Arcadia University News


August 26, 2019

New Students Venture into Community for Day of Service

Organized by Arcadia’s Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC), Day of Service—a tradition designed to introduce new students to the University’s values and service initiatives—led first-years and transfers to 24 locations in Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks counties on Monday, Aug. 26...

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September 14, 2018

Lincoln County News Praises Abbey Ryan Exhibition

Associate Professor of Visual and Performing Arts Abbey Ryan ’03 ’s solo still life exhibit, “Abbey Ryan: Poetic Realism,” was reviewed in the Lincoln County News Aug. 21 article, “Review: Abbey Ryan Still-Life Show at Gleason Stuns with Attention to Detail.” The review notes: “Ryan excels at...

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August 30, 2018

New Students Lead Community Service Efforts

“It’s all about being part of the community— being part of something bigger than yourself.” Spencer Hodges ’22 , an International Studies major from Long Island, N.Y., summarized Arcadia’s Day of Service as he and his classmates repurposed stones for a new walkway at Awbury Arboretum on Monday, Aug...

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August 27, 2018

The Class of 2022 Become Knights

Under sunny skies on Aug. 24, hundreds of students moved into residence halls as Arcadia’s newest Knights. Student-athletes and volunteers unloaded mini fridges, bedding, and other University necessities for the Class of 2022, which includes community activists, musicians, international students,...

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August 14, 2018

Dr. Crenshaw Appointed Co-Editor of NAFSA’s Global Publication

Associate Provost Dr. Sandra Crenshaw will serve as co-editor of NAFSA: Association for International Educators’ Global Studies Literature Review . The annual online publication aims to promote dialogue among members of the higher education community by highlighting the interconnected nature of...

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August 2, 2018

‘Moore’ Findings on Multitasking

Dr. Katherine Moore , assistant professor of Psychology, published research on the limitations of multitasking in the April 2018 issue of Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics . “ Practice reduces set-specific capture costs only superficially ” is part of Dr. Moore’s growing body of research...

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August 29, 2017

New Students Make a Difference at Day of Service

On Aug. 28, over 450 Arcadia first-year and transfer students volunteered at 25 local and regional organizations throughout Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks counties for the University’s 26th annual Day of Service. This year, students sorted baby clothing at The Baby Bureau, cleaned and prepared...

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August 25, 2017

Arrival of the Class of 2021 Officially Kicks Off Fall Semester

Welcomed by faculty, staff, and upperclass students, Arcadia University’s newest Knights began their college journey on Friday, Aug. 25. More than 500 new students were greeted by Move-In Day volunteers as they unloaded cars and filled campus with activity. With students arriving from 23 states and...

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August 24, 2017

First-Year and Transfer Students Volunteer at Area Organizations for Day of Service

On Monday, Aug. 28, Arcadia first-year and transfer students will help local and regional organizations throughout Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks counties during the 26th annual Day of Service. A staple of Fall Orientation, Day of Service introduces hundreds of new students to Glenside and the...

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August 30, 2016

500 Arcadia Students Participate in 25th Annual Day of Service

Local and regional organizations welcomed more than 500 first-year and new transfer students for Arcadia University’s 25th annual Day of Service on Monday, Aug. 29, during Fall Orientation. With 22 locations throughout Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks counties, students painted classrooms at...

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September 8, 2015

At Orientation, New Students Make Impact Beyond Campus

For many students beginning college, the first days of the year are a time to gather textbooks, get to know the campus, and put finishing touches on decorating one’s living space. For incoming students at Arcadia University, the first day of the academic year is a time to positively impact...

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September 8, 2015

Glenside Welcomes Class of 2019

For the third consecutive year, the Downtown Glenside Community Partnership held a welcome event for the incoming first-year class. Students walked the length of Easton Road and down Glenside Avenue to visit stores and restaurants that opened their doors, giving tastes and treats to groups of...

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August 19, 2015

Arcadia to Add Men’s Volleyball as Varsity Sport in 2017, Porr to Serve as Head Coach

Director of Athletics and Recreation Brian Granata announced that men's volleyball will be the next varsity sport offering at Arcadia University. The Knights' first season of competition will begin in January 2017. "Arcadia Athletics has undergone so many positive changes in recent years," Granata...

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August 14, 2015

In Editorial, DiPrinzio Addresses the Exclamation Point

Daniel DiPrinzio , director of communications, published “Goodbye, Exclamation Point” in the Aug. 9 Philadelphia Inquirer . The editorial was reprinted in the Chicago Tribune , Tampa Bay Times , and outlets in Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South...

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July 28, 2015

Bechtel ’16 Presents ‘Therapeutic Response of a 3D Cancer Model’ at SEPCHE Colloquium

On July 27, Nelisa Bechtel ’16 presented “Investigating the Therapeutic Response of a 3D Cancer Model” at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) Summer Undergraduate Research Colloquium at Cabrini College. A biology major, Bechtel was among 30 undergraduate students...

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October 9, 2014

Marcella Haddad ’18: ‘These Streets Told Stories’

Marcella Haddad ’18 grew up in one of California’s most culturally rich and diverse cities, San Francisco, so she wasn’t expecting to experience anything new and different on her first trip to Philadelphia. However, Haddad soon discovered that “these streets told stories.” As one tale unfolds...

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January 30, 2013

New York Times: Deavere Smith ’71 Honored with Gish Prize

The New York Times reported on Jan. 17 that Anna Deavere Smith ’71 was honored with the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the largest awards in the arts. The prize, now in its 19th year, was established by Lillian Gish’s will and is awarded “to a man or woman who has made an outstanding...

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September 7, 2012

Arcadia Celebrates the New Academic Year with Pomp and Circumstance—and a Party

The 2012 University Convocation was standing room only, as more than 1,000 members of the Arcadia University community broke from their busy schedules to celebrate the new academic year on Aug. 28. Some filed into Kuch Alumni Gymnasium wearing formal academic garb, while others were clad in...

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August 30, 2012

The Week in Photos: Viking Edition

Featured Galleries Picnic on Haber Green by Christina Yee ’14 Ice Cream Social by Christina Yee ’14 Meet Arcadia by Josh Blustein Plastik Music Concert by Pedro Leal ’13 Castle Dance by Pedro Leal ’13 Move-In 2012 by Josh Blustein

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August 29, 2012

SCVNGR Hunt: New Students Explore Center City Philadelphia

The Class of 2016 and new transfer students scoured the streets of center city Philadelphia on Sunday, Aug. 26. Toting smart phones equipped with Arcadia University’s SCVNGR mobile app, they checked-in at various locations and attempted challenges to earn points and unlock badges to win the first...

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August 29, 2012

48 Students Clear a Path for Creativity with Heart of Camden

The chiming of hammers and crowbars could be heard blocks away. As part of Arcadia University's Day of Service, 48 students traveled to Camden, N.J., to help Heart of Camden create a welcoming space for art and craftsmanship in Waterfront South on Aug. 27. Sleeves rolled, dust masks in place, they...

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