Facilities

Sep 10, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

New Office of International Affairs, Commuter Lounge, Oak Summit Renovations Highlight Campus Improvements

Some offices and spaces around Arcadia’s Glenside campus have undergone renovations and refurbishments over the past few months. Throughout the summer, the Facilities Management and Capital Planning team implemented a host of improvements ranging from increased accessibility to updated...

May 4, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Murphy Hall to Undergo Renovations

Murphy Hall, headquarters of Arcadia’s Art and Design program, soon will undergo renovations to upgrade its facilities and space. Through renovations and, possibly, additional construction, the plan could add up to 20,000-square-feet for Art and Design space. The University hopes to bring the...

Apr 17, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Cuts Ribbon on New Field Lights between Softball Doubleheader

The Arcadia softball team played its first game under the newly installed lights at Blankley Field in the second game of a doubleheader against Penn State Abington on Tuesday, April 14. President Nicolette DeVille Christensen and outfielder Jessica Shotwell ’15 cut the ribbon between games of the...

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Feb 23, 2015 jretter Retter

Arcadia’s Snow Brigade: How Facilities Battles Winter Storms

By JASMINE L. HENDERSON ’15 Snow day. For many in education, these two words provide a silver lining to a winter storm, offering a leisurely day without classes (for students) and work (for some staff and faculty). But while many may spend the day lounging in pajamas, warmed by hot...

Aug 30, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Home Stand: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies Will Precede Opening Games on Easton Field

Arcadia University’s Field Hockey team hosts Richard Stockton College under the lights at Easton Field on Friday, Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. It will be the first NCAA game ever played on the new turf surface. To mark the occasion, a ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 6:45 p.m. Students, faculty,...

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Aug 9, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Piece by Piece: Oak Summit Parking Deck Assembled

By Chris Macchi ’12 Time-lapse photography was used to capture construction progress on Arcadia University's Oak Summit parking deck. Recorded the morning of Aug. 8, the video captures activity inside one of this summer's hard-hat areas around campus. While the deck isn't expected to be fully...

Aug 8, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Easton Field Update: Pitch Lined For Play, Field House Taking Shape

A look at Arcadia University's Easton Field Monday morning revealed further progress on both the playing surface and field house. Crews have completed stitching the lines that mark the surface for soccer and lacrosse, while the midfield displays the Arcadia University logo. The addition of rubber...

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Jul 27, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Boyer Hall Renovations Include 14 New Psychology Labs

As part of the Boyer Hall renovations, much of the Psychology Department wing is being reconfigured and reconstructed to create 14 stand-alone lab spaces and a central corridor for faculty offices. The Psychology program requires that all students in the sophomore sequence do behavioral rat...

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Jul 11, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Light Poles Installed as Easton Field Renovation Progresses

The Easton Field renovation is now well on its way to completion, a few weeks after its June 20 groundbreaking. The turf playing surface installation is expected to wrap up in early August, but signs of what’s to come are already visible. A new handicap-accessible ramp has been carved into the...

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Jun 28, 2012 Purnell Cropper

New Turf Field Construction Under Way

The construction to install turf on Arcadia University's Easton Field, now into its second week, is projected to be completed in August—just in time for preseason. (Read about the groundbreaking.) A quick glance reveals that plenty of progress has been made in replacing the natural grass with a new...

Jun 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

New AD: ‘Our Best and Brightest Moments Are Ahead of Us’

Shortly after arriving on campus Monday morning for his first day on the job, Arcadia University’s new Director of Athletics & Recreation Brian Granata joined his predecessor, Shirley Liddle, and several coaches for groundbreaking at Easton Field. The facility, which overlooks much of campus,...

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Jun 22, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Parking Deck Begins to Take Shape

The Oak Summit Apartments parking deck is already beginning to take shape. Immediately after May's Commencement ceremonies, machines began moving dirt and leveling the foundation, while structural “rebar” supports were pieced together over the past week. The build is expected to be completed in...