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Aug 1, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Heads or Tails: Psychology Faculty ‘Flip’ Over Cellphones in Class

By Nicole Gieselman ’19 Two Arcadia faculty members are turning heads with a new method of eliminating unnecessary cellphone use in classrooms: positive reinforcement. “It can be really disheartening, as a professor, when you put so much time and effort into your course, and you see students...

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Jul 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Black Alumni Association of Arcadia University Launches Preview Travel Support Program

All Arcadia University students should be able to “preview” the world—that’s why the Black Alumni Association of Arcadia University (BAAAU) has launched a new travel support program.   Preview, a two-credit course and weeklong international experience for first-year and transfer...

Jun 28, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Renovates Academic, Residence, and Athletics Facilities

When students return to Arcadia this fall, they will see remodeled bathrooms in the residence halls, updated academic facilities such as an expanded DNA lab and a 3D design studio, and a renovated training center and aerobics rooms. No—Arcadia wasn’t featured on an HGTV home improvement show; these...

May 21, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Class of 2018 Ready to Lead

The spirits of 1,000 students earning doctoral, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees could not be dampened by the threat of rain during the 162nd Arcadia University Commencement ceremonies on May 17 and 18 at Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. At Thursday evenings Graduate Commencement Ceremony, 490...

May 8, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Ambassador to Kenya Encourages International Collaboration

On April 26, Dr. Kipyego Cheluget, ambassador from Kenya and assistant secretary general for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), visited President Ajay Nair at Arcadia to explore a joint project between Arcadia, COMESA, and the American Graduate School (AGS) in Paris....

May 1, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Criminal Justice Team Wins Spirit Award at Intercollegiate Debate Competition

Members of Arcadia’s Criminal Justice Debate team took home several awards during their first competition in the Intercollegiate Criminal Justice Debate at West Chester University on April 21. The eight-member team finished fourth out of eight participating schools in debating “Should convicted...

Apr 27, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Rosen Receives Early Career Scholar Award

Dr. Sonia M. Rosen, assistant professor of Education, was awarded the Early Career Scholar Award from the Grassroots Community and Youth Organizing Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Dr. Rosen accepted her award at the AERA Annual Meeting on April 14 in...

Apr 25, 2018 Caitlin Burns

University Seminar Hosts 6th Annual Coming Out Show

The University Seminar “Coming Out” hosted the 6th annual Coming Out Show, a celebration of coming out stories from Arcadia community members, on April 19. The event featured more than 30 pieces of art representing coming out narratives of Arcadia students, staff, and locals. Created by students...

Mar 21, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Ajay Nair Named 22nd President of Arcadia University

GLENSIDE, Pa. (December 7, 2017)– After a national search, Arcadia University is proud to announce that Ajay Nair, Ph.D., has been named the institution’s 22nd president. A nationally recognized expert in student affairs issues and an accomplished social justice, race, and ethnicity scholar, Dr....

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Mar 15, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Drs. Trainor, Hickman Receive Grant from Department of Education

Dr. Kathy Trainor, adjunct professor of Education, and Dr. Peggy Hickman, associate professor of Education, received a $10,000 Project MAX grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to purchase assistive technology and software for the School of Education. The Project MAX grant is part...

Mar 9, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Hundreds of Arcadia Students Depart for Preview March 9

On Friday, March 9, nearly 350 first-year and transfer students, along with 30 faculty and staff members, left campus to embark on Arcadia University’s 25th annual Preview, a two-credit course and weeklong international experience. Over the March 9 to 16 spring break, students studied in Greece...

Mar 6, 2018 Laura Baldwin

President-elect Nair Receives Shattering the Glass Ceiling Award

Dr. Ajay Nair, president-elect of Arcadia University, received the Dr. Doris Michiko Ching Shattering the Glass Ceiling award at the 2018 NASPA Annual Conference for student affairs professionals in Philadelphia on March 6. Dr. Nair was honored during the Asian Pacific Islanders Knowledge Community...