University Announces May Events

April 14, 2015

April 30-May 2         8 p.m. Theatre: “Proprioception.” University Players in conjunction with Marywood University’s School of Architecture. Former Scranton School for the Deaf gymnasium. Free. Call 570-941-4318 or email players@scranton.edu.

April 30-May 2         8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. Liva Arts Company presents “RENT.” Elm Park Methodist Church. Tickets are available at the door. Call 570-941-7401 or email ronald.mckinney@scranton.edu.

May 1-2          7:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. Saturday; Conference on the Second Vatican Council held in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of its closing. Friday keynote address by Rev. Joseph Komonchak, Ph.D., professor emeritus of Catholic University of American. Saturday events include sessions exploring themes of the Council and impact on the Diocese of Scranton. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Reservations required for Saturday only. Call 570-941-6309 or email linda.smith@scranton.edu.

May 2             11 a.m. Hill Section Street Sweep. Clean-up organized by The University of Scranton Student Government. Call 570-941-7462 or email studentgovernment@scranton.edu.

May 2             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

May 4 through May 15        Art exhibit: “The University of Scranton Student Exhibition.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

 May 5             1 p.m. Exhibit: “15th Annual Celebration of Student Scholars.” Displays and presentations of undergraduate and graduate student research and other creative efforts. Atrium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-6353 or email tabbi.miller-scandle@scranton.edu

May 7             7:30 p.m. Judaic Studies Lecture: “The Church and the Jews, Fifty Years after Vatican II.” David Berger, Ph.D., Yeshiva University, and Philip Cunningham, Ph.D., St. Joseph’s University, will discuss changes that have taken place in Catholic-Jewish relations as a result of Nostra Aetate. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7401 or email marc.shapiro@scranton.edu.

May 8             6 p.m. Exhibit reception: “The University of Scranton Student Exhibition.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

May 9             10 a.m. Campus Electronic Recycling and Document Shredding Event sponsored by Cintas Document Management and Vintage Tech Recyclers. Linden Circle. Free. Call 570-941-4274 or email mark.cruciani@scranton.edu

May 9             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Jazz Band and alumni guest soloists. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

May 12           7 p.m. International Film Series: “The Visitor” by directory Tom McCarthy. Discussion will follow showing of the American film about immigration. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6330 or email sharon.finnerty@scranton.edu.

May 15           7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “Pre-Commencement Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Symphonic Band, Singers and String Ensemble. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

May 30           10:45 a.m. Graduate Degree Commencement. Byron Recreation Complex. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

May 30           4 p.m. Commencement Baccalaureate Mass. Byron Recreation Complex. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

May 31           Noon. Undergraduate Commencement. Mohegan Sun Area at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

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