Schedule of Events

Friday, April 20

Breakfast with Students

8 a.m.

Enjoy a meal with current students in the dining hall.

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.

BIO/HEP 206: Human Anatomy & Physiology II (FULL)

BIO 305: Human Anatomy

PHYS 305: General Relativity

MATH 112: Calculus II

10 a.m.

BIO 102: Introductory Cell Biology

RELS 234: Intro to Judaism (FULL)

HEP 232: Current Trends in Health (FULL)

BIO 102: Cell Biology

CANCELLED: Bear Life Beyond Bomberger

10 a.m.

Roundtable discussion with faculty and staff representing the Philly X, Greek life, study abroad and athletics programs discussing opportunities for Ursinus students outside the classroom.

A Taste of the Real World: A Student Presentation on the Student Externship Program by the Career and Development Office

10 a.m.

A panel of students will speak about their participation in Ursinus College’s fifth annual Extern Program. This program, organized by the career and professional development office, matches students with UC alumni and friends for a job shadowing experience over the winter break.

Red, Old Gold & Black Society Brunch

11 a.m.

Be sure to welcome the Class of 1968 into the Red, Old Gold & Black Society during Friday’s brunch. This event is open to all alumni who have celebrated their milestone 50th reunion.

Student Led Campus Tour

1 p.m.

Get reacquainted with Ursinus’s campus during your visit. The tours will depart from the Wismer 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 Wismer Faculty/Staff Dining Room with a Berman Museum 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.

Debate about the Declaration

Coming out of “The Cave”: Plato’s Allegory in the 21st Century

CANCELLED:Honor Thy Father: Concepts of Filial Piety in Kongzi’s ‘The Analects’

2 p.m.

Coming out of “The Cave”: Plato’s Allegory in the 21st Century

CANCELLED: Fragments from the past: What can be gleaned from Sappho

Tasting and Touring

2 p.m.

During this interactive tour, visit campus buildings and enjoy light refreshments while faculty discuss new programs on campus.

Ursinus College Baseball vs. Swarthmore College

3:30 p.m.

Coffee and Conversation with President Blomberg

3:30 p.m.

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

Class of 1973 45th Reunion Happy Hour

5 p.m.

Class of 1968 50th Reunion 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 by enjoying live music, dinner and dancing. You won’t want to miss this night out!

UCDC Spring Dance Concert

7:30 p.m.

The Ursinus College Dance Company will feature a variety of new works by Ursinus faculty, guest artists and students. Tickets can be purchased through the Box Office at 610-409-3030 or boxoffice@ursinus.edu

Saturday, April 21

Bear Breakfast

8 a.m.

Enjoy time for casual conversation about college memories over mimosas and made-to-order omelets!

Estate Planning Pointers Under the New Tax Plan

9 a.m.

Join Mark Gadson, executive director, leadership giving & advancement resources for an educational discussion on changes in estate planning and taxes in 2018.

Memorable Minute with Alumni

10 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. You can enjoy these 60-second presentations from the audience or give a one-minute anecdote yourself!

Picnic with the Bears

Noon

Our athletics programs have always been strong at Ursinus College. Hear from student-athletes, coaches and other important members of our teams about the day-in-the-life of a Bear while enjoying lunch in the Floy Lewis Bakes Center.

Class of 1958 60th Reunion Lunch

Noon

Class of 1953 65th Reunion Lunch

Noon

Ursinus College Softball vs. Franklin & Marshall College

1 p.m.

Bears Make History

1 p.m.

Join students from the “Bears Make History: Digital Entrepreneurship in the Archives and Online” class and learn the history of the college. This year, students focused on renovation projects, campus memories of Ursinus during the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression, the inclusion of marginalized groups in Ursinus Greek life and alcohol policies on campus and the wet campus culture.

Student Led Campus Tour

1 p.m.

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

Student Led Campus 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 Wismer Faculty/Staff Dining Room with a Berman Museum tour guide. If you are interested, please register along with all other Alumni Weekend events.

Student Led UC Organic Farm Tour

2 p.m.

Experience the college’s sustainability efforts first-hand with a tour of our student-run organic farm. The tours will depart from the Wismer Faculty/Staff Dining Room. If you are interested, please register along with all other Alumni Weekend events.

What does a UC Student look like today?

2 p.m.

GPA, SAT, ACT, Extracurriculars… what does it all mean? Vice President and Dean of Enrollment Management Dave Tobias will explain what the UC student of the Class of 2022 is like.

Alumni Awards, including Senior Alumni Awards

3 p.m.

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

Class of 1968 50th Reunion Dinner

5:30 p.m.

Class of 1973 45th Reunion Dinner

5:30 p.m.

Class of 1963 55th Reunion Dinner

6:30 p.m.

UCDC Spring Dance Concert

7:30 p.m.

The Ursinus College Dance Company will feature a variety of new works by Ursinus faculty, guest artists and students. Tickets can be purchased through the Box Office at 610-409-3030 or boxoffice@ursinus.edu

If you will be Collegeville on Thursday, April 19th, check out these Ursinus College events:

Celebration of Student Achievement (CoSA)

Throughout the day

The Celebration of Student Achievement is a day where students present academic findings from the past year. Students have discussions, presentations, posters, and performances highlighting the amazing things that have been done inside and outside the classroom.

 

UCDC Spring Dance Concert

7:30 p.m.

The Ursinus College Dance Company will feature a variety of new works by Ursinus faculty, guest artists and students, and is anchored by the ever-popular African Dance Residency with Jeannine Osayande and Dunya Performing Arts Company. Tickets can be purchased through the Box Office at 610-409-3030 or boxoffice@ursinus.edu