Access, Equity, Diversity, And Inclusion

Crossing the Line: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport That Changed Their Lives Forever

Sep 15, 2022 John DeRosier

Common Read Speaking Event to Feature Famous Local Author

Author, philanthropist, and U.S. Polo national champion Kareem Rosser will be visiting campus on Oct. 6 to discuss his book “Crossing the Line: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport that Changed their Lives Forever.”  Rosser will be signing copies of the book, which was assigned to...

Arcadia to host "Water Speaks" on Friday, Sept. 16

Sep 7, 2022 John DeRosier

Concert at Arcadia Examines Water and the Black American Experience

Arcadia University will host “Water Speaks,” a special concert examining the role water has played in the history of Black Americans, on Friday, Sept. 16, at 6 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle. The concert, free and open to the public, is commissioned by the Philadelphia Jazz Project as part of...

Our Problem, Our Path

Sep 6, 2022 John DeRosier

Dr. Bartoli, Dr. Michael Publish New AntiRacist Book, “Our Problem, Our Path” 

Dr. Eleonora Bartoli, former director of the graduate program in Counseling at Arcadia University, and Dr. Ali Michael, adjunct professor in Psychology at Arcadia, recently published “Our Problem, Our Path: Collective AntiRacism for White People.” The book calls on white people to talk about...

Dr. Martin signs the treaty of renewed friendship with the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania

Aug 23, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia Reaffirms Lenape Partnership with Treaty Signing

In summer and fall 2021, a group of Arcadians worked with the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania to draft a land acknowledgement statement recognizing that the Lenape People were the first caretakers of the land where the University now sits. The statement notes that Arcadia honors the Lenape’s “...

Shaliyah Kinsey, Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions - AEDI

Aug 16, 2022 Emily Horowitz

National Coalition of College Admissions Counselors Taps Kinsey, Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions - AEDI, as Ambassador

Shaliyah Kinsey, Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions - Access, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion, has been named a Coalition Ambassador by the Coalition for College. The Coalition Ambassador program brings together admissions professionals from member schools across the U.S. to...

Jul 28, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University Receives $300K Grant to Enhance Initiatives of CASAA

Arcadia University has received a one-year $300K grant for the 2022-23 academic year to support the Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA) in its efforts to promote antiracist research and pedagogical innovation at the University.  Specifically, the grant, made by...

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Jul 22, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Drs. Varlack and Guertin-Martin to Lead CASAA as It Enters Its Second Year at Arcadia University

The Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA) was established on Nov. 16, 2021 as an interdisciplinary academic center that aims to bring together scholars and advocates from the University, the local community, and the wider world to (re)shape the thinking and the mindset...

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Jun 22, 2022 Connor Fogel

ABRI at Arcadia: An Essential, Complex, United Effort

Part I in a series. “How will we mobilize around these issues even more profoundly than  we already are on a local, national, and global scale? How will we  live up to our mission and vision  as an institution that strives  to be socially just?” In June 2020, President Ajay...

Jun 7, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Shandell Speaks on African American Artists on “Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia” Podcast

Dr. Jonathan Shandell, associate professor of Theater Arts at Arcadia University, appeared June 3 on the podcast "Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia." On this episode of the podcast, Philadelphia theater historian Peter Schmitz leads a conversation inspired by Dr. Shandell's article, "...

Arcadia University Commemorates Juneteenth

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 14:45

Dear Arcadia Community,

Last year, the passage of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act established Juneteenth as a federal holiday. Arcadia University will observe this holiday, which falls this year on Sunday, June 19, by closing offices, where possible, on Monday, June 20. Offices and units essential to regular operations will remain open, and staff who are deemed essential... Read More

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May 4, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Fostering Conversations and Research on Race:CASAA Awards Its First Round of Microgrants for Scholarship and Antiracist Pedagogy

In efforts to advance scholarship on race, racism, and social justice in the past as well as the contemporary world, the directors of the Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA) at Arcadia University unveiled a new initiative—the CASAA Microgrants Program—in March 2022. Part...

Apr 20, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

For Some at Arcadia, Service Means Introspection, Mutual Aid, Community

By Sarah Marsh, Office of Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion program coordinator, and Anthony Reyes, program coordinator Gateway to Success/Act 101 Program and Undergraduate Success academic advisor What does service mean to you? How does it inspire you to act? For some at Arcadia...