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May 27, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

McNeil-Sampson ’99 Named Principal and Chief Executive of Widener Partnership Charter

The Widener Partnership Charter School in Chester announced Rosemaria McNeil-Sampson ’99 as the school’s new principal and chief executive on May 16, as noted in the Chanel Hill Tribune. McNeil-Sampson will assume her new role on July 1. “My experiences have taught me that in spite of the...

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May 24, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Slesaransky-Poe Named To U.S. Dept. of Education Advisory Committee

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor of Special Education, recently was named to the U.S. Department of Education’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Advisory Committee, one of 10 Regional Advisory Committees to collect information on educational needs across the country. The first meeting will...

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May 18, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Slesaransky-Poe Quoted in Corpus Christi Caller-Times Article

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor in Special Education, Coordinator of the Masters, Five-Year, and Certification Program in Special Education, was quoted in the caller.com article “High schools learning how to deal with Gay-Straight Alliances,” which covers the recent debate on...

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May 13, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Education Students and Faculty Attend Annual DVAEYC Conference

Six Arcadia University undergraduate education majors joined Assistant Professor Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Early Childhood Education Program Dr. Cindy Kennedy Reedy, and Adjunct Professor Dr. Kathy Trainor at the Annual Delaware Valley Association for the...

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Apr 22, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students, Faculty to Host Sixth Graders from AB Day School, April 26

Sixth graders from Anna B. (AB) Day School in Philadelphia will visit Arcadia to get a peek at college life and participate in educational activities as part of an ongoing partnership with the University on Tuesday, April 26. Funded by Lawrence J. and Anne Rubenstein Charitable Foundation, the...

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Apr 22, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Art Share: Doherty and Gustavson on Poetic Specificity and 'The Moment'

Arcadia Art Share brings you part two of a discussion between Dr. Leif Gustavson, Associate Professor of Education, and Tyler Doherty, Adjunct Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center. Hear their thoughts on poetic specificity and energy. View part one.

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Apr 19, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Art Share: Gustavson and Doherty on Slapdash Poetics

Arcadia Art Share brings you Dr. Leif Gustavson, Associate Professor of Eduaction, and Tyler Doherty, Adjunct Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center. In part one of a two-part series, Doherty and Gustavson read some of their favorite poems and discuss why the works inspire them....

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Apr 8, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Student Receives Keystone Pre-Service Educator Grant

Education major Melissa Greenwald ’12 is the recent recipient of the 2011 Keystone State Reading Association (KSRA) Pre-Service Educator Grant. The KSRA award is given to three Education majors of junior standing. Candidates are selected based on specific criteria, including an outstanding...

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Apr 8, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Hopp ’04 New Assistant Principal for Chartiers Valley Primary School

Julie Hopp ’04 recently was hired as the new assistant principal for the Chartiers Valley primary school, as reported in the March 31 edition of Your Carylton, which serves Pittsburgh. Currently an elementary assistant principal and curriculum specialist at Beaver Area School District, Hopp will...

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Mar 29, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Students and Faculty Present at 13th Annual PA-NAME Conference

Dr. Jodi Bornstein, Assistant Professor of Education and Coordinator of Social Studies Education and Faculty Fieldwork Liaison, and seniors Evelyn Ciaburri and Angela Taurino presented at the 13th Annual Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education (PA-NAME)...

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Feb 18, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Goldberg Founds PhillyLacrosse.com, Combines Love of Lacrosse and Journalism

By Larry Atkins Dr. Chris Goldberg ’05Ed.D., an accomplished journalist and teacher, has a new goal of creating a lacrosse community in Philadelphia. Goldberg founded and operates PhillyLacrosse.com, which is emerging as one of the top lacrosse websites in the country. The website's goal is to...

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Feb 8, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Slesaransky-Poe Thanks Alum and Parent Who Nominated Her for Inclusion Award

"I feel so deeply honored to be the 2011 recipient of the Patricia J. Creegan Award for Excellence in Inclusive Education for so many reasons," said Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Special Education, as she received the Patricia J. Creegan Award for Excellence...