Honors Program

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Oct 3, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Jasmine Henderson ’15: ‘Crossing the Age Divide’ through Shakespeare with Seniors

Transfer-turned-Honors student Jasmine Henderson ’15 is excited to participate in her first service learning experience, a course called Shakespeare with Seniors, which will fulfill Arcadia’s Undergraduate Curriculum requirement for a Global Connections Experience. She’s also nervous to be working...

Apr 11, 2014 Purnell Cropper

TEDxArcadiaUniversity Sets Table for Broad Ideas on Hunger

By CHRISTOPHER SARACHILLI ’14 and JASMINE L. HENDERSON ’15 It may run counter to common sense to think that many residents of one of the most obese cities in America would suffer from hunger. With 25 percent of its population living below the poverty line, though, Philadelphia is not only one of...

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Apr 1, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Attend the Exhibition for Academic Success, April 17

Every year the Arcadia community is in awe of students’ endeavors in and out the classroom. However, often these efforts are confined to one particular classroom. With such exemplary work meriting a larger audience, a new event called the Exhibition for Academic Success has been created. The event...

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Mar 26, 2014 Purnell Cropper

March 30: TEDx Event at Arcadia University Focuses on Feeding America’s Body, Mind, and Soul

Leading experts from the education, health care, artistic, and publishing industries join advocates against hunger to present at TEDxArcadiaUniversity on Sunday, March 30. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Arcadia University in the Commons Great Room. The event’s theme is Feeding...

Mar 18, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Student Volunteers Become Home Cook Heroes

By JAYSON FLORES ’14 While most students were heading home for spring break, executive members of Arcadia for a Better Community (ABC) Shannon Goerke ’12, Kate Slenzak ’15, Jeremy Garcia ’14 and Jayson Flores ’14 gathered groceries and prepared to drive into Philadelphia. They were set to take...

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Jan 30, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Three Honors Students Present at Highly Selective NCHC Conference

In November 2012, three Arcadia University students participated in the 47th Annual Conference of the National Collegiate Honors Council in Boston, Mass. Lucy Jenkins-Young presented a poster titled “Catastrophic Disease as the Greatest U.S. National Security Threat.” Christine Bondira and Aashika...

Nov 20, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Art History Major Brings Arcadia Treasures to Light

By FRANCESCA MAYR ’16 Photography CHRISTINA YEE ’14 The Rilling Collection of African and Asian artifacts had been cooped up in storage since it was given as a gift to the University in 2008. The pieces were kept in the University Archives on the lower level of Landman Library, out of reach of the...

Oct 5, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Mixer Offers New Students Path to Major, Career

The student-run event connected freshmen to Career Education staff and services. By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography KARA WRIGHT ’14 As students attending the Career Education Mixer sank comfortably into the Stein Fireplace Lounge's patterned chairs, Jayson Flores ’14 offered an energetic greeting and a...

Sep 26, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Honors Students, Alumni Meet Their Match at Speed-Networking Event

On Sept. 19, Arcadia University students and alumni filled the spacious Commons Meeting Room for a round robin-style speed-networking event organized by the Honors Program and the Office of Alumni Relations, with guidance from the Office of Career Education. The event launched an ongoing initiative...

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Aug 15, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Newsworks: Arcadia Honors Students Inspire Local Youth Minister, Bolster New Non-Profit

NewsWorks recently reported on a collaboration between Arcadia University Honors students and local youth minister Amy Scalera, which led to the creation of Teen UpRise, a non-profit organization serving local youth in Manayunk and Roxborough. Roxborough resident Amy Scalera has always known that...

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Mar 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Five Faculty Members Awarded SEPCHE Grants for 21st Century Teaching

Several faculty members were awarded grants by the South Eastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) for Building Faculty Capacity for 21st Century Teaching: A SEPCHE/Teagle Initiative, on March 14. "Arcadia faculty are active in pedagogically related research works," says Dr....

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Mar 23, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Record Number of Arcadia Students Present at SEPCHE Honors Conference

A record number of Arcadia University students—41—will present research and creative projects at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium of Higher Education (SEPCHE) Honors Conference on Saturday, March 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Holy Family University. Arcadia's contingent will be the...