Arcadia University News


February 15, 2012

'We’re at the Top of the Field': Q-and-A with Dr. Erik Nelson

By Erica Lamberg Dr. Erik Nelson wears multiple hats at Arcadia University. He serves as Dean of the School of Continuing Studies, which includes the Center for Adult and Professional Education (CAPE); as an Assistant Professor of Education; as Coordinator of Instructional Technology; and as...

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February 3, 2012

Psychology Today: Santangelo Provides Best Quote

Psychology Today recently quoted Dr. Tanya Santangelo , Assistant Professor of Education, in the Best Quotes section of "Raising Readers, Writers, and Spellers: An Expert Guide for Parents," which discusses the topic of handwriting in the 21st century. J. Richard Gentry, contributor and expert on...

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January 24, 2012

Orchestra Horns Sound 'Fanfare for the Common Man' Throughout Commons

"Fanfare for the Common Man" reverberated through the new Commons on Monday, Jan. 23, as members of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra filled the new student center with music as a prelude to the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The orchestra members were Curry Moyer, trumpet, Rick Bogle,...

January 20, 2012

Collins ’03, ’05M.Ed. Appointed Program Director of Burlington YMCA

CourierPostOnline.com reported that Dana Collins ’03, ’05M.Ed. was appointed the Executive Program Director of the YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties, Jan. 16. In the position of executive program director, Collins will be responsible for operations and programming for the Ys Primetime school-...

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January 19, 2012

Alexandria Gazette Packet: Schoeler '11M.Ed. Joins ACPS

Alexandria Gazette Packet featured one of Alexandria City Public School (ACPS) system's newest teachers, Regan Schoeler ’11M.Ed. , on Jan. 5. Her presence in the community will bring fresh perspectives and new energy to the district, as reported by Gazette Packet Contributor, Maya Horowitz. "I...

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December 16, 2011

Springfield Superintendent's District Named 'Success Story' for 100 Percent Reading Rate

Springfield School District in Delaware County, Pa., was recently honored by the American Association of School Administrators as a “ Featured School District Success Story .” In 2001, the Springfield Board of School Directors and Superintendent Dr. James P. Capolupo , an Arcadia alum, agreed on...

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December 9, 2011

Springfield Sun: Local High School Students Practice Employment Skills at Arcadia

The Springfield Sun (Springfield, Pa.) recently featured Springfield School District’s unique Part Time Learning Support program which teaches students independent-living skills, such as self-employability skills, as reported by Montgomery News contributor, Kaitlyn Linsner. Students practice these...

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December 6, 2011

Shultz's Photography Featured in the Creativity and Parkinson's Project

The original photography of Dr. Jeffrey Shultz , Professor of Education and Assistant Provost for Special Projects, is featured on the Parkinson's Disease Foundation website as a part of the Creativity and Parkinson's Project. The project exists to explore, support and encourage the therapeutic...

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December 2, 2011

Harvard Law Dean Receives Goldberg Award, Named After Arcadia Education Professor

Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow’s book, In Brown’s Wake: Legacies of America’s Educational Landmark , received the Steven S. Goldberg Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Education Law, reports the Harvard Law website. The award is given annually by the Education Law Association “in...

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November 15, 2011

Listen for Christina Ager on BEN-FM Woman of the Week

BEN-FM radio personality Marilyn Russell, host of WBEN's weekly "Woman of the Week" show, interviewed Dr. Christina Ager , Arcadia University Professor of Education, this weekend. Listen to see if Ager tells Russell why she gave up driving for UPS for a job she loves—making a difference in the...

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November 9, 2011

Sager '06M.Ed Joins Effort to Open Local Charter School

Tim Sager ’06M.Ed was recently consulted about the possible formation of a charter school in the North Penn School District. Reporter Online contributor Linda Stein notes that he is one of several who people who recently filed a request with the township with the hope of a school being opened as...

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November 2, 2011

Gustavson Talks to 'Charlotte Parent' About Metacognitive Understanding

Dr. Leif Gustavson , Chairman, Education Department, Coordinator of Secondary English Education and Middle School Education Programs, was quoted in an article titled, "Learning Beyond the Books" recently posted in the Charlotte Parent . Smart kids think about their own thinking: they can take...

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November 2, 2011

Course is First To Tackle Teaching Math in Inclusive Classrooms

Mathematics and Special Education come together in a new class that will help those teaching math in inclusive classrooms—with widespread ability levels among their students. Differentiation in the Mathematics Classroom (ED534), offered in the spring, will help teachers discover useful skills for...

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October 18, 2011

Papay Named Runner-Up of National Award for Emerging Researchers

Dr. Clare Papay , Assistant Professor of Education, was the runner-up recipient of the Pat Sitlington Emerging Researcher Award at the 2011 Council for Exceptional Children Division on Career Development and Transition International Conference in Kansas City, Mo., on Oct. 14. The award is given for...

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October 18, 2011

Graduate Certificates Springboard Teachers In and Out of the Classroom

By Erica Lamberg Small class sizes, personalized attention, knowledgeable professors and flexible course options are some of the benefits Jenna Connor has discovered through earning undergraduate, graduate and completing post-graduate coursework at Arcadia University. Connor, 26, a graduate of Holy...

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October 7, 2011

Slesaransky-Poe, Speaking as Mom, Before President Obama

By Graciela Slesaransky-Poe Associate Professor of Special Education Over the years, I felt very proud to have been recognized for my professional contributions to the field of inclusive education. This past weekend, the recognition was, not only as an educator, but also as a mom. And it felt great...

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September 30, 2011

Slesaransky-Poe to Speak Before President Obama at Human Rights Campaign Dinner

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , Associate Professor of Education, will speak before 3,000 guests, including President Obama, at the 15th Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Oct. 1. Slesaransky-Poe, a trainer and consultant for the HRC’s Welcoming Schools...

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September 23, 2011

Expanding Learning for a Professional Edge

By Erica Lamberg It's been an exciting career progression for Obioma Martin . Before she started OMART Training and Development, a training business in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia that provides professional development workshops, technical assistance, mentoring, and coaching to...

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September 23, 2011

Rupp Helps Form Special Education Support Group

The Reporter Online recently featured Michelle Rupp , who is taking online courses through Arcadia's Special Education program. Rupp helped to form a supportive parents network in the North Penn School district, where her daughter Emily is enrolled in special education, hoping to work with the...

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September 23, 2011

Welch '80M Rescues Orphaned Chimp in Cameroon

Monica Welch ’80M recently returned from her second trip to a primate reserve in the Republic of Cameroon, as reported by James McGinnis of Phillyburbs.com . A teacher at Russell C. Struble Elementary in Bensalem, Pa., Welch wanted to learn more about the apes discussed in her classroom. With...

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August 19, 2011

'Reading Eagle' Spotlights Brandywine Heights Principal Piperato ’00M

The Reading Eagle featured Heather Anne Piperato ’00M in the weekly segment "In Our Schools , " which spotlights teachers and administrators in Berks County, on Aug. 15. As the Principal of Brandywine Heights High School in Topton, Pa., Piperato says she most enjoys “[h]elping teachers discover how...

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