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Walter E. Blankley and Rosemary Deniken Blankley '57,'06H with Blankley Scholars

May 7, 2020 Andrea Walls

In Memoriam: Walter E. Blankley

Walter E. Blankley, a beloved member of the Arcadia University community and husband of Life Trustee Rosemary Deniken Blankley ’57, ’06H, passed away on April 27. Together for 67 years, Walter and Rosemary established an extraordinary legacy at Arcadia, defined by a lifetime commitment to higher...

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May 6, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Collaborates with Senator Haywood for Online Social Change Course

Arcadia University and Pennsylvania State Senator Art Haywood are offering a free, self-guided learning opportunity for area high school students interested in social change. Dr. Alison LaLond Wyant, director of the Office of Social Impact and Innovation, and Senator Haywood are co-instructing...

Planning for the Fall

May 5, 2020
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 17:00

Dear Colleagues, 

I hope that you are approaching the end of the spring semester with a sense of accomplishment and relief. The way you’ve worked together to complete the semester and meet the needs of our students has been inspiring to witness. Thank you for all of your energy and effort.

I want to share an assessment of our current situation and vision for the fall semester... Read More

Coronavirus

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Apr 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Members Create Masks for Those in Need

Members of the Arcadia community continue to step up in the fight against COVID-19. With Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and masks as some of the biggest needs, Arcadia students, faculty, staff, and alumni have pulled out their sewing machines and needles to make over 1,000 masks. After the...

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Apr 27, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Community Supports Students in Need Through Arcadia Food Pantry

As the Arcadia University community quickly adapted to the changing educational landscape during coronavirus, departments and offices didn’t forget their dedication to students in need. Throughout the academic year, Knights for Nutrition food pantry serves undergraduate and graduate students who...

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Apr 22, 2020 Andrea Walls

Henning Provides Wellness, Mental Health Services for Arcadia Community

Final Exam Week is a stressful time for students. It happens each spring and fall when students pour everything they have learned during the semester into measurable assessments. With the pressure to turn in their best academic performance, students often feel anxiety, stress, and worry...

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Apr 16, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Hornig ’23 Explores University Sustainability Efforts as Honors Project

Psychology major Jessica Hornig ’23, a self-professed tree-hugger, wondered: How is Arcadia contributing to a sustainable future? So, for her honors program passion project, she embarked on a journey to learn about the University’s hidden environmental features.  In consulting with Tom...

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Apr 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

The 8th Annual Coming Out Show Goes Virtual

This year’s 8th annual Coming Out Show, created by the “Coming Out” University Seminar, will transition to an online showcase. The course typically culminates with a celebration featuring artwork presentations inspired by the coming out narratives of Arcadia community members, but due to social...

Sierra, Ontiveros, and Phung in front of a classroom with projection behind.

Apr 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Computer Science Students Teach Robotics at Cheltenham, Philadelphia Schools

Computer Science majors Maya Sierra ‘20, Teresa Ontiveros ‘20, and Thach Phung ‘20 took their educational Capstone on the road and helped teach Robotics to several local middle and high schools in the Philadelphia area. The students, along with Dr. Yanxia Jia, associate professor and chair of...

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Apr 9, 2020 Andrea Walls

Lauren Cain-Baxter '17M Provides Telehealth Counseling, Advice for Self-Care

“When working with clients, l integrate positive psychology as a way to counter the negative things like the grief and sense of loss that they, and many of us, are experiencing,” said Counseling Psychology alumna Lauren Cain-Baxter ‘17M. “But it’s important to recognize the things we have...

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Apr 7, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s Grey Towers Castle Crowned as Best Wedding Venue in Montgomery County

A location fit for royalty, Arcadia University’s Grey Towers Castle was voted Best Wedding Venue in Montgomery County in a public vote by MontcoHappenings, as released on March 27. This is the first time the National Historic Landmark, located in Glenside, Pa., was included in the voting process....