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January 4, 2021

Public Safety Helps Stock Food Pantry

In lieu of exchanging gifts this year, officers in Public Safety each donated supplies to the Knights for Nutrition Food Pantry located in Oak Summit. Director of Public Safety Ruth Evans presented officers with a challenge: keep the food pantry’s Holiday Gift Box donation drive continuously full...

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September 28, 2020

The Department of Public Safety Sponsors National Campus Safety Awareness Month

The Department of Public Safety, in partnership with the Information Technology Department, is focusing on internet safety for National Campus Safety Awareness Month throughout September. This month-long campaign hopes to raise awareness of issues affecting campuses throughout the nation. COVID-19...

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November 7, 2019

Students Learn About Short- and Long-term Effects of Alcohol at Fun ’til One

Students donned alcohol impairment goggles and attempted to walk the red carpet during a Public Safety-sponsored Fun ’til One on Oct. 24. In addition to learning about the short-term challenges of alcohol impairment, students also heard from Director of Public Safety Ruth Evans about how alcohol...

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July 23, 2019

Evans Appointed Director of Public Safety at Arcadia

Ruth Evans , a longtime member of the Department of Public Safety at Lincoln University, has been named director of Public Safety at Arcadia University. Evans, who begins her position at Arcadia on Aug. 1, will lead efforts in facilitating and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all...

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May 30, 2018

Arcadia Hosts Yearly Emergency Preparedness Training

During a three-hour exercise on the morning of May 30, faculty and staff at Arcadia prepared for an active shooter scenario. The yearly emergency preparedness training session, which Arcadia’s Department of Public Safety conducted with the Cheltenham Township Police Department and the Montgomery...

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June 6, 2016

Local Law Enforcement Stages Emergency Response Drill with Public Safety

Arcadia University, in conjunction with Montgomery County Public Safety and Bomb Disposal Unit and the Cheltenham Police Department, EMS, and Fire Department, held an emergency response drill on Thursday, May 26. Working with Arcadia’s Public Safety Department and University Emergency Management,...

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October 28, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Update - 10/28/12 9:45pm

Sunday, Oct. 28th, 2012 9:45pm Arcadia University has extended canceling classes Monday to include Tuesday, October 30, 2012. All classes and campus events are cancelled and offices will be closed on both Monday and Tuesday this week. This decision is in effect for all Arcadia classes and events on...

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October 28, 2012

Arcadia to Cancel Classes Monday Due to Hurricane Sandy

Sunday, October 28th, 2012 - Due to the severe weather from Hurricane Sandy forecasted to hit our local region, Arcadia University announces classes are cancelled and offices closed on Monday, October 29, 2012. This decision is in effect for all Arcadia classes and events on our campuses in...

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