Holiday Concerts – Bring
your family and friends and join Arcadia alumni in special
holiday concerts this season. Hear A Renaissance Noel
in the Castle on Dec. 9. See Peter Nero and the Philly
POPS at the Kimmel Center on Dec. 18. And laugh with
the Canadian Brass in the Kimmel Center on Dec. 19. For
more information or to register online, click
here or call the Alumni Office at 215-572-2095.
Reunion 2006 – Mark your calendars for June 2-4,
2006. Classes that end in “1”and “6” celebrate
Reunion 2006, but all alumni are welcome to join the festivities.
Click here to see the full Reunion schedule of activities.
New Career Initiatives – The Alumni
Office offers a variety of services through the Alumni
Online Community to registered users:
- A Career Service
section, where you can post a job opening
or a resume and read about job openings and résumés
from the alumni of 400 colleges and universities in
the United States.
- The Alumni Online
Directory, where you can take advantage
of a Career Search option and become a mentor for
fellow alumni and students. You also can look for a mentor
in the community.
Online Community – To become a registered
user of the Online Community e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for
your confidential code.
Cast your vote! Vote
today for the new Alumni Association Board of Directors
and Nominating Committee, your Alumni Association leaders.
Check the Winter Herald 2006 for your ballot.
here to vote online.
Therapy Alumni – Pass
the word: The Physical Therapy Department is looking
for more e-mail addresses of PT alumni. Forward this
e-newsletter to fellow alumni, who can contact us at
email@example.com. And watch for information about PT
news and events.
Up To Date – You
can update your e-mail address and other personal information
in the Alumni Online Directory. Join Arcadia's
Alumni Online Community and look up classmates and
see their latest news! Contact the Alumni Office at
your one-time-use registration code, and join Arcadia's
password-protected Online Community at www.alumniconnections.com/arcadia.
from the Congo – Senior
Louis Herbst is giving worldwide voice to people in the
Democratic Republic of Congo. An aspiring history teacher,
Herbst chose the Congo, a hot-bed for political and social
unrest, for his ED 411 class inquiry. “I wanted to
give them a chance to speak their minds to the world,” Herbst
here to visit his Web site where he posts letters
written by the Congolese people. Herbst is working with
theatre student Sara Waxman, who donated
a laptop, and
Dennis Gallagher, Associate Dean of Teaching
Assessment and Assistant Professor of Psychology, who donated
a 35mm camera, to document human rights violations. Students
in Adjunct Professor Edith Stetser’s conversational
French class are translating the Congo letters into English.
Women in Iraq – With women on the ballot in upcoming
Iraqi elections, it remains to be seen what role women
will have in a new Iraqi society. Dr.
Hayat Alvi-Aziz is
an assistant professor in Arcadia’s new International
Studies program. She wrote about “The Human Rights
of Women and Social Transformation in the Arab Middle East” in
the Middle East Review of International Affairs in June
here for a discussion with Dr. Alvi-Aziz.
in Louisiana – “They have
lost everything, but few are depressed,” Dr.
Samuel M. Cameron, Professor
Emeritus of Psychology, wrote from Baton Rouge, La. He
filed reports about his three-week mission to provide counseling
and other psychological services to survivors of Hurricane
Katrina. Read Dr. Cameron’s journal entries at:
Faculty Spotlight – Click
here to find out what your favorite
faculty are doing and for their e-mail addresses.
Knight Madness – More than 600 students
packed Kuch Center to support the Arcadia athletic teams
and show their school spirit at a midnight rally in November.
here to see what school spirit looks like at Arcadia
Certificates – Arcadia
University has been approved by the Pennsylvania
Department of Education as a training program
provider for the ESL Program Specialist
Certificate. For specific information on
ESL contact Ellen
For more information on the ESL certificate
Plastic Arts – The
Arcadia University Art Gallery presents
Moscow Plastic Arts, an exhibition of new
photographs by Ithaca-based artist Nick
Muellner, through Dec. 18. The twenty ink-jet
prints in the exhibition depict views of
construction sites in and around Moscow.
They evoke both the Soviet celebration
of labor imagery and the austerity of American
Minimalist sculpture. To view images and
read more about the exhibit and gallery
hours, visit www.arcadia.edu/gallery.
a Paver on Your Gift List – The
Alumni Fund Walk of Pride winds through campus from the Castle and on past
the Wishing Well, with over 1,000 inscribed pavers installed on
it. Your paver could be added, too! March 1, 2006, is the deadline
for ordering and purchasing a paver to be installed on The Walk
prior to Reunion weekend (June 2-4, 2006). Once you have made a
gift to the Annual Fund 2006, you will receive a brochure with
a paver order form. For more information or to place an order by
phone, call the Annual Fund Office at 215-572-2124 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
the Knight Society – The Winter
2006 Herald is on its
way to your mailbox. Look for profiles of alumni such
as Patty Darling Kile, who will celebrate her 50th
Reunion and 50 years of loyal
giving, which makes her a charter member in the new
Knight Society. Use the response envelope in the Annual
Report and join her in the new Knight Society. Click
here for more information.