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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...

A group of students pose for a photo under a "Happy Kwanzaa" sign.

Dec 20, 2018 Natavan Werbock

Knight Vision: December 2018
Marissa Deitch leads a group in the social innovation exercise.

Dec 13, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Faculty, Staff, Students “Uknight” for Social Innovation and Freedom of Speech

On Reading Day, Dec. 11, the University community heard from the Uknighted Budget, Aspirational, and Shared Governance and Transparency Committees in a highly anticipated follow-up to the April and September community-wide meetings. In this third meeting, the Budget and Aspirational Committees...

Dec 12, 2018 Caitlin Burns

School of Education, Computer Science and Mathematics Host Philadelphia High School Students

Faculty from the School of Education and Computer Science and Mathematics Department welcomed to campus high school students from the School District of Philadelphia’s Academy at Palumbo on Dec. 6. Dr. Augusto Macalalag, assistant professor of Education, Dr. Yanxia Jia, associate professor of...

Dec 5, 2018 Caitlin Burns

International Business and Culture Course Auctions Furniture for Hurricane Maria Recovery

This holiday season, you can support the Hurricane Maria recovery for Puerto Rico and Dominica while getting your loved ones the furniture they want. Students in the International Business and Culture course are auctioning refurbished furniture to support the organizations Unidos, in Puerto Rico,...

Abbey Ryan painting while video of her painting is projected onto screen.

Nov 29, 2018 Natavan Werbock

Knight Vision: November 2018

Nov 29, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Scavenger Hunt Helps Students Overcome Language Barriers

International and American students in Arcadia’s Math and Actuarial Science programs searched for objects hidden around campus during a student-organized scavenger hunt on Nov. 6. Organized by Alyssa Grandmont ’20 and Di Zhu ’21, the hunt helped students get to know one another better....

Nov 28, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Global Art, Local Heart: Arcadia Students Host Creative Community Service Exhibition

By Lana Valente '19 Join the Arcadia community for “The Art of the Syllabus: Global Art, Local Heart,” which will showcase the creative expression of community service. The event will be in the Thrall Gallery in the Spruance Fine Arts Building on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Students...

Community members select bowls as the first step of the evening.

Nov 28, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Empty Bowl Celebrates 25th Year of Fighting Hunger and Homelessness

Over 1,000 colorful bowls of all shapes and sizes filled the Dining Room of Grey Towers Castle on Nov. 12 during the 25th annual Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner, hosted by Arcadia University’s Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC). In 25 years, CCEC has raised approximately $155,000 to benefit...

Nov 20, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Ranked Fourth Among Illustration Programs in Pennsylvania

Arcadia’s Illustration program was ranked fourth among Pennsylvania schools in Animation Career Review’s “2019 Illustration School Rankings.” Ranked 36th nationally, Arcadia landed in the top 25th percentile. The rankings were based on academic reputation, admission selectivity, depth of...

Nov 19, 2018 Caitlin Burns

A.S.I.A. Club Volunteers at Asian American Film Festival

Members of the University’s Asian Students in America (A.S.I.A.) club volunteered at the annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF) on Nov. 10. PAAFF’s annual film festival, the first of its kind in Philadelphia, exposes the region to films by and about Asian Americans.  ...