REAL Certificate

Annalise Christy with a REAL Certificate student.

Mar 24, 2020 Caitlin Burns

REAL Certificate Mentor Helps Prepare Students for Online Courses

Annalise Christy ’20 thought her Education Studies Capstone was going to be about the first time that Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate students participated in Preview. As the REAL Mentor, Christy had attended the “Leadership Lessons Learned” Preview class with the REAL...

Piroso, Barrucci, and Abduh present at conference

Oct 9, 2019 Caitlin Burns

REAL Alumni Dare Others to D.R.E.A.M. at Event in Harrisburg

Bruno Piroso ’15, Angelo Barrucci Jr. ’16, and Nigel Abduh ’17, graduates of Arcadia’s Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate, spoke at the Dreams Realized through Educational Aspirational Model (D.R.E.A.M.) Partnership’s 6th Annual “Living the Dream” event at Dixon...

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Jul 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Education Hosts Discussion on Inclusion of Students with Intellectual Disabilities

What does it mean to provide an inclusive education? This was the question posed by Dr. Kim Dean, chair of Education, Jessica Mattis, director of the Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate program, and Simon Mohr, coordinator of the REAL Certificate program, to the 25 faculty...

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Apr 18, 2018 Caitlin Burns

REAL Certificate Featured on CBS News

On April 5, Maryland’s CBS 21 News featured Arcadia’s REAL Certificate program in a story about innovative university programs for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The program was introduced as part of Arcadia’s partnership with D.R.E.A.M., a Pennsylvania nonprofit...

Heidi Specht Jan 3, 2018 3:38 pm

Anna Greenberg, REAL Student; Caroline Leuschner ’20, Peer Mentor

Anna Greenberg: My favorite part of the REAL Certificate is being out in the world, among people, and saying, ‘Hey! Nice to see you!’ and getting to know people in the Arcadia community. Caroline Leuschner '20: Peer mentors get to hang out weekly with some of the students in the REAL...