Arcadia University News


October 14, 2011

Columnist: Elwork '04M Pens Haunting Tale on 'Spirit Knocking'

In Montgomery News' latest edition of Book Bound, columnist Nicolette Milholin writes about Paul Elwork '04M and his interest in the spirit world. Elwork is reading at Arcadia Univeristy on Oct. 21 as part of the Writers Returns to Campus Series. "I think an interest in the spirit world is deep in...

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September 30, 2011

Schall's 'Philadelphiamble' Accepted by Street Notes

Daniel Schall ’08,’10M , Director of the Writing Center, recently had a piece accepted by Street Notes literary magazine. "Philadelphiamble," which Schall wrote as part of his Master's Thesis, is a mixed-genre piece consisting of poetry, a photoessay and collage. Schall is an original member of the...

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September 13, 2011

Chapman Publishes 'Bet Doubling' Article in Journal of Risk Finance

An article on “Bet Doubling in Gambling and Investing,” written by Dr. Zaneta Chapman , Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Arcadia University, and Dr. Thomas Getzen, Emeritus Professor at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, was published in the Journal of Risk Finance in...

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September 8, 2011

'Forget Me Nots−For Him,' Writes Card '12 in Work & Lifestyle Magazine

"Your relationship with your lover is one of the cornerstones of a happy balanced life. Keep love strong with nice manly surprises," writes Amanda Card ’12 in Philadelphia's Work & Lifestyle magazine in an article on "Forget me nots—For Him." "So what gifts genuinely surprise him, make him '...

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August 19, 2011

New M.F.A. in Creative Writing Kicks Off, Cohort 1 Includes 14 Dynamic Writers

Arcadia’s new Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program kicked off on July 31 with 14 students traveling from around the United States to attend the first residency. The weeklong residency, which occurred at the King of Prussia Campus, gave poetry and fiction students a chance to interact and...

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August 9, 2011

Tooker Receives Honorable Mention in Janet McCabe Poetry Contest

Michelle Tooker ’07,’10M , a staff member in University Relations, received honorable mention in the Janet McCabe Poetry Prize sponsored by Ruminate Magazine . Acclaimed poet Naomi Shihab Nye judged the contest and selected Tooker’s poem as one of five prizewinners from more than 1,000 entries. “I...

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August 5, 2011

Columnist: Wertime Knows How to 'Wrangle the Writing Life'

“Write first because you love to do so; respect the high demands of the craft that good writing requires of you; have resiliency and patience as you cultivate your abilities; and recognize that you must go to the world — the world won’t come to you!," writes Book Bound columnist Nicolette Milholin...

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July 29, 2011

MFA Kicks Off With Literary Reading, Aug. 3

To kick off Arcadia's new Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing degree, the program is hosting a reading on August 3 in the Castle Dining Room at 7 p.m. Professors Quincy Scott Jones and Joshua Isard will read from their work as well as visiting writers Paul Elwork ’04M and Paula Raimondo ’ 06 M...

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July 29, 2011

Tooker, Oakman Plan 'Artists Against Censorship' Literary Event

Michelle Tooker ’07,’10M , a staff member in University Relations, and Tamara Oakman , a graduate student in the Master of Arts in English program, are planning “Artists Against Censorship,” a literary fundraising event aimed at raising awareness for Burma’s political prisoners. The event—which...

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July 15, 2011

Fiction Writers Explore Umbria's Hill Towns

In the land of delicious food, 13 graduate students are exploring the art of fiction writing while enjoying the sites of Italy as part of the Umbrian Fiction Writers’ Workshop. Already inspired by Umbria’s hill towns, students are busy writing and learning the importance of developing a writing...

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July 15, 2011

Elwork '04M Reflects on First Editorial Experience at Book Reading, July 8

Paul Elwork ’04M returned to the Glenside campus July 8 to read from his book The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead , which was published by Amy Einhorn Books (Penguin Group) in March. The even kicked off the Creative Writing Institute, a four-week program which gives students the opportunity to...

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July 1, 2011

14 Students Prepare for Fiction Residency in Umbria

On Thursday, 14 students will jet off to Umbria, Italy, for Arcadia’s first-ever fiction writer’s residency abroad. The 10-day experience includes intensive writing workshops, a visit with poets Allan Williamson and Jeanne Foster, and five cultural excursions to nearby hill towns. “What I'm most...

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June 2, 2011

Moono '94M Honored with Yaffe-Smith Civil Rights Award

Dr. Steady Moono ’94M , vice president of Student Affairs at Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) was recognized by the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission as the recipient of the Montgomery County Advisory Council’s Yaffe-Smith Civil Rights Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in...

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May 27, 2011

Atkins Quoted On Philadelphia Writer's Conference

Larry Atkins , Adjunct Professor of Journalism, was quoted in The Montgomery News on May 24. He comments on the Annual Philadelphia Writer’s Conference, which is being held June 3-5 in Philadelphia Atkins says it’s always exciting to see people come back each year and looks forward to seeing and...

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May 18, 2011

Berger Hones Communication Skills with Disney

“Whether you have a great internship experience or not, there is always something to garner from stepping outside your comfort zone and participating in something that is bigger than you,” says Theater Arts and English major Claire Berger ’11 . Berger completed a paid internship with one of the...

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May 10, 2011

Black Receives Philadelphia’s Athenaeum Literary Award

Robin Black, who has taught Advanced Fiction Writing at Arcadia, received Philadelphia’s coveted Athenaeum Literary Award for her short-story collection If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This , as reported by Philly.com . The prize recognizes and encourages literary achievement among authors who are...

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May 4, 2011

Arcadia Art Share: Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni Illuminate Literature and the Arts

Arcadia Art Share , a new multimedia project featured in the Bulletin and on Facebook, showcases original work from members of the Arcadia community, highlights their inspirations and processes, and provides an outlet for literary and artistic discussions. The project began as a way to celebrate...

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April 22, 2011

Arcadia Art Share: Doherty and Gustavson on Poetic Specificity and 'The Moment'

Arcadia Art Share brings you part two of a discussion between Dr. Leif Gustavson , Associate Professor of Education, and Tyler Doherty , Adjunct Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center. Hear their thoughts on poetic specificity and energy. View part one .

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April 22, 2011

Whitehouse Interns for 'Strange Horizons' Sci-Fi Magazine

Honors Student Amanda Whitehouse ’11 is completing an internship position as First Reader with Strange Horizons , a small online sci-fi magazine. The only thing "genuinely scary," she says, is the content she helps select for the magazine. “A first reader is to a magazine editor what a clerk is to...

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April 19, 2011

Arcadia Art Share: Gustavson and Doherty on Slapdash Poetics

Arcadia Art Share brings you Dr. Leif Gustavson , Associate Professor of Eduaction, and Tyler Doherty , Adjunct Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center. In part one of a two-part series, Doherty and Gustavson read some of their favorite poems and discuss why the works inspire them...

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April 19, 2011

Arcadia Art Share: Couch on 'The God Abandons Antony'

Editor’s Note: As part of Arcadia Art Share —a new series that features faculty, students, alumni and staff discussing literature and the arts—Randall Couch, poet and Adjunct Professor of English, examines C.P. Cavafy's poem "The God Abandons Antony." By Randall Couch Mark Antony, ruling the...

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