Community Service

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

Photos: Empty Bowl
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...

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Oct 20, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Fondue You Need a New Wardrobe? Civic Engagement Yard Sale Has You Covered

Need a new outfit or a Coach bag? The Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) will sell these and an assortment of items (note: fondue set), including quilts, dinner plates, and miscellaneous housewares at a yard sale on Sunday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the front lawn of the CCEC...

Oct 7, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

PA Program Receives $14,000 Grant for Nicaragua Mission

The Physician Assistant Foundation has awarded Arcadia University with a Robert K. Pedersen Global Outreach Humanitarian Assistance Grant in the amount of $14,660. Funding from the grant, titled Medical and Public Health Mission in Nicaragua, will be used to purchase medical and dental...

Sep 23, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Student Organization Gives Back to Veterans at Wills for Heroes

On Sept. 12, members of the Arcadia community gave back to those who have served in the armed forces and as first responders by providing a frequently put off but critical service: estate planning. At Wills for Heroes, organized by the Student Veteran Organization (SVO) with the help of the...

Courtney Horst ’19 sorts and shelves books for Philadelphia READS during the Orientation Day of Service.

Sep 8, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

At Orientation, New Students Make Impact Beyond Campus

For many students beginning college, the first days of the year are a time to gather textbooks, get to know the campus, and put finishing touches on decorating one’s living space. For incoming students at Arcadia University, the first day of the academic year is a time to positively impact...