Global Learning

Shubhechha Dhar Feb 9, 2018 1:00 pm

Finding My Way in a New Place

When I first came to Arcadia in August last semester, I was full of enthusiasm. Everything was new, exciting, and also a little scary. I was super-pumped to experience life abroad. My friends and family from India were just as excited. They pictured me in a fairy-tale life. After...

Feb 7, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Crenshaw Appointed to NAFSA Co-Leader Position

In January, Associate Provost Dr. Sandra Crenshaw was appointed as co-chair to the NAFSA: Association of International Educators’ Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship Knowledge Committee. It is a two-year appointment. Dr. Crenshaw’s team will focus on the creation and development of resources to...

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Feb 6, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Vira I. Heinz Scholarship Recipients Present ‘Art Expression Across Three Nations’

On Jan. 25, Caitlyn Black ’18, Michelle Mendia ’19, and Michele Freire '18, recipients of the 2017 Vira I. Heinz Women in Global Leadership Scholarship, shared their study abroad experiences through “Art Expression Across Three Nations,” a one-night exhibition representing the artistic cultures of...

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Jan 19, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Students and Dr. Hanson Win Jackson International Fund

Students Naomi Pilla ’18M and Emily Custer ’19, as well as Dr. Aroline Hanson, assistant professor of Modern Languages, were selected as recipients of the Marie-Louise and Eugene Jackson International Fund for Student and Faculty Development, which is supported by the Fourjay Foundation. Custer...

Shubhechha Dhar Jan 3, 2018 3:24 pm

Miranda Raughley ’20, Computer Science Major

I studied abroad for my first semester of college in Scotland, and no other school that I applied to offered that. Studying abroad in Scotland was probably the best experience of my life. I think it has opened the doors, opened my eyes, and I’ve caught the travel bug because of that....

Jan 2, 2018 Caitlin Burns

A History of Arcadia University's Study Abroad

Doriane Feinstein Dec 22, 2017 2:18 pm

Clare Donovan ’20, on the Arcadia Community

My favorite part about Arcadia is the global perspective on education. Four years ago, I would have never imagined that I could be the kind of person to study outside of the country, and now I am planning on going for a year. It’s an amazing opportunity, especially as a history...

Dec 13, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Three Earn Gilman International Scholarships

This November, three Arcadia students received the U.S. Department of State’s Gilman International Scholarship Program Spring 2018 Award, a national scholarship benefiting students who plan to study abroad. Biology major Aspen Settle ’19 will study in Australia, Computer Science major Jules...

Dec 13, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Foster ’19 Receives Study Abroad Grant from Phi Kappa Phi

Painting major Molly Foster ’19 was awarded a $1,000 grant from Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, which will enable her to study abroad at Accademia University in Florence, Italy. Foster is one of 25 recipients of the Study Abroad Grant nationwide. The selection process is based on academic...

Nov 14, 2017 Caitlin Burns

For Eighth Consecutive Year, Arcadia University Ranked First in U.S. in Study Abroad

For the eighth consecutive year, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report, released yesterday. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of undergraduate students...

Nov 7, 2017 Caitlin Burns

International Education Week to Celebrate Cultures, Global Knowledge, and Service

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) will host several events Nov.13 through 17 for International Education Week: Monday, Nov. 13 Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner: Grey Towers Castle, 4:30 to 6 p.m and 6:30 to 8 p.m. Attendees choose a ceramic bowl, made by students and faculty, to use as their...

Heidi Specht Oct 31, 2017 3:07 pm

Making the Most out of FYSAE: Internships Abroad

Have you ever gotten that “study abroad letdown?” You know, the feeling that comes after the initial excitement of the first weeks has worn off, after orientation is over and you are back in your normal routine— except, you aren’t. While many people assume studying abroad is fun and...