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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...

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Jan 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Souderton Independent and Courier Times: Areval ’93MEd Co-leads 2013 National Blue Ribbon School

On Sept. 26, the Souderton Independent and Bucks County Courier Times each reported that the Souderton Charter School Collaborative (SCSC), for which Jennifer Arevalo ’93MEd serves as co-director, was named a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. Established in 2000...

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Jan 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Cornell Chronicle: Ajok’ 11M Tells Middle School Students How He Survived Conflict in Sudan

On Oct. 26, the Cornell Chronicle published “From Lost Boy of Sudan to Cornell grad student” highlighting the unimaginable journey of Ayuen Ajok ’11M, who spoke with middle school students in Ithaca, N.Y., on Oct. 21. Prior to beginning his MPA studies at Cornell, Ajok spent significant time in...

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Jan 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

The Express-Times Features Kramer ’17 in ‘College Notebook’

On Dec. 10, the Lehigh Valley newspaper The Express-Times published its monthly collegiate sports round-up, “College Notebook,” headlining with the achievements of Arcadia women’s soccer player Lennon Kramer ’17. “College Notebook: Lennon Kramer reaps multiple women’s soccer awards at Arcadia...

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Jan 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Women’s Soccer Players Receive Postseason ECAC Honors, First-Ever for Arcadia

On Dec. 16, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) announced its 2013 Division III South Women’s Soccer All-Star Team and Postseason Award Winners, and three Arcadia players were among them. Lennon Kramer ’17 was designated 2013 ECAC Division III South Women’s All-Star Second Team and was...