Institutional Diversity

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Jan 24, 2019 May Their Aye

CANCELED until further notice: Black/African American History Month: The Jazz Experience

Due to snowy weather mix predictions for Wednesday, February 20th, this event will be cancelled. Please check back for more information. Join the Key Arts Production in the Jazz Experience live concert multimedia performance presentation with live commentary, captivating video images and rousing...

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Jan 22, 2019 Farrah Bradley

Lunar New Year Party!

The Office of International Programs is throwing a party to celebrate Lunar New Year. Several east Asian countries celebrate the new year according to the cycles of the moon. Our celebration will feature traditional Asian foods, and guests can learn about the Chinese zodiac while enjoying other...

Jan 18, 2019 Ashley Knueppel

Stories from Abroad: Students of Color Panel

Join the Office of Study Away as we host a panel for students who are interested in studying abroad. We will be joined by our student panelists, who identify as students of color to share stories about their study abroad experiences. Their stories will help to provide answers to questions...

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Jasmin Ramirez Dec 21, 2018 12:20 pm

Adriana Mateo ’20, PR Officer of the Latino Association

Adriana Mateo ’20 is a sophomore Business major from Florida and public relations officer for the Latino Association. Here, we chat about this unique chapter in her life. Why did you choose Arcadia? A: Honestly, Arcadia fulfilled everything on my checklist. It’s a small campus,...

Dec 17, 2018 Patricia Greenwood

MLK, Jr. Holiday Program 2019

This year's annual holiday recognition program and celebration, in collaboration with the Cheltenham Area Branch of the NAACP, and Arcadia student clubs: the Black Awareness Society, POWER (Pushing Our Women of color to Excel in the Real world), and Scarlet Steppers, is entitled "YOUTH FORUM 2019...

Nov 14, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Peterson ’09 Publishes Poetry Collection on Blacklisted Men

In October, Print Communications alumna Elishia Peterson ’09 visited her alma mater to celebrate publishing Blacklisted: 12 Men Facing Stigma and Success, a collection of 126 poems that dissect the reality of being a black man in America.   The collection was inspired by Peterson’s thesis...

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Oct 31, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Defamation Experience Elicits Varying Points-of-View

By Caitlin Joyce '20 The Defamation Experience, an interactive production focused on creating a dialogue about prejudice and diversity, was presented at Arcadia by the Office of Institutional Diversity on Oct. 19. The event centers around Todd Logan’s play “DEFAMATION,” which involves a...

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Oct 30, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Letter of Solidarity

Join Us in Signing a Letter from the Office of Institutional Diversity at Arcadia University A rise in bias incidents has threatened our society, and we have witnessed verbal and physical acts of intolerance across our institutions, organizations, and citizens on a local, national, and global...

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Jun 27, 2018 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University Responds to Supreme Court Travel Ban Decision

Arcadia University is an institution that subscribes to the imperative that teaching and learning must include the global perspectives and experiences provided by scholars, students, and staff from all regions and nations of our world. Arcadia University is deeply disappointed with the United...

Caitlin Joyce May 14, 2018 10:48 am

Finding Inner Peace with Invisible Illness

When one thinks of the phrase “coming out,” usually the first topic that comes to mind is sexuality. However, there are multiple aspects of one’s identity than can be difficult to talk about, elements of ourselves which are not often visible to those around us. These identities can incorporate a...

Olivia Armacost Apr 6, 2018 5:06 pm

Demanding Civility

The civility flag is a symbol and tradition of Arcadia, so ingrained in the foundation of the campus and institution that it is a core piece of the University’s identity. The flag discourages bigotry and stands for respecting all members of the campus community, regardless of circumstance or...

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Mar 1, 2018 Jennifer Retter

Women’s History Month Highlighted by Music and Professional Panel

Arcadia will host several events to honor and celebrate women throughout the month of March. Thursday, March 1 Ladies Only Open Mic Night 6 to 8 p.m., Grey Towers Castle Rose & Mirror Rooms All women of Arcadia are invited to share their many talents during a relaxing kick-off to...