Arcadia University News


October 8, 2010

Skilton-Sylvester Guest Speaker at Swedish Literacy Practices Research Group

Dr. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester , Professor of Education and Director of Global Connections, was the invited speaker at Orebro University at a research network meeting sponsored by the Communication, Culture and Diversity research group on Sept. 21 and 22 in Orebro, Sweden. The workshop included...

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September 17, 2010

Student Brings Jane Addams Biographer to Arcadia

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 On Thursday, Sept. 16, more than 65 people showed up to listen to a discussion by Louise Knight, a noted biographer of Jane Addams. The event happened as a result of the efforts of International Studies and Spanish major Amanda Nosel ’11 , who spent the summer interning at...

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August 24, 2010

Arcadia Named Top Up-and-Coming University

“In spring 2010, for the third year in a row, U.S. News asked the experts who respond to our annual peer assessment survey to identify institutions in their U.S. News ranking category that are making the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty, and student life,”...

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August 17, 2010

Ireland: 'Turning Sporting Heroes into Heroic Warriors'

Dr. Colin Ireland , Resident Director of The College of Global Studies Dublin Center in Ireland, presented a paper on “Turning Sporting Heroes into Heroic Warriors,” on July 30 at the 34th Annual Conference for the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures. The conference took...

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June 2, 2010

Employees Recognized at Service Awards Luncheon

Arcadia University celebrated the many milestones of its employees on May 25 at the annual Service Awards and Retirees Luncheon. Dr. William Frabizio , 40 years of service: “… Bill Frabizio has been the mainstay of the music department and the music program at Arcadia, now, for a full two...

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April 13, 2010

Intern Shares Her Experience Volunteering in Guatemala

Brita Krempasky ’12 , a Fine Arts major with a concentration in ceramics, writes about her experiences volunteering in Guatemala over spring break, March 13-21, in the April issue of Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas. The weeklong service trip to Guatemala was part of her ID 181.4 International...

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March 30, 2010

Shultz and Shultz: ‘Fostering Social Responsibility: Pedagogies That Matter’

Dr. Norah Shultz , Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences and Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Education, and Dr. Jeff Shultz , Assistant Provost for Special Projects, were invited to participate in a session on “Fostering Social Responsibility: Pedagogies That...

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March 2, 2010

Deadline for Study Away at Chicago, Los Angeles is March 15

March 15 is the deadline to apply for domestic study away during Fall 2010 at Whittier or North Central College. Interested students should contact Dr. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester , Professor of Education, Coordinator of ESL Programs and Director of Global Connections, at skilton-sylvester@arcadia.edu...

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March 2, 2010

Skilton-Sylvester Publishes Chapter on Cambodians in Philadelphia

Dr. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester , Professor of Education and Director of Global Connections, co-wrote a chapter in the new book Global Philadelphia: Immigrant Communities Old and New , which comes out March 10 from Temple University Press. The book examines how Philadelphia has affected its immigrants...

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February 26, 2010

Palis, Phillips Examine Conservation Genetics of Bioko Primates

By Sarah Schwartz '10 Biology major Rachel Palis ’10 has spent the past three years of her undergraduate career examining conservation efforts of primates on Bioko Island under the direction of Dr. Naomi Phillips , Assistant Professor of Biology. This research has allowed her to expand her skills...

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February 23, 2010

Kachuyevski, Jones: Short-Term Field Studies Connect Policy and Theory

"Through short-term field studies, students are able to grasp sophisticated theoretical arguments and make the connection between theory and policy, enriching their understanding of the world in which they live," argue Dr. Angela Kachuyevski , Assistant Professor of Political Science, and Sandra...

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February 23, 2010

Moscovici: International Field Study Leads to Globally Aware Students

Dr. Dan A. Moscovici , Adjunct Professor of International Studies, served on the panel “International Learning Opportunities for the Globally Aware Student,” presenting a paper on “The International Field Study—A Pedagogical Bridge from Theory to Policy Integrating Research into Undergraduate Study...

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February 12, 2010

Editorial Board Named for New Scholarly Journal at Arcadia

The Compass: Arcadia University’s Global Journal of Student Scholarly and Creative Work is an online showcase for the work done by Arcadia students, either on their own or in collaboration with members of the faculty. Editor Dr. Jeff Shultz , Assistant Provost for Special Projects and Professor of...

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