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May 26, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Pati Hill: Pioneer, A Groundbreaking Collection Comes to Arcadia

In the depths of a windowless room on Arcadia University's campus, tucked away in a nondescript space, stands an IBM photocopier recently arrived from Sens, a small town 75 miles south of Paris. The machine of 1970s vintage is a prize. It belonged to artist and writer Pati Hill, a...

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May 26, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Autistic Self-Advocates Speak Up! Panel

In celebration of Autism and Neurodiversity Acceptance Month, Arcadia’s School of Education hosted an Autistic Self-Advocates Speak Up! Panel on April 21. The panel featured three autistic self-advocates: artist Brian Foti, Gregory Tino, author of The Autistic Mind Finally Speaks, and lecturer...

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May 24, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Class of 2021 Following Hybrid Academic Year

After more than a year of mainly virtual learning and events, the Arcadia University Class of 2021 celebrated on campus together in socially distanced, in-person Commencement Ceremonies on Thursday, May 20 and Friday, May 21. Over six ceremonies, Arcadia University awarded more than 900...

Arcadia University tennis play Tim Zeng on the court

May 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Weitian “Tim” Zeng: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Favorite Arcadia memory: Scarlet and Grey Day. Committing to a school was a tough choice but that day gave me confidence in my decision. Students who have just freshly left high school were everywhere and it was hard to feel alone. It was a good...

Arcadia University student Olivia Jarvis

May 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Olivia Jarvis: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Neuroscience minor Favorite Arcadia memory: Sitting out on the Haber Green with friends when the weather was beautiful! Involvement on campus: I was a lab assistant in the Psychology department, Learning Resource Network (LRN) advanced...

Arcadia University graduate Daniel Waibel

May 20, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Daniel Waibel: Bachelor of Arts in Global Media

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Global Media Favorite Arcadia memory: My favorite Arcadia memory would have to be making the bonds and friendship I’ve had throughout my four years that helped me learn about myself and the works around me. Involvement on campus: I had a work study...

Arcadia University EdD graduate Jacqui Bader

May 19, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Bader ’21EdD Achieves Dream 50 Years in the Making

Most people look forward to relaxing and doing less after retirement. Jacqui Bader ’21EdD plans to make teaching her “encore performance” after retiring, starting in education after decades in other industries and fields.  When Bader was growing up in Philadelphia’s government housing in...

Arcadia University Class of 2021 graduate Emily Brenner

May 19, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Emily Brenner: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (Social Justice concentration) with a Sociology minor Favorite Arcadia memory: That’s hard because there’s so many things. I’d go with either Woodstock 2019, my entire First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) semester in London, and what I’...

Arcadia University student Victoria Wang

May 18, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Xinran “Victoria” Wang: Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science

Major and minor: Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science and a minor in Computer Science. Favorite Arcadia memory: It's really hard to answer because I had a lot of great memories at Arcadia University. One of them was the first time I came to Arcadia and lived at Oak Summit with friends:...

Arcadia University student Meghan Herron

May 18, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Herron ’21 Plans Career Serving Autistic Community

When Northeast Philadelphia resident and Psychology major Meghan Herron ’21 enrolled as a pre-physical therapy student, anatomy was a course she had to take—but she hated it. She’d dreamed of being a physical therapist since the eighth grade, but this course affirmed for her that it was not the...

Arcadia University graduate Jake McCrea

May 18, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Jake McCrea: Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a minor in Political Science Favorite Arcadia memory: My favorite Arcadia memory was getting to know my life long friends Involvement on campus: I was a class officer for the Class of 2021, a member of Student Government...

Arcadia University graduate Lashanna Bryant in graduation cap and gown

May 17, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Lashanna Bryant: Dual Bachelor of Arts in English and Media and Communications

Majors and minors: Dual Bachelor of Arts in English and Media and Communications, with a concentrations in creative writing and multimedia publishing. Favorite Arcadia memory: That is a very hard question because there are so many. If I only had to pick one it would probably have to be all the...