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Sep 26, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Bucks Local News: Simmons Wins Peace Award

Barbara Simmons, adjunct instructor in the Arcadia University International Peace and Conflict Resolution master’s program and director of The Peace Center in Langhorne, Pa., won the Annual Al Krass Peace Award from the Interfaith Community of Lower Bucks at the International Peace Day events in...

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Sep 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Babcock Provides Q&A for ‘So What Can You Do With a History Major?’ Series

Caitlin Babcock, a graduate of the M.A. program in International Peace and Conflict Resolution at Arcadia University, was interviewed by “The Way of Improvement Leads Home” blogger John Fea, a professor of American History and Chair of the History Department at Messiah College, for a Q&A...

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Sep 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

The Times Herald: Rose Comments on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

In an article published in The Times Herald titled “Keep the heat on the ALS ice bucket challenge,” Professor of Biology at Arcadia University Dr. Wesley Rose, who was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease) nine years ago, offered the following quote: As a progressive...

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Sep 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

The Mercury: Mattiola Supports Ending Discrimination Against LGBT Pennsylvanians

Chantel Mattiola, a graduate of Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution program, spoke outside of the Pottstown Borough Hall on Aug. 7 to show her support for House Bill 300, which bans discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pennsylvanians. The...

Sep 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Scores High Marks in U.S. News Rankings

Arcadia University earned high marks in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 edition of Best Colleges, placing among the top universities in the North and earning high marks for study abroad programs. In the Regional Universities in the North category, Arcadia ranks 41 out of 135 universities,...

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Sep 5, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Ambassador Bolewski Offers Innovative Foreign Policy Study at AGS in Paris

Starting Sept. 4, Ambassador Wilfried Bolewski, former chief of protocol to German Chancellors Angela Merkel and Gerhard Schröder, will conduct a graduate study module in foreign policy making for young diplomats and international relations students. This will be offered at the American Graduate...

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Aug 21, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Dr. James Capolupo, School of Continuing Studies Adjunct Faculty Member, Education Alum Named National Superintendent of the Year

Dr. James Capolupo, superintendent of Delaware County’s Springfield School District, was named 2014 Superintendent of the Year by the National Association of School Superintendents (NASS). Dr. Capolupo, who earned a Master of Arts in Education, a Certificate of Advanced Study, and a Superintendent’...

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Jul 31, 2014 JoLynne Bremmer

6ABC: Deshpande Discusses ‘Boyhood’

Brock Koller ’05 reviewed Boyhood, a film that captures a coming-of-age story that was shot over a 12-year period, for 6ABC. Koller, a student of Dr. Shekhar Deshpande, professor and chair of media and communication, interviewed for the article. He and Deshpande discussed how the film’s format...

Jul 11, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Class Makes Headlines in Sierra Leone

By CHRISTOPHER SARACHILLI ’14 In late spring, the Ministry of Youth Affairs in Sierra Leone hosted Arcadia University students in Freetown, the nation’s capital, garnering notice in local newspapers such as The Exclusive and The Awareness Times, as well as on the country’s national television...

Jul 11, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Class Makes Headlines in Sierra Leone

By CHRISTOPHER SARACHILLI ’14 In late spring, the Ministry of Youth Affairs in Sierra Leone hosted Arcadia University students in Freetown, the nation’s capital, garnering notice in local newspapers such as The Exclusive and The Awareness Times, as well as on the country’s national television...

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Jul 9, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Stéfon Marquette Awarded Gilman Scholarship

Each year, the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program aims to open the study abroad experience up to students with financial constraints, as well as expand the study abroad student population by supporting students with underrepresented majors, diverse ethnic backgrounds and...

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Jul 8, 2014 Purnell Cropper

The Alternative Press: Art Therapy Student Commissioned to Paint Mural at the North Penn Boys and Girls Club

On July 3, The Alternative Press reported that the Lansdale Mural Arts Program (LMAP) selected Ashley Walter, a psychology major with a concentration in art therapy and a minor in fine arts at Arcadia University, to design and complete a mural on the North Penn Boys and Girls Club at 16 Susquehanna...