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March 28, 2022

Maya Johnson Joins Arcadia as Assistant Director of Counseling / Diversity Initiatives

In January 2022, Maya Johnson, M.S., LPC , joined Arcadia University as assistant director of Counseling/Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives. Her role includes working with Counseling Services and with campus partners—staff, faculty, and students—to identify and develop strategies to best support...

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February 28, 2022

Arcadia Supports Its Global Community and Ukraine

Dear Arcadia University Community, At Arcadia University, we are deeply troubled by the news and images coming from Ukraine. As a global institution, our hearts are with our students, scholars, faculty, staff, and partners, as well as all those affected by these events in the region and around the...

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February 23, 2022

Feb. 24: Asian American and Pacific Islander Mental Health Panel

On Thursday, Feb. 24, Arcadia University counseling services , the Office of Access, Diversity, and Inclusion , the AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) Resource group, and the AAPI group of Montgomery county will host a mental health panel to describe and discuss the difficulties surrounding...

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April 29, 2021

Good Knights Provide Peer Education on Health and Wellness

The Good Knights at Arcadia University educate the community about mental health and wellness and sexual violence prevention through peer-to-peer workshops and events. For English major and Good Knights peer educator Kaede Rende ’21 , the student group is an opportunity to make a difference. “Right...

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April 22, 2021

Counseling Services Assists Students Who Experience Trauma

Counseling Services Therapist Cynthia Rutherford has seen the stigma associated with mental health change over her 25 years of practice at Arcadia University. In the past, Rutherford said that supporting the “whole student” meant their physical and academic well-being, and their emotional well...

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April 9, 2021

OSVPE Helps Sexual Violence Survivors Find Resources

When the University received a three-year, $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women, Arcadia sought to assess, implement, and sustain programming on sexual violence prevention and education, including campus surveying, prevention programming, and capacity...

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March 4, 2021

Moore ’21 Embraces Mental Health As Caregiver

English major Tiara Moore ’21 has never known a “typical” college experience. While she works at the Writing Center, is a peer mentor for the Gateway to Success Program, and was a member of the indoor Track & Field team before COVID-19, Moore is also a caregiver for her mother who suffered a...

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May 7, 2020

#ArcadiaStrong: Faculty and Staff Standouts During COVID-19

We asked our social media followers to share outstanding faculty and staff experiences they've had in the wake of COVID-19. " Jodi Bornstein has built a community for ED110 that has been super supportive." " Kathy Trainor has been very supportive and accommodating!" " Dr. Trainor and the...

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April 22, 2020

Henning Provides Wellness, Mental Health Services for Arcadia Community

Final Exam Week is a stressful time for students. It happens each spring and fall when students pour everything they have learned during the semester into measurable assessments. With the pressure to turn in their best academic performance, students often feel anxiety, stress, and worry...

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March 31, 2020

Counseling Services Hosts Competition for Preventative Resource Card Design

Arcadia’s Department of Counseling Services is hosting a design competition to help create a suicide prevention resource card with information about coping mechanisms and the resources available on campus. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit up to three different designs per...

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February 17, 2017

Arcadia Counseling Services Opens Relaxation Room

Counseling Services are helping students de-stress and improve their mental health with the new relaxation room on the first floor of Heinz Hall. The room provides many different ways for students to rejuvenate their spirits in a quiet and serene setting. Whether it’s coloring geometric shapes,...

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January 31, 2017

University Statement on White House Executive Order

The recent White House Executive Order leaves much uncertainty with colleges and universities and their students, scholars, international programs, and global alliances. This 90-day order not only impacts refugees and people from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, or Yemen, but also citizens...

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April 23, 2014

Feeling Out of Sorts? Visit Counseling and Student Health Services for Treatment

The fall semester brings back-to-school excitement, renewed energy brought forth from a summer’s respite, and the dreaded flu and cold season. While spring is a time of blooming flowers, picnics on Haber Green, and end of semester celebrations, it’s also when allergy season rears its scratchy-...

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