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Arcadia University professor Dr. Ryan Zarzycki explains connection of the knee

Oct 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Hybrid DPT Students Visit Campus for First Time for Immersion Experience

On Oct. 8, the first hybrid cohort of Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students arrived on campus at Arcadia University for a weeklong on-campus visit to work with cadavers and practice hands-on skills from what they had learned online since classes began on Aug. 24.   The nationally ranked...

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Oct 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Rosoff Meets with Swedish Students About 2020 Election

Dr. Nancy G. Rosoff, dean of graduate and undergraduate studies, recently engaged with a group of high school students in Linköping, Sweden to discuss the experience of being an American voter. The students are in their first year at Berzeliusskolan gymnasium, in a three-year natural science...

Floral postcards designed by Arcadia University professor Betsey Batchelor

Oct 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Batchelor Uses Art to Promote Democratic Voting

“In 2018, I had a call to action to combat this political despair,” said Betsey Batchelor, associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts at Arcadia University, who has joined thousands of other activists encouraging Democrats to vote in the upcoming election through Postcards to Voters. “While...

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Oct 22, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Psychology Students Take Second Place in Social Engineering Competition

By Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 Arcadia Psychology students Jill Brennan ’22, Michael McCoy ’22, Jassika Riad ’22, and Najae Jaylen Owens-Boone ’21 took home silver in a social engineering competition hosted by Temple University, held virtually from Oct. 2 to 5.  “There were only six teams...

Arcadia University alumna Danielle Frank

Oct 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Frank ’12 Finds Her Passion Working with Disability Support Services

As a student at Arcadia University, Danielle Frank ’12 found her calling in Disability Support Services in the Office of Academic Development.  As a Sociology major, Frank had wanted to become a guidance counselor. However, after working in the Office of Academic Development, she discovered...

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Policy Awareness

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 11:45

Dear Arcadia Community,

Most of you know that the Policy Library serves as the official, centralized repository for all University Policies. This helps us to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations; reduce institutional risk; provide consistency; and establish responsibilities and accountability. But, did you know that University Policies also play... Read More

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Presidential Announcement: Update on Spring 2021 Semester

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 17:00

Dear Arcadia Community, 

This fall, we made a difficult decision to begin the 2020-21 academic year fully online to protect the Arcadia community’s health and safety. Since the fall semester began, we have made significant progress with the early phases of our campus reopening plan, including having small groups of students engaging in highly controlled, in-person learning opportunities... Read More

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Oct 20, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Broccardi ’24 Combines Love of Science and Art in Astrophotography

One night last summer, Computing Technology major Paul Broccardi ’24, while bored, started photographing through his telescope in his backyard. Just four months later, he invested in a computerized telescope and software to help improve his astrophotography skills. Astrophotography, also...

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Oct 19, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Graphic Design Students Get Real World Experience with Ambler Theater

Going to the movies might be a little different these days, but Arcadia’s senior graphic design students are collaborating with the Ambler Theater to ensure the show goes on.  Courtney Skolka '21, Madison Cline '21, Christopher Reistle '21, Mya Brown '21, and Davida (Vi) Derry...

Book cover of How to Be an Anti-Racist by Dr. Kendi

Oct 15, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Kendi Inspires Class of 2024 During Virtual Common Read

At the Arcadia University Common Read event on Oct. 12, held virtually this year, first-year students and members of the campus community heard from Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Anti-Racist.  Dr. Kendi, a New York Times best-selling author and Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the...

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Oct 14, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Manzella Adapts Printmaking Class for Virtual Learning

What do you get when you combine an etching needle, a plexiglass plate, ink, a shopping cart wheel, and paper towels? An intaglio press—just one of the three portable presses that Adjunct Professor of Visual and Fine Arts Jennifer Manzella built and mailed to students in her Advanced Printmaking...

Arcadia students creating a tactical plan for the Arcadia Votes initiative.

Oct 14, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Votes Awarded Grants to Encourage Voter Turnout

By Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 Arcadia Votes, which aims to increase the University community’s voter registration and participation, has received two grants to support a final push before Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The grants, totaling $2,000 from the Students Learn Students Vote Fall...