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Jun 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Instructor, Costumer Austin ’09 Featured in PhillyVoice

On May 19, Rebecca Austin ’09, adjunct professor of theater arts, was featured on for her work in technical theater. Austin has worked in wardrobe and costuming for The Bearded Ladies Cabaret and Tribe of Fools, two Philadelphia theater companies. Now...

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Jun 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Abboud Talks Syrian Economy on CCTV America

On May 28, Dr. Samer Abboud, associate professor of international studies, spoke with China Central Television America about challenges facing the Syrian economy, which has suffered under the ongoing civil war. The interview also was featured on Indian news site Firstpost. Abboud is a...

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May 4, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Noakes to NewsWorks: Keep Riot Police Away from Front Lines

Dr. John Noakes, associate provost for faculty advancement and student learning, was quoted in a May 5 NewsWorks article on the Philly Is Baltimore protest. Noakes spoke on police response to protestors in light of the Center City march on April 30 and the recent protests in Baltimore...

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Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle Quoted on Philly Voice

Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle, assistant professor of education and director of the Literacies, Technologies, and Citizenship Studies program, was quoted on in “Concerns rising over Pearson, the company behind PARCC and other tests,” an article that discusses the growing concern...

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Feb 10, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

HBO Special with Anna Deaveare Smith ’71, ’93H Nominated for NAACP Image Award

An HBO special with actress, playwright, author, and educator Anna Deaveare Smith ’71, ’93H was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Program. “Anna Deaveare Smith: A YoungArts Masterclass,” which premiered on HBO in February 2014, showcases Deaveare Smith mentoring and...

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Feb 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes on the World of Study Abroad

Natalie Marshall ’16, an International Studies major at Arcadia and collegiate correspondent for USA Today College, writes about Arcadia’s First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) in her Jan. 30 piece, “Arcadia University Offers Study Abroad Opportunities to Incoming Freshmen.” Focusing on the...

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Jan 30, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Offers Scholarships to Middle and High School Artists

The Jan. 25 Jackson Sun reported that Arcadia University was one of 10 institutions offering scholarships to participants in the annual West Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition for middle and high school students. One-hundred sixty pieces were on display, chosen from more than 1,000...

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Jan 27, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Smalls ’07 Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer for Youth Mentorship Program

Cleo Smalls ’07 was profiled Jan. 25 in The Philadelphia Inquirer for Precise Princess, a mentorship program Smalls founded last year. Inspired by her goddaughters, Smalls started the organization to provide volunteer mentors for girls living in North Philadelphia, who she says “need some positive...

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Jan 27, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Judge Cerski Swears In New Commissioner

Earlier this month, Honorable Christopher Cerski, J.D., pre-law adviser and adjunct professor of law and political science at Arcadia, swore in Baron B. Holland as the Cheltenham Township Commission representing Ward 2. Read more at the Cheltenham Township website.

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Jan 26, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Ramos-Reynoso ’12 Recounts Exploratory Trip to Dominican Republic in Huffington Post

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso ’12 recently visited the Dominican Republic to conduct research for her nonprofit, Schools for Sustainability, which aims to build a sustainable high school in the Caribbean country. In the Jan. 19 Huffington Post, she writes of her experience meeting with local business owners...

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Jan 26, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Head Athletic Trainer of NBA’s Houston Rockets Earns Transitional DPT

The Beaumont Enterprise reported that Jason Biles ’15DPT, who earned a Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy on Jan. 17, is head athletic trainer for the NBA’s Houston Rockets. Biles, who is in his third season with the Rockets, was named head athletic trainer during the offseason.

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Jan 22, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Murphy Sings National Anthem at Gov. Wolf’s Inauguration

Dr. Elizabeth Murphy, assistant professor and program director of music, sung the National Anthem at Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s inauguration on Jan. 20. A native of Mount York, Pa., Murphy is a classically trained opera singer who also used to babysit Gov. Wolf’s and his wife, Frances’, two...