Arcadia University News


April 11, 2016

Global Expo Showcases Experiences of Preview Students

From Ireland to India, first-year and transfer students showcased their international experiences from Preview at Global Expo on April 8. The 23rd annual Preview trips took 390 students and 32 faculty and staff members over spring break to Chile, China, England, France, Greece, India, Ireland,...

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April 1, 2016

Social Justice Week Gives Voice to Awareness of Abuse

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, the Pan African Studies Collective, and the Criminal Justice Society held its annual Social Justice Week from March 21 to 24, which focused on raising awareness about violence against women. The weeklong symposium featured...

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March 21, 2016

A Rose of Tralee, by Any Other Name, Could Be Mairéad Comaskey ’10

In the Festival Dome in Tralee, County of Kerry, Ireland, 32 women stood on a stage in late August decked in shimmering gowns and extravagant dresses. In addition to the crowd in the Dome, more than 700,000 people watched from home in anticipation as one of the women would be crowned the 56th...

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February 26, 2016

Arcadia University Celebrate Women’s History Month with Health and History Events

Arcadia University honors Women’s History Month throughout March with several events that promote women’s health, history, and achievements. On Tuesday, March 1, Institutional Diversity will host a ladies-only open mic night at 7:15 p.m. in the Dining Hall Complex. Women from across the University...

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February 25, 2016

Arcadia Alumnae Provide Pediatric Care in Guatemala

Two Arcadia University Physicians Assistant (PA) alumnae provided pediatric health services in southwestern Guatemala from Feb. 6 to 13. Jami Smith ’13 , MPA, MEd, PA-C, associate director of the Physician Assistant program, and Emilee Thomas ’13 , MPH, MPAS, PA-C spent the week in Santiago Atitlan...

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February 23, 2016

Reunion 2015

As the sun set behind Grey Towers Castle on Saturday, June 6, graduates from classes spanning more than 50 years took to the Haber Green dance floor at the “Party on the Green” during the 2015 Reunion celebration. Celebrations kicked off a day earlier with an afternoon at The Barnes...

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February 2, 2016

Building Peace from the Ground Up

Arcadia’s IPCR program addresses global conflict, offers a new approach to viewing conflict By Lini S. Kadaba Ayuen Ajok ’11M was born into war. The 32-year-old has known devastating conflict for more than half of his life, first in his native South Sudan, then in refugee camps in Ethiopia...

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February 2, 2016

Akgumus ’15M Receives Prestigious Genetic Counseling Award

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Foundation announced that Gozde Akgumus ’15M will receive the Carolyn Mills Lovell Award at the 2016 ACMG Annual Meeting on March 10 in Tampa, Fla. The prestigious award, presented annually to the researcher who submits the highest-rated...

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January 28, 2016

Tyson ’13M Takes on Flat Earth Theory

If you tell Stephen Tyson ’13M that the Earth is flat, he won’t just laugh you off—especially if you insult his uncle, famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, in the process. When best-selling hip-hop artist B.o.B. challenged the claims of Pythagoras, Aristotle, Magellan, NASA, and others by...

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January 1, 2016

SGB Welcomes New M.B.A. Alumni Association Board

Members of the M.B.A. Alumni Association Board: Jeff Frazier ’14M, Noreen McDonough ’15M, Liz Zimmer ’14M, Brian Bulman ’12M, Ashley Jones ’15M, Samantha Hobson ’10M, Inessa Gerstman ’11M, and Marco Ward ’98, ’11M Arcadia University’s School of Global Business welcomed a new M.B.A. Alumni...

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December 4, 2015

Merker ’17 One of Four to Intern for PA Department of State

Over the summer, political science major Alex Merker ’17 was one of four people to intern with the Pennsylvania Department of State’s Bureau of Commissions, Elections, and Legislations in Harrisburg, Pa. The internship, obtained through the James A. Finnegan Foundation , allowed Merker to assist...

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November 19, 2015

Counseling Students, Faculty Present at Pennsylvania Counseling Association Conference

Students and alumni of the Master of Arts in Counseling program, Program Director Dr. Eleonora Bartoli , and Assistant Professors of Psychology Dr. Michael Morrow and Dr. Hsin-Hua Cathy Lee presented on counseling techniques at the 47th Annual Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) Conference...

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November 18, 2015

The Arcadia University Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program Presents Arcadia University Alumni Spotlight Exhibition: Jennifer Titone

Arcadia University’s ARC Exhibition Program is pleased to present the work of Jennifer Titone '11 in its fourth annual “Alumni Spotlight Exhibition”. On view in the University Commons Great Room Lobby through Dec. 20, the show features recent works by the alumna, currently based in Fort Collins,...

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November 12, 2015

Nov. 16: Recent HAPS Alumni to Speak on Finding Work in the Field

Alumni from the Department of Historical and Political Studies (HAPS) will speak on their career experiences in fields ranging from the financial sector to the district attorney’s office to nonprofits and social welfare organizations. The panel discussion will take place from 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. in...

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November 11, 2015

McKeehen ’13 Wins World Series of Poker Main Event

The poker world has a new champion. Joe McKeehen '13 won the 2015 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, which concluded on Nov. 11. He bested a field of 6,420 players to take home the top prize of $7.6 million and the coveted WSOP bracelet during the ESPN-televised event. In the final hand,...

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November 9, 2015

Heading into Second Night of WSOP Final Table, McKeehen ’13 Extends Chip Lead

When the first day of the World Series of Poker’s final table ended, Joe McKeehen ’13 was exactly where he was when it began: leading in chips. Last night’s action, which began with nine players, saw three players knocked out. As the WSOP resumes this evening (Nov. 9), McKeehen holds more than 91...

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November 5, 2015

MBA Alumni Association Begins 'Executives After 5' Series

Over 70 people gathered at the Top of the Tower in Philadelphia on Oct. 14 for the "Executives After 5" event with the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP). Sponsored by the MBA Alumni Assocation (MBA AA) and the Arcadia Alumni Association , it was the first in the series, which...

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November 4, 2015

In Huffington Post, Tyson ’13M Explains How Hip-Hop Can Save Schools

Stephen J. Tyson Jr. ’13M was profiled in the Huffington Post on Nov. 2 in an article detailing Tyson’s ideas on the political and social applications of hip-hop, based on a recent appearance at the Apollo Theater with Tyson’s uncle, astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson. Citing artists in Syria,...

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October 15, 2015

Queer/Art/Mentorship Chooses Jacob Matkov ’07 as Fellow

Poet Jacob Matkov ’07 has been chosen as a 2015-2016 fellow for Queer/Art/Mentorship, a multidisciplinary arts organization that pairs emerging LGBTQI artists with established New York City-based artists for a yearlong mentorship. Matkov, who teaches at Long Island University and is a co-editor of...

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October 5, 2015

Four Arcadia Alumni Join Teach for America

Beginning this academic year, four Arcadia University alumni are teaching in underserved communities through Teach for America , a nonprofit that aims to “enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for...

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October 1, 2015

Maselli ’11M Lends Knowledge to Physician Assistant Exam Study Guide

AJ Maselli ’11M, PA contributed to a chapter on “Nervous System Disorders” for Emergency Medicine CAQ Review for Physician Assistants (Wolters Kluwer Health), a study guide for the Physician Assistant Emergency Medicine Certificate of Added Qualifications (EM-CAQ) exam. The chapter, co-written with...

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