Campus News

Arcadia University Common Read Speaker Stephanie Land

Mar 10, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Common Read Author Land Shines Light on Working Class Struggle

By Katherine Haines '21 At the spring Common Read event on March 3, Stephanie Land, author of Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive, laid bare the stereotypes surrounding people in poverty. At an afternoon student Q&A session moderated by Dr. Jonathan Shandell,...

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Mar 4, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Pedro Rivera and Dr. Danchien Lu to Receive Honorary Degrees

Pedro Rivera, former Pennsylvania Education Secretary and member of President Biden’s Agency Review Team for the Department of Education, and Dr. Danchien Lu, professor of mathematics at Jiangsu University, will receive honorary doctoral degrees from Arcadia University. Rivera, president of...

Arcadia University student Tiara Moore

Mar 4, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Moore ’21 Embraces Mental Health As Caregiver

English major Tiara Moore ’21 has never known a “typical” college experience. While she works at the Writing Center, is a peer mentor for the Gateway to Success Program, and was a member of the indoor Track & Field team before COVID-19, Moore is also a caregiver for her mother who suffered a...

Cover image of Sydney Welch's book

Mar 3, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Public Art Alumna Publishes Book Based on Collaborative Art Experience at Arcadia

Art History alumna Sydney Welch ’20 published her first book “The Art of Collaboration: An In-Depth Look at Creative Practices for Creative People,” which takes an in-depth look at the origins of collaboration and how it takes shape in different ways. Welch found much of her inspiration for the...

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Mar 3, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Women’s History Month

Arcadia University has a long and storied history replete with women who have blazed trails, made history, and etched their impact on local, regional, and global communities. This year, Arcadia celebrates Women’s History Month with several events throughout March for students, alumni, faculty,...

Arcadia university facilities team member plowing snow

Mar 2, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Facilities Management Battles Snow, Ice Removal in February

How does Arcadia’s Facilities Management Grounds and Maintenance personnel tackle storms that dump nearly three feet of snow on campus? With 160 tons of bulk rock salt and the unparalleled dedication of staff members.  Facilities Management Grounds and Maintenance personnel worked countless...

Debra Powell Wright with the cover of Philly Jawns

Feb 25, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with Debra Powell-Wright, Co-Editor of “Philly Jawns”

On Friday, March 26, Arcadia University will host the event Philly Jawns Speak: Mississippi Goddam Revisited 2021 in honor of Women’s History Month. This panel and discussion will focus on how art meets activism. Moderated by Director of Young Men's Initiative at Philadelphia Futures Gabriel...

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Feb 24, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Patricia Cornet ’91, Michel Paul Elected to Arcadia University Board of Trustees

Arcadia University is proud to announce that Patricia Cornet, group director of Community Partnerships at Bristol Myers Squibb, and Michel Paul, a retired executive from Johnson & Johnson who previously served as president of J&J’s Global Strategic Customer Solutions organization, have been...

Arcadia University student Kylie Stephens EMT Certification peers

Feb 23, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Stephens ’21 Gains Medical Experience During COVID-19 as EMT

Psychology major and pre-Physician Assistant (PA) student Kylie Stephens ’21 wanted a more hands-on internship working with patients as opposed to what she calls a “look but can’t touch” experience.  With hopes of joining the medical field as a Physician Assistant after graduate school, she...

Arcadia University staff Alison Berk

Feb 19, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Office of Sexual and Gender-based Violence Prevention and Education Resources

In February 2019, Alison Berk joined Arcadia as the first coordinator of the University’s Office of Sexual and Gender-based Violence Prevention and Education, which was established through the University’s receipt of a three-year, $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice, Office on Violence...

CASE Gold medallion

Feb 17, 2021 Caitlin Burns

University Advancement Earns Gold for Jones Poundstone Society

Arcadia University is proud to announce that its Division of University Advancement earned prestigious recognition from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), winning gold and bronze District II Accolade Awards relating to the Jones Poundstone Society (JPS).  The JPS...

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Feb 17, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Reistle ’21 Builds Design Portfolio Through Competitions

Chris Reistle ’21, Studio Art major with a concentration in Graphic Design and a minor in Marketing, always finds ways to fit his love of art into music and sports.  Since the pandemic, his opportunities to combine those passions with professional experience took off through...