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Headshots of Maya and Stacey

May 13, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Alumni Association Elects Two New Council Members

The Arcadia University Alumni Association Leadership Council will welcome two new members: Maya Johnson ’97 and Stacey Downey ’88. Both begin their tenure on June 1. Voting for the Leadership Council election opened on April 17 and continued until May 1. During that time, members of the Arcadia...

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May 7, 2020 Jennifer Retter

#ArcadiaStrong: Faculty and Staff Standouts During COVID-19

We asked our social media followers to share outstanding faculty and staff experiences they've had in the wake of COVID-19.    "Jodi Bornstein has built a community for ED110 that has been super supportive."  "Kathy Trainor has been very supportive and...

Daijah Patton Mar 29, 2020 9:34 am

VLOG: Blink of an Eye
Male and female working at a table in the Career Education Center.

Jessica Derr Mar 9, 2020 1:10 pm

Grad School Crash Course

Whether you’ve had senioritis and have been counting down the days until your last exam, or just the mention of the Real World is enough to make you break out in a cold sweat, college ends for everyone eventually. Though most leave higher education to pursue a career in the workforce, many opt...

Cheltenham high school

Daijah Patton Feb 27, 2020 7:00 pm

Discovering My Calling

I graduated from Collegium Charter School in Exton, Pa., in 2018. Until about two months before I graduated high school, I still had the nervous expectation that I was supposed to know what I wanted to major in when I went to college. I knew I loved creative writing and reading literature, so I...

View of the skyline and the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Jessica Derr Feb 18, 2020 1:02 pm

Savannah Seymour ’20: A Summer in France

Savannah Seymour ’20, an English major and Linguistics and French minor, shares her highs and lows of spending a summer across the ocean. Where did you go and for how long? France, from the end of May to mid=August. I was in Grenoble for school for a month, then went for fun to...

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Nov 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Writing Center Hosts Robert Fillman ’09M

The Writing Center hosted poet Robert Fillman ’09M for a discussion on the process of creating the sharp and meditative poems in his new chapbook, November Weather Spell, on Oct. 25. After the discussion, he answered general questions about poetry and writing and ended the night with a book signing...

David Hogg speaking to the Arcadia community in Kuch Center

Jessica Derr Nov 18, 2019 2:23 pm

Art from Activism

In October, campus was abuzz in anticipation of this year’s Common Read presentation. Common Read is an event that happens each fall semester. First-year students are assigned a book, usually pertaining to an important socio-political issue, that is discussed in both their English classes and their...

Lashanna Bryant '21 performs poetry at the event

Oct 18, 2019 Caitlin Burns

University Seminar Host Sixth Arcadia Poets Symposium

On Oct. 15, University Seminar, "Artist, Activist, Deep-Sea Diver: The Role of the Poet in Society," hosted its sixth annual Arcadia Poets Symposium. The seminar, taught by Dr. Ellen Murphey, adjunct professor of English, hosts a panel of published poets made up of Arcadia students, alumni, and...

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Jessica Derr Oct 15, 2019 5:23 pm

5 Tips for Rocking Your First Conference

One of the things that makes a small school like Arcadia so special is that you are truly able to carve out a professional identity. This past summer, I was given the chance by Arcadia’s English Department to attend the Philadelphia Writers Conference. I was elated and honored to be selected, but...

Think Tank Competition for Funding Projects

The Humanities Research Lab is seeking project proposals.
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 12:45

Get funding for a collaborative interdisciplinary project with faculty. The Humanities Research Lab (2035 Church Rd) is hosting a Think Tank Competition for students and faculty working on cutting-edge humanities projects (Art History, Music, Literature, Religion, Philosophy, History, Modern Languages). The groups working on the project must include faculty and students. 

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Aug 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Inside Out Program Hosts National Training at Arcadia

From July 28 to Aug. 3, faculty from around the country who teach through the Inside-Out Prison Exchange program visited Arcadia University to learn more about the program, where students and inmates work together in a collaborative classroom at a nearby prison. At present, there are more than...