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May 13, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Chris D’Alessandro

Chris D’Alessandro Major : Bachelor of Arts in Education Hometown : Waretown, N.J. Honors : Chris was named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholars for the 2019–20 season by the Golf Coaches Association of America, becoming only the second student-athlete in Arcadia men's golf history to earn...

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May 12, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Victoria (Vic) Fedorko

Victoria (Vic) Fedorko Degree : Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Public Health Hometown : Glenview, Ill. International ties : Victoria is a first-generation American whose family is from Ukraine. MAC Honor Roll : Victoria participated in women’s outdoor and indoor track and field as a...

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May 11, 2022

Arcadia Summer Projects Include Classroom Technology Upgrade, Updates to Stiteler Auditorium, and a Multipurpose Center

Arcadia University is enhancing the student experience through refreshing instructional spaces and adding health and wellness facilities. Stiteler Auditorium will be modernized and refreshed, upgrades to campus classroom technology will continue, and a 19,000-square-foot multipurpose building will...

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May 11, 2022

Equestrian Team Members Earn Regional, National Recognition

Members of the Arcadia University Equestrian Team recently garnered regional and national honors, competing against the top riders in their divisions. The equestrian team is a club sport that competes in shows hosted by the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA). The University has both a...

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May 11, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Amanda Sturman

Amanda Sturman Major : Bachelor of Arts in Theater Hometown : Cortez, Co. Why Arcadia : “I really wanted to come out to the east. I heard Philadelphia was a good place for theatre. I settled on Arcadia because the size was right for me. It wasn’t too big, wasn’t too small, perfect for individual...

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May 10, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Dean Cahill

Dean Cahill Major : Bachelor of Science in Biology Hometown : Mount Laurel, N.J. Favorite Arcadia memory : “The biggest thing I’d say is you don’t realize how much you take for granted in person, seeing classmates and faculty members. One of my most enjoyable moments was being back on campus after...

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May 6, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Emily Wingfield

Emily Wingfield Major : History, with a minor in Education From : Originally from West Chester, Pa., now in Charleston, S.C., On Campus : Emily is a member of the first Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship cohort at Arcadia. A Place for Poets : Emily is a founding member of...

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May 5, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Maria Terrinoni

Maria Terrinoni Major : History, with minors in Law and Public Policy and International Studies Hometown : Clarks Summit, Pa. Why Arcadia : Its small class sizes, forming relationships with professors, the opportunity to research with faculty, and the ability to study abroad. Study abroad,...

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May 4, 2022

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...

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May 3, 2022

Arcadia University to Award Honorary Degree to Volodymyr Zelensky, President of Ukraine

Arcadia University is proud to announce that it will award an honorary doctoral degree to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at its Commencement on May 20. Arcadia joins at least 15 other institutions across the country that will confer degrees on President Zelensky this Commencement season. “...

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April 26, 2022

Art Majors Present at Symposium on Clothing and Jewelry, and the Condemnation of Female Authority

On April 2, Arcadia University art history majors Jessica Smith’ 22 (in photo, at right) and Julia Gregory ’23 presented papers at the Philadelphia-Area Undergraduate Art History Symposium, held at Saint Joseph's University. Smith presented a summary of her thesis, "Clothing & Jewelry: A...

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April 21, 2022

Actuarial Science Alumni Panel Provides Insight to Students

On April 14, Arcadia University’s Math and Computer Science department welcomed back Actuarial Science alumni to campus for a panel discussion with current students. The panel, which featured William Buhring ‘19, Carlie Banchi ’20, Kelsey Mashinski ‘21, and Jacob Walsh ’21, covered a variety of...

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April 20, 2022

Egyptian Students Visit Campus on April 21 for STEM Showcase

At the Egyptian STEM Student Showcase at Arcadia University on Thursday, April 21, students from Egypt shared how they came to attend top U.S. colleges and universities, thanks in part to a program developed with the help of Arcadia faculty. Starting in 2011, Arcadia faculty members worked with the...

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April 20, 2022

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...

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April 18, 2022

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 Daijah...

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April 15, 2022

Faculty and Staff Invited to ‘Career Influencers’ Training Session

Arcadia University faculty and staff are invited to join their colleagues for a “career influencer” virtual training session Thursday, August 25, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants will learn from experts and one another about influencing students' career readiness. Due to the interactive...

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April 15, 2022

April 14: Arcadia COVID Indicators And Response Levels

During the pandemic, Arcadia University has implemented varying restrictions and recommendations designed to protect our community. Early on we published a tiered system indicating which actions would likely be taken when certain benchmarks were reached in the pandemic. With new variants of the...

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April 15, 2022

Dr. Kimberly Dean Named Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education at Arcadia University

Dr. Kimberly Dean , assistant professor of Education, has been named Arcadia University’s next Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education; the three-year term runs from the 2022-2023 to the 2024-2025 academic year. Dr. Dean’s proposal, “Expanding Capacity through Connection: Disability...

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April 14, 2022

Remache ’19 Receives National Science Foundation Fellowship

Leslie Remache, who earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Arcadia University in 2019, has been accepted into the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing...

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April 13, 2022

Education Students, Dr. Kolb Present at English Language Development Conference

Dr. Andrea Kolb, adjunct professor of Education at Arcadia University, and Education graduate students Jacob Adams, Frances Bass, Kathleen Biddle, Allison Haughey, Rasheda Muhammad, and Devon Newman presented at the virtual Pennsylvania Department of Education English Language Development (PDE ELD...

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April 11, 2022

Arcadia University Debuts Class of 2021 Student Outcomes Through New Data Visualization Tool

As part of Arcadia University’s commitment to evaluate and continually improve student outcomes, the University is pleased to release its graduate and undergraduate Class of 2021 student outcomes data. As higher education grapples with the effects of the COVID pandemic, Arcadia’s graduate and...

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