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September 21, 2022

ASAP Program Offering On-Campus Jobs for Students

The Advancing Students as Professionals (ASAP) program at Arcadia University is looking for student workers for nearly 50 job opportunities on campus. Students looking for on-campus work can apply for positions that include: Student Assistant Social Media Assistant IT Assistant Career Education...

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September 19, 2022

New Knight to Know: Alaina Divirgilio ‘26

Alaina Divirgilio ‘26 Major: Actuarial Science Hometown: Coatesville, Pa. What I’m most looking forward to: Studying abroad second semester in London Why Arcadia: I liked that it was close to home, and a lot of places didn’t have an actuarial science program. Also, the campus. Why I picked my major...

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September 15, 2022

Common Read Speaking Event to Feature Famous Local Author

Author, philanthropist, and U.S. Polo national champion Kareem Rosser will be visiting campus on Oct. 6 to discuss his book “Crossing the Line: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport that Changed their Lives Forever.” Rosser will be signing copies of the book, which was assigned to first-year...

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September 14, 2022

Author James Lang to Discuss "Distracted" with Arcadia Community

The Arcadia community is invited to a Zoom discussion with guest speaker James M. Lang, Ph.D., about his new book “Distracted: Why Students Can’t Focus and What You Can Do About It.” The discussion will begin at noon on Sept. 23. Register for the event here. Keeping students focused can be a...

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September 13, 2022

Arcadia Students Rock the Knight with Music, Food, Fun, and Friends

On Thursday, Sept. 8, the Arcadia community showed their University spirit and celebrated with local residents during the annual Rock the Knight gathering and Downtown Glenside Food Truck Festival. Click here to view a photo gallery of the evening. Students, faculty, and staff gathered on Haber...

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August 12, 2022

Skalski ‘24, Finkill ‘23 Lead Efforts to Sponsor 5K Walk/Run on Sept. 24 for Mental Health Awareness

Arcadia students are addressing a "hidden opponent" -- mental health awareness in college and university student-athletes. Led by Jackie Skalski ’24 , president of Arcadia’s chapter of The Hidden Opponent, a nonprofit organization focused on mental health awareness in student athletes, and chapter...

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June 22, 2022

Because, ARCADIA

Students personify a university. Through its students — their experiences, actions, and growth — a university becomes a living, breathing entity. And perhaps nothing captures the student story more than their first-person perspectives. The ability to share their challenges, successes, and...

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May 17, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Mercy Joseph

Mercy Joseph Major : Education Studies, with a concentration in teaching English as a Second Language. Globetrotter : Mercy has lived in Australia, the Philippines, Baltimore, and Philadelphia, and last year, she studied in South Korea. On campus : President of the Kpop Club After Arcadia : Mercy...

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March 9, 2022

Dance Marathon to Benefit Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Arcadia University will hold a five-hour no-sitting dance marathon, “Dance All Knight 2022,” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 1, in the University Commons. Proceeds will benefit The Four Diamonds and its fight to end childhood cancer. This year’s theme is “Outer Space.” Hosted by Arcadia For the Kids, or...

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December 10, 2021

LOVE Pilot Program Acts-Up in Fall Semester, Looks Forward to Spring 2022

The LOVE Pilot Program’s final Act-Up of the semester , on Dec. 8, was a hybrid event that included an Open House in the Commons Great Room, as well as a virtual Zoom room for the sharing of insights, learning, and proposed antiracism actions the group has developed over the semester. More than 40...

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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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