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September 6, 2017

CCEC Hosts Smoothie Fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey

By Felicia Hall ’19 The Arcadia University community came together for victims of Hurricane Harvey through donations to a smoothie fundraiser held by the Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) on Aug. 31. Students, faculty, and staff filled the University Commons to purchase a fruit smoothie...

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July 25, 2017

Arcadia Rotaract Attends Multinational Leadership Conference

In June, members of Arcadia Rotaract traveled to Washington, D.C for the 2017 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) North America Conference, an immersive, multinational training program that encourages Rotary International’s core values of service, fellowship, diversity, and integrity in student...

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May 17, 2017

Students Chosen to Screen Original Short Films at Hiway Theater

Nearly a dozen Arcadia students were selected to showcase their short films at the Hiway Theater’s “Local Shorts” event on May 10. Allison Nye ’20 , Kristen Stedman ’19 , Giancarlo Kossi ’18 , Caylie Shinall ’19 , John Caruso ’17 , Deb Gilmore ’19 , Stephanie Castro Villegas ’17 , Alyssa Blackmon ’...

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May 5, 2017

Students Showcase Short Films at Hiway Theater

Nearly a dozen Arcadia students have been selected to showcase their short films at the Hiway Theater’s “Local Shorts” event on Wednesday, May 10. After the 11 films are screened, a Q&A session will be held with some of the filmmakers. The students are Allison Nye ’20 , Kristen Stedman ’19 ,...

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April 25, 2017

Environmental Network Celebrates Earth Day with Scarlet, Grey, and Green Day

Arcadia University’s Environmental Network celebrated Earth Day by promoting campus sustainability at Scarlet, Grey, and Green Day on April 20. Participants played lawn games on Haber Green, heard from state and regional speakers on sustainability efforts throughout the region, and planted a tree...

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February 23, 2017

Arcadia Celebrates Women’s History Month with Open Mic, Discussions, and Professional Panel

Arcadia University will host the following events for Women’s History Month that celebrate the empowerment of women and the shared experiences they carry. Wednesday, March 1 Sister Songs, Psalms, and Sonnets: Open Mic for Arcadia’s Women Commons Meeting Rooms 2 and 3, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Showcase your...

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February 3, 2017

Arcadia Community Unites for Diversity in Response to Executive Order

A crowd of more than 100 students, faculty, and staff joined together on Feb. 3 to unite in response to the Executive Order by the White House. While holding signs that called for diversity in communities, attendees were invited to share their concerns and hopes for the future. “I am glad to see...

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January 24, 2017

Physician Assistant Students Volunteer with Various Organizations in Delaware and Pennsylvania in Fall 2016

Each month from August through December, students in the Physician Assistant (PA) Class of 2018 at both the Christiana and Glenside campuses volunteered to better their communities, organizing events and donating hundreds of hours of service. At the Christiana campus, students sorted food at the...

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January 5, 2017

Student Organization Performs "The Vagina Monologues,” Feb. 17 & 18

Arcadia University’s For the Women student organization will perform Tony Award winning writer Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” on Friday, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. in Stiteler Auditorium, 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside. Tickets are $7 to $10 and can be purchased at the...

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October 18, 2016

Smithsonian Institution Hosts Retrospective Exhibition of Kay WalkingStick ’59, ’11H

Artist Kay WalkingStick ’59, ’11H led alumni through a journey of art discovery in her retrospective, Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist , at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., on April 5. Beginning with her art from the 1970s, the retrospective...

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October 5, 2016

Arcadia University Opens Season with “Speech and Debate,” Oct. 7 to 16

Arcadia University Theater opens its 2016-17 season with Tony Award winning playwright Stephen Karam’s, “Speech & Debate.” This dark comedy runs Friday, Oct. 7 to Sunday, Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. in Arcadia’s Little Theatre, with matinee showings on Saturday and Sunday. “Speech & Debate” begins...

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September 7, 2016

Sustainability-Focused Student Organization Invites University Members to New Campus Garden

The grassy area behind Murphy Hall became home to Waste.EDu ’s herb and vegetable garden this summer. The garden, which features three raised beds and a compost tumbler, was created in June and maintained by Waste.EDu members throughout the summer. “We talked about our new recycling initiative,”...

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August 30, 2016

Class of 2020 Sets Vision on Time at Arcadia

More than 600 first-year students and 105 transfer students entered the Class of 2020 on Aug. 26, making it one of the largest incoming classes in the University’s history. Throughout the day, a team of volunteer student-athletes, faculty, and staff unloaded cars and carried clothing, snacks, mini-...

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April 28, 2016

"Because Arcadia" Looking for Writers to Highlight College Experiences

Because Arcadia is recruiting new student writers, photographers, and videographers for the 2016-17 year. As the student blog says goodbye to three of its student writers taking the next steps towards their careers, they are looking to welcome new bloggers to discuss the challenges facing students...

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March 16, 2016

Arcadia Students Showcase Research at Annual Math Conference

On Feb. 27, nine Arcadia University students presented at the 30th Annual Student Mathematics Conference at Moravian College. Priya Kaur ’16 , Theresa Dewa ’16 , Barrett Doering ’16 , Liyuan Zhang ’18 , Janel Moore ’16 , ZhiYang Zeng ’18 , You Zhou ’18 , Zhenbang Wang ’19 , and LinXing Yao ’18...

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February 26, 2016

Arcadia University Celebrate Women’s History Month with Health and History Events

Arcadia University honors Women’s History Month throughout March with several events that promote women’s health, history, and achievements. On Tuesday, March 1, Institutional Diversity will host a ladies-only open mic night at 7:15 p.m. in the Dining Hall Complex. Women from across the University...

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February 18, 2016

Students Honored at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

By Lana Valente '19 Arianna Kendra ‘17 , Damien Figueras ‘16 , and Gabriella Santoro ‘16 were awarded scholarships, grants, and other prizes for their work in Arcadia theater productions at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Region II Festival (KC/ACTF), Jan. 12-16 at West Chester...

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February 16, 2016

FIFA Fans Invited to Compete in Xbox One Tournament Feb. 24

Arcadia students are invited to showcase their gaming prowess at the Philadelphia Union’s Xbox One FIFA 16 tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 8 to 11 p.m. in the Commons, outside of the game room. A maximum of 24 players, all of whom must be enrolled at Arcadia, will be selected to participate...

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December 9, 2015

Gilmore’s ‘Big Idea’ to Improve Campus Recycling

Deb Gilmore ’19 is full of big ideas. In fact, her innovative strategy to improve sustainability on campus won her Arcadia’s first Big Idea Competition , sponsored by the Honors Program . Gilmore plans to place compost bins near the Dining Hall as part of a campuswide recycling initiative. One of...

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November 20, 2015

This Weekend at Arcadia: Dec. 11-13

Friday, Dec. 11 In the Commons Art Gallery at 11 a.m. there will be an exhibition and sale of independent, high-quality student artwork. A portion of proceeds benefits A Step Up Academy . Sunday, Dec. 13 Come enjoy a free concert in Murphy Hall at 4 p.m. with performances by the University Choir,...

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November 12, 2015

Students Plant Thousands of Daffodil Bulbs to Beautify Campus

On Oct. 30, nearly 100 students and President Nicolette DeVille Christensen led an effort to plant more than 2,600 daffodil bulbs at 16 locations around campus in a beautification and sustainability effort made possible through support from the Office of the President. Popular thoroughfares outside...

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