Arcadia University News


October 11, 2017

School of Education Recognized for Top Applied Behavior Analysis Program

After screening more than 200 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs across the nation, AppliedBehaviorAnalysisEdu.org named Arcadia University one of “ The 62 Best Schools with 100% Online ABA Master’s and Certificate Programs .” Arcadia is one of eight schools in Pennsylvania to earn such a...

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October 10, 2017

Dr. Brasof Leads Series with Phila. School District for National History Day

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education and coordinator of Secondary Social Studies and English Education, will lead a 9-session professional development series through Feb. 27 with teachers and leaders from the School District of Philadelphia. Dr. Brasof will work with middle and high...

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September 13, 2017

Dr. Campbell, Belloff Present on Educational Technology at International Conference

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor of Education, and Tim Belloff , director of Academic Technology Services and a doctoral student in Arcadia’s Educational Leadership (Ed.D) program, presented “Technology and the Achievement Gap: An Educator’s Leadership Plan for Action with Training” at the...

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August 23, 2017

Bates ’18 Awarded National Scholarship for Student Teachers

In August, Early Elementary and Special Education student Olivia Bates ’18 was awarded the J. Jay Hostetler Scholarship for undergraduate student teachers from the international honor society Kappa Delta Pi. Bates was one of 38 students selected nationwide to receive the $500 scholarship. Founded...

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August 9, 2017

Students, Alumni, Faculty Promote Health and Wellness in Belize

Students, alumni, and faculty from Arcadia’s Physical Therapy, Genetic Counseling, Public Health, Physician Assistant, Education, and Counseling programs continued their mental health, physical wellness, and education efforts in Belize from July 15 to 26. This year’s trip overlapped with Camp...

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May 31, 2017

Mauro, Dr. Gulkus Named Professors Emeriti

With nearly 80 years combined teaching at Arcadia, Robert Mauro , professor of Art and Design, and Dr. Steven Gulkus , associate professor of Education, have each been named Professor Emeritus for their contributions to the University community. Mauro Guided by his passion for technology in the...

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April 20, 2017

Eppenstein ’17 Inspires Reading Eagle Investigation

Austin Eppenstein ’17 , elementary education major, was featured in an April series by The Reading Eagle about lead contamination in Muhlenberg Township. Eppenstein’s plea on The Reading Eagle Facebook page for assistance for his mother, who suffers from lead poisoning, was the start of an...

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April 7, 2017

The Artist in the Community Hosts “Art of the Syllabus” April 13

Join students from the University Seminar “The Artist in the Community” as they host the annual “Art of the Syllabus” exhibition on Thursday, April 13 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the Thrall Gallery in Spruance. The exhibition is a culmination of work created by the class and the organizations they...

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March 24, 2017

Dr. Baker-Doyle Named Blankley Endowed Chair in Education

Dr. Kira J. Baker-Doyle , associate professor of Education and director of Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs, will enhance connected learning and teacher education as the University’s second Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education . Dr. Baker-Doyle was recognized at a...

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March 8, 2017

Dr. Baker-Doyle Publishes Book on Innovative Teachers, Plans Reading in Landman Library

Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle , associate professor of Education, highlights how teachers are using 21st century innovation in her upcoming book, Transformative Teachers: Teacher Leadership and Learning in a Connected World , to be released in May by Harvard Education Publishing. The book looks at the...

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December 19, 2016

Dr. Brasof Leads Youth-Adult Leadership Initiative in New York

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, is collaborating with Youth Development Consultant Marc Fernandes to lead one of the largest youth-adult leadership initiatives in the country. Dr. Brasof will help reform student councils into youth-adult councils in the 200 high schools that are...

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November 28, 2016

Dec. 8: “The Art of the Syllabus” Exhibition at Spruance Fine Arts

On Thursday, Dec. 8, “The Art of the Syllabus,” an exhibition of community service art by Arcadia University students, will be presented at the Spruance Fine Arts Center from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Each semester, students in the University Seminar “The Artist in the Community” participate in community...

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October 26, 2016

Dr. Rosen Co-Edits Volume on Current Climate of Youth Activism

Dr. Sonia Rosen , assistant professor of Education, published her first co-edited volume, Contemporary Youth Activism: Advancing Social Justice in the United States , about the history of youth activism and its current state, and how this type of activism effects changes. The volume was released at...

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October 4, 2016

Dr. Brasof Offers New Teaching Model for Social Studies in Recent Article

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, recently published “An Abolition Framework: Debating Slavery by Moving Beyond the Question of Race” in the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies’ Social Studies Journal . In his article, Dr. Brasof offers a new method for teaching students...

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August 23, 2016

Dr. Brasof Speaks about “Student Voice” in Civic Education on Canadian Podcast

Jean Courtney, leader of the student voice movement in Ontario, Canada who is a retired educator in the Ministry of Education, interviewed Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, about a lack of student voices in school policy and how this relates to teens being uninterested in civic...

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June 9, 2016

Dr. Campbell’s Music Course Featured In Philadelphia Tribune

Dr. Bruce Campbell , assistant professor in the School of Education, was featured in the Philadelphia Tribune on May 25 for a story on his innovative methods of incorporating hip-hop music into the classroom and his influence in the Philadelphia music scene. The story also discusses Campbell’s work...

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June 6, 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Shultz Named Professor Emeritus

Dr. Jeffrey Shultz , who retired as professor of Education and coordinator of 5-year programs in May 2016, has been named Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University. This distinction recognizes his innovative teaching style, promotion of multiculturalism on campus, and years of service to the...

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April 26, 2016

Build Democracies in Schools, Writes Dr. Brasof

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education, published "Teach students about civics through schoolwide governance" in Kappan , the magazine for the education honors society Phi Delta Kappa. Brasof writes of his work with the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement and Edwin M. Stanton...

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March 29, 2016

Arcadia Hosts International Teachers for Culmination of US State Dept. Program

In February, seventeen international teachers in “American Language: Connecting English Teachers to U.S. History and Culture,” a program organized by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, concluded their experience with culminating activities at Arcadia led by Dr...

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