March 2010

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March 1, 2010

University of Scranton continues National Sportsmanship Day celebrations

In celebration of the 20th annual National Sportsmanship Day, The University of Scranton will host class of 1993 alumnus Matt Davidson, Ph.D., an expert on character education, executive director of the Institute for Excellence and Ethics, and former Royals lacrosse player, during a PIAA-sponsored workshop Wednesday, March 10, in the McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center on campus.

March 29, 2010

Homily from Mass to Celebrate the Life of Archbishop Oscar Romero

Oscar Romero gave his life in the hope that peace and justice would one day become a reality. He lives on now in all those who carry on the nonviolent struggle for justice and peace . With these words, Fr. John Dear, S.J., Peace Activist, writes of his hopes and belief in the resurrection of Romero in our day and in our lives and especially in the lives of the people of El Salvador.

March 29, 2010

Award-winning Author to Present Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute Lecture

Dara Horn, Ph.D., an acclaimed American novelist, will present The Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute’s Spring 2010 Lecture on April 10 at the University of Scranton’s Houlihan-McLean Center. The lecture will take place at 8:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public.

March 29, 2010

Performance Music at Scranton Hosts Second Annual Gene Yevich Memorial Jazz Concert

Trumpeters Mark Gould and Joseph Boga, pianist Ted Rosenthal, bass player Matt Rybicki and drummer Carmen Intorre performed at the second annual Gene Yevich Memorial Jazz Concert held recently at The University of Scranton’s Houlihan-McLean Center.

March 29, 2010

Asian Studies Concentration Announced at Scranton

University of Scranton faculty and administrators gather in Redington Hall for the announcement of Jesuit school’s new interdisciplinary Asian Studies Concentration.

March 26, 2010

Students Can Step Forward As They Follow Early Christian Practice

A practice popular among Catholics in the Middle Ages will make its way to campus on Monday, March 29. University Ministries will offer the labyrinth, an early Christian spiritual tool used for meditation and reflection, in the McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

March 25, 2010

Representative Smith Announces $1 million in Funding for Mulberry Street Improvement Project

Pennsylvania House Representative Ken Smith announced $1 million in funding support for the multi-million dollar Mulberry Street Improvement Project spearheaded by the City of Scranton, Scranton City Council and The University of Scranton. Funding comes through the Commonwealth’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program and requires matching support from The University of Scranton.

March 23, 2010

Entrepreneur Ranks Scranton Business School Among Top 15 in Nation

The University of Scranton Kania School of Management was named among the top 15 in the nation for general management in the “Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools” list published in the April 2010 edition of Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review.

March 22, 2010

‘Shakespeare and the Drama of Love’ to be Discussed at Lecture

A Georgetown University professor, who asserts that love plays a major role in virtually all of William Shakespeare’s plays, will deliver the sixth annual J.J. Quinn, S.J., Memorial Lecture at The University of Scranton on Wednesday, April 7. The lecture, which is open to the public and free of charge, will be held in the Houlihan-McLean Center beginning at 7:30 p.m.

March 22, 2010

Zimbabwe Pianist To Perform at Schemel Forum Concert

Pianist Jeanette Micklem, one of Zimbabwe’s leading musical artists, will perform as part of The University of Scranton’s Schemel Forum Concert Program. Micklem will present “A Schumann Recital: On the 200th Anniversary of his Birth and Insights into Zimbabwe from an Artist’s Perspective” on Sunday, April 18, at 5 p.m. in the Houlihan McLean Center. A “meet the artist” reception will follow.

March 22, 2010

Artwork Created and Artists Acknowledged at DeNaples Center

University of Scranton students recently helped create a collaborative art mural arranged by Donna Doherty and Judith Youshock of Heart to Art LLC, Scranton.

March 17, 2010


March 11, 2010

Acclaimed Organist to Perform on Historic Organ

Organist extraordinaire Frederick Hohman will return to The University of Scranton on Friday, Mar. 26, at 7:30 p.m. for a performance on the University’s historic Austin organ in the Houlihan McLean Center on campus. Hohman, a critically acclaimed organist and composer, will return to the Houlihan-McLean center for his fourth recital on this recently restored instrument. The concert is free of charge and open to the public.

March 9, 2010

Scranton Seen as ‘Perfect Venue’ to Explore Ethnic Transformations of Cities

March 5, 2010

Scranton Makes President’s Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

The University of Scranton is among just 115 colleges in the nation, and one of only 17 schools in Pennsylvania, to be named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. The Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service learning and civic engagement.

March 2, 2010

University’s ‘Be Surprised’ Campaign Wins Gold at National Competition

The University of Scranton’s new undergraduate marketing campaign received gold and silver awards from the 25th Annual Educational Advertising Awards, a national competition sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report.

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