Study Abroad

Mar 9, 2017 Caitlin Burns

First-Year and Transfer Students Prepare for Preview

Nearly 400 first-year and transfer students are preparing to embark on Arcadia University’s 24th annual Preview, a two-credit course and weeklong international experience that provides participants with a taste of study abroad. This year, 385 students and 35 faculty and staff will spend spring...

Feb 23, 2017 Jen Retter

Dr. Sawyer Continues Service Efforts and Interdisciplinary Education in Belize

Hoping to facilitate interdisciplinary education among the University’s health science and education professionals, Dr. Karen Sawyer, assistant professor and director of Experiential Learning in the Department of Physical Therapy, is raising funds to expand the ongoing efforts of Arcadia students,...

Jun 30, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Hoffman Travels to China for Agreement Renewal with Jiangsu University

Dr. John Hoffman, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, traveled to Zhenjiang, China, in June to renew the cooperation agreement between Arcadia University and Jiangsu University. The agreement, signed by Dr. Hoffman and Dr. Chen Long, vice president for overseas education at Jiangsu,...

Jun 27, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

AGS Class of 2016 Enters World of International Diplomacy

Left to Right: Megan Pritchard, Gabriele Paone, Ahmed Samy Lotf, Sakshi Mishra, Emily Davison, Simisola Osekunowo, Aurora Eck Nilsen, Tigidankay Sannoh, Fazola Nasretdinova, Erin Robbins, Elisa Gabrieli. On June 4 in Paris, France, seven students graduated from the Master of Arts in...

A student takes a photo at Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea.

Mar 18, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Turn Your Preview Photos into Prizes ($800 travel vouchers!) in Photo Contest

Did you take great photos and videos during Preview? If so, they could win you prizes, including an $800 travel voucher, in the Preview Photo and Video Contest.  The top winner in each theme—two photo and one video—will receive an $800 travel voucher from Student Universe to be used for...

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Jan 12, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Students Awarded Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

The following Arcadia University students are among approximately 1,600  undergraduates across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship in the 2015-16 academic year. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural...

Nov 19, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Long ’17 Shows Hospitality to Students Studying Abroad in the U.S.

Upon returning to Glenside after a semester in Seoul, Cliff Long ’17 decided to help international students studying at Arcadia adjust to their new home. In his story “Returning the Hospitality,” Long explains why he joined the student organization International Peer Associate League (IPAL)...

Nov 17, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Secanechia ’17 Finds Community in Italy

Isabela Secanechia ’17, an Italian studies major with a minor in international studies, is living in Perugia, Italy, this year. In “Escape to Alphaville,” she writes about finding a place where she can decompress and feel like part of a community. Back at my home in Bristol, Pennsylvania, I...

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Oct 15, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Scott’s Book Nominated for Samuel Johnson Prize (Updated)

Update: Dr. Laurence Scott's book, The Four Dimensional Human, was shortlisted for the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize. The winner will be announced Monday, Nov. 2. The other finalists are: Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of...

Oct 2, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Students Gather at Office of International Affairs Picnic

Mutaz Barnawi, a student in the Master of Arts in International Public Relations program, snaps a selfie with President Nicolette DeVille Christensen at the Office of International Affairs Welcome Picnic on Sept. 29. Sixty-six new international students from 19 countries joined Arcadia this...

Students learn about the year's Preview courses at the annual Preview Kickoff.

Sep 15, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Class of 2019, New Transfer Students: Prepare for India, Oman, Scotland, France, and More at Preview Kickoff

By this time next year, hundreds of Arcadia students will have spent a week in the Middle East, the United Kingdom, mainland Europe, far east Asia, South Africa, and South America. Yes, the Preview 2016 courses have been announced. In March, students in the Class of 2019 and new transfer...