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Jul 24, 2013 Purnell Cropper

BioCommunications Association: Jarret Awarded the Citation of Merit for Illustration

The BioCommunications Association holds an annual contest, BioImages, in search of the best still, graphic, and motion media in the scientific or medicinal fields. This year, Sara Jarret, a graduate of Arcadia University, was awarded the Citation of Merit—an honor given to entries that meet high...

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Jul 23, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Inside Higher Ed: Graduate Jane Oates Lands a Job with the Apollo Group

Jane Oates ’83M.Ed., former assistant labor secretary for employment and training for the U.S. Department of Labor, started a new job as vice president for external affairs with the Apollo Group, the parent company of the University of Phoenix, as reported by Inside Higher Ed’s Paul Fein. At Apollo...

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Jul 23, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Video: Gearhart and The Crossing Sing Alongside the Rolling Stones

When the Rolling Stones played a highly anticipated show in Philadelphia on June 18, members of the choir group known as The Crossing, including Arcadia University choir director Steven Gearhart, had the opportunity of a lifetime. The award-winning group of 24 singers joined the band onstage during...

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Jul 23, 2013 Purnell Cropper

NJ.com: Brownell Prepares Youth Soccer Players to Meet Mia Hamm

Head coach Rick Brownell has more on his plate than coaching Arcadia University’s women’s soccer team. In June, Brownell had the task of preparing players from his nationally ranked youth team, the Greater Flemington Soccer Club Flames, for the TeamFirst Soccer Academy camp, where they would have...

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Jul 22, 2013 Purnell Cropper

The Philadelphia Tribune: Arcadia Offers Three Scholarships to Students from Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church

Traditionally, Arcadia University sponsors a scholarship that’s awarded to one member of the Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church. This year, however, three students received $20,000 from Arcadia for their freshman year of college. Enon’s Rev. Alyn E. Waller, who spoke to Philadelphia Tribune about the...

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Jul 22, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Graduate Morett Hired as Special Education Director for Pennsbury School District

Cheryl A. Morett, who received a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and master’s degrees in Special Education and Educational Leadership from Arcadia University, was recently hired as special education director for the Pennsbury School District. Morett, who will begin serving in September,...

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Jul 22, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Rotoworld: Eckenrode Discusses NFL Player Rob Gronkowski’s Back Injuries

Assistant professor of physical therapy Dr. Brian Eckenrode explained New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski’s back injuries and surgery in an interview with Rotoworld.com reporter Adam Levitan. Eckenrode gives his opinion of the severity of Gronkowski’s injuries and how they might affect...

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Jul 22, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Bulldog Reporter: Creighton Hired as Graphic Designer for Hornercom

Shortly after graduating from Arcadia University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Steffane Creighton ’13 was hired as a full-time member of the design team at Hornercom. Prior to this position, Creighton had worked at Hornercom as a design intern, impressing president Jack Horner with her ability to...

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Jul 22, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Deer Park Broadcaster: Garcia Earns Scholarship to Arcadia from the National Latino Peace Officers Association

The distance between Christina Garcia’s home in Pasadena and her future residence hall in Glenside didn’t steer her away from choosing to become a Knight. Garcia, a graduate of Sam Rayburn High School in Pasadena, was recently awarded the Houston Chapter of the National Latino Peace Officers...

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Jun 28, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Newser: Turco Comments on Stadium Costs ahead of World Cup in Brazil

In Paul Newberry’s column, “Protests in Brazil should send us all into the streets over outrageous stadium costs,” Arcadia University’s Dr. Douglas Turco commented on the excessive expenditures. “When people offer the counterpoint that we could be investing in other things instead of sports, well,...

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Jun 27, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Newsitem.com: Besser ’15 Awarded the Provost’s Prize

As she prepared for her upcoming study abroad experience at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, Amy Besser ’15 was awarded the Provost’s Prize, given to the Arcadia University sophomore with the highest cumulative average in three semesters. The video communications major’s...

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Jun 27, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Civil War Expert Paradis to Speak at 150th Gettysburg Reenactment

Dr. James M. Paradis, adjunct professor of history and author of African Americans and the Gettysburg Campaign, will speak at the 150th Reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg in Gettysburg, Pa., on Friday, June 28, at 6 p.m. The very next day he will give a book talk at St. Stephen’s Episcopal...