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Isabela Secanechia May 14, 2016 12:00 am

Why Learn Just One Language?

Arcadia’s modern language department — true to Arcadia’s promise — is very involved with our education. By being an Italian Studies major, I was able to meet the other language teachers through the Modern Language department’s club activities, who inspired and encouraged me to take other language...

Apr 11, 2016 Baaqeyah Amala Muhammad El

Winning Images from the 2016 Preview Photo and Video Contest

Apr 11, 2016 Baaqeyah Amala Muhammad El

The 2016 Global Expo
A student takes a photo at Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea.

Mar 18, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Turn Your Preview Photos into Prizes ($800 travel vouchers!) in Photo Contest

Did you take great photos and videos during Preview? If so, they could win you prizes, including an $800 travel voucher, in the Preview Photo and Video Contest.  The top winner in each theme—two photo and one video—will receive an $800 travel voucher from Student Universe to be used for...

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Jan 12, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Students Awarded Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

The following Arcadia University students are among approximately 1,600  undergraduates across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship in the 2015-16 academic year. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural...

Nov 19, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Long ’17 Shows Hospitality to Students Studying Abroad in the U.S.

Upon returning to Glenside after a semester in Seoul, Cliff Long ’17 decided to help international students studying at Arcadia adjust to their new home. In his story “Returning the Hospitality,” Long explains why he joined the student organization International Peer Associate League (IPAL)...

Photo courtesy of Samantha Galing '18, Rome Preview 2015.

Nov 16, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

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

For the sixth consecutive year, and for the seventh time in the past eight years, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of...

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Nov 11, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

African Film Series, Quiz Bowl, Refugee Discussion Highlight International Education Week, Nov. 16-20

Arcadia’s emphasis on education with a global perspective will be at the forefront during International Education Week, an initiative from the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Education encouraging programs that promote global awareness in education, Nov. 16-20. Throughout the week...

Oct 2, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Students Gather at Office of International Affairs Picnic

Mutaz Barnawi, a student in the Master of Arts in International Public Relations program, snaps a selfie with President Nicolette DeVille Christensen at the Office of International Affairs Welcome Picnic on Sept. 29. Sixty-six new international students from 19 countries joined Arcadia this...

Sep 10, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

New Office of International Affairs, Commuter Lounge, Oak Summit Renovations Highlight Campus Improvements

Some offices and spaces around Arcadia’s Glenside campus have undergone renovations and refurbishments over the past few months. Throughout the summer, the Facilities Management and Capital Planning team implemented a host of improvements ranging from increased accessibility to updated...

Jul 30, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Jiaozhou Students Participate in Arcadia Cultural Exchange

From July 22 to 27, Arcadia hosted 29 students from China’s Jiaozhou High School for a cultural exchange through a partnership established five years ago. Olayinka Adesehinwa ’17, Collin Boris ’18, Matt Graziano ’18, Anouchka Kibura ’17, Cliff Long ’17, and Yasemin Simsek ’17 served as Arcadia...

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Finn Named Vice President for the Pennsylvania Council for International Education

Janice Finn, associate dean for international affairs, was elected vice president for the Pennsylvania Council for International Education for the 2014-15 academic year.