Arcadia University News


April 5, 2012

Arcadia Students Study Culture and Economy in Dominica

Following eight weeks of on-campus instruction in ID181/381: The International Experience, a group of undergraduate Arcadia students joined instructors Tom Brinker , Professor of Accounting and Executive Director of the M.B.A. program, and Dr. Wayne Morra , Professor of Economics, on an...

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April 3, 2012

Message from the Dean of the School of Global Business

By NJ Delener As the Founding Dean of the School of Global Business , I am thrilled to be at Arcadia University. The mission of the School of Global Business is to educate students to become successful, principled leaders who make a difference in the world. Under the newly-established continuous...

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April 3, 2012

School of Global Business Appoints Business Alumni Association Executive Board

The School of Global Business has appointed five executive board members to lead the Business Alumni Association, which serves to promote and advance the interests of business alumni and students and to develop relationships with and coordinate events and opportunities for business alumni...

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April 3, 2012

Ivery ’12 Accepts Accounting Position at KPMG

Victoria Ivery , a senior Accounting major, has accepted a position at KPMG, an audit, tax and advisory services firm. Ivery will be working in the firm’s Philadelphia office as a first year staff accountant within the auditing division, auditing publicly held companies. “I always knew that I...

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April 3, 2012

International MBA Student Interns for Jackson Hewitt Tax Service

Yucheng Jin , an international M.B.A. student from Shanghai, China, is adding another item to her list of experiences in the U.S.: an internship at Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, a full-service tax preparation company in Glenside. Jin assists the company in preparing 2011 tax returns, verifying...

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March 29, 2012

Brinker Educates Families with Special Needs Children on Tax Planning

Thomas M. Brinker, Jr. , LL.M. CPA, Professor of Accounting and Executive Director of the M.B.A. program, recently presented on tax planning and tax benefits for families with special needs children during speaking engagements at several companies and organizations. On Feb. 15, Brinker presented “...

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March 27, 2012

School of Global Business Presents Research Symposium, April 11

The School of Global Business presents its first Research Symposium on April 11, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. in 201 Brubaker Hall, coordinated by Dr. Zaneta Chapman , Assistant Professor of Business Administration. The School's research symposiums will aim to enhance and support faculty research, encourage...

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March 20, 2012

Arcadia International MBA Program Showcased at Career Fair in Singapore

Dr. Sandra Hordis , Director of International Academic Programs, and Christine Litwin , Enrollment Management Counselor, traveled to Singapore March 1-4 to participate in Career 2012, an annual career and education fair, to represent Arcadia’s International M.B.A. program. Held at the Suntec...

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March 9, 2012

Philadelphia Magazine: Advantage in Current Job Market, Arcadia's International MBA

Philadelphia Magazine featured Arcadia University’s MBA program in “Philadelphia magazine’s Guide to Graduate Schools,” in the March 2012 edition: Today, concentrations extend beyond traditional areas like marketing and finance, covering emerging fields such as healthcare, technology, and...

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March 6, 2012

School of Global Business Holds Retreats to Prepare Strategic Plan

Members of the School of Global Business gathered in January, February and March at planning retreats to draft and formulate the school’s strategic plan, goals and objectives—including the school’s mission, vision and core values, or guiding principles, on which to focus while moving forward as a...

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March 6, 2012

Sims: Cause Marketing in the 'Business and Economics Society International Anthology'

Mary Sims , JD, MA, an instructor in the graduate and undergraduate business programs, discusses “cause marketing” and corporate social responsibility in “Part of the Proceeds: What Does This Mean to Companies and Stakeholders Today?” published in Volume II of the Business and Economics Society...

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February 28, 2012

Pacheco-Rivera ’99 Builds Connections Between Institutions and Latino Students

Philly.com featured Rubi Pacheco-Rivera ’99 in an article that discusses the benefits of being bilingual and bicultural. Pacheco-Rivera graduated from Arcadia in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a minor in Spanish. Rubi Pacheco-Rivera, who was born and raised in...

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February 24, 2012

MBA Alumna Named Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Odell Studner

Christina Czerwonka ’07M.B.A. was named Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Odell Studner, Insurance Brokers and Consultants, an insurance and risk management company. In her new role, Czerwonka will manage social media, advertising and integration of the company’s sales and marketing...

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February 10, 2012

University Seminar Visits George Nakashima Woodworker

Students in the University Seminar Exploring Entrepreneurship in the Arts , taught by Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Design Abbey Ryan ’03 , had a private tour of the grounds of George Nakashima Woodworker in New Hope, Pa., on Feb. 3. Nakashima’s daughter, artist and architect Mira...

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January 24, 2012

Duffy is a 'Quiet and Steady' Advocate for Students With Disabilities

Kathryn Duffy , Disability Services Coordinator, recently joined Arcadia University’s Office of Academic Development, becoming a "quiet and steady" advocate for students with disabilities. Duffy brings with her more than 15 years of experience working in the field of education and disability...

January 20, 2012

Wagoner Discusses Personal Budgeting in 'Journal of Financial Service Professionals'

Joel Wagoner , CPA, CMA, CFM, Assistant Professor of Accounting, discusses why and how people should budget their money in “Personal Budgeting: What Are We Trying to Do?” published in this month’s issue of the Journal of Financial Service Professionals . “We may share a general consensus that...

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January 10, 2012

Arcadia University's 2011 Graduates of International MBA in Singapore

Thirty-three businesspeople make up the first graduating class—and the first alumni—of Arcadia University's International M.B.A. program, offered in Singapore with Aventis School of Management. The Arcadia International MBA at Aventis School of Management in Singapore is a one-year part time...

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January 10, 2012

Lawson Publishes Trainer's Handbook of Leadership Development

Dr. Karen Eells Lawson , Adjunct Professor of Business, recently published her 13th book, The Trainer's Handbook of Leadership Development , published by Pfeiffer, an Imprint of Wiley, according to The Review (East Liverpool, Ohio). A 1965 graduate of Beaver Local High School, Lawson is an...

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December 21, 2011

PRWeb: Noth '12 Joins Pearson Student Advisory Board

PRWeb (Boston, Mass.) reported Mark Noth '12 , an International Business major, as one of the newest members of the 2011-12 Pearson Student Advisory Board, Dec. 19. Noth is one of 12 students from across the country that will work to make changes in college learning materials. The 2011-12 advisory...

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December 13, 2011

Lyons Plans to Use Study Abroad Experiences for Edge in Job Search

By Erica Lamberg International Business and Culture major Margaret Lyons ’12 never had trouble finding fresh avenues to explore her interests at Arcadia. Testing her business savvy and knack for language learning, she studied abroad three times and completed coursework in French and Chinese. As she...

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November 29, 2011

Community Development in a Cape Town Classroom: Ekstein ’12 Discovers New Direction

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Amanda Ekstein ’13 , an International Business and Culture major, admits that most people think she’s a little crazy for choosing the three-year degree path . But at the end of three years, she will have a degree in hand, a wealth of experience from exploring three...

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