Community Service

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” (...

Oct 10, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Physician Assistant Students Volunteer with Various Organizations in Delaware and Pennsylvania

Over the summer, students in the Physician Assistant program at the Christiana and Glenside campuses volunteered to help their local communities, providing thousands of hours of service for 12 different organizations. Students from the program packed meals at food banks, discussed educational...

Sep 26, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Flea Market Fundraiser for Alternative Spring Break

By Felicia Hall ‘19   Arcadia’s Community and Civic Engagement Center held their biannual community flea market on Sunday, Sept. 17. Students, faculty, and members of the surrounding community spent the day buying and selling a range of products. Vendors sold various items from clothing...

Sep 6, 2017 Caitlin Burns

CCEC Hosts Smoothie Fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey

By Felicia Hall ’19 The Arcadia University community came together for victims of Hurricane Harvey through donations to a smoothie fundraiser held by the Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) on Aug. 31. Students, faculty, and staff filled the University Commons to purchase a fruit...

Aug 29, 2017 Caitlin Burns

New Students Make a Difference at Day of Service

On Aug. 28, over 450 Arcadia first-year and transfer students volunteered at 25 local and regional organizations throughout Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks counties for the University’s 26th annual Day of Service. This year, students sorted baby clothing at The Baby Bureau, cleaned and...

(Left to right) Alyson Nagel, Brenda Montecius, and Mikayla Walls volunteer at Face to Face Germantown for the Day of Service.

Aug 24, 2017 Caitlin Burns

First-Year and Transfer Students Volunteer at Area Organizations for Day of Service

On Monday, Aug. 28, Arcadia first-year and transfer students will help local and regional organizations throughout Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks counties during the 26th annual Day of Service. A staple of Fall Orientation, Day of Service introduces hundreds of new students to Glenside and...

Jun 22, 2017 Caitlin Burns

PT Students Volunteer at New Jersey Surf Event for Disabled

More than 40 students from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program took to the water on June 18 to help provide a unique surfing experience for athletes with spinal cord injuries at the Life Rolls On Surf New Jersey annual event at Wildwood Crest. The athletes, between the ages of 5 and 70 years...

Jun 5, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Honors Students Volunteer Throughout 2016-17 Academic Year

Through a new Community Outreach Committee, Honors Program students volunteered with five regional organizations during the 2016-17 academic year. While in past years Honors students primarily fundraised for charities, the committee was designed to promote student engagement in service....

May 16, 2017 Caitlin Burns

CCEC Collection Helps Regional Veterans

Arcadia University’s Community & Civic Engagement Center hosted an end-of-the-year collection at Oak Summit on May 15, with volunteers going door-to-door to gather unwanted items such as furniture, clothes, and appliances. The items were donated to the Veterans VMC thrift store, an organization...

Mar 27, 2017 Caitlin Burns

ASB Volunteers Plant Seeds of Change in Louisiana

By Felicia Hall '19 While first-year and transfer students prepared to attend Preview, a group of 31 Arcadia students, alumni, and staff attended a weeklong service trip to New Iberia, La., through the Community and Civic Engagement Center’s annual Alternative Spring Break (ASB) from March 12...