Global Learning

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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-...

Nancy Rosoff shakes hand of student Caroline Jordan at ceremony

Nov 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates International Experiences and Achievements

By Caroline Jordan '20 Arcadia University’s Epsilon Kappa Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony on Nov. 15. The chapter, established at Arcadia in 2003, is a branch of the national honor society that was founded in 1986 to recognize scholarly achievements in...

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Nov 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Hause ’20 Uses Business Savvy to Help Sydney Based Organization

Business Administration major Ryan Hause ’20 never dreamed he’d be helping with marketing, social media, advertising, and contract reviews in Sydney, Australia. Spring 2019 found Hause at a crossroads: stay in Glenside, or take advantage of a final study abroad opportunity as an...

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Nov 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Clinical Service in Guatemala Impacts Future Health Professionals

In summer 2019, Kirby Edsill ’20M, PA and Daniel McCole ’20DPT helped provide medical services to underserved communities in Guatemala as part of Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs. Edsill’s and McCole’s international journeys not only led to professional growth...

Mosque in London

Humna Rub Nov 15, 2019 2:33 pm

Finding Comfort in a Foreign Country

As an International Studies major, I am required to study abroad for one semester. As a commuter student, I have never lived out of the house—and moving abroad scared me. I was worried about how I was going to live in a foreign country. As a Muslim, I only eat halal meat and pray 5 times a day,...

Nov 14, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Malamut ’10, McGee-Crane ’10 Broaden Global Perspectives

Study abroad launched the careers of Amanda Malamut ’10 and Caitlin McGee-Crane ’10—and an international movement to make quality education accessible in Equatorial Guinea, West Africa. While volunteering in Malabo in 2008, the International Studies alumnae learned that students in Equatorial...

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Humna Rub Nov 4, 2019 10:40 am

A Day of Life in London

As an International Studies student on the accelerated Drexel Law track, I have gotten a lot of questions from prospective students and classmates about how to study abroad—and what a “day in my life” entails while in London. I chose to study in this amazing city for the London Internship program,...

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Oct 7, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Featured in PBS39 for Study Abroad Programs

From weeklong cultural immersion to yearlong study abroad opportunities, Arcadia has it all– and was nationally recognized for it. On Sept. 20, PBS39 featured Arcadia after U.S. News & World Report ranked the University second in the nation for study abroad. The segment including interviews...

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Nicholas Schiavo Jun 19, 2019 9:55 am

Nick’s Declassified FYSAE Survival Guide

So, you decided to study abroad. First off, I can assure you that no matter how nervous or excited you are, you made the right choice (I mean, it is a “global” college after all). If you’re reading this, you probably want to know exactly what you just got yourself into. If you’re on the fence...

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Jun 17, 2019 Jennifer Retter

A Women’s Garden Grows in Guatemala

Dedicated to reducing food insecurity and increasing nutrition quality in Guatemala, Master of Public Health candidate Tayyaba Javed Bhatti ’20MPH helped establish a community garden—supported by the Marie-Louise and Eugene Jackson International Fund for Student and Faculty Development—at...

Heidi Specht May 29, 2019 10:19 am

Ashley Hare ’20, Political Science Major from Duke

I originally chose to study abroad through Arcadia because it has a reputation at Duke as being one of the better programs. I heard so many good things from my friends who had studied with Arcadia in the past. But I specifically chose the Granada program for the smaller city, to help...

Alura Neumyer May 28, 2019 2:00 pm

Experiencing Ethiopia

So many thoughts were running through my head before we landed in Ethiopia. The classes I had taken prior to leaving the U.S. were extremely helpful, but nothing could prepare me for the amazing week that I would have, venturing around and outside of Addis Ababa. We arrived at night, when the...