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Apr 20, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Eppenstein ’17 Inspires Reading Eagle Investigation

Austin Eppenstein ’17, elementary education major, was featured in an April series by The Reading Eagle about lead contamination in Muhlenberg Township. Eppenstein’s plea on The Reading Eagle Facebook page for assistance for his mother, who suffers from lead poisoning, was the start of an...

Apr 13, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Boyd Featured in Berkshire Eagle as Honorary Degree Recipient

The Berkshire Eagle featured Dr. Julianne Mamana Boyd ’66, co-founder of Barrington Stage Company, as the honorary degree recipient at Arcadia University’s Undergraduate Commencement on May 19.   Read More

Apr 13, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Theater’s “Spitfire Grill” Highlighted in Broad Street Review

Arcadia University Theater Department was highlighted in a regional roundup of upcoming college and university productions by The Broad Street Review. Writer Mark Cofta named Spitfire Grill one of his “theater picks” for April.   Read More

Apr 13, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Opioids in Your Backyard Highlighted in “For Goodness Sake” Segment on FOX 29

“Opioids in Your Backyard: Montgomery County: A Search for Solutions,” hosted by Arcadia University Department of Public Health, Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, and Montgomery County Community College, was featured in the Times Chronicle and The Intelligencer before the symposium on...

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Apr 10, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Women’s Basketball Coach Featured by HRC for LGBTQ Visibility in NCAA

Lexie Gerson, women’s basketball assistant coach, was profiled in a Human Rights Campaign story about inclusion of the LGBTQ community in NCAA basketball tournaments on March 31. Gerson is one of five openly gay coaches and players highlighted in the story, which highlighted them as “five...

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Mar 30, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Atkins Pens Op-Ed on Free Speech

Larry Atkins, adjunct professor of English, published an op-ed on TheHill.com that discussed the silencing of conservative views on college campuses. Atkins said that it is up to instructors to lead by example, and encourage open discussion in classrooms. “Universities should encourage political...

Mar 15, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Abboud Featured in Syria Reconstruction Story

Dr. Samer Abboud, associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, was featured in a story by IRIN News on March 8 about the rebuilding of Syria. Dr. Abboud said it was unlikely that Syrian business executives would return under the current regime. “We are at a point now [where the...

Mar 3, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Valverde Joins Governor’s Roundtable to Discuss Senate Bill

On Feb. 23, Kathy Valverde, associate professor and director of Genetic Counseling, presented to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf at Swarthmore College about Pennsylvania Senate Bill 3 (SB3), which would limit the amount of time a woman has to terminate her pregnancy to 20 weeks, instead of at the...

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Jan 12, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Sandra Clark ’14MBA Featured in ‘Philadelphia Sunday Sun’

Sandra Clark ’14MBA was featured in the Jan. 8 Philadelphia Sunday Sun for her new role at WHYY as vice president for news and civic dialogue. Clark discussed her plans for WHYY and the hope that the broadcast network will be a place where ideas and information are exchanged, and not just the...

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Nov 5, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Times Chronicle and Glenside News Highlight “Exploring Public Art” Series

The Times Chronicle and Glenside News published a feature story about Arcadia University’s “Exploring Public Art: Legacy, Community, & Innovation” series on Nov. 4. Arcadia’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Laura Baldwin and Art Gallery Director Richard Torchia were quoted throughout...

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Nov 2, 2016 Caitlin Burns

President DeVille Christensen Featured in International Educator Magazine

President Nicolette DeVille Christensen is featured in the Nov. 1 edition of International Educator magazine in an in-depth interview as a leader in international education. The interview highlights President DeVille Christensen's career in higher and international education, her thoughts on what...

Oct 4, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Rallies in Support of #Missing24

Wearing all black and holding signs of support, students, faculty, and staff gathered on Haber Green on Sept. 26 to stand in solidarity with the #Missing24 movement started by actor Isaiah Washington. The demonstration included an open mic, where University community members shared spoken word...