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Jun 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Papay and Gonzalez-Lopez Discuss the REAL Certificate at Drexel University

Dr. Clare Papay of the School of Education and Dr. Adriana Gonzalez-Lopez of the School of Continuing Studies presented at the Association for Continuing Higher Education Mid-Atlantic Spring Conference on March 27 at Drexel University in Philadelphia. In their session, “Students with Intellectual...

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May 29, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Bornstein and Chance Present at Project Zero Conference

Dr. Jodi Bornstein, assistant professor of education in the Department of Curriculum, Cultures & Child/Youth Studies, and Janet Chance, director of the Office of School and Community Collaborations, presented a two-hour workshop at Project Zero Perspectives: How & Where Does Learning Thrive...

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May 29, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Macalalag Presents STEM Education Workshops for K-8 School Teachers, Administrators

Dr. Augusto Macalalag, assistant professor of STEM education at Arcadia University, conducted science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workshops for K-8 teachers and school administrators alongside Terese Boegly, principal at Colonial Elementary School and an Ed.D. candidate at Arcadia,...

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May 16, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Rendell Center Announces Its First Scholarship Recipients

The Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University announced today the recipients of The Center’s 2014 Teacher Scholarships. Jillian Coyne, Copper Beech Elementary School, Abingdon School District, Pa. Ahngelique Davis, Marlton Middle Elementary School, Evesham Township School...

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Mar 27, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University’s School of Education Hosts Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies

Arcadia University’s School of Education hosts the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (AAACS) from March 31 to Thursday April 3 in Grey Towers Castle and the Commons. The meeting’s theme is “Communities of Dissensus/Engaged Generosity” and...

Mar 6, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Dr. Skilton-Sylvester Named The Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education

Marking the beginning of a new chapter in Arcadia University’s history, Dr. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester, professor of education, was named The Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education. The University’s first donor designated chair results from a $1 million gift from Walter and Rosemary...

Mar 5, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Skilton-Sylvester Named The Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education at Arcadia University

Dr. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester, professor of education and chair of the Department of Curriculum, Cultures, and Child/Youth Studies at Arcadia University, has been named the University’s Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education. It is the first donor designated endowed chair in the...

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Jan 31, 2014 Purnell Cropper

On ACE Website, Shultz and Skilton-Sylvester Discuss Impact of Arcadia’s Curriculum on Students’ Global Perspectives

Three years ago, Arcadia University was selected as one of eight institutions to work together to create a toolkit featuring videos, graphics, and other resources for fostering collaborations between internationalization and multicultural/diversity education on campuses. The initiative, called At...

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Jan 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Souderton Independent and Courier Times: Areval ’93MEd Co-leads 2013 National Blue Ribbon School

On Sept. 26, the Souderton Independent and Bucks County Courier Times each reported that the Souderton Charter School Collaborative (SCSC), for which Jennifer Arevalo ’93MEd serves as co-director, was named a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. Established in 2000...

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Jan 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Beers ’06 Named One of Buck’s County’s Forty Under 40

By pursuing her passion—combining her love for horses with her love for teaching young children—on the farm she owns on the outskirts of Doylestown, Kelsey Beers ’06 has attracted media attention and garnered community recognition. In October, Beers was one of 40 people profiled by the Bucks...

Nov 22, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University and National Constitution Center Announce Essay Contest Finalists

At the National Constitution Center (NCC) on Nov. 21, Former Governor Ed Rendell and Judge Marjorie Rendell announced the finalists of a citizenship essay contest undertaken through the Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University. The contest was aimed at 4th and 5th grade...

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Jul 23, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Inside Higher Ed: Graduate Jane Oates Lands a Job with the Apollo Group

Jane Oates ’83M.Ed., former assistant labor secretary for employment and training for the U.S. Department of Labor, started a new job as vice president for external affairs with the Apollo Group, the parent company of the University of Phoenix, as reported by Inside Higher Ed’s Paul Fein. At Apollo...