2009

December

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Dec 21, 2009

Former Secretary of Education for the Society of Jesus Joins Scranton as Rector

Dec 17, 2009

University of Scranton Recognizes Top Students

Dec 15, 2009

The University of Scranton Announces New Assistant Vice President for Development

The University of Scranton has named Marise Garofalo as assistant vice president for development.
Dec 15, 2009

The University of Scranton Appoints New Assistant Vice President for Finance

The University of Scranton has named Robert J. Thomas, CPA, as assistant vice president for finance. Thomas is a Certified Public Accountant and has experience in public accounting.
Dec 14, 2009

Honors Program Award Named After Professor Ellen Casey

When Ellen Miller Casey, Ph.D., arrived at The University of Scranton in 1969, she was one of just three female faculty members teaching at what was then an all-male institution. Even after her two female colleagues left the University shortly thereafter, Casey was too focused on teaching to feel out of place.
Dec 14, 2009

University Lacrosse Coach Brings Sport to Uganda

Coach Kevin Dugan understands the importance of service, especially the way it functions for The University of Scranton. His first service trip to El Salvador as part of Scranton’s International Service Program trip solidified this passion for him.
Dec 11, 2009

The University of Scranton Appoints New Assistant Vice President for Facilities Operations

The University of Scranton has appointed James Devers as the assistant vice president for facilities operations. Devers will oversee all University facilities, academic buildings and residence hall operations, grounds care and landscaping, and construction, renovations and facilities project management.
Dec 08, 2009

University of Scranton Holds Third ‘Blessing of the Books’

The University of Scranton’s Panuska College of Professional Studies held the third annual “blessing of the books” on campus recently. This year’s book collection is expected to exceed 2,000 books. Students in the Panuska College of Professional Studies will deliver the donated books to laundromats, shelters for displaced women and children, the Leahy Clinic for the Uninsured and other local agencies throughout the year
Dec 07, 2009

Clinical Liaison Nursing Program Produces Win-Win Situation

To address some of the complications associated with providing nursing students with clinical experience in an efficient and safe manner, two professors from The University of Scranton’s Nursing Department have piloted a Clinical Liaison Nursing Program with Mercy Health Partners. In conjunction with Mercy, Sharon Hudacek, Ed.D., professor of nursing, and Catherine Lovecchio, Ph.D., assistant professor of nursing, developed the pilot program, which has proven to be highly beneficial to both sides.
Dec 07, 2009

U.S. Senator Arlen Specter Visits Campus

U.S. Senator Arlen Specter Visits CampusUnited States Senator Arlen Specter held a Student Town Hall meeting at The University of Scranton’s Patrick and Margaret DeNaples Center in November. Greeting Senator Specter (second from left) upon his arrival to campus are, from left, Patrick Leahy, vice president for university relations, Robert Farrell, Esq., executive director of community relations and public safety, and University of Scranton senior Thomas J. (T.J.) Yablonski of Moscow, a political science and history double major and president of Scranton’s College Democrats.
Dec 02, 2009

University of Scranton Hosts Community Christmas Day Breakfast

Friends and family can always lend comfort in troubled times. That was the inspiration for The University of Scranton and ARAMARK to hold their first Community Christmas Day Breakfast.
Dec 02, 2009

Exercise Science Undergraduates Exposed to Unique Learning Experience

Exercise Science 229 - Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology - provides undergraduate students with basic scientific information and an understanding of human motion within the areas of anatomy and neuromuscular physiology.

November

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Nov 25, 2009

University of Scranton Celebrates International Education Week

International students introduced area elementary school children to the culture of Turkey as part of The University of Scranton's celebration of International Education Week (Nov. 16-20).
Nov 25, 2009

The University of Scranton Hosts Crime Investigation Specialist

The University of Scranton will host a presentation by Eric Piza, a geographic information system specialist from the Newark Police Department, about "GIS in Law Enforcement: A Problem Solving Analysis of the Newark Police Department." The lecture, which is open to the public free of charge, will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 2 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall.
Nov 24, 2009

Students Fill Baskets with Turkey and all the Trimmings

University of Scranton students organized a Thanksgiving Food Drive that provided turkey dinners - complete with all the trimmings - to more than 150 families in need in the local community. Scranton student Elizabeth Pulice (far right), a Pennsylvania Scholar in Service, helped organize the drive and the legion of students that assembled and delivered the baskets to the families through the university's Leahy Community Health and Family Center and the United Neighborhood Centers.
Nov 24, 2009

University of Scranton President Joins New National Trust to Advance Liberal Education

University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., has joined a new "Presidents' Trust" formed by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) to collectively make the case for liberal education and its value in today's world. The Presidents' Trust is a leadership group of 82 college presidents and chancellors within AAC&U's national initiative, Liberal Education and America's Promise (LEAP): Excellence for Everyone as a Nation Goes To College.
Nov 18, 2009

AIDS Walk supports care for area AIDS patients

More than 200 people participated in an AIDS Walk organized by The University of Scranton's Center for Health Education and Wellness to raise funds to support care of AIDS patients provided by the Scranton Temple Health Center. Presenting a check for the $2,800 the event raised are, from left, Jamie Valis, Cheri Barlow, Monica Thomas, Ph.D., Michael Hadzick, Marg Donahue, Dr. Shubhra Shetty, Jodilyn Coleman, Mary Lawhon Tirano, Sister Ruth Neely and Shirley Micnicoski.
Nov 18, 2009

Diversity Fair Showcases the Many Faces of Scranton

Students, faculty and staff learned Swahili and took salsa dance lessons while student representatives from countries including Korea, India, Thailand, Mexico and El Salvador provided cultural and geographical information and shared native artwork at the 2009 Diversity Fair. More than 200 participated in the program intended to raise awareness of diversity on Scranton's campus.
Nov 18, 2009

University of Scranton Appoints Executive Assistant and Chief of Staff to the President

The University of Scranton has named Thomas MacKinnon as the executive assistant and chief of staff to the president. MacKinnon will assist The University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., in the planning and implementation of both long and short team goals, as well as the execution of daily management priorities.
Nov 16, 2009

Faculty Member Receives Leahy Award

University of Scranton professor and chair of the Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Department John Sanko, Ed.D., (center) was awarded a Edward R. Leahy, Jr., Award for service at the annual Conference on disAbility held recently on campus. With Dr. Sanko are Barbara Wagner, D.P.T., faculty specialist, physical therapy, (left) and Debra Pellegrino, Ed.D., dean of the university's Panuska College of Professional Studies.
Nov 16, 2009

University of Scranton Photography Club Exhibit

The Hope Horn Gallery will host the second annual exhibition of The University of Scranton Photography Club from Nov. 30 to Dec 11. The exhibit, entitled "In Color," will display photographs taken by students in the photography club, and all photographs will emphasize color.
Nov 13, 2009

UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON DECEMBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Through Dec. 11 Exhibit: Scarce Books and Elegant Editions, original and rare writings by Samuel Johnson. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free. Call 941-6341.
Nov 13, 2009

University of Scranton Faculty Members Receive Award

The University of Scranton's Kania School of Management has named Rose Sebastianelli, Ph.D. and Edward Scahill, Ph.D., Alperin Teaching Fellows for 2009/10 in recognition of achievement and exceptional teaching. This award, which began in 2000, was created through the Alperin Endowment Fund.
Nov 13, 2009

University of Scranton Business Club Names Professor of the Year

Douglas M. Boyle, MBA, CPA, CMA, faculty specialist in accounting at The University of Scranton, has been chosen as the Kania School of Management (KSOM) Professor of the Year by the university's Business Club.
Nov 13, 2009

The University of Scranton's Green Initiatives Honored

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce presented The University of Scranton with the Green Practices Award for organizations with more than 100 employees and a Pride and Progress Award for New Construction at its recent Annual Membership Luncheon.
Nov 11, 2009

Remembrance of the Jesuit Martyrs Begins

As the nearly 400 in attendance filed into the Houlihan-Mclean center on Oct. 28 to hear Rev. Rodolfo Cardenal, S.J., former vice rector of the University of Central America, speak about the murder of six Jesuit priests and educators, their housekeeper and her daughter, images of the martyrs' faces standing on easels before the stage replaced any abstractions attendees had about their self-sacrifice.
Nov 10, 2009

Banners Commemorate Jesuit Martyrs

Banners placed along campus walkways are among the ways The University of Scranton will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador.
Nov 05, 2009

Public Safety Officer Wins National Scholarship

The University of Scranton Public Safety Student Officer Jessica A. Williams was one of only three in the nation to receive a scholarship from the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The award is given in recognition of her academic ability, leadership and dedication to campus safety.
Nov 05, 2009

Best-selling, Investigative Author Discusses Corporate Complicity in the Holocaust

The Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute and the Holocaust Education Resource Center of the Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania will present an exclusive event with an award-winning author. On Nov. 19, Edwin Black will discuss "Corporate Complicity in the Holocaust - the Nazi Nexus," at 7 p.m. in the Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall. The lecture is open to the public, free of charge.
Nov 04, 2009

Scranton Starts Coat Drive

Members of The University of Scranton's Alpha Lambda Delta (The National Honor Society of Freshmen) and volunteers from the university's Community Outreach Office, gather to prepare for a coat drive they are running in November.
Nov 04, 2009

Students Organize City Sweep

Organizers of the University of Scranton's semi-annual Street Sweep pause for a photo after cleaning the streets in the hill section area of the city that surrounds campus.
Nov 03, 2009

The Mental Athlete Discussed at Scranton

Kay Porter, Ph.D., is a name most psychology students would recognize from a class textbook, "The Mental Athlete: Inner Training for Peak Performance."

October

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Nov 03, 2009

Faculty Member Wins Nursing Education Award

The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA) presented Marian L. Farrell, Ph.D., professor of nursing at The University of Scranton, with its 2009 Nursing Education Award. This prestigious award recognizes a member of PSNA who contributes to the advancement of nursing education and demonstrates strength of character, commitment and competence. The recipient is selected by peer members of the association.
Nov 02, 2009

Xbox Project Provides Eye-Opening Experience for University Students

The classroom moved into the real-world for a group of University of Scranton electrical engineering students who reconfigured an XBOX to meet the physical capabilities of a 15-year-old boy with a spinal cord injury
Oct 29, 2009

University Students Earn Service Awards

Thirteen University of Scranton students have been awarded the Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania Award. This award honors those vowing to complete 450 hours of individual service in the community throughout the calendar year.
Oct 28, 2009

Six Named to Board of Trustees at The University of Scranton

The University of Scranton has named six individuals to its Board of Trustees: Marie A. George, Ph.D., Radnor; Joseph J. Kadow, Esq., '78, Tampa, Fla.; Lawrence Lynch, CPA, '81, Princeton, N.J.; Rev. Ryan Maher, S.J., Washington, D.C.; Joseph T. Sebastianelli, Esq., '68, Sea Girt, N.J.; and Joseph Sorbera, Staten Island, N.Y.
Oct 27, 2009

Award-winning Author to Speak at The University of Scranton

Bestselling author William Bernhardt, a former trial lawyer known for his mastery of the courtroom drama, will receive the Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award at a reception at The University of Scranton on Nov. 14. The award ceremony will be held in the fourth-floor McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center beginning at 5 p.m. Reservations are required to attend.
Oct 27, 2009

Human Trafficking Discussed at Jesuit Honor Society Lecture

The American Public Media's Marketplace explains that human trafficking "is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world," worth over $32 billion in both the "sale" of victims and the value of their exploited labor. This practice today, known as human slave trade, involves every country in the world including the United States, with nearly 17,000 people being brought here each year and forced to work as slaves.
Oct 23, 2009

Film Festival Commemorates 20th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall

The University of Scranton will host a German Film Festival to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The festival, which is free of charge and open to the public, begins on Nov. 9.
Oct 23, 2009

University of Scranton Professor Recruiting Subjects

Volunteers are needed for a study on body chemistry, measuring the effect of consuming one medium potato at lunch and dinner. Volunteers must be between the ages of 18 and 65 and have elevated blood pressure, but not be taking any prescription drugs, supplements or vitamins.
Oct 23, 2009

Scranton Plans to Remember Jesuit Martyrs

The University of Scranton will remember the lives, mission and brutal murder of six Jesuit priests and educators, their housekeeper and her daughter that occurred in El Salvador twenty years ago. The University is planning a series of events to mark the 20th anniversary of their martyrdom and to further our understanding of the relevance of their lives and deaths.
Oct 22, 2009

Law, Medical and Graduate School Fair Planned for Area Residents

More than 30 institutions will participate in The University of Scranton's annual Law/Medical/Graduate School Fair on Oct. 28. The fair, open to students from area colleges and area residents, will be held from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center. Hosted by Scranton's Office of Career Services, the fair is free of charge.
Oct 22, 2009

Internationally Acclaimed Spouses to Perform at Scranton

Internationally celebrated cellist Mark Kosower and pianist Jee-Won Oh will once again perform together at The University of Scranton on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at 3 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center (Mulberry Street at Jefferson Avenue). Admission is free and the concert is open to the public.
Oct 22, 2009

University Dedicates Rev. Bernard R. McIlhenny Ballroom

More than 400 people gathered in the Patrick and Margaret DeNaples Center recently for the dedication of the Rev. Bernard R. McIlhenny, S.J., Ballroom.
Oct 21, 2009

Scranton Listed Among the Nation's Top Producers of Fulbright Students

The University of Scranton tied for second place among Master's Institutions in the nation for producing Fulbright fellowships. The list of colleges ranked as the nation's Top Producers of Fulbright Students was published in Oct. 18, 2009, issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education. This is the fifth consecutive year Scranton has made this elite ranking.
Oct 21, 2009

The University of Scranton Sets Open House Dates

The University of Scranton will host two Open House events for prospective students and their families on Oct. 25 and Nov. 8, 2009.
Oct 15, 2009

Scranton Makes National Honor Roll for University Civic Partnerships

The University of Scranton is among just 140 institutions in the nation recognized in a "Survey of Best College and University Civic Partnerships." Scranton is one of 12 colleges in Pennsylvania and one of just seven Jesuit universities in the nation listed as good-neighbor colleges.
Oct 15, 2009

Scranton Prepares for Open Houses

University of Scranton Royal Ambassadors gather in the Estate to help prepare for the Jesuit school's Open Houses on Sunday, Oct. 25, and Sunday, Nov. 8.
Oct 15, 2009

Nurses Impact on Quality of Patient Care Examined

Nurses Impact on Quality, a one-day professional development program, will be offered on November 6 at The University of Scranton beginning at 8 a.m.
Oct 13, 2009

Art Showcases American Life at Gallery Exhibit

For Patrick W. Costello, important papers and documents could be works of art.
Oct 13, 2009

Schemel Forum Fall Luncheon Series

The University of Scranton's Schemel Forum launched a five-part luncheon series, entitled Insights into World Affairs: Past Present and Future, that features distinguished speakers discussing topics that range from the art and history of the Holocaust to Obama's Foreign Policy.
Oct 13, 2009

The University of Scranton Awards Presidential Scholarships

The University of Scranton has awarded 16 freshman full-tuition Presidential Scholarships for 2009-2010.
Oct 13, 2009

Beauty and Elegance in Physics Discussed by Nobel Laureate

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann, Ph.D., will discuss why beauty and elegance are successful criteria for choosing fundamental physical theory at the annual Harry Mullin, M.D., Lecture at The University of Scranton on Oct. 15. The lecture, presented free of charge and open to the public, begins at 8 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center.
Oct 08, 2009

Acclaimed Artists Set to Perform At Scranton

Accomplished jazz musicians Warren Vache, cornetist, and Frank Vignola, guitarist, will perform together at The University of Scranton on Friday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center (Mulberry St. at Jefferson Ave.). Admission is free and the concert is open to the public.
Oct 07, 2009

The University of Scranton Listed Among Nation's Best Business Schools

The Princeton Review has named The University of Scranton's Kania School of Management among the best business graduate schools in the country for the fifth consecutive year. The 10th edition of Princeton Review's Best 301 Business Schools published on Oct. 6, 2009.

September

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Sep 30, 2009

The University of Scranton Celebrates the 300th Birthday of Samuel Johnson

The University of Scranton's Weinberg Memorial Library is one of the select rare-book libraries in the United States to feature original and rare writings by Samuel Johnson in celebration of the 300th anniversary of his birth.
Sep 28, 2009

The University of Scranton Names New Faculty Members

The University has appointed the following 32 full-time faculty members for the 2009-2010 academic year, according to Harold W. Baillie, Ph.D., provost and vice president for Academic Affairs.
Sep 28, 2009

Judges to Discuss Church v. State at Special Schemel Forum Class

The University of Scranton's Schemel Forum will host a special session of its course on the separation of church and state.
Sep 24, 2009

Scranton Takes Largest School Team Award at Race for the Cure

More than 180 University of Scranton students, faculty, staff, family and friends participated the 17th Annual NEPA Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on September 12.
Sep 24, 2009

Interdependence, Legal Bank Robbery, DNA Intrigue and Globalization Discussed in a Day at the University

The more than 100 people who attended the Schemel Forum's University for a Day program learned that "The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Run it." The lecture, by University of Scranton Sociology/Criminal Justice Professor David Friedrichs was one of four lectures given by distinguished professors on September 12 in the DeNaples Center.
Sep 24, 2009

Scranton Audience Listens and Learns Interdependence

The roughly 100 people in attendance did much more than listen at the Houlihan-McLean Center on September 16 during The University of Scranton's celebration of Interdependence Day.
Sep 24, 2009

Grant Supports Scranton’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program in Rural Areas

The Nursing Department at The University of Scranton has received a three-year Advanced Education Nursing Grant of $345,000 from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for its Family Nurse Practitioner Program.
Sep 22, 2009

Scranton SBDC Agribusiness Program Receives State Star Award

The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center's (SBDC) Agribusiness and Food Specialty Program was among the just 63 centers in the country, and the only center in Pennsylvania, to receive the national Association of Small Business Development Centers' 2009 State Star Award. The award, given to centers demonstrating exemplary performance and a strong commitment to small business, was presented at a reception on September 17 in Orlando, Fla., in conjunction with the organization's 29th Annual Conference.
Sep 22, 2009

The University of Scranton Announces New Program Coordinator

The University of Scranton has appointed Tashika Smith as program coordinator in the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Smith's responsibilities include enhancing multicultural awareness and education among students, faculty and staff. She will be responsible for facilitating programs and workshops focusing on cultural awareness and differences.
Sep 21, 2009

Ann and Leo Moskovitz to Receive the 2009 McGowan Cornerstone Award

Ann and Leo Moskovitz will receive the 2009 Andrew J. McGowan Cornerstone Award at the third annual dinner, which will be held on Friday, Oct. 30, at The University of Scranton. The award recognizes regional community leaders who most reflect the late Monsignor McGowan's legacy of spirit, leadership and service.
Sep 21, 2009

The University of Scranton Honors Longtime Faculty Member

Linda Ledford-Miller, Ph.D., chair and professor of world languages and cultures at The University of Scranton, was awarded the John L. Earl III Award for service to the university, the faculty, and the wider community. This award is presented annually to a member of the university community who demonstrates the spirit of generosity and dedication that the late Dr. John Earl, a distinguished professor of history, exemplified during his years at Scranton from 1964 to 1996
Sep 18, 2009

‘Most Clever Man in the World' to Talk at Scranton

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann, Ph.D., who earned the prestigious award in 1969 for his work on the theory of elementary particles, will deliver the annual Harry Mullin, M.D., Lecture at The University of Scranton on Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m., in the Houlihan-McLean Center.
Sep 18, 2009

Acclaimed Jazz Artist to Perform at Scranton

Performance Music at The University of Scranton will present The Wycliffe Gordon Quintet In Concert on Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center. The concert is free and open to the public.
Sep 17, 2009

Economist to Discuss When Bubbles Matter at The University of Scranton

J. Bradford DeLong, Ph.D., will discuss "Macroeconomic Policy When Bubbles Matter" at The University of Scranton's 24th annual Henry George Lecture on Tuesday, September 22. Funded by a grant from the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, the lecture will be presented to the public free of charge at 7:30 p.m. in the fourth floor Rev. Bernard McIlhenny, S.J., Ballroom of the Patrick & Margaret DeNaples Center at The University of Scranton.
Sep 11, 2009

New Titles Published by The University of Scranton Press

J. Bradford DeLong, Ph.D., will discuss "Macroeconomic Policy When Bubbles Matter" at The University of Scranton's 24th annual Henry George Lecture on Tuesday, September 22. Funded by a grant from the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, the lecture will be presented to the public free of charge at 7:30 p.m. in the fourth floor Rev. Bernard McIlhenny, S.J., Ballroom of the Patrick & Margaret DeNaples Center at The University of Scranton.
Sep 10, 2009

Non-profit Organizations Seeking Volunteers Needed

The University of Scranton's Community Outreach Office is looking for local non-profit organizations in need of volunteers.
Sep 10, 2009

Award-winning Author to Speak at The University of Scranton

The University of Scranton's Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library will present this year's Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award to William Bernhardt for his prolific and varied writing career.

August

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Sep 03, 2009

Scenic Scranton Packaged for Display at Gallery Exhibit

Most people recognize the Statue of Liberty, the Washington Monument and Mount Rushmore as well-known sites in the United States. Andrés Alvarez, an artist from Medellin, Columbia, sought a different view of American culture and landscape. His new collection of mixed media paintings, which will be on display at The University of Scranton's Hope Horn Gallery beginning Sept. 14, portrays places like Scranton's Nay Aug Park as the quintessential America.
Sep 01, 2009

University of Scranton Awards President’s Fellowships to Students

Eight University of Scranton students were awarded a President’s Fellowship for Summer Research for 2009.
Sep 01, 2009

Research Studies Effects of Smartphone on Information Literacy

When Kristen Yarmey-Tylutki bought an iPhone this spring, it wasn’t because she wanted a touchscreen, a built-in iPod or even advanced Internet features on her phone. Rather, the assistant professor and digital services librarian at The University of Scranton bought the phone as part of a research project she is conducting about the effects of smartphones on the ways that college students find, access and use information.
Aug 31, 2009

Sixteen Receive Faculty Promotions

University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., Ph.D., has announced 16 faculty promotions, including tenure decisions, effective at the beginning of the 2009-2010 academic year.
Aug 31, 2009

Interdependence Day Performance At Scranton

On Wednesday, September 16, in celebration of Interdependence Day, The University of Scranton will present a special musical event entitled "All You Have To Do Is Listen." The presentation features internationally renowned composer, commentator, author and conductor Rob Kapilow, along with Magdalyn E. Boga, soprano, and The University of Scranton Concert Choir. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan McLean Center (corner of Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue), and is presented by Scranton's Department of Performance Music with support from the Office of the Provost and the Office of Equity and Diversity. Admission is free and open to the public.
Aug 25, 2009

Overflow Crowd Welcomes Class of 2013 at Convocation

An overflow crowd of more than 2,000 parents and families joined with members of The University of Scranton community to welcome formally the largest incoming undergraduate class in the Jesuit school's history at the New Student Convocation on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Byron Recreation Complex.
Aug 21, 2009

Incoming Class Sets Numerous Records at Scranton

The University of Scranton's incoming class is one for the record books.
Aug 20, 2009

Scranton Scores Strongly in U.S. News Rankings

U.S. News & World Report recognized The University of Scranton in four rankings in its 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges, including a new ranking of just 80 schools in the nation hailed for a "Strong Commitment to Teaching."
Aug 19, 2009

Schemel Forum Advisory Committee

The University of Scranton Schemel Forum's Advisory Committee met recently to plan for the fall schedule that includes three courses, a luncheon lecture series and the second annual University for a Day program.
Aug 19, 2009

Foreign Languages Professor Receives Prestigious Fulbright

Joseph Wilson, Ph.D., professor of world languages and cultures at The University of Scranton, has been awarded a one-year faculty Fulbright to Kazakhstan in Central Asia beginning in the fall. This is the second faculty Fulbright for Dr. Wilson, whose first Fulbright took him to Albania in 2003.
Aug 19, 2009

Research on Antioxidants Found in Snack Foods and Cereal Presented

University of Scranton Chemistry Professor Joe Vinson, Ph.D., presented research on the amount of healthful antioxidant substances, called polyphenols, found in snack foods and whole grain cereals at the 238th annual national meeting of the American Chemical Society, which took place this week in Washington D.C.
Aug 19, 2009

More National Recognition for Scranton

The University of Scranton is among America's Best Colleges and among those deemed most friendly to the military according to two national online listings published recently.
Aug 17, 2009

Fall Exhibits, Plays, Performances and Programs

Sept. 5 8:30 p.m. The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble will perform at La Festa Italiana, Court House Square, Scranton. Call 941-7624.
Aug 17, 2009

University of Scranton President's Business Council to Honor John A. Walsh

The University of Scranton President's Business Council will present John A. Walsh, executive vice president and executive editor of ESPN, Inc., with the President's Medal. The award is given to recognize individuals who have achieved excellence in their fields and who have demonstrated extraordinary compassion for others.
Aug 10, 2009

University Student Rides Office Fan Craze

The University of Scranton President's Business Council will present John A. Walsh, executive vice president and executive editor of ESPN, Inc., with the President's Medal. The award is given to recognize individuals who have achieved excellence in their fields and who have demonstrated extraordinary compassion for others.
Aug 10, 2009

Bestselling Author to Be Honored at New Student Convocation

The University of Scranton President's Business Council will present John A. Walsh, executive vice president and executive editor of ESPN, Inc., with the President's Medal. The award is given to recognize individuals who have achieved excellence in their fields and who have demonstrated extraordinary compassion for others.
Aug 07, 2009

Schemel Forum Fall Schedule

The University of Scranton President's Business Council will present John A. Walsh, executive vice president and executive editor of ESPN, Inc., with the President's Medal. The award is given to recognize individuals who have achieved excellence in their fields and who have demonstrated extraordinary compassion for others.
Aug 07, 2009

University of Success Opening

The University of Scranton President's Business Council will present John A. Walsh, executive vice president and executive editor of ESPN, Inc., with the President's Medal. The award is given to recognize individuals who have achieved excellence in their fields and who have demonstrated extraordinary compassion for others.

July

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Aug 05, 2009

Faculty Awarded Summer Research Grants

The University of Scranton President's Business Council will present John A. Walsh, executive vice president and executive editor of ESPN, Inc., with the President's Medal. The award is given to recognize individuals who have achieved excellence in their fields and who have demonstrated extraordinary compassion for others.
Jul 29, 2009

Scranton Listed Among Nation's Best 371 Colleges

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Jul 24, 2009

Residents Can Experience University for a Day

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Jul 24, 2009

Alumni Plan Golf Outing

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Jul 20, 2009

Green Living Designed by Seventh Graders

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Jul 20, 2009

Workshop Slated for Youth Soccer Coaches

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Jul 20, 2009

Memorandum of Understanding Signed

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Jul 15, 2009

Scranton's Mulberry Street Improvement Project Plan Submitted to City Council

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Jul 07, 2009

University of Scranton Recognizes Distinguished Alumni

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Jul 07, 2009

Conference on Disability set at the University of Scranton

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.

June

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Jul 07, 2009

Physical Therapy Students Raise Funds for Hope for Haiti

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Jun 30, 2009

Scranton's First DPT International Graduate

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Jun 30, 2009

Graduates Commissioned at Scranton

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Jun 26, 2009

Handbell Concerts Slated at The University of Scranton

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Jun 26, 2009

Local Student Receives Award from American Chemical Society

The University of Scranton is one of the best colleges in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. Scranton is among the elite schools profiled in the 2010 edition of the "The Best 371 Colleges" guidebook, which hit bookstores on July 28, 2009. This is the eighth consecutive year that The University of Scranton has made Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Jun 25, 2009

Dean's LIst Spring 2009

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
Jun 19, 2009

Three University of Scranton Graduates Earn Fulbright Fellowships

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
Jun 18, 2009

University of Scranton Participates in Veterans Education Program

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
Jun 18, 2009

Six Centuries of Teaching Excellence

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
Jun 11, 2009

Schemel Forum Presents National Issues Forum

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.

May

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Jun 01, 2009

Outstanding Graduates of Class of 2009 Recognized

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
Jun 01, 2009

Follett and University of Scranton Celebrate 40 Year Partnership

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
Jun 01, 2009

Quick Facts: University of Scranton Commencement 2009

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
Jun 01, 2009

The University of Scranton Confers Graduate Degrees

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
Jun 01, 2009

The University of Scranton Conducts Undergraduate Commencement

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
May 27, 2009

Scranton SIFE Team Advances to National Competition

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
May 27, 2009

Follett Contributes to University of Scranton Capital Campaign

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
May 26, 2009

Scranton Funds New Fence for Connell Park

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
May 22, 2009

Grant Funds Solar-Powered Energy System on Madison Avenue

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
May 20, 2009

University of Scranton Commencement 2009

A total of 1,345 students were named to the The University of Scranton Dean’s List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2009 spring semester.
May 18, 2009

Unified Science Center Quick Facts

Unified science center Quick Facts Total Square Footage: approximately 200,000 Square Footage of New Construction: approximately 150,000 Square Footage of Renovation: approximately 50,000 Number of Floors: four Groundbreaking: May 14, 2009
May 15, 2009

Science Center Committee

he University of Scranton has planned for its new unified science center for a decade. The center was announced on May 14 at a groundbreaking ceremony. Formed in 1999, the Science Education Committee includes faculty from Scranton’s science technology, engineering and mathematics fields. The group was charged with identifying ways to enhance classroom and laboratory teaching and instruction in the major science programs and general education science courses. As planning matured, chairpersons from the science, technology, engineering and mathematics departments joined the committee, which was renamed The Science Facility Development Committee.
May 15, 2009

University Breaks Ground on New Science Center

"Unified Science Center"" PreMed Program""LEED Certification""Science Education"
May 13, 2009

Seven Students Put in a Combined 3,000 Hours of Community Service

"Unified Science Center"" PreMed Program""LEED Certification""Science Education"
May 13, 2009

Four to Receive Honorary Degrees from Scranton

"Unified Science Center"" PreMed Program""LEED Certification""Science Education"
May 11, 2009

Wyoming Seminary/PAI Civic Symphony Orchestra to Perform at Scranton

The Wyoming Seminary/PAI Civic Symphony Orchestra will close its ninth season of performances with a concert on Tuesday, May 12, at 7:30 pm in the Houlihan-McLean Center on the campus of The University of Scranton. The event is free and open to the public.
May 11, 2009

Twelve to Receive O'Hara Award

Twelve individuals will be presented with the 2009 Frank O’Hara Award during The University of Scranton’s Alumni Reunion Weekend, which will take place June 12-14 on campus. The O’Hara Award is the highest award bestowed jointly by the university and the Alumni Society for outstanding achievements in a particular field or endeavor. This year’s honorees and the categories for which they will receive their award are:

April

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May 11, 2009

University of Scranton Student Makes USA TODAY’s National Academic Team

Coral Stredny, a biochemistry major at The University of Scranton, has been named among the nation’s 60 brightest college students in USA TODAY’s 2009 ALL-USA College Academic Teams. The elite group of students, named to three academic teams, represents some of the nation’s most prestigious schools including Harvard, Yale and the U.S. Naval Academy. The teams are listed in the April 29 edition of USA TODAY. Stredny is on the third team.
May 05, 2009

Jewish Life in Small Town America to be Topic at University of Scranton Lecture

Coral Stredny, a biochemistry major at The University of Scranton, has been named among the nation’s 60 brightest college students in USA TODAY’s 2009 ALL-USA College Academic Teams. The elite group of students, named to three academic teams, represents some of the nation’s most prestigious schools including Harvard, Yale and the U.S. Naval Academy. The teams are listed in the April 29 edition of USA TODAY. Stredny is on the third team.
May 05, 2009

University Partners with Moses Taylor for Georgian Initiative

Coral Stredny, a biochemistry major at The University of Scranton, has been named among the nation’s 60 brightest college students in USA TODAY’s 2009 ALL-USA College Academic Teams. The elite group of students, named to three academic teams, represents some of the nation’s most prestigious schools including Harvard, Yale and the U.S. Naval Academy. The teams are listed in the April 29 edition of USA TODAY. Stredny is on the third team.
May 04, 2009

DeNaples Center Receives Certification

Coral Stredny, a biochemistry major at The University of Scranton, has been named among the nation’s 60 brightest college students in USA TODAY’s 2009 ALL-USA College Academic Teams. The elite group of students, named to three academic teams, represents some of the nation’s most prestigious schools including Harvard, Yale and the U.S. Naval Academy. The teams are listed in the April 29 edition of USA TODAY. Stredny is on the third team.
Apr 23, 2009

University of Scranton May Calendar of Events

Through May 8 Exhibit: 23rd Annual Juried Student Exhibit, Hope Horn Gallery. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214. May 1 6 p.m. 23rd Annual Juried Student Exhibit reception and awards. Hyland Hall, Hope Horn Gallery. Free. Call 941-4214. May 1 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. University of Scranton Players present The Seagull, by Anton Chekov, translated by Michael Flynn. McDade Center for Performing Arts. Ticket prices vary. Call 941-4318
Apr 22, 2009

Student Becomes Scranton's Seventh Goldwater Scholar in Seven Years

Through May 8 Exhibit: 23rd Annual Juried Student Exhibit, Hope Horn Gallery. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214. May 1 6 p.m. 23rd Annual Juried Student Exhibit reception and awards. Hyland Hall, Hope Horn Gallery. Free. Call 941-4214. May 1 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. University of Scranton Players present The Seagull, by Anton Chekov, translated by Michael Flynn. McDade Center for Performing Arts. Ticket prices vary. Call 941-4318
Apr 22, 2009

Scranton Celebrates 26th World Premiere Performance

Through May 8 Exhibit: 23rd Annual Juried Student Exhibit, Hope Horn Gallery. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214. May 1 6 p.m. 23rd Annual Juried Student Exhibit reception and awards. Hyland Hall, Hope Horn Gallery. Free. Call 941-4214. May 1 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. University of Scranton Players present The Seagull, by Anton Chekov, translated by Michael Flynn. McDade Center for Performing Arts. Ticket prices vary. Call 941-4318
Apr 15, 2009

Columbia University Organist to Perform at The University of Scranton

Through May 8 Exhibit: 23rd Annual Juried Student Exhibit, Hope Horn Gallery. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214. May 1 6 p.m. 23rd Annual Juried Student Exhibit reception and awards. Hyland Hall, Hope Horn Gallery. Free. Call 941-4214. May 1 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. University of Scranton Players present The Seagull, by Anton Chekov, translated by Michael Flynn. McDade Center for Performing Arts. Ticket prices vary. Call 941-4318
Apr 14, 2009

Scranton Names CASE Professor of the Year

The University of Scranton named William V. Rowe, Ph.D., professor of philosophy, its CASE Professor of the Year in recognition of his outstanding performance as a member of the faculty.
Apr 14, 2009

Grant Funds Alperin Center Renovations

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Apr 09, 2009

Classical Music Conductor, Composer to Deliver Commencement Address

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Apr 09, 2009

Integration Bee Helps High School Students Prepare for AP Test

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Apr 09, 2009

Immigration Paradox Discussed at Scranton's Spring Henry George Lecture

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Apr 09, 2009

String Orchestra to Perform

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Apr 09, 2009

Scranton Businesses Showcase Green Products During Earth Week 2009

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Apr 03, 2009

Sustainability Lessons Lead Scranton's Earth Week Events

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Apr 03, 2009

Symposium Will Explore Challenges of Health Care Reform

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.

March

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Mar 25, 2009

Internationally Renowned Soprano, Harpsichordist to Perform at Scranton

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Mar 25, 2009

Sustainability Lessons Lead Scranton's Earth Week Events

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Mar 25, 2009

Information Sessions Set for Graduate and Undergraduate Adult Programs

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Mar 25, 2009

Scranton's MBA Program Ranked Among Top 15 in Nation

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Mar 19, 2009

Students Win Nurse Challenge

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Mar 19, 2009

Two to Receive Ignatian Awards from the University of Scranton

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Mar 19, 2009

Diehl, Farinacci Perform at Scranton

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Mar 19, 2009

University Students and Faculty Work to Reconfigure XBOX for Disabled Teen

Using funds from a $250,000 grant received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, the University’s Kania School of Management recently completed the third phase of development of its Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center, which was dedicated in 2008.
Mar 17, 2009

Businesses Can Showcase Green Efforts During Earth Week Events in City

Businesses interested in promoting their environmentally friendly products or initiatives will be able to do so at two events planned for Earth Week in Scranton.
Mar 17, 2009

Medical Alumni Symposium At The University of Scranton

In order to help keep medical professionals abreast of recent advancements in their field, The Medical Alumni Council of The University of Scranton Alumni Society will present a Medical Alumni Symposium on March 28 in Brennan Hall on campus. The symposium, designed for physicians, dentists and medical school students, is not limited to University of Scranton alumni.
Mar 12, 2009

University of Scranton Yearbooks Now Online

In order to help keep medical professionals abreast of recent advancements in their field, The Medical Alumni Council of The University of Scranton Alumni Society will present a Medical Alumni Symposium on March 28 in Brennan Hall on campus. The symposium, designed for physicians, dentists and medical school students, is not limited to University of Scranton alumni.
Mar 12, 2009

Area High School Students to Compete at Kane Competition

In order to help keep medical professionals abreast of recent advancements in their field, The Medical Alumni Council of The University of Scranton Alumni Society will present a Medical Alumni Symposium on March 28 in Brennan Hall on campus. The symposium, designed for physicians, dentists and medical school students, is not limited to University of Scranton alumni.
Mar 12, 2009

College Mentoring Pilot Program for Female High School Students Begins at Scranton

In order to help keep medical professionals abreast of recent advancements in their field, The Medical Alumni Council of The University of Scranton Alumni Society will present a Medical Alumni Symposium on March 28 in Brennan Hall on campus. The symposium, designed for physicians, dentists and medical school students, is not limited to University of Scranton alumni.
Mar 11, 2009

PNC Breakfast

In order to help keep medical professionals abreast of recent advancements in their field, The Medical Alumni Council of The University of Scranton Alumni Society will present a Medical Alumni Symposium on March 28 in Brennan Hall on campus. The symposium, designed for physicians, dentists and medical school students, is not limited to University of Scranton alumni.
Mar 11, 2009

Students Named to "Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges"

In order to help keep medical professionals abreast of recent advancements in their field, The Medical Alumni Council of The University of Scranton Alumni Society will present a Medical Alumni Symposium on March 28 in Brennan Hall on campus. The symposium, designed for physicians, dentists and medical school students, is not limited to University of Scranton alumni.
Mar 05, 2009

Volunteers and Donations Sought for Weinberg Memorial Library Book & Plant Sale

In order to help keep medical professionals abreast of recent advancements in their field, The Medical Alumni Council of The University of Scranton Alumni Society will present a Medical Alumni Symposium on March 28 in Brennan Hall on campus. The symposium, designed for physicians, dentists and medical school students, is not limited to University of Scranton alumni.
Mar 05, 2009

Players Meet Playwright

In order to help keep medical professionals abreast of recent advancements in their field, The Medical Alumni Council of The University of Scranton Alumni Society will present a Medical Alumni Symposium on March 28 in Brennan Hall on campus. The symposium, designed for physicians, dentists and medical school students, is not limited to University of Scranton alumni.
Mar 05, 2009

Schemel Forum Announces Luncheon Series, Concert

In order to help keep medical professionals abreast of recent advancements in their field, The Medical Alumni Council of The University of Scranton Alumni Society will present a Medical Alumni Symposium on March 28 in Brennan Hall on campus. The symposium, designed for physicians, dentists and medical school students, is not limited to University of Scranton alumni.
Feb 18, 2009

UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON MARCH CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Through Mar. 22 “Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation” national tour exhibition. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 941-6341.

February

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Feb 25, 2009

Ad Campaign Featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education

The University of Scranton is running a series of three full-page ads in The Chronicle of Higher Education beginning Friday, February 27. Check The Chronicle beginning February 27 to view the ads.
Feb 25, 2009

Exhibit Shows Work of Architect Who Helped to “Build Scranton”

The University of Scranton’s Hope Horn Gallery at Hyland Hall will exhibit the work of George M.D. Lewis, the architect who shaped the face of Scranton as we know it, beginning Friday, Mar. 6, with a lecture by Josephine M. Dunn, Ph.D., associate professor of art history at Scranton.
Feb 18, 2009

University of Scranton Events Week of Feb 22

Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. The University of Scranton Performance Music presents the Inaugural Gene Yevich Memorial Jazz Concert, sponsored by David and Janet Wenzel, featuring David Ostwald’s Gully Low Jazz band with Wycliffe Gordon. Free. Houlihan-McLean Center. Call 941-7624.
Feb 18, 2009

University of Scranton Participates in National Sportsmanship Day.

The model of good sportsmanship and sports education will be celebrated at events on Mar. 3, as The University of Scranton participates in the 19th annual National Sportsmanship Day.
Feb 09, 2009

Free Financial Aid Application Assistance Offered to Area Residents

The model of good sportsmanship and sports education will be celebrated at events on Mar. 3, as The University of Scranton participates in the 19th annual National Sportsmanship Day.
Feb 06, 2009

Students and Teachers Receive Rose Kelly Awards

Students at The University of Scranton and their high school teachers that they credit for contributing to their success were recognized at the Rose Kelly Awards ceremony, held recently on campus.
Feb 04, 2009

Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Dinner Planned at The University of Scranton

The University of Scranton will host the 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Rose Room of Brennan Hall on campus.
Feb 04, 2009

The University of Scranton Sponsors Second Conference on Women and History in NEPA

“Women and Social Movements in U.S. Women’s History” will be the keynote topic presented at the Second Biennial Conference on Women and History in Northeastern Pennsylvania, which will take place at The University of Scranton on Saturday, March 14, 2009. The conference will take place on the fifth floor of Brennan Hall on campus. It is open to the public.

January

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Feb 05, 2009

University of Scranton to Host Theatrical Work Celebrating African-American Women

“Women and Social Movements in U.S. Women’s History” will be the keynote topic presented at the Second Biennial Conference on Women and History in Northeastern Pennsylvania, which will take place at The University of Scranton on Saturday, March 14, 2009. The conference will take place on the fifth floor of Brennan Hall on campus. It is open to the public.
Feb 05, 2009

The University of Scranton Announces Spring 2009 Events

“Women and Social Movements in U.S. Women’s History” will be the keynote topic presented at the Second Biennial Conference on Women and History in Northeastern Pennsylvania, which will take place at The University of Scranton on Saturday, March 14, 2009. The conference will take place on the fifth floor of Brennan Hall on campus. It is open to the public.
Jan 29, 2009

Free Income Tax Assistance Service Being Offered at the University of Scranton

Accounting students from The University of Scranton will assist local residents with their tax returns as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program beginning Feb. 10. The service, offered for more than 20 years, is free for clients with low and moderate incomes who need help with their basic tax returns. Students will assist residents both on campus and at several locations in Lackawanna county.
Jan 26, 2009

Basketball Coach Mike Strong Records Career Win 700

Accounting students from The University of Scranton will assist local residents with their tax returns as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program beginning Feb. 10. The service, offered for more than 20 years, is free for clients with low and moderate incomes who need help with their basic tax returns. Students will assist residents both on campus and at several locations in Lackawanna county.
Jan 26, 2009

Grammy Award Winner to Present "Love Songs" at the University of Scranton

Musician and Grammy award winner Loren Schoenberg, accompanied by The National Jazz Museum in Harlem All-Stars, will return to The University of Scranton to perform “Love Songs” in concert on Sunday, Feb. 15. The event will begin at 2 p.m. in the university’s Houlihan-McLean Center, Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street. Admission is free and open to the public.
Jan 21, 2009

Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at the University of Scranton

Students at The University of Scranton were recognized for outstanding academic achievement at an awards ceremony held recently on campus.
Jan 16, 2009

UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON FEBRUARY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

February calendar of events
Jan 16, 2009

University of Scranton Nationally Recognized for Community Engagement

February calendar of events
Jan 14, 2009

National Survey of Student Engagement Shows Strong Performance by Scranton

According to the 2008 report issued by National Survey of Student Engagement, The University of Scranton performed better than the national average of 722 participating colleges, as well as the averages for participating master’s level institutions, in nearly every category measured to estimate the effectiveness of student learning.
Jan 14, 2009

Events Mark National Sportsmanship Day

Ask Jack O’Malley, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology and chair of the steering committee of The University of Scranton’s Bochicchio Sport Character Initiative, how he defines sportsmanship and he’ll tell you that it’s “a blend of cooperation and competition.”
Jan 14, 2009

Scranton to host exhibit of Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation

The University of Scranton will be among the select group of schools chosen to display “Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation,” a national traveling exhibition that focuses on Lincoln’s quest to restore a Union divided by Civil War. The exhibit of reproductions of rare historical documents and photographs shows how Lincoln’s beliefs about freeing the slaves were transformed by war-time developments.
Jan 08, 2009

Donations and Volunteers Sought for Book Sale

The University of Scranton’s Weinberg Memorial Library is seeking volunteers and accepting book and tag sale donations for its annual spring book and plant sale on Apr. 25 and 26.
Jan 08, 2009

Internet2 Symposium Set at University of Scranton

The University of Scranton will host an Internet2 Symposium and User Group Meeting on Jan. 22, 2009, to demonstrate applications for the high-speed research and education network.
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