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August 26, 2022

Move-in Day, Convocation Kicks off Fall 2022 Semester at Arcadia University

by John DeRosier Beginning on Aug. 24, Arcadia University welcomed more than 550 first-year and transfer students to campus for the start of their experiences as Knights. The Class of 2026, many of whom moved into residence halls and participated in icebreaker and educational events throughout the...

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August 22, 2022

With $1 Million Gift, Michael F. Young Establishes the Sue Ellen Young ’63 Endowed Scholarship to Provide Aid for Single Parent Students

Arcadia University is proud to announce a generational gift from Michael F. Young, the husband of the late Sue E. Young ’63. With a $1 million gift, Michael has established the Sue Ellen Young ’63 Endowed Scholarship, which will provide financial aid for students who are single parents. “On behalf...

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August 19, 2022

For Eighth Straight Year, Arcadia Ranks Best in the Northeast with Princeton Review

GLENSIDE, Pa. (Aug. 19, 2022) -- For the eighth straight year, Arcadia University has been named one of The Princeton Review’s Best Northeastern schools. The designation, in its “2023 Best Colleges: Region by Region” web feature, reflects the Review assessment of Arcadia as “academically...


August 16, 2022

“The Compass” Undergraduate Journal Releases Its Ninth Issue

This summer, The Compas s , Arcadia’s online, all-student-curated, interdisciplinary undergraduate journal, released its ninth issue. Issue 9 contains " Wings of Change: A Visual and Cultural Analysis of Mujer Angel " by Taylor Carrico ’22, exploring Mexican national identity through photography...

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August 12, 2022

Skalski ‘24, Finkill ‘23 Lead Efforts to Sponsor 5K Walk/Run on Sept. 24 for Mental Health Awareness

Arcadia students are addressing a "hidden opponent" -- mental health awareness in college and university student-athletes. Led by Jackie Skalski ’24 , president of Arcadia’s chapter of The Hidden Opponent, a nonprofit organization focused on mental health awareness in student athletes, and chapter...

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July 22, 2022

Drs. Varlack and Guertin-Martin to Lead CASAA as It Enters Its Second Year at Arcadia University

The Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA) was established on Nov. 16, 2021 as an interdisciplinary academic center that aims to bring together scholars and advocates from the University, the local community, and the wider world to (re)shape the thinking and the mindset...

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July 13, 2022

Arcadia University Dedicates Dan Aaron Stay Fit Clinic

On Thursday, May 5, 2022, Arcadia University re-dedicated the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Clinic and celebrated the unveiling of the new custom-made sign. Joined by members of the Madsen and Aaron families, University leaders, trustees, Physical Therapy faculty and staff, students, patients, and caregivers...

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July 12, 2022

Tyler Ramdass ’19 Featured in Campus Philly Tech Story

Tyler Ramdass ’19 was featured on Campus Philly discussing how an Arcadia education led him to a career in cybersecurity . The profile is part of a collection of “Philly stories” of Black and Brown tech founders, entrepreneurs, and young professionals who are making an impact in the region. Tyler,...

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July 12, 2022

Arcadia Receives $110K Scholarship Program Grant from W.W. Smith Charitable Trust

The Trustees of the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust have named Arcadia University a recipient of a one-year, $110,000 scholarship grant for the 2022-23 academic year. This latest grant follows on the heels of 37 years of consecutive support to Arcadia University students. This year's grant marks the...

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June 29, 2022

Glass, Higgins, Abraham ’17 Appointed to Arcadia University Board of Trustees

Arcadia University has elected three new members to its Board of Trustees: Nancy Glass, CEO and executive producer for Glass Entertainment Group, an award-winning television production company; Peri Wallace Higgins, president and founder of Evolve Advisors; and Aliyah Abraham, management and...

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June 27, 2022

Arcadia University Reaches Annual Giving Goal

The Division of University Advancement is pleased to announce that Arcadia University has met its annual giving target of $750,000 for fiscal year 2022. Thanks to the collective support of alumni, faculty, staff, parents, trustees, and friends, the University raised a total of $751,797 for the...

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June 24, 2022

Arcadia and Jiangsu University Celebrate 10 Years of Collaboration

On June 18, members of the Arcadia University community joined in “virtually” when the School of Mathematical Science of Jiangsu University in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, China, celebrated the 10th anniversary of the joint program of the university and Arcadia. Through the program, students can...

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June 22, 2022

Dr. Scott Featured on "Just Science" Podcast Hosted by Forensic Science Alumna Gabby DiEmma '19, 21MSFS

Arcadia's Forensic faculty and alumni at the forefront! On episode seven of the Strengthening the Forensic Workforce season of the Just Science podcast, Dr. Karen Scott , program director and associate professor of Forensic Science, discusses research collaborations and keeping on top of the...

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June 16, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Lilybel Peralta-Sherriff

Lilybel Peralta-Sherriff Degree : Master of Arts in Counseling with a Concentration in Trauma Studies Service : Lilybel, who is a family-based therapist, served a military deployment for 11 months with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Terrific Collaborator : Lilybel has worked as a therapist...

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June 13, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: John Deep

John Deep Dual degrees : Doctor of Physical Therapy and Master of Public Health. Undergraduate : John earned a Bachelor of Science in exercise science from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. At Arcadia : John served as Outcomes Coordinator at Arcadia’s Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic and...

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June 7, 2022

Dr. Shandell Speaks on African American Artists on “Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia” Podcast

Dr. Jonathan Shandell , associate professor of Theater Arts at Arcadia University, appeared June 3 on the podcast "Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia." On this episode of the podcast , Philadelphia theater historian Peter Schmitz leads a conversation inspired by Dr. Shandell's article, "...

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June 7, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Emily Franzone

Emily Franzone Degree : Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant program Undergraduate : Emily graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Maryland, where she worked as a research assistant for the Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory and the Department...

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June 6, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Mia Logsdon

Mia Logsdon Degree : Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant program Bachelor's Degree : Mia earned a bachelor's degree in rehabilitation science from the University of Pittsburgh. On Campus : Mia was a recipient of a Global Studies Scholarship, earned Graduate Dean's Distinguished Honors,...

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June 2, 2022

2022 PA Olympics Raise More Than $24K for METAvivor Charity, Steuart and Nguyen Receive Leadership Awards

Students in Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant program helped the 2022 PA (Physician Assistant) program raise $24,179 for the charity METAvivor, a nonprofit organization that supports women and men with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) by providing support, raising awareness, and funding...

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May 24, 2022

Arcadia Celebrates Class of 2022 at Commencement, Challenges Graduates for New Ideas, Visions

At Arcadia University’s Commencement ceremonies on May 19 and 20, more than 850 students earned doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees and certificates, celebrating alongside community members, families, and friends. In Commencement addresses, honorary degree recipient Sonia Sanchez and Arcadia...

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May 18, 2022

Class of 2022 Spotlight: Catherine Bergmueller

Catherine Bergmueller Degree : Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education and Special Education Hometown : Mifflinburg, Pa. Involvement on campus : Catherine played field hockey for three years at Arcadia and is a member of Arcadia’s Student Athletic Association Council, which supports various...

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