Arcadia University News


May 7, 2020

#ArcadiaStrong: Faculty and Staff Standouts During COVID-19

We asked our social media followers to share outstanding faculty and staff experiences they've had in the wake of COVID-19. " Jodi Bornstein has built a community for ED110 that has been super supportive." " Kathy Trainor has been very supportive and accommodating!" " Dr. Trainor and the...

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March 26, 2020

Scholars, Donors Celebrate Endowed Scholarship Support at Arcadia

Aliyah Pulley ’23 , an aspiring teacher, captivated the crowd on Thursday, March 5, when she shared her personal story of adversity, perseverance, triumph, and gratitude with scholarship supporters, fellow students, and University leadership during Arcadia’s Celebration of Scholarship event, held...

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December 19, 2019

Davis ’20 and ASIA and K-Pop Clubs Celebrate Asian Culture and Cuisine

Asian culture and cuisine were on the menu as part of a collaboration between the ASIA and K-Pop clubs on Nov. 19. Guests were treated to games and entertainment; food from India, Korea, the Philippines, and Japan; and Korean dances, taught by the K-Pop club. Arcadia’s ASIA club represents and...

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December 9, 2019

Honors Students Present on Holocaust, Migrant Children, and First Amendment at National Conference

Four students presented at the 54th National Collegiate Honors Conference (NCHC) in New Orleans from Nov. 6 to 10 on the rescue efforts of Jewish people during the Holocaust, the education of detained migrant children, the First Amendment and how it relations to American war memorials, and the need...

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October 31, 2019

“Craftivism” Course Encourages Activism Through Arts

By Caroline Jordan ’20 “It’s activism for introverts,” explained Associate Professor and Chair of Visual and Performing Arts Carole Loeffler , who teaches the University’s “craft+activism = Craftivism” course this semester. Craftivism is the act of using traditional, “domestic” arts—such as...

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September 24, 2019

School of Global Business Alumnae Attend X-Culture Symposium

School of Global Business alumnae Lauren Hernandez ’19 , Ella Bucalov ’18 , and Jessica Marques ’18 attended X-Culture Global Business Week at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada in July. Attendees were selected in a competitive process limited to 150 students globally, based on their...

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September 19, 2019

Joyce ’20 Featured by Funimation for #LGBTcosplay Pride Month

Sociology major Caitlin Joyce ’20 was featured on the official Funimation Instagram account on June 19 during their #LGBTcosplay Pride Month celebration. Funimation, one of the leading anime distribution companies in North America, posted a photo of her cosplay, a costume based on the design of a...

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August 19, 2019

Goldwater Scholar Researches Distracted Driving

Ever take your eyes off the road when your cell phone buzzes? Kayla Sansevere ’20 wants to know why—and her research at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) might help psychologists better understand distracted driving, ranked the leading cause of death for adolescents by the U.S. Centers...

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April 12, 2019

Students Present at SEPCHE Honors Conference

More than 30 students in the Honors Program presented at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) Honors Conference at Cabrini University on March 23. Topics varied among the multiple majors and fields represented, including the shifting ethnic boundaries in American...

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April 10, 2019

Honors Students Host Largest Senior Social

Arcadia’s Honors Program held its fifth annual Senior Social on April 5 in Grey Towers Castle. Essentially a prom, the event encourages senior citizens to get out of their skilled care facilities for a night of fun. Students coordinated and ran this year’s event, which was the largest in history...

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March 28, 2019

Choi ’19 Paints Mural in Boyer

For her Honors project, Writing and Graphic Design major Rebecca Choi ’19 painted a mural for the Biology Department. The mural, which Choi began in the summer of 2018, will be finished in the spring semester. The design includes a variety of colorful, nature-themed images, including plants, bones...

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March 14, 2019

Help Develop Memories by Donating CD Players and Headphones

“Music, Art, and Memory,” an Honors class at Arcadia, is collecting gently used CD players and headphones for residents at Edgehill Nursing Home. This semester, the students were paired with nursing home residents for weekly visits, in which students encouraged their partners to express themselves...

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March 6, 2019

Arcadia Looks to “What’s Next?” for Fourth Annual Tedx Event April 14

From envisioning how America’s prison system needs change to investigating how dance inspires children, TEDx Arcadia University: “What’s Next?” on April 14 will encourage attendees to ask how their passions can change the Philadelphia region. TEDx Arcadia University: “What’s Next?” is the fourth...

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September 25, 2018

Global Justice, Public Health, and AIDS Activist to Serve as Arcadia Honors Program’s First Executive-in-Residence

A leader in the global justice and HIV/AIDS advocacy, Dr. Paul Zeitz has spent his life advocating for human rights, equal opportunity, and justice for all. Outraged at senseless suffering and grand inequities, Dr. Zeitz has strategized and implemented solutions to some of the world’s most daunting...

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September 5, 2018

Students Get ‘First Taste’ of Philadelphia at Honors Retreat

Nicole Gieselman '19 On Aug. 31, first-year students at Arcadia got a taste of Philly. At the Honors Program retreat, 75 first-year students competed in icebreaker games, sampled local cuisine, and journeyed into Philadelphia. An introduction to the City of Brotherly Love for many of the students,...

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July 23, 2018

Ryan’s Artwork Displayed in National Exhibitions

Abbey Ryan ’03 , associate professor of Visual and Performing Art, is showcasing her artwork in nationally recognized exhibitions and juried shows across the country this summer. Ryan’s painting “Hand-picked Apples Together Forever” is on display in the National Juried Exhibition of Traditional...

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March 29, 2018

Arcadia University Hosts SEPCHE Conference

Arcadia University hosted the annual Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) 2018 Honors Conference for students from the eight participating colleges and universities on March 24. More than 160 students from the eight SEPCHE schools– Arcadia, Chestnut Hill and Rosemont...

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June 5, 2017

Honors Students Volunteer Throughout 2016-17 Academic Year

Through a new Community Outreach Committee, Honors Program students volunteered with five regional organizations during the 2016-17 academic year. While in past years Honors students primarily fundraised for charities, the committee was designed to promote student engagement in service. Throughout...

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May 10, 2017

Big Idea Leads to Creek Clean Up

Dr. Wayne Morra , professor in the School of Global Business, and his Natural Resource Economics class has a “big idea” for the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Creek that runs through Arcadia University’s campus: restoring and beautifying it. The class conducted the work through the Honors Program’s Big...

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April 17, 2017

So What? Leadership Class Hosts Red Paper Clip Auction

Is it possible to trade a paper clip for a house? In 2005, blogger Kyle MacDonald did just that, and his experiment has inspired the Honors “So What?” leadership class’s Red Paper Clip Challenge . Students in the class were each given a paper clip, which they bartered throughout the semester for...

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March 17, 2017

TEDx Brings Big Ideas to Arcadia University, April 2

What’s the big idea? Find out when Arcadia University hosts “The Big Idea” TEDx Conference on Sunday, April 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Great Room, where speakers from around the region will share their inspiration for change. Speakers will include Arcadia’s own 2016 Big Idea Competition winner...

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