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March 12, 2019

'Philadelphia Inquirer' Tells Story of Dr. Ellington Beavers

On March 4, The Philadelphia Inquirer published an article on Dr. Ellington Beavers , his research in Boyer Hall's laboratories, and his historic gift to Arcadia University. The story has been picked up by the Associated Press and appeared in outlets around the country, including U.S. News &...

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October 18, 2018

Community UKNIGHTs 4 Arcadia During Inauguration Week

For four days during Inauguration Week, Arcadians around the world “UKNIGHTED” on campus and online for the fourth annual UKNIGHT 4 Arcadia campaign. Helping to surpass the goal of 1,022 donors, a record-setting 1,042 Arcadia alumni, students, faculty, staff, Trustees, parents, family members,...

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November 30, 2017

Arcadians UKNIGHT for Third Annual Day of Giving

On Nov. 28, 903 members of the Arcadia University community around the world “uknighted” for the third annual Day of Giving event. With the UKNIGHT 1 Day campaign focused on community participation, not dollars, this year’s goal of 700 donors was far surpassed in the 24-hour period. Collectively,...

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December 6, 2016

Arcadia Community UKNIGHTS for Second Annual Day of Giving

On Nov. 29, Arcadians around the world joined together to be counted and to show their support for the University they love so dearly. The second annual UKNIGHT 1 Day of Giving , a campaign supporting graduate and undergraduate programs, scholarships, and study abroad, smashed its goal of 700...

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November 22, 2016

UKNIGHT with Arcadians Around the World on Tuesday, Nov. 29

Beginning at midnight on Tuesday, Nov. 29, Arcadians around the world will unite for our second annual UKNIGHT 1 Day campaign. This is a 24-hour global challenge encouraging Arcadians everywhere to come together and show our Arcadia pride. On the 29th, keep watch for emails on how to participate...

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November 16, 2016

UKNIGHT 1 Day is Back!

Beginning at midnight on Tuesday, Nov. 29, Arcadians around the globe will unite once again for our second annual UKNIGHT 1 Day campaign. This all-community event coincides with the national #GivingTuesday. Ours is a participation campaign, and so we are measuring Arcadia Pride not by dollars, but...

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December 3, 2015

Campus UKNIGHTS for Inaugural Day of Giving

On Dec. 1, nearly 700 Knights around the world joined together in support of Arcadia. The inaugural UKNIGHT 1 Day of Giving, a campaign supporting graduate and undergraduate programs, scholarships, and study abroad, exceeded its goals, with 695 donors contributing $48,920 in a 24-hour period. Part...

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November 30, 2015

On Dec. 1, UKNIGHT and Be Counted

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, Arcadia is asking all University community members to UKNIGHT and be counted. The University’s inaugural UKNIGHT 1 Day of Giving Campaign , which coincides with the international GivingTuesday, asks all members of the campus community, from trustees, faculty, and staff to alumni...

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November 30, 2011

Arcadia Chronicles: Commons Nearly Complete Thanks to Alumni, Reunion Giving

With construction nearly complete, the Arcadia community is anxiously awaiting the opening of the new Commons student center on Jan. 23, 2012. After more than a year of construction, the 62,000-square-foot building connects to the existing Kuch Athletic and Recreation Center and brings much-needed...

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November 11, 2011

Student Speaker Sought for 'Commons: Meeting Place of Peoples, Marketplace of Ideas'

On Monday, Jan. 23, Arcadia University will celebrate the opening of the Commons, and one student will be chosen by his or her peers to speak on their behalf at the dedication ceremony, which, as Ed Sullivan would have said, will be "a really big shew." "This is truly a historic event for Arcadia,...

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November 1, 2011

Alumni Homecoming, Knight Out and Alumni Leadership Summit

By Georgene Pilling ’04M, Director of Alumni Relations Alumni Homecoming Alumni returned to campus on Saturday, Oct. 15, to celebrate a festive and beautiful homecoming, enjoy the student carnival along the Walk of Pride, join families at the afternoon picnic, and cheer on the soccer, field hockey...

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October 11, 2011

Video: 'Students Are Having a Blast' on Haber Green

"This is the best day of my presidency," said a barefoot Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III, President of Arcadia University. Megaphone in hand, he declared the green space in the middle of campus open on Oct. 7 after more than a year of construction. "And we have a new name for this turf, and we're not going...

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October 7, 2011

Hundreds of Barefoot Students Flood onto Haber Green

An estimated 600 shoeless feet were the first to rush onto the sparkling new grass as President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III —barefoot and brandishing a bullhorn—led the countdown for students lined up with scissors to cut the ribbon and lead the flood onto Haber Green to celebrate the opening of the...

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September 23, 2011

North American Clean Energy Notes Arcadia's Use of Geothermal Systems

North American Clean Energy recently released an article, “Exploring the Advantages of PEXa-based Geothermal Systems,” which mentions Arcadia University as being on the forefront of implementing this alternative to traditional geothermal piping systems. It’s true that many installers are more...

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September 2, 2011

New Fitness Center Attracts 300 Participants Opening Day

Just in time for the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, the new Fitness and Commons Sports Training Center officially opened on Aug. 31. Attracting more than 300 participants in the first day, the renovated, two-story facility offers a variety of equipment and is for everyone, from the casual...

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July 1, 2011

A Message from Tobey Oxholm

July 1 To All Members of the Arcadia Community: Though I remain on the West Coast for a few more days before Kim and I get on the train to come back home, I wanted to start this special day with this note to you, my new Arcadia family--Arcadia’s faculty and staff. I feel incredibly lucky to have...

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July 1, 2011

Reunion 2011: Alumni Awards and Presentations

By Georgene Pilling ’04M, Director of Alumni Relations Total Combined 5-year Reunion Gift from All Reunion Classes $6,676,488 50th Reunion Class Gift A special part of Reunion is the presentation of the 50th Reunion Class Gift to the University. This class gift is composed of all the annual and...

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June 30, 2011

Reunion 2011 Recap

By Georgene Pilling ’04M, Director of Alumni Relations A beautiful June 4th weekend welcomed more than 250 alumni and guests who returned to campus to celebrate their Reunions, with classmates Sue Decker Fenimore ’61 coming from as a far away as Washington State and Anita Elefant Renaud ’71 coming...

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May 10, 2011

Read It Online: Spring 2011 Arcadia Magazine

The Spring 2011 online issue of Arcadia magazine is now live at magazine.arcadia.edu . Read about Arcadia students’ journeys and the University’s groundbreaking undergraduate curriculum. Discover Dominica’s bumpy road to a sustainable economy and learn about students’ research on the island’s...

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April 22, 2011

Kuch to Close for Fitness Center Construction

In preparation for construction, the Kuch Center Gym and Fitness Center will be closed for the summer, effective May 10, 2011, at 5 p.m.; the Lenox Pool will be closed for the summer, effective April 29, at 4 p.m. New facilities--the Commons Fitness Center and the Sports Training Centers--are...

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April 8, 2011

Two Rigs Drilling Their Way Across Kuch Field

A pair of drill rigs rolled onto campus Monday night, rumbling past the New Field along Easton Road during a women's lacrosse game. The rigs were headed for Kuch Field, which used to be an athletics field and now is a construction site as the new University Commons takes shape. Since drilling began...

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