May 2010

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May 03, 2010

Five to Receive Honorary Degrees from Scranton

The University of Scranton will confer five honorary degrees during its 110th Commencement Ceremony for undergraduate students on Sunday, May 30, at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre. At the ceremony, the University will award honorary degrees to Rev. Charles L. Currie, S.J.; John D. Dionne; Mary Beth Farrell; Carolyn Forché; and Robert T. Healey.

May 31, 2010

Much is Expected of The University of Scranton’s Class of 2010

This weekend The University of Scranton conferred a record number of degrees – nearly 1,620 - at two commencement ceremonies.

May 31, 2010

Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., Remarks from Undergraduate Commencement 2010

Mr. Pearn, fellow trustees, distinguished guests, parents, families, friends and, most importantly, member of the Class of 2010.

May 29, 2010

The University of Scranton Recognizes Outstanding Class of 2010 Graduates

The University of Scranton honored 64 outstanding members of its undergraduate Class of 2010 at Class Night on May 29. The awards were given for academic excellence and/or service.

May 29, 2010

Quick Facts: University of Scranton Commencement 2010

Quick Facts: University of Scranton Commencement 2010

May 29, 2010

University of Scranton Conferred Record Number Degrees at Two Ceremonies

The University of Scranton will confer approximately 1,620 degrees at two commencement ceremonies Memorial Day weekend representing the largest graduating class in the 122-year history of the Jesuit university.

May 29, 2010

Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J. Remarks from Graduate School Commencement 2010

Distinguished guests, families and friends, members of the faculty and staff and, in particular, the Class of 2010 graduates of the College of Graduate and Continuing Education, welcome to this auspicious moment in the life of the University and in your lives.

May 28, 2010

Small Business Association Honors Scranton’s SBDC Consultant Manager

Donna Simpson, consultant manager with The University of Scranton’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), was named by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Philadelphia District Office as the Women in Business Champion of the Year.

May 27, 2010

SJLA Honors Program Trivium Course is Making National Headlines

Who would have thought college students in togas would create such a stir?

May 24, 2010

The University of Scranton Celebrates National AmeriCorps Week

The University of Scranton celebrated National AmeriCorps Week (May 8-15) by hosting an event for approximately 30 children and young adults in the autistic support classes from the North Pocono School District.

May 21, 2010

Scranton Wins Best Faculty-Student Research Award

University of Scranton student Benjamin Redan and James Loven, laboratory equipment manager, recently received the Best Faculty-Student Research Award at the third annual Northeastern Pennsylvania Faculty Symposium of the Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development.

May 19, 2010

Freshmen Inducted into National Honor Society

One hundred seventy-four University of Scranton students were inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta, the national honor society of freshmen, at a ceremony held recently on campus.

May 19, 2010

University Celebrates Student Scholars

The University of Scranton commemorated the scholarly work of both undergraduate and graduate students at its 10th Annual Celebration of Student Scholars.

May 19, 2010

Faculty Scholarship on Display

The University of Scranton Weinberg Memorial Library is hosting its annual Faculty Scholarship Exhibit now through Thursday, May 27

May 18, 2010

Twelve to Receive University of Scranton’s O’Hara Awards

May 14, 2010

Chronicle of Higher Education Interviews University of Scranton President

Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., president of The University of Scranton, met with several editors of The Chronicle of Higher Education earlier in the week.

May 14, 2010

Students Listed in Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

Seventy-two undergraduate students at The University of Scranton have been included in the 2010 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

May 12, 2010

University Announces Commencement Schedule

The University of Scranton will celebrate the graduating classes of 2010 with numerous events culminating with commencement ceremonies for masters and doctoral degree candidates on May 29 and for undergraduate students on May 30.

May 12, 2010

Students Participate in National Advertising Competition

Fifteen University of Scranton seniors participated in the American Advertising Federation’s National Students Advertising Competition as part of a six-credit, two-semester course taught by Communication professor Stacy Smulowitz, Ph.D. candidate.

May 12, 2010

Scranton Holds Sixth Annual J.J. Quinn, S.J., Memorial Lecture

Scranton Holds Sixth Annual J.J. Quinn, S.J., Memorial Lecture

May 10, 2010

Political Science Professor Receives Alpha Sigma Nu Teaching Award

William Joseph Parente, Ph.D., professor of political science at The University of Scranton, has been presented the 2010 Alpha Sigma Nu Teacher of the Year Award (formerly the Edward Gannon, S.J., Award for Teaching). It is the oldest teaching award at the Jesuit university, and one of just three teaching awards presented at Scranton each year.

May 06, 2010

Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J. Statement Regarding the Inclusion Initiative

I want to thank Bishop Bambera for engaging with me and the University in a pastoral spirit of dialogue regarding the Inclusion Initiative. As a Catholic and Jesuit university, Scranton treasures its relationship with the Diocese of Scranton and Bishop Bambera.

May 06, 2010

Mulberry Street Apartment Complex Quick Facts

Mulberry Street Apartment Complex Quick Facts

May 06, 2010

The University of Scranton Announces Plans to Construct Residence Hall and Fitness Center on Mulberry Street

On Wednesday, May 5, 2010, The University of Scranton’s Board of Trustees approved the construction of a $33 million, 189,000-square-foot complex in the 900 block of Mulberry Street that will provide fitness space, a dining area and 400 apartment-style units for juniors and seniors.

May 05, 2010

Award-winning Author Presents Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute Lecture

Acclaimed American novelist Dara Horn, Ph.D., presented The Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute’s Spring 2010 Lecture recently at The University of Scranton’s Houlihan-McLean Center.

May 05, 2010

New Initiative Says YES to Area Youth Searching for Jobs

The University of Scranton’s Community Outreach Office and the Office of Career Services have partnered to offer individualized career mentoring to at-risk youth.

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