Study Abroad

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Feb 8, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

M.B.A. Students Blog from Greece

On Saturday, Jan. 8, 10 M.B.A. students from Cohort 12 arrived in Athens, Greece, for a weeklong international experience that included visits with business professionals at Microsoft Innovation Center, U.S. Commercial Services, Enolia Premium Capital, Hellenic Telecommunications Organization and...

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Jan 25, 2011 Purnell Cropper

16 Students Participate in Service Learning in Guatemala

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Sixteen students joined Terry Greiner and Dr. Erica R. Davila, Assistant Professor of Education, in Guatemala Jan. 8-16 as part of a four-credit interdisciplinary course. As part of the experience, which Greiner introduced to Arcadia in 2007, students traveled to Zacapa...

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Jan 21, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students Perform Community Service in Dominica

During a nine-day trip to Dominica, Arcadia University students taking a class on the Caribbean island's history, culture and development with Tom Brinker, Professor of Accounting, and Dr. Wayne Morra, Associate Professor of Economics, gave back to the community by cleaning up the isthmus at Scotts...

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Jan 19, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Study Abroad Prepares Pacheco for Graduate School in London

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10   Equipped with a B.A. in English and a minor in professional writing, Jennifer Pacheco ’10 is taking her academic skills and global understanding to the next level. She currently is earning a master’s degree in publishing at University College London. Securing her...

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Jan 19, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Morrow Gets Taste of Scottish Tradition During Adventure Weekend

Student blogger Sara Morrow is currently studying in Edinburgh, Scotland, through Arcadia’s College of Global Studies. Her Jan. 17 posting, “Pure Awesomeness,” regales her unforgettable weekend adventure in Firbush Point, a residential outdoor activity center located only eighty miles from...

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Jan 14, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Dodgen Researches Mapuche, Analyzes Statistics for Dual Degree

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10   Math and Spanish major Danielle Dodgen ’11 recently returned from a semester in Chile, where she researched the Mapuche as part of her Spanish Senior Capstone project—one of two projects she needs to complete her dual degree. A native of Phoenix, Ariz., Dodgen...

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Jan 14, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Dominican Historian Brings Volcanic Island's Past to Life

By Purnell T. Cropper Tom Brinker Jr., Professor of Accounting, and Dr. Wayne Morra, Associate Professor of Economics, led Arcadia students on a trip to Dominica, a Caribbean island noted for its lush forests, mountainous terrain, unique history and precarious economic development. After seven...

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Jan 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Hurchick Finds Out What Powers Oceanside Resort

  During a visit to Rosalie Bay Resort on the southeast coast of Dominica, Andrew Hurchick ’13 interviewed Joackim Marshall, Maintenance and Construction Supervisor, about the resort’s location—it’s situated on a turtle nesting beach on the Atlantic Ocean in a region prone to hurricanes—and...

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Jan 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students Talk Tourism with Discover Dominica Authority

By Purnell T. Cropper Prior to visiting Dominica, Arcadia University students in Tom Brinker Jr. and Wayne Morra’s ID course studied the island’s tourism industry. Once on the island, the group met with Colin Piper, CEO and Director of Tourism of the Discover Dominica Authority (DDA), and...

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Dec 21, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Preview Leaders Named for Spring 2011

Janice Finn, Associate Dean of International Affairs, has announced the faculty and staff members selected for the annual Arcadia spring break tradition since 1994—Preview! Preview is a spring break experience for first-year students and transfer students at Arcadia University. Arcadia faculty and...

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Dec 21, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Kargbo: Bloody Sunday Exhibit, Belfast Murals Are Great Tools

By Michelle Tooker ’07, ’10M   While touring the Bloody Sunday exhibit at the Museum of Free Derry and observing the Belfast murals, International Peace and Conflict Resolution student Alie Badara Kargbo ’12 made connections between his coursework and the field. “Visiting Ireland served as...

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Dec 14, 2010 Sarah Schwartz

Manuseto ’11 Conducts Research in Uganda, Lands Internship in Sierra Leone

International Peace and Conflict Resolution student Stephanie Mansueto ’11 is studying in Uganda and will head soon to Sierra Leone for an internship. She knew spending a year abroad would help her to decide on her career plans. Intrigued by Uganda after taking a course on capacity building in the...