Historical And Political Studies

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Feb 20, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Teage Writes on Youth Development, Unemployment in Liberia

On Feb. 10, Constance Teage ’14M published “Liberia’s Youth Unemployment Program” in The Bush Chicken, a website covering the country’s current events. Teage, a graduate of Arcadia’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution program, writes on the four months she spent studying youth development...

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Feb 16, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Dr. Paradis Presents on Role of Black Troops in Civil War at La Mott Community Center

On Sunday, Feb. 22, Civil War expert and Adjunct Professor of History Dr. James Paradis presented “1865 The Union Is Saved” at the La Mott Community Center and Free Library. Dr. Paradis spoke on the role of the United States Colored Troops (USCT) in the Civil War and the war’s aftermath on...

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Jan 27, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Judge Cerski Swears In New Commissioner

Earlier this month, Honorable Christopher Cerski, J.D., pre-law adviser and adjunct professor of law and political science at Arcadia, swore in Baron B. Holland as the Cheltenham Township Commission representing Ward 2. Read more at the Cheltenham Township website.

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Jan 21, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Helps Students Break Study Abroad Language Barrier

Natalie Marshall ’16, an International Studies major at Arcadia, offers advice to fellow study abroad students in her Jan. 16 USA Today College piece, “5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Foreign Language Skills.” Marshall, who is studying abroad in Paris, writes about small changes in daily activities...

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Jan 21, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Helps Students Break Study Abroad Language Barrier

Natalie Marshall ’16, an International Studies major at Arcadia, offers advice to fellow study abroad students in her Jan. 16 USA Today College piece, “5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Foreign Language Skills.” Marshall, who is studying abroad in Paris, writes about small changes in daily activities...

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Jan 13, 2015 Purnell Cropper

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes of How Paris Attacks Only Steeled Her Resolve to Study in France

Arcadia University International Studies major Natalie Marshall ’16 isn’t changing her plan to spend the semester in Paris, despite three days of attacks in the city beginning with the Jan. 7 shooting in the offices of Charlie Hebdo. She wrote about following through with her decision in “Viewpoint...

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Jan 13, 2015 Purnell Cropper

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes of How Paris Attacks Only Steeled Her Resolve to Study in France

Arcadia University International Studies major Natalie Marshall ’16 isn’t changing her plan to spend the semester in Paris, despite three days of attacks in the city beginning with the Jan. 7 shooting in the offices of Charlie Hebdo. She wrote about following through with her decision in “Viewpoint...

Jan 9, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students Receive Gilman Scholarships, Will Study in Turkey, South Korea

Two Arcadia students, Zahra Ahmadi ’16 and Clifford Long ’17, will study in Turkey and South Korea, respectively, in spring 2015 through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Programs. Ahmadi, an international studies major concentrating in the Middle East and Africa, received $4,000 to...

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Dec 17, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Philadelphia Recognizes Work of Arcadia, Black Male Development Symposium

Arcadia’s partnership with the Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS) was honored by the City of Philadelphia during a ceremony at City Hall on Dec. 11. Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. (4th District) presented a proclamation to recognize the work of the University and BMDS with Philadelphia public...

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Dec 8, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Widestrom’s New Book, ‘Displacing Democracy,’ to Be Released Dec. 12

On Dec. 12, Displacing Democracy: Economic Segregation in America, a new book by Dr. Amy Widestrom, assistant professor of political science, will be released by the University of Pennsylvania Press. The book focuses on residential economic segregation in American cities while exploring the...

Nov 25, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Loury Speaks at Philadelphia’s My Brother’s Keeper Summit

Dr. Doreen Loury (left) with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Stephen Tyson ’13M at the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Initiative Summit, hosted at Philadelphia’s Mastery Charter School-Shoemaker Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The summit was organized in response to President Obama’s MBK Community...

Oct 29, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Marcella Haddad ’18: ‘Feed Your Reader: A Workshop with Author Nathaniel Popkin’

With the first six pages of her novel in hand, Marcella Haddad ’18 stepped into author Nathaniel Popkin’s writing workshop unsure of what to expect. Afterward, Haddad left with constructive criticism from her peers, writing tips from Popkin, and the affirmation that she is a “rising star.” Read her...