Web Director Speaks on Digital Marketing

Ursinus Web Director Paul Dempsey spoke at the J. Boye web and intranet conference on May 10 in Philadelphia. His presentation, “Digital marketing in a social world,” focused on the importance of designing e-mails to be viewed on mobile devices. Read More»

Ursinus Alumna Hosts Visitors to Trappe

Ursinus alumna Lisa Minardi 2004 helped host a group of German dignitaries who visited Trappe, Pa., on May 14. The delegation, led by Stephan Dorgerloh, Minister of Education and Cultural Affairs in Saxony-Anhalt, visited important sites in Lutheran history and built international relations in advance of the upcoming 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, Read More»

Commencement 2012 Photos & Speech

Some 460 seniors received bachelor’s degrees at the 139th Commencement on Friday, May 11 on a picture-perfect day. They heard higher education leader, Dr. Carol Geary Schneider, President of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, praise the liberal arts education they received, and speak about why employers will appreciate their skills. Read More»

Dr. Hardin Appointed to National Advisory Committee

Melissa Hardin, Assistant Dean for International Studies, has been selected for a three-year appointment to the Mid-Atlantic Central Eastern and Southeast region of the National Advisors Council for the Institute For Study Abroad – Butler University, executive committee.  Read More»

Conference Presentations for Philosophy Student

Recent graduate Ross Whitehurst 2012, who was a Summer Fellow in Philosophy, presented his paper, “Hallucination: Beyond the Veil of Perception,” at two undergraduate philosophy conferences: Truman State University in Kirksville, Mo., and SUNY Oneonta, N.Y. Following his presentation at Truman State, he was asked to present to first year philosophy students there, and did so via Skype.


Recent Grad Has Essay in Journal

An essay by Sara Mohler, a 2012 graduate whose major is Sociology, has been published in Proto: An Undergraduate Humanities Journal, Volume 2. Her essay, “Shift Happens: The Discourse Shift and its Implications for Society,” Read More»

Community Plans Memorial Day Pageantry, Patriotism

This year’s Collegeville-Trappe Memorial Day Parade is a family event of pageantry and patriotism. Parade chairman Russ Henze and the Parade Committee have devoted countless hours to create a spectacle of bands, cars, floats, marchers and other displays showcasing our veterans and our community.  This year’s parade theme, “Remembrance: of our Veterans, the Civil War and Collegeville History,” serves as a tribute to our local heroes and all the men and women who fought for our country, with a special emphasis on Collegeville’s role in the Civil War. Read More»

Boren Scholarship Awarded to Sophomore Grace Buchele

Grace Buchele’s high school experience was a little bit different than that of most American teenagers. Her parents taught in Ghana, West Africa, and she attended a boarding school in Japan. Now exciting news that she has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship means she will return to study in Japan. Read More»