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Jun 22, 2017 Susan Gettlin

Through FEMA, Brennan ’16 Assists Survivors

When disaster strikes, Shawn Brennan ’16 responds.  As a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster survivor assistance specialist, Brennan is on the front line of responders, aiding survivors in their recovery by making sure the FEMA process is clearly laid out and...

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Jun 20, 2017 Susan Gettlin

From the Board of Trustees

To the Arcadia and Beaver Alumni Community A common element shared by many members of this close-knit University community—from students, alumni, faculty, staff, families, friends, and Trustees—is a passion for Beaver College and Arcadia University. This passion has driven, and will...

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Jun 20, 2017 Susan Gettlin

Bravo! Theater Program Vitalizes Visual and Performing Arts

The award-winning actors, directors, composers, playwrights, and producers who shape Arcadia’s Theater Arts program aren’t merely putting the University’s MainStage Theater on the map. Home to a Barrymore Award winner, a Philadelphia Fringe Festival playwright, and a nationally recognized actress,...

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Jun 20, 2017 Susan Gettlin

Bridging Connections

A public art project brings together Arcadia students, businesses, residents, and the Glenside community. By Lini S. Kadaba Standing a few rungs up a ladder on a crisp April afternoon, Kalee Shomo ’19 dips an ample brush in a cup of light gray. The Interior Design major drags the...

Jun 19, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Fortner ’99 Helps Improve Quality of Life for Patients in Peru

When Jodee Fortner ’99 first met 12-year-old Olga, the young girl and her family hoped that treatment at Medical Ministry International (MMI)’s Hope and Health Clinic in Peru would correct Olga’s congenital clubfoot, which rendered her foot twisted at an almost 180-degree angle, her toes nearly...

Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Sandra Crenshaw with Class of 2017 graduate Jordan Cameron.

May 23, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Celebrating Arcadia University’s Class of 2017

At Arcadia University’s Commencement ceremonies on May 18 and 19, more than 900 graduates of the Class of 2017 were encouraged to seize opportunities and break down barriers in their career and civic engagement endeavors. President Nicolette DeVille Christensen presided over the Graduate and...

May 15, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Signs Agreements with PAFA, Lansdale Catholic

From left to right: Clint Jukkala, dean of PAFA's School of Fine Arts, David Brigham, president and CEO of PAFA, Dr. John Hoffman, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, and Dr. Sandra Crenshaw, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. On May 2, Arcadia signed a Memorandum...

May 9, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Philadelphia Mayor’s Office Honors Black Male Development Symposium Leaders

The Mayor’s Office of Philadelphia presented a citation to members of the Arcadia University community for their work over the past 10 years with the Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS). Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice at Arcadia...

Apr 21, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Louis Friedler and Jan Tecklin Named Professors Emeriti

With more than 60 years combined teaching at Arcadia, Dr. Louis Friedler, program director of Actuarial Science and professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, and Jan Tecklin, professor of Physical Therapy, have each been named Professor Emeritus. Dr. Friedler Dr. Friedler joined Arcadia...

The Lenox West family along with others on the Jean Lenox West Field on April 8.

Apr 18, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Dedicates Jean Lenox West Field

On April 8, family members of one of the most storied student-athletes and alumni of Beaver College and Arcadia University gathered to dedicate the Jean Lenox West Field. Lenox West family members, including Jean’s sons, Doug and Tim, and Jean’s daughter, Nancy, joined Chair of the Board of...

Apr 17, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Drs. Safford ’16DPT, McClure, Shah Receive APTA Grant for Shoulder Research

Dr. Daniel Safford ’16DPT, MAT, CSCS, adjunct lab instructor, Dr. Philip McClure PT, PhD, FAPTA, professor and chair of Physical Therapy, and Dr. Kshamata Shah PT, PhD, assistant professor of Physical Therapy, received a $22,600 grant from the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy...

Apr 10, 2017 Natavan Werbock

2017 Preview Photo Contest Winners Announced