A swashbuckling Douglas Fairbanks will be brought to life as renowned silent film accompanist Ben Model plays the Heefner Memorial Organ at Ursinus College for the original Zorro film. The free program is Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in Bomberger Auditorium. Read More
The Pottstown Mercury promoted this fall’s Dinner and a Show, a program serving area residents run by the Collegeville Economic Development Corporation. The show was the play, Picture of Dorian Gray. Dinner and a Show offers the option for patrons to enjoy discounts at dinner in one of many area restaurants.
Carla Rinde, Director of the Office of Career and Professional Development, was quoted on advice to first-year students for whom careers may seem in the distant future. One post is on the benefits of shadowing and internship experiences. A second post notes the importance of early networking. The blog helps students and families with information on how to choose a college.
Professor of Environmental Studies Richard Wallace was a speaker at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Policy Scientists held at Brown University in Providence, RI Sept. 25-27, where he presented on the collaborative research he is undertaking with Ursinus Environmental Studies major Karina Marks Read More
The Picture of Dorian Gray, an upcoming premiere of a new adaptation of the Oscar Wilde classic, has special meaning for writer Domenick Scudera, Professor of Theater at Ursinus College, and the cast and crew. Read More
Ursinus College has again teamed up with The Collegeville Economic Development Corp. (CEDC) to offer an entertaining and enjoyable “Dinner and a Show” promotion–a fun night out for Collegeville area residents without the hassle of Center City traffic.
Kayla O’Mahony 2018 spent her final year at Maynard High School in Maynard, Mass., working on a senior project focused on changing society’s view on disabilities. For part of her project, Kayla converted the original handicapped signs in her town to the new accessible icon. Next up? The Ursinus campus. Read More
A pilot party for the ABC-TV premiere of “How to Get Away With Murder” was the subject of Philadelphia news coverage. WPVI Channel 6 covered the event in Olin Auditorium that celebrated the filming of the show in that very space. Some of the stars tweeted to Ursinus, and students who were extras in the show enjoyed their own “stars.” The red carpet added to the festivities.
Ursinus is among the top 50 schools in a new, New York Times rankings project based on our commitment to access. “The Most Economically Diverse Top Colleges” examines 100 top colleges and universities from across the United States that have four-year graduation rates of 75 percent or higher. Read More
Ursinus Chief information Officer Gene Spencer has co-authored a white paper for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). “The Changing Landscape of Library and Information Services: What Presidents, Provosts, and Finance Officers Need to Know,” explores emerging opportunities for colleges and universities, and the key role of library and information technology services (LITS) organizations in realizing that potential. Read More