General Archive

  • 04/10/2024
    Environmental Art Exhibit Will Begin April 15
    The 2024 Environmental Art Show at The University of Scranton will open April 15 with an Artist Talk. Guest speaker Theresa O'Connor will discuss the use of sustainable and eco-friendly mediums to create her artwork.
  • 04/02/2024
    Arrupe Award Winner Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J. To Speak April 17
    Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J., the 2024 University of Scranton Arrupe Award winner will present: "Jesus and the Earth: Seeing Christ Through an Ecological Lens," on Wednesday, April 17, from 6 p.m. at the Moskovitz Theater,  DeNaples Center, 4th Floor.
  • 03/25/2024
    Earn Prizes in April by Reading Royal News
    Play the Royal News Trivia Challenge for a chance to win weekly prizes and a grand prize. The contest will begin April 3 and continue through April 19, 2024.
  • 03/20/2024
    An Earth Day Update on University Sustainability Projects
    The University commits to initiatives in support of environmental sustainability, including the purchase of campus vehicles designed to help reduce emissions and noise pollution, installation of energy-saving lighting and efforts to turn excess food and waste into usable soil through composting.
  • 03/19/2024
    Health and Safety Respiratory Virus Update
    Campus Health and Safety information regarding COVID-19 exposure and isolation has been updated to reflect most recent CDC recommendations.
  • 02/28/2024
    The Spring 2024 Scranton Journal is Here!
    The latest issue of The Scranton Journal is here. Flip through and read it on the website.
  • 02/27/2024
    University To Host First Graduate Program Open House
    The University of Scranton announces its first Graduate Open House. Registration is open for the April 10 event that will offer an opportunity for attendees to explore programs and interact with faculty, staff and alumni.
  • 02/07/2024
    Fat Tuesday Chocolate Fountain Returns Feb. 13
    While providing a sweet segue to the Lenten season, the Center for Service and Social Justice Fat Tuesday free event is designed to inspire the University community to "Do. Give. Be More!"
  • 02/06/2024
    Global Insights Opens with Fulbright Scholar Rahma Baklouti
    All students, staff and faculty are invited to learn about Tunisia at the first Global Insights event, Feb. 28.
  • 01/30/2024
    Black History Month Events Upcoming
    Several programs are planned to celebrate Black History Month with an eye toward 'African American and the Arts.'
  • 01/24/2024
    Spring Events Planned at University Announced
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for spring 2024.
  • 01/23/2024
    Office of Human Resources Presents 'For Your Benefit'
    The Office of Human Resources announces the continuation of the learning series, 'For Your Benefit,' with information sessions geared toward resources, planning and guidance on topics.
  • 01/12/2024
    Scranton President's Message for MLK Day
    University President Joseph G. Marina, S.J., sent “A Message for Martin Luther King Jr. Day” to the University community.
  • 12/06/2023
    Celebrating an Evening of Fellowship and Faith at the University
    After The University of Scranton community celebrated Advent Mass together on Sunday, Dec. 3, attendees created a luminous display as they processed with lit candles to a tree lighting at Dionne Green.
  • 11/28/2023
    All Are Invited To Celebrate an Advent Tradition
    Team and club members, classmates and co-workers, family and friends are invited by Mission and Ministry to gather Sunday, Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. in the Byron Center for The University’s Advent Mass, followed by the tree lighting and Christmas on the Commons.
  • 11/14/2023
    Fall Surveys Gather Input About Student Experience
    This week, University of Scranton students, faculty and staff received invitations to take part in surveys designed to help the University better understand the student experience.
  • 11/01/2023
    Wondering What To Expect at the Nov. 5 Open House?
    Prospective students who attended The University of Scranton Open House on Oct. 22 share thoughts about their day on campus.
  • 10/24/2023
    The Fall 2023 Scranton Journal is Here!
    The latest issue of The Scranton Journal is here. Flip through and read it on the website.
  • 10/17/2023
    Linden Street Receives Royal Treatment
    On March 26, Louis Stanley Brown Hall received a flourish of The University of Scranton's signature purple with the installation of a new canopy and awning. The first phase of updates to the building at 600 Linden Street began last fall with an addition of digital window pictures on the building's first floor exterior.
  • 10/17/2023
    Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace Offered Oct. 17
    University of Scranton joins with faithful across the world to offer prayers for peace in the Holy Land on Oct. 17.
  • 10/11/2023
    A Statement on the Violence in Israel and Gaza
    University of Scranton President Joseph G. Marina, S.J., sent “A Statement on the Violence in Israel and Gaza” to the University community.
  • 09/27/2023
    Club Spotlight: Roundnet Club Plans October Tournament
    Roundnet Club President Andrew Gordos, '24, said the club is planning a University-wide tournament in October. Gordos noted that the club invites people to learn how to play, to improve their skills related to the game, or to have fun competing with others.
  • 09/27/2023
    Tips for Before, During and After Sept. 29 Career Expo
    The University of Scranton Roche Family Center for Career Development invites students of all majors to visit the Fall 2023 Career Expo on Friday, Sept. 29. Director Lori Moran shares suggestions for every step of the process.
  • 09/19/2023
    'Pray' Documentary Film Screening Oct. 4
    The local and University communities are invited to attend a documentary film screening of 'Pray, The Story of Patrick Peyton' on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center, Room 401.
  • 09/19/2023
    Choose Your Own Adventure at Family Weekend Sept. 23-24
    Plans for 2023 Family Weekend include a student talent showcase, a concert featuring 'living legends', and a Mass with a spirit of inclusivity of all religious and non-denominational traditions. 
  • 08/29/2023
    Fall Semester Events Planned at University
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for the fall semester of 2023.
  • 08/24/2023
    Join the University's MarCom Team!
    The University is hiring a web developer in the Office of Marketing Communications.
  • 06/30/2023
    University Recognizes Staff and Faculty 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.
  • 06/23/2023
    Scranton Area Community Foundation Awards Grants
    The University of Scranton received two grants from Scranton Area Community Foundation to support its SPARK summer enrichment camp for teens.
  • 05/24/2023
    University Presents Earth Day Essay Contest Awards
    Hundreds of area students in grades five to 12 participated in The University of Scranton’s Earth Day Essay Contest.
  • 05/23/2023
    Student Organization Receives National Recognition
    The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) Chapter at The University of Scranton is one of only 93 in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be awarded Gold Chapter Honors for attaining a distinguished level of achievement during the 2022-23 academic year.
  • 05/01/2023
    University Strategic Plan: A Midpoint Check-in
    Royal News chats with Dr. Michelle Maldonado, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chair of the University Planning Committee, and Kate Yerkes, Assistant Provost for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness, to discuss what has been accomplished so far and what’s on the horizon. 
  • 04/27/2023
    University Commemorates the Power of Trees
    Since the early 1940s, the University has been home to the Dawn Redwood, a deciduous conifer species that was once considered extinct.
  • 04/25/2023
    May Events Planned at University
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for May 2023.
  • 04/18/2023
    The University of Scranton Singers and Symphonic Band Will Perform
    The University of Scranton Singers and Symphonic Band will perform a concert, presented by Performance Music at The University of Scranton. The free concert will begin at 7:30 p.m., inside the University’s Houlihan-McLean Center.
  • 03/31/2023
    Bee Scranton’s Next Integration Champion
    The University of Scranton will host a free Math Integration Bee for area high school students on April 27.
  • 03/14/2023
    Pope Francis, Women and Synodality Topic of Talk
    Highest-ranking woman official at the Vatican will discuss 'Pope Francis, Women and Synodality' on March 29 at the University.
  • 03/13/2023
    Balthazar Fetsko Shares Fine Art at Scranton
    Contemporary oil and cold wax abstract painter Kym Balthazar Fetsko, a University staff member for the Weinberg Memorial Library, discusses cold wax as a medium, advice for budding artists and the inspiration behind her art.
  • 03/07/2023
    Four Receive Sursum Corda Awards at University
    Sursum Corda (Lift Up Your Hearts) Awards and the State of the University Address presented at the Spring Convocation on campus.
  • 02/28/2023
    University Celebrates Roar That Began 50 Years Ago
    The University of Scranton celebrates its 50th anniversary of coeducation with an array of events scheduled in March and April. 
  • 02/01/2023
    'Curtains' presented by Liva Arts Company
    Performances of musical comedy whodunnit 'Curtains' will take place April 20 - 22 at the Royal Theater, McDade Center
  • 02/01/2023
    Asian New Year Celebration and Workshop Feb. 9
    Asian New Year Celebration and Workshop will take place Thursday, Feb. 9 at  6 p.m., Brennan 509.
  • 01/25/2023
    Campus Coffeehouse with Travis Prince Feb. 23
    In conjunction with the Hope Horn Gallery exhibition "A New Understanding: Paintings by Travis Prince," a Campus Coffeehouse with the artist will be held Feb. 23 from 7 -8 p.m. in the Rose Room, 5th floor, Brennan Hall.
  • 01/25/2023
    CHEW'S Weekly Wellness Classes Begin for Spring Semester
    Students, faculty and staff are invited to join the Center for Health Education and Wellness (CHEW) for classes taught by professional instructors to promote stress relief and increase strength, flexibility, and mindfulness.
  • 01/24/2023
    Important Update to Campus Banking Options
    Earlier this month, the PNC Automated Teller Machine (ATM) situated in the McGurrin Hall vestibule was deactivated. The ATM in the DeNaples Center vestibule will remain in service.
  • 01/24/2023
    Spring Events Planned at University
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for the 2023 spring semester.
  • 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
  • 12/05/2022
    Call For Sursum Corda Award Nominations
    The Staff Recognition and Excellence Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the 2022 Sursum Corda (Lift Up Your Hearts) Awards.
  • 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.
  • 11/21/2022
    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
    2022 Living Wage Report Discussion takes place Nov. 29
    The 2022 Living Wage Report to be discussed Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m., in the Kane Forum, Leahy Hall, Rm 235, at The University of Scranton. Lunch will be served.
  • 11/15/2022
    University String Orchestra performs Nov. 18
    At the free concert on Friday at 7:30 p.m., the String Orchestra will perform arrangements of music by Bruckner, Handel, and Shostakovich, as well as works by contemporary composers Yukiko Nishimura, Soon Hee Newbold, Brian Balmages and William Hofeldt.
  • 11/15/2022
    Reignite a Royal Advent Tradition
    Gather Sunday, Dec. 4 at 5 p.m. in the Byron Center for The University of Scranton Advent Mass, followed by Tree Lighting on the Dionne Green, then Christmas on the Commons.
  • 11/14/2022
    Liva Arts Company Presents 'Rent' Nov. 17-19
    The University of Scranton’s student-run musical theatre group will present Jonathan Larson’s musical “Rent” Nov. 17-19 at The Royal Theater, McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts.
  • 11/11/2022
    Microsoft Solutions Day for faculty, staff is Nov. 16
    Microsoft Solutions Day for The University of Scranton faculty and staff is Nov. 16.
  • 11/07/2022
    Students attend event  that celebrates Argentinian culture
    Students created gaucho hats and rosettes, played Argentinian card games and sampled traditional beverages.
  • 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
    Latinx Catholicism and the Future of the Church in the United States
    Dr. Imperatori-Lee's research interests focus on Catholic ecclesiology, in particular the intersection of ecclesial identity with feminist and Latinx Catholic thought.
  • 11/01/2022
    Annual Mass of Remembrance
    On Sunday, Nov. 13 at 4:30 p.m., the annual Mass of Remembrance will be celebrated in Madonna della Strada Chapel.
  • 10/26/2022
    Forty-two from Class of 2026 Enter Honors Programs
    Members of the University class of 2026 enrolled in its Frank P. Corcione Business Honors Program and entered its Magis Honors Program in STEM.
  • 10/25/2022
    Ready to Adopt a Family for Christmas?
    On the Christmas wish list of the Center for Service & Social Justice: Donated gifts for 40 who have registered for assistance through the annual Catherine McAuley Center’s Adopt a Family Program.
  • 10/25/2022
    Global Insights Presents 'Nepal'
    Aditya Agrawal '24, MAcc program, and Ayushi Das '26, accounting, will present 'Nepal' at the Nov. 15 Global Insights event.
  • 10/19/2022
    Nov. 3 'God at the Polls?' discussion requests panelists
    "God at the Polls?" panel discussion will take place Thursday, Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Theology Lounge, 4th floor of Loyola Science Center.
  • 10/19/2022
    SwiftMD Representative On Campus October 20
    For Your Benefit, Session 2, discussing SwiftMD, will be hosted Oct. 20, from 2:30-4:00 p.m. in The DeNaples Center, Room 405.
  • 10/18/2022
    Why You Should Attend 'Almost, Maine'
    Keenan M. Beveridge '24, who will perform in The University of Scranton Players' production on October 21-23 and 28-30 shares what surprised him most about the show.
  • 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.
  • 10/17/2022
    November and December Events Planned at University
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for November and December.
  • 10/12/2022
    Global Insights Presents: Poland
    Join Global Insights Oct. 20 for a taste of Polish (and Scranton) culture!
  • 10/11/2022
    The University of Scranton Players Present 'Almost, Maine'
    All performances of the romantic comedy by John Cariani and directed by Michael O’Steen will take place in the Royal Theatre in the McDade Center for the Literary and Performing Arts on the University of Scranton campus.
  • 10/04/2022
    Concentration Fair In Denaples Center Fireplace Lounge
    Learn more about the interdisciplinary program, similar to a minor, that can complement any major.
  • 10/04/2022
    Pulitzer prize-winning author and playwright to accept award
    The Royden B. Davis, S. J., Distinguished Author Award presentation to honor Ayad Akhtar, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022
  • 10/04/2022
    Annual U.S. Conference on Disability Goes Virtual
    The annual U.S. Conference on DISABILITY offers a 3 part virtual speaker series.
  • 10/04/2022
    Building Equity into Downtown Revitalization
    Presentation Oct. 6 will include Q&A and discussion with Dr. Wonhyung Lee of the University of Albany, speaking about her research on the theme: “A Space for Everyone: Building Equity into Downtown Revitalization.”
  • 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.
  • 09/28/2022
    World Languages and Cultures Open House Oct. 4
    Staff will discuss career opportunities associated with knowledge of a second language.
  • 09/27/2022
    50th Anniversary Celebration of Coeducation Begins
    The University will begin a yearlong celebration of women being accepted into undergraduate education.
  • 09/26/2022
    Campus Coffeehouse celebrates Mayan Narratives Exhibition
    Artist Byron Maldonado will lead a conversation about his work photographing the indigenous community in San Lucas, and about the San Lucas Mission.
  • 09/26/2022
    'Mayan Narratives: San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala. Photographs by Byron Maldonado' at Hope Horn Gallery beginning Oct. 7
    University of Scranton students visit San Lucas Toliman on International Service Program trips to the San Lucas Mission.
  • 09/22/2022
    HR Benefit Sessions Continue Oct. 20, Nov. 17
    Telemedicine and a benefit overview will be the focus of the learning series, For Your Benefit, presented by the Office of Human Resources.
  • 09/20/2022
    Women and Scranton Garment Industry Film, Discussion Sept. 21
    Employees, faculty and students are invited Wednesday, Sept. 21, for a special event as part of Scranton’s Story, Our Nation’s Story project.
  • 09/20/2022
    Flu shot clinic Sept. 30 for staff and faculty
    The University Center for Health Education & Wellness announces a fall schedule of employee wellness events and resources.
  • 09/14/2022
    October Events Planned at University
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for October 2022.
  • 09/13/2022
    Dogs, owners and campus community welcome for Pet Therapy
    To participate on the Dionne Green, Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., dogs must be even-tempered, social, fully-vaccinated and great with lots of people and other dogs.
  • 09/13/2022
    Blood Drive Sept 14 and 15
    Appointments and walk-ins welcome at the Long Center.
  • 09/08/2022
    Operations and Analytics Club sale supports breast cancer research
    Proceeds from sales of T-shirts designed by club members support breast cancer research through Paint Pittston Pink.
  • 09/07/2022
    Register for the Sept. 8 event on the 1902 Anthracite Strike/Scranton's Economy
    This Sept. 8 event on the 1902 Anthracite Strike/Scranton's Economy will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Courtroom 3 of the Lackawanna County Courthouse, the historic location of the arbitration for the strike that had President Theodore Roosevelt in attendance.
  • 09/07/2022
    Play? Sing? It's not too late to join Performance Music
    Performance Music is hosting two additional opportunities for new members to join, Sept. 7 and 8.
  • 09/06/2022
    University To Host Family Weekend Sept. 24-25
    Join your student for a Scrantastic weekend Sept. 24-25.
  • 08/31/2022
    Members of Class of 2026 Join Royal Community
    Learn about the FIRST group to arrive, a student from Ukraine who renewed plans to pursue his dream of attending college in the United States, participants in the Royals of Color Kickoff program and more in this article.
  • 08/30/2022
    12th Annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt Sept. 2 to 3
    University students can register for this annual event to explore the downtown Scranton.
  • 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
    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.
  • 08/03/2022
    Meet the new Editor for Royal News – Kristie Ceruti
    Kristie Ceruti joins the University’s marketing communications department as the University Editor and Social Media Manager.
  • 08/03/2022
    The New Issue of The Scranton Journal is Here!
    Scranton first-gen students THR1VE. PLUS: Students learn to invest through PRISM, the Diversity Equity & Inclusion plan is released, and an alumnus talks magis at the Pentagon.
  • 08/01/2022
    Fair for Nonprofit Agencies Seeking Volunteers
    A fair is planned on Sept. 13 at The University of Scranton for area nonprofit organizations seeking college students as volunteers.
  • 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.
  • 06/16/2022
    Celebrate Juneteenth @ Black Scranton Project!
    To build tradition and community, the Black Scranton Project presents, for the 4th consecutive year, the JUNETEENTH JUBILEE BLOCK PARTY.
  • 06/16/2022
    Celebrate World Refugee Day, June 18
    The event will include cultural songs and music, refreshments, games and activities for kids and more.
  • 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.
  • 06/01/2022
    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
    Royal News, Summer Schedule
    The Royal News newsletter will now publish on a summer schedule, with updates continuing daily on the website.
  • 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.
  • 05/11/2022
    Accepting Donations for End-of-the-Year Drive 2022
    The Center for Service & Social Justice is collecting donations for area nonprofit agencies in need in boxes throughout the residence halls, 1st and 2nd floors of DeNaples and the parking garage.
  • 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.
  • 04/20/2022
    HOLI: Hindu Festival of Color
    The once-a-year Hindu Festival of Color, HOLI, will return to campus this Saturday, April 23, outdoors on the Dionne Green from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • 04/19/2022
    Festival of Nations Table Signups
    The United Cultures Organization and the Multicultural Center are putting a call for members of our campus community who would like to host a country table at our Festival of Nations event.
  • 04/13/2022
    Re-Membering Blackness: History as a Call to Action
    Members of the University’s Black History subcommittee of the Council on Diversity and Inclusion will present on Re-Membering Blackness at The University of Scranton: History as a Call to Action.
  • 04/12/2022
    Library Will Create Self-Service Food Market
    The Weinberg Memorial Library will replace the Java City Cafe with the Scranton Market, which will feature to-go food items and beverages.
  • 04/11/2022
    Broaden Your Cultural Horizons with a Diversity Project!
    The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants in support of creative, educational programs that PROMOTE diversity!
  • 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
    Faculty, Staff, Students: Mass Schedule, Holy Week and Easter Break
    The following is the Mass schedule during Holy Week and Easter break for students, faculty and staff of the University.
  • 04/06/2022
    University Campus-wide Plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Released
    After more than a year of research, discussion and discernment, The University of Scranton has released its new campus-wide plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).
  • 04/06/2022
    In-person Lectures/Events Return to Campus
    In recent weeks, The University of Scranton hosted an array of in-person speakers and events.
  • 04/05/2022
    Scranton-Taiwan Joint International Symposium: 'Self and Other'
    The 2nd Joint International Conference 'Self and Other,' co-hosted by National Taiwan University and The University of Scranton, via in-person or Zoom.
  • 04/05/2022
    Schemel Forum: Russia and the Post-truth Society
    Jill Dougherty, former CNN Moscow Bureau Chief, explores the new paradigm, what it means for Russia, and what it could mean for America.
  • 03/23/2022
    A New Cold War? How To Think About the Struggle in Ukraine
    The Schemel Forum presents Fredrik Logevall, Ph.D., Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University, for his talk, "A New Cold War? How To Think About the Struggle in Ukraine."
  • 03/17/2022
    Teach-In For Racial Justice March 29
    The University of Scranton’s Ellacuría Initiative will host an all-day Teach-In for Racial Justice on Tuesday, March 29, in LSC 133.
  • 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.
  • 03/11/2022
    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
    Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar, March 14
    The Schemel Forum presents "A Remarkable Tale of Law, Politics, and Religion: The Making of Kiryas Joel, a Hasidic Town in Upstate New York."
  • 03/09/2022
    Praying for Ukraine Service and Presentation, March 10
    Rev. Dr. Eduard Shestak, native Ukrainian Byzantine Catholic priest and theology instructor, will lead us in prayer.
  • 03/09/2022
    Scranton Recognized in Tourism Ireland Greening Competition
    In 2021, The University of Scranton received an honorable mention along with a gift basket for its entry in the Tourism Ireland Greening competition. For the past 11 years, Tourism Ireland worked to "green" iconic locations and buildings around the world.
  • 03/02/2022
    University Responds to Ukraine Invasion
    The University of Scranton responds to the invasion of Ukraine.
  • 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
    Palestinian Cultural Dance Class, March 3
    Learn about the history of Dabke, a popular folk dance from Palestine and many other Arab countries, and try the dance for yourself at the Palestinian Cultural Dance Class on Thursday, March 3.
  • 02/23/2022
    Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar, March 3
    Join us on March 3 for the Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar featuring Kathy Johnson Bowles, executive director of the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art.
  • 02/23/2022
    The Hands of Justice Features Latin American Film Series
    The Latin American Studies program invites faculty, staff and students to view The Hands of Justice Latin American Film Series for spring 2022.
  • 02/23/2022
    Icelandic Ambassador and Violinist Visit, March 29
    The 7th Annual Presentation in the Jay Nathan Ph.D. Visiting Scholar Lecture Series is set for March 29, 2022.
  • 02/16/2022
    Funding Available for Diversity and Inclusion Programming
    The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants to support creative, educational programs that promote diversity, provide opportunity for inter-cultural engagement, and expand opportunities for multicultural experiences for our community.
  • 02/16/2022
    Asian New Year Festival and Workshop
    The festival will feature a chopstick competition, prizes, Asian food, presentations on Asian chopstick culture and how the new year is celebrated in East Asia.
  • 02/16/2022
    Dan Kimbrough on Systemic Racism: An Interactive Presentation
    Faculty, staff and students are invited to this Black History Month event on systemic racism and how to facilitate change.
  • 02/15/2022
    John Lewis: Good Trouble documentary
    John Lewis: Good Trouble is an intimate account of legendary U.S. Representative John Lewis’ life, legacy and more than 60 years of extraordinary activism.
  • 02/15/2022
    Global Gender Equity Roundtable Scheduled
    In celebration of International Women's Day, the Women and Gender Studies Program and the Jane Kopas Women's Center will host a roundtable on Global Gender Equity on March 8.
  • 02/09/2022
    Black History Month: Jesuits and Slavery
    As part of Diversity and Inclusion's “Lunch and Learn” series and an effort of the Council on Diversity and Inclusion’s Institutional Black History subcommittee, Rev. David Collins, S.J., will present "Jesuits and Slavery: A History in Search of Understanding" on Feb. 15.
  • 02/09/2022
    Global Insights Welcomes Spring With Turkey
    Global Insights invites you to join the spring opening presentation featuring mathematician and visiting scholar, Dr. Serap Şahinkaya, Feb. 22, 2022
  • 02/09/2022
    Schemel Forum Virtual World Affairs Seminar, Feb. 10
    The Schemel Forum presents "Our Common Home: Vatican and Multifaith Engagement on Environment and Climate Justice" on Thursday, February 10.
  • 02/09/2022
    World Languages and Cultures Presents Chinese Paper Cutting
    Learn about how the Lunar New Year is celebrated, the history of red envelopes, and how to make Chinese paper cutting art from Chinese instructor Chun-Sheng Su from Taiwan. No registration is required.
  • 02/09/2022
    Board Retreat Focuses on Anti-Racism Examen
    The University of Scranton Board of Trustees will focus on the AJCU Anti-Racism Examen during its upcoming meeting.
  • 02/09/2022
    A Scranton Love Story
    Love is in the air! Royals tell their #ScrantonLoveStory ahead of Valentine's Day.
  • 02/07/2022
    Death of Professor Matthew Reavy, Ph.D.
    The following notes about the death of Matthew Reavy, Ph.D., were sent to the University community from the Office of the President. Information about the viewing is included below.
  • 02/02/2022
    Royal Review: The Streak Continues for Women's Basketball
    The first week with students back for the spring semester at The University of Scranton saw more winning for the women's basketball team.
  • 02/02/2022
    CHEW's Fitness Challenge Kicks Off Feb. 14
    The Center for Health Education and Wellness (CHEW) kicks off its annual Fitness Challenge on Feb. 14.
  • 02/01/2022
    2022 Environmental Art Show - Call for Art
    The Weinberg Memorial Library is seeking submissions for its annual exhibit of Environmental Art.
  • 01/27/2022
    CHEW's Weekly Wellness Classes
    Check out CHEW's Weekly Wellness Class offerings on RoyalSync, IM Leagues and online. All classes are open to Students, Faculty & Staff.
  • 01/26/2022
    Several Recent Rankings Place Scranton Among Top in the Nation
    The University ranked among the best in the nation for several of its online programs by U.S. News and for contribution to the public good by Washington Monthly.
  • 01/26/2022
    Information About Masses at Scranton During the Spring 2022 Semester 
    Access to our campus continues to be restricted this Spring due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Therefore, our weekday and Sunday Masses on campus at this time are limited to current students, faculty and staff of the University.
  • 01/26/2022
    Royals Back Together Spring 2022 Update
    Over the past several weeks, the University has shared important updates for the Royals Back Together plan that are effective with the start of the spring semester on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.
  • 01/19/2022
    University Announces Planned Spring Semester Events
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for spring 2022.
  • 01/14/2022
    Ashley Stampone Named Among NEPA Top 20 Under 40
    Accounting faculty member Ashley L. Stampone ’10, G’11, was named among Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal’s Top 20 Under 40.
  • 01/13/2022
    University Announces January Public Events
    The following is a list of University of Scranton virtual public events planned in the month of January 2022.
  • 01/04/2022
    CCNE Site Visit for Nursing Accreditation
    The University of Scranton Department of Nursing will host its 10-year Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) site visit from March 28-30, 2022. The 2022 visit will be a virtual site visit.
  • 12/17/2021
    A Closer Look at Biology Studies at Scranton
    The University of Scranton’s undergraduate degree in biology prepares students with the skills needed to be successful in a variety of professional pursuits.
  • 12/07/2021
    Worship Schedule for December and January
    Weekday and Sunday worship continues in December and January.
  • 12/06/2021
    Royal News, Winter Schedule
    The Royal News newsletter will now publish on a winter schedule, with updates continuing daily on the website.
  • 12/01/2021
    SVO Donation Drive - Thank You!
    Thanks to everyone who donated to The University of Scranton’s Student Veterans Organization (SVO) donation drive for the Gino Merli Veterans Center and the St. Francis Commons.
  • 12/01/2021
    Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Mass
    The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Mass will take place on Dec. 8 at 12:05 p.m.
  • 12/01/2021
    University Advent Mass, Dec. 5
    The University Advent Mass and tree lighting will take place on Dec. 5.
  • 11/29/2021
    Advent Daily Devotional
    The Jesuit Center invites you to enjoy daily inspiration and reflection this holiday season!
  • 11/23/2021
    A Special Event Honoring Native American Heritage Month
    Students, faculty and staff are invited to join a special luncheon event celebrating Native American Heritage Month featuring a presentation by Mr. Curtis Zunigha, co-founder and co-director of The Lenape Center, NYC.
  • 11/22/2021
    The Fall 2021 Issue of The Scranton Journal is Here
    The latest issue of The Scranton Journal is here. Flip through and read it on the website.
  • 11/22/2021
    Unstable Analogies: Talk by Dr. Jay Sosa via Zoom
    Students, faculty and employees are invited to the talk: Unstable Analogies: LGBT Anti-Discrimination Law in Brazil and the (Non) Intersectionality of Human Rights.
  • 11/16/2021
    The University Advent Mass and Tree Lighting
    Campus Ministries is happy to announce that the annual University Advent Mass will take place on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. in the Byron, to be followed by the Tree Lighting on the Dionne Green.
  • 11/16/2021
    Worship Schedule for Thanksgiving Week 2021, Nov 22 – Nov 28
    Find the Mass schedule for Thanksgiving week/break here.
  • 11/16/2021
    The Mass of Remembrance: Praying for our Departed Loved Ones
    It has been a long-standing tradition in the Catholic Church to remember those who have died during the month of November.
  • 11/16/2021
    IEW Spotlight: Visiting Research Scholar from Colombia
    The Office of Global Education would like to highlight the benefits of international education through the work of a visiting research scholar from Colombia, Ms. Lina Maria García.
  • 11/09/2021
    Fulbright TA Teaches Crepes Cooking Class
    Make delicious crepes for yourself on Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. on the 3rd floor of DeNaples.
  • 11/09/2021
    Reminder: Mass of Remembrance
    On Sunday, Nov. 14 at 4:30 p.m., the annual Mass of Remembrance will be celebrated in Madonna della Strada Chapel. 
  • 11/04/2021
    Award Winning Trans Poet, Kayleb Rae Candrilli, to present Nov. 11
    University Reading Series features award winning trans poet Kayleb Rae Candrilli, Nov. 11.
  • 11/03/2021
    PA Redistricting Advisory Council Listening Session Nov. 4
    The Pennsylvania Redistricting Advisory Council has rescheduled a listening session in Scranton for 5:30 p.m. Nov. 4, Brennan Hall, University of Scranton.
  • 11/03/2021
    A Celebration of Saints and Native Americans
    On Nov. 1, the University president, Joseph Marina, S.J., sent a message to the University community celebrating both the Solemnity of All Saints and National Native American Heritage Month.
  • 11/03/2021
    The Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Planning Committee Seeking Input
    “Reflect and understand the diversity of the world by demanding that diversity be a priority as we build an inclusive community and campus culture, develop and deliver our education, and shape our student experience.”
  • 11/03/2021
    Free T-Shirts, Fall Food, and Fun!
    Join the THR1VE Program in celebrating the successes of our first-generation students, faculty, staff and alumni during The University of Scranton’s National First-Generation College Celebration Fall Festival, Monday, Nov. 8.
  • 10/29/2021
    Adopt A Family: Challenge Accepted!
    The Center for Service & Social Justice has accepted the challenge of finding donors for 40 individual family members from 8 separate families for the annual Catherine McAuley's Adopt a Family program.
  • 10/28/2021
    One More Chance to Join Us for Open House
    Still unsure whether or not to register for Nov. 7? Let attendees from our previous Open House convince you: "The Open House was a fabulous experience! The school really gave an incredibly positive impression on so many fronts. Your student ambassadors are incredible as well -- HUGE shout out to them."
  • 10/28/2021
    November—The Month of All Souls
    The month of November is the traditional month in the Church’s calendar for remembering those who have died. Send the names of those to be remembered in our Masses throughout the month of November.
  • 10/27/2021
    Honoring Veterans Day: All Faiths Prayer Vigil
    The University community is invited to the Veterans Day all faiths prayer vigil, Nov. 11, 2021, followed by a reception.
  • 10/27/2021
    All Saints Day – Nov. 1
    Join us for Solemnity of All Saints, Monday, Nov. 1.
  • 10/26/2021
    New EV Charging Stations Installed on Campus
    The Office of Sustainability, a part of the Facilities Management Division, and the University Police Department have installed three new Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations.
  • 10/20/2021
    Spanish Game Night! All Are Welcome
    Join Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant Julia Illarramendi for Spanish Game Night on Thursday, Oct. 28 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Kane Forum (Leahy 235).
  • 10/20/2021
    Asian Studies Fall Lecture, Oct. 20
    Please join us for this Interdisciplinary Asian Studies Fall Lecture, "Moral Psychology of Confucian Shame -- Shame of Shamelessness," Wednesday, Oct. 20, 4:30 p.m.
  • 10/20/2021
    Hope Horn Gallery Zoom Lecture
    In conjunction with the exhibition "Trespassing on the Domain of Ghosts: Paintings by Andrea Kastner," the Hope Horn Gallery invites you to a Zoom lecture with the artist on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.
  • 10/20/2021
    Free Local Bus Service for Students, Faculty and Staff
    COLTS has streamlined its service by adding earlier and later service to make routes more efficient!
  • 10/19/2021
    University Announces November Events
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned in the month of November 2021.
  • 10/13/2021
    Asian Studies Asia Club Open House
    Asia Club Open House: All participants will be entered for a free raffle of a $25 e-card.
  • 10/06/2021
    Video To Share With Your Favorite College Applicant
    Open House is around the corner! Share this video with someone you think would like to join us on Oct. 24 or Nov. 7.
  • 10/05/2021
    Mass Schedule During Fall Break
    No Masses will be offered from Saturday, Oct. 9 through Monday, Oct. 11.
  • 10/04/2021
    DIRB Now Accepting Grant Applications
    The Diversity Initiatives Fund is available to campus groups, departments or individuals seeking to promote a greater understanding of diversity through inclusive pedagogies, educational opportunities, multicultural activities and community outreach programs.
  • 09/22/2021
    Livestream the Inauguration
    The formal Inauguration Ceremony for Father Marina will take place on Friday, Sept. 24, at 11 a.m. at the Byron Recreation Complex for members of the University community and invited guests. The University will livestream the event.
  • 09/22/2021
    Family Weekend is Almost Here
    We are looking forward to welcoming families to Scranton on Saturday, Sept. 25 and Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021.
  • 09/22/2021
    Celebrating Fr. Marina’s Inauguration and Family Weekend
    Here are some changes to this weekend's Mass schedule.
  • 09/22/2021
    South Side Restaurant Tour Oct. 2
    University of Scranton students are invited to Explore South Scranton and the Cedar Iron District and Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
  • 09/22/2021
    Try Japanese Origami
    Learn more about origami, the art of Japanese paper folding and try it for yourself with Japanese instructor Kentaro Fukube on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the Kane Forum, Leahy 235.
  • 09/22/2021
    Virtual Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar, Sept. 28
    Join us for the next Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar: The 2020 Pennsylvania Presidential Election Litigation.
  • 09/14/2021
    Fall Semester Events Planned at University
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for the fall semester of 2021.
  • 09/10/2021
    University President Reflects on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11
    University of Scranton President, Rev. Joseph Marina, S.J., sent the following reflection about the 20th anniversary of 9/11 to the University and alumni community on Sept. 10, 2021.
  • 09/08/2021
    Mass of the Holy Spirit, Sept. 9
    The University community will gather on Thursday, Sept. 9 at 11:30 a.m. in the Byron for the opening school liturgy, the Mass of the Holy Spirit. All are welcome!
  • 09/01/2021
    Scranton Makes Best College List for 20 Years
    Scranton listed among the nation’s Best 387 Colleges by The Princeton Review for 20th consecutive year.
  • 09/01/2021
    Pet Therapy Returns, Sept. 28
    Pet Therapy is back in person! Join us on the Dionne Green on Tuesday, Sept. 28 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. to pet all the dogs!
  • 09/01/2021
    CHEW's Weekly Wellness Classes Begin
    CHEW is kicking off Weekly Wellness Classes this week.
  • 08/25/2021
    Masking Requirements and Campus Access Updated
    A tile on the Royals Back Together webpage will indicate masking requirements on campus and campus access for the general public.
  • 08/24/2021
    HVAC Adjustments Continued for Cleaner Air Indoors
    The University has continued HVAC system adjustments made last year to improve air quality in buildings on campus.
  • 08/19/2021
    Campus Ready for Royals Back Together
    The University has readied its campus for the return of students for in-person classes for the fall 2021 semester.
  • 08/19/2021
    Fall Semester Royals Back Together Plan Announced
    The University announced plans for the return to in-person classes for the Fall 2021 semester, which include a COVID-19 vaccine requirement.
  • 08/03/2021
    DeNaples Mailroom Reopening
    The DeNaples Mailroom will reopen on August 16. Find out the hours here.
  • 07/29/2021
    Prayers and Best Wishes for the Feast from President
    University of Scranton President Joseph G. Marina, S.J., sent “Best Wishes for the Feast” to University faculty and staff.
  • 06/01/2021
    Royal News, Summer Schedule
    The Royal News newsletter will now publish on a summer schedule, with updates continuing daily on the website.
  • 05/26/2021
    Baccalaureate Mass for The Class of 2021
    The University celebrates the Baccalaureate Mass for The Class of 2021.
  • 05/26/2021
    Missed Commencement? Watch the Recordings Here!
    Missed Commencement? No problem. You can still watch the recordings of The University of Scranton's Commencement Weekend events, here.
  • 05/18/2021
    FAQ About Commencement Weekend
    This year, with three in-person undergraduate ceremonies and one graduate, plus several virtual and in-person special interest events, Commencement is just a little more complicated than usual, so we are laying it all out for you here.
  • 05/10/2021
    UofS Players Present: 313 Monroe Variety Hour
    The University of Scranton Players are proud to present our final show of the year, the 313 Monroe Variety Hour. An evening of classic radio for the podcasting era.
  • 05/05/2021
    Diversity Programming and Workshop Videos Posted
    For faculty, staff and students: If you have missed, or would like to take a second look at, any of our diversity and inclusion programming this year, we encourage you to visit our website.
  • 05/05/2021
    Have You Read the Latest IT Matters?
    This IT Matters was created in collaboration with the Administrative Technology Advisory Council (ATAC) Data Governance Subcommittee, which provides guidance and advice on the enterprise administrative systems at the University.
  • 04/27/2021
    How Languages Impact Lives for the Better
    On April 17, The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children students and their families joined Mary Ann Stefko to celebrate Earth Day and plant flowers and trees.
  • 04/27/2021
    Open Discussion on Gender at the University!
    To help identify concerns related to gender issues on campus, the Committee on the Status of Women invites all members of the University community to its next meeting.
  • 04/27/2021
    'Giving Voice to the Silenced' University Vigil
    The University community is invited to gather at an all faiths prayer vigil for reflection and prayer regarding recent deaths that underscore the tragic consequences of systemic racism and oppression.
  • 04/20/2021
    Statement on Verdict in Chauvin Trial
    The University of Scranton’s statement on the verdict in the Chauvin trial.
  • 04/20/2021
    Virtual Earth Day Events
    While the in-person Earth Day fair is not taking place due to the pandemic, the University is holding several Earth Day events.
  • 04/16/2021
    University Hosts Panel Reflecting on Anti-Asian Violence
    oin us on Tuesday, April 27 at 11:30 a.m., for an important panel discussion reflecting on the roots of anti-Asian violence, discriminatory immigration acts and laws, and harmful stereotyping that continues to impact the Asian community today.
  • 04/13/2021
    Paris v. Pittsburgh: A Conversation on the Paris Climate Agreement
    Join The University of Scranton Office of Sustainability, Political Science Department and Environmental Studies on April 14 at 7 p.m., for a special virtual discussion in honor of Earth Day.
  • 04/07/2021
    Getting to Know Father Marina: First Things List
    What's will President-elect Joseph G. Marina, S.J., do first when arrives on campus this summer? Find out here.
  • 04/06/2021
    Schemel Forum, April 16
    The Schemel Forum presents "A Jesuit Education and Integrative Thinking in Biotechnology (fighting Tuberculosis) and Economics (eradicating poverty)."
  • 04/06/2021
    Virtual Pet Therapy, April 30
    We would love to feature your pet on our social media outlets on Friday, April 30!
  • 04/06/2021
    Global Insights Lands in French Polynesia!
    Global Insights is pleased to feature University student, Jessica Moufa, senior nursing major, as the last Global Insights presentation of the semester.
  • 03/30/2021
    Virtual Schemel Forum, April 9
    The Schemel Forum will present "The Abolitionist International" by Manisha Sinha, Ph.D., Draper Chair in American History, the University of Connecticut on April 9.
  • 03/30/2021
    The Slattery Center Invites You - April 7
    The Gail and Francis Slattery Center for the Ignatian Humanities, the Panuska College of Professional Studies, and the Department of Philosophy present The Inaugural Celebration of the Life and Work of Dr. Edmund Pellegrino.
  • 03/29/2021
    University Announces Events for 2021 Commencement
    The following is a list of University of Scranton events, virtual and in-person, that are planned for Commencement 2021.
  • 03/24/2021
    Celebrating a Very Royal National Puppy Day
    The University community submitted photos of their dogs for #NationalPuppyDay on March 23.
  • 03/23/2021
    University of Scranton Players Present Love/Sick
    Join The University of Scranton Players this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. for John Cariani's Love/Sick via Broadway on Demand.
  • 03/23/2021
    Scranton Isolation 'Informance' No. 17
    Join Performance Music for Scranton Isolation 'Informance' No. 17 on March 24.
  • 03/22/2021
    A Statement Condemning Anti-Asian Racism and Violence
    A statement condemning anti-Asian racism and violence sent to the University community from Jeff Gingerich, Ph.D., acting president.
  • 03/17/2021
    Remembering Scott R. Pilarz, S.J.
    The University has launched a memorial website to remember and honor the life and service of Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., University president, who passed away on March 10, 2021.
  • 03/17/2021
    Virtual Choir 'Be Thou My Vision'
    Student and alumni musicians in a performance dedicated to celebrating the life of Rev. Scott R, Pilarz, S.J., who loved celebrating St. Patrick's Day in Scranton.
  • 03/17/2021
    Soaring Gardens Artists Zoom Reception
    Please join the Hope Horn Gallery for a Zoom reception with artists exhibiting in 'Soaring Gardens Artists Retreat: The Second Decade.'
  • 03/17/2021
    Fr. Emmanuel Katongole to Give Talk, 'Hope and Healing for Ugandan Youth'
    On Thursday, March 18 at 11:30 a.m., Fr. Emmanuel Katongole will give a talk entitled “Hope & Healing for Ugandan Youth: Educating Amidst Environmental Degradation, Food Insecurity, and Poverty Through the Bethany Land Institute."
  • 03/17/2021
    Event for Students, Faculty and Staff: Uncovering Scranton’s Native Past
    Students, faculty and staff are invited to the next Diversity + Inclusion Lunch and Learn.
  • 03/17/2021
    2021 Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant Talks
    Meet the World Languages and Cultures Department's Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants from all over the world and learn about their countries and cultures at the 2021 TA talks on Zoom.
  • 03/17/2021
    Palm Sunday Mass Schedule
    Palm Sunday Masses, March 28, will be held at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Byron.
  • 03/12/2021
    Livestream Mass of Christian Burial for Father Pilarz, March 13
    The private Mass of Christian Burial for Father Pilarz will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 13. You may livestream the Mass via the link below.
  • 03/10/2021
    Death of University President Scott R. Pilarz S.J.
    University community announcement of the death of University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., from James M. Slattery ’86, Chair, Board of Trustees
  • 03/09/2021
    Schemel Forum: The Farther Shore
    The Schemel Forum presents "America: The Farther Shore" by Carla McCabe, President & CEO, WVIA.
  • 03/09/2021
    A Year in the Making: The Louis Stanley Brown Black Student Union
    The following note about the Louis Stanley Brown Black Student Union (BSU) was sent to the University community on March 5.
  • 03/08/2021
    Fulfilling Strategic Plan Through Diversity Initiatives Grant Programs
    The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants to support creative, educational programs that promote diversity, provide opportunity for inter-cultural engagement and expand opportunities for multicultural experiences for our community.
  • 03/02/2021
    Upcoming Global Insights is a Paraguayan Family Affair!
    Global Insights is pleased to feature University staff and students from the Fernandez family as speakers for Global Insights: Paraguay.
  • 03/01/2021
    Fulbright Night: Olive Harvest
    The University of Scranton’s Department of World Languages and Cultures is excited to announce that it will be hosting its first Fulbright Night of the spring semester.
  • 02/24/2021
    Lenten Resources for Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving
    Campus Ministries and the Center for Service & Social Justice have put together some resources for the Lenten journey.
  • 02/23/2021
    Ash Wednesday at The University of Scranton
    On Ash Wednesday, Campus Ministries offered four Masses for students, faculty and staff. Just about 1,000 people received ashes, applied with a Q-tip, and celebrated the Eucharist.
  • 02/19/2021
    Humanities in Action Lecture Series
    The Gail and Francis Slattery Center for the Ignatian Humanities presents the Humanities in Action Lecture Series.
  • 02/17/2021
    University Community Pitches in During the Pandemic
    Many members of the University community have pitched in during the pandemic, delivering meals and packages, contact tracing, COVID testing and more.
  • 02/16/2021
    University Announces Virtual Events for Spring
    The following is a list of University of Scranton virtual events that are open to the public for spring 2021.
  • 02/10/2021
    News About President-elect Joseph G. Marina, S.J.
    The University announced its 29th president on Feb. 9. Get a round-up of yesterday's news here.
  • 02/10/2021
    Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule
    Ash Wednesday is Feb. 17. Find out where and when ashes will be distributed on campus.
  • 02/10/2021
    Black Italians and Digital Culture in Contemporary Italy
    The Department of World Languages and Cultures will host a virtual presentation on Zoom of the documentary, Black Italians and Digital Culture in Contemporary Italy, on Feb. 25.
  • 02/03/2021
    Long Center Fan Cutouts Still on Sale for Upcoming Basketball Season
    In the absence of fans due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, The University of Scranton men's and women's basketball programs will sell cardboard cutouts for the upcoming season.
  • 02/03/2021
    Weekly Wellness Classes, Spring Semester
    Students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend free Weekly Wellness Classes.
  • 01/27/2021
    University to Begin Competition in Several Winter Sports
    The University of Scranton department of athletics announced on Jan. 12 that they plan to move forward with details laid out Monday by the Landmark Conference to begin competition in several winter sports beginning in early February.
  • 01/22/2021
    Isolation 'Informance' No. 16: Synesthesia and The Artist
    Are synesthetes more drawn to the arts? Or are more artists synesthetic by virtue of what they do?
  • 01/20/2021
    A Prayerful Reflection on Inauguration Day
    University of Scranton President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., shares A Prayerful Reflection on Inauguration Day. 
  • 01/19/2021
    Video: Examen at the Time of National Transition
    The Office of Campus Ministries invites you to pray reflectively together on the state of our country before the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States.
  • 01/06/2021
    Video: Happy New Year from Father Pilarz
    University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J. wishes the University community a Happy New Year in this video.
  • 12/02/2020
    University to Hold Advent Mass Virtually
    The University community is invited to a virtual Advent Mass set to air on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m.
  • 12/01/2020
    Noel Night, COVID Edition, Dec. 5
    Performance Music at The University of Scranton will present its 53rd annual Noel Night, COVID edition, on Saturday, Dec. 5.
  • 12/01/2020
    Remembrance Prayer Service is On Demand
    Campus Ministries concluded the month of November with a special Remembrance Prayer Service to honor and pray for those who have died during the past year.
  • 12/01/2020
    Royal News, Winter Schedule
    The Royal News newsletter will now publish on a winter schedule, with updates continuing daily on the website.
  • 11/30/2020
    Advent Prayer Resources from Campus Ministries
    Campus Ministries has prepared an online resource of prayers, daily Scripture readings, activities and videos for the University community as each journeys during this holy season of Advent.
  • 11/24/2020
    Father Pilarz Profiled in Times-Tribune
    University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., was profiled by The Times-Tribune about the challenges of living with ALS and continuing to lead the University through the pandemic.
  • 11/24/2020
    The Latest Issue of Esprit is Online
    The latest issue of Esprit, The University of Scranton review of arts and letters, is online.
  • 11/23/2020
    Clue Playing On Demand Nov. 27 and 28
    On Friday Nov. 27 and Nov. 28, Broadway On Demand will be offering a pre-recorded performance of our production of Clue: stay at home edition for 48 hours.
  • 11/17/2020
    End of the Semester Food Drive
    The Center for Service & Social Justice will be collecting non-perishable food from now until the end of the semester (Nov. 25).
  • 11/17/2020
    Diversity Initiatives Grants Available
    The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants in support of creative, educational programs that PROMOTE diversity, provide opportunity for inter-cultural engagement, and expand opportunities for multicultural experiences for our community.
  • 11/11/2020
    Christians for the Common Good Meeting, Nov. 13
    Christians for the Common Good, a reading and discussion group affiliated with Peace and Justice Studies, will meet Friday, Nov. 13 at noon on Zoom.
  • 11/11/2020
    Landmark Conference Shares Initial Plans for Return to Sport
    The Landmark Conference leadership groups continue to meet diligently to discuss scheduling models and postseason opportunities for its league's student-athletes in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
  • 11/10/2020
    Fulbright Night: Germany
    Join the World Languages and Cultures Department's FLTA from Germany for a fun night full of German Christmas traditions!
  • 11/10/2020
    Esprit Reading, Nov. 18
    Esprit, the University of Scranton’s Review of Arts and Letters, will be having a virtual reading of its Fall 2020 edition. The virtual reading will take place Wednesday, Nov 18 at 8:00 p.m.
  • 11/10/2020
    Virtual Schemel Forum, Nov. 10
    The Schemel Forum presents "Antisemitism Past, Present, and Future" on Tuesday, Nov. 10 (please note the new date).
  • 11/10/2020
    Campus Coloring Book Available Now!
    Campus Colors - University of Scranton Coloring Book, created by The Center for Service and Social Justice, is available now.
  • 11/03/2020
    University Reading Series - Christine Taylor
    The University Reading Series proudly presents Christine Taylor, a New Jersey-based writer, teacher and editor.
  • 11/03/2020
    Schemel Forum: What Democracy Requires: The 2020 Election in Historical Perspective
    How should we think about the outcome of the 2020 election and the challenges and opportunities that loom for American democracy? History provides important clues, Professor Logevall will suggest, as well as a path forward.
  • 11/02/2020
    Questions About Voting?
    The Office of Community Relations is available to answer any voting questions.
  • 10/30/2020
    President Sends Message to Campus Community
    University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., sends message to campus regarding the election and nearing end of the semester.
  • 10/28/2020
    Campus Ministries Presents Examen for Civic Life, Nov. 2
    The Office of Campus Ministries invites you to pray reflectively together prior to Election Day.
  • 10/27/2020
    Code Red: How Progressives and Moderates Can Unite to Save the Country
    Join us for "Code Red: How Progressives and Moderates Can Unite to Save the Country" on Thursday, Oct. 29.
  • 10/27/2020
    University Celebrates International Education Week on Nov. 5
    The University of Scranton is joining hundreds of universities across the country in the International Education Week (IEW) celebration, which highlights the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.
  • 10/27/2020
    Diversity Initiatives Grants Available
    The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants in support of creative, educational programs that PROMOTE diversity, provide opportunity for inter-cultural engagement, and expand opportunities for multicultural experiences for our community. 
  • 10/21/2020
    The Heart of Health Care
    The Year of the Nurse provides a challenge met by Scranton nursing alumni and students.
  • 10/21/2020
    Schemel Forum: The Politics of Maps: Cartographic Constructions of Israel/Palestine
    This talk will focus on how various actors, institutions and governments engage in “map wars” in order to further different and often incommensurable geopolitical visions of contested territories.
  • 10/20/2020
    Scranton Voter Activation Event - Royals Vote
    City of Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti has joined with When We All Vote, a nonpartisan voter engagement organization, to host a COVID-safe activation to celebrate voting and encourage voters in Scranton to vote early this year.
  • 10/14/2020
    Join us for Democracy in Crisis: Elections in 2020
    The Schemel Forum has been invited to present this non-partisan program featuring distinguished national leaders at this important moment in our nation's history.
  • 10/14/2020
    Facilities Work Order System Launch Mon., Oct 26
    Facilities Management and Information Technology are pleased to announce the launch of the new Facilities Work Order System on Oct. 26.
  • 10/14/2020
    New Arrangement of University Alma Mater
    Enjoy this new arrangement of "The University of Scranton Alma Mater" (words by Kathleen M. Fisher, '80; music by Rev. Edward Gannon, S.J.
  • 10/07/2020
    The Slattery Center Presents: A Birthday Party for Bellarmine
    This week, The Gail and Francis Slattery Center for the Humanities launched the inaugural episode of its new Birthday Party podcast series.
  • 10/07/2020
    Immigration Context with Sara Ritchie
    The Multicultural Center is partnering with the Center for Service and Social Justice International Service Program, and we are excited to bring and host Sara Ritchie, director of Communication for the Kino Border Initiative.
  • 10/06/2020
    19th Annual U.S. Conference on disABILITY
    The 19th Annual U.S. Conference on disABILITY scheduled for Oct. 6, 2020, has over 800 registrants.
  • 09/28/2020
    Artistic Manifestations of Life Transitions
    Join us for a Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar.
  • 09/28/2020
    A Conversation with New York Times Senior Writer Eric Schmitt
    The Gail & Francis Slattery Center for Humanities will present "A Conversation with New York Times Senior Writer Eric Schmitt", Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 5:00 p.m. via Zoom.
  • 09/28/2020
    Virtual Recruitment Opportunities Available for Students
    The Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development is adjusting their practices in order to bring as many opportunities to our students as possible. 
  • 09/23/2020
    'The Trouble with my Name' Virtual Event
    "The Trouble with My Name" blends storytelling, comedy and poetry to shed light on the American Latino experience. This event is open to Scranton faculty, staff, and students only.
  • 09/23/2020
    Information Session for Students, Faculty, and Staff on New University Policies
    As part of our efforts to communicate with our campus about these policies, the Office of Equity and Diversity will be hosting a series of information sessions regarding the new policies.
  • 09/23/2020
    Global Insights Presents Tanzania
    Fr. John Sivalon, Ph.D., adjunct faculty in Theology and Religious Studies and Criminal Justice, will present at the next Global Insights Wednesday, October 7, 2020,  11:30 a.m.
  • 09/22/2020
    Humanities in Action Event: Willie Mays Aikens-An American Life
    The Gail and Francis Slattery Center for the Humanities in coordination with the Athletic Department and the Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Criminology presents an Evening with Willie Mays Aikens.
  • 09/21/2020
    University Announces Virtual Events for Fall
    The following is a list of University of Scranton virtual events that are open to the public for fall 2020.
  • 09/15/2020
    Scranton 'Informance' 15: Music As A Healing Art
    Please join Boga and her co-host Joseph Link and their guests as they discuss the effects of music on health and healing.
  • 09/15/2020
    Join the University Community for Livestreamed Sunday Mass
    The 7 p.m. Sunday Mass will be livestreamed for members of the University community on Sept. 20 and 27.
  • 09/11/2020
    President Pauses On-Campus Instruction for 2-weeks
    University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., announces classes will be conducted remotely for two-weeks.
  • 09/09/2020
    Students, Faculty, Staff: Information Session on New University Policies
    Over the course of the past summer, the University has updated two policies overseen by the Office of Equity and Diversity – the Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy, and the Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy.
  • 09/09/2020
    Global Insights Opens with Japan
    Minori Koga, BA, MA, Fulbright scholar and graduate student studying for her second master’s degree in Secondary Education (English), leads the first Global Insights of the semester.
  • 09/09/2020
    Online Aquinas Officially Launches
    The Aquinas student newspaper has officially relaunched online this semester with Editor-in-Chief Kelsey Wynn's coverage of University students in quarantine or isolation.
  • 09/08/2020
    Scranton Student Veterans Organization Yellow Ribbon Fundraiser
    The University of Scranton Student Veterans Organization (SVO) is hosting a fundraiser to raise money for the SVO as well as for Student Veterans of America.
  • 09/04/2020
    Donating Blood with the American Red Cross
    While we are not able to have on-campus blood drives this semester because of our no visitors policy, we would like to encourage everyone to donate blood, by appointment, at the Red Cross Donation Center.
  • 09/01/2020
    Emergency Notification System Test on Sept. 3
    The University of Scranton will test its emergency notification system on Thursday, Sept. 3.
  • 09/01/2020
    Presidential Search Begins
    The Board of Trustees has initiated a search for the 28th President of The University of Scranton. 
  • 08/28/2020
    An Update on University Actions to Combat Racism and Discrimination
    President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., sent An Update on University Actions to Combat Racism and Discrimination to the University community.
  • 08/26/2020
    Meditation-Yoga-POUND Classes
    CHEW's Week