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May 3, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University to Award Honorary Degree to Volodymyr Zelensky, President of Ukraine

Arcadia University is proud to announce that it will award an honorary doctoral degree to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at its Commencement on May 20. Arcadia joins at least 15 other institutions across the country that will confer degrees on President Zelensky this Commencement season....

Apr 20, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

For Some at Arcadia, Service Means Introspection, Mutual Aid, Community

By Sarah Marsh, Office of Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion program coordinator, and Anthony Reyes, program coordinator Gateway to Success/Act 101 Program and Undergraduate Success academic advisor What does service mean to you? How does it inspire you to act? For some at Arcadia...

Apr 15, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Kimberly Dean Named Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education at Arcadia University

Dr. Kimberly Dean, assistant professor of Education, has been named Arcadia University’s next Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education; the three-year term runs from the 2022-2023 to the 2024-2025 academic year.  Dr. Dean’s proposal, “Expanding Capacity through Connection:...

Apr 1, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Resist is a Womanist Word: A Tribute to Sonia Sanchez and Call for Submissions: Sonku for Sonia

This year, poet, activist, and scholar Sonia Sanchez will receive an honorary doctoral degree and address the Class of 2022 at Commencement ceremonies for Arcadia University. Renowned for the messages of freedom and activism in her work, Sanchez once declared that "[r]esist is an ancient word. A...

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Mar 30, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University TEDx Event, April 14: Beyond the Mask

The final TEDx Arcadia University conference – an event where speakers share “ideas worth spreading” – will be Thursday, April 14, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Following the theme “Beyond the Mask,” the conference will explore topics including societal norms and criminal and social justice. Registration is...

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Mar 30, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Academic Excellence of Students and Faculty Celebrated at 2022 Honors Convocation

The importance of authenticity, vulnerability, and discovery were central themes at this year’s in-person Honors Convocation at Arcadia University on March 26, which celebrated the academic excellence of students and faculty.  The annual event recognizes graduate and undergraduate students...

Mar 22, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Poet Sonia Sanchez to Receive Honorary Degree, Address Class of 2022 at Arcadia University Commencement

Arcadia University is proud to announce that renowned poet, activist, and scholar Sonia Sanchez will receive an honorary doctoral degree and address the Class of 2022 at Commencement ceremonies on Thursday and Friday, May 19-20.  Arcadia is one of the first institutions in the nation to...

Mar 15, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

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...

Mar 15, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

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...

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

Thursday, March 3, 2022 - 12:00

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, updated guidance from the CDC, and the low infection rates on the Glenside campus and in the... Read More

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Arcadia Supports Its Global Community and Ukraine

Monday, February 28, 2022 - 07:00

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 world. War and conflict devastates lives and communities for generations, and we... Read More

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Feb 28, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

‘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...