Arcadia University News


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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June 17, 2011

Dr. Black To Hold Book Signings June 19, 26

Dr. Helen K. Black , a researcher in the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice Department, will sign copies of her book From Zero to Eighty: Two African-American Men’s Narrative of Racism, Suffering, Survival and Transformation on June 19 at 12:30 p.m. at the Lombard Central Presbyterian...

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November 2, 2010

Garcia, Slesaransky-Poe: ‘The Heteronormative Classroom’

Dr. Ana María García , Associate Professor and Chair of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, and Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , Associate Professor of Education, published an article on “ The heteronormative classroom: Questioning and liberating practices ” in The Teacher Educator , the...

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October 15, 2010

Reviewer: Pinsky’s Book Disentangles Judaism and Feminism

Case Western Reserve University’s Program in Judaic Studies journal Shofar includes a book review of the book Jewish Feminists: Complex Identities and Activist Lives (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010) by Dr. Dina Pinsky , Assistant Professor of Sociology at Arcadia University. Pinsky’s...

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June 15, 2010

M.B.A. Receives Accreditation from ACBSP

Arcadia University’s M.B.A. graduate business program has received accreditation from the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which commended Arcadia University for its educational support services and its educational and business management process, noting its flexible...

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June 8, 2010

CGS Catalogs Win Communicator Awards

The College of Global Studies marketing team won two Communicator Awards from The International Academy of the Visual Arts for creative excellence in communications. The two Silver Awards of Distinction are in the categories of Brochure—Catalog Design and Brochure—Cover Design. Laura Baldwin is The...

June 8, 2010

Duffy Retires as Director of Student Teaching

Staff and faculty honored Dr. Jane Duffy , one of the first graduates of Arcadia’s Doctor of Education in Special Education program, on her retirement after 10 years as Arcadia’s Director of Student Teaching and Fieldwork at a luncheon on May 25. Duffy started her career in education as a special...

January 12, 2010

Johnston Publishes Inside Look at Prison Life

Dr. Norman Johnston , Professor Emeritus of Sociology, published his latest book, “INSIDE: Prison and Prison Life.” Johnston’s book is available at the Eastern State Penitentiary gift shop, where Johnston has four other books on sale. An expert on the subject of prison architecture, Johnston...

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