Student Activities

Beverly Pragosa

William Snell May 28, 2019 11:09 am

Beverly Pragosa ’20, International Business Major

Tell me about some of the things you are involved with at Arcadia. In my three years since starting at Arcadia, I’ve been part of New Student Orientation (NSO) as an orientation leader; SABA, which is Arcadia’s business club; ABC, which stands for Arcadia for a Better Community; and...

Nicole Gieselman May 3, 2019 4:03 pm

Flower Power

After over three months of grey skies and bitter cold, I’ve come down with an incurable malady: spring fever. A nature enthusiast, winter seems longer to me each year. Luckily, I was able to soothe my symptoms of restlessness and gloom at Philadelphia’s 2019 Flower Show. This tradition stretches...

Student explores the coming out show

May 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Coming Out Show Celebrates Diverse Identities with Interactive Art and Performance

The University Seminar “Coming Out” hosted its 7th annual Coming Out Show, a celebration of diverse identities and coming out stories within the Arcadia community, on April 23. Featuring art crafted by students in the class, the exhibition included paintings, sculptures, and spoken word...

Public Health Student Society members

Apr 30, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Public Health Student Society Collects for Jenkintown Clothing Cupboard

The Public Health Student Society (PHSS) collected 10 boxes and two bags of donated clothing for the Jenkintown Clothing Cupboard. The PHSS students organized the clothing drive with three collection sites, created posters to advertise the project, quality-checked the clothing to ensure donations...

Sportsfest

Apr 29, 2019 Caitlin Burns

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-...

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Apr 26, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Establishes Public Relations Student Society

Chris Mullin, instructor in the Department of Media and Communication, helped establish Arcadia’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). The society has over 300 chapters nationwide, with almost 10,000 members. Mullin, joined by Communication and Media Studies major...

Olivia, Amara and Daisy by an Amnesty International banner

Apr 24, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Passes “Refugees Welcome” Resolution

By Olivia Grajewski ’20 Arcadia University’s Student Government Organization passed an “I Welcome” resolution on April 18 declaring the campus a welcoming and safe place for refugees. An effort led by the international organization Amnesty International, “I Welcome” resolutions are...

Arcadia students at the Philadelphia Actuaries Club meeting

Apr 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Philadelphia Actuaries Club Donates to Actuarial Science Program

The Philadelphia Actuaries Club donated $500 in support of Arcadia’s Actuarial Science program during the organization’s meeting on April 2, which was attended by five Arcadia students. The donation will be used for exam reimbursement and study materials for students. This year, the Actuarial...

Student volunteers with members of the purple team at Sportsfest

Apr 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Special Athletes Association Featured by Philadelphia Inquirer

Arcadia students and alumni were the feature of an April 13 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the collaboration between Arcadia University Special Athletes Association (ASAA) and Rotary Special Athletes, which dates back over 30 years. “I’ve gained exposure to a community that I never interacted...

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Apr 16, 2019 Caitlin Burns

African Folktale Competition Winners Announced

During the Pan African Studies program’s inaugural African Folktale Competition in February, students were tasked with writing an African folktale between 500 and 1,000 words. On April 5, winners Bethany Davis ’19, Megan Patterson ’22, Rebecca Hane ’20, and Facia Sirleaf ’21M were feted at an...

Choi painting the mural

Mar 28, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Choi ’19 Paints Mural in Boyer

For her Honors project, Writing and Graphic Design major Rebecca Choi ’19 painted a mural for the Biology Department. The mural, which Choi began in the summer of 2018, will be finished in the spring semester. The design includes a variety of colorful, nature-themed images, including plants,...

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Mar 26, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts National Public Health Week Events

Arcadia’s Public Health Student Society (PHSS) is hosting fun and educational events for National Public Health Week, starting April 1. All events are free for Arcadia students, faculty, and staff. Monday, April 1: “Community Health Day” Yoga in the Castle: A one-hour yoga session led by...