Alumni

Cover image of Sydney Welch's book

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 My Skin is Black 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 Bryant, it will bring together ten of...

CASE Gold medallion

Feb 17, 2021 Caitlin Burns

University Advancement Earns Gold for Jones Poundstone Society

Arcadia University is proud to announce that its Division of University Advancement earned prestigious recognition from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), winning gold and bronze District II Accolade Awards relating to the Jones Poundstone Society (JPS).  The JPS...

Arcadia University alumnus George Cross

Feb 17, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Cross ’99M: A Role Model in the Classroom, and at Arcadia, for Black Students

“There are many students who have gone all the way through their matriculation and never encountered a Black male teacher,” said Education alumnus Dr. George Cross ’99M about returning to teach in the Woodbury school district after retiring a few years ago. “I felt like I was needed in the...

Arcadia University alumnus Steven McCreery

Feb 16, 2021 Caitlin Burns

McCreery ’20 Monitors COVID Patients in One-of-a-Kind Virtual Response Center

As hospitals continue to combat COVID-19, Political Science graduate Steven McCreery ’20 has taken on a unique role as a virtual monitoring tech for St. Luke's University Health Network in their virtual response center in Allentown, Pa. With the center’s opening on Dec. 19, McCreery is among the...

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Jan 29, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Celebrates Black History Month

The Arcadia community is celebrating Black History Month with several events held throughout February from departments and offices across campus for students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members. Throughout the month, Pan African Studies will host Film Fridays. More details on this event...

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Jan 17, 2021 Samantha Edwards

Take a Knight to Work

Take a Knight to Work - Registration now open! Tues., Wed., or Thurs., Mar. 16-18  |  Virtual (via Zoom) Here is an opportunity for you to (virtually) shadow an Arcadia Alum on the job!  In one day, you could gain professional experience, industry knowledge...

Image of Martin Luther King, Jr. at podium

Jan 14, 2021 Caitlin Burns

MLK Day Events Celebrate Legacy of Service

The Arcadia University community is celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with events hosted and collaborated by departments across campus. The following is a schedule of events in celebration of the Jan. 18 MLK Day holiday and Day of Service that run through the beginning of...

Dr. Olkowski with his award

Jan 13, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Olkowski ’99, ’02DPT Receives Inaugural Clinical Education Award

The Arcadia University College of Health Sciences is proud to announce that alumnus Dr. Brian Olkowski ’99, ’02DPT is the inaugural recipient of the Physical Therapy Department’s Clinical Education Award.  Dr. Olkowski completed both his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Arcadia...

Chart showing class endowed scholarship donations

Jan 5, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Endowed Class Scholarships

Seven Beaver College classes have established Endowed Class Scholarships at Arcadia University. These scholarships—which span an 18-year period and include longtime supporters who share a deep affinity and connection with their fellow classmates, fellow alumni, and current students—total nearly $...

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Jan 5, 2021 Caitlin Burns

The Importance of Endowed Scholarships

This feature story appeared in the 2020 Winter Arcadia magazine supplement, "Why We Give: The Impact of Philanthropy," and showcases the importance of endowed scholarships on student success.   Kevin G. Shollenberger ’88 (left) discovered his passion for Psychobiology and...