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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...

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Jul 1, 2014 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer as Expert on Gender Identity

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, founding dean of the School of Education, was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer for working with school districts around the country, including Hatboro-Horsham School District, on advising staff members on how to address challenges in welcoming students who are...

Jun 12, 2014 Purnell Cropper

AGS Commencement: 33 Graduates from 14 Countries Walked in Paris

The American Graduate School in Paris (AGS), Arcadia University’s partner institution in France, celebrated its commencement on June 5. The ceremony took place in the Alliance Française auditorium, in the same building as AGS, and was followed by a graduation dinner in the French Senate, where AGS...

May 23, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Announces Edinburgh Internship Program

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce the Arcadia Edinburgh Internship program in academic partnership with Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland. As a dynamic experiential learning opportunity, this 14-credit semester program combines professional work...

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May 13, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Roland Adjovi, Resident Scholar at Arcadia University, Elected to United Nations Working Group

Roland Adjovi, resident scholar at The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, has been elected to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. The three-year mandate (2014-16) begins immediately. A jurist with extensive teaching experience, Adjovi served as academic director...

Apr 28, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Physician Assistant Students Provide Healthcare in Nicaragua

In March, 41 eager Arcadia University physician assistant students from both the Glenside and Christiana campuses arrived at the Philadelphia airport to depart for Managua, Nicaragua. Through the Global Brigades Organization, students would participate in a medical mission trip in conjunction with...

Apr 17, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Preview Participants Share Stories During Global Expo

The noise, activity, and crowds circulating amid booths brought the feel of a Middle Eastern bazaar to the 2014 Global Expo. However, rather than exchanging goods for currency, the Arcadia students standing behind each table were sharing Preview experiences and group projects with passersby on...

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Mar 7, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Students Take Off on Arcadia’s 21st Preview

Prepared to travel a collective 183,106 miles as part of the University’s Preview program, Arcadia students warmed their hands, posed for pictures, and sang “So Long, Farewell” in front of Taylor Hall before boarding buses headed to the airport on Friday, March 7. A total of 388 Arcadia freshmen...

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...