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Caitlin Burns•July 15, 2021
On July 16, 2001, Beaver College becomes Arcadia University. In November of the previous academic year, the name change was announced to students at a midnight celebration.
Arcadia University students move in fall 2002.
With the renovations to Landman Library complete, Arcadia University administration (President Emerita Dr. Bette E. Landman center) cuts the ribbon at the dedication in 2003.
Student ambassadors wear Arcadia University t-shirts during the 2004 New Student Orientation.
Arcadia University's cheer team performs during a 2005 basketball game.
2006 spring break service trip to Louisiana to assist with Hurricane Katrina relief.
Attendees select their handmade bowls during the 2007 Empty Bowl event, which raises awareness for hunger in the community.
Arcadia University students play quidditch on Haber Green in 2008.
Arcadia University students perform during the 2009 Mr. Beaver competition.
“Snowmageddon” at Arcadia University in February 2010.
In 2011, international students participate in a camp hosted by the Office of International Affairs (now the Division of Civic and Global Engagement).
Arcadia University’s Athletics Department breaks ground in 2012 on Easton Field (now the Jane Lenox West field).
In 2013, the Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate launches for students with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities to have the opportunity to participate in a post-secondary academic-, vocational- and social inclusion-focused program.
Arcadia University's women’s lacrosse team wins the 2014 MAC Championship.
Doctor of Physical Therapy students pour buckets of ice water over their heads as part of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in 2015.
Arcadia Exhibitions installs “Pati Hill: Photocopier–A Survey of Prints and Books (1974-83)” in 2016, curated by Richard Torchia and supported by The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage.
Arcadia University student organizations Melanin in Action and POWER, with additional collaboration by Pan-African Studies; Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department; Office of the Provost; Young Democratic Socialists of Arcadia University; and Act 101/Gateway to Success, host the Day of Silence and Break the Silence Workshop in 2017 to ignite cultural change on campus.
Arcadia University's baseball team wins the 2018 MAC Championship.
Arcadia University launches a co-educational esports program as a varsity sport in the fall 2019.
Arcadia University perseveres through the pandemic to be All-Modes Ready for courses and extracurricular activities in 2020.
Arcadia University Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students open the pro bono clinic in March 2021 for underinsured or uninsured members of the general public to have access to care. Photo by DPT student Victoria Brady '22.
Caitlin Burns•May 26, 2021
Caitlin Burns•May 26, 2021
Pati Hill, detail of A Swan: An Opera in Nine Chapters, 1978. Pati Hill Collection, Arcadia University.
Pati Hill, Proposal for a Universal Language of Symbols, (page 24, Life and Death), c. 1977-78. Pati Hill Collection, Arcadia University.
Pati Hill, First Pictures (sheet of two examples), c. 1974. Pati Hill Collection, Arcadia University.
Instructions for animating Dawn doll, Topper Toys, 1970. Example of “informational art” from Pati Hill’s files, 1962–79. Pati Hill Collection, Arcadia University.