Reimagining the Liberal Arts:

Celebrate, Rededicate, Anticipate


Schedule of Events

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wednesday, April 18 - Sunday, April 22, 2012

This schedule is an up-to-date list of the events planned for Inauguration. Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

If you have any questions regarding the schedule, please contact us at inauguration@ursinus.edu or 610-409-3392.

*Indicates activities where advance registration is required.

Wednesday, April 18th    | Thursday, April 19th   |    Friday, April 20th    |    Saturday, April 21st   |   Sunday, April 22nd


Faculty Display of Scholarship
Display of publications, works of art and grants on display for several days during the Inauguration Festivities. 
Myrin Library

Wednesday, April 18

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Annual Student Art Exhibition Opening Reception*
Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art

Thursday, April 19

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Celebration of Student Achievement
Presentation, discussion and celebration of all forms of intellectual and creative work done by students
Various Locations

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Honors Presentation
Various Locations

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Scholarship Donor Reception (by invitation)
For individuals who generously support the College through scholarship donations.
Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
UCDC Dance Performance        
Kaleidoscope Lenfest Theater
Tickets: boxoffice@ursinus.edu or 610-409-3795
 

Friday, April 20

Noon – 3:30 p.m.
Science Symposium and Luncheon*
Science faculty members and special guest speaker, Dr. Daniel Sullivan, President Emeritus of Saint Lawrence University, will discuss the future of science education and facilities.
Black Box Theater & Pfahler Auditorium

4:00 p.m. –6:00 p.m.
Faculty & Staff Expo*
Faculty and staff will offer brief vignettes representing their field of expertise in a uniquely engaging format. 
Light refreshments will be served.
Wismer Lower Lounge

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
UCDC Dance Performance                                        
Kaleidoscope Lenfest Theater
Tickets: boxoffice@ursinus.edu or 610-409-3795

6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
President’s Circle Dinner (by invitation)
For members of the President’s Circle, President’s Council, Trustees, and special invited guests
Phoenixville Foundry
2 N. Main St., Phoenixville, PA

8:30 p.m. – Midnight
Inaugural Celebration (by invitation)
Paint the town red, old gold and black with UC students, faculty, staff, trustees and special invited guests
Phoenixville Foundry
2 N. Main St., Phoenixville, PA

Saturday, April 21

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Inaugural Breakfast*
Dining Hall Wismer Center

10:00 a.m.
Grizzly Classic Track & Field Meet
Patterson Field

10:00 a.m.
Robing for Inauguration Ceremony

Platform Party, Room 131 - Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center
Board of Trustees - Black Box Theater, Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center
Faculty and Professional Staff - Helfferich Gym, Floy Lewis Bakes Center
Alumni Reunion Delegates - Helfferich Gym, Floy Lewis Bakes Center
Institutional Delegates - Helfferich Gym, Floy Lewis Bakes Center
Student Flag Bearers and Student Class Officers - Floy Lewis Bakes Center Lobby

11:00 a.m.
Inauguration of Bobby Fong Ph.D., as the 15th President of Ursinus College*
Remarks by Dr. Daniel F. Sullivan, President Emeritus, St. Lawrence University
Floy Lewis Bakes Center, Field House
For those who cannot attend, there will be a live internet stream of ceremony. Join us at www.ursinus.edu/inauguration.

12:30 p.m.
Inaugural Reception*
Field House, Floy Lewis Bakes Center

2:00 p.m.
Field Hockey Alumni Game                                       
Eleanor Frost Snell Alumnae Field

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
UCDC Dance Performance                                        
Kaleidoscope Lenfest Theater
Tickets: boxoffice@ursinus.edu or 610-409-3795

6:00 p.m.
RELAY FOR LIFE
Floy Lewis Bakes Field House 

Sunday, April 22

1:00 p.m.
Community Partnership Parade
Collegeville Borough and Ursinus College Campus

2:30 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.
Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art Open House*

4:00 p.m.
Concert to Celebrate the Inauguration of Dr. Bobby Fong
Performance by the College Choir & Meistersingers
Bomberger Auditorium