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Aug 5, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Aug. 10: Dr. Campbell Joins Panel at Newark Public Library on the Sights and Sounds of Resistance in Black Music

Dr. Bruce Campbell, associate professor of Education, will present Dust + Dignity: The Sights and Sounds of Resistance in Black Music on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at the Newark Public Library's James Brown African-American Room. Dr. Campbell will be part of a panel discussion revolving around Black music'...

Jun 7, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Dr. Shandell Speaks on African American Artists on “Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia” Podcast

Dr. Jonathan Shandell, associate professor of Theater Arts at Arcadia University, appeared June 3 on the podcast "Adventures in Theater History: Philadelphia." On this episode of the podcast, Philadelphia theater historian Peter Schmitz leads a conversation inspired by Dr. Shandell's article, "...

Arcadia University Commemorates Juneteenth

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 14:45

Dear Arcadia Community,

Last year, the passage of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act established Juneteenth as a federal holiday. Arcadia University will observe this holiday, which falls this year on Sunday, June 19, by closing offices, where possible, on Monday, June 20. Offices and units essential to regular operations will remain open, and staff who are deemed essential... Read More

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Arslie Jacques-Louis ‘24, Simone Smith ‘23, Dr. Loury, Nyla Russel ’24, and O'Shane Mendez ’24

Apr 18, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Black Excellence at Arcadia Celebrated on April 10

Arcadia University and the Black Awareness Society (BAS) celebrated Black students, faculty, and staff at the first Black Excellence Social on Sunday, April 10 in Grey Towers Castle.  The event served as an opportunity to highlight Black excellence at Arcadia both past and present, such as...

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Mar 28, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Maya Johnson Joins Arcadia as Assistant Director of Counseling / Diversity Initiatives

In January 2022, Maya Johnson, M.S., LPC, joined Arcadia University as assistant director of Counseling/Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives. Her role includes working with Counseling Services and with campus partners—staff, faculty, and students—to identify and develop strategies to best support...

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Mar 4, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Part III of Important Q&A Series with Founding and Associate Director of CASAA

Arcadia University's three-part Q&A series with the founding and associate director of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action, Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, concludes below. Read Part I of the series here, and Part II here....

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Feb 23, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Part II of our CASAA Q&A: Opportunities for Community Members, CASAA's Key Initiatives

Arcadia University's Q&A three-part series with the founding and associate director of the Center for Anti-Racist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action, Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, continues below. You can read Part I of the series here. Read Part III of...

Feb 11, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Feb. 17: Artist Ulrick Jean-Pierre Speaks on Ties that Bind Haiti and the U.S.

On Thursday Feb. 17, distinguished Haitian American artist Ulrick Jean-Pierre will speak on how his artwork demonstrates the ties that bind Haiti and the U.S. The historical links between Haiti and the U.S. are brought to life through Jean-Pierre’s paintings, which depict many prominent figures who...

Feb 7, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Important Q&A with Founding and Associate Director of the Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action

The founding director and associate director of Center for Antiracist Scholarship, Advocacy, and Action (CASAA) Dr. Doreen Loury and Dr. Christopher Allen Varlack, respectively, answer questions about the importance of CASAA, how the Center plans to engage with the community, and how it...

Jan 27, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia University Celebrates Black History Month with Read-in, Round Table Talk, Oratorical Contest

Arcadia University celebrates Black History Month this February with a variety of events and programming open to the University community, as well as spotlighting our Black community through their stories, quotes, and highlights.  Tuesday, Feb. 1: The Annual African American Read-in:...

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Jan 4, 2022 Connor Fogel

Arcadia Commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King 2022

Arcadia University celebrates MLK Day 2022 with a variety of campus and community events featuring students, alumni, faculty, staff, and civic leaders. Through Feb. 28: Food Drive for Food and Wellness Network. Sunday, Jan. 16: Living Room Conversations on the Knock at Midnight Sermon....

Jan 4, 2022 Daniel DiPrinzio

Arcadia Hosts Food Drive, through February, as Part of MLK Day of Service

In honor of the MLK Day of Service 2022, Arcadia University and the MLK Day of Service 2022 Committee are collecting donations for the Food and Wellness Network (FAWN) in Philadelphia. FAWN coordinates a network of community-based food pantries offering nutritious food, infant formula, diapers,...