Alumni

Four women in military outfits with a navy ship behind them

Apr 28, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Stefanik ’11 Hosts Panel About Women Veterans Returning Home

By Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 Spanish Language and Literature and Sociology alumna Ali Stefanik ’11, along with co-host Alexis Furlong, hosted a panel discussion, “When the Women Returned: The Difficult Journey Home for Women in the Military,” to provide an opportunity for women veterans to share...

Zoom STEM Panel for Arcadia University

Apr 16, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Math and Computer Science Department Hosts STEM Panel

By Josephine Mueller ’21 The Math and Computer Science Department hosted the STEM Professional Panel on Feb. 25, which was held virtually this year. Panelists, which included Arcadia graduates, were from computer science, actuarial science, data science, teaching, and engineering fields and...

Arcadia University alumna Alex Sims

Mar 31, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Sims ’18 Uses Arcadia Experience to Become First Responder in DC

Alexandria (Alex) Sims ’18, who helps keep residents, tourists, and commuters safe while they are in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, points to how her International Studies degree influenced her career path as a first responded in the nation’s capital.  “Arcadia taught me a lot...

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Mar 30, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Scott, Krug ’20M Explore Opioid Crisis in Forensic Science Journal

Dr. Karen Scott, director of the Forensic Science program, and Forensic Science alumnus Sam Krug ’20M had their advanced review, “A toxicological exploration of the opioid crisis,” published in the August issue of the WIREs Forensic Science journal. In the paper, the two explore the origins of...

Arcadia University alumna Lynn Darling Hendershot

Mar 25, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Lynn Darling Hendershot ’66 Establishes Endowed Scholarship

Arcadia University is pleased to announce that Beaver College alumna, Lynn Darling Hendershot ’66 has established the Lynn Darling Hendershot ’66 Endowed Scholarship. Specifically designed to reduce the financial burden associated with the pursuit of higher education, the Lynn Darling Hendershot...

Arcadia University vice president Brigette Bryant

Mar 24, 2021 Erin McLaughlin

Brigette A. Bryant Receives the Charles A. Wright Opportunity and Inclusion Leadership Award

Brigette A. Bryant, vice president for Development and Alumni Engagement at Arcadia University has been awarded the prestigious Charles A. Wright Opportunity and Inclusion Leadership Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).   Each year, CASE District II...

Arcadia University alumna Isabela Secanechia

Mar 24, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Secanechia’s Experiences at Arcadia Fuel Passion to Educate Refugees

By Josephine Mueller ’21 Isabela Arena Secanechia ’17 knows how critical English is for social and professional opportunities, and is working to teach the language to adult refugees.   Secanechia is co-founder of the edtech start-up English Language Network of Refugees (ELNOR), the pilot...

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Mar 8, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Publishes Paper with Alumnae on Caregiver Health

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor and chair of Public Health, co-authored an article in the Western Journal of Nursing Research with Dr. Freda Patterson ’00 and Adeline Hubbard '22M, '20MPH. “Caregiver Health by Context: Moderating Effects of Mental Health and Health Behaviors”...

Graduating students at Commencement

Garrett Davies Mar 4, 2021 7:00 pm

VLOG: Set Up for Success at Arcadia
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Mar 3, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Public Art Alumna Publishes Book Based on Collaborative Art Experience at Arcadia

Art History alumna Sydney Welch ’20 published her first book “The Art of Collaboration: An In-Depth Look at Creative Practices for Creative People,” which takes an in-depth look at the origins of collaboration and how it takes shape in different ways. Welch found much of her inspiration for the...

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Mar 3, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Women’s History Month

Arcadia University has a long and storied history replete with women who have blazed trails, made history, and etched their impact on local, regional, and global communities. This year, Arcadia celebrates Women’s History Month with several events throughout March for students, alumni, faculty,...

Debra Powell Wright with the cover of Philly Jawns

Feb 25, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with Debra Powell-Wright, Co-Editor of “Philly Jawns”

On Friday, March 26, Arcadia University will host the event Philly Jawns Speak: Mississippi Goddam Revisited 2021 in honor of Women’s History Month. This panel and discussion will focus on how art meets activism. Moderated by Director of Young Men's Initiative at Philadelphia Futures Gabriel...