40 Under 40

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Andrea Walls May 12, 2020 4:34 pm

40 Under 40: Beth Lawrence, CMP ’09

BETH LAWRENCE, CMP ’09 Passion Project If it were not for my advisor, Dr. Shekhar Deshpande, and Professor Robert Kieserman, I would not be where I am today. Dr. Deshpande was the person who suggested I move toward an individualized concentration in event planning, and...

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Andrea Walls May 12, 2020 4:08 pm

40 Under 40: Keisha M. Robinson ’18MEd

KEISHA M. ROBINSON ’18MEd Breaking Through the Barriers Arcadia gave me the confidence and drive to become a change agent and leader in the field of education. As I prepare for my fourth year as a founding school counselor, I am organizing ways to better prepare my students...

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Andrea Walls May 12, 2020 3:49 pm

40 Under 40: Rachel DeLadesmo ’14

RACHEL DELADESMO ’14 Communications for Change-Making As a student, I was invested in the power of fashion, pop culture, and social media as communication tools, but I was embarrassed that I didn’t want to work in something more “important.” Dr. Michael Dwyer, associate professor of...

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Andrea Walls May 12, 2020 3:31 pm

40 Under 40: Jeff Tintle ’02

JEFF TINTLE ’02 Most Cherished Arcadia Memory Oddly enough, my best memories of the Arcadia experience were not at Arcadia, but abroad. Arcadia, however, made it all possible and significantly broadened my horizons, opportunities, and view of the world. I will never forget the dozens...

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Andrea Walls May 12, 2020 2:25 pm

40 Under 40: Elizaveta Zibirova ’15

ELIZAVETA ZIBIROVA ’15 Lifelong Learning Thanks to Arcadia, I learned to treat my entire life as an educational experience. I try to educate myself on at least three or four extra things a year on top of my primary career, similar to how Arcadia requires you to take a well-rounded...

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Andrea Walls May 12, 2020 2:15 pm

40 Under 40: Phillip Le ’05

PHILLIP LE ’05 The Artist’s Eye Alan Powell, Media and Communications professor, helped reframe how I looked upon the world, both as an artist and as a working professional. He has continued to do so even after I graduated, with a keen eye on personal development as well as a deeper...

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Andrea Walls May 12, 2020 1:57 pm

40 Under 40: Chantel Mattiola ’15M

CHANTEL MATTIOLA ’15M A Legacy to Remember   On graduation day, I was awarded the A. Richard Polis Scholarship Award for academic success and community service. What I cherish most about that day was being up on stage and seeing my late nana, Kathleen Kidd Moyer,...

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Andrea Walls May 12, 2020 9:34 am

40 Under 40: David Jacobs ’14

DAVID JACOBS ’14 Life Coaches   My soccer coach at Arcadia, Rob Nydick, taught me a lot about soccer, but the lessons he instilled about being a good person and professional were what really stuck with me after school. Five years removed from Arcadia, I still think I’m late...

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Andrea Walls May 11, 2020 3:29 pm

40 Under 40: Kasey Lynch Thomas ’12

KASEY LYNCH THOMAS ’12 Step by Step  Almost every step of my life has been influenced by my time at Arcadia. Because of my coursework, I knew that I wanted to go into the criminal justice field. In particular, I knew that I wanted to work in corrections after taking the “Inside...

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Andrea Walls May 11, 2020 3:11 pm

40 Under 40: Lawin Bauza Miclat ’16

LAWIN BAUZA MICLAT ’16 Character and Confidence   Starting at Arcadia at the age of 16, I was but awkward and a little quiet. Arcadia, being the charming little island that it is, was a comfortable space for me to express myself, find my personality, and connect with people...

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Andrea Walls May 11, 2020 2:49 pm

40 Under 40: Dr. Rachel E. Palis ’10

DR. RACHEL E. PALIS ’10 The Travel Bug  Arcadia taught me not to be afraid to take a different path and open up my life to the world. I was lucky to be able to participate in the First-Year Study Abroad Experience in Scotland, and in my junior year, I completed an internship at a...

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Andrea Walls May 11, 2020 2:20 pm

40 Under 40: Dr. Amber LaJeunesse Silverberg ’06

AMBER LAJEUNESSE SILVERBERG ’06 Most Cherished Arcadia Memory The countless days with dear friends dancing, leading clubs, or just being together live in my heart.  A friend and I founded the Knight Club during our freshman year. The organization started with 30 members...