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September 15, 2022

Arcadia University Earns High ‘U.S. News & World Report’ Rankings for Study Abroad, Social Mobility, Undergraduate Teaching

Arcadia University earned high rankings for Study Abroad, Social Mobility, and Undergraduate Teaching in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2023” edition, which was released today. The University placed 9th nationally among all colleges and universities for Study Abroad. Among Regional...

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August 5, 2022

Aug. 10: Dr. Campbell Joins Panel at Newark Public Library on the Sights and Sounds of Resistance in Black Music

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor of Education, will present Dust + Dignity: The Sights and Sounds of Resistance in Black Music on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at the Newark Public Library's James Brown African-American Room. Dr. Campbell will be part of a panel discussion revolving around Black music...

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May 26, 2022

Alumna, Students Receive Ellington Beavers Award for Intellectual Inquiry

An Arcadia University alumna and several students have received Ellington Beavers Awards for Intellectual Inquiry to support their research projects. Layla Darian 22DPT, 22MPH was awarded $987 for her project, “Mujeres en Movimiento: El Camino al Bienestar (Women in Motion: The Path to Wellbeing...

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May 25, 2022

Robichaw ’14 M.Ed. Receives Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

Arcadia University alumna Lattonia Robichaw ’14 M.Ed., BSW, a special education teacher at the General Philip Kearny elementary school in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood, has received the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching from the School District of Philadelphia . She earned...

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May 25, 2022

Arcadia’s PreK-4 Program Accredited by International Dyslexia Association

Arcadia University’s undergraduate PreK-4 program has been accredited by the International Dyslexia Association . This is the second School of Education program to receive IDA accreditation, following the graduate Reading Specialist program. Arcadia is one of only seven colleges and universities in...

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May 18, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Catherine Bergmueller

Catherine Bergmueller Degree : Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education and Special Education Hometown : Mifflinburg, Pa. Involvement on campus : Catherine played field hockey for three years at Arcadia and is a member of Arcadia’s Student Athletic Association Council, which supports various...

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May 17, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Mercy Joseph

Mercy Joseph Major : Education Studies, with a concentration in teaching English as a Second Language. Globetrotter : Mercy has lived in Australia, the Philippines, Baltimore, and Philadelphia, and last year, she studied in South Korea. On campus : President of the Kpop Club After Arcadia : Mercy...

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May 16, 2022

Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala Receives $630K Grant to Expand Apprenticeships in Early Childhood Education Program

Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Early Childhood Education Program Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala has been awarded a PAsmart Grant of $632,258 to expand apprenticeships opportunities in the undergraduate PreK-4 Program. The grant, from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry...

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May 13, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Chris D’Alessandro

Chris D’Alessandro Major : Bachelor of Arts in Education Hometown : Waretown, N.J. Honors : Chris was named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholars for the 2019–20 season by the Golf Coaches Association of America, becoming only the second student-athlete in Arcadia men's golf history to earn...

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May 6, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Emily Wingfield

Emily Wingfield Major : History, with a minor in Education From : Originally from West Chester, Pa., now in Charleston, S.C., On Campus : Emily is a member of the first Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship cohort at Arcadia. A Place for Poets : Emily is a founding member of...

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April 20, 2022

Egyptian Students Visit Campus on April 21 for STEM Showcase

At the Egyptian STEM Student Showcase at Arcadia University on Thursday, April 21, students from Egypt shared how they came to attend top U.S. colleges and universities, thanks in part to a program developed with the help of Arcadia faculty. Starting in 2011, Arcadia faculty members worked with the...

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April 15, 2022

Dr. Kimberly Dean Named Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education at Arcadia University

Dr. Kimberly Dean , assistant professor of Education, has been named Arcadia University’s next Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education; the three-year term runs from the 2022-2023 to the 2024-2025 academic year. Dr. Dean’s proposal, “Expanding Capacity through Connection: Disability...

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April 13, 2022

Education Students, Dr. Kolb Present at English Language Development Conference

Dr. Andrea Kolb, adjunct professor of Education at Arcadia University, and Education graduate students Jacob Adams, Frances Bass, Kathleen Biddle, Allison Haughey, Rasheda Muhammad, and Devon Newman presented at the virtual Pennsylvania Department of Education English Language Development (PDE ELD...

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April 5, 2022

Dr. Appelbaum Selected to Serve on National Committee for Excellence in Math and Science Awards, Featured as Curriculum Scholar of the Week by National Curriculum Studies Association

Dr. Peter Appelbaum , professor of Education and director of Education Studies and Art Education Programs at Arcadia University, has been selected to serve on the National Selection Committee (NSC) review panel for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)...

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March 28, 2022

U.S. News & World Report: Arcadia Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best

In its 2023 rankings, released on March 29, U.S. News & World Report once again ranks two of Arcadia University’s graduate programs, Public Health and Education, among the best in the nation. Arcadia’s Public Health graduate program ranked among the top such programs nationally and sixth in the...

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March 2, 2022

Arcadia Alumna Jessica Tilli ’08MEd Honored by White House for Outstanding STEM Teaching

Arcadia University alumna Jessica Tilli ’08M.Ed. has been recognized by the U.S. government with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). She is one of two teachers from Pennsylvania, and one of 102 from the U.S. and its territories, to receive the honor...

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February 2, 2022

Stuetz ’20 MEd Earns Virtual English Language Teaching Fellowship in India

Bernard John Stuetz III, who earned a Master of Education from Arcadia University in 2020, has been selected by the U.S. Department of State for a virtual fellowship, through which he engaged with English language learners and teachers online in India at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (...

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January 25, 2022

Meg Eubank ’05, ’07MEd Named Teacher of the Year by TESOL Association, National Geographic Learning

Arcadia University alumna Meg Eubank ’05, ’07MEd has been named 2022 Teacher of Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Teacher of the Year. Presented by TESOL International Association and National Geographic Learning , the award recognizes exceptional English language teachers at all levels. “I am...

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August 11, 2021

Arcadia’s Applied Behavior Analysis Ranked among 20 Best Online Programs

By Katherine Haines '21 Arcadia’s online Master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is among the top “20 Best Online ABA Master’s Degree Programs 2021” list released by the Applied Behavior Analysis Program Guide. Arcadia University’s ABA program is specifically designed to help students meet the...

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August 5, 2021

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe One of Five Worldwide Elected to Board of Queer Global Center

Professor of Education Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe is one of five gender and sexual diverse advocates worldwide to be selected for the Queer Global Center’s inaugural Board ; the two-year term took effect on May 31, 2021. Dr. Slesaransky-Poe is recognized for her work as an ally in inclusive and...

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July 13, 2021

Dr. Bhukhanwala Awarded $212K PAsmart Grant to Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities

Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Early Childhood Education Program Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala has been awarded a PAsmart Grant to expand the apprenticeships opportunities in the PreK-4 Program for Early Childhood Education Working Professionals from the Pennsylvania Department of...

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