International Students

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Sep 18, 2017 Caitlin Burns

The Yangtse Evening Post Highlights Jiangsu, Arcadia Mathematics Course

The international mathematics program at Jiangsu University was highlighted in a Sept. 6 story by The Yangtse Evening Post about how students are preparing for the start of the school year. The students are required to do “homework” before the start of the semester, which includes conversing with...

Isabela Secanechia Feb 24, 2017 12:00 am

Ringing in the Lunar New Year

It was all planned meticulously over a delightful dinner at a super-hip restaurant in Burlington, N.J. Two IPAL (International Peer Associates League) leaders and I decided to meet over our winter break to plan upcoming IPAL events. (Want to learn more about what it means to be an IPAL? Check out...

Nov 22, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Cultural Diversity during International Education Week

Through performances and presentations, Arcadia University students, faculty, and friends highlighted cultures from around the world at the annual Celebrating Cultures fair on Nov. 16, as part of Arcadia’s International Education Week. Throughout the night, students entertained and informed the...

Photo courtesy of Nick Loubser

Jan 12, 2016 Caitlin Burns

U.S. Embassy Interviews Arcadia Student as Part of International Education Week

For International Education Week in November, Genetic Counseling major Rebecca Purvis ’17 was interviewed by the U.S. Embassy and Consulate for her experiences abroad as a Fulbright scholar. Purvis, a New Zealander, is a 2015 Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Award recipient. In order to...

Nicole Gieselman Dec 28, 2015 7:00 pm

Do I Have to Go?

The end of the fall semester marks the beginning of many things terrible, especially for freshmen in college: final papers and exams, a new round of classes and payments to worry about, and going home for our first winter break. Home. It usually brings to mind warm memories of friends, family...

Nov 19, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Long ’17 Shows Hospitality to Students Studying Abroad in the U.S.

Upon returning to Glenside after a semester in Seoul, Cliff Long ’17 decided to help international students studying at Arcadia adjust to their new home. In his story “Returning the Hospitality,” Long explains why he joined the student organization International Peer Associate League (IPAL)...

Oct 2, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Students Gather at Office of International Affairs Picnic

Mutaz Barnawi, a student in the Master of Arts in International Public Relations program, snaps a selfie with President Nicolette DeVille Christensen at the Office of International Affairs Welcome Picnic on Sept. 29. Sixty-six new international students from 19 countries joined Arcadia this...

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Feb 26, 2015 jretter Retter

Students from Arcadia’s English Language Institute Celebrate the Chinese New Year

Students from Arcadia University’s English Language Institute celebrate the Chinese New Year by sharing dumplings and culture with their classmates.

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Dec 2, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia’s International Student Enrollment Continues to Climb

Over the past five years, the international student body at Arcadia University, a global leader in international education, has more than doubled. A total of 81 international students are enrolled at Arcadia in 2014-15, compared with 40 students in the 2009-10 academic year. The largest groups of...

Feb 28, 2014 JoLynne Bremmer

Faculty Member Kachuyevski, Expert on Ukraine, Explains Country’s Unrest

On Feb. 26, Dr. Angela Kachuyevski, assistant professor of political science and an expert on Ukraine and Russia, provided insight into the Euromaidan revolution in Ukraine. Describing Ukraine’s centuries-old, complex history, Kachuyevski notes “Even its name, Ukrayina, means ‘on the edge,’”...

Feb 25, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

IPCR Student Addresses Conference, President of Sierra Leone

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 It’s one thing to listen to a news report or read a case study on international conflict. But if you’re on the ground defending your life and country from rebel fighters and militiamen, conflict looks a little different. Former National Security...

Nov 21, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Learning How to Heal: Displaced by War, World-traveling Pharmacist Seeks Peace

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 As a pharmacist in the midst of major conflicts, it’s crucial to hold just the right skill set—lives are at stake. While working as a humanitarian pharmacist for French-based nonprofit organization Pharmacie et Aide Humanitaire (PAH), Prudence...