Arcadia University News


February 5, 2013

USA Today College: Flores ’14 Speaks Out Against Homonormativity

USA Today College featured “Opinion: My fight against homonormativity” by Jayson Flores ’14 on Jan. 28. The article is an honest look at the pressure in the LGBT community to mimic heteronormative standards and features insights from educators, including Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , Associate...

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January 14, 2013

Tennis Pro Provides Advice for Young Athletes

Mary Lou Cardie ’99M recently published an article, "Value the Fundamentals," on EZineArticles.com, which focuses on helping young athletes reach their full potential. Cardie, who is a USPTA Certified P1 Tennis Teaching Professional, earned a Master’s of Education degree from Arcadia in 1999. If...

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December 18, 2012

School of Education Hosts Inaugural Colloquium

The Honorable Edward G. Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania, spoke about the value ofOn Nov. 1, the School of Education hosted its inaugural School of Education Colloquium, “Keeping the Promise of Early Childhood Education: Putting Into Practice What We Know,” which focused on the importance...

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December 18, 2012

Chance Joins Advisory Council at Parkway Northwest High School

During fall semester Janet Chance , Director of the Office of School and Community Collaborations, began serving on the Advisory Council for Parkway Northwest High School for Peace and Social Justice. The council addresses a range of issues related to the school's success, such as connecting the...

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December 18, 2012

Trainor Presents at Early Childhood Summit

Dr. Kathy Trainor , Adjunct Professor and Director of Inclusive and Early Childhood Fieldwork, presented two sessions of a workshop titled “Promoting Inclusive Practices through Meaningful Collaboration in Early Childhood” at the 2012 Early Childhood Summit at Penn State University on Oct. 23.

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December 18, 2012

Slesaransky-Poe Gives Keynote at Family Matters Conference

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , Associate Professor, presented two sessions at the Family Matters Conference, organized by Philadelphia Family Pride, on Oct. 20 at Arcadia University. The keynote presentation, “Partnering with Our Schools to Welcome Our Families,” discussed steps LGBTQ families...

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December 18, 2012

Papay Presents Poster at Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Conference

The work of Dr. Clare Papay , Assistant Professor and Director of Special Education Certification, was displayed at the 2012 Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Papay’s poster “Creating opportunities for post-secondary education for students with...

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December 18, 2012

Bhukhanwala Co-Authors Paper in ‘Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice’

Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala , Assistant Professor and Director of Childhood, Identity and Textual Studies, published an article that she co-authored with Martha Allexsaht-Snider, “Diverse student teachers making sense of difference through engaging in Boalian Theater approaches,” in Teachers and Teaching...

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December 18, 2012

Bornstein Presents at NCSS and PCSS Conferences

In November, Dr. Jodi Bornstein , Assistant Professor and Director of Urban Fieldwork and the Equity Collaborative, presented “Circling Up: Focusing on Community in Social Studies Methods” at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Conference in Seattle, Wash. At the conference, she also...

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December 18, 2012

Appelbaum Publishes Article Online at ‘Pythagoras’

Dr. Peter Appelbaum , Professor and Director of Disciplinary and Transdisciplinary Studies, posted an article on the website of Pythagoras: Journal of the Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa . “Refusal as a democratic catalyst for mathematics education development” describes the...

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December 18, 2012

Appelbaum Presents at Journal of Curriculum Theorizing Conference

Dr. Peter Appelbaum , Professor and Director of Disciplinary and Transdisciplinary Studies, and graduate students Chris Loeffler and Jules Mermelstein presented at the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice at the Bergamo Center near Dayton, Ohio...

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December 18, 2012

Unfinished Business: Marchitello ’10M.Ed. Weighs In on School-to-Prison Pipeline

On Dec. 17, Unfinished Business posted an article written by Max Marchitello ’10M.Ed. titled "Congress Takes on the School-to-Prison Pipeline." Marchitello discusses institutional discipline practices and the recent congressional hearing, which, "marked an important first step for Congress to...

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November 30, 2012

Metro.com: Gonzalez-Lopez Discusses Rise of ASD Diagnosis

Metro.co m featured Dr. Adriana Gonzalez-Lopez in a Nov. 28 article, "Exploring options for special needs students," which discusses the rise of autism diagnosis as well as teacher training. Gonzalez-Lopez is the Director of Arcadia's BBEST Program, which provides services to school districts in...

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November 16, 2012

Newsworks: Education Students Strengthen Programming at Friends of Mifflin Elementary

Newsworks reported on Nov. 8 that Arcadia University Education majors are strengthening the after school programming at the Mifflin Elementary School in East Falls, Pa. Over the summer, FOM assisted with bringing before and after-school care, a result of requests by working parents in the community...

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November 7, 2012

Appelbaum Presents Keynote at Harry Potter-Themed Conference

Dr. Peter Appelbaum , Professor and Director of Disciplinary and Transdisciplinary Studies in the School of Education, was the keynote speaker at “Harry Potter: Reflections on the Major Themes in J.K. Rowling’s Literature,” an academic conference held at Chestnut Hill College on Oct. 26. Appelbaum’...

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November 5, 2012

Montgomery Media: Gov. Rendell Gives Keynote at School of Education Colloquium

Montgomery Media recently reported that Arcadia University's School of Education hosted its second annual Education Colloquium which featured keynote speaker Gov. Ed Rendell on Nov. 1. The colloquium focused on the implementation of recent research and policy in early childhood education, as...

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October 22, 2012

Arcadia University Faculty Present ‘The Hidden Other: Immigrants in Higher Education’ at AAC&U Conference

Arcadia University Faculty Drs. Hilary Dick , Ana Maria Garcia and Jeffrey Shultz presented “The Hidden Other: Immigrants in Higher Education” at the Modeling Equity, Engaging Difference: New Frameworks for Diversity and Learning conference in Baltimore, Md., on Oct. 19. The conference was...

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October 19, 2012

PhillyMag.com: Arcadia Hosts Third Annual Family Matters Conference, Oct. 20

PhillyMag.com reported on Oct. 17 that Philadelphia Family Pride is hosting its third annual Family Matters Conference at Arcadia University on Saturday, Oct. 20. Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , Associate Professor in Special Education, Coordinator of the Masters, Five-Year, and Certification...

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October 10, 2012

NJ.com: Lasher ’96M.Ed. Named Finalist for National Teaching Award

NJ.com reported on Oct. 4 that Kristina Lasher ’96M.Ed. was named one of two N.J. finalists eligible to receive a 2012 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). PAEMST program authorizes that the President of the United States annually bestow up to 108 awards...

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October 8, 2012

LeadCast Blog: Slesaransky-Poe Discusses Gender Nonconformity

On Oct. 2, LeadScape posted “Embracing the Whole Child: From Gender Binary to Gender Continuum” by contributor Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , Associate Professor of Education. The article focuses on building support and alliances for children who are gender nonconforming or transgender. For more...

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October 1, 2012

Papay Presents Webinar on 'Developing Inclusive College Opportunities' Through Think College

On Sept. 17, Dr. Clare Papay presented a webinar titled "Getting Started: Developing Inclusive College Opportunities for Students with Intellectual Disabilities" with Dr. Megan Griffin of the University of New Mexico. The webinar was offered through Think College, the national coordinating center...

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