Community Service

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 Jennifer 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...

Nov 30, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Helps Military Veterans and First Responders Prepare Wills

Arcadia University hosts its annual Wills for Heroes program on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the University’s Grey Towers Castle, 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside. This free event enables military veterans, emergency personnel and their families to prepare and notarize wills, living wills...

Nov 28, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Students to Showcase Community Art Projects on Dec. 7

Join students from the University Seminar “Artist in the Community” on Dec. 7 for the annual “Art of the Syllabus” exhibition. The exhibit, which showcases student artwork that was completed in conjunction with community service projects, is scheduled for 3:30 to 6 p.m at the Thrall Gallery in...

Nov 20, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Students Volunteer at Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Members of the A.S.I.A. club volunteered at the 10th annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF), which ran from Nov. 9 through 19. Students performed an array of tasks, including posting festival flyers around the community, creating tickets and all-access badges, collecting...

Nov 7, 2017 Caitlin Burns

International Education Week to Celebrate Cultures, Global Knowledge, and Service

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) will host several events Nov.13 through 17 for International Education Week: Monday, Nov. 13 Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner: Grey Towers Castle, 4:30 to 6 p.m and 6:30 to 8 p.m. Attendees choose a ceramic bowl, made by students and faculty, to use as their...

Students Abbigail Woodring and Ashlie Vesper at the 23rd annual Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner.

Oct 31, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Nov. 13: Empty Bowl Raises Funds for Philadelphia Hunger and Hurricane Relief

Join the fight against hunger and enjoy a delicious meal when Arcadia University hosts the 24th annual Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner on Nov. 13. Seatings will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Grey Towers Castle. This year, all proceeds will be split between the Philadelphia Interfaith...

Oct 26, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Hurricane Maria Relief Collection for Puerto Rico

On Sunday, Nov. 12, the Arcadia University student organization Melanin in Action (MIA) will help lead an effort to collect donations for Puerto Rico as part of Hurricane Maria relief. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., community members can drop off items listed at the University’s “Resident Parking Lot” (...