Schedule of Events

Friday, April 12

Breakfast in Wismer

8-10 a.m.

Reminisce about the times you shared a meal of eggs and pancakes with friends before heading to class for the day. Enjoy breakfast in the dining hall and see how the dining experience has changed. 

Open Classes with Students

Join a pre-existing class and have a chance to interact with students in the classroom.

Limited seats available, please sign up early.

9 a.m.

MATH 236W: Discrete Mathematics

BIO 346: Developmental Biology

POL 252: International Politics

FIN 270: Introduction to Finance

ANSO 210: Using Social Theory - FULL

HEP 365: Philosophy & Principles of Coaching

BIO 442: Mammalogy

10 a.m.

MATH 111: Calculus I

HEP 232W: Current Trends in Health - FULL

BIO 102: Cell Biology

MSC 375: Political Communication - FULL

College Archives and Special Collections

10 a.m.

On the first floor of Myrin, enjoy a selection of memorabilia from years past that are certain to bring back treasured memories of your time at UC. Head up to the Founders Room (226) when you are ready to take in the diverse collection of non-circulating material in the Library’s collections. Courtesy of Archives & Special Collections.

Red, Old Gold & Black Society Brunch

11 a.m. 

Be sure to welcome the Class of 1969 into the Red, Old Gold & Black Society during Friday’s brunch. This event is open to all alumni who have celebrated their 50th milestone.

Student Led Campus Tour

1 p.m.

Get reacquainted with Ursinus’s campus during your visit. The tours will depart from the Faculty/Staff Dining Room with an admission tour guide. If you are interested, please register along with all other Alumni Weekend events.

Student Led Sculpture Tour

1 p.m.

Ursinus College’s love of art is clear from the moment you step on to campus. Join a student-led tour of the sculptures throughout campus and learn the meaning behind this beautiful collection. The tours will depart from the Faculty/Staff Dining Room with an admission tour guide. If you are interested, please register along with all other Alumni Weekend events.

CIE Classes

Join a Common Intellectual Experience (CIE) class tailored to our returning alumni and experience for yourself our esteemed first-year student seminar. Courses center on bringing academic inquiry to bear on the four central questions of an Ursinus education: What should matter to me? How should we live together? How can we understand the world? What will I do?

1 p.m.

Who is free in America? taught by Dr. Danielle Widman Abraham, assistant professor visiting assistant of philosophy & religious studies

We will be talking about two of the Spring CIE texts – Frederick Douglass’ “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” and Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s “Declaration of Sentiments” – in order to explore the legacy of freedom in the United States.

2 p.m.

Smith and Marx and Labor (no, not that kind of labor) taught by Dr. Matthew Kozusko

How Marx and Smith can explain money, oppression, poverty, innovation, division of labor, inequality, free markets, and … secret surrogate mothers in Nepal in 2015.  We’ll review some pages from Smith and from Marx and discuss the issues raised in a recent episode of RadioLab, “Birthstory.”

Thinking Outside a MajorCancelled

2 p.m.

During this progressive tour, learn from students who are benefiting from The U-Imagine Center for Integrative and Entrepreneurial Studies and The Parlee Center for Science and the Common Good as well as faculty advisors. 

Coffee and Conversation with President Blomberg

3:30 p.m.

Join President Brock Blomberg for a casual conversation about the future of Ursinus while sharing in light refreshments.

College Archives and Special Collections

4 p.m.

On the first floor of Myrin, enjoy a selection of memorabilia from years past that are certain to bring back treasured memories of your time at UC. Head up to the Founders Room (226) when you are ready to take in the diverse collection of non-circulating material in the Library’s collections. Courtesy of Archives & Special Collections.

Innovation and Discovery Center Tour

4 p.m.

Tour UC’s brand new 42,500 square foot IDC which houses the Parlee Center for Science and the Common Good as well as the U-Imagine Center for Integrative and Entrepreneurial Studies. Experience first-hand the smart classrooms, idea labs and maker spaces, and see how this facility will support the unique multidisciplinary nature of a UC liberal arts education.

Class of 1969 50th Cocktail Reception

5 p.m.

Jazz Supper Club featuring the UC Jazz Band

6:30 p.m.

Jazz and the Jitterbug?! There is no better way to spend the evening reconnecting with your classmates than enjoying live music, dinner and dancing. You won’t want to miss this night out!

Saturday, April 13

Breakfast in Wismer

7:30-9 a.m.

Reminisce about the times you shared a meal of eggs and pancakes with friends before heading to class for the day. Enjoy breakfast in the dining hall and see how the dining experience has changed. 

Investment Planning in Retirement

9 a.m.

Join Mark Gadson, Exec. Director, Leadership & Advancement Resources, and Steve Erfle ’03, Managing Partner at Thrive Wealth Management for an educational discussion on Investment Planning in Retirement. 

Mimosas & Memories

9 - 10:30 a.m.

This exciting, fast paced and informal event is a celebration of our wonderful alumni community and offers an opportunity for our reunion classes to share stories from their lives with their fellow classmates. Enjoy these college memories over mimosas while listening to these  presentations from the audience or get up and give an anecdote yourself!

Innovation and Discovery Center Tour

10 a.m.

Tour UC’s brand new 42,500 square foot IDC which houses the Parlee Center for Science and the Common Good as well as the U-Imagine Center for Integrative and Entrepreneurial Studies. Experience first-hand the smart classrooms, idea labs and maker spaces, and see how this facility will support the unique multidisciplinary nature of a UC liberal arts education.

Men’s Tennis vs. Dickinson

11 a.m.

Class of 1964 55th  Reunion Lunch

Noon

Class of 1959 60th Reunion Lunch

Noon

Student Led Campus Tour

1 p.m.

Get reacquainted with Ursinus’s campus during your visit. The tours will depart from the Faculty/Staff Dining Room with an admission tour guide. If you are interested, please register along with all other Alumni Weekend events.

Student Led Sculpture Tour

1 p.m.

Ursinus College’s love of art is clear from the moment you step on to campus. Join a student-led tour of the sculptures throughout campus and learn the meaning behind this beautiful collection. The tours will depart from the Faculty/Staff Dining Room with an admission tour guide. If you are interested, please register along with all other Alumni Weekend events.

Women’s Tennis vs. Dickinson

1 p.m.

 

Phi Kappa Sigma BBQ at Omwake Hall

1 - 5 p.m.

If interested in attending, please contact jocarey@ursinus.edu

 

Innovation and Discovery Center Tour

2 p.m.

Tour UC’s brand new 42,500 square foot IDC which houses the Parlee Center for Science and the Common Good as well as the U-Imagine Center for Integrative and Entrepreneurial Studies. Experience first-hand the smart classrooms, idea labs and maker spaces, and see how this facility will support the unique multidisciplinary nature of a UC liberal arts education.

Alumni Awards Ceremony

3 p.m.

Honor the legacy of excellence at Ursinus as we recognize alumni and students for their professional accomplishments, humanitarian efforts, exemplary loyalty to Ursinus College and/or excellence in the field of education.  

Class of 1969 50th Reunion Dinner

5:30 p.m.

 

If you will be Collegeville on Thursday, April 11th, check out these Ursinus College events:

Bear2Bear Benefit & Bash