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July 26, 2020

July 24, All-Modes/Fall Semester Academic Update

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff, Our planning and preparation for the fall semester remain in high gear. We are committed to our All-Modes Ready approach for instruction, and Arcadia faculty are developing innovative approaches for their All-Modes Ready courses in scores of workshops, training...

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July 24, 2020

Middle Atlantic Conference Suspends NCAA Competition for Fall 2020

After careful consideration of internal and external circumstances and with the health and well-being of each campus and community in mind, the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Presidents made the difficult decision on July 24 to suspend all intercollegiate athletics competition through the fall...

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July 23, 2020

Brown ’22 Scores Two Selective Summer Internships

By Caitlin Joyce '20 While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape for internship opportunities, Psychology major and Global Public Health minor Emily Brown ’22 remains passionate about improving community health. This summer, Brown earned two highly competitive internships this summer with...

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July 23, 2020

Physical Therapy Returns to Campus Using All-Modes Ready Approach

On Monday, July 13, students in the Physical Therapy program returned to the classroom for the first time since March. However, the classroom experience was much different from prior to COVID-19. While 60 students were participating in the lessons that ran Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, they were all...

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July 22, 2020

Arcadia Athletics To Induct Five into Hall of Fame

Arcadia University will induct five new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 10. The ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m., will mark the tenth class to be inducted since the Hall of Fame's inception in 2008. The Arcadia Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2020 is...

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July 21, 2020

Dr. Kantak Publishes Research in Online Medical Database

Dr. Shailesh Kantak , assistant professor of Physical Therapy, published his study “Differential effects of internal versus external focus of instruction on action planning and performance in patients with right and left hemispheric stroke” in August 2020 edition of Human Movement Science . The...

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July 20, 2020

Dr. Dean Talks on Options for Students During COVID-19 Pandemic on Fox29

As higher education institutions announce plans for the fall, some families are struggling with the decisions of paying tuition for online courses versus having their students take a gap year. Dr. Kim Dean , assistant professor of Education, was featured on the Fox29 Good Day Philadelphia segment “...

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July 17, 2020

“The Cheesecake Lady” Featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Business Administration alumna Vanessa Jackson ’12 , also known as “the Cheesecake Lady,” was featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article discussing her bakery’s rise to local fame on July 14. In the article, author Jen Ladd details Jackson’s origin story as a novice to pro-cheesecake maker,...

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July 15, 2020

Razler ’00 Photographs Glenside Locals for the #FrontPorchProject

Riding through Glenside on her bicycle, photographer Melissa Razler ’00 has captured scenes of local families as a part of the #FrontPorchProject, a viral hashtag that features family photos taken during the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of the project is to connect neighbors who have been...

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July 14, 2020

Loeffler Sends Positivity Through Mail Art Project

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Carole Loeffler , associate professor and chair of Visual and Performing Arts, created a mail art project titled “ symbols of hope ” in order to support the United States Postal Service during the COVID-19 pandemic. For the project, Loeffler crafted collages on her handmade...

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July 13, 2020

Public Health Students Explore Sustainable Farming

“Solutionaries at Pennypack Farm focus on growing local produce to provide to the community, as well as farming education so others can grow produce sustainably,” writes Public Health students Vasavi Veerapaneni ’22M, MPH , Talia Williams ’20MPH , Emily Delnero ’22M, MPH , and Ashleigh Kozicz ’22M...

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July 13, 2020

Dr. Campbell Co-Hosts Virtual Learning Webinar

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor of Education and director of the Educational Leadership Masters and Supervisory Certification programs, co-hosted the webinar “Making Virtual Learning Manageable” on June 30. In the webinar, Dr. Campbell and Dr. Keith Look, senior director of programs for...

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July 10, 2020

Demonstrate Support for International Students in the U.S.

Dear Arcadia Faculty and Staff, On Monday, July 6, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced regulations that prevent F-1 visa-holding students from enrolling in fully online semesters or attending colleges and universities that will only offer online courses this fall. Though Arcadia...

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July 10, 2020

Study Abroad Still Open for Fall 2020

Arcadia Abroad has multiple options for a compelling, globally-focused semester or academic year of studying, exploring, and engaging with the diverse communities of your chosen host country. Deadlines are fast approaching so apply now . International Students on M1 & F1 Visas: Arcadia Abroad...

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July 10, 2020

Belloff and Rodgers Discuss Esports Plans in SPIN Podcast

Tim Belloff , director of Academic Technology and Esports, and Bill Rodgers ’18 , assistant director of Esports, discussed the University’s Esports program on the competitive gaming podcast Stay Plugged IN (SPIN). Belloff and Rodgers discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the inaugural...

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July 9, 2020

Dr. McClure Receives Excellence in Biomechanics Research Award

Dr. Phil McClure , professor and chair of Physical Therapy, received the Biomechanics Special Interest Group of the Academy of Physical Therapy (APTA) Research’s Career Excellence in Biomechanics Research Award. Dr. McClure received the award for his expertise in shoulder biomechanics and...

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July 8, 2020

Dr. Dean Discusses Work-Life Balance for Mothers on Fox29

Dr. Kim Dean , assistant professor of Education, was featured in the Fox29 Good Day Philadelphia segment "Working Parents in the Coronavirus Pandemic" on July 7. In the special, Dr. Dean discussed the struggles of balancing a career and parenthood during the COVID-19 pandemic, and strategies to...

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July 8, 2020

Arcadia Innovates Campus Tour

As COVID-19 forced us to socially distance this spring, Arcadia was innovating about how prospective students could tour campus in bloom and learn about all that the University has to offer. In that spirit, the University launched its first campus online and driving tours on April 3. Viewers from...

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July 7, 2020

Department of Art and Design Hosts “____with ____” Series

The Department of Art and Design will host the “____with ____” series, a collection of Zoom activities to reconnect with Arcadia faculty and community members throughout July. Thursday, July 9 Chat with Carole 7 p.m. on Zoom Discuss the plans for next semester and ask questions about all-modes...

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July 7, 2020

"Vogue Germany" Features Pati Hill Exhibition

The exhibition “Pati Hill: Something other than either”, currently on view at the Kunstverien München , was recently featured by Vogue Germany . Titled “Model, Artist, and Way Ahead of Her Time: Who Was Pati Hill?", the article surveys the life of a writer and pioneer of xerography who started her...

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July 6, 2020

TCGS: Virtual Europe Internships

Arcadia University’s College of Global Studies (TCGS) is pleased to announce Virtual Europe Internships . This exciting opportunity enables students to enhance their semester of study at their home institution, or their Gap Year, through a virtual internship with employers in London, Edinburgh,...

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