International Studies

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May 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Riggan Publishes Article on the Transformative Experience of Short Term Study Abroad

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, Assistant Professor and Director of International Studies, is the lead author of  “Meta-travel: A critical inquiry into a China study tour,” a paper recently published in Frontiers: The Journal of Study Abroad. The article analyzes a study tour to China in order to develop a...

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May 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Riggan Discusses Nationalism and Citizenship at African Development Symposium

Dr. Jennifer Riggan, Assistant Professor and Director of International Studies, was invited to speak at Cornell University's Institute for African Development's symposium on Elections, Accountability, and Democratic Governance in Africa in April 2012. She presented a paper, “In Between Citizens:...

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Mar 20, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Massapequa Post: DiVerde ’15 Participates in FYSAE London

Massapequa Post (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) reported on March 7, "Danielle DiVerde, of Massapequa, a graduate of Massapequa High School, is currently participating in Arcadia University's First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE). DiVerde is an international studies major and is spending her spring...

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Mar 20, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Massapequa Post: DiVerde ’15 Participates in FYSAE London

Massapequa Post (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) reported on March 7, "Danielle DiVerde, of Massapequa, a graduate of Massapequa High School, is currently participating in Arcadia University's First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE). DiVerde is an international studies major and is spending her spring...

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Feb 24, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Examiner: Moy ’10 Philadelphia's Advocate for Study Abroad

Examiner.com recently featured an article by Melissa Moy ’10, Philadelphia World Travel Examiner, in support of a local middle school student who was chosen by the People to People Ambassador Program to be a delegate to France and England. One of the selectively chosen is 11-year-old Milton Owens....

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Feb 24, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Examiner: Moy ’10 Philadelphia's Advocate for Study Abroad

Examiner.com recently featured an article by Melissa Moy ’10, Philadelphia World Travel Examiner, in support of a local middle school student who was chosen by the People to People Ambassador Program to be a delegate to France and England. One of the selectively chosen is 11-year-old Milton Owens....

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Jan 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Green Buildings Initiate a Homecoming and a Legacy

“Arcadia has always been a thread in my life,” says Niki Dienstman Weiss ’91. “I can’t believe I wasn’t more involved in Arcadia’s Alumni activities.” Recently returned to campus as part of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC) event she helped to coordinate, Weiss realized just how...

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Nov 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Politicate Engages Campus with 'Why Occupy?'

By Laura Haeberle ’14 and David Jacobs ’14 Students and faculty gathered in The Chat on Nov. 3 for a discussion on the worldwide Occupy Movement. The event, titled "Why Occupy?", included guest speakers Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, Dr. Dina Pinsky,...

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Oct 28, 2011 Purnell Cropper

20 Students Inducted Into Sigma Iota Rho

Twenty Arcadia students were inducted into the Delta Lambda Chapter of Sigma Iota Rho on Oct. 20. The Honor Society, which is one of Arcadia’s newest, promotes and rewards scholarship and service among students and practitioners of international studies, international affairs and global studies. ...

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Apr 19, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Student Receives Top Honor for Study of Women's Identity in Jordan

International Studies major Brittany Witcher ’12 earned accolades for her research on a subject never before attempted in the history of Jordan or of the Middle East. Her study investigates Jordanian Christian women between the ages of 18 and 24 and whether their identity is portrayed through their...

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Apr 19, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

New Honor Society Begins for International Studies Students

Arcadia University has started a chapter of Sigma Iota Rho, an honor society that promotes and rewards scholarship and service among students and practitioners of international studies, international affairs, and global studies. The faculty adviser is Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of...

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Mar 11, 2011 Purnell Cropper

60% of Freshmen Board Planes for Preview 2011

Nearly 60 percent of the Class of 2014 as well as about 70 transfer students are boarding buses Friday and Saturday, headed to Europe, New Zealand and Mexico on Arcadia University’s Preview program. Preview has been an Arcadia tradition since 1994. First-year students, faculty and staff are headed...