Global Learning

Heidi Specht Apr 2, 2019 3:35 pm

Comparing Spanish-Speaking Programs

For someone wanting to learn Spanish, Arcadia has a variety of diverse study abroad options: Chile in South America, Cuba in North America in the Caribbean, and Spain in Europe. As a Spanish major, I decided to try all three programs before I graduated. I’m a junior, and so far, I have made it to...

William Snell Mar 28, 2019 12:06 pm

Study Abroad with a STAMP

It’s no secret that Arcadia loves to get students to study abroad. The Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia number one in the nation for study abroad participation for a whopping nine years in a row. I’ve been fortunate enough to study abroad twice, with both of my experiences...

Alura Neumyer Mar 28, 2019 10:40 am

Preview Broadens My Perspective of the World

Soon after returning home from studying abroad, I am jet-setting again through Arcadia’s Preview program. My Preview class is headed Ethiopia. The first part of Preview is learning about the country before we step foot these, which is always an important step when traveling to a new place. It...

Three students with powdered color paint splashed on them in front of castle

Mar 26, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Holi Festival on Haber Green

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 and Caitlin Joyce '20 On March 20, Arcadia’s “Inside Hinduism” course hosted its second annual Holi Hindu Festival of Colors. Students met on Haber Green to learn about the history of the celebration and the Hindu culture while enjoying a lunch of traditional foods...

Blogger Heidi Specht's packing essentials for study abroad.

Heidi Specht Feb 20, 2019 9:11 am

How to Pack like a Study Abroad Pro

Anyone who has spent a semester abroad can relate when I say that the most stressful part of studying abroad happens before your semester begins, when you have to pack your suitcases for an entire semester. I used to stress over it for weeks—what to bring, what to leave at home, what to put in my...

Overhead photo of Haber Green, Grey Towers Castle, and University Commons.

William Snell Feb 19, 2019 4:52 pm

7 Things Arcadia Taught Me

Rewind four years ago: I was a high school senior who had no clue where he would end up. A high school senior with big dreams and lots of plans, but no means of executing those plans. I was about to make one of the most important decisions in my life by choosing Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa...

Jan 18, 2019 Ashley Knueppel

Affording Study Abroad Session & Scholarship Workshop

UPDATE: Due to the closing of campus today, this event will be held via webinar at 6:00pm EST. How to join the BlueJeans webinar: Option 1: Join the meeting from your computer  Click this link Then enter Conference ID:  235 390 172   Option 2: ...

Jan 18, 2019 Ashley Knueppel

Stories from Abroad: Students of Color Panel

Join the Office of Study Away as we host a panel for students who are interested in studying abroad. We will be joined by our student panelists, who identify as students of color to share stories about their study abroad experiences. Their stories will help to provide answers to questions...

Jan 17, 2019 Ashley Knueppel

Stories from Abroad: Biology & Psychology Panel

Calling all Biology & Psychology Majors: Join the Office of Study Away as we host a student panel for biology and psychology majors who are considering studying abroad. The panelists are made up of study abroad alumni. Understand how they made studying abroad fit into their academic...

Nicholas Schiavo Dec 19, 2018 7:00 pm

Kelsey VanVehcten ’22, London FYSAE Student

Kelsey VanVehcten ’22 is a first-year from Upstate New York, an Actuarial Science major, and a fellow FYSAE student. Here, she shares her thoughts on FYSAE and her three months in London. What made you do FYSAE? K: I got the message in the mail, and I chose fall because I figured...

Dec 5, 2018 Ashley Knueppel

Study Abroad Photo & Video Contest

DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JANUARY 19TH! Study Abroad Photo & Video Contest Send up to five submissions (photos and/or videos) of your semester abroad that you believe best reflect your study abroad experience. Think about what you learned, what you did, how you engaged with the local...

Alura Neumyer Nov 28, 2018 8:22 pm

Not Forgetting the ‘Study’ in Study Abroad

A week-long break in the middle of the semester left most of us Stirling FYSAE students ready to travel as much as possible in that appealingly long time period. But, back to reality, most of our essays were due around this time period, and lots of stress ensued as we balanced academics and...