Arcadia University News

January 21, 2013

‘King’s Dream’ Brings Civil Rights Leader into Focus

By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 On Jan. 15, Key Arts Productions presented “King’s Dream,” a unique live performance and multimedia presentation, in the Commons Great Room. The performers joined the Arcadia University community in commemorating the life, work and message of the Rev...


December 7, 2012

A Life Re-imagined: Rabbinic Intern Finds Strength through Faith

Arcadia University’s new Rabbinic Intern, Julie Benioff , didn’t grow up attending synagogue regularly. She didn’t go to Hebrew school. In fact, she remembers asking her parents if she could enroll, but neither had had a positive experience from which to draw on; the idea was not encouraged. But...


November 20, 2012

Arcadia Students Present at First Annual SEPCHE Diversity Conference

On Nov. 10, Judy Dalton , Associate Dean of Institutional Diversity, toted students to Holy Family University for SEPCHE’s First Annual Diversity Conference: Valuing and Embracing Diversity. Student presenters were Jayson Flores ’14 , Tanisha Thelemaque ’14 and Tanesha Waid ’13 . Each of these...


November 20, 2012

Hillel Observes Shabbat, Establishes a New Campus Tradition

As the sun began to set on Oct. 26, approximately 40 members of the Arcadia community gathered in the Dining Complex Lecture Room 107 to recognize Shabbat. That gathering was partially the result of a panel formed to explore how to promote and expand Jewish life on campus and the fund that was...


November 5, 2012

Arcadia University to Host Project Nur Dinner, Nov. 13

On Oct. 11, President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III , Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Steve O. Michael , Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity Judith Dalton , and Assistant Professor of History and International Studies Samer Abboud met with Reem Sharhan, a representative of...

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April 26, 2012

First Annual Hoops for Hope Tournament Raises $900

Arcadia University held the first annual Hoops for Hope, a 3v3 Basketball Tournament benefitting Sports4HOPE and Arcadia University’s chapter of IMPACT on April 18. The event raised approximately $900, with the help of President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III and his wife, Kim, who agreed to match the...

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February 7, 2012

An Evening of Celebration with Musician Galen Abdur Razzaq

By Michael Schwartz ’14 The incomparable Galen Abdur Razzaq, a flutist and spoken word artist from Montclair, N.J., kicked off Arcadia’s celebration of Black history by captivating students in the Chat Performance Area with soothing and chill jazz music and thoughtful poetry. “Students enjoyed...

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February 3, 2012

Apiary: 'me and Nina' author Monica A. Hand '75 To Perform at Arcadia, Feb. 8

Tamara G. Oakman , Co-founder and Managing Editor of APIARY magazine and a graduate student in Arcadia University's M.A. in English program, writes about the upcoming Feb. 8 visit of fellow alum and fellow poet Monica A. Hand ’75 . Monica A. Hand is a poet and book artist whose debut manuscript, me...

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December 16, 2011

Young Alumni, Black Awareness Society Plan Spring Dinner with President Oxholm

Plans are under way for a special dinner this spring for diverse members of the alumni and student populations. The leadership of the Black Awareness Society met in Grey Towers Castle on Dec. 8 with A rcadia President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III , Andrew Brooks ’09 and Assistant Professor Doreen Loury...

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