Media Profiles Villanova Student Intern at The Vatican

11. April 2014

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Media Profiles Villanova Student Intern at The Vatican

Arcadia in Rome participant Vincent Ventura is garnering media attention for his exciting semester on Villanova’s Vatican Internship. His work placement is at the Pontifical Council for Social Communication (PCCS), which serves as a conduit through which other Vatican media sources are channeled, broadcasting on one central hub, News.va. In a profile of Ventura by […]

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11. April 2014

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Nollywood Expert Lectures at Arcadia University

Nollywood Expert Lectures at Arcadia University

Akpor Otebele, an expert on Nollywood (cinema from Nigeria) and director of the Arusha African Film Festival, will lecture at Arcadia University on an overview of African cinema using specific examples of Nollywood features, practices, and culture. Otebele is a cofounder of Hakika Entertainment, a film, video, theater and media arts production company based in Arusha, Tanzania. In the past, […]

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3. April 2014

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New Program: The Arcadia Dublin Internship

New Program: The Arcadia Dublin Internship

Arcadia University is pleased to announce the Arcadia Dublin Internship program. This new semester opportunity combines opportunities to work in one of Europe’s most vibrant capitals with coursework and a research project. Students are encouraged to explore and consider the relationship between their academic interests with their career and vocational aspirations. Further, student will have […]

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26. March 2014

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First Lady Michelle Obama Promotes Study Abroad

First Lady Michelle Obama Promotes Study Abroad

First Lady Michelle Obama recently spoke out about the benefits of studying abroad while on a trip to China with her mother and daughters. “So studying abroad isn’t just a fun way to spend a semester; it is quickly becoming the key to success in our global economy,” she said in her speech addressing students […]

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19. March 2014

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Arcadia Student Achieves Academic Excellence Abroad

Arcadia Student Achieves Academic Excellence Abroad

Amy Besser, a Junior at Arcadia University, has been named to the Dean’s List. Amy spent the previous fall studying abroad at the Queensland University of Technology, in Brisbane, Australia, where she earned an overall grade-point average of 3.95. She was the first student selected to be a part of our Student Blogger initiative, which has grown […]

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11. March 2014

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Arcadia Students Volunteer in Local Community in Umbria, Italy

Arcadia Students Volunteer in Local Community in Umbria, Italy

Students on Arcadia’s study abroad program at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy have completed a unique volunteer project with a local farm in Umbria, Italy. The Orsini Family’s Agriturismo, a small-scale farm producing wine, olive oil and fagiolina beans, welcomed the students into their home and business over several weekends to help with the […]

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21. February 2014

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Monuments Men Highlights Arcadia in Rome Program

Monuments Men Highlights Arcadia in Rome Program

The plundering of art, as highlighted by the new George Clooney movie, The Monuments Men, is a centuries old issue and a key area of exploration for students taking Arcadia in Rome’s course in Cultural Studies: Looters, Thieves and Forgers: Stealing Cultural Treasures. This movies draws attention to specific World War II efforts by the […]

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18. February 2014

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Arcadia Edinburgh Center’s Lecture Series Schedule for Spring 2014

Arcadia Edinburgh Center’s Lecture Series Schedule for Spring 2014

Arcadia’s Edinburgh Center has announced that it will be kicking off another exciting round of online lectures throughout this Spring semester. For this term’s Caledonian Connections, there will be  a very accomplished set of speakers, discussing topics which include Scotland’s green initiatives, politics, business, literature and traditional music. These lectures are a part of the co-curricular events […]

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7. February 2014

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Trustee and Family Welcomed at Arcadia Dublin Center

Trustee and Family Welcomed at Arcadia Dublin Center

Arcadia University Trustee Tom McCollum ’83 and wife Maureen traveled to Ireland over winter break to meet up with their daughter Elizabeth, who had finished a program in Ireland with her college. On a journey to Dublin, they visited the Temple Bar area, stopping at the Arcadia Dublin Center. Assistant Director Grainne Hand, along with […]

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16. January 2014

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Dr. Eric Meadows appointed as Director in Australia

Dr. Eric Meadows appointed as Director in Australia

Dr. Eric Meadows, a prominent figure in Australian higher education and innovator in international education, has been appointed as Director of Arcadia University Melbourne Center and Australian Programs. Dr. Meadows brings to The College more than 40 years of significant and broad based administrative, managerial and teaching experience in Australian higher education and in the […]

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18. December 2013

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Arcadia Students Represent AGS at Cambridge Model UN

Arcadia Students Represent AGS at Cambridge Model UN

The American Graduate School (AGS), Arcadia’s partner institution in Paris, participated in the 19th Cambridge International Model United Nations (CUIMUN) from November 29th to December 2nd. They were represented by such a wonderful group, including Arcadia study abroad students Daniel Baeza of Eckerd College, Chelsea Cashwell of Campbell University and Tailleu Paquette of Arcadia University. They […]

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13. December 2013

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New STEM Summer Research Program in England, Spain, Scotland and Sicily

New STEM Summer Research Program in England, Spain, Scotland and Sicily

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce a new Summer Research Program for STEM students (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) in London, England; Edinburgh, Scotland; Granada, Spain and Siracusa in Sicily, Italy. This program, beginning Summer 2014, aims to make STEM research abroad more achievable than ever before for more students. […]

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4. December 2013

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Arcadia Announces New Academic Partnership With The University of KwaZulu-Natal

Arcadia Announces New Academic Partnership With The University of KwaZulu-Natal

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce a new academic partnership with the prestigious University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in South Africa. This collaboration will facilitate new study abroad opportunities for U.S. students in one of South Africa’s most culturally diverse regions. UKZN holds an additional distinction as one of three […]

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27. November 2013

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Arcadia Students Meet Nobel Peace Laureate in Italy

Arcadia Students Meet Nobel Peace Laureate in Italy

On November 13th 2013, students taking the course Human Rights in Historical Perspective at Arcadia’s Rome Center had the honor to meet Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams. The meeting took place at the Human Rights Commission of the Italian Senate with the support of Senator Luigi Manconi, President of the Commission, where Ms. Williams […]

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26. November 2013

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Arcadia University Trustees Visit American Graduate School in France

Arcadia University Trustees Visit American Graduate School in France

The Arcadia Bulletin reports that five of Arcadia University’s trustees led a group to Paris this past October to visit our partner school, the American Graduate School (AGS).The group met with students, faculty, and staff to learn about the curriculum and the relationship between Arcadia and AGS. While in Paris, the group also toured the Roy […]

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18. November 2013

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Dr. Jessie Guinn Appointed Assistant Dean – STEM

Dr. Jessie Guinn Appointed Assistant Dean – STEM

The College of Global Studies is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Jessie Guinn as Assistant Academic Dean – Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) and Pre-Health in the Academic Division of The College. As Assistant Academic Dean, Dr. Guinn will be responsible for coordinating, researching, developing, promoting and recruiting for the academic programs […]

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14. November 2013

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International Education Week 2013

International Education Week 2013

This week marks the 14th Annual International Education Week in the United States. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made remarks on Tuesday, November 12th about the importance of study abroad experiences for today’s youth as we move toward a globalized 21st century workforce, saying, “Students with experience overseas gain the skills, gain self-reliance and […]

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12. November 2013

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Arcadia University Again Ranked First in Nation in Study Abroad

Arcadia University Again Ranked First in Nation in Study Abroad

Arcadia University has once again been ranked #1 in the United States in its respective category for study abroad participation, according to the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange 2013. This recognition is based on the percentage of undergraduate students participating in a study abroad experience at a master’s level college or university. Arcadia has retained […]

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7. November 2013

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Civic Engagement Abroad Boosts Value of Higher Education

Civic Engagement Abroad Boosts Value of Higher Education

This week The Huffington Post published a piece which once again sparks the debate and discussion around the societal benefit of higher education, and possibilities for institutional civic engagement to meet that need. Although Arcadia University sees the intrinsic value of higher education (in addition to the “payoffs” and “return on investment” so prevalent in the news […]

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