Arcadia University News


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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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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