“Go Bears” Wristbands Honor Bobby Fong

Wristbands

Members of OSOS (Outstanding Students Organizing Spirit) distributed wristbands to honor President Bobby Fong, 15th president of Ursinus College, who died unexpectedly on Sept. 8, 2014. Imprinted on each wristband was the phrase “Go Bears!”—Bobby’s signature sign-off. Read More»


Changing Views of the Disabled, One Logo at a Time

Kayla O'Mahony

Kayla O’Mahony 2018 spent her final year at Maynard High School in Maynard, Mass., working on a senior project focused on changing society’s view on disabilities. For part of her project, Kayla converted the original handicapped signs in her town to the new accessible icon. Next up? The Ursinus campus. Read More»


ABC-6 Covers TV Party at “Scene of the Crime”

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.


Screening Party for TV Show Filmed at Ursinus

How to Get Away with Murder

Students, faculty and staff are invited to a screening party for the Thursday-night debut of ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder, the pilot for which was filmed in part at Ursinus earlier this year. Festivities begin at 9:30 p.m., with a red carpet leading to Olin Auditorium. Read More»


Motivational Messages Kick Off Kindness Week

kindnessweek

Kindness Week, the feel-good campaign that is the work of Fighting for Ophelia, got underway with its signature supportive messages chalked on sidewalks across campus. Other activities for the week include signing the Kindess Pledge, sending candy to friends, and decorating cookies. 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»


Welcome Week 2014: Move-In Day

Move-In Day

Over 500 new students were welcomed to campus on Thursday, August 21st. Laptop pick-up, move-in assistance by the Ursinus football team, room set up and a parent reception topped off the long day. Our photos and video capture the experience. Read More»


Follow Us on Instagram @UrsinusCollege

Kaleidoscope Staircase

Faculty, staff, students, alumni—heck, everyone—can now follow Ursinus College on Instagram @UrsinusCollege. Last week’s launch featured a selfie of Zack (OK, he had a little help), and there’s also a short video of the colorful changing lights atop Pfahler Hall. Read More»