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November 6, 2018

BAAAU Achieve Preview Scholarship Goal, Launch #20for2020

In just three months, the Black Alumni Association of Arcadia University (BAAAU) has exceeded its goal for its first annual Preview scholarship . Preview , a two-credit course and weeklong international experience for first-year and transfer students, can be an exciting global opportunity. However...

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July 11, 2018

Black Alumni Association of Arcadia University Launches Preview Scholarship Program

All Arcadia University students should be able to “preview” the world—that’s why the Black Alumni Association of Arcadia University (BAAAU) has launched a new travel scholarship program. Preview , a two-credit course and weeklong international experience for first-year and transfer students, can be...

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May 9, 2018

Omani Official Proposes Archaeology Programs for Arcadia Students

Dr. Said bin Nasser Al Salmi, director general of the Office of His Majesty the Sultan's Advisor for Cultural Affairs in Oman, met with President Ajay Nair on April 27 to discuss expanding Arcadia’s programs in Oman. An archaeologist by training, Dr. bin Nasser Al Salmi expressed interest in...

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April 24, 2018

Finn Presents on Student Study Abroad Experience at National Conference

Jan Finn , associate dean of International Affairs, presented on student experience and expectations for study abroad at the annual Forum on Education Abroad national conference on March 22. The presentation, entitled “Great Expectations: Theirs and Ours - How to Meet Students Somewhere Between...

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April 18, 2018

At Global Expo, Students Showcase Preview Experiences

The 350 first-year and transfer students from Arcadia’s 15 Preview courses presented a world of discoveries, from traditional dresses to hand-woven hammocks made of recycled plastic, at the 25th annual Global Expo on April 13. From March 9 to 16, students on Preview traveled to England, Ireland,...

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March 9, 2018

Hundreds of Arcadia Students Depart for Preview March 9

On Friday, March 9, nearly 350 first-year and transfer students, along with 30 faculty and staff members, left campus to embark on Arcadia University’s 25th annual Preview, a two-credit course and weeklong international experience. Over the March 9 to 16 spring break, students studied in Greece,...

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November 14, 2017

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

For the eighth consecutive year, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report, released yesterday. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of undergraduate students...

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September 7, 2017

Great Value Colleges Lauds Arcadia’s Study Abroad Programs

Commended for The College of Global Studies’ (TCGS) extensive network of study away programs and global centers, Arcadia University was ranked fifth on Great Value Colleges’ 2017 list of colleges and universities with the best study abroad programs . The ranking was based on percentage of students...

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June 21, 2017

HAPS Alumna, Students Participate in Women’s Leadership Conference

International Studies alumna Rabiyah Mujahid ’17 , Political Science major Erika Raskay ’18 , and Political Science and Psychology major Nichole Sickel ’18 were among an elite group of students selected to attend the 2017 National Education for Women's (NEW) Leadership Pennsylvania summer institute...

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March 29, 2017

During Week at Arcadia, Mumbai Students Learn Food Culture and Economy

Global Pathways Institute (GPI) students Pankti Antani and Shubhechha Dhar from Mumbai, India participated in a “reverse” Preview experience in Glenside from March 19 to 25. In a unique transcontinental course, both Glenside first-year students and Mumbai students participate in “Food Culture...

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March 10, 2017

Spring Break and Snow

Today's snowfall provided a wintry sendoff for students embarking on Preview. Click here to enjoy photos from today, as well as a few reminders from last week's spring-like temperatures, which led to gorgeous campus shots of students enjoying Haber Green.

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March 9, 2017

First-Year and Transfer Students Prepare for Preview

Nearly 400 first-year and transfer students are preparing to embark on Arcadia University’s 24th annual Preview , a two-credit course and weeklong international experience that provides participants with a taste of study abroad. This year, 385 students and 35 faculty and staff will spend spring...

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March 7, 2017

Arcadia Alumni Offer Dental and Health Screenings in Guatemala

As part of a team of 10 medical professionals, Jami Smith ’13 , associate director of the Physician’s Assistant program; Shannon Diallo , assistant professor and academic coordinator of Medical Science; and Emilee Thomas ’13M, PA and Stephanie Joseph ’18M, PA provided dental care to more than 300...

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February 3, 2017

Arcadia Community Unites for Diversity in Response to Executive Order

A crowd of more than 100 students, faculty, and staff joined together on Feb. 3 to unite in response to the Executive Order by the White House. While holding signs that called for diversity in communities, attendees were invited to share their concerns and hopes for the future. “I am glad to see...

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November 15, 2016

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

For the seventh consecutive year, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report that was released yesterday. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of undergraduate students...

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April 11, 2016

Global Expo Showcases Experiences of Preview Students

From Ireland to India, first-year and transfer students showcased their international experiences from Preview at Global Expo on April 8. The 23rd annual Preview trips took 390 students and 32 faculty and staff members over spring break to Chile, China, England, France, Greece, India, Ireland,...

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April 4, 2016

Arcadia’s Alternative Spring Break Helps Build Houses in Mexico

By Marcella Haddad '18 Over Arcadia University’s spring break, while first-year and transfer students readied for Preview, a group of 38 undergraduate and alumni volunteers participated in the weeklong Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) Alternative Spring Break , a community service-...

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March 18, 2016

Turn Your Preview Photos into Prizes ($800 travel vouchers!) in Photo Contest

Did you take great photos and videos during Preview? If so, they could win you prizes, including an $800 travel voucher, in the Preview Photo and Video Contest . The top winner in each theme—two photo and one video—will receive an $800 travel voucher from Student Universe to be used for future...

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March 3, 2016

First-year and Transfer Students Prepare for Preview

By Jen Retter '16 On March 4, 390 students and 32 faculty and staff members will depart for Preview, a two-credit course and weeklong international experience that provides first-year and transfer students with a taste of study abroad. Those participating in the 23rd annual Preview—considered to be...

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February 23, 2016

Renowned Musicians to Visit Women Composers Class March 2, 16

Jeri Lynne Johnson, conductor of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, and Dr. Cynthia Folio, a professor of music studies at Temple University, will serve as guest speakers for Dr. Elizabeth Murphy’s Women Composers course this March. Johnson, who will visit campus on Wednesday, March 2, from 9 to 10...

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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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