Class Of 2018

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 Caitlin Burns

Computer Science Students Present Language Learning App at Women in Computing Conference

Computer Science majors Maisa Hamdan ’18 and Margaret Blackmon ’18 presented “DeepLang: A Language Learning App Empowered by Deep Learning” alongside Dr. Yanxia Jia, associate professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, at the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Philadelphia Celebration of...

Apr 30, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Students Present at National Association for Multicultural Education Conference

Secondary education majors Avigal Kaminsky ’18, Carolann Ortiz ’18, and Alexandra Rinaldi ’18, along with Associate Professor of Education Dr. Jodi Bornstein, presented at the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education Conference at Drexel University on March 17...

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Apr 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Holds First Lavender Ceremony May 17

By Caitlin Joyce '20   Arcadia University will hold its first Lavender Ceremony, an event celebrating LGBTQIA+ and gender non-conforming students in the Class of 2018, on Thursday, May 17.   Both undergraduate and graduate students are invited to be recognized. Participants will...

Mar 29, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Hosts SEPCHE Conference

Arcadia University hosted the annual Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) 2018 Honors Conference for students from the eight participating colleges and universities on March 24. More than 160 students from the eight SEPCHE schools– Arcadia, Chestnut Hill and...

Feb 22, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Segura ’18 Named a Fulbright Semi-Finalist for South African Research Project

Claudia Segura ’18, a Political Science major, has been named a semifinalist for a research award from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Fulbright will make a final decision on her application between March...

Oct 25, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Theater Faculty, Alumni, Students Help Scare Visitors at Eastern State Penitentiary

Faculty, alumni, and students from the University Theater Arts Program are scaring visitors at Eastern State Penitentiary as members of the Terror Behind the Walls team. At Eastern State Penitentiary, which transforms into Terror Behind the Walls each night around Halloween, Theater Costume Shop...

Aug 23, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Bates ’18 Awarded National Scholarship for Student Teachers

In August, Early Elementary and Special Education student Olivia Bates ’18 was awarded the J. Jay Hostetler Scholarship for undergraduate student teachers from the international honor society Kappa Delta Pi. Bates was one of 38 students selected nationwide to receive the $500 scholarship....

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Aug 7, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Damario ’18M Recognized for Cognitive Therapy Certification Score

Counseling student Marc Damario ’18M was lauded by the Community Behavioral Health of Philadelphia and the Beck Community Initiative on July 14 for earning this year’s highest score on the Cognitive Therapy Rating Scale (CTRS) in Philadelphia. He is the first Arcadia student in the program’s...

Jun 5, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Honors Students Volunteer Throughout 2016-17 Academic Year

Through a new Community Outreach Committee, Honors Program students volunteered with five regional organizations during the 2016-17 academic year. While in past years Honors students primarily fundraised for charities, the committee was designed to promote student engagement in service....

May 17, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Students Chosen to Screen Original Short Films at Hiway Theater

Nearly a dozen Arcadia students were selected to showcase their short films at the Hiway Theater’s “Local Shorts” event on May 10. Allison Nye ’20, Kristen Stedman ’19, Giancarlo Kossi ’18, Caylie Shinall ’19, John Caruso ’17, Deb Gilmore ’19, Stephanie Castro Villegas ’17, Alyssa Blackmon ’18,...

May 2, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Students Present Research at West Chester University Linguistics Conference

On April 22, Arcadia University linguistics minor students Ruby Zenteno ’17, Jessica Weisenborn ’17, and Abigail Makovsky ’18 presented their research at the West Chester University’s Undergraduate Linguistics Conference. Each student prepared a poster display of research conducted in Dr....