Arcadia University News


May 7, 2020

#ArcadiaStrong: Faculty and Staff Standouts During COVID-19

We asked our social media followers to share outstanding faculty and staff experiences they've had in the wake of COVID-19. " Jodi Bornstein has built a community for ED110 that has been super supportive." " Kathy Trainor has been very supportive and accommodating!" " Dr. Trainor and the...

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April 9, 2020

Lauren Cain-Baxter '17M Provides Telehealth Counseling, Advice for Self-Care

“When working with clients, l integrate positive psychology as a way to counter the negative things like the grief and sense of loss that they, and many of us, are experiencing,” said Counseling Psychology alumna Lauren Cain-Baxter ‘17M . “But it’s important to recognize the things we have...

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February 26, 2020

Dr. Morrow Publishes on Peer Victimization Study

Director of Arcadia’s Graduate Counseling program and Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Michael Morrow’s validating study for his scale to assess children’s experiences of peer victimization has been accepted by Merrill Palmer Quarterly , a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering...

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November 20, 2019

Students and Faculty Present on Counseling Experiences and Self-Care

Students and faculty made presentations in this year’s Pennsylvania Counseling Association’s annual conference, “Wellness in Counselor’s Professional and Self Identity,” Nov. 8 to 10 in State College, Pa. Dr. Lauren Reid , assistant professor of Psychology, Dr. Cathy Lee , assistant professor of...

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October 28, 2019

Dr. Morrow Recognized for Outstanding Counseling Research

Dr. Michael Morrow , associate professor and director of Arcadia's Graduate Counseling program, received the 2019 Research/Publication Award from the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) for his outstanding research efforts and contributions to professional counseling. Recently elected to the...

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June 13, 2019

Counseling Presents Inaugural Alumni Awards for Social Justice

The Counseling program presented its inaugural Gillem-Bartoli Alum Award for Contributions to Social Justice to Dr. Radhika Sehgal ’99M , staff psychologist at Dickinson College, and Dr. Kristen Bertsch ’07M , staff psychologist at Drexel University and personal practice psychologist, during a...

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June 9, 2019

Academic Affairs Supports Innovative Programming

Last November, an Innovative Programming Group was established by Academic Affairs to strengthen programs, identify areas for growth, and support pioneering opportunities. Its work led to Arcadia’s first Innovative Programming grants, designed to help faculty and staff demonstrate feasibility,...

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April 29, 2019

Damario ’18M Appointed Behavioral Health Program Coordinator

Counseling alumnus Marc Damario ’18M was appointed evidence-based practice program coordinator at Belmont Behavioral Health Hospital, where he’ll oversee new programs implemented in the hospital. Damario is working to secure a designation for Belmont from Philadelphia’s Evidence-based Practice and...

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November 27, 2018

Students, Faculty Receive Awards at Counseling Conference

Students and faculty from Arcadia’s graduate Counseling program were honored at the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) Conference, held from Nov. 9 to 11 in Pittsburgh. Adjunct Professor of Counseling Lois Keller won the PCA Outstanding Practitioner Award, which recognizes a professional...

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November 20, 2018

Dr. Morrow, Students Study Coping and Peer Provocation

Dr. Michael Morrow , associate professor of Psychology, co-published research on coping and peer provocation in two academic journals. “College Students’ Daily Coping, Mood, and Quality of Life: Benefits of Problem-Focused Engagement,” co-authored with Psychology alumna Leaha Shermeyer ’16 and...

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October 26, 2018

Arcadia University Graduate Student Anje McLish Performs Spoken Word at Conference

By Lana Valente '18 Arcadia Counseling student Anje McLish ’20M performed spoken word during the 2018 Blerdcon – short for “black nerd” conference, which in its own words, “celebrates our connection with LGBTQ, the disabled, POCs and the international community.” Through her performance, “Cute and...

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February 20, 2018

Vincent ’14, ’18M Researches Links Between Grief and Discipline

Christine Vincent ’14, ’18M, MPH , a Counseling and Public Health master’s candidate, had her research on bereaved families accepted for publication by the Journal of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association , a professional, refereed journal dedicated to the study and development of the counseling...

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December 13, 2017

Dr. Morrow, Sharp ’19 Publish on Peer Victimization

Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Michael Morrow ’s article on children’s perceptions of social competence was accepted for publication by the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology , a distinguished child psychology journal. Coauthored by Dr. Julie Hubbard, professor in the...

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November 15, 2017

Students, Faculty Present at Counseling Association Conference

Students and faculty of the Counseling program presented and were recognized at the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) Conference in King of Prussia on Nov. 4. Dr. Hsin-Hua "Cathy" Lee , assistant professor of Psychology, and Counseling student Bethany Wentz ’18 co-presented the poster, “...

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October 16, 2017

Lyman, Byrne Recognized by Pennsylvania Counseling Association

Carol Lyman , associate director of Counseling, and Elizabeth Byrne , adjunct professor of Psychology, will be recognized for the contributions to counseling services at the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) luncheon in King of Prussia on Nov 4. Lyman will receive the 2017 Outstanding...

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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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August 7, 2017

Damario ’18M Recognized for Cognitive Therapy Certification Score

Counseling student Marc Damario ’18M was lauded by the Community Behavioral Health of Philadelphia and the Beck Community Initiative on July 14 for earning this year’s highest score on the Cognitive Therapy Rating Scale (CTRS) in Philadelphia. He is the first Arcadia student in the program’s...

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June 27, 2017

Dr. Michael Addresses Racial Identity of White Communities in Tedx Talk

Dr. Ali Michael , adjunct professor of Counseling and director of K-12 consulting and professional development at the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education at the University of Pennsylvania, discussed race and racial identity during the Tedx Cheltenham event on June 3. Dr. Michael...

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March 21, 2017

Drs. Bartoli and Lee Present at 34th Winter Roundtable in New York City

Dr. Eleonora Bartoli , associate professor and director of the Counseling program, and Dr. Hsin-Hua “Cathy” Lee , assistant professor of Psychology, presented at the 34th annual Winter Roundtable on Cultural Psychology and Education in New York City on Feb. 24 and 25. The theme of this year’s...

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March 9, 2017

Dr. Bartoli Presents at National Conference as President of Counseling Council

Dr. Eleonora Bartoli , associate professor and director of the Counseling program, represented the Masters of Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) at this year’s American Association of State Counseling Boards (AASCB) conference. Dr. Bartoli, who became chair of MPCAC in July...

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March 6, 2017

Counseling Program Highlighted in International Journal for Innovative Curriculum

Dr. Michael Morrow , assistant professor of Psychology, is the lead author of an article highlighting Arcadia’s Counseling program that will be published in the upcoming edition of the International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling . The article shows how the program’s innovative...

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