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October 4, 2021

Arcadia University Receives $2.25 Million Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant

Arcadia University is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Education Title III Strengthening Institutions Program Grant for the amount of $2.25 million over five years for work designed to increase student achievement, persistence, and retention. Advancing Retention...

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September 29, 2021

Writing Center, Humanities Research Laboratory Are Newest Academic Beneficiaries of Charitable Support

The Writing Center and the Humanities Research Laboratory at Arcadia are the newest academic beneficiaries of charitable support in the amount of $20,000, divided equally between them. While the alumna wishes to be anonymous, she was moved to make this gift to impact the student experience because...

September 29, 2021

Oct. 1: Documentary Screening of Vincent Who? Featuring Panel Discussion with Producer

On Friday, Oct. 1, Arcadia will host a screening of the documentary Vincent Who?, which details the 1982 murder of Chinese-American Vincent Chin by two white auto workers in an early act of anti-Asian violence. The screening for the 40-minute documentary will be held from 4 to 6 p.m in the Castle...

September 29, 2021

Mitchell Selected as One of 16 in Nation to Coalition for College

By Gabrielle Thomas '22 Mykella Mitchell, senior admissions counselor for Diversity, Access, and Equity at Arcadia University, was selected as one of 16 admissions professionals in the United States to the inaugural cohort of the Coalition Ambassadors for the Coalition for College. As part of the...

September 29, 2021

SAJE Fellows Get to Know Each Other at First Social of the Semester

On Friday, Sept. 24, the Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship came together in a “Get to Know Me” event, where SAJE fellows gathered over an ice cream sundae bar in Stein Fireplace Lounge. This is the first social event of the semester, of which SAJE plans to host monthly. Through...

September 21, 2021

Arcadia University Theater Presents: Fugitive Songs, Oct. 1-3

Arcadia University Theater Arts announces full casting and production details for Fugitive Songs by Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen. Directed by Associate Professor of Theater & Artistic Director Aaron McAllister, Fugitive Songs will play Stiteler Auditorium from Oct. 1 through Oct. 3. This...

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September 21, 2021

Testa ’22M Uses Social Media for Environmental Justice

By Rikki Rosenthal Honey Testa ’22M is using their 123,000 social media followers to inspire environmental justice and action through their work with the Braided Justice Collective. As a member of the Braided Justice Collective, which began in July 2021, Testa is part of a national group of diverse...

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September 21, 2021

Four Receive Dr. Finbarr O'Connor Prize for Shifting the Paradigm for Public Art Project

The University is pleased to announced that Professor of Visual and Performance Arts Abbey Ryan '03, Adjunct Professor of Visual and Performance Arts David Guinn, Adjunct Professor of Visual and Performance Arts Maryann Worrell '05, and Adjunct Professor of Visual and Performance Arts Krista...


September 13, 2021

Arcadia and Delaware College of Art and Design Sign Articulation Agreement

On Monday, Sept. 13, Arcadia University and Delaware College of Art and Design signed an articulation agreement to open pathways for students earning associate's degrees at DCAD to complete their baccalaureate degrees at Arcadia University. DCAD President Jean Dahlgren and Dean Katy Ro joined...

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September 13, 2021

Arcadia Again Among Top Schools in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

In the highly anticipated 2022 U.S. News & World Report rankings, released today, Arcadia University is once again ranked among the top Regional Universities in the North category. Arcadia is ranked 44th, among the top 34 percent of schools in this category and third among colleges and...

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September 10, 2021

Parmar, Lyons ’12 Appointed to Arcadia University Board of Trustees

Arcadia University has elected to its Board of Trustees Ashish Parmar, senior vice president and chief information officer of Tapestry, Inc., a New York-based house of global modern luxury lifestyle brands whose portfolio includes Coach, Kate Spade, and Stuart Weitzman; and Margaret Lyons,...


September 8, 2021

Students Say Goodbye to Summer at Campus Carnival

Copy and video by Julie Snider '22 Summer may technically run until Sept. 22, but nearly 75 Arcadia students said a fun farewell to the season at the Say Goodbye to Summer Carnival on Haber Green on Saturday, Sept. 5. As a DJ kept the music going, students enjoyed a photo booth, caricature artist,...

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September 7, 2021

For Seventh Straight Year, Arcadia Ranks Best Regionally with Princeton Review

For the seventh straight year, Arcadia University was ranked among the Princeton Review’s “Best Northeastern” schools in its “ 2022 Best Colleges: Region by Region .” The prestigious list ranks Arcadia among the 655 colleges and universities in the country that are “academically outstanding and...

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September 2, 2021

Larry Day: Absent Presence, through Nov. 21

This fall, three venerable Philadelphia-area institutions will mount what will be the most expansive exhibition to date of the art of Larry Day (1921-1998). "Body Language: The Art of Larry Day" will be presented across Arcadia University, University of the Arts and Woodmere Art Museum, exploring...

August 31, 2021

CIO Radhakrishnan Featured in Toggle Magazine on All-Modes, Sales Force

Rashmi Radhakrishnan , chief information office and vice president for Information Technology, is featured in an industry magazine, Toggle, on how Arcadia worked to redesign more than 600 courses over the past year so the content would translate meaningfully to digital platforms. From the article:...

August 31, 2021

Arcadia Welcomes Back Students

From Aug. 25 through Aug. 29, Arcadia welcomed all first-year and transfer students to campus, as well as all returning students, for the 2021 fall semester. The University offered a full slate of fun events that helped ingratiate students into the Arcadia community and showcased its mission and...

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August 30, 2021

Dr. Pederson Publishes Book on Leonardo da Vinci, Speaks on Australia Radio on Mona Lisa

Dr. Jill Pederson , associate professor of Art History, this summer published " Leonardo, Bramante, and the Academia: Art and Friendship in Fifteenth-Century Milan " (2021, Harvey Miller/ Brepols), the first study to provide a comprehensive historical and theoretical account of the long-debated,...

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August 25, 2021

Register Now for Fall 2021 LOVE Pilot Program

What is LOVE? The Living Our Values Experience (LOVE) Pilot Program, entering its second year, was created in response to the Black Lives Matter and racial reckoning movements of 2020 by the newly minted Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring. The program brings together students, faculty,...


August 23, 2021

Dr. Dean Offers Tips for Educators, Students, and Families on Returning to School

Dr. Kim Dean , assistant professor of Education at Arcadia, has experience as a school psychologist in K-12 schools and also in private practice doing clinical work with students and families. At Arcadia, she continues to support teachers in creating developmentally supportive environments. “I’m...

August 23, 2021

Faculty-Student Research In-Person for Summer, Continuing in Fall 

This summer, the Biology department jumped back into their in-person faculty-student research opportunities, which were previously moved online or halted during the pandemic. Duckweed v. Mosquitos Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Chris Binckley is working with Biology majors Alyssa Gushka ’23 and...

August 17, 2021

Arcadia Ready to Welcome Newest Knights for Fall 2021 Semester

Courses begin for Arcadia's Fall 2021 semester on Monday, Aug. 30. The University is looking forward to welcome first-year students on Aug. 25 and 26 and returning students on Aug. 28 and 29. More information on Arcadia's fall 2021 semester, including important dates, details, and FAQs, is...

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