University Announces May Calendar of Events

Apr 24, 2013

Through May 10       Art exhibit: “Imagination and Spirituality: Public Sculpture on The University of Scranton Commons.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during Gallery Hours. Call 941-4214.

May 2             6  p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Asian Studies Tour celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (May) “Japanese Culture through Dance – its history and comparison with the U..S” presentation by anthropologists and dancers Emiko and Yasuko Tokunaga, followed by University student presentations and performances. Light refreshments. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free. Call 941-6312.

 May 3             11 to 11:45 a.m. Asian Studies Tour celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (May): Zen Walk: walking medication for inner peace. Dionne Campus Green. Limited participation. Reservations required. Call 941-6312.

May 3             3 to 5 p.m. Festival of Nations. International students, faculty and staff showcase cultures of dozens of countries through interactive displays. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, United Colors Organization and Residence Life. Free. Dionne Campus Green. Call 941-5904.

May 3                         5 to 7 p.m. Asian Studies Tour celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (May): faculty panel presentation “University of Scranton Scholars in Taiwan: a week of inner-cultural engagement” followed by reading by Taiwanese poet Zheng Chouyu Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Call 941-6312.

May 3-5          8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. “Museum” written by Tina Howe, directed by A. Bryan Humphrey and presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 941-4318.

May 4             7:30 p.m. 30th Annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert featuring guest composer and conductor Erik Saras and University concert band and choir.  Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624

May 7             1 p.m. Celebration of Student Scholars featuring oral and poster presentation by graduate and undergraduate research projects. Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 941-6301.

 May 9-11        8 p.m.  New Director’s Workshop. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Free. Call 941-4318.

May 10                       7:30 p.m.  “Pre-Commencement Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Symphonic Band & Singers. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

May 19           7 a.m. Ryan O’Malley 5K Run/Walk to benefit The Ryan T. O’Malley ’99 Memorial Scholarship at The University of Scranton. Nay Aug Park. Registration at 7 a.m. Race at 9 a.m. Fees Vary. Call 941-4213.

 May 25           10:45 a.m.  Graduate Degree Commencement. Byron Recreation Complex. Call 941-7768.

May 26           noon.  Undergraduate Commencement. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre. Call 941-7768.

Office Wrap Party Events in downtown Scranton include:

May 4             8:30 a.m. The Office Wrap Party Bloggers Breakfast. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Tickets required (event sold out).Visit

May 4             11 a.m. The Office Wrap Party “Behind the Scenes” Q & A with producers and writers. Byron Recreation Center. Tickets required. Visit

May 4             2 p.m. The Office Wrap Party. Parade and Street Festival with cast members. Downtown Scranton. Free. visit


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