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Mar 14, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Help Develop Memories by Donating CD Players and Headphones

“Music, Art, and Memory,” an Honors class at Arcadia, is collecting gently used CD players and headphones for residents at Edgehill Nursing Home. This semester, the students were paired with nursing home residents for weekly visits, in which students encouraged their partners to express themselves...

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Mar 6, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Looks to “What’s Next?” for Fourth Annual Tedx Event April 14

From envisioning how America’s prison system needs change to investigating how dance inspires children, TEDx Arcadia University: “What’s Next?” on April 14 will encourage attendees to ask how their passions can change the Philadelphia region. TEDx Arcadia University: “What’s Next?” is the fourth...

Feb 25, 2019 Maria Tanner

TEDx Arcadia University: What's Next?

Join Honor Program Students in exploring “What's Next?” with multiple ideas, themes, and presentations, segmented into three sessions. Presentations are 18 minutes or less in duration, designed to remain true to the format of the TED conference.   WHAT'S NEXT? SPEAKERS STUDENT...

Lashanna Bryant Feb 21, 2019 4:14 pm

Joining the Honors Program as a Sophomore

I never thought about joining an honors program. Let's admit that honors programs are scary—they’re commitments, but with grade-point averages. So when Helene Klein, director of Arcadia’s Honors Program, came up to me at the activities fair and asked me what my GPA was, I was kind of stuck (I...

Sep 25, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Global Justice, Public Health, and AIDS Activist to Serve as Arcadia Honors Program’s First Executive-in-Residence

A leader in the global justice and HIV/AIDS advocacy, Dr. Paul Zeitz has spent his life advocating for human rights, equal opportunity, and justice for all. Outraged at senseless suffering and grand inequities, Dr. Zeitz has strategized and implemented solutions to some of the world’s most daunting...

Sep 5, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Students Get ‘First Taste’ of Philadelphia at Honors Retreat

Nicole Gieselman '19 On Aug. 31, first-year students at Arcadia got a taste of Philly. At the Honors Program retreat, 75 first-year students competed in icebreaker games, sampled local cuisine, and journeyed into Philadelphia. An introduction to the City of Brotherly Love for many of the...

Arcadia’s Scholarly Journal Seeks Student Submissions

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 09:15

The Compass, Arcadia’s interdisciplinary scholarly journal, has opened submissions for students to publish their undergraduate papers. Being published in a The Compass is a great way to build your resume and establish credibility in your field. Work published in The Compass can be accessed worldwide by fellow scholars.

Submission guidelines can be found under... Read More

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Mar 29, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Hosts SEPCHE Conference

Arcadia University hosted the annual Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) 2018 Honors Conference for students from the eight participating colleges and universities on March 24. More than 160 students from the eight SEPCHE schools– Arcadia, Chestnut Hill and...

The Compass: Fourth Edition

The Honors Program is proud to present the fourth edition of its peer-reviewed scholarly journal, 'The Compass.'
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 08:30

Led by Editor-in-Chief Nicole Franiok '18, The Compass is created and published by a group of Honors students who work tirelessly to exhibit student pieces. The fourth edition of The Compass is accessible online through Arcadia’s institutional repository, ScholarWorks. Individual... Read More

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Jun 5, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Honors Students Volunteer Throughout 2016-17 Academic Year

Through a new Community Outreach Committee, Honors Program students volunteered with five regional organizations during the 2016-17 academic year. While in past years Honors students primarily fundraised for charities, the committee was designed to promote student engagement in service....

May 10, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Big Idea Leads to Creek Clean Up

Dr. Wayne Morra, professor in the School of Global Business, and his Natural Resource Economics class has a “big idea” for the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Creek that runs through Arcadia University’s campus: restoring and beautifying it. The class conducted the work through the Honors Program’s...

Apr 17, 2017 Caitlin Burns

So What? Leadership Class Hosts Red Paper Clip Auction

Is it possible to  trade a paper clip for a house? In 2005, blogger Kyle MacDonald did just that, and his experiment has inspired the Honors “So What?” leadership class’s Red Paper Clip Challenge. Students in the class were each given a paper clip, which they bartered throughout the...