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Jan 17, 2020 Farrah Bradley

Arcadia Votes Kickoff

Arcadia Votes is a new, non-partisan initiative sponsored by SI2, the Office of Social Impact & Innovation. Free Arcadia Votes t-shirts will be given out at the event and there will be an opportunity to learn about a Philadelphia conference on student voting that students may be able to attend...

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Jan 3, 2020 May Their Aye

MLK 2020 Panel Discussion

Join the local Cheltenham Area Branch of NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and Office of Institutional Diversity in the discussion about the school-to-prison pipeline that plagues our state. Panelists include: The Honorable Judge Christopher...

Omar Odom Dec 28, 2019 2:09 pm

When Discrimination Finds You

Most people have experienced some form of discrimination and have been hurt by it. It is incredibly harmful and unnecessary to exclude or attack people for something that cannot be helped. At Arcadia, I am learning about the various ways discrimination affects people, which has led me to think of...

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Dec 19, 2019 May Their Aye

2nd Viewing of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Nation

In recognition of Black History Month, and educational purposes join us for the 2nd viewing of, " White Rage: The Unspoken truth of Our Nation's Divide". Dr. Carol Anderson's presentation based this presenation on her book and shares her research on how whiteness functions in American life and how...

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Dec 19, 2019 May Their Aye

King in the Wilderness

Join us for a documentary showing. This documentary reveals stirring new perspectives on Dr. King's character, his radical doctrine of nonviolence and his internal philosophical struggles prior to his assassination in 1969. 

ALANA Students with international sashes

May 31, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students Honored at 17th annual ALANA & International Student Recognition Ceremony

Arcadia University celebrated the achievements of international students and graduating students of African, Latino, Asian, and Native American (ALANA) descent at the 17th annual ALANA & International Student Recognition Ceremony on May 11. This year, 13 graduate students and 49 undergraduate...

Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar at Arcadia.

Mar 7, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Hosts Race Historian Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar, author and Charles and Mary Beard professor of History at Rutgers University, discussed female abolitionists and runaway slaves at Arcadia on March 5. After, attendees watched Sisters in Freedom, a documentary on which Dr....

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Mar 6, 2019 May Their Aye

Women's History Month: Reception for Arcadian Women

CALLING ARCADIAN WOMEN Join Faculty, Staff and students for an evening networking reception.  Bring your Business Cards and Dress to Impress.   

An individual reads at the African American Read-In

Mar 6, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Seventh Annual African American Read-In, Featured on PBS39

By Lana Valente '19 Arcadia held the seventh annual celebration of Africana literature and writing with its Annual African American Read-In on Feb. 19. Hosted at Grey Towers Castle, the Read-In allowed community members to share some of their favorite works by African American writers....

May Their Aye and Dr. Natasha Patterson on the steps inside Grey Towers Castle

Mar 5, 2019 Caitlin Burns

High School Students Debate in Oratorical Competition for Black History Month

Arcadia hosted the 12th Annual Black History Month Oratorical Competition on Feb. 23, which culminated the Office of Institutional Diversity’s events for Black History Month. Each year, the oratorical competition encourages local high school students from Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks...

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Feb 28, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Armstrong Dunbar, Author of Never Caught, Discusses Female Abolitionists at Women’s History Month Kickoff Event

In honor of Women’s History Month, Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar, author and Charles and Mary Beard professor of History at Rutgers University, will speak about her research on female abolitionists and escaped slaves in Philadelphia on Tuesday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in the University Commons Great Room...