Campus News

Alison Berk

Apr 16, 2019 Caitlin Burns

DOJ Grant Allows Arcadia to Appoint Berk as Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator

Alison Berk, sexual violence prevention coordinator, joined the Arcadia community on March 14 to provide additional expertise in building a better prevention and advocacy network for sexual assault and dating violence. The position was added as part of the three-year, $300,000 grant by the Office...

An honors student sits with a senior at the social

Apr 10, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Honors Students Host Largest Senior Social

Arcadia’s Honors Program held its fifth annual Senior Social on April 5 in Grey Towers Castle. Essentially a prom, the event encourages senior citizens to get out of their skilled care facilities for a night of fun. Students coordinated and ran this year’s event, which was the largest in history...

Arcadia volunteers in Puerto Rico

Apr 9, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s Alternative Spring Break Helps Rebuild Homes in Puerto Rico

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 As more than 275 Arcadia students and co-leaders headed to destinations around the world on Preview, a group of 16 students, alumni, and staff headed for Yabucoa, Puerto Rico to spend their spring break providing hurricane relief through the Community and Civic...

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Apr 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates a Year of Progress

The UKnighted celebration opened with a dynamic video highlighting the work faculty, staff, students, and alumni accomplished throughout this past year under the leadership of President Ajay Nair. “As I’ve said, it is not my desire to merely have aspirational values,” said Dr. Nair...

Students in the Artist in the Community course

Apr 4, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Community Service Efforts Showcased in “Art of the Syllabus” Exhibition

On Thursday, April 11, join students in “The Artist in the Community” university seminar for “The Art of the Syllabus,” an exhibition comprised of art projects that student worked on while volunteering at local organizations throughout the semester. See how art and community service intersect...

Rebecca Kohn & Andrew Goretsky present Claire Murtha with an award

Apr 3, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Academic Achievement at Honors Convocation

Arcadia University celebrated academic achievement and scholastic excellence at the 2019 Honors Convocation on March 30. More than 1,000 students earned distinguished honors and honors in the spring and fall 2018, and 59 student and faculty awards were presented. President Ajay Nair addressed...

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Apr 2, 2019 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University Announces Collaborative Hemp Research Project

Arcadia University is developing a collaborative research program with Agri-Kind Hemp, a Chester County-based corporation. The first phase of the collaboration, beginning in April 2019, will focus on conducting growth and harvest comparisons of different industrial hemp seed/clonal varieties and...

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Mar 29, 2019 Caitlin Burns

NASPA Names Allyship Award for President Nair

NASPA, the student affairs administrators in higher education organization, has named its Outstanding Allyship Award after Arcadia University president Dr. Ajay Nair. The award honors an individual who has demonstrated a significant commitment to building bridges, coalition, and allyship for the...

Honorary degree recipients Drs. Arkoosh and Brown

Mar 29, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Drs. Arkoosh, Brown to Receive Honorary Degrees at Arcadia University Commencements, May 16 & 17

Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners and physician anesthesiologist, and Dr. Michael S. Brown, regental professor of Molecular Genetics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Nobel Prize laureate, will receive honorary doctoral degrees at...

Students and faculty in Physician Assistant work together

Mar 28, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Physician Assistant Program Ranked 3rd in PA, 46th in Nation

In a ranking released by U.S. News and World Report on March 12, Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant (PA) program was ranked third in Pennsylvania and 46th in the nation– an increase of over 30 percent from U.S. News’ last such rankings in 2015. Arcadia’s program is one of only 18 in...

Choi painting the mural

Mar 28, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Choi ’19 Paints Mural in Boyer

For her Honors project, Writing and Graphic Design major Rebecca Choi ’19 painted a mural for the Biology Department. The mural, which Choi began in the summer of 2018, will be finished in the spring semester. The design includes a variety of colorful, nature-themed images, including plants,...