Arcadia University News


February 7, 2019

Ireland GFS Students Host Art Exhibition Inspired by International Experience

Students in last year’s “Inspired by the View: The Beauty and Boldness of Ireland” Global Field Study (GFS) will showcase their art and music inspired by the course on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Elcy’s Cafe in Glenside from 2:30 to 4 p.m. The opening reception will include a live instrumental performance...

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October 8, 2018

Arcadia Welcomes Philadelphia Writers’ Conference for Humor & Horror

The Philadelphia Writers’ Conference (PWC) hosts its second free forum of the season, “The Undying Romance Between Humor and Horror” in the Castle on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The panel will feature writer Ashlee Blackwell, who specializes in the history of black women as it intersects...

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September 25, 2018

Global Justice, Public Health, and AIDS Activist to Serve as Arcadia Honors Program’s First Executive-in-Residence

A leader in the global justice and HIV/AIDS advocacy, Dr. Paul Zeitz has spent his life advocating for human rights, equal opportunity, and justice for all. Outraged at senseless suffering and grand inequities, Dr. Zeitz has strategized and implemented solutions to some of the world’s most daunting...

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April 13, 2018

“The Montiers” Featured by Glenside News

Glenside News featured upcoming WHYY program “The Montiers: An American Story,” which tells the tale of an interracial love affair between the son of Philadelphia's first mayor and a family slave. Arcadia, which sits on a piece of the old Montier property, hosted an exclusive​ showing of the...

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April 13, 2018

“The Montiers” Featured by Glenside News

Glenside News featured upcoming WHYY program “The Montiers: An American Story,” which tells the tale of an interracial love affair between the son of Philadelphia's first mayor and a family slave. Arcadia, which sits on a piece of the old Montier property, hosted an exclusive​ showing of the...

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April 12, 2018

Final Beyond Meridians Lecture Highlights Multi-ethnic and Mexican American Literature

This year’s Beyond Meridians lecture series concludes on Tuesday, April 17 with "Healing La Herida Abierta: Curanderismo in Traditional Practice and Contemporary Mexican Literature," by Dr. Amanda Ellis, associate professor of English at the University of Houston. The lecture is scheduled for 6 p.m...

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April 4, 2018

“The Art of the Syllabus” Showcases Community Service Projects, April 12

On Thursday, April 12, students in the University Seminar “The Artist in the Community” will present “The Art of the Syllabus” from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in the Thrall Gallery. The exhibition is an accumulation of works created by both the class and members of the organizations they visited throughout the...

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February 28, 2018

Arcadia Hosts PSEA Juried Student Exhibition

The 31st annual Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) juried exhibition, featuring submissions from 26 high schools in Bucks and Montgomery counties, will be on display in Arcadia’s Harrison and Rosedale galleries through Thursday, March 15. Sponsored by PSEA’s Mideastern Region and the...

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February 27, 2018

“Beyond Meridians” Presents Honoring the Present: Poetry as Self-Care

The “Beyond Meridians” series presents Honoring the Present: Poetry as Self-Care, a performance of poetry and critical thought by poets Kai Davis and Jasmine Combs, in the Commons Meeting Rooms on Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m. Kai Davis is a writer, performer, and teaching artist from Philadelphia...

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February 22, 2018

Richard Mosse: Beyond Here Lies Nothin’

Still from Incoming #27 (2016), digital c-print on metallic paper 11 1/2 x 20 inches; © Richard Mosse. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. February 1 – April 15, 2018 Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to present “Richard Mosse: Beyond Here Lies Nothin’” an exhibition...

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February 6, 2018

Arcadia Theater Presents “Sensitive Guys” Feb. 8 to 18

Arcadia University Theater presents Sensitive Guys by MJ Kaufman, a timely show that discusses the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. The play follows the Men's Peer Education and women’s Survivor Support groups at fictional Watson College. The two groups are working together to end...

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November 30, 2017

Arcadia Helps Military Veterans and First Responders Prepare Wills

Arcadia University hosts its annual Wills for Heroes program on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the University’s Grey Towers Castle, 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside. This free event enables military veterans, emergency personnel and their families to prepare and notarize wills, living wills...

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November 27, 2017

Arcadia Exhibitions Presents "Living Rocks: Benton Spruance and the Lithographic Process" Through Dec. 17

A gallery talk by Shelley Langdale, associate curator of prints and drawings, Philadelphia Museum of Art, will take place on Dec. 6 in the Arcadia University Art Gallery beginning at 6 p.m. with a reception to follow. Arcadia Exhibitions is pleased to announce “Living Rocks: Benton Spruance and the...

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November 21, 2017

IPCR to Host Professional Exchange on Dec. 8

International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) will host its 6th annual Professional Exchange event on Friday, Dec. 8 to showcase the Capstone projects of graduating IPCR students. This year’s projects present non-violence as an effective way to challenge the status quo, questioning why...

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October 31, 2017

Nov. 13: Empty Bowl Raises Funds for Philadelphia Hunger and Hurricane Relief

Join the fight against hunger and enjoy a delicious meal when Arcadia University hosts the 24th annual Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner on Nov. 13. Seatings will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Grey Towers Castle. This year, all proceeds will be split between the Philadelphia Interfaith...

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October 20, 2017

Arcadia’s Shoulder Research Center Seeks Study Participants

Arcadia University’s Shoulder Research Center is seeking patients for a six-week exercise rehabilitation study on rotator cuff tendinopathy. The National Institutes of Health grant funded trial, conducted in collaboration with the University of Oregon, studies shoulder muscle activation patterns in...

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October 6, 2017

Arcadia Exhibitions Presents Alumni Spotlight Exhibition: “Krista Profitt: Shavers, Savers, Mansplainers”

A lecture by the artist,“Watching You, Judging You,” will be held on Nov. 30 in the University Commons Great Room beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a reception to follow in the Harrison Gallery. The Arcadia University’s Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program is pleased to present, “Krista...

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October 3, 2017

Oct. 23: Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians Staging FREE Concert at Arcadia

Musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra will return to Arcadia University for their annual free concert on Monday, Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. The 45-minute community concert is part of the Audience Appreciation Concerts, which takes the Orchestra’s world-class musicians to schools, public plazas,...

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September 19, 2017

Dr. Rambsy Lectures on Jay-Z as First “Beyond Meridians” Presenter

Dr. Kenton Rambsy, assistant professor at the University of Texas-Arlington, will present the first “Beyond Meridians” lecture in the Commons Great Room on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. The lecture will focus on Dr. Rambsy’s most well-known work, “The Jay-Z Mixtape: A Blueprint for Black Digital...

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May 9, 2017

Black Male Development Symposium at Arcadia Explores How to Build Stronger Communities, May 13

The 2017 Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS) will be a life-changing experience and conversation with members of the black male community as they strive to examine, explore, dissect, articulate and most importantly develop strategies that will eradicate the inter-generational challenges...

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April 5, 2017

Crawford Organics CSA Returns to Arcadia University, New Share Options Available

Arcadia University will again host Crawford Organics Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program deliveries in the spring, summer, and fall of 2017. A CSA is a mutual relationship between a local farm and the community, where members pay for the production of the harvest, and in return receive...

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