Arcadia University News

August 16, 2021

Sept. 9: Arcadia Students “Rock the Knight” at Downtown Glenside Food Truck Festival

On Thursday, Sept. 9, the Arcadia University community will celebrate community spirit as hundreds of students will gather on Haber Green to Rock the Knight with music, food, and giveaways before processing along Easton Road to Glenside to enjoy the Downtown Glenside Food Truck Festival. Students:...

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December 5, 2019

Cheltenham Commissioners Present Community Award to Arcadia Staff

On Nov. 20, the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners presented Arcadia staff with the Community Service Award for helping to organize special events in the Downtown Glenside Business District. “With deep appreciation for your unmatched dedication, loyalty, commitment, and contributions to the...

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November 16, 2017

Township Honors Students, Faculty for LED Mural

Cheltenham Township Commissioners presented the students in the Spring 2017 Entrepreneurship/Gallery Apprenticeship class and renowned muralist David Guinn with a resolution during the Nov. 15 township meeting. The Commissioners cited the students’ “creative skills” and role in the mural process,...

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October 31, 2017

Nov. 13: Empty Bowl Raises Funds for Philadelphia Hunger and Hurricane Relief

Join the fight against hunger and enjoy a delicious meal when Arcadia University hosts the 24th annual Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner on Nov. 13. Seatings will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Grey Towers Castle. This year, all proceeds will be split between the Philadelphia Interfaith...

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April 5, 2017

Crawford Organics CSA Returns to Arcadia University, New Share Options Available

Arcadia University will again host Crawford Organics Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program deliveries in the spring, summer, and fall of 2017. A CSA is a mutual relationship between a local farm and the community, where members pay for the production of the harvest, and in return receive...

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March 29, 2017

Glenside Arts Festival, April 22: Arcadia Table Space Available, Explore Mural Project

This is a special year marking the 4th Annual Downtown Glenside Arts Festival, celebrating the arts and Earth Day on Saturday, April 22. The festival will run, rain or shine, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Easton Road in Glenside, between the Glenside Train Station and Waverly Road, easily accessible by...

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March 17, 2017

Arcadia Public Art Project Receives Positive Community Feedback

Arcadia University students in the apprenticeship program (Entrepreneurship/Gallery Apprenticeship) and renowned muralist David Guinn received positive feedback at the community forum they hosted on March 6, where they presented a sketch of the public art project for Glenside station. Approximately...

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September 30, 2014

Kevin Powers, Author of Philadelphia’s One Book Selection, to Speak at Arcadia on Oct. 8

Iraq war veteran Kevin Powers, author of the best-selling war novel The Yellow Birds , will speak at Arcadia University on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. The event, free and open to the public, will be in the Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium and will include a book signing. Powers’ book The Yellow Birds...

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April 20, 2012

Sacramento Bee: University Announces Arcadia in Cuba Study Abroad Program

Sacramento Bee (Sacramento, Calif.) reported on Arcadia University's announcement of the establishment of the Arcadia in Cuba study abroad program, as well as the first Global Faculty Development Workshop in academic collaboration with the prestigious University of Havana. "The strong academic...

April 10, 2012

Arcadia University Announces School of Global Business

Arcadia University is leveraging its leadership position in global education with a new School of Global Business and a focus on entrepreneurship, sustainable enterprises, and a growing international MBA program. “Our goal is to prepare business leaders who are global-minded, individuals who will...

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October 14, 2011

FYSAE Participants Appear in Local News

Kate Slenzak '15 and Samantha Maguire '15, two First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) participants, recently appeared in their hometown newspapers. International Studies/Pre IPCR major, Slenzak, an is spending her first college semester in Stirling, Scotland. She is resident of Wilkes-Barre, Pa...

October 11, 2011

Local Student of the Month Looks for a Future at Arcadia

Rebecca Coutts, a prospective Arcadia University student, recently appeared in the Upper Moreland-Willow Grove Patch . Currently a senior at Upper Moreland High School, she is the October Student of the Month. Rebecca is a member of the National Honor Society and Key Club. She plays on the Varsity...