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Perspective Given on Running a Business in China image
Student
Apr 30, 2018

Perspective Given on Running a Business in China

An economics professor from the University of Chicago spoke at The University of Scranton’s Henry George Seminar on capitalism in China.

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Student
Apr 30, 2018

New Student Advisor Profile!

The Offices of the Registrar and Academic Services and Information Technology are pleased to announce the release of the Student Advisor Profile.

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Faculty
Apr 30, 2018

Understanding Nietzsche’s Free Spirit Works

Recently, Matthew Meyer, Ph.D., gave a talk to his fellow faculty members at the Faculty Research Seminar Series. We caught up with him to find out about his recent work.

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Student
Apr 30, 2018

10th Annual Festival of Nations

On Friday, May 4, from 3 p.m.- 5 p.m. on the Dionne Green the United Cultures Organization will be hosting the 10th Annual Festival of Nations!

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General
Apr 30, 2018

The Great Commons Ball Roll 2018 Winners

The Great Commons Ball Roll benefitting Campus Ministries’ International Service Program was a HUGE success. Thank you to everyone who donated prizes, bought tickets and came to the event.

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Community
Apr 27, 2018

Annual Gene Yevich Memorial Concert Set for May 4

Violinist Kako Miura will perform at the 10th Annual Gene Yevich Memorial Concert on May 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center.

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Student
Apr 26, 2018

End of the Year Drive needs Volunteers!

The University of Scranton's annual End of the Year Drive collects all the items that students would normally discard at the end of the academic year, and we need volunteers!

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Student
Apr 26, 2018

The Edward J. Spitzer Scholarship Application for 2018 Graduation

The Edward J. Spitzer Scholarship deadline has been extended to May 11!

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Staff
Apr 25, 2018

Staff Spirit Award Nominations

If you haven’t already done so, there is still time to submit your nomination for next month’s Spirit Award.

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Community
Apr 25, 2018

Business Alert - Electric City Bakehouse

Electric City Bakehouse is located just a few blocks away from campus.

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Community
Apr 25, 2018

University Students Lobby for Student Aid in Harrisburg

On Tuesday, April 17, The University of Scranton sent a group of students and staff to Harrisburg for the Association of Independent Colleges & University of Pennsylvania’s (AICUP) annual Student Aid Advocacy Day to advocate for state grants for higher education.

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Student
Apr 24, 2018

Royal Ambassadors: A Personal Reflection

Laura Freedman '19 reflects on her experiences with the Royal Ambassadors.

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General
Apr 24, 2018

ISP Ball Roll Postponed until Thursday

Due to the weather forecast of rain for tomorrow, the annual Great Commons ISP BALL ROLL is postponed until Thursday, April 26.

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Alumni
Apr 24, 2018

University Hosts Relay For Life

More than 30 teams raised more than $37,000 toward cancer research and patient care programs.

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General
Apr 24, 2018

A Selection from Esprit

Read the latest issue of Esprit: The University of Scranton Review of Arts and Letters, a publication of the University of Scranton English Department.

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Staff
Apr 24, 2018

Middle-States Self Study Campus Conversations

A reminder that the Middle States Self-Study spring Campus Conversations will be held next week. Staff, faculty and students are invited to take part.

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Community
Apr 24, 2018

CVS Health Foundation Awards Grant to Leahy Clinic

The University’s Leahy Clinic was among just 49 recipients in the nation to be awarded a grant from the CVS Health Foundation for 2018.

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Student
Apr 20, 2018

Scranton Pre-Vet Students Vaccinate Lambs

The University of Scranton Pre-Vet Club traveled to a sheep farm in Nicholson, PA, where they gained valuable veterinary experience vaccinating lambs.

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Faculty
Apr 20, 2018

Attention Gets Faculty Member’s Research Attention

The research of Bryan Burnham, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, involves the mechanisms and processes of selective attention.

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Community
Apr 20, 2018

‘Modern Myths of Muslim Anti-Semitism’ Discussed

Author Mark R. Cohen, Ph.D., will discuss “Modern Myths of Muslim Anti-Semitism” at the Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute lecture May 3.

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General
Apr 20, 2018

Finding Freedom in the Gulag: Walter Ciszek, S.J.

Please join us for this presentation by John Dejak, co-editor of "With God in America: The Spiritual Legacy of an Unlikely Jesuit."

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General
Apr 20, 2018

MC Presents: A Social Justice Get Together

The Multicultural Center would like to cordially invite you to join us next Saturday, April 28th from 1-5pm in DeNaples 4th floor.

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Student
Apr 20, 2018

Yesterday’s Warriors Becoming Tomorrow’s Leaders

Student Veterans of America’s President, Jared Lyon, speaks on how America’s veterans defy expectations and will be tomorrow’s leaders.

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Faculty
Apr 20, 2018

Two Psychology Professors Retire

On April 5, the Psychology Department hosted a retirement reception and farewell dinner for two of its long-time professors: James P. Buchanan, Ph.D., and Thomas P. Hogan, Ph.D. 

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Student
Apr 19, 2018

Raise $ for your Club/Org during 5.06 WKND

5.06 Weekend (May 4 - May 6) is the University of Scranton's Day of Giving celebration, use this opportunity to raise money for your club or organization!

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General
Apr 19, 2018

Schemel Forum Collaborative Program, May 1

Schemel Forum with the Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library presents: Bricklayer Bill: The Untold Story of the Workingman's Boston Marathon!

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General
Apr 19, 2018

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Lecture April 26

Dr. Felix C. Rwabukwisi will present his lecture "Strengthening the Global Health System: Lessons Learned from Africa," April 26 at the Schemel Forum.

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Student
Apr 18, 2018

University Nationally Awarded for Sustainability

The University of Scranton recognized with national award for sustainability in healthcare management.

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Faculty
Apr 18, 2018

Six-figure Grant Funds Student STEM Scholarships

A $645,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant provides scholarships to undergraduate students majoring in STEM fields at Scranton.

Lecture Examines Freedom in Postwar America image
Student
Apr 18, 2018

Lecture Examines Freedom in Postwar America

Martin Nekola, Ph.D., a political scientist from Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, discussed “freedom of captive nations.”

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Student
Apr 18, 2018

Navigating Student Meal Plans

Scranton personalizes your dining experience with convenient, flexible and healthy options. The only thing you have to do is pick a dining package that is the right fit for you.

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Staff
Apr 17, 2018

The Office of Human Resources presents FOR YOUR BENEFIT

The Office of Human Resources presents FOR YOUR BENEFIT: A series of Information Sessions on Benefits Topics.

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Faculty
Apr 17, 2018

Two Professors Profiled in Happenings Magazine

Read the profiles of two Scranton professors from Happenings Magazine.

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Alumni
Apr 17, 2018

KSOM Hosts Women In Business Panel And Luncheon

Alumnae Return To Campus To Share Wisdom with Students.

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Community
Apr 17, 2018

Nathan Visiting Scholar Lecture Set for April 19

“The Rise of Romania: History. Culture. Economy” will be discussed at the Jay Nathan, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar Lecture Series on April 19.

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General
Apr 17, 2018

Bursting Our Political Bubbles - Immigration

The topic of immigration is the last session of three political dialogue sessions, held Wednesday, April 25.

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General
Apr 17, 2018

Free guitar masterclass with Frank Vignola - Sat.

Please pass the word to your friends and colleagues who play guitar that legendary guitarist Frank Vignola will be offering a free guitar masterclass at the University of Scranton this Saturday!

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Community
Apr 16, 2018

Moving Women Forward - Town Hall

A conversation on the importance of women in the fields of transportation and public service.

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General
Apr 16, 2018

Central Scranton Expressway Closure

Central Scranton Expressway will be closed from April 17 to April 23 during the removal of the old Harrison Avenue Bridge.

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General
Apr 16, 2018

The Great Commons Ball Roll!

Campus Ministries and ISP host the Great Commons Ball Roll!

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Student
Apr 16, 2018

Travel Around the World With ISP!

ISP will host a Travel Around the World late night event on Saturday, April 21!

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Community
Apr 16, 2018

Acclaimed Guitarist Frank Vignola to Perform

Guitarist Frank Vignola will perform with the University Jazz Band Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center.

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General
Apr 13, 2018

Commencement Speakers Announced

Read about commencement speakers for the graduate and undergraduate ceremonies here.

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Community
Apr 13, 2018

University Players Present Musical Comedy

The University of Scranton Players will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” April 20-22 and 27-29.

New Student Advisor Profile! image
Student
Apr 30, 2018

New Student Advisor Profile!

The Offices of the Registrar and Academic Services and Information Technology are pleased to announce the release of the Student Advisor Profile.

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Student
Apr 13, 2018

Royal Scholars Program-NSF S-STEM Scholarship

This new program for Scranton students in STEM majors is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation. We will be able to accept five rising juniors and offer a two-year scholarship for participation.

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General
Apr 12, 2018

University Announces May Calendar of Events

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

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General
Apr 12, 2018

Global Insights presents: Taiwan

Global Insights will feature seven students to present on their experience and the culture of Taiwan.

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General
Apr 11, 2018

Dogs needed for Pet Therapy April 24

Pet Therapy is a special biannual event hosted by Campus Ministries' Center for Service and Social Justice to provide stress relief to students. How do I register for the April 24, 2018 Pet Therapy event?

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Community
Apr 11, 2018

Library Plans for Annual Book, Plant and Tag Sale

The University of Scranton’s Weinberg Memorial Library will hold its annual Book, Plant and Tag Sale on April 28 and April 29.

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Student
Apr 16, 2018

The Commencement Committee Needs Your Help!

The Commencement Committee is currently looking for volunteers to assist at Class Night, Graduate Commencement, Baccalaureate Mass, and Undergraduate Commencement.

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General
Apr 11, 2018

Moving Women Forward - April 23

A town hall focusing on a conversation on the importance of women in the fields of transportation and public service will be held on Monday, April 23 from 12:30-2:00 p.m. in the Kane Forum in Leahy Hall.

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Faculty
Apr 11, 2018

Theory into Practice by Gretchen Van Dyke, Ph.D.

Each fall semester, I have the honor of welcoming students and faculty to Washington, D.C., to the annual European Union Simulation sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation Consortium (MEUSC).

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Community
Apr 11, 2018

Award Honors Diocese in 150th Anniversary Year

The Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Award for Distinguished Contributions to Ignatian Mission and Ministry presented to the Diocese of Scranton.

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Community
Apr 10, 2018

University Announces May Calendar of Events

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

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Student
Apr 10, 2018

Royal Signers Club Hosts Silent Simulation

The University of Scranton Programming Board and the Royal Signers (the American Sign Language club) put on a Silent Simulation event that brought awareness to the experiences of those in the deaf community.

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Alumni
Apr 10, 2018

Scranton Among Nation’s Best for Salary Potential

Scranton ranked in the nation’s top 12 percent of the “Best Universities and Colleges by Salary Potential” according to PayScale’s report.

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Student
Apr 11, 2018

2018 Graduate Commencement Speaker Announced

Peter J. Danchak, regional president, PNC Bank, Northeast PA, will be the principal speaker at the University’s graduate commencement.

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General
Apr 10, 2018

Diversity Initiatives Grant Deadline April 30

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
Apr 10, 2018

Participants needed for Retreat this weekend!

The Multicultural Center Presents: An Identity Development Retreat

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General
Apr 10, 2018

Liva Arts Company Presents Legally Blonde!

Liva Arts Company presents: Legally Blonde, an award-winning musical based off of the popular movie!

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General
Apr 10, 2018

Need $$$ for your Club or Team?

The University's Day of Giving is a is a great opportunity to raise money that will help your club or team! Attend an upcoming information session!

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Student
Apr 09, 2018

Schemel Forum Peeks at Vietnam Behind Closed Doors

The University’s Schemel Forum hosted a luncheon seminar “JFK, LBJ and the Paradox of Vietnam” presented by a Pulitzer Prize winning author.

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General
Apr 09, 2018

Gaming Club Clash: A Video Game Tournament

Play in a Super Smash Bros. for Wii U tournament or play a variety of other video games for your chance to win trophies, gift cards, and, above all else, glory!

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General
Apr 09, 2018

NASCAR Day on campus -- April 11

Interested in Nascar? Join the Marketing Society in welcoming driver Todd Gillilard to campus on Wednesday, April 11.

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Staff
Apr 09, 2018

Staff Senate Home Improvement BBQ

The Staff Senate will hold its 5th Annual Home Improvement BBQ!

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Community
Apr 09, 2018

Threats to Democracy Discussed at Schemel Forum

“Resisting Threats to Democracy: Lessons from Machiavelli” will be discussed at the Schemel Forum’s Luncheon Seminar on April 11.

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General
Apr 09, 2018

Earth Day Events Offer ‘Green’ Fun and Learning

The University will host several Earth Day events for the public during the month of April.

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Student
Apr 05, 2018

Last Chance to Go Global!

The deadline for study abroad applications is quickly approaching! Get yours in soon!

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Student
Apr 05, 2018

Study Abroad Info Session for Students

Come on down for a Study Abroad information session April 10 and 11!

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General
Apr 05, 2018

Department of Political Science - Inaugural Newsletter

The Department of Political Science released its inaugural newsletter!

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Faculty
Apr 05, 2018

ORSP March Raffle Winner - Dr. Ismail Onat

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs randomly selects a winner from members of the University faculty and staff who submit external grant proposals during that month.

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Student
Apr 05, 2018

TSC Consultant’s Corner

Meet our TSC student consultants! They are an important part of the Technology Support Center team, as they answer phone calls and in-person questions about a wide range of topics related to computing, technology and other IT services.

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General
Apr 05, 2018

Spin for a Cure

Support Relay for Life! Buy a t-shirt for $15 and enjoy a spin class!

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Faculty
Apr 04, 2018

Q and A with Gerianne Barber of Counseling Training Center

Q and A with Gerianne Barber, director of the Counseling Training Center, which appeared in the fall issue of the Counseling and Human Services newsletter.

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Faculty
Apr 04, 2018

Biology Professor Rob Smith Studies Land Birds

Q and A with Rob Smith, Ph.D., professor of biology, who spends time in Lackawanna State Park studying the migratory habits of land birds.

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Staff
Apr 04, 2018

Staff Spirit Award April

The University Staff Senate Recognition and Excellence Committee has picked the winner of the STAFF SPIRIT AWARD for APRIL.

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Alumni
Apr 04, 2018

University Announces Rugby Reunion

Rugby Alumni To Return To Campus April 27 & 28.

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General
Apr 04, 2018

Gender, Gaming, and Digital Cultures in Japan

A double-feature lecture and discussion regarding Gender, Gaming, and Digital Cultures in Japan will be held Thursday, Apr. 12 from 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. with a light lunch in Brennan Hall 228.

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Student
Apr 04, 2018

Summer Conference Assistant Applications

Conference & Event Services is taking applications for the position of Summer Conference Assistant! If you or anyone you know is interested in applying, please do so by Friday, April 13.

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General
Apr 04, 2018

Take Back the Night Pre-Rally Table

Each year, the Jane Kopas Women's Center sponsors Take Back the Night (TBTN), which seeks to educate about and advocate for the end of sexual and interpersonal violence.

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General
Apr 04, 2018

Japanese Digital Culture Chinese Medical Ethics

Interested in knowing more about gaming, gender, and Japanese digital culture? What about the ethics of genetic enhancement from the perspective of Chinese philosophy?

Student Political Dialogue April 9 on Guns image
Community
Apr 04, 2018

Student Political Dialogue April 9 on Guns

As part of an ongoing civic engagement initiative coordinated by a broad campus planning group, the University is hosting a series of three student dialogue sessions this semester.

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Staff
Apr 04, 2018

Staff, Faculty, Students: General Recital, Wed. April 4, 7:30

We hope you might be able to join us on Wednesday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Houlihan McLean Center for our semesterly General Recital, which was re-scheduled due to a snow day before Easter. 

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General
Apr 04, 2018

Designer Babies and the Ethics of Human Enhancement

Ori Tavor, Lecturer in Chinese Studies and MA Program Director, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania, presents "Designer Babies and the Ethics of Human Enhancement: A Confucian Perspective".

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Alumni
Apr 03, 2018

Fields Named at Quinn Athletics Campus

The University announces the names for three fields at the Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., Athletics Campus.

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Student
Apr 03, 2018

Undergraduate Commencement Speaker Announced

Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., Ph.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown, will be the principal speaker at undergraduate commencement.

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Alumni
Apr 03, 2018

University Announces 2018 O'Hara Award Honorees

University To Honor Recipients Reunion Weekend.

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Alumni
Apr 03, 2018

University To Hold Scranton Purple Passion Day April 13

Wear Your Scranton Gear To Show Your Passion.

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Alumni
Apr 03, 2018

Alumni Class Notes, April 2018

Share Your Story With Your Royal Family.

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General
Apr 03, 2018

23rd Annual Healthcare Symposium

The University of Scranton Master of Health Administration program will host it's 23rd Annual Healthcare Symposium on Thursday, April 5, 2018.

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Student
Apr 03, 2018

Apply for Student Government Cabinet Positions!

Positions are available for the Student Government Executive Cabinet next year!

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General
Apr 03, 2018

The MC Presents: An Identity Development Retreat

The Multicultural Center Presents: An Identity Development Retreat from April 13 - 15!

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Alumni
Apr 01, 2018

Alumni Can Volunteer for Day of Service

University of Scranton alumni will volunteer at locations across the East Coast on April 14 as part of the ninth annual Day of Service.

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Student
Apr 04, 2018

Equestrian Team Breaks School Record

This year's equestrian team has made Scranton history with six members of the team competing in the regional show and a few in more than one class. Katelyn Langford, Lauren Rice, Alexandra Mueller, Kelsi McGlone, Claire Jarvis and Sela Fine will be competing on March 31 for a spot in Zones, which potentially leads to qualifying for the National Competition.

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