Arcadia University News


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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February 1, 2018

Arcadia Viewbook Earns Student Recruitment Award

The Arcadia University Viewbook, designed by University Relations’ Creative Manager Natasha Torrence , earned a 2018 CASE District II Accolades Award in the “Student Recruitment: Individual Pieces” category. The bronze CASE award celebrates fresh ideas, creative concept development, and...

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February 1, 2018

Film Fest, Jazz Lunch Highlight Black History Month Events at Arcadia University

Arcadia University is hosting several cultural, artistic, and academic events throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. A Soulful Celebration: Gospel Meets Jazz Saturday, Feb. 3, noon to 3 p.m. Commons Great Room Pianist, producer, and multimedia artist Joe Patterson debuts his latest...

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January 22, 2018

Dr. Hanson Presents on Brunca Language, Votes for Word of the Year

Dr. Aroline Seibert Hanson , associate professor of Modern Languages, presented research on “The Dynamic State of the Brunca Language” at the joint meeting of the Society of the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas and the Linguistic Society of America in Salt Lake City, Utah on Jan. 4...

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January 18, 2018

From the Interim President

To the Arcadia University Community: Since I began my role as interim president in July, I have seen the great loyalty of our alumni, the dedication of our faculty and staff members, and the commitment from our trustees to provide the necessary leadership to guide this University. These sentiments...

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December 13, 2017

Dr. Campbell Addresses Arts as Activism at Asian American Film Festival

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor in the School of Education, joined the Arts as Activism panel at the Philadelphia Asian American Film & Filmmakers Festival (PAAFF) on Nov. 11. Addressing topics that intersected with values and messages presented in PAAFF’s featured films, the...

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November 30, 2017

Transformative Teaching in a Connected World: Book Talk with Baker-Doyle

Join Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle , associate professor of Education and author of Transformative Teachers: Teacher Leadership and Learning in a Connected World , and Mt. Airy Rev. Kent Matthies for a critical conversation on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. at the Unitarian Society of Germantown in Philadelphia...

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November 28, 2017

Students to Showcase Community Art Projects on Dec. 7

Join students from the University Seminar “Artist in the Community” on Dec. 7 for the annual “Art of the Syllabus” exhibition. The exhibit, which showcases student artwork that was completed in conjunction with community service projects, is scheduled for 3:30 to 6 p.m at the Thrall Gallery in...

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