Arcadia University News


April 24, 2012

Physical Therapy Students Help 'Stamp Out Parkinson's'

Arcadia University Physical Therapy students participated in the Stamp Out Parkinson's Walk on Kelly Drive on Saturday, April 21. A team of 22 PT students, captained by Assistant Professor Emerita Dr. Carol Leiper raised more than $2,000 for the Parkinson Council. All money raised stays in the...

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April 17, 2012

Molloy Nets 50th Goal to Lead Women's Lacrosse in 20-1 Victory Over Rosemont

ROSEMONT, PA (April 17, 2012) - With nine of Arcadia University's eleven scorers having mutli-point games, the Knights cruised to their second straight victory by knocking off host Rosemont College 20-1 in today's non-league women's lacrosse...

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April 17, 2012

Winningest Coach in Arcadia University History Notches 400th Victory

Arcadia University Head Softball Coach Linda Detra —the winningest coach in the 158-year history of Arcadia University—reached an elite milestone on April 15 by posting her 400th victory when her team secured a 9-2 victory in the second game of its afternoon doubleheader against local out-of-...

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April 13, 2012

First-Year Finds Cultural Traditions and Tolerance in Jerusalem

International Studies major Andrew Kupstas ’15 was among 15 students who spent his spring break abroad as a part of Jerusalem Preview. He had always placed Jerusalem on the top of his list of places to visit, dreaming of traversing the via Delarosa, and taking in the grandeur of the Western Wall...

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April 13, 2012

Arcadia Hosts NAC&U Chief Financial Officers

Arcadia University and CFO and Treasurer Mike Coveney hosted the annual New American Colleges & Universities Chief Financial Officer (CFO) conference this year, held March 26 through March 28. Matt Hamill, Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Issues Analysis at NACBO, facilitated the...

April 10, 2012

Follow Softball Coach's Pursuit Today of Record 400th Win

Arcadia Softball Coach Linda Detra is closing in on her 400th win. With 398 wins in hand, she coaches a double-header today, with the first game against Lebanon Valley starting at 3 p.m. at Blankley Field and the second game at 5 p.m. You can see the game unfold with Live Stats. The website begins...

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April 4, 2012

Dorsainville ’12 Moves Forward with a Heart for Service

International Studies major Stanley Dorsainville ’12 has accomplished a great deal during his four years at Arcadia. In addition to participating in Arcadia’s First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) in London, he’s served as a defender on Men’s Lacrosse Club team, Manager of the Men’s Basketball...

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April 4, 2012

Knights Named to MAC Winter Sportsmanship Teams

The Middle Atlantic States Conference announced its Sportsmanship Teams for winter 2011-12 sports. These teams include a player from each Conference school who has demonstrated exceptional sportsmanship through actions on and off the field during the season. The players are selected by players and...

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March 27, 2012

Turf Sports Surface, New Field House On Track For Fall

A new turf playing surface, new lights, new stands and a recently approved field house all are on track to be completed for Fall 2012 at Easton Field. Athletics and Recreation Director Shirley Liddle , Associate Vice President of Facilities and Capital Planning Tom Macchi , the coaches for men's...

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March 27, 2012

Arcadia's Elite Physical Therapy Program Also Attracts Top Student-Athletes

The combination of being able to play college sports while preparing for one of the most elite Physical Therapy doctoral programs in the nation has been a dream come true for many student-athletes at Arcadia University, where the PT program continues to rank among the nation's top 15 programs. Just...

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March 27, 2012

10 Knights Named to Winter MAC Academic Honor Roll

The Middle Atlantic Conference announced its Winter Academic Honor Roll, which notes academic excellence by student-athletes. Ten Arcadia University winter sport student-athletes were recognized for outstanding academic excellence. The Honor Roll is composed of student-athletes of sophomore class...

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March 20, 2012

Travis Saltus ’15 Named MAC Rookie of the Year

Travis Saltus was one of 37 first-year students in Arcadia’s athletic conference to contend for Rookie of the Year. Only five of those athletes were nominated for the award. After being named MAC Rookie of the Year, Saltus has joined an elite group of Arcadia University athletes recognized for...

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March 20, 2012

SAAC, Intramurals and Recreation to Hold Fundraiser for Special Olympics

On Saturday, March 24, Arcadia University S.A.A.C. (Student-Athlete Advisory Committee) and Intramurals & Recreation will join together to host a Black Light Dance Party inside the Kuch Athletics and Recreation Center from 9 p.m. to midnight for all Arcadia University students to benefit the...

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March 2, 2012

Athletic Hall of Fame Room Honors Arcadia’s Pride and Success

The Athletic Hall of Fame room, a nostalgic gem at the heart of Kuch Center, celebrates Arcadia University’s athletic success. The space chronicles the University’s longstanding winning tradition, from the women who led Beaver athletics abroad to the early inclusion of male athletes, and now...

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March 2, 2012

Baseball Gears Up for Spring Trip; Florida Alumni Invited to Game, Reception

By Chris Macchi ’12 The game of baseball can be incredibly unforgiving, and a little luck always comes into play. As the Arcadia University Baseball team gears up for the new season, first-year Coach Ken Spangenberg ’08 has players focused on preparing themselves for the aspects of the game that...

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February 17, 2012

AD Search: Game Is On for New Athletics Director

Arcadia University’s Blue Ribbon Search Committee for the next Director of Athletics met Thursday, Feb. 16, to prepare the job description. A very diverse group, covering many years, sports and academic programs, the Committee reached quick and unanimous conclusion that the Athletic Director will...

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February 10, 2012

Arcadia Student-Athletes Set Record in 2011 for Academic Achievements

By Amanda Card ’12 Since 2008, when Tim Fitzgerald ’08 was honored as the first Middle Atlantic Conference Scholar Athlete for the Knights, Arcadia University has recognized more than 250 student-athlete Academic Honor Roll recipients. The 2010-2011 Academic Year yielded the best results in four...

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January 31, 2012

Athletic Director Liddle to Retire at the Top of Her Game

By Amanda Card ’12 After an amazing 19 years at the helm of Arcadia University intercollegiate athletics, a milestone she will reach this summer, Shirley Liddle will retire. And working with her, Arcadia President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III has moved swiftly to appoint a blue-ribbon search committee...

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January 31, 2012

Scarlet, Grey & Blue Ribbon Committee To Conduct National Search for Athletics Director

Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III has appointed a Scarlet, Grey and Blue Ribbon Committee to conduct a national search for Arcadia's next Director of Athletics and Recreation. "We are intent on the next level of excellence for our intercollegiate and intramural programs at AU,...

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January 31, 2012

Special Message from President Oxholm on National Search for AD

A special message from Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III announcing national search and the upcoming retirement of Athletic Director ShirleyLiddle, posted on Jan. 18. To the Arcadia Community—students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends: I write with the bittersweet news that...

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January 31, 2012

Delaney Coaches the 2012 Big Four Lacrosse Clinic

Andrew Delaney , Head Coach of the Men’s Lacrosse Team, is among the 12 coaches who will be instructing at the 2012 Big Four Lacrosse Winter Clinics held at Cabrini College each Sunday in the month of February. The clinic, which is open to all high school athletes, is a recruiting event and will...

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