Arcadia University News


November 5, 2018

Dr. Morra Talks Energy Efficiency in WalletHub

Dr. Wayne Morra , professor emeritus in the School of Global Business, was featured as an expert on energy efficiency in “Most & Least Energy-Efficient States,” an article published by WalletHub . Emphasizing environmentally conscious practices, Dr. Morra answered questions related to energy-...

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October 7, 2018

Sen. Haywood Leads Panel on STEM Education and Manufacturing Industry

Pennsylvania State Senator Art Haywood (D-4th District) led a panel of guest speakers at a Manufacturing Day Roundtable in Grey Towers Castle on Oct. 4. Joining Sen. Haywood were Jerry Oleksiak, deputy secretary of Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor & Industry; Eileen Cipriani, deputy secretary...

September 11, 2018

Arcadia Listed in Several Categories in 2019 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

In the 2019 U.S. News & World Report university rankings, released yesterday, Arcadia University earned inclusion in several categories, such as Best Value School, A+ School for B Students, Best Undergraduate Teaching Schools, and Most Innovative Schools. In the overall rankings, Arcadia is 55...

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August 16, 2018

Arcadia Among Princeton Review’s ‘Best in the Northeast’ Four Years Running

The Princeton Review has once again named Arcadia among the “Best in the Northeast” in its “ Best Colleges: Region by Region .” This marks the fourth consecutive year Arcadia has qualified for the exclusive list. The University is included among 13 schools in the greater Philadelphia area,...

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May 21, 2018

Class of 2018 Ready to Lead

The spirits of 1,000 students earning doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees could not be dampened by the threat of rain during the 162nd Arcadia University Commencement ceremonies on May 17 and 18 at Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. At Thursday evenings Graduate Commencement Ceremony, 490...

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May 14, 2018

Alpha Epsilon Lambda Inducts 17 Graduate Students

Arcadia inducted 17 graduate students into Alpha Epsilon Lambda (AEL), a national honor society promoting academic excellence for graduate students, during a ceremony on April 18. The ceremony also welcomed a new executive committee for the Phi chapter of the AEL, which includes: Shamaa Vora ’18M...

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February 15, 2018

Dr. Morra Named Professor Emeritus

In recognition of more than 36 years of distinguished teaching and scholarly accomplishments, Dr. Wayne Morra, professor of economics in the School of Global Business, has been named Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University. Dr. Morra has served the University community since 1982 and has taught...

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October 3, 2017

Dr. Sacca Presents at National Genetic Counselor Conference

On Sept. 15, Dr. Rosalba E. Sacca PhD, MSGC ’16 presented “Trans-counseling: A Case Series of Transgender Individuals at High Risk for BRCA 1 Mutations” at the National Society of Genetic Counselors' Annual Educational Conference in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Sacca highlighted three case studies that...

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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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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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June 19, 2017

Fortner ’99 Helps Improve Quality of Life for Patients in Peru

When Jodee Fortner ’99 first met 12-year-old Olga, the young girl and her family hoped that treatment at Medical Ministry International (MMI)’s Hope and Health Clinic in Peru would correct Olga’s congenital clubfoot, which rendered her foot twisted at an almost 180-degree angle, her toes nearly...

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June 16, 2017

Dr. Kurthakoti Named Best Instructor of 2017 X-Culture Competition

Dr. Raghu Kurthakoti , assistant professor of Marketing in the School of Global Business, received a Best Instructor Award for his contributions to the 2017 X-Culture Competition, a large-scale learning exercise that provides students firsthand experience in international, virtual collaboration. Dr...

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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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May 10, 2017

Big Idea Leads to Creek Clean Up

Dr. Wayne Morra , professor in the School of Global Business, and his Natural Resource Economics class has a “big idea” for the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Creek that runs through Arcadia University’s campus: restoring and beautifying it. The class conducted the work through the Honors Program’s Big...

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April 21, 2017

Dr. Baker-Doyle Examined Teacher-Led Networks in ‘Education Week’

In an editorial published in the April 12 Education Week, Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle , associate professor of Education and director of Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs, highlighted physical and virtual teacher-led networks that support teachers in the changing educational landscape. Dr. Baker-...

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April 3, 2017

Dr. Kim Co-Publishes on Mixed Emotions During Sports Consumption

Dr. Jun Woo Kim , assistant professor of Sport Management in the School of Global Business, published “ Existence of Mixed Emotions during Consumption of a Sporting Event: A Real-Time Measure Approach ” in the Journal of Sport Management (JSM). Dr. Kim conducted the research alongside Dr. Marshall...

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February 2, 2017

Dr. Morra Co-publishes on Bushmeat Refrigeration and Reduction

Dr. Wayne Morra , professor in the School of Global Business, co-published “Refrigeration and the Reduction of the Takeoff Rate of Bushmeat” in SAGE Open alongside Andrew J. Buck of Temple University, Tavor Tchai of Max Stern Yezreel Valley College, Israel, and Uriel Spiegel of Bar-Ilan University...

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January 6, 2017

Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program Receives Grant from Parkinson Council

For the sixth year in a row, the Physical Therapy department’s Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program has received a grant from the Parkinson Council. The $20,000 grant, titled “The Stay Fit Program,” will help support exercise programs for community members with Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson Disease, as...

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November 15, 2016

Boris ’18 Assists Community Defenders in Capital Habeas Unit

Collin Boris ’18 , a Business Administration major with a Marketing concentration and Pre-Law minor in the School of Global Business, landed an internship at the Federal Community Defenders Office in Philadelphia. Since connecting with the Capital Habeas Unit, Boris has completed research, prepared...

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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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October 27, 2016

SGB Advisory Council Mentors Future Business Leaders

On Oct. 19, the School of Global Business (SGB) Advisory Council met to discuss global crisis management, workplace culture, office politics, and underutilized opportunities in entrepreneurship with students, faculty, and the Dean's Student Advisory Council. Additionally, the Council developed new...

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