November 2010

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November 30, 2010

Statement from the Maryland Province

The University has been informed that the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus is seeking information about possible abuse of minors by one of its members, Neil McLaughlin, S.J., during his ministry in Scranton, Pa.

November 24, 2010

The University of Scranton to Host Holiday Concerts

Performance Music at The University of Scranton will host two annual holiday concerts: the 43rd annual Noel Night on Saturday, Dec. 4, and the Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert on Thursday, Dec. 9.

November 19, 2010

University Students Earn Service Awards

Six University of Scranton students have been recognized as AmeriCorps Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania for 2010-2011.

November 19, 2010

University of Scranton Names Professor of the Year

The University of Scranton Business Club named Daniel P. Mahoney, Ph.D., professor of accounting, as the Kania School of Management (KSOM) Professor of the Year for the second time since 2006.

November 17, 2010

Scranton Participates in Nationwide Screening of ‘Gasland’

The University of Scranton will join with colleges and universities across the United States in a national screening of the Sundance award-winning “Gasland,” a documentary exploring domestic natural gas drilling.

November 17, 2010

University of Scranton Hosts Third Annual Diversity Fair

Nearly 200 students, faculty, staff and community members gathered in the Moskovitz Theater of the DeNaples Center to hear Antonio Flores, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, share his thoughts on social paradoxes in today’s modern world.

November 11, 2010

University of Scranton Plans Long Term Service Fair

Representatives from Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Passionist Volunteers International, Mercy Volunteer Corps, Alliance for Catholic Education, Creighton University’s MAGIS, Providence Alliance for Catholic Teachers, Operation TEACH, Christian Appalachian Project and many other non-profit institutions will be in Scranton to discuss long-term service opportunities of a year or more available at their organizations

November 11, 2010

Afghani Social Activist to Speak at Schemel Forum’s Luncheon Seminar Series

Area residents who attend the next offering of the Luncheon Seminar Series: World Affairs Briefings at The University of Scranton will savor a hearty helping of food for thought.

November 9, 2010

Veteran to Discuss Experience Serving in Segregated Army and Liberating Nazi Concentration Camp

Dr. Leon Bass, an African-American World War II veteran who helped liberate the Buchenwald Nazi concentration camp, will speak at The University of Scranton’s McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m.

November 9, 2010

An Inside View of the New Face of Rwanda

Most Americans may not think of Rwanda as one of the most stable and promising African countries in terms of economic growth.

November 5, 2010

Renowned Shakespearean Expert to Lecture at The University of Scranton

A lecture on the portrayal of the most famous negative Jewish stereotypes in the theater will be presented by Barry Edelstein, director of the Shakespeare Initiative at the Public Theater in New York City, at The University of Scranton on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m.

November 5, 2010

Education for Justice Workshop Aims to Motivate Peace, Nonviolence Efforts

Sr. Patricia McCarthy, a member of the Congregation of Notre Dame, United States Province, will lead a workshop on Monday, Nov. 15, exploring peaceful conflict solving and one’s capacity to make a difference.

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