Arcadia University News


December 17, 2015

Going Global Helps Students Find International Careers

Arcadia’s Office of Career Education is offering students a chance to work at home and abroad through Going Global, a one-stop resource that helps individuals of all experience levels transition into successful careers. Going Global has over one million users around the world, including...

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October 5, 2015

Four Arcadia Alumni Join Teach for America

Beginning this academic year, four Arcadia University alumni are teaching in underserved communities through Teach for America , a nonprofit that aims to “enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for...

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April 3, 2015

Students Connect, Impress at Career Fair

More than 300 students attended the March 31 Career Fair in the Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. Nearly 100 organizations participated, including employers and graduate schools, representing education, nonprofit, financial, accounting, consulting, marketing, media, and government sectors. “Students...

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April 1, 2015

Arcadia Joins World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia’s Leadership Council

Arcadia University and the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP) are pleased to announce that Arcadia has joined the WTCGP’s Leadership Council. The WTCGP will work with the School of Global Business at Arcadia to invite students interested in international business to learn more about...

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March 10, 2015

HAPS Alumni Return to Speak on Finding Work, Professional Skills

On March 2, nine recent alumni of the Historical and Political Studies department returned to campus to speak to more than 40 students and graduating seniors about working in the field. Through the panel, current students saw “the range of different types of careers that majors in the department...

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September 25, 2014

Careers: Ruggia Lands Auditor Position after Federal Internship

By JEN RETTER ’16 When Arcadia University alumnus Marc Ruggia ’14 first heard of an internship opportunity at the Defense Contract Audit Agency for the Federal Government in Moorestown, N.J., he didn’t know that his ambition and hard work would eventually lead to a full-time career with the DCAA...

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September 2, 2014

Gaines Finds That Dead Men Do Tell Tales

By COURTNEY WRIGHT It’s pitch black, long after dark in a south N.J. wood. A group of police officers, dodging heavy branches and nocturnal creatures, lugs a large spotlight, illuminating the forest. To add to the potential eeriness, a massive nest of daddy long legs seemed to beckon Allison Gaines...

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August 19, 2011

Scott '10M Launches Nexus for Future Forensic Students

Forensic scientist, tutor, adviser and mentor Tatiana T. Scott ’10M uses her skills in areas other than the laboratory. After noting a disparity in the field of forensic science, she recently launched a website dedicated to dispelling common misconceptions and guiding future students. Shortly after...

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August 19, 2011

Career Spotlight: CJ Johnson ’07, Franchise Developer

Charles “CJ” Johnson ’07 developed his entrepreneur skills early. While grocery shopping with his mom, he’d buy candy in bulk and sell it to his friends during lunch. Today, Johnson’s turned his hunger for profits into a two-business venture. He serves as the Franchise Developer and Key Operations...

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August 19, 2011

'Reading Eagle' Spotlights Brandywine Heights Principal Piperato ’00M

The Reading Eagle featured Heather Anne Piperato ’00M in the weekly segment "In Our Schools , " which spotlights teachers and administrators in Berks County, on Aug. 15. As the Principal of Brandywine Heights High School in Topton, Pa., Piperato says she most enjoys “[h]elping teachers discover how...

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August 12, 2011

Alum Participates in Medical Illustration Celebration at Johns Hopkins

Michael Linkinhoker ’92, who earned a B.A. in Scientific Illustration from Arcadia University and a Master of Arts in Medical and Biological Illustration from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, participated in "Celebrating 100 Years: Teaching Excellence in Medical Illustration" in July. As a...

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August 12, 2011

Alum's Artwork to be Displayed at Art of Caring Fundraiser, Oct. 14

Nancy Blackman Thompson , who attended Arcadia as a commuter student from 1956-57, was mentioned in the Daily Local News (West Chester, Pa.) on July 25. Along with other artists, Thompson will display decorated end tables at the Art of Caring fundraising event benefiting The Hickman, an independent...

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August 9, 2011

Tooker Receives Honorable Mention in Janet McCabe Poetry Contest

Michelle Tooker ’07,’10M , a staff member in University Relations, received honorable mention in the Janet McCabe Poetry Prize sponsored by Ruminate Magazine . Acclaimed poet Naomi Shihab Nye judged the contest and selected Tooker’s poem as one of five prizewinners from more than 1,000 entries. “I...

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August 9, 2011

Art Faculty, Students and Alumni Shine at Philadelphia Fest

Arcadia students, alumni and faculty brought their work to a riverside celebration— Art in the Open —along Philadelphia's Schuylkill riverbanks for four days in June. "First, two of the featured artists were our faculty," notes Scott Rawlins , Professor of Art. Abbey Ryan ’03 and Carole Loeffler...

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August 5, 2011

Serologist Stepanchick ’07M Plays Dynamic Role in Forensic Crime Investigation

Joel Stepanchick ’07M , serologist for the Pennsylvania State Police Crime Lab in Bethlehem, Pa., plays a dynamic role in crime investigation. Serving in the highly sought-after position, he demonstrates his forensics expertise in the lab and at crime scenes and courtrooms throughout Schuylkill,...

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August 5, 2011

Alum Ken Spangenberg Named Arcadia’s Head Baseball Coach, Returns for His Dream Job

Arcadia University Director of Athletics & Recreation Shirley Liddle announced that Kenneth M. Spangenberg ’08 , who was an all-conference student-athlete at Abington Heights High School, is returning to Arcadia as the new Head Baseball Coach for Arcadia University’s NCAA Division III program...

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July 29, 2011

Tokarz Lands Forensic Chemist Job Through Internship

By Larry Atkins Sally Tokarz ’07M has been a Forensic Chemist for NMS Labs in Willow Grove, Pa., since 2006. In her position, she analyzes and identifies controlled substances and pharmaceutical preparations using chemical, microscopic, and instrumental methods of analysis, and produces reports and...

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July 29, 2011

Education Alum Finalist at 2011 PBS Teacher’s Innovation Awards

Brandi Wright Leggett , who earned a Master of Education degree and certification in Elementary Education in 2006, was profiled on ShawneeDispatch.com . Leggett was a Transitional Support Teacher (TST) in Philadelphia and enrolled in Arcadia’s Master of Education program through what was then known...

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July 29, 2011

Education Alum Finalist at 2011 PBS Teacher’s Innovation Awards

Brandi Wright Leggett , who earned a Master of Education degree and certification in Elementary Education in 2006, was profiled on ShawneeDispatch.com . Leggett was a Transitional Support Teacher (TST) in Philadelphia and enrolled in Arcadia’s Master of Education program through what was then known...

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July 21, 2011

Art Alum Receives NYFA Fellowship in Sculpture

MaryKate Maher , who earned a BFA from Arcadia University in 2001, has received a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture. “It is a very exciting and welcome surprise to be awarded the NYFA Grant,” says Maher. “I wouldn’t be where I am today without my BFA from Arcadia and my study...

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July 15, 2011

Honorary Degree Recipient Cort Advises Graduates To Find Their “Creative Compass”

“In life in general or in any specific pursuit, if you know who you are…if you know what your own creative, ethical or emotional compass is, you will never get lost,” Rosalie Swedlin Cort ’68 said at the Graduate Commencement Ceremony on May 19. “And rather than limiting your options, it will open...

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