Office Of Study Away

Dec 5, 2018 Ashley Knueppel

Study Abroad Photo & Video Contest

DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JANUARY 19TH! Study Abroad Photo & Video Contest Send up to five submissions (photos and/or videos) of your semester abroad that you believe best reflect your study abroad experience. Think about what you learned, what you did, how you engaged with the local...

Dec 5, 2018 Ashley Knueppel

Study Abroad Welcome Back Dinner

DEADLINE TO RSVP HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JANUARY 19TH Study Abroad Welcome Back Dinner The Office of Study Away will be hosting a Welcome Back Dinner for all students who studied abroad this fall. The theme will be Taco Tuesday so come hungry! This will be a great opportunity to...

Nov 16, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Again Ranked First in Nation by IIE for Study Abroad Participation

For the ninth consecutive year, the Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia University first in the U.S. in study abroad participation. Arcadia earned the recognition in IIE’s Open Doors report, released on Nov. 13, based on the percentage of undergraduate students participating in...

Nov 14, 2017 Caitlin Burns

For Eighth Consecutive Year, Arcadia University Ranked First in U.S. in Study Abroad

For the eighth consecutive year, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report, released yesterday. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of undergraduate students...

Nov 7, 2017 Caitlin Burns

International Education Week to Celebrate Cultures, Global Knowledge, and Service

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) will host several events Nov.13 through 17 for International Education Week: Monday, Nov. 13 Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner: Grey Towers Castle, 4:30 to 6 p.m and 6:30 to 8 p.m. Attendees choose a ceramic bowl, made by students and faculty, to use as their...

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Sep 25, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Featured in USA Today Travel Article

USA Today’s travel article “What to Pack for 7 Days in Italy in October” featured advice from Arcadia study abroad organizers on what clothing is appropriate to pack for an Italian October. “The study abroad organizers at Arcadia University suggest bringing along two or three pairs of khakis,...

Sep 6, 2017 Caitlin Burns

FYSAE Students Leave for Semester in London or Stirling

On Sept. 2, 29 students departed for the First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE), where they will spend their first semester at Arcadia in London and Stirling. This semester, 17 students will learn in London, while 12 will study in Stirling, Scotland. Students in the 2021 FYSAE class included...

Feb 27, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Peace Corps Panel Shares Experience Serving Abroad

By Jess Derr '20 On Feb. 15, five former Peace Corps volunteers visited Arcadia to share with students their experiences serving abroad and answer questions from students interesting in participating with the Corps. Panelists included Angela Ayukachale, who served in Cameroon from 1995 to...

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Jan 31, 2017 Caitlin Burns

University Statement on White House Executive Order

The recent White House Executive Order leaves much uncertainty with colleges and universities and their students, scholars, international programs, and global alliances. This 90-day order not only impacts refugees and people from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, or Yemen, but...

Nov 22, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Cultural Diversity during International Education Week

Through performances and presentations, Arcadia University students, faculty, and friends highlighted cultures from around the world at the annual Celebrating Cultures fair on Nov. 16, as part of Arcadia’s International Education Week. Throughout the night, students entertained and informed the...

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Oct 26, 2016 Caitlin Burns

International Education Week to Celebrate Scholastic Achievement, Cultures, and Global Knowledge

The Office of International Affairs will host several events Nov. 14-18 for International Education Week, a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote international education and cultural exchange worldwide and encourage students to be...

Isabela Secanechia Oct 12, 2016 12:00 am

La Dolce Vita

A big part of my study abroad experience that I’ve brought home with me is hosting what I call “family” dinners. Food and family are huge in Italian culture, and naturally, they’re often put together. Italians take pride in enjoying good food with good company, and while in Italy last year, that is...