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The Arcadia University Alumni eNewsletter  | December 2013

Happy Holidays from the Office of Alumni Relations

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The Office of Alumni Relations wishes you a wonderful holiday season, with health and happiness in the new year. We hope to see you in 2014 at an upcoming event! Please stop by Blankley Alumni House when you visit campus.

IMBA Alumni Celebrate Tassel Night in Singapore

Singapore Alumni Approximately 80 members of the Arcadia University MBA Alumni Association of Singapore hosted Tassel Night 2013 on Nov. 20 at the Singapore Cricket Club in Singapore. Dr. Steve O. Michael, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, and Mary McRae, vice president for University Advancement, traveled to Singapore for the event, meeting and speaking with members of the alumni association and Aventis. View more photos. Read more.

Career Education Announces Spring Career Fairs

Recruit Philly Alumni Only Career Fair - Thursday, January 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Hub (2929 Arch Street, Mezzanine Level, Philadelphia, PA) Meet over 50 of the top companies in the Philadelphia area that have hundreds of diverse job openings. Meet, greet, and network with top companies in the region. To register and review all employers, please click here.

Spring Internship and Career Fair - Tuesday, March 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Kuch Alumni Gymnasium at Arcadia University. Employers and job seekers are welcome to attend. Please contact Mark Gress, director of Career Education, if you are an employer wishing to attend. More information will follow in the new year.

Highlights from the Campus Bulletin

Music Department Hosts Upcoming Events

Singapore Alumni In celebration of Scottish Poet Robert Burns, join us for a traditional Scottish dinner, music, and dancing! A Scottish Céilídh will be held on Friday, January 24. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event runs from 7 to 11 p.m. Kilts are optional, but dress to impress! Beer, wine, and whiskey are available for those over 21 and with valid I.D. at event. Tickets are $35 for non-students by credit card online. To purchase tickets, please click here. For more information, contact Dr. Karen Scott at scottk@arcadia.edu.

The string ensemble and choir will perform on Sunday, January 26 at 3 p.m. in Stiteler Auditorium. This concert is free and open to the public.

Swiss Ambassador to Present on Viability of United Nations, January 30

On Thursday, January 30, Paul R. Seger, ambassador of Switzerland, presents “The UN at 68: Close to Retirement or Still Able to Tackle Global Challenges?” Presented by the Office of International Affairs as part of their Global Dialogue Series, the talk is scheduled for 2 p.m. in the Castle Mirror Room.

Since 2010, Seger has served as the permanent representative of Switzerland to the United Nations (UN). Before presenting his credentials to Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in 2010, he served as head of the Directorate of International Law and legal adviser of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Berne; as ambassador of Switzerland to the Principality of Liechtenstein; as head of the Swiss Delegation to the Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine (CCNR) (2003-2009); as president of the CNNR (2006-2007); and as a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration. Read more.

Register for Arcadia University's Summer Sessions

You can review and register for summer courses, workshops, and other programs—plus, get complete information—right now at www.arcadia.edu/summer.

Summer is a perfect time for alums to pursue additional educational interests aimed at enhancing your career knowledge and discover new topics. If you have any general questions about summer sessions, feel free to email Margi Wallace at wallacem@arcadia.edu.

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