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Sansevere in front of Grey Towers Castle

Jun 13, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Sansevere ’20 Earns Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Psychology major Kayla Sansevere ’20 is the first Arcadia University student to be named a Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation scholarship recipient. This prestigious award is given to less than 10 percent of applicants each year, who are sophomore and junior...

Dr. Carol Oatis, professor emerita of Physical Therapy.

Jun 7, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Oatis Named Professor Emerita

In recognition of more than 37 years of distinguished teaching, research, and leadership, Dr. Carol Oatis, professor of Physical Therapy, has been named Professor Emerita. Dr. Oatis joined Beaver College as an adjunct professor in 1982, advanced to full-time status in 1991, and earned tenure...

Jun 5, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Joseph Sun Named Director of Strategic Initiatives

After a national search, Joseph Sun—an educational administration professional, teacher, counselor, and consultant with more than 35 years of higher education experience—joined Arcadia as director of Strategic Initiatives on June 3. Sun will serve as an adviser to President Ajay Nair and...

Dr. Jeff Rutenbeck Headshot

May 31, 2019 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Jeff Rutenbeck Named Provost & Senior VP for Academic Affairs at Arcadia University

GLENSIDE, Pa. (May 31, 2019) — Arcadia University is proud to announce that, following a national search, Dr. Jeff Rutenbeck has been appointed provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs. An expert in communication and digital media studies, Dr. Rutenbeck begins his tenure at Arcadia on...

May 23, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Appoints Brigette A. Bryant as VP for Development and Alumni Relations

Arcadia University is proud to announce that Brigette A. Bryant, a fundraising executive with nearly three decades of development experience in higher education, has been appointed vice president for Development and Alumni Relations. Bryant begins her tenure at Arcadia on June 3. “Throughout her...

Two students in caps and gowns with the Knight in front of Grey Towers Castle

May 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Perseverance and Dedication at 2019 Commencement Ceremonies

On May 16 and 17, the 892 members of the Class of 2019 crossed the stage on Haber Green and began their journeys as alumni of Arcadia University at the 163rd annual Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies. In total, 118 doctorate, 325 master’s, and 449 bachelor’s degrees were awarded to...

Group shot of the delegates, Arcadia faculty and President Ajay Nair.

May 13, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Egyptian Education Delegates Visit Campus to Learn About STEM Initiatives

Arcadia University’s School of Education hosted Egyptian delegates from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and four universities on April 30, in order to showcase student and faculty research in scientific fields across campus. Carlie Banchi ’19, Hope Halza ’19,...

Arcadia esports logo

May 10, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Game On! Arcadia University Launches Esports Program for Fall 2019

Beginning in Fall 2019, Arcadia University will launch a co-educational esports program as a varsity sport where gamers will compete as part of Arcadia’s athletic programs. Some games that are being considered for implementation are League of Legends, Hearthstone, Overwatch, and Rocket League....

PT student works with a patient

May 3, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Named Among HealthGrad’s Best DPT Programs

Arcadia’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program was ranked fifth among the “Best DPT Programs for 2019” in HealthGrad’s northeast region category. Arcadia’s DPT program is recognized as one of the top 20 programs nationally by U.S. News and World Report. In the last year, the department has...

Physical therapy students engage in a lesson from a professor.

Apr 26, 2019 Erin Kardon

Physical Therapy Admission Information Session

Join us for our Physical Therapy Admission Information Session! Meet our PT Faculty. Take a tour of campus with current DPT students. Sit in on an optional DPT class.  Learn about financial aid for PT school. Schedule 11:00-11:15 Registration 11:15-12:45 Program Overview; Q...

Physical therapy students engage in a lesson from a professor.

Apr 26, 2019 Erin Kardon

Physical Therapy Admission Information Session

Join us for our Physical Therapy Admission Information Session! Meet our PT Faculty. Take a tour of campus with current DPT students.  Sit in on an optional DPT class.  Learn about financial aid for PT school. Schedule 12:30-1:00 Registration 1:00-2:00 Campus tours and...

Olivia, Amara and Daisy by an Amnesty International banner

Apr 24, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Passes “Refugees Welcome” Resolution

By Olivia Grajewski ’20 Arcadia University’s Student Government Organization passed an “I Welcome” resolution on April 18 declaring the campus a welcoming and safe place for refugees. An effort led by the international organization Amnesty International, “I Welcome” resolutions are...