Study Abroad

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May 27, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Sandrock Visits Belize for Final Arcadia International Experience

Julia Sandrock ’11 was among 17 Arcadia students who ventured to Belize as part of the ID course “‘Africa in the Americas’: Language and Culture in Belize” from May 11-18. Led by Dr. Kalenda Eaton, Assistant Professor of English, and accompanied by Judith Dalton, Assistant Dean of Institutional...

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May 18, 2011 Purnell Cropper

A Caribbean Island's Bumpy Road to a Sustainable Economy

By Purnell T. Cropper The Beatles’ “All You Need Is Love” rings from the trebly speakers in the off-white minibus, the first in a two-truck caravan winding down the island road. Modified to handle tough terrain, the beastly vehicle roars through darkness and pounding rain, a dozen Arcadia students...

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May 18, 2011 Purnell Cropper

17 Students in Belize Studying Language, Culture

Seventeen undergraduate and graduate students left for Belize as part of an International Experience course led by Dr. Kalenda Eaton, Assistant Professor of English, on May 11. Before leaving for Belize City and Dangriga, students studied the history of the Garifuna population (descended from...

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May 13, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

IU Student Compares Cultures Through Arcadia

The May 1 edition of the Indiana Daily Student featured an article by Indiana University (IU) student, Sarah Hann, who discusses her experiences studying abroad through Arcadia University’s College of Global Studies. IU co-sponsors a program with Arcadia University that sens students to London for...

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May 6, 2011 Purnell Cropper

International M.B.A. Students to Visit Philadelphia, Walk in Graduate Commencement

Students in the inaugural cohort of the International M.B.A. program in Singapore will visit Arcadia University this month and meet with Philadelphia business professionals. The thirteen students, joined by M.B.A. Program Director Stanley Soh, will participate in a U.S. international business...

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Apr 19, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Student Receives Top Honor for Study of Women's Identity in Jordan

International Studies major Brittany Witcher ’12 earned accolades for her research on a subject never before attempted in the history of Jordan or of the Middle East. Her study investigates Jordanian Christian women between the ages of 18 and 24 and whether their identity is portrayed through their...

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Mar 22, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Biggs Talks About Study Abroad at Business Conference

Dr. William D. Biggs, Chair and Professor of Business, Health Administration and Economics, presented at the 38th Annual Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning Conference, March 16-18 in Pensacola Beach, Fla. His presentation was on "Study Abroad: Who, What, Where and Why...

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Mar 18, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Preview Students Love Paris, Master the Metro

By Michelle Tooker ’07,’10M All it took was a little juice and some croissants to stave off jet lag and energize first-year students on Preview as part of "Paris and the Revolution of 1789." Five days in, they’ve mastered the Metro and are discovering the City of Light’s iconic landmarks and best-...

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Feb 25, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Wadja Embraces Irish Politics, Culture During Parliamentary Internship

By Dave Reale ’09 Patrick Wadja ’12, a Political Science major with minors in Pre-Law and Philosophy, is interning abroad this semester at the Irish Parliament in Dublin. Since he’s harbored a passion for politics all of his life, he was excited to discover Arcadia’s College of Global Studies...

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Feb 18, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Appleby Explores India While Studying Development and Human Rights

By Dave Reale ’09 For her first time traveling beyond Western Europe, International Studies major Jennifer Appleby ’12 decided to go to India. She’s currently spending a semester in Pune through Arcadia’s partnership with the Alliance for Global Education, where she’s experiencing a much different...

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Feb 18, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Honors Student Discusses FYSAE with Meiers

Student blogger and honors student Julia Vasinda ’11 recently interviewed Bill Meiers, Associate Dean of the Honors Program and English Instructor, as part of her senior thesis. She shares her Q&A, which discusses Arcadia’s unique First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE), as well as some of...

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Feb 11, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

FYSAE Blog: A Kind Guard and a Private Tour of Westminster Abbey

Danielle Leon ’14, a participant in Arcadia’s First Year Study Abroad Experience, is finding that a little kindness goes a long way in London, England. In her latest blog entry, she describes the “best day ever.” Trying to save the 16-pound entrance fee, Leon and her friends viewed Westminster...