George L. Omwake: 1912-1936
George L. Omwake is the 8th president to serve at Ursinus College. His adminstration began in the year 1912 and ended in 1936. He was born in Greencastle PA. in 1871. He attented Ursinus College as a student, apart of the class of 1898. He was essential in the strengthing of Ursinus finically and structually, so that the school could continue flourishing in the liberal arts.
George L. Omwake attented Ursinus as a student. He was apart of the class of 1871.
Omwake loooks back at his time spent at Ursinus in the student pamphlet "The Call to Books. It was written by George L. Omwake in 1912 about hiis experience as a Ursinus student in the class of 1898.
The inaugration of George L. Omwake took place on October 7th, 1913.
To showcase the ways of Ursinus during his adminstration, these are entries from the UC Catelogue of 1926-1927, detailing the rules and aspects of student life.
South Hall (Trinity Cottage) and Sprankle Hall were building obtained during Omwake"s adminstration. They both became female dormitories.
Olevian Hall was an essential addition to campus to accomadate for the rising number of females attenting.
He adopted The Orginal Inquiry and the Research Method. Also known as The Ursinus Plan, which implemented an emphasize on student-teacher confrencing.
Omwake assisted fund the creation of the Pfhlar Science building with campagins aimed at alumni.
Photographs of the Pfhaler Science Building.
Personal responses from the memorial service for George L. Omwake.
In memorial of Omwake the school created a fund in his name.
To showcase Ursinus's progress over Omwake's adminstration, these are entries from the Catelogue of Ursinus College 1935-1936.