University Announces October Events

September 13, 2016

Through Oct. 7         Art Exhibit: “These Days: Prints by Mark Ciocca.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Oct. 1              7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring Jeremy Jordan, pianist. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Oct. 3              Time: TBA. Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) Election 2016 Town Hall meeting with panelists discussing the Presidential, U.S. Senate, Pennsylvania Attorney General, and local U.S. House and state House and Senate races. Free. Pearn Auditorium, Bennan Hall. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

Oct. 5              8:30 a.m. 15th Annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disAbility “Applying Innovative Solutions Using WIOA as a Catalyst for Change.” A conference on multifaceted and interdisciplinary challenges in employment, independent living and transition for all people with disabilities. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7819 or email rebecca.dalgin@scranton.edu.

Oct. 5              noon Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “The Duel: Hamilton v. Burr: The Most Dramatic Moment in the Politics of the Early Republic” presented by Morey Myers, J.D., of counsel, Myers, Brier and Kelly. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Oct. 5              4:30 p.m. Town Hall Meeting by Nelson Lauver, award winning author of “Most Unlikely to Succeed” in conjunction with the 15th Annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disAbility. The Forum, Edward Leahy Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7819 or email rebecca.dalgin@scranton.edu.

Oct. 6               6:30 p.m. President’s Business Council 15th Annual Award Dinner honoring Francis J. Dubas, Jr. ‘75, global managing partner for Sovereign Financial Institutions (retired) at Deloitte, and Bernard R. McIlhenny, S.J. H’98, dean of admissions emeritus at The  University of Scranton with the President’s Medal at The Pierre, New York City. Proceeds from the dinner support the University’s Presidential Scholarship Endowment Fund. Tickets required. Call 570-941-5837, visit www.scranton.edu/PBCdinner, or email timothy.pryle@scranton.edu.

Oct. 8              9 a.m. Scranton’s Ready to Run Northeast Pennsylvania Program: “Wanted – More Women Candidates.” Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7520 or email linda.walsh@scranton.edu.

Oct. 16            7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring David Ball, organist. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Oct. 18            8:30 a.m. Workshop: “The Neuropsychology of Reading Disorders: Diagnosis and Intervention.” Workshop examines reading from a brain-based educational perspective and will discuss classification of developmental reading disorders into four distinct subtypes. The Kane Forum, Leahy Hall. Fee $50 per person. Registration required www.regonline.com/readingworkshop. Call 570-941-6305 or email info@scranton.edu

Oct. 18             noon Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Crime Online: The Investigation and Prosecution of Cyber Criminals” presented by Judge Thomas Vanaskie, J.D., United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Collegiate Hall, Redington Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Oct. 20            State Legislator Candidate Debates. 7 p.m. 112th Pennsylvania State House District; 8:15 p.m. 113th Pennsylvania State House District co-sponsored by the University’s Political Science Department and the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7431 or email jean.harris@scranton.edu.

Oct. 21 through Nov. 18       Art Exhibit: “Tower: Paintings by Dale Emmart.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Oct. 21            5 p.m. Gallery Lecture: “Smoke And Air” presented by Dale Emmart, exhibiting artist. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Reception follows at 6 p.m. in the Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Oct. 23            9 a.m. Open House for prospective students and their families. John Long Center. Registration required. Free. Call 888-SCRANTON or email admissions@scranton.edu.

Oct. 25            7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “Wrinkles” Argentina/Spain, 2013. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email yamile.silva@scranton.edu.

Oct 27             7 p.m. Lecture and book signing: “Making the Most of College for Career Success Afterwards” by Jeff Selingo, author of “There is Life After College,” Washington Post contributing writer and former editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education. The lecture is hosted by Chi Delta Rho, Scranton’s chapter of Chi Sigma Iota (the international honor society in counseling). Kane Forum, Leahy Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4419 or email community@scranton.edu.

Oct. 29            4 p.m. Book signing with Tony Award-winning playwright Stephen Karam in conjunction with the 2016 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.

Oct. 29            5 p.m. 2016 Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award honoring Stephen Karam, Tony Award-winning playwright of “The Humans.” McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Reservations required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

Schemel Forum Courses

Thursdays: Oct. 13, 20, 27 & Nov. 3, 10, 17           6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “An Introduction to Islamic Art and Culture” presented by Josephine Dunn, Ph.D., professor of art history, The University of Scranton. Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Mondays: Oct. 17, 24, 31 & Nov. 7, 14, 21             6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “The Holocaust: An Interdisciplinary Perspective” presented by Frank Homer, Ph.D, (history); William Rowe, Ph.D. (philosophy); David Friedrichs, MA (sociology and criminal justice); Darlene Miller-Lanning, Ph.D. (art and music); and Carl Schaffer, MA, MFA (English). Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

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