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Jun 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Topa ’21 Earns Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

International Business and Culture student RaeAnn Topa ’21 was awarded a study abroad grant from the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. She is one of only 75 students from across the country selected for the...

Alumna speaks with first year students who received a BAAAU Preview Scholarship

Apr 22, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Black Alumni Association Celebrates Inaugural Preview Scholarship Recipients

“I feel like I’m part of history,” said Stephanie Quarshie ’22, a Biology major who went to Paris on Preview. She’s one of 10 students who received the Black Alumni Association of Arcadia University (BAAAU)’s inaugural Preview scholarships for 2019. “I’m grateful. Preview is why I came to Arcadia...

Students on the Costa Rica Preview make tacos at Global Expo

Apr 11, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students Showcase International Learning Experience at Global Expo

Visitors to the University Commons traveled around the world in just a few few hours at the annual Global Expo on April 5. The 278 first-year and transfer students from 12 Preview courses showcased their global experiences, such as learning about ecotourism in Costa Rica and exploring the...

Jan 2, 2019 Jennifer Retter

President Nair Tours U.K. Centers

In December, President Ajay Nair met with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) participants at Arcadia’s Centers in London and Edinburgh. Accompanied by The College of Global Studies’ Vice President and Executive Director Lorna Stern and Chief...

Student in South Africa

Dec 29, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia in Cape Town

The College of Global Studies (TCGS) launched Arcadia in Cape Town, a program designed to help students merge their academic interests with community development initiatives in South Africa. Though South Africa has been one of Arcadia’s study abroad destinations since 2008, TCGS’ partnership with...

Nov 16, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Again Ranked First in Nation by IIE for Study Abroad Participation

For the ninth consecutive year, the Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia University first in the U.S. in study abroad participation. Arcadia earned the recognition in IIE’s Open Doors report, released on Nov. 13, based on the percentage of undergraduate students participating in...

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Nov 4, 2018 Jennifer Retter

London Center Hosts First Symposium

Arcadia’s London Center hosted its first symposium, “Marx & the City”—an examination of philosopher Karl Marx’s life, work, and influence on London as a revolutionary exile—on Nov. 2, the 200th anniversary of Marx’s birth. The event featured 16 international panelists, who were encouraged to...

Aug 30, 2018 Caitlin Burns

First-Year Students Depart for Semester in London and Stirling

As part of Arcadia’s First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE), 28 first-year students departed on Aug. 29 to spend their first semester studying in London, England or Stirling, Scotland through a unique study abroad opportunity that emphasizes global connections and cross-culture experiences....

Jun 7, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Students, Faculty Attend NAFSA’s International Educators Conference

Arcadia students and faculty joined nearly 10,000 international education professionals at the 2018 NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa., from May 27 to June 1. This year’s theme, “Diverse Voices, Shared...

May 9, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Omani Official Proposes Archaeology Programs for Arcadia Students

Dr. Said bin Nasser Al Salmi, director general of the Office of His Majesty the Sultan's Advisor for Cultural Affairs in Oman, met with President Ajay Nair on April 27 to discuss expanding Arcadia’s programs in Oman. An archaeologist by training, Dr. bin Nasser Al Salmi expressed interest in...

May 8, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Ambassador to Kenya Encourages International Collaboration

On April 26, Dr. Kipyego Cheluget, ambassador from Kenya and assistant secretary general for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), visited President Ajay Nair at Arcadia to explore a joint project between Arcadia, COMESA, and the American Graduate School (AGS) in Paris....

Mar 9, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Hundreds of Arcadia Students Depart for Preview March 9

On Friday, March 9, nearly 350 first-year and transfer students, along with 30 faculty and staff members, left campus to embark on Arcadia University’s 25th annual Preview, a two-credit course and weeklong international experience. Over the March 9 to 16 spring break, students studied in Greece...