Arcadia University News


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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July 14, 2015

CNBC.com Highlights The College of Global Studies’ Greek Study Abroad Program

A July 10 CNBC.com story on how the financial crisis in Greece has affected American study abroad programs in the country highlighted The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University's “ Of Gods and the City ” summer program, which centers on ancient Greek history and culture. Tim Barton ,...

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June 22, 2015

Arcadia Sicily: Dr. Tanasi’s Research Brings Pompeii to Life in 3D Film

Pompeii—A Buried Story , a 3D computer-generated “docu-fiction” film depicting the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, opened on June 5 in Pompei, Italy. The film is the product of a year’s work in the Sicilian city of Syracuse between the National Research Council , 40 specialists, and Dr. Davide Tanasi,...

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April 1, 2015

Students Honored at 2015 Convocation

Student and faculty achievements were highlighted at Arcadia’s annual Honors Convocation, March 28 in the Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. More than 700 undergraduate students were named to the Dean’s Honors and Distinguished Honors Lists for the spring 2014 semester, while more than 750 were named to...

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March 9, 2015

In Memoriam: Dr. David Larsen

David Larsen , Ph.D., a widely recognized leader in international education who helped grow Arcadia University’s Center for Education Abroad into one of the country’s largest and most respected campus-based study abroad programs, passed away on March 2. He was 74. Dr. Larsen joined Arcadia in 1988...

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February 4, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes on the World of Study Abroad

Natalie Marshall ’16 , an International Studies major at Arcadia and collegiate correspondent for USA Today College , writes about Arcadia’s First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) in her Jan. 30 piece, “Arcadia University Offers Study Abroad Opportunities to Incoming Freshmen.” Focusing on the...

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February 4, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes on the World of Study Abroad

Natalie Marshall ’16 , an International Studies major at Arcadia and collegiate correspondent for USA Today College , writes about Arcadia’s First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) in her Jan. 30 piece, “Arcadia University Offers Study Abroad Opportunities to Incoming Freshmen.” Focusing on the...

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