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The dancing dragons on stage in the Great Room as part of Lunar New Year.

Feb 28, 2019 Natavan Werbock

Knight Vision: February 2019
Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar leans against a wall in a headshot image.

Feb 28, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Armstrong Dunbar, Author of Never Caught, Discusses Female Abolitionists at Women’s History Month Kickoff Event

In honor of Women’s History Month, Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar, author and Charles and Mary Beard professor of History at Rutgers University, will speak about her research on female abolitionists and escaped slaves in Philadelphia on Tuesday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in the University Commons Great Room...

A New Alumni Directory is Coming!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 08:00

Over the next few months, our partner, Publishing Concepts (PCI), will contact Arcadia alumni via postcard, phone call, and email. The Arcadia University Alumni Association is working with PCI to collect and update the contact information on our more than 30,000 alumni worldwide.

The extensive directory—our first updated version since 2015—will be available in both hardcover and digital... Read More

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Three students perform a scene from Crimes of the Heart.

Feb 25, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Theater Showcases Adaptability in Three Productions Spring Semester

Arcadia University Theater presents three diverse productions in the Spring 2019 semester at the Spruance Fine Arts Center Mainstage and Grey Towers Castle. Productions run Thursday to Saturday at 8 p.m. with matinee performances on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Through March 3, students will...

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Feb 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Bhukhanwala Launches Arcadia's Online Early Childhood Education Program Pathway with William Penn Foundation Grant

The role of early childhood education professionals is changing, and Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala, associate professor of Education and director of early childhood/elementary education programs, is putting Arcadia on the forefront of providing undergraduate degrees for these incumbent professionals who...

Dr. Shandell speaks to a group about his book.

Feb 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Shandell’s New Book Focuses on African American Theater in the 1940s and 50s

Dr. Jonathan Shandell, associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, discussed themes and the artist’s struggle during a reading and signing of his recent book, The American Negro Theatre and the Long Civil Rights Era, on Feb. 13. The American Negro Theatre, a theater in Harlem during the...

Student writes suggestion on window of Curriculum Lab

Feb 19, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students Bring Curriculum Lab into 21st Century Education Space

At the back of Landman Library’s first floor, in a room with windows covered in multicolored writing, lies an Arcadia “best-kept secret”— the Curriculum Lab, a space providing Education students with teaching resources. Students in the Education 411 class, “Designing Learning Environments,”...

Arcadia Basketball Knight Out in Alumni Gym - Wear white to ice the competition

Feb 18, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Feb. 21: Men's Basketball Hosts Semifinals

Support men's basketball on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in Kuch as they vie for a shot at the conference championship. Students: Stop by the Chat at 6:15 p.m. tonight and Wednesday for giveaways, music, and a selfie station with the Knight. Wear white for our "knight-outs" to...

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Feb 13, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Sink One’s Battleship with Landman Library’s Games

The Landman Library now offers an assortment of classic board games for members of the Arcadia community to enjoy. Whether you’re playing in the library or taking it home, games can be checked out for up to one week. Available games include backgammon, Battleship, checkers, chess, Codenames,...

Students in the Ireland GFS course investigate the details of the countryside.

Feb 7, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Ireland GFS Students Host Art Exhibition Inspired by International Experience

Students in last year’s “Inspired by the View: The Beauty and Boldness of Ireland” Global Field Study (GFS) will showcase their art and music inspired by the course on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Elcy’s Cafe in Glenside from 2:30 to 4 p.m. The opening reception will include a live instrumental performance...

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Feb 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates African American History Month

Arcadia University will celebrate African American History Month with a variety of events this month, including a concert, book reading and signing, and a youth oratorical competition.    Book Reading and Signing with Dr. Shandell Wednesday, Feb. 13, 5 to 7 p.m. Stein Fireplace...

Clients work with students and faculty at Dan Aaron Stay Fit Exercise program

Feb 4, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Stay Fit Program Supported by Parkinson Council

Dr. Janet Readinger ’07DPT, assistant professor of Physical Therapy and associate director of Clinical Education, received a $17,000 grant from the Parkinson Council to support the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Exercise program, designed to help community members with Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s...