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Dr. Richard Kaplan, adjunct professor of biology

Aug 12, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Kaplan on How COVID Impacted Climate Change and Fossil Fuel Consumption

By Katherine Haines '21, '22   The shift to remote work and school in 2020 due to the COVID pandemic led to significant changes in most people’s everyday routines. There were shortages at grocery stores, cancellations of trips and events, and an influx of information from the scientific...

Fionya Tran ’21M

Aug 11, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Graduate Civic Scholars Program Launches

After an accident in a Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia research lab left Master of Public Health (MPH) student Fionya Tran ’21M (in photo) “benched” from live animal research, she needed to find a new career path that connected her love of research with doing good in the community. Through her...

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe at head of classroom with eight Arcadia University students around table

Aug 5, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe One of Five Worldwide Elected to Board of Queer Global Center

Professor of Education Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe is one of five gender and sexual diverse advocates worldwide to be selected for the Queer Global Center’s inaugural Board; the two-year term took effect on May 31, 2021. Dr. Slesaransky-Poe is recognized for her work as an ally in inclusive and...

Arcadia University students film All's Well That Ends Well in front of Murphy Hall

Jul 26, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Theater Awarded Best of Glenside

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Arcadia University Theater has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Best of Glenside Award in the Performing Arts Theatre category. Arcadia University Theatre has adapted to the COVID pandemic by producing virtual performances and other mediums of innovative...

Female physical therapy patient wearing green cap with male Arcadia faculty back

Jul 22, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Zarzycki Explores New Treatment for ACL Recovery Through National Grant

After Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery, athletes may struggle to return to their previous optimal level of performance, even after physical therapy. Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Dr. Ryan Zarzycki believes the key to unlocking ACL recovery could be in the nervous...

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Jul 16, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Celebrating 20 Years as Arcadia University

“Our resident assistant (RA) told us that we needed to meet in the chat—now room 107 in the Dining Hall—at midnight,” Assistant Dean of Student Success Bre Donnelly ’04 recalls about the night of Nov. 20, 2000. “It had long been rumored that there was going to be a name change. It was a very unique...

Arcadia University associate professor of education Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala

Jul 13, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Bhukhanwala Awarded $212K PAsmart Grant to Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities

Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Early Childhood Education Program Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala has been awarded a PAsmart Grant to expand the apprenticeships opportunities in the PreK-4 Program for Early Childhood Education Working Professionals from the Pennsylvania Department of...

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Jun 29, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Physician Assistant Class Graduates with Skills Needed in Today’s World

The Department of Medical Science faculty cheered on the Class of 2021 during an extraordinary celebration at the White Coat and Commencement ceremonies on May 20. In total, 99 students graduated from the program in 2021 during a year of postponed clinical rotations and online learning....

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Jun 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Riley ’04DPT Receives CHS Alumni Achievement Award

By Rikki Rosenthal '21 Dr. Brooke Riley ’04DPT has used her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree to advance the healthcare options available to the Jamaican people. Her exemplary international work is what earned her the College of Health Sciences Alumni Achievement Award this spring....

Arcadia University education faculty Dr. Peggy Hickman

Jun 18, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Hickman Receives 2021-2022 Steve Goldberg Faculty Development Award

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Dr. Peggy Hickman, associate professor of Education, received the 2021-2022 Steve Goldberg Faculty Development Award for her project to revise pre- and in-service educator preparation and development programs in relation to social justice and culturally responsive...

Arcadia University softball team shows their Gift of Life bracelets on the field

Jun 14, 2021 Caitlin Burns

1853 Communications Nabs Second Place in Students Save Lives Challenge

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Arcadia’s student-run Public Relations agency, 1853 Communications, won second place in the Students Save Lives College Challenge, organized by the Gift of Life Donor Program. 1853 Communications is run through a practicum course in the Department of Media and...

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Jun 8, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Shaughnessy ’22 Builds Portfolio Through Global Virtual Internship Program

While Political Science major Jill Shaughnessy ’22 couldn’t study abroad in the spring semester because of COVID-19, she was still able to experience an international internship.  Through The College of Global Studies Virtual Global Internship Program, Shaughnessy interned with the...