Diversity

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Feb 5, 2020 May Their Aye

Annual ALANA (African American, Latino, Asian, Native American) & Allies community Dinner

Join the Office of Institutional Diversity and Latin(x) Society in reuniting with fellow alumns during the Annual ALANA (African American, Latino, Asian, Native American) & Allies Community Dinner. Enjoy networking and dinner followed an after party.  This event was formely...

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Feb 4, 2020 May Their Aye

African-American Read In

Please join the Office of Institutional Diversity, ACT 101/ Gateway to Success Program, and the Pan African Studies Department in the African American Read. This Read-In is a national event that is dedicated to diversity in literature. It is the first and oldest event to promote literature...

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Jan 31, 2020 May Their Aye

17th Annual ALANA (African American, Latino, Asian, Native American) and International Student Recognition Ceremony

Members of Arcadia University are invited to attend the 17th Annual ALANA (African American, Latino, Asian, Native American) and International Student Recognition Ceremony.  According to Associate Dean of Institutional Diversity, Judith Dalton, "The annual ALANA & International Student...

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Jan 3, 2020 May Their Aye

MLK 2020 Panel Discussion

Join the local Cheltenham Area Branch of NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and Office of Institutional Diversity in the discussion about the school-to-prison pipeline that plagues our state. Panelists include: The Honorable Judge Christopher...

Omar Odom Dec 28, 2019 2:09 pm

When Discrimination Finds You

Most people have experienced some form of discrimination and have been hurt by it. It is incredibly harmful and unnecessary to exclude or attack people for something that cannot be helped. At Arcadia, I am learning about the various ways discrimination affects people, which has led me to think of...

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Dec 19, 2019 May Their Aye

2nd Viewing of White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Nation

In recognition of Black History Month, and educational purposes join us for the 2nd viewing of, " White Rage: The Unspoken truth of Our Nation's Divide". Dr. Carol Anderson's presentation based this presenation on her book and shares her research on how whiteness functions in American life and how...

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Dec 19, 2019 May Their Aye

King in the Wilderness

Join us for a documentary showing. This documentary reveals stirring new perspectives on Dr. King's character, his radical doctrine of nonviolence and his internal philosophical struggles prior to his assassination in 1969. 

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Humna Rub Nov 15, 2019 2:33 pm

Finding Comfort in a Foreign Country

As an International Studies major, I am required to study abroad for one semester. As a commuter student, I have never lived out of the house—and moving abroad scared me. I was worried about how I was going to live in a foreign country. As a Muslim, I only eat halal meat and pray 5 times a day,...

Dr. Kevin Kumashio speaks to a group in the castle.

Oct 3, 2019 Caitlin Burns

JEDI Hosts Dr. Kumashiro for Discussions on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

Dr. Kevin Kumashiro, an internationally recognized expert on educational equity and social justice, noted in his discussion with members of the Arcadia community on Sept. 26 and 27 that no higher education institution has yet become an inclusive and equitable organization to meet the needs of all...

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Sep 15, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Commission on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Established

In September, the President’s Commission on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) was established to conduct a comprehensive review of Arcadia’s policies, practices, and campus climate to ensure each align with the University’s Vision and Lived Values. While the Arcadia community had...

ALANA Students with international sashes

May 31, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Students Honored at 17th annual ALANA & International Student Recognition Ceremony

Arcadia University celebrated the achievements of international students and graduating students of African, Latino, Asian, and Native American (ALANA) descent at the 17th annual ALANA & International Student Recognition Ceremony on May 11. This year, 13 graduate students and 49 undergraduate...

Lashanna Bryant Apr 25, 2019 3:38 pm

Diversity & Inclusion Networking On Campus

Arcadia held its annual Internship & Career Fair on March 27, but for the first time, it also featured a Diversity & Inclusion Networking Reception. Employers at the fair—ranging from Bayada Home Health Care to Greater Philadelphia YMCA—clearly prided themselves on seeking diversity and...