Commencement

Apr 26, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Smith to Receive Michael L. Berger Faculty Scholars and Artists Prize

Dr. Sheryl Smith, associate professor of Biology, has been selected as the 2016 Michael L. Berger Faculty Scholars and Artists Prize recipient at Arcadia University. Dr. Smith is the second faculty member to receive this award, which was introduced by friends of Provost Emeritus...

Mar 14, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Haber, Reedy to Receive Honorary Degrees, Address Graduates at Arcadia University Commencements

Lois Haber ’71, retired CEO and President of Delaware Valley Financial Services, and Gary M. Reedy, CEO of the American Cancer Society, will each receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree and address graduating students at Arcadia University’s 2016 Commencement ceremonies. Ms. Haber will...

Jan 18, 2016 Denise Henhoeffer

2016 DPT Commencement

Jun 15, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Siskind Receives 2015 Lloyd M. Abernethy Faculty Outstanding Service Award

At this year’s May Graduate Commencement, Dr. Peter Siskind, assistant professor of history and chair of the historical and political studies department, received the 2015 Lloyd M. Abernethy Faculty Outstanding Service Award, presented every two years to a full-time faculty member or professional...

May 19, 2015 Denise Henhoeffer

Photos: 2015 Graduate Commencement

May 18, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Class of 2015 Poised to Impact the World

Against a backdrop of blue skies and Grey Towers Castle, nearly 500 students received baccalaureate degrees at Arcadia’s 2015 Undergraduate Commencement on May 15. The previous evening, approximately 400 graduate students received master's and doctoral degrees. Deogratias Niyizonkiza, founder of...

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Mar 24, 2015 jretter Retter

Niyizonkiza, Vitetta to Address Graduates at 2015 Commencement

Deogratias Niyizonkiza, founder and CEO of Village Health Works in the African country of Burundi, and Francis G. Vitetta, retired chairman and CEO of VITETTA, will address degree recipients and earn honorary degrees at Arcadia University’s 2015 Commencement ceremonies. Vitetta will address master’...

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May 23, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Video: Undergraduate Commencement Recap

Read more about the event. Watch video of the complete graduate and undergraduate Commencement ceremonies.

Apr 2, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Developer of ‘Reading Rainbow’ Ellen Schecter and Philanthropist Gerri Aaron to Address Candidates at Arcadia University Commencements

Ellen Schecter, author, producer, and educator who has written or collaborated on many multi-award-winning television series for children and families including Reading Rainbow, will address baccalaureate degree candidates at Arcadia University’s undergraduate Commencement on Friday, May 16, 2014....

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Jun 21, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Commencement Tradition: The Symbolism of International Sashes (Video)

In 2003, Arcadia University started a Commencement tradition—group photos of students who participated in a global experience. In the photos, and during graduate and undergraduate Commencement ceremonies, students can be seen wearing study abroad sashes representing the country or countries in...

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May 21, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Graduates Urged to Follow Dreams, ‘Lean In,’ Adapt and Make a Difference

“When you want something badly enough, never take no for an answer,” stated honorary degree recipient Trudy Rubin at Arcadia University’s undergraduate Commencement on Friday, May 17. A picturesque spring day served as a backdrop as 475 students received baccalaureate degrees. The previous day,...

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Jun 8, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Praetzel Embarks on Coast-to-Coast Run

By Chris Macchi ’12 Chris Praetzel ’12 arrived on campus in August 2008 destined to make a splash. Four years later, having earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sports Psychology, he has embarked on a new journey. A week after delivering an inspirational speech to his classmates at their graduation...