Arcadia University News


August 3, 2012

Craik Speaks to PT Students at Duke University Capstone Session

Dr. Rebecca Craik , Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, was invited to speak to physical therapist students at the capstone presentations session at Duke University’s School of Medicine.

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August 3, 2012

Craik, Readinger, Tomlinson Attend APTA Task Force for Internship Development

Dr. Rebecca Craik , Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, Dr. Janet Readinger , Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, and Dr. Susan Tomlinson , Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, attended a task force meeting held by the Private Practice...

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July 29, 2012

Hillsborough Patch: Nowak '84MSPT Joins US Olympic Rowing Team in London

Hillsborough Patch reported on July 25 that Marc Nowak ’84MSPT will be at the Games in London, helping to prepare the US National Rowing Team to bring home the gold, as reported by contributor Jenna Charles. Nowak is looking forward to this year’s Summer Games. “The fun part of working with...

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June 25, 2012

Pennlive.com: Chu Finds Competition for Female Wrestlers

Pennlive.com featured Jennifer Chu in the article "Four generations of Title IX," on June 23. As an assistant coach with Women’s Only Wrestling, Chu counsels girls who have limited opportunities to compete against other women to wrestle, as reported by Ivey Dejesus of Patriot News . Chu is...

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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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June 14, 2012

‘Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn’ Appears on UCLA’s Shelves

Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn (Ceramic Works, 5000 BCE-2010 CE) by Richard Torchia , Director of the Arcadia University Art Gallery, and Gregg Moore , Associate Professor of Art and Design, was recently added to UCLA’s (University of California, Los Angeles) library and collections. Read more . View...

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June 14, 2012

News-line: Q-and-A with Heidi Fries ’06, ’09DPT

News-line recently interviewed Heidi Fries ’06, ’09DPT , PT coordinator at Theraplay, Inc . Fries, who earned both a bachelor's degree in Biology and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Arcadia University, discusses how her professors helped her find the right field to integrate her...

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June 11, 2012

PT Students, Faculty Assist With Athlete Health Organization Screenings

Under the guidance of Dr. Brian Eckenrode ’97, ’99MSPT , Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy and Coordinator of the Orthopaedic Clinical Residency, students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program offered free orthopedic screenings during the Athlete Health Organization’s annual...

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June 8, 2012

PT Alum, Clinic Owner Runs for County Commissioner in Colorado

The Castle Rock News Press (Colorado) reports that Douglas County’s Republican voters have a choice including Arcadia alum Roger Patridge in the upcoming primary election for County Commissioner. The primary election is June 26, when registered Republicans will decide which of the two will...

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May 25, 2012

Appalachian Regional Healthcare Recognizes New PT: Doctor Watson

The Appalachian Regional Healthcare System announced that "Day Watson, a physical therapist at Cannon Memorial Hospital, can now be referred to as Dr. Day Watson. Watson recently completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree through Arcadia University following 2 1/2 years of study and graduated...

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May 17, 2012

Martin ’06M Exhibits Local Photography with a 'Creative Twist'

Montgomery Media reported that the fine art photography of local artist Pamela Martin ’06M will be featured at Ambler’s Art in the Storefront Gallery. Inspired by nostalgia and sentimentality, Martin often photographs local scenes with a creative twist. For example, her black and white photograph...

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May 10, 2012

Black Awareness Society, Alumni Association Host 'Event Worth Repeating'

By Georgene Pilling ’04M, Program Director for Alumni Relations On April 25 the Commons Great Room was filled with magic—symbolized by the image of the Sankofa bird and realized by the laughter and warm embraces of reunions between students, faculty, staff and alumni. [ Photos | Video ] With the...

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May 10, 2012

'Lost Boy' Ajok ’11M Advocates for Children in 'Forgotten Corners of the World'

Dawn at the Gilo River, which flows between Sudan and Ethiopia, still haunts Ayuen Garang Ajok ’11M . "At dawn, we were attacked by Ethiopian rebels who were overthrowing the government of Mengistu Haile Merriam, an insurgent dictator. (The ambush) left the people no choice but to jump into the...

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May 10, 2012

Times News: Nanovic ’12DPT Graduates with Distinction

The Times News (Lehighton, Pa.) reported that Kimberly Nanovic ’12DPT recently earned a degree in physical therapy with distinction, on April 28. As part of a required Capstone project that focuses on the evidence-based practice of physical therapy, Nanovic presented a REsearch Paltform Session...

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May 10, 2012

Lititz Record Express: Herrmann ’12DPT Graduates Following Capstone

Lititz Record Express reported on April 26, “Daniel Eric Herrmann of Lititz was among 79 graduates who earned a doctor of physical therapy degree during Arcadia University's commencement ceremony in January. As part of a required Capstone project that focuses on the evidence-based practice of...

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May 4, 2012

Real Exams Come Unproctored: DPT Students Discover Strength in Uganda

Craving adventure, Bethany Wolf ’12DPT departed for a small, rural village in western Uganda in December 2011 to observe care at St. Ambrose Charity Health Centre and to visit her Ugandan colleague, Joseph Birungi. She traveled with her friend and classmate Alana Garcia ’12DPT . Once settled, the...

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May 4, 2012

Northwestern Press: Meisenhelter ’12DPT Graduates with Distinction

Northwestern Press (Allentown, Pa.) reported on April 26, " Alyssa Meisenhelter of Allentown graduated with a doctor of physical therapy degree with distinction from Arcadia University in January. As part of her Capstone project focusing on the evidence-based practice of physical therapy,...

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May 3, 2012

Mangione Gives Keynote Speech at St. Francis PT Graduate Recognition Dinner

Dr. Kathleen K. Mangione , Professor of Physical Therapy, will give the 2012 keynote speech at the St. Francis College’s Physical Therapy Graduation Recognition Dinner in Loretto, Pa., on May 4. She provided a day of continuing education for students and local therapists on May 3.

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May 3, 2012

Stackhouse Leads APTA Course on Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Dr. Scott Stackhouse , Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, led a continuing education course for the American Physical Therapy Association, Evidence into Practice: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation of the Quadriceps Post Knee Surgery , on May 3. The course discussed the use of neuromuscular...

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May 2, 2012

Montgomery Media: Christian ’95 Elected Superintendent of Owen J. Roberts School

Montgomery Media reported that Michael Christian ’95M.Ed. was elected the superintendent of the Owen J. Roberts School District by a unanimous vote by the Board. He earned his appointment following a six-month search in which nine candidates were interviewed of the 30 who applied, as reported by...

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April 26, 2012

RWA Features Guest Blogger Kimberly Gardner

The Futuristic, Fantasy and Paranormal (FF&P) Special Interest Chapter of the Romance Writers of America featured guest blogger Kimberly Gardner 's original piece, "My Muse Has Left Town," on March 8. Gardner earned a B.A. in Theatre Arts from Arcadia University and has been writing...

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