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Jun 24, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Fehon's Radio Roots Began at Arcadia

By Larry Atkins Former Communications major Jason Fehon ’03 is one of the rising young stars in Philadelphia radio. Fehon has been the Producer of the popular Pierre Robert radio show on WMMR 93.3 FM since 2004. He also has his own on-air program on Saturday mornings from 6 to 10 a.m. As a...

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May 18, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Berger Hones Communication Skills with Disney

“Whether you have a great internship experience or not, there is always something to garner from stepping outside your comfort zone and participating in something that is bigger than you,” says Theater Arts and English major Claire Berger ’11. Berger completed a paid internship with one of the...

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Apr 22, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Whitehouse Interns for 'Strange Horizons' Sci-Fi Magazine

Honors Student Amanda Whitehouse ’11 is completing an internship position as First Reader with Strange Horizons, a small online sci-fi magazine. The only thing "genuinely scary," she says, is the content she helps select for the magazine. “A first reader is to a magazine editor what a clerk is to...

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Mar 18, 2011 Purnell Cropper

More Than 50 Students Attend Career Development's Resume Riot

The week-long Resume Riot event sponsored by Career Development attracted large numbers this semester. Afternoon and evening sessions between Feb. 28 and March 4 welcomed more than 50 students to the lobby of Landman Library to receive feedback on their resume and cover letter writing. Many...

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Mar 11, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Thesis Prepared Chrest for National Geographic, Discovery Channel

By Marinda Morgan Wood ’07 Amy Chrest ’08, Production Coordinator at Discovery Channel, is fortunate to have a job she loves at a company that many can only dream of working for. "Your life is what you make of it and what you're willing to risk to get there," she says of the path she has pursued...

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Mar 4, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Strauss: Tasting Her Way Through Careers as a Culinary Writer

By Marinda Morgan Wood ’07 Amy Strauss ’07 developed an understanding of the business world while studying Print and Video Communications at Arcadia. She continues to use that knowledge, along with the skills and experience she’s gained, to excel in her work as a culinary writer and, as she says,...

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Feb 25, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Wadja Embraces Irish Politics, Culture During Parliamentary Internship

By Dave Reale ’09 Patrick Wadja ’12, a Political Science major with minors in Pre-Law and Philosophy, is interning abroad this semester at the Irish Parliament in Dublin. Since he’s harbored a passion for politics all of his life, he was excited to discover Arcadia’s College of Global Studies...

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Feb 16, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Faculty and Staff Collaboration Brings First Puebla Student to Arcadia

In January, Oliva Veronica Ponce Xelhua became the first Arcadia exchange student from Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla in Puebla, Mexico. Thanks to a network of dedicated faculty and staff members, Xelhua is currently realizing her dream. “I first met Dr. Michael during fall 2009...

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Jan 19, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Study Abroad Prepares Pacheco for Graduate School in London

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10   Equipped with a B.A. in English and a minor in professional writing, Jennifer Pacheco ’10 is taking her academic skills and global understanding to the next level. She currently is earning a master’s degree in publishing at University College London. Securing her...

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Dec 14, 2010 Sarah Schwartz

Manuseto ’11 Conducts Research in Uganda, Lands Internship in Sierra Leone

International Peace and Conflict Resolution student Stephanie Mansueto ’11 is studying in Uganda and will head soon to Sierra Leone for an internship. She knew spending a year abroad would help her to decide on her career plans. Intrigued by Uganda after taking a course on capacity building in the...

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Dec 10, 2010 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Student Studies 'the Troubles' Firsthand in Ireland

By Michelle Tooker ’07 Sarah Vogel ’11 originally began graduate work in anthropology, but the advocate in her found that it wasn’t the right fit. She wanted to travel to sites of international conflict and research real-world solutions. “Arcadia’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution...

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Nov 19, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Minami Serves as LEAP Intern for The College of Global Studies

By Marykate Torley ’11 Sayaka Minami is one of nine participants in this year’s Long-term Educational Administrators Program (LEAP) for International Exchange, a yearlong professional development sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) and...