Office Of International Programs

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...

Male student onstage in great room singing during glow karaoke.

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...

Nancy Rosoff shakes hand of student Caroline Jordan at ceremony

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...

Arcadia and Jiangsu students in China

Nov 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Welcomes Students from Jiangsu University

For the first time, students from Jiangsu University in China will visit campus on a “reverse Preview” in January. Through a collaborative agreement with Jiangsu University, students can enroll in a dual degree in Mathematics and Actuarial Science programs —usually completing two or three ...

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Nov 13, 2019 Caitlin Burns

OIP Hosts Government Training for International Student Liaisons

The Office of International Programs (OIP) hosted 45 school and college officials from Pennsylvania and New Jersey on Nov. 8 for a training seminar about international student regulations.  Federal government representatives from several divisions of the Department of Homeland Security,...

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Oct 7, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Featured in PBS39 for Study Abroad Programs

From weeklong cultural immersion to yearlong study abroad opportunities, Arcadia has it all– and was nationally recognized for it. On Sept. 20, PBS39 featured Arcadia after U.S. News & World Report ranked the University second in the nation for study abroad. The segment including interviews...

Student in Ethiopia with the "Best Colleges" US News & World Report badge

Sep 9, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Rises in U.S. News and World Report’s Regional and National Rankings

Arcadia University once again rose in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings, released today, placing highly in national lists for study abroad and regionally for value, innovation, and social mobility.  For the first time, the U.S. News & World Report rankings include a...

Pasquale and Giuseppe Langella while at Arcadia University

Sep 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Decades Later, the Arcadia Legacy Continues for the Langella Family

“The campus feels the same as 30 years ago,” said International Economics alumnus Pasquale Langella ’90, who visited campus on Aug. 22 with his son, Giuseppe Langella, who moved in as an international student with the English Language Institute. “I’m sad because I’ve lost him, but we encouraged him...