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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,...

Presidential Message: June 11, 2020

The Time Is Now: Long Overdue Radical Change at Arcadia
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 14:15

Dear Community,

I write to you today not only as your President, but also as a community member. I feel a deep sense of failure as a leader, because so many of you are recounting stories of pain and agony... Read More

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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 8, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Scott Rawlins Named Professor Emeritus

Scott Rawlins, professor of Scientific Illustration, has been named Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University after 26 years of teaching and scholarly excellence.  Rawlins, who retired in August 2019, served as the first full-time professor of Scientific Illustration at the University. He...

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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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May 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Genetic Counseling Graduates Final Class

During the Grad-AWAY-tion ceremony on May 15, Arcadia University graduated its final Master of Science in Genetic Counseling class, the 24th graduating class in program history. This follows the July 2019 transfer of sponsorship, accreditation, curriculum, and faculty of Arcadia’s Genetic...

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May 27, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates 2020 Grad-AWAY-tion

The Arcadia community gathered on the ‘virtual’ Green to recognize the Class of 2020 to acknowledge each member and confer degrees in a grad-AWAY-tion celebration on Friday, May 15.    On the Arcadia 2020 Commencement website, graduates and their friends and family could hear...

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May 20, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Adopts SAT-Optional Policy for Class of 2025

Arcadia University will join more than 1,100 universities and colleges nationwide with a standardized-test optional admissions policy beginning with current high school juniors applying for the Fall 2021 semester. In collaboration with University leadership, a working group of Arcadia faculty,...

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May 18, 2020 Jen Retter

Hall Appointed 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...

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May 15, 2020 Andrea Walls

Arcadia Celebrates 40 Under 40 Alumni Honorees

Arcadia University is proud to announce its biennial “40 Under 40” for 2020. This is the second class of extraordinary professionals under the age of 40 who are making strides in their careers to shape the future of the industries they serve, to bring change to their local and global communities,...