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Arcadia University student Kaede Rende

May 11, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Rende ’21 Continues to Assist LGBTQ+ Mental Health Resource in London

When English major Kaede Rende ’21 was forced to come back to the United States in the spring 2020 from their study abroad opportunity in London, they thought the internship was over.  Rende’s internship with OutLife, a nonprofit organization focused on LGBTQ+ mental health, came to an...

Arcadia University student Mercy Joseph at Changdeokgung Palace

Apr 20, 2021 Caitlin Burns

After Australia, Philippines, and U.S., Joseph ’22 Studies in South Korea

While Education Studies major Mercy Joseph ’22 has lived in Australia, the Philippines, Baltimore, and Philadelphia, she’s been dreaming of living in South Korea. This spring, she made that dream a reality, studying at Ewha Womans University in Seoul. “Korea’s been an interest to me,” said...

London Eye from above with House of Parliament in background

Apr 7, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Expands Study Abroad Opportunities for Summer 2021 and 2021-2022 Academic Year

Arcadia University, a national leader in study abroad, continues to offer a slate of global programs for the 2021-2022 academic year. Applications for fall 2021 are open for study abroad programs in England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Spain, and Wales, and a global internship program in Philadelphia...

Arcadia University alumna Alex Sims

Mar 31, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Sims ’18 Uses Arcadia Experience to Become First Responder in DC

Alexandria (Alex) Sims ’18, who helps keep residents, tourists, and commuters safe while they are in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, points to how her International Studies degree influenced her career path as a first responder in the nation’s capital.  “Arcadia taught me a lot...

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Mar 25, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Patterson ’21 Refuses to Allow Obstacles Slow Her in Work with Patients

By Katherine Haines '21 Biology major Megan Patterson ’21, a Pre-Physician Assistant (PA) student, has always known that she wanted to have a career in medicine, which is a difficult undertaking in the most optimal of conditions. Patterson, though, who is deaf and blind, is determined to...

Arcadia University alumna Isabela Secanechia

Mar 24, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Secanechia’s Experiences at Arcadia Fuel Passion to Educate Refugees

By Josephine Mueller ’21 Isabela Arena Secanechia ’17 knows how critical English is for social and professional opportunities, and is working to teach the language to adult refugees.   Secanechia is co-founder of the edtech start-up English Language Network of Refugees (ELNOR), the pilot...

Students on Preview in Oman

Nicholas Schiavo Mar 2, 2021 7:00 pm

VLOG: Global Opportunities at Arcadia
Arcadia University student athlete Emily Cruz-Pineda

Feb 11, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Cruz-Pineda ’21 Finds Identity Through Study Abroad and Service

By Katherine Haines '21 Emily Cruz-Pineda ’21 started her college journey at Arcadia as undecided on her major. Coming from a family of educators, she decided on Education with a minor in Spanish, although she knew being in front of a classroom wasn’t something she wanted in a career. ...

2017 London Preview class

Nov 19, 2020 7:10 pm

London Calling for Study Abroad—Even Now

By guest blogger Nik Kachuyevski ’21 One of the main reasons I came to Arcadia was the opportunity to study abroad. I knew that I wanted to go to London before even stepping foot on campus as a first-year student.  Out of the 20 London programs the University offers, the one...

Aquilla Lee with friends in a kayak in New Zealand

Nov 19, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Lee ’21 Uses Gilman Scholarship to Encourage Students of Color to Study Abroad

By Nik Kachuyevski '21 For Criminal Justice major Aquilla Lee ’21, studying abroad had been a goal ever since she was young. However, due to financial difficulties it didn’t seem like this goal would be achievable until Study Away Advisor Ashley Knueppel ’12 told Lee about the opportunities...

Arcadia University student Abigail Searle.

Nov 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Searle ’23: Online in London

Hershey, Pa. resident and Business Administration major Abi Searle ’23 had been planning to study abroad this fall, and wasn’t going to let a pandemic stop her. On Sept. 10, Searle landed in Heathrow Airport to begin her academic year abroad in London, a city that she’s known since childhood. A...

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Nov 16, 2020 Caitlin Burns

International Student Advisory Board Serves as Bridge for International Students

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 For International Education Week, Arcadia spoke with members of the International Students Advisory Board, which serves to provide additional resources to international students at Arcadia.  Led by Actuarial Science student Hao “Marco” Huang ’22 (hhuang@...