Arcadia University News


September 9, 2019

Arcadia Rises in U.S. News and World Report’s Regional and National Rankings

Arcadia University once again rose in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings , released today, placing highly in national lists for study abroad and regionally for value, innovation, and social mobility. For the first time, the U.S. News & World Report rankings include a national...

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May 6, 2019

Jock ’20 Published by INSP News Service

Print communications major Kaitlin Jock ’20 published “The United States has a hostile architecture problem. Is public space becoming private?” with International Network of Street Papers (INSP) News Service on April 26 and Spare Change News on May 3. Jock’s article is critical of a recent movement...

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March 26, 2019

Ireland Publishes Article on Gaelic and Old English Poetry

Dr. Colin A. Ireland , professor emeritus at The College of Global Studies and former resident director of Arcadia Ireland programs, published “Visionary Poets and the Aesthetics of Vision: Perspectives on Gaelic and Old English Poetic Practices”— an article exploring stereotypes associated with...

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January 2, 2019

President Nair Tours U.K. Centers

In December, President Ajay Nair met with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) participants at Arcadia’s Centers in London and Edinburgh. Accompanied by The College of Global Studies’ Vice President and Executive Director Lorna Stern and Chief Operating...

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December 29, 2018

Arcadia in Cape Town

The College of Global Studies (TCGS) launched Arcadia in Cape Town, a program designed to help students merge their academic interests with community development initiatives in South Africa. Though South Africa has been one of Arcadia’s study abroad destinations since 2008, TCGS’ partnership with...

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November 16, 2018

Arcadia Again Ranked First in Nation by IIE for Study Abroad Participation

For the ninth consecutive year, the Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia University first in the U.S. in study abroad participation. Arcadia earned the recognition in IIE’s Open Doors report, released on Nov. 13, based on the percentage of undergraduate students participating in...

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November 4, 2018

London Center Hosts First Symposium

Arcadia’s London Center hosted its first symposium, “Marx & the City”—an examination of philosopher Karl Marx’s life, work, and influence on London as a revolutionary exile—on Nov. 2, the 200th anniversary of Marx’s birth. The event featured 16 international panelists, who were encouraged to...

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September 11, 2018

Arcadia Listed in Several Categories in 2019 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

In the 2019 U.S. News & World Report university rankings, released yesterday, Arcadia University earned inclusion in several categories, such as Best Value School, A+ School for B Students, Best Undergraduate Teaching Schools, and Most Innovative Schools. In the overall rankings, Arcadia is 55...

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April 24, 2018

Finn Presents on Student Study Abroad Experience at National Conference

Jan Finn , associate dean of International Affairs, presented on student experience and expectations for study abroad at the annual Forum on Education Abroad national conference on March 22. The presentation, entitled “Great Expectations: Theirs and Ours - How to Meet Students Somewhere Between...

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March 30, 2018

Dr. Scott Interviewed by BBC Radio 3

On March 15, Dr. Laurence Scott , professor of English and Creative Writing at the Arcadia London Center, was featured in a BBC Radio 3 podcast, “Has Social Media Cracked the Code to the Crowd?” Recorded in Gateshead, England, the episode discussed benefits and drawbacks of social media, including...

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December 13, 2017

Three Earn Gilman International Scholarships

This November, three Arcadia students received the U.S. Department of State’s Gilman International Scholarship Program Spring 2018 Award, a national scholarship benefiting students who plan to study abroad. Biology major Aspen Settle ’19 will study in Australia, Computer Science major Jules Turner...

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December 13, 2017

Foster ’19 Receives Study Abroad Grant from Phi Kappa Phi

Painting major Molly Foster ’19 was awarded a $1,000 grant from Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, which will enable her to study abroad at Accademia University in Florence, Italy. Foster is one of 25 recipients of the Study Abroad Grant nationwide. The selection process is based on academic achievement...

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November 14, 2017

For Eighth Consecutive Year, Arcadia University Ranked First in U.S. in Study Abroad

For the eighth consecutive year, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report, released yesterday. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of undergraduate students...

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September 25, 2017

Arcadia Featured in USA Today Travel Article

USA Today ’s travel article “What to Pack for 7 Days in Italy in October” featured advice from Arcadia study abroad organizers on what clothing is appropriate to pack for an Italian October. “The study abroad organizers at Arcadia University suggest bringing along two or three pairs of khakis,...

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September 14, 2017

Arcadia Ranked Among Best Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report

In the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, Arcadia University is ranked in the top 17 percent of Pennsylvania schools in its category, as well as a Best Value School in the Regional North category. Arcadia is ranked 48 out of 187 schools (7th out of 41 Pennsylvania schools in...

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September 7, 2017

Great Value Colleges Lauds Arcadia’s Study Abroad Programs

Commended for The College of Global Studies’ (TCGS) extensive network of study away programs and global centers, Arcadia University was ranked fifth on Great Value Colleges’ 2017 list of colleges and universities with the best study abroad programs . The ranking was based on percentage of students...

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February 13, 2017

President DeVille Christensen to Serve on Executive Committee of International Association of University Presidents

Dr. Nicolette DeVille Christensen , president of Arcadia University, has been invited to serve on the Executive Committee of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), the lead partner in the United Nations Academic Impact. Led by Toyoshi Satow, chancellor of J.F. Oberlin...

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January 31, 2017

University Statement on White House Executive Order

The recent White House Executive Order leaves much uncertainty with colleges and universities and their students, scholars, international programs, and global alliances. This 90-day order not only impacts refugees and people from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, or Yemen, but also citizens...

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January 11, 2017

Dr. Ireland Publishes on Medieval Irish History and Culture

Dr. Colin Ireland , who directed Arcadia's programs in Ireland with The College of Global Studies for nearly 20 years, recently published articles on medieval Irish history, cosmology, and literature. In Peritia: Journal of the Medieval Academy of Ireland ’s 27th volume, Dr. Ireland published “What...

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November 15, 2016

For Seventh Consecutive Year, Arcadia University Ranked First in U.S. in Study Abroad

For the seventh consecutive year, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report that was released yesterday. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of undergraduate students...

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November 2, 2016

President DeVille Christensen Featured in International Educator Magazine

President Nicolette DeVille Christensen is featured in the Nov. 1 edition of International Educator magazine in an in-depth interview as a leader in international education. The interview highlights President DeVille Christensen's career in higher and international education, her thoughts on what...

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