Arcadia University News


November 11, 2015

African Film Series, Quiz Bowl, Refugee Discussion Highlight International Education Week, Nov. 16-20

Arcadia’s emphasis on education with a global perspective will be at the forefront during International Education Week , an initiative from the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Education encouraging programs that promote global awareness in education, Nov. 16-20. Throughout the week,...

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October 28, 2015

Global Business Cohort Spurred into Action for Victims of Tropical Storm

This summer, students in Arcadia's MBA Cohort 22 went to Dominica for the first of two international business experiences. Upon returning, the Cohort was heartbroken to hear how Tropical Storm Erika, which hit the island nation in late August, had claimed the lives of at least 20 people and left...

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October 27, 2015

Fill Your Bowl, Fight Hunger at Arcadia University’s Annual Benefit Dinner

Arcadia is hosting its 22nd annual Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner on Monday, Nov. 16, in Grey Towers Castle. There will be two dinner sessions: 4:30 to 6 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Dinner allows community members to come together to combat hunger and homelessness in U.S. cities and around the world...

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October 20, 2015

Fondue You Need a New Wardrobe? Civic Engagement Yard Sale Has You Covered

Need a new outfit or a Coach bag? The Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) will sell these and an assortment of items (note: fondue set), including quilts, dinner plates, and miscellaneous housewares at a yard sale on Sunday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the front lawn of the CCEC...

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October 7, 2015

PA Program Receives $14,000 Grant for Nicaragua Mission

The Physician Assistant Foundation has awarded Arcadia University with a Robert K. Pedersen Global Outreach Humanitarian Assistance Grant in the amount of $14,660. Funding from the grant, titled Medical and Public Health Mission in Nicaragua, will be used to purchase medical and dental supplies for...

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September 23, 2015

Student Organization Gives Back to Veterans at Wills for Heroes

On Sept. 12, members of the Arcadia community gave back to those who have served in the armed forces and as first responders by providing a frequently put off but critical service: estate planning. At Wills for Heroes, organized by the Student Veteran Organization (SVO) with the help of the...

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September 8, 2015

At Orientation, New Students Make Impact Beyond Campus

For many students beginning college, the first days of the year are a time to gather textbooks, get to know the campus, and put finishing touches on decorating one’s living space. For incoming students at Arcadia University, the first day of the academic year is a time to positively impact...

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August 31, 2015

Arcadia University Hosts Wills for Heroes, Sept. 12

On Saturday, Sept. 12, a program at Arcadia, cosponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division , is helping military veterans, emergency medical personnel, police officers, and firefighters with free basic estate planning. Wills for Heroes will assist these and other first...

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August 14, 2015

In Editorial, DiPrinzio Addresses the Exclamation Point

Daniel DiPrinzio , director of communications, published “Goodbye, Exclamation Point” in the Aug. 9 Philadelphia Inquirer . The editorial was reprinted in the Chicago Tribune , Tampa Bay Times , and outlets in Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South...

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July 15, 2015

DPT Students Assist, Educate More Than 100 at Korean Health Expo

Working under the supervision of a physician, Arcadia students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program presented on the physical therapy field, took blood pressures, and led exercises at the Korean Health Expo on Saturday, June 13, in the Commons. More than 100 local Korean-American community...

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March 26, 2015

Physician Assistant Students Rally for Marfan Syndrome

In 2010, two-year-old Angelina Dolge passed away due to complications from Marfan Syndrome, a disorder caused by a mutation in the genes that encode for the body’s connective tissue. Though Angelina’s life was cut short, her aunt, Samantha Liddy, PA-S , was inspired to pursue a lifelong career in...

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February 24, 2015

One Smile, Two Smile, Red Smile, Blue Smile at Dr. Seuss Day at Arcadia

On Feb. 22, around 300 community members came to the Castle for the 15th annual Dr. Seuss Day Celebration at Arcadia for face painting, juggling, and Lorax-inspired desserts. The Dr. Seuss event was established in honor of Jami Rodriguez ’00 and continues in her memory. The event is free, but...

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February 17, 2015

Arcadia Ebola Relief Donations Arrive in Sierra Leone

On Feb. 9, donations collected during Arcadia’s Ebola relief drive last semester arrived in Sierra Leone. Fodeba Daboh ’11, graduate of Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program, presented packages of personal protective equipment to Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Social...

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February 10, 2015

Men’s Soccer Team Welcomes Newest Member, Jonny Nagrant

While many had their eyes on who was signing to play where on college football signing day, the Arcadia University men’s soccer team announced a signing of its own, as 11-year-old Jonny Nagrant officially became a member of the Knights’ program. The Collegeville native, who was teamed up with...

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January 28, 2015

Students Lead Recycling Effort for MLK Day of Service

The Community Service Office hosted its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Jan. 18 and 19. Student and staff volunteers gathered to collect items that members in the community wanted to give a new home. Although Sunday’s shredding, eWaste, and repurposing activities were cancelled due...

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January 21, 2015

Arcadia Receives NADIIIAA/Jostens Community Service Award for Second Consecutive Year

The Arcadia University Department of Athletics was recognized for its varied community service efforts by the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) and Jostens, earning Honorable Mention in the Array of Projects category for the second consecutive year. Director of...

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December 22, 2014

Arcadia Named to 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Arcadia University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The honor is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, civic engagement, and...

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November 20, 2014

Arcadia Students Volunteer at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Robert Buscher , an adjunct professor who teaches Japanese cinematography at Arcadia University, is programming director for the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF). At this year’s PAAF, he enlisted the help of Arcadia students, including Fatimah Cassim ’16 , Lydia Li ’16 , Christine...

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November 20, 2014

Arcadia Students Volunteer at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Robert Buscher , an adjunct professor who teaches Japanese cinematography at Arcadia University, is programming director for the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF). At this year’s PAAF, he enlisted the help of Arcadia students, including Fatimah Cassim ’16 , Lydia Li ’16 , Christine...

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November 20, 2014

Empty Bowl Dinner Raises More Than $13,000 for Hunger, Homelessness

Hundreds entered Grey Towers Castle to celebrate and enjoy Arcadia’s 21st Annual Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner on Nov. 17. Attendees selected handcrafted ceramic bowls made by Arcadia students, professional potters, and local elementary and high school students, filling them with delicious soups,...

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October 9, 2014

David Klein ’15: ‘Destination: Peace Corps’

David Klein ’15 came to Arcadia University certain about his path as a Knight: a first semester First-year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) student, an accelerated track into forensic science. But discovering the opportunities Arcadia offers to explore other interests and get involved on campus and...

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