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Mar 10, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Father of Trayvon Martin Speaks to 300 for Letters to Trayvon Event

Days after the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, Martin’s father, Tracy, visited Arcadia University for “Letters to Trayvon: A Celebration of Black Men and Boys,” on Feb. 28 in the Commons Great Room. Around 300 students and community members attended the sold-out event hosted by...

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Father of Trayvon Martin Speaks to 300 for Letters to Trayvon Event

Days after the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, Martin’s father, Tracy, visited Arcadia University for “Letters to Trayvon: A Celebration of Black Men and Boys,” on Feb. 28 in the Commons Great Room. Around 300 students and community members attended the sold-out event hosted by...

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Oct 3, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Jasmine Henderson ’15: ‘Crossing the Age Divide’ through Shakespeare with Seniors

Transfer-turned-Honors student Jasmine Henderson ’15 is excited to participate in her first service learning experience, a course called Shakespeare with Seniors, which will fulfill Arcadia’s Undergraduate Curriculum requirement for a Global Connections Experience. She’s also nervous to be working...

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Nov 28, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Pinsky Presents on the Intersection of Jewish Identity and Activism

Dr. Dina Pinsky, Professor of Sociology, gave a presentation on the intersection of Jewish identity and activism at the Dorshei Derekh of Germantown Jewish Center on Nov. 27. The talk was based on Pinsky's book Jewish Feminists: Complex Identities & Activist Lives, which was published by ...

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Nov 28, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Pinsky Presents on the Intersection of Jewish Identity and Activism

Dr. Dina Pinsky, Professor of Sociology, gave a presentation on the intersection of Jewish identity and activism at the Dorshei Derekh of Germantown Jewish Center on Nov. 27. The talk was based on Pinsky's book Jewish Feminists: Complex Identities & Activist Lives, which was published by ...

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Oct 22, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Arcadia University Faculty Present ‘The Hidden Other: Immigrants in Higher Education’ at AAC&U Conference

Arcadia University Faculty Drs. Hilary Dick, Ana Maria Garcia and Jeffrey Shultz presented “The Hidden Other: Immigrants in Higher Education” at the Modeling Equity, Engaging Difference: New Frameworks for Diversity and Learning conference in Baltimore, Md., on Oct. 19. The conference was sponsored...

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Aug 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Inside-Out Program Explores Social Justice Through Yogic Path

What happens when you put a dozen students in a room with a dozen incarcerated individuals to practice yoga? It's up to Arcadians to find out. “Living Your Yoga” is a course offered through the national Inside-Out program. It takes students behind the walls of the Philadelphia Detention Center to...

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Aug 3, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Johnston Presents at National Conference of the Prisoner Visitation and Support Organization

Dr. Norman Johnston, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, made a presentation on a panel at the national conference of the Prisoner Visitation and Support organization in July at the Sugarloaf Conference Center of Chestnut Hill College. The other two panelists were Dr. Marie Gottschalk, Professor of...

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Jul 31, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

PHL17: Loury Speaks on Collaborative Efforts with Saving Our Boys

Dr. Doreen Loury, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Director of Act 101 and Executive Director and Founder of the Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS), appeared in PHL17's Eye Opener Philly on July 17. The clip features reporter Mikaelyn Austin's visit to Arcadia University to learn about Saving...

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Jun 8, 2012 JoLynne Bremmer

Black, Santanello ’09 Publish in 'The Gerontologist'

Dr. Helen K. Black, a researcher in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, co-authored "The Salience of Family Worldview in Mourning an Elderly Husband and Father" with Holly Santanello ’09, which appeared in The Gerontologist. The purpose of this study was to qualitatively...

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Jun 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Loury Hosts 'Transition Blues' Panel at the 2012 Women's Veteran Forum

Dr. Doreen Loury, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director of Act 101, presented at the Women's Veteran Forum at Temple University on Friday, June 1. The program, “Her Story: She Wore her Boots With Pride,” was the culmination of a multi-month project in collaboration with Temple University...

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Jun 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Loury Honored with the Alpha Phi Alpha Charles Henry Chapman Award

Dr. Doreen Loury, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director of Act 101, was honored with the 2012 Charles Henry Chapman Award, given by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity's Zeta Omicron Lambda Chapter on May 12, for her work with community and academic organizations on the Black Male Development...