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Fall Semester Welcome Message from Wellness Services

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 12:45

Dear Arcadia Community, 

Wellness Services would like to extend a warm welcome to our new community members, and a welcome back to our returning Arcadia students, staff, and faculty! Counseling Services and Student Health Services have been working over the summer to further develop our services and procedures for the upcoming fall semester and we are beyond excited to see and feel the... Read More

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May 31, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s Pandemic Response

Arcadia University took a values-based, community-focused, strategic approach in responding to the disruptions that have been brought by COVID-19 since early 2020. Each initiative enacted and measure taken placed students and those most vulnerable in our community at the center, with...

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May 10, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Keeping Campus Healthy and Safe During COVID-19

For more than a year, health practitioners in education have been faced with the question: How can you maintain a safe and healthy college campus during a pandemic as contagious as COVID? While elementary and high schools have their own challenges, universities with residential students...

Student Health Services staff at the Arcadia University COVID vaccine clinic

Apr 26, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Distributes First Dose of COVID Vaccine to Community

On April 8, more than 500 Arcadia University community members took advantage of Rite Aid pharmacists visiting campus to administer the first of two Pfizer COVID vaccine shots.   Student Health Services (SHS) helped transform the Great Room -- which also serves as the surveillance testing...

Arcadia University student Rikki Rosenthal at the Global Cafe

Jan 29, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Welcomes Students Back to Campus

Arcadia’s campus, quiet for the past 10 months, again was alive with the sounds and sights of students as 355 approved residential students moved into Oak Summit and residence halls—many at single bedroom occupancy—throughout the week of Jan. 17. In addition to those living on campus, an additional...

Arcadia University great room organized into testing stations

Dec 22, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Health Services Brings Student COVID Testing to Campus

As the phased reopening of Arcadia’s campus continues into the spring semester, Student Health Services (SHS) is ready to provide the required COVID-19 testing for students approved to reside on campus or visit as a commuter.  Through weekly surveillance testing, SHS hopes to limit the...

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Apr 22, 2020 Andrea Walls

Henning Provides Wellness, Mental Health Services for Arcadia Community

Final Exam Week is a stressful time for students. It happens each spring and fall when students pour everything they have learned during the semester into measurable assessments. With the pressure to turn in their best academic performance, students often feel anxiety, stress, and worry...

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March 17, 2020
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 15:45

To our Arcadia students,

As we respond to the COVID-19 virus, Counseling and Student Health Services has been diligently working to determine the best way to continue to offer you support and meet the needs of the reality of our current campus situation. 

In accordance with Governor Tom Wolfe’s announcement to close all schools and minimize in-person meetings in Montgomery County... Read More

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Feb 27, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Update on Coronavirus and Academic and International Programs

Dear Arcadia Community, With more cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) being confirmed around the world, the University wants to update the community on how the virus has impacted our academic and international programs.  Arcadia has cancelled Preview courses scheduled to travel to high-...

Denise Glick Feb 12, 2020 10:46 am

Balancing Your Normal

If you read my first post, you know I’ve had a kidney transplant. Many people seem to think that a transplant is “one and done.” Once you slap that lumpy glob of tissue in, bam, no more problems. Like that Surgeon Simulator video game (Rage Quit, anyone?).  The reality, though, is that I’m...

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Denise Glick Oct 31, 2019 3:40 pm

A Kidney Biopsy—and Unexpected Benefits

The last time I was admitted to a hospital was January 2016. Of course, my transplanted kidney decided to wait until the most inconvenient time to throw a fit: the third week of this semester. Which isn’t just any semester, mind you. No, this is my first ever college semester. The transition to...