Arcadia University News


October 9, 2019

REAL Alumni Dare Others to D.R.E.A.M. at Event in Harrisburg

Bruno Piroso ’15 , Angelo Barrucci Jr. ’16 , and Nigel Abduh ’17 , graduates of Arcadia’s Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate , spoke at the Dreams Realized through Educational Aspirational Model (D.R.E.A.M.) Partnership’s 6th Annual “Living the Dream” event at Dixon...

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September 18, 2019

Dr. Dean Inspires Young Adults to be Curious at Regional Leadership Institute

Dr. Kim Dean , chair of the School of Education, addressed students in the sixth through 12th grades selected to represent their schools as Chief Science Officers (CSO) during the Pennsylvania SEED Leadership Training Institute at Arcadia in August. The 60 CSOs explored STEM leadership initiatives...

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September 9, 2019

Arcadia Rises in U.S. News and World Report’s Regional and National Rankings

Arcadia University once again rose in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings , released today, placing highly in national lists for study abroad and regionally for value, innovation, and social mobility. For the first time, the U.S. News & World Report rankings include a national...

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September 5, 2019

Applied Behavior Analysis Program Ranked Nationally, Dr. Woldoff Interviewed

Arcadia’s School of Education’s Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program was once again ranked nationally by AppliedBehaviorAnalysisEDU.org , an independent online publishing group on state licensing, educational options, and practice domains for practicing and future ABA professionals. The program...

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August 23, 2019

New First-Year and Transfer Students Begin Their Arcadia Journeys

More than 600 first-year and transfer students started their collegiate journeys at Arcadia on Aug. 23. During Move-In Day, faculty, staff, and student-athletes helped carry mini fridges, bedding, books, and other college necessities into Grey Towers Castle and Thomas, Dilworth, Heinz, Kistler, and...

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August 12, 2019

Arcadia Again Ranked Among Princeton Review’s “Regional Best”

For the fifth consecutive year, Arcadia University is ranked among the Princeton Review’s “Best in the Northeast” in its “2020 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” This prestigious list ranks Arcadia among nine schools in the greater Philadelphia area—and 49 in Pennsylvania—that are “academically...

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July 17, 2019

Education Hosts Discussion on Inclusion of Students with Intellectual Disabilities

What does it mean to provide an inclusive education? This was the question posed by Dr. Kim Dean , chair of Education, Jessica Mattis , director of the Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate program, and Simon Mohr , coordinator of the REAL Certificate program, to the 25...

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July 1, 2019

Education Alum Earns John Lovas Award As Part of Marginal Syllabus

School of Education alumna Christina Cantrill ’14MEd , associate director for national programs at the National Writing Project in Berkeley, Ca., is a member of the Marginal Syllabus team named the 2019 recipient of the John Lovas Award for an outstanding online project devoted to academic pursuits...

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June 24, 2019

Education Alumni Ranked Among Philly’s Best Teachers

Six School of Education graduates were featured in a Philly.com article highlighting 2019 Lindback Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award winners from the School District of Philadelphia: Denise Piotrowski Eiler ’06MEd (Educational Leadership), a social studies teacher at Baldi Middle School who “...

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June 21, 2019

Dr. Brasof Publishes in the Journal of Educational Change

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, published “Meeting the discipline challenge: Capacity-building youth-adult leadership” in the Journal of Educational Change on June 14. The article addresses causes of in-school conflicts and explores how youth courts—diversion programs that offer...

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May 13, 2019

Egyptian Education Delegates Visit Campus to Learn About STEM Initiatives

Arcadia University’s School of Education hosted Egyptian delegates from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and four universities on April 30, in order to showcase student and faculty research in scientific fields across campus. Carlie Banchi ’19 , Hope Halza ’19 ,...

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May 13, 2019

Q&A with Dr. Reda Abouserie

On April 30, Dr. Reda Abouserie, Chief of Party, USAID-Supported STEM Teacher Education and School Strengthening Activity Project and former First Deputy to the Minister of Education in Egypt, along with 15 other delegates from Egypt, visited the campus as part of a Philadelphia tour funded by a...

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April 24, 2019

Dr. Hickman to Speak at International Dyslexia Association Symposium

Dr. Peggy Hickman , associate professor of Education, served as a panelist for the “Knowledge and Practice Standards Symposium,” hosted by Read by 4th and the Pennsylvania Branch of the International Dyslexia Association at Temple University on April 15. Aligned with the movement in the School...

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April 18, 2019

Dr. Dorfman Publishes Seventh Instructional Writing Book

Dr. Lynne Dorfman , associate professor of Education, published “Writing Workshop: Engaging Today’s Students With a Model That Works,” which provides K-8 educators strategic advice, tips, and resources to create engaging writing workshop processes for students. The book includes QR codes for...

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April 1, 2019

Dr. Campbell Creates Playlist for “How We Fight White Supremacy” Publication

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr. , associate professor of Education, contributed work based on the intersectionality of his research on music, leadership and social justice to the new book, “How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance” by Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin. In addition to an...

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February 27, 2019

Applied Behavior Analysis Program Ranked Nationally Second Year Running

Arcadia’s Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program has been ranked nationally for the second year in a row with the Applied Behavior Analysis Program Guide. This year, the program ranked 11th in the “Top 15 Best Applied Behavior Analysis Online Programs 2019.” Of the 15 best, it is one of only two...

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February 21, 2019

Dr. Bhukhanwala Launches Arcadia's Online Early Childhood Education Program Pathway with William Penn Foundation Grant

The role of early childhood education professionals is changing, and Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala , associate professor of Education and director of early childhood/elementary education programs, is putting Arcadia on the forefront of providing undergraduate degrees for these incumbent professionals who...

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February 19, 2019

Students Bring Curriculum Lab into 21st Century Education Space

At the back of Landman Library’s first floor, in a room with windows covered in multicolored writing, lies an Arcadia “best-kept secret”— the Curriculum Lab, a space providing Education students with teaching resources. Students in the Education 411 class, “Designing Learning Environments,”...

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February 8, 2019

Dr. Bornstein, Roach Present at West Chester’s Higher Education Conference

Dr. Jodi Bornstein , associate professor of Education, and Alexis Roach ’19 presented “Let’s Circle-up! Practicing Community Building in the Higher Education Classroom” at West Chester University’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference on Jan. 19. The session focused on creating...

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January 24, 2019

Arcadia University Awarded USAID Sub-Contract for STEM Educator Curriculum Development in Egypt

Arcadia University will be one of the key developers of a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teacher education program. The University has received a sub-contract from a $24.2 million award from United States Agency for International Development. The project, STEM Teacher...

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December 10, 2018

Dr. Campbell Presents At Popular & American Culture Conference

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor of Education, presented “What Does the Soundtrack of the Revolution Sound Like?” during the Race, Revolution, and Hip-Hop session of the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Conference held in Baltimore, Md., on Nov. 10. Dr. Campbell’...

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