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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 15, 2020 Andrea Walls

Arcadia Celebrates 40 Under 40 Alumni Honorees

Arcadia University is proud to announce its biennial “40 Under 40” for 2020. This is the second class of extraordinary professionals under the age of 40 who are making strides in their careers to shape the future of the industries they serve, to bring change to their local and global communities,...

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May 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Alumni Association Elects Two New Council Members

The Arcadia University Alumni Association Leadership Council will welcome two new members: Maya Johnson ’97 and Stacey Downey ’88. Both begin their tenure on June 1. Voting for the Leadership Council election opened on April 17 and continued until May 1. During that time, members of the Arcadia...

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May 7, 2020 Andrea Walls

In Memoriam: Walter E. Blankley

Walter E. Blankley, a beloved member of the Arcadia University community and husband of Life Trustee Rosemary Deniken Blankley ’57, ’06H, passed away on April 27. Together for 67 years, Walter and Rosemary established an extraordinary legacy at Arcadia, defined by a lifetime commitment to higher...

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May 6, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Collaborates with Senator Haywood for Online Social Change Course

Arcadia University and Pennsylvania State Senator Art Haywood are offering a free, self-guided learning opportunity for area high school students interested in social change. Dr. Alison LaLond Wyant, director of the Office of Social Impact and Innovation, and Senator Haywood are co-instructing...

Planning for the Fall

May 5, 2020
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 17:00

Dear Colleagues, 

I hope that you are approaching the end of the spring semester with a sense of accomplishment and relief. The way you’ve worked together to complete the semester and meet the needs of our students has been inspiring to witness. Thank you for all of your energy and effort.

I want to share an assessment of our current situation and vision for the fall semester... Read More

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Apr 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Members Create Masks for Those in Need

Members of the Arcadia community continue to step up in the fight against COVID-19. With Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and masks as some of the biggest needs, Arcadia students, faculty, staff, and alumni have pulled out their sewing machines and needles to make over 1,000 masks. After the...

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Apr 27, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Community Supports Students in Need Through Arcadia Food Pantry

As the Arcadia University community quickly adapted to the changing educational landscape during coronavirus, departments and offices didn’t forget their dedication to students in need. Throughout the academic year, Knights for Nutrition food pantry serves undergraduate and graduate students who...

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Apr 22, 2020 Andrea Walls

Henning Provides Wellness, Mental Health Services for Arcadia Community

Final Exam Week is a stressful time for students. It happens each spring and fall when students pour everything they have learned during the semester into measurable assessments. With the pressure to turn in their best academic performance, students often feel anxiety, stress, and worry...

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Apr 16, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Hornig ’23 Explores University Sustainability Efforts as Honors Project

Psychology major Jessica Hornig ’23, a self-professed tree-hugger, wondered: How is Arcadia contributing to a sustainable future? So, for her honors program passion project, she embarked on a journey to learn about the University’s hidden environmental features.  In consulting with Tom...

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Apr 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

The 8th Annual Coming Out Show Goes Virtual

This year’s 8th annual Coming Out Show, created by the “Coming Out” University Seminar, will transition to an online showcase. The course typically culminates with a celebration featuring artwork presentations inspired by the coming out narratives of Arcadia community members, but due to social...