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Dec 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Davis ’20 and ASIA and K-Pop Clubs Celebrate Asian Culture and Cuisine

Asian culture and cuisine were on the menu as part of a collaboration between the ASIA and K-Pop clubs on Nov. 19. Guests were treated to games and entertainment; food from India, Korea, the Philippines, and Japan; and Korean dances, taught by the K-Pop club.  Arcadia’s ASIA club represents...

Elizabeth Heiland with her poster at the conference.

Dec 9, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Honors Students Present on Holocaust, Migrant Children, and First Amendment at National Conference

Four students presented at the 54th National Collegiate Honors Conference (NCHC) in New Orleans from Nov. 6 to 10 on the rescue efforts of Jewish people during the Holocaust, the education of detained migrant children, the First Amendment and how it relations to American war memorials, and the need...

Katelin Decker Nov 11, 2019 11:05 pm

How to Motivate Your Team

Motivation is the intrinsic force that incites people to act, coming from a desire to accomplish a goal or meet a need. An ideally motivated workplace consists of a team whose individual desires are synonymous with the organization’s objective. Oftentimes employers utilize positive reinforcement,...

Craftivism course

Oct 31, 2019 Jennifer Retter

“Craftivism” Course Encourages Activism Through Arts

By Caroline Jordan ’20 “It’s activism for introverts,” explained Associate Professor and Chair of Visual and Performing Arts Carole Loeffler, who teaches the University’s “craft+activism = Craftivism” course this semester.  Craftivism is the act of using traditional, “domestic” arts—such...

Halloween Bake Sale

Support ACCT Philly on Thursday, Oct. 31.
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 11:30

Stop by Haber Green on Thursday, Oct. 31 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. to purchase baked goods—and see dogs dressed in Halloween costumes! All proceeds will benefit ACCT Philly animal shelter. Students can pay with cash or student charge. Read More

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Kayla Sansevere

Aug 19, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Goldwater Scholar Researches Distracted Driving

Ever take your eyes off the road when your cell phone buzzes?  Kayla Sansevere ’20 wants to know why—and her research at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) might help psychologists better understand distracted driving, ranked the leading cause of death for adolescents by the U.S...

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Apr 12, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students Present at SEPCHE Honors Conference

More than 30 students in the Honors Program presented at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) Honors Conference at Cabrini University on March 23. Topics varied among the multiple majors and fields represented, including the shifting ethnic boundaries in...

An honors student sits with a senior at the social

Apr 10, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Honors Students Host Largest Senior Social

Arcadia’s Honors Program held its fifth annual Senior Social on April 5 in Grey Towers Castle. Essentially a prom, the event encourages senior citizens to get out of their skilled care facilities for a night of fun. Students coordinated and ran this year’s event, which was the largest in history...

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 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...

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...