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Jan 28, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Viscusi, Halpin Paper Accepted for ABSEL Conference

A paper co-authored by Business major Sara Viscusi ’11 and Assistant Professor of Business Dr. Annette Halpin was accepted by the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning for presentation at its March 2011 conference. It will also be published in the proceedings. The paper, "...

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Jan 19, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Business Student Receives AMBUCS Scholarship

In December, Physical Therapy student Danielle Nields received a $1,000 scholarship from the West Norriton Chapter of American Business Clubs (AMBUCS), as reported by the Jan. 9 edition of The Times Herald. “AMBUCS is a national service organization dedicated to creating mobility and independence...

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Jan 14, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Dominican Historian Brings Volcanic Island's Past to Life

By Purnell T. Cropper Tom Brinker Jr., Professor of Accounting, and Dr. Wayne Morra, Associate Professor of Economics, led Arcadia students on a trip to Dominica, a Caribbean island noted for its lush forests, mountainous terrain, unique history and precarious economic development. After seven...

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Jan 14, 2011 Purnell Cropper

M.B.A. Cohort 12 Meets with Microsoft, National Bank in Greece

By Diana Jones On Saturday, Jan. 8, ten M.B.A. students from Cohort 12 arrived in Athens, Greece, for a weeklong international experience that included meeting with local business professionals and studying the country’s economy. They also had time to tour some of Greece’s renowned historical...

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Jan 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Hurchick Finds Out What Powers Oceanside Resort

  During a visit to Rosalie Bay Resort on the southeast coast of Dominica, Andrew Hurchick ’13 interviewed Joackim Marshall, Maintenance and Construction Supervisor, about the resort’s location—it’s situated on a turtle nesting beach on the Atlantic Ocean in a region prone to hurricanes—and...

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Jan 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students Talk Tourism with Discover Dominica Authority

By Purnell T. Cropper Prior to visiting Dominica, Arcadia University students in Tom Brinker Jr. and Wayne Morra’s ID course studied the island’s tourism industry. Once on the island, the group met with Colin Piper, CEO and Director of Tourism of the Discover Dominica Authority (DDA), and...

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Dec 21, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Preview Leaders Named for Spring 2011

Janice Finn, Associate Dean of International Affairs, has announced the faculty and staff members selected for the annual Arcadia spring break tradition since 1994—Preview! Preview is a spring break experience for first-year students and transfer students at Arcadia University. Arcadia faculty and...

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Dec 7, 2010 Donna Whitlock

Business Student Group Honored for Largest Chapter Delegation

Arcadia University’s Business/Health Administration and Economics Department student organization Future Business Leaders of American—Phi Beta Lambda  (FBL-FBL) traveled to Washington, D.C. Nov. 19 and 20 for the 2010 National Fall Leadership conference. The 18 members of the Arcadia group in...

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Nov 2, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Brinker Speaks at Financial Service Professionals Forum, Met Life Symposium

Thomas M. Brinker Jr., LL.M., CPA, Professor and Accounting Coordinator, was invited to present at MetLife's Annual Symposium on Friday, Oct. 15 in a two-part workshop on Special Needs Planning in Washington, D.C. His topic—designed for special needs planners—was “Understanding the Medical Expenses...

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Nov 2, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Wagoner To Speak at Institute of Management Accountants, Nov. 16

Joel Wagoner, CPA, CMA, CFM , Assistant Professor of Accounting, will speak at the Institute of Management Accountants North Penn Chapter’s meeting on Nov. 16, addressing “How Will the Coming Changes in Financial Reporting Affect Management Accountants?” Wagoner will ask, “What will be the effects...

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Sep 17, 2010 Donna Whitlock

Shablin Quoted on 'Loving Your Layoff'

"Don’t beat yourself up for feeling down, said Karen Shablin, author of Loving Your Layoff and an Adjunct Professor of Health Administration at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa. She wrote her book after she lost her job as vice president of a health care firm in 2008," reports Florida Today (...

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Aug 17, 2010 Donna Whitlock

Adjunct Professor Publishes Guide Book on Surviving a Layoff

Karen Squarrell-Shablin, Adjunct Professor of Health Administration, recently published Loving your Layoff through Xulon Press. The book is a guide to surviving a layoff while keeping your family, future, finances and faith intact. She uses her personal experiences to inform the how-to guide,...