School Of Education

May 17, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Slesaransky-Poe Featured as Expert in Inquirer on Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, founding dean of the School of Education, was featured as an expert on transgender and gender-nonconformity issues in The Philadelphia Inquirer on May 14. Slesaransky-Poe said she finds it concerning that the public conversation about the needs of transgender and...

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Apr 26, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Build Democracies in Schools, Writes Dr. Brasof

Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of Education, published "Teach students about civics through schoolwide governance" in Kappan, the magazine for the education honors society Phi Delta Kappa.  Brasof writes of his work with the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement and...

Linda Ruth Paskell (bottom row, center) with widows in Pemba, Mozambique.

Apr 20, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Paskell Selected as Artist-in-Residence for Moroccan Art Initiative

School of Education professor Linda Ruth Paskell '81, '96M.Ed. will be the Artist-in-Residency at the Green Olive Arts in Tetouan, Morocco, this July as she continues her photography project, “Color of Poverty.” This project brings awareness about struggles facing women in poverty around...

Apr 8, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Art and Community Combine for Art of the Syllabus, April 14

Join students in the University Seminar “The Artist in the Community” on Thursday, April 14, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in Spruance Fine Arts Center as they present art they created this semester in the exhibition, “Art of the Syllabus: The Fusion of Creativity, Education, Community, and Love.” Guided...

Artist in the Community student Stéphane Marquette '16 paints a global bowl for a project with Parkway Northwest High School.

Mar 31, 2016 Caitlin Burns

University Students Help Those in Need Through Art

For Arcadia University’s Artist in the Community class, students see the possibilities of transforming everyday objects into art with a little imagination—and how that art can transform someone in need. Led by Adjunct Professor Linda Ruth Paskell, the 15-week course takes students out of the...

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Mar 29, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia Hosts International Teachers for Culmination of US State Dept. Program

In February, seventeen international teachers in “American Language: Connecting English Teachers to U.S. History and Culture,” a program organized by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, concluded their experience with culminating activities at Arcadia led by Dr....

Mar 21, 2016 Baaqeyah Amala Muhammad El

Honors Convocation
Megan Murphy '15 studies in front of the castle.

Mar 14, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Program Earns Award to Expand Program for Students with Disabilities

For the first time, the Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate program at Arcadia University will be able to offer three partial scholarships to current and new students with autism, thanks to the $15,000 award as part of Autism Speaks’ Brian & Patricia Kelly...

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Feb 12, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

'Potter' Scholar Dr. Appelbaum Speaks with Sparknotes.com

For Dr. Peter Appelbaum, professor in the School of Education, reading the Harry Potter books is more than indulging in the magical escapism that made it the bestselling book series of all time—it's scholarly research. In addition to teaching curriculum studies and...

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Feb 11, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Brasof’s Book Reviewed in Journal of Education Policy, Planning, and Administration

Student Voice and School Governance: Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults, a book by School of Education Assistant Professor Dr. Marc Brasof, was reviewed in The Journal of Education Policy, Planning, and Administration in January. "Marc Brasof brings to this book a...

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Jan 15, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

'Harry Potter' and Rickman's Snape Slytherin to Research at Arcadia

Beloved actor Alan Rickman, known for his languid voice and frequent portrayal of villains, died yesterday at the age of 69. For many, his role as Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films brought to life a complex character and imbued him with a tragic humanity. In this 2008 article in...

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...