February 2018

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Community
Feb 28, 2018

2018 Sigma Tau Delta Conference

The Department of English & Theatre is proud to send three of its students to represent the University of Scranton at the 2018 Sigma Tau Delta Convention in Cincinnati, OH on March 21-24, 2018.

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Community
Feb 28, 2018

New Program to ‘Open Doors’ to Local Students

The University will pilot a new Business High School Scholars Program this summer for sophomore and junior high school students.

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Student
Feb 27, 2018

College Students Learn to Lead at University

College students from across Northeastern Pennsylvania gathered at The University of Scranton to ignite their leadership skills.

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General
Feb 28, 2018

Give Us Your Feedback!

Information Technology and the Library are jointly conducting the national Measuring Information Service Outcomes (MISO) survey over the next two weeks.

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Alumni
Feb 27, 2018

University Unveils Shamrockin Eve 2018 T

Register Today For Shamrockin' Eve 2018.

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Alumni
Feb 27, 2018

NEPA Dinner Series Continues At Market Street Grill March 6

Royals To Gather At North Scranton Eatery.

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Community
Feb 27, 2018

Students to Present at Philosophy Conference

The University will host the second annual Phi Sigma Tau Philosophy Conference March 2 and 3 on campus.

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Community
Feb 27, 2018

University Students Mentor High School Students

University of Scranton students mentor Scranton High School students on self image and reaching a higher education.

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Community
Feb 26, 2018

Asian Studies Host Spring Events

The University’s Asian Studies program has planned multiple events during the spring semester to highlight Asian culture.

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General
Feb 27, 2018

Lady Royals Win Landmark Conference Championship

The University of Scranton women's basketball team won its third straight Landmark Conference championship on Saturday.

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General
Feb 27, 2018

State of Scranton Seminar Series

The State of Scranton Seminar Series went “On The Road” in November for an experiential tour of several key Scranton service agencies to learn about their work firsthand.

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Faculty
Feb 27, 2018

Framing and Reframing Mental Causation

As part of the Faculty Seminar Series, George Aulisio, associate professor, presented his latest research. Read more about his research below.

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Faculty
Feb 27, 2018

Encourage Participation: NSSE

The Institutional Research Office is administering the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) to University of Scranton freshman and seniors during Spring 2018. The

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Staff
Feb 27, 2018

Encourage Participation: NSSE

The Institutional Research Office is administering the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) to University of Scranton freshman and seniors during Spring 2018. The

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Community
Feb 21, 2018

University Players Present ‘The Moors’

The University of Scranton Players will present “The Moors” by Jen Silverman Mar. 1-4 at the McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts.

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Student
Feb 23, 2018

University Conducts Political Dialogue Training

University hosts Political Dialogue Facilitation Training Workshop for faculty and staff as part of an ongoing civic engagement initiative.

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Staff
Feb 23, 2018

Transamerica Retirement Counseling

The Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce that Frank Locatell from Transamerica will be on campus for individual retirement counseling sessions on Mon, March 5.

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General
Feb 23, 2018

Decorate Lantern - Lantern Festival

Create and decorate your own lantern on Thursday, March 1 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., 2nd floor of the DeNaples Center.

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General
Feb 23, 2018

Diversity Initiatives Application Deadline March 2

The Office of Equity and Diversity and the Diversity Initiatives Review Board (DIRB) is seeking applications for new Diversity Initiatives Grants.

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Student
Feb 23, 2018

College Ring Event

Don't miss the Jostens College Ring Event!

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Student
Feb 23, 2018

Nursing Students and Alumni Provide Service

In collaboration with Island Impact Ministries and University of Scranton alumni, 11 nursing students and two faculty members traveled with a team of healthcare providers and other volunteers to the Dominican Republic in January 2018.

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Student
Feb 23, 2018

Alpha Mu Gamma: Foreign Language National Honor Society

The Theta Iota Chapter of the Foreign Language National Honor Society, Alpha Mu Gamma, is in the process of enrolling new members.

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General
Feb 23, 2018

Bochicchio Sports Character Initiative

The 10th annual Bochicchio Sports Character Initiative Conference will be held on Monday, March 5, in the Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center Fourth Floor.

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General
Feb 23, 2018

Screening: Gas Land Part 2 Movie

A glimpse into the potential long-term environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing

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General
Feb 23, 2018

Screening: An Inconvenient Sequel

Film Screening followed by Panel Discussion

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Faculty
Feb 20, 2018

Linda Ledford Miller, A Tribute

A Tribute to Linda Ledford Miller, professor of Latin American Studies.

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Community
Feb 21, 2018

Business Alert - Terra Preta Prime

Terra Preta Restaurant and Carl's Prime have merged into the new Terra Preta Prime.

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General
Feb 21, 2018

Lenten Devotionals

Read devotionals by the University community here.

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Faculty
Feb 21, 2018

Lenten Devotional - Faculty Reflection

Lenten Devotional - February 20

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General
Feb 20, 2018

World Languages and Cultures TA Talk

You are invited to attend the 12th annual World Languages and Cultures TA Talk

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Student
Feb 20, 2018

University Student Teachers Begin at Area Schools

University of Scranton graduate and undergraduate education majors began serving as student teachers at nine local schools this semester.

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Community
Feb 19, 2018

Making a Difference with Art and Activism

The University will host PUSH/PUSHBACK: The Guerrilla Girls on Tour presentation of “Nine Steps to Make a Difference with Art and Activism.”

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Staff
Feb 20, 2018

Library Announces New Associate Dean

The University of Scranton has appointed Jean Lenville as associate dean of the Weinberg Memorial Library.

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Community
Feb 19, 2018

Harp and Trumpet Duo Perform March 3

Harpist Marg Davis and trumpeter Jon Shadle will perform March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center at the University.

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Student
Feb 20, 2018

Theatrical Portraits by Scranton Penman on Display

“Distinguished for Their Talents – Theatrical Portraits by Scranton Master Penman P. W. Costello, 1905-1930" exhibit featured in library.

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Student
Feb 20, 2018

How Being an Officer in a Club Makes You Stronger

Leadership Experience Q and A with Christina Brannon '20

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General
Feb 19, 2018

Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy: Youth Ensemble

Black History Month Celebration!

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Student
Feb 19, 2018

The Players Present ‘The Moors’

From March 1st to the 4th The Scranton Players will be performing 'The Moors."

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General
Feb 15, 2018

A World on Fire

A World on Fire analyzes the prospects for adapting the Spiritual Exercises in order to make them accessible to members of other faith traditions while still maintaining their core meaning and integrity.

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General
Feb 15, 2018

Want to Support a Good Cause?!

Come stop by Chipotle in Dickson City on Monday, Feb. 19, from 4-8 p.m. and support The University of Scranton's Leahy Physical Therapy Clinic!

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Student
Feb 14, 2018

Off-Campus Housing Expense Survey

Off-Campus Housing Expense Survey

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General
Feb 14, 2018

Diversity Initiatives Grant First Spring Deadline, March 2

The Office of Equity and Diversity and the Diversity Initiatives Review Board (DIRB) is seeking applications for new Diversity Initiatives Grants.

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Alumni
Feb 14, 2018

MHA Program Awarded for Sustainability Effort

The University’s Master in Health Administration program to receive the CAHME/Canon Award for Sustainability in Healthcare Management.

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Faculty
Feb 13, 2018

Cupid Can be Cruel on Valentine’s Day

The research of psychology professor Barry X. Kuhle, Ph.D., shows all might not be celebrating on Valentine’s Day.

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General
Feb 14, 2018

Lenten Devotional - Ash Wednesday

A reflection by Rev. Patrick D. Rogers, S.J., executive director of The Jesuit Center.

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General
Feb 13, 2018

University to Test Emergency Notification Feb. 15

The University of Scranton will test its emergency notification system on Thurs. Feb. 15.

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Staff
Feb 13, 2018

Jesuit Center Lenten Reading Group

The Jesuit Center would like to invite you to take part in a Lenten reading group. The purpose is simple. We would like to bring together a small group of people for some good, meaningful conversations during Lent.

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Community
Feb 13, 2018

State of Scranton - March 8

The State of Scranton Seminar Series returns on Thursday, March 8, with presenter Brian Ebersole.

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Student
Feb 12, 2018

Luncheon Seminar Explores Reducing Inequality

'Reducing Inequality in the 21st Century' discussed at the University’s Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series.

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Student
Feb 13, 2018

Safe Zone for Students- Register Now!

The Jane Kopas Women's Center is excited to announce the continuation of our Safe Zone Training Workshops!

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General
Feb 13, 2018

Quitting is Hard, Try a Group

Have you thought about quitting tobacco?

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Community
Feb 12, 2018

University Students Tutor Local Refugees

The Executive Director of Campus Ministries, Helen Wolf, was interviewed by the New American Economy about the University's refugee solidarity work.

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General
Feb 12, 2018

Adapted VideoGaming for Rehabilitation of Veterans

Learn about Major Erik Johnson's journey from soldier to occupational therapy student to Army Chief Medical Officer and his current mission of integrating gaming into occupational therapy at Walter Reed.

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General
Feb 12, 2018

Commuter Retreat

Campus Ministries together with the Commuter Student Association held the second annual Commuter Retreat from Jan. 19 to 20 at Chapman Lake.

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Student
Feb 12, 2018

2018-2019 Available Scholarships

Need information on scholarships for the upcoming academic year? Read on.

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General
Feb 12, 2018

Take Back the Night Planning Meetings

Take Back The Night is an international event which strives to raise awareness of and end sexual and interpersonal violence.

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Staff
Feb 09, 2018

Scranton Honors Staff Who Serve the Jesuit Mission

The University presented Sursum Corda (Lift Up Your Hearts) Awards to four staff members at a convocation held on campus.

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General
Feb 09, 2018

University Announces March Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events that are open to the public for the month of March 2018.

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Student
Feb 12, 2018

Spring Global Insights Opens with Pakistan

Hurr Hamdani ’18, graduate student in Scranton’s MBA program,  will present at the first spring Global Insights program on Thursday, February 22 at 11:30 a.m.

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Community
Feb 09, 2018

Winners of Brain Bee Competition Announced

The University of Scranton hosted the 19th annual Northeast PA Brain Bee for high school students on campus in February.

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Student
Feb 09, 2018

IGNITE Student Leadership Conference Planned for Students

The University’s Center for Student Engagement will offer the IGNITE Student Leadership Conference to Scranton and other NEPA college students.

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Community
Feb 09, 2018

University Hosts MLK Award Dinner

Area residents were honored at The Greater Scranton Martin Luther King Commission annual awards dinner at The University of Scranton.

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Community
Feb 07, 2018

Anniversary Year for Leahy Initiatives

Milestone anniversaries celebrated for the Leahy Community Health and Family Center and Edward R. Leahy Jr. Center Clinic for the Uninsured.

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Faculty
Feb 08, 2018

Professor Emeritus to Study ‘Sacrificial Ant’

Professor Emeritus at The University of Scranton receives grant to resume a study that he first researched more than 40 years ago.

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Student
Feb 06, 2018

Advice for the New Semester

Dean Lauren Rivera offers advice for the new semester.

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Alumni
Feb 06, 2018

Alumni Share #LoveScranton Moments

Alumni Share Their Favorite Scranton Memories With Their Royal Family.

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General
Feb 06, 2018

Women of Courage and Vision: Call for Nominations

Join the Committee on the Status of Women and the Jane Kopas Women's Center for the Women of Courage and Vision celebration reception!

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General
Feb 06, 2018

Schemel Forum Luncheon, Feb. 9

Professor Blasi will talk about economic inequality and the concentration of wealth in the US that is destroying America's middle class on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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General
Feb 06, 2018

Mass with Special Guest Voices of Triumph

Join us at our Sunday Mass on Feb. 11 at 4:30 p.m. for a special guest and performance by Voices of Triumph Gospel Choir, a student organization visiting us from East Stroudsburg University.

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Student
Feb 05, 2018

The Beauty of Nature with Berenice D’Vorzon

Darlene Miller-Lanning, Ph.D., discussed “The Berenice D’Vorzon Collection at The University of Scranton” at an art gallery lecture Feb. 2.

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General
Feb 06, 2018

Multicultural Center presents: Dr. Cona Marshall

Join us for Dr. Cona's presentation "Staying in the struggle: Examining Social Justice Movements in America" on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in 4th floor DeNaples Ballroom.

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Alumni
Feb 06, 2018

Alumni Class Notes, February 2018

Share Your Story With Your Royal Family.

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Staff
Feb 06, 2018

The Multicultural Center Presents: Glynis John

Join us for Glynis Johns' presentation 'But You're Black: The Overlooked Community of Scranton, Pennsylvania' on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. in DeNaples 4th floor, Room 405.

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General
Feb 06, 2018

Fat Tuesday Event

Join the Campus Ministries' office on Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. as we celebrate Fat Tuesday, the day before Lent.

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General
Feb 06, 2018

Ash Wednesday

Ashes will be distributed at three Catholic Eucharistic liturgies in the DeNaples Center Ballroom: 12:05 p.m., 4:40 p.m., and 8:00 p.m.

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General
Feb 06, 2018

Mindfulness Meditation Starts This Week

These introductory mindfulness practices are intended to enhance the participant's ability to more fully recognize and respond to the stressors of everyday life. 

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Student
Feb 06, 2018

Study in Italy Summer Program

A few spots are still available for the Study in Florence Summer Program sponsored by the Department of World Languages and Cultures and led by Drs. Caporale and Zanzana.

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General
Feb 06, 2018

Want to learn basic self defense skills?

Are you interested in learning more about personal safety and basic self defense skills? If so please join UPD and register for the S.A.F.E. program!

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Student
Feb 06, 2018

Grocery Bingo Feb. 9 at 9 p.m.

Win free groceries next Friday! Grocery Bingo will take place on first-floor DeNaples at 9 p.m. Some of the prizes include free meal swipes, free food and other giveaways!

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Student
Feb 06, 2018

Off Campus Housing Survey

The Financial Aid Office surveys our current students residing in non-University owned off-campus housing to determine the expenses incurred so that an accurate student total cost of attendance may be determined.

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Student
Feb 05, 2018

Graybar Memorial Scholarship

Recommendations for the 2018-2019 Peter S. Graybar Memorial Scholarship are being solicited. The scholarship will provide assistance for students entering their junior social year next fall.

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Student
Feb 05, 2018

Summer 2018 in Spain

Our intensive summer course helps learners greatly improve their oral and written communicative abilities in Spanish. Students spend three weeks in Spain in the beautiful northern city of Pamplona, at the Universidad de Navarra.

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Community
Feb 05, 2018

Acclaimed Cello-Piano Duo Perform at University Feb. 18

Cellist Mark Kosower and pianist Jee-Won Oh to perform Sunday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center at the University

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Community
Feb 05, 2018

Free Income Tax Assistance Service Offered

Accounting students will join area professionals to provide free tax assistance to low and medium income residents through the VITA program.

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General
Feb 02, 2018

Celebrate Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day with the Office of Sustainability throughout the months of March and April!

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Staff
Feb 01, 2018

Staff Spirit Award February 2018

Erin Maguire is the Staff Spirit Award Winner for February!

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