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Apr 9, 2021 Caitlin Burns

OSVPE Helps Sexual Violence Survivors Find Resources

When the University received a three-year, $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women, Arcadia sought to assess, implement, and sustain programming on sexual violence prevention and education, including campus surveying, prevention programming, and capacity...

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Mar 5, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Initiatives from $300K Department of Justice Grant

In 2018, the University received a three-year, $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women. Among the initial initiatives through the grant were hiring a full-time prevention specialist (Alison Berk) and creating the Office of Sexual and Gender-based...

Arcadia University staff Alison Berk

Feb 19, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Office of Sexual and Gender-based Violence Prevention and Education Resources

In February 2019, Alison Berk joined Arcadia as the first coordinator of the University’s Office of Sexual and Gender-based Violence Prevention and Education, which was established through the University’s receipt of a three-year, $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice, Office on Violence...

Arcadia University faculty member Brian Eckenrode

Aug 27, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Eckenrode Receives APTA Traveling Fellowship Award

Dr. Brian Eckenrode ’97 ’99M, associate professor of Physical Therapy, was awarded the 2020 Traveling Fellowship Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)’s Academy of Physical Therapy Research. The award, which grants $3,500 per fellow, aims to bring together fellows of different...

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Feb 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Phung ’21 Awarded Jackson International Fund

Thach Phung ’21 is the recipient of the Marie-Louise and Eugene Jackson International Fund for Student and Faculty Development, which is supported by the Windmill Foundation. Phung, a Mathematics and Computer Science double major, will intern in Sydney, Australia during the Summer 2020 semester...

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Dec 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Tevald Receives Grant for Evidence-based Rehabilitation Strategies

Dr. Michael Tevald, associate professor of Physical Therapy and director of Post-Professional Programs, received the first-ever Acute Care Research Grant from the Foundation for Physical Therapy. The $40,000 grant will enable the development of evidence-based rehabilitation strategies for acute...

Dr. Rebecca Craik and Dr. Kate Mangione

Oct 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Craik, Dr. Mangione Publish on PT Intervention for Hip Fractures

Each year, 300,000 Americans suffer a hip fracture and struggle to return to the ambulatory activities they enjoyed prior to it.  Dr. Rebecca Craik, dean of the College of Health Sciences, and Dr. Kate Mangione, professor of Physical Therapy, recently co-published the study “Effect of a...

Dr. Vitaly Ford

Sep 25, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Ford Receives NCC Innovations in Cybersecurity Education Award

GenCyberCoin is not just a widely used educational tool—it’s also an award winner. Dr. Vitaly Ford, assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at Arcadia University, was one of five winners in the National CyberWatch Center’s (NCC) Innovations in Cybersecurity Education award program...

Margaret Longacre

Aug 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Receives American Cancer Society Grant for Integrated Caregiver Portal Development

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, has been awarded an American Cancer Society grant for "The Systemic Integration of Caregivers in Cancer Palliative Care" to conduct research for the development and testing of a standardization process to involve caregivers in patient...

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Aug 7, 2019 Caitlin Burns

NSF/NSA Grant Renewed for Dr. Ford’s GenCyber Coin Project

This year, Dr. Vitaly Ford, assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, is taking cybersecurity to universities and school districts around the country so students can learn the ins and outs of principles and best practices. Support for this project comes from the National Security...

Alison Berk

Apr 16, 2019 Caitlin Burns

DOJ Grant Allows Arcadia to Appoint Berk as Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator

Alison Berk, sexual violence prevention coordinator, joined the Arcadia community on March 14 to provide additional expertise in building a better prevention and advocacy network for sexual assault and dating violence. The position was added as part of the three-year, $300,000 grant by the Office...

Dr. Michael Tevald

Mar 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Tevald Awarded Grant for Transplant Research

By Lana Valente '19 Dr. Michael Tevald, associate professor of Physical Therapy and director of Post-Professional programs, is the recipient of a $40,000 Acute Care Research Grant. His project, “Early Impact of Lung Transplantation on Skeletal Muscle,” will enable the development of evidence-...