Dr. Carol Oatis, professor emerita of Physical Therapy.

Jun 7, 2019 Jen Retter

Dr. Oatis Named Professor Emerita

In recognition of more than 37 years of distinguished teaching, research, and leadership, Dr. Carol Oatis, professor of Physical Therapy, has been named Professor Emerita. Dr. Oatis joined Beaver College as an adjunct professor in 1982, advanced to full-time status in 1991, and earned tenure...

Two students in caps and gowns with the Knight in front of Grey Towers Castle

May 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Perseverance and Dedication at 2019 Commencement Ceremonies

On May 16 and 17, the 892 members of the Class of 2019 crossed the stage on Haber Green and began their journeys as alumni of Arcadia University at the 163rd annual Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies. In total, 118 doctorate, 325 master’s, and 449 bachelor’s degrees were awarded to...

Students at brewery

Apr 30, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students Research Socio-Cultural Impact of Craft Beer

Combine 165 pounds of American Pilsner malted grain, citra and lemon drop hops, American ale yeast, and 214 degree Fahrenheit water, and you’ve got the base of 1853 Pale Ale.  But any student in Dr. Favian Guertin-Martin’s University Seminar course “Untapped: Exploring the SocioCultural and...


Apr 29, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Special Athletes Go for Gold

Smiles and laughter abounded on April 7 as special needs athletes from around the region filled the Kuch Center for Sportsfest, an annual one-day athletic clinic that allows athletes to expand their skills in swimming, basketball, martial arts, soccer, dance, and volleyball. At the event—co-...

Arcadia faculty and staff at UKnighted event.

Mar 12, 2019 Jen Retter

Arcadia Continues to UKnight

The Arcadia UKnighted campuswide kickoff meeting on Sept. 20 welcomed 150 members of the Arcadia community to discuss strategic goals and challenges with President Ajay Nair and the Shared Governance and Transparency, Aspirational, and Budget Task Force committees. Throughout the fall semester, the...

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Mar 12, 2019 Daniel Brumbach

An Issue That Transcends Political Parties

Despite different political affiliations, Political Science alumni Rebecca Smith ’16 and Anil (A.J.) Beephan ’16 share similar goals and strategies for fighting the opioid crisis. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 115 people overdose on opioids in the United States each day....

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Mar 12, 2019 Daniel Brumbach

Q&A ‘The Nun Was in over Her Head’

Sister Helen Prejean, author of Arcadia’s Common Read selection Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty, visited campus during Inauguration Week to discuss her work as a spiritual adviser to death row inmates, a storyteller and public speaker, and a fierce supporter of the...

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Mar 12, 2019 Daniel Brumbach

From the President

To the Arcadia University Community Within a University community, results often take time to surface—scholarly pursuits may lead to significant breakthroughs in medicine or industry decades from now; a student’s research paper or extracurricular activity may provide a roadmap to career success...

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Mar 12, 2019 Daniel Brumbach

Message of “truth” highlights inaugural address

“The truth shall set us free,” was the message from Dr. Ajay Nair on Oct. 13, as hundreds of students, staff, faculty, alumni, trustees, families, friends, and community members ushered in a new era at Arcadia University with his inauguration as 22nd president. President Nair addressed the...

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Mar 12, 2019 Daniel Brumbach

A Fearless Visionary

Tink - tink - tink - thud. “Did you hear that?” asks Kathy Titus Faul ’68, tracing her palm along a curve in the alabaster. The change in pitch, barely audible to an untrained ear, warned Faul that she’d struck a vein in the rock. “That’s how I know to work softer. The stone speaks to you; it...

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Mar 12, 2019 Daniel Brumbach

Historic $8.6 Million Gift From A Visionary

In 1980, Dr. Ellington Beavers ’93H was about to turn 65, an age when many enter into or contemplate retirement. The company for which he had worked for 40 years, Rohm and Haas, had a policy of compulsory retirement for chemists employed as long as Dr. Beavers was. But he was by no means ready to...

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Feb 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Bhukhanwala Launches Arcadia's Online Early Childhood Education Program Pathway with William Penn Foundation Grant

The role of early childhood education professionals is changing, and Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala, associate professor of Education and director of early childhood/elementary education programs, is putting Arcadia on the forefront of providing undergraduate degrees for these incumbent professionals who...