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May 26, 2021

Arcadia Hosts Autistic Self-Advocates Speak Up! Panel

In celebration of Autism and Neurodiversity Acceptance Month, Arcadia’s School of Education hosted an Autistic Self-Advocates Speak Up! Panel on April 21. The panel featured three autistic self-advocates: artist Brian Foti, Gregory Tino, author of The Autistic Mind Finally Speaks, and lecturer...

April 13, 2021

LOVE Pilot Holds Act-Up on Intersectionality

By Josephine Mueller '21 The LOVE Pilot program held its second Act-up, “Doing Antiracism Work: When IsIntersectionality a Bridge & When Is It a Roadblock?” on March 24.  Attendees heard from four panelists: Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, professor of Education; Troy Young, assistant...

December 8, 2020

Q&A with Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring Director Dr. Skilton

Since its launch in June 2020, the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring (CTLM) has brought together community stakeholders to support Arcadia’s innovative pedagogies and adaptive strategies. The CTLM serves the needs of all members of the Arcadia community—faculty, staff, and student peer...

November 9, 2020

Academic Affairs Awards Innovation Grants

Academic Affairs awarded 13 proposals for initial or continued funding this year through the Innovative Programming Grants.  These awards, which were established in 2018, identify areas for growth and support pioneering opportunities. Faculty and staff members who proposed particularly...

February 13, 2020

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Invited Speaker at Anti-Hate Vigil

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, professor of Education, was an invited speaker at the Philadelphia Chapter of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom’s Unity Vigil, held at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Bryn Mawr, Pa. on Jan. 15. The vigil was a response to the rising tide of hate crimes directed at...

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Fights for Equitable Opportunities for All Students

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe Professor of Education Years at Arcadia: 19 Courses: Princesses and Superheroes: How media shape children’s understanding of gender, sexuality, race, and disability; Intro to Inclusive Education; Disability Studies & Special Education Law...

October 4, 2019

JEDI Commission Hosts Cartoon Network’s Maya Litwin

By Caroline Jordan '20 Cartoon Network’s Manager of Consumer Marketing Insights and Strategy Maya Litwin spoke to the Arcadia community about the state of minority representation in children’s television on Oct. 3.  Litwin discussed the impact television can have on developing minds and...

October 3, 2019

JEDI Hosts Dr. Kumashiro for Discussions on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

Dr. Kevin Kumashiro, an internationally recognized expert on educational equity and social justice, noted in his discussion with members of the Arcadia community on Sept. 26 and 27 that no higher education institution has yet become an inclusive and equitable organization to meet the needs of all...

September 15, 2019

Commission on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Established

In September, the President’s Commission on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) was established to conduct a comprehensive review of Arcadia’s policies, practices, and campus climate to ensure each align with the University’s Vision and Lived Values. While the Arcadia community had...

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...

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...

November 8, 2017

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Featured in Reading Eagle for Transgender Rights Presentation

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe was featured in the Oct. 31 The Reading Eagle for presenting to the Exeter School Board about supporting transgender students in the district. “There is a lot of fear and lack of education,” said Dr. Slesaransky-Poe. “That’s why I love having the opportunity to...

October 24, 2017

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Named Champion of Social Justice by PEAL Center

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, professor of Education, was named a 2017 Champion of Social Justice by the Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. She was recognized for “her work in creating welcoming, inclusive, and safe schools and organizations for gender non-binary and...

August 31, 2017

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Named Champion of Social Justice

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, professor in the School of Education, is the recipient of the 2017 Champion of Social Justice Award by the Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. Dr. Slesaransky-Poe was recognized for "her work in creating welcoming, inclusive, and safe schools and...

May 25, 2017

Dr. Eaton Awarded Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker Endowed Chair

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English, will improve the networking and research opportunities of Humanities faculty and students as the 2017 recipient of the Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker Endowed Chair. Dr. Eaton was recognized during the Years of Service luncheon on May 24. Dr....

January 26, 2017

Presidential Search Update

Dear Arcadia University Community: The Board of Trustees would like to update the campus community on the presidential search process. It is our intention to regularly inform the community and offer opportunities to engage in the search process. Presidential Search Firm Retained The...

May 17, 2016

Slesaransky-Poe Featured as Expert in Inquirer on Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, founding dean of the School of Education, was featured as an expert on transgender and gender-nonconformity issues in The Philadelphia Inquirer on May 14. Slesaransky-Poe said she finds it concerning that the public conversation about the needs of transgender and...

September 14, 2015

PA Physician General Is Keynote Speaker at Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference, Sept. 30

Newly appointed Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine will deliver the keynote address at the School of Education’s third annual Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 30. The conference will run from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Castle. A performance and...

August 7, 2015

Dual Enrollment Program with Martin Luther King Jr. High School to Begin in September

The Philadelphia Tribune reported that Arcadia University will offer upperclassmen at The Promise Academy at Martin Luther King Jr. High School the opportunity to earn college credits as part of a dual enrollment program beginning in September. “It’s a win-win situation where we can provide a...

June 23, 2015

School of Education Recognizes 10th Anniversary of Doctoral Program

The School of Education celebrated the 10th anniversary of its first cohort for the Doctor of Education on June 11. The event, which brought more than 30 alumni and current students in the Doctor of Education program, also honored the founder of the program, Dr. Christina Ager. After remarks from...