Arcadia University News

July 17, 2014

Haumesser ’11 and Kinebrew ’90 Named Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellows

Each year, the Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellowship recruits teacher candidates who have worked or are working in the science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine (STEMM) fields to complete a master’s program, earn their teaching licenses, and commit to three years of teaching math and...

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July 8, 2014

Oatis Coauthors Research Article in the International Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Carol A. Oatis , professor of physical therapy at Arcadia University, coauthored “Variations in Delivery and Exercise Content of Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Following Total Knee Replacement Surgery: A Cross-Sectional Observation Study” along with seven Arcadia alumni. The study, which aimed...

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July 7, 2014

Pan American Academy Recognizes Collaboration with Arcadia University at Festival de Sueños

[slideshow_deploy id='59398'] At the Festival de Sueños on June 12, Pan American Academy Charter School, Philadelphia's first international baccalaureate elementary school, acknowledged its collaboration with Arcadia University. The “Festival of Dreams” served as a fundraiser for the academy’s...

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July 1, 2014

Alumni Profile: Macchi Brings Digital Media Skills to KICKTV, Major League Soccer

While office productivity may drop during the 2014 World Cup, with soccer fans sneaking glances during the workday and others heading home early, it’s Chris Macchi ’s job to watch the games. Macchi ’12, who studied biology and played on the men’s soccer team at Arcadia, is a media coordinator with...


June 24, 2014

Schall Publishes Poetry in ‘Streetnotes’

Director of the Writing Center Daniel Schall published “Philadelphiamble,” a photo-essay-style set of four poems, in Streetnotes , a peer-reviewed ethnography and poetry journal based at the University of California (Davis). The pieces Schall submitted to Streetnotes comprised roughly a third of...

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June 24, 2014

McCreery Receives Distinguished Curriculum Fellowship for First-Year Seminar

Adjunct Professor Allyson McCreery was awarded a Curriculum Fellowship from the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict. The fellowship is intended to support and advance teaching in the field of civil resistance studies and will be applied to McCreery’s First-Year Seminar “Making Moves:...

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June 5, 2014

Works by Batchelor, Profitt ’11 and Garvey ’09 Featured in Exhibition at the University of the Arts

June 4 marked the official opening of “Between Matter and Experience,” an exhibition at the University of the Arts that includes the works of Betsey Batchelor , associate professor in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, and Krista Profitt ’11 and Lauren Garvey ’09 , alumni of the painting...

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May 16, 2014

Commencement 2014: Arcadia Graduates Earn Place in University’s History, Are Urged to Find Joy, Give Back

Rain did little to dampen the spirits of the 512 Arcadia University students who earned baccalaureate degrees at the undergraduate Commencement on Friday, May 16. The Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium, which served as the site for the undergraduate ceremony, crackled with energy as graduates and their...

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April 16, 2014

Workshop, Gala, Lecture Celebrate Lifetime Accomplishments of Children’s Author Jennifer Bryant ’99M

By CHRISTOPHER SARACHILLI ’14 The Castle Mirror Room did not seem like a typical pre-lecture scene at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 21. Rather than hushed murmurs in the seats, those eager to hear Jennifer Bryant ’99M speak were met with a row of empty chairs and loud conversation floating in from the...

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April 2, 2014

Developer of ‘Reading Rainbow’ Ellen Schecter and Philanthropist Gerri Aaron to Address Candidates at Arcadia University Commencements

Ellen Schecter, author, producer, and educator who has written or collaborated on many multi-award-winning television series for children and families including Reading Rainbow , will address baccalaureate degree candidates at Arcadia University’s undergraduate Commencement on Friday, May 16, 2014...


March 26, 2014

Students Impress Employers and Grad Schools in Record Numbers at Career and Internship Fair

Grace Hiegl ’17 didn’t know what to expect when she arrived in the Kuch Center for Arcadia’s Career and Internship Fair on March 25. After all, it was the first career fair she’d attended. Before entering the fair floor, she expressed her concerns: “I’ve never really applied for a job like this...

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March 6, 2014

Dr. Skilton-Sylvester Named The Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education

Marking the beginning of a new chapter in Arcadia University’s history, Dr. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester , professor of education, was named The Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education . The University’s first donor designated chair results from a $1 million gift from Walter and Rosemary...

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February 26, 2014

Dobson’s Photo Selected for Inclusion in International Juried Exhibition

Delaney Dobson , who graduated from Arcadia in 2013 with a bachelor of fine arts degree in fine art photography, was selected as a winner in the ONWARD Compé, an international juried photography competition in Philadelphia, Pa. Approximately 2,000 photographs were submitted from 22 countries. The...

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February 26, 2014

Arcadia University Offers Physical Therapy Colloquium on Lower Limb Amputation and Phantom Limb Pain, March 20

Arcadia University’s College of Health Sciences and Physical Therapy Department present a Graduate Colloquium on Thursday, March 20, with physiotherapists from Queen Mary’s Hospital in London Sara Smith, mCSP, HCPC and Kate Lancaster, mCSP, HCPC. The colloquium is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in the...

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February 20, 2014

Ryan ’03 to Conduct Painting Demo in Castle on Feb. 28

In 2007, Arcadia University Assistant Professor of studio art Abbey Ryan ’03 began producing daily paintings, but about once a year since 2011, the Philadelphia-based artist and blogger invites the whole world to watch and participate as she honors the memory of a dear friend. On Friday, Feb. 28,...

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February 4, 2014

Times Chronicle: Paskell ’81, ’96M.Ed. Brings Passion for Art to Classroom, Community

The Times Chronicle featured Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96M.Ed. in a story highlighting Paskell’s commitment to bringing the arts to the community and how she has returned to her alma mater to share her passion with students. “My class fuses art, love and service together,” she said. “Art is the tool...

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January 31, 2014

DPT Grad Draws on Arcadia Training to Overcome International Obstacles

By CHRISTOPHER SARACHILLI ’14 Walking to the examination room, Dr. Aedel Brodie ’13DPT felt a mix of excitement and anxiety. Though she was one of more than 500 aspiring physical therapists in Israel who had gathered to take the licensure test, Brodie’s test was a bit different from most others: It...

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January 4, 2014

Reale Publishes Article in Journal

Michelle Reale ’99M , faculty librarian, has had an article, “Can I Call This Place Home?: Poetic Representation of a Border Crossing by Sea,” accepted for publication in Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies .


January 2, 2014

Souderton Independent and Courier Times: Areval ’93MEd Co-leads 2013 National Blue Ribbon School

On Sept. 26, the Souderton Independent and Bucks County Courier Times each reported that the Souderton Charter School Collaborative (SCSC), for which Jennifer Arevalo ’93MEd serves as co-director, was named a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. Established in 2000...

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January 2, 2014

Cornell Chronicle: Ajok’ 11M Tells Middle School Students How He Survived Conflict in Sudan

On Oct. 26, the Cornell Chronicle published “From Lost Boy of Sudan to Cornell grad student” highlighting the unimaginable journey of Ayuen Ajok ’11M , who spoke with middle school students in Ithaca, N.Y., on Oct. 21. Prior to beginning his MPA studies at Cornell, Ajok spent significant time in...

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January 2, 2014

Beers ’06 Named One of Buck’s County’s Forty Under 40

By pursuing her passion—combining her love for horses with her love for teaching young children—on the farm she owns on the outskirts of Doylestown, Kelsey Beers ’06 has attracted media attention and garnered community recognition. In October, Beers was one of 40 people profiled by the Bucks County...

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