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Mar 23, 2015 jretter Retter

President Christensen Shares Global Learning Strategies at ACE National Conference

On March 16, President Nicolette DeVille Christensen joined a panel discussion at the 97th Annual Meeting of the American Council on Education (ACE), where she shared insights on innovative curriculum initiatives and strategies for creating intercultural experiences on campus. The session, “Global...

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Mar 17, 2015 jretter Retter

And They’re Off: Preview 2015

On March 13, hundreds of first-year students embarked on Preview, a two-credit course with an international experience. The students will spend a week in one of 16 countries and report on their experiences at next month’s Global Expo.

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Mar 16, 2015 jretter Retter

In Memoriam: Arlene Snyder

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is saddened to announce the passing of our dear friend and colleague Arlene Snyder, Director of Health, Safety and Security. As an experienced expert in the provision of health and safety in international education, Arlene was exceptionally well...

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Mar 9, 2015 Purnell Cropper

In Memoriam: Dr. David Larsen

David Larsen, Ph.D., a widely recognized leader in international education who helped grow Arcadia University’s Center for Education Abroad into one of the country’s largest and most respected campus-based study abroad programs, passed away on March 2. He was 74. Dr. Larsen joined Arcadia in...

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Feb 17, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Ebola Relief Donations Arrive in Sierra Leone

On Feb. 9, donations collected during Arcadia’s Ebola relief drive last semester arrived in Sierra Leone. Fodeba Daboh ’11, graduate of Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program, presented packages of personal protective equipment to Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Social...

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Feb 12, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Signs Agreement with Korea’s Daejin University

On Feb. 6, Arcadia University President Nicolette DeVille Christensen and President Geun-young Lee of Korea’s Daejin University signed an appendix agreement to a Memorandum of Understanding in Grey Towers Castle. The appendix will allow groups of Daejin University students to come to Arcadia for a...

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Feb 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes on the World of Study Abroad

Natalie Marshall ’16, an International Studies major at Arcadia and collegiate correspondent for USA Today College, writes about Arcadia’s First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) in her Jan. 30 piece, “Arcadia University Offers Study Abroad Opportunities to Incoming Freshmen.” Focusing on the...

Feb 3, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

The College of Global Studies Site Named People’s Choice in EduStyle Web Awards

On Jan. 28, The College of Global Studies’ new website was awarded People’s Choice in the School, Department, or Faculty Site category in eduStyle’s Higher-ed Web Awards. The new site, which launched in August, features a program finder, student blogs, and study abroad information for parents.

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Jan 22, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Register to Attend the Delaware Valley Study Abroad Re-entry Conference

The annual Delaware Valley Study Abroad Re-Entry Conference provides an array of information to college and university students who have recently returned from a study abroad experience. Developed by a committee of volunteers in the study abroad field, the conference will help students to process...

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Jan 21, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Helps Students Break Study Abroad Language Barrier

Natalie Marshall ’16, an International Studies major at Arcadia, offers advice to fellow study abroad students in her Jan. 16 USA Today College piece, “5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Foreign Language Skills.” Marshall, who is studying abroad in Paris, writes about small changes in daily activities...

Dec 17, 2012 Niamh Sweeney

Arcadia Hosts Reception at First European Forum Conference

The first Forum on Education Abroad Conference in Europe was held in Dublin to great acclaim, Dec. 5 to 7. Among the many highlights, Arcadia University hosted an evening reception for its European partners and American colleagues on Dec. 6 at the newly renovated Smock Alley Theater in Temple Bar...

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Dec 17, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Watch Arcadia’s Scottish Studies Online Lecture Series

Arcadia University’s Edinburgh Center hosted a free online lecture series on Scottish studies, literature and politics led by Resident Director of the Edinburgh Study Center, Dr. Hamish Thompson. The series began on Oct. 11 at the Edinburgh Center’s opening and continued until Dec. 6. The series...