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Apr 1, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Resist is a Womanist Word: A Tribute to Sonia Sanchez and Call for Submissions: Sonku for Sonia

This year, poet, activist, and scholar Sonia Sanchez will receive an honorary doctoral degree and address the Class of 2022 at Commencement ceremonies for Arcadia University. Renowned for the messages of freedom and activism in her work, Sanchez once declared that "[r]esist is an ancient word. A...

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Mar 30, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Academic Excellence of Students and Faculty Celebrated at 2022 Honors Convocation

The importance of authenticity, vulnerability, and discovery were central themes at this year’s in-person Honors Convocation at Arcadia University on March 26, which celebrated the academic excellence of students and faculty.  The annual event recognizes graduate and undergraduate students...

Mar 7, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Ferrell Publishes Book on Creative Exchange Around Jay DeFeo’s Painting

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell, associate professor of Art History at Arcadia University, has published the book The Rose: Creation and Community in Jay DeFeo’s Circle (Yale University Press). A video introduction to the book is available here.    A description on the Yale University Press...

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Mar 4, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Part III of Important Q&A Series with Founding and Associate Director of CASAA

Arcadia University's three-part Q&A series with the founding and associate director of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action, Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, concludes below. Read Part I of the series here, and Part II here....

Arcadia Supports Its Global Community and Ukraine

Monday, February 28, 2022 - 07:00

Dear Arcadia University Community,
 
At Arcadia University, we are deeply troubled by the news and images coming from Ukraine. As a global institution, our hearts are with our students, scholars, faculty, staff, and partners, as well as all those affected by these events in the region and around the world. War and conflict devastates lives and communities for generations, and we... Read More

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Feb 23, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Part II of our CASAA Q&A: Opportunities for Community Members, CASAA's Key Initiatives

Arcadia University's Q&A three-part series with the founding and associate director of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action, Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, continues below. You can read Part I of the series here. Read Part III of...

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Feb 23, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Feb. 24: Asian American and Pacific Islander Mental Health Panel

On Thursday, Feb. 24, Arcadia University counseling services, the Office of Access, Diversity, and Inclusion, the AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) Resource group, and the AAPI group of Montgomery county will host a mental health panel to describe and discuss the difficulties surrounding...

Feb 23, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia Partners with Montgomery County to Enhance Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic

In February, Arcadia University entered into a partnership with Montgomery County to enhance the Physical Therapy department’s pro bono physical therapy clinic. Recognizing the need for decreasing barriers to access health related services, the Arcadia University Pro Bono Clinic was designed to...

Feb 16, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Feb. 27 Presentation to Look at Henry Clay's Compromise of 1850

In a free Zoom event on Sunday, Feb. 27, Dr. James M. Paradis, adjunct professor of history at Arcadia University, will highlight “Henry Clay: Compromise of 1850," an engraving from the walls of Camp William Penn Museum, during an upcoming presentation about President Abraham Lincoln and the Black...

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Feb 9, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Transforming Education at Arcadia: The ABRI Curricular Infusion Pilot Program in Action

In a November 2021 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Anti-Black Racism Initiatives (ABRI) in development at Arcadia University were put on center stage in “Race on Campus: One University’s Plan to Combat Anti-Black Racism” by Sarah Brown. The article highlighted “plans to diversify...

Feb 7, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Important Q&A with Founding and Associate Director of the Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action

The founding director and associate director of Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA) Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, answer questions about the importance of CASAA, how the Center plans to engage with the community, and how it...

Feb 4, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Steinbrucker Lecture Series: Dr. Parsons Dick Presents "Discriminatory Ontology of Migration in Asylum Processing at the U.S. - Mexico Border" 

Steinbrucker Lecture Series: Dr. Parsons Dick Presents "Discriminatory Ontology of Migration in Asylum Processing at the U.S. - Mexico Border"  Thursday, Feb. 17 4-6 p.m. Commons Meeting Room (and streamed) Zoom link: https://arcadia.zoom.us/j/95005439835  Dr. Hilary Parsons...