside, Pa.) starting Thursday, Dec. 13, and will be...

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December 5, 2012

Building Community through Art

By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography KARA WRIGHT ’14 and CHRISTINA YEE ’14 Global Art, Local Heart , an exhibition organized by the students and instructor of “The Artist in the Community,” opened in the Judith Taylor Gallery on Nov. 29. The collection of colorful artwork adorning the walls and display...

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August 29, 2012

Inside-Out Program Explores Social Justice Through Yogic Path

What happens when you put a dozen students in a room with a dozen incarcerated individuals to practice yoga? It's up to Arcadians to find out. “Living Your Yoga” is a course offered through the national Inside-Out program. It takes students behind the walls of the Philadelphia Detention Center to...

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June 25, 2012

Jacobsen Heads to Rwanda to Train Community Leaders

Dr. Bill Jacobsen , Adjunct Professor of International Peace and Conflict Resolution , is preparing for a six-week trip to Rwanda where he will be one of the facilitators for the second international Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities training. HROC brings together former enemies to heal and...

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June 18, 2012

Pilachowski Wins PAGH Scholarship, Prepares for Clinical Training in Thailand

Emily Pilachowski , a student in the third year of the dual degree program in Master of Public Health and Master of Medical Science (Physician Assistant) , won a $250 student scholarship from Physician Assistants for Global Health (PAGH), a non-profit organization working to meet the needs of PAs...

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June 8, 2012

'The Chronicle of Higher Ed' Quotes Shultz and Siskind on 'Global Connections'

Arcadia University was mentioned in Ian Wilhelm's The Chronicle of Higher Education article "Northern Arizona U. Overhauls Curriculum to Focus on 'Global Competence.'" The Association of American Colleges and Universities supports the general-education approach and has worked with more than 100...

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April 26, 2012

ASIA Club Continues Tea House Tradition

By Michael Schwartz ’14 On a perfectly sunny day in April, members of Arcadia University’s ASIA Club led fellow students on an excursion to the Shofuso House and Garden, a traditional Japanese dwelling in Philadelphia. The setting was so calm and serene that the day’s worries seemed to melt away...

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