Arcadia University News


April 19, 2011

Arcadia Art Share: Dr. Kalenda Eaton Reads Original Poem Inspired by Hurricane Katrina

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , Assistant Professor of English, reads her poem "Hurricane Dreams (or We Danced the Calinda by Moonlight)," which was inspired by Hurricane Katrina. Read more about Arcadia Art Share .

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April 12, 2011

Tooker's Poem Published in the Asia Literary Review

University Relations staff member Michelle Tooker ’07,’10M is featured in the latest issue of the Asia Literary Review , a print and online journal based in Hong Kong. The issue is focused on Burma (currently known as Myanmar) and raises awareness of the human-rights atrocities occurring under the...

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April 8, 2011

Arcadia Art Share: Dill Reads Poem, Discusses Writing Process

In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Bulletin has launched an ongoing literary series featuring students, faculty and staff. First up is David Dill, a graduate student in the Master of Education program and a co-founder of Obsession , a literary journal created by Arcadia graduate students...

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March 22, 2011

Visiting Writers Series Presents Award-Winning Author Brad Watson, March 25

Arcadia University’s Visiting Writers Series welcomes award-winning author Brad Watson, on Friday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at 7 p.m. in advance of Watson’s reading, and his books will be on sale for him to...

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March 22, 2011

Couch Featured in Chronicle of Higher Education's Poetry Series

Randall Couch , poet and Adjunct Professor of English at Arcadia University, is featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s series Monday’s Poem . His poem “Pressed” appeared in the March 21 issue along with commentary from Arts & Academe’s poetry editor Lisa Russ Spaar. In addition to...

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March 22, 2011

Tooker’s Poem Published in Ampersand Literary Review

University Relations staff member Michelle Tooker ’07,’10M is featured in the latest issue of the Ampersand Literary Review . Her poem “13,” which was written while she was in the Master of Arts in English program, is from her chapbook-length collection “Storm Speak.” She completed the collection...

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March 18, 2011

New: M.F.A. in Creative Writing with Study Abroad in Scotland, Italy

Arcadia University’s new Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing is the only low-residency program in the Philadelphia area with both a dynamic online community and residencies abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland, and Umbria, Italy, announced Dr. Steve O. Michael , Provost and Academic Vice President...

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March 8, 2011

Vote to Bring Danny McBride and James Franco to Arcadia

Currently ranked in the top 100 for the most votes in the U.S., Arcadia University is competing to bring the premier of the movie Your Highness , to Glenside. Cast members Danny McBride and James Franco would appear at the event. The contest ends Monday, March 21, at 9 a.m. ( Vote online . ) “We've...

February 22, 2011

Fashion Mogul Phillips Lands on Cover of 'Verve' Magazine

“I love everything about my work,” says Valerie Phillips ’07 , who recently developed an independent clothing design business, Glister, in Asheville, N.C., that merges sustainability and fresh couture. Recently featured on the cover of the February 2011 Edition of Verve , North Carolina’s Smartest...

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February 22, 2011

Eaton on Alain Locke, 'Father of the Harlem Renaissance'

Editor’s Note : The Bulletin asked Dr. Kalenda Eaton , Assistant Professor of African American Literature, to share two of her favorite poems and a piece of non-fiction with readers. She graciously obliged and went a step further, describing why she prizes the particular texts. Eaton is bringing a...

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February 18, 2011

Primed for Read-In, English Professor Honors Poet Gwendolyn Brooks

Editor's Note : The Bulletin asked Dr. Kalenda Eaton , Assistant Professor of African American Literature, to share two of her favorite poems and a piece of non-fiction with readers. She graciously obliged and went a step further, describing why she prizes the particular texts. First up: “when you...

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February 16, 2011

Foti: 'Hyper-local Journalism is the Keystone of a Community'

Kaitlyn Foti ’08 is the new Local Editor of the Chestnut Hill Patch, a community-specific news and information platform dedicated to providing local coverage of news, events, and the marketplace. “There are a number of things you should know about me. I am a graduate of Arcadia University. I have...

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February 11, 2011

DuBois: Making Sure That Local Papers Don't Become Dinosaurs

By Larry Atkins Don't tell Erin DuBois , a graduate student in Arcadia's English program, that newspapers are dying. DuBois, the Associate Editor of the Souderton Independent and Perkasie News Herald , chose to work for a local newspaper even though many people are skeptical about the future of the...

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January 25, 2011

Elwork Publishes First Novel 'The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead'

Paul Elwork ’04M was featured among “10 of this season's promising fictional debuts, each with the potential to thrill” as noted by Natalie Danford of Publishers Weekly in the Jan. 24 article, “Novel Undertakings: First Fiction 2011.” The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead , which will be published...

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January 25, 2011

Elwork Publishes First Novel 'The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead'

Paul Elwork ’04M was featured among “10 of this season's promising fictional debuts, each with the potential to thrill” as noted by Natalie Danford of Publishers Weekly in the Jan. 24 article, “Novel Undertakings: First Fiction 2011.” The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead , which will be published...

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January 21, 2011

Atkins Writes About Grey Towers Castle for Pennsylvania Magazine

Arcadia University’s Grey Towers Castle is featured in the latest issue of Pennsylvania Magazine . In "University Castle," Adjunct Professor of Journalism Larry Atkins tells the story of the Castle, including details about its architecture, myths of it being haunted, and how it's used to house some...

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January 21, 2011

Atkins Writes About Grey Towers Castle for Pennsylvania Magazine

Arcadia University’s Grey Towers Castle is featured in the latest issue of Pennsylvania Magazine . In "University Castle," Adjunct Professor of Journalism Larry Atkins tells the story of the Castle, including details about its architecture, myths of it being haunted, and how it's used to house some...

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January 19, 2011

English Major Receives Prestigious King's College London Award

Larissa Hageman ’12 , a junior majoring in English from Arcadia University, and Colleen Dell, a junior business major from Elms College in Chicopee, Mass., received the prestigious King’s Study Abroad Excellence Award. This is a distinctive honor which carries with it an award of £2,500 for a...

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January 19, 2011

Study Abroad Prepares Pacheco for Graduate School in London

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Equipped with a B.A. in English and a minor in professional writing, Jennifer Pacheco ’10 is taking her academic skills and global understanding to the next level. She currently is earning a master’s degree in publishing at University College London. Securing her first...

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October 26, 2010

Smith: Plugged into Philly’s Tech Scene, Publishing via Podcast

“A figurehead of Philadelphia’s young blogging scene, there aren’t many people involved in web communities in this city who don’t know (Eric) Smith . But Smith … is involved in enough cool projects that intersect with technology, the web and Philadelphia that it’d be something of a sin to not share...

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October 26, 2010

Smith: Plugged into Philly’s Tech Scene, Publishing via Podcast

“A figurehead of Philadelphia’s young blogging scene, there aren’t many people involved in web communities in this city who don’t know (Eric) Smith . But Smith … is involved in enough cool projects that intersect with technology, the web and Philadelphia that it’d be something of a sin to not share...

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