Arcadia University News


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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November 15, 2017

Dr. Brasof, Graduate Students Present at Social Studies Conference

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education and director of Secondary Social Studies and English Education, presented at the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies’ (PCSS) 64th annual statewide conference in Harrisburg on Oct. 20. Dr. Brasof, along with Education certificate students...

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November 10, 2017

Drs. Campbell, Jeter-Iles Publish on the Contemporary State of Co-Teaching

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor in the School of Education, and Dr. Priscilla Jeter-Iles , director of Field Experiences and Outreach in the School of Education, published “Educator Perceptions on Co-Teaching More Than a Decade Later” in the fall 2017 issue of the Journal of Behavioral and...

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November 8, 2017

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Featured in Reading Eagle for Transgender Rights Presentation

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe was featured in the Oct. 31 The Reading Eagle for presenting to the Exeter School Board about supporting transgender students in the district. “There is a lot of fear and lack of education,” said Dr. Slesaransky-Poe. “That’s why I love having the opportunity to...

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November 8, 2017

At Teacher Assembly, Faculty and Students Present on STEM, Building Classroom Community

Faculty and students in Arcadia’s School of Education presented at the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators (PAC-TE) 46th Teacher Education Assembly on Oct. 25 and 26 in Harrisburg. Associate Professor of Education Dr. Jodi Bornstein , along with Alexandra Rinaldi ’18 ,...

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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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