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Five students at computers with the Arcadia esports logo to the right side.

Aug 7, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Esports Promotes Gender Inclusion and Diversity

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Recent data from the analytics platform Playgroundz shows that 78 percent of esports teams have no female players among their ranks, yet women comprise half of all video game players. Despite the dominance of male players in the field, Arcadia Esports stands out among its...

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Aug 5, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Equestrian Team Rallies Behind Alumna and Former Coach

On July 22, Amber Jewell ’04 gave birth to her second son, Levi Clemmer. Approximately 27 hours later, on July 23, the barn housing 16 of the 40 horses at her farm burned to the ground. “It was about 10 minutes to 11 a.m. when my mom called me about it,” said Jewell, who was still in the...

Headshots of Danny Shoy Jr., Kevin Shollenberger, and Dr. Kyle Kammerle

Jul 31, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Three Elected to Arcadia University’s Board of Trustees

Arcadia University is proud to announce that Danny Shoy, president and CEO of the East Lake Foundation; Kevin Shollenberger ’88, vice provost for Student Health and Well-Being at Johns Hopkins University; and Dr. Kyle Kammerle ’17, ’20DPT, adjunct professor of Biology at Arcadia University and...

Amanda and Tom Clark with their three children sitting in truck bed.

Jul 15, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Razler ’00 Photographs Glenside Locals for the #FrontPorchProject

Riding through Glenside on her bicycle, photographer Melissa Razler ’00 has captured scenes of local families as a part of the #FrontPorchProject, a viral hashtag that features family photos taken during the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of the project is to connect neighbors who have been...

A collage as part of Loeffler's mail art

Jul 14, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Loeffler Sends Positivity Through Mail Art Project

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Carole Loeffler, associate professor and chair of Visual and Performing Arts, created a mail art project titled “symbols of hope” in order to support the United States Postal Service during the COVID-19 pandemic. For the project, Loeffler crafted collages on her handmade...

Various fruits and vegetables laid out on a white cloth

Jul 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Public Health Students Explore Sustainable Farming

“Solutionaries at Pennypack Farm focus on growing local produce to provide to the community, as well as farming education so others can grow produce sustainably,” writes Public Health students Vasavi Veerapaneni ’22M, MPH, Talia Williams ’20MPH, Emily Delnero ’22M, MPH, and Ashleigh Kozicz ’22M,...

Screenshot of the Campus 360 tour at castle with Knight in front.

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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Jul 7, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Department of Art and Design Hosts “____with ____” Series

The Department of Art and Design will host the  “____with ____” series, a collection of Zoom activities to reconnect with Arcadia faculty and community members throughout July.   Thursday, July 9 Chat with Carole 7 p.m. on Zoom Discuss the plans for next semester and ask...

Woman gives tour of nature preserve

Jul 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Herbalism the Focus of Public Health Student Project

“From stocking our kitchens to being at-home remedies for maladies like pain or infection, the need for plants has been apparent since the dawn of time,”  writes Public Health students Joshua Leland ’22M, MPH, Rena Ogino ’22M, MPH, and Lauren Pianucci ’22M, MPH in their recent multimedia...

Office of the President: Preparing for Fall 2020

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 11:15

Dear Arcadia Community,

This is an unprecedented time in our University’s history as we prepare for welcoming students and community members this fall. I want to thank all of the faculty and staff who have organized and worked throughout the spring and summer to ensure the Arcadia experience is All-Modes Ready. As we finalize our plans, we will centralize information online at... Read More

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Jun 22, 2020 Andrea Walls

Arcadia University Announces Alumni Association Award Honorees

Each year, Arcadia alumni are celebrated for outstanding achievement and contributions in their profession, their community, their classes, and their alma mater. The Alumni Association Honors Committee reviews nomination forms submitted by fellow Arcadia graduates and makes their selections before...

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Jun 19, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Innovate to Thrive Challenge Selects Four Ideas from Community Submissions

Four ideas were selected as finalists to move to the next stage of the Innovate to Thrive Challenge, which will include different steps for each of the ideas. Congratulations to Helene Klein, assistant dean for Honors and Accelerated Programs, who submitted two finalist ideas; Jan Finn, associate...