Arcadia University News


February 21, 2019

Arcadia Student Receives Honorable Mention for Dell Magazines Award

Arcadia’s Emmalee Gagnon ’20 received honorable mention from Dell Magazines for her short story submission, “Say Her Name.” Before submitting her short story to the Dell Award, Gagnon worked on “Say Her Name” for over a year between workshop classes and peer reviews. “Say Her Name” taps into the...

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January 25, 2019

Knights for Nutrition Food Pantry Reopens for Spring 2019 Semester

The Knights for Nutrition Food Pantry will reopen on Monday, Jan. 28 at 12:30 p.m. in Knight Hall room 110. The pantry’s spring semester hours are Mondays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 3 to 6 p.m. Students who visit the pantry during the first week of its reopening will be entered in a...

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December 5, 2018

International Business and Culture Course Auctions Furniture for Hurricane Maria Recovery

This holiday season, you can support the Hurricane Maria recovery for Puerto Rico and Dominica while getting your loved ones the furniture they want. Students in the International Business and Culture course are auctioning refurbished furniture to support the organizations Unidos, in Puerto Rico,...

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November 19, 2018

A.S.I.A. Club Volunteers at Asian American Film Festival

Members of the University’s Asian Students in America (A.S.I.A.) club volunteered at the annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF) on Nov. 10. PAAFF’s annual film festival, the first of its kind in Philadelphia, exposes the region to films by and about Asian Americans. Started in...

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November 14, 2018

Faculty, Students Participate in Programming Contest and Conference

Arcadia’s Computer Science and Mathematics faculty and students competed at the annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Eastern Regional Conference at Marymount University in Arlington, Va., from Oct. 19 to 20. William Bibbs ’20 , Andy Malinsky ’20 , Brian Muller ’19 , Virginia Myrkalo...

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October 29, 2018

CEAO Rejuvenates Philadelphia Homeless Shelter

The University’s Creative Expression Art Outreach (CEAO) student organization put their paint brushes to work on Oct. 20 when they rejuvenated the walls of St. Raymond's House in Philadelphia, a homeless shelter for men and women. For three hours, nine students painted the walls and columns of the...

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August 27, 2018

The Class of 2022 Become Knights

Under sunny skies on Aug. 24, hundreds of students moved into residence halls as Arcadia’s newest Knights. Student-athletes and volunteers unloaded mini fridges, bedding, and other University necessities for the Class of 2022, which includes community activists, musicians, international students,...

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August 27, 2018

Career Education Kicks Off Academic Year With e3 Initiative

By Nicole Gieselman '19 The Office of Career Education (OCE) is launching a new initiative this fall, ensuring Arcadia students have access to an even greater range of professional opportunities and preparatory resources. The e3 Career Action Plan is a step-by-step program designed to guide...

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May 10, 2018

PA Students, Faculty Compete in the Physician Assistant Olympics

By Felicia Hall '19 Physician Assistant (PA) students and faculty from both the Christiana, Del. and Glenside campuses competed at the 16th Annual PA Olympics at Bamboo Gardens in Vincetown, N.J. on April 14. Nearly 600 students and faculty from PA programs at seven Philadelphia schools gathered...

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April 26, 2018

Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Shatters Silence on Preventing Sexual Violence

By Caitlin Joyce '20 In April, the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department hosted a two-part event that presented information on victimization and prevention methods. Shatter the Silence on Sexual Violence, held April 16 and 18, featured presentations and academic posters by...

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April 19, 2018

ASIA Volunteers Showcase Skills at Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Student organization Asian Students in America (ASIA) showcased their calligraphy and Japanese character writing as volunteers at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Fairmount Park on April 15. Established to help Asian students on campus meet like-minded peers and create a sense of community,...

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April 11, 2018

Arcadia Opens Pilot Pantry to Address Food Insecurity

Arcadia University launched the Knights for Nutrition Pilot Food Pantry on Monday, March 26 to provide options for students who are food insecure. While food has been available to students who are food insecure through the support of individuals and offices around campus, and the Community and...

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April 10, 2018

Environmental Network Hosts Annual Scarlet, Grey, and Green Day April 19

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, join Arcadia University’s Environmental Network in celebrating Scarlet, Grey, and Green Day with a series of events throughout the day on April 19. Succulent Fundraiser From 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4 to 4:30 p.m., bring a pot or mug to the Fireplace Lounge to...

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March 29, 2018

Breaking the Silence II Brings Community Members Together to Improve Multiculturalism on Campus

Students, faculty, staff, and administrators gathered on March 23 for Breaking the Silence II to continue to facilitate discussions about race and multiculturalism on Arcadia's campus. Hosted by Melanin in Action (MIA) and POWER, with additional collaboration by Pan-African Studies; International...

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February 1, 2018

Film Fest, Jazz Lunch Highlight Black History Month Events at Arcadia University

Arcadia University is hosting several cultural, artistic, and academic events throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. A Soulful Celebration: Gospel Meets Jazz Saturday, Feb. 3, noon to 3 p.m. Commons Great Room Pianist, producer, and multimedia artist Joe Patterson debuts his latest...

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December 8, 2017

Arcadia Community Unites to “Break the Silence” on Racism

Students, faculty, staff, and trustees joined together on Dec. 8 to “break the silence” about racism. The Day of Silence was hosted by Melanin in Action (MIA) and POWER, with additional collaboration by Pan-African Studies; Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department; Office of the...

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December 5, 2017

Computer Science Team Places in National Cyber League Competition

Arcadia’s Computer Science Cybersecurity Student Team participated in the National Cyber League (NCL), a cloud-based cybersecurity competition held Nov. 3 to 5. Arcadia’s team, led by Assistant Professor of Computer Science Vitaly Ford , placed 33 out of 174 teams, completing 87 percent of...

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December 5, 2017

Black Awareness Society Hosts Annual Kwanzaa Celebration, Dec. 7

Black Awareness Society (BAS) will host a Kwanzaa celebration on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Commons Great Room. The event will include a presentation on the origin and celebration of Kwanzaa, a performance by the Scarlet Steppers, as well as a traditional kinara to display the candles,...

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December 5, 2017

MIA Leads Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico, Victims of Hurricane Maria

By Sarah Adeniran ’18 On Nov. 12, the Arcadia University Pan-African student organization Melanin in Action (MIA) held a relief drive to collect items for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, securing nearly 30 boxes filled with desperately needed items such as toothpaste, feminine products,...

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November 30, 2017

Arcadia Helps Military Veterans and First Responders Prepare Wills

Arcadia University hosts its annual Wills for Heroes program on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the University’s Grey Towers Castle, 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside. This free event enables military veterans, emergency personnel and their families to prepare and notarize wills, living wills...

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November 20, 2017

Students Volunteer at Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Members of the A.S.I.A. club volunteered at the 10th annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF), which ran from Nov. 9 through 19. Students performed an array of tasks, including posting festival flyers around the community, creating tickets and all-access badges, collecting tickets...

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