Arcadia University News


August 31, 2017

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Named Champion of Social Justice

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , professor in the School of Education, is the recipient of the 2017 Champion of Social Justice Award by the Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. Dr. Slesaransky-Poe was recognized for "her work in creating welcoming, inclusive, and safe schools and...

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August 22, 2017

Dr. Cox Responds to Charlottesville Protest in ‘500 Pens’ Feature

500 Pens featured International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program Director Dr. Amy Cox in a recent article discussing how to confront hatred and bigotry in daily life. A response to the Charlottesville protest, the piece focuses on how individuals can ease tensions in hostile situations: “...

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August 1, 2017

Dr. Curotto Expands Electronic Structure Research through Monte Carlo Workshop

Dr. Manny Curotto , professor and chair of chemistry and physics, attended the Telluride Science Research Center’s annual workshop on Monte Carlo methods for electronic structure theory this July. The conference gave Dr. Curotto the opportunity to hear from experts in the field and compare their...

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June 27, 2017

Dr. Michael Addresses Racial Identity of White Communities in Tedx Talk

Dr. Ali Michael , adjunct professor of Counseling and director of K-12 consulting and professional development at the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education at the University of Pennsylvania, discussed race and racial identity during the Tedx Cheltenham event on June 3. Dr. Michael...

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June 16, 2017

Dr. Abboud Publishes Article with Middle East Policy Council

Dr. Samer Abboud , associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, published an editorial in the Middle East Policy Council on Syrian war economics and social change. "Syria’s war economies will shape post-conflict reconstruction efforts. Making the link clear between the impact of...

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June 9, 2017

Atkins’ Skewed Recognized as Top Summer Read

The Broad Street Review and Jewish Exponent touted Skewed: A Critical Thinker’s Guide to Media Bias , a recent book by Adjunct Professor of Journalism Larry Atkins , as a must-read. On May 15, the Broad Street Review declared that Skewed “is such an important book that arrives at a critical time,”...

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June 1, 2017

Dr. Riggan Cited as Expert on Eritrean Refugees in Ethiopia

Throughout May, Dr. Jennifer Riggan , associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, was featured as an authority on Ethiopia’s involvement in the Eritrean refugee crisis in articles by MSN News UK , African Business , Africa-News , and GlobalPost . “Ethiopia strongly believes that...

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May 31, 2017

Mauro, Dr. Gulkus Named Professors Emeriti

With nearly 80 years combined teaching at Arcadia, Robert Mauro , professor of Art and Design, and Dr. Steven Gulkus , associate professor of Education, have each been named Professor Emeritus for their contributions to the University community. Mauro Guided by his passion for technology in the...

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May 25, 2017

Dr. Eaton Awarded Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker Endowed Chair

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English, will improve the networking and research opportunities of Humanities faculty and students as the 2017 recipient of the Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker Endowed Chair. Dr. Eaton was recognized during the Years of Service luncheon on May 24. Dr. Eaton’...

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May 3, 2017

Dr. Longacre Presents at National Aging Conference in Chicago

Dr. Margaret Longacre , assistant professor of Public Health, presented at the American Society on Aging’s annual conference in Chicago from March 20 to 24. Dr. Longacre spoke as part of a 90-minute workshop on caregiving in the U.S., presenting alongside members of the American Cancer Society and...

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April 21, 2017

Dr. Louis Friedler and Jan Tecklin Named Professors Emeriti

With more than 60 years combined teaching at Arcadia, Dr. Louis Friedler , program director of Actuarial Science and professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, and Jan Tecklin , professor of Physical Therapy, have each been named Professor Emeritus. Dr. Friedler Dr. Friedler joined Arcadia in...

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April 21, 2017

Dr. Riggan Featured in The Christian Science Monitor for Study On Ethiopian and Eritrean Relations

Associate Professor of Historical and Political Studies Dr. Jennifer Riggan was featured in a story on April 17 by The Christian Science Monitor on Ethiopia’s acceptance of Eritrean refugees despite the harsh political climate between the two countries. Dr. Riggan, who has conducted a study on...

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April 17, 2017

Drs. Safford ’16DPT, McClure, Shah Receive APTA Grant for Shoulder Research

Dr. Daniel Safford ’16DPT, MAT, CSCS , adjunct lab instructor, Dr. Philip McClure PT, PhD, FAPTA , professor and chair of Physical Therapy, and Dr. Kshamata Shah PT, PhD , assistant professor of Physical Therapy, received a $22,600 grant from the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy...

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April 14, 2017

Dr. McClintock Presents Research on Global Health Literacy

Dr. Heather McClintock , visiting assistant professor of Public Health, presented her research on health literacy at The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) annual conference, “Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems: Implementation, Leadership and Sustainability in Global Health” on...

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April 11, 2017

Dr. Loury Appointed to National Conference on Race and Ethnicity

The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE) has appointed Dr. Doreen Loury , assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, and director of the Pan African Studies Program, to serve on its National Advisory Council (NAC). As a member of the...

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April 4, 2017

Students, Faculty Recognized at 2017 Honors Convocation

The 2017 Honors Convocation ceremony on April 1 recognized hundreds of students for Dean’s Honors and Distinguished Honors lists for the spring and fall 2016 semesters. Additionally, 70 students received university and departmental academic awards. Dr. Janet Readinger , assistant professor of...

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April 3, 2017

Frame Named 2017 Montgomery County Poet Laureate

The Montgomery County Poet Laureate Program (MCPL) has named Chad Frame ’16MFA , adjunct professor of English, as its 2017 Montgomery County Poet Laureate . Frame will hold the title until April 1, 2018. Frame’s work has appeared in many literary magazines, including decomP, Menacing Hedge, Mobius...

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March 23, 2017

Arcadia Professors Collaborate on the Art and Science of Bones

By Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Tobias Landberg and Associate Professor of Art and Design Gregg Moore Gregg Moore , associate professor of Art and Design, and Dr. Tobias Landberg , assistant professor of Biology, were awarded a $10,000 Materials-Based Research Grant from the Center for Craft...

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March 8, 2017

Dr. Baker-Doyle Publishes Book on Innovative Teachers, Plans Reading in Landman Library

Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle , associate professor of Education, highlights how teachers are using 21st century innovation in her upcoming book, Transformative Teachers: Teacher Leadership and Learning in a Connected World , to be released in May by Harvard Education Publishing. The book looks at the...

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March 6, 2017

Arcadia University Ranked Top Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Scholars

Arcadia University was ranked by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as a top producer of the 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Scholars for the Bachelor’s Institution category. Faculty members Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English, and Dr. Jennifer Riggan...

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February 14, 2017

Dr. Oatis Awarded R01 Grant for Total Knee Replacement Research

Dr. Carol Oatis , professor of Physical Therapy, is Principal Investigator on a subaward to Arcadia University of $148,304 from University of Massachusetts Medical School, which received the R01 grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to research how...

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