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Mar 6, 2012 Purnell Cropper

School of Global Business Holds Retreats to Prepare Strategic Plan

Members of the School of Global Business gathered in January, February and March at planning retreats to draft and formulate the school’s strategic plan, goals and objectives—including the school’s mission, vision and core values, or guiding principles, on which to focus while moving forward as a...

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Mar 6, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Sims: Cause Marketing in the 'Business and Economics Society International Anthology'

Mary Sims, JD, MA, an instructor in the graduate and undergraduate business programs, discusses “cause marketing” and corporate social responsibility in “Part of the Proceeds: What Does This Mean to Companies and Stakeholders Today?” published in Volume II of the Business and Economics Society...

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Feb 28, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Pacheco-Rivera ’99 Builds Connections Between Institutions and Latino Students

Philly.com featured Rubi Pacheco-Rivera ’99 in an article that discusses the benefits of being bilingual and bicultural. Pacheco-Rivera graduated from Arcadia in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a minor in Spanish. Rubi Pacheco-Rivera, who was born and raised in...

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Feb 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

MBA Alumna Named Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Odell Studner

Christina Czerwonka ’07M.B.A. was named Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Odell Studner, Insurance Brokers and Consultants, an insurance and risk management company. In her new role, Czerwonka will manage social media, advertising and integration of the company’s sales and marketing...

Feb 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

University Seminar Visits George Nakashima Woodworker

Students in the University Seminar Exploring Entrepreneurship in the Arts, taught by Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Design Abbey Ryan ’03, had a private tour of the grounds of George Nakashima Woodworkerin New Hope, Pa., on Feb. 3. Nakashima’s daughter, artist and architect Mira Nakashima...

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Jan 20, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Wagoner Discusses Personal Budgeting in 'Journal of Financial Service Professionals'

Joel Wagoner, CPA, CMA, CFM, Assistant Professor of Accounting, discusses why and how people should budget their money in “Personal Budgeting: What Are We Trying to Do?” published in this month’s issue of the Journal of Financial Service Professionals. “We may share a general consensus that...

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Jan 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University's 2011 Graduates of International MBA in Singapore

Thirty-three businesspeople make up the first graduating class—and the first alumni—of Arcadia University's International M.B.A. program, offered in Singapore with Aventis School of Management. The Arcadia International MBA at Aventis School of Management in Singapore is a one-year part time...

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Jan 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Lawson Publishes Trainer's Handbook of Leadership Development

Dr. Karen Eells Lawson, Adjunct Professor of Business, recently published her 13th book, The Trainer's Handbook of Leadership Development, published by Pfeiffer, an Imprint of Wiley, according to The Review (East Liverpool, Ohio). A 1965 graduate of Beaver Local High School, Lawson is an...

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Dec 21, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

PRWeb: Noth '12 Joins Pearson Student Advisory Board

PRWeb (Boston, Mass.) reported Mark Noth '12, an International Business major, as one of the newest members of the 2011-12 Pearson Student Advisory Board, Dec. 19. Noth is one of 12 students from across the country that will work to make changes in college learning materials. The 2011-12 advisory...

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Dec 13, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Lyons Plans to Use Study Abroad Experiences for Edge in Job Search

By Erica Lamberg International Business and Culture major Margaret Lyons ’12 never had trouble finding fresh avenues to explore her interests at Arcadia. Testing her business savvy and knack for language learning, she studied abroad three times and completed coursework in French and Chinese. As...

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Nov 29, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Community Development in a Cape Town Classroom: Ekstein ’12 Discovers New Direction

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Amanda Ekstein ’13, an International Business and Culture major, admits that most people think she’s a little crazy for choosing the three-year degree path. But at the end of three years, she will have a degree in hand, a wealth of experience from exploring three different...

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Nov 29, 2011 Purnell Cropper

School of Business Hosts Networking Reception on Boathouse Row

The School of Business welcomed students, alumni, faculty and staff to the Crescent Boat Club along historic Boathouse Row for a networking reception on Nov. 17. The event allowed senior undergraduate Business majors to meet M.B.A. students and alumni and provided the opportunity for interaction...