Editor’s Note: This is part two of a three-part series that highlights Ursinus’s commitment, under the international Okanagan Charter, to the well-being of people, places, and planet. In this story, Ursinus Magazine explores “places” in the form of community engagement.
Ursinus data analyst Leslie New combines a love for math, animals, and the environment to help inform wildlife conservation strategies.
Since graduating from Ursinus, Jesse Wun ’22 has become a teacher at Chinese School of South Jersey, working to teach and preserve traditional Chinese language and culture. Now, he has earned a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, which will take him to Taiwan to help Taiwanese children study English language and American culture. For Jesse, it will be an experience of a lifetime, and one that brings him full circle. Get to know a Fulbright scholar.
Our Bears Aim High: Your Gift Fuels Their Success.
THE SKY’S THE LIMIT for Bears like Dora Zeibekis ’24. She knows what it means to aim high and work hard. A biology and Spanish double major, Leinbach Scholarship recipient, Bonner Leader, and Abele Scholar, Dora appreciates that the Ursinus experience is “as big as you make it.”
Each year, gifts made through the Ursinus Fund enable Dora and her peers to make the most of their time at the college. Thanks to donors like you, our students benefit from time spent learning with talented faculty, engaging in research, pursing their ambitions, and making a difference in the community. Make your gift today!
9 Summer Activities on the Ursinus College Campus
Ursinus Magazine staff
Summer is here and Collegeville is as vibrant as ever! For this Big List, we polled the Ursinus Magazine team on the most exciting events happening on and around campus.
The annual Memorial Day parade in Collegeville
The first-ever Colloquium on Liberal Education
Movies on the Lawn (Join us June 23 and July 28)
Summer athletics camps for our future Ursinus Bears
80 Summer Fellows doing research on campus with faculty mentors
The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth summer program
The annual Bear Innovation Competition for high school sophomores and juniors
Ursinus alumni night at the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs on August 6
Summer art exhibitions at the Berman Museum of Art
Stories, weddings and updates from our Ursinus classmates
Alumni representing the Pi Omega Delta fraternity participated in a second annual charity golf outing at Linfield National to support Motley’s Mission, named for Cliff Motley ’97 to support suicide awareness and prevention.
Ursinus alumni gathered at Coca-Cola park in Allentown, Pa., to cheer on the Lehigh Valley IronPigs together on Sunday, August 6. View other alumni events online here!
Sabir Peele ’08, who owns a men’s style and lifestyle business, has partnered with two-time Super Bowl champion Malcolm Jenkins and his Philadelphia-based custom fashion house on a new luxury track suit capsule collection.
Allison Puff ’91 is executive vice president of academic affairs at Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, Mo.
Walter Paul Dull III ’00 and Diane Elizabeth Deslatte celebrated their nuptials on May 13, 2023, in New Orleans, La.
John ’85 and Cindy Fessick hosted an event for Ursinus alumni, parents, and friends of the college in August at the Stone Harbor Golf Club.
Since its launch last November, ChatGPT—a chatbot created by an artificial intelligence research lab called OpenAI—has been all over the news headlines. With just a few prompts, it generates text that is indistinguishable from what a person would write. And, well, it has raised a red flag.
Life After Ursinus Episode 17: Cooking Up a Career
Phi Beta Kappa Chapter Welcomes Over 60 Members in 31st Year at Ursinus
Berman Museum Secures Largest Monetary Gift in its History
$2 Million in Philanthropy Invests in Student Success
Trey Dykeman ’25 to Study at Ancient Scottish University as a St. Andrews Scholar
Paige Bristow ’23 Selected as Watson Fellow
Life in Pixels: Commencement 2023
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