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Nov 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Virtual Events in Celebration of International Education

International Education Week is a collaboration between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to advocate international education and cultural exchange worldwide and encourage students to adapt to global environments. The Office of International Programs and the...

Arcadia University student Sanaa Scott-Wheeler sits in front of a tree

Nov 11, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Scott-Wheeler ’24 Advocates from a Social Distance

“I went to a predominantly white school from kindergarten to eighth grade,” said Sociology major Sanaa Scott-Wheeler ’24. “I’ve basically been experiencing racial inequality my entire life. I had to go through that switch from being at home and being black and then going to school and being black...

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Nov 11, 2020 Caitlin Burns

McCreery Encourages Students to Understand “Strategic Nonviolence” in First-Year Seminar

By Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 For Allyson McCreery, who has been teaching "Strategic Nonviolence & Civil Disobedience" since 2013, it is important that her students come away with the tools necessary to be able to assess civil resistance movements: how they’re organized and what components...

Arcadia University alumna Julie Demarest

Nov 11, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Demarest ’05M Brings Closure to Families of Fallen Soldiers

For the past four years of her fifteen year career at the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL), Forensic Science alumna Julie Demarest ’05M has worked to help families of missing soldiers from World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War, and Cold War.  As the Technical Leader of...

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Nov 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

LOVE Pilot Program Hosts First Teach-In

By Josephine Mueller ’21 The Arcadia Living our Values Experience (LOVE) Pilot Program held its first teach-in session, “An Arcadia Call to Action: How can we be better antiracists?”, on Oct. 22, which focused on what the Arcadia community can do to fight anti-Black racism.  Attendees...

Arcadia University student Patrick Kirby with certificate

Nov 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Computer Science Helps Students Build Resume with Security Plus Certificate

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Dr. Vitaly Ford teamed up with Sabre Systems, Inc., and the Urban League of Philadelphia to allow students to obtain skills and qualifications that will give them an edge when applying to professional positions in the cybersecurity and technology fields....

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Nov 3, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Miserandino Uses Pandemic to Illustrate Social Psychology

“This was the semester to get real,” said Dr. Marianne Miserandino, chair and professor of Psychology, about her Social Psychology course that examines social interactions and behaviors. “Social psychology is right there in the streets. I felt with the Black Lives Matter movement, the election, and...

Headshot of Arcadia University alumna Michele Boardman

Nov 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Boardman ’08 ’11M Uses Arcadia Experience to Help Today’s Youth

As a first-year Biology student, Michele Boardman ’08 ’11M wasn’t sure if she could live on campus when she matriculated in 2004. She has always used a wheelchair to get around, and at 18-years-old she was uncertain about her ability to live on her own. Throughout her time at Arcadia as an...

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Oct 29, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Make a Plan and Vote, Nov. 3

Election Day is right around the corner. Below, Arcadia Votes leaders have answered the three big questions coming in via their Q&A sessions on the ArcadiaSocialImpact Instagram account. Q: I heard in some states, like Pennsylvania and North Carolina, they’re accepting mail-in ballots...

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Oct 29, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Awarded Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Supporting "Sun & Sea (Marina)"

Arcadia Exhibitions is pleased to announce the award of a project grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for $300,000 (with an additional 20 percent, $60,000, provided in unrestricted general operating support) that will support the presentation of Sun &...

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Oct 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s LOVE Pilot Program Launches

Over 50 faculty, staff, and students gathered on Oct. 9 to launch the newest Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring (CTLM) project: Living Our Values Experience (LOVE) Pilot Program. The LOVE Pilot Program will serve as a much-needed space for Arcadia students to explore issues of identity...

Be Part of the First Empty Bowl Cookbook

CCEC Calls for Recipes
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:45

This year, the Arcadia Community and Civic Engagement Center, in conjunction with Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network, will host a unique community building activity in lieu of the traditional in-person annual Empty Bowl Dinner. 

In support of this year’s virtual Empty Bowl event, we will be publishing a recipe book in celebration of the star of the dinner: soup! We are asking... Read More

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