Arcadia University News

June 24, 2011

Fehon's Radio Roots Began at Arcadia

By Larry Atkins Former Communications major Jason Fehon ’03 is one of the rising young stars in Philadelphia radio. Fehon has been the Producer of the popular Pierre Robert radio show on WMMR 93.3 FM since 2004. He also has his own on-air program on Saturday mornings from 6 to 10 a.m. As a Producer...

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May 18, 2011

Berger Hones Communication Skills with Disney

“Whether you have a great internship experience or not, there is always something to garner from stepping outside your comfort zone and participating in something that is bigger than you,” says Theater Arts and English major Claire Berger ’11 . Berger completed a paid internship with one of the...

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April 22, 2011

Whitehouse Interns for 'Strange Horizons' Sci-Fi Magazine

Honors Student Amanda Whitehouse ’11 is completing an internship position as First Reader with Strange Horizons , a small online sci-fi magazine. The only thing "genuinely scary," she says, is the content she helps select for the magazine. “A first reader is to a magazine editor what a clerk is to...

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March 18, 2011

More Than 50 Students Attend Career Development's Resume Riot

The week-long Resume Riot event sponsored by Career Development attracted large numbers this semester. Afternoon and evening sessions between Feb. 28 and March 4 welcomed more than 50 students to the lobby of Landman Library to receive feedback on their resume and cover letter writing. Many...

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March 11, 2011

Thesis Prepared Chrest for National Geographic, Discovery Channel

By Marinda Morgan Wood ’07 Amy Chrest ’08 , Production Coordinator at Discovery Channel, is fortunate to have a job she loves at a company that many can only dream of working for. "Your life is what you make of it and what you're willing to risk to get there," she says of the path she has pursued...

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March 4, 2011

Strauss: Tasting Her Way Through Careers as a Culinary Writer

By Marinda Morgan Wood ’07 Amy Strauss ’07 developed an understanding of the business world while studying Print and Video Communications at Arcadia. She continues to use that knowledge, along with the skills and experience she’s gained, to excel in her work as a culinary writer and, as she says,...

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February 25, 2011

Wadja Embraces Irish Politics, Culture During Parliamentary Internship

By Dave Reale ’09 Patrick Wadja ’12 , a Political Science major with minors in Pre-Law and Philosophy, is interning abroad this semester at the Irish Parliament in Dublin. Since he’s harbored a passion for politics all of his life, he was excited to discover Arcadia’s College of Global Studies...

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February 16, 2011

Faculty and Staff Collaboration Brings First Puebla Student to Arcadia

In January, Oliva Veronica Ponce Xelhua became the first Arcadia exchange student from Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla in Puebla, Mexico. Thanks to a network of dedicated faculty and staff members, Xelhua is currently realizing her dream. “I first met Dr. Michael during fall 2009...


January 19, 2011

Study Abroad Prepares Pacheco for Graduate School in London

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Equipped with a B.A. in English and a minor in professional writing, Jennifer Pacheco ’10 is taking her academic skills and global understanding to the next level. She currently is earning a master’s degree in publishing at University College London. Securing her first...

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December 14, 2010

Manuseto ’11 Conducts Research in Uganda, Lands Internship in Sierra Leone

International Peace and Conflict Resolution student Stephanie Mansueto ’11 is studying in Uganda and will head soon to Sierra Leone for an internship. She knew spending a year abroad would help her to decide on her career plans. Intrigued by Uganda after taking a course on capacity building in the...

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December 10, 2010

IPCR Student Studies 'the Troubles' Firsthand in Ireland

By Michelle Tooker ’07 Sarah Vogel ’11 originally began graduate work in anthropology, but the advocate in her found that it wasn’t the right fit. She wanted to travel to sites of international conflict and research real-world solutions. “Arcadia’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution...

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November 19, 2010

Minami Serves as LEAP Intern for The College of Global Studies

By Marykate Torley ’11 Sayaka Minami is one of nine participants in this year’s Long-term Educational Administrators Program (LEAP) for International Exchange, a yearlong professional development sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) and...


November 19, 2010

Jeopardy Winnings Will Help With International Internship to London, Student Says

Ellen Eichner, an Ohio State University junior who will be participating in an internship program in London next semester through The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University , was recently eliminated from the college tournament semifinals for the game show “Jeopardy.” Eichner won the first...


October 26, 2010

Summer Study Abroad: Sustainable Energy, Internships, Service and More

Now is the time to think about study abroad for the summer or next fall through The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University. Summer has something for almost everyone—a study of the environment in Australia and New Zealand... sustainable energy initiatives in Germany... internship...

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October 26, 2010

College of Global Studies Hosts LEAP Intern from Japan

Arcadia University has been selected for the third year in a row to host a Long-term Educational Administration Program (LEAP) intern from Japan. This month Arcadia welcomes Sayaka Minami , who works in the Office for Student Exchange at Osaka University. LEAP is a year-long professional...

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October 19, 2010

Australian Parliamentary Internship Leads to Student Ambassador Post

By Marykate Torley ’11 Joe Carp ’11 interned with an Australian member of Parliament, attended the President of Indonesia's address to the House, met the Syrian Ambassador to Australia, and attended the official opening of the Embassy of East Timor. Now he’s been named an Australian Student...


October 19, 2010

Tartaglia Joins Medical Science Faculty

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 This fall, Alison Tartaglia , MSPH, CHES, TTS, Visiting Assistant Professor of Medical Science and Community Health, joined the Arcadia faculty. She currently is teaching Social Determinants of Health and Disease (PBH501) and Public Health Internship (PBH689) in addition to...

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October 1, 2010

Philadelphia Community College Students Intern in Arcadia Lab

Two Philadelphia Community College students from The Wistar Institute’s Biotechnician Training Program (BTT) interned with Dr. Sheryl Smith , Assistant Professor of Biology, this year to gain training in molecular biology and genomics. The Wistar Institute is a world-renowned research facility...


September 8, 2010

Myers Joins Staff at South Philly Review

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Poet and Adjunct Instructor of English Joseph Myers ’09M recently began a position as staff writer for the South Philly Review . Myers, who graduated from Arcadia with an M.A. in English, says Arcadia prepared him well for his new career. “The English Department has...

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August 31, 2010

IPCR Alum Researches Health Impact of Immigration Policy in Arizona

By Sarah R. Schwartz '10 Former International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) major Julie Tippens ’06M recently relocated to Tuscon, Ariz., to research the impact of immigration policies on the wellbeing of migrant and refugee populations. This research is part of her work at the University of...

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August 24, 2010

Arcadia Named Top Up-and-Coming University

“In spring 2010, for the third year in a row, U.S. News asked the experts who respond to our annual peer assessment survey to identify institutions in their U.S. News ranking category that are making the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty, and student life,”...

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