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Student
Jun 01, 2018

Class of 2018 Honors Program Graduates

Thirty-four members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2018 graduated from its undergraduate Honors Program.

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Student
May 31, 2018

Business Leadership Honors Program Graduates

Fifteen members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2018 graduated from its Business Leadership Honors Program.

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Student
May 31, 2018

Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program Graduates

Thirty-five members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2018 graduated from its Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program.

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General
May 31, 2018

Royal News, Summer Schedule

The Royal News newsletter will now publish on a summer schedule, with updates continuing daily on the website.

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Faculty
May 31, 2018

Faculty Summer Research: Social Norms Marketing

Jessica Nolan, Ph.D., an associate professor in the psychology department, received a summer grant to research social norms marketing. Read on to find out more! 

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Student
May 30, 2018

Class Night Recognizes Graduates

University of Scranton class of 2018 graduates were recognized for academic excellence, leadership and service at Class Night.

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Staff
May 30, 2018

ONE-ON-ONE with Dave Martin, Director of Athletics

Dave Martin, director of athletics, answers questions in The Scranton Journal. 

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Student
May 30, 2018

Commencement in the News

Commencement 2018 was featured in the news. More here.

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Alumni
May 29, 2018

University Dedicates Dave Ocorr Way

University Honors Former Baseball Coach and Athletics Director.

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Staff
May 29, 2018

Staff Senate 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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Faculty
May 29, 2018

Success from Silicon Valley to Scranton

Melissa Wright, Esq., is a faculty specialist in business law and the director of the Entrepreneurship Program. Before coming to the University, she practiced law for more than 10 years, much of which was spent in Silicon Valley, working with startup companies.

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Student
May 29, 2018

2018 Commencement Principal Address

2018 commencement speech of Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., Bishop of Youngstown

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Staff
May 29, 2018

Staff: Cathy Mascelli Retirement Celebration

You are invited to join us in honoring Cathy Mascelli, Assistant Director of the Center for Health Education & Wellness, as she retires from the University after 21 years of dedicated service.

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General
May 29, 2018

Dining Services Summer Locations and Hours

Dining Services announces construction in the Food Court on the first floor of DeNaples.

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Student
May 27, 2018

University Holds Undergraduate Commencement

The University of Scranton conferred nearly 900 bachelor’s and associate’s degrees at its undergraduate commencement.

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Student
May 26, 2018

University Confers Master’s and Doctoral Degrees

The University of Scranton conferred nearly 600 master’s and doctoral degrees, at its graduate commencement ceremony.

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Student
May 25, 2018

Quick Facts: Commencement 2018

Quick facts about The University of Scranton’s class of 2018 commencement.

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Community
May 25, 2018

Annual University of Scranton Rummage Sale, June 1

Our annual rummage sale will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, June 1st at the Girl Scout House, 333 Madison Ave.

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Community
May 23, 2018

A New Way to Discover NEPA

Northeastern Pennsylvania's new regional quality of life website is here, with lists of where to eat, things to do and ways to discover the area.

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Athletics
May 23, 2018

University Honors Senior Student-Athletes At Annual Luncheon

Ninety-eight senior student-athletes were honored on Saturday at The University of Scranton's 27th annual Senior Student-Athlete brunch, held in the McIlhenny Ballroom in the DeNaples Center

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Faculty
May 22, 2018

Alpha Sigma Nu Teacher of the Year Named

Timothy Foley, Ph.D., professor of chemistry, was named the 2018 Alpha Sigma Nu Teacher of the Year.

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Community
May 23, 2018

University Welcomes Senator Blake

On May 17, 2018, the University welcomed PA State Senator John Blake to campus for a ceremony to celebrate pedestrian improvement projects for the Commons and Estate areas.

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Staff
May 23, 2018

Kipp Adcock: From Sergeant to Magistrate

Prior to Kipp’s electoral bid, we were lucky to have him on staff serving as a University Police Sergeant for nearly 6 1/2 years.

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Alumni
May 23, 2018

Saving a Life Through the Scranton Network

While it has become commonplace for University of Scranton alumni to use the Scranton network to advance their careers, occasionally the network can present a Royal with the unique opportunity to affect another life for decades, to change an uncertain outlook into a happy ending through the magic of the Scranton family.

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General
May 23, 2018

Iggy 1 Makes its Debut

The University of Scranton purchased its first shuttle bus in April 2018. It holds 24 passengers, is H / C accessible and is capable of accommodating 2 wheelchairs.

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Community
May 22, 2018

University Celebrates Improvement Projects

The University of Scranton conducted a ceremony on campus to celebrate pedestrian improvement projects on the Commons and Estate grounds.

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Alumni
May 23, 2018

Scranton No. 7 Best Catholic College in US

The University of Scranton ranked No. 7 among the “Best Catholic Colleges and Universities” in the nation in a 2018 College Consensus list.

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Faculty
May 23, 2018

Excellence Down to a Science: Mark Seid, Ph.D.

A spotlight on Mark Seid, Ph.D., and his work at The University of Scranton.

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Student
May 22, 2018

Anti-Semitism, Past and Present

A highly-respected scholar and author presented a lecture titled “Modern Myths of Muslim Anti-Semitism” at The University of Scranton.

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Student
May 22, 2018

My University Internship: A Reflection

Student examines the significance of University Advancement internship.

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General
May 22, 2018

UPD Hosts 2018 AJCU Conference

This year, The University of Scranton hosted the AJCU Facilities, Public Safety and Sustainability Conference, April 16–18 on our campus.

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Community
May 19, 2018

Students' Competition Knowledge of Physics

University hosts its annual Hayes Science Competition for High School Physics and Engineering Students.

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General
May 21, 2018

Summer Mailroom Hours

Summer hours for the DeNaples mailroom will begin on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 and continue through Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.

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General
May 21, 2018

Summer 2018 Worship Schedule

Catholic Eucharistic Liturgy will be celebrated on Sundays in Madonna della Strada Chapel from June 3 to August 19 at 11 a.m.

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Student
May 18, 2018

High School Students Participate in National Biomechanics Day

Wyoming Valley West High School students participated in National Biomechanics Day at The University of Scranton.

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Community
May 17, 2018

Scranton Hosts Representatives of Veterans

The College/University Regional Veterans Education Representative Conference was held at The University of Scranton.

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Community
May 17, 2018

Lecture Discusses Scranton Master Penman

Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library sponsored a reception and lecture on theatrical portraits by master penman P. W. Costello.

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General
May 17, 2018

Penn State Master Gardeners Event - May 21, 2018

The University of Scranton and Penn State Master Gardeners of Lackawanna County are hosting a hands-on workshop to teach you how to plant a pollinator-friendly garden.

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Faculty
May 17, 2018

ORSP APRIL RAFFLE WINNER - Kate Stumpo, Ph.D.

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has a monthly raffle for members of the University who submit external grant proposals.

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Faculty
May 16, 2018

Teacher of the Year Announced

The 2018 Teacher of the Year is Daniel Haggerty, Ph.D.

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Student
May 16, 2018

Student Spotlight On Catie Bombard '18

Aquinas Editor Discusses Majors, Magazine.

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Student
May 15, 2018

Commencement Events Celebrate Class of 2018

“The hours too quickly slip away.” The University of Scranton will host numerous events to celebrate its Class of 2018 May 25-27.

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Student
May 15, 2018

Students Inducted into National Honor Societies

Hundreds of University students were inducted into national honor societies during the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Faculty
May 15, 2018

Game-changing Virtual Rehabilitation Exploration

Computer science and physical therapy professors collaborate on research on specialized device to aid those with orthopedic injuries.

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Staff
May 15, 2018

Staff: Community Service Input Form

Please take a few minutes to help the University gather information on community service activities being performed by staff in a professional and/or personal capacity. 

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Student
May 22, 2018

Use #USGRAD18 to Post Anything Related to Commencement!

Be sure to use #USGRAD18 to post anything related to Commencement.

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Student
May 15, 2018

Bonnie W. Oldham Library Research Prize Winners

Weinberg Memorial Library Announces Bonnie W. Oldham Library Research Prize Winners

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Student
May 14, 2018

Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Scranton students were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the national honor society for students in Jesuit colleges and universities.

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General
May 14, 2018

University Announces Summer Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events taking place during the summer of 2018.

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Student
May 14, 2018

Nathan Lecture Focuses on Romania

“The Rise of Romania: History. Culture. Economy” was the focus of the fifth Jay Nathan, Ph.D., visiting scholar lecture series at Scranton.

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General
May 14, 2018

Last Call for Women Age 40-60 - $25 to Amazon!

Final recruitment call! Dr. Dani Arigo and the Clinical Health Psychology Research Team is seeking participants for a study on women's health (Women's Health And Daily Experiences).

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Student
May 10, 2018

USPB Annual Tuition Raffle Winner

Ryan Kiess from Manhasset, New York, won The University of Scranton Programming Board (USPB) annual Tuition Raffle.

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Community
May 09, 2018

Working Together: How Students, Faculty and Police are Improving Criminal Justice in The University of Scranton Community

Five criminal justice majors at the University of Scranton, all considering careers in traditional police work or criminal analysis for a police department, have helped the Scranton Police Department (SPD) take a bite out of crime.

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Student
May 09, 2018

Student Position Open for Fall, Department of Marketing Communications

Become a Royal News Campus Corner Correspondent -- begins in late August!

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Faculty
May 09, 2018

(Re)introducing Professor Springs Steele

Campus Correspondent Kayla Johson talks to Springs Steele, a faculty specialist in theology and religious studies, about his recent return to Scranton after eight years away. And more.

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Community
May 09, 2018

Area Students Participate in Competitions at Scranton

More than 100 area high school students participated in several competitions at The University of Scranton recently.

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Community
May 09, 2018

University’s New Athletics Campus Dedicated

The University of Scranton dedicates and blesses “fields of dreams” at its new $14 million Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., Athletics Campus.

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Student
May 09, 2018

A Day in the Life of a Small Business Intern

Students find value in paid local internships with the Small Business Internship Initiative.

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Alumni
May 09, 2018

PBC Announces Dinner Honorees

The President's Business Council will honor Linda S. McGowan '80 and Joseph L. Sorbera Jr. P '08, '08 with the President's Medal at its annual award dinner in October.

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Alumni
May 09, 2018

5.06 Weekend Raises $326,000 For The University

A Record Number Of Royals Donate To The University.

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Staff
May 08, 2018

Staff Spirit Award May

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

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Student
May 08, 2018

University Celebrates Student Scholars

More than 80 projects were presented by more than 175 students at The University of Scranton’s Celebration of Student Scholars.

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Student
May 08, 2018

Four to Receive Honorary Degrees at May 27 Ceremony

Four to receive honorary degrees at the University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony May 27.

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General
May 08, 2018

Refresh with Meditation and Yoga Classes

It's the final week for CHEW's Weekly Mindfulness Meditation & Yoga Classes. Show yourself some love by dropping into one of our free classes for a little "me time"!

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General
May 08, 2018

Summer 2018 Construction - Parking Pavilion

The entire Parking Pavilion will be closed for Phase I of repairs from May 29 to June 7, 2018.

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General
May 08, 2018

Ascension Thursday Mass

Mass will be celebrated in Madonna della Strada Chapel at 12:05 p.m. to celebrate the Ascension of the Lord.

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Community
May 07, 2018

Performance Music Concludes Season with May 13 Recital

Organist Alexander Pattavina will perform on Sunday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the University’s Houlihan-McLean Center.

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Student
May 07, 2018

Earth Day Fair Plants Seeds of Change

Research and care for the environment brought students together for the annual Earth Day Fair. Students took home seeds, mugs and new ideas.

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Community
May 07, 2018

Math Integration Bee Winners Announced

Winners of The University of Scranton Math Integration Bee high school competition are announced.

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Community
May 04, 2018

Earth Day Essay Contest Winners Announced

Elementary, middle and high school students win medals in The University of Scranton Earth Day Essay Contest.

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Community
May 04, 2018

High School Students Compete in Programming Contest

Teams from Scranton Preparatory School placed first and third at the University’s annual Computer Programming Contest.

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Alumni
May 02, 2018

Alumni Class Notes, May 2018

Share Your Story With Your Royal Family.

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General
May 02, 2018

CTLE Writing Center Scheduling, Recordkeeping and Reporting through WCONLINE Software Solution

The CTLE Writing Center, with strong support from the Division of Information Technology, is now using a third party software solution to manage the scheduling, recordkeeping and reporting needs of the Writing Center called WCONLINE.

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Community
May 02, 2018

Cabinet in Your Community

A discussion with members of Governor Wolf's Cabinet.

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Faculty
May 02, 2018

KSOM Professor of the Year Named

Accounting Professor Daniel Mahoney, Ph.D. ’81, G’85, was named Kania School of Management Professor of the Year for the fifth time.

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Alumni
May 01, 2018

Alumni Advisory Board Installs Michael K. Short '99 As Alumni Society President

The Alumni Advisory Board installed Michael K. Short ’99 as the President of The Alumni Society of The University of Scranton at its April 28 meeting.

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Alumni
May 01, 2018

5.06 Weekend Returns

Celebrate 5.06 All Weekend Long.

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Alumni
May 01, 2018

Alumni Family Memorializes Loved One

Friends and family of Brian Musto will sponsor a team in the University’s 5.06 K Run/Walk to support The Brian Musto ’12 Memorial Fund.

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Staff
May 01, 2018

University Community Invited to Athletics Campus Dedication

Join us for the Rev. Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., Athletics Campus Dedication

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Staff
May 01, 2018

Volunteers Needed for Annual Late Night Finals Breakfast

Please consider volunteering at the 19th Annual Late Night Finals Breakfast on Monday, May 14, 2018 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. on the third floor of The DeNaples Center!

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Student
May 01, 2018

Retreat Reflection, Live It

A reflection by student Louis J. Finnerty about serving as rector on the Live It retreat.

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General
May 01, 2018

Liva Arts Company's Annual Benefit Cabaret, May 6!

Come out and see the members of Liva Arts Company show off their talents as we raise money for The Children's Advocacy Center! Say goodbye to the seniors as they perform at their last Liva event!

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