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Apr 2, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Programming

In observation of April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, offices and departments at Arcadia University announce the following lineup of events and programming. If you are interested in attending any of the programming in person, please RSVP here for COVID protocol tracking purposes...

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Apr 1, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Paskell ’81, ’96MEd Brings World Culture to “Community” Class

Adjunct Professor of Education Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96MEd is bringing world culture to her Artist in the Community class. With her car packed full of borrowed Fair Trade items from Ten Thousand Villages in Chestnut Hill, such as boxes made from saris in Bangladesh and boxes made in...

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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...

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Mar 23, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Walker’s Class Explores Why Laughing Matters

To Celeste Walker, adjunct professor of Student Success, gelotology is a laughing matter. And she hopes that children of the Arcadia community do as well.    Walker’s class “Laughing Matters” explores gelotology, the science of laughter. The course traditionally involves a five-week...

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Lashanna Bryant Mar 20, 2021 12:00 am

Yes, You Can Be a Social Butterfly Safely in a Pandemic

If you’re anything like me, the concept of having minimal to non-existent social interaction is quite terrifying. Even if you consider yourself to be somewhat in the middle, between being an introvert and an extrovert, living in campus housing all alone for days on end can be very exhausting and...

Arcadia University Common Read Speaker Stephanie Land

Mar 10, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Common Read Author Land Shines Light on Working Class Struggle

By Katherine Haines '21 At the spring Common Read event on March 3, Stephanie Land, author of Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive, laid bare the stereotypes surrounding people in poverty. At an afternoon student Q&A session moderated by Dr. Jonathan Shandell,...

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...

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Mar 8, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Announces Reduced Tuition for Summer 2021 Programs

To help address challenges students and families may be facing due to COVID and other disruptions, Arcadia University is offering a reduced rate of tuition for its 2021 Summer Session programs.  Arcadia's undergraduate summer 2021 tuition rate of $600 per credit hour is a reduction of...

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Feb 19, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Writing Center Provides Support to Students During the Pandemic Through Online Consulting

By Rikki Rosenthal '21 The Arcadia University Writing Center has expanded its outreach and engagement throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and adjusted their pedagogical approaches to consultations by providing synchronous consultations through Zoom as well as asynchronous consultations, where...

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Jasmin Ramirez Jan 29, 2021 12:44 pm

VLOG: Internships During COVID-19

Here, I share advice and insight on virtual internships amid COVID-19. Topics include effective communication and setting boundaries:

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Jan 29, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Welcomes Students Back to Campus

Arcadia’s campus, quiet for the past 10 months, again was alive with the sounds and sights of students as 355 approved residential students moved into Oak Summit and residence halls—many at single bedroom occupancy—throughout the week of Jan. 17. In addition to those living on campus, an additional...