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Jan 30, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Rendé Encourages Inclusiveness and Service Through Tennis

Pam Rendé Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Tennis 2019 United States Tennis Association Middle States Edwin J. Faulkner College Coach of the Year Advice to students: “Use these four years to explore and really learn the different things that you might have an interest in, because you...

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Jan 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. DiSantis Highlighted by American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Dr. Katie DiSantis, associate professor of Public Health, co-authored “Long-term Results From the FRESH RCT: Sustained Reduction of Children's Tobacco Smoke Exposure,” for the January 2020 issue in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJPM). The article, written with Dr. Bradley N. Collins...

Specht with outstretched arms in front of Brazil's Jesus statue.

Jan 24, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Specht ’20 Announced as Fulbright and Critical Language Semi-Finalist

International Studies and Spanish double major Heidi Specht ’20 has her sights set on working in Brazil after graduation. This month, she’s moved one step closer to making it a reality. She learned that she’s a semi-finalist for both the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Award and Critical...

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Jan 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

CCEC Hosts “Give and Shred” Event in Honor of MLK Day

By Caroline Jordan '20 Despite freezing temperatures, Arcadia University student and staff volunteers joined the Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) for its annual Give and Shred event on Martin Luther King Day of Service on Jan. 20.  Residents from surrounding communities...

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Jan 22, 2020 Andrea Walls

Dr. Michael Tevald Challenges Physical Therapy Students to Improve Patient Care

Dr. Michael Tevald Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Director of Post-Professional Programs Expertise: Impact of aging and chronic disease on skeletal muscle physiology and performance Research Focus: Evidence-based Rehabilitation Strategies, Skeletal Impairments, and Lung...

Arcadia President Ajay Nair and James Korman at the dedication.

Jan 17, 2020 Andrea Walls

Arcadia and the Korman Family Dedicate the Laura Minerva Korman Mirror Room

Grey Towers Castle has long stood as a symbol of Arcadia University, its students, and its alumni. Now, the Mirror Room, one of the Castle’s shining examples of elegance, will bear the name of one of the University’s most dedicated alumnae.  On Jan. 16, more than 125 members of the Arcadia...

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Jan 16, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Service Guides Dr. McNeil Personally and Professionally

Dr. Angela McNeil Program Director,  Act 101/Gateway to Success  2019 Martha Washington Award Recipient Courses: Becoming a Life-Long Learner; The African-American Experience in Philadelphia; AU Blueprint; Words of Mass Destruction Advice to Students: “Don’t be afraid to ask...

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Jan 9, 2020 Andrea Walls

Dr. Parsons Dick Leads Research on Global Mobility and Immigration Policy

Dr. Hilary Parsons Dick Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker ’42 Endowed Chair Associate Professor of International Studies Director of International Studies Courses: Introduction to International Studies; Research Writing; Conflict and Inequality in Latin America; Migration Politics in the Americas...

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Dec 18, 2019 Andrea Walls

Jan. 9: Arcadia Hosts Health Conference on Vaping, TB Screening, Eating Disorders, Pain

On Thursday, Jan. 9, Arcadia University's Department of Student Health Services will host the Southeastern Pennsylvania College Health Nurses Association (SPCHNA) Winter 2020 Conference from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Mirror Room at Grey Towers Castle.   The purpose of the SPCHNA...

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Dec 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Harris ’21 Recognized for Dedication to Early Childhood Education During Gov. Wolf’s Innovative Apprenticeships Announcement

Emmanuel Harris ’21, a student in the School of Education’s PreK-4 Program for Working Professionals, is more concerned about his preschool students being kind to each other than he is about recognition for the work he does as an educator at the Parent Infant Center. However, his classroom was...

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Dec 16, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Wu ’22 Explores Fantasy Through Art

By Caroline Jordan '20 “I love being a member of the art department because I’m pushed to do my best, but still get the freedom to do what I want,” said Hanna Wu ‘22.  Wu, a Graphic Design major, loves the opportunities that her program gives her. During her first year, Wu’s foundation...

Students at an outdoor sculpture with the scavenger hunt map

Dec 13, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Exhibition Course Curates Outdoor Sculptures

Students in Arcadia’s Make an Exhibition course, led by Assistant Professor of Art History Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell, curated the University’s collection of outdoor sculptures and hosted a scavenger hunt on Nov. 25. For the first portion of the semester, students researched the history of the...