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Apr 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Food Network Films Alum and Sisters at Bucks County Mamma D's Restaurant

Montgomery Media reported on Mamma D's, a popular Italian restaurant co-owned by Montgomery Count resident and Arcadia University alumna Vilma Desiato ’98M, who recently hosted the Food Network for a three-day shoot, on April 4. The so-called “Three Graces” — whose faces can be discerned in the...

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Mar 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Five Faculty Members Awarded SEPCHE Grants for 21st Century Teaching

Several faculty members were awarded grants by the South Eastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) for Building Faculty Capacity for 21st Century Teaching: A SEPCHE/Teagle Initiative, on March 14. "Arcadia faculty are active in pedagogically related research works," says Dr....

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Mar 27, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

‘me and Nina’ author Monica A. Hand ’75 On Tour in Philadelphia

Poet and book artist Monica A. Hand ’75 will give two readings from me and Nina (Alice James Books, 2012), an intimate conversation with the "High Priestess of Soul," this weekend in Philadelphia. She is appearing at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore on Friday, March 30, at 7 p.m. and...

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Mar 14, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Montgomery News: Kaier Tames Tangled Body Image in ‘Beauty is a Verb’

Montgomery News featured Anne Kaier, Adjunct Professor of English, for her contribution to Beauty Is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability (Cinco Puntos Press), edited by Jennifer Bratlett, Sheila Black and Michael Northen, on March 13. The collection of poems and essays provides insight into the...

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Mar 13, 2012 Purnell Cropper

What a Method Actor Can Teach You about Writing

By Michael Schwartz ’14 Arcadia University students and faculty, as well as members of the local creative community, were treated to an insightful lecture by multi-disciplinarian Keith Strunk. A devoted method actor, Strunk connected with the audience through interactive exercises and made...

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Mar 6, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Reale Book: Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library

Michelle Reale ’96,’99M, Faculty Librarian in Arcadia University's Landman Library, wrote a book titled Mentoring and Managing Students in the Academic Library, recently published by ALA Editions, the publishing arm of the American Library Association and one of the most highly respected imprints...

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Feb 28, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Phillyburbs.com: Howie ’00M Accepts 2011 Teacher as Hero Award, March 14

Phillyburbs.com reported that Dennis Howie ’00M “will officially accept the 2011 Teacher as Hero Award presented by The National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia on March 14,” as reported by staff writer Christian Menno, Feb. 27. Howie graduated from Arcadia University with master's degree in English...

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Feb 28, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Phillyburbs.com: Howie ’00M Accepts 2011 Teacher as Hero Award, March 14

Phillyburbs.com reported that Dennis Howie ’00M “will officially accept the 2011 Teacher as Hero Award presented by The National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia on March 14,” as reported by staff writer Christian Menno, Feb. 27. Howie graduated from Arcadia University with master's degree in English...

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Feb 17, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Newsworks: Jones Founds Nor’easter Open, Fellow Faculty Contribute

Newsworks (Philadelphia, Pa.) reported on the new open mic event, the Nor'easter Open, which took place at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore, founded by Quincy Scott Jones, Adjunct Professor of English, Communications and Theater Arts, and his wife. Adjunct Professors Daniel Schall ’08, ’10M and Chad...

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Feb 7, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Cave Canem Hosts Debut for Monica A. Hand ’75

Cave Canem Foundation, a home for the many voices of African American poetry, will host a book launch for Arcadia University alumna Monica A. Hand ’75 and her debut collection of poetry, me and Nina, on Friday, Feb. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Cave Canem headquarters in Brooklyn, N.Y. The evening of music...

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Feb 3, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Apiary: 'me and Nina' author Monica A. Hand '75 To Perform at Arcadia, Feb. 8

Tamara G. Oakman, Co-founder and Managing Editor of APIARY magazine and a graduate student in Arcadia University's M.A. in English program, writes about the upcoming Feb. 8 visit of fellow alum and fellow poet Monica A. Hand ’75. Monica A. Hand is a poet and book artist whose debut manuscript, me...

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Jan 31, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Reflections Penn: Hurricane Scatters First Year Doubts, Fosters New Friendships

Reflections Penn (Norristown, Pa.) recently featured an article by Kaylie Granoff ’15, an English major at Arcadia University, who writes of the first chaotic days of her college experience. In addition to dealing with the tempest of acclimating to a new college environment and lifestyle, Granoff...