Arcadia University News


March 8, 2011

Public Health Alum: Webinar on Microorganism Detection

Infection preventionist Eileen O'Rourke will describe basic morphology of microorganisms in a webinar on March 9. Wolters Kluwer Health announced on March 1 that Pharmacy OneSource is offering the complimentary webinar with O’Rourke on microorganism detection. O'Rourke has been practicing Infection...

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March 8, 2011

Arcadia Helped Hewitt Pursue Career in PR, Writing

By Larry Atkins As a Public Relations professional, Sandi Hewitt ’07 uses her writing and organizational skills to touch the lives of many people. Hewitt works as a Social/Therapeutic Recreational Director and Event Planner for the Hollinger Group, which is located in Mechanicsburg, Pa. She...

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October 19, 2010

Tartaglia Joins Medical Science Faculty

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 This fall, Alison Tartaglia , MSPH, CHES, TTS, Visiting Assistant Professor of Medical Science and Community Health, joined the Arcadia faculty. She currently is teaching Social Determinants of Health and Disease (PBH501) and Public Health Internship (PBH689) in addition to...

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September 1, 2010

Degree at Arcadia Led to Second Career in Teaching, Now Principal

“When the school year begins, there will be a new face in the principal's office at Jarrettown Elementary School, but it will be a familiar one to many in the district,” reports the Ambler (Pa.) Gazzette . “The Upper Dublin School District has announced Meg Place will be the new acting principal at...

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May 4, 2010

Art and Design Seniors Paired with Children on Philadelphia Neighborhood Artwork

Art and Design seniors Ashley Cooksley, an Interior Design major, and Amie Zimmerman, a Scientific Illustration major, worked with David Copestakes , Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, on an event called “This is My Philly,” hosted by AIGA Philadelphia and Phillyspells at Moore College of Art...

April 27, 2010

Steele: University Commons is a Result of ‘Great Leadership’

Exalted Movements singers kicked off the groundbreaking for the University Commons in their red “hard” hats. Hundreds of students at Spring Fling donned hard hats and received souvenir “bricks,” taking a moment from their activities to celebrate the new building destined to become a hub of student...

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April 16, 2010

Alumni: 'I Think Painting Is My Love Affair'

"I think painting is my love affair," said Maria Maneos ’06 in the April 14 Philadelphia Inquirer . "I get into this other world and there's no other way to describe it. It's frustrating and I get mad and I rip up canvases, and then I love it." Maneos entered Arcadia University at the age of 27,...

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April 6, 2010

Murphy Hall Restoration Wins Award for Local Roofer

Arcadia University was mentioned in the April 1 Chestnut Hill Local (Philadelphia, Pa.). Roofing contractor Russell Roofing was awarded a National Roofing Contractors Association’s 2010 Gold Circle Award for its work on Murphy Hall after being nominated by Tom Macchi, Associate Vice President for...

January 29, 2010

Crivelli-Kovach, Lenstrom Discuss Breastfeeding at Conference

Two Arcadians made presentations on breastfeeding practices and education at the American Public Health Association’s 13 th annual meeting and expo, held Nov. 7 to 11 in Philadelphia. Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach , Associate Professor and Director of Community Health, discussed “ Evaluation of...

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