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March 3, 2022

COVID Update, March 3: Masking Requirement to be Lifted on Glenside Campus March 12

Arcadia University is pleased to announce that the masking requirement on the Glenside campus will be lifted on Saturday, March 12. The change in our masking status is due to the success of our mitigation measures, the high vaccination rates (over 90 percent) of University community members,...


March 3, 2022

Public Safety Updates Include New Operations Center, Technology Improvements

The Department of Public Safety is happy to announce updates for the spring 2022 semester. Located on the first floor of Dilworth Hall, the Public Safety office has updated its space to be more functional for officers and the Arcadia community. Upgraded areas and technology provide better security...

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March 2, 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...

March 2, 2022

Arcadia Alumna Jessica Tilli ’08MEd Honored by White House for Outstanding STEM Teaching

Arcadia University alumna Jessica Tilli ’08M.Ed. has been recognized by the U.S. government with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). She is one of two teachers from Pennsylvania, and one of 102 from the U.S. and its territories, to receive the honor...

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March 1, 2022

Adjunct Professor Frankie Mallis M.A. ‘09 Publishes Fantasy Romance Novel

Adjunct English Professor and Alumna Frankie Mallis M.A. ‘09 self-published her first fantasy romance novel, Daughter of the Drowned Empire, in February. “I’ve always wanted to write a book; I knew in my heart that was the end goal, but I didn’t get the idea for this book until my junior year of...

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February 28, 2022

Arcadia Supports Its Global Community and Ukraine

Dear Arcadia University Community, 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...

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February 28, 2022

‘The Space Between’: Solomon ’06 to Lecture on Finding a Career in the Arts

Kajette Solomon '06, juror of Arcadia University’s 2022 Student Biennial , will speak on finding a career in the arts on Thursday, March 3, at 4:30 p.m. in the University Commons Great Room. The lecture will also be available online. Titled "The Space Between," the lecture will chronicle Solomon's...

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February 23, 2022

Part II of our CASAA Q&A: Opportunities for Community Members, CASAA's Key Initiatives

Arcadia University's Q&A three-part 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, continues below. You can read Part I of the series here . Read Part III of the...

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February 23, 2022

Feb. 24: Asian American and Pacific Islander Mental Health Panel

On Thursday, Feb. 24, Arcadia University counseling services , the Office of Access, Diversity, and Inclusion , the AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) Resource group, and the AAPI group of Montgomery county will host a mental health panel to describe and discuss the difficulties surrounding...

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February 23, 2022

Arcadia Partners with Montgomery County to Enhance Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic

In February, Arcadia University entered into a partnership with Montgomery County to enhance the Physical Therapy department’s pro bono physical therapy clinic . Recognizing the need for decreasing barriers to access health related services, the Arcadia University Pro Bono Clinic was designed to...

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February 22, 2022

Office of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Prevention & Education Earns NASPA’s Outstanding Peer Educator Program Award

Arcadia University’s Office of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Prevention & Education (OSVPE), led by Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator Alison Berk and students, has received the Outstanding Peer Educator Program Award from NASPA, a worldwide association for student affairs administrators...

February 18, 2022

Arcadia Athletics to Present Viewing of Althea, Documentary on Legendary Women’s Tennis Star and Black Athlete

On Monday, Feb. 28, the Arcadia University community is invited to a virtual viewing of Althea , a documentary on tennis legend Althea Neale Gibson, one of the first Black athletes to cross the color line of international tennis. Arcadia community members can view the documentary, which begins at 7...

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February 16, 2022

Feb. 27 Presentation to Look at Henry Clay's Compromise of 1850

In a free Zoom event on Sunday, Feb. 27, Dr. James M. Paradis , adjunct professor of history at Arcadia University, will highlight “Henry Clay: Compromise of 1850," an engraving from the walls of Camp William Penn Museum , during an upcoming presentation about President Abraham Lincoln and the...

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February 14, 2022

Arcadia University Theater Presents: "Vanities: The Musical", Feb. 17-20

Arcadia University Theater Arts announces full casting and production details for Vanities: The Musical with a book by Jack Heifner & music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum. Directed by Theater Arts faculty member & Artistic Director of Philadelphia’s Azuka Theatre Kevin Glaccum, Vanities:...

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February 11, 2022

Feb. 17: Artist Ulrick Jean-Pierre Speaks on Ties that Bind Haiti and the U.S.

On Thursday Feb. 17, distinguished Haitian American artist Ulrick Jean-Pierre will speak on how his artwork demonstrates the ties that bind Haiti and the U.S. The historical links between Haiti and the U.S. are brought to life through Jean-Pierre’s paintings, which depict many prominent figures who...

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February 9, 2022

Friday, Feb. 25: Virtual Career Conference for ​Black Male Students 

The LFW ​Global Leadership Summit: ​ A Virtual Career Conference for ​Black Male College Students , will be held Friday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The leadership development career conference aims to help Black male students navigate the global leadership pipeline and provide information...

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February 9, 2022

Transforming Education at Arcadia: The ABRI Curricular Infusion Pilot Program in Action

In a November 2021 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education , the Anti-Black Racism Initiatives (ABRI) in development at Arcadia University were put on center stage in “ Race on Campus: One University’s Plan to Combat Anti-Black Racism ” by Sarah Brown. The article highlighted “plans to diversify...

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February 8, 2022

Arcadia University, Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announce Agreement of Sale for Former Bishop McDevitt High School Property

Arcadia University and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announce an agreement of sale for Arcadia to purchase the former Bishop McDevitt High School property in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County. The property includes a total of 18.21 acres, a four-story structure totaling 95,746 square feet,...

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February 7, 2022

Important Q&A with Founding and Associate Director of the Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action

The founding director and associate director of Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA) Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, answer questions about the importance of CASAA, how the Center plans to engage with the community, and how it plans to...

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February 4, 2022

Steinbrucker Lecture Series: Dr. Parsons Dick Presents "Discriminatory Ontology of Migration in Asylum Processing at the U.S. - Mexico Border" 

Steinbrucker Lecture Series: Dr. Parsons Dick Presents "Discriminatory Ontology of Migration in Asylum Processing at the U.S. - Mexico Border" Thursday, Feb. 17 4-6 p.m. Commons Meeting Room (and streamed) Zoom link: j/95005439835 Dr. Hilary Parsons Dick , associate...

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February 2, 2022

Stuetz ’20 MEd Earns Virtual English Language Teaching Fellowship in India

Bernard John Stuetz III, who earned a Master of Education from Arcadia University in 2020, has been selected by the U.S. Department of State for a virtual fellowship, through which he engaged with English language learners and teachers online in India at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (...

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