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May 27, 2020

Arcadia Celebrates 2020 Grad-AWAY-tion

The Arcadia community gathered on the ‘virtual’ Green to recognize the Class of 2020 to acknowledge each member and confer degrees in a grad-AWAY-tion celebration on Friday, May 15. On the Arcadia 2020 Commencement website , graduates and their friends and family could hear from Provost...

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April 28, 2020

U.S. Rep. Dean, Human Rights Activist Prendergast to Receive Honorary Degrees at Commencement

Arcadia is excited to present honorary doctoral degrees to U.S. Representative Madeleine Dean (PA-4th) and human rights activist John Prendergast at the University's 2020 Commencement ceremonies, planned for Sept. 26. Representative Dean will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws, while Mr...

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March 29, 2019

Drs. Arkoosh, Brown to Receive Honorary Degrees at Arcadia University Commencements, May 16 & 17

Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners and physician anesthesiologist, and Dr. Michael S. Brown, regental professor of Molecular Genetics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Nobel Prize laureate, will receive honorary doctoral degrees at...

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May 21, 2018

Class of 2018 Ready to Lead

The spirits of 1,000 students earning doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees could not be dampened by the threat of rain during the 162nd Arcadia University Commencement ceremonies on May 17 and 18 at Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. At Thursday evenings Graduate Commencement Ceremony, 490...

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May 11, 2018

‘Philadelphia Inquirer’ Highlights Dr. Chauhan, Brown as Commencement Speakers

On May 7, The Philadelphia Inquirer announced Commencement speakers at local universities, including honorary degree recipients Hank Brown ’18H , former senator from Colorado, and Dr. Suneet Chauhan ’79, ’18H , professor at the University of Texas Health McGovern Medical School. Brown spoke at the...

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March 21, 2018

Dr. Suneet P. Chauhan, Former Senator Hank Brown to Address Graduates at 2018 Commencements

Suneet P. Chauhan '79, M.D. , professor at the University of Texas Health McGovern Medical School, and Hank Brown, J.D. , former U.S. Senator and Representative of Colorado, will receive honorary doctoral degrees and address graduates at Arcadia’s 2018 Commencement ceremonies. Dr. Chauhan will...

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May 23, 2017

Celebrating Arcadia University’s Class of 2017

At Arcadia University’s Commencement ceremonies on May 18 and 19, more than 900 graduates of the Class of 2017 were encouraged to seize opportunities and break down barriers in their career and civic engagement endeavors. President Nicolette DeVille Christensen presided over the Graduate and...

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April 4, 2017

Founder of Barrington Stage Company, Former Red Cross Volunteer of the Year to Address Graduates at Arcadia University’s 2017 Commencements

Dr. Julianne Mamana Boyd ’66 , co-founder and artistic director of Barrington Stage Company (BSC) in Pittsfield, Mass., and Dr. Samuel Cameron , mental health manager with the American Red Cross and Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University, will receive honorary doctoral degrees and address...

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