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Arcadia University staff Alison Berk

Feb 19, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Office of Sexual and Gender-based Violence Prevention and Education Resources

In February 2019, Alison Berk joined Arcadia as the first coordinator of the University’s Office of Sexual and Gender-based Violence Prevention and Education, which was established through the University’s receipt of a three-year, $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice, Office on Violence...

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Feb 17, 2021 Caitlin Burns

University Advancement Earns Gold for Jones Poundstone Society

Arcadia University is proud to announce that its Division of University Advancement earned prestigious recognition from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), winning gold and bronze District II Accolade Awards relating to the Jones Poundstone Society (JPS).  The JPS...

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Feb 17, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Reistle ’21 Builds Design Portfolio Through Competitions

Chris Reistle ’21, Studio Art major with a concentration in Graphic Design and a minor in Marketing, always finds ways to fit his love of art into music and sports.  Since the pandemic, his opportunities to combine those passions with professional experience took off through...

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Feb 17, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Art History Enthusiasts Society to Meet Virtually

Art history enthusiasts now have their own club on campus, after the Art History Enthusiasts Society (AHES) was approved at the Dec. 1 Student Government Organization (SGO) meeting. AHES President and Art History and History dual major Julia Maurer ’23 said that the club is designed to provide...

Arcadia University alumnus Steven McCreery

Feb 16, 2021 Caitlin Burns

McCreery ’20 Monitors COVID Patients in One-of-a-Kind Virtual Response Center

As hospitals continue to combat COVID-19, Political Science graduate Steven McCreery ’20 has taken on a unique role as a virtual monitoring tech for St. Luke's University Health Network in their virtual response center in Allentown, Pa. With the center’s opening on Dec. 19, McCreery is among the...

Arcadia University student athlete Emily Cruz-Pineda

Feb 11, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Cruz-Pineda ’21 Finds Identity Through Study Abroad and Service

By Katherine Haines '21 Emily Cruz-Pineda ’21 started her college journey at Arcadia as undecided on her major. Coming from a family of educators, she decided on Education with a minor in Spanish, although she knew being in front of a classroom wasn’t something she wanted in a career. ...

Arcadia University professor Alex Otieno

Feb 11, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Otieno Examines Health Disparities and Human Rights

This semester, Alex Otieno, assistant professor of Sociology, is continuing his long standing concerns around recognizing and promoting the role of culture and institutions in facilitating and, sometimes, resisting social transformation.  He is using his courses and role as co-facilitator...

Winter Safety at Arcadia University

On behalf of the Office of Human Resources
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 11:15

Winter can be a very beautiful time of year, but it can also be very dangerous due to wet and slippery surfaces, cold temperatures, and more hours of darkness. Snow and ice-related falls in parking lots, steps, and brick walkways account for a fair percentage of work-related injuries.  To avoid becoming a statistic, here are some tips that will help our community have a safe, happy, and... Read More

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Feb 4, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Hidden Opponent Chapter Formed for Student Athlete Mental Health Advocacy

By Katherine Haines '21 Arcadia’s student athletes battle opponents on the court and in the field, but the hidden opponent is one that should not be overlooked.  The Hidden Opponent chapter at Arcadia was approved at the Dec. 1 meeting of the Student Government Organization (SGO) to be a...

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Feb 4, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Acosta’s Experience Helps Prospective Students and Leads to College 101 Workshop Series

As a first-generation college student, Financial Aid and Admissions Counselor Romer Acosta didn’t know what resources were available to him while applying to schools. At Arcadia, he’s working to ensure prospective students know the scholarships and resources available to them. An early...

Arcadia University Psychology student Zac Fiss '21

Feb 3, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Fiss ’21 Helps Children Through Crises

By Katherine Haines '21 Psychology major and Sociology minor Zac Fiss ’21 has always been passionate about working with people.  He first wanted to pursue pediatrics, but decided the medical field wasn’t for him. He’s shifted into a similar yet different path through his part-time job...