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Nov 14, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Malamut ’10, McGee-Crane ’10 Broaden Global Perspectives

Study abroad launched the careers of Amanda Malamut ’10 and Caitlin McGee-Crane ’10—and an international movement to make quality education accessible in Equatorial Guinea, West Africa. While volunteering in Malabo in 2008, the International Studies alumnae learned that students in Equatorial...

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Nov 12, 2019 Daniel Brumbach

From the President

To the Arcadia University Community Since their inception, colleges have stood as incubators of innovation. Arcadia University is no different. Arcadia students, alumni, faculty, and staff around the world have incorporated innovation into their scholarship, professional lives, and community...

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Oct 4, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Five Appointed to President's Cabinet

This year, the University appointed five individuals to leadership positions at Arcadia, solidifying the chief academic, development and alumni engagement, information technology, and finance roles, as well as a new position for strategic initiatives. Dr. Jeff Rutenbeck, provost and senior vice...

Aug 20, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Park '21 Fights Poverty Through Internship

Passionate about foreign policy, International Studies major Rachel Park ’21 landed an internship with the Borgen Project, a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating hunger and poverty around the world. As an international affairs intern, Park supported national campaigns to make global poverty a focus...

Kayla Sansevere

Aug 19, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Goldwater Scholar Researches Distracted Driving

Ever take your eyes off the road when your cell phone buzzes?  Kayla Sansevere ’20 wants to know why—and her research at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) might help psychologists better understand distracted driving, ranked the leading cause of death for adolescents by the U.S...

Mendoza at health fair

Aug 9, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Mendoza ’18 Supports STD Prevention in Guam

As a public health associate for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Administration alumna Dulce Mendoza ’18 is implementing HIV, STD, and viral hepatitis prevention services to reduce high-risk behaviors and decrease incident rates in Mangilao, Guam.  “Pacific...

Hemp greenhouse

Jul 25, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Hemp Research Buds on Campus

In April, Arcadia launched a collaborative program with Agri-Kind Hemp, an organization committed to advancing the medical cannabis industry. One of eight colleges and universities in Pennsylvania involved in such a program, Arcadia will lead studies on the lifecycle of industrial hemp crops—a...

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Jul 15, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Establishes Office of Social Impact and Innovation

Following the release of the Social Innovation Task Force's final proposal, a need to amplify and develop social impact initiatives at the University has emerged in the Arcadia community.  Beginning this academic year, the Office of Social Impact and Innovation (SI2) will be established...

Amill performing

Jul 14, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Amill '18 Acts for Shared Humanity

For Theater Arts and Gateway/ACT 101 alumnus Wilfredo “Freddy” Amill ’18, community, justice, and performance are inextricable.  This year, Amill toured with Delaware Shakespeare, a professional theater company focused on educational programming for diverse audiences that can explore their...

Jul 1, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Dombroski '20 Investigates U.K. Mental Health Care

Through her research writing course at Arcadia, Amanda Dombroski ’20 developed an interest in mental health policy—one she couldn’t shake when she secured a position at a criminal law firm through The College of Global Studies’ London Internship program.  While compiling evidence and...

Women's garden

Jun 17, 2019 Jennifer Retter

A Women’s Garden Grows in Guatemala

Dedicated to reducing food insecurity and increasing nutrition quality in Guatemala, Master of Public Health candidate Tayyaba Javed Bhatti ’20MPH helped establish a community garden—supported by the Marie-Louise and Eugene Jackson International Fund for Student and Faculty Development—at...

3D Design Lab

Jun 9, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Academic Affairs Supports Innovative Programming

Last November, an Innovative Programming Group was established by Academic Affairs to strengthen programs, identify areas for growth, and support pioneering opportunities. Its work led to Arcadia’s first Innovative Programming grants, designed to help faculty and staff demonstrate feasibility,...