Arcadia University News


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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August 24, 2012

Arcadia University Move-In Day 2012: A Bird's-Eye View

Moving the largest incoming class in school history into residence halls is no small feat—it takes a well coordinated community effort. So Arcadia University faculty, staff and even student-athletes who were on campus early for preseason welcomed the Class of 2016 and new transfer students the best...

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June 8, 2012

Orientation Leaders Welcome Class of 2016

Summer months usually indicate a time of rest and relaxation for students, but for more than 50 Arcadia upperclassmen, the warm weather means an early return to campus to greet the incoming Class of 2016 and help prepare them for college life. Summer Orientation kicked off today with the first of...

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January 31, 2012

Reflections Penn: Hurricane Scatters First Year Doubts, Fosters New Friendships

Reflections Penn (Norristown, Pa.) recently featured an article by Kaylie Granoff ’15 , an English major at Arcadia University, who writes of the first chaotic days of her college experience. In addition to dealing with the tempest of acclimating to a new college environment and lifestyle, Granoff...

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January 31, 2012

Reflections Penn: Hurricane Scatters First Year Doubts, Fosters New Friendships

Reflections Penn (Norristown, Pa.) recently featured an article by Kaylie Granoff ’15 , an English major at Arcadia University, who writes of the first chaotic days of her college experience. In addition to dealing with the tempest of acclimating to a new college environment and lifestyle, Granoff...

english orientation college of arts and sciences

September 9, 2011

Pratezel and Laverty Honored for Outstanding Orientation Leadership

Some of the loudest cheering at New Student Convocation was for Orientation Leaders being honored for their leadership roles in helping to bring the Class of 2015 and new transfer students into the Arcadia University family. "The OL of the year award is named for Maude Farran, who entertained and...

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August 5, 2011

Orientation: Make Friends for Life

“I was surprised by how many people I met and the number of friends I made during Orientation,” says Nicholas Bongarzone ’13 . “That’s why everyone should get involved and go to as many events as possible—you will never know who you will meet during the course of a 30-minute program. Those people...

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August 5, 2011

Orientation: Plant the Seeds of Service

“The community service portion of Orientation was a great way to start paying it forward as a student of Arcadia University,” says Danielle Frank ’12 . “It was nice to take a step back during the excitement of Orientation week, to meet and help out fellow community members in the Glenside/Philly...

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July 29, 2011

Orientation: Get to Know Arcadia Before Leaving on FYSAE

“Orientation provided me the opportunity to establish roots at Arcadia before leaving to study abroad for four months as part of the First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE),” says Emily Young ’14 . “It allowed me to meet people who I reunited with once back on the Glenside campus; familiarize...

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July 29, 2011

Get the Most Out of Orientation

“Arcadia’s Orientation was very welcoming, I was not afraid to be myself at all,” says Joe Carp ’11 . “The Orientation Leaders (OLs) were very enthusiastic and very approachable. I was never hesitant to ask them for help because they were very willing to help any of us out right off the bat. “I...

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July 15, 2011

Orientation: Feel More Connected to Arcadia

“Orientation helps commuter students make connections to campus because it provides opportunities to really see what Arcadia has to offer,” says Caylynn Zeitz ’11 . “Orientation allows commuters to meet other students as well. It is an opportunity to take advantage of the resources Arcadia has to...

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