The Berman Museum’s current exhibition, Good Neighbors, was highlighted in are newspapers, including the arts supplement, Ticket, and The Broad Street Review.The exhibition features 11 artists working in Philadelphia, three of whom are on the Ursinus art faculty. The exhibition runs through Jan. 11.
Dan Mullen, 1994, head coach of the #1 ranked Mississippi State football team, was featured in two stories: one on the Philadelphia Daily News sports cover; the other on the Philadelphia Inquirer front page. Each story shows Mullen’s connection to Ursinus, playing on the football team. He says, “In my mind, it’s always sunny and pleasant at Ursinus. It’s where I belonged, where I wanted to be. I’d never trade it for a second…..”
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.
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 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
Philadelphia Inquirer TV critic Dave Hiltbrand notes that the ABC Shonda Rhimes-produced show premiering Thursday night (Sept. 25), How to Get Away with Murder was filmed partly at Ursinus College last spring. Students are planning to celebrate at a pilot party, complete with red carpet and other treats. See pilot party invitation for campus community here and follow on twitter #UrsinusIsFamous and #HowToGetAwayWithMurder.
President Bobby Fong was a featured subject in the news program Asian American Life on City University of New York TV. The cable show is aired in New York City, and can be seen online during the month of September. Read More