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Aug 12, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Alum Participates in Medical Illustration Celebration at Johns Hopkins

Michael Linkinhoker ’92, who earned a B.A. in Scientific Illustration from Arcadia University and a Master of Arts in Medical and Biological Illustration from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, participated in "Celebrating 100 Years: Teaching Excellence in Medical Illustration" in July. As a...

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Aug 12, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Alum's Artwork to be Displayed at Art of Caring Fundraiser, Oct. 14

Nancy Blackman Thompson, who attended Arcadia as a commuter student from 1956-57, was mentioned in the Daily Local News (West Chester, Pa.) on July 25.  Along with other artists, Thompson will display decorated end tables at the Art of Caring fundraising event benefiting The Hickman, an independent...

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Aug 9, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Tooker Receives Honorable Mention in Janet McCabe Poetry Contest

Michelle Tooker ’07,’10M, a staff member in University Relations, received honorable mention in the Janet McCabe Poetry Prize sponsored by Ruminate Magazine. Acclaimed poet Naomi Shihab Nye judged the contest and selected Tooker’s poem as one of five prizewinners from more than 1,000 entries. “I...

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Aug 9, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Art Faculty, Students and Alumni Shine at Philadelphia Fest

Arcadia students, alumni and faculty brought their work to a riverside celebration—Art in the Open—along Philadelphia's Schuylkill riverbanks for four days in June. "First, two of the featured artists were our faculty," notes Scott Rawlins, Professor of Art. Abbey Ryan ’03 and Carole Loeffler are...

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Aug 5, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Serologist Stepanchick ’07M Plays Dynamic Role in Forensic Crime Investigation

Joel Stepanchick ’07M, serologist for the Pennsylvania State Police Crime Lab in Bethlehem, Pa., plays a dynamic role in crime investigation. Serving in the highly sought-after position, he demonstrates his forensics expertise in the lab and at crime scenes and courtrooms throughout Schuylkill,...

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Aug 5, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Alum Ken Spangenberg Named Arcadia’s Head Baseball Coach, Returns for His Dream Job

Arcadia University Director of Athletics & Recreation Shirley Liddle announced that Kenneth M. Spangenberg ’08, who was an all-conference student-athlete at Abington Heights High School, is returning to Arcadia as the new Head Baseball Coach for Arcadia University’s NCAA Division III program....

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Jul 29, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Tokarz Lands Forensic Chemist Job Through Internship

By Larry Atkins Sally Tokarz ’07M has been a Forensic Chemist for NMS Labs in Willow Grove, Pa., since 2006. In her position, she analyzes and identifies controlled substances and pharmaceutical preparations using chemical, microscopic, and instrumental methods of analysis, and produces reports...

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Jul 29, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Education Alum Finalist at 2011 PBS Teacher’s Innovation Awards

Brandi Wright Leggett, who earned a Master of Education degree and certification in Elementary Education in 2006, was profiled on ShawneeDispatch.com. Leggett was a Transitional Support Teacher (TST) in Philadelphia and enrolled in Arcadia’s Master of Education program through what was then known...

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Jul 29, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Education Alum Finalist at 2011 PBS Teacher’s Innovation Awards

Brandi Wright Leggett, who earned a Master of Education degree and certification in Elementary Education in 2006, was profiled on ShawneeDispatch.com. Leggett was a Transitional Support Teacher (TST) in Philadelphia and enrolled in Arcadia’s Master of Education program through what was then known...

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Jul 21, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Art Alum Receives NYFA Fellowship in Sculpture

MaryKate Maher, who earned a BFA from Arcadia University in 2001, has received a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture. “It is a very exciting and welcome surprise to be awarded the NYFA Grant,” says Maher. “I wouldn’t be where I am today without my BFA from Arcadia and my study...

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Jul 15, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Honorary Degree Recipient Cort Advises Graduates To Find Their “Creative Compass”

“In life in general or in any specific pursuit, if you know who you are…if you know what your own creative, ethical or emotional compass is, you will never get lost,” Rosalie Swedlin Cort ’68 said at the Graduate Commencement Ceremony on May 19. “And rather than limiting your options, it will open...

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Jul 15, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Elwork '04M Reflects on First Editorial Experience at Book Reading, July 8

Paul Elwork ’04M returned to the Glenside campus July 8 to read from his book The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead, which was published by Amy Einhorn Books (Penguin Group) in March. The even kicked off the Creative Writing Institute, a four-week program which gives students the opportunity to...