Faculty

Nov 6, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Brown Raises Funds for Kidney Disease Services and Research

By Lana Valente '19 When Arcadia University Adjunct Professor of English Clare Brown’s daughter, Meara, was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease at six months old, she decided that ignorance wasn’t an option for her family. Meara has a horseshoe kidney, where the two kidneys are fused...

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Oct 2, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Moore, Alumnae, Students Publish Memory Lab Research

Dr. Katherine Moore, assistant professor of Psychology, Jessica Avanzato ’18, Korissa Belville ’18, Jaimie Jasina ’18, Aziza Ransome ’18, and Ariel Kershner ’19, along with Purdue University graduate student Liz Wiemers, published their research project “Using Rapid Serial Visual Presentation to...

Sep 14, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Manzella Collaborates on Art Installment in East Market

Jennifer Manzella, adjunct professor of Art and Design, co-created an art installation on Ludlow Street in Philadelphia’s East Market area. Artist Katie VanVliet collaborated with Manzella, along with the assistance of Painting student Laura Bonacci ’20, which blends depictions of Philadelphia’s...

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Aug 22, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Ford Receives Grant for GenCyberCoin Project

Dr. Vitaly Ford, assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, has created a web platform where middle school and high school students can learn about cryptocurrency and web security through his grant award from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF...

Jul 12, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Fellows from Around the World for Transformative Teacher-Educator Summer Institute

Fourteen education scholars from around the world visited Arcadia University for the first Transformative Teacher-Educator Fellowship (TTEF) Summer Institute from July 7 to 14, where they learned about and designed cutting-edge instructional practices to incorporated into their own teacher inquiry...

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Jul 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Faculty Honored with APTA Service Awards

This past year, Dr. Martha Eastlack and Dr. Phil McClure, assistant professor and professor and chair of Physical Therapy, respectively, were recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for their outstanding contributions to the field. Dr. McClure received the Paris Distinguished...

Jun 4, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Dr. O’Connor Named Professor Emeritus After 50 Years of Service

In recognition of 50 years of teaching excellence, groundbreaking research, and dedicated service to Arcadia University, Dr. Finbarr O’Connor, professor and chair of Philosophy and Religion, has been named Professor Emeritus. Dr. O’Connor has served as a full professor since 1990 and has chaired...

May 30, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Faculty, Staff Recognized at 2018 Years of Service Luncheon

By Nicole Gieselman '19 On May 23, Arcadia University celebrated its dedicated faculty and staff at the 2018 Years of Service Luncheon in the Kuch Gymnasium. The ceremony recognized outstanding research, teaching, and student support efforts by faculty and staff, including Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan...

May 8, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Quigley Brown Receives Outstanding Instruction Award

Clare Quigley Brown, adjunct professor of English, received the COCE Award for Outstanding Instruction from Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU).   SNHU noted that Brown’s personalized instruction and classroom innovation has allowed her students to thrive. She broadens her online...

Apr 13, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof Hosts Panel on Environmental Sustainability of Schools

Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of Education, hosted a panel on the environmental sustainability of schools on April 12. “Going Green: A Look at How Schools Are Becoming Green Spaces” examined the cost of our environmental footprint, what “green schools” are and how they operate, and what...

Apr 2, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Betts Highlighted as Inspiration to Poetry Students

Genevieve Betts, adjunct professor of English, was featured in Chestnut Hill Local on March 21 for her role as a mentor and inspiration to budding poets. The article noted that many of Betts’ students have gone on to publish their poetry, and one was even named Poet Laureate of Montgomery County...

Jessica Derr Mar 27, 2018 11:38 am

My ‘Small School’ Experience

Before I got to college, movies and television had instilled in me an image of how classes were conducted. Dwarfed before a lecture hall swamped with students, a single professor would drone on, flipping through slides of their PowerPoint. This professor would not know if a particular student...