Arcadia University News


August 20, 2012

School of Global Business Welcomes Visiting Professors from China

The School of Global Business welcomes three visiting professors from China this fall: Dr. Jing (Annie) Long , Dr. Jianwei Pan , and Zhang Xifeng . During their one-year stay at Arcadia, each professor will participate in research, serve as a guest speaker for students, and observe teaching in...

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August 7, 2012

Halpin Recognized for Service to ACBSP

Dr. Annette Halpin , Assistant Professor of Business Administration, was honored for her service to the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the accrediting body for Arcadia University’s business programs, at its 2012 annual conference in June in Baltimore, Md. Halpin...

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August 7, 2012

Brinker Co-Authors Paper on Dependency Exemption

An article by Thomas Brinker, Jr. , LLM, CPA, CFE, ChFC, PFS, AEP, Professor of Accounting and Executive Director of the MBA program, “Has Claiming the Dependency Exemption Become Simplified, Clarified, or More Complicated with Recent Changes?” will be published in the Accounting and Taxation...

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August 2, 2012

Brinker to Present on Income Tax Implications at FSP Conference

Thomas Brinker, Jr. , LLM, CPA, CFE, ChFC, PFS, AEP, Professor of Accounting and Executive Director of the MBA program, will present “Income Tax Implications Using Traditional Estate Planning Techniques” at The Clinic, an in-depth educational meeting of the Society of Financial Service...

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June 25, 2012

The Reporter: Ivery ’12 Begins Career at KPMG

The Reporter (Lansdale, Pa.) featured Victoria Ivery ’12 in the article "Job outlook may be improving for 2012 college grads," on June 24. Victoria Ivery, 24, who graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in accounting from Arcadia University in May, will start her career in the auditing division of...

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June 22, 2012

Vergara ’12 Aims to Build a Business and Strengthen a Community

Coming from a long line of successful and independent entrepreneurs, Justin Vergara ’12 has some big shoes to fill. And for the Vergara family, business is much more than cash flow and profit margins: It’s about building relationships and strengthening communities. Through rigorous coursework and...

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June 18, 2012

Insurance Journal: Arcadia Gets Grant from Griffith Insurance Education Foundation

The Insurance Journal reported June 15 that Arcadia University was awarded a grant to develop a risk management and insurance program . The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation, based in Columbus, Ohio, has awarded $15,000 in grant money to three universities to support their Risk Management and...

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June 14, 2012

Business Students Receive First Place in Annual Simulation Competition

School of Global Business undergraduate students Christopher Finney ’12 , Ilya Gomelsky ’12 , Margaret Lyons ’12 and Natasha Walewski ’12 received first place for Best Overall Performance at the 48th Annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC) in Long Beach, Calif., April...

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June 12, 2012

Entrepreneur Says College Degree Is Hedge Against Unemployment

"The dismal jobs report is in for May and the numbers are not great. There are some bright spots however; digging down into the numbers that the government released, the unemployment rate for college graduates fell slightly in May, to 3.9 percent from 4 percent a month earlier," according to Rob...

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June 12, 2012

Entrepreneur Says College Degree Is Hedge Against Unemployment

"The dismal jobs report is in for May and the numbers are not great. There are some bright spots however; digging down into the numbers that the government released, the unemployment rate for college graduates fell slightly in May, to 3.9 percent from 4 percent a month earlier," according to Rob...

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June 8, 2012

Delener to Present on Greece Debt Crisis at NBEA Conference

Dr. NJ Delener , Founding Dean of the School of Global Business, will present his forthcoming publication, “An Analysis of the Greece Sovereign Debt Crisis” at the Northeast Business and Economic Association’s 39th Annual Conference, Oct. 25-27, in Long Island, New York. An evaluation of the...

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June 8, 2012

Chapman Awarded Grant for Development of Risk Management and Insurance Offerings

Dr. Zaneta Chapman , Assistant Professor of Business Administration, was awarded a grant from the Robert P. Ashlock Risk Management and Insurance Development Program, sponsored by the Griffith Insurance Education Foundation, to help fund the development of a new Risk Management and Insurance...

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June 5, 2012

MBA Reception Welcomes Students, Alumni and International Graduates from Singapore

Students and alumni of Arcadia University’s International M.B.A. program in Singapore joined M.B.A. students, alumni, prospective M.B.A. students, faculty and staff at the graduate business program’s second annual reception on May 16, given by the School of Global Business and the Office of...

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May 31, 2012

MBA Students Visit Czech National Bank, Study Economy in Prague

Students in M.B.A. Cohort 15 traveled to Prague, Czech Republic, in May for their second one-week international business experience in the program. The group, which consists of both on-campus and online graduate students, studied Prague’s developed economy in contrast with the emerging economy in...

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May 10, 2012

International MBA Graduates Celebrate Commencement, Welcome Delener to Singapore

Graduating students of the Arcadia University International M.B.A. program gathered at the Grand Ballroom of the Concorde Hotel in Singapore for a graduate commencement ceremony on April 21. The beginning of the ceremony was marked by the U.S. national anthem, followed by the national anthem of the...

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May 10, 2012

Brinker Co-Authors Paper on the Inconsistency of Foreign Taxes

Thomas M. Brinker, Jr. , Professor of Accounting, Executive Director, M.B.A. Program, co-authored a paper, "Does a Foreign Tax Credit Exist at the State Level? Double Taxation and How States Treat Foreign Taxes Paid for Individuals," which was published in the May edition of the Journal of...

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May 1, 2012

Business Week: NJ Delener Founding Dean of School of Global Business

Bloomsberg Business Week online reported on April 30 in its Business People in the News section, "NJ Delener, was hired by Arcadia University as the founding dean of the School of Global Business. He is the former dean of the School of Business at the State University of New York at Old Westbury."

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April 24, 2012

Health Administration Students Meet Deputy Surgeon General and Media Relations Director

A group of twelve health administration majors joined Program Advisor Robert Kieserman on April 18 to meet with business professionals in Washington, D.C. Students spent time at the American Hospital Association (AHA), the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals,...

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April 17, 2012

School of Global Business Holds Symposium to Share Research

The School of Global Business welcomed students, faculty and staff to a research symposium on April 11. The first in a series of research symposia, the event aimed to enhance and support faculty research, encourage faculty-student research collaboration and provide opportunities for scholars in the...

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April 10, 2012

Arcadia University Announces School of Global Business

Arcadia University is leveraging its leadership position in global education with a new School of Global Business and a focus on entrepreneurship, sustainable enterprises, and a growing international MBA program. “Our goal is to prepare business leaders who are global-minded, individuals who will...

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April 10, 2012

New Ad Campaigns on Transit, King of Prussia Mall

"The World Needs Great Teachers" campaign launched on buses and in train stations around the Philadelphia region in late March, and the "Manage Your Life, Get a Degree" campaign just launched at the King of Prussia mall and bus shelters. The Manage Your Life campaign is aimed at connecting adult...

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