Institutional Diversity

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...

Doriane Feinstein Feb 15, 2018 6:32 am

Discovering My Heaven

For the first time in a long time, my winter break was incredible. It wasn’t just nice or relaxing. It was truly spectacular. My sister and I went to Israel for 10 days with Hillel International’s Winter Birthright trip. Each day was an adventure… even when that included a trip to the...

African American Read-In 2018

Submit and read your favorite published work of literature, poetry, or verse by a writer of African descent.
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:30

On February 21, Arcadia will host its 6th celebration of Africana Literature and Writing. The National African American Read-In was created 29 years ago by members of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) to educate others about the literary contributions of African American writers and, later, people of African descent worldwide. During the month of February, events promoting... Read More

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Feb 1, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Film Fest, Jazz Lunch Highlight Black History Month Events at Arcadia University

Arcadia University is hosting several cultural, artistic, and academic events throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. A Soulful Celebration: Gospel Meets Jazz Saturday, Feb. 3, noon to 3 p.m. Commons Great Room Pianist, producer, and multimedia artist Joe Patterson debuts his...

Claire McEntire '18 assists Flourtown resident Kate Boczar with donations at the Repurposing, eWaste, and Shredding event.

Jan 17, 2018 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates MLK Day with Community Events

Arcadia University honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a free community shredding and donation event, a remembrance on campus, and a recognition ceremony in collaboration with Cheltenham’s NAACP and township and state government officials. The University’s Community and Civic...