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Gottfried in front of Sydney Opera House

Nov 22, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Gottfried ’12 Encourages Students to Keep an Open Mind

Thirty-two countries. Seven years. Psychology alumnus Marc Gottfried ’12 had too many commitments as a student, baseball play, Arcadia ambassador, and University event student worker to spend a semester abroad, although he did make time for Preview and a Global Field Study (GFS) course. Now...

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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Marc Raffa Oct 27, 2019 8:00 pm

Worlds Away, Let the Adventure Begin!

Deciding where to go on Preview—Arcadia’s one-week travel opportunity for first-year and new transfer students—can be challenging. With such a wide variety of destinations, it can get overwhelming. But if you look at each place in relation to a personality type, it will be easier to find the right...

Alura Neumyer May 28, 2019 2:00 pm

Experiencing Ethiopia

So many thoughts were running through my head before we landed in Ethiopia. The classes I had taken prior to leaving the U.S. were extremely helpful, but nothing could prepare me for the amazing week that I would have, venturing around and outside of Addis Ababa. We arrived at night, when the...

Kathryn Jones Apr 22, 2019 10:03 pm

Spring Break Without Breaking the Bank

Spring break is an exciting time around Arcadia: Midterms are over, you’ll finally have some time to relax, and if you’re a freshman, you most likely will be going on Preview. Although I didn’t get to go on Preview because I participated in Spring FYSAE, we upperclassmen sometimes get an ache in...

Alumna speaks with first year students who received a BAAAU Preview Scholarship

Apr 22, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Black Alumni Association Celebrates Inaugural Preview Scholarship Recipients

“I feel like I’m part of history,” said Stephanie Quarshie ’22, a Biology major who went to Paris on Preview. She’s one of 10 students who received the Black Alumni Association of Arcadia University (BAAAU)’s inaugural Preview scholarships for 2019. “I’m grateful. Preview is why I came to Arcadia...

Five students in Costa Rica sitting in a blue car.

Apr 15, 2019 Jennifer Retter

2019 Preview Photo & Video Contest Winners
Students on the Costa Rica Preview make tacos at Global Expo

Apr 11, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students Showcase International Learning Experience at Global Expo

Visitors to the University Commons traveled around the world in just a few few hours at the annual Global Expo on April 5. The 278 first-year and transfer students from 12 Preview courses showcased their global experiences, such as learning about ecotourism in Costa Rica and exploring the...

Alura Neumyer Mar 28, 2019 10:40 am

Preview Broadens My Perspective of the World

Soon after returning home from studying abroad, I am jet-setting again through Arcadia’s Preview program. My Preview class is headed Ethiopia. The first part of Preview is learning about the country before we step foot these, which is always an important step when traveling to a new place. It...

Blogger Heidi Specht's packing essentials for study abroad.

Heidi Specht Feb 20, 2019 9:11 am

How to Pack like a Study Abroad Pro

Anyone who has spent a semester abroad can relate when I say that the most stressful part of studying abroad happens before your semester begins, when you have to pack your suitcases for an entire semester. I used to stress over it for weeks—what to bring, what to leave at home, what to put in my...

Collage of Arcadia Students

Jasmin Ramirez Dec 21, 2018 12:20 pm

Adriana Mateo ’20, PR Officer of the Latino Association

Adriana Mateo ’20 is a sophomore Business major from Florida and public relations officer for the Latino Association. Here, we chat about this unique chapter in her life. Why did you choose Arcadia? A: Honestly, Arcadia fulfilled everything on my checklist. It’s a small campus,...

Nov 6, 2018 Caitlin Burns

BAAAU Achieve Preview Scholarship Goal, Launch #20for2020

In just three months, the Black Alumni Association of Arcadia University (BAAAU) has exceeded its goal for its first annual Preview scholarship. Preview, a two-credit course and weeklong international experience for first-year and transfer students, can be an exciting global opportunity. However...