Award-Winning New Assessment Model

15. April 2013

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Award-Winning New Assessment Model

by David Rudd Director of the Center for Research and Assessment The College of Global Studies, Arcadia University In an attempt to shatter preconceptions around international education, while at the same time highlighting its critical role within higher education today, David Rudd, Director of the Center for Research and Assessment at The College of Global […]

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Study Abroad Alumni Profile: Kevin G. Shollenberger

Study Abroad Alumni Profile: Kevin G. Shollenberger

Kevin G. Shollenberger Dean of Student Affairs and Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Student Life at Columbia University In each issue, The College of Global Studies will bring the readers of Impact magazine the successes of Arcadia University study abroad alumnus. In this issue, we talk to Kevin G. Shollenberger, who in 1988 completed a […]

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Study Abroad as a Pathway for Improving Inter-Religious Understanding

Study Abroad as a Pathway for Improving Inter-Religious Understanding

by Jim Galvin and Matthew T. Herbst University of California San Diego (UCSD) Given the prominence and influence of religion in the world today, study abroad opportunities (even those not focused primarily on religion) can serve as a critical bridge for inter-cultural and inter-religious understanding. There has never been a more important time to improve […]

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University Social Media Policy

University Social Media Policy

Laura Baldwin, M.B.A. Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Arcadia University Can you even remember back to what life was like 10 years ago, before Facebook connected a billion friends worldwide and Twitter became a news source told in 140 characters or less? It may not be that hard for us administrators to remember the pre-social […]

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Studying Sport Mega-events: Implications for Study Abroad Students

Studying Sport Mega-events: Implications for Study Abroad Students

by Dr. Douglas Michele Turco Associate Dean, The College of Global Studies, Arcadia University The wide world of sport is a multi-billion dollar industry, consisting of professional, collegiate, and amateur sport leagues and events, facilities, media, spectatorship, sporting goods, sponsorships, sport medicine, and more. Thousands of students every year aspire to a career in sport […]

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Learning About London Through the Church (An Interaction Through Local Community)

Learning About London Through the Church (An Interaction Through Local Community)

Student Perspectives ) LONDON Andrew Dubowitz Kings College, University of London Hamilton College Student As a nonreligious Jew, if someone were to ask me if I was going to join a church during my time in England, I would have had a difficult time not laughing. However, I went from going to Bible study groups […]

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My Home Arcadia

My Home Arcadia

Student Perspectives ) SPAIN Ariel Josfan Arcadia in Barcelona Regis University Student We congregate in a building three stories above Las Ramblas. The cold breeze whips through the air. Every member of my family is under duvet covers, bottom sheets and the outdoor blankets; sitting in a circle that has the power to make time […]

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Greek Key Double Exposure

Greek Key Double Exposure

Student Perspectives ) GREECE Paige Ferguson Arcadia Center for Hellenic, Mediterranean and Balkan Studies and Research George Washington University Student Greece is a bundle of contradictions. There is no one way to categorize or describe it, and Athens is even more indistinguishable. I came with preconceptions, and some were true. Many were false. As Walter Benjamin […]

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A New Soul

A New Soul

Student Perspectives ) NEW ZEALAND Caroline Harris University of Otago Denison University Student I’m a new soul I came to this strange world hoping I could learn a bit about how to give and take. But since I came here, felt the joy and the fear Finding myself making every possible mistake. –Yael Naïm The […]

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Exploring International Law in an African Context

Exploring International Law in an African Context

Student Perspectives ) TANZANIA Bridget Rhinehart Arcadia in Tanzania Smith College Student With sweaty palms and a rapid heartbeat, I stepped onto the plane in February 2011. I was setting off on my semester abroad, studying peace and conflict in East Africa through Arcadia University at the Nyerere Center for Peace Research, in Arusha, Tanzania. […]

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Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

Student Perspectives ) LONDON Devanie Emms Arcadia London Internship Austin College Student To people all around the world, 9/11, is a date that will forever be remembered. This past 9/11 marked the tenth anniversary of a horrific tragedy and the memory of it still remains as strong as ever. People suspected that another event might […]

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Rainbow of Hope

Rainbow of Hope

Student Perspectives ) SOUTH AFRICA Honah Thompson University of the Western Cape Chapman University Student When I came to South Africa as an international student, I knew I would want to get involved in the local community as a volunteer. I did not do this because of the typical “white man’s concept” where I feel as […]

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The College of Global Studies Free Online Lecture Series

The College of Global Studies Free Online Lecture Series

Arcadia’s Edinburgh Center launched the spring cycle of its free online lecture series in February, as a follow-up to its successful fall 2012 series. In addition, Arcadia in Ireland launched its first online seminar series in March 2013. The Scottish series began with a fascinating lecture by Dr. Robert Irvine, Senior Lecturer at the University […]

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Arcadia’s New Academic Partnerships: RMIT Australia and Lincoln University, New Zealand

Arcadia’s New Academic Partnerships: RMIT Australia and Lincoln University, New Zealand

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University announced two new academic partnerships in fall 2012 with RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia and with Lincoln University in Christchurch, New Zealand. The partnership with RMIT offers U.S. students the opportunity to study at a global university that has a strong focus on technology and design and […]

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Arcadia wins PaCIE Award for Support of International Education

Arcadia wins PaCIE Award for Support of International Education

  Arcadia University has received a special award in Recognition of Continued Support by PaCIE, the Pennsylvania Council for International Education. The Award was presented by PaCIE President, Dr. Mohamed Latib, during the opening session of PaCIE’s Annual Conference on October 4, 2012, in Pittsburgh. Amanda Zimmerman, Senior Program Manager and Carly Gordon, Enrollment Counselor […]

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Barton Honored with 2012 Martha Washington Award

Barton Honored with 2012 Martha Washington Award

Tim Barton, Director of Student Services at The College of Global Studies, was recognized as an outstanding member of the Arcadia Community with this year’s Martha Washington Award. The award is named in honor of a former housekeeper in Grey Towers Castle who was an extremely valued and dedicated worker. Barton’s dedication to excellence takes […]

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Arcadia University Ranks #1 in Study Abroad

Arcadia University continues as a top university in the United States for study abroad. Arcadia is ranked #1 for the percentage of undergraduate students participating in a study abroad experience of master’s level schools, according to the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange 2012, released by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Arcadia has […]

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Rettore of Roma Tre Awarded Honorary Degree

Rettore of Roma Tre Awarded Honorary Degree

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia was pleased to host one of Europe’s most distinguished leaders of academia, Professor Guido Fabiani, Rettore (President) of Roma Tre University, Italy. For his remarkable work in establishing innovative connections between his university and the community, and his commitment to international educational outreach, Prof. Fabiani was awarded the […]

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Arcadia Opens New Study Centers: London, Edinburgh and Dublin

Arcadia Opens New Study Centers: London, Edinburgh and Dublin

As part of the continued expansion of Arcadia University’s presence worldwide through The College of Global Studies, we have opened new study centers in London, Dublin and Edinburgh. These facilities demonstrate our commitment to providing long-term teaching, learning and support services in key destinations. London, England The Arcadia London Center is located in the heart […]

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Arcadia Appoints Assistant VP John Fallon

Arcadia Appoints Assistant VP John Fallon

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce the appointment of  John Fallon as Assistant Vice President and Director of Marketing and Enrollment Management Services at The College of Global Studies. Mr. Fallon’s comprehensive background and experience developing marketing strategies is leading The College to another level of professional performance and […]

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Resident Director Appointed in Cuba

Resident Director Appointed in Cuba

Dr. Elena Moreno Angulo has been appointed Resident Director for Cuba study abroad programs for The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University. Based in Havana, Cuba, Dr. Moreno Angulo will organize all Arcadia student services and support in-country. In addition, she will manage Arcadia’s close working relationship with the University of Havana academic teams […]

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Arcadia Professor is Sicily Published Ground-Breaking Research

Arcadia Professor is Sicily Published Ground-Breaking Research

Dr. Giovanni Sturiale, Adjunct Professor of Geology and Volcanology at Arcadia University’s Mediterranean Center for Arts and Sciences (MCAS), has published exciting research on a possible water management system from the year 2,000 BC. on the Palagonia area of south-east Sicily. Dr. Sturiale’s research, which appears in the Italian Journal of Geosciences, is titled: Integrated […]

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Arlene Snyder Appointed Workshop Dean for NAFSA

Arlene Snyder Appointed Workshop Dean for NAFSA

Arlene Snyder, Director of Health, Safety and Security at The College of Global Studies, Arcadia University, has been appointed Core Education Program (CEP) Workshop Dean, Health, Safety, and Risk Management in Education Abroad for NAFSA: Association of International Educators. The two-year post involves planning and oversight of the workshop and training teams involved in the […]

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Arcadia Welcomes Visiting Scholars from Cuba, Brazil, and Italy

Arcadia Welcomes Visiting Scholars from  Cuba, Brazil, and Italy

The College of Global Studies has been honored and delighted to welcome many distinguished scholars from around the world. Dr. Aldo Fanchiotti, Senior Professor and head of the School of Engineering’s academic committee at the Università degli Studi Roma Tre (Roma Tre) in Italy is spending the spring semester working with The College to further […]

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Spotlight on Dr. Turco’s Global Sporting Event Research

Spotlight on Dr. Turco’s Global Sporting Event Research

New research published from the Olympic Games 2012 in London and the UEFA European Cup Championship 2012 in Poland fueled a lively episode of the Faculty Expert discussion series at Arcadia University. Dr. Douglas Michele Turco, Associate Dean of The College of Global Studies, and Dr. Nancy G. Rosoff, Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies […]

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Dr. Jaume Gelabert Presents at Florida Atlantic University

Dr. Jaume Gelabert Presents at Florida Atlantic University

Dr. Jaume Gelabert, Academic Director for Spain and Cuba and Director of the Arcadia Center for Catalan, Spanish and Mediterranean Studies in Barcelona, Spain, spoke at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, in September 2012. His lecture analyzed the multiple metaphors utilized by the media and professional politicians (Members of the Parliament) to encapsulate […]

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First African Film Festival Launched

First African Film Festival Launched

The first African Film Festival was launched in December 2012 at the Cultural Heritage Cinema Theatre in Arusha, Tanzania. This exciting and innovative event was organized by The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University in Arusha and Hakika Entertainment. The festival screened Tanzanian and Nigerian movies as well as documentaries from our students in […]

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VIDEO CONTEST WINNER! Arcadia University student Jared Greene

VIDEO CONTEST WINNER!  Arcadia University student Jared Greene

Congratulations to Jared Greene, the winner of our Video Contest! Mr. Greene is a 2012 graduate of Arcadia University, and spent a semester abroad studying at James Cook University in Australia. His video poses the question: What is studying abroad in Australia? He does a wonderful job of answering. You can view the video on […]

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