Arcadia University News


April 9, 2020

Lauren Cain-Baxter '17M Provides Telehealth Counseling, Advice for Self-Care

“When working with clients, l integrate positive psychology as a way to counter the negative things like the grief and sense of loss that they, and many of us, are experiencing,” said Counseling Psychology alumna Lauren Cain-Baxter ‘17M . “But it’s important to recognize the things we have...

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April 1, 2020

Staying Socially Active While Social Distancing

“Extroverts crave external stimulation,” said Dr. Marianne Miserandino , professor of Psychology at Arcadia University. “Another word for extroversion that we’re using in personality psychology is called ‘surgency,’ which means ‘surging into the social world.’ That’s what extroverts like to do: Go...

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April 1, 2020

#ArcadiaStrong: Spotify Playlist

We asked our social media followers to share songs that are getting them through remote work and class during COVID-19. Have songs to add? Email or comment on Instagram , Facebook , Twitter , or LinkedIn !

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March 31, 2020

Will ’06M, MPH Fights Coronavirus Stateside, Treats Epidemics Around the World

“As a physician assistant, I treat each patient by looking at the whole person in front of me,” explains Scott Will ’06M, MPH about the global perspective and public health training he gained at Arcadia. Will’s health care journey began more than 15 years ago in Dayton, Ohio. After he...

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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 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 16, 2020

Important COVID-19 Message from the President

To view President Nair's video message, visit https://youtu.be/aLFKdt1han0 . 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...

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March 16, 2020

MAC Cancels Spring Athletics Practices and Competitions

On March 16, the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Presidents decided to cancel all spring athletics practices and competition through the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The announcement follows the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) decision on...

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March 16, 2020

Suspension of Spring 2020 Europe Programs

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University has suspended all spring 2020 on-site programming in Italy, England, Greece, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Spain, and Wales. All students studying in these locations should immediately begin making arrangements to depart their host country...

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March 16, 2020

Suspension of Spring 2020 South Africa Programs

On Sunday March 15, the South African government declared a national state of disaster and imposed a travel ban on foreign nationals from high-risk countries including the United States. In response to this declaration, the University of Cape Town (UCT) has suspended classes through March 30th and...

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March 15, 2020

Arcadia Athletics' Statement on Coronavirus Outbreak

The Arcadia University Department of Athletics & Recreation has issued the following statement regarding the outbreak of the coronavirus, or COVID-19: Arcadia Athletics is aware of the severity of the coronavirus and working directly with school officials to monitor conditions. While there have...

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March 15, 2020

Arcadia Athletics March 12 Update to COVID-19

The Arcadia University Department of Athletics and Arcadia leadership have been monitoring the COVID-19 virus closely and making adjustments to University activities and events accordingly. This is a difficult and challenging time. As always, the health and safety of our student-athletes is a top...

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March 13, 2020

Guidelines for Alternative Work Arrangements/Working Remotely

Dear Arcadia Employees, As we begin online course delivery and move further into our continuity planning , we want to stress the importance of social distancing, which has been recommended to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Accordingly, your supervisor may advise you to perform...

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March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Social Distancing and Minimization

As the coronavirus pandemic progresses to our local area, Arcadia is working in consultation with health officials and offices on the best measures to take to prevent transmission of COVID-19. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf urged citizens to “stay out of public places”; he hopes that social distancing...

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March 12, 2020

Suspension of Athletic Competitions

Dear Arcadia Athletes, Families, Community, and Fans, The Department of Athletics and Arcadia leadership have been monitoring the COVID-19 virus closely and making adjustments to University activities and events accordingly. This is a difficult and challenging time. As always, the health and safety...

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