Events

Enter your events into the Calendar on the web to promote them. all events roll up to main calendar and to the Good Morning, Ursinus newsletter.

Adding Events

  1. From the Dashboard, click the Events tab.

  2. If you are creating a new event, click the blue + Add new. Or you can click on the name of an existing event to edit.

  3. Fill out the form with the relevant information for your event. A title and start date are required. 

  4. Best practice: always put in a sentence in the summary field. Keep it brief.
  5. Click Save when finished. You can also click Save and Go to Event for a preview that will open in a new tab.

Making Events Live

  • Unless changed, the default for events is hidden.

  • Click Hidden and change to Live, or when creating your event, you have the option to make the event Live as well.

Images

  • It’s best practice to add an image to an event.

  • You can always check for shared images in the CMS if you don’t have one in your group.

Summaries

  • Content entered into the summary appears under the title when widgets pull events on to a page and on the Event Slider Widgets

  • Keep summaries brief and do not repeat them in the body copy, this will duplicate on the event page.

Sharing

  • Get the most out of your event by sharing your event with other groups.
  • Enter other groups who might want to post or link to your event as well.
  • You can always suggest to the Homepage group as well
  • Note that content shared with other groups will be approved by that group’s content manager.

Event Widgets

We have 2 main default event widgets:

  • 2019 Events List
  • 2019 Events Slider (both sidebar and main content options)

Events will automatically appear in the 2019 Events List widget when added and made live.

It will ONLY appear in the 2019 Events Slider (sidebar or main) IF there is a photo.

Event Widgets can be tailord by adding a TAG in the tags field in the dashboard when creating the event. Then, when you add an event widget to a page you can customize the widget to only show the tag you assigned it by assigning the tag in the top left corner of the insert the widget screen

Adding Events Widgets

To show events on your page, go to  Insert on the toolbar and add a widget to the page. Then choose an events widget from the list of global widgets.

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Friday Jan 24th, 2020

Artist Talk: Donald E. Camp

Noted Philadelphia photographer and Ursinus professor emeritus Donald E. Camp will give a talk about his art at the Berman Museum followed by lunch.

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Friday Jan 24th, 2020

Artist Talk: Donald E. Camp

Noted Philadelphia photographer and Ursinus professor emeritus Donald E. Camp will give a talk about his art at the Berman Museum on January 24, 2020 at 12 pm, followed by a lunch at the museum.
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Friday Jan 24th, 2020

Speaker: Artist Donald E. Camp

Donald E. Camp has a strong reputation in Philadelphia with his work featured in museum collections and exhibitions in a number of respected institutions there and across the United States. In 1995, Camp was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship by the prestigious Pew Center for Arts and Heritage solidifying his reputation among scholars, critics, and patrons. He went on that same year to garner awards from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. - All are welcome!
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Friday Jan 24th, 2020

Lightning Talks: Round 2

These 5-7 minute faculty and student talks will highlight inclusive teaching and research and will function as introductions to the range of diversity work going on around campus.
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Saturday Jan 25th, 2020

2020 Basketball Alumni Games & Reception

Celebrate Ursinus basketball January 25! Start the day off with Men’s and Women’s alumni games, a gathering at the Trappe Tavern and cheer on the Bears as they face Franklin and Marshall University.

More Events

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Saturday May 16th, 2020

147th Commencement Ceremony

Celebrate the class of 2020.
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