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»


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»


President Fong Featured on New York TV Program

bobby fong with reporter Minnie Roh

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»


Class of 2014 Graduates in Inspiring Ceremony

Commencement 2014

Inspiring a standing ovation, Commencement speaker Zainab Hawa Bangura, Special Representative of the (United Nations) Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, told the Class of 2014 that every one of them “has the power to positively impact the life of another person.” See Video. Read More»


ISGP Conference Attendees Eye Recommendations

ISGP conference

Ursinus students and faculty who participated in the conference Emerging and Persistent Infectious Diseases: Focus on Pandemic Preparedness,  are looking toward the next step: published actionable recommendations for policymakers addressing scientific and technological issues facing societies as they relate to pandemic preparedness. Read More»