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Jul 16, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Celebrating 20 Years as Arcadia University

“Our resident assistant (RA) told us that we needed to meet in the chat—now room 107 in the Dining Hall—at midnight,” Assistant Dean of Student Success Bre Donnelly ’04 recalls about the night of Nov. 20, 2000. “It had long been rumored that there was going to be a name change. It was a very unique...

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Jul 8, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Innovates Campus Tour

As COVID-19 forced us to socially distance this spring, Arcadia was innovating about how prospective students could tour campus in bloom and learn about all that the University has to offer. In that spirit, the University launched its first campus online and driving tours on April 3. Viewers...

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Apr 7, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s Grey Towers Castle Crowned as Best Wedding Venue in Montgomery County

A location fit for royalty, Arcadia University’s Grey Towers Castle was voted Best Wedding Venue in Montgomery County in a public vote by MontcoHappenings, as released on March 27. This is the first time the National Historic Landmark, located in Glenside, Pa., was included in the voting process....

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Jan 31, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Engages in Collaborative Branding Initiative

Call it serendipitous: This year, Arcadia is launching a collaborative branding initiative that will bring “20/20 Arcadia in Focus” clarity to the University’s place within the higher education landscape. It's been nearly 20 years since community members engaged in such a process and...

Arcadia University receives Community Service Award.

Dec 5, 2019 Andrea Walls

Cheltenham Commissioners Present Community Award to Arcadia Staff

On Nov. 20, the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners presented Arcadia staff with the Community Service Award for helping to organize special events in the Downtown Glenside Business District. “With deep appreciation for your unmatched dedication, loyalty, commitment, and contributions to...

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Nov 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Explores Year-Round Campus Usage

University representatives from University Relations, Conference and Event Services, Student Affairs, Facilities, Athletics, and Metz Dining Services participated in a panel discussion, 'Maximizing Year-Round Campus Usage,' on Nov. 14 in Radnor, Pa., which was sponsored by Philadelphia Area...

Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar at Arcadia.

Mar 7, 2019 Jen 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....

Feb 1, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Viewbook Earns Student Recruitment Award

The Arcadia University Viewbook, designed by University Relations’ Creative Manager Natasha Torrence, earned a 2018 CASE District II Accolades Award in the “Student Recruitment: Individual Pieces” category. The bronze CASE award celebrates fresh ideas, creative concept development, and...

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Sep 6, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

In Inquirer, DiPrinzio Talks Email Literacy

Dan DiPrinzio, director of Communications in the Office of University Relations, published “It’s OK to seem literate in your emails” in the Sept. 2 Philadelphia Inquirer. After an editorial last year on the exclamation mark, DiPrinzio addresses how some use all lowercase lettering in business...

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Apr 12, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Impacts Pennsylvania Economy by $182 Million

According to a report by the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP), Arcadia University impacted the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s economy by more than $100 million in 2014 through community spending, payroll taxes, construction costs, and institutional...

Sep 30, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia Unveils What’s New with University News

Arcadia’s news has a new home. Earlier this summer, all Arcadia-centric news, event recaps, award recognitions, Provost’s Plaudits, and student highlights started being housed at At the news landing page, you’ll find a mosaic curated from the most popular stories; recent...

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Aug 14, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

In Editorial, DiPrinzio Addresses the Exclamation Point

Daniel DiPrinzio, director of communications, published “Goodbye, Exclamation Point” in the Aug. 9 Philadelphia Inquirer. The editorial was reprinted in the Chicago Tribune, Tampa Bay Times, and outlets in Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina,...