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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...

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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...

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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...

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.

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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....