Community Service

Apr 8, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Art and Community Combine for Art of the Syllabus, April 14

Join students in the University Seminar “The Artist in the Community” on Thursday, April 14, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in Spruance Fine Arts Center as they present art they created this semester in the exhibition, “Art of the Syllabus: The Fusion of Creativity, Education, Community, and Love.” Guided...

Apr 4, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia’s Alternative Spring Break Helps Build Houses in Mexico

By Marcella Haddad '18 Over Arcadia University’s spring break, while first-year and transfer students readied for Preview, a group of 38 undergraduate and alumni volunteers participated in the weeklong Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) Alternative Spring Break, a community service-...

Apr 4, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Honors Students Host Senior Prom for Local Retirement Community

Seniors and students danced the afternoon away at Grey Towers Castle on April 3, when Arcadia University Honors Community Service Committee hosted a senior prom for residents at Presby Inspired Living in Spring Mill on April 3. This event was hosted in conjunction with Knight Club and Creative...

Artist in the Community student Stéphane Marquette '16 paints a global bowl for a project with Parkway Northwest High School.

Mar 31, 2016 Caitlin Burns

University Students Help Those in Need Through Art

For Arcadia University’s Artist in the Community class, students see the possibilities of transforming everyday objects into art with a little imagination—and how that art can transform someone in need. Led by Adjunct Professor Linda Ruth Paskell, the 15-week course takes students out of the...

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Feb 11, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Literary World with Community Carnival

Arcadia University’s Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) will host its annual community event celebrating Dr. Seuss and his contributions to children’s literacy. The 16th annual Dr. Seuss Day is set for Sunday, Feb. 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle, and is open to the public....

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Feb 9, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Seuss Day: Call for Volunteers

The Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) will host its annual community event that celebrates Dr. Seuss and his contributions to children’s literacy. Dr. Seuss Day will be held on Sunday, Feb. 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle, and is open to the public. Volunteers are needed to...

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Feb 9, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Donate Your Prom Dress or Used Shoes to Make a Difference

The Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) has two opportunities for you to contribute your gently used shoes and prom wear for people in need. First, from now until March 1, donate your gently used prom dresses, formal, and semi-formal wear, which will be resold at a community dress sale...

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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.