Arcadia University News


March 21, 2022

April 1: Teach-in on War in Ukraine

The Arcadia University community is invited to a teach-in on the War in Ukraine on Friday, April 1, at 1:30 p.m. in Commons Meeting Rooms1-3. The teach-in will be led by Dr. Angela Kachuyevski , associate professor of Political Science and an expert in conflict resolution, security studies,...

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March 15, 2022

March 21 - 24: Arcadia Celebrates Life of Legendary Cremona Morrey with Art Exhibition, Documentary Screening, and Panel Discussion with the Montier Family

On Thursday, March 24, Arcadia University will celebrate the life of Cremona Morrey, a legendary resident of the Cheltenham area. The special event begins at 7 p.m. with a screening of the 25-minute WHYY documentary The Montiers: An American Story in Grey Towers Castle Korman Mirror Room. This will...

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March 15, 2022

April 5: Reynoso-Morris ’12, Ruiz-Whalen to Speak on Shaping Communities at Pioneer Series Event

Arcadia University alumna Alyssa Reynoso-Morris ’12 and Dara Ruiz-Whalen will be featured speakers when the University’s Honors Program hosts its annual Pioneer Series event at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5. This year’s event, which is focused on shaping communities locally and abroad, will be held in...

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March 9, 2022

Dance Marathon to Benefit Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Arcadia University will hold a five-hour no-sitting dance marathon, “Dance All Knight 2022,” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 1, in the University Commons. Proceeds will benefit The Four Diamonds and its fight to end childhood cancer. This year’s theme is “Outer Space.” Hosted by Arcadia For the Kids, or...

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March 7, 2022

Professor Emeritus Dr. Ireland Publishes ‘The Gaelic Background on Old English Poetry before Bede’

Dr. Colin A. Ireland , professor emeritus of The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University and former resident director of Arcadia’s Ireland programs, published the book, The Gaelic Background of Old English Poetry before Bede. The book, which is part of the Richard Rawlinson Center Series,...

March 7, 2022

Dr. Ferrell Publishes Book on Creative Exchange Around Jay DeFeo’s Painting

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell , associate professor of Art History at Arcadia University, has published the book The Rose: Creation and Community in Jay DeFeo’s Circle (Yale University Press). A video introduction to the book is available here . A description on the Yale University Press website calls the...

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March 4, 2022

Part III of Important Q&A Series with Founding and Associate Director of CASAA

Arcadia University's three-part Q&A series with the founding and associate director of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action, Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, concludes below. Read Part I of the series here , and Part II here . Part of the...

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March 4, 2022

Office of Career Education Launches Identity Based Communities on Career Launchpad

The Office of Career Education has launched new Identity-Based Communities on the Career Launchpad. The launchpad can be accessed through PortalGuard and is available to both current students and alumni. The new Identity-Based Communities include communities for first-generation students,...

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March 3, 2022

COVID Update, March 3: Masking Requirement to be Lifted on Glenside Campus March 12

Arcadia University is pleased to announce that the masking requirement on the Glenside campus will be lifted on Saturday, March 12. The change in our masking status is due to the success of our mitigation measures, the high vaccination rates (over 90 percent) of University community members,...

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March 3, 2022

Public Safety Updates Include New Operations Center, Technology Improvements

The Department of Public Safety is happy to announce updates for the spring 2022 semester. Located on the first floor of Dilworth Hall, the Public Safety office has updated its space to be more functional for officers and the Arcadia community. Upgraded areas and technology provide better security...

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March 2, 2022

Dance Marathon to Benefit Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Arcadia University will hold a five-hour no-sitting dance marathon, “Dance All Knight 2022,” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 1, in the University Commons. Proceeds will benefit The Four Diamonds and its fight to end childhood cancer. This year’s theme is “Outer Space.” Hosted by Arcadia For the Kids, or...

March 2, 2022

Arcadia Alumna Jessica Tilli ’08MEd Honored by White House for Outstanding STEM Teaching

Arcadia University alumna Jessica Tilli ’08M.Ed. has been recognized by the U.S. government with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). She is one of two teachers from Pennsylvania, and one of 102 from the U.S. and its territories, to receive the honor...

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March 1, 2022

Adjunct Professor Frankie Mallis M.A. ‘09 Publishes Fantasy Romance Novel

Adjunct English Professor and Alumna Frankie Mallis M.A. ‘09 self-published her first fantasy romance novel, Daughter of the Drowned Empire, in February. “I’ve always wanted to write a book; I knew in my heart that was the end goal, but I didn’t get the idea for this book until my junior year of...

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February 28, 2022

Arcadia Supports Its Global Community and Ukraine

Dear Arcadia University Community, At Arcadia University, we are deeply troubled by the news and images coming from Ukraine. As a global institution, our hearts are with our students, scholars, faculty, staff, and partners, as well as all those affected by these events in the region and around the...

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February 28, 2022

‘The Space Between’: Solomon ’06 to Lecture on Finding a Career in the Arts

Kajette Solomon '06, juror of Arcadia University’s 2022 Student Biennial , will speak on finding a career in the arts on Thursday, March 3, at 4:30 p.m. in the University Commons Great Room. The lecture will also be available online. Titled "The Space Between," the lecture will chronicle Solomon's...

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February 23, 2022

Part II of our CASAA Q&A: Opportunities for Community Members, CASAA's Key Initiatives

Arcadia University's Q&A three-part series with the founding and associate director of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action, Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, continues below. You can read Part I of the series here . Read Part III of the...

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February 23, 2022

Feb. 24: Asian American and Pacific Islander Mental Health Panel

On Thursday, Feb. 24, Arcadia University counseling services , the Office of Access, Diversity, and Inclusion , the AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) Resource group, and the AAPI group of Montgomery county will host a mental health panel to describe and discuss the difficulties surrounding...

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February 23, 2022

Arcadia Partners with Montgomery County to Enhance Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic

In February, Arcadia University entered into a partnership with Montgomery County to enhance the Physical Therapy department’s pro bono physical therapy clinic . Recognizing the need for decreasing barriers to access health related services, the Arcadia University Pro Bono Clinic was designed to...

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February 22, 2022

Office of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Prevention & Education Earns NASPA’s Outstanding Peer Educator Program Award

Arcadia University’s Office of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Prevention & Education (OSVPE), led by Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator Alison Berk and students, has received the Outstanding Peer Educator Program Award from NASPA, a worldwide association for student affairs administrators...

February 18, 2022

Arcadia Athletics to Present Viewing of Althea, Documentary on Legendary Women’s Tennis Star and Black Athlete

On Monday, Feb. 28, the Arcadia University community is invited to a virtual viewing of Althea , a documentary on tennis legend Althea Neale Gibson, one of the first Black athletes to cross the color line of international tennis. Arcadia community members can view the documentary, which begins at 7...

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February 16, 2022

Feb. 27 Presentation to Look at Henry Clay's Compromise of 1850

In a free Zoom event on Sunday, Feb. 27, Dr. James M. Paradis , adjunct professor of history at Arcadia University, will highlight “Henry Clay: Compromise of 1850," an engraving from the walls of Camp William Penn Museum , during an upcoming presentation about President Abraham Lincoln and the...

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