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August 16, 2021

Sept. 9: Arcadia Students “Rock the Knight” at Downtown Glenside Food Truck Festival

On Thursday, Sept. 9, the Arcadia University community will celebrate community spirit as hundreds of students will gather on Haber Green to Rock the Knight with music, food, and giveaways before processing along Easton Road to Glenside to enjoy the Downtown Glenside Food Truck Festival. Students:...

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August 13, 2021

Arcadia Exhibitions Brings U.S. Tour of Sun & Sea to Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Arcadia Exhibitions at Arcadia University is pleased to announce its presentation of Sun & Sea as part of the 2021 Philadelphia Fringe Festival and the second venue of the US Tour of this celebrated opera-performance. Blurring the lines between music, theater, poetry, and visual art, the work...

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August 12, 2021

Dr. Kaplan on How COVID Impacted Climate Change and Fossil Fuel Consumption

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 The shift to remote work and school in 2020 due to the COVID pandemic led to significant changes in most people’s everyday routines. There were shortages at grocery stores, cancellations of trips and events, and an influx of information from the scientific community...

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August 11, 2021

Graduate Civic Scholars Program Launches

After an accident in a Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia research lab left Master of Public Health (MPH) student Fionya Tran ’21M (in photo) “benched” from live animal research, she needed to find a new career path that connected her love of research with doing good in the community. Through her...

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August 11, 2021

Arcadia’s Applied Behavior Analysis Ranked among 20 Best Online Programs

By Katherine Haines '21 Arcadia’s online Master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is among the top “20 Best Online ABA Master’s Degree Programs 2021” list released by the Applied Behavior Analysis Program Guide. Arcadia University’s ABA program is specifically designed to help students meet the...

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August 11, 2021

Henderson Prioritizes Diversity and Inclusion as Physician Assistant Program Director

By Rikki Rosenthal Joy Henderson, MMS, PA-C, is the newly appointed Physician Assistant (PA) Program Director for the Glenside and Delaware campuses. Through her new position, she hopes to embrace Arcadia’s rich history and build a stronger and more inclusive undergraduate base to help students...

August 5, 2021

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe One of Five Worldwide Elected to Board of Queer Global Center

Professor of Education Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe is one of five gender and sexual diverse advocates worldwide to be selected for the Queer Global Center’s inaugural Board ; the two-year term took effect on May 31, 2021. Dr. Slesaransky-Poe is recognized for her work as an ally in inclusive and...

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August 4, 2021

IPCR Stays Connected Through Book Club

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Even as the pandemic required isolation and a move to virtual classes and communities, departments at Arcadia worked to stay connected with their students, faculty, and staff. The International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program found one such connection...

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August 3, 2021

Celebrate 2019 Graduate Coxwell’s Book “Falling” on Aug. 9

By Rikki Rosenthal ’21 Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing alumna Rebekah Coxwell ’19M published her first book, Falling , with Southern Fried Karma Press. A celebratory book launch will take place at Grey Towers Castle in the Rose Room at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 9. “Written with vibrant...

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August 2, 2021

Alex Cristofori ’21MMS: LOVE Informs His Career Path

By Monica Anna Day '21M Adjunct Faculty, Center for Teaching, Learning and Mentoring Program Coordinator, LOVE Pilot Program A recent graduate of the Physician Assistant Program considering his employment options, Alex Cristofori ’21MMS reflected on how his time as a facilitator and participant in...

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July 30, 2021

Arcadia University Presented with $1 Million RACP Grant

Pennsylvania State Senator Art Haywood presented Arcadia University with a $1 million grant from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) for construction, renovation, and other related costs for a multi-purpose center on July 28. “The higher education community and our local community...

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July 30, 2021

Indoor Masking Requirement for Arcadia Facilities

As the University continues to follow the latest information about the increased spread of the more transmissible COVID-19 Delta variant, we are reaching out to let you know that, effective Sunday, August 1, masks will be required in all indoor University-operated spaces in Glenside and Christiana...

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July 29, 2021

Students Present at Mathematics Conference

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Arcadia Computer Science and Mathematics students presented at the spring conference of the regional section of the Mathematics Association of America , which was held online this year. Erik Edward ’21 and Kody Ream ’21 , with support from Luke Thatcher ’21 , presented...

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July 29, 2021

Dr. Guertin-Martin Discusses Local Brews in UK Based Magazine

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Dr. Favian Guertin-Martin was featured by UK-based Pellicle Magazine in a July 14 article focusing on Forest & Main Brewing Company in Ambler. Writer Anne Wallentine digs into the history and inner workings of Forest and Main...

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July 28, 2021

Dr. Barry Receives Ellington Beavers Award for Study on Empathy in Care Workers

By Rikki Rosenthal '21 Undergraduate Healthcare Administration Program Director and School of Global Business Associate Professor Dr. Teta Barry received the Ellington Beavers Fund for Intellectual Inquiry for her study on job satisfaction, empathy, and stress management in direct care aides...

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July 27, 2021

Psychology Faculty, Students Conduct In-person Lab Research on CBD Treatment, Synesthesia, and Aphantasia

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Assistant Professors of Psychology Dr. Juan Duque and Dr. Logan Fields , Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Katherine Moore , and Professor of Psychology Dr. Steve Robbins are collaborating this summer with students to conduct in-person laboratory research. Dr. Duque...

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July 26, 2021

Arcadia Theater Awarded Best of Glenside

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Arcadia University Theater has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Best of Glenside Award in the Performing Arts Theatre category. Arcadia University Theatre has adapted to the COVID pandemic by producing virtual performances and other mediums of innovative...

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July 23, 2021

Professor Otieno Appointed Associate Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

Alex Otieno , a faculty member in the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department, was appointed associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 12. In this role, Otieno will contribute to several important initiatives in the College of Arts and Sciences including...

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July 22, 2021

Dr. Zarzycki Explores New Treatment for ACL Recovery Through National Grant

After Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery, athletes may struggle to return to their previous optimal level of performance, even after physical therapy. Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Ryan Zarzycki believes the key to unlocking ACL recovery could be in the nervous...

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July 21, 2021

Students Present Research at College of Physicians Section on Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Ten Master of Public Health students at Arcadia University presented research at the College of Physicians in Philadelphia’s Student Research Section on Public Health and Preventative Medicine. The student presentations, listed below, focused on a variety of important public health issues,...

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July 19, 2021

Knights Get Hired LinkedIn Program Helps Graduates Find Success

By Rikki Rosenthal '21 The Office of Career Education (OCE) helps recent graduates and alumni find job opportunities through their Knights Get Hired Program. Recognized as an innovative program in the field of career services, The Knights Get Hired program was featured in the National Career...

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