Arcadia University News


November 5, 2012

Puro Ritmo Showcases Diverse Dance Styles at Penn Museum

By JEN RETTER ’16 On Oct. 8, just over a month after the start of classes, Arcadia University’s award-winning Latin dance club, Puro Ritmo, gave its first major performance of the year at the Welcoming Reception for International Students and Scholars at the University of Pennsylvania. In spite of...

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October 24, 2012

Classic Fairy Tales Remixed at Mr. Beaver

By FRANCESCA MAYR ’16 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 The Mr. Beaver pageant, a longstanding Arcadia tradition, was given a touch of whimsical magic this year as male contestants assumed fairy tale princess or magical creature alter egos. Their escorts took on the roles of prince, sidekick or nemesis in...

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September 28, 2012

After 13-Hour Ride to Glenside Southern Songbird Charms New Fans

By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography CHRISTINA YEE ’14 When Emily Hearn finished the first song of her set, “Two Feet on the Ground,” fans broke into applause for the 22-year-old singer-songwriter. “Thank you so much, ya’ll,” she said with a laugh. “Oh my gosh, I just said ‘ya’ll’! I’m from Georgia.” The...

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September 27, 2012

Forensic Science Club Begins Exciting Year with Lecture by Expert Witness

By FRANCESCA MAYR ’16 At six o’clock on a drowsy Wednesday evening, 25 enthusiastic students in the Forensic Science Club took time out of their busy science-lab-filled schedules and gathered in a seminar room, eager to hear forensic toxicologist Dr. Barry Logan speak about his work on the Casey...

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May 10, 2012

Black Awareness Society, Alumni Association Host 'Event Worth Repeating'

By Georgene Pilling ’04M, Program Director for Alumni Relations On April 25 the Commons Great Room was filled with magic—symbolized by the image of the Sankofa bird and realized by the laughter and warm embraces of reunions between students, faculty, staff and alumni. [ Photos | Video ] With the...

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May 10, 2012

Seniors, Special Guest Enjoy Spotlight at Knight Club Show

Emotions were running high as Knight Club took to the stage for its two-night spring performance during Spring Fling weekend. On Friday, April 20, more than 20 seniors closed the sold-out show with a medley of songs from the 1990s and styles of dance ranging from hip-hop and modern to tap and...

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May 3, 2012

Stackhouse Leads APTA Course on Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Dr. Scott Stackhouse , Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, led a continuing education course for the American Physical Therapy Association, Evidence into Practice: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation of the Quadriceps Post Knee Surgery , on May 3. The course discussed the use of neuromuscular...

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May 2, 2012

Spring Fling 2012—Behind the Scenes

By Heather Weaver, Assistant Director of Student Engagement Spring Fling 2012 was a huge success—hundreds of students, staff, faculty, alumni and guests participated in four days of events. ( View photos .) Everyone enjoyed tons of free food, novelties and entertainment. Whether students were...

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May 2, 2012

Student Engagement and SGO Announce Club and Student Leadership Awards

The Office of Student Engagement and the Student Government Organization would like to congratulate all clubs and organizations and their leaders on a successful year. Several clubs, programs and individuals are recognized each year for going above and beyond. Clubs and individuals are nominated by...

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April 26, 2012

Young the Giant a Huge Hit at Woodstock

By Amanda Card ’12 If your ears aren’t ringing, you missed Arcadia’s Woodstock… and one of the greatest headliners in the event's history. A 46-date sold out tour and plans to perform at Bonnaroo didn’t stop Young The Giant from putting on a stellar show for Arcadia University. YTG rocked the Kuch...

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March 6, 2012

Watch it Now: Arcadia University's Skyward Rock Climbing Club Goes Vertical

watch?v=rbMJPT7kJHs%3Fversion%3D3%26amp%3Bhl%3Den_US%26amp%3Brel%3D0 Curious about what Arcadia University's Skyward Rock Climbing Club is 'up' to? Several members recently filmed an outing at Go Vertical in Philadelphia with a GoPro1080 helmet cam. Edited by Jared Greene , the video features the...

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February 17, 2012

Teaming Up to End World Hunger

By Michael Schwartz ’14 After enjoying snacks and warm beverages in the Sports Pavilion, volunteers from Arcadia University and beyond shuffled into the Dome with a single goal in mind: fight world hunger. For the second year in a row, Arcadia’s Office of Community Service and the international...

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February 10, 2012

Knight Club Performs at Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center

By Amanda Card ’13 After a demanding three weeks of rehearsal, 31 dancers from Arcadia University performed during halftime at Saturday’s Philadelphia Wings indoor lacrosse game at Wells Fargo Center. The dance routine was choreographed and executed well—an awesome expression of the students’...

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February 10, 2012

Sacramento Bee: Arcadia Performs Vagina Monologues

The Sacramento Bee recently listed Arcadia University's production of The Vagina Monologues which will be performed in Stiteler Auditorium on Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. View the full listing.

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February 7, 2012

An Evening of Celebration with Musician Galen Abdur Razzaq

By Michael Schwartz ’14 The incomparable Galen Abdur Razzaq, a flutist and spoken word artist from Montclair, N.J., kicked off Arcadia’s celebration of Black history by captivating students in the Chat Performance Area with soothing and chill jazz music and thoughtful poetry. “Students enjoyed...

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January 20, 2012

Rules of Life: Arcadia Hosts Panel Discussion on the Death Penalty

Arcadia University’s Office of Institutional Diversity in collaboration with The Jewish Social Policy Action Network (JSPAN) and the Cheltenham Branch of the NAACP hosted “A Community Discussion on the Death Penalty” on Jan. 16. The event was held in commemoration of the 26th anniversary of Rev. Dr...

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December 13, 2011

Winter Formal Dance Raises $500 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

More than 150 students enjoyed a night of friendship, dancing and fun—and raised more than $500 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation—at the Winter Semi-Formal organized by the Student-Athlete Advisory Council and Intramurals and Recreation on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Dome. ( Photos on Flickr .) "It was...

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December 6, 2011

Volunteering for the Future: Clymer '11 Lands Job with AmeriCorps VISTA

Stephanie Clymer ’11 recently landed a position as the AmeriCorps VISTA/Community Liaison at the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, Inc. (TTF) , a local organization focused on improving the health and vitality of the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Creek and its watershed. TTF facilitates,...

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December 2, 2011

Who Let the Goonies Out? Whoosh Go!

By Mrs. Bauer Soccer Mom The Philadelphia Union has Sons of Ben. Arcadia Basketball has the Glenside Goonies. And Kuch Center was rockin' as the season kicked off on Wednesday. "We want to make it ultimately the toughest place to play in conference and be as loud as possible for 40 minutes. Our...

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December 2, 2011

Political Debate Raises Awareness on Notable Issues

By Michael Schwartz ’14 The ornately decorated Mirror Room in Grey Towers Castle was the scene for passionate debate among Arcadia’s student political party groups. More than 40 people were treated to a fascinating exchange of views during the event, which was organized by Politicate. Members of...

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November 4, 2011

SABA Hosts 'Dress for Success' Fashion Show

Guests gathered along a red carpet in Grey Towers Castle on Nov. 2 for the third annual Dress for Success Fashion Show, co-hosted by the Students for the Advancement of Business Administration (SABA) and the Office of Career Development. Emceed by Julie DiTrapano , Director of Student Engagement,...

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