Arcadia University News


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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September 13, 2016

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

In the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, released today, Arcadia University is ranked 42 out of 181 institutions in the North Regional University category. This places Arcadia University as sixth among universities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the North Regional...

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March 24, 2016

Arcadia University Hosts Campus Visit for Kadir Has University

On March 18, Dr. Mustafa Aydin, President-Rector of Kadir Has University in Istanbul, Turkey, and Dr. Sinem Akgul Acikmese, International Collaboration and Education Coordinator at Kadir Has, visited Arcadia University to meet with President Nicolette DeVille Christensen and Lorna Stern , Vice...

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February 23, 2016

The College of Global Studies Participates in National Instagram Survey

Arcadia University’s The College of Global Studies contributed information to a national Instagram survey on higher education social media marketing. The Survey of Use of Instagram in Higher Education Marketing was published by Primary Research Group, Inc. and released earlier this month. The...

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January 22, 2016

Former Ireland Resident Director Publishes on Medieval Ireland

Colin Ireland , who directed Arcadia's programs in Ireland with The College of Global Studies for nearly 20 years, published several articles last year on seventh-century Irish studies. In Traditio , an international journal dedicated to the study of ancient and medieval history, thought, and...

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December 17, 2015

Andrew George Appointed Regional Director for U.K. and Ireland

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew George as our next Regional Director for the United Kingdom. George will assume his new position on Feb. 28 at the University’s London Center. George is currently responsible for the administration...

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December 16, 2015

Arcadia Collects Lots of Toys for Tots

Come Christmas morning, local children may find a few more presents than they expected under the tree thanks to the generosity of the Arcadia community, as boxes around campus overflowed with toys ready to be donated to underprivileged children around the community.

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December 8, 2015

Dr. Wilson Publishes on the Utopics of Architectural Media

Dr. Robin Wilson , professor of art and architecture at Arcadia University’s London Center , published Image, Text, Architecture: The Utopics of the Architectural Media (Ashgate), a collection of case studies and readings that examine the role of journal editors in shaping architectural history,...

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November 16, 2015

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

For the sixth consecutive year, and for the seventh time in the past eight years, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of...

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November 11, 2015

African Film Series, Quiz Bowl, Refugee Discussion Highlight International Education Week, Nov. 16-20

Arcadia’s emphasis on education with a global perspective will be at the forefront during International Education Week , an initiative from the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Education encouraging programs that promote global awareness in education, Nov. 16-20. Throughout the week,...

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October 15, 2015

Dr. Scott’s Book Nominated for Samuel Johnson Prize (Updated)

Update : Dr. Laurence Scott's book, The Four Dimensional Human , was shortlisted for the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize. The winner will be announced Monday, Nov. 2. The other finalists are: Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve...

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September 23, 2015

President DeVille Christensen to Serve on ACE Commission on Global Engagement

The American Council on Education (ACE) has appointed Dr. Nicolette DeVille Christensen , president of Arcadia University, to its Commission on Internationalization and Global Engagement. The appointment, which began on Aug. 1, 2015, runs through June 30, 2018. The Commission on...

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September 17, 2015

Former Resident Director at The College of Global Studies Publishes Article on Early Medieval Ireland and Europe

Dr. Colin Ireland , former resident director at The College of Global Studies’ Dublin center , recently published an article in Early Medieval Ireland and Europe: Chronology, Contacts, Scholarship: A Festschrift for Dáibhí Ó Cróinín , an anthology that discusses the cultural interactions that took...

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September 9, 2015

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

In the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, released today, Arcadia University is ranked 41 out of 183 institutions in the North Regional University category, which is tied for fifth among universities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the North category. That puts...

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August 28, 2015

Class of 2019 Ready to Begin Journey

As they crossed Haber Green for the first of many times, Courtney Horst ’19 and Savannah Montgomery ’19 laughed and chatted about rooming together for the upcoming year. “We were assigned randomly, but it worked out really well,” said Horst, a biology major in the Pre-Physical Therapy track. “I’m...

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