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Sep 30, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Video: PICPA 2011 Outstanding Educator Brinker Explains Love of Teaching

Tom Brinker, Professor of Accounting, was honored as the 2011 Outstanding Educator by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). The award recognizes full-time Pennsylvania educators who distinguish themselves in the classroom setting, excel in leadership and...

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Sep 23, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Biggs Conducts Fulbright Senior Specialist Program in Poland

Dr. William D. Biggs, Professor Emeritus, and former Chair of the Department of Business, Health Administration and Economics, recently returned from Warsaw, Poland, where he conducted two five-day Business Games and Simulations Implementation Seminar workshops at Kozminski University. Developed...

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Sep 13, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Chapman Publishes 'Bet Doubling' Article in Journal of Risk Finance

An article on “Bet Doubling in Gambling and Investing,” written by Dr. Zaneta Chapman, Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Arcadia University, and Dr. Thomas Getzen, Emeritus Professor at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, was published in the Journal of Risk Finance in...

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Jul 29, 2011 Purnell Cropper

MBA Program Welcomes New Assistant to Executive Director

Stephanie Beers, M.B.A., has joined the Arcadia University M.B.A. program as Assistant to Executive Director, a role in which she will provide support for students and faculty and assist with administration and development of the graduate business program. Beers received her B.S. in Business...

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Jul 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Business Owner in Brazil Writes of Experience with Arcadia M.B.A. Students

Carlos Eduardo Mendes de Castro Alves, owner of BeesOffice, a co-working space in Rio de Janeiro, spoke to Arcadia University M.B.A. students on June 28 about entrepreneurship and co-working space during the students’ first international business experience in Brazil. On osdir.com, Mendes de Castro...

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Jul 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Business Owner in Brazil Writes of Experience with Arcadia M.B.A. Students

Carlos Eduardo Mendes de Castro Alves, owner of BeesOffice, a co-working space in Rio de Janeiro, spoke to Arcadia University M.B.A. students on June 28 about entrepreneurship and co-working space during the students’ first international business experience in Brazil. On osdir.com, Mendes de Castro...

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Jul 1, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Pennsylvania Institute Honors Brinker as Outstanding Educator

The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants declared Thomas M. Brinker Jr., LL.M., CPA, CFE, ChFC, PFS, AEP, the recipient of the 2011 Outstanding Educator Award. The award recognizes full-time Pennsylvania educators who distinguish themselves in the classroom setting, excel in...

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May 18, 2011 Purnell Cropper

A Caribbean Island's Bumpy Road to a Sustainable Economy

By Purnell T. Cropper The Beatles’ “All You Need Is Love” rings from the trebly speakers in the off-white minibus, the first in a two-truck caravan winding down the island road. Modified to handle tough terrain, the beastly vehicle roars through darkness and pounding rain, a dozen Arcadia students...

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May 18, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Morra and Bonvino Contribute Data Analysis for Local Magazine

Dr. Wayne Morra, Associate Professor of Economics, and business administration student Brittany Bonvino ’12, were noted in the May 2011 issue of Suburban Life magazine for their research on 2011's best places to live, work and play in the Philadelphia area. Morra and Bonvino compiled an analysis...

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Apr 15, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Top-Performing Business Students Join International Honor Society

Sixteen business administration students were inducted into the Kappa Upsilon Chapter of Delta Mu Delta, the International Honor Society in Business, on April 11 at Arcadia University. The new inductees who were recognized for their achievements were: Richard Antrom V ’11M.B.A., Brittany Lynn...

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Apr 15, 2011 Purnell Cropper

From Arcadia to Wall Street: Business Students Learn about the Options Industry

Students in Professor Anna McAleer's Principles of Finance course attended "The Road to Wall Street: Analyze Your Options" on April 8, hosted by the Drexel University LeBow College of Business. The half-day seminar was part of a university outreach program created by The Options Industry Council,...

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Mar 22, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Biggs Talks About Study Abroad at Business Conference

Dr. William D. Biggs, Chair and Professor of Business, Health Administration and Economics, presented at the 38th Annual Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning Conference, March 16-18 in Pensacola Beach, Fla. His presentation was on "Study Abroad: Who, What, Where and Why...