Honors Program

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May 26, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Alumna, Students Receive Ellington Beavers Award for Intellectual Inquiry

An Arcadia University alumna and several students have received Ellington Beavers Awards for Intellectual Inquiry to support their research projects.  Layla Darian 22DPT, 22MPH was awarded $987 for her project, “Mujeres en Movimiento: El Camino al Bienestar (Women in Motion: The Path to...

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Mar 30, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University TEDx Event, April 14: Beyond the Mask

The final TEDx Arcadia University conference – an event where speakers share “ideas worth spreading” – will be Thursday, April 14, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Following the theme “Beyond the Mask,” the conference will explore topics including societal norms and criminal and social justice. Registration is...

Students in the Honors program at the campus Bee Hive.

Patrick Ensmenger Mar 25, 2022 11:25 am

Unique Ways to Get Involved on Campus

You might know Arcadia for its international education opportunities or the beauty of the campus—but do you know how many exciting ways you can be part of the Arcadia community, beyond joining clubs? Here are a few of my favorites. Academic Research Before attending Arcadia, you may believe...

Mar 15, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

April 5: Reynoso-Morris ’12, Ruiz-Whalen to Speak on Shaping Communities at Pioneer Series Event

Arcadia University alumna Alyssa Reynoso-Morris ’12 and Dara Ruiz-Whalen will be featured speakers when the University’s Honors Program hosts its annual Pioneer Series event at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5. This year’s event, which is focused on shaping communities locally and abroad, will be held in...

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...

Because Arcadia blogger Mia Woo recording a vlog

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.