In The News

Feb 19, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Abboud Returns to WHYY’s Radio Times to Discuss Syria

Dr. Samer Abboud, assistant professor of history and international studies at Arcadia University, returned to WHYY’s Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane on Wednesday, Feb. 19, as a guest during a segment titled “Syria: peace prospects and the humanitarian crisis.” He was joined by Hazem Hallak, a...

Feb 7, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Trustee and Family Welcomed at Arcadia Dublin Center

Arcadia University Trustee Tom McCollum ’83 and wife Maureen traveled to Ireland over winter break to meet up with their daughter Elizabeth, who had finished a program in Ireland with her college. On a journey to Dublin, they visited the Temple Bar area, stopping at the Arcadia Dublin Center....

Feb 4, 2014 JoLynne Bremmer

Times Chronicle: Paskell ’81, ’96M.Ed. Brings Passion for Art to Classroom, Community

The Times Chronicle featured Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96M.Ed. in a story highlighting Paskell’s commitment to bringing the arts to the community and how she has returned to her alma mater to share her passion with students. “My class fuses art, love and service together,” she said. “Art is the tool...

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Jan 31, 2014 Purnell Cropper

On ACE Website, Shultz and Skilton-Sylvester Discuss Impact of Arcadia’s Curriculum on Students’ Global Perspectives

Three years ago, Arcadia University was selected as one of eight institutions to work together to create a toolkit featuring videos, graphics, and other resources for fostering collaborations between internationalization and multicultural/diversity education on campuses. The initiative, called At...

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Jan 28, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students Perform ‘A Harry Potter Christmas Mystery’ in Sicily

By JEN RETTER ’16 On Dec. 6, students studying abroad in Syracuse, Sicily, brought some of Arcadia University’s Hogwarts-like magic to the Mediterranean Center for Arts and Sciences. Twelve students from Arcadia—Sarah Bass, Emily Bongiovanni, Catherine Carney, Angela Condellire, Cynthia Clay,...

Jan 27, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Swiss Ambassador to Present on Viability of United Nations, Jan. 30

On Thursday, Jan. 30, Paul R. Seger, ambassador of Switzerland, presents “The UN at 68: Close to Retirement or Still Able to Tackle Global Challenges?” Presented by the Office of International Affairs as part of its Global Dialogue Series, the talk is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the Castle Mirror Room...

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Jan 24, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Huffington Post: Atkins Admonishes the NCAA to Uphold Equality Among Members On and Off the Field

Larry Atkins, journalist and adjunct professor of media and communication, responds to the Big Five football conferences’ demands for NCAA reform by “rooting for the underdog” in his most recent Huffington Post article, “NCAA Needs to Protect Smaller Conferences from Major Conferences’ Latest Power...

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Jan 16, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Appoints Eric Meadows as Director of the University’s Melbourne Center and Australian Programs

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Eric Meadows as director of the University’s Melbourne Center and Australian Programs. Meadows brings to The College more than 40 years of significant and broad-based administrative, managerial, and...

Jan 15, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Abboud’s Writing Quoted in Dissident Voice

A recent article written by Dr. Samer Abboud, assistant professor of history and international studies, was quoted in an article in Dissident Voice, an internet newsletter dedicated to providing hard-hitting, thought-provoking commentary in support of peace and social justice. In her article, “The...

Jan 13, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Frances Dumlao ’15 Helps Launch Magazine

The challenge of launching a magazine thrust Frances Dumlao ’15 into the world of graphic design and allowed her to see London through the eyes of Londoners. This was all thanks to a course at the University of Westminster, where Dumlao currently is studying abroad, that inspired the global media...

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Jan 10, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Photo: Arcadia in Huffington Post’s List of the ‘The 39 Most College Things To Ever Happen’

The Huffington Post’s list of “The 39 Most College Things To Ever Happen” includes this photo of a few Arcadia University quidditch players at #18 (“Quidditch in the quad”). The photo is an outtake from the Society for Castle Restoration’s annual fundraising event, the Arcadia Quidditch Cup, which...

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Jan 7, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Isard Features on ‘Book Fight’ Podcast

Joshua Isard, assistant professor of English and director of the M.F.A. in Creative Writing, is the first guest of 2014 for “Book Fight,” an episodic podcast in which writers critique books while also discussing craft, publishing and contemporary literature. Hosts Tom McAllister and Mike Ingram...