Campus News

Four women in military outfits with a navy ship behind them

Apr 28, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Stefanik ’11 Hosts Panel About Women Veterans Returning Home

By Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 Spanish Language and Literature and Sociology alumna Ali Stefanik ’11, along with co-host Alexis Furlong, hosted a panel discussion, “When the Women Returned: The Difficult Journey Home for Women in the Military,” to provide an opportunity for women veterans to share...

Arcadia University student Jared Ellison

Apr 27, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Ellison ’21 Focuses on Mental Health in Black Communities for Internship, Thesis

For his English thesis paper, English and Creative Writing major Jared Ellison ’21 explored the role Black women play in the household and family through a variety of literary characters in a novel by James Baldwin. This includes how these women are considered “the rock” of the family, and need to...

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Apr 23, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Climate Change and Fire are Affecting the Composition of Forests

In the Capstone 2021 Series, members of the Class of 2021 showcase their capstone and thesis projects.  Environmental Journalism major Rikki Rosenthal '21 explores the correlation between fire disturbances and climate patterns in Western Maryland through their experience in the...

Seven of the staff members in Counseling Services

Apr 22, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Counseling Services Assists Students Who Experience Trauma

Counseling Services Therapist Cynthia Rutherford has seen the stigma associated with mental health change over her 25 years of practice at Arcadia University. In the past, Rutherford said that supporting the “whole student” meant their physical and academic well-being, and their emotional well...

Arcadia University student Briana Anastasia

Apr 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Anastasia ’21 Balances Work, School, and Newborn to Graduate

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Education major Briana Anastasia ’21 has always known she wanted to work with children, and having a child of her own and continuing her education has solidified that passion.  A native of Northeast Philadelphia, Anastasia worked at Dumpling Grounds Daycare...

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Apr 15, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Schinella ’21MMS Leans on Family to Find His Passion

By Katherine Haines '21 When Physician Assistant student Jeffrey Schinella ’21MMS found out his second child, Joy, would likely be born with Downs Syndrome, it sent him down a path he never expected. After graduating from Indiana University with a Religion and East Asian Studies...

Arcadia University president Ajay Nair

Apr 15, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Nair Reappointed to Five-year Term as President

The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Arcadia University has reappointed President Ajay Nair to a second term of five years, beginning July 1, 2021.  “From his first day at Arcadia, President Nair has shown tremendous leadership and a bold vision that will continue our...

Arcadia University student speaks to a woman across the table from her

Apr 9, 2021 Caitlin Burns

OSVPE Helps Sexual Violence Survivors Find Resources

When the University received a three-year, $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women, Arcadia sought to assess, implement, and sustain programming on sexual violence prevention and education, including campus surveying, prevention programming, and capacity...

Arcadia University student Violet Sleigh

Apr 2, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Sleigh ’21 Creates, Donates Masks to Carole’s Place

By Katherine Haines '21 When History major Violet Sleigh ’21 visited Carol’s Place, a shelter for women and children who are victims of abuse in Norristown, in fall 2019 as part of the Artist in the Community course, she wanted a way to stay involved and help others.    With the...

Two Arcadia students watch as male teacher stretches back of student on PT table

Apr 2, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Faculty and Students Present at 100th Annual Combined Sections Meeting

The Department of Physical Therapy participated in the 100th annual Combined Sections Meeting hosted by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), which was held virtually this year throughout February and March.  Eleven core Arcadia faculty, two adjunct faculty, at least seven...

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Apr 1, 2021 Caitlin Burns

April 5-9: Public Health Week Events on Addiction, Climate Change, Resilience

Arcadia University celebrates National Public Health Week (NPHW) from April 5 to April 9 with events on addiction, climate change, resilience, and careers. The topics reflect the daily themes of rebuilding, galvanizing climate change, and building COVID-19 resilience set by the American Public...

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Apr 1, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Paskell ’81, ’96MEd Brings World Culture to “Community” Class

Adjunct Professor of Education Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96MEd is bringing world culture to her Artist in the Community class. With her car packed full of borrowed Fair Trade items from Ten Thousand Villages in Chestnut Hill, such as boxes made from saris in Bangladesh and boxes made in...