Study Abroad

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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...

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Dec 15, 2011 Purnell Cropper

International Educator Quotes Snyder on Mental Health Issues in Study Abroad

"Their baggage goes, too. Mental health issues don’t stay behind when students go abroad. But good preparation can help lessen the potential for negative impacts," writes Karen Leggett in the 2012 International Educator Health and Insurance Supplement. Her article quotes Arlene Snyder, Director of...

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Dec 13, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Lyons Plans to Use Study Abroad Experiences for Edge in Job Search

By Erica Lamberg International Business and Culture major Margaret Lyons ’12 never had trouble finding fresh avenues to explore her interests at Arcadia. Testing her business savvy and knack for language learning, she studied abroad three times and completed coursework in French and Chinese. As...

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Dec 6, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

A View from the Inside: IPCR Students Gain Perspective on the Kosovo Conflict

Reflection and group discussion are key learning tools in any liberal arts classroom, especially when the classroom extends into the world. So on day four of a 10-day exploration of the Balkans, following discussions with experts at Belgrade University and the Swiss Ambassador to the Republic of...

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Dec 2, 2011 Purnell Cropper

President Oxholm Visits Arcadia in Rome

Ciao! President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III has made his inaugural visit to one of the 75 cities where The College of Global Studies operates, and his travels took him to Rome—and the Arcadia University Center for Italian Studies (AUCIS). Oxholm was accompanied by Dr. Nicolette DeVille Christensen,...

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Nov 29, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Community Development in a Cape Town Classroom: Ekstein ’12 Discovers New Direction

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Amanda Ekstein ’13, an International Business and Culture major, admits that most people think she’s a little crazy for choosing the three-year degree path. But at the end of three years, she will have a degree in hand, a wealth of experience from exploring three different...

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Oct 21, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Only at Arcadia: Preview 2012 Offers 12 Countries to First-Year Students

Application Deadline Extended: Applications are now due Sunday, Oct. 23. Find the application under the Preview tab on MyArcadia. Preview 2012 kicks off with an expanded menu of opportunities for first-year students, including 14 2-credit courses headed to 12 exciting countries. Travel locations...

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Oct 11, 2011 Purnell Cropper

M.B.A. Students Meet with Chief Economist in Peru

M.B.A. Cohort 14’s second international business experience provided students the opportunity to study the emerging economy of Lima, Peru, where they visited several companies to learn about the country’s business practices in September. The cohort spent a day at the Central Reserve Bank of Peru...

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Sep 30, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Denison Student Studies Abroad With Arcadia

The Carroll County Times (Westminster, Md.) reported on Sept. 27, “Spencer Riehl, a Denison University student from Reistertown, is studying with the Arcadia University College of Global Studies Program in Spain for fall 2011."

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Sep 30, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Distinguished King’s College Student Studies Abroad With Arcadia

The Sunday Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) reported on Sept. 25, "Tara Ignatovich of Wilkes-Barre is studying at the Arcadia Center for Hellenic, Mediterranean, and Balkan Studies in Athens, Greece, through Arcadia University’s College of Global Studies. Ignatovich is a senior majoring in professional...

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Sep 23, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Florida Student Enhances Education Through Arcadia Study Abroad Program

The Eagle News (Fort Myers, Fla.) featured a student who recently completed a semester of study abroad through Arcadia’s College of Global Studies. She left the temperate climate of Florida to experience all that London has to offer, as reported by Eagle News staff writer Carol Schneider. Eagle...