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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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December 15, 2011

International Educator Quotes Snyder on Mental Health Issues in Study Abroad

"Their baggage goes, too. Mental health issues don’t stay behind when students go abroad. But good preparation can help lessen the potential for negative impacts," writes Karen Leggett in the 2012 International Educator Health and Insurance Supplement. Her article quotes Arlene Snyder , Director of...

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December 15, 2011

International Educator Quotes Snyder on Mental Health Issues in Study Abroad

"Their baggage goes, too. Mental health issues don’t stay behind when students go abroad. But good preparation can help lessen the potential for negative impacts," writes Karen Leggett in the 2012 International Educator Health and Insurance Supplement. Her article quotes Arlene Snyder , Director of...

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July 21, 2011

Winner Announced in First Annual London Study Centre Poetry Contest

The winner of the First Annual Arcadia London Study Centre Poetry contest is Robert Li , a student at Lehigh University. Robert is a Religion Studies and Peace Studies major on the Arcadia London Summer Internship program. He received a £25 book voucher for his winning entry. The contest’s focus...

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May 13, 2011

IU Student Compares Cultures Through Arcadia

The May 1 edition of the Indiana Daily Student featured an article by Indiana University (IU) student, Sarah Hann, who discusses her experiences studying abroad through Arcadia University’s College of Global Studies. IU co-sponsors a program with Arcadia University that sens students to London for...

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February 8, 2011

Gelabert Presents at the XIII Coloquio Internacional de Lingüística Iberorrománica

Dr. Jaume Gelabert , Academic Director of Arcadia University Programs in Spain, attended the XIII Coloquio Internacional de Lingüística Iberorrománica (XII International Conference in Ibero roman linguistics) in Leuven, Belgium, in February 2011. Gelabert presented his paper '¿Crisis, qué crisis?...

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January 19, 2011

Arcadia University Hailed As 'Study-Abroad Mecca'

In the Dec. 26 edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer , Staff Writer Aubrey Whelan names Arcadia University a “study-abroad mecca.” Her article, Study abroad: Before you go, do homework , discusses the process and importance of choosing the appropriate program. Of Arcadia, Whelan writes, “its College...

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January 19, 2011

Arcadia University Hailed As 'Study-Abroad Mecca'

In the Dec. 26 edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer , Staff Writer Aubrey Whelan names Arcadia University a “study-abroad mecca.” Her article, Study abroad: Before you go, do homework , discusses the process and importance of choosing the appropriate program. Of Arcadia, Whelan writes, “its College...

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January 19, 2011

Arcadia Among 'Top 5 Study Abroad Programs for Communications Majors'

On Jan. 10, Arcadia’s College of Global Studies appeared in “Top 5 Study Abroad Programs for Communications Majors” in Associated Content. Yahoo! contributor Tammy Blythe Goodman writes, “Studying abroad can be one of the most valuable experiences in a student's life, both in terms of academics and...

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January 19, 2011

Arcadia Among 'Top 5 Study Abroad Programs for Communications Majors'

On Jan. 10, Arcadia’s College of Global Studies appeared in “Top 5 Study Abroad Programs for Communications Majors” in Associated Content. Yahoo! contributor Tammy Blythe Goodman writes, “Studying abroad can be one of the most valuable experiences in a student's life, both in terms of academics and...

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December 7, 2010

Arcadia Great Britain Book Club Members Meet Author Christopher Brookmyre

The Arcadia University Great Britain Book Club enjoyed its fourth event in Scotland in October, based around the modern Scottish novel One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night by tartan noir great Christopher Brookmyre. Book Club participants began their excursion at the Writers' Museum in Edinburgh...

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November 19, 2010

Simmons Receives NAFSA Honor at Conference

Dru Simmons , Assistant Director of the Midwest Region for The College of Global Studies , was awarded the George Hertrich Advocacy Award at the recent Region VI NAFSA: Association of International Educators Conference in Indianapolis, Ind. According to the Region VI website, recipients must "...

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October 26, 2010

Summer Study Abroad: Sustainable Energy, Internships, Service and More

Now is the time to think about study abroad for the summer or next fall through The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University. Summer has something for almost everyone—a study of the environment in Australia and New Zealand... sustainable energy initiatives in Germany... internship...

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October 26, 2010

College of Global Studies Hosts LEAP Intern from Japan

Arcadia University has been selected for the third year in a row to host a Long-term Educational Administration Program (LEAP) intern from Japan. This month Arcadia welcomes Sayaka Minami , who works in the Office for Student Exchange at Osaka University. LEAP is a year-long professional...

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January 15, 2010

Adjovi Writes about African Court’s First Ruling

Roland Adjovi , Academic Director of Arcadia’s Nyerere Centre for Peace Research and Centre for East African Studies in Arusha, Tanzania, recently published on op-ed Forum article commenting on the first-ever judgment by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights in both Jurist , newsletter of...

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