Arcadia University News


August 21, 2014

Dr. James Capolupo, School of Continuing Studies Adjunct Faculty Member, Education Alum Named National Superintendent of the Year

Dr. James Capolupo , superintendent of Delaware County’s Springfield School District, was named 2014 Superintendent of the Year by the National Association of School Superintendents (NASS). Dr. Capolupo, who earned a Master of Arts in Education, a Certificate of Advanced Study, and a Superintendent...

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June 2, 2014

Papay and Gonzalez-Lopez Discuss the REAL Certificate at Drexel University

Dr. Clare Papay of the School of Education and Dr. Adriana Gonzalez-Lopez of the School of Continuing Studies presented at the Association for Continuing Higher Education Mid-Atlantic Spring Conference on March 27 at Drexel University in Philadelphia. In their session, “Students with Intellectual...

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May 16, 2014

Rendell Center Announces Its First Scholarship Recipients

The Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University announced today the recipients of The Center’s 2014 Teacher Scholarships. Jillian Coyne, Copper Beech Elementary School, Abingdon School District, Pa. Ahngelique Davis, Marlton Middle Elementary School, Evesham Township School...

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May 9, 2014

Judge Marjorie Rendell Leads Free Speech Discussion and Mock Trial at KOP Campus

Acadia University’s School of Continuing Studies and The Rendell Center for Civics and Citizenship hosted the Third Annual Civics and Law Academy developed for high school students, teachers, and educational leaders at the university’s King of Prussia Campus on May 1. The topic of free speech in...

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November 22, 2013

Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University and National Constitution Center Announce Essay Contest Finalists

At the National Constitution Center (NCC) on Nov. 21, Former Governor Ed Rendell and Judge Marjorie Rendell announced the finalists of a citizenship essay contest undertaken through the Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University. The contest was aimed at 4th and 5th grade...

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February 25, 2013

Simos Receives Innovative Researcher for Foreign Learning Award

Joanna Simos , Student Life Officer (Athens), The College of Global Studies, received an Innovative Researcher for Foreign Learning Award from Amrita University in India. Joanna is engaged in a Doctorate of Professional Studies in educational psychology at Middlesex University. Her research...

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November 26, 2012

Horsham Patch: Arcadia University Hosts Marketing Strategy Workshop in Hatboro, Dec. 4

Horsham Patch reported on Nov. 19 that Arcadia University's School of Continuing Studies will offer a three-hour workshop on marketing strategies for business owners at the Hatboro Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. The workshop is the product of the long-awaited collaboration...

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October 8, 2012

Resuming a Dream Deferred: Donnelly Returns to a Transformed University

Wearing scarlet and grey and lifting the School of Continuing Studies banner, Pat Schwartz-Donnelly marched with more pride than most at the 2012 University Convocation. Honored to represent hundreds of students who juggle busy work schedules, family commitments and other time constraints to...

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September 14, 2012

Arcadia to Sign Cooperative Learning Agreement with the Constitution Center

Arcadia University and the National Constitution Center will announce the signing of a new cooperative learning agreement as part of the development of Arcadia’s We the Civics Kids program. The event will take place on Monday, Sept. 17, at 2 p.m., as part of the Center’s Constitution Day...

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August 15, 2012

Hatboro-Horsham Patch: School of Continuing Studies Assesses Needs of Community Residents

Hatboro-Horsham Patch recently reported on a 14-question survey given by Arcadia University's School of Continuing Studies assessing the needs of residents and business members in Hatboro. Arcadia University’s Dean of Continuing Studies, Erik Nelson, said last month that it was the school’s...

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July 18, 2012

Hatboro-Horsham Patch: King of Prussia Campus to Launch Additional Offerings This Fall

On July 18, Hatboro-Horsham Patch reported on Arcadia University's School of Continuing Studies' collaboration with the Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce, in providing continuing education offerings. It is yet to be determined what will become of the Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce ’s early...

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July 10, 2012

School of Continuing Studies Hosts Danielson Framework Institute for Area Educators

Arcadia University’s School of Continuing Studies partnered with the Danielson Group to offer an Institute on Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching at the King of Prussia Campus. The three-day institute, held June 25-27, proved to be a valuable experience for the Pennsylvania and New Jersey...

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July 9, 2012

Montgomery Media: Arcadia is Coming to Hatboro

Montgomery Media reported on July 9 that Arcadia University will be coming to Hatboro County, Pa. The Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce is working with Arcadia University to bring classes into the borough this fall, as reported by contributor Caitlin Burns. The courses have not yet been decided...

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June 27, 2012

School of Continuing Studies in the Hatboro-Horsham Patch

Arcadia University's School of Continuing Studies is featured in the June 27 edition of the Hatboro-Horsham Patch regarding the development of a continuing and professional education partnership with the Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce . The article touches on the focus group phase of discovery...

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June 25, 2012

School of Continuing Studies Announces Neenan as Director of Marketing

Edward J. Neenan is the new Director of Marketing Initiatives for the School of Continuing Studies at Arcadia's King of Prussia campus. In his new role, he will be creating and implementing marketing strategies and creative content to brand program offerings. Before coming on board at Arcadia, he...

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June 20, 2012

Probono.net: Arcadia Hosts ‘Pro Bono From Your Desk’

Probono.net recently listed Arcadia University's upcoming event, Providing Pro Bono Legal Services Through the Pennsylvania SeniorLAW HelpLine: An Introduction for Volunteer Attorneys, which will take place at the King of Prussia Campus on Friday, July 13, at 11 a.m. The program is approved by the...

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May 4, 2012

Judge Rendell Leads Mock Supreme Court Hearing on Cyber Bullying at KOP Campus

Judge Marjorie O. Rendell, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, leads a mock Supreme Court hearing on cyber bullying and its legal ramifications with 50 area high school students and 10 local judges and attorneys at Arcadia University’s King of Prussia Campus on Friday, May 4. Arcadia’s School of...

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April 26, 2012

Metro New York: Wallace Quoted on Summer Education

Metro New York quoted Margie Wallace , Director of Arcadia's School of Continuing Studies and Center for Summer Learning, in a feature titled "Summer school doesn’t have to be traditional," on April 24. Because people have other things they want—or need—to do in summer besides attend class, most...

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April 10, 2012

New Ad Campaigns on Transit, King of Prussia Mall

"The World Needs Great Teachers" campaign launched on buses and in train stations around the Philadelphia region in late March, and the "Manage Your Life, Get a Degree" campaign just launched at the King of Prussia mall and bus shelters. The Manage Your Life campaign is aimed at connecting adult...

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February 15, 2012

A Unique Educational Experience For the Adult Learner: Arcadia’s CAPE Program Sets High Standard for Customized Programming

There’s a special anniversary coming up at Arcadia. Just one year ago, Arcadia University cut the ribbon on a high-tech, well-appointed King of Prussia campus in the heart of a buzzing commercial district. The 13,000 square foot campus is housed in an office complex and features modern classrooms...

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February 15, 2012

'We’re at the Top of the Field': Q-and-A with Dr. Erik Nelson

By Erica Lamberg Dr. Erik Nelson wears multiple hats at Arcadia University. He serves as Dean of the School of Continuing Studies, which includes the Center for Adult and Professional Education (CAPE); as an Assistant Professor of Education; as Coordinator of Instructional Technology; and as...

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