Arcadia University News


January 15, 2017

Dr. Cameron Recounts Deployment with Red Cross

Dr. Samuel “Sam” Cameron joined Arcadia in 1964 as assistant professor of Psychology and clinical psychologist to the College. During his career at Arcadia, Dr. Cameron originated and directed the Department of Psychology’s master’s program in counseling ; directed nine National...

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November 11, 2016

Murer ’06 Recognized for Community Achievement at ANCA World Autism Festival

Phoebe Murer ’06 , a graduate of Arcadia’s Psychology/Pre-Art Therapy program, received the third place International Naturally Autistic People (INAP) Award in Community Achievement at the 2016 ANCA World Autism Festival, held in Vancouver from Sept. 30 to Oct. 5. As an ANCA World Ambassador, Murer...

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October 18, 2016

Family of Shirley Orlowitz Gross Dedicates Bench at Easton Pond

The family of Shirley Orlowitz Gross ’46 dedicated a bench and tree at Arcadia University’s Easton Pond on March 9. Her husband, Bernie Gross, said the serene water feature was the perfect location to memorialize Shirley, who passed away April 5, 2011. While attending Arcadia University...

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March 21, 2016

A Rose of Tralee, by Any Other Name, Could Be Mairéad Comaskey ’10

In the Festival Dome in Tralee, County of Kerry, Ireland, 32 women stood on a stage in late August decked in shimmering gowns and extravagant dresses. In addition to the crowd in the Dome, more than 700,000 people watched from home in anticipation as one of the women would be crowned the 56th...

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February 23, 2016

Reunion 2015

As the sun set behind Grey Towers Castle on Saturday, June 6, graduates from classes spanning more than 50 years took to the Haber Green dance floor at the “Party on the Green” during the 2015 Reunion celebration. Celebrations kicked off a day earlier with an afternoon at The Barnes...

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February 18, 2016

A Mixed Palette of Science and Art

The artists in Murphy Hall dried the fish with paper towels, prepping the gray bodies for a bath in ink. Instructor Stephen DiCerbo, an expert in gyotaku, a Japanese printing technique, cautioned the class to handle the fish gently, to prevent the bodies from leaking onto the foam beneath...

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February 18, 2016

Feb. 25 to April 24: Arcadia University Art Gallery Presents 'Pati Hill: Photocopier'

Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to present Pati Hill: Photocopier, A Survey of Prints and Books (1974–83) . Featuring more than 100 works on paper depicting subjects as common as a gum wrapper and as expansive as the Palace of Versailles, this exhibition reconsiders the hybrid practice of...

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February 16, 2016

Escaping Eritrea: Understanding the Complexities

Europe’s “migrant crisis”—the historically unprecedented flight of refugees—has recently taken center stage. Eritreans, who hail from an east African country of five million, are the third largest group of refugees behind Syrians and Afghanis, comprising 8% of migrants to Europe. The large number...

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February 16, 2016

Q&A: Alan Cumming

On Oct. 8, the Tony Award-winning, Emmy-nominated, New York Times -bestselling author Alan Cumming visited campus to meet with students and discuss his memoir, Not My Father’s Son , which was Arcadia’s First-Year Common Read selection. More than 1,200 students, alumni, and...

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February 16, 2016

An Afternoon with Salman Rushdie

In July, Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan , professor of English , sat with author and literary legend Salman Rushdie ( Midnight’s Children , The Satanic Verses ) for a one-on-one interview at John Wiley & Sons publishing company in Manhattan. In the following excerpts from the two-hour...

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February 2, 2016

Building Peace from the Ground Up

Arcadia’s IPCR program addresses global conflict, offers a new approach to viewing conflict By Lini S. Kadaba Ayuen Ajok ’11M was born into war. The 32-year-old has known devastating conflict for more than half of his life, first in his native South Sudan, then in refugee camps in Ethiopia...

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January 1, 2016

SGB Welcomes New M.B.A. Alumni Association Board

Members of the M.B.A. Alumni Association Board: Jeff Frazier ’14M, Noreen McDonough ’15M, Liz Zimmer ’14M, Brian Bulman ’12M, Ashley Jones ’15M, Samantha Hobson ’10M, Inessa Gerstman ’11M, and Marco Ward ’98, ’11M Arcadia University’s School of Global Business welcomed a new M.B.A. Alumni...

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December 22, 2015

Dr. Paradis Publishes on African-American Cavalry in Civil War

Dr. James M. Paradis , adjunct professor of history, published “Men of Nerve: The 5th Massachusetts Cavalry in the Civil War” in the December 2015 issue of Military Images , a magazine dedicated to the photographic history of the Civil War. Paradis writes on the 5th Massachusetts Cavalry, one of...

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December 3, 2015

Campus UKNIGHTS for Inaugural Day of Giving

On Dec. 1, nearly 700 Knights around the world joined together in support of Arcadia. The inaugural UKNIGHT 1 Day of Giving, a campaign supporting graduate and undergraduate programs, scholarships, and study abroad, exceeded its goals, with 695 donors contributing $48,920 in a 24-hour period. Part...

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November 16, 2015

For Sixth Consecutive Year, Arcadia University Ranked First in U.S. in Study Abroad

For the sixth consecutive year, and for the seventh time in the past eight years, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of...

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November 16, 2015

Women's Soccer Wins ECAC South Championship for Third Straight Year

The top-seeded women's soccer team claimed its third consecutive Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III South Championship on Nov. 15 with a victory over second-seeded Lebanon Valley. Melia Ochsner ’16 was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. The Knights are the third...

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November 12, 2015

Students Plant Thousands of Daffodil Bulbs to Beautify Campus

On Oct. 30, nearly 100 students and President Nicolette DeVille Christensen led an effort to plant more than 2,600 daffodil bulbs at 16 locations around campus in a beautification and sustainability effort made possible through support from the Office of the President. Popular thoroughfares outside...

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November 11, 2015

McKeehen ’13 Wins World Series of Poker Main Event

The poker world has a new champion. Joe McKeehen '13 won the 2015 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, which concluded on Nov. 11. He bested a field of 6,420 players to take home the top prize of $7.6 million and the coveted WSOP bracelet during the ESPN-televised event. In the final hand,...

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November 5, 2015

MBA Alumni Association Begins 'Executives After 5' Series

Over 70 people gathered at the Top of the Tower in Philadelphia on Oct. 14 for the "Executives After 5" event with the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP). Sponsored by the MBA Alumni Assocation (MBA AA) and the Arcadia Alumni Association , it was the first in the series, which...

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October 27, 2015

NBC10 Quotes Moran on Toddler Forensic Investigation

Kimberlee Moran , assistant director of the forensic science program, was interviewed by NBC10 on the forensic investigation of Brendan Creato, the three year-old found dead in Cooper River Park near his home in Haddon Township, N.J., in October. Moran, who also spoke on the case with NJ.com...

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October 20, 2015

Dr. Hilary Dick Awarded Research Fellowship

Dr. Hilary Parsons Dick , assistant professor of international studies, has been awarded a Wenner-Gren Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship , which supports the development of previously completed research. The Fellowship, which she will hold throughout 2016, will support the final stages of revision on...

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