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Nearly 70 members of the University of Scranton’s class of 2024 participated in the Donning of the Stole Ceremony as part of the University’s commencement events held the weekend of May 17-19.
Student
May 23, 2024

University Celebrates Donning of the Stole Ceremony

The University of Scranton held its annual Donning of the Stole Ceremony, honoring members of its class of 2024.

University of Scranton President Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., offers a blessing for Mitchell W. Sporing, Mount Ephraim, New Jersey, a member of The University of Scranton’s class of 2024, who has committed to long-term post-graduation service through Jesuit Volunteer Corps. Sporing was recognized at the Jesuit university’s Class of 2024 Baccalaureate Mass.
Student
May 22, 2024

Class of 2024 Graduate Chooses Long Term Service

Mitchell Sporing of The University of Scranton’s class of 2024 committed to post-graduation long-term service through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps.

Seven members of The University of Scranton’s Class of 2024 were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held May 18 on campus. Front row, from left, are: 2nd Lt. Jenna L. Leonhardt; 2nd Lt. Allison N. Palmer; and 2nd Lt. Joseph X. Lynch. Second row: 2nd Lt. Jay H. Kapadia; 2nd Lt. Aidan T. Szabo; 2nd Lt. Gary G. Geinitz; and 2nd Lt. Ryan V. Lally.
Student
May 22, 2024

Scranton Graduates Commissioned as Second Lieutenants

Seven members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2024 were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

Seven members of The University of Scranton’s Class of 2024 were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held May 18 on campus. Front row, from left, are: 2nd Lt. Jenna L. Leonhardt; 2nd Lt. Allison N. Palmer; and 2nd Lt. Joseph X. Lynch. Second row: 2nd Lt. Jay H. Kapadia; 2nd Lt. Aidan T. Szabo; 2nd Lt. Gary G. Geinitz; and 2nd Lt. Ryan V. Lally.
Student
May 22, 2024

University Confers Master’s and Doctoral Degrees

The University of Scranton conferred more than 465 master’s and doctoral degrees at its graduate commencement ceremony May 19.

More than a dozen University of Scranton student volunteers helped staff from the Center for Service and Social Justice at its annual end-of-the-year drive. Together they collected, sorted and delivered to area agencies thousands of items donated by University students as they move out at the semester’s end. Pictured are some of the student volunteers, first row, from left: Abigail F. Casal, an early and primary education major from South Abington Township; and Sophia C. da Costa, a neuroscience major from Ambler. Back row: Patrick A. George, an operations management major from Endicott, New York; Thomas E. Marine, a biochemistry major from Cockeysville, Maryland; Samuel N. Peters, an environmental science major from West Hartford, Connecticut; and Brian L. White, a biology and philosophy double major from Brooklyn, New York.
Student
May 21, 2024

Thousands of Items Donated During Move Out

The End of the Year Drive is in full swing with Scranton students donating thousands of items to help those in need and to help reduce waste.

The University of Scranton recognized outstanding master’s and doctoral degree graduates at its 2024 graduate commencement events the weekend of May 17-19. Outstanding student award recipients from the Leahy College of Health Sciences (formerly the Panuska College of Professional Studies) pictured with Victoria Castellanos, Ph.D., dean of the Leahy College of Health Sciences (standing far right) include, Seated, from left: Helen Amanda Wrazien, Pittston; Jennifer E. LaViola, Horseheads, New York; and Marisa D. Tosi, Dallas. Standing: Joseph T. O'Driscoll, Peckville; Kyle J. Yahn, South Abington Township; Nicholas M. Mohr, Milltown, New Jersey; Scarlet J. Alexander, Dupont; Sybil A. Keris, South Abington Township; Jessica L. Opsal, Rockaway, New Jersey; and Elijah J. Emmons, North Abington Township.
Student
May 21, 2024

Outstanding Master’s and Doctoral Graduates Awarded

The University of Scranton recognized outstanding master’s and doctoral degree graduates at its 2024 commencement events.

Fifty-six members of The University of Scranton’s undergraduate class of 2024 were recognized for academic excellence, leadership and service at Class Night on May 17. Students with the highest GPA in each of the University’s three undergraduate colleges were presented Frank J. O’Hara Awards for General Academic Excellence. Seated, from left, are: Rev. Joseph Marina, S.J., president of The University of Scranton; and Michelle Maldonado, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. Standing are: Aidan R. Corrigan, O’Hara Award recipient for the Leahy College of Health Sciences (formerly named the Panuska College of Professional Studies); Sarah G. Boyle, O’Hara Award recipient for the Kania School of Management; Tabitha R. Berger, O’Hara Award recipient for the College of Arts and Sciences; Madalyne R. Buhler, O’Hara Award recipient for the Kania School of Management; and Charles C. Sylvester, O’Hara Award recipient for the College of Arts and Sciences.
Student
May 20, 2024

Outstanding Graduates Recognized at Class Night

University of Scranton class of 2024 graduates were recognized for academic excellence, leadership and service at Class Night.

Fifty-six members of The University of Scranton’s undergraduate class of 2024 were recognized for academic excellence, leadership and service at Class Night on May 17. Students with the highest GPA in each of the University’s three undergraduate colleges were presented Frank J. O’Hara Awards for General Academic Excellence. Seated, from left, are: Rev. Joseph Marina, S.J., president of The University of Scranton; and Michelle Maldonado, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. Standing are: Aidan R. Corrigan, O’Hara Award recipient for the Leahy College of Health Sciences (formerly named the Panuska College of Professional Studies); Sarah G. Boyle, O’Hara Award recipient for the Kania School of Management; Tabitha R. Berger, O’Hara Award recipient for the College of Arts and Sciences; Madalyne R. Buhler, O’Hara Award recipient for the Kania School of Management; and Charles C. Sylvester, O’Hara Award recipient for the College of Arts and Sciences.
Student
May 19, 2024

Scranton Conducts Undergraduate Commencement

The University of Scranton conferred more than 775 bachelor’s degrees at its undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 19.

Fifty-six members of The University of Scranton’s undergraduate class of 2024 were recognized for academic excellence, leadership and service at Class Night on May 17. Students with the highest GPA in each of the University’s three undergraduate colleges were presented Frank J. O’Hara Awards for General Academic Excellence. Seated, from left, are: Rev. Joseph Marina, S.J., president of The University of Scranton; and Michelle Maldonado, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. Standing are: Aidan R. Corrigan, O’Hara Award recipient for the Leahy College of Health Sciences (formerly named the Panuska College of Professional Studies); Sarah G. Boyle, O’Hara Award recipient for the Kania School of Management; Tabitha R. Berger, O’Hara Award recipient for the College of Arts and Sciences; Madalyne R. Buhler, O’Hara Award recipient for the Kania School of Management; and Charles C. Sylvester, O’Hara Award recipient for the College of Arts and Sciences.
Student
May 18, 2024

Students Making a Difference as They Leave Campus

Graduates take lessons learned with them as they leave campus by reselling or donating items to reduce waste.

The University of Scranton will confer more than 1,250 undergraduate and graduate degrees at two commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 19.
Student
May 17, 2024

Quick Facts: Commencement 2024

Quick facts about The University of Scranton’s Class of 2024 commencement.

The University of Scranton will confer more than 1,250 undergraduate and graduate degrees at two commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 19.
Staff
May 17, 2024

University Recognizes Faculty, Staff for Years of Service

Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., University president presents awards to staff and faculty across all departments who are recognized for 10 and 20 years of service in their positions under The Order of Pro Deo et Universitate.

The recently released 2023 Brigham Young University Accounting Rankings have placed The University of Scranton Accounting Department among the most productive accounting education research institutions in the world. The prestigious report also ranked Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., professor and chair of the Accounting Department and director of the Ph.D. program, No. 5 (tie) in the world, and James F. Boyle, D.B.A., associate professor of accounting and director of the Master of Accountancy program, No. 25 (tie) for accounting education publication productivity in the past six years.
Faculty
May 16, 2024

Accounting Dept. Research Among Most Productive in World

Scranton Accounting Department and faculty members ranked internationally for volume of education research published in top peer-reviewed journals.

The recently released 2023 Brigham Young University Accounting Rankings have placed The University of Scranton Accounting Department among the most productive accounting education research institutions in the world. The prestigious report also ranked Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., professor and chair of the Accounting Department and director of the Ph.D. program, No. 5 (tie) in the world, and James F. Boyle, D.B.A., associate professor of accounting and director of the Master of Accountancy program, No. 25 (tie) for accounting education publication productivity in the past six years.
Student
May 16, 2024

Students Gain Real-World Experience With SoccerFest 2024

University of Scranton students in a Sports Event Management course taught by Ovidiu Cocieru, Ph.D., assistant professor of management gained real-world experience while making a positive impact on the community.

Timothy P. Doyle has been named senior vice president for finance and administration at The University of Scranton, effective July 1, 2024.
Staff
May 15, 2024

Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration Named

Timothy P. Doyle has been named senior vice president for finance and administration at The University of Scranton, effective July 1, 2024.

The University of Scranton will celebrate members of its class of 2024 at several commencement events planned May 17-19. Many of the events will be live streamed as well.
Student
May 14, 2024

Class of 2024 Commencement Event Schedule

The University of Scranton will host numerous events to celebrate its Class of 2024 the weekend of May 17-19.

University of Scranton students Sarah Boyle ’24 and Annalisa Mechanick ’23, G’24 were among the four students in the world selected for the Institute of Management Accountants’ (IMA) 2023-2024 “Jimmie Smith” Student Leadership Experience. They are the fifth and sixth Scranton students to participate in this highly-selective program.
Student
May 13, 2024

Two Students Chosen for Highly-Selective Program

Scranton students Sarah Boyle and Annalisa Mechanick are among just four in the world chosen to participate in elite leadership program.

Presenting The University of Scranton’s Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Award for Distinguished Contributions to Ignatian Mission and Ministry, are, from left; Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., president of The University of Scranton; Arrupe Award recipient Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J.; and Daniel Cosacchi, Ph.D., vice president for mission and ministries.
Community
May 13, 2024

Sister Elizabeth Johnson Receives Arrupe Award

The University hosted a lecture with Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J., and presented her with its 2024 Arrupe Award.

The University of Scranton and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine hosted a grand re-opening ceremony and open house for the Edward R. Leahy, Jr. Clinic for the Uninsured. From left: Julie Byerley, M.D., president, Geisinger College of Health Sciences; Rev. Joseph Marina, S.J., president of The University of Scranton; Olivia Zehel, first-year medical student, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and 2023 graduate of The University of Scranton; Edward R. Leahy, University benefactor; Victoria Castellanos, Ph.d., dean of the Leahy College of Health Sciences, The University of Scranton; and Michelle Maldonado, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, The University of Scranton.
Community
May 10, 2024

Leahy Clinic for the Uninsured Grand Re-Opening

Students from across disciplines have opportunity to put theory into practice to serve those in need at Edward R. Leahy, Jr. Clinic for the Uninsured.

A team of six University of Scranton nursing students won the 18th annual Jeffery Allan Walp Student Nurse Challenge, which poses questions similar to those they will encounter on the nursing licensure exam. From left, are Scranton nursing students Sarah McGovern, Kalindi Maggs, Sierra Giranda, Aimee Bouchat and Rylee Gabrielson. Samantha Hoffmann was absent from the photo.
Student
May 10, 2024

Scranton Students Win Nursing Challenge

Nursing students win the 18th annual Jeffery Allan Walp Student Nurse Challenge that poses questions similar to those they will encounter on the nursing licensure exam.

University of Scranton students were recognized at American Advertising Federation Northeastern Pennsylvania Award Ceremony recently. From left, are: Stacy M. Smulowitz, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of Communication and Media; and University students Claudia Campo Mirabent ’24, Claire Lodger ’24, Francesca Ragusa ’24 and Mia Familetti ’25.
Student
May 9, 2024

Student Wins Integrated Campaign Advertising Award

University students were recognized at American Advertising Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania Award Competition.

University of Scranton students were recognized at American Advertising Federation Northeastern Pennsylvania Award Ceremony recently. From left, are: Stacy M. Smulowitz, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of Communication and Media; and University students Claudia Campo Mirabent ’24, Claire Lodger ’24, Francesca Ragusa ’24 and Mia Familetti ’25.
Faculty
May 9, 2024

Dr. Yamile Silva Earns International Award

Dr. Yamile Silva, Chair of the Department of Languages and Cultures and Director of Latin American and Latinx Studies, has been selected as winner for the best scholarly Collaborative Project by the international professional organization GEMELA.

University of Scranton students were recognized at American Advertising Federation Northeastern Pennsylvania Award Ceremony recently. From left, are: Stacy M. Smulowitz, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of Communication and Media; and University students Claudia Campo Mirabent ’24, Claire Lodger ’24, Francesca Ragusa ’24 and Mia Familetti ’25.
Student
May 9, 2024

Club Spotlight: Cheerleading Team

The mission of The University of Scranton Cheerleading Team is to serve as ambassadors for the University, as well as create a family that athletes can turn to at any point in time.

Shabana Basij-Rasikh, the co-founder and president of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA); Sister Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., the president of Marywood University; and Joseph M. Vaszily ’95 former University of Scranton trustee; will receive honorary degrees from The University of Scranton at its undergraduate commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19.
Student
May 7, 2024

Three Individuals to Receive Honorary Degrees

The University will bestow three honorary degrees at its 2024 undergraduate commencement ceremony May 19.

Hundreds of University of Scranton students were recognized for their academic achievements through inductions into national and international honor societies during the 2024 spring semester.
Student
May 7, 2024

Students Inducted into National Honor Societies

Hundreds of University of Scranton students were inducted into national and international honor societies during the 2024 spring semester.

Berwick High School team three placed first in the team competition at The University of Scranton’s annual Hayes Family Science Competition for High School Physics and Engineering Students. Seated from left: Rachel Frissell, faculty specialist for the University’s Physics and Engineering Department, team coach Matthew Shrader and student Emma Czychowski. Standing from left, are students: Chris Bowman, Nate Hook, Skye Terrones ad Makayla Brown.
Community
May 7, 2024

Winners of High School Physics Competition Announced

High school students test knowledge of physics and engineering at fun, hands-on Hayes Science Competition at The University of Scranton.

In Recital: Janet Sora Chung, organ, presented by Performance Music at The University of Scranton, will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10, in the Houlihan-McLean Center. The concert is open to the public, free of charge. Chung will perform on the University’s historic 3,178-pipe Austin Opus 301 organ, which was built in 1910.
Community
May 7, 2024

Organist Janet Sora Chung To Perform May 10

Organist Janet Sora Chung to perform on the University’s historic 3,178-pipe Austin Opus 301 organ, which was built in 1910.

From left, are: Julie Byerley, M.D., president, Geisinger College of Health Sciences and executive vice president and chief academic officer, Geisinger; Richard Kogan, M.D., professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and artistic director of Weill Cornell Music and Medicine; George Aulisio, Ph.D., Dean of the Weinberg Memorial Library at The University of Scranton, and Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado, Ph.D., provost, and senior vice president for academic affairs at The University of Scranton.
Community
May 7, 2024

GCSOM Hosts Schemel Forum Collaborative Program

'Ragtime: The Mind and Music of Scott Joplin' was presented by the Schemel Forum and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

From left, are: Julie Byerley, M.D., president, Geisinger College of Health Sciences and executive vice president and chief academic officer, Geisinger; Richard Kogan, M.D., professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and artistic director of Weill Cornell Music and Medicine; George Aulisio, Ph.D., Dean of the Weinberg Memorial Library at The University of Scranton, and Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado, Ph.D., provost, and senior vice president for academic affairs at The University of Scranton.
Student
May 5, 2024

Student Government Confirms 2024-25 Senate

Maria Stephen '25 and Amanda Campbell '25 have been elected as the new student body president and vice president.

From left, are: Julie Byerley, M.D., president, Geisinger College of Health Sciences and executive vice president and chief academic officer, Geisinger; Richard Kogan, M.D., professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and artistic director of Weill Cornell Music and Medicine; George Aulisio, Ph.D., Dean of the Weinberg Memorial Library at The University of Scranton, and Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado, Ph.D., provost, and senior vice president for academic affairs at The University of Scranton.
Student
May 3, 2024

Students, Alumnus Attend Sigma Tau Delta International Convention and Receive Awards

Ten University of Scranton students and one alumnus presented their work at the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention in St. Louis, Missouri in April. Four won awards for work they presented at the conference. Sigma Tau Delta is the national honor society in English.

University of Scranton President Rev. Joseph Marina, S.J., speaks at the Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society Induction Ceremony. Seventy-five University of Scranton junior, senior and graduate students were inducted into the national honor society for students in Jesuit colleges and universities.
Student
May 1, 2024

Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Seventy-five Scranton students were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the national honor society for students in Jesuit colleges and universities.

University of Scranton President Rev. Joseph Marina, S.J., speaks at the Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society Induction Ceremony. Seventy-five University of Scranton junior, senior and graduate students were inducted into the national honor society for students in Jesuit colleges and universities.
Staff
May 1, 2024

Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award for May 2024

Ann Siock receives the Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award for May 2024

University of Scranton and Lackawanna College formed program articulation agreements to provide pathways for qualified Lackawanna graduates to transfer credits toward earning bachelor’s degrees in more than 30 programs at Scranton.
Community
April 30, 2024

Unprecedented Number of Program Articulation Agreements Formed

University of Scranton and Lackawanna College formed program pathways for qualified students to transfer credit to earn bachelor’s degrees in more than 30 fields.

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Alumni
April 30, 2024

University Launches Royal Remembrances Podcast

Follow the show on Apple Podcasts today.

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Alumni
April 30, 2024

Scranton Nurses Celebrate National Nurses Week With NYC Happy Hour Event

Celebrate National Nurses Week with your fellow Royals in the Big Apple.

A graphic reading "The University of Scranton Reunion: Reconnect, Reminisce And Remember."
Alumni
April 30, 2024

Register Today for Reunion Weekend 2024 June 14-16

Together again, where it all began.

The University of Scranton celebrated the naming of the “Rev. J.A. Panuska, S.J., Commons” and the “Rev. J. A. Panuska, S.J., Faculty/Student Research Program,” in honor of its longest-serving President; and the renaming of the Panuska College of Professional Studies the “Leahy College of Health Sciences,” in honor of long-time University benefactors Edward ’68, H’01 and Patricia Leahy, and their son, Edward, Jr. At the celebration ceremony are, from left, Rev. Joseph Marina, S.J., president of the University, Patricia and Edward Leahy, and Victoria Castellanos, Ph.D., dean of the Leahy College of Health Sciences.
Community
April 30, 2024

Impact of Transformational Relationships Celebrated at Scranton

The University of Scranton celebrates the renaming of its College, Commons and Faculty/Student Research Program.

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Alumni
April 30, 2024

Alumni Class Notes, May 2024

Share your story with your Royal Family.

Forty University of Scranton occupational therapy and mechanical engineering students adapted 11 motorized toy vehicles for area children with limited mobility as part of Scranton’s Go Baby Go chapter. The adapted cars will be unveiled to the children at a special community event on May 5 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Byron Recreation Complex.
Student
April 30, 2024

Adapted Cars Presented to Area Children May 5

Go Baby Go project opens a world of possibilities to University Occupational Therapy students as they adapt toy mobile cars for children with limited mobility.

5.06, The University of Scranton's 10th Annual Day of Giving
Alumni
April 28, 2024

University Gears Up for 10th Annual Day of Giving

Celebrate a decade of impact with your fellow Royals May 6.

5.06, The University of Scranton's 10th Annual Day of Giving
Community
April 28, 2024

CSA To Offer Annual Restaurant Fest 

The Commuter Student Association promotes downtown Scranton restaurant business to university students.

Two new works by Juilliard-trained composer, pianist and bandleader Nate Sparks will be performed by The University of Scranton’s Concert Band and Concert Choir at the 41st Annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert on Saturday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center. Presented by Performance Music at The University of Scranton, the concert is open to the public, free of charge.
Community
April 27, 2024

World Premiere Composition Series Concert May 4

Audiences will experience two original works, exactly as the composer intended, under the baton of the composer, at World Premiere Concert.

A dozen University of Scranton students participated in the 2024 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference, which was held in Harrisburg in April. Eight students won medals and qualified to compete at the national leadership conference this June in Florida. Participants at the conference include, kneeling, from left, David Mahalak, D. Eng., a faculty specialist in the Operations and Analytics Department and club moderator, and University student Chaz Dellacorte. Standing are: University students Paige Knutsen, Michael Castellino, Colin Merriman, Joseph Kulikowski, Todd Monahan, Gary Mrozinski, Kyrianna Nemitz, Mallory Woodland, Kaeli Romanowski, and Erin Gretsky.
Student
April 26, 2024

Students Medal at Pennsylvania FBLA Competition

Scranton students medal at Pennsylvania FBLA State Leadership Conference and advance to national FBLA conference this summer.

Students from Wallenpaupack Area High School participated in hands-on demonstrations of sophisticated biomechanical measurement equipment as part of National Biomechanics Day at The University of Scranton.
Community
April 25, 2024

National Biomechanics Day Held at University

Wallenpaupack high school students participate in hands-on demonstrations of sophisticated biomechanical measurement equipment at Scranton.

Shabana Basij-Rasikh, the co-founder and president of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA), will serve as the principal speaker at The University of Scranton’s undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 19. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre.
Student
April 24, 2024

Shabana Basij-Rasikh to Speak at 2024 Commencement

The co-founder and president of the first and only boarding school for Afghan girls will speak at the 2024 undergraduate commencement ceremony.

Five University of Scranton graduate students who were selected as National Science Foundation Noyce Scholars are student teaching this semester at four area school districts. The NSF Noyce Scholar program at Scranton is supported by a five-year grant awarded to Gerard Dumancas, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry Scranton, which provides training and financial support to University secondary education majors in STEM fields who wish to teach at high schools in high-need school districts. From left are Dr. Dumancas and Scranton’s NSF Noyce Scholars Jacob Vituszynski, Matthew Byrnes, Nina Bowen, Makenzie Bell and Gracie Silva.
Student
April 24, 2024

NSF Noyce Scholars Begin as STEM Student Teachers

Five Scranton students named as National Science Foundation Noyce Scholars begin as STEM student teachers at four local high schools.

The Neuroscience Program at The University of Scranton and the Scranton Neuroscience Society will sponsor a Neuroscience Conference on campus on Saturday, Apr. 27. More than a dozen University of Scranton undergraduates will present poster research at the conference.
Student
April 23, 2024

University Hosts Neuroscience Conference

More than a dozen students will present research posters at The University of Scranton Neuroscience Conference on April 27.

The University of Scranton announced medalists of its Earth Day Essay Contest for students in grades 5 to 12 at an Evening of Environmental Science event on campus in April. From left: Earth Day Essay Contest first place medalists Edie Hann, grade 9, Scranton Preparatory School; Colin Sickles, grade 5, St. Clare/St. Paul’s Elementary School; and Mark Murphy, director of the Office of Sustainability at the University.
Community
April 22, 2024

2024 Earth Day Essay Contest Awards Announced

A record number of students in grades five to 12 participated in The University of Scranton Earth Day Essay Contest this year.

The University of Scranton announced medalists of its Earth Day Essay Contest for students in grades 5 to 12 at an Evening of Environmental Science event on campus in April. From left: Earth Day Essay Contest first place medalists Edie Hann, grade 9, Scranton Preparatory School; Colin Sickles, grade 5, St. Clare/St. Paul’s Elementary School; and Mark Murphy, director of the Office of Sustainability at the University.
Student
April 22, 2024

Dreaming of a Cure? Attend Relay for Life on April 26

Registration is open for the University's 2024 Relay for Life event that will take place April 26 in support of the American Cancer Society's efforts to save lives. Proceeds from the Relay, and ongoing T-shirt and raffle ticket sales, will add to funds raised during a recent dunk tank event.

At the opening of the Weinberg Memorial Library’s Environmental Art Show are, from left: Marleen Cloutier, assistant professor at cataloging and metadata librarian at the University; guest artist Theresa O’Connor; and George J. Aulisio, Ph.D., dean of the Weinberg Memorial Library.
Staff
April 22, 2024

Library Hosts Environmental Art Show

Artist lecture by Theresa O’Connor opens Environmental Art Show at the Charles Kratz Scranton Heritage Room of the Weinberg Memorial Library.

Jill Dougherty discussed wars in Ukraine and the Middle East, as well as ‘simmering tensions’ over Taiwan in her presentation, “The World in Disarray,” at The University of Scranton’s Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar in April on campus.
Community
April 22, 2024

Precarious State of World Discussed at Schemel Forum Luncheon

Former CNN correspondent Jill Dougherty concludes Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar series with “The World in Disarray” presentation.

Jill Dougherty discussed wars in Ukraine and the Middle East, as well as ‘simmering tensions’ over Taiwan in her presentation, “The World in Disarray,” at The University of Scranton’s Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar in April on campus.
Student
April 21, 2024

Students Spread Awareness Through Gift of Life Challenge

Students in a Social Media Campaigns class led by Dr. Brian Snee, associate professor in the Communications and Media Department, organized and publicized virtual and on-campus outreach efforts in support of a national nonprofit organization that registers organ, tissue and cornea donors.

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