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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...

Stephen J. Tyson '13M with uncle Neil DeGrasse Tyson at the latter's StarTalk Live event. Credit: Stephen J. Tyson.

Nov 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

In Huffington Post, Tyson ’13M Explains How Hip-Hop Can Save Schools

Stephen J. Tyson Jr. ’13M was profiled in the Huffington Post on Nov. 2 in an article detailing Tyson’s ideas on the political and social applications of hip-hop, based on a recent appearance at the Apollo Theater with Tyson’s uncle, astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson. Citing artists in Syria,...

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Nov 3, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Ed.D. Candidate Majewski Named Finalist for ‘Best in Education’ Prize

Anthony Majewski, a candidate for the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, placed in the top three finalists for the Escalante-Gradillas Best in Education Prize, a nationwide prize that rewards educators who “exemplify the commitment to learning, discipline, and character-building,” according to the...

Oct 13, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

At Conference, Educators Discuss Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools

Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine speaks at the School of Education’s Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference on Sep. 30. Each year, the conference offers educators, community leaders, families, and students the opportunity to collaborate and learn to create safe, affirming...

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Oct 5, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Four Arcadia Alumni Join Teach for America

Beginning this academic year, four Arcadia University alumni are teaching in underserved communities through Teach for America, a nonprofit that aims to “enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for...

Sep 17, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Trustee Allison Rossett Presents on Educational Technology Strategies

Trustee Allison Rossett ’68EdD facilitates a discussion about strategies to boost engagement for online learning in “Will They Stay or Will They Stray?” on Sept. 17 in the Commons Fireplace Lounge. Dr. Rossett, professor emerita of educational technology at San Diego State University and an expert...

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe speaks at last year's Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference.

Sep 14, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

PA Physician General Is Keynote Speaker at Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference, Sept. 30

Newly appointed Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine will deliver the keynote address at the School of Education’s third annual Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 30. The conference will run from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Castle. A performance and...

Sep 9, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia Ranked Among Best Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report

In the 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, released today, Arcadia University is ranked 41 out of 183 institutions in the North Regional University category, which is tied for fifth among universities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the North category. That puts...

Aug 28, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Class of 2019 Ready to Begin Journey

As they crossed Haber Green for the first of many times, Courtney Horst ’19 and Savannah Montgomery ’19 laughed and chatted about rooming together for the upcoming year.   “We were assigned randomly, but it worked out really well,” said Horst, a biology major in the Pre-Physical Therapy...