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September 8, 2021

Students Say Goodbye to Summer at Campus Carnival

Copy and video by Julie Snider '22 Summer may technically run until Sept. 22, but nearly 75 Arcadia students said a fun farewell to the season at the Say Goodbye to Summer Carnival on Haber Green on Saturday, Sept. 5. As a DJ kept the music going, students enjoyed a photo booth, caricature artist,...

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September 7, 2021

For Seventh Straight Year, Arcadia Ranks Best Regionally with Princeton Review

For the seventh straight year, Arcadia University was ranked among the Princeton Review’s “Best Northeastern” schools in its “ 2022 Best Colleges: Region by Region .” The prestigious list ranks Arcadia among the 655 colleges and universities in the country that are “academically outstanding and...

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September 2, 2021

Larry Day: Absent Presence, through Nov. 21

This fall, three venerable Philadelphia-area institutions will mount what will be the most expansive exhibition to date of the art of Larry Day (1921-1998). "Body Language: The Art of Larry Day" will be presented across Arcadia University, University of the Arts and Woodmere Art Museum, exploring...

August 31, 2021

CIO Radhakrishnan Featured in Toggle Magazine on All-Modes, Sales Force

Rashmi Radhakrishnan , chief information office and vice president for Information Technology, is featured in an industry magazine, Toggle, on how Arcadia worked to redesign more than 600 courses over the past year so the content would translate meaningfully to digital platforms. From the article:...

August 30, 2021

Dr. Pederson Publishes Book on Leonardo da Vinci, Speaks on Australia Radio on Mona Lisa

Dr. Jill Pederson , associate professor of Art History, this summer published " Leonardo, Bramante, and the Academia: Art and Friendship in Fifteenth-Century Milan " (2021, Harvey Miller/ Brepols), the first study to provide a comprehensive historical and theoretical account of the long-debated,...

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August 25, 2021

Register Now for Fall 2021 LOVE Pilot Program

What is LOVE? The Living Our Values Experience (LOVE) Pilot Program, entering its second year, was created in response to the Black Lives Matter and racial reckoning movements of 2020 by the newly minted Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring. The program brings together students, faculty,...

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August 23, 2021

Dr. Dean Offers Tips for Educators, Students, and Families on Returning to School

Dr. Kim Dean , assistant professor of Education at Arcadia, has experience as a school psychologist in K-12 schools and also in private practice doing clinical work with students and families. At Arcadia, she continues to support teachers in creating developmentally supportive environments. “I’m...

August 23, 2021

Faculty-Student Research In-Person for Summer, Continuing in Fall 

This summer, the Biology department jumped back into their in-person faculty-student research opportunities, which were previously moved online or halted during the pandemic. Duckweed v. Mosquitos Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Chris Binckley is working with Biology majors Alyssa Gushka ’23 and...

August 17, 2021

Arcadia Ready to Welcome Newest Knights for Fall 2021 Semester

Courses begin for Arcadia's Fall 2021 semester on Monday, Aug. 30. The University is looking forward to welcome first-year students on Aug. 25 and 26 and returning students on Aug. 28 and 29. More information on Arcadia's fall 2021 semester, including important dates, details, and FAQs, is...

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August 16, 2021

Sept. 9: Arcadia Students “Rock the Knight” at Downtown Glenside Food Truck Festival

On Thursday, Sept. 9, the Arcadia University community will celebrate community spirit as hundreds of students will gather on Haber Green to Rock the Knight with music, food, and giveaways before processing along Easton Road to Glenside to enjoy the Downtown Glenside Food Truck Festival. Students:...

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August 13, 2021

Arcadia Exhibitions Brings U.S. Tour of Sun & Sea to Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Arcadia Exhibitions at Arcadia University is pleased to announce its presentation of Sun & Sea as part of the 2021 Philadelphia Fringe Festival and the second venue of the US Tour of this celebrated opera-performance. Blurring the lines between music, theater, poetry, and visual art, the work...

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August 12, 2021

Dr. Kaplan on How COVID Impacted Climate Change and Fossil Fuel Consumption

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 The shift to remote work and school in 2020 due to the COVID pandemic led to significant changes in most people’s everyday routines. There were shortages at grocery stores, cancellations of trips and events, and an influx of information from the scientific community...

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August 11, 2021

Graduate Civic Scholars Program Launches

After an accident in a Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia research lab left Master of Public Health (MPH) student Fionya Tran ’21M (in photo) “benched” from live animal research, she needed to find a new career path that connected her love of research with doing good in the community. Through her...

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August 11, 2021

Arcadia’s Applied Behavior Analysis Ranked among 20 Best Online Programs

By Katherine Haines '21 Arcadia’s online Master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is among the top “20 Best Online ABA Master’s Degree Programs 2021” list released by the Applied Behavior Analysis Program Guide. Arcadia University’s ABA program is specifically designed to help students meet the...

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August 11, 2021

Henderson Prioritizes Diversity and Inclusion as Physician Assistant Program Director

By Rikki Rosenthal Joy Henderson, MMS, PA-C, is the newly appointed Physician Assistant (PA) Program Director for the Glenside and Delaware campuses. Through her new position, she hopes to embrace Arcadia’s rich history and build a stronger and more inclusive undergraduate base to help students...

August 5, 2021

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe One of Five Worldwide Elected to Board of Queer Global Center

Professor of Education Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe is one of five gender and sexual diverse advocates worldwide to be selected for the Queer Global Center’s inaugural Board ; the two-year term took effect on May 31, 2021. Dr. Slesaransky-Poe is recognized for her work as an ally in inclusive and...

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August 4, 2021

IPCR Stays Connected Through Book Club

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Even as the pandemic required isolation and a move to virtual classes and communities, departments at Arcadia worked to stay connected with their students, faculty, and staff. The International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program found one such connection...

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August 3, 2021

Celebrate 2019 Graduate Coxwell’s Book “Falling” on Aug. 9

By Rikki Rosenthal ’21 Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing alumna Rebekah Coxwell ’19M published her first book, Falling , with Southern Fried Karma Press. A celebratory book launch will take place at Grey Towers Castle in the Rose Room at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 9. “Written with vibrant...

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August 2, 2021

Alex Cristofori ’21MMS: LOVE Informs His Career Path

By Monica Anna Day '21M Adjunct Faculty, Center for Teaching, Learning and Mentoring Program Coordinator, LOVE Pilot Program A recent graduate of the Physician Assistant Program considering his employment options, Alex Cristofori ’21MMS reflected on how his time as a facilitator and participant in...

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July 30, 2021

Arcadia University Presented with $1 Million RACP Grant

Pennsylvania State Senator Art Haywood presented Arcadia University with a $1 million grant from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) for construction, renovation, and other related costs for a multi-purpose center on July 28. “The higher education community and our local community...

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July 30, 2021

Indoor Masking Requirement for Arcadia Facilities

As the University continues to follow the latest information about the increased spread of the more transmissible COVID-19 Delta variant, we are reaching out to let you know that, effective Sunday, August 1, masks will be required in all indoor University-operated spaces in Glenside and Christiana...

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