Arcadia University News


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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June 6, 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Shultz Named Professor Emeritus

Dr. Jeffrey Shultz , who retired as professor of Education and coordinator of 5-year programs in May 2016, has been named Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University. This distinction recognizes his innovative teaching style, promotion of multiculturalism on campus, and years of service to the...

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May 29, 2016

Students Encourage Technology Use in Classrooms at Social Studies Conference

At October’s Pennsylvania Council for Social Studies Conference in Harrisburg, Pa., students in the Social Studies Methods class showed that history lessons can be more than lectures. Aaron Bell ’17 , Mark Crow ’16MEd , Evan Cunhan ’16 , Simon Mohr ’16 , and Mark Reitz ’16 showed teachers from...

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May 17, 2016

Slesaransky-Poe Featured as Expert in Inquirer on Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , founding dean of the School of Education, was featured as an expert on transgender and gender-nonconformity issues in The Philadelphia Inquirer on May 14. Slesaransky-Poe said she finds it concerning that the public conversation about the needs of transgender and...

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April 26, 2016

Build Democracies in Schools, Writes Dr. Brasof

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, published "Teach students about civics through schoolwide governance" in Kappan , the magazine for the education honors society Phi Delta Kappa. Brasof writes of his work with the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement and Edwin M. Stanton...

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April 20, 2016

Paskell Selected as Artist-in-Residence for Moroccan Art Initiative

School of Education professor Linda Ruth Paskell '81, '96M.Ed. will be the Artist-in-Residency at the Green Olive Arts in Tetouan, Morocco, this July as she continues her photography project, “Color of Poverty.” This project brings awareness about struggles facing women in poverty around the world...

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April 8, 2016

Art and Community Combine for Art of the Syllabus, April 14

Join students in the University Seminar “The Artist in the Community” on Thursday, April 14, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in Spruance Fine Arts Center as they present art they created this semester in the exhibition, “Art of the Syllabus: The Fusion of Creativity, Education, Community, and Love.” Guided by...

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March 31, 2016

University Students Help Those in Need Through Art

For Arcadia University’s Artist in the Community class, students see the possibilities of transforming everyday objects into art with a little imagination—and how that art can transform someone in need. Led by Adjunct Professor Linda Ruth Paskell , the 15-week course takes students out of the...

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March 29, 2016

Arcadia Hosts International Teachers for Culmination of US State Dept. Program

In February, seventeen international teachers in “American Language: Connecting English Teachers to U.S. History and Culture,” a program organized by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, concluded their experience with culminating activities at Arcadia led by Dr...

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March 14, 2016

Arcadia Program Earns Award to Expand Program for Students with Disabilities

For the first time, the Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate program at Arcadia University will be able to offer three partial scholarships to current and new students with autism, thanks to the $15,000 award as part of Autism Speaks’ Brian & Patricia Kelly...

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February 12, 2016

'Potter' Scholar Dr. Appelbaum Speaks with Sparknotes.com

For Dr. Peter Appelbaum , professor in the School of Education, reading the Harry Potter books is more than indulging in the magical escapism that made it the bestselling book series of all time—it's scholarly research. In addition to teaching curriculum studies and education, Dr. Appelbaum studies...

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February 11, 2016

Dr. Brasof’s Book Reviewed in Journal of Education Policy, Planning, and Administration

Student Voice and School Governance: Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults , a book by School of Education Assistant Professor Dr. Marc Brasof , was reviewed in The Journal of Education Policy, Planning, and Administration in January. "Marc Brasof brings to this book a background rich in...

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