Honors Program

Ryan Hiemenz ‘23, Jessica Malinsky ‘23, Jessica Hornig ‘23, Mamie Dempsey ‘22

Dec 14, 2021 Rikki Rosenthal

Honors Students Spread Holiday Cheer Through Letter Writing Campaign

The Senior Social committee of the Honors Program helped to spread holiday cheer through a letter writing campaign to local nursing homes. The students also held a donation drive for slippers, socks, and other non-perishable items and collaborated with the Community Outreach committee on collecting...

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Dec 2, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Honors Projects to Be Presented Online and In-person, Dec. 7-8

Successful habits, video game genres, and tattooing are among the topics of this year’s Arcadia University Honors projects, to be presented Tuesday, Dec. 7 and Wednesday, Dec. 8. Students will present the projects via Zoom from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, (meeting ID 962 8225 3526). An additional...

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Patrick Ensmenger Nov 18, 2021 12:00 am

Cooking Up an Honors Project

One of the many attractions of the Honors Program at Arcadia is the diversity and uniqueness of the classes. Classes such as TEDx Arcadia—a course that brings in speakers who are experts in their fields to campus and encourages students to perform their own speeches for the Arcadia community—aim to...

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Danita Mapes Nov 1, 2021 10:46 am

A Program that Honors Values—Not Just Academics

When you think of an Honors program at a university, you probably think of rigorous academics, overachievement, and loads of extracurricular activities that leave you with no time for a social life. While this works for some, enrichment doesn’t have to be piling on extra responsibilities—especially...

Arcadia University graduates Jane Miller and Amy Stringer with Helene Klein

Jul 1, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Honors Students and Alumni Thank Klein for Outstanding Mentorship

Assistant Dean for Honors and Accelerated Programs Helene Klein doesn’t expect thanks for the individualized attention and mentorship she provides to her students, but that’s exactly what she received when her graduate assistant presented her with a book of personalized messages.  These...

Arcadia University student Amy Stringer in her regalia outside Murphy Hall

May 17, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Amy Stringer: Master of Science in Forensic Science

Major: Master of Science in Forensic Science Favorite Arcadia memory: There are so many. I use to hold these game nights in the Fall 2019 [as an undergraduate biochemistry student]—had this awesome group of students that came into the honors program. They wanted to play Dungeons &...

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Feb 10, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Ferrier ’22 Joins Panel to Discuss American Hero

After months of researching local American hero Dr. Frank Erdman Boston, English major Leigh Ferrier ’22 will share what she’s learned at a panel on Thursday, Feb. 11 co-hosted by the Boston Legacy Foundation and Lansdale Public Library on Dr. Boston’s life and legacy. Dr. Boston was an American...

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Mia Woo Nov 12, 2020 1:18 pm

VLOG: 2020 and Me | TEDxArcadiaUniversity

This semester at Arcadia, I'm taking a class in which we organize our very own TEDx event: TEDxArcadiaUniversity! You'll get to hear all about it in this video, as well as my thoughts on 2020 and the *ahem* unique year it has been for all of us.

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Nov 11, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Miller ’21 Reflects on Time as Compass Editor

Biology/Pre-Forensic Science major Jane Miller ’21 is celebrating the release of the upcoming The Compass where she’s been editor-in-chief for the last three years.  This issue in particular is quite the achievement—originally slated for publication last spring, the issue got delayed due...

Arcadia Announces Tutoring Program for Children of Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 13:15

Arcadia students are looking to tutor children of University faculty and staff who might need homework help or enrichment.

This new project, which is a collaboration between the School of Education, Education Club, Learning Resource Network, Writing Center, Honors Program, and One Stop Shop, aims to support Arcadia students planning to enter the education field and Arcadia families that... Read More

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May 7, 2020 Jen Retter

#ArcadiaStrong: Faculty and Staff Standouts During COVID-19

We asked our social media followers to share outstanding faculty and staff experiences they've had in the wake of COVID-19.    "Jodi Bornstein has built a community for ED110 that has been super supportive."  "Kathy Trainor has been very supportive and...

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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...