Arcadia University News


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 18, 2020

Accessing Counseling and Student Health Services

To our Arcadia students, As we respond to the COVID-19 virus, Counseling and Student Health Services has been diligently working to determine the best way to continue to offer you support and meet the needs of the reality of our current campus situation. In accordance with Governor Tom Wolfe’s...

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March 18, 2020

Mentoring Helps Turner ’20 Excel in Computer Science

Jules Turner Class of 2020 Computer Science major Computer Science major Jules Turner ’20 doesn’t know where she’d be without the female mentors she’s had at Arcadia University: Dr. Kathy Macropol , professor of Computer Science, who has helped her find her calling, and Caleigh Diefenthaler...

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March 17, 2020

DPT Ranks Among Top 10 Percent Nationally by U.S. News and World Report

Arcadia University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program remained in the top 10 percent of nationally ranked programs, according to U.S. News and World Report , ranking at 24th in the country and receiving top placement among Philadelphia area programs. The rankings are based on peer...

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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

COVID-19 Update: Courses Online for Remainder of Spring 2020 Semester

Dear Arcadia Community, Arcadia University has made the necessary decision that all academic courses and experiences will remain online for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. This decision has been made after careful assessment and in consultation with local officials and experts in public...

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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

Students: On Campus Employment Through April 5

For those very limited positions where the supervisor believes that a student can work remotely supervisors have been instructed to reach out to our office for approval. Departments that are essential and remain open during the next two weeks that have students that would like to continue working...

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March 12, 2020

Landman Library Online Resources

While the Landman Library building will be closed for the remainder of the semester, many resources and services are fully accessible online! Faculty of the library are available for students, faculty, and staff via email, phone or Zoom, for any research, reference, or instructional support. You...

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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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March 11, 2020

Faculty and Staff Present on Improving the First-Year Experience at Annual Conference

Arcadia faculty and staff attended and presented at the 39th Annual Conference on The First- Year Experience which was held in Washington, D.C. from Feb 21 to 24. Dr. Nancy Rosoff , dean of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Rachel Collins , adjunct professor of English and director of Arcadia...

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March 11, 2020

Message from President Nair

Dear Arcadia Community, Significant shifts in the past 24 hours have prompted us to advance to our next response level. The COVID-19 situation has progressed in the number of confirmed cases on a global scale, and today the World Health Organization declared the outbreak as a global pandemic. While...

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March 10, 2020

Continuity Plan Update for Campus Community

Dear Arcadia Community, In preparation for spring break, President’s Cabinet is monitoring an increasing likelihood of academic disruption caused by the spread of COVID-19. Though there is no community exposure to coronavirus that we are aware of, we are approaching this ongoing health situation...

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