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Jul 8, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Innovates Campus Tour

As COVID-19 forced us to socially distance this spring, Arcadia was innovating about how prospective students could tour campus in bloom and learn about all that the University has to offer. In that spirit, the University launched its first campus online and driving tours on April 3. Viewers...

Gateway Leadership team with a female student and a relative.

Jun 30, 2020 Caitlin Burns

New Gateway Student Scholars Receive Special Deliveries

New student scholars in the Gateway to Success program were surprised with a special delivery from the Gateway Leadership Team so they could start their online summer programming in style.  Dr. Angela McNeil, director of Act 101/Gateway to Success, Cristina Cintron-Marsh, assistant director...

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Jun 26, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Garcia on SCOTUS Ruling on Gay and Transgender Employees

By Caitlin Joyce '20 In a landmark decision made in Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga., the Supreme Court ruled that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT+ employees from discrimination based on sex on June 15. In a 6-3 decision, Justice Neil Gorsuch delivered the majority opinion that Title VII...

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Jun 22, 2020 Andrea Walls

Arcadia University Announces Alumni Association Award Honorees

Each year, Arcadia alumni are celebrated for outstanding achievement and contributions in their profession, their community, their classes, and their alma mater. The Alumni Association Honors Committee reviews nomination forms submitted by fellow Arcadia graduates and makes their selections before...

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Jun 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Gonzalez ’06 Builds Intersectional LGBTQ+ Community

“I love the job that I do, because we are putting into place many things that have never existed before, that I never got a chance to have, or that I never even knew was a possibility,” said Sociology alumnus Ernie Gonzalez ’06, the operations director of the Compass Community Center in...

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Jun 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Campbell Uses Johnston Fellowship to Connect Social Justice, Leadership, and Music

“A lot of artists became complacent,” said Dr. Bruce Campbell, associate professor of Education, director of the Educational Leadership Masters and Supervisory Certification programs, and 2018-20 Norman Johnston Faculty Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences recipient, reflecting on how...

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Jun 16, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Noakes Featured Around the Country for Expertise on Police and Protests

Dr. John Noakes, interim director of the School of Education, has spent his career analyzing the relationship between protestors and police officers, and the social contract between the state and political dissent. As protests continue around the country, the internationally known scholar on the...

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Jun 15, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Hall Begins Tenure as Vice President for Enrollment Management

Following a national search, Rakin Hall—a higher education expert with more than 20 years of success and strategic management at institutions such as the University of Utah and the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USC)—was appointed vice president for Enrollment Management. Hall’s...

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Jun 12, 2020 Erin McLaughlin

Arcadia Announces the Kathleen Demery Valverde Endowed Award for Excellence in Research

Arcadia University is pleased to establish the Kathleen Demery Valverde Endowed Award for Excellence in Research. The award will recognize undergraduate or graduate students who demonstrate academic excellence in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Forensic Science, Mathematics, Psychology,...

Presidential Message: June 11, 2020

The Time Is Now: Long Overdue Radical Change at Arcadia
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 14:15

Dear Community,

I write to you today not only as your President, but also as a community member. I feel a deep sense of failure as a leader, because so many of you are recounting stories of pain and agony... Read More

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Jun 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Sullivan on Bringing Queer Philosophy into Academia and Everyday Life

When one thinks about philosophy, the classical schools of ancient Greece or China may be the first to come to mind. A more contemporary but lesser-known discipline, queer philosophy, is one Dr. Ian M. Sullivan, assistant professor of Philosophy, uses to interpret philosophical texts from...