Facilities

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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...

Jun 20, 2012 Purnell Cropper

GIS Overhauling Infrastructure This Summer

Led by Vice President and Chief Information Officer Steven Alter, the Global Information Services (GIS) team has a summer project list long enough to overwhelm even the most experienced of project managers. However daunting, it’s business as usual for this department which, like others around...

Jun 8, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Boyer Hall and Chat Performance Area Among Campus Renovations

Commencement has come and gone, and most students have left campus. However, there is more to this seemingly quiet summer season than one might think. For many faculty and staff, the beginning of summer means the launch of big projects and the gradual checking-off of hefty to-do lists. For the...

Mar 27, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Turf Sports Surface, New Field House On Track For Fall

A new turf playing surface, new lights, new stands and a recently approved field house all are on track to be completed for Fall 2012 at Easton Field. Athletics and Recreation Director Shirley Liddle, Associate Vice President of Facilities and Capital Planning Tom Macchi, the coaches for men's and...

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Mar 6, 2012 Donna Whitlock

Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal Features Delran Biulders, Commons

Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal (Accord, Mass.) featured two photos of Arcadia University's Commons student center in the article "Delran Builders services the tri-state region" in the Best of 2011 issue. The Best of 2011 issue is dedicated to "highlighting the largest developments, major...

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Mar 1, 2012 Purnell Cropper

PV Magazine: Onyx Solar Installs Photovoltaic System in Commons

On Feb. 29 PV Magazine reported that Arcadia University's new Commons features a solar energy system—a Solar Onyx photovoltaic brise soleil. "This custom solution overhangs a balcony in the Commons building and consists of two types of UL certified semi-transparent photovoltaic glasses designed to...

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Jan 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Green Buildings Initiate a Homecoming and a Legacy

“Arcadia has always been a thread in my life,” says Niki Dienstman Weiss ’91. “I can’t believe I wasn’t more involved in Arcadia’s Alumni activities.” Recently returned to campus as part of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC) event she helped to coordinate, Weiss realized just how...

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Oct 21, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia to Add New Turf Field to New Exercise Facility, Conditioning Coach

Arcadia University’s Board of Trustees voted today (Oct. 21) to approve turf and lights for the University’s newest athletics field on Easton Road. The vote was enthusiastic and unanimous. The work will commence in the spring so that the field is ready for play by August and the fall sports season...