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Arcadia President Ajay Nair outside Grey Towers Castle

Aug 25, 2020 Caitlin Burns

President Nair Named Minority Business Leader by Philadelphia Business Journal

Arcadia University President Ajay Nair has been named a 2020 Minority Business Leader by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The award recognizes the Philadelphia region's top minority business leaders based on demonstrated business success over the past 12 to 18 months. Dr. Nair is the first...

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Aug 25, 2020 Caitlin Burns

"Laughing Matters" Course Engages Students of All Ages

By Caitlin Joyce '20 What’s in a laugh? Celeste Walker, associate professor of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies, will virtually teach students about gelotology, the science of laughter, in her class “Laughing Matters” this upcoming fall semester.  When held in-person, the course...

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Aug 24, 2020 Daniel DiPrinzio

Fall Orientation Welcomes New Students, Aug. 26-29

The University’s Fall Orientation, which runs from Wednesday, Aug. 26 through Saturday, Aug. 29, will include both on-demand and live content to provide an engaging and accessible orientation experience for Arcadia’s new students. Students can elect to participate fully or partially in the on-...

Arcadia University's Grey Towers Castle with 2021 Best Northeast badge.

Aug 20, 2020 Caitlin Burns

For Sixth Straight Year, Arcadia Ranks Best Regionally with Princeton Review

Arcadia University was ranked among the Princeton Review’s “Best Northeastern” in its “2021 Best Colleges: Region by Region” for the sixth consecutive year. This prestigious list ranks Arcadia among nine schools in the greater Philadelphia area—and 50 in Pennsylvania—that are “academically...

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Aug 20, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Rawlins Prepares for Teaching Scientific Illustration Online

A seashell, a pinecone, the shell of a black walnut, and several other objects are items that students would usually receive in class during Scott Rawlins’ introductory Scientific Illustration course. This year, they are included in mailed kits Rawlins designed for students to develop their...

Arcadia University student Bailie Zepp takes off her helmet in her race car.

Aug 19, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Drag Racing Helps Zepp ’24 Overcome Lack of Confidence

“I've been bullied since the third grade,” said Bailie Zepp ’24, a drag racer from Hanover, Pa. who holds three National Hot Rod Association junior racing records: most money won, most wins in a row, and most tracks traveled in a row. “Racing was my outlet to get away from [that]. It's turned me...

Female student in front of computer registering for a mail-in ballot

Aug 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

SI2 Reflects on 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote

After decades of fighting for women’s suffrage, the 19th Amendment was ratified on Aug. 18, 1920, granting women the right to vote. A committee of social justice-minded citizens, which included Helen Keller and Jane Addams, founded the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to protect freedom of...

Headshot of Desmond Daniels

Aug 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Daniels ’21, ’22M Awarded Hannah Amgott Memorial Scholarship

Education and Literacy Studies major Desmond Daniels ’21, ’22M is the first Arcadia student to be awarded the Hannah Amgott Memorial Scholarship, a prestigious award from the Delaware Valley Education Consortium (DVEC). Each year, the DVEC awards five or six scholarships to college juniors who...

Eccleston in front of the Chester County Health Department sign

Aug 5, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Eccleston ’20M Interns with Chester County COVID Testing Sites

Arcadia University Public Health major Allie Eccleston ’20M is ensuring COVID-19 tests are handled with the utmost care at testing sites with the Chester County Health Department.  Since May, Eccleston has been working at mobile testing sites across the county for her final program...

Female career education advisor (right) reviewing paper with male student (left)

Jul 30, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Enrollment Management and OCE Announce College2Career Scholars Program

The University’s Office of Enrollment Management and Office of Career Education (OCE) have launched the College2Career Scholars Program, a four-semester program to build students’ professional identities and expand career opportunities.  The program offers mentoring, individual and group...