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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Tuesday Nov 12th, 2019

The Long Road to Equality: Traveling Exhibit

The Long Road to LGBTQ+ Equality in Pennsylvania is a traveling history exhibit that chronicles the efforts that activists have undertaken in Pennsylvania to achieve full equality for LGBTQ+ people.

The exhibit will be at Ursinus November4th-November 15th.

Ursinus Shield with leaves
Tuesday Nov 12th, 2019

Campus Master Plan Open Session Q&A

This open Q&A session is for students, faculty, and staff to ask questions and review materials that summarize the Campus Master Plan

Ursinus Shield with leaves
Tuesday Nov 12th, 2019

GSA Meeting (November 12, 2019)

Come decorate cupcakes with GSA!
Make sure to sign up for cupcakes by Monday, November 11th (at 11:59 pm). RSVP below:
www.tinyurl.com/CupGaykes
Ursinus Shield with leaves
Wednesday Nov 13th, 2019

The Long Road to Equality: Traveling Exhibit

The Long Road to LGBTQ+ Equality in Pennsylvania is a traveling history exhibit that chronicles the efforts that activists have undertaken in Pennsylvania to achieve full equality for LGBTQ+ people.

The exhibit will be at Ursinus November4th-November 15th.

Ursinus Shield with leaves
Wednesday Nov 13th, 2019

Midweek Meditation for Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff are invited to a mid week, midday respite of meditation on Wednesday afternoons from noon to 12:30p.m. in Bomberger Meditation Chapel. All are welcome!

More Events

Below option only found on Homepage and in Specialized Template.

Tuesday Nov 12th, 2019

Campus Master Plan Open Session Q&A

This open Q&A session is for students, faculty, and staff to ask questions and review materials that summarize the Campus Master Plan

See the event