Arcadia University News


September 15, 2022

Arcadia University Earns High ‘U.S. News & World Report’ Rankings for Study Abroad, Social Mobility, Undergraduate Teaching

Arcadia University earned high rankings for Study Abroad, Social Mobility, and Undergraduate Teaching in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2023” edition, which was released today. The University placed 9th nationally among all colleges and universities for Study Abroad. Among Regional...

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April 15, 2022

Faculty and Staff Invited to ‘Career Influencers’ Training Session

Arcadia University faculty and staff are invited to join their colleagues for a “career influencer” virtual training session Thursday, August 25, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants will learn from experts and one another about influencing students' career readiness. Due to the interactive...

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April 11, 2022

Arcadia University Debuts Class of 2021 Student Outcomes Through New Data Visualization Tool

As part of Arcadia University’s commitment to evaluate and continually improve student outcomes, the University is pleased to release its graduate and undergraduate Class of 2021 student outcomes data. As higher education grapples with the effects of the COVID pandemic, Arcadia’s graduate and...

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March 4, 2022

Office of Career Education Launches Identity Based Communities on Career Launchpad

The Office of Career Education has launched new Identity-Based Communities on the Career Launchpad. The launchpad can be accessed through PortalGuard and is available to both current students and alumni. The new Identity-Based Communities include communities for first-generation students,...

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February 28, 2022

‘The Space Between’: Solomon ’06 to Lecture on Finding a Career in the Arts

Kajette Solomon '06, juror of Arcadia University’s 2022 Student Biennial , will speak on finding a career in the arts on Thursday, March 3, at 4:30 p.m. in the University Commons Great Room. The lecture will also be available online. Titled "The Space Between," the lecture will chronicle Solomon's...

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February 9, 2022

Friday, Feb. 25: Virtual Career Conference for ​Black Male Students 

The LFW ​Global Leadership Summit: ​ A Virtual Career Conference for ​Black Male College Students , will be held Friday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The leadership development career conference aims to help Black male students navigate the global leadership pipeline and provide information...

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November 30, 2021

Spring 22 Career Influencers Training for Faculty & Staff

The Career Influencers Program empowers faculty and staff to infuse career exploration and career readiness activities into their existing work with students and supports Arcadia’s mission in preparing students “for a life of scholarship, service, and professional contribution”. Join your fellow...

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November 2, 2021

Office of Career Education Announces Career Launchpad

The Office of Career Education’s mission is to cultivate and grow a career ecosystem for Arcadia University and ensure that every student and graduate has access to the support and resources to discover a unique path and achieve a meaningful career. The Career Education team is proud to announce a...

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October 4, 2021

Arcadia University Receives $2.25 Million Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant

Arcadia University is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Education Title III Strengthening Institutions Program Grant for the amount of $2.25 million over five years for work designed to increase student achievement, persistence, and retention. Advancing Retention...

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July 19, 2021

Knights Get Hired LinkedIn Program Helps Graduates Find Success

By Rikki Rosenthal '21 The Office of Career Education (OCE) helps recent graduates and alumni find job opportunities through their Knights Get Hired Program. Recognized as an innovative program in the field of career services, The Knights Get Hired program was featured in the National Career...

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May 6, 2021

Class of 2020 Reports Career Success Amidst Pandemic

In an economic period where unemployment skyrocketed, more than 90 percent of Arcadia University’s graduate and undergraduate Class of 2020 survey respondents have secured employment or continued their education with regional, national, and international organizations. Approximately 81 percent of...

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October 6, 2020

WRP Helps Students with Disabilities Gain Interview Skills

Arcadia is helping students with disabilities learn interview skills and gain experience through the Work Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP), which connects students with federal government and private sector potential employers. Arcadia’s WRP, which is run through the...

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July 30, 2020

Enrollment Management and OCE Announce College2Career Scholars Program

The University’s Office of Enrollment Management and Office of Career Education (OCE) have launched the College2Career Scholars Program, a four-semester program to build students’ professional identities and expand career opportunities. The program offers mentoring, individual and group career...

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March 2, 2020

March 25: One Day, Two Great Recruiting Events

The Office of Career Education (OCE) will host more than 130 organizations to campus on Wednesday, March 25 from noon to 3 p.m. for Arcadia's annual Internship & Career Fair in the Kuch Center, followed by the Diversity and Inclusion Career Connection from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Commons Great Room...

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February 28, 2020

Career Education Hosts Dr. Don Martin for Grad School Explained

The Office of Career Education hosted “Grad School Explained” featuring author Dr. Don Martin on Jan. 29. At the event, Dr. Martin, who has previously served as dean of graduate admissions to several academic institutions, explained the process of writing effective personal statements, researching...

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February 12, 2020

Arcadia’s Class of 2019 Reports Career Success above National Average

Within a timeframe of six-to-nine months after graduation, members of Arcadia University’s Class of 2019 have secured employment or continued their education with regional, national, and international organizations and universities at a rate above the national average. Approximately 87 percent of...

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November 25, 2019

Career Education and SI2 Host Social Impact Careers Lunch

The offices of Career Education and Social Impact & Innovation (SI 2 ) joined together to offer their first Social Impact Careers Lunch on Nov. 8, which was attended by 40 students from several different majors. Students were presented with opportunities to consider how their personal values...

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October 28, 2019

Arcadia Hosts First Social Impact Careers Lunch 'N' Learn

The offices of Career Education (OCE) and Social Impact and Innovation (SI²) are teaming up to host Arcadia’s first Social Impact Careers Lunch 'N' Learn to encourage students to align their values with their careers. The event’s guest speaker, Julien Franklin—a philanthropic development consultant...

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October 3, 2019

Career Education Hosts Health Care Career Connections

The Office of Career Education hosted a Health Care Career Connections event on Sept. 30 in the Castle Rose Room. At the event, students networked with health care professionals in various fields, discussing career opportunities and developing interview skills. Register for upcoming Career...

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September 23, 2019

Arcadia Hosts Actuarial Career Day with West Chester University

Actuarial Science students from Arcadia University and West Chester University had the opportunity to network with prospective employers at the third annual Actuarial Career Interview Day on Sept. 20, an event coordinated by the Computer Science and Mathematics Department and the Office of Career...

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September 3, 2019

Career Education Hosts Business and Communications Meet-Up on Sept. 24

The Office of Career Education (OCE) will host a Business and Communications Meet-Up on Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle’s Rose and Mirror rooms. Previously called the Business Networking Night, the event—open to all majors—now includes employers hiring for communications...

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