Global Field Study

Blogger Heidi Specht's packing essentials for study abroad.

Heidi Specht Feb 20, 2019 9:11 am

How to Pack like a Study Abroad Pro

Anyone who has spent a semester abroad can relate when I say that the most stressful part of studying abroad happens before your semester begins, when you have to pack your suitcases for an entire semester. I used to stress over it for weeks—what to bring, what to leave at home, what to put in my...

Overhead photo of Haber Green, Grey Towers Castle, and University Commons.

William Snell Feb 19, 2019 4:52 pm

7 Things Arcadia Taught Me

Rewind four years ago: I was a high school senior who had no clue where he would end up. A high school senior with big dreams and lots of plans, but no means of executing those plans. I was about to make one of the most important decisions in my life by choosing Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa...

Students in the Ireland GFS course investigate the details of the countryside.

Feb 7, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Ireland GFS Students Host Art Exhibition Inspired by International Experience

Students in last year’s “Inspired by the View: The Beauty and Boldness of Ireland” Global Field Study (GFS) will showcase their art and music inspired by the course on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Elcy’s Cafe in Glenside from 2:30 to 4 p.m. The opening reception will include a live instrumental performance...

Daboh '11M with Dr. Riggan and GFS students in Sierra Leone.

Feb 4, 2019 Caitlin Burns

IPCR Alumnus Appointed As Director General of the Sierra Leone Content Agency

Fodeba Daboh ’11M, International Peace and Conflict Resolution alumnus and adjunct professor of Historical and Political Studies, was recently appointed as Director General of the Sierra Leone Local Content Agency by His Excellency the President, Rtd Brig. Dr. Julius Maada Bio. The Sierra Leone...

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Oct 26, 2018 Farrah Bradley

Miguel Fraga, Cuban First Secretary

Miguel Fraga — the first secretary of the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C., since diplomatic relations were re-established between Cuba and the United States — will visit Arcadia University from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, in the Grey Towers Castle.  He will discuss Cuba...

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Jun 22, 2018 admin Admin

Spring 2019 GFS Kick-Off

Thinking about a Global Field Study Course for Spring 2019? Come out and explore your options for your next great academic adventure into the world! This is your chance to engage with the faculty facilitating the courses, talk about academic objectives, gain a better understanding of individual...

Jessica Derr Feb 27, 2018 9:24 am

Shaking It Up With Shakespeare

Fenced in by desks, a mass of bodies wander and weave among each other. Their heads are bent over slips of paper in hand, yet they never collide. Rather, they orbit each other in perfect harmony, their voices raised as one in a steady beat, chanting out the same verses over and over. Surely images...

Jan 2, 2018 Caitlin Burns

A History of Arcadia University's Study Abroad

Nov 14, 2017 Caitlin Burns

For Eighth Consecutive Year, Arcadia University Ranked First in U.S. in Study Abroad

For the eighth consecutive year, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report, released yesterday. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of undergraduate students...

Sep 7, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Great Value Colleges Lauds Arcadia’s Study Abroad Programs

Commended for The College of Global Studies’ (TCGS) extensive network of study away programs and global centers, Arcadia University was ranked fifth on Great Value Colleges’ 2017 list of colleges and universities with the best study abroad programs. The ranking was based on percentage of...

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Jun 20, 2017 Farrah Bradley

Spring 2018 GFS Kick-Off

Thinking about a Global Field Study Course for Spring 2018? Come out and explore your options for your next great academic adventure into the world! This is your chance to engage with the faculty facilitating the courses, talk about academic objectives, gain a better understanding of individual...