Arcadia University News

November 1, 2019

A Smaller World

With the help of Arcadia students, alumni, and faculty, Meg Eubank ’05, ’07MEd is building and empowering an international community in Greater Philadelphia. Nǐ hǎo. Privyet. Hola. On a quiet, residential street in Langhorne, Pa., greetings are exchanged in a blend of languages. But when Meg Eubank...


November 1, 2019

Honoring a Dear Friend

Feinberg and Hover met early in the first semester of their freshman year. Hover’s musical prowess immediately stood out to Feinberg. “She was just a beautiful pianist,” Feinberg said. “I still have memories of her from the early ’70s playing classical music and, believe it or not, Scott Joplin”—...


October 21, 2019

Rehabilitation, Art, and Hope: Paskell ’81, ’96MEd Volunteers with Survivors of Sexual Exploitation

By Caitlin Joyce ’20 An estimated 15 million adolescent girls have been sexually exploited worldwide, according to The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Organizations around the world, such as Destiny Rescue, help to retreive and protect children who are trapped in the global sex trading...

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October 15, 2019

Bryant Takes Lead of the Music Program

“The classics are 200-year-old rock and roll,” said Dr. David Bryant , new interim program director of Music. “The idea that composers write music that people don’t understand isn’t true. They’d never sell a show if they did. I want to re-educate the community about understanding music.” This is...


October 10, 2019

University Choir

The choir is open to all faculty, staff, and students. No audition required. For more information, contact Bill Naydan .


September 19, 2019

Joyce ’20 Featured by Funimation for #LGBTcosplay Pride Month

Sociology major Caitlin Joyce ’20 was featured on the official Funimation Instagram account on June 19 during their #LGBTcosplay Pride Month celebration. Funimation, one of the leading anime distribution companies in North America, posted a photo of her cosplay, a costume based on the design of a...

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April 29, 2019

Special Athletes Go for Gold

Smiles and laughter abounded on April 7 as special needs athletes from around the region filled the Kuch Center for Sportsfest, an annual one-day athletic clinic that allows athletes to expand their skills in swimming, basketball, martial arts, soccer, dance, and volleyball. At the event—co-hosted...

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December 11, 2018

Arcadia University to Transfer Sponsorship of Genetic Counseling program to University of Pennsylvania

Arcadia University and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania announce that, beginning in fall 2019, Arcadia University will transfer sponsorship, accreditation, curriculum, and faculty of its Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program to Penn. Established in 1995,...

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May 29, 2018

Gearhart’s Chamber Choir Wins Grammy for Choral Performance

When he’s not leading Arcadia’s vocal ensembles, Adjunct Professor and University Choir Director Steven Gearhart is taking home golden gramophones. As managing director and assistant conductor of The Crossing, a nationally recognized chamber choir specializing in new works that address social...

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January 17, 2018

Arcadia Celebrates MLK Day with Community Events

Arcadia University honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a free community shredding and donation event, a remembrance on campus, and a recognition ceremony in collaboration with Cheltenham’s NAACP and township and state government officials. The University’s Community and Civic...

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January 8, 2018

Arcadia Hosts Series of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Service Events

On Monday, Jan. 15, Arcadia University is honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a remembrance on campus, a recognition ceremony with Cheltenham’s NAACP and local and state government officials, and a free community shredding and donation event. The Community and Civic Engagement...

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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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October 18, 2016

Valerie Levicoff Plays Solo in Bryn Athyn Orchestra, Oct. 23

Valerie Levicoff , adjunct professor of Music and director of Arcadia’s string ensemble, will perform a solo in the Bryn Athyn Orchestra on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. at the Mitchell Performing Arts Center . A violin soloist and concertmaster, Levicoff began playing violin at the age of six and grew...

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September 27, 2016

Dr. Murphy Participates in National Concert Series to End Gun Violence

Dr. Elizabeth Murphy , assistant professor and program director of Music, participated in the Concert Across America to End Gun Violence: York on Sept. 25 at Zion Lutheran Church in York, Pa. The concert was part of a series of concerts performed across the country on Sept. 25 in order to spread...

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September 26, 2016

Oct. 4: Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians to Perform at Arcadia University

The Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians will play a community concert at Arcadia University on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. The 45-minute concert is part of the second annual Audience Appreciation Concerts, which will take the musicians to 14 locations across the Philadelphia region for free “pop-up...

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February 26, 2016

Arcadia University Celebrate Women’s History Month with Health and History Events

Arcadia University honors Women’s History Month throughout March with several events that promote women’s health, history, and achievements. On Tuesday, March 1, Institutional Diversity will host a ladies-only open mic night at 7:15 p.m. in the Dining Hall Complex. Women from across the University...

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February 23, 2016

Renowned Musicians to Visit Women Composers Class March 2, 16

Jeri Lynne Johnson, conductor of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, and Dr. Cynthia Folio, a professor of music studies at Temple University, will serve as guest speakers for Dr. Elizabeth Murphy’s Women Composers course this March. Johnson, who will visit campus on Wednesday, March 2, from 9 to 10...

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January 28, 2016

Award-winning UK Brass Band Performs at Arcadia University on East Coast Tour

On Friday, Feb. 19, the award-winning Welsh brass ensemble Cory Band will perform at Arcadia University. The concert is set for 7 p.m. in Stiteler Auditorium. Showcasing the “Best of British” brass music, the band will perform songs such as Riverdance and The Yeomen of the Guard, as well as...


September 29, 2015

Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians Perform FREE Concert on Arcadia Campus

On Monday, Oct 5, musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra will perform a free chamber music concert at Arcadia University. The concert, which runs from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., will be in Grey Towers Castle and is open to the public. Paul Roby (violin), Philip Kates (violin), Jason DePue (viola), and...


September 22, 2015

First Fridays in the Castle Features Free Jazz Concert on Oct. 2

A group of Arcadia faculty will put on a jazz concert on Friday, Oct. 2, from noon to 1 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle, free and open to the public as part of the Music Department Faculty Concert Series and made possible by a generous gift from Rosemary Deniken Blankley ’57, ’06H and Walter Blankley ...


January 22, 2015

Dr. Murphy Sings National Anthem at Gov. Wolf’s Inauguration

Dr. Elizabeth Murphy , assistant professor and program director of music, sung the National Anthem at Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s inauguration on Jan. 20. A native of Mount York, Pa., Murphy is a classically trained opera singer who also used to babysit Gov. Wolf’s and his wife, Frances’, two...