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Oct 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s LOVE Pilot Program Launches

Over 50 faculty, staff, and students gathered on Oct. 9 to launch the newest Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring (CTLM) project: Living Our Values Experience (LOVE) Pilot Program. The LOVE Pilot Program will serve as a much-needed space for Arcadia students to explore issues of identity...

Presidential Announcement: Update on Spring 2021 Semester

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 17:00

Dear Arcadia Community, 

This fall, we made a difficult decision to begin the 2020-21 academic year fully online to protect the Arcadia community’s health and safety. Since the fall semester began, we have made significant progress with the early phases of our campus reopening plan, including having small groups of students engaging in highly controlled, in-person learning opportunities... Read More

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Arcadia University students, faculty, and staff showcase Arcadia Votes tshirts

Sep 22, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Votes Encourages Voting on National Voter Registration Day

Arcadia Votes, driven by the Office of Social Impact and Innovation (SI2), in partnership with Historical and Political Studies Department, Arcadia Athletics, Student Government Organization, Engagement and New Student Programs, and Civic Engagement Society, is celebrating National Voter...

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Sep 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

President Nair on Chronicle of Higher Ed Panel

The Chronicle of Higher Education has tapped President Ajay Nair to serve on an industry panel on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m.  President Nair will be a panelist for the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “What It Takes to Be a Student-Centered Institution Now.” The panel also includes Allison...

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Aug 25, 2020 Caitlin Burns

President Nair Named Minority Business Leader by Philadelphia Business Journal

Arcadia University President Ajay Nair has been named a 2020 Minority Business Leader by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The award recognizes the Philadelphia region's top minority business leaders based on demonstrated business success over the past 12 to 18 months. Dr. Nair is the first...

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Aug 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

SI2 Reflects on 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote

After decades of fighting for women’s suffrage, the 19th Amendment was ratified on Aug. 18, 1920, granting women the right to vote. A committee of social justice-minded citizens, which included Helen Keller and Jane Addams, founded the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to protect freedom of...

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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Presidential Message: June 1, 2020

Radical Change Is Necessary: No Justice, No Peace
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 14:15

 

Dear Arcadia Community, 

Over the weekend, images of uprisings and rebellion in Philadelphia and around the nation filled our social media feeds and television screens. Sadly... Read More

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Dec 11, 2019 Caitlin Burns

President Nair Honored at Sixers Game during Indian American Heritage Night

Arcadia University President Ajay Nair was honored by the Philadelphia 76ers during a pregame ceremony on Dec. 7 as part of the team’s sixth annual Indian American Heritage Night.  With his wife, Paayal Nair, and their children, Krishna and Rani Nair, Dr. Nair was presented with a...