Arcadia University News


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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May 14, 2010

Noakes Quoted on Police Crowd-Control Tactics

Dr. John Noakes , Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, is an expert on the relationship between the state and political dissent. He is quoted in a May 2 article “Campus shootings helped to change police tactics for demonstration” in The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio) regarding new...

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