First-year Study Abroad Experience

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Sep 2, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

42 First-Year Students Depart for Semester in London, Scotland

After getting to know Arcadia’s Glenside campus, 42 Arcadia University first-year students departed from Glenside and boarded planes as a part of Arcadia’s distinctive First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE), on Aug. 29. The students will be studying in two locations, London, England, and...

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Mar 1, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Whitehouse Attends '87,' Reflects on Journey

Honors student Amanda Whitehouse ’11 recently attended the 87 event to commemorate the graduating seniors’ 87-day countdown to commencement. Enjoying the refreshments as well as the chance to mingle with peers and professors, Whitehouse came to the realization that her four-year journey at Arcadia...

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Feb 18, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Honors Student Discusses FYSAE with Meiers

Student blogger and honors student Julia Vasinda ’11 recently interviewed Bill Meiers, Associate Dean of the Honors Program and English Instructor, as part of her senior thesis. She shares her Q&A, which discusses Arcadia’s unique First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE), as well as some of...

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Feb 11, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

FYSAE Blog: A Kind Guard and a Private Tour of Westminster Abbey

Danielle Leon ’14, a participant in Arcadia’s First Year Study Abroad Experience, is finding that a little kindness goes a long way in London, England. In her latest blog entry, she describes the “best day ever.” Trying to save the 16-pound entrance fee, Leon and her friends viewed Westminster...

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Nov 16, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Ranks #1 in Nation in Undergraduate Participation in Study Abroad

Arcadia University has the #1 undergraduate participation rate in the nation, marking its leadership in international education with an undergraduate participation of 132.2 percent, higher than any other college or university in the United States, according to the Open Doors 2010 report released...