Memorial Service for Dr. Bobby Fong

Bobby Fong

Last week, Ursinus College lost a friend, mentor and visionary leader in President Bobby Fong. We will celebrate his legacy at a service on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. in Bomberger Hall. Overflow seating will be available in Olin Auditorium. All are welcome. Read More»


Family Day in Photos

Family Day 2014

Ursinus students and faculty welcomed families to campus Sept. 13. Despite rain, families enjoyed visiting, activities, chatting with administrators and mostly, viewing students’ achievements – from Summer Fellows to Study Abroad students.  Read More»


Faculty Spends Summer in Hong Kong to Share Expertise

Ursinus faculty Talia Argondezzi and Jennifer Round in China with Hong Kong Baptist Director of General Education A.Reza Hoshmand

Two Ursinus faculty members shared their expertise in innovative teaching and course design with faculty at Hong Kong Baptist University this past summer. The visit was part of a broad strategy to globalize the Ursinus campus, and fits with China’s move toward the liberal arts in higher education. Read More»


Polarization Panel to be Shown on PCN

Politics Panel

PCN will broadcast Wednesday’s panel discussion on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m. In the Philadelphia area, PCN is available on Comcast channel 186 and Verizon channel 9. Read More»


A Community Responds

Bobby Fong

Bobby Fong most enjoyed hearing the life stories of students, alumni and community members. If they were fortunate, Bobby, a powerful storyteller himself,would share with them stories of his childhood in Oakland’s Chinatown. As a son of Chinese immigrants, he recalled asking his second grade teacher to explain the game of baseball. As the story goes, the teacher told Bobby that if he wanted to understand American life, he needed to learn about the sport. He did so with a passion. Read More»


Using Spanish Skills to Gain Community Insight

Giovanna Steyaert

Professor Giovanna Steyaert, from the Modern Languages Department, was awarded the Ursinus College Teaching and Learning Initiative Grant for Pedagogical Innovation and Experimentation. The name of her project is: Integrating service learning to the Spanish curriculum. Read More»


New Waste Partnership Enhances Sustainability Efforts

Trash hauler

Ursinus has contracted with a new waste hauler to enhance sustainability efforts on campus, making it a Landfill-free campus.The new partnership is a step forward that will help the College more effectively manage its waste and reduce its environmental impact. Read More»