Faculty

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Jan 8, 2020 Andrea Farnan

87 Knights to Commencement

Class of 2020, count down to Commencement with the Arcadia University Alumni Association! Undergraduate and graduate students graduating in May 2020 to kick off the last 87 “Knights” before Commencement over appetizers and beverages. During the event, you’ll have the chance to share memories of...

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Heidi Specht Jan 3, 2020 10:10 am

Faculty: A Senior’s Secret to Success

As a senior, I find myself (more often than I care to admit) reflecting on my past four years at Arcadia, what I might have done differently, and what I am grateful for. The one thing that always comes to mind is the importance of connecting with faculty on campus.  As a...

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Dec 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Tevald Receives Grant for Evidence-based Rehabilitation Strategies

Dr. Michael Tevald, associate professor of Physical Therapy and director of Post-Professional Programs, received the first-ever Acute Care Research Grant from the Foundation for Physical Therapy. The $40,000 grant will enable the development of evidence-based rehabilitation strategies for acute...

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Dec 16, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Ryan Featured in Group and Solo Exhibitions Around the World

Associate Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Abbey Ryan ’03 is making headlines around the world with a variety of art exhibitions. Ryan’s work was on display at Trompe l’oeil Meets Photorealism, at the John F. Peto Museum through Dec. 15, and her last solo exhibition this past spring...

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Dec 2, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre presents at APA’s Work, Stress, and Health Conference

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, presented on “Financial and Employment Policy Preferences among Employed Cancer and Non-Cancer Caregivers” at the American Psychological Association’s (APA) “Work, Stress, and Health” conference in Philadelphia from Nov. 7 to 9, as part...

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Dec 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Manzella’s Prints Featured in Regional Exhibitions

Work by Jennifer Manzella, adjunct professor of Art and Design, was included in a group art exhibition, The Poetics of Decay, at the Brooke Lanier Gallery in Queens Village from June 28 to Aug. 30. Manzella also had three prints featured in the Fourth Annual Mini Print Exhibition at the...

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Nov 22, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Mark Dean Presents at Jung Conferences

Mark Dean, adjunct professor of Visual and Performing Arts, presented two lectures at the Jung Society of Washington: “Understanding Psychological Transformation Through Imagery: A Fairytale Example,” on Oct. 4 and “Translating Jung Into Film: Gulliver's Travels and the Individuation Process,” on...

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Nov 22, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Kachuyevski Uses Fulbright Experience to Lead GFS Course to Ukraine

Imagine living in a democratizing country that used to be part of a multiethnic empire based on authoritarian rule- how would your cultural and national identity be defined by this? Students in Dr. Angela Kachuyevski’s Spring 2020 Global Field Study (GFS) course, “Identity and Democratization in...

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Nov 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with Dr. Jansen

Dr. Alan Jansen, resident director of Arcadia’s South Africa Center in Cape Town, is retiring at the end of the fall 2019 semester after nearly 10 years with the University. As resident director, Dr. Jansen oversees the center and works with colleges and universities worldwide to develop faculty-...

Nov 18, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Siskind Appointed Associate Provost of Finance and Planning

Dr. Peter Siskind was appointed associate provost for Finance and Planning as of Nov. 1. Dr. Siskind, who had served in this role on an interim basis since June 1, coordinates strategic and financial planning for Academic Affairs and serves as a liaison with the Office of Financial and...

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Nov 7, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Langstaff Appointed Chair of Medical Science Department

After a national search, Renee Langstaff ’98M, PA, was appointed chair of Arcadia’s Medical Science Department on Oct. 16. Previously the director of admissions for the Physician Assistant program, Langstaff has more than 20 years of clinical and higher education experience. With a...

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Denise Glick Oct 31, 2019 3:40 pm

A Kidney Biopsy—and Unexpected Benefits

The last time I was admitted to a hospital was January 2016. Of course, my transplanted kidney decided to wait until the most inconvenient time to throw a fit: the third week of this semester. Which isn’t just any semester, mind you. No, this is my first ever college semester. The transition to...