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President's August 2022 Update

Monday, August 22, 2022 - 13:30

Welcome Back, Arcadia!

We are eager to start our fall semester with a campus that is vibrant, in person, and thriving with new opportunities. Students are at the center of everything we do, coming to Arcadia with boundless potential and enthusiasm for what they will accomplish. Whether on Arcadia's campus or beyond, our students will venture into local and global communities, making... Read More

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Aug 22, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

With $1 Million Gift, Michael F. Young Establishes the Sue Ellen Young ’63 Endowed Scholarship to Provide Aid for Single Parent Students

Arcadia University is proud to announce a generational gift from Michael F. Young, the husband of the late Sue E. Young ’63. With a $1 million gift, Michael has established the Sue Ellen Young ’63 Endowed Scholarship, which will provide financial aid for students who are single parents.  “...

Jun 27, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University Reaches Annual Giving Goal

The Division of University Advancement is pleased to announce that Arcadia University has met its annual giving target of $750,000 for fiscal year 2022. Thanks to the collective support of alumni, faculty, staff, parents, trustees, and friends, the University raised a total of $751,797 for the...

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Jun 10, 2021 Erin McLaughlin

Arcadia University Earns GOLD Recognition for UKnightedTuesday Achievement

Arcadia University is proud to announce that the Division of University Advancement has again earned recognition from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), this time as one of only two schools to receive a prestigious Gold Circle of Excellence Award. Arcadia received its gold...

Word cloud about reasons to give to Arcadia University, created by donors

Nov 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Donors of Arcadia’s Jones Poundstone Society Gather to Celebrate! The Joy of Giving

Loyalty, gratitude, responsibility, scholarship. These are just a few of the words our Jones Poundstone Society (JPS) donors shared when asked to provide one word that describes their reason for giving during Arcadia’s second annual leadership donor recognition event, Celebrate! The Joy of 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...

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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 Jen 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...