Arcadia University News


October 14, 2016

Reflections on a 45-year tenure at Arcadia University

In her 45 years of service to Arcadia University, Dr. Barbara Nodine served in many positions, including professor of Psychology, chair of the Psychology department, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Dr. Nodine was named Professor...

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October 14, 2016

Good Times, Fun Memories, Happy Birthdays Highlight Alumni Weekend

Alumni from all class years enjoyed cultural excursions, special celebrations, a champagne brunch, a family picnic, and more at Alumni Weekend, June 3-4. The weekend began with a tour of The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, the Genetic Counseling 20th Anniversary Ceremony, and a Welcome...

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October 14, 2016

"What Was That, Again?"

By Christopher Sarachilli ’14 Dr. Katherine Moore and her team of students explore ways to deal with a world full of distractions. You are at the grocery store to pick up a few items for a cookout. You look for a can of diced tomatoes in aisle 3, tucked into a wall with the crushed, plum,...

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October 14, 2016

After Arcadia

Each year, the Office of Career Education surveys the previous year’s graduating class to determine post-graduate outcomes. This year’s data revealed that 99 percent of respondents from the Class of 2015 had secured post-graduate opportunities—careers, graduate school, and volunteer or military...

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October 14, 2016

Celebrating Our 2016 Graduates

Over 1,000 Arcadia University students earned doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees at Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies on May 19 and 20 on Haber Green. View the Commencement ceremonies at arcadia.edu/watchcommencement . At the Graduate Ceremony, Honorary Doctor of...

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October 14, 2016

Q&A with New Provost Dr. John Hoffman

After a national search, Dr. John Hoffman was named provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, a position he assumed in June 2016. Since joining Arcadia’s faculty as an adjunct professor in 1993, Dr. Hoffman has also served as associate provost for Accreditation, Assessment,...

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October 13, 2016

Genetic Counseling Celebrates 20th Anniversary

On June 3, Arcadia University celebrated the Genetic Counseling program’s 20th anniversary alongside students, faculty, alumni, and esteemed health care professionals. The Genetic Counseling Class of 2016 totaled 14 members, including Honors Convocation speaker Dr. Rosalba E. Sacca ,...

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September 15, 2016

Dr. Widestrom Chosen for American Political Science Award

Dr. Amy Widestrom , assistant professor of Historical and Political Studies, was chosen for a Clarence Stone Scholar Award by the Urban and Local Politics Section of the American Political Science Association. The Clarence Stone Scholar Award recognizes up to two young scholars who are making...

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July 21, 2016

Dr. Eaton Receives Fulbright for Literary Research in Nova Scotia

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , 2016-2017 Fulbright Scholar from Arcadia University, has been awarded a J. William ​Fulbright Research Chair in Society and Culture at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This prestigious opportunity allows exceptional scholars to develop their areas of study at host...

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June 29, 2016

Over 100 Tee Off for Student Athletics Fundraiser

The third annual Arcadia University Athletic Department Golf Outing on June 27 brought out 120 golfers to the Old York Road Country Club as a fundraiser for Arcadia’s Athletics Department as well as intramural programs. The event was generously supported by more than 130 local and regional sponsors...

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June 15, 2016

Batchelor Receives Maybelle Longstreet Prize from Woodmere Art Museum

Betsey Batchelor , associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, received the Maybelle Longstreet Prize from the Woodmere Art Museum for her painting “Pillar,” on display in the Woodmere Annual 75th Juried Exhibition “The Condition of Place.” The exhibition runs through August 28.

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June 14, 2016

Dalton Awarded Educational Achievement by NAACP

Judith Dalton , associate dean for Institutional Diversity, will be honored by the Cheltenham NAACP on June 26 as the recipient of the 2016 Educational Achievement Award for her work promoting cultural diversity in school communities. According to the Cheltenham NAACP board: “[Dalton’s] passion for...

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June 7, 2016

Katherine Cambareri '16 Debunks Sexual Abuse Stereotypes in Gallery Exhibition

The Department of Art and Design and the Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program is hosting “Katherine Cambareri: Well, What Were You Wearing?” on display through July 15 at Arcadia University’s Judith Taylor Gallery. Katherine Cambareri ’16 used her senior capstone presentation to...

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June 6, 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Shultz Named Professor Emeritus

Dr. Jeffrey Shultz , who retired as professor of Education and coordinator of 5-year programs in May 2016, has been named Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University. This distinction recognizes his innovative teaching style, promotion of multiculturalism on campus, and years of service to the...

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May 25, 2016

Arcadia Alum Showcases at Cannes Festival

Arcadia University was represented at the Cannes Film Festival this year, when Ryan Regan ’13 and his production partner Derick Crucius had the world premiere of their short-film Charley Tucson on May 19. “It’s a little surreal,” Regan said, who graduated with a BA in Communications with a focus in...

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May 17, 2016

Slesaransky-Poe Featured as Expert in Inquirer on Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , founding dean of the School of Education, was featured as an expert on transgender and gender-nonconformity issues in The Philadelphia Inquirer on May 14. Slesaransky-Poe said she finds it concerning that the public conversation about the needs of transgender and...

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May 16, 2016

Ahmadi ’16 Selected for U.S. Department of State Critical Language Program

Zahra Ahmadi ’16 , an International Studies major with a concentration in the Middle East and Africa, will learn a year’s worth of Persian in just two months in Tajikistan through the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship program. Ahmadi , who is from Afghanistan, is among only...

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May 13, 2016

MSN Highlights Dr. Brown’s Research of Pets on Human Psyche

MSN highlighted research by Dr. Christina Brown , assistant professor of Psychology, on the effects pets have on humans when they feel socially rejected. Dr. Brown, whose study in collaboration with researchers at Miami University in Ohio was published in March by online multidisciplinary journal...

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May 11, 2016

Public Health Students Improve Cooking Conditions for Families in Nicaragua

Public Health students at Arcadia University set out to make a difference in Managua, Nicaragua by building mud stoves for underprivileged families from March 5 to 12. Student organizer Megan Dorris ’18MPH and classmates Christine Taylor ’12, ’18DPT, MPH , Jonathan Lopez ’18MPH , Jose Arteaga ’...

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April 26, 2016

Abbey Ryan Awarded Inaugural Norman Johnston Faculty Fellowship

Abbey Ryan ’03 , assistant professor of Art and Design, is the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Norman Johnston Faculty Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences, beginning June 1, 2016 and ending May 31, 2018. Ryan was selected for her project “the light, the shade," which examines light/dark...

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April 26, 2016

Moran Appointed to National Forensic Sciences Subcommittee

Assistant Program Director of Forensic Science Kimberlee Moran has been appointed to the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) Crime Scene Investigation subcommittee. The OSAC is an initiative spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and...

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