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    Fall Alumni Preview 2018

    August 1, 2018

    The University of Scranton will host several events in the fall of 2018 designed to appeal to alumni of all ages.

    Legacy Reception 8/25/18

    The families of incoming Class of 2022 first-year legacy students are cordially invited to attend a Legacy Reception and Photo event Aug. 25 in Brennan Hall’s Rose Room. The reception will begin at 1 p.m., and the class photo will be taken at 2 p.m. Visit this link to register for this invitation-only event.

    Yankees vs. White Sox

    The Scranton Club of New York will host a pre-game reception on the Budweiser Party Deck of Yankee Stadium August 29 at 5 p.m. prior to the Yankee/White Sox game. The $75.50 admission includes Nathan’s Hot Dogs, burgers, garden salads, draft beer, Pepsi products, Poland Spring Water and a ticket to the game in section 426. To register, visit this link.

    The Inauguration of the Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., as the twenty-seventh President of The University of Scranton

    The University will celebrate the inauguration of the Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., Sept. 21 and 22. Check future issues of Royal News for more information on this event.

    Family Weekend

    The University’s annual Family Weekend celebration will take place Sept. 21-23. Check future issues of Royal News for more information on this event.

    Toast2Scranton

    The University will host multiple Toast2Scranton celebrations in September to officially welcome the Class of 2018 into the alumni fold.

    On Sept. 27, The Scranton Club of South Central PA will host a Toast2Scranton Happy Hour at 6 p.m. at The Millworks, 340 Verbeke Street, Harrisburg, featuring complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. To register for the event, visit this link

    Also on Sept. 27, The Alumni Society of The University of Scranton will host a Toast2Scranton Happy Hour at 6 p.m. at Carolina Ale House Raleigh-Briar Creek, 7981 Skyland Ridge Parkway, Raleigh, North Carolina, featuring complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. To register for the event, visit this link

    On Sept. 28, The Scranton Alumni Club of NEPA will host a Toast2Scranton Happy Hour at 6 p.m. at The Backyard Alehouse, 523 Linden Street, Scranton, featuring complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. To register for the event, visit this link.

    Also on Sept. 28, The Scranton Alumni Club of Washington, D.C., will host a Toast2Scranton Happy Hour at 6 p.m. at Mission Dupont Circle, 1606 20th Street NW, Washington, D.C., featuring complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. To register for the event, visit this link.

    50th Anniversary of Men’s Soccer Celebration

    On Sept. 29, the University will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Men’s Soccer with a slate of activities. At 9:30 a.m., returning Men’s Soccer alumni will play an alumni game on Weiss Field at the Rev. Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., Athletics Campus. At 11:15 a.m., the University will honor former Men’s Soccer Coach Steve Klingman with the dedication of Steve Klingman Plaza at the Rev. Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., Athletics Campus. At 1 p.m., the Men’s Soccer team will face off against Goucher in a Landmark Conference match. Lastly, the University will host a Men’s Soccer Reception in the Kane Forum of Leahy Hall at 5 p.m. Check future issues of Royal News for more information on this event.

    President’s Business Council 17th Annual Award Dinner

    On Oct. 4, the President’s Business Council 17th Annual Award Dinner will take place at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. At the dinner, which supports the Presidential Scholarship Endowment Fund, the University will honor Linda S. McGowan ’80, partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and Joseph L. Sorbera Jr. P’08, ’08, president of JLS Cost Management Systems Inc., with the President’s Medal. Since its inception, the annual black tie gala has generated more than $13 million for the scholarship fund and transformed the lives of scores of Presidential Scholars. For more information, contact Tim Pryle ’89, executive director, at 570-941-5837 or pbc@scranton.edu, or visit scranton.edu/pbcdinner.

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