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Indoor Masking Requirement for Arcadia Facilities

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 15:30

As the University continues to follow the latest information about the increased spread of the more transmissible COVID-19 Delta variant, we are reaching out to let you know that, effective Sunday, August 1, masks will be required in all indoor University-operated spaces in Glenside and Christiana, DE, regardless of vaccination status. We strongly recommend that unvaccinated... Read More

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Arcadia University psychology faculty Dr. Alison Clabaugh

Jul 7, 2021 Caitlin Burns

You’re Not Alone: Mental Health Coming Out of the Pandemic

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 “We made a huge change in our lives, and now we are expected to snap our fingers and go back to the way things were,” said  Psychology Instructor Dr. Alison Clabaugh. “I just don't think that's going to be the way that it works for a lot of people.” As...

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Jun 8, 2021 Caitlin Burns

“Untapped” Goes All-Modes to Teach SocioCultural Impact of Craft Beer

In small groups toward the end of the spring semester, students in Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Dr. Favian Guertin-Martin’s “Untapped: Exploring the SocioCultural and Scientific World of Beer” swirled, smelled, and tasted beers at Naked Brewing Company, detailing the different...

Softball game during COVID

Madison Costigan Jun 8, 2021 11:14 am

VLOG: My First Game Day During COVID-19

Follow Arcadia University's softball team as we take on a typical day as a college athlete during COVID-19.

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May 31, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s Pandemic Response

Arcadia University took a values-based, community-focused, strategic approach in responding to the disruptions that have been brought by COVID-19 since early 2020. Each initiative enacted and measure taken placed students and those most vulnerable in our community at the center, with...

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Anthony Carbonetta May 29, 2021 8:00 pm

Teaching With Tunes

With remote learning creating a disconnect in classroom environments, professors and students alike are taking it upon themselves to try new methods of bringing courses together. On the rise is the incorporation of music to further expand on course themes. I’ve had the chance to experience that...

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May 12, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Launches Emergency Response Course for Summer 2021

Arcadia University’s new summer course on emergency preparedness for public health explores what is a public health emergency, and how it ties a broader response system during a crisis. Open to the general community and students alike, “Emergency Planning and Response” uses real-life examples of...

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May 10, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Keeping Campus Healthy and Safe During COVID-19

For more than a year, health practitioners in education have been faced with the question: How can you maintain a safe and healthy college campus during a pandemic as contagious as COVID? While elementary and high schools have their own challenges, universities with residential students...

Student Health Services staff at the Arcadia University COVID vaccine clinic

Apr 26, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Distributes First Dose of COVID Vaccine to Community

On April 8, more than 500 Arcadia University community members took advantage of Rite Aid pharmacists visiting campus to administer the first of two Pfizer COVID vaccine shots.   Student Health Services (SHS) helped transform the Great Room -- which also serves as the surveillance testing...

Arcadia University student Violet Sleigh

Apr 2, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Sleigh ’21 Creates, Donates Masks to Carole’s Place

By Katherine Haines '21 When History major Violet Sleigh ’21 visited Carol’s Place, a shelter for women and children who are victims of abuse in Norristown, in fall 2019 as part of the Artist in the Community course, she wanted a way to stay involved and help others.    With the...

Undergraduate Grading Policy for Spring 2021 Semester

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 12:30

In response to the ongoing challenges students are experiencing related to COVID-19 and the recent network outages, Arcadia University is once again adopting an expanded pass/fail grading option for undergraduate students for the spring 2021 semester – one that is similar but not identical to what was adopted for the fall 2020 semester.

The following opt-in policy applies to all... Read More

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Danita Mapes Mar 30, 2021 12:00 am

Living on Campus During a Pandemic

Arcadia’s campus last fall and spring buzzed with life. Living in Knight Hall, not only was I in close proximity to my friends in the same building, I had ample room for social activities. It seemed like every week I ventured off with my gaggle of friends to some campus event or one of our personal...