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Oct 3, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Jasmine Henderson ’15: ‘Crossing the Age Divide’ through Shakespeare with Seniors

Transfer-turned-Honors student Jasmine Henderson ’15 is excited to participate in her first service learning experience, a course called Shakespeare with Seniors, which will fulfill Arcadia’s Undergraduate Curriculum requirement for a Global Connections Experience. She’s also nervous to be working...

Oct 3, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Casey Coen ’18: ‘Putting the ‘Om’ into My New Home’

Casey Coen ’18 came to Arcadia happy to be a Knight but afraid college life would interrupt her daily practice of yoga. So far, the certified yoga instructor is learning that all it will take to maintain her lifestyle is determination, her mat, and some spare time. In her blog post, “Putting the ‘...

Mar 17, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Actor, Playwright Figueras ’16 Brings Words to Life

Damien Figueras ’16 writes about his development as an actor and playwright in his first two posts for Because Arcadia. The English and Theater Arts major recently performed in Arcadia University’s production of Harvey. In “Acting: Learning to Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes,” he explains his initial...

Jan 13, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Merton ’14 Shares Photos from Semester in Turkey

Dan Merton’14 spent fall 2012 studying at Kadir Has University in Istanbul, Turkey, and apparently fell in love with the country since he plans to return there for graduate school after completing his undergraduate studies at Arcadia University. Experience the breathtaking views of the landscapes,...

Jan 13, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Frances Dumlao ’15 Helps Launch Magazine

The challenge of launching a magazine thrust Frances Dumlao ’15 into the world of graphic design and allowed her to see London through the eyes of Londoners. This was all thanks to a course at the University of Westminster, where Dumlao currently is studying abroad, that inspired the global media...