Arcadia University News

June 24, 2022

Arcadia Responds to Roe v. Wade Ruling

Dear Arcadia Community, The Supreme Court ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade is profoundly upsetting for many in our community. This decision to revoke the right for women in the U.S. to make informed, personal health decisions disregards 50 years of legal precedent. This decision is a fundamental...


June 22, 2022

ABRI at Arcadia: An Essential, Complex, United Effort

Part I in a series. “How will we mobilize around these issues even more profoundly than we already are on a local, national, and global scale? How will we live up to our mission and vision as an institution that strives to be socially just?” In June 2020, President Ajay Nair challenged the Arcadia...

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June 22, 2022

Q&A: Transcending Generations

Arcadia magazine recently sat down with a Beaver College graduate, Arcadia University graduate, and current Arcadia student to discuss how the student experience has changed through the years. As these conversations demonstrate, Arcadia, true to its legacy as Beaver College, continues to be a...

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June 22, 2022

Because, ARCADIA

Students personify a university. Through its students — their experiences, actions, and growth — a university becomes a living, breathing entity. And perhaps nothing captures the student story more than their first-person perspectives. The ability to share their challenges, successes, and...

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June 22, 2022

Public Safety Director Ruth Evans Speaks with Security Magazine on How Visible Campus Security Should Be

Ruth Evans, Arcadia University's director of Public Safety, is featured prominently in a Security Magazine article, " Striking the balance: How visible should campus security be? " In the article, Evans talks of how Arcadia Public Safety takes a strategic approach to generate a caring and...

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June 22, 2022

Dr. Scott Featured on "Just Science" Podcast Hosted by Forensic Science Alumna Gabby DiEmma '19, 21MSFS

Arcadia's Forensic faculty and alumni at the forefront! On episode seven of the Strengthening the Forensic Workforce season of the Just Science podcast, Dr. Karen Scott , program director and associate professor of Forensic Science, discusses research collaborations and keeping on top of the...

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June 21, 2022

Arcadia Honors Women Who Lead

Since 1853, generations of Beaver College and Arcadia University women have taken charge of their futures and pursued their dreams. On March 26, Arcadia’s second annual Women Who Lead Forum provided special recognition to three women who have profoundly shaped Arcadia to be the dynamic institution...

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June 21, 2022

The Enduring Legacy of Laura Minerva Korman '89, '95M

Grey Towers Castle has long stood as a beloved symbol of Arcadia University. Now, one of its rooms that has epitomized elegance for generations bears the name of one of the University’s most dedicated alumni and trustees, Laura Minerva Korman ‘89, ‘95MEd (1967–2017). Formerly the Castle Mirror Room...

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June 21, 2022

Jones '23 Finds Connection while Studying in London

Harper Jones ’23 knew she’d enjoy the theater scene in London. An Acting major with a Musical Theater concentration, Jones was in one of the globe’s theater capitals almost the entire spring semester on a study abroad program with Arcadia London Center and Goldsmith University. What she may not...

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June 21, 2022

Arcadia Community Responds to War in Ukraine

“At Arcadia University, we are deeply troubled by the news and images coming from Ukraine. As a global institution, our hearts are with our students, scholars, faculty, staff, and partners, as well as all those affected by these events in the region and around the world. War and conflict devastate...

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June 16, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Lilybel Peralta-Sherriff

Lilybel Peralta-Sherriff Degree : Master of Arts in Counseling with a Concentration in Trauma Studies Service : Lilybel, who is a family-based therapist, served a military deployment for 11 months with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Terrific Collaborator : Lilybel has worked as a therapist...

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June 16, 2022

Arcadia University, American Graduate School in Paris Sign MOU

Dr. Rebecca Kohn, vice provost and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Arcadia University, shakes hands with Dr. Serge Nicolas, president of the Board of Directors of the American Graduate School in Paris, after the two signed a Memorandum of Understanding on June 1 in Paris. Dr. Kohn and...

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June 14, 2022

Arcadia University and MCCC Announce New Public Health Program Agreement

Arcadia University and Montgomery County Community College are launching a new program-to-program agreement that provides a seamless, affordable pathway for students to earn their associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in the high-demand field of public health. Under the agreement, students who...

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June 13, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: John Deep

John Deep Dual degrees : Doctor of Physical Therapy and Master of Public Health. Undergraduate : John earned a Bachelor of Science in exercise science from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. At Arcadia : John served as Outcomes Coordinator at Arcadia’s Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic and...

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June 8, 2022

Associate Provost at Arcadia University Dr. Sandra Crenshaw Part of Expert Series on the Global Tech Experience

Dr. Sandra Crenshaw , associate provost and accreditation liaison officer at Arcadia University, is part of the Expert Series for the education management company Podium Education. She recently published “ What You Should Know about the Global Tech Experience ,” the first in a five-part series that...

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June 7, 2022

Dr. Shandell Speaks on African American Artists on “Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia” Podcast

Dr. Jonathan Shandell , associate professor of Theater Arts at Arcadia University, appeared June 3 on the podcast "Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia." On this episode of the podcast , Philadelphia theater historian Peter Schmitz leads a conversation inspired by Dr. Shandell's article, "...

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June 7, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Emily Franzone

Emily Franzone Degree : Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant program Undergraduate : Emily graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Maryland, where she worked as a research assistant for the Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory and the Department...

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June 6, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Mia Logsdon

Mia Logsdon Degree : Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant program Bachelor's Degree : Mia earned a bachelor's degree in rehabilitation science from the University of Pittsburgh. On Campus : Mia was a recipient of a Global Studies Scholarship, earned Graduate Dean's Distinguished Honors,...

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June 2, 2022

Faculty and Staff Celebrated at 2022 Years of Service Luncheon

On June 1, Arcadia University celebrated faculty and staff at the 2022 Years of Service Luncheon. The ceremony recognized outstanding research, teaching, and student support efforts by faculty and staff, including milestone years of service, in 5-year increments (5 years through 45 years). Several...


June 2, 2022

2022 PA Olympics Raise More Than $24K for METAvivor Charity, Steuart and Nguyen Receive Leadership Awards

Students in Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant program helped the 2022 PA (Physician Assistant) program raise $24,179 for the charity METAvivor, a nonprofit organization that supports women and men with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) by providing support, raising awareness, and funding...

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June 1, 2022

Arcadia University Commemorates Juneteenth

Dear Arcadia Community, Last year, the passage of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act established Juneteenth as a federal holiday. Arcadia University will observe this holiday, which falls this year on Sunday, June 19, by closing offices, where possible, on Monday, June 20. Offices and...

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