Arcadia University News


May 6, 2020

Arcadia Collaborates with Senator Haywood for Online Social Change Course

Arcadia University and Pennsylvania State Senator Art Haywood are offering a free, self-guided learning opportunity for area high school students interested in social change. Dr. Alison LaLond Wyant , director of the Office of Social Impact and Innovation, and Senator Haywood are co-instructing...

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April 1, 2020

Arcadia Community Members Get Counted At Home

“Each of us can mitigate the virus’s threat to the 2020 Census and the 2020 elections by participating from home,” said Arcadia’s Director of the Office of Social Impact & Innovation (SI 2 ) Dr. Alison LaLond Wyant , who is leading the new “Arcadia Votes” civic engagement initiative. Amidst far...

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November 25, 2019

Career Education and SI2 Host Social Impact Careers Lunch

The offices of Career Education and Social Impact & Innovation (SI 2 ) joined together to offer their first Social Impact Careers Lunch on Nov. 8, which was attended by 40 students from several different majors. Students were presented with opportunities to consider how their personal values...

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October 28, 2019

Arcadia Hosts First Social Impact Careers Lunch 'N' Learn

The offices of Career Education (OCE) and Social Impact and Innovation (SI²) are teaming up to host Arcadia’s first Social Impact Careers Lunch 'N' Learn to encourage students to align their values with their careers. The event’s guest speaker, Julien Franklin—a philanthropic development consultant...

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October 16, 2019

At Common Read Event, David Hogg Urges Civic Engagement, Activism

At this year’s Common Read on Oct. 14, 19-year-old David Hogg, March for Our Lives co-founder, gun control advocate, and survivor of last year’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., urged students to be civically engaged this election season and vote for...

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October 10, 2019

SI² Encourages Students to Have Voices Heard This Election Season

Arcadia students can register to vote on campus throughout the year. The Office of Social Impact and Innovation (SI 2 ) is providing supportive services in Blankley Hall to help community members through the process of registering to vote with or without a party affiliation. SI 2 hosted Jihad...

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