Campus News

Image of Martin Luther King, Jr. at podium

Jan 14, 2021 Caitlin Burns

MLK Day Events Celebrate Legacy of Service

The Arcadia University community is celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events hosted and collaborated by departments across campus. The following is a schedule of events in celebration of the Jan. 18 MLK Day holiday and Day of Service that run through the beginning of...

Dr. Olkowski with his award

Jan 13, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Olkowski ’99, ’02DPT Receives Inaugural Clinical Education Award

The Arcadia University College of Health Sciences is proud to announce that alumnus Dr. Brian Olkowski ’99, ’02DPT is the inaugural recipient of the Physical Therapy Department’s Clinical Education Award.  Dr. Olkowski completed both his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Arcadia...

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Jan 8, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s Pandemic Response

Arcadia University took a values-based, community-focused, strategic approach in responding to the disruptions that have been brought by COVID-19 since early 2020. Each initiative enacted and measure taken placed students and those most vulnerable in our community at the center, with...

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Jan 5, 2021 Caitlin Burns

The Importance of Endowed Scholarships

This feature story appeared in the 2020 Winter Arcadia magazine supplement, "Why We Give: The Impact of Philanthropy," and showcases the importance of endowed scholarships on student success.   Kevin G. Shollenberger ’88 (left) discovered his passion for Psychobiology and...

Four public safety officers wearing masks hold box of donations to pantry

Jan 4, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Public Safety Helps Stock Food Pantry

In lieu of exchanging gifts this year, officers in Public Safety each donated supplies to the Knights for Nutrition Food Pantry located in Oak Summit. Director of Public Safety Ruth Evans presented officers with a challenge: keep the food pantry’s Holiday Gift Box donation drive continuously...

Arcadia University alumna Amanda Penecale '09M

Dec 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Penecale ’09M Selected as Finalist for Holiday Songwriting Contest

The holiday song “Left Alone with You,” co-written by Master of Education alumna Amanda Penecale ’09M, was recognized as a finalist in the 4th Annual Christmas Songwriting Competition by the USA Songwriting Competition. Penecale, who works at the Ranney School in Tinton Falls, N.J. as an art and...

Arcadia University great room organized into testing stations

Dec 22, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Health Services Brings Student COVID Testing to Campus

As the phased reopening of Arcadia’s campus continues into the spring semester, Student Health Services (SHS) is ready to provide the required COVID-19 testing for students approved to reside on campus or visit as a commuter.  Through weekly surveillance testing, SHS hopes to limit the...

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Dec 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

UKnightedTuesday Raises a Record-Breaking $315,949 for Students

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, the Arcadia community participated in the international celebration of philanthropy with a record-breaking sixth annual UKnightedTuesday. With awe-inspiring pride and care for the institution, 595 Arcadia alumni, faculty, staff, parents, and friends joined together to exceed its...

Arcadia Knights for Nutrition Food Pantry logo

Dec 17, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Knights for Nutrition Food Pantry Continues to Support Students

By Nikolai Kachuyevski ’21 Even as most of the Arcadia community went home in March, the Knights for Nutrition Food Pantry, an initiative that started in 2018, stayed open for a small cohort of students and community members in the surrounding area who depend on the pantry for food. This...

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Dec 16, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Motuz ’24 Celebrates Health After 12 Surgeries and Complications from Cleft Lip and Palate

At 18-years-old, Arcadia University biology major Mychajla Motuz '24 has undergone 12 facial reconstruction surgeries to fix her cleft lip and palate, which were complicated by a childhood infection that nearly killed her, and a blood disease. Motuz’s first surgery was at three months...

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Dec 15, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Cintron-Marsh Finds Unique Ways to Engage with Students During COVID-19

Arcadia’s Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies and Gateway to Success Program Coordinator Cristina Cintron-Marsh has found unique ways of connecting with students during COVID-19.  As an undergraduate advisor, Cintron-Marsh spent the summer on Zoom, providing first-year...