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Jun 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dycus ’16M, MPH Investigates Coronavirus Cases in Bucks County

By Caitlin Joyce '20 “We get reports of different diseases which are of interest around the world, and this was flagged as something interesting going on in China in January,” said Drew Dycus ’16M, MPH, recalling how the Bucks County Department of Health became attuned to the beginnings of the...

Caitlin Joyce May 19, 2020 7:51 pm

On to the Next Story

While I knew the day would eventually come when I would compose my final blog post for Because Arcadia, I admittedly did not expect to be saying goodbye on such unique terms. As I am writing this, I am living in the same Arcadia apartment that has housed me through junior and senior year, yet the...

87 Knights to Commencement

Jessica Derr May 13, 2020 6:46 pm

A Toast to the Class of 2020

I have always tried to glean some silver lining out of hardship, but it seems facetious to do so when the world is still very much in the thick of these trying times. That said, I think we can all agree that this semester has ended with the gravitas of a deflating balloon (from the...

Office of the President: A Video Message from President Nair

May 8, 2020
Friday, May 8, 2020 - 08:45

Our community prides itself on tradition. I am reminded of Arcadia University’s legacy each day when I check in on our historic campus, in bloom in the darkness of this pandemic.

Many of our treasured traditions take place in the fall. While we can’t be certain what the future brings, if it is possible to open up our campus and residence halls safely in the fall, we intend to do so by... Read More

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May 7, 2020 Jennifer Retter

#ArcadiaStrong: Faculty and Staff Standouts During COVID-19

We asked our social media followers to share outstanding faculty and staff experiences they've had in the wake of COVID-19.    "Jodi Bornstein has built a community for ED110 that has been super supportive."  "Kathy Trainor has been very supportive and...

Planning for the Fall

May 5, 2020
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 17:00

Dear Colleagues, 

I hope that you are approaching the end of the spring semester with a sense of accomplishment and relief. The way you’ve worked together to complete the semester and meet the needs of our students has been inspiring to witness. Thank you for all of your energy and effort.

I want to share an assessment of our current situation and vision for the fall semester... Read More

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Apr 29, 2020 Jennifer Retter

#ArcadiaStrong: Virtual Capstone Edition

We asked our social media followers to sum up their senior thesis in one sentence:    1. "I'm writing about how genetic tests (like 23andMe) affect identity." - Kiara Jacoby '20 2. "I looked at the Public Sphere and WikiLeaks, the Pentagon Papers, and Edward Snowden." -...

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Apr 28, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Members Create Masks for Those in Need

Members of the Arcadia community continue to step up in the fight against COVID-19. With Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and masks as some of the biggest needs, Arcadia students, faculty, staff, and alumni have pulled out their sewing machines and needles to make over 1,000 masks. After the...

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Apr 23, 2020 Jennifer Retter

#ArcadiaStrong: 20 Self-Care To-Dos

Our social media followers shared their favorite self-care practices, creating a "to-do" list for Arcadia community members:  Use face masks. Run (inside or outside). Meditate.  Listen to music.  Give yourself time to relax, even if it's just time...

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Apr 22, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Artist in the Community Course Gets Creative with Online Learning

How do you make an artistic connection at the community and global levels when coronavirus forces the need for social distancing and stay-at-home orders? This is the question pondered by Linda Ruth Paskell, adjunct professor of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies, when the University transitioned...

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Apr 22, 2020 Andrea Walls

Henning Provides Wellness, Mental Health Services for Arcadia Community

Final Exam Week is a stressful time for students. It happens each spring and fall when students pour everything they have learned during the semester into measurable assessments. With the pressure to turn in their best academic performance, students often feel anxiety, stress, and worry...