Community Service

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...

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Aug 31, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia University Hosts Wills for Heroes, Sept. 12

On Saturday, Sept. 12, a program at Arcadia, cosponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, is helping military veterans, emergency medical personnel, police officers, and firefighters with free basic estate planning. Wills for Heroes will assist these and other first...

<b>Janet Hertz ’16DPT</b> takes the blood pressure of an attendee at the Korean Health Expo.

Jul 15, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

DPT Students Assist, Educate More Than 100 at Korean Health Expo

Working under the supervision of a physician, Arcadia students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program presented on the physical therapy field, took blood pressures, and led exercises at the Korean Health Expo on Saturday, June 13, in the Commons. More than 100 local Korean-American community...

Students participating in New Student Day of Service

Mar 28, 2015 Susan Gettlin

Photos: Community Engagement Activities
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Mar 26, 2015 jretter Retter

Physician Assistant Students Rally for Marfan Syndrome

In 2010, two-year-old Angelina Dolge passed away due to complications from Marfan Syndrome, a disorder caused by a mutation in the genes that encode for the body’s connective tissue. Though Angelina’s life was cut short, her aunt, Samantha Liddy, PA-S, was inspired to pursue a lifelong career...

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Feb 24, 2015 jretter Retter

One Smile, Two Smile, Red Smile, Blue Smile at Dr. Seuss Day at Arcadia

On Feb. 22, around 300 community members came to the Castle for the 15th annual Dr. Seuss Day Celebration at Arcadia for face painting, juggling, and Lorax-inspired desserts. The Dr. Seuss event was established in honor of Jami Rodriguez ’00 and continues in her memory. The event is...