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Feb 19, 2020 May Their Aye

LGBTQ Ally Training

Join Hillary Blecker for LGBTQ+ Ally Training for Spring 2020. Choose one session to attentd, and RSVP. Hillary received her Master of Public Health in Community Practice from the University of Washington and completed a Graduate Certificate in Diversity Leadership at Temple University. Her...

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Feb 19, 2020 May Their Aye

Arcadia's First Women

Join the Office of Institutional Diversity in this networking reception in recognition of March Women's History Month. Followed by featured panelist of Arcadia's women in higher education, you'll not want to miss it this year.   Featured Panelist:  Mrs. Paayal Nair,...

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Feb 5, 2020 May Their Aye

Annual ALANA (African American, Latino, Asian, Native American) & Allies community Dinner

Due to the ever-changing situation surrouding COVID-19, this event will now be held online. Please join our virtual zoom meeting!  Please RSVP below so you can receive an email invite which will be necessary in able to participate. Let's talk soon! RSVP HERE...

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Jan 31, 2020 May Their Aye

17th Annual ALANA (African American, Latino, Asian, Native American) and International Student Recognition Ceremony

This event has been postponed or cancelled and attendees should contact the event organizer for more details. Members of Arcadia University are invited to attend the 17th Annual ALANA (African American, Latino, Asian, Native American) and International Student Recognition Ceremony. ...

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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...

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...