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May 11, 2018 Jennifer Retter

WalkingStick ’59M, ’11H Lectures on Native American Art

Kay WalkingStick ’59M, ’11H presented her retrospective “Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist” at Montclair Art Museum’s annual Gaelen Family Artist Lecture on April 28. Joined by Montclair curator Kathleen Ash-Milby, WalkingStick discussed the curatorial process and the significance of each piece...

May 10, 2018 Jennifer Retter

DiFranco ’14MFA Publishes Novel Inspired by Underground Music

Daniel DiFranco ’14MFA, a graduate of Arcadia’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, published Panic Years, a novel that draws on his lifelong exploration of music and the trials of artistic pursuit. Panic Years follows the fictional band Qualia and its bass player, Paul, as the...

May 9, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Political Science Majors Present at National Student Research Conference

Political Science majors Nicole Franiok ’18, Erika Raskay ’18, and Cameron Allen ’18 presented research at the fifth annual Pi Sigma Alpha National Student Research Conference in Washington, D.C., in February. Franiok and Raskay’s presentations were based on their Senior Capstone research topics...

May 9, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Omani Official Proposes Archaeology Programs for Arcadia Students

Dr. Said bin Nasser Al Salmi, director general of the Office of His Majesty the Sultan's Advisor for Cultural Affairs in Oman, met with President Ajay Nair on April 27 to discuss expanding Arcadia’s programs in Oman. An archaeologist by training, Dr. bin Nasser Al Salmi expressed interest in...

May 8, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Ambassador to Kenya Encourages International Collaboration

On April 26, Dr. Kipyego Cheluget, ambassador from Kenya and assistant secretary general for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), visited President Ajay Nair at Arcadia to explore a joint project between Arcadia, COMESA, and the American Graduate School (AGS) in Paris....

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May 3, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Riggan Awarded Fellowship for Research on Eritrean Refugees

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, will continue her research into Eritrean refugees at the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research during the summer of 2019. Dr. Riggan is conducting the research through the Georg Arnhold Program on...

May 1, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Criminal Justice Team Wins Spirit Award at Intercollegiate Debate Competition

Members of Arcadia’s Criminal Justice Debate team took home several awards during their first competition in the Intercollegiate Criminal Justice Debate at West Chester University on April 21. The eight-member team finished fourth out of eight participating schools in debating “Should convicted...

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Apr 29, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Professors Emeriti Host Lecture Series at Retirement Community

Throughout April, Arcadia’s emeriti faculty presented on a range of topics at Rydal Park Retirement Community, highlighting Arcadia’s global reach with research on West Africa, China, England, the Caribbean, and Beaver, Pa. Dr. Louis Friedler (Computer Science and Mathematics), Dr. Hugh Grady (...

Apr 19, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Crivelli-Kovach Named APTR Outstanding Educator of the Year

Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach, professor of Public Health and director of Graduate Programs, received the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) F. Marian Bishop Outstanding Educator of the Year Award during the APTR Annual Conference Awards Luncheon on April 10 in Philadelphia....

Apr 12, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Deshpande’s Book Takes a Critical Look at World Cinema

Dr. Shekhar Deshpande’s first book, World Cinema: A Critical Introduction, explores the depth and complexity of global film and serves as blueprint to transform casual encounters with film into systemic inquiries of world cinema. Co-authored with Meta Mazaj '97, cinema studies lecturer at the...

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Apr 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Holds First Lavender Ceremony May 17

By Caitlin Joyce '20   Arcadia University will hold its first Lavender Ceremony, an event celebrating LGBTQIA+ and gender non-conforming students in the Class of 2018, on Thursday, May 17.   Both undergraduate and graduate students are invited to be recognized. Participants will...

Apr 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Opens Pilot Pantry to Address Food Insecurity

Arcadia University launched the Knights for Nutrition Pilot Food Pantry on Monday, March 26 to provide options for students who are food insecure. While food has been available to students who are food insecure through the support of individuals and offices around campus, and the Community and...