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May 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Assistant Secretary of State Alum Encourages STEM-related Careers

Arcadia University alumna Jane Oates, Assistant Secretary of State for the U.S. Department of Labor's Workforce Training and Administration, gave a keynote presentation May 8 at a Siemens PLM Connection. Oates earned a Master of Education from Arcadia University. "Typically, customers speak about...

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May 25, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Lutton ’93M Edits New Book 'Advancing the Early Childhood Profession'

Alison Lutton ’93M recently edited a book which presents the National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC) revised national standards for professional preparation and ongoing professional development as well as other related resources, titled Advancing the Early Childhood...

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May 15, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Village News: Moody ’79 M.Ed., Chesterfield Elementary School Teacher of the Year

On May 9 Village News (Chester, Va.) reported that Amanda Moody ’79M.Ed. was one of three educators to win Teachers of the Year honors in the Chesterfield School District. Amanda Moody of Wells Elementary is Chesterfield’s Elementary School Teacher of the Year. She began her career in 1975 in...

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May 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Herald-Mail.com: Royer Named Superintendent of Waynesboro School District

Herald-Mail.com recently reported that Wendy L. Royer, Adjunct Professor of Education, will be stepping into the position of assistant superintendent for the Waynesboro Area School District on Aug. 1. Her first teaching job out of college in 1989 was in the Waynesboro Area School District as a...

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May 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Abington Journal: International Scholarship Recipient Muraca '10 Pursues Postgrad Degree

The Abington Journal reported that Stephanie Muraca ’10 is pursuing a master's degree in Education at the University of Bath in England, U.K., on May 9. She earned her bachelor's degree from Arcadia University in Elementary and Early Childhood Education in 2010. Recipient of the University of Bath...

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May 2, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

CBS 6: Moody ’79M.Ed. Named Chesterfield Teacher of the Year

CBS 6 (Richmond, Va.) reported on May 2, "Amanda Moody of Wells Elementary is Chesterfield’s Elementary School Teacher of the Year. She began her career in 1975 in Williamsburg-James City County and also taught at schools in Germany and England for the U.S. Department of Defense. Since 1993, Moody...

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May 2, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Shire ’89M.Ed. Discusses 'Tragedy, Larceny and Social Reform

Stan Shire ’89M.Ed. discussed  "Tragedy, Larceny and Social Reform," with the Cheltenham Camera Club at the Rowland Community Center on April 17 . His talk addressed under-appreciated photographers whose work made a difference in the world. Stan Shire is Professor Emeritus and former chair of the...

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May 2, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Montgomery Media: Christian ’95 Elected Superintendent of Owen J. Roberts School

Montgomery Media reported that Michael Christian ’95M.Ed. was elected the superintendent of the Owen J. Roberts School District by a unanimous vote by the Board. He earned his appointment following a six-month search in which nine candidates were interviewed of the 30 who applied, as reported by...

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Apr 26, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Metro New York: Wallace Quoted on Summer Education

Metro New York quoted Margie Wallace, Director of Arcadia's School of Continuing Studies and Center for Summer Learning, in a feature titled "Summer school doesn’t have to be traditional," on April 24. Because people have other things they want—or need—to do in summer besides attend class, most...

Apr 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

New Ad Campaigns on Transit, King of Prussia Mall

"The World Needs Great Teachers" campaign launched on buses and in train stations around the Philadelphia region in late March, and the "Manage Your Life, Get a Degree" campaign just launched at the King of Prussia mall and bus shelters. The Manage Your Life campaign is aimed at connecting adult...

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Apr 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Citizen's Call: Arcadia Hosts Educational Leadership Conference on PA School Budget

The Citizen's Call (Cheltenham, Pa.) reported on the education conference, “Unpacking the PA School Budget,” which was hosted by Arcadia’s Master's program in Educational Leadership on March 28. The panel of six included the President of Cheltenham’s Board of Commissioners, Art Haywood, and was...

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Apr 4, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Educator Fina ’11M is 2012 VOICE Award Winner

Michele Fina ’11M, who earned a Master of Education from Arcadia University, is the 2012 winner of the VOICE Award from the Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children. Fine represents the Bucks County AEYC. The PennAEYC website commended Fina: As an advocate for early childhood...