Class of 1954 Endows Chair in Ethics; Dr. Sorensen is Chair Holder

Professor Kelly Sorensen

The Ursinus College Class of 1954 has endowed a Chair in Ethics to teach, publish, guide students in research and help them develop reflective judgment. At its January meeting the Ursinus College Board of Trustees designated Associate Professor Kelly Sorensen as the first Class of 1954 Chair in Ethics. Read More»


Community Partnerships Mark a Sustainable Spring

President Fong

In spring our thoughts may turn to baseball, but also to how an Ursinus liberal arts education produces good stewards of the earth. When class work encourages civic engagement and spawns partnerships that benefit the greater Collegeville community, it is a win for all. Continue reading


Lecture Connects Students With Future of Africa

Though substantial growth and rebuilding are taking place across much of Africa, the impact of HIV, AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis are still significant threats to the progress of African nations, The Hon. Patrick R.D. Hayford, told students this week. Read More»


Alum Working in the Cardiology Division of CHOP

We recently caught up with young alum Shannon O’Malley 2006 after she was pictured in The Philadelphia Inquirer article, “Surviving with Heart”.  Shannon is currently an Exercise Physiologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  She is very excited about her career path and credits Ursinus with helping her to develop the necessary framework to be successful.   Read More»


Entrepreneurship and the Liberal Arts

President's Perspective

Although an Ursinus education can lead to financial success, its value is measured in students’ reputation among employers and the cultivation of reflective judgment that students gain as good job preparation. Continue reading


NYC National Council Host Networking Happy Hour

Over 40 alumni, parents and friends met at Rosie O’Grady’s in New York City on Thursday, February 21, 2013 to enjoy our first official Networking Happy Hour sponsored by our National Council Leadership Liaisons. Read More»


Career Fair a Success

The 2013 Ursinus College Job, Internship and Networking Fair was a huge success. Over 100 employers offered students an opportunity to investigate internships and job opportunities in the Philadelphia region. Read More»


Students Study Bioremediation for Cleaner Wetlands

Environmental Chemistry students traveled with Professor Tina Ross to a Superfund site in New Castle County Delaware this Fall semester. The site had a legacy of chemical releases that eventually led to intervention by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Read More»