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Nov 29, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Community Development in a Cape Town Classroom: Ekstein ’12 Discovers New Direction

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Amanda Ekstein ’13, an International Business and Culture major, admits that most people think she’s a little crazy for choosing the three-year degree path. But at the end of three years, she will have a degree in hand, a wealth of experience from exploring three different...

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Nov 29, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Criminal Justice Major Lands Prestigious Federal Internship

By Purnell T. Cropper Three years ago Ashley Gast ’12 arrived on campus with a plan: study biology and then pursue a master’s degree and career in forensic science. But she had a change of heart after taking Dr. John Noakes’ First-Year Seminar Contested Convictions: Exploring Claims of Actual...

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Nov 29, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Career Development: Marketing Your Transferable Skills

By Stephenie F. Wilson, Assistant Director of Career Education There is not always a linear path between a specific academic major and a career. So, what happens when your plans change and you find yourself considering work that does not seem to directly relate to your major? It is a combination...

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Nov 15, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Coordinating Smiles: Wagner ’12 Interns with Leukemia Society

It’s been a busy semester for Megan Wagner ’12, who juggles a full course load with her duties as senior staff writer for The Tower, Arcadia's student-run newspaper, and peer mentor for a First-Year Seminar, all while fulfilling her internship requirement. But internships are nothing new to Wagner...

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Nov 15, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Career Development: The Value in Finding a Mentor

By Stephenie F. Wilson, M.A., Assistant Director of Career Education Have you been encouraged to partner with a mentor, possibly a more “seasoned” professional that you can learn from as you begin your career? If you have not already thought about selecting a mentor, please consider the potential...

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Oct 21, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Arcadia Students Log Face Time with Potential Employers at Career Fair

Arcadia University’s Office of Career Development hosted an Internship & Career Fair on Oct. 18 in Grey Towers Castle. Employers such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Prudential Financial Services, the Civil Service Commission, and the Philadelphia Zoo were recruiting for a variety of...

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Oct 18, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Minkus ’09 Lands Dream Job at National Constitution Center

Elizabeth Minkus ’09, Catering Sales Manager for Brulée Catering at the National Constitution Center, has the job of her dreams and is relishing Philadelphia's young professional scene. Living independently in the Rittenhouse Square District of the city, she feels fortunate for her achievements and...

Oct 4, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Taking Cue From Mentors, Pre-Med Lends a Hand in India

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography JORDAN RICHARDS ’15 Hardworking and goal-oriented, Sneha Thomas ’13 knows that it often takes more than individual effort to arrive at a destination. Arcadia’s supportive faculty and programs have helped the Biology major begin fulfilling her ambitions, and...

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Sep 27, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Captain Turned Coach: Doctoral Student Hones Skills on the Sideline

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Jamie Bradford ’09 has contributed to Arcadia University athletics at every level: a powerhouse in the midfield, she provided defensive cover and an offensive spark for Rick Brownell’s high flying women’s soccer team, and now she joins her former coach on the sideline as...

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Sep 23, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Horan '05M Finds Ideal Blend of Science and Law in Forensics

A member of the first graduating class of Arcadia’s Forensic Science Master’s program, Susan Horan ’05M currently is working for the Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) in New York City, N.Y., in the Forensic Biology Department. The hands-on training and connections she acquired at Arcadia...

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Sep 23, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University to Welcome LEAP Intern from Japan

Arcadia University has been selected for the fourth year in a row to host a Long-term Educational Administration Program (LEAP) intern from Japan. The University will welcome Ai Chuman from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) in mid-October. She is...

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Aug 19, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Scott '10M Launches Nexus for Future Forensic Students

Forensic scientist, tutor, adviser and mentor Tatiana T. Scott ’10M uses her skills in areas other than the laboratory. After noting a disparity in the field of forensic science, she recently launched a website dedicated to dispelling common misconceptions and guiding future students. Shortly...