Community Organizer Connects with Liberal Education

Robert T. Gannett Jr., Executive Director at the Institute for Community Empowerment, will speak on “Between Two Worlds: The Fragile Balance of a Chicago Community Organizer.” The talk on community organizing and its connection to a liberal education will be March 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Musser Auditorium, Pfahler Hall. Read More»

MLK Day of Service

UCARE’s Day of Service in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was noted in the Norristown Times Herald. Volunteers worked at the Greater Norristown PAL Center. Read More»

Healing with Horses

Students volunteer with horse therapy

Bonner Leader Tabi Rudzinski 2016 works side by side with her equine friend, Chex, at Sebastian’s Riding Associates. The private organization is on a mission is to improve the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities through equine therapy. Read More»

Ursinus Tutors Host Holiday Extravaganza

America Reads tutoring program

Norristown area elementary school students will be treated to the annual Holiday Extravaganza at Ursinus College as part of the America Reads and ACLAMO tutoring programs Dec. 6 in Wismer Lower Lounge. Read More»

Sustainable Move-In 2012 a Huge Success!

Sustainable Move-In

This year’s Sustainable Move-In effort during first year and upper-class Move-In focused on cardboard. This effort was sponsored by the Office of Sustainability and organized by our Facilities Services Department. It was spearheaded by UCGreen Fellow Carrie Putscher. Read More»

A Trip to Jamaica Reaps Rewards

Bonner Leaders

For the last three years, the Ursinus Bonner Leaders have traveled to Beeston Springs over spring break to rebuild and repaint damaged homes, schools and orphanages. The Ursinus students have created a special relationship with the tiny impoverished community of Beeston Springs. Read More»

Verizon Grant Supports Student to Worker ESL Tutoring

A program in which Spanish-speaking college students teach the English language to custodial workers has received generous support from Verizon Foundation. A  grant for the Ursinus College ESL program will help support a unique program in which Ursinus students tutor service workers and forge cultural exchanges as well. Read More»