University Announces December Events

11/11/14

Dec. 4             5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum Lecture: “Philanthropy in America: A Wide-Angle View” presented by Grant Oliphant, president of the Heinz Endowments. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Reservation required. Call 570-941-6202 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Dec. 6             8 p.m. “In Concert: The 47th Annual Noel Night” presented by The University of Scranton singers, chamber choir, and string ensemble. Doors open at 7 p.m. Prelude begins at 7:05 p.m. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Dec. 8             9 a.m. continuing throughout the day. Sand Mandala of Peace created by Tibetan monks from Gaden Shartse Monastic College in southern India. Atrium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call the University’s Asian Studies Program at 570-941-7643 or email asianstudies@scranton.edu.

 

Dec. 8             6 p.m. Tibetan monks from Gaden Shartse Monastic College in southern India recitation of Tara Puja ritual and prayers with melodic music for inner peace and compassion, followed by a question and answer session, the dissolution (sweeping) of the Mandala, and blessing and distribution of sand. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call the University’s Asian Studies Program at 570-941-7643 or email asianstudies@scranton.edu.

 

Dec. 14           7:30 p.m. “Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert” featuring The Scranton Brass Orchestra. Admission is one new child’s toy or clothing or cash donation. All donations benefit local families in need. Houlihan-McLean Center. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Dec. 25           8 a.m. Community Christmas Day Breakfast. Doors open at 8 a.m. 3rd floor dining room, DeNaples Center. Free. No reservation required. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

 

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