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Feb 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Welcomes Expert of Freedom of Expression for UKnighted Event Feb. 22

Dr. Sigal Ben-Porath, professor of Education, Political Science, and Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, will address the Arcadia community during the Open Expression Task Force’s “Freedom of Speech on Campus” UKnighted event on Friday, Feb. 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Common’s Great Room...

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Feb 1, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Loury Nominated for “Black History in the Making” Award, Appointed to Philadelphia Defenders Association Board

Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology and director of Pan-African Studies, was honored at a Jan. 21 reception by One Village Alliance as the 2019 Black History in the Making (BHIM) Legacy Award. The award honors remarkable role models and mentors who both embody the values of Dr....

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Jan 31, 2019 Andrea Walls

Black Box Theater Receives Grant

The Arcadia Foundation awarded a $91,000 grant to the University for the renovation of the Black Box Theater in support of Arcadia’s growing Theater Arts program. The grant will transform this performance space, dedicated by the Class of 1968 in celebration of its 45-year reunion, for emerging...

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Jan 31, 2019 Natavan Werbock

Knight Vision: January 2019
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Jan 31, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Engineering Students Earn Scholarship for Washington University Winter Program

Arcadia University Mathematics and Pre-Engineering students Talha Zaid Kiani ’20 and Muhammad Moiz Saeed ’20 traveled to Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. during winter break to explore university options for the 3+2 program. Each received a new departmental scholarship to fund the experience...

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Jan 25, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Knights for Nutrition Food Pantry Reopens for Spring 2019 Semester

The Knights for Nutrition Food Pantry will reopen on Monday, Jan. 28 at 12:30 p.m. in Knight Hall room 110. The pantry’s spring semester hours are Mondays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 3 to 6 p.m. Students who visit the pantry during the first week of its reopening will be entered...

Dr. Kim Dean with Egyptian STEM students and members of the STESSA project.

Jan 24, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Awarded USAID Sub-Contract for STEM Educator Curriculum Development in Egypt

Arcadia University will be one of the key developers of a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teacher education program. The University has received a sub-contract from a $24.2 million award from United States Agency for International Development. The project, STEM...

Jan 22, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Graduates Largest DPT Class in Its History

Frigid temperatures couldn’t stop the celebration of the 18th annual Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) commencement on Sunday, Jan. 20. With 188 students, the Class of 2019 was the largest DPT class in the University’s history, including graduates of the Orthopaedic Residency and Transitional DPT...

Ellington Beavers Award Presentation: Non-binary Bodies, Spaces, and Selves in Long Nineteenth Century American Gothic Fiction

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 10:45

Ellington Beavers Award for Intellectual Inquiry recipient Lawrence Lorraine Mullen '19MFA will present their research, "Non-binary Bodies, Spaces, and Selves in Long Nineteenth Century American Gothic Fiction," to the University community on Jan. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Castle Dining Room.

Using two nineteenth century texts, The Hermaphrodite and ... Read More

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President Ajay Nair speaks to faculty and staff during his presentation

Jan 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Draft Vision Statement, High-impact Projects Presented at Jan. 15 Campuswide Faculty Senate Meeting

At a Jan. 15 campuswide Faculty Senate meeting, more than 100 Arcadia community members heard from President Ajay Nair and UKnighted committee leaders on several highly important initiatives, including the University vision statement, the development of Arcadia’s next strategic plan, and potential...

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Jan 8, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Actuarial Science Earns Advanced Curriculum Status

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) announced Arcadia’s Actuarial Science program earned the Universities and Colleges with Actuarial Programs (UCAP) - Advanced Curriculum status. Many employers require students to pass two of the four SOA exams upon graduation. Arcadia’s program, which previously...

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Dec 20, 2018 Natavan Werbock

Knight Vision: December 2018