Arcadia University News

December 21, 2011

Art Student Dobson's Photograph Selected in Onward Competition

Art Student Delaney Dobson found out that she had been selected as a winner in the ONWARD Compé '12 photo content when she saw her name on a placard in a video—her name, that is, in a video shot in front of a new addition to Love Park, the giant yellow Kraft macaroni noodle, which showed up in...

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December 21, 2011

Constitutional Law Students Present Oral Arguments in Front of Real Judges

Students in Adjunct Professor of Political Science and Judge Christopher Cerski ’s American Constitutional Law class, recently participated in an Oral Argument Competition on the topic of the Constitutionality of a fundamental right to education. This is the second year the competition was held. "...

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December 21, 2011

2012 Spring Preview Leaders Announced

Janice Finn, Associate Dean of International Affairs, has announced the faculty and staff members selected for Preview, the annual Arcadia spring break tradition since 1994. Preview is a spring break experience for first-year students and transfer students at Arcadia University. Arcadia faculty and...


December 21, 2011

Main Line Media: What Do Grey Towers Castle and Curtis Arboretum Have in Common?

"The Curtis Arboretum in Wyncote and the Grey Towers Castle, now part of Arcadia University in Glenside, are among the 145 sites in Montgomery County that have been added to the National Register of Historic Places," writes Kathy O’Loughlin for Main Line Media News. "Although not on the Main Line,...

December 21, 2011

Adjunct Theater Professor Berger-Green Named Creative Connector by Leadership Philadelphia

The National Constitution Center’s Director of Theatre Programs Nora Berger-Green , who also is an Adjunct Professor at Arcadia University, has been named a “Creative Connector” in the Philadelphia area by Leadership Philadelphia, a 52-year-old non-profit, non-partisan organization that mobilizes...

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December 19, 2011

Indiana Gazette: Arcadia Participates in KCACTF, Jan. 10-14

The Indiana Gazette announced the 44th Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival that will be held at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Jan. 10-14. "The regional festival will feature productions from students attending IUP, Arcadia University, Towson University, Bloomsburg University of...

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December 16, 2011

Young Alumni, Black Awareness Society Plan Spring Dinner with President Oxholm

Plans are under way for a special dinner this spring for diverse members of the alumni and student populations. The leadership of the Black Awareness Society met in Grey Towers Castle on Dec. 8 with A rcadia President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III , Andrew Brooks ’09 and Assistant Professor Doreen Loury...

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December 16, 2011

First Year Seminar Examines Identity and Adaptation Through 'Billy Elliot'

Chris Mullin , Adjunct Professor of Communications, recently led a trip to the Pennsylvania Academy of Music to see Billy Elliot as part of her First Year Seminar, Exploring Cultural Identity Through Media. The course explores mass media from around the world and how it shapes cultural identity...

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December 13, 2011

Winter Formal Dance Raises $500 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

More than 150 students enjoyed a night of friendship, dancing and fun—and raised more than $500 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation—at the Winter Semi-Formal organized by the Student-Athlete Advisory Council and Intramurals and Recreation on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Dome. ( Photos on Flickr .) "It was...

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December 7, 2011

President Oxholm Meets Arcadia Students, Alumni in Paris

President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III returned Dec. 5 from France, where he visited the American Graduate School in Paris. Arcadia University, and The College of Global Studies within Arcadia, have a long-standing affiliation with AGS. This institutional alliance has conferred 70 Arcadia University...


December 2, 2011

Political Debate Raises Awareness on Notable Issues

By Michael Schwartz ’14 The ornately decorated Mirror Room in Grey Towers Castle was the scene for passionate debate among Arcadia’s student political party groups. More than 40 people were treated to a fascinating exchange of views during the event, which was organized by Politicate. Members of...

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November 29, 2011

Criminal Justice Major Lands Prestigious Federal Internship

By Purnell T. Cropper Three years ago Ashley Gast ’12 arrived on campus with a plan: study biology and then pursue a master’s degree and career in forensic science. But she had a change of heart after taking Dr. John Noakes ’ First-Year Seminar Contested Convictions: Exploring Claims of Actual...

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November 29, 2011

School of Business Hosts Networking Reception on Boathouse Row

The School of Business welcomed students, alumni, faculty and staff to the Crescent Boat Club along historic Boathouse Row for a networking reception on Nov. 17. The event allowed senior undergraduate Business majors to meet M.B.A. students and alumni and provided the opportunity for interaction...

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November 17, 2011

Arcadia University Ranks Among Top Leaders in Study Abroad 2011 Report

The Institute of International Education (IIE) kicked off International Education Week and again ranked Arcadia University among the top 10 universities in the United States for the percentage of undergraduate students studying abroad in its Open Doors 2011 report. Arcadia has been in the top 10...

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November 15, 2011

McDonough ’12 Wins First Place in Local Design Competition

For the second consecutive year, Arcadia University Interior Design student Sarah McDonough placed in the KlingStubbins charette design competition. As a junior she won honorable mention, but this year was even better. On Oct. 22 she competed against 60 of the top design students from the region...

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October 21, 2011

Only at Arcadia: Preview 2012 Offers 12 Countries to First-Year Students

Application Deadline Extended: Applications are now due Sunday, Oct. 23. Find the application under the Preview tab on MyArcadia . Preview 2012 kicks off with an expanded menu of opportunities for first-year students, including 14 2-credit courses headed to 12 exciting countries. Travel locations...


August 26, 2011

Arcadia University Named to ACE Initiative on Diversity and Internationalization

Arcadia University , a leader in global education, this week was named to a prestigious American Council on Education (ACE) project to explore best practices that connect international opportunities abroad with diversity efforts on college campuses and public service projects in neighboring...

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August 12, 2011

High School Counselors and Teachers Experience London Preview

Twelve high school guidance counselors experienced another culture during Arcadia University’s London Preview for Guidance Counselors, from Aug.1 through Aug. 7. They were accompanied by Mark Lapreziosa , Acting Vice President for Enrollment Management, Tamara Lapman , Associate Director of...


July 15, 2011

London Preview for Educators Departs on July 31

On Sunday, July 31, three members of the Enrollment Management staff, Tiffany Still , Mark Lapreziosa, and Tamara Lapman will accompany a group of 12 high school educators and counselors to London for the annual London Preview for Educators. The group was chosen from more than 160 attendees in...


June 24, 2011

Phillips Receives Senior Golden Disc Award

Karen Rossi Brager ’91 , President of the Arcadia University Alumni Association, presented this year's the Senior Golden Disc Award to Daniel S. Phillips at the Undergraduate Commencement ceremony in May. The Senior Golden Disc Award is presented to a member of the senior class, who in the opinion...


June 24, 2011

FIPSE Update: Shared Futures Project Emphasizes Global Learning

Editor’s Note: The following article, which appeared in volume 2, issue 1 of the May 2011 Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) Update , reports on Arcadia University’s innovative Global Learning Curriculum made possible by a FIPSE Comprehensive Program Grant. A unit of the...

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