Arcadia University News


January 27, 2015

Judge Cerski Swears In New Commissioner

Earlier this month, Honorable Christopher Cerski, J.D. , pre-law adviser and adjunct professor of law and political science at Arcadia, swore in Baron B. Holland as the Cheltenham Township Commission representing Ward 2. Read more at the Cheltenham Township website .

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December 8, 2014

Widestrom’s New Book, ‘Displacing Democracy,’ to Be Released Dec. 12

On Dec. 12, Displacing Democracy: Economic Segregation in America , a new book by Dr. Amy Widestrom , assistant professor of political science, will be released by the University of Pennsylvania Press. The book focuses on residential economic segregation in American cities while exploring the...

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October 28, 2014

Interviewed on Colombian TV, Adjovi Speaks for UN on Venezuelan Prisoners

Roland Adjovi , assistant professor of political science at Arcadia University, was interviewed on La Tarde , a news program on 24-hour Columbian news network NTN24, on Oct. 11. Adjovi spoke on the detentions of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez and former mayor of San Cristóbal,...

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October 3, 2014

Dr. Maryam Z. Deloffre Publishes Ebola Article in Washington Post

Dr. Maryam Z. Deloffre , assistant professor of political science, published an article about Ebola, human security, and Africa in The Washington Post . The AFRICOM [U.S. Africa Command] and UNMEER [U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response] missions are not your typical militarized humanitarian...

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February 28, 2014

Faculty Member Kachuyevski, Expert on Ukraine, Explains Country’s Unrest

On Feb. 26, Dr. Angela Kachuyevski , assistant professor of political science and an expert on Ukraine and Russia, provided insight into the Euromaidan revolution in Ukraine. Describing Ukraine’s centuries-old, complex history, Kachuyevski notes “Even its name, Ukrayina, means ‘on the edge,’”...

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November 22, 2013

Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University and National Constitution Center Announce Essay Contest Finalists

At the National Constitution Center (NCC) on Nov. 21, Former Governor Ed Rendell and Judge Marjorie Rendell announced the finalists of a citizenship essay contest undertaken through the Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University. The contest was aimed at 4th and 5th grade...

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May 1, 2013

Artists Tony and Eliza Auth Inspire Students

By FRANCESCA MAYR ’16 Photography JOSH BLUSTEIN The respected and admired Tony and Eliza Auth took time out of their busy schedules to speak to a select group of students from Arcadia’s Art and Design and Historical and Political Studies departments on April 11. Students basked in their wealth of...

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September 7, 2012

Mikulski Presents ‘Linking US Agriculture to the World’ at American Chemical Society National Meeting

Neil Mikulski ’02, ’04M, presented “Foreign Agricultural Service: Linking US Agriculture to the World” at the 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition: Materials for Health and Medicine, held in Philadelphia, Aug. 19-23. He graduated from Arcadia University with a B.A. in...

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August 7, 2012

Historical and Political Studies Faculty: What's Next for Cuba?

Drs. Warren Haffar , Christopher Brown , and Jennifer Riggan of the Department of Historical and Political Studies traveled to Cuba in June for Arcadia University’s inaugural Global Faculty Development Workshop . They spent six days connecting with University of Havana faculty, exploring Cuban...

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July 10, 2012

Once Homeless, Reynoso ’12 Graduates with Honors and a Passion for Human Rights Law

Growing up in the Bronx, Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso ’12 was taught that with hard work she could go anywhere and achieve anything. But during the nights she spent sleeping in New York City subway stations, depending on the kindness of acquaintances for her next meal, she was shaken. Attending college was...

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May 10, 2012

International MBA Graduates Celebrate Commencement, Welcome Delener to Singapore

Graduating students of the Arcadia University International M.B.A. program gathered at the Grand Ballroom of the Concorde Hotel in Singapore for a graduate commencement ceremony on April 21. The beginning of the ceremony was marked by the U.S. national anthem, followed by the national anthem of the...

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January 10, 2012

Green Buildings Initiate a Homecoming and a Legacy

“Arcadia has always been a thread in my life,” says Niki Dienstman Weiss ’91 . “I can’t believe I wasn’t more involved in Arcadia’s Alumni activities.” Recently returned to campus as part of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC) event she helped to coordinate, Weiss realized just how...

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December 21, 2011

Constitutional Law Students Present Oral Arguments in Front of Real Judges

Students in Adjunct Professor of Political Science and Judge Christopher Cerski ’s American Constitutional Law class, recently participated in an Oral Argument Competition on the topic of the Constitutionality of a fundamental right to education. This is the second year the competition was held. "...

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February 25, 2011

Wadja Embraces Irish Politics, Culture During Parliamentary Internship

By Dave Reale ’09 Patrick Wadja ’12 , a Political Science major with minors in Pre-Law and Philosophy, is interning abroad this semester at the Irish Parliament in Dublin. Since he’s harbored a passion for politics all of his life, he was excited to discover Arcadia’s College of Global Studies...

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August 17, 2010

Creative Alum: 'In My Nature to Draw Monsters'

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Graphic Designer Chuck Regan ’90 soon will be known by 'tweens and teens across the country under his pseudonym, Paddington Frisk, the author and illustrator of Children to Avoid . Regan recently acquired a literary agent and is working toward getting his book published. “...

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