Arcadia University News

August 3, 2012

Campbell Presents at Caribbean Studies Conferences in Guadeloupe and England

In June, Dr. Bruce Campbell presented his research, "Caribbean Students’ Social Adjustment," at the Caribbean Studies Association Conference in Le Gosier, Guadeloupe, Antilles Francaises. In July, he presented other research, "Caribbean Students' Assimilation to a Culture at a Small Liberal Arts...

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July 10, 2012

School of Continuing Studies Hosts Danielson Framework Institute for Area Educators

Arcadia University’s School of Continuing Studies partnered with the Danielson Group to offer an Institute on Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching at the King of Prussia Campus. The three-day institute, held June 25-27, proved to be a valuable experience for the Pennsylvania and New Jersey...

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June 20, 2012

Times Herald: Norristown Teacher Pinpoints Educational Weaknesses

The Times Herald quoted Mark Cratin , a special education teacher at Norristown Area High School, in "NAHS program targets improved student performance" on June 12. As part of the school leadership team that was organized to improve the school's educational programming, Cratin analyzes student data...

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June 8, 2012

Orientation Leaders Welcome Class of 2016

Summer months usually indicate a time of rest and relaxation for students, but for more than 50 Arcadia upperclassmen, the warm weather means an early return to campus to greet the incoming Class of 2016 and help prepare them for college life. Summer Orientation kicked off today with the first of...


June 5, 2012

MBA Reception Welcomes Students, Alumni and International Graduates from Singapore

Students and alumni of Arcadia University’s International M.B.A. program in Singapore joined M.B.A. students, alumni, prospective M.B.A. students, faculty and staff at the graduate business program’s second annual reception on May 16, given by the School of Global Business and the Office of...

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May 31, 2012

Standard-Speaker: Searfoss '12M Graduates, Joins Aegis Sciences

Standard-Speaker (Hazelton, Pa.) recently reported that Jody Searfoss ’12M graduated from Arcadia University with a master's degree in Forensic Science on May 17. During her graduate education, she was employed part-time at NMS Labs, Willow Grove. Searfoss completed her undergraduate studies at...


May 25, 2012

Assistant Secretary of State Alum Encourages STEM-related Careers

Arcadia University alumna Jane Oates , Assistant Secretary of State for the U.S. Department of Labor's Workforce Training and Administration, gave a keynote presentation May 8 at a Siemens PLM Connection. Oates earned a Master of Education from Arcadia University. "Typically, customers speak about...

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May 25, 2012

Lutton ’93M Edits New Book 'Advancing the Early Childhood Profession'

Alison Lutton ’93M recently edited a book which presents the National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC) revised national standards for professional preparation and ongoing professional development as well as other related resources, titled Advancing the Early Childhood...

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May 15, 2012

Village News: Moody ’79 M.Ed., Chesterfield Elementary School Teacher of the Year

On May 9 Village News (Chester, Va.) reported that Amanda Moody ’79M.Ed. was one of three educators to win Teachers of the Year honors in the Chesterfield School District. Amanda Moody of Wells Elementary is Chesterfield’s Elementary School Teacher of the Year. She began her career in 1975 in...

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May 10, 2012 Royer Named Superintendent of Waynesboro School District recently reported that Wendy L. Royer, Adjunct Professor of Education, will be stepping into the position of assistant superintendent for the Waynesboro Area School District on Aug. 1. Her first teaching job out of college in 1989 was in the Waynesboro Area School District as a...


May 10, 2012

Abington Journal: International Scholarship Recipient Muraca '10 Pursues Postgrad Degree

The Abington Journal reported that Stephanie Muraca ’10 is pursuing a master's degree in Education at the University of Bath in England, U.K., on May 9. She earned her bachelor's degree from Arcadia University in Elementary and Early Childhood Education in 2010. Recipient of the University of Bath...

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May 4, 2012

Grosslein ’11 Lands VISTA Position with TTF

Abby Grosslein ’11 recently landed a position as a VISTA Tree Campaign Organizer with Tookany/Tacony-FrankfordWatershed Partnership, Inc. (TTF) . This year she will be collaborating on the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Plant One Million initiative to provide street trees for homeowners in...

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May 2, 2012

CBS 6: Moody ’79M.Ed. Named Chesterfield Teacher of the Year

CBS 6 (Richmond, Va.) reported on May 2, "Amanda Moody of Wells Elementary is Chesterfield’s Elementary School Teacher of the Year. She began her career in 1975 in Williamsburg-James City County and also taught at schools in Germany and England for the U.S. Department of Defense. Since 1993, Moody...

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May 2, 2012

Shire ’89M.Ed. Discusses 'Tragedy, Larceny and Social Reform

Stan Shire ’89M.Ed. discussed "Tragedy, Larceny and Social Reform," with the Cheltenham Camera Club at the Rowland Community Center on April 17 . His talk addressed under-appreciated photographers whose work made a difference in the world. Stan Shire is Professor Emeritus and former chair of the...

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May 2, 2012

Montgomery Media: Christian ’95 Elected Superintendent of Owen J. Roberts School

Montgomery Media reported that Michael Christian ’95M.Ed. was elected the superintendent of the Owen J. Roberts School District by a unanimous vote by the Board. He earned his appointment following a six-month search in which nine candidates were interviewed of the 30 who applied, as reported by...

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April 26, 2012

Metro New York: Wallace Quoted on Summer Education

Metro New York quoted Margie Wallace , Director of Arcadia's School of Continuing Studies and Center for Summer Learning, in a feature titled "Summer school doesn’t have to be traditional," on April 24. Because people have other things they want—or need—to do in summer besides attend class, most...

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April 10, 2012

New Ad Campaigns on Transit, King of Prussia Mall

"The World Needs Great Teachers" campaign launched on buses and in train stations around the Philadelphia region in late March, and the "Manage Your Life, Get a Degree" campaign just launched at the King of Prussia mall and bus shelters. The Manage Your Life campaign is aimed at connecting adult...

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April 4, 2012

Citizen's Call: Arcadia Hosts Educational Leadership Conference on PA School Budget

The Citizen's Call (Cheltenham, Pa.) reported on the education conference, “Unpacking the PA School Budget,” which was hosted by Arcadia’s Master's program in Educational Leadership on March 28. The panel of six included the President of Cheltenham’s Board of Commissioners, Art Haywood, and was...


April 4, 2012

Educator Fina ’11M is 2012 VOICE Award Winner

Michele Fina ’11M , who earned a Master of Education from Arcadia University, is the 2012 winner of the VOICE Award from the Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children. Fine represents the Bucks County AEYC. The PennAEYC website commended Fina: As an advocate for early childhood...

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April 4, 2012

Reporter Quotes Reedy on 'Redshirting' Kindergartners

"The practice of parents holding children back from starting kindergarten at age 5, called 'redshirting' after the athletic practice of delaying college for a year to gain an advantage, is being given a new look by some parents and was discussed on CBS’s 60 Minutes . The impetus is that...


April 4, 2012

Goerke ’13 Awarded 2012 Keystone Pre-Service Educator Grant

Shannon Goerke ’13 , a junior at Arcadia University majoring in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education, is one of two students awarded this year’s Pre-Service Educator Grant from the Keystone State Reading Association. Each student will receive a grant in the amount of $2,500 to...

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