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April 15, 2021

Academic Excellence of Students and Faculty Celebrated at 2021 Honors Convocation

More than 1,500 members of the University community were recognized for scholastic excellence at this year’s Honors Convocation, held virtually and accessible to the University community beginning April 9. In total, 1,470 graduate and undergraduate students were recognized on the Dean’s List and...

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April 3, 2019

Arcadia Celebrates Academic Achievement at Honors Convocation

Arcadia University celebrated academic achievement and scholastic excellence at the 2019 Honors Convocation on March 30. More than 1,000 students earned distinguished honors and honors in the spring and fall 2018, and 59 student and faculty awards were presented. President Ajay Nair addressed the...

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April 4, 2017

Students, Faculty Recognized at 2017 Honors Convocation

The 2017 Honors Convocation ceremony on April 1 recognized hundreds of students for Dean’s Honors and Distinguished Honors lists for the spring and fall 2016 semesters. Additionally, 70 students received university and departmental academic awards. Dr. Janet Readinger , assistant professor of...

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March 6, 2017

The Art and Design of Stringed Instruments

If there were one instrument that embodied this intersection, it would be the guitar. My grandfather, who immigrated from Italy, was a mandolin teacher, and although he died when I was very young, that connection was passed on through my father. The great classical guitarist Andres...

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March 30, 2016

Psychology Students, Faculty Receive Awards at Honors Convocation

Three students in the Department of Psychology and the Master of Arts in Counseling program received special recognition at the 2016 Honors Convocation in March: Amanda Campbell '16 was given the Martha Jean Hill Award for showing exceptional promise in research. Casey Meiser '16M was awarded the...

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March 24, 2016

At Honors Convocation, Students and Faculty Honored for Academic Excellence

At the 2016 Honors Convocation ceremony on March 19, more than 850 students were named to the Dean’s Honors and Distinguished Honors Lists for the spring 2015 semester, while more than 900 were named to the fall 2015 lists. Additionally, 55 students were inducted into Phi Kappa Phi and Alpha...

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April 1, 2015

Students Honored at 2015 Convocation

Student and faculty achievements were highlighted at Arcadia’s annual Honors Convocation, March 28 in the Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. More than 700 undergraduate students were named to the Dean’s Honors and Distinguished Honors Lists for the spring 2014 semester, while more than 750 were named to...

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April 3, 2014

Arcadia University’s 78th Honors Convocation Marks Student and Faculty Excellence

On Saturday, March 29, Arcadia University honored the academic excellence of more than 1,000 students and two faculty members at the 2014 Honors Convocation. More than 70 individual students received awards for their achievements on the college-, school-, and University-levels, and undergraduate...

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April 17, 2013

Four Student-Athletes Receive Awards at Honors Convocation

Arcadia University held its annual Honors Convocation on April 6 in the Kuch Center. Four student-athletes— Benjamin Smith , Jasmine Peake , Colton Doering and Jessica Campbell —received prestigious awards at the ceremony. Smith is a men’s soccer player, Peake a women’s tennis player, Doering a men...

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April 12, 2013

Students, Faculty Honored for Academic Excellence at Convocation

On Saturday, April 6, the University celebrated the academic achievement of students and faculty at the 2013 Honors Convocation in the Kuch Center Gymnasium. Undergraduate and graduate students and their families were on hand as Arcadia recognized Distinguished Dean’s and Dean’s Honor Lists...

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June 1, 2012

Slivka Earns 2012 Fredric Rieders Award

Emmi Y. Slivka ’12 was presented with the Fredric Rieders Award of Excellence in Forensic Science at Arcadia University’s 2012 Honors Convocation, April 28. The award recognizes the graduate student in Arcadia University’s Forensic Science program who has demonstrated academic and individual...

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June 1, 2012

Wolf Shows Unusual Potential, Wins 2012 Gates-Alyea-Breyer Award

Sarah E. Wolf ’14 was presented with the Gates-Alyea-Breyer Award at Arcadia University’s 2012 Honors Convocation, April 28. “Sarah is at the top of her class as a sophomore, and has demonstrated exceptional intellectual abilities and a passion for scientific inquiry,” said Mark Wade , Assistant...

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June 1, 2012

Foster Wins 2012 American Institute of Chemists Medal Award

Celia K. Foster ’12 was presented with the American Institute of Chemists Medal Award at Arcadia University’s 2012 Honors Convocation, April 28. The annual award is presented to a senior for outstanding achievement in Chemistry. "Celia is a high achieving, hard working individual,” said Mark Wade...

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