Arcadia University News

December 9, 2021

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...

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December 7, 2021

mimiMAC Gallery Presents Works of Exhibitions Coordinator Matthew Borgen

MiniMAC is pleased to announce Narratives, an exhibition of works by Hiro Sakaguchi and Matthew Borgen , exhibitions coordinator at Arcadia University. Both artists work with popular culture iconography to tell stories about the human experience. The exhibition runs through Jan. 15, 2022 at mimiMAC...

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December 7, 2021

Reale Publishes Book of Poetry Reflecting Refugee Experience

Dr. Michelle Reale ’99M, ’16MFA, ’20EdD , professor of Landman Library, has published Confini: Poems of Refugees in Sicily (Cervena Barva Press), her 12th collection of poetry. The book reflects seven years of ethnography among African refugees in refugee camps in Sicily and the island of Salina. “...


December 7, 2021

School of Education’s Lisa Jo Epstein Earns Accolades for Activism

Lisa Jo Epstein , an adjunct professor of Education at Arcadia University, is garnering well-deserved attention for efforts that combine the arts with activism. As founding director of Just Act, Epstein uses theater as a catalyst for positive change, both at Arcadia and beyond. Just Act , a hybrid...

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December 6, 2021

New Steinbrucker Faculty Workshop Series to Explore ‘Journeying Towards Freedom’

“Journeying Towards Freedom” is the theme of Arcadia University’s inaugural Steinbrucker faculty workshop series, which launched Nov. 12 and continues through spring 2023. Professor and Director of International Studies Dr. Jennifer Riggan, the Frank and Evelyn Steinbrucker '42 Endowed Chair for...

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December 2, 2021

Honors Projects to Be Presented Online and In-person, Dec. 7-8

Successful habits, video game genres, and tattooing are among the topics of this year’s Arcadia University Honors projects, to be presented Tuesday, Dec. 7 and Wednesday, Dec. 8. Students will present the projects via Zoom from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday , (meeting ID 962 8225 3526). An additional...

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November 30, 2021

Alan Powell Named Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University

Alan W. Powell, who has served as a full professor of Media and Communication at Arcadia University since 2016, was named Professor Emeritus on Sept. 22 in recognition of his outstanding teaching, professional attainment, and contributions to the University and the community. Powell, who has been...

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November 30, 2021

Spring 22 Career Influencers Training for Faculty & Staff

The Career Influencers Program empowers faculty and staff to infuse career exploration and career readiness activities into their existing work with students and supports Arcadia’s mission in preparing students “for a life of scholarship, service, and professional contribution”. Join your fellow...

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November 29, 2021

Brinker Publishes, Presents on Tax Info for Families of Those with Special Needs

Accounting professor Thomas M. Brinker Jr. , LL.M., CPA/PFS, who serves as executive director of Arcadia’s MBA program and Chair for the American College’s Center for Special Needs Planning, recently has published and presented on tax issues of interest to families caring for individuals with...

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November 29, 2021

“Artist in the Community” Students Give Back to Community Through Art Projects

Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96MEd, adjunct professor in the School of Education at Arcadia University, each year leads students in giving back to the community through art. In place of their usual "Art of the Syllabus" event on campus through the Artist in the Community course, Paskell and her...

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November 29, 2021

2021 Open Doors Report Ranks Arcadia Among Top Universities in Nation for Study Abroad Participation

In the 2021 Open Doors Report, released on Nov. 15 by the Institute of International Education (IIE), Arcadia University once again ranks among the top colleges and universities nationally in its respective category for study abroad participation. Arcadia ranks 8th in the nation in undergraduate...

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November 24, 2021

Walter Weber ’91: Gratitude in a Nutshell

As a high school student in the 1970s, Walter Weber knew Beaver College as nothing more than a local school with a castle—a common sight in the rearview mirror of his tow truck as he worked along Route 309. Fifty years later, that teenager is a proud Arcadia alumnus and is committed to...

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November 23, 2021

Gateway to Success: Arcadia's Commitment to a Historic Legacy

As the first person in her family to attend college, Noriette Suarez ’14 says she didn’t know what to expect from university classes or campus life. She did come with three main goals: to succeed, to graduate, and to secure a career in business. When she applied to Arcadia University,...

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November 23, 2021

From Curiosity to Discovery to Impact

On the second floor of Arcadia University’s Boyer Hall, Katelin Decker ‘22 and Michelle Frank ‘23 pull on rubber gloves and huddle at the biosafety hood in the compact Tissue Culture Lab. The Biology majors are growing cancer cells to test a promising compound—an early step on the road to...

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November 16, 2021

Arcadia Launches the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA)

On Nov. 16, 2021, the anti-Black Racism Initiatives (ABRI) Project Team and the Provost’s Office at Arcadia University announced the establishment of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA)--an interdisciplinary academic center that will bring together individuals from...

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November 15, 2021

Dawson Qualifies for NCAA National Championships, Joins Gordley and Bochard on All-Region Team

Tate Dawson made history as she became the first individual student-athlete in Arcadia University history to qualify for an NCAA National Championships. Dawson earned an automatic bid to nationals after finishing ninth overall at Saturday's Metro Regional Championships. Dawson joined teammates...

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November 11, 2021

Arcadia University’s Master of Forensic Science Degree Program Ranked 11th in U.S.

Arcadia University’s Master of Forensic Science program has been ranked 11th in the nation in’s latest rankings of the top 30 programs . Arcadia also was awarded Best Toxicology Focus by the website, which considered 171 universities and colleges for its rankings. Arcadia’s Master...

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November 9, 2021

Arcadia's ABRI Efforts Featured in Nov. 9 Chronicle of Higher Education

Arcadia University is the feature of the Chronicle of Higher Education's Nov. 9 Race on Campus newsletter. The Chronicle spoke with President Ajay Nair, Provost Jeff Rutenbeck, and Assistant Vice President for Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Angela McNeil, who are all quoted in the article...

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November 8, 2021

Nov. 18-21: Arcadia University Theater Presents: Marisol

Arcadia University Theater Arts announces full casting and production details for Marisol by José Rivera. Directed by guest artist Taysha Canales, Marisol will play the Little Theatre stage Nov. 18-21. In a world where apples are extinct, and people turn into mounds of salt, the angels plot an epic...

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November 5, 2021

Follow-up on Community of Practice and Care

Dear Colleagues, Thank you for your patience and ingenuity over the past few days to keep operations running with our network and internet outages. A big thank you to our IT teams and partners for their hard work in addressing the issues and for their diligence in getting our systems up and running...

November 5, 2021

International Education Week at Arcadia, Nov. 15-19

Arcadia University celebrates 2021 International Education Week Nov. 15-19 with a variety of cultural and global events. Monday, Nov. 15 | 4 - 8 p.m. Empty Bowl Dinner Commons Great Room Purchase tickets here Tuesday, Nov. 16 | 6 - 7 p.m. Queer Abroad: Student Panel & Reception Stein Fireplace...

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