Arcadia University News


May 4, 2015

Noakes to NewsWorks: Keep Riot Police Away from Front Lines

Dr. John Noakes , associate provost for faculty advancement and student learning, was quoted in a May 5 NewsWorks article on the Philly Is Baltimore protest. Noakes spoke on police response to protestors in light of the Center City march on April 30 and the recent protests in Baltimore. Cops in...

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March 10, 2015

Father of Trayvon Martin Speaks to 300 for Letters to Trayvon Event

Days after the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, Martin’s father, Tracy, visited Arcadia University for “Letters to Trayvon: A Celebration of Black Men and Boys,” on Feb. 28 in the Commons Great Room. Around 300 students and community members attended the sold-out event hosted by Dr...

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March 10, 2015

Father of Trayvon Martin Speaks to 300 for Letters to Trayvon Event

Days after the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, Martin’s father, Tracy, visited Arcadia University for “Letters to Trayvon: A Celebration of Black Men and Boys,” on Feb. 28 in the Commons Great Room. Around 300 students and community members attended the sold-out event hosted by Dr...

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October 3, 2014

Jasmine Henderson ’15: ‘Crossing the Age Divide’ through Shakespeare with Seniors

Transfer-turned-Honors student Jasmine Henderson ’15 is excited to participate in her first service learning experience, a course called Shakespeare with Seniors, which will fulfill Arcadia’s Undergraduate Curriculum requirement for a Global Connections Experience. She’s also nervous to be working...

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November 28, 2012

Pinsky Presents on the Intersection of Jewish Identity and Activism

Dr. Dina Pinsky , Professor of Sociology, gave a presentation on the intersection of Jewish identity and activism at the Dorshei Derekh of Germantown Jewish Center on Nov. 27. The talk was based on Pinsky's book Jewish Feminists: Complex Identities & Activist Lives , which was published by...

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November 28, 2012

Pinsky Presents on the Intersection of Jewish Identity and Activism

Dr. Dina Pinsky , Professor of Sociology, gave a presentation on the intersection of Jewish identity and activism at the Dorshei Derekh of Germantown Jewish Center on Nov. 27. The talk was based on Pinsky's book Jewish Feminists: Complex Identities & Activist Lives , which was published by...

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October 22, 2012

Arcadia University Faculty Present ‘The Hidden Other: Immigrants in Higher Education’ at AAC&U Conference

Arcadia University Faculty Drs. Hilary Dick , Ana Maria Garcia and Jeffrey Shultz presented “The Hidden Other: Immigrants in Higher Education” at the Modeling Equity, Engaging Difference: New Frameworks for Diversity and Learning conference in Baltimore, Md., on Oct. 19. The conference was...

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August 29, 2012

Inside-Out Program Explores Social Justice Through Yogic Path

What happens when you put a dozen students in a room with a dozen incarcerated individuals to practice yoga? It's up to Arcadians to find out. “Living Your Yoga” is a course offered through the national Inside-Out program. It takes students behind the walls of the Philadelphia Detention Center to...

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August 3, 2012

Johnston Presents at National Conference of the Prisoner Visitation and Support Organization

Dr. Norman Johnston , Emeritus Professor of Sociology, made a presentation on a panel at the national conference of the Prisoner Visitation and Support organization in July at the Sugarloaf Conference Center of Chestnut Hill College. The other two panelists were Dr. Marie Gottschalk, Professor of...

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July 31, 2012

PHL17: Loury Speaks on Collaborative Efforts with Saving Our Boys

Dr. Doreen Loury , Assistant Professor of Sociology, Director of Act 101 and Executive Director and Founder of the Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS) , appeared in PHL17's Eye Opener Philly on July 17. The clip features reporter Mikaelyn Austin's visit to Arcadia University to learn about...

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June 8, 2012

Black, Santanello ’09 Publish in 'The Gerontologist'

Dr. Helen K. Black , a researcher in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, co-authored "The Salience of Family Worldview in Mourning an Elderly Husband and Father" with Holly Santanello ’09 , which appeared in The Gerontologist . The purpose of this study was to...

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June 5, 2012

Loury Hosts 'Transition Blues' Panel at the 2012 Women's Veteran Forum

Dr. Doreen Loury , Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director of Act 101, presented at the Women's Veteran Forum at Temple University on Friday, June 1. The program, “Her Story: She Wore her Boots With Pride,” was the culmination of a multi-month project in collaboration with Temple University...

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June 5, 2012

Loury Honored with the Alpha Phi Alpha Charles Henry Chapman Award

Dr. Doreen Loury , Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director of Act 101, was honored with the 2012 Charles Henry Chapman Award, given by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity's Zeta Omicron Lambda Chapter on May 12, for her work with community and academic organizations on the Black Male Development...

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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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March 29, 2012

Philadelphia Fox29: Loury Speaks on Racial Profiling

Dr. Doreen Loury , Assistant Professor of Sociology, was a guest on Channel FOX 29 Philadelphia for a Race In America segment on March 29. Joined by Bill Anderson, radio host at 900am WURD, Loury spoke on the topic of racial profiling in response to news related to the Trayvon Martin shooting,...

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March 2, 2012

Madison ’02 Presents at Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference

Nora Madison ’02 , Adjunct Professor of Arcadia Online, presented a paper on “The articulation of bisexual identities in new mediascapes: Negotiating (in)visibility online” at the 19th American University Conference on Lavender Languages and Linguistics, held in Washington, D.C., Feb. 10-12. The...

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January 13, 2012

Levittown Patch: Arcadia Students and Professors To Assist in Cyber-Bullying Research

"The Pennsbury Education Foundation is pleased to announce a $10,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation, which will be used to support a newly-developed cyber-bullying prevention program at the middle school level," reports the Levittown Patch . "The cyber-bullying prevention program will take place...

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December 16, 2011

Black Co-Authors Two Articles in 'Journal of Aging Research'

Dr. Helen K. Black , a researcher in the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice Department, co-authored two articles in the Journal of Aging Research , “End of Life: A family narrative” and “End of life in nursing homes.” A third article, “A war within a war: A World War II Buffalo Soldier’s...

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November 29, 2011

Immigration and Handiwork: Saverino Presents Research at Distinguished Speaker Series

Dr. Joan Saverino , Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, presented at Villanova University's Falvey Memorial Library as part of the Alfred F. Mannella & Rose T. Lauria-Mannella Distinguished Speakers Series on Nov. 16. Her lecture, “Embroidery as Inscription in the...

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November 29, 2011

Immigration and Handiwork: Saverino Presents Research at Distinguished Speaker Series

Dr. Joan Saverino , Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, presented at Villanova University's Falvey Memorial Library as part of the Alfred F. Mannella & Rose T. Lauria-Mannella Distinguished Speakers Series on Nov. 16. Her lecture, “Embroidery as Inscription in the...

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June 17, 2011

Loury Addresses the Class of 2011 at Enon Tabernacle

Dr. Doreen Loury , Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Act 101 program, addressed recent graduates of the local community at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church Scholarship Program on June 11. Her address to the class of 2011, centered on the word legacy. “In order to develop a...

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