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August 31, 2022

Come Out and Dance!

The UKnight Dance Team is looking for new members! If you’ are seeking fun, friendship, and the opportunity to cheer on the Knights all over campus, the UKnight Dance Team is for you. Placement will be on Friday, Sept. 9, at 5 p.m. in the Kuch Recreation and Athletic Center’s Aerobics Room. Every...

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August 12, 2022

Skalski ‘24, Finkill ‘23 Lead Efforts to Sponsor 5K Walk/Run on Sept. 24 for Mental Health Awareness

Arcadia students are addressing a "hidden opponent" -- mental health awareness in college and university student-athletes. Led by Jackie Skalski ’24 , president of Arcadia’s chapter of The Hidden Opponent, a nonprofit organization focused on mental health awareness in student athletes, and chapter...

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May 13, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Chris D’Alessandro

Chris D’Alessandro Major : Bachelor of Arts in Education Hometown : Waretown, N.J. Honors : Chris was named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholars for the 2019–20 season by the Golf Coaches Association of America, becoming only the second student-athlete in Arcadia men's golf history to earn...

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May 11, 2022

Arcadia Summer Projects Include Classroom Technology Upgrade, Updates to Stiteler Auditorium, and a Multipurpose Center

Arcadia University is enhancing the student experience through refreshing instructional spaces and adding health and wellness facilities. Stiteler Auditorium will be modernized and refreshed, upgrades to campus classroom technology will continue, and a 19,000-square-foot multipurpose building will...

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May 10, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Dean Cahill

Dean Cahill Major : Bachelor of Science in Biology Hometown : Mount Laurel, N.J. Favorite Arcadia memory : “The biggest thing I’d say is you don’t realize how much you take for granted in person, seeing classmates and faculty members. One of my most enjoyable moments was being back on campus after...

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February 18, 2022

Arcadia Athletics to Present Viewing of Althea, Documentary on Legendary Women’s Tennis Star and Black Athlete

On Monday, Feb. 28, the Arcadia University community is invited to a virtual viewing of Althea , a documentary on tennis legend Althea Neale Gibson, one of the first Black athletes to cross the color line of international tennis. Arcadia community members can view the documentary, which begins at 7...

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January 10, 2022

Jan. 10, 2022: Athletics Updates to Indoor Spectator Policy

Dear Arcadia Community, For the health and safety of all members of our University community, Arcadia’s Department of Athletics announces the following home spectator protocols, which begin on Monday, Jan. 10 and will remain in effect until further notice. Attendance at home indoor athletic events...

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November 15, 2021

Dawson Qualifies for NCAA National Championships, Joins Gordley and Bochard on All-Region Team

Tate Dawson made history as she became the first individual student-athlete in Arcadia University history to qualify for an NCAA National Championships. Dawson earned an automatic bid to nationals after finishing ninth overall at Saturday's Metro Regional Championships. Dawson joined teammates...

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October 11, 2021

2020 Athletic Hall of Fame Class Inducted on Oct. 9

Following a year-long wait, Arcadia University inducted its Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2020 on Saturday, Oct. 9. The ceremony marked the 10th class to be inducted since the Hall of Fame's inception in 2008. The Hall of Fame Class of 2020 is Dr. Kimberly Canfield '15, '17M, PA-C (women's soccer...

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May 31, 2021

Arcadia’s Pandemic Response

Arcadia University took a values-based, community-focused, strategic approach in responding to the disruptions that have been brought by COVID-19 since early 2020. Each initiative enacted and measure taken placed students and those most vulnerable in our community at the center, with...

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May 21, 2021

Weitian “Tim” Zeng: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Favorite Arcadia memory: Scarlet and Grey Day. Committing to a school was a tough choice but that day gave me confidence in my decision. Students who have just freshly left high school were everywhere and it was hard to feel alone. It was a good time...

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May 20, 2021

Lauren Dougherty: Bachelor of Arts in Education

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Education, specializing in PreK-4 Elementary and PreK-12 Special Education Favorite Arcadia memory: My favorite memories are the ones I made with my teammates on and off the field. More specifically some of our bus rides and locker room talks will go down in...

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May 14, 2021

Arcadia Esports Earns NECC Champions Division Title

Arcadia Esports player Mason Cole '23 captured the first conference title in program history with a 3-1 win over UC Santa Cruz in the NECC Champions Division Championship on April 29. The Champions Division is the highest level of Hearthstone Competition in the NECC and Cole entered the postseason...

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March 15, 2021

Love Pilot Launches for It’s Second Semester With Act-Up

By Josephine Mueller ’21 The LOVE Pilot Program kicked off its second semester with an act-up on Feb. 25, “Mapping and Dismantling Systemic Racism.” After last semester’s teach-in events, the LOVE program is moving toward action. Speakers at the first act-up included Alex Otieno , assistant...

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March 4, 2021

Moore ’21 Embraces Mental Health As Caregiver

English major Tiara Moore ’21 has never known a “typical” college experience. While she works at the Writing Center, is a peer mentor for the Gateway to Success Program, and was a member of the indoor Track & Field team before COVID-19, Moore is also a caregiver for her mother who suffered a...

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March 1, 2021

Koelzer Spotlighted as Ice Hockey “Pioneer”

Kelsey Koelzer has made history as the first Black female ice hockey coach in NCAA history. National and regional media outlets have heralded her appointment at Arcadia University to lead the upcoming women’s ice hockey program, as Koelzer has been featured by the NHL, NBC Sports, 6ABC, and now...

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February 4, 2021

Hidden Opponent Chapter Formed for Student Athlete Mental Health Advocacy

By Katherine Haines '21 Arcadia’s student athletes battle opponents on the court and in the field, but the hidden opponent is one that should not be overlooked. The Hidden Opponent chapter at Arcadia was approved at the Dec. 1 meeting of the Student Government Organization (SGO) to be a new club...

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January 22, 2021

Belloff Interviewed About Esports Competing During Pandemic

By Katherine Haines '21 Timothy Belloff , director of Information Technology Support Services and Esports, was interviewed for a Jan. 11 article published on ggn00b, an online esports publication. Belloff discussed how esports teams at universities are still very new—like Arcadia’s team, which...

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January 14, 2021

MLK Day Events Celebrate Legacy of Service

The Arcadia University community is celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events hosted and collaborated by departments across campus. The following is a schedule of events in celebration of the Jan. 18 MLK Day holiday and Day of Service that run through the beginning of...

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December 9, 2020

Whitehouse ’24 Coaches Youth Hockey, Looks Forward to Taking the Ice at Arcadia

Business Administration major Sam Whitehouse ’24 remembers watching The Mighty Ducks at 3 years old with his grandfather and wanting to play ice hockey. While his parents weren’t thrilled about his newfound interest, they agreed to let him learn to ice skate—and eventually play hockey. Now,...

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December 2, 2020

Baron ’24 Shares Out Of This World Work Experience

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Annapolis, M.D. resident Benjamin Baron ’24 came to Arcadia with some unusual work experience: an internship with The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The Computer Science major spent his past two summers interning at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center...

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