Arcadia University News

June 2, 2022

Faculty and Staff Celebrated at 2022 Years of Service Luncheon

On June 1, Arcadia University celebrated faculty and staff at the 2022 Years of Service Luncheon. The ceremony recognized outstanding research, teaching, and student support efforts by faculty and staff, including milestone years of service, in 5-year increments (5 years through 45 years). Several...


June 2, 2022

2022 PA Olympics Raise More Than $24K for METAvivor Charity, Steuart and Nguyen Receive Leadership Awards

Students in Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant program helped the 2022 PA (Physician Assistant) program raise $24,179 for the charity METAvivor, a nonprofit organization that supports women and men with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) by providing support, raising awareness, and funding...

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June 1, 2022

Arcadia University Commemorates Juneteenth

Dear Arcadia Community, Last year, the passage of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act established Juneteenth as a federal holiday. Arcadia University will observe this holiday, which falls this year on Sunday, June 19, by closing offices, where possible, on Monday, June 20. Offices and...

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May 26, 2022

Landmark Writing Textbook by Arcadia Faculty, Writing in the Arts and Sciences, Made Available in Open-access Format

Writing in the Arts and Sciences , a textbook authored by notable Arcadia faculty members that was originally published in 1981, has been re-released and made available in open-access format. Published by Winthrop Publishers, Writing in the Arts and Sciences was authored by Dr. Elaine P. Maimon, Dr...

May 26, 2022

Alumna, Students Receive Ellington Beavers Award for Intellectual Inquiry

An Arcadia University alumna and several students have received Ellington Beavers Awards for Intellectual Inquiry to support their research projects. Layla Darian 22DPT, 22MPH was awarded $987 for her project, “Mujeres en Movimiento: El Camino al Bienestar (Women in Motion: The Path to Wellbeing...

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May 25, 2022

Robichaw ’14 M.Ed. Receives Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

Arcadia University alumna Lattonia Robichaw ’14 M.Ed., BSW, a special education teacher at the General Philip Kearny elementary school in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood, has received the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching from the School District of Philadelphia . She earned...

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May 25, 2022

Arcadia’s PreK-4 Program Accredited by International Dyslexia Association

Arcadia University’s undergraduate PreK-4 program has been accredited by the International Dyslexia Association . This is the second School of Education program to receive IDA accreditation, following the graduate Reading Specialist program. Arcadia is one of only seven colleges and universities in...


May 24, 2022

Arcadia Celebrates Class of 2022 at Commencement, Challenges Graduates for New Ideas, Visions

At Arcadia University’s Commencement ceremonies on May 19 and 20, more than 850 students earned doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees and certificates, celebrating alongside community members, families, and friends. In Commencement addresses, honorary degree recipient Sonia Sanchez and Arcadia...

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May 18, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Catherine Bergmueller

Catherine Bergmueller Degree : Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education and Special Education Hometown : Mifflinburg, Pa. Involvement on campus : Catherine played field hockey for three years at Arcadia and is a member of Arcadia’s Student Athletic Association Council, which supports various...

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May 17, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Mercy Joseph

Mercy Joseph Major : Education Studies, with a concentration in teaching English as a Second Language. Globetrotter : Mercy has lived in Australia, the Philippines, Baltimore, and Philadelphia, and last year, she studied in South Korea. On campus : President of the Kpop Club After Arcadia : Mercy...

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May 17, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Weston Carpenter

Weston Carpenter Major : Health Administration On Campus : Resident Assistant and an Ambassador. Abroad : Weston studied for a semester last year at Edinburgh Napier University in Edinburgh, Scotland. "There, Arcadia hosted a “Goodbye Dinner” at a Duke’s mansion," Carpenter recalled. "We toured his...

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May 16, 2022

Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala Receives $630K Grant to Expand Apprenticeships in Early Childhood Education Program

Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Early Childhood Education Program Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala has been awarded a PAsmart Grant of $632,258 to expand apprenticeships opportunities in the undergraduate PreK-4 Program. The grant, from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry...

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May 16, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Catelyn Ballard

Catelyn Ballard Major : International Studies, with minors in French and Environmental Studies. Hometown : Penndel, Pa. Time abroad : In spring 2019, Catelyn did a First Year Study Abroad Experience in London, England. She spent a semester abroad at Edinburgh Napier University in Edinburgh,...

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May 13, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Chris D’Alessandro

Chris D’Alessandro Major : Bachelor of Arts in Education Hometown : Waretown, N.J. Honors : Chris was named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholars for the 2019–20 season by the Golf Coaches Association of America, becoming only the second student-athlete in Arcadia men's golf history to earn...

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May 12, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Victoria (Vic) Fedorko

Victoria (Vic) Fedorko Degree : Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Public Health Hometown : Glenview, Ill. International ties : Victoria is a first-generation American whose family is from Ukraine. MAC Honor Roll : Victoria participated in women’s outdoor and indoor track and field as a...

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May 11, 2022

Arcadia Summer Projects Include Classroom Technology Upgrade, Updates to Stiteler Auditorium, and a Multipurpose Center

Arcadia University is enhancing the student experience through refreshing instructional spaces and adding health and wellness facilities. Stiteler Auditorium will be modernized and refreshed, upgrades to campus classroom technology will continue, and a 19,000-square-foot multipurpose building will...

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May 11, 2022

Equestrian Team Members Earn Regional, National Recognition

Members of the Arcadia University Equestrian Team recently garnered regional and national honors, competing against the top riders in their divisions. The equestrian team is a club sport that competes in shows hosted by the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA). The University has both a...

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May 11, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Amanda Sturman

Amanda Sturman Major : Bachelor of Arts in Theater Hometown : Cortez, Co. Why Arcadia : “I really wanted to come out to the east. I heard Philadelphia was a good place for theatre. I settled on Arcadia because the size was right for me. It wasn’t too big, wasn’t too small, perfect for individual...

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May 10, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Dean Cahill

Dean Cahill Major : Bachelor of Science in Biology Hometown : Mount Laurel, N.J. Favorite Arcadia memory : “The biggest thing I’d say is you don’t realize how much you take for granted in person, seeing classmates and faculty members. One of my most enjoyable moments was being back on campus after...

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May 6, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Emily Wingfield

Emily Wingfield Major : History, with a minor in Education From : Originally from West Chester, Pa., now in Charleston, S.C., On Campus : Emily is a member of the first Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship cohort at Arcadia. A Place for Poets : Emily is a founding member of...

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May 5, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Maria Terrinoni

Maria Terrinoni Major : History, with minors in Law and Public Policy and International Studies Hometown : Clarks Summit, Pa. Why Arcadia : Its small class sizes, forming relationships with professors, the opportunity to research with faculty, and the ability to study abroad. Study abroad,...

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