Diversity

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Mar 6, 2019 May Their Aye

Women's History Month: Reception for Arcadian Women

CALLING ARCADIAN WOMEN Join Faculty, Staff and students for an evening networking reception.  Bring your Business Cards and Dress to Impress.   

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Feb 21, 2019 James Martin

BAS Mardi Gras Ball

A fun formal ball to celebrate Mardi Gras and the cultural diversity of the holiday. Come dance, learn about different cultural traditions and food, and have lots of fun with friends.

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Feb 19, 2019 Rosemarie Kraynak

Addressing the K12 Public School Funding Crisis in Pennsylvania

School districts that serve large populations of students of color and low-income families receive far less funding than those serving White and more affluent students. Despite widespread attention to inequitable school funding formulas—and courts that have declared them unlawful for shortchanging...

Feb 12, 2019 May Their Aye

8th Annual ALANA (African American, Latino, Asian, Native American) Alumni and Friends Dinner

Renuite with fellow alumni during the Annual ALANA (African American, Latino, Asian, Native American) Alumni and Friends Dinner, this year hosted by the Black Awareness Society. Enjoy networking and a light reception in the Dining Room of Grey Towers Castle, followed by dinner in the...

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Feb 4, 2019 May Their Aye

Oratorical Competition

In collaboration with the National Association of University Women Suburban Philadelphia Branch join local high school students in this oratorical competition. 

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Jan 24, 2019 May Their Aye

CANCELED until further notice: Black/African American History Month: The Jazz Experience

Due to snowy weather mix predictions for Wednesday, February 20th, this event will be cancelled. Please check back for more information. Join the Key Arts Production in the Jazz Experience live concert multimedia performance presentation with live commentary, captivating video images and rousing...

Sarah Adeniran Oct 27, 2017 11:47 am

First-Gen Resources Are MIA

To anyone who has attended a university for just six weeks, it’s pretty clear that college life is rough. The transition from high school to college can be overwhelming on many levels. From learning new, and often rigorous, material, to managing finances, to navigating university resources, such as...

Vea Ki-Tokelau Molitika Oct 26, 2017 3:37 pm

Identity, Diversity, and the Path to Better Education

The American diaspora has always been an unfamiliar territory that I have tried to maneuver since I was eight when we arrived from Tonga. My family and I settled in the Bay Area, a diverse place of mixed races and cultures. Yet when I moved to Pennsylvania for college, I felt a lot of alienation as...

Clifford Long Oct 3, 2017 10:37 am

#MISSING24

These aren’t exactly the best times in the United States. Every day, it seems, we’re hearing about another black person being shot and killed by the police. And to be honest with you, I fear for my life in this country. I don’t want to be another hashtag or a statistic. I want to live....

Caitlin Joyce Aug 23, 2017 2:46 pm

An Interview with Interim President Hank Brown

I always enjoyed getting to know the teachers and administration at my high school, as it helped me make the best of my academic experience and form connections that were preserved as I moved on to higher education. I love the fact that, at Arcadia, students can make connections with all members...

Helen Armstrong Mar 12, 2017 8:00 pm

Celebrating a Multicultural University

Older generations often label millennials as lazy and selfish. To those people, I say, “Come visit Arcadia!” Our generation has gotten this bad reputation, but I’m sure there are lots of complex, political reasons for it, since it doesn’t seem to be based in reality. Especially at Arcadia, my...

Caitlin Joyce Mar 1, 2017 7:00 pm

Coming Out

In my high school, there was no such thing as an LGBT+ studies class. There was a sparsely populated Gay-Straight Alliance, which I didn’t gain the courage to join until my senior year. Once I started dating my girlfriend, I became hyper-aware of my actions. Being in the closet isn’t simply...