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Sep 30, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Slesaransky-Poe to Speak Before President Obama at Human Rights Campaign Dinner

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor of Education, will speak before 3,000 guests, including President Obama, at the 15th Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Oct. 1. Slesaransky-Poe, a trainer and consultant for the HRC’s Welcoming Schools...

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Sep 23, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Expanding Learning for a Professional Edge

By Erica Lamberg It's been an exciting career progression for Obioma Martin. Before she started OMART Training and Development, a training business in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia that provides professional development workshops, technical assistance, mentoring, and coaching to...

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Sep 23, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Welch '80M Rescues Orphaned Chimp in Cameroon

Monica Welch ’80M recently returned from her second trip to a primate reserve in the Republic of Cameroon, as reported by James McGinnis of Phillyburbs.com. A teacher at Russell C. Struble Elementary in Bensalem, Pa., Welch wanted to learn more about the apes discussed in her classroom. With...

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Sep 23, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Rupp Helps Form Special Education Support Group

The Reporter Online recently featured Michelle Rupp, who is taking online courses through Arcadia's Special Education program. Rupp helped to form a supportive parents network in the North Penn School district, where her daughter Emily is enrolled in special education, hoping to work with the...

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Aug 19, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

'Reading Eagle' Spotlights Brandywine Heights Principal Piperato ’00M

The Reading Eagle featured Heather Anne Piperato ’00M in the weekly segment "In Our Schools," which spotlights teachers and administrators in Berks County, on Aug. 15. As the Principal of Brandywine Heights High School in Topton, Pa., Piperato says she most enjoys “[h]elping teachers discover how...

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Aug 12, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Shultz Works With AAC&U Shared Futures on Global Content

Dr. Jeff Shultz, Assistant Provost for Special Projects and Professor of Education, was a faculty member and consultant at the Association of American Colleges and University’s (AAC&U) Shared Futures Summer Institute held in Ellicott City, Md., from July 31 through Aug. 5. The Shared Futures...

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Aug 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Petrillo '12 Pioneers Urbanization Study of the Wissahickon Watershed

This summer Robert Petrillo ’12 is examining how urbanization affects stream salamanders in the Wissahickon Watershed, under the supervision of Dr. Christopher A. Binckley, Assistant Professor of Biology. In addition to using the study for his Senior Capstone project, Petrillo hopes to publish his...

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Aug 5, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Inside Higher Ed Notes Early Childhood Leadership Program

Arcadia University’s Early Childhood Leadership Certificate Program was listed in the Inside Higher Education's online newsletter on Aug. 1. Read more.

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Aug 5, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Reedy Talks to 'Pink' Magazine About Transitioning Back to School

Dr. Cindy Reedy, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Early Childhood Education, was quoted in an article titled “School Schedule Transitioning from Summer” in the current issue of Pink magazine. The transition from school to summer and summer to school is not only physical but also “...

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Jul 29, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Education Alum Finalist at 2011 PBS Teacher’s Innovation Awards

Brandi Wright Leggett, who earned a Master of Education degree and certification in Elementary Education in 2006, was profiled on ShawneeDispatch.com. Leggett was a Transitional Support Teacher (TST) in Philadelphia and enrolled in Arcadia’s Master of Education program through what was then known...

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Jul 29, 2011 Donna Whitlock

Education Alum Finalist at 2011 PBS Teacher’s Innovation Awards

Brandi Wright Leggett, who earned a Master of Education degree and certification in Elementary Education in 2006, was profiled on ShawneeDispatch.com. Leggett was a Transitional Support Teacher (TST) in Philadelphia and enrolled in Arcadia’s Master of Education program through what was then known...

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Jul 15, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Ferrara Named Morrisville Superintendent

William Ferrara, who earned a Superintendent Letter from Arcadia University in 2010, was recently elected as the Superintendent of Morrisville School District, as noted in The (Trenton, N.J.) Trentonian on July 6. The school board voted unanimously on Wednesday night (June 29) to hire acting...