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Jul 15, 2011 Donna Whitlock

London Preview for Educators Departs on July 31

On Sunday, July 31, three members of the Enrollment Management staff, Tiffany Still, Mark Lapreziosa, and Tamara Lapman will accompany a group of 12 high school educators and counselors to London for the annual London Preview for Educators. The group was chosen from more than 160 attendees in...

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Jun 24, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

FIPSE Update: Shared Futures Project Emphasizes Global Learning

Editor’s Note: The following article, which appeared in volume 2, issue 1 of the May 2011 Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) Update, reports on Arcadia University’s innovative Global Learning Curriculum made possible by a FIPSE Comprehensive Program Grant. A unit of the...

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Jun 24, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Zeitz Reflects on Arcadia's Global Connections

Editor’s Note: The following article appeared in the May 2011 Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) Update. It is personal account written by Calynn Zeitz ’11 on Arcadia University’s innovative Global Learning Curriculum, the result of the Shared Futures Project. By Calynn...

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May 10, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Read It Online: Spring 2011 Arcadia Magazine

The Spring 2011 online issue of Arcadia magazine is now live at magazine.arcadia.edu. Read about Arcadia students’ journeys and the University’s groundbreaking undergraduate curriculum. Discover Dominica’s bumpy road to a sustainable economy and learn about students’ research on the island’s...

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Apr 22, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Provost Tours Preview Locations to Discuss Experience with Students

Dr. Steve O. Michael, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, journeyed to three Preview locations over spring break to meet with students and learn firsthand the value of the Preview program, which Arcadia pioneered in 1994. “A global experience has become a signature piece of an Arcadia...

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Mar 29, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Scotland Preview Students Encounter Currency in Classroom Comparisons

“The most exciting part of Preview was the freedom to choose to do what I wanted or was most interested in doing while abroad,” says Elementary and Special Education major Stephanie Fell ’14 who recently returned from Scotland Preview. Teamed up with fellow honors student and Elementary Education...

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Mar 22, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Knight Leads to Chance Encounter Atop Eiffel Tower

By Michelle Tooker ’07,’10M In one of those “small world” moments, students on Paris Preview met an Arcadia alum and senior atop the Eiffel Tower. The chance encounter wouldn’t have happened if it wasn't for a little help from Arcadia’s Knight. While Kara Wright ’14, Sara Lemley ’14, Jordyn...

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Mar 18, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Preview Students Love Paris, Master the Metro

By Michelle Tooker ’07,’10M All it took was a little juice and some croissants to stave off jet lag and energize first-year students on Preview as part of "Paris and the Revolution of 1789." Five days in, they’ve mastered the Metro and are discovering the City of Light’s iconic landmarks and best-...

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Mar 11, 2011 Purnell Cropper

60% of Freshmen Board Planes for Preview 2011

Nearly 60 percent of the Class of 2014 as well as about 70 transfer students are boarding buses Friday and Saturday, headed to Europe, New Zealand and Mexico on Arcadia University’s Preview program. Preview has been an Arcadia tradition since 1994. First-year students, faculty and staff are headed...

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Mar 11, 2011 Purnell Cropper

New Zealand: Studying Māori, British and Polynesian Identity

Students on the Preview plane flight headed to Auckland, New Zealand, will have plenty of time to ponder race and culture, and what they might experience when they immerse themselves for a week in contemporary New Zealand, peopled with indigenous Māori, descendents of British colonialism, and...

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Mar 11, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Vienna and Sicily Preview: Transfer Students

Transfer students chose this year between Vienna Preview , where they will learn about the pivotal role that Austria played in both world wars and see this story told through the amazing art and architecture of the city—and Italy Preview to Sicily, where they will investigate the historical and...

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Mar 8, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Risk Analyst Digs Foundations for Better Communities Abroad

Daniel Bradley ’06 isn’t the type to relax on the beach when he goes on vacation. A catastrophe risk analyst for the reinsurance brokerage division of Towers Watson (TW), Bradley also likes mixing cement and digging foundations. As a volunteer he does more than make calculations about risk; he...