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Dec 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Netflix, Disney, Tik Tok—Arcadia Builds Community Around Common Interests

How do you stay engaged outside of the classroom in a virtual setting? In an attempt to answer this question, Engagement and New Student Programs launched the UKnighted Communities of Interest (UCI) in October. The 21 UCIs are designed to connect students to each other through common interests....

Arcadia University student Sam Whitehouse playing hockey

Dec 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Whitehouse ’24 Coaches Youth Hockey, Looks Forward to Taking the Ice at Arcadia

Business Administration major Sam Whitehouse ’24 remembers watching The Mighty Ducks at 3 years old with his grandfather and wanting to play ice hockey. While his parents weren’t thrilled about his newfound interest, they agreed to let him learn to ice skate—and eventually play hockey. Now,...

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Dec 7, 2020 Caitlin Burns

LOVE Pilot Program Hosts Second Teach-In on Addressing Microaggressions

By Josephine Mueller ’21 At the LOVE Pilot Program’s second teach-in on “Bias, Microaggressions, Racial Abuse: How Can We Do Better/Heal?”, held on Nov. 10, panelists Dr. Favian Guertin-Martin, associate professor of Criminal Justice; Dr. Prash Naidu, assistant professor of Historical and...

Arcadia University student with knight head and hooray sign.

Dec 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Launches Free College Prep Program for High School Students

Searching for the right college can be challenging. To help high school students find their fit, Arcadia University’s Office of Enrollment Management is launching the College Prep Program, a series of FREE workshops that will walk students through all the stages of getting into and going to college...

Dec 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Collins ’22 Showcases Achievement and Heritage at HSF Financial Conference

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Jazmin Collins ’22, a double major in English and Computer Science, attended the Hispanic Scholarship Foundation’s (HSF) 2020 Finance Conference from Oct. 8 to the 11. Collins is the first Arcadia student to attend the conference. Even though she was just one of...

Arcadia University student leads an in person Stay Fit program before COVID.

Dec 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Stay Fit Program Goes Virtual

After temporarily closing down last spring, the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson’s disease reopened this summer in a virtual environment.  Doctor of Physical Therapy students are getting back their hands-on experience in the program. On Nov. 5...

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Nov 24, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Food Club Looks to Inspire Cultural Exchange Between Jiangsu and Arcadia Students

During the Oct. 27 Student Government Organization (SGO) meeting, the executive committee approved the newest student group: the Chinese Food Club. The Chinese Food Club President Xinran “Victoria” Wang ’21 said many of the club’s members previously attended an event that focused on Asian food,...

Arcadia University professor Dr. Margaret Longacre

Nov 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Speaks at National Caregivers Conference

By Josephine Mueller '21 Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor and chair of Public Health, presented at the National Caregivers Conference on Oct. 16. In her presentation titled, “Involving and Supporting Caregivers in Clinical Care using an Integrated Caregiver Portal System,” Dr. Longacre...

Aquilla Lee with friends in a kayak in New Zealand

Nov 19, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Lee ’21 Uses Gilman Scholarship to Encourage Students of Color to Study Abroad

By Nik Kachuyevski '21 For Criminal Justice major Aquilla Lee ’21, studying abroad had been a goal ever since she was young. However, due to financial difficulties it didn’t seem like this goal would be achievable until Study Away Advisor Ashley Knueppel ’12 told Lee about the opportunities...

Arcadia University REAL Certificate student Cassie Gracien

Nov 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Gracien ’22 Assists Residents at Bucks County Care Facility

Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate student Cassie Gracien ’22 is launching her dreams by assisting in the kitchen at Bucks County Neshaminy Manor nursing home and long-term care facility. Gracien is a certified kitchen helper at the facility, helping prepare meals for...