February 12, 2008
Arcadia University Bulletin
February 12, 2008 A Weekly Publication Highlighting Arcadia News and Events

Campus News

Scholarships Available for Summer Study Abroad in France

Eiffel TowerSpecial scholarships are available for summer study abroad in France, thanks to the generosity of Marie-Louise Vermeiren Jackson, a member of Arcadia University's Board of Trustees. Arcadia's Center for Education Abroad announced the availability of scholarship funds specifically directed toward undergraduate students participating in a new summer program at Arcadia's affiliated campus in Paris. The four-week Paris experience offers qualified students unique interdisciplinary curriculum through which they will study French language (at a level appropriate for them) as well as European and French international relations, politics, and government. This opportunity is based at the American Graduate School of International Relations and Diplomacy in Paris. Get information on the program in Paris or find out more about Arcadia’s diverse summer offerings. Generous financial assistance is available for the summer-in-Paris program. If you are interested in applying for this aid, please contact Sue Richardson, France Program Coordinator, at Arcadia’s Center for Education Abroad at 215-572-2901.

Reward An Outstanding Professor

Do you have a favorite professor—someone who is an especially effective classroom teacher? Return the favor for all that great instruction by nominating him or her for the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. Fill out this form and return it to the Provost’s Office (Taylor 103) by Feb. 29.

Arcadia Conservation Efforts Start with Recycling

Recycle LogoEver wondered what happens to bottles, cans and paper at Arcadia? Just what does Arcadia recycle? Under the Arcadia Cares program, the list is growing, says Associate Vice President of Facilities Tom Macchi. Check out the many things Arcadia recycles, and watch for more “green” news in each Bulletin.

Arcadia recycles:

1. Light bulbs.
2. Computers and associated parts.
3. Clay from the pottery studio—reprocessed and reused.
4. Diseased and/or hazardous trees—Limbs and their associated leaves are ground up and used for mulch.
5. Tree transplanting—In lieu of cutting down trees, Arcadia has transplanted (moved out of harm’s way) many large-caliber trees to other parts of campus.
6. Building materials.
7. Blacktop.
8. Concrete.
9. Office paper to include all shredded documents.
10. Corrugated boxes. Read more.

Check Out Arcadia's New Billboard

Study Abroad Billboard
Jeff Kratohwill '10, Jon Toomey '10 and Laura Wentz '10 beam from Arcadia's new billboard.

Next time you're near 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, be sure to look for Arcadia's new billboard. The billboard, advertising Arcadia's national leadership in study abroad, is located at the corner of 30th and Arch Streets (between the Cira Center and 30th Street Station) in West Philadelphia. It will be on display until the first week of April.

Summer Program in Tanzania Begins June 2008

Arcadia’s Center for Education Abroad offers students a unique summer study abroad opportunity at Arcadia’s peace education center in Arusha, Tanzania. This academic experience focuses on the study of human rights at the Nyerere Centre for Peace Research. Arcadia established this innovative program in partnership with the East African Community. EAC is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda. The EAC aims at widening and deepening cooperation among the partner states in political, economic and social fields for their mutual benefit. Read more.

Who’s that Dirty Rat?

Calvin Wang wearing maskIn honor of the lunar Year of the Rat, which began Feb. 7, Arcadia’s Sciences Librarian Calvin Wang sported a mask that he hand-fabricated for the occasion. His own design, its raw materials are milk carton plastic and meat packing plastic foam held together by copious amounts of staples and hot glue. Following the traditional Chinese calendar, this year is 4706. China adopted the western calendar in 1911 but uses the native numeration for ceremonial purposes.

Wang started the tradition of making a mask last year to help celebrate Chinese New Year with a Fort Washington adoption agency. Bethany Christian Services is the local office of a national social services organization through which Wang and his wife adopted their own two children, Evangeline (9) and Israel (6). Read more.

Get a Job with Conference Services

The Conference Services Department is looking for student workers for their summer positions. Positions will begin with training on May 20 and end in August between Aug. 10 and Aug. 17. They are looking for individuals who:

  • Have the ability to work varied hours between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. with on-call duty rotation in the evenings, plus varied hours on weekends.
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of guests e.g., summer camps, adult educational conferences as well as on campus constituents.
  • Can perform entry-level office work, e.g. filing, making copies, answering phones, etc.
  • Are flexible and able to handle minor set-ups and other duties as assigned.
  • Are willing to live in campus housing for the summer with other students.

Those who have worked for Conference Services in the summer and want to return also must reapply. Stop by the Conference Services Office in the lower level of Dilworth Hall to pick up an application or grab one here. Applications are due by Feb. 29. Interviews will take place during the week of March 3.

Want to Tell Some Arcadia Secrets?

PostcardThe Fine Arts Learning Community is inviting the campus community to share a secret as part of the Learning Community Celebration through its “Secret Postcards” project. “Create a postcard that shows, explains, illustrates, or narrates a secret you have,” says Carole Loeffler, Assistant Professor Fine Arts. “Let it go! Share it with others. See how many others share the same feelings and experiences. Get as creative as you can!” The Secret Postcard Project is for anyone in the Arcadia community...not just students! The post cards will be on exhibit during the celebration Feb. 26. The postcard must be 4x6 inches and anonymous. Students are asked to create interesting postcards that show a secret they would like to let go. The project is modeled after www.postsecret.blogspot.com. The anonymous drop off location is on the counter in the mail room in the box marked "secret postcards." Read more about the rules.

Genetic Counseling Supports Fund with Community Service

Wine in Winter FundraiserOn Saturday, Feb. 2, the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund held a successful fundraiser, “Wine in Winter,” at the Lulu Temple. Kathy Valverde, Director of the Genetic Counseling program, and six graduate students donated time and energy assisting as hosts and wait staff at the food and wine tasting. The event raised more than $16,000.

“It was the best fundraiser we’ve ever had!” said Peggy Dolan, the executive director of KADMF.  With over 300 attendees, “Wine in Winter” will become KADMF’s signature annual event.

The six Genetic Counseling Graduate Students who participated are Lauren Coffey, Melanie Charles, Amanda Dewys, Tiffany Turner, Sarah Primeau and Holly Feret. For more information or to donate to the fund, visit www.kadmf.org.

Register Now for Greater Philadelphia Teacher Job Fair

Teacher Job FairThe sale is on for tickets to the Greater Philadelphia Teacher Job Fair! Arcadia University students and alumni can register with the Office of Career Development until Feb. 26 for $5, cash or checks only. Tickets are $10 cash at the door for all on-site registrants. The Office of Career Development hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and Tuesday evenings until 7 p.m. Tickets can be ordered by contacting careerservices@arcadia.edu or calling 215-572-2939. The fair is Tuesday, March 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at West Chester University. Go to www.dvec.net, click on “Candidates” for information about participating employers, parking and directions.

Deadline for Ordering Graduation Attire is Feb. 15

Graduating seniors who are planning to participate in the undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on May 16 must order their attire by Feb. 15. Complete the order form online at www.arcadia.edu/comattire. For more information, contact Student Affairs at 215-572-2933.

Don’t Have a Ride? Help Bring PhillyCarShare to Campus

Help to bring a vehicle from PhillyCarShare to campus by signing up for a membership. Simply fill out the application form. Consider the “Basic Freedom” plan, which has no monthly fees. Become eligible for a discount by checking the student box and typing Arcadia University in the school name field. All Arcadia University community members are eligible for a $20 credit by typing "Arcadia20" in the promotional code field.

Attend a Study Abroad Information Session

Study AbroadMeet with a study abroad adviser and other Arcadia students who have studied abroad to learn more about study abroad options at a Study Abroad Information Session. Arcadia has Pathways to Study Abroad for every major. For more information contact the Office of International Services at 215-572-2867. Discussion topics include:

  • Costs—Arcadia students study abroad on affiliated programs for the same tuition and housing fees as if they were spending the semester on the Glenside campus.
  • Scholarships and financial aid—All financial aid and merit scholarships, with the exception of work study, apply to a semester abroad.
  • Programs options—Arcadia offers more than 100 programs in 13 countries, with Pathways to Study Abroad for every major. New Majors Abroad Programs require an entire year of study abroad.
  • Information about academic policies and program deadlines.

Study Abroad Info Sessions are Wednesdays in the Oak Summit Social Room, Building C, from 7 to 8 p.m., on Feb. 20, March 19, March 26, April 9, April 23. Sessions also are Tuesdays in the Faculty/Staff Dining Room from 5 to 6 p.m. on Feb. 26, April 1, and April 15.

campus Happenings

Arcadia Focuses on Environmental Issues

Dr. Jeffrey Schultz Peter Siskind
Dr. Jeffrey Shultz
Dr. Peter Siskind

Arcadia joined more than 1,300 other educational institutions Jan. 31 in a project called Focus the Nation through the efforts of Dr. Jeffrey Shultz, Assistant Provost for Special Projects and Professor of Education. The goal was to present information regarding global warming and other environmental crises, as well as to offer suggestions for ways of reducing negative impact on the environment.

Jeff Murphy, a senior Individualized Environmental Sociology major who is working on his thesis, spoke on the data he is collecting and calculating on the greenhouse emissions that the campus puts out on an average. Murphy told the audience that since he came to Arcadia four years ago, a lot has changed, with the students becoming more environmentally active. “It is really on the students to get things done, and if students don’t bring it up, then it’s not going to get recognized as a problem.” Murphy referenced the United Nations declaration that all nations be educated on environmental matters and the idea of sustainability meaning that “our needs are met without compromising the needs of others.” He noted the change in Arcadia’s food services and how the leftovers are being donated to soup kitchens and facilities that are using biodegradable cleaners. He closed by saying that “higher education had a lot of power in the situation because of the amount of influence they have and the number of people who are involved in the cause.” Read more.

upcoming events

Let's Go: Find out what's happening at Arcadia University

2008 Student Biennial Art Exhibit, through Feb. 24

Student Biennial Art Exhibit LogoThe Arcadia University Art Gallery presents the 2008 Student Biennial Art Exhibit, on display until Feb. 24. The showcase consists of  52 student works that were selected from 194 entries by outside juror Elyse Gonzales, Assistant Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia. View participants.

Black Art Instillation/Regeneration, Feb. 13

The Arcadia University community is invited to attend the many Black History Month events sponsored by the Black Awareness Society and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Each week in February has a theme: Black Music, Black Art, Black History and Black Education. “We thank you in advance for supporting our events,” said Natalie Harris ’08, President of the Black Awareness Society. “All are welcome.”

  • Black Art: Come to The Chat between noon and 4 p.m. to see Black Art Instillation/Regeneration, interpretations of famous works by African American artists and original pieces by artists from the Arcadia community.
  • Black History: The third week of February is the Black History theme. Feb. 20 is Blast from the Past from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Kuch Hospitality Suite. Learn about African American historical figures and how they influenced and shaped America.
  • Black Education: The final week of February features African American History Jeopardy on Feb. 29 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Kuch 204/206. “Get a chance to use your brain, but also gain knowledge by coming out to play African American History Jeopardy,” Harris adds. View more events.

Graduating in May? Get a Professional Life Preview, Feb. 13

What will that first job be like? Get a sneak peak in the Professional Life Preview, offered by the Office of Career Development on Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the University Gallery Room in Landman Library. Making the transition from college to a first professional job can be an adventure! From finding that ideal job, to understanding job offers, to personal finance and transition, there are a number of decisions that new graduates typically need to make. The Professional Life Preview is designed to help students graduating in May make the most of their next opportunity and outline effective strategies for beating the stress of transition.

“PLP should help seniors approach graduation with confidence and knowledge of what to expect after graduation,” says Mike Hertel, Director of Career Development. “If you’re graduating in May, you should plan to attend!” Advance registration is NOT required. Professional Life Preview features a panel of professionals who will share their unique insights into the college-to-career transition. Read more.

Physical Therapy Students Present Research Projects, Feb. 14

On Thursday, Feb. 14, the campus community is invited to attend the Department of Physical Therapy’s Class of 2008 Research Day events. The day includes research presentations beginning at 9 a.m. and an awards ceremony at 11:30 a.m. in Stiteler Auditorium in Murphy Hall. The afternoon includes a Case Report Poster Session from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Carlin Wing Labs in the Health Sciences Building. The research topics pursued by this year's graduating class include strength training for children with cerebral palsy, the long-term consequences of hip fractures, and muscle activation in shoulder rotator cuff injuries. View schedule.

The Class of 2008 candidates for the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree will graduate on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 10:30 a.m. in Stiteler Auditorium. Heather Elizabeth Hartman ’08 D.P.T. will sing the national anthem, and Robert Valpacchio ’08 D.P.T. will give the student address. Dr. Timothy W. Flynn, Associate Professor and Manual Therapy Fellowship Coordinator at Regis University will give the Commencement Address. Tickets are needed for the ceremony in Stiteler, with overflow seating in Brubaker 102. The ceremony also will be cable-cast live on AUTV that morning.

Government Career Information Fair, Feb. 20

Not sure what “government work” really is? Take this opportunity to learn more. A Government Career Information Fair is planned for Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Cabrini College in the Atrium of Grace Hall. Federal, state and local agencies will be in attendance at this fair, offering internships, full-time, part-time and summer jobs. The federal government alone is expected to add more than 200,000 jobs over the next three years. Now that’s worth talking about! Transportation from  Arcadia is available. Register with the Office of Career Development in Knight Hall 133 between 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., or e-mail careerservices@arcadia.edu or call 215-572-2939.

Race and the Presidential Election, Feb. 20

Race Matters, a Campus-Wide Discussion on Race, presents “Race and the 2008 Presidential Campaign” on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in the University Gallery Room in Landman Library. The campus community is invited, and lunch is provided. Race Matters is sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, the Office of Student Affairs, the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. For more information, contact John Noakes, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, 215-572-2897.

The Arts Lecture Trilogy Presents Basquiat, Feb. 21Double Triology Poster

The Fine Arts Department is sponsoring Double Trilogy, three art flicks and three faculty lectures, all on Thursday nights this spring. These events all begin at 6:30 p.m. in Brubaker 102. The Faculty Lectures are an hour long, and the movies range in time. The first movie was Frida on Jan. 24. The remaining events are:

  • Feb. 21, Art Movie Series: Basquiat chronicles the meteoric rise to fame of the gifted and charismatic young New York artist Jean-Michel Basquiat as he emerged from the streets of the East Village to become an internationally renowned sensation.
  • Feb. 28, Faculty Lecture: Karen Misher, Assistant Professor of Metals and Jewelry, talks about the history of metals and jewelry and defines what “wearable” means to her artistic practice. She teaches metals and jewelry among other classes here at Arcadia.
  • April 3, Art Movie Series: The Way Things Go is a film without narration or interviews that simply records the self-destructing performances of Fischli’s and Weiss’ most ambitious construction: 100 feet of physical interactions, chemical reactions, and precisely crafted chaos worthy of Rube Goldberg or Alfred Hitchcock.
  • April 10, Faculty Lecture: Alyssa Krill, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, presents recent posters and design projects. She is a Graphic Designer and teaches many Graphic Design courses and others in the Fine Art Department. View more events.

The Tempest, Feb. 21 to March 2

Tempest PosterArcadia University Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s The Tempest Feb. 21 to March 2 on the MainStage. Arcadia Assistant Professor Kathryn Petersen, an actress and playwright herself, will lead the cast of students in Shakespeare’s final masterpiece. The Tempest has long been regarded as one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, featuring a crew of royal revelers who have been shipwrecked on a magical island. Tickets for Arcadia University MainStage Productions can be reserved online by e-mailing arcadiatheatre@arcadia.edu or by using TicketLeap.

Men’s Lacrosse Club Opens Season with Community Service and Double-Header, Feb. 23-24

Members of the Men’s Lacrosse Club—Matt Bauer (midfielder), Mark Bauer (attack man), Stephen Choromanski (midfielder), Ian Magill (defenseman), Kyle McIntyre (midfielder) and Jason Winkler (goaltender)—will be volunteering and demonstrating their lacrosse skills in helping to promote a new youth lacrosse program in the Germantown area in association with the Philadelphia Youth Lacrosse League (PHYLL) program on Saturday, Feb. 23, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Simon Recreation Center located at 7200 Woolston Ave. (at Walnut Lane) in Philadelphia.

PHYLL is for boys ages 7-17 who reside in Philadelphia. The league also offers an instructional program for 7-8 year olds and a travel program for 9-14 year olds. Parents and players who are interested should attend the demonstration. For more information, please e-mail GtownLaxClub@aol.com, or call 215-834-3709.

The Arcadia University Men’s Lacrosse Club will be opening its inaugural season with a round-robin double-header on Feb. 24 at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., versus Lafayette College and Wilkes University. For information on Arcadia’s men’s lacrosse club, contact Dr. Lester Sdorow at 215-572-4089 or e-mail: sdorow@arcadia.edu.

Learning Community Celebration, Feb. 25-26

Join first-year students for the Learning Community Celebration on Monday, Feb. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m. and Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 4 to 9 p.m. in The Chat. On Monday and Tuesday, Learning Communities will have scrapbooks and display boards set up as well as do short demonstrations and presentations. At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Helene Klein’s Learning Community along with a few other groups will be hosting Arcadia Feud (think Family Feud but Arcadia-style). The celebration is sponsored by the Learning Community groups, Student Affairs and Academic Affairs as part of the national Learning Community Celebration Week. These events are open to the campus community. Up to five people can compete on each team. E-mail Helene Klein for further information.

Department of Psychology Workshop, March 6

The Department of Psychology will conduct a Continuing Education Workshop, "Developing a Thriving Private Practice, More than a Hobby: Ethical & Practical Considerations,” on Thursday, March 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Boyer Hall, Room 114. Psychologists, LPCs, social workers, and other mental health professionals as well as students in Psychology, Counseling Psychology, or Sociology graduate programs are invited to attend. Tonya Ladipo, LCSW, will be conducting the workshop. Attendees are eligible for 3 APA CE credits and/or NBCC CE credits. Undergraduates also are welcome to attend. Please contact Carol Lyman at x4693 for registration costs and information.

Honors Convocation will be Saturday, March 29

Dr. Jerry GreinerFull-time, adjunct faculty and emeriti faculty and administrators are invited to march in the academic procession for Honors Convocation on Saturday, March 29, at 10:30 a.m. in Kuch Center. Faculty should use the online response form or contact the University Relations Office at 215-572-2969 to indicate whether they plan to attend. Students on the Graduate and Undergraduate Dean’s List and Distinguished Honors List will be notified by letter. The ceremony is open to the public.

Faculty and administrators who do not own academic attire can rent needed items from the Bookstore no later than Feb. 28. For questions concerning faculty attire rental, please contact the Bookstore at 215-572-2971.

Check the online Events Calendar at http://calendar.arcadia.edu.

Foreign Correspondence

First-Year Student Chronicles Semester in LondonChelsea St. Onge-May

Chelsea St. Onge-May, a First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) student double majoring in History and Political Science, is writing about her Spring 2008 semester at City University in London, England, for the Bridgton News (Bridgton, Maine). Her first article, about her in-country orientation, appeared on Jan. 24. She heard Welsh, “an incredibly lyrical and singsong language,” spoken aloud. She was awed by Westminster Abbey, “a stellar maze of history” entombing Chaucer, Dickens, Newton and Darwin. And she transited the Tube at King’s Cross Station, concluding her story by saying, “For the time begin, I can officially say I live in London—and am overjoyed about it.”

Have a Fantastic Time Studying Abroad? Share Your Experience!

University Relations is looking for study abroad experiences from current Arcadia students and alumni. Let us know—through writings, photos, videos or audio clips—what you learned and how it has impacted your life. Experiences will be posted as part of Arcadia's celebration of 60 years of studying abroad and may be used in other University publications. Visit www.arcadia.edu/studyabroadmemories for guidelines and submission forms.

Scholarly and Creative Accomplishments


Shultz, Skilton-Sylvester Present New Curriculum at ACE

A six-person team consisting of Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Dr. Michael Berger, Associate Dean for Internationalization and Director of International Peace and Conflict Resolution Dr. Warren Haffar, Vice President for Arcadia’s Center for Education Abroad Dr. David Larsen, Assistant Provost for Special Projects Dr. Jeff Schultz, Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Education Dr. Norah Shultz, and Associate Professor of Education and Director of Global Connections Dr. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester, represented Arcadia University this month at the annual meeting of the American Council on Education’s Internationalization Collaborative in Washington, D.C. The Arcadia group met 170 faculty and administrator colleagues from throughout the country for two days of presentations and discussions about ongoing progress toward meaningful campus internationalization. Following remarks from ACE’s Vice President for International Affairs, Madeleine Green, regarding curriculum and internationalization and the vital role of faculty, Norah Shultz and Skilton-Sylvester made a timely and well-received presentation on Arcadia’s new undergraduate curriculum, effective for new students in Fall 2008. Read more.

Moore, Skilton-Sylvester Share Interdisciplinary Curricula

Assistant Professor of Art Gregg Moore and Dr. Ellen Skilton-Sylvester, Associate Professor of Education and Director of Global Connections, presented “Designing Interdisciplinary Curricula for Global Learning” at the regional NAFSA conference in Baltimore. They presented with representatives from Dickinson University who also have been a part of the Shared Futures project. Arcadia is one of a handful of colleges chosen to take part in the national Shared Futures initiative of the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Being chosen to participate in Shared Futures is recognition of Arcadia’s curricular development and an opportunity to share the University's expertise. The “Global Connections” emphasis of Arcadia’s innovative new undergraduate curriculum is one result of the university’s participation in this program. Read more.

Larsen Juries Next Paul Simon Award Recipients

On Monday, Feb. 4, Vice President for Arcadia’s Center for Education Abroad Dr. David Larsen was in Washington, D.C., to serve as one of five jurors on a national panel to select the 2008 recipients of NAFSA’s Sen. Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization. The five institutions selected will be announced later this month. Arcadia University received a Paul Simon Award in 2006. The prestigious Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization recognized Arcadia's creation of an integrative learning environment infused with international and multicultural experiences. The award is named for the late U.S. Sen. Paul Simon, who believed strongly in the need for America's future leaders to know and understand the broader world.

Brinker Publishes Paper on Tax Conduits

Thomas M. Brinker, Professor of Accounting, co-wrote with W. Richard Sherman, Professor of Accounting at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, an article on “Using Tax Conduits in Financial and Estate Planning: An Integrative Asset Protection Approach with Family Limited Partnerships and Offshore Trusts,” for the December 2007/January 2008 Journal of Practical Estate Planning.

Paradis Interviewed about Civil War Black History

Dr. James Paradis, Adjunct Professor of History, was mentioned in the Jan. 28 Times News (Leighton, Pa.) on his speaking engagement at the Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, in celebration of Black History Month. Paradis is the author of The 6th United States Colored Infantry in the Civil War and African Americans and the Gettysburg Campaign. The article describes Paradis’ presentations to many Civil War Round Tables, historical organizations and black history symposiums. His most recent contribution to Civil War black history is an essay titled “Flexing the Sable Arm: Lincoln’s Pragmatic Approach to Employing Black Troops,” which appears in the book Beyond Combat: Essays in Military History in Honor of Russell F. Weigly,” edited by Edward Longacre and Theodore J. Zeman (2008).

sports update

Caitlin Sparks Kim Milligan

Women’s Basketball Extends Winning Streak to Three

(7-13) Women’s Basketball notched their third straight win, with two wins coming in Middle Atlantic Conference play. The accomplishment is a first for the program under the direction of head coach Shannon Howley. The Knights avenged two earlier league losses this week, with a 71-67 win over Delaware Valley on Wednesday night, followed by a 57-56 victory over King’s on Saturday. The team stands at 7-13 overall and 4-4 in Freedom Conference action. 

While the team has yet to notch a victory on the road, the players hope to turn that around with four conference games still to play, three of which are road games for the Knights. With two of the four games against lower-seeded teams—Manhattanville (2-7) and Wilkes (0-8)—Arcadia hopes to erase its winless road streak in the pursuit of one of the four playoff berths. Read more.

Men’s Basketball Preps for Playoff Push

Bobby Mulholland Sterling Green

(9-12) Men’s Basketball nearly pulled off an upset Saturday afternoon in Glenside, falling to defending Freedom Conference champions King’s College, 62-60. The loss gave the Knights a 1-1 record in a week of conference action, fueled by two outstanding performances from junior guard Bobby Mulholland

Mulholland led the Knights across five categories in the team’s 72-54 win over Delaware Valley College Wednesday night, with 18 points, seven rebounds, six assists, three steals and two blocked shots. On Saturday, he drained 14 points including two crucial three-pointers as the Knights nearly pulled off the upset over the Monarchs. Read more.

Swimming Sets 14 School Records During MAC Championship

John Konieczny Michelle McCandless

(Men's 3-8, Women's 3-9) After setting six new school records on the final day of the Middle Atlantic Conference Swimming Championship, a total of 14 over the weekend, Arcadia Swimming concluded the 2007-08 campaign  with the women finishing in 9th place (60 points) and the men in 7th (167) in the nine-team field.  Albright captured the women’s team championship, finishing with 753 points. Widener won the men’s crown with 869 points.

The men concluded their season with a 3-8 overall record. The women posted a 3-9 record in the first season under head coach Steven Rote. The Knights say goodbye to six seniors who have been the backbone of the program over the last four years: Bryan Alexander, LJ Morgan and Brendan Peters on the men's side and Michelle McCandless, Katie Jamiolkowski and Dana Rambo on the women's squad. Read more.

In the News

Alumni in the News

Delante Keys ’07 who earned a B.F.A. in Acting, is one of six actors portraying more than 100 roles in Seth Rozin’s Black Gold, a hilarious, fast-paced, vaudevillian take on what happens when a man living in Detroit’s inner-city tries to find a sure-fire way to earn the cash he needs to send his only son to college. Black Gold is currently at InterAct Theatre Company, in Philadelphia now and until Feb. 24.

Publication Information

Contributors: Donna Whitlock '05, University Relations, Joy Zazzera, Athletics, Jenny Drake '08 andKathleen Leatherdale '08. Photos: Joshua Blustein and Lori Bauer. Web Producers: Sue Gettlin and Purnell Cropper, University Relations. Managing Editor: Lori Bauer, University Relations.

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