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October 30, 2017

Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer and Volleyball Host Playoffs at Arcadia

After a 2-1 victory against Lebanon Valley College on Oct. 25, Arcadia’s men’s soccer team advanced to the MAC Commonwealth Championship for the fourth consecutive season. The win over Albright College on Saturday, Oct. 28 earned them the fourth seed. Arcadia will host fifth-seeded Alvernia...

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October 5, 2017

Kelly ’18 Named MAC Player of the Week, Women’s Soccer Receives Votes for National Poll

Fresh off of a 4-1 victory over Alvernia University, the Arcadia women’s soccer team continues to excel. Earlier this week, the team received votes for the D3Soccer.com National Poll , which ranks the top 25 teams from around the country each week. Additionally, Jess Kelly ’18 , who leads the team...

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September 29, 2017

Women’s Soccer Stuns No. 10 Swarthmore

Veronica Garcia ’20 found the back of the net twice during Arcadia University’s women's soccer match against No. 10 Swarthmore, clinching a 3-2 win in the 89th minute on Wednesday, Sept. 27. In addition to Garcia’s pair of goals, Jess Kelly ’18 put three of her four shot attempts on goal and landed...

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July 25, 2017

Men’s and Women’s Swimming Teams Named Scholar All-Americans

The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named Arcadia University’s Men’s and Women’s Swimming teams as 2017 Scholar All-Americans. Men’s Swimming had an overall GPA of 3.17, and Women’s Swimming achieved an overall GPA of 3.55. The teams are among 720 teams,...

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July 5, 2017

Fourth Annual Golf Outing Raises Funds for Student-Athletes

The fourth annual Arcadia University Athletic Department golf outing fundraiser brought out 124 golfers to Old York Road Country Club on June 26. This marked the second year the event, which raises much-needed funds for Arcadia's nearly 400 student-athletes, has sold out. "On behalf of the Arcadia...

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May 24, 2017

Seamon Competes at USA Weightlifting National Championships

Arcadia Athletic trainer Jillian Seamon was featured in Standard-Speaker after competing in the USA Weightlifting National Championships on May 13. Seamon not only broke her personal record but also placed fourth in the overall competition. Read More

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May 2, 2017

Arcadia Welcomes Holocaust Survivor at Remembrance Event

By Felicia Hall '19 The Arcadia University community gathered on April 25 for the second annual Remembering the Holocaust event, co-hosted by Arcadia Hillel and the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department. The remembrance event provided students an outlet to commemorate the...

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April 18, 2017

Arcadia University Dedicates Jean Lenox West Field

On April 8, family members of one of the most storied student-athletes and alumni of Beaver College and Arcadia University gathered to dedicate the Jean Lenox West Field. Lenox West family members, including Jean’s sons, Doug and Tim, and Jean’s daughter, Nancy, joined Chair of the Board of...

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April 10, 2017

Women’s Basketball Coach Featured by HRC for LGBTQ Visibility in NCAA

Lexie Gerson , women’s basketball assistant coach, was profiled in a Human Rights Campaign story about inclusion of the LGBTQ community in NCAA basketball tournaments on March 31. Gerson is one of five openly gay coaches and players highlighted in the story, which highlighted them as “five...

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April 1, 2017

Physical Therapy Alumni Association Hosts Fundraiser

The Arcadia University Physical Therapy Alumni Association held its annual continuing education course fundraiser on campus March 18 and 19. Participants raised funds to help provide for incoming Physical Therapy student scholarships, as well as student travel for international pro bono service...

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March 17, 2017

Arcadia Class Hosts Autism Acceptance Family Fun Night

Enjoy a fun night on Arcadia University’s campus and support autism acceptance. The University’s Event Management class will host an Autism Acceptance Family Fun Night for families in the community. This inclusive event will bring together children of all backgrounds to help understand each other...

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January 16, 2017

MAC Fall Honor Roll Recognizes 75 Arcadia Student-Athletes for Outstanding Academics

A total of 75 Arcadia University student-athletes from the men's and women's cross country, field hockey, men's and women's soccer, and women's volleyball teams have been named to the 2016 Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Fall Academic Honor Roll, the conference announced on Friday. The academic...

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January 12, 2017

Arcadia Named Community Service Award Recipient for Fourth Consecutive Year

Arcadia University’s Department of Athletics was recognized for its varied community service efforts by the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) and Jostens memorabilia manufacturer for the fourth consecutive year. Arcadia was the only institution to receive the...

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January 11, 2017

Dr. Ireland Publishes on Medieval Irish History and Culture

Dr. Colin Ireland , who directed Arcadia's programs in Ireland with The College of Global Studies for nearly 20 years, recently published articles on medieval Irish history, cosmology, and literature. In Peritia: Journal of the Medieval Academy of Ireland ’s 27th volume, Dr. Ireland published “What...

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December 13, 2016

Women’s Soccer’s Glanfield Named to NSCAA Scholar All-America Team

Arcadia University women’s soccer midfielder Jackie Glanfield ’17 has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-America Third-Team, as announced by the organization Friday. She is the first Knight to be selected as a NSCAA Scholar All-America. “I’m very...

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December 7, 2016

McKim Named Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Men’s Soccer Performer of the Year

Arcadia University men’s soccer forward Bradley McKim ’18 has been named the 2016 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Performer of the Year, selected from a pool of student-athletes from the 29 NCAA Division I, II and III athletic programs in greater Philadelphia. The announcement was made...

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November 21, 2016

Men’s, Women’s Swimming Each Capture Diamond City Invitational

The Arcadia University men’s and women’s swimming teams won their respective Diamond City Invitational championships, held Nov. 19 and 20. For the second year in a row, the men's swimming team captured the Invitational, totaling 705 points to take home the team title. The Knights scored nearly 100...

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November 18, 2016

McKim Named Third-Team CoSIDA Academic All-American®, First in Program History

Arcadia University men’s soccer junior forward Bradley McKim has been named to the College Sports Information Directors (CoSIDA) Third-Team Academic All-America®, as announced by the organization Friday. McKim was on the national ballot following his second straight Academic All-District® selection...

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November 15, 2016

Arcadia Celebrates Athletics with Knight Madness

Equipped with “Go Knights!” banners, students cheered as Arcadia University’s athletes ran into the gym at Knight Madness on Nov. 14. The 19 University sports teams tossed candy into the stands and played games like musical chairs, and athletes won prizes for audience members through free throw and...

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November 10, 2016

Women’s Volleyball Selected for ECAC Tournament

The Arcadia University women’s volleyball team is heading to the postseason after being selected to participate in the 2016 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Championship Tournament. This marks the second ECAC tournament appearance for the Knights in three years. The Knights (...

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November 9, 2016

Celebrate Arcadia Athletics with Knight Madness on Nov. 14

Show your scarlet and grey spirit and cheer on Arcadia’s student-athletes at Knight Madness on Monday, Nov. 14 in Kuch Recreation and Athletic Center’s Alumni Gymnasium. Student dance groups Knight Club and Puro Ritmo will perform throughout the night. Doors open for the rally at 9:15 p.m. Students...

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