arcadia magazine summer 2020

in the summer 2020 issue

workingnation president and beaver college alumna oates offers advice for a 21st-century workforce.

Q&A with Jane Oates ’83MEd

taylor raymond ’16 explores how seismic political shifts—and hope—have guided women to historic triumphs.

striving for a more perfect union

recent news from arcadia classmates.

class notes

our community is


in march, the #arcadiastrong social media campaign was launched to unite the university community amid the coronavirus pandemic. highlights included a collaborative spotify playlist, virtual scarlet and grey day, and packed zoom meetings.

news + notes


by the numbers


students remained in on-campus housing during spring semester


emergency supply packages donated by arcadia to local health care workers


masks made by community members

walter e. blankley, a beloved member of the arcadia university community and husband of life trustee rosemary deniken blankley ’57, ’06h, passed away on april 27.

remembering walter e. blankley