Arcadia University News


December 5, 2019

Final Exams and Winter Break Adjusted Hours

Hours for campus services will be adjusted beginning Monday, Dec. 9 for final exams and winter break. Campus Store Monday, Dec. 23: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24 to Thursday, Jan. 2, closed Dining Services Tuesday, Dec. 11: Late Knight Breakfast begins at 10 p.m. The Chat closes at 10 p.m...

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December 5, 2019

Cheltenham Commissioners Present Community Award to Arcadia Staff

On Nov. 20, the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners presented Arcadia staff with the Community Service Award for helping to organize special events in the Downtown Glenside Business District. “With deep appreciation for your unmatched dedication, loyalty, commitment, and contributions to the...

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November 21, 2019

Arcadia Explores Year-Round Campus Usage

University representatives from University Relations, Conference and Event Services, Student Affairs, Facilities, Athletics, and Metz Dining Services participated in a panel discussion, 'Maximizing Year-Round Campus Usage,' on Nov. 14 in Radnor, Pa., which was sponsored by Philadelphia Area...

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November 21, 2019

Limited Hours of Operation Planned for Thanksgiving

Arcadia University will have limited hours of operation for student services during the Thanksgiving holiday. Monday, Nov. 25 Kuch Center: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fitness Center: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Lenox Pool: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 Dining Services: The Dining Hall and Easton Café closes at 2...

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January 31, 2019

Black Box Theater Receives Grant

The Arcadia Foundation awarded a $91,000 grant to the University for the renovation of the Black Box Theater in support of Arcadia’s growing Theater Arts program. The grant will transform this performance space, dedicated by the Class of 1968 in celebration of its 45-year reunion, for emerging...

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September 27, 2018

Cheltenham Commissioners Laud Facilities Team

At its Sept. 26 meeting, the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners presented Arcadia’s Facilities Management team with a citation for helping to restore and maintain the landscape around Cheltenham Township. Recognized at the meeting were Ground Foreman Timothy Gallagher , Grounds Lead Kevin...

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May 30, 2018

Faculty, Staff Recognized at 2018 Years of Service Luncheon

By Nicole Gieselman '19 On May 23, Arcadia University celebrated its dedicated faculty and staff at the 2018 Years of Service Luncheon in the Kuch Gymnasium. The ceremony recognized outstanding research, teaching, and student support efforts by faculty and staff, including Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan ,...

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April 25, 2017

Environmental Network Celebrates Earth Day with Scarlet, Grey, and Green Day

Arcadia University’s Environmental Network celebrated Earth Day by promoting campus sustainability at Scarlet, Grey, and Green Day on April 20. Participants played lawn games on Haber Green, heard from state and regional speakers on sustainability efforts throughout the region, and planted a tree...

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April 14, 2016

Food, Fun, and Games for Scarlet, Grey, and Green Day, April 22

On Friday, April 22, show appreciation for the Office of Facilities and celebrate sustainability through an evening of free food, lawn games, and other fun activities at the inaugural Scarlet, Grey, and Green Day, 3-5 p.m. Organized by Waste.EDu, an Honors Program committee dedicated to improving...

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September 10, 2015

New Office of International Affairs, Commuter Lounge, Oak Summit Renovations Highlight Campus Improvements

Some offices and spaces around Arcadia’s Glenside campus have undergone renovations and refurbishments over the past few months. Throughout the summer, the Facilities Management and Capital Planning team implemented a host of improvements ranging from increased accessibility to updated technology...

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May 4, 2015

Murphy Hall to Undergo Renovations

Murphy Hall, headquarters of Arcadia’s Art and Design program, soon will undergo renovations to upgrade its facilities and space. Through renovations and, possibly, additional construction, the plan could add up to 20,000-square-feet for Art and Design space. The University hopes to bring the...

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April 17, 2015

Arcadia Cuts Ribbon on New Field Lights between Softball Doubleheader

The Arcadia softball team played its first game under the newly installed lights at Blankley Field in the second game of a doubleheader against Penn State Abington on Tuesday, April 14. President Nicolette DeVille Christensen and outfielder Jessica Shotwell ’15 cut the ribbon between games of the...

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February 23, 2015

Arcadia’s Snow Brigade: How Facilities Battles Winter Storms

By JASMINE L. HENDERSON ’15 Snow day. For many in education, these two words provide a silver lining to a winter storm, offering a leisurely day without classes (for students) and work (for some staff and faculty). But while many may spend the day lounging in pajamas, warmed by hot chocolate and...

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August 30, 2012

Home Stand: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies Will Precede Opening Games on Easton Field

Arcadia University’s Field Hockey team hosts Richard Stockton College under the lights at Easton Field on Friday, Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. It will be the first NCAA game ever played on the new turf surface. To mark the occasion, a ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 6:45 p.m. Students, faculty,...

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August 9, 2012

Piece by Piece: Oak Summit Parking Deck Assembled

By Chris Macchi ’12 Time-lapse photography was used to capture construction progress on Arcadia University's Oak Summit parking deck. Recorded the morning of Aug. 8, the video captures activity inside one of this summer's hard-hat areas around campus. While the deck isn't expected to be fully...

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August 8, 2012

Easton Field Update: Pitch Lined For Play, Field House Taking Shape

A look at Arcadia University's Easton Field Monday morning revealed further progress on both the playing surface and field house. Crews have completed stitching the lines that mark the surface for soccer and lacrosse, while the midfield displays the Arcadia University logo. The addition of rubber...

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July 27, 2012

Boyer Hall Renovations Include 14 New Psychology Labs

As part of the Boyer Hall renovations, much of the Psychology Department wing is being reconfigured and reconstructed to create 14 stand-alone lab spaces and a central corridor for faculty offices. The Psychology program requires that all students in the sophomore sequence do behavioral rat...

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July 11, 2012

Light Poles Installed as Easton Field Renovation Progresses

The Easton Field renovation is now well on its way to completion, a few weeks after its June 20 groundbreaking. The turf playing surface installation is expected to wrap up in early August, but signs of what’s to come are already visible. A new handicap-accessible ramp has been carved into the...

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June 28, 2012

New Turf Field Construction Under Way

The construction to install turf on Arcadia University's Easton Field, now into its second week, is projected to be completed in August—just in time for preseason. ( Read about the groundbreaking .) A quick glance reveals that plenty of progress has been made in replacing the natural grass with a...

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June 25, 2012

New AD: ‘Our Best and Brightest Moments Are Ahead of Us’

Shortly after arriving on campus Monday morning for his first day on the job, Arcadia University’s new Director of Athletics & Recreation Brian Granata joined his predecessor, Shirley Liddle , and several coaches for groundbreaking at Easton Field. The facility, which overlooks much of campus,...

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June 22, 2012

Parking Deck Begins to Take Shape

The Oak Summit Apartments parking deck is already beginning to take shape. Immediately after May's Commencement ceremonies, machines began moving dirt and leveling the foundation, while structural “rebar” supports were pieced together over the past week. The build is expected to be completed in...

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