Arcadia University News


June 29, 2022

Arcadia Hosts International Conference on Computability and Complexity in Analysis

Arcadia’s Computer Science and Mathematics department hosted the 19th International Conference on Computability and Complexity in Analysis (CCA) online from May 23–25, 2022. The local organizing committee consisted of Arcadia professors Xizhong Zheng , Vitaly Ford , Emily Marshall , and Weihong Ni...

faculty mathematics

June 22, 2022

Dr. Scott Featured on "Just Science" Podcast Hosted by Forensic Science Alumna Gabby DiEmma '19, 21MSFS

Arcadia's Forensic faculty and alumni at the forefront! On episode seven of the Strengthening the Forensic Workforce season of the Just Science podcast, Dr. Karen Scott , program director and associate professor of Forensic Science, discusses research collaborations and keeping on top of the...

alumni class of 2019 class of 2021 faculty forensic science homepage

June 21, 2022

Arcadia Honors Women Who Lead

Since 1853, generations of Beaver College and Arcadia University women have taken charge of their futures and pursued their dreams. On March 26, Arcadia’s second annual Women Who Lead Forum provided special recognition to three women who have profoundly shaped Arcadia to be the dynamic institution...

22ss alumni faculty magazine news

June 21, 2022

Arcadia Community Responds to War in Ukraine

“At Arcadia University, we are deeply troubled by the news and images coming from Ukraine. As a global institution, our hearts are with our students, scholars, faculty, staff, and partners, as well as all those affected by these events in the region and around the world. War and conflict devastate...

22ss faculty magazine news psychology

June 8, 2022

Associate Provost at Arcadia University Dr. Sandra Crenshaw Part of Expert Series on the Global Tech Experience

Dr. Sandra Crenshaw , associate provost and accreditation liaison officer at Arcadia University, is part of the Expert Series for the education management company Podium Education. She recently published “ What You Should Know about the Global Tech Experience ,” the first in a five-part series that...

faculty international studies provost

June 7, 2022

Dr. Shandell Speaks on African American Artists on “Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia” Podcast

Dr. Jonathan Shandell , associate professor of Theater Arts at Arcadia University, appeared June 3 on the podcast "Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia." On this episode of the podcast , Philadelphia theater historian Peter Schmitz leads a conversation inspired by Dr. Shandell's article, "...

access, equity, diversity, and inclusion diversity faculty faculty experts homepage theater theater arts

June 2, 2022

Faculty and Staff Celebrated at 2022 Years of Service Luncheon

On June 1, Arcadia University celebrated faculty and staff at the 2022 Years of Service Luncheon. The ceremony recognized outstanding research, teaching, and student support efforts by faculty and staff, including milestone years of service, in 5-year increments (5 years through 45 years). Several...

faculty

May 24, 2022

Arcadia Celebrates Class of 2022 at Commencement, Challenges Graduates for New Ideas, Visions

At Arcadia University’s Commencement ceremonies on May 19 and 20, more than 850 students earned doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees and certificates, celebrating alongside community members, families, and friends. In Commencement addresses, honorary degree recipient Sonia Sanchez and Arcadia...

class of 2022 commencement faculty homepage PrezNair student leadership

May 16, 2022

Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala Receives $630K Grant to Expand Apprenticeships in Early Childhood Education Program

Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Early Childhood Education Program Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala has been awarded a PAsmart Grant of $632,258 to expand apprenticeships opportunities in the undergraduate PreK-4 Program. The grant, from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry...

education faculty

April 15, 2022

Dr. Kimberly Dean Named Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education at Arcadia University

Dr. Kimberly Dean , assistant professor of Education, has been named Arcadia University’s next Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education; the three-year term runs from the 2022-2023 to the 2024-2025 academic year. Dr. Dean’s proposal, “Expanding Capacity through Connection: Disability...

education faculty homepage school of education

April 13, 2022

Education Students, Dr. Kolb Present at English Language Development Conference

Dr. Andrea Kolb, adjunct professor of Education at Arcadia University, and Education graduate students Jacob Adams, Frances Bass, Kathleen Biddle, Allison Haughey, Rasheda Muhammad, and Devon Newman presented at the virtual Pennsylvania Department of Education English Language Development (PDE ELD...

education faculty graduate school of education

April 5, 2022

Dr. Appelbaum Selected to Serve on National Committee for Excellence in Math and Science Awards, Featured as Curriculum Scholar of the Week by National Curriculum Studies Association

Dr. Peter Appelbaum , professor of Education and director of Education Studies and Art Education Programs at Arcadia University, has been selected to serve on the National Selection Committee (NSC) review panel for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)...

education faculty school of education

April 1, 2022

Resist is a Womanist Word: A Tribute to Sonia Sanchez and Call for Submissions: Sonku for Sonia

This year, poet, activist, and scholar Sonia Sanchez will receive an honorary doctoral degree and address the Class of 2022 at Commencement ceremonies for Arcadia University. Renowned for the messages of freedom and activism in her work, Sanchez once declared that "[r]esist is an ancient word. A...

access, equity, diversity, and inclusion CASAA commencement faculty homepage pan african studies pan african studies collective

March 30, 2022

Academic Excellence of Students and Faculty Celebrated at 2022 Honors Convocation

The importance of authenticity, vulnerability, and discovery were central themes at this year’s in-person Honors Convocation at Arcadia University on March 26, which celebrated the academic excellence of students and faculty. The annual event recognizes graduate and undergraduate students who earn...

faculty homepage honors convocation student leadership student research

March 7, 2022

Dr. Ferrell Publishes Book on Creative Exchange Around Jay DeFeo’s Painting

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell , associate professor of Art History at Arcadia University, has published the book The Rose: Creation and Community in Jay DeFeo’s Circle (Yale University Press). A video introduction to the book is available here . A description on the Yale University Press website calls the...

art history faculty

March 4, 2022

Part III of Important Q&A Series with Founding and Associate Director of CASAA

Arcadia University's three-part Q&A series with the founding and associate director of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action, Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, concludes below. Read Part I of the series here , and Part II here . Part of the...

access, equity, diversity, and inclusion CASAA diversity faculty homepage

February 28, 2022

Arcadia Supports Its Global Community and Ukraine

Dear Arcadia University Community, At Arcadia University, we are deeply troubled by the news and images coming from Ukraine. As a global institution, our hearts are with our students, scholars, faculty, staff, and partners, as well as all those affected by these events in the region and around the...

counseling counseling services faculty global connections homepage president PrezNair

February 23, 2022

Part II of our CASAA Q&A: Opportunities for Community Members, CASAA's Key Initiatives

Arcadia University's Q&A three-part series with the founding and associate director of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action, Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, continues below. You can read Part I of the series here . Read Part III of the...

access, equity, diversity, and inclusion CASAA diversity faculty homepage

February 23, 2022

Feb. 24: Asian American and Pacific Islander Mental Health Panel

On Thursday, Feb. 24, Arcadia University counseling services , the Office of Access, Diversity, and Inclusion , the AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) Resource group, and the AAPI group of Montgomery county will host a mental health panel to describe and discuss the difficulties surrounding...

counseling services faculty access, equity, diversity, and inclusion

February 23, 2022

Arcadia Partners with Montgomery County to Enhance Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic

In February, Arcadia University entered into a partnership with Montgomery County to enhance the Physical Therapy department’s pro bono physical therapy clinic . Recognizing the need for decreasing barriers to access health related services, the Arcadia University Pro Bono Clinic was designed to...

college of health sciences faculty physical therapy

February 16, 2022

Feb. 27 Presentation to Look at Henry Clay's Compromise of 1850

In a free Zoom event on Sunday, Feb. 27, Dr. James M. Paradis , adjunct professor of history at Arcadia University, will highlight “Henry Clay: Compromise of 1850," an engraving from the walls of Camp William Penn Museum , during an upcoming presentation about President Abraham Lincoln and the...

faculty historical and political studies