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Arcadia University Commemorates Juneteenth

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 14:45

Dear Arcadia Community,

Last year, the passage of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act established Juneteenth as a federal holiday. Arcadia University will observe this holiday, which falls this year on Sunday, June 19, by closing offices, where possible, on Monday, June 20. Offices and units essential to regular operations will remain open, and staff who are deemed essential... Read More

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May 24, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia Celebrates Class of 2022 at Commencement, Challenges Graduates for New Ideas, Visions

At Arcadia University’s Commencement ceremonies on May 19 and 20, more than 850 students earned doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degrees and certificates, celebrating alongside community members, families, and friends. In Commencement addresses, honorary degree recipient Sonia Sanchez and Arcadia...

Arcadia Supports Its Global Community and Ukraine

Monday, February 28, 2022 - 07:00

Dear Arcadia University Community,
 
At Arcadia University, we are deeply troubled by the news and images coming from Ukraine. As a global institution, our hearts are with our students, scholars, faculty, staff, and partners, as well as all those affected by these events in the region and around the world. War and conflict devastates lives and communities for generations, and we... Read More

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Feb 8, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University, Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announce Agreement of Sale for Former Bishop McDevitt High School Property

Arcadia University and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announce an agreement of sale for Arcadia to purchase the former Bishop McDevitt High School property in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County.  The property includes a total of 18.21 acres, a four-story structure totaling 95,746...

Nov 9, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia's ABRI Efforts Featured in Nov. 9 Chronicle of Higher Education

Arcadia University is the feature of the Chronicle of Higher Education's Nov. 9 Race on Campus newsletter. The Chronicle spoke with President Ajay Nair, Provost Jeff Rutenbeck, and Assistant Vice President for Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Angela McNeil, who are all quoted...

Oct 4, 2021 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University Receives $2.25 Million Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant

Arcadia University is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Education Title III Strengthening Institutions Program Grant for the amount of $2.25 million over five years for work designed to increase student achievement, persistence, and retention. Advancing Retention...

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Jul 30, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Presented with $1 Million RACP Grant

Pennsylvania State Senator Art Haywood presented Arcadia University with a $1 million grant from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) for construction, renovation, and other related costs for a multi-purpose center on July 28.   “The higher education community and our local...

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Jul 16, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Celebrating 20 Years as Arcadia University

“Our resident assistant (RA) told us that we needed to meet in the chat—now room 107 in the Dining Hall—at midnight,” Assistant Dean of Student Success Bre Donnelly ’04 recalls about the night of Nov. 20, 2000. “It had long been rumored that there was going to be a name change. It was a very unique...

Presidential Announcement: Update on Spring 2021 Semester

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 17:00

Dear Arcadia Community, 

This fall, we made a difficult decision to begin the 2020-21 academic year fully online to protect the Arcadia community’s health and safety. Since the fall semester began, we have made significant progress with the early phases of our campus reopening plan, including having small groups of students engaging in highly controlled, in-person learning opportunities... Read More

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Sep 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

President Nair on Chronicle of Higher Ed Panel

The Chronicle of Higher Education has tapped President Ajay Nair to serve on an industry panel on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m.  President Nair will be a panelist for the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “What It Takes to Be a Student-Centered Institution Now.” The panel also includes Allison...

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Aug 25, 2020 Caitlin Burns

President Nair Named Minority Business Leader by Philadelphia Business Journal

Arcadia University President Ajay Nair has been named a 2020 Minority Business Leader by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The award recognizes the Philadelphia region's top minority business leaders based on demonstrated business success over the past 12 to 18 months. Dr. Nair is the first...