Arcadia University News

May 6, 2020

Specht ’20 Awarded 2020 Fulbright for Brazil

COVID-19 isn’t stopping International Studies and Spanish double major Heidi Specht ’20 from fulfilling her goal of working in Brazil after graduation. In April, Specht was announced as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) recipient with the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. In January 2021, Specht...

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January 24, 2020

Specht ’20 Announced as Fulbright and Critical Language Semi-Finalist

International Studies and Spanish double major Heidi Specht ’20 has her sights set on working in Brazil after graduation. This month, she’s moved one step closer to making it a reality. She learned that she’s a semi-finalist for both the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Award and Critical...

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September 1, 2019

Dr. Hanson Publishes on the Vitality of Brunca Language

Dr. Aroline Seibert Hanson , associate professor of Spanish and Linguistics, published “Reexamining the classification of an endangered language: The vitality of Brunca” with the University of Hawaii Press this summer. In the article, Dr. Hanson details her research with the indigenous people of...

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April 15, 2019

Students Present at Interdisciplinary Research Conference

Arcadia students presented research at the ninth annual interdisciplinary Regional Undergraduate Student Research Conference (RUSRC) on March 23. The event was hosted by Delaware State University, and focused on “Why Academic Diversity in Higher Education Enriches all the Disciplines.” At the...

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April 11, 2017

Modern Language Students Inducted into National Honor Societies

Arcadia University Modern Language and Cultures students recently were inducted into the French, Spanish, and Italian national honor societies for recognition of high academic achievement and advanced studies in the languages and cultures of French, Spanish, and Italian-speaking countries...

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June 11, 2015

Wirth ’12 Slams Roller Derby Competitors as ‘Mar’ge Equality’

Natasha Wirth ’12 was featured in South Philly Review for her involvement with Philly Roller Derby (PRD) . Wirth has competed with PRD since March 2015. In addition to roller derby, “Mar’ge Equality,” as she’s known on the track, works as a freelance interpreter and medical case manager at Mazzoni...

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June 19, 2012

Nowak ’84MSPT to Join U.S. Rowing Team at 2012 Summer Olympics

When a rower takes her seat, straps into her shoes and grasps her oar, she must surrender herself as an individual, conferring mind and body to a 64-foot Kevlar hull. Because the moment the United States women's rowing team pushes off the dock at M.W. Caspersen Rowing Center in Princeton, N.J., all...

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April 4, 2012

McCabe Embarks on Legislative Career to Combat Sex Trafficking

Emily McCabe ’12 , a double major in Sociology and Spanish, is busy tweaking and polishing her Senior Capstone Project in preparation for Arcadia’s annual Capstone Presentations, April 25 - May 16. Her paper, “The Influence of Gender Norms on Sex Trafficking in Latin America,” is the culmination of...

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April 4, 2012

Hillsborough Beacon: Hemstock ’14 Finds Place on Dean's List and Abroad

The Hillsborough Beacon (Hillsborough, N.J.) reported on March 30, “Sara Hemstock, a 2009 graduate of Hillsborough High School earned a place on the fall semester dean’s list at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa. Sara is a Spanish major spending her junior year in Spain studying at the University...

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February 28, 2012

Pacheco-Rivera ’99 Builds Connections Between Institutions and Latino Students featured Rubi Pacheco-Rivera ’99 in an article that discusses the benefits of being bilingual and bicultural. Pacheco-Rivera graduated from Arcadia in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a minor in Spanish. Rubi Pacheco-Rivera, who was born and raised in...

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