September 2010

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September 30, 2010

University of Scranton Names Vice President for University Ministries

Earlier this year, University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., announced the appointment of Rev. Richard G. Malloy, S.J., as vice president for university ministries.

September 30, 2010

Feminist First Friday Planned at Scranton

The Women’s Studies Program and the Jane Kopas Women’s Center will host its inaugural “Feminist First Friday” on Friday, Oct. 1, dedicating a day focused on discussions of gender.

September 24, 2010

Symposium at The University of Scranton Addresses Division and Reconciliation Among Christians

A symposium to be held at The University of Scranton on Friday, Oct. 15, will bring together scholars and clergymen involved in the work of ecumenism — the effort to bring into full, sacramental unity Christian bodies that have been long separated and sometimes hostile to one another.

September 24, 2010

University of Scranton Names New Trustees

The University of Scranton has named seven individuals to its Board of Trustees: Mary Beth Farrell ’79, New York, N.Y.; Matthew Geiger ’81, Shrewsbury, Mass.; Otto H. Hentz, S.J., Washington, D.C.; George V. Lynett, Jr. Dalton; Kathleen C. Santora, Esq. ’80, Annandale, Va.; Teresa M. Schafer ’81, Berryville, Va.; and Patrick W. Shea, Esq. ’78, New York, N.Y.

September 18, 2010

University Breaks Ground for Apartment and Fitness Complex

The University of Scranton broke ground for a 189,000-square-foot apartment and fitness complex on the 900 block of Mulberry Street at a ceremony on Sept. 14.

September 17, 2010



September 15, 2010

Interdependence Day Celebration Concert Slated at The University of Scranton

The critically acclaimed Mendelssohn Piano Trio will perform an Interdependence Day Celebration Concert at The University of Scranton’s Houlihan-McLean Center on Sunday, Sept. 19, at 5 p.m.

September 15, 2010

Full Spectrum of Cultural Events on Display at The University of Scranton

An impressive lineup of keynote speakers will be featured as The University of Scranton hosts the ninth annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disAbility on Wednesday, Oct. 6, that celebrates the accomplishments of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) after 20 years.

September 8, 2010

Obama Appointee to Speak at The University of Scranton

The Honorable Lynnae M. Ruttledge, commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education, heads the list of keynote speakers at The University of Scranton’s ninth annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disAbility on Oct. 6, which will review and celebrate the accomplishments of the ADA after 20 years.

September 7, 2010

University of Scranton Plans Fair for Non-profit Organizations Seeking Volunteers

The University of Scranton’s Community Outreach Office will hold its annual fair for local non-profit organizations in need of volunteers on Tuesday, Sept. 14.

September 7, 2010

University Kicks Off ‘Tour’ of Asia with Art and Films from Taiwan

The University of Scranton’s Asian Studies Concentration, which was launched during the spring semester, continues this academic year with a variety of cultural experiences representing six Asian countries.

September 2, 2010

Weinberg Memorial Library Exhibit Honors Fighter for Human Rights

The University of Scranton’s Weinberg Memorial Library will host an international traveling exhibit that profiles one of South Africa’s most vociferous and energetic opponents of apartheid. The “Helen Suzman: Fighter for Human Rights” exhibit will be on display in the fifth-floor Heritage Room from Aug. 31 to Oct. 25.

September 2, 2010

Foreign Affairs on the Menu for Scranton’s Luncheon Series

Area residents will be enlightened during their lunchtime through a program offered by the Schemel Forum at The University of Scranton. The Luncheon Seminar Series: World Affairs Briefings, will be held throughout the fall semester. The briefings will allow participants to explore topics ranging from America’s cultural diplomacy and a woman’s perspective of Afghanistan to the key things we need to know about China and a mid-term assessment of President Obama’s counterterrorism strategy.

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