Arcadia University News


May 17, 2021

Amy Stringer: Master of Science in Forensic Science

Major: Master of Science in Forensic Science Favorite Arcadia memory: There are so many. I use to hold these game nights in the Fall 2019 [as an undergraduate biochemistry student]—had this awesome group of students that came into the honors program. They wanted to play Dungeons & Dragons, and...

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May 14, 2021

Arcadia Esports Earns NECC Champions Division Title

Arcadia Esports player Mason Cole '23 captured the first conference title in program history with a 3-1 win over UC Santa Cruz in the NECC Champions Division Championship on April 29. The Champions Division is the highest level of Hearthstone Competition in the NECC and Cole entered the postseason...

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May 13, 2021

Arcadia Cyber League Team Places in National Competition

Arcadia University Computer Science and Mathematics students Alexandr Chebatarev ’22 , Käthe Specht ’22 , Shane Leinbach ’21 , and Nicholas McAndrew ’22 participated as a team in the National Cyber League competition in April, placing in the top 3 percent. As a team, they came in second in the...

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May 12, 2021

Arcadia Launches Emergency Response Course for Summer 2021

Arcadia University’s new summer course on emergency preparedness for public health explores what is a public health emergency, and how it ties a broader response system during a crisis. Open to the general community and students alike, “Emergency Planning and Response” uses real-life examples of...

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May 11, 2021

Rende ’21 Continues to Assist LGBTQ+ Mental Health Resource in London

When English major Kaede Rende ’21 was forced to come back to the United States in the spring 2020 from their study abroad opportunity in London, they thought the internship was over. Rende’s internship with OutLife, a nonprofit organization focused on LGBTQ+ mental health, came to an overnight...

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May 10, 2021

Keeping Campus Healthy and Safe During COVID-19

For more than a year, health practitioners in education have been faced with the question: How can you maintain a safe and healthy college campus during a pandemic as contagious as COVID? While elementary and high schools have their own challenges, universities with residential students...

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May 6, 2021

Class of 2020 Reports Career Success Amidst Pandemic

In an economic period where unemployment skyrocketed, more than 90 percent of Arcadia University’s graduate and undergraduate Class of 2020 survey respondents have secured employment or continued their education with regional, national, and international organizations. Approximately 81 percent of...

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May 6, 2021

Brown ’21 Works With Hydrocephalus Association for Capstone

Graphic Design major Mya Brown ’21 found inspiration for her capstone project from her brother’s fatal battle with Hydrocephalus , which is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the cavities of the brain. This spring, she worked with the Hydrocephalus Association (HA) to redevelop...

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May 6, 2021

Haines '21 '22 Creates Podcast to Educate on Controlled Burns

In the Capstone 2021 Series, members of the Class of 2021 showcase their capstone and thesis projects. Media and Communications and Biology double major Katherine Haines ’21, ’22 explores how conservation biology topics can be communicated through multimedia tools like podcasts, in order to be more...

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May 5, 2021

Mueller ’21 Explore COVID Impact in Capstone Project

In this series, the members of the Class of 2021 showcase their capstone and thesis projects. Media and Communications major Josephine Mueller '21 dives into how COVID-19 has affected college students in a magazine she created for her senior capstone project. Mueller always wanted to write...

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May 4, 2021

Bleiweiss ’21 Explores History of Grey Towers Castle

Art History major Kat Bleiweiss ’21 has worked to uncover the history behind the original purchase of Arcadia University’s Grey Towers Castle and the surrounding property. Her fascination with the Castle’s history began as a first-year student and grew with her first visit to the archives...

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May 3, 2021

Dr. Branson Featured on Podcast About Stereotypes in Profiling Serial Murderers

By Katherine Haines '21 Dr. Allan Branson , adjunct professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, was featured on a March episode of The Reporter’s Notebook podcast, “ Storm Tracking .” Host Gary Anderson interviewed Dr. Branson for the investigative true-crime podcast focusing on the...

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May 1, 2021

A Living History Needs Your Story

Since its inception, Arcadia University has maintained a rich history of being a disruptor in higher education. Educating women was not the norm when Beaver Female Seminary was established, but our institution’s founders believed that women were capable, intelligent, and worthy of the opportunity a...

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April 30, 2021

Physician Assistant Students, Faculty Participate in 2021 PA Olympics

Physician Assistant (PA) students and faculty from both the Christiana, Del. and Glenside, Pa. campuses competed in the 19th annual PA Olympics on April 10. Hannah Middlestadt ’22 , of the Christiana campus, and Sally Anderson ’22 , of the Glenside campus, served as student representatives for the...

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April 29, 2021

Good Knights Provide Peer Education on Health and Wellness

The Good Knights at Arcadia University educate the community about mental health and wellness and sexual violence prevention through peer-to-peer workshops and events. For English major and Good Knights peer educator Kaede Rende ’21 , the student group is an opportunity to make a difference. “Right...

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April 28, 2021

Dr. Shandell Provides Guidance on History of African American Theater in MSNBC Podcast

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Jonathan Shandell provided research guidance for an episode of MSNBC’s podcast, “Into America,” a show about being Black in America. Into America produced a four-part series for Black History Month, “Harlem on my Mind,” which investigated the legacies of four...

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April 28, 2021

Kachuyevski ’21 Examines Creativity and the Importance of Art Education

In this series, members of the Class of 2021 showcase their capstone and thesis projects. Media and Communications major Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 advocates for art education, making a personal statement with a visual album that explores creativity and the various journeys people go on throughout...

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April 28, 2021

Stefanik ’11 Hosts Panel About Women Veterans Returning Home

By Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 Spanish Language and Literature and Sociology alumna Ali Stefanik ’11 , along with co-host Alexis Furlong, hosted a panel discussion, “When the Women Returned: The Difficult Journey Home for Women in the Military,” to provide an opportunity for women veterans to share...

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April 28, 2021

Students and Faculty Present at Forensic Science Conference

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Nine students in Arcadia’s Masters of Forensic Sciences program presented at the 2021 American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting from Feb. 15 to 19. Presentation topics varied between criminalistics, toxicology, and general forensic science. Presenting students include:...

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April 27, 2021

Ellison ’21 Focuses on Mental Health in Black Communities for Internship, Thesis

For his English thesis paper, English and Creative Writing major Jared Ellison ’21 explored the role Black women play in the household and family through a variety of literary characters in a novel by James Baldwin. This includes how these women are considered “the rock” of the family, and need to...

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April 26, 2021

Arcadia Distributes First Dose of COVID Vaccine to Community

On April 8, more than 500 Arcadia University community members took advantage of Rite Aid pharmacists visiting campus to administer the first of two Pfizer COVID vaccine shots. Student Health Services (SHS) helped transform the Great Room -- which also serves as the surveillance testing area --...

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