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Feb 5, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

Basketball Standout Brown Earns Sam Cozen Award

Men’s basketball player Joe Brown was honored at the Philadelphia Area Small College Coaches Association luncheon on Feb. 3 with the Sam Cozen Award, which is presented to seniors in recognition of their performance on the court and in the classroom. The award is named after Sam Cozen, longtime...

Nov 20, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students Volunteer at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Robert Buscher, an adjunct professor who teaches Japanese cinematography at Arcadia University, is programming director for the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF). At this year’s PAAF, he enlisted the help of Arcadia students, including Fatimah Cassim ’16, Lydia Li ’16, Christine...

Nov 20, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students Volunteer at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Robert Buscher, an adjunct professor who teaches Japanese cinematography at Arcadia University, is programming director for the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF). At this year’s PAAF, he enlisted the help of Arcadia students, including Fatimah Cassim ’16, Lydia Li ’16, Christine...

Oct 29, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Frances Dumlao ’15: ‘How I Got a Magazine Internship in Philly’

Under the pressure of finding a fall semester internship, Because Arcadia blogger Frances Dumlao ’15 perfected her résumé, cover letter, professional wardrobe, and interview skills before landing a position at Grid magazine, which covers sustainability issues and initiatives in the Greater...

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Jul 31, 2014 JoLynne Bremmer

6ABC: Deshpande Discusses ‘Boyhood’

Brock Koller ’05 reviewed Boyhood, a film that captures a coming-of-age story that was shot over a 12-year period, for 6ABC. Koller, a student of Dr. Shekhar Deshpande, professor and chair of media and communication, interviewed for the article. He and Deshpande discussed how the film’s format...

Apr 30, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Guest Lecturer, Author Talks Nation Branding With Students

By JASMINE L. HENDERSON ’15 “Nation” may conjure a multitude of images: a country’s flag, food, subcultures, patriotism, innovations—any number of things that define experiences within its boundaries. The word “brand” is often associated with clothing, electronics, fast food franchises, even...

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Apr 7, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Nollywood (Cinema from Nigeria) Expert Lectures at Arcadia University, April 9, 11

Akpor Otebele, an expert on Nollywood (cinema from Nigeria) and director of the Arusha African Film Festival, will lecture at Arcadia University on an overview of African cinema using specific examples of Nollywood features, practices, and culture. Wednesday, April 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in...

Jan 13, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Frances Dumlao ’15 Helps Launch Magazine

The challenge of launching a magazine thrust Frances Dumlao ’15 into the world of graphic design and allowed her to see London through the eyes of Londoners. This was all thanks to a course at the University of Westminster, where Dumlao currently is studying abroad, that inspired the global media...

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Jan 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Retter ’16 Has USA Today College Writing Cited in U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report recently quoted Jennifer Retter ’16 in its Nov. 15 University Directory article, “Living at Home Not As Bad As Some Students May Think.” On Nov. 12, Retter contributed a piece to USA Today College, “My mom is my R.A.: 10 perks of being a commuter student” in which she...

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Sep 30, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Huffington Post: Atkins Explores a Troublesome Aspect of the Federal Media Shield Law

Larry Atkins, journalist and adjunct professor of media and communication, explains and critiques an amendment to the Free Flow of Information Act, the third federal shield law that Congress has considered, in an article for Huffington Post, “Federal Media Shield Law Should Extend to Unpaid...

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Jun 27, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Newsitem.com: Besser ’15 Awarded the Provost’s Prize

As she prepared for her upcoming study abroad experience at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, Amy Besser ’15 was awarded the Provost’s Prize, given to the Arcadia University sophomore with the highest cumulative average in three semesters. The video communications major’s...

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Jun 27, 2013 Purnell Cropper

USA TODAY College: Dumlao ’15 Teaches Internship Etiquette through ‘Mad Men’

If you’ve had trouble deciphering right from wrong at your internship, you might benefit from watching the televisions series Mad Men. Frances Dumlao ’15, a Global Media major with a concentration in new media journalism, explains how she’s mastered proper office etiquette—not through seminars on...