Enrollment Management

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Jun 15, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Hall Begins Tenure as Vice President for Enrollment Management

Following a national search, Rakin Hall—a higher education expert with more than 20 years of success and strategic management at institutions such as the University of Utah and the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USC)—was appointed vice president for Enrollment Management. Hall’s...

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Jun 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Announces Unique, Distinctive GAP Year Program for 2020-21 Academic Year

Arcadia University has announced a GAP Year program for the 2020-21 academic year, a unique, innovative, and affordable way for students to earn university credits while acquiring a sense of the Arcadia experience at their own pace. Arcadia’s GAP Year program is distinctive for those students...

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May 20, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Adopts SAT-Optional Policy for Class of 2025

Arcadia University will join more than 1,100 universities and colleges nationwide with a standardized-test optional admissions policy beginning with current high school juniors applying for the Fall 2021 semester. In collaboration with University leadership, a working group of Arcadia faculty,...

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May 18, 2020 Jennifer Retter

Hall Appointed Vice President for Enrollment Management

Following a national search, Rakin Hall—a higher education expert with more than 20 years of success and strategic management at institutions such as the University of Utah and the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USC)—was appointed vice president for Enrollment Management. Hall...

Virtual Scarlet & Grey Day

Daijah Patton Apr 7, 2020 8:00 pm

Virtual Scarlet & Grey Day

As an Arcadia Ambassador and an enrollment management student worker, Scarlet and Grey Day is a huge day for me and the rest of my lovely Admissions office. With the ceasing of face-to-face contact due to COVID-19, this Arcadia tradition was transformed to a pretty awesome platform. As...

Erica Rosenthal Dec 12, 2019 12:14 pm

A Guide to Checking Out Arcadia Before You Commit

When I was looking at schools to apply to, what stood out to me about Arcadia were the many events they held for prospective students. Of course these events are designed to persuade students to choose Arcadia, and in my case, they worked. I especially appreciated the different views I got of...

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Oct 17, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Enrollment Managment Hosts Transfer Pop-In Event Oct. 24

Transferring to a new university can be challenging. That’s why, to help transfer students connect with others who share their new school experiences, Enrollment Management is hosting a Transfer Pop-In event on Thursday, Oct. 24 in Stein Fireplace Lounge from 3 to 5 p.m. At the event, which is...

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Lashanna Bryant Oct 16, 2019 9:53 am

5 Reasons to Be Excited About Open House

Over two years ago, I attended my first Arcadia Open House. I had visited many other schools prior, but I was still incredibly nervous. I knew I really wanted to go to Arcadia, so I wanted everything to be perfect and seamless. I was terrified about the idea of going to college in the first place,...

Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar at Arcadia.

Mar 7, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Hosts Race Historian Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar, author and Charles and Mary Beard professor of History at Rutgers University, discussed female abolitionists and runaway slaves at Arcadia on March 5. After, attendees watched Sisters in Freedom, a documentary on which Dr....

Jan 21, 2019 Collene Pernicello

Fall 2019 Academic Preview Day

Incoming Fall 2019 first-year and transfer students are invited to spend the morning on campus learning more about academics at Arcadia University.  This program will give incoming students and their families an opportunity to learn more about majors and pre-professional programs and hear from...

Feb 16, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Named to Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll

Arcadia University was named to Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)’s 2018 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes excellence in community college transfer pathways. Honorees will be celebrated at the PTK Catalyst, a centennial convention held in Kansas City, Mo. from April 19 to 21. Phi Theta Kappa is an...

Jasmin Ramirez Dec 22, 2017 10:45 am

Alison Venditti, Assistant Director of Enrollment Management

“I have been on Arcadia’s campus since I was 14 years old, but my sister was the one to graduate from Arcadia University. I attended DeSales University and was a student worker and tour guide in the Admissions Office. When I moved back home after graduation, I began job hunting within...