Global Learning

Mar 10, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Spring Break and Snow

Today's snowfall provided a wintry sendoff for students embarking on Preview. Click here to enjoy photos from today, as well as a few reminders from last week's spring-like temperatures, which led to gorgeous campus shots of students enjoying Haber Green. 

Mar 7, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Alumni Offer Dental and Health Screenings in Guatemala

As part of a team of 10 medical professionals, Jami Smith ’13, associate director of the Physician’s Assistant program; Shannon Diallo, assistant professor and academic coordinator of Medical Science; and Emilee Thomas ’13M, PA and Stephanie Joseph ’18M, PA provided dental care to more than 300...

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Mar 3, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Scott ’17 to Join JLRacing Ambassador Rowing Team

Global Securities and Emergency Management major Maurice Scott ’17 has been selected to join the JLRacing Ambassador Team, a program aimed at bringing together amateur and elite athletes who share a passion for rowing and high performance gear. Scott, one of 150 rowers selected from more than 500...

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Feb 27, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Three Students Accepted to Global Leadership Program

Michelle Mendia ’19, Michele Freire ’18, and Caitlyn Black ’18 have all been accepted into the Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership and awarded scholarships to participate in summer study abroad opportunities. Each of Arcadia’s recipients will spend a portion of their summer at...

Isabela Secanechia Feb 24, 2017 12:00 am

Ringing in the Lunar New Year

It was all planned meticulously over a delightful dinner at a super-hip restaurant in Burlington, N.J. Two IPAL (International Peer Associates League) leaders and I decided to meet over our winter break to plan upcoming IPAL events. (Want to learn more about what it means to be an IPAL? Check out...

Clifford Long Dec 8, 2016 9:37 am

Dan Rivera ’17 Studied Abroad in Cuba

You can imagine what it feels like to go from the United States to a completely homogenous population that doesn’t have the same racial tensions we do. And you’re an international student, representing the United States. The typical American, international-wise, is white, so as a...

Nov 15, 2016 Caitlin Burns

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

For the seventh 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 that was released yesterday. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of undergraduate students...

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Oct 26, 2016 Caitlin Burns

International Education Week to Celebrate Scholastic Achievement, Cultures, and Global Knowledge

The Office of International Affairs will host several events Nov. 14-18 for International Education Week, a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote international education and cultural exchange worldwide and encourage students to be...

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Oct 19, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Bennett ’17, Palmer ’18 Receive Prestigious Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

Anilyn Bennett ’17, International Studies major, and Justynn Palmer ’18, Computer Science major, were among approximately 850 undergraduates across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad during the fall 2016 semester. Bennett, is...

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Aug 22, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Student Rows to College Success

Arcadia University student Maurice Scott ’17, a global securities and emergency management major, was featured in a Philadelphia Daily News article about Philadelphia City Rowing. The article, which showcased Scott’s exemplary rowing skills, also highlighted his participation in the men's D-Grade...

May 16, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Ahmadi ’16 Selected for U.S. Department of State Critical Language Program

Zahra Ahmadi ’16, an International Studies major with a concentration in the Middle East and Africa, will learn a year’s worth of Persian in just two months in Tajikistan through the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship program. Ahmadi, who is from Afghanistan, is among only...

May 3, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Medical and Public Health Brigade Provide Healthcare to over 1,500 Nicaraguan Patients

This year, Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant (PA) students had the opportunity to travel through Global Medical Brigades to Nicaragua to provide medical care for a week. The brigade brought an interdisciplinary team of 65 brigadiers, including interpreters, physician assistant students,...