Honors Students, Alumni Meet Their Match
at Speed-Networking Event
On Sept. 19, Arcadia University students and alumni filled the spacious Commons Meeting Room for a round robin-style speed-networking event organized by the Honors Program and the Office of Alumni Relations, with guidance from the Office of Career Education. The event launched an ongoing initiative that will connect 54 Honors students with 33 alumni mentors, who were recruited through an application process.
By the end of the night, each student had shared their academic and career goals and interests with all the alumni on hand, on the way to finding the right mentor-mentee match. Read more and view photos.
Alumni Invited to Fall Internship & Career Fair
The Office of Career Education is bringing more than 30 businesses and non-profit organizations to campus for Arcadia University’s Fall Internship & Career Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Commons Great Room.
During the fair, students and alumni should be prepared to present employers with copies of their résumé, a 30-second overview of their qualifications, and an enthusiastic demeanor. Professional business attire is highly recommended in order to achieve a valuable interactive experience with employers. Registration is required. Read more.
Alumna's Artwork Featured in 'Full Spectrum'
“Onrush of Time,” a print by Kay WalkingStick ’59, ’11H, is featured in Full Spectrum: Prints from the Brandywine Workshop at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
The exhibition, on display though Nov. 25, is comprised of work from more than a dozen artists and focuses on the Brandywine Workshop’s commitment to the medium of printmaking in the Philadelphia region.
Walkingstick received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Arcadia in 2011 for her accomplishments as an artist.
View prints from the Brandywine Workshop in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s collection.
Rafferty ’84M Speaks at King of Prussia Campus
On Sept. 27, Greater Valley Forge's Public Policy Committee hosted a private meeting with Senator John Rafferty ’84M at Arcadia University's School of Continuing Studies King of Prussia Campus.
More than 40 GVF partners gathered to hear Senator Rafferty talk about the future of transportation funding and infrastructure projects, in particularly the Public-Private Partnership (P3) legislation, which was signed into law in July.
Photo: Yassmin Gramian, Vice President of HNTB, Senator John Rafferty ’84M, Dan Kerr, Limerick Township Manager, Rob Henry, GVF Executive Director, and Dr. Erik Nelson, Dean, School of Continuing Studies, Arcadia University