Campus News

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Jun 15, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Hall Begins Tenure as Vice President for Enrollment Management

Following a national search, Rakin Hall—a higher education expert with more than 20 years of success and strategic management at institutions such as the University of Utah and the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USC)—was appointed vice president for Enrollment Management. Hall’s...

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Jun 12, 2020 Erin McLaughlin

Arcadia Announces the Kathleen Demery Valverde Endowed Award for Excellence in Research

Arcadia University is pleased to establish the Kathleen Demery Valverde Endowed Award for Excellence in Research. The award will recognize undergraduate or graduate students who demonstrate academic excellence in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Forensic Science, Mathematics, Psychology,...

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Jun 11, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Tomlinson Re-Elected to APTA Nominating Committee

Dr. Susan Tomlinson, associate professor and director of Clinical Education in the Department of Physical Therapy, was re-elected to a two-year term on the Academy of Physical Therapy Education’s Nominating Committee of the Clinical Education Special Interest Group. The group, which is a part of...

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Jun 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Sullivan on Bringing Queer Philosophy into Academia and Everyday Life

When one thinks about philosophy, the classical schools of ancient Greece or China may be the first to come to mind. A more contemporary but lesser-known discipline, queer philosophy, is one Dr. Ian M. Sullivan, assistant professor of Philosophy, uses to interpret philosophical texts from...

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Jun 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Appointed Chair of Public Health, Assistant Dean of Research

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, has been appointed chair of the Department of Public Health and assistant dean of research in the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University. Dr. Longare will succeed current Chair of the Department of Public Health Dr. Katie...

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Jun 5, 2020 Caitlin Burns

SGB Students Participate in International Business Strategy Competition

School of Global Business students Sarah Aschemeier ’20, Brett Fenstermacher ’20, Rebecca Krewina ’20, Jordan Miller ’20, and Amber Zelko ’20 earned top awards in the annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC) Business Simulation competition. The team was recognized at...

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Jun 4, 2020 Caitlin Burns

As Protests Continue, Daniels ’21, ’22M Publishes on the Black Male Experience

“But, I am afraid! Daily, I am afraid!  I always wonder…   ‘Will TODAY be the LAST day of my Earthly experience?’ ‘Will TODAY be the LAST day I will feel the warmth and love of all the communities I am a part of?’   ‘Will TODAY be the LAST day I say ‘I love you mom’...

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Jun 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Announces Unique, Distinctive GAP Year Program for 2020-21 Academic Year

Arcadia University has announced a GAP Year program for the 2020-21 academic year, a unique, innovative, and affordable way for students to earn university credits while acquiring a sense of the Arcadia experience at their own pace. Arcadia’s GAP Year program is distinctive for those students...

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Jun 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dycus ’16M, MPH Investigates Coronavirus Cases in Bucks County

By Caitlin Joyce '20 “We get reports of different diseases which are of interest around the world, and this was flagged as something interesting going on in China in January,” said Drew Dycus ’16M, MPH, recalling how the Bucks County Department of Health became attuned to the beginnings of the...

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Jun 1, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University’s Nationally Ranked DPT Program Now Offering Hybrid Learning

Arcadia University’s nationally ranked Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program has expanded to offer a hybrid learning model for healthcare and medical professionals, Arcadia DPT Online. Beginning in fall 2020, the hybrid expansion will include both online (distance) learning and periodic on-...

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May 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

On WURD, Dr. McNeil and Elliot ’21 Talk about ACT 101/Gateway to Success

Dr. Angela McNeil, director of the ACT 101/Gateway to Success program, and Patience Elliot ’21 were featured as guest speakers on WURD radio talk show “The Source” about the benefits of the ACT 101/Gateway to Success program. Dr. McNeil discussed the various resources that’s provided through the...

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May 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Good Things Come in Threes: Knab Triplets Graduate from Arcadia

Triplets Ed, Kate, and Tori Knab did not plan to attend Arcadia together; on May 15, the three graduated from their "home away from home." Looking back, the trio feels that enrolling at Arcadia together helped with the transition of entering college life, as well to expand their social...