Arcadia University News


October 24, 2017

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Named Champion of Social Justice by PEAL Center

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , professor of Education, was named a 2017 Champion of Social Justice by the Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. She was recognized for “her work in creating welcoming, inclusive, and safe schools and organizations for gender non-binary and...

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October 16, 2017

Dr. Campbell Honored at Education Law Center Celebration

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor in the School of Education, was one of four honorees at the Education Law Center’s Annual Celebration in Philadelphia on Sept. 27. Dr. Campbell has served on the center’s Board of Directors since 2003, and has been board president for the past four years...

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October 16, 2017

Dr. Dorfman Published in Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project

Dr. Lynne Dorfman , adjunct professor of Education, published “Creating a Positive Classroom Environment: It Starts With You” on The Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project (PAWLP) blog, where she serves as a co-director. The article discusses ways to use and enhance positive energy as a...

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October 11, 2017

School of Education Recognized for Top Applied Behavior Analysis Program

After screening more than 200 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs across the nation, AppliedBehaviorAnalysisEdu.org named Arcadia University one of “ The 62 Best Schools with 100% Online ABA Master’s and Certificate Programs .” Arcadia is one of eight schools in Pennsylvania to earn such a...

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October 10, 2017

Dr. Brasof Leads Series with Phila. School District for National History Day

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education and coordinator of Secondary Social Studies and English Education, will lead a 9-session professional development series through Feb. 27 with teachers and leaders from the School District of Philadelphia. Dr. Brasof will work with middle and high...

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September 14, 2017

Arcadia Ranked Among Best Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report

In the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, Arcadia University is ranked in the top 17 percent of Pennsylvania schools in its category, as well as a Best Value School in the Regional North category. Arcadia is ranked 48 out of 187 schools (7th out of 41 Pennsylvania schools in...

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September 13, 2017

Dr. Campbell, Belloff Present on Educational Technology at International Conference

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor of Education, and Tim Belloff , director of Academic Technology Services and a doctoral student in Arcadia’s Educational Leadership (Ed.D) program, presented “Technology and the Achievement Gap: An Educator’s Leadership Plan for Action with Training” at the...

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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 23, 2017

Bates ’18 Awarded National Scholarship for Student Teachers

In August, Early Elementary and Special Education student Olivia Bates ’18 was awarded the J. Jay Hostetler Scholarship for undergraduate student teachers from the international honor society Kappa Delta Pi. Bates was one of 38 students selected nationwide to receive the $500 scholarship. Founded...

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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 10, 2017

Princeton Review Again Names Arcadia to 2018 ‘Best in the Northeast’ List

For the third consecutive year, The Princeton Review has named Arcadia among the “Best in the Northeast” in its “2018 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” Arcadia is one of only a dozen colleges and universities from the Philadelphia area to make the list. The Princeton Review editors made their...

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August 9, 2017

Students, Alumni, Faculty Promote Health and Wellness in Belize

Students, alumni, and faculty from Arcadia’s Physical Therapy, Genetic Counseling, Public Health, Physician Assistant, Education, and Counseling programs continued their mental health, physical wellness, and education efforts in Belize from July 15 to 26. This year’s trip overlapped with Camp...

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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 23, 2017

Celebrating Arcadia University’s Class of 2017

At Arcadia University’s Commencement ceremonies on May 18 and 19, more than 900 graduates of the Class of 2017 were encouraged to seize opportunities and break down barriers in their career and civic engagement endeavors. President Nicolette DeVille Christensen presided over the Graduate and...

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April 20, 2017

Eppenstein ’17 Inspires Reading Eagle Investigation

Austin Eppenstein ’17 , elementary education major, was featured in an April series by The Reading Eagle about lead contamination in Muhlenberg Township. Eppenstein’s plea on The Reading Eagle Facebook page for assistance for his mother, who suffers from lead poisoning, was the start of an...

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April 7, 2017

The Artist in the Community Hosts “Art of the Syllabus” April 13

Join students from the University Seminar “The Artist in the Community” as they host the annual “Art of the Syllabus” exhibition on Thursday, April 13 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the Thrall Gallery in Spruance. The exhibition is a culmination of work created by the class and the organizations they...

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April 4, 2017

Public Health Career Professional Panel March 30

Public Health Week kicked off with the Public Health Career Professional Panel on Thursday, March 30. Arcadia University students interacted with successful Public Health professionals in the Philadelphia area as panelists shared their career challenges, accomplishments, and insights on how to...

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March 24, 2017

Dr. Baker-Doyle Named Blankley Endowed Chair in Education

Dr. Kira J. Baker-Doyle , associate professor of Education and director of Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs, will enhance connected learning and teacher education as the University’s second Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education . Dr. Baker-Doyle was recognized at a...

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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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February 23, 2017

Dr. Sawyer Continues Service Efforts and Interdisciplinary Education in Belize

Hoping to facilitate interdisciplinary education among the University’s health science and education professionals, Dr. Karen Sawyer , assistant professor and director of Experiential Learning in the Department of Physical Therapy, is raising funds to expand the ongoing efforts of Arcadia students...

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December 19, 2016

Dr. Brasof Leads Youth-Adult Leadership Initiative in New York

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, is collaborating with Youth Development Consultant Marc Fernandes to lead one of the largest youth-adult leadership initiatives in the country. Dr. Brasof will help reform student councils into youth-adult councils in the 200 high schools that are...

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