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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...

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Jan 21, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Helps Students Break Study Abroad Language Barrier

Natalie Marshall ’16, an International Studies major at Arcadia, offers advice to fellow study abroad students in her Jan. 16 USA Today College piece, “5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Foreign Language Skills.” Marshall, who is studying abroad in Paris, writes about small changes in daily activities...

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Jan 13, 2015 Purnell Cropper

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes of How Paris Attacks Only Steeled Her Resolve to Study in France

Arcadia University International Studies major Natalie Marshall ’16 isn’t changing her plan to spend the semester in Paris, despite three days of attacks in the city beginning with the Jan. 7 shooting in the offices of Charlie Hebdo. She wrote about following through with her decision in “Viewpoint...

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Jan 13, 2015 Purnell Cropper

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes of How Paris Attacks Only Steeled Her Resolve to Study in France

Arcadia University International Studies major Natalie Marshall ’16 isn’t changing her plan to spend the semester in Paris, despite three days of attacks in the city beginning with the Jan. 7 shooting in the offices of Charlie Hebdo. She wrote about following through with her decision in “Viewpoint...

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Jan 9, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Slesaransky-Poe Speaks on WHYY on Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, founding dean of the School of Education, appeared as a guest on WHYY’s Voices in the Family for a segment on “the alienation and pain transgender individuals face” and ways schools can create a positive environment for gender nonconforming students. The episode, which...

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Jan 7, 2015 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Featured as Expert in CNN.com for Gender Nonconformity

Dr. Graciella Slesaransky-Poe, founding dean of the School of Education, was featured in CNN.com story as an expert on gender nonconformity. She offered tips for parents to embrace their child's gender differences at school. Read more

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Jan 7, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Announces STEM Summer Research Program in Dublin, Ireland

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce a new STEM Summer Research Program in Dublin, Ireland. Students will choose an independent research project from one of these study areas: biology, chemistry, computer science, geological sciences, mathematics, or physics...