Class Of 2021

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Jun 15, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates LGBTQ+ Graduates at Lavender Ceremony

LGBTQIA+ and gender non-conforming graduates in the Class of 2021 were celebrated as one “family” on May 18 in Arcadia University’s third Lavender Ceremony. This nationwide annual celebration recognizes graduating students who are part of the LGBTQIA+ community. At Arcadia, the celebration was...

Screenshot of five Arcadia University students on the ICBSC team on Zoom

Jun 9, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Business Students Earn Top Results in International Competition

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Arcadia University’s International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC) team of School of Global Business students competed in the annual Business Simulation throughout the spring semester, with some members earning the highest marks in multiple...

Lashanna Bryant giving her commencement speech

Lashanna Bryant Jun 1, 2021 2:58 pm

A Commencement Congratulations, but Not for the Degree

Unfortunately, this is my final blog post for Because Arcadia. However, I am happy that in concluding my time here, I am able to share the speech that I gave at Commencement as the recipient of the Senior Golden Disc Award, addressing the Class of 2021. This speech is very close to my heart, as it...

Commencement ceremony 2021

Jasmin Ramirez May 30, 2021 8:00 pm

My Favorite (Super Cool) Memory at Arcadia

As graduation approaches, I have spent an immense amount of time reflecting. I think about all the memories I have collected here at Arcadia University. It is strange to think that at 18 years old, I made the choice to attend a school out of state. When I first got to campus, many people were so...

Arcadia University doctoral graduates processing with castle behind them

May 24, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Commencement 2021
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May 24, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Class of 2021 Following Hybrid Academic Year

After more than a year of mainly virtual learning and events, the Arcadia University Class of 2021 celebrated on campus together in socially distanced, in-person Commencement Ceremonies on Thursday, May 20 and Friday, May 21. Over six ceremonies, Arcadia University awarded more than 900...

Arcadia University tennis play Tim Zeng on the court

May 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Weitian “Tim” Zeng: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Favorite Arcadia memory: Scarlet and Grey Day. Committing to a school was a tough choice but that day gave me confidence in my decision. Students who have just freshly left high school were everywhere and it was hard to feel alone. It was a good...

Arcadia University student Olivia Jarvis

May 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Olivia Jarvis: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Neuroscience minor Favorite Arcadia memory: Sitting out on the Haber Green with friends when the weather was beautiful! Involvement on campus: I was a lab assistant in the Psychology department, Learning Resource Network (LRN) advanced...

Arcadia University graduate Daniel Waibel

May 20, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Daniel Waibel: Bachelor of Arts in Global Media

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Global Media Favorite Arcadia memory: My favorite Arcadia memory would have to be making the bonds and friendship I’ve had throughout my four years that helped me learn about myself and the works around me. Involvement on campus: I had a work study...

Arcadia University graduate Lauren Dougherty

May 20, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Lauren Dougherty: Bachelor of Arts in Education

Major and minor: Bachelor of Arts in Education, specializing in PreK-4 Elementary and PreK-12 Special Education Favorite Arcadia memory: My favorite memories are the ones I made with my teammates on and off the field. More specifically some of our bus rides and locker room talks will go down in...

Arcadia University Class of 2021 graduate Devon Cayro

May 19, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Devon Cayro: Dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Criminal Justice and Communications

Major and minor: Dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Criminal Justice and Communications Favorite Arcadia memory: The First Year Study Away Experience (FYSAE) Program in London!  Advice for your first-year self: I would tell my first-year self to be more confident in my ideas! After...

Arcadia University EdD graduate Jacqui Bader

May 19, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Bader ’21EdD Achieves Dream 50 Years in the Making

Most people look forward to relaxing and doing less after retirement. Jacqui Bader ’21EdD plans to make teaching her “encore performance” after retiring, starting in education after decades in other industries and fields.  When Bader was growing up in Philadelphia’s government housing in...