Arcadia University News


May 23, 2019

Arcadia Appoints Brigette A. Bryant as VP for Development and Alumni Relations

Arcadia University is proud to announce that Brigette A. Bryant , a fundraising executive with nearly three decades of development experience in higher education, has been appointed vice president for Development and Alumni Relations. Bryant begins her tenure at Arcadia on June 3. “Throughout her...

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May 9, 2019

Ryan Featured in St. Bonaventure University Solo Exhibition

The second edition of Abbey Ryan ’03 ’s painting collection “the light/the shade” is showing as a solo exhibition at the Quick Center at St. Bonaventure University through June 2. The exhibition is the culmination of a 2017 research trip to Patmos, Greece, and is also a part of Ryan’s one-a-day...

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May 3, 2019

Macchi ’12 In the News for Soccer Instagram Series

Chris Macchi ’12 was featured in a March 31 NBCSN segment, “Premier League Mornings Live,” for his Instagram series “On the Ground.” Macchi, who lives in London, uses the series to promote the English league to American audiences. “It’s really just about the fan experience,” said Macchi, whose...

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April 26, 2019

Mohr ’12M Receives Forensic Science Award

Forensic Science alumna Amanda L.A. Mohr ’12M received the 2019 American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Irving Sunshine Award from the Toxicology Section, which focuses on the research and detection of poisons and drugs in medical and legal investigations. The Irving Sunshine award is given to...

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April 22, 2019

Black Alumni Association Celebrates Inaugural Preview Scholarship Recipients

“I feel like I’m part of history,” said Stephanie Quarshie ’22 , a Biology major who went to Paris on Preview. She’s one of 10 students who received the Black Alumni Association of Arcadia University (BAAAU)’s inaugural Preview scholarships for 2019. “I’m grateful. Preview is why I came to Arcadia...

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April 22, 2019

Nonprofit Led by Eubank ’05, ’07MEd Wins $40,000 Grant from the Renewal Project

Welcoming the Stranger, led by Education alumna and executive director Meg Eubank ’05, ’07MEd , was awarded a $40,000 grant at the fourth annual Renewal Awards ceremony in New York City on March 28. Eubank is executive director and the only full-time employee of Welcoming the Stranger, based out of...

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April 18, 2019

Arcadia Honors Dr. Wes Rose’s Legacy with Endowed Award

On April 6, Arcadia faculty, staff, alumni, students and friends joined members of the Rose family and associates of the ALS Association in Grey Towers Castle for a special evening to celebrate the life of Dr. R. Wesley Rose (1972-2018), associate professor of Biology, and to benefit the R. Wesley...

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April 5, 2019

Ciallella ’15 Publishes Toxicology Research

Forensic Science alumna Heather Ciallella ’15 published her first scientific article, “Advancing Computational Toxicology in the Big Data Era by Artificial Intelligence: Data-Driven and Mechanism-Driven Modeling for Chemical Toxicology,” with the Journal of Chemical Research in Toxicology on March...

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February 26, 2019

A New Alumni Directory is Coming!

Over the next few months, our partner, Publishing Concepts (PCI), will contact Arcadia alumni via postcard, phone call, and email. The Arcadia University Alumni Association is working with PCI to collect and update the contact information on our more than 30,000 alumni worldwide. The extensive...

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January 23, 2019

Clark ’99 to Release Second Novel, Hands Up, with Wido Publishing

Stephen Clark ’99 is preparing to release his second novel, Hands Up , with Wido Publishing. In Hands Up , Clark explores the story of three protagonists who witness a police shooting. Clark describes this book as a “socially conscious thriller” that draws upon themes of racial tension and mutual...

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November 20, 2018

Dr. Moore, Oguz ’18 Research Musician Cognition

Dr. Katherine Moore , assistant professor of Psychology, Pinar Oguz ’18 , and Jim Meyer, of Elmhurst College, published “Superior Fluid Cognition in Trained Musicians” in Sage Journals on Nov. 9. Their research explores the relationship between trained musicians and fluid intelligence, or the...

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November 9, 2018

Visual and Performing Arts Alumni, Staff Nominated for Barrymore Awards

By Richard Lefler '19 On Nov. 5, Arcadia alumni, faculty, and staff from the Visual and Performing Arts Department were recognized at the annual Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. The awards honor local artists and theater companies in Philadelphia’s thriving theater community. Robin...

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November 6, 2018

BAAAU Achieve Preview Scholarship Goal, Launch #20for2020

In just three months, the Black Alumni Association of Arcadia University (BAAAU) has exceeded its goal for its first annual Preview scholarship . Preview , a two-credit course and weeklong international experience for first-year and transfer students, can be an exciting global opportunity. However...

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October 18, 2018

Community UKNIGHTs 4 Arcadia During Inauguration Week

For four days during Inauguration Week, Arcadians around the world “UKNIGHTED” on campus and online for the fourth annual UKNIGHT 4 Arcadia campaign. Helping to surpass the goal of 1,022 donors, a record-setting 1,042 Arcadia alumni, students, faculty, staff, Trustees, parents, family members,...

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October 15, 2018

Artist Talk with Vanni ’05, ’06MEd for University Exhibition “Outside In”

Artist Lauren Vanni ’05, ’06MEd will speak about her artistic practice on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the University Commons Great Room. Immediately following the lecture, an opening reception for her exhibition, “Outside In,” will be held in the Harrison Gallery. The exhibition features 14...

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October 2, 2018

Iskandarani ’18 Publishes Paper on Language Learning

Lana Iskandarani ’18 , a graduate student in the School of Education’s Connected Learning & Technologies certificate program, published “Production-Centered Classroom Environment Increases Students’ Understanding and Interest in Learning Foreign Languages” in the Journal of Foreign Languages,...

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August 17, 2018

Jake ’17 Investigates Molecular Potential Energy

Chemistry and Physics alumna Lena C. Jake ’17 published “Hartree-Fock symmetry breaking around conical intersections,” the first segment of her doctoral research, in the prestigious Journal of Chemical Physics , a compilation of fresh perspectives and significant findings in the field of chemical...

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August 16, 2018

Alumni Meet President Nair

The Arcadia University Alumni Association kicked off its “Meet President Nair” event series with a rooftop reception for Arcadia alumni at The Continental Mid-town in Center City, Philadelphia on July 31. More than 75 guests joined President Ajay Nair , his wife Paayal, and his children, Krishna...

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July 11, 2018

Black Alumni Association of Arcadia University Launches Preview Scholarship Program

All Arcadia University students should be able to “preview” the world—that’s why the Black Alumni Association of Arcadia University (BAAAU) has launched a new travel scholarship program. Preview , a two-credit course and weeklong international experience for first-year and transfer students, can be...

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June 29, 2018

Actor and Playwright Hitchens ‘07 Shares Spooky Past

By Nicole Gieselman ’19 Director, playwright, and Acting alumnus Josh Hitchens ‘07 has been sending shivers down spines with his original, autobiographical play Ghost Stories . Directed by Ryan Walter, the one-man show is comprised of six paranormal tales that have (literally) haunted Hitchens...

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June 27, 2018

Tandy-Connor ‘07M Investigates Ancestry Testing

Genetic Counseling graduate Stephany Tandy-Connor ‘07M was the lead investigator for a study examining direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing companies, such as AncestryDNA and 23AndMe. With companies that provide insight into family and heritage growing in popularity, Tandy-Connor’s research...

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