Athletics

President Nair (at left) and Director of Athletics Brian Granata (far right) with inductees.

Oct 11, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

2020 Athletic Hall of Fame Class Inducted on Oct. 9

Following a year-long wait, Arcadia University inducted its Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2020 on Saturday, Oct. 9. The ceremony marked the 10th class to be inducted since the Hall of Fame's inception in 2008. The Hall of Fame Class of 2020 is Dr. Kimberly Canfield '15, '17M, PA-C (women's...

Softball game during COVID

Madison Costigan Jun 8, 2021 11:14 am

VLOG: My First Game Day During COVID-19

Follow Arcadia University's softball team as we take on a typical day as a college athlete during COVID-19.

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May 31, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s Pandemic Response

Arcadia University took a values-based, community-focused, strategic approach in responding to the disruptions that have been brought by COVID-19 since early 2020. Each initiative enacted and measure taken placed students and those most vulnerable in our community at the center, with...

Micah Gordley running

Micah Gordley May 27, 2021 8:00 pm

From the Ground Up

As long as I can remember, everyone on my mom’s side of the family have been avid runners. I grew up watching my mom and aunt compete in 5Ks and marathons, and as I got older, I found a love for running, too. I joined track and field when I was in seventh grade, and by the end of high school, I...

Arcadia University tennis play Tim Zeng on the court

May 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Weitian “Tim” Zeng: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Favorite Arcadia memory: Scarlet and Grey Day. Committing to a school was a tough choice but that day gave me confidence in my decision. Students who have just freshly left high school were everywhere and it was hard to feel alone. It was a good...

Arcadia University graduate Lauren Dougherty

May 20, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Lauren Dougherty: Bachelor of Arts in Education

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Education, specializing in PreK-4 Elementary and PreK-12 Special Education Favorite Arcadia memory: My favorite memories are the ones I made with my teammates on and off the field. More specifically some of our bus rides and locker room talks will go down in...

Arcadia University esports arena with esports logo

May 14, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Esports Earns NECC Champions Division Title

Arcadia Esports player Mason Cole '23 captured the first conference title in program history with a 3-1 win over UC Santa Cruz in the NECC Champions Division Championship on April 29. The Champions Division is the highest level of Hearthstone Competition in the NECC and Cole entered the...

Castle in the winter

Anthony Devantier Apr 29, 2021 1:07 pm

Charting a New Course Post-Covid

As the weather warms and the sun graces Glenside more and more frequently, I am reminded of my home in Los Angeles, California. I am also beginning to feel a sensation I have not felt in a long time: I am looking forward to every day. Moreover, I am looking forward to the future. It seems that the...

esports arena

Garrett Davies Apr 24, 2021 8:00 pm

Goodbye, International Studies; Hello, Esports

A recent article in Forbes noted that esports is a fast-growing industry and was valued at over 1 billion dollars in 2020. While still far behind many traditional sports in terms of revenue, infrastructure, and mainstream appeal, there is no doubt that if competitive video games fit your skill set...

Orientation leader at Arcadia

Garrett Davies Mar 24, 2021 12:00 am

Finding My Future

I recently did a video where I spoke about graduation and becoming an alumnus very soon. I talked a little bit about how I'm starting to develop my plans for the future, and thought that it might be beneficial to extend that to a full post here. I had only a very slight idea of what...

Artist rendering of the Act Up conversations.

Mar 15, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Love Pilot Launches for It’s Second Semester With Act-Up

By Josephine Mueller ’21 The LOVE Pilot Program kicked off its second semester with an act-up on Feb. 25, “Mapping and Dismantling Systemic Racism.”  After last semester’s teach-in events, the LOVE program is moving toward action. Speakers at the first act-up included Alex Otieno,...

Madison Costigan Mar 10, 2021 12:00 am

At Last, Winter Sports Return

With so much uncertainty due to COVID-19, winter sports this semester were questionable. Still, student-athletes came to campus and began practicing, hoping that a season would take place. The long-awaited good news was delivered for both basketball teams and the men’s volleyball...