Community Service

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Feb 3, 2016 Caitlin Burns

CCEC Offers Valentine’s Day Gifts to Help Fund Alternative Spring Break

The Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) will host its annual Valentine's Day sale from Feb. 10 to 12. Buy your sweetie something sweet, such as chocolate-covered pretzels, chocolate bars, and stuffed animals. These items will be available for purchase in the Chat from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and...

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Jan 27, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Department of Athletics Receives Service Award of Merit for Third Consecutive Year

The Department of Athletics was recognized for its community service efforts by the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) and Jostens for the third consecutive year. Arcadia is one of only three institutions to receive the Award of Merit, the second-highest honor...

Bryan Gillen ’19 helps unload vehicles filled with shreddable materials at the shredding, eWaste, and repurposing event.

Jan 21, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Sustainability and Justice Events Highlight Arcadia University’s MLK Day Celebration

On Jan. 18, Arcadia hosted two events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In the afternoon, the Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) hosted its annual Day of Service shredding, eWaste, and repurposing event. In the evening, the Office of Institutional Diversity hosted the sixth...

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Jan 13, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Annual MLK Day Shredding, eWaste, and Repurposing Event

On Monday, Jan. 18, the Arcadia University Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) will host its free annual MLK Day of Service shredding, eWaste, and repurposing event. The public can drop-off documents and electronics, along with gently used items and canned goods to help fulfill the wish...

Staff members of The College of Global Studies with the Toys for Tots drop-off box at Larsen Hall.

Dec 16, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia Collects Lots of Toys for Tots

Come Christmas morning, local children may find a few more presents than they expected under the tree thanks to the generosity of the Arcadia community, as boxes around campus overflowed with toys ready to be donated to underprivileged children around the community.

Dec 3, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Art and Community Service Combine for Annual Exhibit

On Thursday, Dec. 10, students from the University Seminar “Artist in the Community” will showcase art produced over the fall semester in the class’s annual art exhibition, located for the first time this year in Thrall Gallery in Spruance Fine Arts Center, at 3:30 p.m. The class, taught by...

Jennifer Gray ’10 and her mother, Kathie, select bowls at the Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner on Monday, Nov. 16.

Nov 19, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Campus Combats Hunger at 22nd Empty Bowl Dinner

Just as each bowl created for Arcadia’s Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner has a style unique to its owner, so, too, does Empty Bowl mean different things to different people. For David Klein ’15, who with Recent Graduate Trustee John Doherty ’14 greeted attendees as they entered the Castle on Nov. 16,...

Female alumnus and mother look at ceramic bowls on table in castle.

Nov 18, 2015 Denise Henhoeffer

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Students plant daffodil bulbs in anticipation for the spring.

Nov 12, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Students Plant Thousands of Daffodil Bulbs to Beautify Campus

On Oct. 30, nearly 100 students and President Nicolette DeVille Christensen led an effort to plant more than 2,600 daffodil bulbs at 16 locations around campus in a beautification and sustainability effort made possible through support from the Office of the President. Popular thoroughfares...

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Nov 11, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

African Film Series, Quiz Bowl, Refugee Discussion Highlight International Education Week, Nov. 16-20

Arcadia’s emphasis on education with a global perspective will be at the forefront during International Education Week, an initiative from the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Education encouraging programs that promote global awareness in education, Nov. 16-20. Throughout the week...

Oct 28, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Global Business Cohort Spurred into Action for Victims of Tropical Storm

This summer, students in Arcadia's MBA Cohort 22 went to Dominica for the first of two international business experiences. Upon returning, the Cohort was heartbroken to hear how Tropical Storm Erika, which hit the island nation in late August, had claimed the lives of at least 20 people ...

Oct 27, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Fill Your Bowl, Fight Hunger at Arcadia University’s Annual Benefit Dinner

Arcadia is hosting its 22nd annual Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner on Monday, Nov. 16, in Grey Towers Castle. There will be two dinner sessions: 4:30 to 6 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Dinner allows community members to come together to combat hunger and homelessness in U.S. cities and...