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Arcadia University esports arena with Knight logo on wall

Sep 25, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Esports Set to Open 2020-21 Season With Arcadia Knights Hearthstone Invitational

This weekend, the Arcadia University Esports program begins its second varsity season, hosting the Arcadia Knights Hearthstone Invitational Sept. 26-27. The 16-team field--divided into four, four-team brackets—features a pair of Arcadia entries and six programs ranked in the top-20 nationally...

Five students at computers with the Arcadia esports logo to the right side.

Aug 7, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Esports Promotes Gender Inclusion and Diversity

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Recent data from the analytics platform Playgroundz shows that 78 percent of esports teams have no female players among their ranks, yet women comprise half of all video game players. Despite the dominance of male players in the field, Arcadia Esports stands out among its...

Bowey in his Norskie uniform playing ice hockey

Aug 6, 2020 Caitlin Burns

International Student Connor Bowey ’23 Joins Men’s Ice Hockey Team

In the 2021-22 academic year, international student and Sports Business Management major Connor Bowey ’23 will take to the ice for the first time since 2019—this time as an Arcadia Knight. Winnipeg, Manitoba resident Bowey barely recalls a time when he wasn’t on the ice. He started skating when...

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Jul 24, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Middle Atlantic Conference Suspends NCAA Competition for Fall 2020

After careful consideration of internal and external circumstances and with the health and well-being of each campus and community in mind, the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Presidents made the difficult decision on July 24 to suspend all intercollegiate athletics competition through the fall...

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Jul 22, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Athletics To Induct Five into Hall of Fame

Arcadia University will induct five new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 10. The ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m., will mark the tenth class to be inducted since the Hall of Fame's inception in 2008. The Arcadia Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2020 is...

Jul 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Belloff and Rodgers Discuss Esports Plans in SPIN Podcast

Tim Belloff, director of Academic Technology and Esports, and Bill Rodgers ’18, assistant director of Esports, discussed the University’s Esports program on the competitive gaming podcast Stay Plugged IN (SPIN). Belloff and Rodgers discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the inaugural varsity...

Men's and women's swimming teams in a group huddle

Jul 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Men's and Women's Swimming Earn CSCAA Spring Scholar All-America Honors

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the Arcadia University men's and women's swimming teams for Scholar All-American honors. Arcadia was one of 461 schools to receive the award for the Spring semester. This year's Scholar All-America honor marks...

Arcadia Athletics and Recreation's Commitment to Action

June 15, 2020
Monday, June 15, 2020 - 14:30

Dear Arcadia Community, 
I want to thank community members who have expressed concern and their desire for the Department of Athletics and Recreation to live up to the values of Arcadia University. The Department reaffirms our commitment to take action against systemic anti-Black racism and to improve the lives of our Black students on campus, as articulated in our statement on June 5.... Read More

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May 7, 2020 Jen Retter

#ArcadiaStrong: Faculty and Staff Standouts During COVID-19

We asked our social media followers to share outstanding faculty and staff experiences they've had in the wake of COVID-19.    "Jodi Bornstein has built a community for ED110 that has been super supportive."  "Kathy Trainor has been very supportive and...

Arcadia Athletics' Statement on Coronavirus Outbreak

March 9, 2020
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 09:45

The Arcadia University Department of Athletics & Recreation has issued the following statement regarding the outbreak of the coronavirus, or COVID-19:

Arcadia Athletics is aware of the severity of the coronavirus and working directly with school officials to monitor conditions. While there have been no confirmed cases reported to Student Health Services, Arcadia University... Read More

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Arcadia Athletics March 12 Update to COVID-19

March 12, 2020
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 09:45

The Arcadia University Department of Athletics and Arcadia leadership have been monitoring the COVID-19 virus closely and making adjustments to University activities and events accordingly. This is a difficult and challenging time. As always, the health and safety of our student-athletes is a top priority.

The Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) released a mandate on March 12 determining... Read More

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Chris Reistle running outside during a cross country meet.

Lashanna Bryant Feb 18, 2020 1:41 pm

Chris Reistle ’21: Breaking Cross Country Records

Graphic Design major Chris Reistle ’21, an avid member of our campus community, is involved in Arcadia's Ambassador and Orientation Leader programs, serves as a FYSAE mentor and a tutor in the Learning Resource Network, is consistently on the Dean's Distinguished Honors List--and has been breaking...