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November 13, 2018

Dr. Kantak Receives Grant to Study Stroke Hand Function Recovery

How often do you use one hand to complete an activity? Not often, according to Dr. Shailesh Kantak , assistant professor of Physical Therapy. The dependency on using both hands to complete most tasks of daily living– from putting on socks in the morning to pulling up the bedsheets at night– is what...

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June 28, 2018

Arcadia University Renovates Academic, Residence, and Athletics Facilities

When students return to Arcadia this fall, they will see remodeled bathrooms in the residence halls, updated academic facilities such as an expanded DNA lab and a 3D design studio, and a renovated training center and aerobics rooms. No—Arcadia wasn’t featured on an HGTV home improvement show; these...

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June 14, 2018

Eight Athletes Named to Spring Academic All-MAC Teams

Eight student-athletes have been named to the Spring Academic All-MAC Teams. The students recognized are baseball players Mike Boulanger '19 , Nick Cardace '19 , Sean Carew '20 and Bryan Gillen '20 ; men's volleyball players Austin Braas '20 and Anthony Devantier '21 ; men's golf player Kyle...

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June 13, 2018

Ryan Named to Philadelphia Inquirer/PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Team

Women's lacrosse player Shannon Ryan '20 was named to the Philadelphia Inquirer/PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Team. The team is nominated and voted on by the sports information offices of 30 area institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area. In order to be eligible for Academic All-Area...

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May 29, 2018

Records Are Made to be Broken

Several Arcadia student-athletes shattered single season records this year: Softball Shannon Ryan '20 (outside hitter)- single season draw controls (132) Baseball Bryan Gillen '19 (infield)- single season hits (80), runs (65), and total bases (114) Sean Carew '19 (outfield)- single season RBIs (52...

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May 21, 2018

Arcadia Athletics Sends Cohort to Houston to Help with Rebuilding Efforts from Hurricane Harvey

The Arcadia Athletics Department has been raising money since Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast in order to send a cohort to Houston to help with the recovery efforts. The Knights landed in Houston yesterday morning and have begun helping those recover and rebuild. The group consists of two full-...

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May 9, 2018

Arcadia Baseball Advances to NCAA Championship; Three Students Named to Inquirer’s All-Area Team

On May 5, Arcadia baseball defeated Hood College (25-12) to win the 2018 MAC Commonwealth Championship. With this win, Arcadia earned a bid to the NCAA Division III Baseball Championship and became the first team to win back-to-back conference titles in the MAC Commonwealth since Messiah College in...

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February 13, 2018

Baseball Set to Play Home Games at Skip Wilson Field

The Arcadia University baseball team will play its home games at Skip Wilson Field on Temple University's Ambler campus beginning in the 2018 season. Arcadia moves to Skip Wilson Field from Erny Field, which has been the Knights' home since 2003. The Knights are slated to christen their new home...

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January 15, 2018

Student-Athletes Recognized on MAC Fall Honor Roll

More than 80 student-athletes representing the University’s 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 Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Fall Academic Honor Roll. The academic honor roll is comprised of student-...

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November 30, 2017

Alum Hosts Men’s Basketball Team for Thanksgiving During Hawaii Tournament

Mike Rounds ’84MS and his wife, Marti, hosted the Arcadia men's basketball team, coaches, and parents for a Thanksgiving BBQ at their home on O'ahu, Hawaii during the team’s trip to compete in the Hoops in Hawaii Tournament on Thursday, Nov. 23. The Knights traveled to Honolulu over the...

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November 16, 2017

Arcadia Teams Fall in Playoffs

After stellar seasons, women’s soccer, men’s soccer, volleyball, and cross country fell in NCAA and Conference playoff action the weekend of Nov. 11 and 12. Women’s soccer scored their first NCAA tournament victory on Nov. 11 over Franklin, then lost a heartbreaking 1-0 overtime match to top-seeded...

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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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