Giving

Walter E. Blankley and Rosemary Deniken Blankley '57,'06H with Blankley Scholars

May 7, 2020 Andrea Walls

In Memoriam: Walter E. Blankley

Walter E. Blankley, a beloved member of the Arcadia University community and husband of Life Trustee Rosemary Deniken Blankley ’57, ’06H, passed away on April 27. Together for 67 years, Walter and Rosemary established an extraordinary legacy at Arcadia, defined by a lifetime commitment to higher...

Image of boxed food on shelves

Apr 27, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Community Supports Students in Need Through Arcadia Food Pantry

As the Arcadia University community quickly adapted to the changing educational landscape during coronavirus, departments and offices didn’t forget their dedication to students in need. Throughout the academic year, Knights for Nutrition food pantry serves undergraduate and graduate students who...

Celebration of Scholarship event attendees enjoy time together at Arcadia.

Mar 26, 2020 Andrea Walls

Celebration of Scholarship Event
Aliyah Pulley stands at the podium in the Laura Minerva Korman Mirror Room

Mar 26, 2020 Erin McLaughlin

Scholars, Donors Celebrate Endowed Scholarship Support at Arcadia

Aliyah Pulley ’23, an aspiring teacher, captivated the crowd on Thursday, March 5, when she shared her personal story of adversity, perseverance, triumph, and gratitude with scholarship supporters, fellow students, and University leadership during Arcadia’s Celebration of Scholarship event, held in...

Arcadia President Ajay Nair and James Korman at the dedication.

Jan 17, 2020 Andrea Walls

Arcadia and the Korman Family Dedicate the Laura Minerva Korman Mirror Room

Grey Towers Castle has long stood as a symbol of Arcadia University, its students, and its alumni. Now, the Mirror Room, one of the Castle’s shining examples of elegance, will bear the name of one of the University’s most dedicated alumnae.  On Jan. 16, more than 125 members of the Arcadia...

Two University Advancement team members with a community member who donated.

Dec 6, 2019 Erin McLaughlin

Arcadians Around the World UKnight for Students on #UKnightedTuesday

Joining the international celebration of philanthropy, on Tuesday, Dec. 3, the Arcadia community participated in its fifth annual day of giving, #UKnightedTuesday. Gifts from nearly 500 donors brought in a record-setting $129,077, surpassing the dollar goal by over $79,000 and more than tripling...

Mar 12, 2019 Jennifer Retter

'Philadelphia Inquirer' Tells Story of Dr. Ellington Beavers

On March 4, The Philadelphia Inquirer published an article on Dr. Ellington Beavers, his research in Boyer Hall's laboratories, and his historic gift to Arcadia University. The story has been picked up by the Associated Press and appeared in outlets...

Oct 18, 2018 Andrea Walls

Community UKNIGHTs 4 Arcadia During Inauguration Week

For four days during Inauguration Week, Arcadians around the world “UKNIGHTED” on campus and online for the fourth annual UKNIGHT 4 Arcadia campaign. Helping to surpass the goal of 1,022 donors, a record-setting 1,042 Arcadia alumni, students, faculty, staff, Trustees, parents, family members,...

Nov 30, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadians UKNIGHT for Third Annual Day of Giving

On Nov. 28, 903 members of the Arcadia University community around the world “uknighted” for the third annual Day of Giving event. With the UKNIGHT 1 Day campaign focused on community participation, not dollars, this year’s goal of 700 donors was far surpassed in the 24-hour period. Collectively...

Dec 6, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community UKNIGHTS for Second Annual Day of Giving

On Nov. 29, Arcadians around the world joined together to be counted and to show their support for the University they love so dearly. The second annual UKNIGHT 1 Day of Giving, a campaign supporting graduate and undergraduate programs, scholarships, and study abroad, smashed its goal of 700...

Nov 22, 2016 Caitlin Burns

UKNIGHT with Arcadians Around the World on Tuesday, Nov. 29

Beginning at midnight on Tuesday, Nov. 29, Arcadians around the world will unite for our second annual UKNIGHT 1 Day campaign. This is a 24-hour global challenge encouraging Arcadians everywhere to come together and show our Arcadia pride. On the 29th, keep watch for emails on how to...

Nov 16, 2016 Caitlin Burns

UKNIGHT 1 Day is Back!

Beginning at midnight on Tuesday, Nov. 29, Arcadians around the globe will unite once again for our second annual UKNIGHT 1 Day campaign.  This all-community event coincides with the national #GivingTuesday.  Ours is a participation campaign, and so we are...