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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,...

Linda Ruth Paskell (bottom row, center) with widows in Pemba, Mozambique.

Apr 20, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Paskell Selected as Artist-in-Residence for Moroccan Art Initiative

School of Education professor Linda Ruth Paskell '81, '96M.Ed. will be the Artist-in-Residency at the Green Olive Arts in Tetouan, Morocco, this July as she continues her photography project, “Color of Poverty.” This project brings awareness about struggles facing women in poverty around...

Mar 24, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Hosts Campus Visit for Kadir Has University

On March 18, Dr. Mustafa Aydin, President-Rector of Kadir Has University in Istanbul, Turkey, and Dr. Sinem Akgul Acikmese, International Collaboration and Education Coordinator at Kadir Has, visited Arcadia University to meet with President Nicolette DeVille Christensen and Lorna Stern, Vice...

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Mar 3, 2016 Caitlin Burns

First-year and Transfer Students Prepare for Preview

By Jen Retter '16 On March 4, 390 students and 32 faculty and staff members will depart for Preview, a two-credit course and weeklong international experience that provides first-year and transfer students with a taste of study abroad. Those participating in the 23rd annual Preview—considered...

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Feb 24, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Ranked Third in U.S. News & World Report Study Abroad Shortlist

In its annual college shortlist, released on Feb. 23, U.S. News & World Report ranked Arcadia University third for the number of students who study abroad. The list surveyed 321 colleges in the country for the percentage of undergraduate students who studied abroad in 2014. The 12 schools...

Helen Armstrong Feb 18, 2016 7:00 pm

Io Non Parlo Italiano

Even in the best of circumstances, it can be difficult to talk to strangers, especially if you’re an introvert like me. I clam up at the hint of conversation with someone I don’t know, allowing my friends to take the lead and only jumping in when there’s a really good opportunity for a...

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Dec 17, 2015 Caitlin Burns

Andrew George Appointed Regional Director for U.K. and Ireland

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew George as our next Regional Director for the United Kingdom.  George will assume his new position on Feb. 28 at the University’s London Center. George is currently responsible...

Dec 9, 2015 Caitlin Burns

Nollywood Films Screened During International Education Week

The Arcadia community was treated to a sample of African cinema as part of International Education Week. In November, the five African films screened on campus showcased award-winning movies ranging from a story of women traders in the early twentieth century to a violent drug thriller based on...