Study Abroad

Sep 11, 2012 Purnell Cropper

MBA Students to Study Economy, Visit Companies in Rome

Two Arcadia University M.B.A. cohorts will depart for Italy on Saturday, Sept. 15, for a one-week international business experience in Rome. Nearly 40 students will join Thomas Brinker, Jr., Professor of Accounting and Executive Director of the M.B.A. program, and Raymond Lamorgese, M.B.A. Capstone...

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Sep 7, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Dr. Dimeji Togunde of Spelman College Visits Arcadia University

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University was honored to host Dr. Dimeji Togunde, Gordon Zeto Dean for Global Education and Professor of International Studies at Spelman College, and Karen Clay, Program Manager for STEM programs at Spelman College. President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III and...

Sep 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Arcadia University a Pacesetter in International Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured Arcadia University in the article "For a Growing Number of Freshman, Packing for College Requires a Passport," on Sept. 3. Contributor Ian Wilhelm reports that a growing number of universities are encouraging students to study abroad early in their college...

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Aug 20, 2012 Purnell Cropper

International MBA Students to Visit NASDAQ, Explore NYC and Philadelphia

Students in the International M.B.A. program in Singapore will travel to the United States to visit companies in New York City and Philadelphia for an international business experience beginning Tuesday, Aug. 21. The group of students will arrive in New York City to begin its four-day itinerary of...

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Aug 15, 2012 Purnell Cropper

New Apprentices Prepare for Study Abroad Fair Season

Six apprentices have joined The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University to work with Assistant Directors around the country as they gear up to visit schools and study abroad fairs this fall. The new recruits are all veterans of study abroad with excellent experience and knowledge of what...

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Jul 31, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Study Abroad Alum Launches a Charity in Cinque Terre, Italy

Yana Pietras, a study abroad student with The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, took co-curricular learning to a whole new level while studying in Florence, Italy: She founded her own charity, Students for Cinque Terre (S5T), in Spring 2012. The charity has caused such a stir and...

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Jul 31, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Welcomes Visiting Students and Faculty from India, China and South Korea

Arcadia University is well known for being a leader in study abroad and international exchange. In addition to facilitating American students’ goals of studying around the world, Arcadia also hosts incoming international students looking to further their education in the United States. This summer...

Jul 16, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Arcadia Leaders Pave the Way for Future Collaborations in Six-Day Sprint Across China

Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III and Dr. Steve O. Michael, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, recently returned from a whirlwind visit to the Far East. In just six days, they traveled to nine different institutions and organizations across China, visiting friends...

Jul 16, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Arcadia Leaders Visit Hunan University of Finance and Economics

Arcadia University President Tobey (Carl) Oxholm III and Dr.  Steve O. Michael, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, visited Hunan University of Finance and Economics (HUFE) on June 13, where they signed Memorandum of Understanding. They were received by Xiaoping Fan, Vice President;...

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Jun 29, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Counselors Learn about China's Education System from Xi’an Faculty, Students

Educators’ Preview has continued to present opportunities to learn more about Chinese history, culture, society and education through dynamic lectures presented by Dr. Du Ruiqing and Dawei Yang, partners of Arcadia at Xi’an International University. Discussions about Confucianism and its impact on...

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Jun 22, 2012 Donna Whitlock

High School Guidance Counselors Depart for Educators' Preview in China

On June 19, Tiffany Still, Senior Assistant Director of Enrollment Management, and Tamara Lapman, Associate Director of Enrollment Management, departed for Educators’ Preview in China, accompanying a group of 11 high school educators who were chosen from more than 140 attendees in December 2011 at...

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Jun 22, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Vergara ’12 Aims to Build a Business and Strengthen a Community

Coming from a long line of successful and independent entrepreneurs, Justin Vergara ’12 has some big shoes to fill. And for the Vergara family, business is much more than cash flow and profit margins: It’s about building relationships and strengthening communities. Through rigorous coursework and...