October 2010

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October 1, 2010

Public Safety Officer Wins Two National Scholarships

University of Scranton Student Officer Tiffany Roth ’11 was recently awarded two national scholarships from two professional law enforcement organizations.

November 4, 2010

University Announces Class of 2014 Presidential Scholars

The University of Scranton has awarded 11 incoming students four-year, full-tuition Presidential Scholarships.

October 29, 2010

University of Scranton Nationally Recognized for Value

Two national publications have recognized The University of Scranton for the value of education it provides. Scranton is among just 100 universities in the nation listed in Kiplinger’s “Best Values in Private Colleges,” a ranking complied by the publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice that “measures academic quality and affordability.”

October 29, 2010

Pioneer in Endocrinology and Cancer Treatment to Talk at Scranton

Nobel Prize-winning endocrine oncologist Andrew V. Schally, Ph.D., M.D., who earned the prestigious award in 1977 for his work in neuroendocrinology, will deliver the annual Harry Mullin, M.D., Lecture at The University of Scranton on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m., in the Houlihan-McLean Center.

October 28, 2010

Scranton Plans Annual Diversity Fair

The University of Scranton’s Office of Equity and Diversity will host its annual Diversity Fair on Thursday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the fourth floor of the DeNaples Center.

October 27, 2010

The University of Scranton Ranks Among Nation’s Top Producers of Fulbright Students

For the second year in a row, The University of Scranton has tied for second place among “Master’s Institutions” in the nation for producing Fulbright scholarships for students.

October 26, 2010

Safe Trick or Treating for Children Provides Fun for College Students

Two hundred University of Scranton students in 44 resident hall floors provided a “Safe Trick or Treat” event for more than 200 area children from United Neighborhood Centers, Friends of the Poor and the campus community.

October 25, 2010

University Announces New Faculty Members

The University of Scranton has appointed 21 new full-time faculty members for the 2010-2011 academic year.

October 25, 2010

Law, Medical and Graduate School Fair Planned for Area Residents

Thirty institutions from eight states will participate in The University of Scranton’s annual Law/Medical/Graduate School Fair on Thursday, Oct. 28, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in the McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center.

October 25, 2010

College Republicans and College Democrats Square Off in Debate

The University of Scranton Debate Society will host a debate between the College Republicans and the College Democrats regarding the economy, the environment and Afghanistan.

October 21, 2010

Film Festival Celebrates Women of East Germany

Area residents can get a glimpse of the lives of East Germany women – both pre- and post unification – through the acclaimed documentaries and feature film presented at the East German Film Festival at The University of Scranton.

October 20, 2010

Ethics and Social Responsibility Noted in Best Business Schools National Ranking of The University of Scranton

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 sixth consecutive year.

October 19, 2010

State Representative Debate Schedule Announced

The League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County and the Political Science Department of The University of Scranton will host debates for state representative races.

October 18, 2010

Pennsylvania Night to Live: Vigils at Colleges Across PA to Remember LGBTQ

On Monday, Oct. 18, The University of Scranton along with over 15 other college campuses across Pennsylvania will host “Pennsylvania Night to Live” to remember those in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community who have taken their lives.

October 18, 2010

PBC Dinner Raises $1.1 Million in Support of Presidential Scholarships

Joseph T. Sebastianelli, Esq., ’68, president and CEO of Jefferson Health System Inc., was honored with The University of Scranton’s President’s Medal at the President’s Business Council Ninth Annual Award Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 7, at The Pierre in New York City.

October 14, 2010

New York Trumpet Ensemble Scheduled to Perform at University of Scranton

The New York Trumpet Ensemble, directed by the legendary Mark Gould, along with jazz pianist Adam Birnbaum, organist Tim Smith and tubaist David Ostwald, will perform at The University of Scranton’s Houlihan-McLean Center on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, and the performance is open to the public.

October 14, 2010

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 Sunday, Oct. 24, and Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010.

October 13, 2010

The University of Scranton Honors Political Science Faculty Member

Jean Wahl Harris, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Political Science Department at The University of Scranton, was awarded the Jesuit university’s John L. Earl III Award for service to the university, the faculty, and the wider community.

October 13, 2010



October 8, 2010

The Journey of a Catholic Lay Missionary Discussed at Scranton

University of Scranton alumnus John Donaghy ’70, Ph.D., will present “From Scranton, to Iowa, to Honduras, via New Orleans” at the Alpha Sigma Nu Alumni Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall.

October 4, 2010

President’s Business Council Dinner to Honor Joseph T. Sebastianelli ’68

Joseph T. Sebastianelli, Esq., ’68, President and CEO of Jefferson Health System, Inc., based in Radnor, will receive The University of Scranton’s President’s Medal at the President’s Business Council Ninth Annual Award Dinner to be held on Thursday, Oct. 7, at The Pierre in New York City.

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