December 2010

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December 21, 2010

The Appointment of the 25th President of The University of Scranton

The University of Scranton named Reverend Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., J.D., Ph.D., as its 25th President at a news conference on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010.

December 20, 2010

University of Scranton Nursing Department Named In Honor of ‘Consummate Nursing Professional’

The University of Scranton has named its nursing department the Mary Eileen McGurrin, R.N., M.S.N., Department of Nursing at a private ceremony held recently on campus.

December 20, 2010

The University of Scranton to Hold Financial Aid Workshop

The University of Scranton will conduct a Financial Aid Workshop for prospective students and their parents that will include a review of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and details regarding the Jesuit university’s academic scholarship and need-based assistance programs.

December 20, 2010

University of Scranton Holds Christmas Gift Drive

University of Scranton students, faculty and staff donated hundreds of holiday gifts, including clothing and toys, through Community Outreach Office’s annual Christmas giving drives.

December 20, 2010

University of Scranton Holds Annual ‘Blessing of the Books’

The University of Scranton’s Panuska College of Professional Studies held the fourth annual “blessing of the books” on campus recently.

December 20, 2010

Royal Men’s Basketball Team Makes Donation to Local Head Start Program

Coach Carl Danzig’s University of Scranton men’s basketball team has been in a giving mood lately.

December 20, 2010

Volunteers Organize for Christmas Day Breakfast

The University of Scranton will hold its annual Community Christmas Day Breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 25, from 8 to 11 a.m. in the DeNaples Center on campus.

December 13, 2010

Breakfast Brings Spirit of Christmas to Community

Warm wishes, friendly smiles and plenty of food will greet area residents attending The University of Scranton’s annual Community Christmas Day Breakfast, planned for Saturday, Dec. 25, from 8 to 11 a.m. in the DeNaples Center on campus.

December 9, 2010

University Police Adds Bicycle Patrol

Just months after The University of Scranton’s Public Safety Department officially began to operate as a full-service, professional University Police force, the department has added a bicycle patrol.

December 9, 2010

Librarian Recognized as Emerging Leader

University of Scranton Digital Services Librarian Kristen Yarmey is one of 83 individuals in the nation selected for the American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leaders program.

December 8, 2010

Zalon Inducted as American Academy of Nursing Fellow

The American Academy of Nursing inducted 116 nurse leaders, including Margarete Lieb Zalon, Ph.D., professor of nursing at The University of Scranton, as Fellows during the academy’s 37th annual meeting and conference held in November in Washington, D.C.

December 8, 2010

University of Scranton Seniors Start Recycling Program for Students Living Off-Campus

A group of University of Scranton seniors are spearheading a recycling program for students living in off-campus houses and apartments.

December 6, 2010

Scranton Students Fill Thanksgiving Food Baskets for 175 Area Families

The University of Scranton’s Community Outreach Office organized a Thanksgiving food drive for local families in need.

December 1, 2010

Scranton Colleges Against Cancer Club Named Chapter of the Year

The American Cancer Society presented its annual Colleges Against Cancer Chapter of the Year Award to The University of Scranton’s Colleges Against Cancer Club for outstanding achievements in the areas of survivorship, advocacy, education and Relay For Life at its recent East Central Division Collegiate Summit held at West Chester University, West Chester.

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