Lashanna Bryant

Lashanna Bryant Apr 25, 2020 8:00 pm

Coping with COVID-19

As a close-knit community, we acknowledge that many students and staff are having a tough time dealing with and adjusting to this new reality. The #COVID19 virus has shifted our lives and created a great deal of change. About a week ago, my mother was diagnosed with the virus...

Lashanna sitting in a park on a path smiling

Lashanna Bryant Apr 14, 2020 3:49 pm

You Deserve Happiness

Ever since coming to Arcadia, I have had an immense love for planners! During this tough time, it is very easy to become overwhelmed with course work and keeping up with your own self-care.   My advice is to plan a lot or a little—whatever works for you—just give yourself some...

Art board in Modern Languages Department

Lashanna Bryant Mar 14, 2020 8:00 pm

6 Reasons Why It’s Okay to Not Study Abroad

While Arcadia is known for being one of the best schools in the nation for study abroad, not all students take advantage of the opportunity. For some, it can be because of expenses, fear, no time, or just not having the desire to do so.  However, when you’re at a University where more than...

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...

Environmental Network

Lashanna Bryant Feb 14, 2020 7:00 pm

Arcadia Goes Green

Student Olivia Grajewski discusses the mission and goals of Arcadia’s Environmental Network, a student club dedicated to green initiatives.  What is the mission of your club?  We help Arcadia students appreciate and learn more about the environment. We also promote and protect...

view of the remodeled exterior of the Kuch Center

Lashanna Bryant Dec 12, 2019 1:18 pm

Let Me Upgrade Ya: Kuch Center Edition

For months, students have watched with anticipation as the Kuch Center is remodeled right before their eyes. Before this, the most recent Kuch Center renovations were in 2012. After seven years and a partial donation from the Lenox West family, we are seeing a change yet again.  [block1...

Queer Eye cast members sit onstage speaking to large crowd.

Lashanna Bryant Nov 19, 2019 10:27 am

Arcadia Takes Over Comcast

There are only a handful of things that have happened in my life that have truly sculpted me as a person and, after this past summer, I believe one of those was working at Comcast NBCUniversal.  In a previous post, I mentioned that I was selected as an Emma Bowen Foundation...

Ambassadors at castle

Lashanna Bryant Oct 16, 2019 9:53 am

5 Reasons to Be Excited About Open House

Over two years ago, I attended my first Arcadia Open House. I had visited many other schools prior, but I was still incredibly nervous. I knew I really wanted to go to Arcadia, so I wanted everything to be perfect and seamless. I was terrified about the idea of going to college in the first place,...

English class

Lashanna Bryant Jul 31, 2019 1:43 pm

How to Succeed in Class (While Really Trying)

When I was in high school, I always felt the need to be perfect. I overwhelmed myself with my school work so much that I wasn’t even learning anything anymore—just getting things done. As you may already know, that defeats the point.  When I started college, I still wanted to be good at...

Fall orientation at Arcadia

Lashanna Bryant Jun 17, 2019 10:13 am

Welcome to Arcadia

Starting college can be intimidating. It is an entirely new experience, granting you more independence and responsibility—more than you probably had before. If you’re anything like me, a first-generation college student, you may not have background knowledge of what the college experience is...

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...

Lashanna Bryant Apr 25, 2019 3:38 pm

Diversity & Inclusion Networking On Campus

Arcadia held its annual Internship & Career Fair on March 27, but for the first time, it also featured a Diversity & Inclusion Networking Reception. Employers at the fair—ranging from Bayada Home Health Care to Greater Philadelphia YMCA—clearly prided themselves on seeking diversity and...