Humans Of Arcadia

Brigid Whelihan Apr 19, 2022 10:48 am

Learning About the Bigger Impact

Arcadia University has always encouraged students to develop an understanding of our larger global community. I’m sure we all are familiar with Arcadia’s exceptional study abroad programs. So it’s no surprise that even many of the courses here in Glenside focus on the wider world and peoples....

Madison Costigan Mar 30, 2022 10:08 am

A Novel Idea: Arcadia Alumni Spotlight

As college students, much of our time is spent planning for our futures. It’s inspiring to see success stories about recent alumni like Christina Rosso-Schneider, an Arcadia graduate who now owns a thriving bookstore on Passyunk Avenue in Philadelphia called A Novel Idea. I was interested in...

Students stand onstage in the commons holding posters with a money count

Nicholas Schiavo Mar 12, 2020 5:02 pm

Dance All Knight

A few weeks ago, before our lives got flipped upside down, Arcadia hosted its very first THON™ to raise money for kids with cancer. My roommates, Lydia Mossuto and Kelly Muntzenberger, convinced me to attend, and all I can say is: It did not disappoint.  There were games, food,...

Chris Reistle running outside during a cross country meet.

Lashanna Bryant Feb 18, 2020 1:41 pm

Chris Reistle ’21: Breaking Cross Country Records

Graphic Design major Chris Reistle ’21, an avid member of our campus community, is involved in Arcadia's Ambassador and Orientation Leader programs, serves as a FYSAE mentor and a tutor in the Learning Resource Network, is consistently on the Dean's Distinguished Honors List--and has been breaking...

View of the skyline and the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Jessica Derr Feb 18, 2020 1:02 pm

Savannah Seymour ’20: A Summer in France

Savannah Seymour ’20, an English major and Linguistics and French minor, shares her highs and lows of spending a summer across the ocean. Where did you go and for how long? France, from the end of May to mid=August. I was in Grenoble for school for a month, then went for fun to...

Jessica Derr May 29, 2019 11:42 am

Ed, Kate, and Tori Knab—Arcadia Triplets

Not only are Ed, Kate, and Tori Knab all members of the Arcadia Class of 2020, but they are triplets and roommates. Here they discuss what it’s like navigating higher ed with that unique perspective. Who chose Arcadia first? Did your other siblings’ interest in Arcadia deter you from choosing it...

Nicholas Schiavo May 29, 2019 11:23 am

Bradley Malles, Prospective Student

“Bradley is here and waiting for you in the Castle!” was the message I received during the break of my “Applied Logic” Philosophy class. I’d hosted two overKnight guests before, so I was no stranger to the flow of events and the jitters of meeting prospective students and their families. Bradley...

Kathryn Jones May 29, 2019 11:00 am

Samuel Heifetz, Adjunct Professor of Music

For the past four years, the First Friday Concert series has been held every first Friday of the month from noon to 1 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle’s Mirror Room. The series boasts an array of talented musicians, both Arcadia faculty and artists outside of our community. Here, Adjunct...

Lashanna Bryant May 29, 2019 10:52 am

Elizabeth Gillen ’19, Battle of The Bands Underdog

Elizabeth Gillen ’19, a Computer Science major and Music minor, talks about her love for music, her time here at Arcadia, and her hopes for sharing her music on Spotify while also working as a programmer in Florida after graduation. What made you come to Arcadia? I came to Arcadia...

Caitlin Joyce May 29, 2019 10:32 am

Chris Kolb ’19, IT Student Worker Supervisor

How would you describe yourself? I’m a computer science major, a Virgo. I like long walks on the beach… On paper, I “work with tickets that come in to resolve customer issues quickly and efficiently.” But basically, I help people anywhere on campus when they have any kind of a technological...

Amy Quigley, Yoga Instructor

Nicole Gieselman May 29, 2019 10:26 am

Amy Quigley, Yoga Instructor

Adjunct Professor Amy Quigley reflects on five years of yoga instruction at Arcadia University as the program comes to an end. What have been the most rewarding aspects of this class? The most rewarding aspect of this class is offering a practice that students can use as a...

Heidi Specht May 29, 2019 10:19 am

Ashley Hare ’20, Political Science Major from Duke

I originally chose to study abroad through Arcadia because it has a reputation at Duke as being one of the better programs. I heard so many good things from my friends who had studied with Arcadia in the past. But I specifically chose the Granada program for the smaller city, to help...