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November 2, 2021

Office of Career Education Announces Career Launchpad

The Office of Career Education’s mission is to cultivate and grow a career ecosystem for Arcadia University and ensure that every student and graduate has access to the support and resources to discover a unique path and achieve a meaningful career. The Career Education team is proud to announce a...

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November 2, 2021

Arcadia Students Rock the 2020 Vote at a Higher Rate Than Counterparts

To students at Arcadia University, voting matters. In 2020, students at Arcadia University turned out to vote in larger numbers than students, on average, at other university campuses around the country. Nearly 72 percent (71.9) of Arcadia students cast votes in the November 2020 election, an...

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November 1, 2021

Public Health Faculty, Students Present at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo on Oct. 22-27

Faculty and students from the College of Health Sciences gave roundtable, oral, and poster presentations at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo on Oct. 22-27. Other faculty and students contributed to presentations as authors. Presenters : Dr. Suzanne Redington, MPH,...

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November 1, 2021

MPH / MMS Students Publish on Pediatric Rheumatology, Receive National Scholarships

Three students in the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University's Master of Public Health / Master of Medical Science dual degree program recently published and earned national scholarships, respectively. Lauren Pianucci published as the first and corresponding author in Pediatric...

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November 1, 2021

Dr. D’Alonzo ’06DPT Receives 2021 PT Alumni Award

On Monday, Nov. 1, Dr. Anthony D’Alonzo ’06DPT received the 2021 Physical Therapy Alumni Award at Arcadia University. Dr. D’Alonzo is division director and vice president of clinical strategy and innovation at BAYADA Home Health Care. The award is presented to an individual who demonstrates...

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October 27, 2021

Arcadia University Named 20-Year Top Producer of Gilman International Scholars

Arcadia University, long renowned as a national leader in study abroad, has been named by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as among the top recipients of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship over the past 20 years. This year, to celebrate its...

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October 26, 2021

Joaquin Martinez, Exonerated from Death Row, to Speak on Nov. 2

The Arcadia University community is invited to hear from Joaquin Martinez , the first Spanish citizen to be exonerated from death row in the U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 2. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Brubaker Hall Room 102, and it will be online through Zoom . Martinez was arrested...

October 26, 2021

DiEmma One of Six Interviewed for National Forensic Science Week

by Gabrielle Thomas '22 Gabby DiEmma ’19, ’21MSFS is one of six forensic science professionals interviewed by the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE) as part of National Forensic Science Week. DiEmma shared her thoughts on the impact the pandemic has had on her studies, what inspired...

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October 22, 2021

Tickets Available Now for Nov. 15 Empty Bowl Dinner

By Gabrielle Thomas '22 Arcadia University’s 28th annual Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner -- a staple of the Thanksgiving holiday season -- returns as an in-person event this year on Monday, Nov. 15, from 4 to 8 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle. At the Castle, attendees will select a ceramic bowl handcrafted by...

October 21, 2021

1,000+ Arcadians Come Home to Celebrate Homecoming & Family Weekend

On Oct. 8 and 9, Arcadia alumni, donors, students, parents, families, faculty, and staff, were invited to attend Homecoming & Family Weekend —one of the first opportunities to attend a community-wide, on-campus event in over a year and a half. With a lineup of in-person, hybrid, and virtual...

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October 20, 2021

Arcadia Works to Develop Land Acknowledgement Statement to Recognize Perseverance of Lenape People

Last summer, a group of Arcadia University faculty and staff attended the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, where presenters paid homage to the Indigenous groups from their respective areas and offered workshops on Indigenous pedagogy in higher education. This resulted in Dr. Doreen Loury...

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October 15, 2021

IPCR Students Roleplay as Aid Workers during Simulated Humanitarian Crisis

Over the weekend of Oct. 8-10, students in Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program spent nearly 48 hours in Boyer Hall, subsisting on only beans and rice, sleeping on cots, and without cell phones or any electronics, in a simulation of a humanitarian crisis...

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October 15, 2021

Oct. 19: LOVE Pilot Program's First Act-Up of the Semester: Good Trouble 

On Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., the LOVE Pilot Program's first Act-Up of the fall semester will focus on "Good Trouble" with student and community leaders representing business, politics, and education. Panelists include: Napoleon Nelson, Pennsylvania State Representative Jaisy Omollo,...

October 11, 2021

Gaby Segal Publishes Healthcare Worker's Guide for Communicating with Latino Patients

Gabriela Segal , instructor of Modern Languages and Cultures, recently published the textbook, Intermediate Medical Spanish: A Healthcare Worker's Guide for Communicating with the Latino Patient (BrownWalker Press). Segal, who came to Arcadia in 1997, specializes in Human Rights and Human...

October 11, 2021

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Event: Today, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Today, in honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the Office of Campus Life is hosting a tabling event from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Chat. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to visit and engage in conversation and learn more about the indigenous land we occupy, the difference between cultural...

October 11, 2021

2020 Athletic Hall of Fame Class Inducted on Oct. 9

Following a year-long wait, Arcadia University inducted its Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2020 on Saturday, Oct. 9. The ceremony marked the 10th class to be inducted since the Hall of Fame's inception in 2008. The Hall of Fame Class of 2020 is Dr. Kimberly Canfield '15, '17M, PA-C (women's soccer...

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October 8, 2021

Dr. Velazco Discovers Species of Bat in Northern Peru Connected to Ancient Moche Culture

by Gabrielle Thomas '22 In 2012, Dr. Paul Velazco , now a visiting professor of Biology at Arcadia University, was in a desert in Northern Peru on a postdoctoral research expedition for the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) when he made an extraordinary discovery. His research...

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October 8, 2021

Get Creative at LGBTQIA+ Paint Knight on Oct. 15

Arcadia community members are encouraged to show their artistic and creative colors at Paint Knight on Friday, Oct. 15, in recognition of LGBTQIA+ History Month . Participants can paint their pride, whether it be their sexuality, their gender, or their allyship. The event begins at 6:30 p.m in the...

October 8, 2021

Common Read Event Brings Author Mira Jacob to Campus

Author, illustrator, and cultural critic Mira Jacob visited campus on Oct. 6 to speak to students and community members about her graphic book " Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations " for the 2021 Common Read event . After the presentation and discussion, Jacob signed copies of her book for members...

October 5, 2021

Arcadia University Theater Presents The Pit, Oct. 15-17

Arcadia University Theater Arts announces full casting and production details for The Pit created by Arcadia University students and alumni. Conceived and directed by Damien Figueras and Alisa Sickora Kleckner, The Pit will play in Parking Lot 12, the Pit parking lot, October 15-17, 2021. Arcadia...

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October 5, 2021

Cook ’17 Publishes on Catch-22 Women Face in Workplace

by Rikki Rosenthal Lindsey Cook , who earned a bachelor’s degree in English at Arcadia University in 2017, recently published a piece in the Villanova Law Review on the legal Catch-22 women face with age and sex discrimination in the workplace. Cook, who also serves on the Review Board for the...