Arcadia University News


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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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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