Arcadia University News

February 7, 2012

Reynard ’10M, Sports4Hope Founder Makes Peaceful Progress in Congo

Stephen Reynard ’10M , founder of Sports4HOPE , an organization that seeks to prevent and reconcile conflicts through sport and peace education, recently appeared on News Channel 5 of Nashville, Tenn. Reynard moved to the Eastern region of Congo in the fall of 2011 to work with three communities...

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February 3, 2012

Forensic Science Students Participate in American Academy Meeting, Feb. 20-25

Second year students in Arcadia University’s FEPAC accredited Master’s in Forensic Science program will attend the American Academy of Forensic Science (AAFS) meeting, in Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 20-25. Three Arcadia students have been selected to present their research. Emmi Slivka and Theresa Scott...

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August 26, 2011

Standard-Speaker: Ambrose '11, Richie '11 Earn B.A. Degrees

On Aug 20, The Standard-Speaker (Hazleton, Pa.) featured two area residents who both graduated from Arcadia University. Area students earning degrees are: Alisa Ambrose of Weatherly. She was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in liberal studies, and was one of more than 248 graduates fulfilling Arcadia’s...

August 26, 2011

Two River Times: Tate '11, Shindel '11 Earn B.A. Degrees

The Two River Times (Red Bank, N.J.) reported on Aug. 19, "Ceton Tate, Highlands, graduated from Arcadia University, Glenside, Pa., with a Bachelor of Arts in theater arts and English, with departmental honors. William Shindel, Fair Haven, graduated from Arcadia University with a Bachelor of Arts...

July 7, 2010

Dr. Elliot Gevis ’80 Makes House Calls, Even to Haiti

By Larry Atkins When the 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, Dr. Elliot Gevis ’80 knew that he couldn’t just stand by and watch the tragedy on television without trying to help. “Obviously, there was a need,” says Gevis, a practicing pediatrician in Philadelphia. “I started calling various...


June 29, 2010

Bette E. Landman Plate Goes to Class of 1955

At Alumni Reunion in June, the Bette E. Landman Plate was awarded to the Class of 1955 with a total five-year gift of $520,502.09. First presented at Reunion 2004, The Bette E. Landman Plate is awarded to the Reunion class that gives the largest five-year combined gift to Arcadia. This gift...


June 23, 2010

Alumni Leadership Award Goes to Wainwright

Grace Wainwright, Class of 2010, is the recipient of the Alumni Leadership Award, presented at Reunion by the Office of Alumni Relations to a member of the senior class who exemplifies outstanding leadership qualities that promote pride and loyalty to the University. The recipient recognizes and...


June 15, 2010

Neafsey Receives 2010 Senior Golden Disc Award

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 At Reunion on Friday, June 4, Stephen A. Neafsey ’10 was presented with the Senior Golden Disc Award for demonstrating a lasting commitment and dedication to Arcadia University and inspiring the admiration of his classmates. The Senior Golden Disc Award is presented to a...


June 8, 2010

CGS Catalogs Win Communicator Awards

The College of Global Studies marketing team won two Communicator Awards from The International Academy of the Visual Arts for creative excellence in communications. The two Silver Awards of Distinction are in the categories of Brochure—Catalog Design and Brochure—Cover Design. Laura Baldwin is The...

June 8, 2010

Duffy Retires as Director of Student Teaching

Staff and faculty honored Dr. Jane Duffy , one of the first graduates of Arcadia’s Doctor of Education in Special Education program, on her retirement after 10 years as Arcadia’s Director of Student Teaching and Fieldwork at a luncheon on May 25. Duffy started her career in education as a special...

May 11, 2010

Arcadia Partners with Constitution Center on Summer Institutes

Arcadia University is partnering with the National Constitution Center for the center’s 2010 Summer Teacher Institutes. “This will be the third summer partnering with the NCC,” says Debbie Schwartz , Coordinator Arcadia’s Center for Adult and Professional Education programs. Arcadia offers three...

May 4, 2010

Students Compete in Physician Assistant Olympics for Charity

On Saturday, April 24, the Physician Assistant classes of 2011 and 2012, along with PA faculty, represented Arcadia University at the eighth annual Physician Assistants Olympics in New Jersey, a fundraiser in which students from area programs compete in games created by the student and faculty...

February 23, 2010

Torchia Panelist on ‘Curating and Risk,’ March 13

Richard Torchia , Director of the Arcadia University Art Gallery, is a featured panelist on "Curating and Risk: A Day of Conversations," March 13, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Moore College of Art & Design. "Curating and Risk" is the fifth in a series of public conversations about issues and ideas...

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February 5, 2010

Brinker Addresses Tax Implications of Selling Residences

Thomas M. Brinker , Professor of Accounting, wrote an article for the Jan. 1 issue of the Journal of Financial Service Professionals (Chester, Pa.) on “Planning to Sell Your Personal Residence? Reviewing the Basics and Some Recent Changes.” The tax laws applicable to home sales and vacation homes...

January 22, 2010

Orick Smith ’98: Head Basketball Coach at Morrisville

The Nov. 19 Intelligencer (Doylestown, Pa.) reports that Orick Smith ’98 was hired as the new head boys basketball coach at Morrisville High School. When Smith was at Arcadia, he was the leading scorer (1,511 points) and third leading rebounder (695) in the University’s history. He served as...