February of each year provides a focal point in the US to center Black excellence, Black vibrancy, and to lift up the many contributions and accomplishments of African Americans who have not only paved the way for others with their great works but also continue to shape American culture and identity. More
Drew Villierme-Lightfoot is a Program Manager for England, Wales, and Chile. He shares some of the history of Pride Month and also some of the LGBTQ events that our students have participated in.
June is LGBTQ Pride Month across the globe. Typically… More
Dr. Brittani Smit is the Resident Director for our South Africa programs. She shares her experience navigating the new world of online learning.
When I moved to South Africa nearly ten years ago, I did so because I was drawn to its jaw-dropping beauty… More
Drew Villierme-Lightfoot is a Program Manager for England, Wales, and Chile. He shares his experience navigating his identity while working overseas.
I was 22 years old, had just graduated from college, and had just broken up with my first long-term… More
Many students study abroad to connect with their heritage language and culture. For this month’s Staff Voices post, Michelle Isel-Margolis, Assistant Director of Student Services, shares how study abroad brought her closer to her cultural heritage.
For this month’s Staff Voices post, Chanae Brown, a Program Manager for Scotland, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, and Greece shares her perspective on navigating another culture as a student of color.
My first time going abroad by myself, I left… More
Hannah Leidich currently works as Assistant Director Of Health, Safety, and Security at the College of Global Studies. In this edition of our Staff Voices series, Hannah shares her experience with navigating overwhelming times while living in Prague… More
By Drew Villierme-Lightfoot, Program Manager for ENGLAND & WALES
On August 22nd, Diversity Abroad held a regional meetup in Philadelphia, a networking event with a short round-table discussion. Arcadia's College of Global Studies was very well represented… More
Darius Carey currently works as an Institutional Relations Manager at the College of Global Studies. He studied abroad in 2014 at the University of Ghana in West Africa. To support his efforts, Darius was awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, The… More
In the second blog for our Staff Voices series, Polly Penter, Associate Director of Student Services, London, shares her experience with mental health and shares a few tips for students joining us on Arcadia programs.
I’ve lived with anxiety and depression… More