Arcadia University News


April 12, 2018

Dr. Deshpande’s Book Takes a Critical Look at World Cinema

Dr. Shekhar Deshpande ’s first book, World Cinema: A Critical Introduction , explores the depth and complexity of global film and serves as blueprint to transform casual encounters with film into systemic inquiries of world cinema. Co-authored with Meta Mazaj '97 , cinema studies lecturer at the...

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April 11, 2018

Arcadia Holds First Lavender Ceremony May 17

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Arcadia University will hold its first Lavender Ceremony, an event celebrating LGBTQIA+ and gender non-conforming students in the Class of 2018, on Thursday, May 17. Both undergraduate and graduate students are invited to be recognized. Participants will receive a lavender cord...

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April 11, 2018

Arcadia Opens Pilot Pantry to Address Food Insecurity

Arcadia University launched the Knights for Nutrition Pilot Food Pantry on Monday, March 26 to provide options for students who are food insecure. While food has been available to students who are food insecure through the support of individuals and offices around campus, and the Community and...

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April 5, 2018

Dr. Loury Named 2018 Local Sheroe By WDAS-FM

Dr. Doreen Loury , assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice and director of Pan African Studies, is a Sheroe. While that distinction has been apparent to many in the Arcadia community for several years, it was bestowed on Dr. Loury at the fourth annual 105.3 WDAS-FM...

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February 19, 2018

Arcadia University Reading Education Program Earns International Dyslexia Association Accreditation

Arcadia University’s Master of Education in Literacy Studies and Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) and its Master of Education in Reading Education programs each has received accreditation from the Center for Effective Reading Instruction (CERI), an organization aligned with the...

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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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February 12, 2018

Deavere Smith '71, '93H Stars in One-woman Show on HBO, Feb. 24

Award-winning playwright, actor, and educator Anna Deavere Smith portrays Stephanie Williams, emotional support teacher in Philadelphia, in Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education, The California Chapter, a one-woman show featuring stories about California’s devastating school-to-prison...

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February 12, 2018

Kimball '98MSPT Receives Health Sciences’ Alumni Achievement Award

Ultramarathon champion Nikki Kimball '98MSPT , a graduate of Arcadia’s Department of Physical Therapy, received the Archie Vomachka Alumni Achievement Award at a presentation and lecture in Stiteler Auditorium on Feb. 7. The award, named after founding Dean of the College of Health Sciences Dr...

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January 19, 2018

Students and Dr. Hanson Win Jackson International Fund

Students Naomi Pilla ’18M and Emily Custer ’19 , as well as Dr. Aroline Hanson , assistant professor of Modern Languages, were selected as recipients of the Marie-Louise and Eugene Jackson International Fund for Student and Faculty Development, which is supported by the Fourjay Foundation. Custer,...

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