College Of Arts And Sciences

Sep 30, 2021 Connor Fogel

STEM Open House

Join us for an Open House Arcadia's science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs offer engaging courses, innovative research projects, unparalleled professional opportunities, and more. Our students, faculty, and staff are ready to answer your questions about our admissions...

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Jul 29, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Students Present at Mathematics Conference

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Arcadia Computer Science and Mathematics students presented at the spring conference of the regional section of the Mathematics Association of America, which was held online this year. Erik Edward ’21 and Kody Ream ’21, with support from Luke Thatcher ’21,...

Headshot of Arcadia University Associate Dean Alex Otieno

Jul 23, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Professor Otieno Appointed Associate Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

Alex Otieno, a faculty member in the Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department, was appointed associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 12. In this role, Otieno will contribute to several important initiatives in the College of Arts and Sciences including...

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Jul 16, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Celebrating 20 Years as Arcadia University

“Our resident assistant (RA) told us that we needed to meet in the chat—now room 107 in the Dining Hall—at midnight,” Assistant Dean of Student Success Bre Donnelly ’04 recalls about the night of Nov. 20, 2000. “It had long been rumored that there was going to be a name change. It was a very unique...

Selfie of Arcadia University graduate Comfort Asamoah in her home

Jul 8, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Asamoah ’21M Establishes Organization to Support Girls in Ghana

During a trip home to Kumasi, Ghana in 2018, International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) alumna Comfort Asamoah ’21M was appalled by the treatment of young girls who work in the markets.  Asamoah observed and heard stories of girls as young as 8 years old being transported from...

Arcadia University psychology faculty Dr. Alison Clabaugh

Jul 7, 2021 Caitlin Burns

You’re Not Alone: Mental Health Coming Out of the Pandemic

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 “We made a huge change in our lives, and now we are expected to snap our fingers and go back to the way things were,” said  Psychology Instructor Dr. Alison Clabaugh. “I just don't think that's going to be the way that it works for a lot of people.” As...

Black and white book cover mock up show shadows of two women with baby in middle

Jun 28, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Creative Writing and Graphic Design Collaboration Provides Real-World Experience

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Arcadia students in the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program in Creative Writing got the chance to see their manuscripts in book form after collaborating with Art and Design students. The cross-disciplinary project brought together Christian Patchell’s Typography class...

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Jun 14, 2021 Caitlin Burns

MSFS Students DiEmma and Stringer Win at Forensic Science Research Exchange

Master of Science in Forensic Science (MSFS) students Gabrielle DiEmma ‘21M and Amy Stringer ‘21M won awards at the 10th Annual Pennsylvania Forensic Science Research Exchange, coming home with the Graduate Poster Award and the Graduate Oral Presentation Award, respectively.  DiEmma...

Arcadia University softball team shows their Gift of Life bracelets on the field

Jun 14, 2021 Caitlin Burns

1853 Communications Nabs Second Place in Students Save Lives Challenge

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Arcadia’s student-run Public Relations agency, 1853 Communications, won second place in the Students Save Lives College Challenge, organized by the Gift of Life Donor Program. 1853 Communications is run through a practicum course in the Department of Media and...

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May 24, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Class of 2021 Following Hybrid Academic Year

After more than a year of mainly virtual learning and events, the Arcadia University Class of 2021 celebrated on campus together in socially distanced, in-person Commencement Ceremonies on Thursday, May 20 and Friday, May 21. Over six ceremonies, Arcadia University awarded more than 900...

Arcadia University student Olivia Jarvis

May 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Olivia Jarvis: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Neuroscience minor Favorite Arcadia memory: Sitting out on the Haber Green with friends when the weather was beautiful! Involvement on campus: I was a lab assistant in the Psychology department, Learning Resource Network (LRN) advanced...