Study Abroad

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...

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Aug 5, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Palaniswamy Named Associate Dean of GPI in Mumbai

Arcadia is pleased to announce that Usha Palaniswamy, Ph.D., has been named Associate Dean of the Global Pathways Institute in Mumbai, India. Dr. Palaniswamy will serve as the Chief Academic Officer of GPI and will be responsible for implementing the Arcadia curriculum and for...

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Jul 14, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

CNBC.com Highlights The College of Global Studies’ Greek Study Abroad Program

A July 10 CNBC.com story on how the financial crisis in Greece has affected American study abroad programs in the country highlighted The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University's “Of Gods and the City” summer program, which centers on ancient Greek history and culture. Tim Barton,...

Photo courtesy of the American Graduate School in Paris

Jul 9, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Trustee Hassler ’00M Meets Students at AGS

In June, trustee Jean S. Hassler '00M (center) met with (left to right) Simisola Asekunowo, Ahmed Lotf, Erin Robbins, and Sakshi Mishra at the American Graduate School (AGS) in Paris, which offers a Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy accredited in the United States by...

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Jun 29, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

At French Senate, AGS Celebrates Graduates

On June 8, graduates, families, alumni, faculty, and guests from the American Graduate School in Paris (AGS) gathered in the French Senate’s Salon Napoléon for end-of-year festivities. The school’s Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy is offered in partnership with Arcadia. "...

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Jun 25, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

AGS Professors Graziano, Yates Talk Holy War and Dynastic Rule

On June 17, Dr. Manlio Graziano, professor of geopolitics at the American Graduate School in Paris (AGS), presented his book Holy War and Holy Alliance: Religions and International Disorder in the 21st Century to the United Nations Correspondents Association at UN headquarters. The book...

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Jun 22, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia Sicily: Dr. Tanasi’s Research Brings Pompeii to Life in 3D Film

Pompeii—A Buried Story, a 3D computer-generated “docu-fiction” film depicting the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, opened on June 5 in Pompei, Italy. The film is the product of a year’s work in the Sicilian city of Syracuse between the National Research Council, 40 specialists, and Dr. Davide Tanasi,...

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Jun 12, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

IPCR Students Make Headlines Throughout Serbia, Montenegro

Story by Madison Caudullo '16 Five students made headlines this spring for their travels through Serbia and Montenegro as part of the Global Field Study course Conflict, Governance, and State Building: The Balkans, led by Professor Alex Grigorev and Dr. Amy Cox, director of the International...