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April 15, 2022

April 14: Arcadia COVID Indicators And Response Levels

During the pandemic, Arcadia University has implemented varying restrictions and recommendations designed to protect our community. Early on we published a tiered system indicating which actions would likely be taken when certain benchmarks were reached in the pandemic. With new variants of the...

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April 15, 2022

Dr. Kimberly Dean Named Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education at Arcadia University

Dr. Kimberly Dean , assistant professor of Education, has been named Arcadia University’s next Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education; the three-year term runs from the 2022-2023 to the 2024-2025 academic year. Dr. Dean’s proposal, “Expanding Capacity through Connection: Disability...

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April 14, 2022

Remache ’19 Receives National Science Foundation Fellowship

Leslie Remache, who earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Arcadia University in 2019, has been accepted into the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing...

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April 13, 2022

Education Students, Dr. Kolb Present at English Language Development Conference

Dr. Andrea Kolb, adjunct professor of Education at Arcadia University, and Education graduate students Jacob Adams, Frances Bass, Kathleen Biddle, Allison Haughey, Rasheda Muhammad, and Devon Newman presented at the virtual Pennsylvania Department of Education English Language Development (PDE ELD...

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April 11, 2022

Arcadia University Debuts Class of 2021 Student Outcomes Through New Data Visualization Tool

As part of Arcadia University’s commitment to evaluate and continually improve student outcomes, the University is pleased to release its graduate and undergraduate Class of 2021 student outcomes data. As higher education grapples with the effects of the COVID pandemic, Arcadia’s graduate and...

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April 5, 2022

Dr. Appelbaum Selected to Serve on National Committee for Excellence in Math and Science Awards, Featured as Curriculum Scholar of the Week by National Curriculum Studies Association

Dr. Peter Appelbaum , professor of Education and director of Education Studies and Art Education Programs at Arcadia University, has been selected to serve on the National Selection Committee (NSC) review panel for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)...

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April 1, 2022

Resist is a Womanist Word: A Tribute to Sonia Sanchez and Call for Submissions: Sonku for Sonia

This year, poet, activist, and scholar Sonia Sanchez will receive an honorary doctoral degree and address the Class of 2022 at Commencement ceremonies for Arcadia University. Renowned for the messages of freedom and activism in her work, Sanchez once declared that "[r]esist is an ancient word. A...

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March 30, 2022

Arcadia University TEDx Event, April 14: Beyond the Mask

The final TEDx Arcadia University conference – an event where speakers share “ideas worth spreading” – will be Thursday, April 14, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Following the theme “Beyond the Mask,” the conference will explore topics including societal norms and criminal and social justice. Registration is...

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March 30, 2022

Academic Excellence of Students and Faculty Celebrated at 2022 Honors Convocation

The importance of authenticity, vulnerability, and discovery were central themes at this year’s in-person Honors Convocation at Arcadia University on March 26, which celebrated the academic excellence of students and faculty. The annual event recognizes graduate and undergraduate students who earn...

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March 29, 2022

April 1-3: Arcadia University Theater Presents: Euripides The Bakkhai

Arcadia University Theater Arts announces full casting and production details for Euripides The Bakkhai a new version by Anne Carson. Directed by Theater Arts guest teaching artist Katherine Wilkinson, The Bakkhai will play Arcadia’s Little Theater April 1-3, 2022. The Bakkhai (Euripides’ most...

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March 28, 2022

Maya Johnson Joins Arcadia as Assistant Director of Counseling / Diversity Initiatives

In January 2022, Maya Johnson, M.S., LPC , joined Arcadia University as assistant director of Counseling/Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives. Her role includes working with Counseling Services and with campus partners—staff, faculty, and students—to identify and develop strategies to best support...

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March 28, 2022

U.S. News & World Report: Arcadia Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best

In its 2023 rankings, released on March 29, U.S. News & World Report once again ranks two of Arcadia University’s graduate programs, Public Health and Education, among the best in the nation. Arcadia’s Public Health graduate program ranked among the top such programs nationally and sixth in the...

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March 22, 2022

Poet Sonia Sanchez to Receive Honorary Degree, Address Class of 2022 at Arcadia University Commencement

Arcadia University is proud to announce that renowned poet, activist, and scholar Sonia Sanchez will receive an honorary doctoral degree and address the Class of 2022 at Commencement ceremonies on Thursday and Friday, May 19-20. Arcadia is one of the first institutions in the nation to offer women...

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March 21, 2022

April 1: Teach-in on War in Ukraine

The Arcadia University community is invited to a teach-in on the War in Ukraine on Friday, April 1, at 1:30 p.m. in Commons Meeting Rooms1-3. The teach-in will be led by Dr. Angela Kachuyevski , associate professor of Political Science and an expert in conflict resolution, security studies,...

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March 15, 2022

March 21 - 24: Arcadia Celebrates Life of Legendary Cremona Morrey with Art Exhibition, Documentary Screening, and Panel Discussion with the Montier Family

On Thursday, March 24, Arcadia University will celebrate the life of Cremona Morrey, a legendary resident of the Cheltenham area. The special event begins at 7 p.m. with a screening of the 25-minute WHYY documentary The Montiers: An American Story in Grey Towers Castle Korman Mirror Room. This will...

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March 15, 2022

April 5: Reynoso-Morris ’12, Ruiz-Whalen to Speak on Shaping Communities at Pioneer Series Event

Arcadia University alumna Alyssa Reynoso-Morris ’12 and Dara Ruiz-Whalen will be featured speakers when the University’s Honors Program hosts its annual Pioneer Series event at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5. This year’s event, which is focused on shaping communities locally and abroad, will be held in...

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March 9, 2022

Dance Marathon to Benefit Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Arcadia University will hold a five-hour no-sitting dance marathon, “Dance All Knight 2022,” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 1, in the University Commons. Proceeds will benefit The Four Diamonds and its fight to end childhood cancer. This year’s theme is “Outer Space.” Hosted by Arcadia For the Kids, or...

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March 7, 2022

Professor Emeritus Dr. Ireland Publishes ‘The Gaelic Background on Old English Poetry before Bede’

Dr. Colin A. Ireland , professor emeritus of The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University and former resident director of Arcadia’s Ireland programs, published the book, The Gaelic Background of Old English Poetry before Bede. The book, which is part of the Richard Rawlinson Center Series,...

March 7, 2022

Dr. Ferrell Publishes Book on Creative Exchange Around Jay DeFeo’s Painting

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell , associate professor of Art History at Arcadia University, has published the book The Rose: Creation and Community in Jay DeFeo’s Circle (Yale University Press). A video introduction to the book is available here . A description on the Yale University Press website calls the...

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March 4, 2022

Part III of Important Q&A Series with Founding and Associate Director of CASAA

Arcadia University's three-part Q&A series with the founding and associate director of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action, Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, concludes below. Read Part I of the series here , and Part II here . Part of the...

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March 4, 2022

Office of Career Education Launches Identity Based Communities on Career Launchpad

The Office of Career Education has launched new Identity-Based Communities on the Career Launchpad. The launchpad can be accessed through PortalGuard and is available to both current students and alumni. The new Identity-Based Communities include communities for first-generation students,...

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