Arcadia University News


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 29, 2011

Kurthakoti to Present Research Paper at Annual Marketing Conference

A paper, "Forgetting Brand Placements: Results from a Panel Analysis," written by Raghu Kurthakoti , Assistant Professor of Marketing, was accepted for presentation at the Marketing Management Association Conference , March 28-30, 2012, at The Drake Hotel in Chicago, Ill. The annual spring...

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November 22, 2011

Good Evening, Singapore Alumni!

"Good evening, Singapore!" he boomed into the microphone. Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III made his presence known to the cheering M.B.A. alumni in Singapore, sending his greetings from his office in Grey Towers Castle to a big screen at the restaurant where alumni and students...

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November 22, 2011

Online and Hybrid Courses Draw Wcislo Back to School for Business Degree

By Erica Lamberg Like many adult learners Caryn Wcislo is short on time but full of academic promise and determination. Wcislo is currently enrolled in Arcadia University's Accelerated Business Degree Completion program. "My major is Business Administration and I'm exploring a minor in Anthropology...

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November 15, 2011

Career Development: The Value in Finding a Mentor

By Stephenie F. Wilson, M.A., Assistant Director of Career Education Have you been encouraged to partner with a mentor, possibly a more “seasoned” professional that you can learn from as you begin your career? If you have not already thought about selecting a mentor, please consider the potential...

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November 15, 2011

Brinker Discusses Financing Medical Care in Exceptional Parent Magazine

Thomas M. Brinker, Jr. , LL.M. CPA, Professor of Accounting and Executive Director of the M.B.A. program, published “Home Equity Loans and Retirement Plan Distributions” in the November 2011 issue of Exceptional Parent magazine. Brinker focuses on two common resources frequently utilized in...

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November 4, 2011

SABA Hosts 'Dress for Success' Fashion Show

Guests gathered along a red carpet in Grey Towers Castle on Nov. 2 for the third annual Dress for Success Fashion Show, co-hosted by the Students for the Advancement of Business Administration (SABA) and the Office of Career Development. Emceed by Julie DiTrapano , Director of Student Engagement,...

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November 4, 2011

Career Development: How to Dress for a Job Interview

By Fallon McAnany, Career Development Grad Assistant Interviews are often the first time that employers meet the person behind the resume. When dressing for an interview, it is important to dress professionally and modestly to keep the focus on you as a professional and avoid unnecessary...

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October 21, 2011

Arcadia Students Log Face Time with Potential Employers at Career Fair

Arcadia University’s Office of Career Development hosted an Internship & Career Fair on Oct. 18 in Grey Towers Castle. Employers such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Prudential Financial Services, the Civil Service Commission, and the Philadelphia Zoo were recruiting for a variety of...

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October 18, 2011

Minkus ’09 Lands Dream Job at National Constitution Center

Elizabeth Minkus ’09 , Catering Sales Manager for Brulée Catering at the National Constitution Center , has the job of her dreams and is relishing Philadelphia's young professional scene. Living independently in the Rittenhouse Square District of the city, she feels fortunate for her achievements...

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October 11, 2011

ING Financial Names Business Alum Head of Advisory Business Development

( PRNewswire ) ING Financial Partners, ING U.S.'s broker-dealer, has appointed Andre Robinson as head of advisory business development and Rich Taylor as head of brokerage operations to support the firm's growing advisory business. "Advisory programs are so important to our financial advisors and...

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October 11, 2011

Local Student of the Month Looks for a Future at Arcadia

Rebecca Coutts, a prospective Arcadia University student, recently appeared in the Upper Moreland-Willow Grove Patch . Currently a senior at Upper Moreland High School, she is the October Student of the Month. Rebecca is a member of the National Honor Society and Key Club. She plays on the Varsity...

October 11, 2011

M.B.A. Students Meet with Chief Economist in Peru

M.B.A. Cohort 14’s second international business experience provided students the opportunity to study the emerging economy of Lima, Peru, where they visited several companies to learn about the country’s business practices in September. The cohort spent a day at the Central Reserve Bank of Peru to...

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October 11, 2011

Brinker Presents at MetLife Special Needs Planning Symposium

Thomas M. Brinker Jr. , LL.M. CPA and Professor of Accounting, presented a session on "Examing the Medical Expense Deduction for Families with Special Needs Children (and related financing nuances)" at the Met Life Special Needs Planning 2011 Symposium Oct. 5 in Boston. "As the number of children...

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September 30, 2011

Video: PICPA 2011 Outstanding Educator Brinker Explains Love of Teaching

Tom Brinker , Professor of Accounting, was honored as the 2011 Outstanding Educator by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). The award recognizes full-time Pennsylvania educators who distinguish themselves in the classroom setting, excel in leadership and teaching, and...

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September 23, 2011

Biggs Conducts Fulbright Senior Specialist Program in Poland

Dr. William D. Biggs , Professor Emeritus, and former Chair of the Department of Business, Health Administration and Economics, recently returned from Warsaw, Poland, where he conducted two five-day Business Games and Simulations Implementation Seminar workshops at Kozminski University. Developed...

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September 13, 2011

Chapman Publishes 'Bet Doubling' Article in Journal of Risk Finance

An article on “Bet Doubling in Gambling and Investing,” written by Dr. Zaneta Chapman , Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Arcadia University, and Dr. Thomas Getzen, Emeritus Professor at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, was published in the Journal of Risk Finance in...

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July 29, 2011

MBA Program Welcomes New Assistant to Executive Director

Stephanie Beers , M.B.A., has joined the Arcadia University M.B.A. program as Assistant to Executive Director, a role in which she will provide support for students and faculty and assist with administration and development of the graduate business program. Beers received her B.S. in Business...

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July 8, 2011

Business Owner in Brazil Writes of Experience with Arcadia M.B.A. Students

Carlos Eduardo Mendes de Castro Alves, owner of BeesOffice, a co-working space in Rio de Janeiro, spoke to Arcadia University M.B.A. students on June 28 about entrepreneurship and co-working space during the students’ first international business experience in Brazil. On osdir.com , Mendes de...

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July 8, 2011

Business Owner in Brazil Writes of Experience with Arcadia M.B.A. Students

Carlos Eduardo Mendes de Castro Alves, owner of BeesOffice, a co-working space in Rio de Janeiro, spoke to Arcadia University M.B.A. students on June 28 about entrepreneurship and co-working space during the students’ first international business experience in Brazil. On osdir.com , Mendes de...

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July 1, 2011

Pennsylvania Institute Honors Brinker as Outstanding Educator

The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants declared Thomas M. Brinker Jr. , LL.M., CPA, CFE, ChFC, PFS, AEP, the recipient of the 2011 Outstanding Educator Award. The award recognizes full-time Pennsylvania educators who distinguish themselves in the classroom setting, excel in...

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