Arcadia University News


April 2, 2019

Arcadia University Announces Collaborative Hemp Research Project

Arcadia University is developing a collaborative research program with Agri-Kind Hemp , a Chester County-based corporation. The first phase of the collaboration, beginning in April 2019, will focus on conducting growth and harvest comparisons of different industrial hemp seed/clonal varieties and...

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January 26, 2018

Dr. Sacca ’16 Researches Cancer Risks for Gender-affirming Surgeries

Dr. Rosalba E. Sacca ’16MSGC was featured in The Advocate and Teen Vogue on Jan. 5 for her research on screening transgender individuals for BRCA gene mutations, which increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Dr. Sacca presented “Trans-counseling: A Case Series of Transgender Individuals at...

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July 26, 2017

McGovern, Smith Publish Immunity Verification Research

Student Health Services Director Kathy McGovern, MSN, CRNP and Assistant Director Theresa Smith, MSN, CRNP published “Proof of Immunity Requirements for Health Care Providers and Students: A Guide” in Consultant360 , a multimedia platform for primary care professionals. Over the past nine years at...

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June 5, 2017

Honors Students Volunteer Throughout 2016-17 Academic Year

Through a new Community Outreach Committee, Honors Program students volunteered with five regional organizations during the 2016-17 academic year. While in past years Honors students primarily fundraised for charities, the committee was designed to promote student engagement in service. Throughout...

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December 2, 2016

Drs. Bartoli, Lee Present at PA Counseling Conference, Cain-Baxter Accepts Outstanding Student Award

Arcadia University’s Psychology Department was well-represented at the 48th Annual Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) Fall Conference on Nov. 12. Dr. Eleonora Bartoli , associate professor and director of Psychology, and Dr. Cathy Lee , assistant professor of Psychology, participated in “...

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December 2, 2016

Public Health Student Society Collects 400 Pounds of Food for Needy Families

In less than a week, the Public Health Student Society collected over 400 pounds of food for needy families throughout the region. From Nov. 15 to 18, the organization welcomed non-perishable donations from the Arcadia community to be donated to New Life Glenside and Seeds of Hope in Camden. On Nov...

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October 28, 2016

Health Services Hosts Presentations on New HIV/AIDS Medication

Student Health Services will host a series of presentations Nov. 2-3 on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a new medication that can prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS. All members of the Arcadia University community are invited to attend these presentations hosted by The Bebashi Agency, a full-...

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September 27, 2016

Health Services Staff Publish Hepatitis B Research

Kathy McGovern , CRNP, director of Health Services, and Theresa Smith , CRNP, nurse at Health Services, published their joint research on the decrease in immunity to Hepatitis B over a 15-year period. The study, which compared blood samples from volunteer Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy...

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October 28, 2014

Interviewed on Colombian TV, Adjovi Speaks for UN on Venezuelan Prisoners

Roland Adjovi , assistant professor of political science at Arcadia University, was interviewed on La Tarde , a news program on 24-hour Columbian news network NTN24, on Oct. 11. Adjovi spoke on the detentions of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez and former mayor of San Cristóbal,...

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March 13, 2012

What a Method Actor Can Teach You about Writing

By Michael Schwartz ’14 Arcadia University students and faculty, as well as members of the local creative community, were treated to an insightful lecture by multi-disciplinarian Keith Strunk. A devoted method actor, Strunk connected with the audience through interactive exercises and made...

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June 17, 2011

Provost Participates in Diversity Showcase Seminar, June 29

Dr. Steve O. Michael , Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, will participate in a Diversity Showcase Seminar June 29 as part of the 2011 Access, Equity and Diversity Summit and Annual Meeting. Hosted by the American Association for Affirmative Action and the New Jersey Affirmative...

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June 17, 2011

Loury Addresses the Class of 2011 at Enon Tabernacle

Dr. Doreen Loury , Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Act 101 program, addressed recent graduates of the local community at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church Scholarship Program on June 11. Her address to the class of 2011, centered on the word legacy. “In order to develop a...

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January 25, 2011

Elwork Publishes First Novel 'The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead'

Paul Elwork ’04M was featured among “10 of this season's promising fictional debuts, each with the potential to thrill” as noted by Natalie Danford of Publishers Weekly in the Jan. 24 article, “Novel Undertakings: First Fiction 2011.” The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead , which will be published...

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