First-Year Experience

Drone shot of campus over castle

Micah Gordley Mar 27, 2021 12:00 am

Unexpected Compromise: Studying Abroad From Glenside

A year ago, I had committed to Arcadia and decided to take the opportunity of studying abroad in London as a part of the First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE). Today, I find myself on Arcadia’s campus in Glenside, studying abroad virtually. Though this hasn’t been the ideal outcome, it’s hard...

Psychology class led by Cathy Lee

Areiana Edwards Mar 22, 2021 12:00 am

A Minor Major Change

College has been on my mind since my freshman year of high school in 2016. Since then, all of the adults in my life would warn me, “Make sure you find a nice college! Know what you want to study!” I figured that since it was so early, I had plenty of time. I got busy with schoolwork and afterschool...

Daijah Patton Mar 14, 2021 12:00 am

What Diversifying Education Means to Me

I grew up learning in the Philadelphia School District. If you weren’t at a private or archdiocese school, you unfortunately weren’t given the upper hand—or more specifically, the resources that you deserved. You had to look for those resources yourself; you had to find those teachers that were...

Madison Costigan Mar 10, 2021 12:00 am

At Last, Winter Sports Return

With so much uncertainty due to COVID-19, winter sports this semester were questionable. Still, student-athletes came to campus and began practicing, hoping that a season would take place. The long-awaited good news was delivered for both basketball teams and the men’s volleyball...

Global Cafe in Oak Summit

Madison Costigan Mar 6, 2021 7:00 pm

Staying Connected Amid Socially Distant Dining

For those of us living on campus this spring, there are many new aspects to life at Arcadia. Most classes are still online, so we are attending class in our dorms; access to facilities like the library and fitness center is restricted and tightly monitored; and opportunities to meet other students...

Oak Summit in winter

Micah Gordley Mar 5, 2021 7:00 pm

Moving Into College During a Pandemic (In Seven Days or Less)

“How do I move into college in seven days?” is not something I would have ever thought I would ask myself. Yet here I was, opening an email about First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) that read, “Arcadia Abroad cannot support student travel at this time.”  I read and reread...

Students in Biology dissection lab

Rikki Rosenthal Mar 3, 2021 7:00 pm

VLOG: Academics at Arcadia
Students on Preview in Oman

Nicholas Schiavo Mar 2, 2021 7:00 pm

VLOG: Global Opportunities at Arcadia
Residence hall

Daijah Patton Mar 1, 2021 7:00 pm

VLOG: Residence Hall Tour
Students in Philadelphia

Jasmin Ramirez Feb 28, 2021 7:00 pm

VLOG: Life in Philadelphia and Glenside
Grey Towers Castle

Lashanna Bryant Feb 28, 2021 7:00 pm

VLOG: College Campus with a Castle
Students at the Activities Fair

Anthony Carbonetta Feb 27, 2021 7:00 pm

VLOG: Student Clubs and Activities at Arcadia