Community Service

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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...

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Feb 17, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Ebola Relief Donations Arrive in Sierra Leone

On Feb. 9, donations collected during Arcadia’s Ebola relief drive last semester arrived in Sierra Leone. Fodeba Daboh ’11, graduate of Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program, presented packages of personal protective equipment to Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Social...

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Feb 10, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Men’s Soccer Team Welcomes Newest Member, Jonny Nagrant

While many had their eyes on who was signing to play where on college football signing day, the Arcadia University men’s soccer team announced a signing of its own, as 11-year-old Jonny Nagrant officially became a member of the Knights’ program. The Collegeville native, who was teamed up with...

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Jan 28, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Students Lead Recycling Effort for MLK Day of Service

The Community Service Office hosted its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Jan. 18 and 19. Student and staff volunteers gathered to collect items that members in the community wanted to give a new home. Although Sunday’s shredding, eWaste, and repurposing activities ...

Jan 21, 2015 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia Receives NADIIIAA/Jostens Community Service Award for Second Consecutive Year

The Arcadia University Department of Athletics was recognized for its varied community service efforts by the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) and Jostens, earning Honorable Mention in the Array of Projects category for the second consecutive year. Director of...

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Dec 22, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia Named to 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Arcadia University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The honor is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, civic engagement, and...

Nov 20, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Students Volunteer at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Robert Buscher, an adjunct professor who teaches Japanese cinematography at Arcadia University, is programming director for the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF). At this year’s PAAF, he enlisted the help of Arcadia students, including Fatimah Cassim ’16, Lydia Li ’16, Christine...