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Media and Comm students working

Rikki Rosenthal Dec 23, 2020 7:00 pm

Student Advice for the Media and Communication Department

A pandemic couldn’t keep Arcadia’s Media and Communication faculty and students away from building community within their department, which held its first student advisory board meeting in the fall.  The board consists of six faculty members and 16 Media and Communication students, all...

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Madison Costigan Dec 22, 2020 7:00 pm

Seasons on Pause: Student-Athletes Play the Waiting (and Hoping) Game

This year, student-athletes, like everyone else, have had to adjust to accepting the unknown. Fall sports were cancelled, and the Mid-American Conference’s decision on whether or not to have winter and spring sports is still up in the air, which also has to be followed by a decision by Arcadia. As...

Areiana Edwards recording a vlog

Areiana Edwards Dec 22, 2020 1:18 pm

VLOG: College in Quarantine

Here, I talk about some ways that I manage deadlines and handle school fatigue during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Dec 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Netflix, Disney, Tik Tok—Arcadia Builds Community Around Common Interests

How do you stay engaged outside of the classroom in a virtual setting? In an attempt to answer this question, Engagement and New Student Programs launched the UKnighted Communities of Interest (UCI) in October. The 21 UCIs are designed to connect students to each other through common interests....

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Dec 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Inside-Out Program Explores Criminal and Social Justice Through Art

While the Inside-Out Prison Exchange program looked a little different this semester than it has in the 17-year history at Arcadia, students remained engaged in challenging discussions about the criminal justice system and its impact on society. For the first time, the Inside-Out program was...

Arcadia University professor Dr. Ellen Skilton

Dec 8, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring Director Dr. Skilton

Since its launch in June 2020, the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring (CTLM) has brought together community stakeholders to support Arcadia’s innovative pedagogies and adaptive strategies. The CTLM serves the needs of all members of the Arcadia community—faculty, staff, and student peer...

Mia Woo making a ceramic pumpkin

Mia Woo Dec 6, 2020 7:00 pm

VLOG: DIY Ceramic Pumpkin Tutorial

Here, I give a step-by-step tutorial to make your own jack-o-lantern style pumpkin out of clay! We're all looking for something new to do while we're quarantined at home. Why not pick up a new craft?

Rikki Rosenthal recording a vlog

Rikki Rosenthal Dec 5, 2020 7:00 pm

VLOG: Arcadia’s Instagram Controls My Day

Follow me throughout a typical day in my life during online school as Arcadia University’s Instagram controls my day.

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Jasmin Ramirez Dec 4, 2020 4:00 am

Well, It Wasn’t the Update I Wanted. But...

Not long ago, we received news that the Spring 2021 semester would be mostly online, with some supplemental programming on campus. The update left me with a level of heartbreak I cannot fully express. As a senior, it was hard enough not to be able to experience my last dall in...

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Jamie Conlin Nov 24, 2020 6:32 pm

An Extrovert in Isolation

Being isolated from family and friends is difficult for anyone—especially as a freshman in college. Most college freshmen have just become legal adults. Now freed from the constraints of the scheduled life of high school, we seek to make new connections in this next chapter of life.  [...

2017 London Preview class

Nov 19, 2020 7:10 pm

London Calling for Study Abroad—Even Now

By guest blogger Nik Kachuyevski ’21 One of the main reasons I came to Arcadia was the opportunity to study abroad. I knew that I wanted to go to London before even stepping foot on campus as a first-year student.  Out of the 20 London programs the University offers, the one...

Arcadia University students hold pumpkins at Office of International Programs

Nov 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Cultural Exchange Happens Online During Covid-19 for Conversation Partners

Each summer, students from China’s Jiangsu University attend Arcadia to complete the last two years of their mathematics and actuarial science degrees. This year, students from Jiangsu were unable to come to the United States due to Covid-19, but their American education isn’t being held off. As...