Arcadia University News

December 9, 2011

'The Swing of the Sea' Tapped for Regional Theater Festival

Arcadia University's production of The Swing of the Sea ( view photos ) was one of eight shows selected for performance at the regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Jan. 10 - 14. Region II includes universities and colleges located in...

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November 29, 2011

Arcadia's Production of 'The Swing of the Sea' in the News

Arcadia University’s Theater program’s production of The Swing of the Sea , which opens Dec. 1 and runs through Dec. 11, was included in the Nov. 25 Theater listing in The Philadelphia Inquirer and in the December Calendar of Events on .


October 25, 2011

Cast of 'Metamorphoses' Speaks of Love, Bonds and Blue Jeans

On Monday afternoon, the Bulletin interviewed four Acting majors from the cast of Arcadia University’s most recent theater production, Metamorphoses . Swiveling in the adjustable office chairs in Landman Library's Faculty and Staff Resource Room, Trevor Foehl ’13 , Kelsey Hodgkiss ’14 , Olivia...

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March 18, 2011

More Than 50 Students Attend Career Development's Resume Riot

The week-long Resume Riot event sponsored by Career Development attracted large numbers this semester. Afternoon and evening sessions between Feb. 28 and March 4 welcomed more than 50 students to the lobby of Landman Library to receive feedback on their resume and cover letter writing. Many...

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March 4, 2011

Strauss: Tasting Her Way Through Careers as a Culinary Writer

By Marinda Morgan Wood ’07 Amy Strauss ’07 developed an understanding of the business world while studying Print and Video Communications at Arcadia. She continues to use that knowledge, along with the skills and experience she’s gained, to excel in her work as a culinary writer and, as she says,...

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March 4, 2011

Justin Staller Traces the Legacy of Printmaking at Arcadia University

Before attending the opening reception for the 2011 Faculty Exhibition, scale 1:1 , Adjunct Professor of Printmaking Justin Staller spoke on camera about his creative influences and connections to Arcadia University, all while recreating his homage to Benton Spruance 's 1932 lithograph "Girl with...

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March 4, 2011

Catch the Golden Snitch: Arcadia Quidditch Cup, March 5

Fiction translated into fun, "quidditch" has been adapted into a sport possible to play without the use of magic. A mainstay of Harry Potter Conventions, and a popular sport in many U.S. colleges, now Arcadia students are hopping onto brooms for the first annual Arcadia Quidditch Cup, hosted by the...

March 1, 2011

Whitehouse Attends '87,' Reflects on Journey

Honors student Amanda Whitehouse ’ 11 recently attended the 87 event to commemorate the graduating seniors’ 87-day countdown to commencement. Enjoying the refreshments as well as the chance to mingle with peers and professors, Whitehouse came to the realization that her four-year journey at Arcadia...

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February 25, 2011

First-Year Student Brings His Band to the Battle, Feb. 26

Jonathan Cooney ’14 has already recorded two EPs and played in the company of several nationally touring acts on some of the most popular stages in the Northeast. This weekend, his band, The Pleasure, will add Arcadia University’s Stiteler Auditorium to its list of venues conquered, going head to...

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February 25, 2011

Ryan's Painting Raises $455 for Jami Rodriguez Scholarship

"Peeled Tangerine with Tea Bowl," the painting Abbey Ryan ’03 produced during her live demonstration on the Grey Towers Castle landing on Feb. 15, raised $455.99 for the Jami Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship. The painting was listed on eBay for seven days and received 13 bids. All of the proceeds...

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February 25, 2011

Thousands of Daffodils, Dozens of New Trees, and More Beauty To Come

As the snow melts and the days grow longer, be on the watch for thousands of daffodils that will pop up on campus this spring. Approximately 7,000 new daffodils will blossom this spring, joining several thousand that have already been introduced on campus over the past several years. As springtime...


February 22, 2011

Ryan Studies Military Symbols, Designs Set for 'Julius Caesar'

As part of her senior capstone project, Theater Arts and English major Carrie Ryan ’11 designed the set for Arcadia University’s production of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare. The experience has expanded her skills and appreciation for her craft. ( View photos from the dress rehearsal .) “I...

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January 28, 2011

Stelacio Shines, Whether Digging Fire Lines or Fighting Ferocious Plants

By PURNELL T. CROPPER “We had no trees on our street until my mom petitioned the city—she got all our neighbors to sign a letter—and we finally had some planted on our block,” says Maria Stelacio ’11 with a laugh, reflecting on her childhood in Philadelphia and moments that inspired her love of the...

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December 17, 2010

32 Students to Perform at Kennedy Center Theater Festival

Arcadia University’s award-winning theater department will be taking 32 students to the Region II Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival at Towson University in Towson, Md., Jan. 11-16. Twelve of the 32 students were nominated for their performances: Lauren Myers , a senior Acting major...

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September 10, 2010

Appelbaum Elected President of Curriculum Association, Publishes Essay

Dr. Peter Appelbaum , Professor and Coordinator of Mathematics Education and Curriculum Studies at Arcadia University, was recently elected to a three-year term as president of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies . In the July 2010 issue of the Journal for the...

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April 23, 2010

Get Out the Hard Hats—The University Commons Begins

Get out the shovels and the hard hats! The University Commons is here, and the campus community is invited to join in the celebration on Friday, April 23, at 4 p.m. on Kuch Field. “We’ve been planning for it. Students have been asking for it. Trustees and donors have been raising funds for it. Now...

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April 20, 2010

Daughter Follows Mother's Path to Arcadia

By Heather C. Mick ’11 Mary Stillman Sundra ’83 chose Arcadia University because of the small class sizes and personalized attention. These are the same reasons her daughter, Katie Sundra ’12 , decided to transfer to Arcadia. Now, mother and daughter share a love for Arcadia. Majoring in...

April 6, 2010

Evan Smith Wins President's Prize

Evan J. Smith , was awarded the President's Prize, which goes to the junior with the highest cumulative average for five semesters of study at Arcadia University, at Honors Convocation on March 27. "Evan’s achievements here at Arcadia go well beyond the high GPA that has won him this award. His...

April 6, 2010

Kincade Receives Adjunct Faculty Award

Dr. Vance Kincade , Adjunct Professor of History, received the Arcadia University Adjunct Faculty Award, given for the 21st time in the University’s history at Honors Convocation on March 27. The award is given to that part-time instructor whom students and faculty judge to be an exemplary teacher...

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April 6, 2010

Larissa Hageman Awarded Provost's Prize

Larissa A. Hageman was awarded the Provost's Prize as the sophomore with the highest cumulative average for three semesters of study at the Arcadia University Honors Convocation on March 27. Hageman, of Jamison, Pa., plans on studying abroad next spring in London. "Larissa's first two years at...

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April 6, 2010

Ashley French Receives Molly Haas Valentine Award

Ashley N. French was awarded the Molly Haas Valentine Award, given to a graduate student who is completing a master's degree with distinction and whose dedication to his or her studies has required extraordinary determination to overcome obstacles in the pursuit of excellence. "Ashley entered the...