Study Abroad

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Apr 5, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students Study Culture and Economy in Dominica

Following eight weeks of on-campus instruction in ID181/381: The International Experience, a group of undergraduate Arcadia students joined instructors Tom Brinker, Professor of Accounting and Executive Director of the M.B.A. program, and Dr. Wayne Morra, Professor of Economics, on an international...

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Mar 23, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Alumni, Students Meet Gov. Corbett in France During Business Mission

Delivering a speech in France about economic, cultural and educational development, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett cited Arcadia University as one of the state’s major universities represented—with 10 alumni and students from the American Graduate School in Paris and Arcadia University attending a...

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Mar 20, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Massapequa Post: DiVerde ’15 Participates in FYSAE London

Massapequa Post (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) reported on March 7, "Danielle DiVerde, of Massapequa, a graduate of Massapequa High School, is currently participating in Arcadia University's First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE). DiVerde is an international studies major and is spending her spring...

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Mar 9, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Arcadia Does Spring Break in 21 Groups, Across 6 Continents

More than 400 Arcadia University students, faculty and staff participating in 17 Previews and three Interdisciplinary (ID) courses will knock down the classroom walls, and set off into 21 groups in 6 different continents to conduct fieldwork and in-country study, starting March 9. Students will...

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Mar 9, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Inquirer: Arcadia Trustees To Try Out Travel-Abroad Programs

The March 8 Philadelphia Inquirer featured the story  "Arcadia trustees to try out travel-abroad programs" by higher education reporter Susan Snyder. Snyder wrote: Arcadia University has long been known for its global education program, which results in more than 80 percent of its students studying...

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Mar 6, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Center for Italian Studies Opens New Space on Campus of Roma Tre

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University announced the opening of its newest center space for the Center for Italian Studies on the campus of Università degli Studi Roma Tre, one of Rome’s most dynamic universities and a close partner institution of Arcadia University. The Chancellor of...

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Mar 6, 2012 Donna Whitlock

Daily Local News: March '15 Participates in FYSAE London

On March 1 the Daily Local News (West Chester, Pa.) reported that “Selina March, a resident of Downingtown and a graduate of Downingtown West High School, is participating in Arcadia University’s First Year Study Abroad Experience. March is a international studies major in the honors program and is...

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Mar 2, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Jewish Exponent: Arcadia Plans Preview Trip to Israel

The Feb. 29 Jewish Exponent reported on a new addition to the Preview short-term study abroad slate for 2012: Israel. In 30 years at Arcadia University in Glenside, physical therapy professor Jan Tecklin can't recall any students studying in Israel, despite the fact that the university is known for...

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Feb 24, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Examiner: Moy ’10 Philadelphia's Advocate for Study Abroad

Examiner.com recently featured an article by Melissa Moy ’10, Philadelphia World Travel Examiner, in support of a local middle school student who was chosen by the People to People Ambassador Program to be a delegate to France and England. One of the selectively chosen is 11-year-old Milton Owens....

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Feb 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

West Hartford News: Hackett ’15 Participates in FYSAE London

The West Hartford News (Hartford, Conn.) reported on Feb. 8, "Valerie Hackett, a resident of West Hartford, and a graduate of Conard High School currently is participating in Arcadia University’s First Year Study Abroad Experience. Hackett is an International Business and Culture major spending her...

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Jan 17, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Clinic and Community: Von Nieda Leads Experiential Learning in Guatemala

Dr. Kristin von Nieda, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, led 15 students and five Physical Therapists to several communities in Guatemala, as a part of two-week experiential learning trip, Oct. 14-23. The trip was coordinated with Hearts in Motion (HIM), a non-profit organization that has...

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Jan 15, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Miller Travels the U.S. to Stay Connected with Friends Made During Study Abroad in Sicily

By Lauryn Miller Last spring, I studied in Ortigia, Sicily for 4 months. It was probably the greatest experience of my life. Ortigia is an island off of the southern end of Sicily that is only a mile and a half in circumference; so the 30 American students I studied with at the school were among...