University of Scranton December Calendar of Events

Nov 15, 2013

Dec. 4                         3:30 p.m. Panuska College of Professional Studies Blessing of the Books donated by members of the University community. Lobby, McGurrin Hall. Free. Call 570-941-6305.


Dec. 5                         Noon. Schemel Forum Luncheon “Challenges in Modern Peace-Keeping From Haiti to Congo” presented by William O’Neill, director of the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email


Dec. 5 through 8       8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. “Becky Shaw” by Gina Gianfriddo presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email


Dec. 7            8 p.m. In Concert: The 44thAnnual Noel Night, presented by The University of Scranton Singers, Chamber Choir and String Ensemble with guest harpist Andre Tarantiles. Houlihan McLean Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. Prelude begins at 7:05 p.m. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email


Dec. 9                         5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum Collaborative Program Roundtable Discussion “Terrorism: A Global Phenomenon.” Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free. Call 570-941-7816 or email


Dec.15            11 a.m. The Scranton Alumni Club of NEPA Brunch with Santa. Radisson Hotel. Fees vary. Register at For more information call 570-941-7660. 


Dec. 15  7:30 p.m.   Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert featuring the Scranton Brass Orchestra. Houlihan McLean Center. Admission is one new child’s toy or clothing or cash donation. All donations benefit local families in need. Call 570-941-7624 or email


Dec. 25           8 a.m.-11 a.m. The University of Scranton Christmas Breakfast. Fresh Food Company DeNaples Center, third floor, 900 Mulberry Street. Free. For more information call 570-941-7401. 


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