Commencement

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May 27, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates 2020 Grad-AWAY-tion

The Arcadia community gathered on the ‘virtual’ Green to recognize the Class of 2020 to acknowledge each member and confer degrees in a grad-AWAY-tion celebration on Friday, May 15.    On the Arcadia 2020 Commencement website, graduates and their friends and family could hear...

Caitlin Joyce May 19, 2020 7:51 pm

On to the Next Story

While I knew the day would eventually come when I would compose my final blog post for Because Arcadia, I admittedly did not expect to be saying goodbye on such unique terms. As I am writing this, I am living in the same Arcadia apartment that has housed me through junior and senior year, yet the...

87 Knights to Commencement

Jessica Derr May 13, 2020 6:46 pm

A Toast to the Class of 2020

I have always tried to glean some silver lining out of hardship, but it seems facetious to do so when the world is still very much in the thick of these trying times. That said, I think we can all agree that this semester has ended with the gravitas of a deflating balloon (from the...

Two students in caps and gowns with the Knight in front of Grey Towers Castle

May 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Perseverance and Dedication at 2019 Commencement Ceremonies

On May 16 and 17, the 892 members of the Class of 2019 crossed the stage on Haber Green and began their journeys as alumni of Arcadia University at the 163rd annual Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies. In total, 118 doctorate, 325 master’s, and 449 bachelor’s degrees were awarded to...

Honorary degree recipients Drs. Arkoosh and Brown

Mar 29, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Drs. Arkoosh, Brown to Receive Honorary Degrees at Arcadia University Commencements, May 16 & 17

Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners and physician anesthesiologist, and Dr. Michael S. Brown, regental professor of Molecular Genetics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Nobel Prize laureate, will receive honorary doctoral degrees at...

Overhead photo of Haber Green, Grey Towers Castle, and University Commons.

William Snell Feb 19, 2019 4:52 pm

7 Things Arcadia Taught Me

Rewind four years ago: I was a high school senior who had no clue where he would end up. A high school senior with big dreams and lots of plans, but no means of executing those plans. I was about to make one of the most important decisions in my life by choosing Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa...

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May 29, 2018 Natavan Werbock

Knight Vision: Undergraduate Commencement 2018
Female students waving excitedly as they process into gym.

May 29, 2018 Natavan Werbock

Knight Vision: Graduate Commencement 2018

May 21, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Class of 2018 Ready to Lead

The spirits of 1,000 students earning doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees could not be dampened by the threat of rain during the 162nd Arcadia University Commencement ceremonies on May 17 and 18 at Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. At Thursday evenings Graduate Commencement Ceremony, 490...

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May 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

‘Philadelphia Inquirer’ Highlights Dr. Chauhan, Brown as Commencement Speakers

On May 7, The Philadelphia Inquirer announced Commencement speakers at local universities, including honorary degree recipients Hank Brown ’18H, former senator from Colorado, and Dr. Suneet Chauhan ’79, ’18H, professor at the University of Texas Health McGovern Medical School. Brown spoke at the...

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Apr 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Holds First Lavender Ceremony May 17

By Caitlin Joyce '20   Arcadia University will hold its first Lavender Ceremony, an event celebrating LGBTQIA+ and gender non-conforming students in the Class of 2018, on Thursday, May 17.   Both undergraduate and graduate students are invited to be recognized. Participants will...

Mar 21, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Suneet P. Chauhan, Former Senator Hank Brown to Address Graduates at 2018 Commencements

Suneet P. Chauhan '79, M.D., professor at the University of Texas Health McGovern Medical School, and Hank Brown, J.D., former U.S. Senator and Representative of Colorado, will receive honorary doctoral degrees and address graduates at Arcadia’s 2018 Commencement ceremonies. Dr. Chauhan will...