Community Service

Oct 29, 2018 Caitlin Burns

CEAO Rejuvenates Philadelphia Homeless Shelter

The University’s Creative Expression Art Outreach (CEAO) student organization put their paint brushes to work on Oct. 20 when they rejuvenated the walls of St. Raymond's House in Philadelphia, a homeless shelter for men and women. For three hours, nine students painted the walls and columns of...

Aug 30, 2018 Jennifer Retter

New Students Lead Community Service Efforts

“It’s all about being part of the community— being part of something bigger than yourself.” Spencer Hodges ’22, an International Studies major from Long Island, N.Y., summarized Arcadia’s Day of Service as he and his classmates repurposed stones for a new walkway at Awbury Arboretum on Monday,...

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Aug 30, 2018 Caitlin Burns

CCEC Collects Writing Supplies for Immigrant Detention Centers

This year, make a difference with Arcadia’s Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC), which is collecting writing supplies through Oct. 13 to support the Stamp Out Despair campaign First Friends, an organization aiding immigrants in detention centers in New York and New Jersey. The campaign...

May 21, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Athletics Sends Cohort to Houston to Help with Rebuilding Efforts from Hurricane Harvey

 The Arcadia Athletics Department has been raising money since Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast in order to send a cohort to Houston to help with the recovery efforts. The Knights landed in Houston yesterday morning and have begun helping those recover and rebuild. The group consists...

May 10, 2018 Caitlin Burns

PA Students, Faculty Compete in the Physician Assistant Olympics

By Felicia Hall '19 Physician Assistant (PA) students and faculty from both the Christiana, Del. and Glenside campuses competed at the 16th Annual PA Olympics at Bamboo Gardens in Vincetown, N.J. on April 14. Nearly 600 students and faculty from PA programs at seven Philadelphia schools...

May 1, 2018 Jennifer Retter

‘Philadelphia Inquirer’ Reports on Dog Saved by ASB Students

On April 17, The Philadelphia Inquirer featured Alternative Spring Break’s unexpected guest: a pitbull-mix the students christened ‘Spackle.’ Spackle joined the group on their last day volunteering in Dickinson, Texas, where Hurricane Harvey left a trail of destruction as well as many abandoned...

Apr 11, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Opens Pilot Pantry to Address Food Insecurity

Arcadia University launched the Knights for Nutrition Pilot Food Pantry on Monday, March 26 to provide options for students who are food insecure. While food has been available to students who are food insecure through the support of individuals and offices around campus, and the Community and...

Apr 4, 2018 Caitlin Burns

“The Art of the Syllabus” Showcases Community Service Projects, April 12

On Thursday, April 12, students in the University Seminar “The Artist in the Community” will present “The Art of the Syllabus” from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in the Thrall Gallery. The exhibition is an accumulation of works created by both the class and members of the organizations they visited throughout the...

Mar 29, 2018 Caitlin Burns

CEAO Brightens Community Rooms at Blossom Philadelphia

The University’s Creative Expression Art Outreach (CEAO) board put their artistic skills to work by painting Blossom Philadelphia’s community rooms on March 24. Board members Elizabeth Thornton ’20, Casey Donavan ’20, Nisha Prajapati ’20, and Alyson Nagel ’20 worked eight hours painting the...

Valentine’s Day Sale Supports Alternative Spring Break’s Hurricane Harvey Relief

Show your love this Valentine’s Day and support Hurricane Harvey Relief with the Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) gift sale.

Purchase a gift from Feb. 9 to 14 (weekdays only) in the Chat from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or in the Dining Hall on Monday, Feb. 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. and support Alternative Spring Break, which will take student and alumni volunteers to the coastal region of... Read More

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Jan 30, 2018 Caitlin Burns

MLK Day of Service Repurposing Event Featured by Montgomery Media

On Jan. 25, Montgomery Media published an article highlighting Arcadia’s Martin Luther King Day Repurposing, eWaste, and Shredding event. Hosted by the Civic and Community Engagement Center, the Day of Service event gave attendees the opportunity to dispose of unwanted goods in a responsible manner...

Alternative Spring Break

Participate in CCEC's service trip to hurricane response sites in Texas.
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 13:45

Every spring break, the Community and Civic Engagement Center brings a group of around 40 students on an Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trip to complete service work in areas of need. As opposed to the stereotypical spring break experience, ASB aims to provide students a chance to better the... Read More

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