Coronavirus

Apr 15, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

April 14: Arcadia COVID Indicators And Response Levels

During the pandemic, Arcadia University has implemented varying restrictions and recommendations designed to protect our community. Early on we published a tiered system indicating which actions would likely be taken when certain benchmarks were reached in the pandemic. With new variants of the...

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Courtney Thoroughgood Nov 1, 2021 10:21 am

Stepping Into Our New Reality

Coming back to school is something we have all been dreaming of since we got sent home over 18 months ago. The past year has been so weird, and there really isn’t anything that can prepare you for a return to in-person classes. As exciting as it has been, it has also been unbelievably overwhelming...

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Madison Costigan Oct 28, 2021 3:39 pm

How Zoom Positively Affected In-Person Education

After a grueling few semesters of online school, the return to in-person classes has come. We all had different experiences with Zoom University; you may have struggled to make personal connections with classmates, gone to class in your pajamas, or chosen not to turn your camera on when you just...

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...