Arcadia University News


July 5, 2018

Public Health Students, Dr. McClintock Co-write Blog on Intimate Partner Violence

Public Health students Evangeline Wang ‘20, Marsha Trego '18, Ewinka Romulus '18, Erica Herzig '19, and Assistant Professor of Public Health Dr. Heather de Vries McClintock are co-writing a three-part blog series, Intimate Partner Violence: Global Burden, Risk Factors and Outcomes , alongside...

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June 14, 2018

Dr. Brasof, Peterson '16 Publish Research on Youth Court

Assistant Professor of Education Dr. Marc Brasof and Special Education graduate Kate Peterson ‘16 published their research on student discipline in urban schools on May 9 in Psychology in the School . Titled “Creating procedural justice and legitimate authority within school discipline systems...

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June 8, 2018

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Presents on Inclusive Education in Poland

On May 17, Professor of Education Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe presented “The Changing Paradigm of Inclusive Education” at a conference organized by the International Institute for the Study of Culture and Education in Warsaw, Poland. Joined by students in the European Doctorate in Teachers...

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May 30, 2018

Faculty, Staff Recognized at 2018 Years of Service Luncheon

By Nicole Gieselman '19 On May 23, Arcadia University celebrated its dedicated faculty and staff at the 2018 Years of Service Luncheon in the Kuch Gymnasium. The ceremony recognized outstanding research, teaching, and student support efforts by faculty and staff, including Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan ,...

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May 3, 2018

Stuetz ’19M Presents on American Political Influence on Immigration at Conference in Paris

John Stuetz ’19M , Education Literacy Studies graduate student, presented at the American Graduate School International Graduate Student Conference in Paris, France, on April 27. Stuetz’s presentation, “Exploring President Trump’s Xenophobic Rhetoric Towards Immigrants (‘They Will Come Back to Bite...

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April 30, 2018

Students Present at National Association for Multicultural Education Conference

Secondary education majors Avigal Kaminsky ’18 , Carolann Ortiz ’18 , and Alexandra Rinaldi ’18 , along with Associate Professor of Education Dr. Jodi Bornstein , presented at the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education Conference at Drexel University on March...

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April 27, 2018

Dr. Rosen Receives Early Career Scholar Award

Dr. Sonia M. Rosen , assistant professor of Education, was awarded the Early Career Scholar Award from the Grassroots Community and Youth Organizing Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Dr. Rosen accepted her award at the AERA Annual Meeting on April 14 in...

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April 25, 2018

Global 1968 Panel Explores Iconic Year’s Influence on Pop Culture

By Caitlin Joyce '20 On March 29, a panel, “1968: Transformations in Art, Media, and Culture,” discussed how political and social climate changes during that year influenced pop culture. The panel, part of the Global 1968: Explosions and Legacies series, featured Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr. , associate...

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April 24, 2018

Education Alumna named 2018 VOICE for Children Award Recipient

Dewetta Logan ’15MEd , owner and director of Smart Beginnings Early Learning Center (SBELC), was named the 2018 VOICE for Children Award recipient by the Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children. She was one of four childcare professionals in Pennsylvania recognized for “...

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April 13, 2018

Dr. Brasof Hosts Panel on Environmental Sustainability of Schools

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, hosted a panel on the environmental sustainability of schools on April 12. “Going Green: A Look at How Schools Are Becoming Green Spaces” examined the cost of our environmental footprint, what “green schools” are and how they operate, and what...

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April 12, 2018

Dr. Campbell and Stuetz Presents “Power to the People” Music Workshop

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr. , associate professor of Education, and John Stuetz ’19M , Education Literacy Studies graduate student, presented their workshop “Power to the People: Rediscovering Music’s Impact on Social Justice Movements” at the 8th annual Education for Social Justice Conference in Boston...

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March 31, 2018

Dr. Vollrath Publishes on Student Writing Habits

Dr. Daniel Vollrath ’15EdD , a graduate of the Special Education Leadership Education Doctoral program, published “Building Habits of Mind Through Writing,” an article through the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA). Co-written with teacher Scott Einhorn, the article is a result of Dr. Vollrath...

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March 22, 2018

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Presents on Gender Nonconforming Students at Diversity Officers Conference

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , professor of Education, presented “From Personal to Professional to Political: How Raising a Gender Nonconforming Child Changed Me, My Profession, and the World Around Me” at the 12th annual Conference of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher...

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March 22, 2018

Education Week Features Dr. Brasof as Expert on Civics Curricula

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, was featured on March 15 in an Education Week article addressing the importance of a strong civics curriculum in high school classes, especially when discussing the Second Amendment. Brasof stressed the need to take current events and regional...

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March 15, 2018

Drs. Trainor, Hickman Receive Grant from Department of Education

Dr. Kathy Trainor , adjunct professor of Education, and Dr. Peggy Hickman , associate professor of Education, received a $10,000 Project MAX grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to purchase assistive technology and software for the School of Education. The Project MAX grant is part...

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March 14, 2018

Dr. Baker-Doyle Featured by Australian Education Magazine

Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle , associate professor of Education, was featured for her expertise on collaborative school leadership in Australian publication The Educator . Published on March 6, the article discussed the possibility of eliminating principals in favor of a ‘teacher-led’ education model...

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March 1, 2018

Arcadia Hosts ‘Undoing Pennsylvania’s School Funding Crisis’

Arcadia’s Educational Leadership doctoral program will host “Undoing Pennsylvania's School Funding Crisis” on Thursday, March 29 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in Landman Library’s Beaver College Room. Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, will facilitate a discussion on inequitable school...

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February 28, 2018

Applied Behavior Analysis Program Ranks Nationally

Arcadia’s Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program has received two distinctions among national rankings with the Applied Behavior Analysis Program Guide. The program ranked 12th in the “ Top 15 Best Applied Behavior Analysis Online Programs 2018 .” It is one of four Pennsylvania programs to achieve...

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February 19, 2018

Arcadia University Reading Education Program Earns International Dyslexia Association Accreditation

Arcadia University’s Master of Education in Literacy Studies and Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) and its Master of Education in Reading Education programs each has received accreditation from the Center for Effective Reading Instruction (CERI), an organization aligned with the...

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January 31, 2018

Dr. Mesner to Explore Intersections of Queer Identities through Theater

Dr. Kerr Mesner, assistant professor in the School of Education, will debut his second one-person play, In Transit: Artistic Interventions in Precarious Times , at Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts in Ontario, Canada on March 15. In Transit explores the intersections of queer...

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January 22, 2018

Dr. Hickman Publishes on Dual Language Learners

Dr. Peggy Hickman , associate professor of Education, published “Working with Young Dual Language Learners and Their Families in Early Learning Settings” with the Early Childhood Action Collective (ECAC), which examines the increasing need to support young children who are dual language learners...

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