Diversity

Arcadia University student Jakya Barnhill

Sep 24, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Jakya Barnhill '24: Students of Color Need Role Models

Hi! My name is Jakya Barnhill and I am a first-year student in the SAJE Fellowship cohort. I was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. I come from a small private school in Philadelphia called Cristo Rey High School. This school has made me into the person I am today. They provided me with an outlet...

Arcadia University doctoral student Aliya Catanch-Bradley

Sep 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Education Leadership Doctoral Student Highlighted by WHYY

By Josephine Mueller '21 Current education leadership doctoral student Aliya Catanch-Bradley, who is also principal of Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School in Philadelphia, was highlighted in a Sept. 10 article for WHYY. In the article, reporter Sojourner Ahebee asks several black educators in...

Arcadia University student Amani Harris

Sep 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with SAJE Fellow Amani Harris '24

By John Stuetz '20M Amani Harris '24 is a member of the first Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship cohort at Arcadia University. The fellowship will provide preparatory programs and leadership training for SAJE fellows to teach in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms...

Arcadia University student Emilia Hurtado and her mother at her quinceanera

Sep 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Hoping to Specialize in Medical Racism, Hurtado ’24 Begins College After Helping Mother Graduate

“It was a challenging cultural shock when I came here [to America],” said Emilia Hurtado ’24, a first-year Chemistry major who immigrated from Costa Rica with her mother at eight years old. “There were a lot of differences between my school in Costa Rica versus studying here. And I didn't speak any...

Arcadia University student Hardika Patel

Sep 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with SAJE Fellow Hardika Patel

By John Stuetz '20M Hardika Patel '24 is a member of the first Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship cohort at Arcadia University. The fellowship will provide preparatory programs and leadership training for SAJE fellows to teach in culturally and linguistically diverse...

Arcadia University student Audrey Chin

Sep 7, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with SAJE Fellow Audrey Chin

By John Stuetz '20M Audrey Chin '24 is a member of the first Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship cohort at Arcadia University. The fellowship will provide preparatory programs and leadership training for SAJE fellows to teach in culturally and linguistically diverse...

Arcadia University student Karoline Lopez

Sep 4, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Karoline Lopez '24: A Generation of Positive Social Change

My name is Karoline Lopez. I was born in Manila, Philippines. For a couple years while my parents worked overseas, my two older brothers and I were raised by my grandmother. At the age of 6, my family and I migrated to the US. Since I was not very familiar with my surroundings at the time, I...

Arcadia University student Emily Wingfield

Aug 31, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with SAJE Fellow Emily Wingfield

By John Stuetz '20M Emily Wingfield '22 is a member of the first Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship cohort at Arcadia University. The fellowship will provide preparatory programs and leadership training for SAJE fellows to teach in culturally and linguistically...

Movie poster for Stonewall Uprising

Aug 31, 2020 May Their Aye

Stonewall Uprising: Documentary Showing

In collaboration with Engagement and New Student Programs and in recognition of LGBTQ History Month, join us for a documentary showing of Stonewall Uprising. This documentary highlights "the demonstrations by members of the gay community in response to a police raid that began in the early morning...

Movie poster for Stonewall Uprising

Aug 31, 2020 May Their Aye

Stonewall Uprising: Documentary Showing

In collaboration with Engagement and New Student Programs, and in recognition of LGBTQ History Month, join us for a documentary showing of Stonewall Uprising. This documentary highlights "the demonstrations by members of the gay community in response to a police raid that began in the early...

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Aug 26, 2020 Caitlin Burns

SAJE Fellowship Welcomes First Cohort of Aspiring Educators to Arcadia

By John Stuetz '20M The Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship will welcome nine aspiring educators of color to the Arcadia community this fall. The fellowship will provide preparatory programs and leadership training for SAJE fellows to teach in culturally and linguistically...

Lisa Browne holding a book and playing with her toddler son

Aug 4, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Browne ’20MEd Brings Racial Literacy into Classrooms with Colorful Stories

“I don't believe that children are blank canvases,” said early childhood educator Lisa Browne ’20MEd. “I think that they're bringing things to conversations and they're still making meaning of the world around them, as well as how they fit into the world.” That’s why she believes it’s integral...