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September 18, 2019

Dr. Dean Inspires Young Adults to be Curious at Regional Leadership Institute

Dr. Kim Dean , chair of the School of Education, addressed students in the sixth through 12th grades selected to represent their schools as Chief Science Officers (CSO) during the Pennsylvania SEED Leadership Training Institute at Arcadia in August. The 60 CSOs explored STEM leadership initiatives...

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September 17, 2019

Change in Sequence for Physical Therapy Dual Degree Cohort

Starting May of 2020, students will work towards their MPH degree during their first year. Years two and three encompass the Physical Therapy program. If offered admission for the dual degree, the MPH program will start in May and will last 4 semesters (Summer, Fall, Spring, Summer). The DPT...

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September 5, 2019

Applied Behavior Analysis Program Ranked Nationally, Dr. Woldoff Interviewed

Arcadia’s School of Education’s Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program was once again ranked nationally by AppliedBehaviorAnalysisEDU.org , an independent online publishing group on state licensing, educational options, and practice domains for practicing and future ABA professionals. The program...

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August 23, 2019

New First-Year and Transfer Students Begin Their Arcadia Journeys

More than 600 first-year and transfer students started their collegiate journeys at Arcadia on Aug. 23. During Move-In Day, faculty, staff, and student-athletes helped carry mini fridges, bedding, books, and other college necessities into Grey Towers Castle and Thomas, Dilworth, Heinz, Kistler, and...

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July 17, 2019

Education Hosts Discussion on Inclusion of Students with Intellectual Disabilities

What does it mean to provide an inclusive education? This was the question posed by Dr. Kim Dean , chair of Education, Jessica Mattis , director of the Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate program, and Simon Mohr , coordinator of the REAL Certificate program, to the 25...

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July 1, 2019

Education Alum Earns John Lovas Award As Part of Marginal Syllabus

School of Education alumna Christina Cantrill ’14MEd , associate director for national programs at the National Writing Project in Berkeley, Ca., is a member of the Marginal Syllabus team named the 2019 recipient of the John Lovas Award for an outstanding online project devoted to academic pursuits...

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June 24, 2019

Education Alumni Ranked Among Philly’s Best Teachers

Six School of Education graduates were featured in a Philly.com article highlighting 2019 Lindback Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award winners from the School District of Philadelphia: Denise Piotrowski Eiler ’06MEd (Educational Leadership), a social studies teacher at Baldi Middle School who “...

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June 21, 2019

Dr. Brasof Publishes in the Journal of Educational Change

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, published “Meeting the discipline challenge: Capacity-building youth-adult leadership” in the Journal of Educational Change on June 14. The article addresses causes of in-school conflicts and explores how youth courts—diversion programs that offer...

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April 24, 2019

Dr. Hickman to Speak at International Dyslexia Association Symposium

Dr. Peggy Hickman , associate professor of Education, served as a panelist for the “Knowledge and Practice Standards Symposium,” hosted by Read by 4th and the Pennsylvania Branch of the International Dyslexia Association at Temple University on April 15. Aligned with the movement in the School...

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April 18, 2019

Dr. Dorfman Publishes Seventh Instructional Writing Book

Dr. Lynne Dorfman , associate professor of Education, published “Writing Workshop: Engaging Today’s Students With a Model That Works,” which provides K-8 educators strategic advice, tips, and resources to create engaging writing workshop processes for students. The book includes QR codes for...

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April 4, 2019

Community Service Efforts Showcased in “Art of the Syllabus” Exhibition

On Thursday, April 11, join students in “The Artist in the Community” university seminar for “The Art of the Syllabus,” an exhibition comprised of art projects that student worked on while volunteering at local organizations throughout the semester. See how art and community service intersect...

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April 1, 2019

Dr. Campbell Creates Playlist for “How We Fight White Supremacy” Publication

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr. , associate professor of Education, contributed work based on the intersectionality of his research on music, leadership and social justice to the new book, “How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance” by Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin. In addition to an...

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February 27, 2019

Applied Behavior Analysis Program Ranked Nationally Second Year Running

Arcadia’s Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program has been ranked nationally for the second year in a row with the Applied Behavior Analysis Program Guide. This year, the program ranked 11th in the “Top 15 Best Applied Behavior Analysis Online Programs 2019.” Of the 15 best, it is one of only two...

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February 21, 2019

Dr. Bhukhanwala Launches Arcadia's Online Early Childhood Education Program Pathway with William Penn Foundation Grant

The role of early childhood education professionals is changing, and Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala , associate professor of Education and director of early childhood/elementary education programs, is putting Arcadia on the forefront of providing undergraduate degrees for these incumbent professionals who...

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February 19, 2019

Students Bring Curriculum Lab into 21st Century Education Space

At the back of Landman Library’s first floor, in a room with windows covered in multicolored writing, lies an Arcadia “best-kept secret”— the Curriculum Lab, a space providing Education students with teaching resources. Students in the Education 411 class, “Designing Learning Environments,”...

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February 8, 2019

Arcadia Faculty “Takeover” Academic Podcast Feb. 11 to 15

Arcadia faculty are taking over the podcast The Academic Minute from Feb. 11 to 15. Each day of the week, a different faculty member will discuss their current research projects. Featured faculty include Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor of Education, Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor...

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February 8, 2019

Dr. Bornstein, Roach Present at West Chester’s Higher Education Conference

Dr. Jodi Bornstein , associate professor of Education, and Alexis Roach ’19 presented “Let’s Circle-up! Practicing Community Building in the Higher Education Classroom” at West Chester University’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference on Jan. 19. The session focused on creating...

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January 24, 2019

Arcadia University Awarded USAID Sub-Contract for STEM Educator Curriculum Development in Egypt

Arcadia University will be one of the key developers of a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teacher education program. The University has received a sub-contract from a $24.2 million award from United States Agency for International Development. The project, STEM Teacher...

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December 12, 2018

School of Education, Computer Science and Mathematics Host Philadelphia High School Students

Faculty from the School of Education and Computer Science and Mathematics Department welcomed to campus high school students from the School District of Philadelphia’s Academy at Palumbo on Dec. 6. Dr. Augusto Macalalag , assistant professor of Education, Dr. Yanxia Jia , associate professor of...

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December 10, 2018

Dr. Campbell Presents At Popular & American Culture Conference

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor of Education, presented “What Does the Soundtrack of the Revolution Sound Like?” during the Race, Revolution, and Hip-Hop session of the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Conference held in Baltimore, Md., on Nov. 10. Dr. Campbell’...

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November 28, 2018

Global Art, Local Heart: Arcadia Students Host Creative Community Service Exhibition

By Lana Valente '19 Join the Arcadia community for “The Art of the Syllabus: Global Art, Local Heart,” which will showcase the creative expression of community service. The event will be in the Thrall Gallery in the Spruance Fine Arts Building on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Students in “...

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