Community Archive

  • 01/26/2023
    Scranton Online Programs Ranked Among Best in USA
    Scranton’s online graduate programs in business and MBA are among the best in nation according to U.S. News.
  • 01/25/2023
    Schemel Forum Courses Set for Spring
    The University of Scranton’s Schemel Forum will offer an array of enrichment courses throughout the spring semester.
  • 01/25/2023
    University Announces Fall 2022 Dean’s List
    Students were named to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the 2022 fall semester.
  • 01/24/2023
    Students Added to Spring 2022 Dean’s List
    Students added to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester.
  • 01/24/2023
    Spring Events Planned at University
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for the 2023 spring semester.
  • 01/20/2023
    Scranton Area Community Foundation Grant Awarded
    Scranton Area Community Foundation $5,000 grant will support ongoing “Scranton’s Story, Our Nation’s Story” project.
  • 01/19/2023
    Journey to Citizenship Discussed at Scranton
    The NEH-funded Scranton’s Story, Our Nation’s Story project hosted a program about The Journey from ‘Immigrant’ to Citizen.
  • 01/17/2023
    Scranton Students Offer Free Income Tax Assistance
    University of Scranton Accounting students will assist local residents with their tax returns for free as part of the VITA program.
  • 01/13/2023
    Tony Lustig Trio to Perform at Houlihan-McLean Center
    Tony Lustig Trio in Concert, presented by Performance Music at the University is set for Saturday, Feb. 4, at 7:30 p.m.
  • 01/09/2023
    Rose Kelly Awards Presented at University
    The University recognized students and their high school teachers, who they credit for contributing to their success.
  • 01/04/2023
    In Memory of Pope Benedict XVI
    University of Scranton marks the passing of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
  • 01/03/2023
    University Students Receive Frank O’Hara Awards
    University of Scranton students received esteemed Frank O’Hara awards in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement.
  • 01/03/2023
    Scranton President Meets With Taiwanese Officials
    University of Scranton President met with the director-general and representatives of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York.
  • 12/31/2022
    Statement on the Passing of Pope Benedict XVI
    A Statement from Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., President of The University of Scranton, on the Passing of Pope Benedict XVI
  • 12/21/2022
    Nonprofit Leadership Program Welcomes New Cohort
    The University of Scranton welcomed a new cohort of students entering the Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program in January 2023.
  • 12/19/2022
    University Students And Cooperating Teachers Meet
    University education majors met with their onsite school cooperating teachers at the close of their fall semester as student teachers.
  • 12/14/2022
    Intersession Grants Awarded for January 2023
    Four University of Scranton faculty members received faculty development intersession grants for 2023.
  • 12/13/2022
    Research Shows Shape Matters at Nano Level
    Research by chemistry professor John Deák, Ph.D., shows error in long-accepted assumed shape of a nanostructure.
  • 12/12/2022
    University Conducts Annual Christmas Gift Drives
    The University’s Center for Service and Social Justice and Performance Music held its annual Christmas giving programs.
  • 12/07/2022
    Professors Study Impact of Social Network on Health
    Professor Cyrus P. Olsen III, D.Phil., is part of an inter-disciplinary team of professors awarded a six-figure Templeton research grant.
  • 12/06/2022
    Scranton and Fu Jen Catholic University Sign Agreement
    The University of Scranton entered into a 4+1 MBA degree agreement with Fu Jen Catholic University, a sister Jesuit university in Taiwan.
  • 12/01/2022
    Empty Stocking Fund Concert Set for Dec. 11
    Performance Music at The University of Scranton will present the Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert on Sunday, Dec. 11.
  • 12/01/2022
    Henry George Lecture Presented at Scranton
    The University of Scranton’s of 36th Henry George Lecture was presented by Parag Pathak, Ph.D., of MIT.
  • 12/01/2022
    Lenape Heritage, History and Experiences Shared
    Expert on Delaware/Lenape culture and traditional practices shared heritage and experiences of the Lenape people with NEPA audiences.
  • 11/30/2022
    Ayad Akhtar Honored with Distinguished Author Award
    Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and playwright Ayad Akhtar received the University’s Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award.
  • 11/30/2022
    Events Examined Transnational Migration in Taiwan
    The University’s Asian Studies Program hosted two events that looked at transnational migration and cross-cultural influences in Taiwan.
  • 11/30/2022
    Findings of 2022 Living Wage Report Presented
    Regional leaders gathered on the University’s campus to discuss issues and solutions related to findings of a 2022 NEPA Living Wage Report.
  • 11/29/2022
    Noel Night Concert Set for Dec. 3
    Performance Music will host its 55th annual Noel Night concert on Saturday, Dec. 3, beginning at 8 p.m.
  • 11/21/2022
    Students Named Sanofi Excellence in STEM Scholars
    University of Scranton students named as Sanofi US Excellence in STEM Scholars and received support for summer research projects.
  • 11/21/2022
    University Holds Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive
    The University’s annual Thanksgiving Food Drive provided 150 food baskets to area families in need.
  • 11/17/2022
    Author Elizabeth Hinton, Ph.D., Spoke at University
    Elizabeth Hinton, Ph.D., presented the Slattery Center for Ignatian Humanities Myers Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture in October.
  • 11/17/2022
    Distinguished Author Award Dinner Discussion Aired
    Committee member interviewed about Distinguished Author Award Dinner honoring Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar.
  • 11/15/2022
    University of Scranton Recognized for Sustainability
    The Princeton Review included The University of Scranton among the 455 schools listed in its 2023 Guide to Green Colleges.
  • 11/15/2022
    Scranton/Le Moyne Sign Memorandum of Understanding 
    University signs cooperative agreement with sister Jesuit school Le Moyne College that includes pathway for respective DPT and PA programs. 
  • 11/10/2022
    Scranton Cadets Earn Distinguished Military Status
    Six members of The University of Scranton’s ROTC class of 2023 have earned Distinguished Military Graduate designation by the U.S. Army.
  • 11/09/2022
    Regional Economic Barometer Published
    The University of Scranton economics professors publish analysis of the Wyoming Valley of Northeast Pennsylvania's economy.
  • 11/08/2022
    HR Foundation Grant to Support Advocacy Programs
    Human Resources Foundation awards $5,000 to support The University of Scranton’s Autism Collaborative Center of Excellence programming.
  • 11/04/2022
    Lenape History, Heritage, Experiences and Culture Shared
    Expert on Delaware/Lenape culture, language and traditional practices to share heritage and experiences of the Lenape people Nov. 17 and 18.
  • 11/04/2022
    University of Scranton Appoints New Faculty Members
    The University has appointed 21 new full-time faculty members for the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • 11/01/2022
    Professor Among Those Interviewed by BBC World News
    BBC World News broadcasted international coverage of the upcoming U.S. election from the balcony of Brennan Hall on campus.
  • 11/01/2022
    NEPA Nonprofits Benefiting from Leadership Program
    The University of Scranton’s Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program is accepting applications for classes that begin in January 2023.
  • 11/01/2022
    Students Take on Project with Homeboy Industries
    Business Leadership Honors Program students gain experience consulting for largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world.
  • 11/01/2022
    All-One Grant Supports Physical Therapy for Vulnerable Populations
    All-One Charities awards $25,000 grant to support physical therapy community outreach programs of The University of Scranton DPT students.
  • 11/01/2022
    DPT Students Put Theory into Practice
    Doctor of Physical Therapy students participate with community health screenings across the city of Scranton.
  • 10/31/2022
    Author Annette Gordon-Reed Discussed Book Oct 12
    An Ignatian Values in Action Lecture was held on Oct. 12 featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annette Gordon-Reed, J.D.
  • 10/31/2022
    Distinguished Author Award Dinner Planned
    Committee plans Nov. 18 Distinguished Author Award Dinner to honor Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and playwright Ayad Akhtar.
  • 10/25/2022
    Class of 2026 Students of Magis Honors Program
    Fifteen members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2026 entered the Jesuit school’s Magis Honors Program in STEM.
  • 10/25/2022
    Incoming Students Join Business Honors Program
    Twenty-seven members of The University of Scranton’s incoming class of 2026 entered the Frank P. Corcione Business Honors Program.
  • 10/24/2022
    SBDC’s Leigh Fennie Earns National Recognition
    The University of Scranton SBDC Business Consultant Leigh Fennie ’11 ‘G19 named one of America’s SBDC Top 40 Under 40.
  • 10/19/2022
    Economic Research Applied to School Reform Discussed
    Lessons learned about the effectiveness of urban school reforms to be discussed at the University’s Henry George Lecture Nov. 8.
  • 10/19/2022
    Drummer Carmen Intorre Jr. Concert Set for Oct. 29
    Drummer Carmen Intorre Jr. to be featured at Oct. 29 Performance Music concert with The University of Scranton Jazz Band.
  • 10/18/2022
    Oct. 23 Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner Piano Recital
    Performance Music will present a recital by piano virtuoso Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner on Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center.
  • 10/18/2022
    Author Elizabeth Hinton, Ph.D., to Speak Oct. 20
    'Riot or Rebellion?' will be discussed at this year’s Myers Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture, presented by the Slattery Center for Ignatian Humanities on Oct. 20.
  • 10/17/2022
    November and December Events Planned at University
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for November and December.
  • 10/14/2022
    Distinguished Author Award to Honor Ayad Akhtar
    Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and playwright Ayad Akhtar will receive the Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award on Nov. 18.
  • 10/14/2022
    Scranton Celebrates 50 Years of Co-Education
    The University of Scranton begins year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary of becoming co-ed.
  • 10/11/2022
    Physics Major Awarded National Scholarship
    University student Veronica Romanek ’23, awarded highly-competitive $25,000 Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) scholarship.
  • 10/11/2022
    Judaic Studies Fall Lecture Set for Oct. 27
    Judaic Studies Institute fall lecture on Oct. 27 asks “Does the Hebrew Bible have a Unique Philosophy?”
  • 10/07/2022
    Andrew Gonzalez to Perform Oct. 15
    Andrew Gonzalez to be featured on viola and violincello da spalla at Performance Music Oct. 15 concert.
  • 10/07/2022
    PA House and PA Senate Candidate Debates Set
    Candidate debates for the 112th, 114th and 118th districts of the PA House and the 22nd District of the PA Senate are scheduled for October on campus.
  • 10/04/2022
    Virtual Lecture Series Planned for October
    The Edward R. Leahy, Jr., Virtual Speaker Series, offered free of charge, is planned for three Wednesdays in October.
  • 10/04/2022
    NASA Lands on Campus for Two Days
    NASA representatives met with students and local business owners to discuss careers and ways to work with them on future missions.
  • 09/30/2022
    PBC Dinner Exceeds Fundraising Goal
    The President’s Business Council honored Patti Byrnes Clarke and Tom O’Brien at the University’s 21st Annual Award Dinner Sept. 29.
  • 09/29/2022
    Scranton Names Class of 2026 Presidential Scholars
    Fifteen students from The University of Scranton class of 2026 have been awarded four-year, full-tuition Presidential Scholarships.
  • 09/29/2022
    Open House Set for Oct. 23 and Nov. 6
    The University of Scranton Open House events are planned for Sunday, Oct. 23, and Sunday, Nov. 6. Registration and tours begin at 9 a.m.
  • 09/29/2022
    Scranton Ranked in Top 50 for Doing Public Good
    Ranking places the University in top 50 master’s universities in the nation based on social mobility, research and service of graduates.
  • 09/29/2022
    Photo Exhibition Features Mayan Narratives
    Photos by Byron Maldonado look to preserve Mayan past while gazing into the future at October Hope Horn Art Gallery Exhibit.
  • 09/29/2022
    Students Find Volunteer Opportunities at Fair
    More than 50 nonprofit organizations in search of volunteers met with students in search of service opportunities at Scranton’s Volunteer Fair.
  • 09/27/2022
    Forbes Names Scranton Among Top Colleges in USA
    Forbes counted The University of Scranton among “America’s Top Colleges” for 14th year.
  • 09/27/2022
    University Hosts PA Cable Network Election Roundtable
    University hosts Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) “On the Road” College Election Roundtable to discuss upcoming highly contested races.
  • 09/26/2022
    Events Examine Transnational Migration in Taiwan
    The University’s Asian Studies Program will host two events that look at transnational migration and cross-cultural influences in Taiwan.
  • 09/26/2022
    Annual PBC Celebration Returns to NYC Sept. 29
    The University of Scranton’s President’s Business Council will honor former Trustees Patti Byrnes Clarke and Tom O’Brien on Sept. 29.
  • 09/21/2022
    Vice President for University Advancement Named
    Robert W. Davis Jr., Ed.D., has been named vice president for University advancement at The University of Scranton.
  • 09/19/2022
    University of Scranton Names Seven New Trustees
    The University of Scranton names seven new members, including four alumni, to its Board of Trustees.
  • 09/14/2022
    Schemel Forum Collaborative Programs Set for Fall
    Schemel Forum fall Collaborative Programs feature Julie Byerley, M.D., dean of GSCOM on Oct. 13, and novelist Ayad Akhtar on Nov. 18.
  • 09/14/2022
    NASA to Discuss Artemis Space Technology Sept. 22
    High school and college students can meet representatives from NASA and learn about the need and impact of space research and innovation.
  • 09/14/2022
    October Events Planned at University
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for October 2022.
  • 09/14/2022
    Margarete L. Zalon, Ph.D., Receives Earl Award
    Margarete L. Zalon, Ph.D., professor of nursing, received The University of Scranton’s John L. Earl III Award.
  • 09/13/2022
    Exclusive Campus Visit by Brian Baumgartner Sept. 15
    New York Times best-selling author and The Office cast member Brian Baumgartner to visit campus for exclusive Q and A and book signing.
  • 09/12/2022
    U.S. News Ranks Scranton No. 5 in 2023 Guidebook
    U.S. News ranked The University of Scranton in the top 10 “Best Regional Universities in North” for the 29th consecutive year.
  • 09/12/2022
    Ready to Run NEPA Set for Oct. 1 at University
    Women are effective in government office and a training session on Oct. 1 can help women in NEPA interested in running for office.
  • 09/09/2022
    Carlos Avila and Vincent Grana Perform Sept. 17
    Carlos Avila and Vincent Grana are slated for a Sept. 17 Performance Music recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-Mclean Center.
  • 09/06/2022
    Royal Experience Program Summer Interns 2022
    Six University of Scranton students participated in the Royal Experience Summer Internship Program for 2022.
  • 09/06/2022
    Scranton Jesuit Community New Superior is Alumnus
    Rev. James F. Duffy, S.J., M.D., will serve as the new superior for the Scranton Jesuit Community.
  • 09/02/2022
    Scranton Picked Among Best Colleges in Nation
    The Princeton Review selected Scranton as one of the nation’s best colleges, noting students call the University “Disney World in PA.”
  • 08/31/2022
    Future Nurse Anesthetists to Begin Clinical Rotations
    The University of Scranton held a capping ceremony for members of its 2024 graduate nurse anesthetist program.
  • 08/31/2022
    Professors Set to Teach Schemel Forum Courses
    The University of Scranton’s Schemel Forum will offer eclectic courses throughout the fall semester.
  • 08/30/2022
    Class of 2026 Students ROCK
    Members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2026 arrive early on campus to participate in the Royals of Color Kickoff.
  • 08/30/2022
    FIRST Members of Class of 2026 Arrive
    Members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2026 arrive on campus early to volunteer at local nonprofit organizations.
  • 08/29/2022
    Matt Marantz Quartet to Perform Sept. 2
    Performance Music presents In Concert: Matt Marantz Quartet on Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-Mclean Center.
  • 08/25/2022
    Scranton Welcomes Diverse Class of 2026
    The University of Scranton will welcome the most diverse class in the history of the school for the start of the fall semester this weekend.
  • 08/23/2022
    Student from Ukraine Joins Class of 2026
    Meet Serhii Kuzmin Jr., a member of The University of Scranton’s class of 2026 from Ukraine.
  • 08/23/2022
    Fall Campus Health and Safety Protocols Announced
    University announces Campus Health and Safety protocols for the fall semester related to the pandemic.
  • 08/22/2022
    Fall Semester Events Planned at University
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for the fall semester of 2022.
  • 08/18/2022
    Schemel Forum Luncheon Seminars Set for Fall
    The Schemel Forum’s World Affairs Luncheon Seminars will feature six highly-accomplished thinkers this fall.
  • 08/18/2022
    NASA Industry Day Set for Sept. 23 on Campus
    The NASA Northeast Pennsylvania Industry Day will be held Friday, Sept. 23, at The University of Scranton’s DeNaples Center.
  • 08/18/2022
    Notice of Public Meeting
    A public meeting will be held with the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language pathology of the ASHA.
  • 08/15/2022
    Students Present Space Physics Research
    University students present space physics research at national conferences and workshops.
  • 08/10/2022
    ROI of Scranton Degree Ranks in Top 7 Percent
    Ranking shows 40-year net present value of a University of Scranton degree at $1.133 million, ranked No. 276 of 4,500 colleges in U.S.
  • 08/08/2022
    NASA Launch Includes Scranton Student Project
    Four University of Scranton students participated in NASA’s rocket launch of about 60 experiment devices built by college students.
  • 08/08/2022
    University Faculty Recognized for Excellence
    Eleven University of Scranton faculty members were recognized for teaching, scholarship and service excellence.
  • 08/04/2022
    Fair for Nonprofit Agencies Seeking Volunteers
    The University of Scranton will host a fair for area nonprofit organizations seeking college students as volunteers on Sept. 13.
  • 08/02/2022
    Vice President of Mission and Ministry Named
    Daniel Cosacchi, Ph.D., has been named vice president for mission and ministry at The University of Scranton.
  • 08/02/2022
    Professor Awarded Six-figure NSF Grant
    Professor Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., awarded National Science Foundation grant for ionosphere research during 2023-24 solar eclipses.
  • 08/01/2022
    Students Advance to Final Four in National Contest
    Scranton accounting students advanced to the final four national championship for Institute of Management Accountants Case Competition.
  • 07/29/2022
    Scranton Ranked Among America’s Best Values
    Money magazine included Scranton among the Best Colleges in America Ranked by Value in a 2022 list of just 623 colleges in the nation.
  • 07/28/2022
    Graduate Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation
    Master of Accountancy Degree ranked No. 3 in U.S. for “Best Online Master’s in Accounting by Intelligent.com, an online education source.
  • 07/27/2022
    University Celebrates Closing of Ignatian Year
    The University of Scranton celebrates the close of The Ignatian Year, marking the 500thanniversary of the transformation of St. Ignatius.
  • 07/26/2022
    Twenty Area Students Begin University of Success
    Incoming high school students enter the University of Success, a multi-year, pre-college mentorship program at The University of Scranton.
  • 07/26/2022
    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 2022.
  • 07/25/2022
    Grant Supports Job Club Program for People with ASD
    Scranton Area Community Foundation grant will support University program to help young adults with Autism prepare for meaningful employment.
  • 07/22/2022
    Scranton to Offer First Ph.D. Degree
    The University of Scranton’s doctor of business administration (DBA) degree has transitioned into the Jesuit school’s first Ph.D. degree program.
  • 07/22/2022
    Executive Director of Slattery Center Named
    Sarah Kenehan, Ph.D., has been named executive director of the University’s Gail and Francis Slattery Center for Ignatian Humanities.
  • 07/18/2022
    Student Wins Chinese Language Immersion Scholarship
    University of Scranton student Alex Chan received a 2022 Huayu Enrichment Chinese Language Immersion Scholarship.
  • 07/18/2022
    University Players Recognized for Green Initiatives
    Broadway Green Alliance featured The University of Scranton Players sustainability initiatives in their community spotlight.
  • 07/06/2022
    University Announces Dean’s List Students
    Students were named to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the 2022 spring semester and added to the list for the fall semester.
  • 07/05/2022
    Professor Uses Fulbright to Promote Occupational Justice
    Occupational therapy professor Michael Bermudez, Ed.D., will research educational technology in Uganda as part of Fulbright Scholar Program.
  • 07/05/2022
    Class of 2022 Graduates Choose Long Term Service
    Ten members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2022 committed to post-graduation long-term service projects.
  • 06/29/2022
    Researching Career Possibilities with Biophysics
    As medical research becomes more advanced, students with a degree in biophysics have the background to be at the forefront of change.
  • 06/21/2022
    Members of Class of 2026 Begin Orientation
    Members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2026 arrived for the beginning of summer orientation sessions on campus.
  • 06/17/2022
    University Announces Spring 2022 Dean’s List
    Students were named to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the 2022 spring semester.
  • 06/17/2022
    Students Added to Fall 2021 Dean’s List
    Students added to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the fall 2021 semester.
  • 06/16/2022
    Class of 2026 Summer Orientation Session to Begin
    The University of Scranton will host four summer orientation sessions for members of its class of 2026, their parents and guardians.
  • 06/15/2022
    Free Cyber Investigation Camp Planned for July 12-15
    Free Cyber Investigation Summer Camp for high school students set at the University’s Center for the Analysis and Prevention of Crime.
  • 06/14/2022
    Students Graduate from the University of Success
    Twenty-one area students graduated from The University of Scranton’s University of Success program in 2022.
  • 06/14/2022
    Summer Faculty Development Grants Awarded
    Eleven University of Scranton faculty members received faculty development summer grants for 2022.
  • 06/14/2022
    SBDC Offers Businesses Educational Support
    First new businesses receive microgrants as part of program to support businesses in low-moderate-income areas in Scranton.
  • 06/14/2022
    Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Speaks at Scranton
    Newly minted 2022 Pulitzer Prize winner for history, Nicole Eustace, Ph.D., spoke at The University of Scranton about Indigenous history.
  • 06/10/2022
    University Presents Earth Day Essay Contest Awards
    Hundreds of area students in grades five to 12 participate in The University of Scranton Earth Day Essay Contest.
  • 06/09/2022
    University Hosts Discussion of Prison Education Initiative
    The University of Scranton hosted a panel discussion about its Prison Education Initiative at the State Correctional Institution, SCI-Dallas.
  • 06/09/2022
    Ryan Sheehan Named Executive Director
    Ryan Sheehan, J.D., has been named executive director of the Jesuit Center at The University of Scranton.
  • 06/09/2022
    Ethics and Excellence in Public Service Conference Held
    The University of Scranton’s Center for Ethics and Excellence in Public Service hosted its inaugural Conference in April.
  • 06/09/2022
    Author Discusses Climate Crisis at Scranton
    Author of “The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet” spoke at The University of Scranton.
  • 06/01/2022
    Class of 2022 Honors Program Graduates
    Thirty-three members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2022 graduated from its undergraduate Honors Program.
  • 06/01/2022
    Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program Graduates
    Twenty-nine members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2022 graduated from its Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program.
  • 06/01/2022
    2022 Business Leadership Honors Program Graduates
    Fifteen members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2022 graduated from its Business Leadership Honors Program.
  • 06/01/2022
    Class of 2022 Graduates of Magis Honors Program
    Five members of the University’s class of 2022 graduated from the Jesuit school’s Magis Honors Program in STEM.
  • 06/01/2022
    Class of 2022 Business Honors Program Graduates
    Twenty members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2022 graduated from its Business Honors Program.
  • 06/01/2022
    Predicting the Future with Business Analytics
    The University of Scranton’s business analytics program is helping students enter one of the fastest-growing professions in the country.
  • 05/31/2022
    Outstanding Graduates Recognized at Class Night
    University of Scranton class of 2022 graduates were recognized for academic excellence, leadership and service at Class Night.
  • 05/31/2022
    Outstanding Master’s and Doctoral Graduates Awarded
    The University of Scranton recognized outstanding master’s and doctoral degree graduates at its 2022 commencement events.
  • 05/31/2022
    Scranton Graduates Commissioned as Second Lieutenants
    Eight members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2022 were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.
  • 05/26/2022
    Cybercrime Investigation and Cybersecurity Graduate Degree
    The University will offer a new online Master’s Degree in Cybercrime Investigation and Cybersecurity beginning in the fall 2022 semester.
  • 05/24/2022
    Calculating Career Possibilities with Mathematics
    As problems in science and business grow more complex, experts in those areas turn to those with mathematical expertise to find solutions.
  • 05/24/2022
    Graduating Class of 2022 Names Teacher of the Year
    The University of Scranton’s graduating class of 2022 named Billie R. Tadros, Ph.D., as Teacher of the Year.
  • 05/24/2022
    Two Class of 2022 Graduates Win Fulbrights
    Peter Amicucci and Crysta O’Donnell, of The University of Scranton’s class of 2022, received Fulbright awards for 2022/2023.
  • 05/20/2022
    University Confers Master’s and Doctoral Degrees
    The University of Scranton conferred more than 500 master’s and doctoral degrees at its graduate commencement ceremony May 21.
  • 05/20/2022
    Scranton Holds Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
    The University of Scranton conferred more than 850 bachelor’s degrees at its undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 21.
  • 05/20/2022
    Quick Facts: Commencement 2022
    Quick facts about The University of Scranton’s class of 2022 commencement.
  • 05/20/2022
    University of Scranton/Jacobs Cyber Intelligence Partnership Announced
    University establishes partnership with global consulting firm Jacobs for cyber intelligence and cybersecurity curriculum development.
  • 05/18/2022
    President Message on Recent Acts of Violence
    University President Joseph G. Marina, S.J., sent “A Message on Buffalo and Other Recent Acts of Violence” to the University community.
  • 05/18/2022
    Prison Education Program Offers Degrees to Inmates
    The University’s Prison Education Program at the State Correctional Institution at Dallas “provides an opportunity for the cultivation of human dignity at the heart of a Jesuit education."
  • 05/18/2022
    Scranton Celebrates Student Scholars
    More than 125 students presented more than 60 research projects at The University of Scranton’s Celebration of Student Scholars.
  • 05/11/2022
    Educating a New Generation of Educators
    A degree in secondary education at The University of Scranton prepares students for state licensure exams.
  • 05/11/2022
    Commencement Events Celebrate Class of 2022
    The University of Scranton will host numerous events to celebrate its class of 2022 May 20-22.
  • 05/11/2022
    Panuska College of Professional Studies Dean Named
    The University of Scranton named Victoria Castellanos, Ph.D., dean of the Panuska College of Professional Studies, effective immediately.
  • 05/11/2022
    Kania School of Management Dean Named
    The University of Scranton named Mark Higgins, Ph.D., as Dean of the Kania School of Management, effective July 1. 
  • 05/11/2022
    Students Pick 2022 KSOM Professor of the Year
    Accounting professor Ashley L. Stampone ’10, G’11, DBA’22, was named Kania School of Management Professor of the Year for third year.
  • 05/10/2022
    Indigenous History of NEPA Discussed by Authors
    Newly minted 2022 Pulitzer Prize winner for history, Nicole Eustace, Ph.D., and author Samantha Seeley, Ph.D., to speak May 11 and May 18.
  • 05/04/2022
    Timeless Value of a Degree in History
    History majors at The University of Scranton learn essential literacy skills that are beneficial in a wide range of careers.
  • 05/04/2022
    Students Inducted into National Honor Societies
    Hundreds of University of Scranton students were inducted into national honor societies during the 2022 spring semester.
  • 05/04/2022
    Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society
    Scranton students were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the national honor society for students in Jesuit colleges and universities.
  • 05/04/2022
    Carl Hurst Named Associate Vice President
    Carl Hurst has been named associate vice president for information technology and Chief Information Officer at The University of Scranton.
  • 05/03/2022
    Two Will Receive Honorary Degrees from University
    The University will bestow honorary degrees upon two recipients at its 2022 undergraduate commencement ceremony May 21.
  • 05/03/2022
    PA House Primary Candidate Debates Set for May 9
    PA House Primary candidate debates for 113th (Democrats) and 118th (Republicans) districts set for May 9 in Brennan Hall.
  • 04/28/2022
    Romeri Duo to Present Organ-Flute Recital May 7
    The father-son duo of organist John A. Romeri and flautist John Romeri will perform May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-Mclean Center.
  • 04/27/2022
    Former CNN Moscow Bureau Chief on Russian Media
    CNN’s former Moscow Bureau Chief Jill Dougherty discusses “Russia and the Post-Truth Society” in light of Russian-Ukraine war.
  • 04/27/2022
    Speaker Announced for 2022 Commencement
    Rev. Herbert B. Keller, S.J., vice president for Mission and Ministry, will serve as the principal speaker at the undergraduate commencement.
  • 04/27/2022
    University to Open Campus to General Public Again
    University announces plans to reopen campus to the general public in May, and announces its COVID vaccine requirements for the fall semester.
  • 04/27/2022
    Competition Tests Students’ Knowledge of Physics
    University hosts its annual Hayes Science Competition for High School Physics and Engineering Students.
  • 04/21/2022
    Record Number Participate in Earth Day Essay Contest
    The University of Scranton hosts numerous Earth Day events in April inspired by Pope Francis’ encyclical “On Care for Our Common Home.”
  • 04/19/2022
    Fortune Picks Scranton Among Best Online MBAs
    Fortune ranked The University of Scranton among its 2022 listing of the “Best Online MBA Programs” in the nation.
  • 04/14/2022
    Accounting Professor Named Distinguished Scholar
    Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., chair of the Accounting Department, named IMA’s 2022 Research Foundation Distinguished Scholar.
  • 04/14/2022
    Program to Explore Life of George Schemel, S.J.
    The University of Scranton’s Schemel Forum Collaborative Program on April 25 will pay tribute to its namesake.
  • 04/12/2022
    See Where a Degree in Human Resources Can Take You
    Scranton is educating new generations of human resource professionals to manage the demands of a changing corporate work environment.
  • 04/12/2022
    Professor NSF Grant Supports Future STEM Teachers
    University chemistry faculty member receives a five-year $1.158 million National Science Foundation grant to aid future STEM teachers.
  • 04/11/2022
    University Announces Planned May Events
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned in the month of May 2022.
  • 04/08/2022
    World Premiere Composition Series Concert April 30
    Two new commissioned works by Javier Nero will be performed at the 39th annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert April 30.
  • 04/08/2022
    University Holds Spring Convocation
    Sursum Corda (Lift Up Your Hearts) Awards and the State of the University Address were presented at the Spring Convocation on campus.
  • 04/05/2022
    Scranton Students Burst Political Bubbles
    Scranton students participate in political dialogue to engage in dynamic conversation, share perspectives and reflect on freedom.
  • 04/05/2022
    Icelandic Culture Discussed at Nathan Lecture
    University hosts Icelandic Ambassador and Classic Violinist at the 2022 Nathan Jay Lecture Series.
  • 04/05/2022
    Book Discussion and Signing with Scranton Alumnus
    Alumnus Neal Thompson ’87 returned to campus to discuss his new book “The First Kennedys: The Humble Roots of An American Dynasty.”
  • 04/05/2022
    Climate Change Expert Michael Mann to Speak April 21
    Recognized leading expert on climate change to speak at University April 21 about “The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet.”
  • 04/04/2022
    Spring Henry George Lecture Set for April 20
    The University’s 2022 Spring Henry George Seminar will be presented by Andrew Schotter on for April 20 at 4 p.m. in the DeNaples Center.
  • 04/04/2022
    Scranton Joins National Cohort for Advancing First-Gen Students
    THR1VE program selected to a national First-gen Forward cohort for demonstrated work in advancing outcomes of first-generation students.
  • 04/01/2022
    Shannon A. Zottola Named Vice President
    Shannon A. Zottola has been named vice president for enrollment management at The University of Scranton.
  • 03/30/2022
    Graduate Programs Top U.S. News National Rankings
    Scranton’s MBA programs in accounting, business analytics and finance rank 14, 29 and 34 in nation in US News 2023 “Best Graduate Schools.”
  • 03/30/2022
    University Hosts Multiple Earth Day Events in April
    The University of Scranton celebrates Earth Day with a host of events in April.
  • 03/29/2022
    CEEPS to Host Inaugural Conference April 9
    The University will host the Inaugural Conference on Ethics and Excellence in Public Service on campus on April 9.
  • 03/25/2022
    Wycliffe Gordon to Perform April 6 and 7
    Wycliffe Gordon to headline two performances at the University, including annual Yevich Memorial Concert.
  • 03/21/2022
    University Holds Prayer Service for Ukraine
    The University of Scranton held a prayer service for Ukraine in its Byzantine Rite Chapel in Ciszek Hall.
  • 03/18/2022
    Violinist Kako Miura Returns to Scranton April 2
    Acclaimed violinist Kako Miura and guests will perform at the University’s Houlihan-McLean Center on Saturday, April 2.
  • 03/18/2022
    Students Volunteer Service During Spring Break
    Students participate in four service trips organized by the Center for Service and Social Justice during spring break.
  • 03/18/2022
    Schemel Forum Seminars with a Russian Twist
    Next two Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminars (March 24 and April 22) will examine Russia.
  • 03/18/2022
    Asian Studies Workshop Celebrates Lunar New Year
    The University’s Asian Studies Program held an Asian New Year Festival and Workshop on campus during the spring semester.
  • 03/18/2022
    Author Discusses Future of Catholic Education
    Author of “The Future of Catholic Higher Education” speaks at the University.
  • 03/17/2022
    Iceland to be Discussed at Nathan Lecture
    “Iceland: History, Culture, Environment” will be discussed at the Jay Nathan, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar Lecture Series on March 29.
  • 03/16/2022
    Second DBA Student Wins Esteemed Dissertation Award
    University of Scranton DBA student Gregory Kogan received the Institute of Internal Auditors Michael J. Barrett Doctoral Dissertation Award.
  • 03/15/2022
    Professor Book Featured by Oxford University Press
    Philosophy professor’s book featured in Oxford University Press “Philosophy in Focus: Feminism” digital campaign for March.
  • 03/15/2022
    Books Start at 50 Cents at Library Book Sale
    The University of Scranton’s Weinberg Memorial Library will hold its annual Book Sale on April 30 and May 1.
  • 03/15/2022
    Is Scranton’s Pre-Law Program for You?
    Scranton’s pre-law program is designed to help students navigate the process of applying to graduate law schools.
  • 03/14/2022
    Ready To Run NEPA Set for April 2 at University
    “Wanted: More Women Like You in Politics and Government” training session set for April 2 on campus.
  • 03/11/2022
    University Announces Planned April Events
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned in the month of April 2022.
  • 03/09/2022
    Weinberg Memorial Library Dean Named
    The University of Scranton named George Aulisio as Dean of the Weinberg Memorial Library, effective immediately.
  • 03/09/2022
    Lecture/Book Signing by The First Kennedys Author
    The University of Scranton alumnus Neal Thompson to discuss his book “The First Kennedys” on campus on March 30.
  • 03/08/2022
    Provost Named St. Bonaventure University President
    Jeff Gingerich, Ph.D., has been named as the next president of St. Bonaventure University.
  • 03/07/2022
    Pre-med Program at Scranton Has History of Success
    Scranton’s pre-med program prepares and guides students through the complex and competitive medical school application process.
  • 03/07/2022
    Earth Day Essay Contest for Grades 5 to 12 Open
    Area students in grades five to 12 can participate in The University of Scranton Earth Day Essay Contest. The contest is free of charge.
  • 03/02/2022
    University Responds to Ukraine Invasion
    The University of Scranton responds to the invasion of Ukraine.
  • 03/02/2022
    Professor Named Member of Two Boards
    Political science faculty member was named to the Lilly Fellows Program National Network Board and the Friendship House Board of Directors.
  • 03/02/2022
    House to be Used for Student Service Programs
    The University dedicated the Rev. Pedro Arrupe, S.J., House to be used for several Center for Service and Social Justice volunteer programs.
  • 02/28/2022
    University Announces Planned March Events
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned in the month of March 2022.
  • 02/23/2022
    University Updates Mask Policy
    The University will relax higher-grade masking requirements for fully vaccinated and boosted students, faculty and staff on Feb. 28.
  • 02/23/2022
    Scranton Microgrant Program Partners with SBDC
    SBDC offers educational programming and counseling to applicants for business microgrants in low-moderate-income areas in Scranton.
  • 02/22/2022
    Asian Studies Workshop Celebrates Lunar New Year
    The University’s Asian Studies Program will hold an Asian New Year Festival and Workshop on campus Feb. 24.
  • 02/18/2022
    Booster Vaccination Clinic Held on Campus
    The University hosted a COVID-19 vaccine booster clinic on campus for students, faculty and staff on Feb. 17. In addition to staff members of the University’s Center for Health Education and Wellness, 62 students, faculty and staff volunteered at the clinic, including 24 students enrolled in the University’s nursing program who helped to administer the vaccinations to nearly 350 University community members at the clinic.
  • 02/18/2022
    Prepare to Become a Respected Financial Leader
    Scranton’s nationally ranked accounting program prepares students for a variety of entry-level jobs with strong starting salaries.
  • 02/18/2022
    University Student Teachers Begin at Area Schools
    University undergraduate and graduate education majors have begun serving as student teachers at nine local schools this semester.
  • 02/17/2022
    University of Success Now Accepting Applications
    The University of Success is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2022 academic year that begins this summer.
  • 02/16/2022
    Investing in a Finance Degree at Scranton
    Students learn the skills needed to succeed in the competitive financial services industry with a finance degree at Scranton.
  • 02/16/2022
    Author of ‘Rescuing Socrates’ Speaks at Scranton
    Author Roosevelt Montás, Ph.D., discusses the importance of liberal education at the Myers Distinguished Visiting Fellowship Lecture.
  • 02/16/2022
    Law Enforcement Officers Learn De-escalation Strategies
    Scranton Area Community Foundation grant funded a de-escalation workshop offered by University Police to local law enforcement officers.
  • 02/16/2022
    Enter the Ever-Evolving Field of Marketing
    Scranton’s undergraduate program in marketing prepares graduates for a broad array of employment opportunities in the much in-demand field.
  • 02/15/2022
    Accounting Dept./Faculty Top Research Productivity List
    University of Scranton Accounting Department ranked fourth in world for success in publishing research in top peer-reviewed journals.
  • 02/14/2022
    University Players to Present ‘A Good Farmer’
    The University of Scranton Players will present “A Good Farmer” by Sharyn Rothstein February 25-27 and March 4-6.
  • 02/14/2022
    Peckville Native to Perform at University Feb. 20
    Performance Music to host a recital by Peckville native and a nationally acclaimed pianist John Wilson on Sunday, Feb. 20.
  • 02/09/2022
    Explore the Emerging Field of Cybercrime and Homeland Security
    The University of Scranton’s new degree in cybercrime and homeland security aims to prepare students for work in an emerging field.
  • 02/09/2022
    Schemel Forum Seminars Cover Enticing Topics
    The Schemel Forum’s spring World Affairs Seminars will feature six experts in their fields and be offered in remote and in-person formats.
  • 02/09/2022
    DBA Student Co-authors Textbook
    A newly published textbook on data analytics and governance was co-authored by University of Scranton DBA student Gregory Kogan.
  • 02/03/2022
    University President Professes Final Vows
    The University community joined President Joseph Marina, S.J., as he professed his final vows at a Mass in the Madonna della Strada Chapel.
  • 02/02/2022
    Liberal Education for Human Freedom to be Discussed
    The Sondra and Morey Myers Distinguished Visiting Fellowship in the Humanities and Civic Engagement Lecture set for Feb. 10.
  • 02/01/2022
    Contactless Income Tax Assistance Offered
    Accounting students will participate in the Free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for to low and medium income residents.
  • 02/01/2022
    Arnt Arntzen and University Jazz Band to Perform
    Banjoist, guitarist and singer Arnt Arntzen and the University’s Jazz Band slated for Feb. 13 Valentine’s Day Eve Performance Music concert.
  • 01/31/2022
    The In-Demand Field of Health Administration
    A degree in health administration teaches skills through both health and business administration courses.
  • 01/28/2022
    Intersession Grants Awarded to Faculty
    Eight University of Scranton faculty members received faculty development intersession grants for 2022.
  • 01/25/2022
    Schemel Forum Courses Set for In-Person and Zoom
    University of Scranton professors delve into ethics, justice and James Bond at Schemel Forum courses offered during the spring semester.
  • 01/25/2022
    University Announces Fall 2021 Dean’s List
    Students were named to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the 2021 fall semester.
  • 01/25/2022
    Students Added to Spring 2021 Dean’s List
    Students added to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the spring 2021 semester.
  • 01/25/2022
    Scranton Online Programs Among Best in Nation
    Scranton’s online graduate programs in business and MBA ranked among the best in nation and among best online MBA programs for veterans
  • 01/24/2022
    Rose Kelly Awards Presented at University
    The University recognized students and their elementary high school teachers, who they credit for contributing to their success.
  • 01/21/2022
    Scranton Nationally Ranked for Doing Public Good
    Ranking places the University among the nation’s best for doing “public good” based on social mobility, research and service of graduates.
  • 01/20/2022
    Accounting Student Selected for Elite Program
    University of Scranton student Emma Boyle was among just five in the world picked for a highly-selective leadership experience.
  • 01/19/2022
    Events Explore Story of Scranton
    The University of Scranton and community partners hosted events as part of the “Scranton’s Story, Our Nation’s Story” project.
  • 01/19/2022