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Nov 13, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Kantak Receives Grant to Study Stroke Hand Function Recovery

How often do you use one hand to complete an activity? Not often, according to Dr. Shailesh Kantak, assistant professor of Physical Therapy. The dependency on using both hands to complete most tasks of daily living– from putting on socks in the morning to pulling up the bedsheets at night– is what...

Nov 8, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Drs. Crivelli-Kovach, Wertime Named Professors Emeriti

In recognition of their distinguished teaching, research, and leadership, Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach, professor and director of Graduate Programs in the Department of Public Health, has been named Professor Emerita, and Dr. Richard Wertime, professor of English, has been named Professor Emeritus...

Nov 1, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Receives STEM Teacher Grant as Part of Noyce Program

The National Science Foundation has awarded Arcadia University a grant for $178,249 as part of the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. The grant, totalling $1.32 million, is split between the collaborative Philadelphia Regional Noyce Partnership Scholarship Program (PRNP-S) that includes...

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Oct 18, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Ajay Nair Inaugurated as Arcadia’s 22nd President

Message of "truth" highlights inaugural address “The truth shall set us free,” was the message from Dr. Ajay Nair on Oct. 13, as hundreds of students, staff, faculty, alumni, trustees, families, friends, and community members ushered in a new era at Arcadia University with his inauguration as 22nd...

Oct 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Sister Prejean Discusses Social Justice and Death Penalty as Common Read Speaker

“People need to know,” said Sister Helen Prejean. “Most people have never thought about the death penalty, because it doesn’t touch their daily lives. Together, we need to change it.” Sister Helen, author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States,...

Sep 25, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University to Inaugurate 22nd President, Dr. Ajay Nair, Oct. 13

Arcadia University is proud to announce that it will inaugurate its 22nd president, Dr. Ajay Nair, during an installation ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 13. The ceremony is the culmination of a week of events celebrating the inauguration theme, “Reimagining Our Higher Education Community: From...

Sep 25, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Loeffler a Finalist in Artisan Series Art Competition

Carole Loeffler, associate professor and chair of Visual and Performing Arts, was selected as a finalist in the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, which displayed her “it's fine, I'm fine” artwork from Aug. 31 to Sept. 14 at Arch Enemy Arts in Philadelphia. Public voting for the final art pieces is...

Sep 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Listed in Several Categories in 2019 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

In the 2019 U.S. News & World Report university rankings, released yesterday, Arcadia University earned inclusion in several categories, such as Best Value School, A+ School for B Students, Best Undergraduate Teaching Schools, and Most Innovative Schools. In the overall rankings, Arcadia is 55...

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Sep 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Eaton Launches Humanities Research Lab as Steinbrucker Endowed Chair

Dr. Kalenda Eaton, associate professor of English, is hoping the new Humanities Research Lab (HRL) can be a place where students, faculty, and staff can work collaboratively. The HRL opens on Sept. 12 with a kickoff event from 12:15 to 1 p.m. The HRL is located at 2035 Church Road. Dedicated to...

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Sep 6, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Margolis, Dr. Ford Awarded NSF Grant for New Campus Science & Education Network

Interim Chief Information Officer Leslie Margolis and Dr. Vitaly Ford, assistant professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, were awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to provide new, high-speed networking resources on campus for technology-driven science and education applications...

Aug 27, 2018 Caitlin Burns

The Class of 2022 Become Knights

Under sunny skies on Aug. 24, hundreds of students moved into residence halls as Arcadia’s newest Knights. Student-athletes and volunteers unloaded mini fridges, bedding, and other University necessities for the Class of 2022, which includes community activists, musicians, international students,...

Aug 16, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Among Princeton Review’s ‘Best in the Northeast’ Four Years Running

The Princeton Review has once again named Arcadia among the “Best in the Northeast” in its “Best Colleges: Region by Region.” This marks the fourth consecutive year Arcadia has qualified for the exclusive list. The University is included among 13 schools in the greater Philadelphia area,...