Arcadia University News


April 13, 2018

Dr. Brasof Hosts Panel on Environmental Sustainability of Schools

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, hosted a panel on the environmental sustainability of schools on April 12. “Going Green: A Look at How Schools Are Becoming Green Spaces” examined the cost of our environmental footprint, what “green schools” are and how they operate, and what...

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April 2, 2018

Betts Highlighted as Inspiration to Poetry Students

Genevieve Betts , adjunct professor of English, was featured in Chestnut Hill Local on March 21 for her role as a mentor and inspiration to budding poets. The article noted that many of Betts’ students have gone on to publish their poetry, and one was even named Poet Laureate of Montgomery County...

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February 15, 2018

Dr. Morra Named Professor Emeritus

In recognition of more than 36 years of distinguished teaching and scholarly accomplishments, Dr. Wayne Morra, professor of economics in the School of Global Business, has been named Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University. Dr. Morra has served the University community since 1982 and has taught...

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January 22, 2018

Dr. Hickman Publishes on Dual Language Learners

Dr. Peggy Hickman , associate professor of Education, published “Working with Young Dual Language Learners and Their Families in Early Learning Settings” with the Early Childhood Action Collective (ECAC), which examines the increasing need to support young children who are dual language learners...

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January 11, 2018

Dr. Noakes Speaks on Police Oversight, Quoted in Smithsonian Magazine

Dr. John Noakes , associate professor and chair of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, presented in November at TEDx West Chester on police oversight and the social contract. Dr. Noakes said that the general population subscribes to a social contract– agreeing to give up certain...

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October 16, 2017

Lyman, Byrne Recognized by Pennsylvania Counseling Association

Carol Lyman , associate director of Counseling, and Elizabeth Byrne , adjunct professor of Psychology, will be recognized for the contributions to counseling services at the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) luncheon in King of Prussia on Nov 4. Lyman will receive the 2017 Outstanding...

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September 19, 2017

Dr. DiSantis Appointed Chair of Public Health, Succeeds Dr. Crivelli-Kovach

Dr. Katie DiSantis , assistant professor of Public Health, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Public Health at Arcadia University. Dr. DiSantis succeeds Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach , professor of Public Health, as Chair. Dr. DiSantis joined the Public Health faculty in 2012 after working...

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August 31, 2017

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Named Champion of Social Justice

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , professor in the School of Education, is the recipient of the 2017 Champion of Social Justice Award by the Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. Dr. Slesaransky-Poe was recognized for "her work in creating welcoming, inclusive, and safe schools and...

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July 18, 2017

Drs. Eaton, Hanson Attend Grant Writing Institute

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English, and Dr. Aroline Hanson , assistant professor of Spanish and Linguistics, attended the 2017 Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Proposal Writing Institute from July 13 to 17. The Institute, held at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, is...

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June 7, 2017

Library Organizes Silent Writing Retreat for Faculty, Staff

Landman Library hosted the first Silent Writing Retreat on Arcadia University’s campus on June 5, with eight faculty and staff members working on projects ranging from editing manuscripts to completing grant proposals in a silent, supportive, collaborative environment. “Writing is often lonely, and...

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May 25, 2017

Dr. Eaton Awarded Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker Endowed Chair

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English, will improve the networking and research opportunities of Humanities faculty and students as the 2017 recipient of the Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker Endowed Chair. Dr. Eaton was recognized during the Years of Service luncheon on May 24. Dr. Eaton’...

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May 3, 2017

Dr. Brown, Diem Discuss ‘Promoting Political Change’ at Psychological Association Meeting

Dr. Christina Brown , associate professor of Psychology, and Psychology and Sociology major Greta Diem ’17 presented “Promoting Political Change” at the 89th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association in Chicago from April 20 to 22. “Promoting Political Change” is a political...

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May 3, 2017

Dr. Longacre Presents at National Aging Conference in Chicago

Dr. Margaret Longacre , assistant professor of Public Health, presented at the American Society on Aging’s annual conference in Chicago from March 20 to 24. Dr. Longacre spoke as part of a 90-minute workshop on caregiving in the U.S., presenting alongside members of the American Cancer Society and...

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April 24, 2017

Michelle Reale Publishes Poetry Compilation

Michelle Reale , associate professor and faculty librarian for English and Music, published a new chapbook, The Marie Curie Sequence , through Dancing Girl Press. This collection of prose poems looks at the life of Marie Curie and her courage in being a mother, wife, and a career woman, during a...

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April 21, 2017

Dr. Baker-Doyle Examined Teacher-Led Networks in ‘Education Week’

In an editorial published in the April 12 Education Week, Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle , associate professor of Education and director of Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs, highlighted physical and virtual teacher-led networks that support teachers in the changing educational landscape. Dr. Baker-...

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April 7, 2017

Professors Carole Loeffler and Maryann Worrell ’05 Explore Interconnecting Elements

Art Department Chair and Professor Carole Loeffler and Adjunct Professor Maryann Worrell ’05 collaborated on a new sculptural exhibition, “Interconnecting Elements,” that was on display at the Boston Street Gallery in Philadelphia from Feb. 2 to March 18. Loeffler and Worrell have exhibited work...

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March 6, 2017

Arcadia University Ranked Top Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Scholars

Arcadia University was ranked by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as a top producer of the 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Scholars for the Bachelor’s Institution category. Faculty members Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English, and Dr. Jennifer Riggan...

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February 2, 2017

Dr. Chauhan Recognized for his Distinguished Achievement in Humanities

The South Asian Literary Association (SALA) honored Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan , professor of English, with a Distinguished Achievement Award for outstanding scholarship in Humanities and exceptional service to his profession. Dr. Chauhan accepted his award at the 17th annual SALA Conference in...

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January 18, 2017

Cohen Publishes New Poetry Book Based on Arcadia Course

Marion Cohen , adjunct professor of Mathematics, has taken her in-class discussions and transformed them into a work of poetry with the release of her 27th book, Truth and Beauty . Published by WordTech Editions, the chapbook explores how students and teacher relate to each other in life...

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October 26, 2016

Dr. Rosen Co-Edits Volume on Current Climate of Youth Activism

Dr. Sonia Rosen , assistant professor of Education, published her first co-edited volume, Contemporary Youth Activism: Advancing Social Justice in the United States , about the history of youth activism and its current state, and how this type of activism effects changes. The volume was released at...

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October 18, 2016

Valerie Levicoff Plays Solo in Bryn Athyn Orchestra, Oct. 23

Valerie Levicoff , adjunct professor of Music and director of Arcadia’s string ensemble, will perform a solo in the Bryn Athyn Orchestra on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. at the Mitchell Performing Arts Center . A violin soloist and concertmaster, Levicoff began playing violin at the age of six and grew...

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