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Arcadia University professor Dr. Comfort Olorunsaiye

Nov 30, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Through Grant, Dr. Olorunsaiye to Study Family Planning in African Immigrant Communities

Dr. Comfort Olorunsaiye, assistant professor of Public Health, was awarded a Changemakers in Family Planning grant by the Society of Family Planning Research Fund to study family planning in the African immigrant communities in southeastern Pennsylvania.  The 18-month, $63,148 cumulative...

Aquilla Lee with friends in a kayak in New Zealand

Nov 19, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Lee ’21 Uses Gilman Scholarship to Encourage Students of Color to Study Abroad

By Nik Kachuyevski '21 For Criminal Justice major Aquilla Lee ’21, studying abroad had been a goal ever since she was young. However, due to financial difficulties it didn’t seem like this goal would be achievable until Study Away Advisor Ashley Knueppel ’12 told Lee about the opportunities...

Arcadia University students hold pumpkins at Office of International Programs

Nov 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Cultural Exchange Happens Online During Covid-19 for Conversation Partners

Each summer, students from China’s Jiangsu University attend Arcadia to complete the last two years of their mathematics and actuarial science degrees. This year, students from Jiangsu were unable to come to the United States due to Covid-19, but their American education isn’t being held off. As...

Arcadia University student RaeAnn Topa overlooking a city scape

Nov 17, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Topa '21 Reflects on London Internship Experience

By Katherine Haines '21 International Business and Cultures major RaeAnn Topa ’21 said that one of the best reasons to do an internship while abroad is the connections to the people and city, which helped her feel less like a tourist when she studied in London during the fall 2019. Topa...

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Nov 16, 2020 Caitlin Burns

International Student Advisory Board Serves as Bridge for International Students

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 For International Education Week, Arcadia spoke with members of the International Students Advisory Board, which serves to provide additional resources to international students at Arcadia.  Led by Actuarial Science student Hao “Marco” Huang ’22 (hhuang@...

Arcadia University alumna Julie Demarest

Nov 11, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Demarest ’05M Brings Closure to Families of Fallen Soldiers

For the past four years of her fifteen year career at the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL), Forensic Science alumna Julie Demarest ’05M has worked to help families of missing soldiers from World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War, and Cold War.  As the Technical Leader of...

Arcadia University student Patrick Kirby with certificate

Nov 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Computer Science Helps Students Build Resume with Security Plus Certificate

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Dr. Vitaly Ford teamed up with Sabre Systems, Inc., and the Urban League of Philadelphia to allow students to obtain skills and qualifications that will give them an edge when applying to professional positions in the cybersecurity and technology fields....

Arcadia University professor Dr. Bruce Campbell

Nov 5, 2020 Caitlin Burns

“How We Fight White Supremacy” Looking at Grammy Nomination

By Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 The 2019 audio book How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance, which includes a contribution by Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr., associate professor of Education, could be up for a Grammy.  How We Fight White Supremacy examines how Black...

Arcadia University student Kylie Ferro working as a nurses aide.

Nov 4, 2020 Caitlin Burns

For Ferro ’24, Nursing Experiences Guides Future Career

Canadensis, Pa. resident Kylie Ferro ’24, a Public Health/Pre-Physician Assistant (PA) major, loves working the maternity unit at Wayne Memorial Hospital. It “has her heart.” As a nurse’s aide, Ferro is charged with the care of five to seven patients each time she works at the hospital—whether...

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Nov 3, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Miserandino Uses Pandemic to Illustrate Social Psychology

“This was the semester to get real,” said Dr. Marianne Miserandino, chair and professor of Psychology, about her Social Psychology course that examines social interactions and behaviors. “Social psychology is right there in the streets. I felt with the Black Lives Matter movement, the election, and...

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Oct 29, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Awarded Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Supporting "Sun & Sea (Marina)"

Arcadia Exhibitions is pleased to announce the award of a project grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for $300,000 (with an additional 20 percent, $60,000, provided in unrestricted general operating support) that will support the presentation of Sun &...

Arcadia University student Alejandro Lopez at March for Our Lives (far right)

Oct 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

March for Our Lives Speaker, Lopez ’24 Find Passion in Politics

First-year Politics, Government and Law major Alejandro Lopez ‘24 has been following his passion for politics and activism long before he started at Arcadia University.  In March 2018, Lopez was a speaker at March for Our Lives in Philadelphia, sharing the stage with Pennsylvania Senator...