Institutional Diversity

Justin Rollins Feb 21, 2017 7:00 pm

An Opportunity to Learn and Grow

On Jan. 22, I had the opportunity to join “Building Fences: How to Protect Our Community,” an evening of enlightening workshops hosted by the Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS) that focused on being a minority in America. Dr. Doreen Loury, assistant professor of Sociology at...

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Feb 6, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Hosts Spoken Word, Read-In, and Social Progress Events During Black History Month

Arcadia University is hosting the following events to celebrate and promote diversity, culture, and social activism throughout Black History Month. Wednesday, Feb. 8 The Multicultural Organization Coalition: Commons Meeting Room 2, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Multicultural Organization Coalition...

Amber Amin '17 speaks during the unity rally on Feb. 3.

Feb 3, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Community Unites for Diversity in Response to Executive Order

A crowd of more than 100 students, faculty, and staff joined together on Feb. 3 to unite in response to the Executive Order by the White House. While holding signs that called for diversity in communities, attendees were invited to share their concerns and hopes for the future. “I am glad to see...

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Jan 31, 2017 Caitlin Burns

University Statement on White House Executive Order

The recent White House Executive Order leaves much uncertainty with colleges and universities and their students, scholars, international programs, and global alliances. This 90-day order not only impacts refugees and people from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, or Yemen, but...

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Jan 19, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Honors Program and Office of Institutional Diversity Host Social Progress Event to Kick Off Big Idea Competition

On Feb. 27, the Honors Program and Office of Institutional Diversity will host a Social Progress Incubator to encourage community service, motivate student activists, and kick off Arcadia’s annual Big Idea Competition. All members of the University community are invited to join guest speakers...

Dec 13, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Welcomes J Mase III ’06 as Lead Performer at Spoken Word Event

The First-Year Seminars “Reading Between the Rhymes” and “Words of Mass Destruction,” in conjunction with student organization PTAH and the Office of Institutional Diversity, hosted the Words Unspoken open mic night on Dec. 3. In a special performance, black/trans/queer poet J Mase III ’06 read...

Doriane Feinstein Nov 7, 2016 7:00 pm

Living Jew-ish

Religion is an odd topic for me. People are shocked, at first, to learn that I am Jewish. With a last name like Feinstein, I find their delayed reactions to be quite amusing. When it comes to religion, I have always hopped around and changed my views on my faith. At first, I would celebrate...

Jun 14, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Dalton Awarded Educational Achievement by NAACP

Judith Dalton, associate dean for Institutional Diversity, will be honored by the Cheltenham NAACP on June 26 as the recipient of the 2016 Educational Achievement Award for her work promoting cultural diversity in school communities. According to the Cheltenham NAACP board: “[Dalton’s] passion...

Feb 26, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University Celebrate Women’s History Month with Health and History Events

Arcadia University honors Women’s History Month throughout March with several events that promote women’s health, history, and achievements. On Tuesday, March 1, Institutional Diversity will host a ladies-only open mic night at 7:15 p.m. in the Dining Hall Complex. Women from across the...

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Feb 4, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Concert, Social Justice Workshops, Entrepreneurship Highlight Black History Month at Arcadia

Throughout February, Arcadia will honor Black History Month through events celebrating culture, promoting social justice, and introducing up-and-coming figures. This page will be updated as events are announced. On Thursday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Commons Great Room, ...

Bryan Gillen ’19 helps unload vehicles filled with shreddable materials at the shredding, eWaste, and repurposing event.

Jan 21, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Sustainability and Justice Events Highlight Arcadia University’s MLK Day Celebration

On Jan. 18, Arcadia hosted two events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. In the afternoon, the Community and Civic Engagement Center (CCEC) hosted its annual Day of Service shredding, eWaste, and repurposing event. In the evening, the Office of Institutional Diversity hosted the sixth...

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Nov 11, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

African Film Series, Quiz Bowl, Refugee Discussion Highlight International Education Week, Nov. 16-20

Arcadia’s emphasis on education with a global perspective will be at the forefront during International Education Week, an initiative from the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Education encouraging programs that promote global awareness in education, Nov. 16-20. Throughout the week...