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Nov 12, 2019 James Martin

Turn In Your Vape Today!

Don't be a lab rat! STOP vaping. There are currently 2,051 cases of e-cig related lung injury and 39 deaths in the U.S. Turn your vape in at the Counseling and AOD table and get free Arcadia swag.

Sep 5, 2019 Erin Kardon

College of Health Sciences Graduate Open House

Learn About Graduate Programs in: Physical Therapy Physician Assisstant 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 PM Academic...

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 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...

Mendoza at health fair

Aug 9, 2019 Jennifer Retter

Mendoza ’18 Supports STD Prevention in Guam

As a public health associate for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Administration alumna Dulce Mendoza ’18 is implementing HIV, STD, and viral hepatitis prevention services to reduce high-risk behaviors and decrease incident rates in Mangilao, Guam.  “Pacific...

Women's garden

Jun 17, 2019 Jennifer Retter

A Women’s Garden Grows in Guatemala

Dedicated to reducing food insecurity and increasing nutrition quality in Guatemala, Master of Public Health candidate Tayyaba Javed Bhatti ’20MPH helped establish a community garden—supported by the Marie-Louise and Eugene Jackson International Fund for Student and Faculty Development—at...

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,...

Feb 6, 2019 Erin Kardon

Master of Public Health Online Information Session

Join us virtually for an online information session! Learn how Arcadia's Master of Public Health program will help you meet your goals: Personalized attention from renowned faculty Global experiences In-depth capstone experience Affordability REGISTER