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Nov 17, 2020 Lisa Stephens

UKnightedTuesday

On UKnightedTuesday, the entire Arcadia community of alumni, faculty, staff, friends, donors, and students are coming together for 1,853 minutes of impact.  Starting at 6 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 1, join us as we charge toward our goal of raising $200,000 for Arcadia University and its...

Arcadia University alumna Julie Demarest

Nov 11, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Demarest ’05M Brings Closure to Families of Fallen Soldiers

For the past four years of her fifteen year career at the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL), Forensic Science alumna Julie Demarest ’05M has worked to help families of missing soldiers from World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War, and Cold War.  As the Technical Leader of...

Arcadia University student Patrick Kirby with certificate

Nov 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Computer Science Helps Students Build Resume with Security Plus Certificate

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Dr. Vitaly Ford teamed up with Sabre Systems, Inc., and the Urban League of Philadelphia to allow students to obtain skills and qualifications that will give them an edge when applying to professional positions in the cybersecurity and technology fields....

Headshot of Arcadia University alumna Michele Boardman

Nov 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Boardman ’08 ’11M Uses Arcadia Experience to Help Today’s Youth

As a first-year Biology student, Michele Boardman ’08 ’11M wasn’t sure if she could live on campus when she matriculated in 2004. She has always used a wheelchair to get around, and at 18-years-old she was uncertain about her ability to live on her own. Throughout her time at Arcadia as an...

Word cloud about reasons to give to Arcadia University, created by donors

Nov 2, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Donors of Arcadia’s Jones Poundstone Society Gather to Celebrate! The Joy of Giving

Loyalty, gratitude, responsibility, scholarship. These are just a few of the words our Jones Poundstone Society (JPS) donors shared when asked to provide one word that describes their reason for giving during Arcadia’s second annual leadership donor recognition event, Celebrate! The Joy of Giving...

Arcadia University alumna Danielle Frank

Oct 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Frank ’12 Finds Her Passion Working with Disability Support Services

As a student at Arcadia University, Danielle Frank ’12 found her calling in Disability Support Services in the Office of Academic Development.  As a Sociology major, Frank had wanted to become a guidance counselor. However, after working in the Office of Academic Development, she discovered...

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Sep 29, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Misher Innovates Learning for Students of All Ages

“I think that there’s just new ways that we won’t let go of,” said Karen Misher ’88, associate professor of Art and Design, as well as founder and Board chair of A Step Up Academy. “We’re not going back to the old classroom anytime soon, and I think that when we do, it’ll be a new version...

Arcadia University faculty and trustee Kyle Kammerle

Sep 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Kammerle ’17, ’20DPT Elected As Recent Graduate Trustee

Arcadia University is proud to announce that Dr. Kyle Kammerle ’17, ’20DPT, adjunct professor of Biology at Arcadia University and physical therapist at Willow Grove Physical Therapy, was elected to the University’s Board of Trustees, effective June 1. A graduate of the Arcadia Class of 2020...

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Sep 21, 2020 Erin McLaughlin

Board Chair Madsen ’85 Launches the Arcadia Financial Aid Initiative with $150,000 Endowed Scholarship Fund

Last fiscal year in October 2019, Arcadia’s Chair of the Board of Trustees Alison Aaron Madsen ’85 and her husband, Howard Madsen, established The Dan and Gerri Aaron Endowed Scholarship Fund— becoming the very first donors to create an endowed fund through the Arcadia Financial Aid...

Arcadia University alumnae and Jones Poundstone Society co-chairs.

Sep 17, 2020 Erin McLaughlin

Shenker ’69 and Hendershot ’66 to Serve as Co-Chairs of The Jones Poundstone Society

Following her successful year as the inaugural 2020 Chair of the Jones Poundstone Society, Susan Smyth Shenker '69 will team with long-time donor and dedicated alumna, Lynn Darling Hendershot '66, to serve as Co-Chairs for 2021. Together they will lead the annual giving effort as exemplars in...

Arcadia University alumna Keisha Robinson

Sep 3, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Alumna Publishes Memoir on Resilience During COVID

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Alumna and 40 Under 40 recipient Keisha M. Robinson ’18MEd will publish, "I Barely Survived My Summer in Quarantine: A Memoir," on Sept. 4, which focuses on how she found resilience while quarantining during COVID.  Robinson discusses the impact the pandemic had on...

Headshot of Margaret Steele

Aug 17, 2020 Erin McLaughlin

Beaver College Alumna Establishes the Margaret W. Steele Endowed Scholarship

Arcadia University is pleased to announce the inaugural Margaret W. Steele Endowed Scholarship award will be made in the Fall of 2020. Established through the generosity of Beaver College alumna, Margaret “Peggy” W. Steele ’80, the scholarship is designed to strengthen the University’s ability...