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COVID-19: University Updates and Information

The latest information on Arcadia University's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and how we are protecting our community.

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Student Life at Arcadia

Our award-winning student blog, Because Arcadia, will help you prepare for and enhance your time at Arcadia.

“I have been taking online sessions since March, and I can genuinely say I feel much more confident and comfortable with my mental health than I was earlier in the year.” - Anthony Carbonetta ’21

Taking Time for Therapy

“If you are struggling with feeling like an imposter, I want you to know that what you are feeling is valid, but imposter thoughts are not true. Be gentle with yourself as you identify what you are feeling.” - Jasmin Ramirez ’21

It’s Finally Sinking In: I’m a Senior and This Is It

“I'm showing you around campus, explaining how visits are currently structured, and sharing how Arcadia is keeping visitors and students safe and secure at this time.” - Daijah Patton ‘22

VLOG: Student Ambassador's Life in a Pandemic

National Rankings

Named Among the Best

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Ranked Best in the Northeast

The Princeton Review has named Arcadia among the "Best in the Northeast" for six consecutive years.

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Ranked #1 for Study Abroad Participation

The Institute of International Education ranked Arcadia #1 in the nation for study abroad participation.

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Arcadia University Nationally Ranked for Study Abroad, Regionally in Northeast

Arcadia University ranked nationally in the annual ‘U.S. News & World Report’ for study abroad and placing highly in the regional Northeast, value, innovation, and social mobility categories.

Celebrating Black History Month

LOVE Pilot Program's Mapping & Dismantling Systematic Racism, Feb. 25

On Thursday, Feb. 25, Living Our Values Experience (LOVE) Pilot Program will host its first Act-Up of the spring semesterMapping & Dismantling Systematic Racism, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Women's Ice Hockey Coach Kelsey Koelzer on NBC Sports Philadelphia

Coach Koelzer spoke with NBCSN Philly’s Michael Barkann on what it means to be the first NCAA Black hockey coach. Watch the full interview.

"We Were the Last of the Nice Negro Girls"

Playwright and actor Anna Deavere Smith '71, '93H reflects on forging her Black identity and empowering her defiance while at Beaver College. Read the Atlantic article.

Dr. Doreen Loury on WURD Radio’s The Source

Arcadia Director of Pan African Studies and Assistant Professor discussed her upbringing in Columbus, Ohio and recent racial and social justice protests. Listen to the full interview.

Arcadia’s Black History Month Community Events

Throughout February, departments and offices across campus will host events for students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members. See all events and content here.

Arcadia Celebrates Black History Month

Otieno Examines Health Disparities and Human Rights

This semester, Alex Otieno, assistant professor of Sociology, is continuing his long standing concerns around recognizing and promoting the role of culture and institutions in facilitating and, sometimes, resisting social transformation.

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Campus & Community Highlights

Arcadia University’s Department of Physical Therapy has launched a new certificate program to begin Spring 2021 that bridges the gap between clinical practice and administration.

Arcadia Launches Healthcare Management and Leadership Certificate

Mya Brown ’21 had dreamed of being a surgeon to help those suffering from Hydrocephalus. However, after her first year at Arcadia University, she found her passion for art and graphic design.

Brown ’21 Uses Design Skills to Help Small Businesses, Nonprofits

Zac Fiss ’21 has always been passionate about working with people. It wasn't until the Psychology major had an opportunity to work with children in crises that he really found his passion though.

Fiss ’21 Helps Children Through Crises

Upcoming Events

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Mar

Prospective Student

Days and Knights- Admitted Student Experience

Prospective Student

Days and Knights- Admitted Student Experience

March 21, 2021

11:00am to 5:00pm

450 South Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

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Apr

Prospective Student

Days and Knights- Admitted Student Experience- April 11

Prospective Student

Days and Knights- Admitted Student Experience- April 11

April 11, 2021

11:00am to 5:00pm

450 South Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

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May

Prospective Student

Days and Knights- Admitted Student Experience- May 2

Prospective Student

Days and Knights- Admitted Student Experience- May 2

May 2, 2021

11:00am to 5:00pm

450 South Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

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