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February 14, 2022

Arcadia University Theater Presents: "Vanities: The Musical", Feb. 17-20

Arcadia University Theater Arts announces full casting and production details for Vanities: The Musical with a book by Jack Heifner & music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum. Directed by Theater Arts faculty member & Artistic Director of Philadelphia’s Azuka Theatre Kevin Glaccum, Vanities:...

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February 11, 2022

Feb. 17: Artist Ulrick Jean-Pierre Speaks on Ties that Bind Haiti and the U.S.

On Thursday Feb. 17, distinguished Haitian American artist Ulrick Jean-Pierre will speak on how his artwork demonstrates the ties that bind Haiti and the U.S. The historical links between Haiti and the U.S. are brought to life through Jean-Pierre’s paintings, which depict many prominent figures who...

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February 9, 2022

Friday, Feb. 25: Virtual Career Conference for ​Black Male Students 

The LFW ​Global Leadership Summit: ​ A Virtual Career Conference for ​Black Male College Students , will be held Friday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The leadership development career conference aims to help Black male students navigate the global leadership pipeline and provide information...

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February 9, 2022

Transforming Education at Arcadia: The ABRI Curricular Infusion Pilot Program in Action

In a November 2021 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education , the Anti-Black Racism Initiatives (ABRI) in development at Arcadia University were put on center stage in “ Race on Campus: One University’s Plan to Combat Anti-Black Racism ” by Sarah Brown. The article highlighted “plans to diversify...

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February 8, 2022

Arcadia University, Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announce Agreement of Sale for Former Bishop McDevitt High School Property

Arcadia University and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announce an agreement of sale for Arcadia to purchase the former Bishop McDevitt High School property in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County. The property includes a total of 18.21 acres, a four-story structure totaling 95,746 square feet,...

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February 7, 2022

Important Q&A with Founding and Associate Director of the Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action

The founding director and associate director of Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA) Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, answer questions about the importance of CASAA, how the Center plans to engage with the community, and how it plans to...

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February 4, 2022

Steinbrucker Lecture Series: Dr. Parsons Dick Presents "Discriminatory Ontology of Migration in Asylum Processing at the U.S. - Mexico Border" 

Steinbrucker Lecture Series: Dr. Parsons Dick Presents "Discriminatory Ontology of Migration in Asylum Processing at the U.S. - Mexico Border" Thursday, Feb. 17 4-6 p.m. Commons Meeting Room (and streamed) Zoom link: j/95005439835 Dr. Hilary Parsons Dick , associate...

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February 2, 2022

Stuetz ’20 MEd Earns Virtual English Language Teaching Fellowship in India

Bernard John Stuetz III, who earned a Master of Education from Arcadia University in 2020, has been selected by the U.S. Department of State for a virtual fellowship, through which he engaged with English language learners and teachers online in India at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (...

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February 1, 2022

Campbell Chosen as Arcadia Public Art Resident Artist

Visual artist Amir Campbell has been selected as Arcadia University’s Public Art Resident Artist for 2022. Also known as Amiracle, Campbell will be the lead artist for this year's Arcadia Public Art Project and will teach a cohort of students in the public art apprenticeship course (...

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January 31, 2022

Feb. 25 Poetry Reading: Elevating the Voices of the Displaced

The Pan African Studies Program is pleased to announce Elevating the Voices of the Displaced: Poetry Reading with two members of the Pan African Studies Collective, Dr. Michelle Reale and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack. The event, cosponsored by the Office of Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion...

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January 31, 2022

Wingfield '22 Helps Start Online Poetry Collective of BIPOC Womxn Poets

As one of the founding members of Tenderheart Collective , an online poetry house led entirely by BIPOC womxn poets, Arcadia University History major Emily Wingfield ‘22 hopes to uplift the voices of BIPOC poets, women, and gender non-conforming individuals. The six founding members, all of whom...

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January 27, 2022

Arcadia University Celebrates Black History Month with Read-in, Round Table Talk, Oratorical Contest

Arcadia University celebrates Black History Month this February with a variety of events and programming open to the University community, as well as spotlighting our Black community through their stories, quotes, and highlights. Tuesday, Feb. 1: The Annual African American Read-in: Protest...

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January 26, 2022

Dr. Shandell Publishes Two Articles on History of African American Theater in Philadelphia

Dr. Jonathan D. Shandell , associate professor of Theater Arts at Arcadia University, recently had two articles published related to the history of African American theater and performance in the Philadelphia region. The first essay, "Caricatured, Marginalized, and Erased: African American Artists...

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January 25, 2022

Arcadia’s Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate Program Ranked Among Top 40 Nationwide

The online Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) graduate certificate program at Arcadia University has been ranked among the top 40 such programs nationwide by the Applied Behavior Analysis Programs Guide , an online resource whose mission is to provide high-quality information for those considering a...

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January 25, 2022

Meg Eubank ’05, ’07MEd Named Teacher of the Year by TESOL Association, National Geographic Learning

Arcadia University alumna Meg Eubank ’05, ’07MEd has been named 2022 Teacher of Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Teacher of the Year. Presented by TESOL International Association and National Geographic Learning , the award recognizes exceptional English language teachers at all levels. “I am...

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January 21, 2022

Mapes Selected to Write for “I’m First”

Danita Mapes ’23 , a Global Media major at Arcadia University, has been selected as a featured writer for I'm, a website that features the stories and perspectives of students that lack a family history of higher education. Mapes’ first published piece on the site is “ A New Beginning ,”...

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January 20, 2022

For Third Consecutive Year, Arcadia Breaks UKnightedTuesday Fundraising Record

On Tuesday, Nov. 30, the Arcadia University community participated in the international celebration of philanthropy with its seventh UKnightedTuesday . With the support of 543 Arcadia alumni, faculty, staff, trustees, parents, and friends, UKnightedTuesday raised $484,049 for Arcadia and its...

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January 19, 2022

Public Safety Director Evans Named Interim President of HBCU Law Enforcement Org.

In January 2022, the Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Law Enforcement Executive and Administrators appointed Ruth Evans, director of Arcadia University’s Department of Public Safety, as interim president of its Executive Board. As interim president, Evans will preside at all...

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January 17, 2022

Dr. Longacre, Odelberg ’20MPH Co-author Oncology Article in Cancer Care Research

Arcadia University’s Associate Professor of Public Health Margaret Longacre, Ph.D. , and graduate student Michelle Odelberg ’20MPH recently co-authored with researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Center an article on integrating family caregivers into health care systems that was published in Cancer...

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January 10, 2022

Jan. 10, 2022: Athletics Updates to Indoor Spectator Policy

Dear Arcadia Community, For the health and safety of all members of our University community, Arcadia’s Department of Athletics announces the following home spectator protocols, which begin on Monday, Jan. 10 and will remain in effect until further notice. Attendance at home indoor athletic events...


January 10, 2022

Reale Publishes New Book ‘Communities of Practice’ in the Academic Library

Dr. Michelle Reale ’99, ’16MFA, ’20EdD , Landman Library Professor, has published a new book on library science: Communities of Practice in the Academic Library: Strategies for Implementation (ALA Editions) discusses how academic librarians can strengthen their practice of teaching and provide...

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