Arcadia University News


February 28, 2012

Faculty and Students Put Research Front and Center

The third annual Faculty and Student Research Expo is Thursday, March 1, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in Boyer Hall and the Health Sciences Building. Meet faculty researchers and their student collaborators and see firsthand the scientific research that takes place on Arcadia’s campus. Attendees are invited...

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February 20, 2012

Summer Internship at Center for Applied Linguistics

As part of its annual summer internship program, the Center for Applied Linguistics is looking for highly qualified graduate students interested in measurement and assessment issues related to language. The interns will work closely with the Psychometrics/Research team on projects that provide...

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February 7, 2012

Kubischta ’10 Discovers Love and a Legal Career in London

Catherine Kubischta ’10 grew up on a small farm in the heart of North Dakota and dreamt of someday practicing law and exploring the globe. She came to Arcadia as an International Studies major and was one of the first students to declare a major in Global Legal Studies (GLS), new to Arcadia in 2006...

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January 30, 2012

DPT Class of 2012 Present First Capstone Projects Under New Cirriculum

Fifty-five members of the 2012 Doctor of Physical Therapy Class presented Capstones Presentations projects in the Great Room of the Commons on Thursday, Jan. 26. Poster sessions were followed by research platform presentations. The Class of 2012 pioneered the creation of a clinical database during...

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January 24, 2012

Gilman Scholarship Recipient Explores Art History Amidst Estruscan Walls

Dao La ’13 , an Art History major in the Honors program, is currently studying at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy, through Arcadia University’s College of Global Studies (CGS). Her semester in the heart of Italy, living and studying amidst Etruscan walls is made possible, in part, by a...

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January 10, 2012

Coalition for Christian Outreach Profiles Alumna Caylynn Zeitz ’11

The Coalition for Christian Outreach recently profiled Caylynn Zeitz ’11 , who earned a degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. Zeitz is a campus ministry intern alongside her CCO staff mentors, Greg and Ashley Sovereign. “Because of my involvement with the ministry at Arcadia, I ended...

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December 16, 2011

Genetic Counseling Program Produces Strong Showing at Annual Education Conference

The Arcadia University Genetic Counseling program had another strong showing at the Annual Education Conference (AEC) for the National Society of Genetic Counselors in San Diego, from Oct. 27-30. More than 1,500 genetic counselors from across the country attended the AEC. Six of the fourteen 2011...

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November 29, 2011

Community Development in a Cape Town Classroom: Ekstein ’12 Discovers New Direction

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Amanda Ekstein ’13 , an International Business and Culture major, admits that most people think she’s a little crazy for choosing the three-year degree path . But at the end of three years, she will have a degree in hand, a wealth of experience from exploring three...

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November 29, 2011

Criminal Justice Major Lands Prestigious Federal Internship

By Purnell T. Cropper Three years ago Ashley Gast ’12 arrived on campus with a plan: study biology and then pursue a master’s degree and career in forensic science. But she had a change of heart after taking Dr. John Noakes ’ First-Year Seminar Contested Convictions: Exploring Claims of Actual...

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November 29, 2011

Career Development: Marketing Your Transferable Skills

By Stephenie F. Wilson, Assistant Director of Career Education There is not always a linear path between a specific academic major and a career. So, what happens when your plans change and you find yourself considering work that does not seem to directly relate to your major? It is a combination of...

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November 15, 2011

Coordinating Smiles: Wagner ’12 Interns with Leukemia Society

It’s been a busy semester for Megan Wagner ’12 , who juggles a full course load with her duties as senior staff writer for The Tower , Arcadia's student-run newspaper, and peer mentor for a First-Year Seminar , all while fulfilling her internship requirement. But internships are nothing new to...

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November 15, 2011

Career Development: The Value in Finding a Mentor

By Stephenie F. Wilson, M.A., Assistant Director of Career Education Have you been encouraged to partner with a mentor, possibly a more “seasoned” professional that you can learn from as you begin your career? If you have not already thought about selecting a mentor, please consider the potential...

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October 21, 2011

Arcadia Students Log Face Time with Potential Employers at Career Fair

Arcadia University’s Office of Career Development hosted an Internship & Career Fair on Oct. 18 in Grey Towers Castle. Employers such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Prudential Financial Services, the Civil Service Commission, and the Philadelphia Zoo were recruiting for a variety of...

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October 18, 2011

Minkus ’09 Lands Dream Job at National Constitution Center

Elizabeth Minkus ’09 , Catering Sales Manager for Brulée Catering at the National Constitution Center , has the job of her dreams and is relishing Philadelphia's young professional scene. Living independently in the Rittenhouse Square District of the city, she feels fortunate for her achievements...

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October 4, 2011

Taking Cue From Mentors, Pre-Med Lends a Hand in India

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography JORDAN RICHARDS ’15 Hardworking and goal-oriented, Sneha Thomas ’13 knows that it often takes more than individual effort to arrive at a destination. Arcadia’s supportive faculty and programs have helped the Biology major begin fulfilling her ambitions, and that...

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September 27, 2011

Captain Turned Coach: Doctoral Student Hones Skills on the Sideline

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Jamie Bradford ’09 has contributed to Arcadia University athletics at every level: a powerhouse in the midfield, she provided defensive cover and an offensive spark for Rick Brownell ’s high flying women’s soccer team, and now she joins her former coach on the sideline as...

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September 23, 2011

Horan '05M Finds Ideal Blend of Science and Law in Forensics

A member of the first graduating class of Arcadia’s Forensic Science Master’s program , Susan Horan ’05M currently is working for the Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) in New York City, N.Y., in the Forensic Biology Department. The hands-on training and connections she acquired at Arcadia...

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September 23, 2011

Arcadia University to Welcome LEAP Intern from Japan

Arcadia University has been selected for the fourth year in a row to host a Long-term Educational Administration Program (LEAP) intern from Japan. The University will welcome Ai Chuman from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) in mid-October. She is...

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August 19, 2011

Scott '10M Launches Nexus for Future Forensic Students

Forensic scientist, tutor, adviser and mentor Tatiana T. Scott ’10M uses her skills in areas other than the laboratory. After noting a disparity in the field of forensic science, she recently launched a website dedicated to dispelling common misconceptions and guiding future students. Shortly after...

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August 5, 2011

Serologist Stepanchick ’07M Plays Dynamic Role in Forensic Crime Investigation

Joel Stepanchick ’07M , serologist for the Pennsylvania State Police Crime Lab in Bethlehem, Pa., plays a dynamic role in crime investigation. Serving in the highly sought-after position, he demonstrates his forensics expertise in the lab and at crime scenes and courtrooms throughout Schuylkill,...

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July 29, 2011

Tokarz Lands Forensic Chemist Job Through Internship

By Larry Atkins Sally Tokarz ’07M has been a Forensic Chemist for NMS Labs in Willow Grove, Pa., since 2006. In her position, she analyzes and identifies controlled substances and pharmaceutical preparations using chemical, microscopic, and instrumental methods of analysis, and produces reports and...

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