Arcadia University News

May 13, 2020

Alumni Association Elects Two New Council Members

The Arcadia University Alumni Association Leadership Council will welcome two new members: Maya Johnson ’97 and Stacey Downey ’88 . Both begin their tenure on June 1. Voting for the Leadership Council election opened on April 17 and continued until May 1. During that time, members of the Arcadia...

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August 9, 2019

Mendoza ’18 Supports STD Prevention in Guam

As a public health associate for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Administration alumna Dulce Mendoza ’18 is implementing HIV, STD, and viral hepatitis prevention services to reduce high-risk behaviors and decrease incident rates in Mangilao, Guam. “Pacific Islanders are...

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December 9, 2015

Sit on a Wall, but Don’t Fall, with Humpty’s Dumplings on Dec. 15

On Tuesday, Dec. 15 (Reading Day), Arcadia University’s Healthcare Administration Student Society is hosting a Humpty’s Dumplings fundraiser from noon to 3 p.m. near the front entrance of Landman Library. AUHASS is offering five dumplings for $7. AUHASS is an organization that involves students...

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March 4, 2015

Kieserman Publishes Article in ‘The Bottom Line,’ Serves as Founding Executive Director of Library Communications Conference

Robert Kieserman , program coordinator of health administration, published “Creating the library experience” in The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances . Additionally, he served as the founding executive director of the Library Communications Conference where he presented “Establishing a Library...

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August 7, 2014

Arcadia University Announces Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Arcadia University will induct five new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a formal ceremony on Oct. 11, 2014 in the University Commons as part of Fall Fest/Homecoming Weekend. The Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 is comprised of four former student-athletes— Tim Fitzgerald ’08 (men’s tennis),...

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March 14, 2014

Health Administration Professor, Students Launch Web Series Centered on Philly Health Care

Arcadia professor and Health Administration program coordinator Robert Keiserman broadcasted the first episode of Health and Wellness , a web series showcasing hospitals, health care providers, medical researchers, and medical education in the Greater Philadelphia area with the help of college...

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April 12, 2013

Students, Faculty Honored for Academic Excellence at Convocation

On Saturday, April 6, the University celebrated the academic achievement of students and faculty at the 2013 Honors Convocation in the Kuch Center Gymnasium. Undergraduate and graduate students and their families were on hand as Arcadia recognized Distinguished Dean’s and Dean’s Honor Lists...

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February 15, 2013

Temple University Hospital CEO Talks U.S. Healthcare Reform with Arcadia Students

By FRANCESCA MAYR ’16 Photography KARA WRIGHT ’14 John Kastanis, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer of Temple University Hospital, spoke to Health Administration and Business Administration students, faculty, and staff on Jan. 31. His presentation, “Healthcare Reform and Health Systems in...

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January 25, 2013

Health Administration Students Recognized by Lupus Foundation of America

Students in the Health Administration program were recognized with a Team Participation Award for having the most members in the Corporate category at the 21st Annual 2012 Lupus Loop, a 5K run and 2.5 mile walk to benefit the Lupus Foundation of America, the largest national non-profit voluntary...

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June 8, 2012

Chapman Awarded Grant for Development of Risk Management and Insurance Offerings

Dr. Zaneta Chapman , Assistant Professor of Business Administration, was awarded a grant from the Robert P. Ashlock Risk Management and Insurance Development Program, sponsored by the Griffith Insurance Education Foundation, to help fund the development of a new Risk Management and Insurance...

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June 5, 2012

MBA Reception Welcomes Students, Alumni and International Graduates from Singapore

Students and alumni of Arcadia University’s International M.B.A. program in Singapore joined M.B.A. students, alumni, prospective M.B.A. students, faculty and staff at the graduate business program’s second annual reception on May 16, given by the School of Global Business and the Office of...

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April 24, 2012

Health Administration Students Meet Deputy Surgeon General and Media Relations Director

A group of twelve health administration majors joined Program Advisor Robert Kieserman on April 18 to meet with business professionals in Washington, D.C. Students spent time at the American Hospital Association (AHA), the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals,...

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November 29, 2011

School of Business Hosts Networking Reception on Boathouse Row

The School of Business welcomed students, alumni, faculty and staff to the Crescent Boat Club along historic Boathouse Row for a networking reception on Nov. 17. The event allowed senior undergraduate Business majors to meet M.B.A. students and alumni and provided the opportunity for interaction...

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September 23, 2011

Biggs Conducts Fulbright Senior Specialist Program in Poland

Dr. William D. Biggs , Professor Emeritus, and former Chair of the Department of Business, Health Administration and Economics, recently returned from Warsaw, Poland, where he conducted two five-day Business Games and Simulations Implementation Seminar workshops at Kozminski University. Developed...

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April 15, 2011

Top-Performing Business Students Join International Honor Society

Sixteen business administration students were inducted into the Kappa Upsilon Chapter of Delta Mu Delta, the International Honor Society in Business, on April 11 at Arcadia University. The new inductees who were recognized for their achievements were: Richard Antrom V ’11M.B.A. , Brittany Lynn...

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March 22, 2011

Biggs Talks About Study Abroad at Business Conference

Dr. William D. Biggs , Chair and Professor of Business, Health Administration and Economics, presented at the 38th Annual Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning Conference, March 16-18 in Pensacola Beach, Fla. His presentation was on "Study Abroad: Who, What, Where and Why...

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December 21, 2010

Preview Leaders Named for Spring 2011

Janice Finn , Associate Dean of International Affairs, has announced the faculty and staff members selected for the annual Arcadia spring break tradition since 1994—Preview! Preview is a spring break experience for first-year students and transfer students at Arcadia University. Arcadia faculty and...

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December 7, 2010

Business Student Group Honored for Largest Chapter Delegation

Arcadia University’s Business/Health Administration and Economics Department student organization Future Business Leaders of American—Phi Beta Lambda (FBL-FBL) traveled to Washington, D.C. Nov. 19 and 20 for the 2010 National Fall Leadership conference. The 18 members of the Arcadia group in...

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September 17, 2010

Shablin Quoted on 'Loving Your Layoff'

"Don’t beat yourself up for feeling down, said Karen Shablin , author of Loving Your Layoff and an Adjunct Professor of Health Administration at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa. She wrote her book after she lost her job as vice president of a health care firm in 2008," reports Florida Today (...

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August 17, 2010

Adjunct Professor Publishes Guide Book on Surviving a Layoff

Karen Squarrell-Shablin , Adjunct Professor of Health Administration, recently published Loving your Layoff through Xulon Press. The book is a guide to surviving a layoff while keeping your family, future, finances and faith intact. She uses her personal experiences to inform the how-to guide,...

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