Arcadia University News


April 2, 2020

Fall 2020 GFS Course Registration Information

Interested in a short-term study abroad opportunity? Check out Fall 2020 Global Field Study courses! GFS courses offer you a full 4-credit, campus-based class with exciting field study travel to enrich your academic experience. These courses carry AUC designations and can meet major requirements...

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April 2, 2020

LRN Launches Virtual Tutoring

The LRN is here for students online in Canvas. Once a week, until April 30, the LRN will be giving away Amazon gift cards* Any student who enrolls in the VLRN can win a $10 card. Even better, any student who posts to one of our discussion boards can win a $25 card. Check out the Meet the LRN Tutors...

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April 2, 2020

Orthopaedic Residency Earns Re-Accreditation

The Orthopaedic Residency program in the Physical Therapy Department was re-accredited in October 2019 by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as a post-professional residency program for physical therapists in Orthopaedics. This accreditation is for 10 years. The Orthopaedic Residency...

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April 1, 2020

Arcadia Community Members Get Counted At Home

“Each of us can mitigate the virus’s threat to the 2020 Census and the 2020 elections by participating from home,” said Arcadia’s Director of the Office of Social Impact & Innovation (SI 2 ) Dr. Alison LaLond Wyant , who is leading the new “Arcadia Votes” civic engagement initiative. Amidst far...

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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

Counseling Services Hosts Competition for Preventative Resource Card Design

Arcadia’s Department of Counseling Services is hosting a design competition to help create a suicide prevention resource card with information about coping mechanisms and the resources available on campus. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit up to three different designs per...

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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

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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