University of Scranton September Calendar of Events

08/21/13

For Immediate Release

University of Scranton September Calendar of Events

 

Sept. 5                        11:30 a.m. Campus community kick-off of the 125th anniversary celebration with Mass of the Holy Spirit celebrated by Most Rev. Joseph Bambera, Bishop of the Diocese of Scranton. Byron Recreation Complex. Call 570-941-7401.

 

Sept. 6 through Oct. 11        Exhibit: “Depths and Edges: Berenice D’Vorzon” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214.

 

Sept. 6                        Exhibit Lecture: “Where Elements Meet: The Life and Work of Berenice D’Vorzon” by Darlene Miller-Lanning, Ph.D., director, Hope Horn Gallery, The University of Scranton. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Public reception follows at Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4214.

 

Sept. 7            4 to 5 p.m. Book signing with award-winning book author Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Ph.D., in conjunction with the 2013 Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award Fourth-floor reception area, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 7            5 p.m. The 2013 Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award reception honoring award-winning book author Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Ph.D, McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Tickets required, prices vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 7            7:30 p.m. In concert The New York Trumpet Ensemble with Mark Gould, director, presented by Performance Music at The University of Scranton. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 10           11 a.m. Volunteer Fair for area nonprofit agencies offering volunteer opportunities for students. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Pre-registration required. Call 570-941-7429 or email ellen.judge@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 12           7:45 p.m. Downtown Outdoor Movie - College Night. The eight colleges and universities in Lackawanna County are joining with Scranton Tomorrow for a downtown outdoor movie, featuring “Skyfall.” Lackawanna County Courthouse Square, free. Call 570-963-5901.

 

Sept. 19           7 p.m. Ignatian Values in Action Lecture by authors of “Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope,” Kevin Ryan and Tina Kelly. Byron Recreation Complex. Free. Call 570-941-4399 or email Rebecca.haggerty@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 20-22     The University of Scranton Family Weekend 2011. Various campus locations. Call 570-941-4222.

 

Sept. 20-22, 27-29      8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. “The 39 Steps” presented by The University of Scranton Players McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email players@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 21           8:45 a.m. Schemel Forum “University for a Day: Freedom and Justice.”  Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Topics to be covered include the Declaration of Independence, the Great Emancipation and global justice. Registration required. $25.00 non-member fee. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 21           5 p.m. College Battle of the Bands. Student Bands representing colleges in Lackawanna County will perform live before a panel of judges. Lackawanna Court House Square. Free. Call Lackawanna County Department of Arts and Culture at 570-963-6590.

 

Sept. 21           7:30 p.m.  In Recital: Organist Gregory Zelek presented by Performance Music at The University of Scranton. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 27          noon  Schemel World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Putin’s Soft Power Strategy” presented by Jill Dougherty, U.S. affairs editor for CNN International. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Schemel Forum Courses

Mondays Sept. 23, 30; Oct. 7, 21, 28; Nov. 4.         5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series “Seriously Funny: Woody Allen among the Philosophers” presented by Stephen Whittaker, Ph.D., professor or English, The University of Scranton. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Tuesdays Sept. 24, Oct. 1, 8, 22, and 29; Nov. 6.   6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series “ Science, Sinners and Saints: George Eliot’s ‘Middlemarch’” by Denise Fulbrook, Ph.D., adjunct faculty, English Department, The University of Scranton. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Thursdays Sept. 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31.       6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series “ Understanding Biological Diversity: Past Present and Future” by Janice Voltzow, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Biology Department, The University of Scranton. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.


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