Arcadia University News

August 10, 2022

Radhakrishnan Named Among Top 50 Women Leaders of Pennsylvania

Rashmi Radhakrishnan , chief information officer and vice president for Information Technology, has been named one of the Top 50 Women Leaders of Pennsylvania for 2022. Compiled by Women We Admire, the list includes representatives from a wide range of industries including banking, healthcare,...

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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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September 28, 2020

The Department of Public Safety Sponsors National Campus Safety Awareness Month

The Department of Public Safety, in partnership with the Information Technology Department, is focusing on internet safety for National Campus Safety Awareness Month throughout September. This month-long campaign hopes to raise awareness of issues affecting campuses throughout the nation. COVID-19...

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September 3, 2020

Radhakrishnan Featured on Chronicle of Higher Ed Panel

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured Vice President and Chief Information Officer Rashmi Radhakrishnan to serve on an industry panel on Sept. 3. The virtual forum hosted by senior Chronicle reporter Lee Gardner also featured panelists Michael Cato, chief information officer at Bowdoin College...

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July 16, 2019

Radhakrishnan Appointed Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Following a national search, Rashmi Radhakrishnan has been named vice president and chief information officer at Arcadia University. She begins her tenure on Aug. 15. At Arcadia, Radhakrishnan will serve as a member of the President's Cabinet, lead and manage information technology (IT) efforts,...

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April 26, 2019

Faculty, Staff Present at Next-gen Network and Technology Conference

Interim Chief Information Officer Leslie Margolis , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Dr. Vitaly Ford , Director of Infrastructure John Zottola , and Senior Network Engineer Matt Flint attended the 2019 KINBERCON Conference on April 2-3 in Philadelphia, Pa. In fall 2018,...

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September 6, 2018

Margolis, Dr. Ford Awarded NSF Grant for New Campus Science & Education Network

Interim Chief Information Officer Leslie Margolis and Dr. Vitaly Ford , assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to provide new, high-speed networking resources on campus for technology-driven science and education applications...

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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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January 8, 2018

Belloff, Pellegrini Present on Virtual Reality Technologies at EDUCAUSE Conference

Timothy Belloff , director of Academic Technology Services, and Matthew Pellegrini , instructional technology specialist, presented “Making Virtual Reality a Reality: Applications of Augmented/Virtual Reality” at the annual EDUCAUSE Conference in Philadelphia, Pa., in November. Nearly 200 audience...

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May 19, 2016

Canvas to Replace Blackboard in Spring 2017

After careful consideration and detailed discussions, the Academic Technology Services (ATS) Advisory Committee recommended Canvas by Instructure to replace Blackboard as Arcadia University's Learning Management System (LMS). The contract was officially signed by the University on April 28, 2016...

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April 20, 2015

Campus WiFi Access Improving by Fall Semester

Over the 2015 spring break, Arcadia’s Information Technology (IT) staff worked to increase WiFi connectivity on campus, ensuring more connection points and, possibly, fewer excuses for late homework assignments. IT created a coverage map for residence halls and Grey Towers Castle in January,...

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