Arcadia University News


December 10, 2012

Liu ’12M Makes Seamless Transition into Genetic Counseling Profession

While completing a master's degree in Genetic Counseling at Arcadia University, Hongbin Liu ’12M leveraged her expertise in biomedical research to seize valuable internships, which helped her transition to a new professional community and complete a career change. With guidance from Arcadia’s...

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November 8, 2012

Students Pitch Potential Employers at Career and Internship Fair

By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 Tables scattered with pamphlets, business cards and souvenirs filled the Commons Great Room on Oct 23. Dressed to impress, students arrived at the Internship and Career Fair hoping to discover interesting occupations and possibly meet a future employer...

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October 17, 2012

Heifer International: Arcadia Delegates Travel to Sierra Leone to Discuss Future Programs

Heifer International recently featured a story on Arcadia University delegates who visited Heifer Sierra Leone to build upon a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in 2009 to provide post-graduate internship opportunities to Arcadia students. The group included Warren Haffar , Dean of...

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October 5, 2012

Mixer Offers New Students Path to Major, Career

The student-run event connected freshmen to Career Education staff and services. By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography KARA WRIGHT ’14 As students attending the Career Education Mixer sank comfortably into the Stein Fireplace Lounge's patterned chairs, Jayson Flores ’14 offered an energetic greeting and a...

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September 11, 2012

Biology Major Wins Award, Meets Nobel Laureate at Sigma Xi Conference

Sneha Thomas ’13 , a Biology major with a Pre-Med concentration, won second place and received a Certificate of Award for the Excellence at the Northeastern Sigma Xi Research Symposium in April for her ongoing research examining oviposition preferences in the Asian tiger mosquito with Associate...

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August 3, 2012

Craik, Readinger, Tomlinson Attend APTA Task Force for Internship Development

Dr. Rebecca Craik , Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, Dr. Janet Readinger , Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, and Dr. Susan Tomlinson , Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, attended a task force meeting held by the Private Practice...

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July 28, 2012

Elrick ’11M Pursues Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Communication and Information Design

Kathy Elrick ’11M was accepted to Clemson University’s Rhetoric, Communication and Information Design (RCID) Ph.D. program. She plans to teach on the University level, hoping to help students of all disciplines learn essential skills. “To succeed in anything, you have to figure out how to make an...

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July 27, 2012

Hardy Discovers the Power of Advocacy through Internships at Home and Abroad

Lucy Hardy ’13 , an International Studies major concentrating in Globalization, Development and Human Rights, is a global legislative intern with RESULTS —a non-profit organization in Washington D.C. that creates long-term solutions to poverty by supporting programs that address its root causes. In...

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July 10, 2012

Once Homeless, Reynoso ’12 Graduates with Honors and a Passion for Human Rights Law

Growing up in the Bronx, Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso ’12 was taught that with hard work she could go anywhere and achieve anything. But during the nights she spent sleeping in New York City subway stations, depending on the kindness of acquaintances for her next meal, she was shaken. Attending college was...

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June 22, 2012

Rader ’12 Deploys a Plan for the Future

Dane Rader ’12 , a Global Security and Emergency Management (GSEM) major , found clarity for the future while serving his country. After his second deployment to Iraq, Rader knew he wanted to pursue a career in either Federal Law Enforcement or Homeland Security. “I really enjoy the diversity of...

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June 14, 2012

Foster ’12 Discovers Passion for Chemistry, Pursues Ph.D.

As a junior in high school, Celia Foster ’12 never could have known that typing the simple words “Best Schools for Study Abroad” into a search engine would drastically alter the course of her life. Undecided about her major, she was certain about one thing: she was going to experience cultures...

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May 15, 2012

Gemma DiCasimirro ’12: From ‘Seventeen’ to NBC

By Amanda Card ’12 It was only her senior year of high school when Gemma DiCasimirro ’12 applied and was accepted to be a Seventeen Magazine Reader Reporter, the first of many steps toward a promising future in media and communications. Once focused on pursuing a career in magazines, DiCasimirro...

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May 10, 2012

Porcasi ’12 Discovers Sustainability Abroad and the Entrepreneur Within

There is always something new to learn in the field of Graphic Design. Jon Porcasi ’12 knows this better than most. After four years of study, including three study abroad experiences and three internships, he’s emerging from Arcadia with much more than a B.A.—he’s familiar with the pace of this...

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May 10, 2012

Abington Journal: International Scholarship Recipient Muraca '10 Pursues Postgrad Degree

The Abington Journal reported that Stephanie Muraca ’10 is pursuing a master's degree in Education at the University of Bath in England, U.K., on May 9. She earned her bachelor's degree from Arcadia University in Elementary and Early Childhood Education in 2010. Recipient of the University of Bath...

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May 4, 2012

Grosslein ’11 Lands VISTA Position with TTF

Abby Grosslein ’11 recently landed a position as a VISTA Tree Campaign Organizer with Tookany/Tacony-FrankfordWatershed Partnership, Inc. (TTF) . This year she will be collaborating on the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Plant One Million initiative to provide street trees for homeowners in...

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April 13, 2012

Gallo ’13 Receives REU Award for Summer Research

Chemistry major Annastasia Gallo ’13 received a prestigious Research Experience for Undergraduates award (REU), to participate in a 10-week summer internship in collaboration with the Center for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEINT). The award, given by the American Chemical...

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April 4, 2012

Students Connect with Employers at Internship and Career Fair

By Michael Schwartz ’14 Arcadia University’s Office of Career Development organized its Spring Internship and Career Fair, which gave students an incredible opportunity to connect with employers in-person. Numerous students came dressed to impress as they handed out résumé s and earnestly presented...

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April 4, 2012

Dorsainville ’12 Moves Forward with a Heart for Service

International Studies major Stanley Dorsainville ’12 has accomplished a great deal during his four years at Arcadia. In addition to participating in Arcadia’s First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) in London, he’s served as a defender on Men’s Lacrosse Club team, Manager of the Men’s Basketball...

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April 3, 2012

International MBA Student Interns for Jackson Hewitt Tax Service

Yucheng Jin , an international M.B.A. student from Shanghai, China, is adding another item to her list of experiences in the U.S.: an internship at Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, a full-service tax preparation company in Glenside. Jin assists the company in preparing 2011 tax returns, verifying...

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March 9, 2012

Forensic Science Student Presents on Test for Stimulant Kratom

Arcadia University Master of Science in Forensic Science student Theresa Scott , a resident of Brighton, Mich., presented her research, “Chemical Characterization of Kratom and Associated Alkaloids,” at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in February in Atlanta. “I have...

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March 2, 2012

Chemistry Majors' Research Results From NSF Award, Faculty Mentorship, Internship

Seven Arcadia University Chemistry majors—including one who received an NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates, several working with Arcadia faculty mentors, and one doing an internship with a local company—participated in the 12th Annual Student Poster Sessions sponsored by the Philadelphia...

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