Mentor Role Model Practices What She Teaches

Carlita Favero 2

To Carlita Favero, a faculty mentor is someone who sees potential and pushes a student to reach it. “The mentor encourages and inspires,” says Favero, an assistant professor of Biology and Neuroscience at Ursinus College. “You don’t take anyone at face value. There is always more there. The message is, ‘I’m going to push you hard but I believe in you. I think you can handle it.’” Read More»


POSTPONED: Festifall and Pumpkin Chunkin’ Nov. 1

2014 Festifall and Pumpkin Chunkin'

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. CHECK BACK FOR RAIN DATE. Ursinus College Outstanding Students Organizing Spirit (OSOS) is organizing the Nov.1 Festifall! with the Society of Physics Students, who are bringing the campus its first Pumpkin Chunkin’ competition. Read More»


Board Appoints Winegar Interim President

Interim President Lucient T. (Terry) Winegar

The Ursinus College Board of Trustees has appointed its Dean and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Lucien T. (Terry) Winegar, as Interim President of the College. Board Chair Alan Novak announced the appointment following the conclusion of the board’s regular fall meeting last Friday. Read More»


Panel: Liberal Education and Civic Engagement

Speaker Roosevelt Montas of Columbia University

How is civic engagement inextricably connected to the liberal arts? A panel discussion on that topic with the director of Columbia University’s core curriculum will be held Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Lenfest Theater in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center. Read More»


Practicing Sustainability: An ‘Inspire’ Panel

Panelist Molly Morrison 1975

How can sustainable practices be incorporated in business? Leaders from different industries and businesses will discuss practicing sustainability in their companies and organizations Oct. 27th at 7 p.m. in the Lenfest Theater, Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center. Read More»


French Professor Publishes and Presents

Colette Trout

Professor of French Colette Trout has published an article, “Action et séduction dans la correspondance de Jeanne de Flandreysy pendant la grande guerre” ( Action and Seduction in Jeanne de Flandreysy’s Correspondance during the Great War.”) in Li Letro de Font- Segugno 20 (Spring 2014) : 16-23. Read More»