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»


Pause for Paws: “Best Day Ever”

Pause for Paws

More than a dozen dogs visited campus for the semester’s first Pause for Paws, an event that invites faculty and staff to bring their fun-loving dogs to campus to visit with students. Overheard from multiple students: “This is the best day ever!” Read More»


Writing Professor in Chilean-PA Photography Exhibition

M. Nzadi Keita

Associate Professor of English Nzadi Keita is a featured writer in a photography exhibition highlighting Pennsylvania and Chilean Writers. So Far… So Close: Contemporary Writers of Tarapacá and Pennsylvania, features photographs from a book with that title. Read More»


Active Outside the Classroom

Activities Fair

A wide variety of clubs and organizations provide Ursinus students with a political voice, creative outlets, networking opportunities, religious community, and entertainment. Photos from this year’s Activities Fair show the range of options for involvement outside the classroom. 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»


Welcome Week 2014: Convocation

Convocation 2014

The Academic Convocation marked the official start of the 2014-15 academic year. President Fong, along with the other members of the Ursinus community, welcomed the Class of 2018. See photos and videos from the ceremony. Read More»