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May 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Dr. Mascavage Earns Two Excellence in Teaching Awards in One Week

Dr. Linda Mascavage, Associate Professor of Chemistry, was honored not only with Arcadia University's most prestigious faculty honor, but also with an American Chemical Society award—two major honors in less than a week. Mascavage was selected as the 2012 recipient of the Award for Excellence in...

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Apr 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Launches Global Workshop Series with 20 Philadelphia Faculty in Cuba

Arcadia University launches its Global Faculty Development Workshop series in June at the University of Havana in Cuba. The global series aims to spur faculty leadership in campus internationalization across the nation. Twenty faculty from Philadelphia area universities will join Arcadia...

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Apr 13, 2012 Purnell Cropper

New Study Abroad Program, Faculty Development Begins in Cuba

Arcadia University announces the establishment of the Arcadia in Cuba study abroad program, as well as the first Global Faculty Development Workshop in academic collaboration with the prestigious University of Havana. This new relationship has enabled The College of Global Studies at Arcadia...

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Apr 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Announces School of Global Business

Arcadia University is leveraging its leadership position in global education with a new School of Global Business and a focus on entrepreneurship, sustainable enterprises, and a growing international MBA program. “Our goal is to prepare business leaders who are global-minded, individuals who will...

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Apr 4, 2012 Purnell Cropper

13 Students Present at Language and Culture Symposium

Thirteen Arcadia University students participated in the SEPCHE Foreign Language and Culture Symposium at Chesnut Hill College on March 31. Dr. Rodolfo Schweizer, Associate Professor and Chair of Modern Languages and one of the founders of this biennial symposium, and Adjunct Professor Gabriela...

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Mar 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Five Faculty Members Awarded SEPCHE Grants for 21st Century Teaching

Several faculty members were awarded grants by the South Eastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) for Building Faculty Capacity for 21st Century Teaching: A SEPCHE/Teagle Initiative, on March 14. "Arcadia faculty are active in pedagogically related research works," says Dr....

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Mar 23, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Romanian Coordinator: 'Students Acted Like Real Ambassadors in Our Country'

Bucharest, Romania, is one of many international cities Arcadia University first-year and transfer students explored during Preview. Bill Meiers ’93M,’96M, English Instructor and Co-Director of the Honors Program, led the students in his two-credit Honors course, "Cultural Crossover and Change," on...

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Mar 6, 2012 Purnell Cropper

School of Global Business Holds Retreats to Prepare Strategic Plan

Members of the School of Global Business gathered in January, February and March at planning retreats to draft and formulate the school’s strategic plan, goals and objectives—including the school’s mission, vision and core values, or guiding principles, on which to focus while moving forward as a...

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Feb 7, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Provost Michael Named to ACE Commission on Leadership

The American Council on Education has appointed Dr. Steve O. Michael, Arcadia University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, as a member of the ACE Commission on Leadership for the next two years. The mission of the ACE Commission on Leadership is to bring together a group of...

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Jan 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Provost Michael Quoted in Chronicle of Higher Education on Libya Possibilities

Dr. Steve O. Michael, Arcadia University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, was quoted Jan. 22 in the Chronicle of Higher Education in an article headlined "Fall of Qaddafi's Regime Brings New Opportunities for American Universities." David L. Wheeler wrote: The images of Libya that...

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Nov 22, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Jiangxi University Professor Addresses Higher Education in China

By Erica Lamberg As part of Arcadia’s celebration of International Education Week, a presentation about Higher Education in China was led by Dr. Xuchuan Xu of Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics in the north of Nanchang Province in China. Provost Dr. Steve O. Michael introduced Xuchuan and...

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Sep 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

President, Provost to New Students—Take the World by Storm

“Walking through the dorms on Saturday evening, as the rain was falling and the winds whipping, students in Dilworth gave me the idea for your class—The Class That Took The World By Storm,” said Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III as he greeted the Class of 2015 and new transfer...