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Sep 17, 2019 James Martin

Knights for Nutrition Food Pantry: Open

The USDA defines food insecurity as the lack of access, at times, to enough food. Some college students have limited meal plans, or none at all. In addition, college students are managing many roles; work, school, households, and at times with inadequate incomes. At Arcadia, we seek to support...

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Sep 17, 2019 James Martin

Knights for Nutrition Food Pantry: Open

The USDA defines food insecurity as the lack of access, at times, to enough food. Some college students have limited meal plans, or none at all. In addition, college students are managing many roles; work, school, households, and at times with inadequate incomes. At Arcadia, we seek to support...

Sep 5, 2019 Erin Kardon

College of Health Sciences Graduate Open House

Learn About Graduate Programs in: Physical Therapy Physician Assisstant Public Health Schedule 3:30-4:00 PM (optional) Take a tour of campus.  Admissions and Financial Aid Staff will be available for questions 4:00-4:30 PM Welcome and overview presentation. 4:30-6:00...

Arcadia University Blood Drive

Arcadia University is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host another blood drive.
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 12:45

Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds; most of us will need blood in our lifetime. Only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community. Join Arcadia's Department of Public Health in giving the gift of life: 

University Commons Great Room
Monday, Sept. 16 and Tuesday, Sept. 17
9 a.m. to  7 p.m.

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Aug 28, 2019 James Martin

Red Cross Blood Drive

Arcadia University is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host another blood drive.  Please join us in giving the gift of life and schedule an appointment now! CLICK HERE TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT The need for blood is constant and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for...

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Aug 28, 2019 James Martin

Red Cross Blood Drive

Arcadia University is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host another blood drive.  Please join us in giving the gift of life and schedule an appointment now! CLICK HERE TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT The need for blood is constant and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for...

Aug 23, 2019 Caitlin Burns

New First-Year and Transfer Students Begin Their Arcadia Journeys

More than 600 first-year and transfer students started their collegiate journeys at Arcadia on Aug. 23.  During Move-In Day, faculty, staff, and student-athletes helped carry mini fridges, bedding, books, and other college necessities into Grey Towers Castle and Thomas, Dilworth, Heinz,...

Margaret Longacre

Aug 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Receives American Cancer Society Grant for Integrated Caregiver Portal Development

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, has been awarded an American Cancer Society grant for "The Systemic Integration of Caregivers in Cancer Palliative Care" to conduct research for the development and testing of a standardization process to involve caregivers in patient...

marsha trego

Aug 14, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Recent Graduate Publishes Thesis with Journal of Cancer Survivorship

Master of Public Health alumna Marsha Trego ’18 wanted to pursue further research after presenting her thesis, and has now published the continued study in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship.  Following her graduation, Trego decided to continue researching food insecurity in cancer...

Public Health Student Society members

Apr 30, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Public Health Student Society Collects for Jenkintown Clothing Cupboard

The Public Health Student Society (PHSS) collected 10 boxes and two bags of donated clothing for the Jenkintown Clothing Cupboard. The PHSS students organized the clothing drive with three collection sites, created posters to advertise the project, quality-checked the clothing to ensure donations...

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Mar 26, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts National Public Health Week Events

Arcadia’s Public Health Student Society (PHSS) is hosting fun and educational events for National Public Health Week, starting April 1. All events are free for Arcadia students, faculty, and staff. Monday, April 1: “Community Health Day” Yoga in the Castle: A one-hour yoga session led by...

Dr. Longacre

Mar 14, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Longacre Publishes on Cancer Caregivers and Support Communities

Dr. Margaret Longacre, assistant professor of Public Health, was published in Cancer Caregivers, a comprehensive guide to the science of cancer caregiving. Dr. Longacre has studied the family caregiving and its impacts the health system. She contributed two chapters to Cancer Caregivers,...