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The Arcadia University Alumni eNewsletter  | September 13, 2013

Sotomayor Speaks on Campus Oct. 22

Arcadia AthleticsArcadia University is pleased to announce U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will visit campus on October 22 at 7 p.m.

Justice Sotomayor’s My Beloved World was selected as summer reading for all incoming first-year and transfer students entering Arcadia in fall 2013. The book recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey that offers an inspiring testament to her own extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself.

Ticket information: Arcadia community members, including alumni, who wish to attend the presentation may enter a random drawing for available tickets by clicking here. You may only register once; those selected will receive one ticket for the event.

Those who do not receive a ticket may attend a live-streaming of the lecture in Stiteler Auditorium. Seating for the live-stream will be first-come, first-served.

Register Now for Arcadia University Homecoming Oct. 12

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Homecoming at Fall Fest brings the Arcadia family together on Saturday, October 12. Begin the day at 8 a.m. with a 5k Run sponsored by Quad-A (Arcadia Athletic Alumni Association). Proceeds will benefit Arcadia University Athletics. Run through our challenging campus course with students, families, alumni and community friends. Not a runner? Take a leisurely lap around the campus course at no cost.

The festivities continue as we cheer on the Knights at field hockey and soccer competitions; enjoy the Arcadia family picnic lunch; party under the tent at the Alumni Homecoming picnic dinner; enjoy a dessert reception sponsored by ALANA or a beer tasting in Landman Library, benefiting the Physical Therapy department. Watch a spectacular Fireworks display over the Castle before heading down to the Keswick Tavern to catch up with friends or stay and try your luck at Bingo Mania.

Click here for a complete listing of Homecoming events and to register online for a discount on the alumni picnic.

School of Education Hosts Naomi Hutchison Black ’63 for Lecture Oct. 10

Naomi Hutchison BlackNaomi Hutchison Black ’63 will be the inaugural speaker for The School of Education's Alumni Speaker Series, Thursday, October 10, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Dining Complex 107 (ampitheater).

She is the principal of the Yellow School at Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church, a private kindergarten in Houston, Texas. The vision of this series is to have Education alumni return to Arcadia to share with students and other alumni what they have learned about teaching, learning, and leading. The event will begin with a talk from Naomi Hutchison Black with a Q and A session to follow. All Education students and alumni are invited to attend.

Register by contacting the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@arcadia.edu or 215-572-2160. Limited parking will be available at Blankley Alumni House for registered alumni.

Highlights from the Campus 'Bulletin'

The Office of Career Education Invites Alumni to Events

Alumni are encouraged to take advantage of programs which are offered by Career Education throughout the year. Alumni are also invited to present on a career area of their expertise. Please contact Mark Gress, director of Career Education, to suggest your topic and arrange a date. All alumni are encouraged to attend any of the following programs. Registration is not necessary, except for the October 17 writing workshop. For more information, visit www.arcadia.edu/oce.

Upcoming events include:

USA Jobs, Government Resumes, and Applying to Federal Agencies
Wednesday, September 18
12 noon - 1 p.m., Commons Meeting Rooms 2 & 3 (2nd floor)

Social Media 101
Alumna Maya Basu Johnson ’97 presents on how to put your best professional presence forward on social media.
Thursday, September 26
7 - 8:30 p.m., Commons Meeting Rooms 2 & 3 (2nd floor)

Résumé Revival
Monday, October 7 - Friday, October 11
9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Knight Hall, Suite 133

Writing Workshop
Thursday, October 17
6 – 8 p.m. Commons Meeting Room 1 (2nd floor)
Cheryl Butler-Stahle ’03M, Author of the book Slices of Life: The Art and Craft of Memoir Writing, is on a quest to help people tell their stories one memoir at a time. Cheryl, a writing teacher and contributing author of a book of memoir vignettes entitled And the Wind Was No Longer Cold, created Slices of Life to help others (children through seniors) who wish to write their own memoirs. Start creating your memoir at this workshop for students and alumni! Registration is required.

Internship & Career Fair
Wednesday, October 23
1 - 4 p.m., Alumni Gymnasium, Kuch Center
The Fall Internship & Career Fair will be the largest fair that Arcadia University has ever hosted in terms of employer, student, and alumni attendance. Alumni from all class years are welcome to attend. There will be a wide range of employers, non-profit organizations, and graduate programs representing a variety of industries and institutions.

Limited reserved parking will be available to alumni in the Blankley Alumni House parking lot. A complimentary lunch will also be available from 12 noon to 2 p.m. in the Blankley conference room. Please register for the lunch by emailing alumni@arcadia.edu or calling 215-572-2160.

Alumna's Work Featured at Local Art Gallery

Meg Eubank ’05, ’07M is one of the local artists whose work is on exhibition in Bristol Township through October 18. The Gallery at Lower Bucks Campus, the permanent exhibition space at Bucks County Community College in Bristol Township, features “Tuxedo”. An opening reception of the show, which features works of art in black and white, takes place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday September 13.

At the reception, participating artists in attendance will be dressed in black and white. Norman F. Simms, who has been formally studying art since 1973 and recently received his master of fine arts degree from the Academy of Arts in San Francisco, will define what black and white is, how we perceive it in our world, and how it is used in the art world.

“Tuxedo” includes more than 130 works of art. Participating in the show are members of Artists of Bristol on the Delaware, Artsbridge, Artists of Yardley, the New Hope Art League, and individual artists. For each piece sold, 25 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the BCCC Foundation’s Scholarship Fund.

The Gallery at Lower Bucks Campus is located on the first level of the college at 1304 Veterans Highway, Bristol, Pa., 19007. It is open during regular campus hours. Admission and parking are free. For information, call 267-685-4800.

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