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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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April 11, 2019

Actuarial Science Hosts Employer Career Panel

On April 4, Arcadia’s Actuarial Science program hosted an Employer Career Panel with representatives from local actuarial firms. The event allowed students to ask questions about the field and explore potential careers. “A career fair happens every fall for Actuarial Science majors, but we wanted...

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March 23, 2019

Land Your Dream Job at Largest Ever Internship & Career Fair

On Wednesday, March 27, the Office of Career Education (OCE) will host more than 110 organizations from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Kuch Gymnasium for Arcadia's annual Internship & Career Fair. Anticipated to be Arcadia's largest career fair to date, the event will include a Diversity and Inclusion...

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January 18, 2019

Career Education Hosts TRENDTalks Networking Event

The Office of Career Education (OCE) will be holding a new networking event, TREND Talks, on Feb. 18 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. At this event, speakers will give brief TED Talk style presentations, which will then be followed by a networking reception for speakers, students, and industry professionals...

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October 24, 2018

Yaeger ’07 Helps Walker ’19 Find Her Way

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Looking to get ahead in her career, business major Maya Walker ’19 turned to the Alumni Career Mentor program for guidance. Through the program she met Candace Yaeger ’07 , who has since put her on a path to success. The Office of Career Education, in partnership with Alumni...

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October 22, 2018

Arcadia and West Chester University Host Actuarial Career Day

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Arcadia’s Actuarial Science students had the opportunity to meet prospective employers at the second annual Actuarial Career Interview Day on Sept. 21. Held in collaboration with West Chester University, the event allows Actuarial Science majors to meet with firm...

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September 20, 2018

Career Education to Host Business Networking Night

The Office of Career Education (OCE) will host their annual Business Networking Night on Sept. 26 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Castle Rose and Mirror rooms. Students attending the event will have the opportunity to network with over 25 companies, including Vanguard, United States Liability Insurance...

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September 6, 2018

Margolis, Dr. Ford Awarded NSF Grant for New Campus Science & Education Network

Interim Chief Information Officer Leslie Margolis and Dr. Vitaly Ford , assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to provide new, high-speed networking resources on campus for technology-driven science and education applications...

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August 27, 2018

Career Education Kicks Off Academic Year With e3 Initiative

By Nicole Gieselman '19 The Office of Career Education (OCE) is launching a new initiative this fall, ensuring Arcadia students have access to an even greater range of professional opportunities and preparatory resources. The e3 Career Action Plan is a step-by-step program designed to guide...

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