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  • Commencement 2019
    May 20, 2019
    Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and banjo player Rhiannon Giddens delivered the commencement address during a ceremony in which 320 graduates turned their tassels and received bachelor’s degrees on the Berman Museum lawn.
  • Rev. Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III, mayor of Collegeville addresses the Class of 2019 at Baccalaureate
    May 18, 2019
    The traditional baccalaureate service was held on the eve of commencement and represented many faiths of the student body. Rev. Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III, mayor of Collegeville and an ordained Baptist minister, delivered the baccalaureate address.
  • Phi Beta Kappa
    May 17, 2019
    Over 40 students were inducted into the prestigious national honor society, which has been part of commencement week activities since Ursinus was accepted into the Tau of Pennsylvania chapter more than 25 years ago.
  • Lilly McQueen '19 presenting her research at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.
    May 14, 2019
    Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is becoming an increasingly concerning public health challenge around the globe. Biochemistry and molecular biology major Lilly McQueen ’19 is one of the students at Ursinus looking into potential ways to combat this dangerous health risk.
  • COSA 2019
    May 9, 2019
    Our students do amazing things inside and outside of the classroom, so we postpone classes to help them show off. Every April, we reschedule classes for a day so every student can participate in the Celebration of Student Achievement (CoSA). These are photos from our 2019 celebration.
  • Members of the first graduating class of the educational studies major at Ursinus.
    May 3, 2019
    This year, eight students will walk across the commencement stage as part of the class of 2019 and receive their undergraduate degrees in educational studies, the first cohort of students to do so since the new major was announced in 2017.
  • Students participate in the BEAR Innovation competition.
    May 1, 2019

    This spring, the U-Imagine Center for Integrative and Entrepreneurial Studies held its fifth annual BEAR (Be Entrepreneurial and Roar) Innovation competition, an event that looks for the best entrepreneurial ideas to meet a market or social need.

  • Madison Moses '20 is one of two Ursinus students chosen as a Goldwater scholarship recipient.
    April 30, 2019

    Shannon Kiss ’20 and Madison Moses ’20 were chosen for the honor by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

  • Julia Dorsheimer ’19 (right, with classmate Reid Luksic) will be pursuing her doctoral degree at Columbia University.
    April 29, 2019

    Julia Dorsheimer ’19 will be pursuing her doctoral degree at Columbia University beginning this fall. The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program supports outstanding students in STEM fields who are pursuing research-based advanced degrees.

  • Patricia Lott is one of 32 new Career Enhancement Fellows honored by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.
    April 29, 2019

    Patricia Lott, an Assistant Professor of African American and Africana Studies, American Studies, and English, is one of 32 new Career Enhancement Fellows and will receive funding to pursue professional development opportunities and continue her research.