Arcadia University News


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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November 16, 2016

Two Fulbright Winners, One U.S. Agency Award Winner Among Arcadia’s Graduate Students

Arcadia University is home to three international graduate award recipients this year. Olga Banaszkiewicz ’17 , of Spain, received the Becas de Máster en Estados Unidos de América from Fulbright España; Selviana Ndoen ’18 , of Indonesia, received the USAID Program to Extend Scholarships and...

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November 15, 2016

Arcadia University Recognized as Military Friendly® School for Eighth Consecutive Year

(Nov. 15, 2016) —Arcadia University is proud to announce that it has been named a 2017 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs® , STEM Jobs , and Military Spouse . This marks the eighth consecutive year that Arcadia has earned such distinction, based on student retention...

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September 20, 2016

Arcadia University among The Princeton Review’s “Best of the Northeast”

For the second consecutive year, The Princeton Review has named Arcadia among the “Best in the Northeast” in its “2017 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” In its website profile on Arcadia, The Princeton Review describes the University as delivering “a global and integrative learning experience with...

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September 13, 2016

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

In the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, released today, Arcadia University is ranked 42 out of 181 institutions in the North Regional University category. This places Arcadia University as sixth among universities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the North Regional...

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September 7, 2016

Conference at Arcadia University to Examine Ways to Make Schools Safe and Welcoming

On Friday, Sept. 30, Arcadia University’s School of Education welcomes members of the educational community to the fourth annual Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference , which offers a forum to discuss the best practices of creating safe schools and community spaces for children and adults...

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August 30, 2016

Class of 2020 Sets Vision on Time at Arcadia

More than 600 first-year students and 105 transfer students entered the Class of 2020 on Aug. 26, making it one of the largest incoming classes in the University’s history. Throughout the day, a team of volunteer student-athletes, faculty, and staff unloaded cars and carried clothing, snacks, mini-...

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August 23, 2016

Dr. Brasof Speaks about “Student Voice” in Civic Education on Canadian Podcast

Jean Courtney, leader of the student voice movement in Ontario, Canada who is a retired educator in the Ministry of Education, interviewed Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, about a lack of student voices in school policy and how this relates to teens being uninterested in civic...

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August 8, 2016

Students, Faculty, Alumni Collaborate on Belize Community Service Trip

Arcadia University is continuing to expand its global service efforts with the addition of San Pedro, Belize as a service location. Through a $25,000 grant from Arcadia University, the College of Health Sciences and the School of Education have provided care to the general community since Aug. 6,...

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June 9, 2016

Arcadia University Launches Micro-Credential on Gender and Sexual Diversity

Arcadia University’s School of Education has opened enrollment for its unique online graduate micro-credential program, Gender and Sexual Diversity for Educators and Leaders , which focuses on instituting safe and welcoming environments for students with diverse sexualities and gender expressions,...

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