Facilities

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...

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Oct 18, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Haber Green Illuminated: Shedding Light onto Evening Intramurals and Recreation

As the autumn leaves fall and the weather turns cooler, the days are also getting shorter. So, for the first time since it’s reopening the Haber Green was lit to accommodate outdoor campus recreation into the evening on Oct. 18. In celebration, Jack Jephson, Director of Intramurals and Recreation,...

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Oct 7, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Hundreds of Barefoot Students Flood onto Haber Green

An estimated 600 shoeless feet were the first to rush onto the sparkling new grass as President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III—barefoot and brandishing a bullhorn—led the countdown for students lined up with scissors to cut the ribbon and lead the flood onto Haber Green to celebrate the opening of the...

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Oct 4, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Barefoot with Pizza? Be First to Step on the New Green on Friday, Oct. 7

"Come take your shoes off and feel the new grass between your toes," says President Carl "Tobey" Oxholm III. "Be in the video of Arcadia students who make the first footprints on our new green in the middle of campus as we cut through the tape on Friday at noon. Faculty, staff and alumni are...

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Sep 23, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

North American Clean Energy Notes Arcadia's Use of Geothermal Systems

North American Clean Energy recently released an article, “Exploring the Advantages of PEXa-based Geothermal Systems,” which mentions Arcadia University as being on the forefront of implementing this alternative to traditional geothermal piping systems. It’s true that many installers are more...

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Sep 2, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

New Fitness Center Attracts 300 Participants Opening Day

Just in time for the beginning of the Fall 2011 semester, the new Fitness and Commons Sports Training Center officially opened on Aug. 31. Attracting more than 300 participants in the first day, the renovated, two-story facility offers a variety of equipment and is for everyone, from the casual...