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September 8, 2021

Students Say Goodbye to Summer at Campus Carnival

Copy and video by Julie Snider '22 Summer may technically run until Sept. 22, but nearly 75 Arcadia students said a fun farewell to the season at the Say Goodbye to Summer Carnival on Haber Green on Saturday, Sept. 5. As a DJ kept the music going, students enjoyed a photo booth, caricature artist,...

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August 17, 2021

Arcadia Ready to Welcome Newest Knights for Fall 2021 Semester

Courses begin for Arcadia's Fall 2021 semester on Monday, Aug. 30. The University is looking forward to welcome first-year students on Aug. 25 and 26 and returning students on Aug. 28 and 29. More information on Arcadia's fall 2021 semester, including important dates, details, and FAQs, is...

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August 16, 2021

Sept. 9: Arcadia Students “Rock the Knight” at Downtown Glenside Food Truck Festival

On Thursday, Sept. 9, the Arcadia University community will celebrate community spirit as hundreds of students will gather on Haber Green to Rock the Knight with music, food, and giveaways before processing along Easton Road to Glenside to enjoy the Downtown Glenside Food Truck Festival. Students:...

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May 18, 2021

Xinran “Victoria” Wang: Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science

Major and minor: Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science and a minor in Computer Science. Favorite Arcadia memory: It's really hard to answer because I had a lot of great memories at Arcadia University. One of them was the first time I came to Arcadia and lived at Oak Summit with friends: Although...

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May 18, 2021

Jake McCrea: Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a minor in Political Science Favorite Arcadia memory: My favorite Arcadia memory was getting to know my life long friends Involvement on campus: I was a class officer for the Class of 2021, a member of Student Government Organization...

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April 29, 2021

Good Knights Provide Peer Education on Health and Wellness

The Good Knights at Arcadia University educate the community about mental health and wellness and sexual violence prevention through peer-to-peer workshops and events. For English major and Good Knights peer educator Kaede Rende ’21 , the student group is an opportunity to make a difference. “Right...

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April 21, 2021

Knight Owl Comics Launches to Showcase Student and Alumni Work

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 What started as an assignment in Digital Imaging has turned into a portfolio building opportunity for Perri Schlosser ’22 . After Schlosser completed the assignment, Adjunct Professor Christian (Patch) Patchell decided the Graphic Design major and Mayfair native had a lot of...

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April 2, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Programming

In observation of April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, offices and departments at Arcadia University announce the following lineup of events and programming. If you are interested in attending any of the programming in person, please RSVP here for COVID protocol tracking purposes...

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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 29, 2021

Arcadia Welcomes Students Back to Campus

Arcadia’s campus, quiet for the past 10 months, again was alive with the sounds and sights of students as 355 approved residential students moved into Oak Summit and residence halls—many at single bedroom occupancy—throughout the week of Jan. 17. In addition to those living on campus, an additional...

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January 27, 2021

Brown ’21 Uses Design Skills to Help Small Businesses, Nonprofits

Mya Brown ’21 had dreamed of being a surgeon to help those suffering from Hydrocephalus, which is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the cavities of the brain. However, after her first year at Arcadia University, she found her passion for art and will graduate this May with a...

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December 14, 2020

Skolka ’21 Helps Animal Rescue Raise Funds This Holiday Season

Graphic Design major Courtney Skolka ’21 thought her recent Visual Communications project wouldn’t go any further than the classroom. However, after sharing her design with Morris Animal Refuge in Philadelphia, they’ve collaborated to launch a fundraising campaign this holiday season. Until Monday...

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December 10, 2020

Netflix, Disney, Tik Tok—Arcadia Builds Community Around Common Interests

How do you stay engaged outside of the classroom in a virtual setting? In an attempt to answer this question, Engagement and New Student Programs launched the UKnighted Communities of Interest (UCI) in October. The 21 UCIs are designed to connect students to each other through common interests...

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November 24, 2020

Food Club Looks to Inspire Cultural Exchange Between Jiangsu and Arcadia Students

During the Oct. 27 Student Government Organization (SGO) meeting, the executive committee approved the newest student group: the Chinese Food Club. The Chinese Food Club President Xinran “Victoria” Wang ’21 said many of the club’s members previously attended an event that focused on Asian food, and...

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November 3, 2020

SGO Thrives During Pandemic

“Our goal is always to be the voice for the students, to represent them with administration,” said Student Government Organization (SGO) President Kelly Muntzenberger ’21 about how the group has adjusted to online engagement. “The conversation is a lot deeper this year. We’re bonding over common...

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October 21, 2020

Students Help Restore Wetlands in Cheltenham

Katherine Haines ’21 , Nikolai Kachuyevski ’21 , and Hannah McGinnis ’21 volunteered with Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) to help restore the creekbank at Cheltenham Township’s Charles D. Conklin Jr. Pool and Recreation Area on Oct. 3. TTF is restoring the creekbank—which flows...

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October 5, 2020

Masker ’24 Working Overtime as EMT and First-Year Student

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Most first-year students experience the challenge of balancing work and school—on top of the traditional challenges, Mays Landing, N.J. resident Savannah Masker ’24 is also an overnight Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with the Absecon Ambulance Squad. The Biology/pre-...

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September 16, 2020

Allen ’24 Launches Clothing Brand to Develop Entrepreneurial Skills

With more free time this summer, students are finding new ways to follow their dreams. Jshane Allen ’24 , a first-year Healthcare Administration student, spent the summer making her’s happen by launching a clothing brand, Charged. “It was always something I had an interest in. When Corona happened...

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August 19, 2020

Drag Racing Helps Zepp ’24 Overcome Lack of Confidence

“I've been bullied since the third grade,” said Bailie Zepp ’24 , a drag racer from Hanover, Pa. who holds three National Hot Rod Association junior racing records: most money won, most wins in a row, and most tracks traveled in a row. “Racing was my outlet to get away from [that]. It's turned me...

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August 5, 2020

Equestrian Team Rallies Behind Alumna and Former Coach

On July 22, Amber Jewell ’04 gave birth to her second son, Levi Clemmer. Approximately 27 hours later, on July 23, the barn housing 16 of the 40 horses at her farm burned to the ground. “It was about 10 minutes to 11 a.m. when my mom called me about it,” said Jewell, who was still in the hospital...

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June 5, 2020

SGB Students Participate in International Business Strategy Competition

School of Global Business students Sarah Aschemeier ’20 , Brett Fenstermacher ’20 , Rebecca Krewina ’20 , Jordan Miller ’20 , and Amber Zelko ’20 earned top awards in the annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC) Business Simulation competition. The team was recognized...

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