School Of Education

Arcadia University faculty member Peter Appelbaum

Mar 30, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Appelbaum Publishes on Preparing Mathematics Learners for Global Crises

By Katherine Haines '21 Dr. Peter Appelbaum, professor of Education, had an article, “Embracing Dystopia: Mathematics Education in the COVID Era,” accepted for publication in the spring edition of Educational Studies in Mathematics. This article was co-authored by Charoula Stathopoulou,...

Daijah Patton Mar 14, 2021 12:00 am

What Diversifying Education Means to Me

I grew up learning in the Philadelphia School District. If you weren’t at a private or archdiocese school, you unfortunately weren’t given the upper hand—or more specifically, the resources that you deserved. You had to look for those resources yourself; you had to find those teachers that were...

Arcadia University student Susan Gallagher

Mar 10, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Gallagher ’21 Finishes Degree After Nearly Two Decades

By Katherine Haines '21 Education Studies major Susan Gallagher ’21 returned to Arcadia University this past fall to finish her degree that she started in 2004. After earning her associate’s degree in Elementary Education from the Community College of Philadelphia in 2003, Gallagher taught...

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Mar 4, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Pedro Rivera and Dr. Danchien Lu to Receive Honorary Degrees

Pedro Rivera, former Pennsylvania Education Secretary and member of President Biden’s Agency Review Team for the Department of Education, and Dr. Danchien Lu, professor of mathematics at Jiangsu University, will receive honorary doctoral degrees from Arcadia University. Rivera, president of...

Arcadia University alumnus George Cross

Feb 17, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Cross ’99M: A Role Model in the Classroom, and at Arcadia, for Black Students

“There are many students who have gone all the way through their matriculation and never encountered a Black male teacher,” said Education alumnus Dr. George Cross ’99M about returning to teach in the Woodbury school district after retiring a few years ago. “I felt like I was needed in the...

Education professor teaching a class

Anthony Devantier Jan 29, 2021 10:28 am

Discovering My Own Philosophy of Education

“Why in the world,” my friend says to me, “would you subject yourself to more of this?”  And it’s a fair question. We’ve been in the Secondary Education program at Arcadia for four years and, honestly, it has been a bear—and we’re not even done. He is just ready to go get out into the...

Arcadia University alumna Amanda Penecale '09M

Dec 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Penecale ’09M Selected as Finalist for Holiday Songwriting Contest

The holiday song “Left Alone with You,” co-written by Master of Education alumna Amanda Penecale ’09M, was recognized as a finalist in the 4th Annual Christmas Songwriting Competition by the USA Songwriting Competition. Penecale, who works at the Ranney School in Tinton Falls, N.J. as an art and...

Arcadia University professor Dr. Bruce Campbell

Dec 1, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Campbell a Panelist in UK Fika Session

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr., associate professor of Education and director of the Educational Leadership Masters and Supervisory Certification programs, acted as a panelist for the Fika Sessions on Oct. 28. The Fika Session, a platform that creates a community for creative professionals to exchange...

Arcadia University REAL Certificate student Cassie Gracien

Nov 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Gracien ’22 Assists Residents at Bucks County Care Facility

Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate student Cassie Gracien ’22 is launching her dreams by assisting in the kitchen at Bucks County Neshaminy Manor nursing home and long-term care facility. Gracien is a certified kitchen helper at the facility, helping prepare meals for...

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Nov 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Academic Affairs Awards Innovation Grants

Academic Affairs awarded 13 proposals for initial or continued funding this year through the Innovative Programming Grants.  These awards, which were established in 2018, identify areas for growth and support pioneering opportunities. Faculty and staff members who proposed particularly...

Arcadia University professor Dr. Bruce Campbell

Nov 5, 2020 Caitlin Burns

“How We Fight White Supremacy” Looking at Grammy Nomination

By Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 The 2019 audio book How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance, which includes a contribution by Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr., associate professor of Education, could be up for a Grammy.  How We Fight White Supremacy examines how Black...

Arcadia University professor Marc Brasof with Stereotytans bandmates

Nov 3, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof Pushes for Social Justice Off and On Stage

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Dr. Marc Brasof’s commitment to social justice is no secret. The Associate Professor of Education and Director of Secondary Social Studies and English Education is also the 2020-23 Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education, which is funding Arcadia’s...