Arcadia University News


March 26, 2020

Scholars, Donors Celebrate Endowed Scholarship Support at Arcadia

Aliyah Pulley ’23 , an aspiring teacher, captivated the crowd on Thursday, March 5, when she shared her personal story of adversity, perseverance, triumph, and gratitude with scholarship supporters, fellow students, and University leadership during Arcadia’s Celebration of Scholarship event, held...

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March 26, 2020

Office of the Provost: Academic Grading Policy

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff: In Monday's message, I mentioned that Academic Affairs is actively listening to the concerns and challenges our community is facing as a result of the coronavirus COVID-19. Effective immediately, Arcadia University has adopted a revised pass/fail grading policy...

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March 25, 2020

Access Resources at the Campus Store Remotely

The Templeton Campus Store is supporting the University community through its online resources. Arcadia community members can access free eBook, courseware, and shipping programs as they pivot to an online learning environment. Using their arcadia.edu email address, community members can access up...

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March 25, 2020

Title IX Online Harassment Guidelines

With classes and other academic programs having been moved online, the Office of the Title IX Coordinator wanted to remind you that maintaining a learning and working environment free from sexual and gender-based discrimination and harassment remains a top priority. You should be aware of the...

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March 25, 2020

Get On Your Feet With Physical Therapy

Walking and standing can drastically improve your health, and even increase life expectancy by two years. Research shows that there are many benefits of spending more time on your feet, including: improving test scores up to 20 percent; decreasing your risk of cancer; burning more sugar and...

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March 25, 2020

Writing Center Moves All Appointment Online

The Writing Center appointments is offering online consultations in place of our typical face-to-face sessions for the remainder of the spring semester. Online appointments can be scheduled by logging into arcadia.mywconline.com. Choose the "F2F-Landman Library (Temp. Online)" schedule when logging...

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March 25, 2020

Bradley Receives Arts + Business Council Leadership Award

Adjunct Professor of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies David Bradley was selected as one of 12 recipients of the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia’s 2020 Leadership Awards, which recognize individuals who demonstrate remarkable leadership, exceptional innovation, and a commitment to...

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March 24, 2020

Arcadia University CARE Team

Dear Arcadia Community, As you know, Arcadia has transitioned to online and alternative forms of teaching and learning due to the disruption caused by coronavirus (COVID-19). These difficult and challenging times are being experienced globally. The Arcadia University CARE Team wants to remind...

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March 24, 2020

REAL Certificate Mentor Helps Prepare Students for Online Courses

Annalise Christy ’20 thought her Education Studies Capstone was going to be about the first time that Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate students participated in Preview. As the REAL Mentor, Christy had attended the “Leadership Lessons Learned” Preview class with the REAL...

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March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Stay-at-Home Order

Dear Arcadia Community, Governor Tom Wolf today issued a stay-at-home order for Pennsylvania residents in Montgomery and other counties to help limit the spread of COVID-19, effective at 8 p.m. This follows similar orders in other states, which remain concerned about containment and preventing the...

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March 23, 2020

Office of the Provost: Spring into Action

Dear Arcadia students, faculty, and staff: As classes resume this week, I want to express my gratitude and acknowledge the selfless efforts of the entire Arcadia community. As the COVID-19 virus has upended our lives, our community continues to spring into action in response to this global health...

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March 20, 2020

#ArcadiaStrong: 28 Tips for Social Distancing

We asked our Instagram followers to share the social-distancing tips and recommendations they've developed over spring break. 1. "Stay home to finally catch up on some well-deserved sleep! #napgoals" 2. "Paint by numbers :)" 3. "Check in with your friends who are coming home from abroad...

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March 20, 2020

Arcadia Responds to Regional COVID-19 Pleas for Supplies

Facilities Packages Surplus Stock of Emergency Supplies to Donate to local EMS Personnel Arcadia University’s Facilities, Maintenance, and Housekeeping teams spearheaded the donation of surplus supplies to local surrounding township emergency personnel on March 20. With fewer people on...

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March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Order by Governor Wolf

Today, March 19, Governor Wolf issued an order that all "non-life-sustaining" businesses in Pennsylvania must close their physical locations as of 8 p.m. Thursday to slow the spread of coronavirus. This order indicates specifically that institutions of higher education are not exempt. We are...

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March 19, 2020

IT Services during COVID-19

Dear Arcadia Community, Successfully navigating the current situation we are facing has forced all of us to function with a great deal of agility and innovation. We appreciate the patience and support extended to the IT team that is working hard to provide you with the best possible support and...

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March 19, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Community FAQs

Arcadia University made the necessary decision that all academic courses and experiences will remain online for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. In all aspects of the University, our community’s health and safety are central to our decision-making process. Below are FAQs of interest to the...

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March 18, 2020

Accessing Counseling and Student Health Services

To our Arcadia students, As we respond to the COVID-19 virus, Counseling and Student Health Services has been diligently working to determine the best way to continue to offer you support and meet the needs of the reality of our current campus situation. In accordance with Governor Tom Wolfe’s...

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March 18, 2020

Mentoring Helps Turner ’20 Excel in Computer Science

Jules Turner Class of 2020 Computer Science major Computer Science major Jules Turner ’20 doesn’t know where she’d be without the female mentors she’s had at Arcadia University: Dr. Kathy Macropol , professor of Computer Science, who has helped her find her calling, and Caleigh Diefenthaler...

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March 17, 2020

DPT Ranks Among Top 10 Percent Nationally by U.S. News and World Report

Arcadia University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program remained in the top 10 percent of nationally ranked programs, according to U.S. News and World Report , ranking at 24th in the country and receiving top placement among Philadelphia area programs. The rankings are based on peer...

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March 16, 2020

Important COVID-19 Message from the President

Dear Arcadia Knights and Community, A few hours ago, you received a message alerting you that Arcadia University has made the necessary decision that all academic courses and experiences will remain online for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. This challenging moment reminds me of why I came to...

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March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Courses Online for Remainder of Spring 2020 Semester

Dear Arcadia Community, Arcadia University has made the necessary decision that all academic courses and experiences will remain online for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. This decision has been made after careful assessment and in consultation with local officials and experts in public...

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