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Dec 19, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Edwin M. Stanton Elementary, Merion Elementary Win Rendell Center Citizenship Contest

Edwin M. Stanton Elementary and Merion Elementary were the champions of this year’s Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University essay contest. Students in the 4th and 5th grade classes were recognized during an event on Dec. 18 at the National Constitution Center. Judge Marjorie...

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Dec 18, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Cartoonist Nicholas Interviewed on WHYY Newsworks Podcast

Philadelphia artist and graphic novelist Jamar Nicholas, who also has worked in the Arcadia University Art Gallery since 2005, was interviewed Dec. 1 during the monthly WHYY Newsworks podcast, Tribble Nation. Hosted by award-winning sci-fi podcasters known as “The Black Tribbles,” the show...

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Dec 11, 2014 Purnell Cropper

#StudyAbroadBecause: Share Why You Studied Abroad on Twitter and Facebook

As part of the White House’s efforts to encourage students to study abroad, the Obama administration has launched a social media campaign asking Americans to talk about the benefits of study abroad. Using the hashtag #StudyAbroadBecause, share your thoughts about study abroad, language learning,...

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Dec 11, 2014 Purnell Cropper

More Than 1,200 Attend Last Open House of Season

Despite a morning chill, the Dec. 7 Open House at Arcadia brought nearly 1,250 people to campus. Faculty, staff, and students led information sessions and campus tours for 476 prospective students, while attendees learned about financial aid, campus activities, and international experiences such as...

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Dec 9, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Announces New Program on Human Rights and the Mediterranean Migration Crisis

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce a new program for summer 2015 in Rome and Sicily: Human Rights & the Mediterranean Migration Crisis. This three-credit summer program focuses on developing student awareness and understanding of global human rights...

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Dec 4, 2014 Purnell Cropper

The Rendell Center Announces 2014 Citizenship Challenge Top Ten Finalists

Yesterday, The Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University announced the top 10 Finalists in the second-annual Citizenship Challenge. These elementary school classes from the Philadelphia area will go on to compete in the Citizenship Challenge Finals on Thursday, Dec. 18, from 9...

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Dec 4, 2014 Purnell Cropper

London Faculty Member Wins Prestigious Literary Award

Dr. Laurence Scott, a longstanding member of Arcadia University’s core faculty in London, has received the prestigious Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for 2014. Scott was awarded first prize for his forthcoming non-fiction book, The Four Dimensional Human. The Jerwood Foundation issued a...

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Dec 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

AGS Students, Alumna Publish 3 of 4 Articles in Nov. Journal of Political Studies

A student in and an alumna of the Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy program at the American Graduate School (AGS) in Paris were published in the Nov. 2014 issue of The Journal of Political Studies. The journal, which is affiliated with the University of Edinburgh’s Buchanan...

Nov 25, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Loury Speaks at Philadelphia’s My Brother’s Keeper Summit

Dr. Doreen Loury (left) with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Stephen Tyson ’13M at the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Initiative Summit, hosted at Philadelphia’s Mastery Charter School-Shoemaker Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The summit was organized in response to President Obama’s MBK Community...

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Nov 24, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Saltus’ Game-winner from Half Court Featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter

On Sunday, Nov. 23, ESPN’s SportsCenter featured senior guard Travis Saltus’s game-winning shot to beat the buzzer in overtime and give Arcadia University’s men’s basketball team an 82-81 win at Hood. Watch the SportsCenter clip on Instagram. With 12 seconds left in overtime and the game tied at...

Nov 20, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students Volunteer at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Robert Buscher, an adjunct professor who teaches Japanese cinematography at Arcadia University, is programming director for the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF). At this year’s PAAF, he enlisted the help of Arcadia students, including Fatimah Cassim ’16, Lydia Li ’16, Christine...

Nov 17, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

For Fifth Consecutive Year, Arcadia University Ranked First in U.S. in Study Abroad

For the fifth consecutive year, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report. This marks the sixth time in the past seven years that Arcadia has been No. 1 in its respective category for study abroad...