The following local students earned spots on the Dean's List at Arcadia University during the 2007 semester:o Helen Dwyer, a resident of Coatesville, earned placement during the spring semester
o Kaitlin O'Malley, a resident of Parkesburg, earned placement during the fall semester
These local students were among more than 200 students on the list and were honored at an on-campus ceremony in March. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.67 to 3.89 and complete at least 12 credits during the semester. Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in metropolitan Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad-celebrating 60 years of study abroad in 2008. The 2007 Open Doors report ranks Arcadia University second in teh nation among master's universities in the percentage of undergraduate students studying abroad. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia University among the top 25 master's universities in the North and recognizes it as one of the top 20 study abroad programs in the nation. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and prosper in a diverse and dynamic world.