Orientation

Aug 26, 2016 Denise Henhoeffer

Move-In Day 2016
Courtney Horst ’19 sorts and shelves books for Philadelphia READS

Sep 8, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

At Orientation, New Students Make Impact Beyond Campus

For many students beginning college, the first days of the year are a time to gather textbooks, get to know the campus, and put finishing touches on decorating one’s living space. For incoming students at Arcadia University, the first day of the academic year is a time to positively impact...

A group of new students visit Sweet Magnolia in downtown Glenside.

Sep 8, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Glenside Welcomes Class of 2019

For the third consecutive year, the Downtown Glenside Community Partnership held a welcome event for the incoming first-year class. Students walked the length of Easton Road and down Glenside Avenue to visit stores and restaurants that opened their doors, giving tastes and treats to ...

Sep 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Photos: The Class of 2019 Moves In

Oct 9, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Marcella Haddad ’18: ‘These Streets Told Stories’

Marcella Haddad ’18 grew up in one of California’s most culturally rich and diverse cities, San Francisco, so she wasn’t expecting to experience anything new and different on her first trip to Philadelphia. However, Haddad soon discovered that “these streets told stories.” As one tale unfolds...

Sep 7, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Celebrates the New Academic Year with Pomp and Circumstance—and a Party

The 2012 University Convocation was standing room only, as more than 1,000 members of the Arcadia University community broke from their busy schedules to celebrate the new academic year on Aug. 28. Some filed into Kuch Alumni Gymnasium wearing formal academic garb, while others were clad in...

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Aug 30, 2012 Purnell Cropper

The Week in Photos: Viking Edition

Featured Galleries Picnic on Haber Green by Christina Yee ’14 Ice Cream Social by Christina Yee ’14 Meet Arcadia by Josh Blustein Plastik Music Concert by Pedro Leal ’13 Castle Dance  by Pedro Leal ’13 Move-In 2012 by Josh Blustein  

Aug 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

SCVNGR Hunt: New Students Explore Center City Philadelphia

The Class of 2016 and new transfer students scoured the streets of center city Philadelphia on Sunday, Aug. 26. Toting smart phones equipped with Arcadia University’s SCVNGR mobile app, they checked-in at various locations and attempted challenges to earn points and unlock badges to win the first...

Aug 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

48 Students Clear a Path for Creativity with Heart of Camden

The chiming of hammers and crowbars could be heard blocks away. As part of Arcadia University's Day of Service, 48 students traveled to Camden, N.J., to help Heart of Camden create a welcoming space for art and craftsmanship in Waterfront South on Aug. 27. Sleeves rolled, dust masks in place, they...

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Aug 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia University Move-In Day 2012: A Bird's-Eye View

Moving the largest incoming class in school history into residence halls is no small feat—it takes a well coordinated community effort. So Arcadia University faculty, staff and even student-athletes who were on campus early for preseason welcomed the Class of 2016 and new transfer students the best...

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Jun 8, 2012 JoLynne Bremmer

Orientation Leaders Welcome Class of 2016

Summer months usually indicate a time of rest and relaxation for students, but for more than 50 Arcadia upperclassmen, the warm weather means an early return to campus to greet the incoming Class of 2016 and help prepare them for college life. Summer Orientation kicked off today with the first of...

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Jan 31, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Reflections Penn: Hurricane Scatters First Year Doubts, Fosters New Friendships

Reflections Penn (Norristown, Pa.) recently featured an article by Kaylie Granoff ’15, an English major at Arcadia University, who writes of the first chaotic days of her college experience. In addition to dealing with the tempest of acclimating to a new college environment and lifestyle, Granoff...