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Jun 22, 2022 Connor Fogel

ABRI at Arcadia: An Essential, Complex, United Effort

Part I in a series. “How will we mobilize around these issues even more profoundly than  we already are on a local, national, and global scale? How will we  live up to our mission and vision  as an institution that strives  to be socially just?” In June 2020, President Ajay...

Jun 7, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Shandell Speaks on African American Artists on “Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia” Podcast

Dr. Jonathan Shandell, associate professor of Theater Arts at Arcadia University, appeared June 3 on the podcast "Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia." On this episode of the podcast, Philadelphia theater historian Peter Schmitz leads a conversation inspired by Dr. Shandell's article, "...

Arcadia University Commemorates Juneteenth

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 14:45

Dear Arcadia Community,

Last year, the passage of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act established Juneteenth as a federal holiday. Arcadia University will observe this holiday, which falls this year on Sunday, June 19, by closing offices, where possible, on Monday, June 20. Offices and units essential to regular operations will remain open, and staff who are deemed essential... Read More

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May 4, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Fostering Conversations and Research on Race:CASAA Awards Its First Round of Microgrants for Scholarship and Antiracist Pedagogy

In efforts to advance scholarship on race, racism, and social justice in the past as well as the contemporary world, the directors of the Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA) at Arcadia University unveiled a new initiative—the CASAA Microgrants Program—in March 2022. Part...

Apr 20, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

For Some at Arcadia, Service Means Introspection, Mutual Aid, Community

By Sarah Marsh, Office of Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion program coordinator, and Anthony Reyes, program coordinator Gateway to Success/Act 101 Program and Undergraduate Success academic advisor What does service mean to you? How does it inspire you to act? For some at Arcadia...

Arslie Jacques-Louis ‘24, Simone Smith ‘23, Dr. Loury, Nyla Russel ’24, and O'Shane Mendez ’24

Apr 18, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Black Excellence at Arcadia Celebrated on April 10

Arcadia University and the Black Awareness Society (BAS) celebrated Black students, faculty, and staff at the first Black Excellence Social on Sunday, April 10 in Grey Towers Castle.  The event served as an opportunity to highlight Black excellence at Arcadia both past and present, such as...

Apr 1, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Resist is a Womanist Word: A Tribute to Sonia Sanchez and Call for Submissions: Sonku for Sonia

This year, poet, activist, and scholar Sonia Sanchez will receive an honorary doctoral degree and address the Class of 2022 at Commencement ceremonies for Arcadia University. Renowned for the messages of freedom and activism in her work, Sanchez once declared that "[r]esist is an ancient word. A...

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Mar 28, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Maya Johnson Joins Arcadia as Assistant Director of Counseling / Diversity Initiatives

In January 2022, Maya Johnson, M.S., LPC, joined Arcadia University as assistant director of Counseling/Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives. Her role includes working with Counseling Services and with campus partners—staff, faculty, and students—to identify and develop strategies to best support...

Mar 15, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

March 21 - 24: Arcadia Celebrates Life of Legendary Cremona Morrey with Art Exhibition, Documentary Screening, and Panel Discussion with the Montier Family

On Thursday, March 24, Arcadia University will celebrate the life of Cremona Morrey, a legendary resident of the Cheltenham area. The special event begins at 7 p.m. with a screening of the 25-minute WHYY documentary The Montiers: An American Story in Grey Towers Castle Korman Mirror Room. This will...

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Mar 4, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Part III of Important Q&A Series with Founding and Associate Director of CASAA

Arcadia University's three-part Q&A series with the founding and associate director of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action, Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, concludes below. Read Part I of the series here, and Part II here....

Daijah Patton Feb 24, 2022 12:00 am

Being Black During Black History Month

I have no recollection of Black History Month celebrations from when I was in grade school. I remember having a mini-lesson about MLK, Jr., Rosa Parks, and a dabble of Malcolm X, but I never experienced the part where people celebrated being Black.  I wasn’t fully educated on Black history...

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Feb 23, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Part II of our CASAA Q&A: Opportunities for Community Members, CASAA's Key Initiatives

Arcadia University's Q&A three-part series with the founding and associate director of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action, Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, continues below. You can read Part I of the series here. Read Part III of...