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Nov 20, 2020 Caitlin Burns

52 Students Inducted Into Phi Beta Delta Honors Society

Arcadia University recognized 52 undergraduate students at the Epsilon Kappa Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society annual induction ceremony on Nov. 19. Held virtually this year, the induction ceremony recognizes students for their academic excellence and international experiences.  This...

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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...

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Nov 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Virtual Events in Celebration of International Education

International Education Week is a collaboration between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to advocate international education and cultural exchange worldwide and encourage students to adapt to global environments. The Office of International Programs and the...

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Aug 12, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Ahmadi ’17 Finds Calling Through Fulbright Program

When Zahara Ahmadi ’17 graduated as an International Studies major with a concentration in Middle Eastern and African studies, she imagined a career in diplomacy.  As one of the first Fulbright English Teaching Assistant award recipients, along with Cliff Long ’17, Ahmadi planned to...

Demonstrate Support for International Students in the U.S.

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 20:30

Dear Arcadia Faculty and Staff, 

On Monday, July 6, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced regulations that prevent F-1 visa-holding students from enrolling in fully online semesters or attending colleges and universities that will only offer online courses this fall. Though Arcadia University’s All-Modes Ready approach—through which we plan to offer on-campus course options... Read More

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Fall 2020 GFS Course Registration Information

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 14:45

Interested in a short-term study abroad opportunity? Check out Fall 2020 Global Field Study courses! GFS courses offer you a full 4-credit, campus-based class with exciting field study travel to enrich your academic experience. These courses carry AUC designations and can meet major requirements.

Here’s what you need to know:

1) Registration is by application and deposit. Program... Read More

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Specht with outstretched arms in front of Brazil's Jesus statue.

Jan 24, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Specht ’20 Announced as Fulbright and Critical Language Semi-Finalist

International Studies and Spanish double major Heidi Specht ’20 has her sights set on working in Brazil after graduation. This month, she’s moved one step closer to making it a reality. She learned that she’s a semi-finalist for both the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Award and Critical...

Three Jiangsu students at table with dinner

Jan 15, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Students from Jiangsu University for Reverse Preview Program

During a celebratory dinner on Jan. 13, Arcadia’s reverse Preview program welcomed to campus nine students and a visiting faculty member from China’s Jiangsu University.  The first- and second-year Jiangsu students are participating in informal English classes and observing Math, Computer...

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Heidi Specht Jan 10, 2020 11:57 am

The Importance of Cross-Cultural Events on Campus

As a senior who lives off campus, I don’t have much time to attend on-campus events. Arcadia offers a variety of events, but I had to consider which were most important to me, the types that are really popular here, and what has attributed to those successes.  One major aspect came to mind...

Group of five students at the Celebrating Cultures event

Nov 25, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Cultures During International Education Week

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Arcadia students, faculty, and friends came out to highlight cultures from around the world at the annual Celebrating Cultures event on Nov. 20. The event, which was part of Arcadia’s International Education Week, featured food, presentations, and performances of...

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Nov 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates International Experiences and Achievements

By Caroline Jordan '20 Arcadia University’s Epsilon Kappa Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony on Nov. 15. The chapter, established at Arcadia in 2003, is a branch of the national honor society that was founded in 1986 to recognize scholarly achievements in...

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Nov 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Vira I. Heinz Program Helps Students Experience the World

In May, Perfect Eadric ’21, Christa McDowell ’21, and Michelle Qu ’20 departed for eight weeks abroad as part of the Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership.  The VIH Program awarded scholarships to fund the Arcadia cohort’s first international learning experiences.  “I...