Arcadia University News


October 24, 2012

Arcadia University Opens New Study Center in Edinburgh, Scotland

Dr. Nicolette DeVille Christensen , Vice President of The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, officially opened Arcadia’s latest Center for study abroad in Edinburgh , Scotland, on Oct. 18. Located at the University of Edinburgh, one of Europe’s most prestigious campuses, the Center...

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October 15, 2012

Arcadia Wins PaCIE Award for Support of International Education

Arcadia University has received a special award in recognition of continued support by PaCIE , the Pennsylvania Council for International Education. The award was presented by PaCIE President Dr. Mohamed Latib during the opening session of PaCIE’s Annual Conference on Oct. 4 in Pittsburgh, Pa...

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September 25, 2012

Arcadia’s New Academic Partnership with Lincoln University, New Zealand

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is delighted to announce a new academic partnership with Lincoln University in Christchurch, New Zealand. As New Zealand's oldest agricultural college, the university prides itself on offering innovative curricular initiatives with a warm and...

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September 7, 2012

Dr. Dimeji Togunde of Spelman College Visits Arcadia University

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University was honored to host Dr. Dimeji Togunde, Gordon Zeto Dean for Global Education and Professor of International Studies at Spelman College, and Karen Clay, Program Manager for STEM programs at Spelman College. President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III and...

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August 20, 2012

JAMK University in Finland Visits The College of Global Studies

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University was delighted to host a delegation from the prestigious JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Finland on Friday, August 17. Professor Asta Wahlgren, Dean, and Risto Korkia-Aho, Director of International Programs, The School of Business and...

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August 15, 2012

New Apprentices Prepare for Study Abroad Fair Season

Six apprentices have joined The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University to work with Assistant Directors around the country as they gear up to visit schools and study abroad fairs this fall. The new recruits are all veterans of study abroad with excellent experience and knowledge of what...

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August 3, 2012

Article by Sabella Leads to Editorial Award for the American Journal of Nursing

An article written by Dr. Donna Sabella , Assistant Dean of Health Sciences, The College of Global Studies, has been instrumental in the granting of an editorial award for the American Journal of Nursing. The Magnum Opus Awards, presented by the Content Marketing Institute and Becontentwise.com,...

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August 3, 2012

Ireland Publishes Fascinating Material on Irish Literature

Dr. Colin Ireland , former Resident Director of The College of Global Studies in Dublin, has presented and published the following papers and articles: Colin Ireland, Book Review: Landscapes of Cult and Kingship, ed. Roseanne Schot, Conor Newman and EdelBhreatnach (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2011)...

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August 3, 2012

Tanasi Publishes Key Archaeology Findings in Sicily

Dr. Davide Tanasi , Adjunct Professor of Archaeology and Ancient History at Arcadia University's Mediterranean Center for Arts and Sciences in Syracuse, Sicily, has recently published three articles on the results of two interdisciplinary projects of digital archaeology and archaeometry in which he...

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August 3, 2012

Turco Leads International Research Team at the European Cup 2012

A team of international scholars led by Dr. Douglas Michele Turco , Associate Dean, The College of Global Studies, announced key statistics on the social and economic impact of soccer fans in Poland for the European Cup 2012. The findings are part of the Spectator Consumer Research (SCORE) program...

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August 3, 2012

Turco Co-Authors Three Book Chapters and an Article

Dr. Douglas Michele Turco , Associate Dean, The College of Global Studies, co-authored three book chapters and an article that were published recently: Lema, J., Turco, D., Agrusa, J., & Tanner, J. (2012). Recession proof? An annual participatory sport tourism event. In L. Lyck, P. Long, and A...

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August 3, 2012

Turco Presents at Interdisciplinary Tourism Research Conference

Dr. Douglas Michele Turco , Associate Dean, The College of Global Studies, presented "The Love Game: Tennis, Turkey, and Tourism" in April at the Interdisciplinary Tourism Research Conference in Fethiye, Turkey. Co-authored with Cem Tinaz and Serkan Berber and published in the Conference...

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July 31, 2012

Study Abroad Alum Launches a Charity in Cinque Terre, Italy

Yana Pietras , a study abroad student with The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, took co-curricular learning to a whole new level while studying in Florence, Italy: She founded her own charity, Students for Cinque Terre (S5T), in Spring 2012. The charity has caused such a stir and...

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July 30, 2012

Martin-Molina ’73,’03M Bridges Gap Between U.S. and Cuba, Helps Develop Study Abroad Program

Sitting in Blankley Alumni House, Pam Martin-Molina ’73 , ’03M recalls the first time she saw Fidel Castro on television, punctuating statements with a dramatic wag of his finger. A young girl at the time, she was immediately fascinated by the charismatic leader and curious about Cuba. Now Martin-...

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July 28, 2012

Elrick ’11M Pursues Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Communication and Information Design

Kathy Elrick ’11M was accepted to Clemson University’s Rhetoric, Communication and Information Design (RCID) Ph.D. program. She plans to teach on the University level, hoping to help students of all disciplines learn essential skills. “To succeed in anything, you have to figure out how to make an...

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July 10, 2012

Once Homeless, Reynoso ’12 Graduates with Honors and a Passion for Human Rights Law

Growing up in the Bronx, Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso ’12 was taught that with hard work she could go anywhere and achieve anything. But during the nights she spent sleeping in New York City subway stations, depending on the kindness of acquaintances for her next meal, she was shaken. Attending college was...

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June 27, 2012

Students in Paris Program Visit Monet's House and Garden

Claude Monet once said, "It may be because of flowers that I've become a painter." Students enrolled in the Arcadia University's summer study abroad program at the American Graduate School in Paris took a day-trip to Giverny in Normandy recently to visit the legendary artist's house, now a museum,...

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June 27, 2012

Arcadia Professor Leads International Research Team at Euro 2012

A team of international scholars led by Professor Douglas Michele Turco , Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, has announced key statistics on the social and economic impact of soccer fans in Poland for the European Cup 2012. The research team,...

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January 31, 2012

Arcadia Opens Mediterranean Center for Arts and Science for Study Abroad Students

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University continues to expand its international educational reach across the world with the opening of a Center in Siracusa, Sicily. The College has announced the establishment of the Arcadia University Mediterranean Center for Arts and Sciences in Siracusa...

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December 15, 2011

Thompson Presents at North East Irish Cultural Network Conference

Dr. Hamish Thompson , Resident Director of the Arcadia Edinburgh Study Center, presented at the North East Irish Cultural Network ( NEICN ) conference in November. NEICN is an academic association based at the Universities of Sunderland and Durham. They seek to promote and encourage the study and...

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December 15, 2011

Adjovi's Writing Featured in Two Publications

Roland Adjovi , Academic Director for the Arcadia in Tanzania program, is a featured author in two new publications on the subjects of African law and the African Union. The first book, edited by Maurice Kamto, is titled The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights and its Additional Protocol...

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