Community Service

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 Jen 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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Claire McEntire '18 assists Flourtown resident Kate Boczar with donations at the Repurposing, eWaste, and Shredding event.

Jan 17, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates MLK Day with Community Events

Arcadia University honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a free community shredding and donation event, a remembrance on campus, and a recognition ceremony in collaboration with Cheltenham’s NAACP and township and state government officials. The University’s Community and Civic...

Jan 8, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Series of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Service Events

On Monday, Jan. 15, Arcadia University is honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a remembrance on campus, a recognition ceremony with Cheltenham’s NAACP and local and state government officials, and a free community shredding and donation event. The Community and Civic Engagement...

Dec 18, 2017 Kara Perilli

MLK Day of Service

Arcadia University students, in conjunction with the University’s Community and Civic Engagement Center, will host the annual MLK Day of Service Repurposing, eWaste, and Shredding event on Monday, January 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The Martin Luther King Day of Service is all about...

Dec 5, 2017 Jen Retter

MIA Leads Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico, Victims of Hurricane Maria

By Sarah Adeniran ’18 On Nov. 12, the Arcadia University Pan-African student organization Melanin in Action (MIA) held a relief drive to collect items for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, securing nearly 30 boxes filled with desperately needed items such as toothpaste, feminine...