Arcadia University News


November 24, 2021

Walter Weber ’91: Gratitude in a Nutshell

As a high school student in the 1970s, Walter Weber knew Beaver College as nothing more than a local school with a castle—a common sight in the rearview mirror of his tow truck as he worked along Route 309. Fifty years later, that teenager is a proud Arcadia alumnus and is committed to...

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November 23, 2021

Gateway to Success: Arcadia's Commitment to a Historic Legacy

As the first person in her family to attend college, Noriette Suarez ’14 says she didn’t know what to expect from university classes or campus life. She did come with three main goals: to succeed, to graduate, and to secure a career in business. When she applied to Arcadia University,...

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November 23, 2021

From Curiosity to Discovery to Impact

On the second floor of Arcadia University’s Boyer Hall, Katelin Decker ‘22 and Michelle Frank ‘23 pull on rubber gloves and huddle at the biosafety hood in the compact Tissue Culture Lab. The Biology majors are growing cancer cells to test a promising compound—an early step on the road to...

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October 4, 2021

Arcadia University Receives $2.25 Million Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant

Arcadia University is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Education Title III Strengthening Institutions Program Grant for the amount of $2.25 million over five years for work designed to increase student achievement, persistence, and retention. Advancing Retention...

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September 21, 2021

Four Receive Dr. Finbarr O'Connor Prize for Shifting the Paradigm for Public Art Project

The University is pleased to announced that Professor of Visual and Performance Arts Abbey Ryan '03, Adjunct Professor of Visual and Performance Arts David Guinn, Adjunct Professor of Visual and Performance Arts Maryann Worrell '05, and Adjunct Professor of Visual and Performance Arts Krista...

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September 10, 2021

Parmar, Lyons ’12 Appointed to Arcadia University Board of Trustees

Arcadia University has elected to its Board of Trustees Ashish Parmar, senior vice president and chief information officer of Tapestry, Inc., a New York-based house of global modern luxury lifestyle brands whose portfolio includes Coach, Kate Spade, and Stuart Weitzman; and Margaret Lyons,...

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August 31, 2021

Arcadia Welcomes Back Students

From Aug. 25 through Aug. 29, Arcadia welcomed all first-year and transfer students to campus, as well as all returning students, for the 2021 fall semester. The University offered a full slate of fun events that helped ingratiate students into the Arcadia community and showcased its mission and...

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August 13, 2021

Arcadia Exhibitions Brings U.S. Tour of Sun & Sea to Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Arcadia Exhibitions at Arcadia University is pleased to announce its presentation of Sun & Sea as part of the 2021 Philadelphia Fringe Festival and the second venue of the US Tour of this celebrated opera-performance. Blurring the lines between music, theater, poetry, and visual art, the work...

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July 26, 2021

Arcadia Theater Awarded Best of Glenside

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Arcadia University Theater has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Best of Glenside Award in the Performing Arts Theatre category. Arcadia University Theatre has adapted to the COVID pandemic by producing virtual performances and other mediums of innovative...

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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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