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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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September 15, 2015

Class of 2019, New Transfer Students: Prepare for India, Oman, Scotland, France, and More at Preview Kickoff

By this time next year, hundreds of Arcadia students will have spent a week in the Middle East, the United Kingdom, mainland Europe, far east Asia, South Africa, and South America. Yes, the Preview 2016 courses have been announced. In March, students in the Class of 2019 and new transfer students...

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April 17, 2015

Students Share in Cultural Exchange at Global Expo

More than 450 first-year and transfer students shared cultural stories from their Preview experiences in the Commons on April 10 for Global Expo, Arcadia’s annual exhibition of the art, food, history, and personal encounters that students experienced in their Preview travels. Presentations on...

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March 23, 2015

Preview Photo Contest: Submit Your Best Pics

Building an aquaponics system in the Dominican Republic, trekking through volcanoes in the Philippines, and exploring Les Misérables- style scenes of revolution in Paris are just a few of the experiences during Preview that beg to be shared. Tell your stories with brilliant color, vivid textures,...

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March 17, 2015

And They’re Off: Preview 2015

On March 13, hundreds of first-year students embarked on Preview , a two-credit course with an international experience. The students will spend a week in one of 16 countries and report on their experiences at next month’s Global Expo .

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December 17, 2014

Philadelphia Recognizes Work of Arcadia, Black Male Development Symposium

Arcadia’s partnership with the Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS) was honored by the City of Philadelphia during a ceremony at City Hall on Dec. 11. Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. (4th District) presented a proclamation to recognize the work of the University and BMDS with Philadelphia public...

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June 5, 2014

Now on Display: Photography Exhibition Showcases Preview Experiences

Arcadia University’s Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program, in conjunction with the Office of University Communications, is pleased to present Signpost: A Preview Photography Exhibition , on display in the Great Room Lobby through Oct. 5. Prior to departing on Preview in March, the...

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April 17, 2014

Preview Participants Share Stories During Global Expo

The noise, activity, and crowds circulating amid booths brought the feel of a Middle Eastern bazaar to the 2014 Global Expo. However, rather than exchanging goods for currency, the Arcadia students standing behind each table were sharing Preview experiences and group projects with passersby on...

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April 7, 2014

2014 Preview Photo Contest Winners Announced

Eight hundred and twenty photos were submitted for consideration in Arcadia University’s 2014 Preview Photo Contest. Here are the results, as announced at Global Expo on April 5, 2014. Grand Prize Winners Photo by Jennifer Kocsis ’17 . Location: Aran Islands, Galway, Ireland. Photo by Amy Jordan ’...

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March 7, 2014

Students Take Off on Arcadia’s 21st Preview

Prepared to travel a collective 183,106 miles as part of the University’s Preview program , Arcadia students warmed their hands, posed for pictures, and sang “So Long, Farewell” in front of Taylor Hall before boarding buses headed to the airport on Friday, March 7. A total of 388 Arcadia freshmen...

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April 15, 2013

Preview Photo Contest Winners Announced at Global Expo

More than 850 photos were submitted for consideration in Arcadia University’s 2013 Preview Photo Contest . Here are the results, as announced at Global Expo on April 12. Grand Prize Winners Marissa Warren ’13, Belize (ID Course) Honorable Mention Ryan Carson-Burch ’16, Athens, Greece Megan D’Avella...

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March 30, 2013

Global Expo: Previewers Return from Abroad to Share Their Stories

When the final Preview group made it back to campus late Sunday night, it was confirmed: all 396 first-years, 51 transfer students, and 46 faculty and staff leaders had returned safely from 17 countries across four continents. All together, they traveled more than 156,000 miles—six times the...

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March 20, 2013

Preview Photo Contest: Submit Your Best Shots

Students who are traveling out into the world this spring break are encouraged to submit photographs for this year’s Preview Photo Contest. The contest has four themes: ‘Preview’ Through My Eyes : Capture a moment engaging in the culture, making new friends abroad, or discovering a part of the...

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March 8, 2013

Preview: Arcadia Students Depart for a World of Discoveries

On March 8, the first of more than 450 first-year and transfer students participating in 21 Preview courses braved snowy conditions on the way to their destinations—17 countries across four continents. Passports pocketed, students will study U.S.-Cuba relations in Havana, the Cold War in Berlin,...

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January 18, 2013

‘Forgotten Philadelphia’ on Display in Judith Taylor Gallery through Feb. 20

Arcadia University hosts Forgotten Philadelphia , an art exhibit presented by Philadelphia Stories , from Jan. 21 to Feb. 20 in the Judith Taylor Gallery located in Landman Library. Forgotten Philadelphia explores hidden treasures in the Philadelphia area, from abandoned historic buildings to...

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January 14, 2013

Brinker Publishes Paper on Economic Citizenship in the Caribbean

Thomas Brinker, Jr. , Professor of Accounting and Executive Director of the MBA Program, authored a paper, "Economic Citizenship in the Caribbean: A Retirement Planning Consideration?", which was published in the January 2013 edition of the Journal of Financial Service Professionals . As...

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November 13, 2012

Arcadia University Ranks #1 in Study Abroad

Arcadia University continues as a top university in the United States for study abroad. Arcadia is ranked #1 for the percentage of undergraduate students participating in a study abroad experience of master’s level schools, according to the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange...

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