Arcadia University News


February 25, 2015

Gevorgyan-Ninness Presents at the German Studies Association Conferences and Continues Research on Orientalism

Dr. Stella Gevorgyan-Ninness , adjunct professor of modern languages, presented a paper titled “Hübschmannarmenisch: German and European Influences on Early Soviet Orientalists” at the 38th annual German Studies Association Conference in San Diego. In addition to presenting this research, Gevorgyan...

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February 20, 2015

Dr. Brasof Pens Column on Civics Education

In a guest column in Citizenship Matters , Assistant Professor of Education Dr. Marc Brasof discussed how schools fail to improve despite constant changes, citing a lack of student input in decision making. “Evidence indicates school change processes improve, as do important student and...

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February 19, 2015

Drs. Slesaransky-Poe and Rosen Sign Petition to End Test-based Policies

As Congress revises and reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also known as No Child Left Behind, many professors and researchers are calling for an end to test-based education policies. In an open letter to Congress and the Obama Administration, Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe and...

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January 7, 2015

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Featured as Expert in CNN.com for Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciella Slesaransky-Poe , founding dean of the School of Education, was featured in CNN.com story as an expert on gender nonconformity. She offered tips for parents to embrace their child's gender differences at school. Read more

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October 8, 2014

CNN, Inquirer: Slesaransky-Poe Discusses Embracing Gender Differences in Schools

CNN.com blog Schools of Thought posted a story Oct. 3 quoting Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , professor of education and founding dean of the School of Education at Arcadia University. “This is the reality in which we live: Gender is a continuum, not a box,” said Slesaransky-Poe in “6 ways to...

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August 22, 2014

Graduate Student’s Exhibit Uses Art to Improve Learning

Greta Lindbloom-Carlton , a graduate student in Arcadia’s Master of Arts in Education program, is presenting an exhibit of her charcoal drawings at the Judith Taylor Student Art Gallery in the Landman Library. The show is titled Images of Extinction: Using Art to Improve All Learning . All work is...

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August 21, 2014

Dr. James Capolupo, School of Continuing Studies Adjunct Faculty Member, Education Alum Named National Superintendent of the Year

Dr. James Capolupo , superintendent of Delaware County’s Springfield School District, was named 2014 Superintendent of the Year by the National Association of School Superintendents (NASS). Dr. Capolupo, who earned a Master of Arts in Education, a Certificate of Advanced Study, and a Superintendent...

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July 8, 2014

Papay Moderates at Lehigh University’s 42nd Special Education Law Conference

Dr. Clare Papay , assistant professor of special education at Arcadia University, served as a moderator at Lehigh University’s 42nd Special Education Law Conference held on May 9, after serving on the planning committee for the conference. The theme of the conference, “What Does Law Mean in 2014...

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July 7, 2014

Pan American Academy Recognizes Collaboration with Arcadia University at Festival de Sueños

[slideshow_deploy id='59398'] At the Festival de Sueños on June 12, Pan American Academy Charter School, Philadelphia's first international baccalaureate elementary school, acknowledged its collaboration with Arcadia University. The “Festival of Dreams” served as a fundraiser for the academy’s...

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July 1, 2014

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer as Expert on Gender Identity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , founding dean of the School of Education, was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer for working with school districts around the country, including Hatboro-Horsham School District, on advising staff members on how to address challenges in welcoming students who are...

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June 2, 2014

Bhukhanwala, Dean and Troyer Present at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala and Dr. Kim Dean of the School of Education worked with recent graduate Maryellen Troyer to present a paper at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. Their paper, “Beyond the Student Teaching Seminar: Examining Transformative Learning...

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June 2, 2014

Hooker Presents at the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies

Dr. Steven D. Hooker , assistant professor of education in the Department of Leadership for Educational Equity and Excellence, was invited to present his research at the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (AAACS) conference in Glenside, which took place March 31-April 3...

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June 2, 2014

Jeter-Iles and Hickman Present at the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Multicultural Education

Adjunct Professor Dr. Priscilla Jeter-Iles and Associate Professor Dr. Peggy Hickman of the School of Education presented a workshop, “Multicultural Education, Initiatives, Programs and Practices: Are They Working?”, at the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Multicultural Education...

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June 2, 2014

Campbell Presents at the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Multicultural Education

Dr. Bruce Campbell , assistant professor in the School of Education, and Chett Farbstein , graduate student in Elementary/Special Education, presented “HBO’s The Wire Season Four as Text for Deconstructing the Opportunity Gap” to the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Multicultural...

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June 2, 2014

Papay and Gonzalez-Lopez Discuss the REAL Certificate at Drexel University

Dr. Clare Papay of the School of Education and Dr. Adriana Gonzalez-Lopez of the School of Continuing Studies presented at the Association for Continuing Higher Education Mid-Atlantic Spring Conference on March 27 at Drexel University in Philadelphia. In their session, “Students with Intellectual...

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May 29, 2014

Bornstein and Chance Present at Project Zero Conference

Dr. Jodi Bornstein , assistant professor of education in the Department of Curriculum, Cultures & Child/Youth Studies, and Janet Chance , director of the Office of School and Community Collaborations, presented a two-hour workshop at Project Zero Perspectives: How & Where Does Learning...

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May 29, 2014

Macalalag Presents STEM Education Workshops for K-8 School Teachers, Administrators

Dr. Augusto Macalalag , assistant professor of STEM education at Arcadia University, conducted science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workshops for K-8 teachers and school administrators alongside Terese Boegly, principal at Colonial Elementary School and an Ed.D. candidate at Arcadia,...

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May 16, 2014

Rendell Center Announces Its First Scholarship Recipients

The Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University announced today the recipients of The Center’s 2014 Teacher Scholarships. Jillian Coyne, Copper Beech Elementary School, Abingdon School District, Pa. Ahngelique Davis, Marlton Middle Elementary School, Evesham Township School...

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March 27, 2014

Arcadia University’s School of Education Hosts Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies

Arcadia University’s School of Education hosts the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (AAACS) from March 31 to Thursday April 3 in Grey Towers Castle and the Commons. The meeting’s theme is “Communities of Dissensus/Engaged Generosity” and...

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March 6, 2014

Dr. Skilton-Sylvester Named The Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education

Marking the beginning of a new chapter in Arcadia University’s history, Dr. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester , professor of education, was named The Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education . The University’s first donor designated chair results from a $1 million gift from Walter and Rosemary...

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March 5, 2014

Skilton-Sylvester Named The Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education at Arcadia University

Dr. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester , professor of education and chair of the Department of Curriculum, Cultures, and Child/Youth Studies at Arcadia University, has been named the University’s Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education . It is the first donor designated endowed chair in the...

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