Arcadia University News


August 16, 2018

Arcadia Among Princeton Review’s ‘Best in the Northeast’ Four Years Running

The Princeton Review has once again named Arcadia among the “Best in the Northeast” in its “ Best Colleges: Region by Region .” This marks the fourth consecutive year Arcadia has qualified for the exclusive list. The University is included among 13 schools in the greater Philadelphia area,...

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July 30, 2018

Dr. Campbell Named 2018 Norman Johnston Fellow

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr. , associate professor of Education, has started an ambitious project to connect leadership, music, and social justice with the help of the highly competitive Dr. Norman Johnston Faculty Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Dr. Campbell’s project, “Dust + Dignity...

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July 12, 2018

Arcadia Hosts Fellows from Around the World for Transformative Teacher-Educator Summer Institute

Fourteen education scholars from around the world visited Arcadia University for the first Transformative Teacher-Educator Fellowship (TTEF) Summer Institute from July 7 to 14, where they learned about and designed cutting-edge instructional practices to incorporated into their own teacher inquiry...

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June 14, 2018

Dr. Brasof, Peterson '16 Publish Research on Youth Court

Assistant Professor of Education Dr. Marc Brasof and Special Education graduate Kate Peterson ‘16 published their research on student discipline in urban schools on May 9 in Psychology in the School . Titled “Creating procedural justice and legitimate authority within school discipline systems...

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June 8, 2018

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Presents on Inclusive Education in Poland

On May 17, Professor of Education Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe presented “The Changing Paradigm of Inclusive Education” at a conference organized by the International Institute for the Study of Culture and Education in Warsaw, Poland. Joined by students in the European Doctorate in Teachers...

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May 21, 2018

Class of 2018 Ready to Lead

The spirits of 1,000 students earning doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees could not be dampened by the threat of rain during the 162nd Arcadia University Commencement ceremonies on May 17 and 18 at Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. At Thursday evenings Graduate Commencement Ceremony, 490...

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May 14, 2018

Alpha Epsilon Lambda Inducts 17 Graduate Students

Arcadia inducted 17 graduate students into Alpha Epsilon Lambda (AEL), a national honor society promoting academic excellence for graduate students, during a ceremony on April 18. The ceremony also welcomed a new executive committee for the Phi chapter of the AEL, which includes: Shamaa Vora ’18M...

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May 3, 2018

Stuetz ’19M Presents on American Political Influence on Immigration at Conference in Paris

John Stuetz ’19M , Education Literacy Studies graduate student, presented at the American Graduate School International Graduate Student Conference in Paris, France, on April 27. Stuetz’s presentation, “Exploring President Trump’s Xenophobic Rhetoric Towards Immigrants (‘They Will Come Back to Bite...

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April 27, 2018

Dr. Rosen Receives Early Career Scholar Award

Dr. Sonia M. Rosen , assistant professor of Education, was awarded the Early Career Scholar Award from the Grassroots Community and Youth Organizing Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Dr. Rosen accepted her award at the AERA Annual Meeting on April 14 in...

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April 24, 2018

Education Alumna named 2018 VOICE for Children Award Recipient

Dewetta Logan ’15MEd , owner and director of Smart Beginnings Early Learning Center (SBELC), was named the 2018 VOICE for Children Award recipient by the Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children. She was one of four childcare professionals in Pennsylvania recognized for “...

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April 18, 2018

REAL Certificate Featured on CBS News

On April 5, Maryland’s CBS 21 News featured Arcadia’s REAL Certificate program in a story about innovative university programs for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The program was introduced as part of Arcadia’s partnership with D.R.E.A.M., a Pennsylvania nonprofit...

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April 13, 2018

Dr. Brasof Hosts Panel on Environmental Sustainability of Schools

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, hosted a panel on the environmental sustainability of schools on April 12. “Going Green: A Look at How Schools Are Becoming Green Spaces” examined the cost of our environmental footprint, what “green schools” are and how they operate, and what...

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April 12, 2018

Dr. Campbell and Stuetz Presents “Power to the People” Music Workshop

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr. , associate professor of Education, and John Stuetz ’19M , Education Literacy Studies graduate student, presented their workshop “Power to the People: Rediscovering Music’s Impact on Social Justice Movements” at the 8th annual Education for Social Justice Conference in Boston...

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April 5, 2018

Dr. Loury Named 2018 Local Sheroe By WDAS-FM

Dr. Doreen Loury , assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice and director of Pan African Studies, is a Sheroe. While that distinction has been apparent to many in the Arcadia community for several years, it was bestowed on Dr. Loury at the fourth annual 105.3 WDAS-FM...

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March 31, 2018

Dr. Vollrath Publishes on Student Writing Habits

Dr. Daniel Vollrath ’15EdD , a graduate of the Special Education Leadership Education Doctoral program, published “Building Habits of Mind Through Writing,” an article through the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA). Co-written with teacher Scott Einhorn, the article is a result of Dr. Vollrath...

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March 22, 2018

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Presents on Gender Nonconforming Students at Diversity Officers Conference

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , professor of Education, presented “From Personal to Professional to Political: How Raising a Gender Nonconforming Child Changed Me, My Profession, and the World Around Me” at the 12th annual Conference of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher...

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March 20, 2018

Dr. Hickman Awarded Teacher Educator Award

Dr. Peggy Hickman , associate professor of Education, was awarded the PennTESOL-East's Teacher Educator Award in November for making an extraordinarily positive impact on students and the community. PennTESOL-East is a regional branch of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages. TESOL is...

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March 15, 2018

Drs. Trainor, Hickman Receive Grant from Department of Education

Dr. Kathy Trainor , adjunct professor of Education, and Dr. Peggy Hickman , associate professor of Education, received a $10,000 Project MAX grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to purchase assistive technology and software for the School of Education. The Project MAX grant is part...

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March 1, 2018

Arcadia Hosts ‘Undoing Pennsylvania’s School Funding Crisis’

Arcadia’s Educational Leadership doctoral program will host “Undoing Pennsylvania's School Funding Crisis” on Thursday, March 29 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in Landman Library’s Beaver College Room. Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, will facilitate a discussion on inequitable school...

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February 28, 2018

Applied Behavior Analysis Program Ranks Nationally

Arcadia’s Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program has received two distinctions among national rankings with the Applied Behavior Analysis Program Guide. The program ranked 12th in the “ Top 15 Best Applied Behavior Analysis Online Programs 2018 .” It is one of four Pennsylvania programs to achieve...

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February 19, 2018

Arcadia University Reading Education Program Earns International Dyslexia Association Accreditation

Arcadia University’s Master of Education in Literacy Studies and Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) and its Master of Education in Reading Education programs each has received accreditation from the Center for Effective Reading Instruction (CERI), an organization aligned with the...

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