Congratulatory Messages

We invite students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends to share their congratulations and greetings for our new president.

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October 18, 2015 12:07 am

“I join the chorus of congratulations. My best wishes to you and Ursinus. I hope to meet you and wish you well in person this Spring. Edward Gobrecht”

— Edward Gobrecht, Alumnus Class of 1959

October 16, 2015 11:11 pm

“Hooray, Brock! I've been enjoying your photos of you with the various campus groups. May you continue the fun as well as the serious work of making Ursinus the very best college possible! Congratulations to you and to the College!”

— Corri Taylor, Director of the Quantitative Reasoning Program, Wellesley College

October 16, 2015 8:00 pm

“Brock, May Ursinus College benefit under your leadership as your Wellesley College students benefited from your teaching. Congratulations on your installation as the president of a distinguished liberal arts institution.”

— David L. Lindauer, Stanford Calderwood Professor of Economics, Wellesley College

October 16, 2015 9:42 am

“Brock, the sun is shining on all of the Ursinus community today as you are installed! Congratulations, best wishes for success, and when the going gets tough, remember to follow the guiding words on Pfahler "But still try, for who knows what is possible."”

— Mary Ellen DeWane, Alumna 1961, Parent of 1996, Retired Staff

October 16, 2015 9:33 am

“Brock – Congratulations and I hope the job is everything you want it to be and more.”

— Ann Velenchik, Dean of Academic Affairs, Wellesley College

October 16, 2015 8:26 am

“Congratulations - wishing you much success. Looking forward to the journey with you.”

— Pat Keebler, Staff, Financial Aid Office

October 16, 2015 8:10 am

“Brock, congratulations on your new job from your old friends at Wellesley College! Wishing you much success and happiness at Ursinus!”

— Courtney Coile, Professor of Economics, Wellesley College

October 16, 2015 5:55 am

“My best wishes for you as President of Ursinus College.”

— David N. Seidman, Faculty

October 15, 2015 9:27 pm

“Dear Mr. Blomberg, Best wishes on your inauguration as President of Ursinus, from Louis Quay, class of 70.”

— Louis Quay, Class of 70

October 15, 2015 4:06 pm

“Having closely followed the development of Our College over the past 70 years we feel that you are well prepared to lead it to even greater heights and wish you and your family the very best as you begin your journey. Norman & Marjorie”

— Norman E. Paetzold Class of 1950 and Marjoie D. Paetzold Class of 1949, Alumni

October 14, 2015 3:20 pm

“Welcome and good wishes as Ursinus continues to explore the frontiers of a liberal arts education.”

— Guy Fincke, alumnus 1961

October 14, 2015 11:34 am

“Brock, I am looking forward to a wonderful journey with you at the helm of Ursinus. Your respect of the College's "DNA" and your focus on guiding Ursinus to its "True North" highlights my significant optimism for our future. Best wishes and good luck. GO BEARS!”

— Michael Marcon, Trustee, Class of 1986

October 13, 2015 6:32 pm

“Looking forward to growing with the College under your leadership. Welcome to the Ursinus family!”

— Jake Kohler, Admission Counselor, Ursinus College Class of 2013

October 12, 2015 1:47 pm

“Congratulations, Brock. Under your leadership, Ursinus will thrive and fulfill its highest dreams and aspirations!”

— Bob Clothier, Special Assistant to the President and General Counsel, Ursinus College

October 12, 2015 1:46 pm

“Congratulations, President Blomberg! I've been able to share in at least some of the excitement you must feel in your first year on this campus, amid the enthusiasm for teaching, learning, and forging connections between arts and sciences, and between the academy and the world. Best of luck in this great endeavor!”

— Marianne Lavelle, Faculty (Science Writer in Residence, 2015-16)

October 8, 2015 4:16 pm

“"Congratulations President Blomberg and Go Bears!" Pedro Looft, Campus Safety Officer”

— Pete Looft, Campus Safety Officer

October 8, 2015 3:22 pm

“Congratulations President Blomberg and welcome to the Ursinus Family!!”

— Clif Davis, Library & IT

September 29, 2015 9:39 am

“Welcome and Congrats again!! I'm late on this but I wanted to show my appreciation and excitement for your being here. I'm confident you will exceed expectation and challenge us to grow into greatness! The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves. Here's to the continuation and refinement of the standards you already have for yourself. Cheers, James C. Tiggett, III”

— James C. Tiggett, III, Staff, Library & IT

September 28, 2015 11:39 am

“I wish the best for Pres. Blomberg!”

— Charles R. Summers, Alumni 1952

September 28, 2015 11:38 am

“I certainly wish our new President the very best! Three cheers for Brock Blomberg!!!”

— Joan Fisher Kurber, Alumni 1955

September 21, 2015 3:37 pm

“Congratulations, President Blomberg, and welcome to the Ursinus Family! Looking forward to what lies ahead.”

— Abbie Cichowski '10, Major Gifts Officer

September 3, 2015 3:51 pm

“Congratulations, President Blomberg– looking forward to new beginnings!”

— Erin Hovey, Alumna and Staff member

September 3, 2015 11:29 am

“Congratulations and best wishes as you lead Ursinus forward!”

— Paul Dempsey, Web Director, Office of College Communications