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July 24, Important Update and Housing Form Needed by Wednesday, July 29th

From the Dean of Students
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 13:45

Dear Arcadia Students,

I hope that this email finds you safe and well!  The Arcadia University Community has been hard at work preparing for an All-Modes Ready Approach to the semester. We continue to monitor the latest data, information, and recommendations regarding the prevention and management of COVID-19. Our top priority is our community's health and safety while... Read More

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Jul 24, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Middle Atlantic Conference Suspends NCAA Competition for Fall 2020

After careful consideration of internal and external circumstances and with the health and well-being of each campus and community in mind, the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Presidents made the difficult decision on July 24 to suspend all intercollegiate athletics competition through the fall...

Dr. Michael Tevald works with two female students, all wearing masks.

Jul 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Returns to Campus Using All-Modes Ready Approach

On Monday, July 13, students in the Physical Therapy program returned to the classroom for the first time since March. However, the classroom experience was much different from prior to COVID-19. While 60 students were participating in the lessons that ran Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, they were...

Amanda and Tom Clark with their three children sitting in truck bed.

Jul 15, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Razler ’00 Photographs Glenside Locals for the #FrontPorchProject

Riding through Glenside on her bicycle, photographer Melissa Razler ’00 has captured scenes of local families as a part of the #FrontPorchProject, a viral hashtag that features family photos taken during the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of the project is to connect neighbors who have been...

Demonstrate Support for International Students in the U.S.

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 20:30

Dear Arcadia Faculty and Staff, 

On Monday, July 6, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced regulations that prevent F-1 visa-holding students from enrolling in fully online semesters or attending colleges and universities that will only offer online courses this fall. Though Arcadia University’s All-Modes Ready approach—through which we plan to offer on-campus course options... Read More

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Gateway Leadership team with a female student and a relative.

Jun 30, 2020 Caitlin Burns

New Gateway Student Scholars Receive Special Deliveries

New student scholars in the Gateway to Success program were surprised with a special delivery from the Gateway Leadership Team so they could start their online summer programming in style.  Dr. Angela McNeil, director of Act 101/Gateway to Success, Cristina Cintron-Marsh, assistant director...

Office of the President: Preparing for Fall 2020

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 11:15

Dear Arcadia Community,

This is an unprecedented time in our University’s history as we prepare for welcoming students and community members this fall. I want to thank all of the faculty and staff who have organized and worked throughout the spring and summer to ensure the Arcadia experience is All-Modes Ready. As we finalize our plans, we will centralize information online at... Read More

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Erica Rosenthal Jun 23, 2020 10:15 am

Embracing Change in the Wake of COVID-19

For a lot of us, change brings feelings of uncomfortability, anxiety, and distress. My original plan for this post was to write about embracing change in college, yet I find myself unable to do so without also including the change we have all had to embrace in the last few months. 2020 has provided...

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Jun 4, 2020 Caitlin Burns

CCEC Works With County Agencies to Distribute Food

Arcadia’s Community and Civic Engagement Center is coordinating with the Montco Anti Hunger Network and Montgomery County Department of Emergency Management to host a six-week “contact-free” food distribution program throughout the county. On Thursday, May 28, approximately 1,000 vehicles...

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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...