Student Archive

  • 05/23/2024
    University Celebrates Donning of the Stole Ceremony
    The University of Scranton held its annual Donning of the Stole Ceremony, honoring members of its class of 2024.
  • 05/22/2024
    Class of 2024 Graduate Chooses Long Term Service
    Mitchell Sporing of The University of Scranton’s class of 2024 committed to post-graduation long-term service through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps.
  • 05/22/2024
    Scranton Graduates Commissioned as Second Lieutenants
    Seven members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2024 were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.
  • 05/22/2024
    Students Gain Real-World Experience With SoccerFest 2024
    University of Scranton students in a Sports Event Management course taught by Ovidiu Cocieru, Ph.D., assistant professor of management gained real-world experience while making a positive impact on the community.
  • 05/21/2024
    Thousands of Items Donated During Move Out
    The End of the Year Drive is in full swing with Scranton students donating thousands of items to help those in need and to help reduce waste.
  • 05/21/2024
    Outstanding Master’s and Doctoral Graduates Awarded
    The University of Scranton recognized outstanding master’s and doctoral degree graduates at its 2024 commencement events.
  • 05/21/2024
    Students Making a Difference as They Leave Campus
    Graduates take lessons learned with them as they leave campus by reselling or donating items to reduce waste.
  • 05/20/2024
    Outstanding Graduates Recognized at Class Night
    University of Scranton class of 2024 graduates were recognized for academic excellence, leadership and service at Class Night.
  • 05/19/2024
    University Confers Master’s and Doctoral Degrees
    The University of Scranton conferred more than 465 master’s and doctoral degrees at its graduate commencement ceremony May 19.
  • 05/19/2024
    Scranton Conducts Undergraduate Commencement
    The University of Scranton conferred more than 775 bachelor’s degrees at its undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 19.
  • 05/17/2024
    Quick Facts: Commencement 2024
    Quick facts about The University of Scranton’s Class of 2024 commencement.
  • 05/14/2024
    Club Spotlight: Cheerleading Team
    The mission of The University of Scranton Cheerleading Team is to serve as ambassadors for the University, as well as create a family that athletes can turn to at any point in time.
  • 05/14/2024
    Class of 2024 Commencement Event Schedule
    The University of Scranton will host numerous events to celebrate its Class of 2024 the weekend of May 17-19.
  • 05/13/2024
    Two Students Chosen for Highly-Selective Program
    Scranton students Sarah Boyle and Annalisa Mechanick are among just four in the world chosen to participate in elite leadership program.
  • 05/10/2024
    Scranton Students Win Nursing Challenge
    Nursing students win the 18th annual Jeffery Allan Walp Student Nurse Challenge that poses questions similar to those they will encounter on the nursing licensure exam.
  • 05/09/2024
    Student Wins Integrated Campaign Advertising Award
    University students were recognized at American Advertising Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania Award Competition.
  • 05/07/2024
    Three Individuals to Receive Honorary Degrees
    The University will bestow three honorary degrees at its 2024 undergraduate commencement ceremony May 19.
  • 05/07/2024
    Students Inducted into National Honor Societies
    Hundreds of University of Scranton students were inducted into national and international honor societies during the 2024 spring semester.
  • 05/07/2024
    Students, Alumnus Attend Sigma Tau Delta International Convention and Receive Awards
    Ten University of Scranton students and one alumnus presented their work at the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention in St. Louis, Missouri in April. Four won awards for work they presented at the conference. Sigma Tau Delta is the national honor society in English.
  • 05/07/2024
    Student Government Confirms 2024-25 Senate
    Maria Stephen '25 and Amanda Campbell '25 have been elected as the new student body president and vice president.
  • 05/07/2024
    Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society
    Seventy-five Scranton students were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the national honor society for students in Jesuit colleges and universities.
  • 04/30/2024
    Adapted Cars Presented to Area Children May 5
    Go Baby Go project opens a world of possibilities to University Occupational Therapy students as they adapt toy mobile cars for children with limited mobility.
  • 04/26/2024
    Students Medal at Pennsylvania FBLA Competition
    Scranton students medal at Pennsylvania FBLA State Leadership Conference and advance to national FBLA conference this summer.
  • 04/24/2024
    Dreaming of a Cure? Attend Relay for Life on April 26
    Registration is open for the University's 2024 Relay for Life event that will take place April 26 in support of the American Cancer Society's efforts to save lives. Proceeds from the Relay, and ongoing T-shirt and raffle ticket sales, will add to funds raised during a recent dunk tank event.
  • 04/24/2024
    Students Spread Awareness Through Gift of Life Challenge
    Students in a Social Media Campaigns class led by Dr. Brian Snee, associate professor in the Communications and Media Department, organized and publicized virtual and on-campus outreach efforts in support of a national nonprofit organization that registers organ, tissue and cornea donors.
  • 04/23/2024
    Shabana Basij-Rasikh to Speak at 2024 Commencement
    The co-founder and president of the first and only boarding school for Afghan girls will speak at the 2024 undergraduate commencement ceremony.
  • 04/23/2024
    University Hosts Neuroscience Conference
    More than a dozen students will present research posters at The University of Scranton Neuroscience Conference on April 27.
  • 04/23/2024
    NSF Noyce Scholars Begin as STEM Student Teachers
    Five Scranton students named as National Science Foundation Noyce Scholars begin as STEM student teachers at four local high schools.
  • 04/16/2024
    Student Earns Perfect Score on LSAT
    Accounting major Sarah Boyle accomplishes feat earned by less than half of one percent of American Bar Association (ABA) applicants, a perfect LSAT score.
  • 04/16/2024
    Sustainable Living Practices Highlighted at Fair
    University students, faculty and staff and area residents learned about sustainable living practices and products at the annual Earth Day Fair.
  • 04/16/2024
    Student Receives Eastern Psychological Association Award
    University of Scranton student selected for a highly-competitive Eastern Psychological Association Diversity Travel Fund Award
  • 04/10/2024
    Student Government Seeks Street Sweep Volunteers
    All are invited to join The University of Scranton Student Government for their biannual Street Sweep Event Saturday, April 13.
  • 04/09/2024
    U.S. News Ranks Scranton Graduate Programs Among Best
    Three University of Scranton graduate programs ranked in the top 30 nationally in U.S. News 2024-2025 Best Graduate Schools listing.
  • 04/02/2024
    Naveen El-Dabsheh '26, Presents Palestine in Global Insights
    Sophomore Naveen El-Dabsheh will discuss how Palestinian culture stays strong with long-held traditions and family values.
  • 04/02/2024
    Register for a Summer 2024 Course Today
    Scranton’s on-campus and online summer courses, at a reduced tuition rate, can help students fulfill a requirement or just get ahead.
  • 04/02/2024
    Student Spotlight: As a Maggie's Place Volunteer, Claire Loder '24 Walks in Another's Shoes
    University students volunteers and chaperones participated in a "Day in the Life of a Mom" Encounter at Maggie's Place in Phoenix, Arizona during a service trip to assist women and children experiencing homelessness. The spring break event was one of several organized by the University's Center for Service and Social Justice.
  • 04/02/2024
    Mock Trial Team Wins 'Best of' and Honorable Mention Awards
    University of Scranton students win awards at the American Mock Trial Association Regional Competition in Washington, D.C.
  • 03/26/2024
    Club Spotlight: Scranton Alliance for Equity Promotes Inclusivity with a Variety of Events
    The President and Vice President of Scranton Alliance for Equity, or SAFE, said the club will host a weekend of Pride activities in April, including a late-night bingo and karaoke celebration on April 6 and a pre-Pride silent march on April 8.
  • 03/25/2024
    Opportunities for All Majors at Career Expo
    Jumpstart your career at a University Career Expo that has representatives from more than 100 organizations participating.
  • 03/20/2024
    Spotlight: Chess Club Offers Stress-Free Events
    Chess Club President Julia Gardocki invites the University community to participate in an upcoming tournament.
  • 03/20/2024
    Student Spotlight: Isabelle Wohlleber ’24 Steps Out of Her Comfort Zone for Workfest
    Isabelle Wohlleber '24, provided volunteer service in Kentucky earlier this month at the Christian Appalachian Project Workfest. The spring break trip was one of several organized by the University's Center for Service and Social Justice.
  • 03/19/2024
    Students Volunteer To Serve During Spring Break
    University of Scranton students participate in spring break service trips to Kentucky and Arizona.
  • 03/19/2024
    Playing Soccer to Teach Sports Management
    Soccer tournament guarantees games for middle and high school players while teaching sports management concepts to University of Scranton undergraduates.
  • 03/08/2024
    Genius of Abraham Lincoln and Louis Armstrong Discussed
    Loren Schoenberg, noted musician and scholar of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, discusses the contribution of Abraham Lincoln and Louis Armstrong.
  • 03/08/2024
    Grant Supports Student/Faculty Product Innovation Research
    University of Scranton student and chemistry faculty member receive NSF Innovation Corps grant to develop technique to determine the purity of egg whites.
  • 03/05/2024
    Research Presented at Eastern Psychological Association Conference
    Undergraduate students, recent graduates and faculty members presented research at the Eastern Psychological Association conference in Philadelphia.
  • 03/04/2024
    Spotlight: Physical Therapy Club
    President of the Physical Therapy Club Sienna Amato said members apply their knowledge to assist the community, and participate in a variety of volunteer-based service activities. One event, wheelchair basketball, raises funds for I AM (Individual Abilities in Motion.)
  • 02/29/2024
    Efforts To Develop Future Accountants Nationally Noted
    Scranton’s outreach and initiatives to broaden interest and increase support for future accountants was nationally recognized by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
  • 02/27/2024
    Club Spotlight: Esprit Literary Magazine
    Esprit Literary Magazine Production Manager Britney Walsh '24 reminds all that the due date for submissions this semester is Friday, April 5.
  • 02/27/2024
    DPT Students Present Research at National Conference
    More than 40 Doctor of Physical Therapy students presented research at the premier national physical therapy conference.
  • 02/21/2024
    Students Gain International Experience with Study Abroad
    London, Osaka, Dublin and the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador were just a few of the global locations visited by University of Scranton students and chaperones throughout the 2024 intersession.
  • 02/21/2024
    Student Spotlight: Peer Health Education Team
    Now through March 8, the Center for Health Education and Wellness is currently recruiting for next year's Peer Health Education team. Apply to get involved on campus, gain leadership skills and join a community focused on happiness and health.
  • 02/20/2024
    The University Players Present Musical Comedy 'Disaster!'
    The comedy parodies 1970s disaster movies, and features all the hits from the era including: “I Will Survive,” “Knock on Wood," "Hooked on a Feeling," “Three Times A Lady,” "Sky High," "I Am Woman,” "Hot Stuff,” and more.
  • 02/20/2024
    Agreement with Xavier School of Management in India Signed
    The University of Scranton signs an agreement of cooperation with a top-ranked, highly- competitive AACSB-accredited Jesuit business school in India.
  • 02/20/2024
    Asian New Year Traditions Taught at Interactive Workshop
    The Year of the Dragon celebrated at The University of Scranton’s Asian New Year Festival and Workshop.
  • 02/16/2024
    The Future of Journalism in Scranton Discussed
    Rethinking Local Journalism in Scranton was the topic of a University of Scranton Schemel Forum presentation conveying the importance and power of the storyteller.
  • 02/14/2024
    Students Deliver Service, Fellowship From L.A. to D.C.
    During the 2024 Intersession, students and chaperones from the University’s Center for Service and Social Justice ventured to California, Montana, Washington D.C. and Louisiana.
  • 02/13/2024
    Exhibit Shows Development and Final Pieces of Artist's Work
    Art exhibit and lecture examine the mind of artist Ora Lerman - thinking critically and creatively – showing the stages of the development, as well as finished pieces of her work.
  • 02/13/2024
    University Student Teachers Begin at Area Schools
    University of Scranton undergraduate and graduate education students have begun serving as student teachers at 12 local schools this semester.
  • 02/06/2024
    University Welcomes Lunar New Year With Festivities, Customs
    The Asian studies program, Department of World Cultures and Languages, and Asia club will sponsor a festival and workshop on Feb. 15, including Japanese Culture and Origami with Prof. Naoko Amori and Chinese Customs and Calligraphy with Prof. Yun (Lily) Chiang.
  • 02/05/2024
    Luis Canales Brings Personal Immigration Story to Scranton
    Guest speaker’s Luis Canales discussion of his journey “From Asylum Seeker to Immigration Attorney” moved audience members to tears.
  • 02/01/2024
    Club Spotlight: Black Student Union Organizes Freedom Fest
    Diego Collado-Ramirez ’24, Internal Outreach Manager for the Louis Stanley Brown Black Student Union said the club serves as a hub for cultural exchange, emphasizing the importance of inclusivity.
  • 01/30/2024
    Online Graduate Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation
    Online graduate programs for international business MBA, health informatics and master of accountancy were ranked in the top six in nation.
  • 01/25/2024
    Student Volunteers Rise to Challenge in New Orleans
    During intersession, nine students and two faculty chaperones faced record icy conditions while in Louisiana for a service trip with The University's Center for Service and Social Justice. They partnered with the Saint Bernard Project (SBP), a national disaster recovery and resilience organization, to help rebuild homes destroyed in recent floods and hurricanes.
  • 01/24/2024
    Occupational Therapy Seniors, Faculty in Dominican Republic
    From Jan. 13 - 20, Prof. Chandra Nealon and Prof. Stephanie DeNaples guided occupational therapy students during the OT 480: Level I, Clinical III-Physical Rehabilitation trip to the Dominican Republic. The group provided services at a rehabilitation center in San Juan de la Maguana and helped construct a home.
  • 01/22/2024
    University Announces Fall 2023 Dean’s List
    Students were named to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the 2023 fall semester.
  • 01/09/2024
    Small Business Internship Spotlight
    Meet Mollie Veres, social media marketing intern at Noteology, a boutique perfumery and custom studio located in downtown Scranton.
  • 12/19/2023
    University Presented Rose Kelly Awards
    The University recognized students and their high school teachers, who they credit for contributing to their success.
  • 12/19/2023
    Students Recognized for Academic Achievement
    Outstanding University of Scranton students received Frank O’Hara awards in recognition of their academic achievement.
  • 12/13/2023
    Meet Department of Physical Therapy Elf Poppy Tinsel
    At the University's Panuska College of Professional Studies, Scout elf Poppy Tinsel joins the Department of Physical Therapy for a fourth year. In a Royal News interview, she reflects on her experiences and highlights the magical connection between the North Pole and Scranton.
  • 12/12/2023
    Club Spotlight: Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Student Chapter 
    Madelyn Ronan '24, an accounting and finance major, discusses educational networking and professional opportunities available through University's IMA Student Chapter, which has been recognized as one of the top throughout the nation.
  • 12/07/2023
    MHA Graduate Students Present Research in Slovakia
    Students pursuing master of health administration degrees present research at international hospice and palliative care conference in Slovakia.
  • 12/06/2023
    National Honor Society for Nursing Inducts 26
    The ceremony for Sigma Theta Tau International, Iota Omega Chapter was hosted Nov. 5 at The University of Scranton.
  • 12/05/2023
    Club Spotlight: Scranton Rugby Club
    Domenic M. Scaffidi '25, a member of the Scranton Rugby Club, said that beyond the thrill of the game, joining the Norsemen means entering 'a tight-knit community where you will not only find friends, but you will find brothers'.
  • 12/05/2023
    Students Participate in PwC Case Competition at Scranton
    More than 60 students actively learned about real-world business scenarios by participating in PwC’s Case Competition at Scranton in November.
  • 11/30/2023
    The Literary Lives of Nuns Discussed
    Author and editor Nick Ripatrazone studies the relationship between nuns and poetry to acknowledge and remember an overlooked literary genre.
  • 11/28/2023
    Club Spotlight: Pre-Physician Assistant Club
    Pre-Physician Assistant Club Vice President Maria Manno '24 said the club offers mentorship to students and educates them about their chosen career path.
  • 11/28/2023
    PILLAR Student Partner Applications Due Dec. 5
    The PILLAR Program is accepting applications from students for the spring 2024 semester. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 11:59 p.m. PILLAR student partners will receive pay, work with faculty, help make classrooms more inclusive and more.
  • 11/21/2023
    University Holds Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive
    One hundred fifty food baskets were provided to area families in need through the The University of Scranton’s annual Thanksgiving Food Drive.
  • 11/21/2023
    Students Place Second and Third in Cyber Security Competition
    Students majoring in cybercrime and homeland security placed second and third in a cyber security simulation student competition hosted by Endicott College in Massachusetts.
  • 11/16/2023
    Scranton Remembers Martyrs of El Salvador
    Remembrances dedicated to the Martyrs of El Salvador can be found throughout The University of Scranton campus.
  • 11/14/2023
    Club Spotlight: Gaming Club
    Will Hanna '25, shown, president of the Gaming Club, discusses their recent Extra Life Game Day Event that raised $1400 for Janet Weis Children's Hospital in Danville. He describes how through the evolving social medium, the club aims to help Scranton's community.
  • 11/10/2023
    University Ham Radio Station Equipment Installed
    Forty-foot antenna and equipment installation on the rooftop of Loyola Science Center give student Amateur Radio Club and HamSCI research new horizons.
  • 11/08/2023
    Club Spotlight: In Word and Deed, Students Honor Veterans
    On Nov. 10, The University of Scranton Student Veterans Organization and Tactical Fitness Club will co-host a Veterans Prayer Service. Earlier this month they united to prepare meals for residents of the St. Francis Commons and the Community Intervention Center.
  • 11/07/2023
    Liva Arts Company Presents Footloose Nov. 16-18
    Lily Guidetti '26, an occupational therapy major at The University of Scranton will participate as assistant director/music director in the upcoming production of 'Footloose' by Liva Arts Company.
  • 11/07/2023
    Students Named Sanofi Excellence in STEM Scholars
    Five University of Scranton students named as Sanofi Excellence in STEM Scholars and received support for summer research projects.
  • 11/07/2023
    Author Discusses Book ‘A Molecule Away From Madness’
    University of Pennsylvania clinical neurologist discusses research on how molecules function to help – or hurt – the human brain.
  • 11/03/2023
    Students Learn Firsthand About Emergency Preparedness
    Scranton computing sciences and physics and engineering students participated in a Luzerne County emergency management drill.
  • 11/01/2023
    Elite Students of the Class of 2027 Begin University Honors Programs
    Continuing a tradition of excellence, elite students of the Class of 2027 begin honors programs at The University of Scranton, including the Frank P. Corcione Business Honors Program and Magis Honors Program in STEM.
  • 11/01/2023
    Club Spotlight: United Cultures Organization Prepares for Nov. 10 Fashion Show
    The United Cultures Organization President Yasmin Ramirez '24, discusses the group's upcoming Nov. 10 International Fashion Show and their overall aim to educate, as well as celebrate, cultural differences.
  • 10/30/2023
    Chanyoung So '25 Presents: 'South Korea'
    All students, faculty and staff are invited to the final Global Insights event for the fall semester featuring Chanyoung So '25. The undergraduate exchange student will present on South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in the Kane Forum.
  • 10/30/2023
    Class of 2027 Students Begin Magis Honors Program
    Thirteen members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2027 entered the Jesuit school’s Magis Honors Program in STEM.
  • 10/30/2023
    Incoming Students Join Business Honors Program
    Thirty-two members of The University of Scranton’s incoming class of 2027 entered the Frank P. Corcione Business Honors Program.
  • 10/30/2023
    Living in the Anthropocene Discussed at Scranton
    Speaker says resiliency will be key in coping with future environment at Myers Distinguished Visiting Fellow in the Humanities and Civic Engagement Lecture.
  • 10/24/2023
    Club Spotlight: Muslim Student Association
    President and Founder Hiba Muhammad '25 recommends the Muslim Student Association to anyone who has an interest in being exposed to new cultures and belief systems.
  • 10/24/2023
    Engineering Students Take First- and Second-Place Medals
    University of Scranton students finish in first or second place in all three events at regional, 14-state engineering competition.
  • 10/24/2023
    Students Rise to Centurion Fitness Challenge
    The Centurion Challenge put University of Scranton students’ physical fitness to the test.
  • 10/17/2023
    University of Scranton Players Present 'Dead Man’s Cell Phone'
    In "Dead Man’s Cell Phone," written by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Michael O’Steen, The University of Scranton Players will explore the ways in which technology connects and isolates. The production will run Oct. 20-22 and Oct. 27-29.
  • 10/17/2023
    Club Spotlight: Student Government Association
    Club Vice President Maria Stephen '25, discusses the Street Sweep event organized by the Student Government Association that will take place Saturday, Oct. 21
  • 10/11/2023
    Student Spotlight: David 'Matt' Bluvol
    Team captain David "Matt" Bluvol '24 describes the Electric City Lacrosse camaraderie.
  • 10/11/2023
    Scranton Names Class of 2027 Presidential Scholars
    National merit scholars, valedictorians and salutatorians among The University of Scranton class of 2027 Presidential Scholarship recipients.
  • 10/06/2023
    Engineering Students Gain Valuable Experience This Summer
    Scranton physics and engineering students gain experience through summer internship and research projects locally, across the U.S. and abroad.
  • 10/06/2023
    Future Nurse Anesthetists to Begin Clinical Rotations
    The University of Scranton held a capping ceremony for members of its 2025 graduate nurse anesthetist program.
  • 10/05/2023
    Award-winning Author Discusses Book
    Living Against the Grain author Timothy Muldoon spoke to students at the Ignatian Values in Action Lecture on campus.
  • 10/04/2023
    Survey Shows Career Goals Success of Class of 2022
    Ninety-nine percent of the University’s class of 2022 graduates earning a bachelor’s degree were successful in obtaining their career goal.
  • 10/03/2023
    Club Spotlight: A Cappella Club
    Club President and alto Grace Nitowski, '25, describes The Men and Women for Octaves as an A Cappella Club that consists of two singing groups: The Scrantones and Royal Harmony.
  • 09/19/2023
    On The Job: Alyssa Fontana '24
    Alyssa Fontana '24, discusses her experiences as an intern with Colours, Inc., Wilkes-Barre. Fontana, an operations management major experienced a blend of on-site observation, remote analysis and collaborative projects.
  • 09/15/2023
    Living Against the Grain Author Talk Set for Sept. 21
    Theology professor and award-winning author to discuss “Living Against the Grain” at Ignatian Values in Action Lecture on Sept. 21.
  • 09/14/2023
    Students Study Mandarin Chinese in Taiwan
    University of Scranton students studied Mandarin Chinese in Taiwan this summer with scholarship support they received.
  • 09/13/2023
    Students Find Area Volunteer Opportunities at Fair
    Nearly 60 nonprofit organizations looking for volunteers met with students in search of service opportunities at Scranton’s Volunteer Fair.
  • 09/12/2023
    Club Spotlight: Photography Club Invites New Members
    Photography Club Vice President Loren Glover '25 said the club welcomes students of all photography experience levels and provides opportunities to learn the basics, as well as advance skills.
  • 09/12/2023
    University Student Teachers Begin at Area Schools
    University undergraduate education students have begun serving as student teachers at 10 local schools this semester.
  • 09/11/2023
    Yasmin Ramirez '24 Presents: Mexico
    Global Insights welcomes all faculty, staff and students to their first fall presentation. Yasmin Ramirez, '24, will discuss Mexico on Wednesday, Sept. 20.
  • 09/06/2023
    Summer Spotlight: Cabre Capalongo ’25
    Cabre Capalongo ’25 discusses her experiences as an Animal Care and Veterinary Medicine intern for Indraloka Animal Sanctuary in Dalton, Pennsylvania. Capalongo, a biology major and entrepreneurship minor on the pre-veterinary track, is participating in the University's Royal Experience Internship Program.
  • 09/06/2023
    National Science Foundation Noyce Scholars Selected
    Inaugural cohort of Noyce Scholars for Academic Year 2023-2024 selected.
  • 09/06/2023
    Club Spotlight: Commuter Student Association Hosts 'Lemon Sips'
    Commuter Student Association Communication Chair Jessica Ely '26 invites commuter and resident students to get social and enjoy free refreshments at a 'Lemon Sips' event on Thursday, Sept. 7.
  • 09/05/2023
    Scranton Cadets Travel World for Leadership Training
    Ten members of The University of Scranton’s ROTC program participated in selective summer leadership training initiatives.
  • 08/30/2023
    Nearly 1500 New Royals Begin Scranton Journey
    See how the FIRST group to arrive celebrates a 20th anniversary. Plus: Class of 2027 legacy students, our Royals of Color Kickoff (ROCK) program, residence hall Move-in and the largest cohort in the last 15 years in this article.
  • 08/30/2023
    Volunteers Welcome Newest Royals
    In advance of the fall semester members of the Class of 2027 moved onto campus with help from the University community.
  • 08/29/2023
    ROCK Provides 'Sense of Community'
    Incoming University of Scranton students arrive early to participate in the Royals of Color Kickoff (ROCK) program.
  • 08/22/2023
    Scranton Class of 2027 to Move onto Campus
    The University of Scranton to welcome the 1,000-plus members of its incoming Class of 2027 this weekend.
  • 08/16/2023
    Summer Spotlight: Gabrielle Andiario ’24
    Gabrielle Andiario ’24 discusses her experiences as a marketing intern on the Healthcare & Life Sciences team for multinational company Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation.
  • 08/16/2023
    Summer Spotlight: Madalyne Buhler ’24
    Madalyne Buhler ’24 discusses her experiences as Sales and Trading Summer Analyst intern for RBC Capital Markets in New York City. Buhler, a finance major, is participating in the University's Royal Experience Internship Program.
  • 08/11/2023
    Student Organization Receives National Recognition
    The University’s chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association was awarded Gold Chapter Honors.
  • 08/11/2023
    Students Attend Jesuit Leadership Conference
    Scranton students joined hundreds of students from Jesuit colleges across the country at the National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference.
  • 08/10/2023
    Students Receive Summer Research Fellowships
    Nine University of Scranton undergraduate students were awarded President’s Fellowships for Summer Research in 2023.
  • 08/09/2023
    Royal Experience Program Summer Interns 2023
    Seven University of Scranton students participated in the Royal Experience Summer Internship Program for 2023.
  • 08/01/2023
    Summer Spotlight: SPARK Program
    Brooke McNabola '24 and Ella Rokke '24 talk about their experiences as team leaders of SPARK, a weeklong program for at-risk youth between the ages of 12-15.
  • 08/01/2023
    Summer Spotlight: Amelia Semple ’25
    Amelia Semple ’25 discusses her experiences as Archivist Intern for the Northport Historical Society in New York. Semple is participating in the University's Royal Experience Internship Program.
  • 07/31/2023
    Honor Society Awarded Highest Chapter Status
    The University’s Nu Kappa chapter of the Beta Alpha Psi honor society achieved Superior Chapter status for the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • 07/27/2023
    Class of 2023 Graduates Choose Long-Term Service
    Nine members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2023 committed to post-graduation long-term service projects.
  • 07/05/2023
    Summer Spotlight: Benjamin Trexler '25
    Ben Trexler ’25 discusses his experiences as a Ticket Sales and Sponsorship intern for the Reading Royals, a Philadelphia Flyers affiliate team. Trexler is participating in the University's Royal Experience Internship Program. 
  • 06/30/2023
    University Announces Spring 2023 Dean’s List
    Students were named to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the 2023 spring semester.
  • 06/30/2023
    Students Added to Fall 2022 Dean’s List
    Students added to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the fall 2022 semester.
  • 06/28/2023
    Class of 2023 Honors Program Graduates
    Twenty-three members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2023 graduated from its Undergraduate Honors Program.
  • 06/28/2023
    Class of 2023 Graduates of Magis Honors Program
    Seven members of the University’s class of 2023 graduated from the Jesuit school’s Magis Honors Program in STEM.
  • 06/28/2023
    Class of 2023 Business Honors Program Graduates
    Sixteen members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2023 graduated from its Frank P. Corcione Business Honors Program.
  • 06/28/2023
    2023 Business Leadership Honors Program Graduates
    Seventeen members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2023 graduated from its Robert L. McKeage Business Leadership Honors Program.
  • 06/28/2023
    Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program Graduates
    Forty-two members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2023 graduated from its Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program.
  • 06/27/2023
    Two University Graduates Win Fulbright Awards
    Two University of Scranton graduates, Elise Westhafer and Isaiah Livelsberger, received Fulbright Student Scholarships for 2023/2024.
  • 06/27/2023
    University Students Dedicate Service with the Kino Border Initiative
    Peer Facilitator Abigail Casal '25 shares experiences from a service trip to Nogales, Mexico from June 2 - 9 led by the the University's Center for Service and Social Justice.
  • 06/20/2023
    Student Success at Scranton is a Piece of C.A.K.E.
    Summer orientation sessions begin for the 1,000-plus members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2027.
  • 06/15/2023
    Giving to Others in Action
    Homeric effort to salvage goods at move out benefits hundreds of local families in need and enhances sustainability efforts for all.
  • 06/14/2023
    Seton Hall Law Direct Admissions Agreement Signed
    The University of Scranton and Seton Hall University School of Law have entered a direct admissions agreement that begins in the fall of 2023.
  • 06/05/2023
    Scranton Graduates Commissioned as Second Lieutenants
    Eleven members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2023 were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.
  • 06/02/2023
    ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll Recognizes Karla Shaffer '24
    Karla Shaffer, Class of 2024, is one of 175 college students recognized for their nonpartisan democratic engagement work in 2022.
  • 05/23/2023
    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 2023.
  • 05/23/2023
    Outstanding Master’s and Doctoral Graduates Awarded
    The University of Scranton recognized outstanding master’s and doctoral degree graduates at its 2023 commencement events.
  • 05/23/2023
    Outstanding Graduates Recognized at Class Night
    University of Scranton class of 2023 graduates were recognized for academic excellence, leadership and service at Class Night.
  • 05/21/2023
    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.
  • 05/20/2023
    Scranton Holds Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
    The University of Scranton conferred more than 850 bachelor’s degrees at its undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 21.
  • 05/19/2023
    Quick Facts: Commencement 2023
    Quick facts about The University of Scranton’s class of 2023 commencement.
  • 05/17/2023
    Sentimental Much, #Royals2023? View a Video of Your Move-in Day Moments.
    As #Royals2023 prepare for a weekend of Commencement events hosted in their honor, they can start the flood of emotions by viewing a video created during their Move-In Day in 2019.
  • 05/17/2023
    KSOM School Hosts Successful Python Night for Business Students
    The Operation and Analytics Department at the Kania School of Management of The University of Scranton recently organized an event for business students aimed at increasing awareness of Python programming, a 'critical skill for the job market'.
  • 05/16/2023
    Three Students to Become Common Home Corps Leaders
    Three University of Scranton students were selected to join the national Common Home Corps program.
  • 05/16/2023
    Students Complete SMART Mentoring Program
    Twenty-six area high school students complete Meg Cullen-Brown SMART mentoring program with University of Scranton student mentors.
  • 05/16/2023
    Commencement Events Scheduled for Class of 2023
    The University of Scranton will host numerous events to celebrate its class of 2023 May 19-21.
  • 05/15/2023
    Students Inducted into National Honor Societies
    Hundreds of University of Scranton students were inducted into national honor societies during the 2023 spring semester.
  • 05/15/2023
    Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society
    Seventy-one Scranton students were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the national honor society for students in Jesuit colleges and universities.
  • 05/15/2023
    Student Spotlight: Eva Kurilla
    University senior talks about her World Language Department experience at Scranton and the enjoyment of foreign language conversations.
  • 05/10/2023
    Expressing Creativity and Celebrating Heritage with Henna
    University of Scranton students learned to create richly-colored designs, freehand and with stencils, at a recent 'Henna and Tea' event in celebration of Arab American Heritage Month.
  • 05/05/2023
    Students Win First and Second Place in Cyber Forensic Competition
    For third consecutive year, University of Scranton students won the national Cyber Forensic Student Competition sponsored by the DOJ.
  • 05/05/2023
    Student Recognized for Volunteer Service
    University of Scranton sophomore Taegan Mills earned the President’s Volunteer Service Award Bronze Medal.
  • 05/04/2023
    The Future of Food Analyzed with Nicole Negowetti
    Plant-based food executive calls on individuals to change eating habits and take part in reforming the food system.
  • 05/03/2023
    14th Festival of Nations Set for May 5
    The University of Scranton community will unite from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday at Dionne Green and DeNaples Patio in celebration of the ethnic and cultural diversity on campus. Rain location will be Byron Center.
  • 05/03/2023
    Student Scholars Celebrated at Scranton
    Nearly 100 students presented 80 research projects at The University of Scranton’s Celebration of Student Scholars.
  • 05/02/2023
    Earnings of Teacher Graduates Placed 8 in U.S.
    A national ranking of colleges that have produced the highest-earning early career teachers placed Scranton at No. 8 in the country.
  • 05/02/2023
    Three Alumni to Receive Honorary Degrees
    The University will bestow honorary degrees upon three alumni at its 2023 undergraduate commencement ceremony May 21.
  • 05/01/2023
    Alumnae Discuss Early Years of Coeducation at Scranton
    University hosts panel discussion with three women who were full-time students in the 1970s as part of the 50th anniversary of coeducation celebration.
  • 04/26/2023
    Club Spotlight: Asia Club Presents Holi Festival of Colors
    Asia Club Social Media Coordinator Kapil Patel ‘25, a health administration major from Wyckoff, New Jersey discusses the fun, inclusive ' home away from home' that provided him with an instant 'sense of belonging on campus'.
  • 04/26/2023
    Registration Ongoing for May 6 Student-Led Soccerfest
    Interested teams, guaranteed to play four games, must register to participate by May 2 at soccerfest.org. Students in a sports event management course led by Dr. Ovidiu Cocieru assembled the 6v6 tournament.
  • 04/26/2023
    Take Back the Night Event April 27
    Student organizer Mackenzie Longo '23, said that everyone can benefit from attending to educate themselves on how to advocate for those who have experienced interpersonal, sexual and domestic violence.
  • 04/19/2023
    Relay for Life Dunk Tank Fundraiser Event April 21
    A Dunk Tank fundraiser April 21 in support of The University of Scranton Relay for Life event is set to make a splash at the DeNaples Center Patio. Cost is $5 for three throws and all proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.
  • 04/19/2023
    James M. Murray II to Speak at 2023 Commencement
    Chief security officer for Snap, Inc., and former director of the U. S. Secret Service to deliver the principal address at Commencement.
  • 04/18/2023
    Student Government Announces Election Results
    According to election results for the 2023-2024 academic year, Karla Shaffer '24, will serve as president and Maria Stephen '25, will serve as vice president.
  • 04/12/2023
    Students Advance to FBLA National Competition
    Eight students qualified for the FBLA National Leadership Conference through strong performance at the FBLA State Leadership Conference.
  • 04/11/2023
    Mock Trial Team Inspires Friendly Competition
    Team co-captain Kathleen Wallace ‘23, said mock trial team members lift each other up no matter a mock trial’s outcome.
  • 04/05/2023
    High School Students, Teachers Comment on Language Immersion Day
    Every semester, over 50 high school students visit The University of Scranton to experience Language Immersion Day. There they receive a campus tour, attend an interactive language class and take part in Language Center activities.
  • 04/04/2023
    CLUB SPOTLIGHT: Liva Arts Company
    Amanda Lamphere '23, president of Liva Arts Company, and actor Thomas Kennedy '24, discuss the upcoming musical comedy whodunnit 'Curtains'. Performances will take place April 20 - 22 at the Royal Theater, McDade Center.
  • 03/29/2023
    Register for a Summer 2023 Course Today
    Looking ahead to summer? Scranton’s on-campus and online summer courses, at a reduced tuition rate, can help students fulfill a requirement or just get ahead.
  • 03/29/2023
    University Welcomes Over 2,000 Visitors to Campus for Preview Day
    Attendees from 361 high schools and 12 states, including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Illinois, Florida, Delaware and Connecticut, took the opportunity to participate in a Preview Day for accepted students.
  • 03/28/2023
    Senior Spotlight: Nathaniel Smith '23
    Neuroscience major Nathaniel Smith never expected to have 'a fascination with light shows'. Today, the inaugural programmer of the Class of 2020 Gateway lighting displays reflects on four years of four-story designs.
  • 03/28/2023
    Students Travel US for Spring Break Service Trips
    University of Scranton students participate in spring break service trips to Kentucky, Missouri and California.
  • 03/28/2023
    Spring Career Expo to Host 120-Plus Organizations
    More than 120 organizations will participate in The University of Scranton’s Spring Career Expo for students and alumni on March 30.
  • 03/24/2023
    Students and Faculty Present at HamSCI Workshop
    The University of Scranton students and faculty presented at the sixth annual HamSCI Workshop 2023 on March 17-18.
  • 03/21/2023
    Salary Negotiation Workshop
    Salary Negotiation Workshop helps women overcome the wage gap by training them how to properly advocate for themselves during their careers.
  • 03/20/2023
    MBA and MHA Students Present Research in Brazil
    The study abroad course also focused on social justice and cultural tours in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
  • 03/14/2023
    Students Perform at Intercollegiate Band Festival
    Four University of Scranton Performance Music students participated in the Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band Festival, March 10-12.
  • 03/13/2023
    Kuwaiti Fulbright Scholar Hosts Cultural Program
    Stations featured assorted cultural activities to provide an immersive experience.
  • 03/08/2023
    Club Spotlight: University of Scranton Men's Club Volleyball
    Conor Kellough '24 says The University of Scranton Men's Club Volleyball offers camaraderie and competition against other skilled teams.
  • 02/28/2023
    Global Insights Presents: 'Ukraine'
    A desert, majestic mountains, pink lakes and the largest ski resort in Eastern Europe can all be found in Ukraine.
  • 02/22/2023
    Multicultural Center Renovations Revealed
    Input from University students influenced the new design and expansion of the Multicultural Center in the DeNaples Center.
  • 02/20/2023
    Student Selected for Elite Leadership Program
    Scranton graduate student Charles Csaszar among just three in the world chosen to participate in a highly-selective leadership experience.
  • 02/14/2023
    Club Spotlight: Royal Signers
    Royal Signers President Julia Higgins '23, said that at weekly meetings, members learn signs related to a theme, perform songs in American Sign Language and reflect on Deaf culture in the media.
  • 02/07/2023
    University Student Teachers Begin at Area Schools
    University undergraduate and graduate education students have begun serving as student teachers at 12 local schools this semester. 
  • 02/01/2023
    Club Spotlight: University of Scranton Philosophy Society
    Philosophy Society President Tess Sinclair ‘23, shares a bit about her favorite philosopher, and discusses the value of membership from her perspective as a STEM major.
  • 01/31/2023
    Scranton Doctoral Students Win National Awards in Record Numbers
    Two University of Scranton accounting Ph.D. program students won national Institute of Internal Auditors doctoral dissertation awards.
  • 01/25/2023
    Postcards from 2023 Scranton Intersession
    University students who participated in domestic and international Intersession trips share their experiences.
  • 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.
  • 01/09/2023
    Rose Kelly Awards Presented at University
    The University recognized students and their high school teachers, who they credit for contributing to their success.
  • 01/03/2023
    University Students Receive Frank O’Hara Awards
    University of Scranton students received esteemed Frank O’Hara awards in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement.
  • 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.
  • 12/13/2022
    Actor, Producer, Writer Patrick Labyorteaux Speaks with Students
    Students of Professor Charles Cino participated in a Q and A session, via Zoom, with actor, producer, and writer Patrick Labyorteaux.
  • 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.
  • 12/06/2022
    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.
  • 11/21/2022
    Cobbinah-Dumancas Work Published in Peer-Reviewed Journal
    Research on chemometrics by MS in Chemistry graduate student, Elizabeth Cobbinah, and Associate Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Gerard Dumancas, was published in a peer-reviewed journal.
  • 11/21/2022
    Faculty-Student PILLAR Program Deadline Dec. 2
    The PILLAR Program is still accepting applications from faculty members and students for the Spring 2023 semester.
  • 11/15/2022
    Alpha Mu Gamma Language Honors Society is currently accepting applications
    The Alpha Mu Gamma Language Honors Society is currently accepting applications until Feb. 1. To apply, students must have received two consecutive grades of A or A- in language courses at the 200 level or higher and have a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • 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
    Performance Music Presents University’s Symphonic Band Nov. 12
    The free concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, downtown Scranton.
  • 11/07/2022