Arcadia University News


May 31, 2012

Commons Gallery Presents Andrew Ortwein: The Greatest War, June 8 – Sept. 2

Arcadia University’s Commons Gallery is pleased to present a new suite of twelve digitally printed photographs by Andrew Ortwein ’07 on view from June 8 through Sept. 2, 2012. Each large-scale color print in the series, titled The Greatest War , appears to portray a soldier in the throes of a...

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May 25, 2012

Schall’s 'Present Tense' and 'LOST DOG' to Appear in Right Hand Pointing

Daniel Schall ’08, ’10M , English Department Faculty and Director of the University's Writing Center, recently had two poems accepted by online magazine Right Hand Pointing . "Present Tense" and "LOST DOG" will appear in the publication’s 54th issue. Schall is a founding member of the Assassin's...

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May 10, 2012

Inside Higher Ed: Arcadia Announces Spring 2012 Commencement Speakers

Inside Higher Ed recently noted that Patricia Hill Collins, Distinguished University Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland at College Park, and Fred de Sam Lazaro, a PBS correspondent, will give commencement addresses at Arcadia University. Read more .

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May 10, 2012

Times News: Nanovic ’12DPT Graduates with Distinction

The Times News (Lehighton, Pa.) reported that Kimberly Nanovic ’12DPT recently earned a degree in physical therapy with distinction, on April 28. As part of a required Capstone project that focuses on the evidence-based practice of physical therapy, Nanovic presented a REsearch Paltform Session...

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May 3, 2012

Grady Publishes Critical Anthology 'Great Shakespeareans'

Dr. Hugh Grady , Professor of English, edited and contributed to Great Shakespeareans: Empson, Wilson, Knight, Barber, Kott , which was published by Continuum in May 2012. Part of the Great Shakespeareans series, this edited anthology of critical essays focuses on Shakespeare's reception by the...

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April 24, 2012

Philly.com: Oakman Reads 'Snatched: She Never Saw Him Coming'

Tamara G. Oakman , Co-founder and Managing Editor of APIARY magazine and a graduate of Arcadia University's M.A. in English program, reads "Snatched: She never saw him coming" in an April 20 post on Philly.com. ...She said, she said, she said, it will not happen to me, but there are hundreds of...

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April 17, 2012

Philly.com: Atkins Reports on First Amendment Debate

Philly.com featured “Under arrest for journalism,” written by Larry Atkins , Adjunct Professor of Journalism. The article follows the recent arraignment of Ian Van Kuyk, who was arrested after he refused to stop photographing a traffic stop, asserting his first amendment rights. The officers...

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April 4, 2012

Food Network Films Alum and Sisters at Bucks County Mamma D's Restaurant

Montgomery Media reported on Mamma D's, a popular Italian restaurant co-owned by Montgomery Count resident and Arcadia University alumna Vilma Desiato ’98M , who recently hosted the Food Network for a three-day shoot, on April 4. The so-called “Three Graces” — whose faces can be discerned in the...

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March 29, 2012

Five Faculty Members Awarded SEPCHE Grants for 21st Century Teaching

Several faculty members were awarded grants by the South Eastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) for Building Faculty Capacity for 21st Century Teaching: A SEPCHE/Teagle Initiative, on March 14. "Arcadia faculty are active in pedagogically related research works," says Dr...

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March 27, 2012

‘me and Nina’ author Monica A. Hand ’75 On Tour in Philadelphia

Poet and book artist Monica A. Hand ’75 will give two readings from me and Nina (Alice James Books, 2012), an intimate conversation with the "High Priestess of Soul," this weekend in Philadelphia. She is appearing at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore on Friday, March 30, at 7 p.m. and Musehouse: A...

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March 14, 2012

Montgomery News: Kaier Tames Tangled Body Image in ‘Beauty is a Verb’

Montgomery News featured Anne Kaier , Adjunct Professor of English, for her contribution to Beauty Is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability (Cinco Puntos Press), edited by Jennifer Bratlett, Sheila Black and Michael Northen, on March 13. The collection of poems and essays provides insight into the...

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March 13, 2012

What a Method Actor Can Teach You about Writing

By Michael Schwartz ’14 Arcadia University students and faculty, as well as members of the local creative community, were treated to an insightful lecture by multi-disciplinarian Keith Strunk. A devoted method actor, Strunk connected with the audience through interactive exercises and made...

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March 6, 2012

Reale Book: Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library

Michelle Reale ’96,’99M , Faculty Librarian in Arcadia University's Landman Library, wrote a book titled Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library , recently published by ALA Editions, the publishing arm of the American Library Association and one of the most highly respected imprints...

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February 28, 2012

Phillyburbs.com: Howie ’00M Accepts 2011 Teacher as Hero Award, March 14

Phillyburbs.com reported that Dennis Howie ’00M “will officially accept the 2011 Teacher as Hero Award presented by The National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia on March 14,” as reported by staff writer Christian Menno, Feb. 27. Howie graduated from Arcadia University with master's degree in English...

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February 28, 2012

Phillyburbs.com: Howie ’00M Accepts 2011 Teacher as Hero Award, March 14

Phillyburbs.com reported that Dennis Howie ’00M “will officially accept the 2011 Teacher as Hero Award presented by The National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia on March 14,” as reported by staff writer Christian Menno, Feb. 27. Howie graduated from Arcadia University with master's degree in English...

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February 17, 2012

Newsworks: Jones Founds Nor’easter Open, Fellow Faculty Contribute

Newsworks (Philadelphia, Pa.) reported on the new open mic event, the Nor'easter Open, which took place at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore , founded by Quincy Scott Jones , Adjunct Professor of English, Communications and Theater Arts, and his wife. Adjunct Professors Daniel Schall ’08, ’ 10M and...

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February 7, 2012

Cave Canem Hosts Debut for Monica A. Hand ’75

Cave Canem Foundation, a home for the many voices of African American poetry, will host a book launch for Arcadia University alumna Monica A. Hand ’75 and her debut collection of poetry, me and Nina , on Friday, Feb. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Cave Canem headquarters in Brooklyn, N.Y. The evening of music...

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February 3, 2012

Apiary: 'me and Nina' author Monica A. Hand '75 To Perform at Arcadia, Feb. 8

Tamara G. Oakman , Co-founder and Managing Editor of APIARY magazine and a graduate student in Arcadia University's M.A. in English program, writes about the upcoming Feb. 8 visit of fellow alum and fellow poet Monica A. Hand ’75 . Monica A. Hand is a poet and book artist whose debut manuscript, me...

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January 31, 2012

Reflections Penn: Hurricane Scatters First Year Doubts, Fosters New Friendships

Reflections Penn (Norristown, Pa.) recently featured an article by Kaylie Granoff ’15 , an English major at Arcadia University, who writes of the first chaotic days of her college experience. In addition to dealing with the tempest of acclimating to a new college environment and lifestyle, Granoff...

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January 31, 2012

Reflections Penn: Hurricane Scatters First Year Doubts, Fosters New Friendships

Reflections Penn (Norristown, Pa.) recently featured an article by Kaylie Granoff ’15 , an English major at Arcadia University, who writes of the first chaotic days of her college experience. In addition to dealing with the tempest of acclimating to a new college environment and lifestyle, Granoff...

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January 24, 2012

Intelligencer: Alum's First Novel is Tale of Horror on Appalachian Trail

Brian Francis Smith of Glenside is an English teacher at Cheltenham High School by day and an author of horror tales, among other avocations, by night. Smith, who earned a master's degree at Arcadia University, was profiled in the Intelligencer on Jan. 21 in an article titled "Do they have the...

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