August 2018

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Two Professors Awarded Burkavage Fellowships image
Faculty
Aug 31, 2018

Two Professors Awarded Burkavage Fellowships

Professors Daniel Mahoney, Ph.D., and Rose Sebastianelli, Ph.D., were awarded three-year Burkavage fellowships.

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Student
Aug 31, 2018

President’s Fellowships for Summer Research

Seven undergraduate students received President’s Fellowships for Summer Research in 2018

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Student
Aug 31, 2018

Students Get Royal Internship Experience

University of Scranton students participate in the Royal Experience Summer Internship Program.

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Alumni
Aug 31, 2018

Scranton on Forbes ‘America’s Top Colleges’ List

Forbes ranked The University of Scranton among nation’s best values in college education for the 11th consecutive year.

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Community
Aug 30, 2018

Guitar Virtuoso Munisteri to Perform Sept. 7

Acclaimed jazz guitarist Matt Munisteri will perform Friday evening, Sept. 7, at the Houlihan-McLean Center.

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Community
Aug 30, 2018

Second Cohort Begins Nonprofit Leadership Program

The University celebrated graduates and incoming students of its Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program at a ceremony on campus.

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Staff
Aug 29, 2018

Cheryl Boga Talks about Upcoming Performance Music Season

Cheryl Boga has been talking about the upcoming Performance Music season. She recently was featured in the Times-Tribune and on WVIA.

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Student
Aug 28, 2018

First-Year Election Information Sessions

Any first-year student interested in running for a senate position on the Student Government should attend an information session.

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Student
Aug 28, 2018

Sage Advice for Incoming Students

Current University of Scranton students have some advice for the members of the incoming class of 2022.

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Community
Aug 28, 2018

La Festa Italiana Celebrates 43 Years!

La Festa Italiana will be held Labor Day Weekend on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton.

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Alumni
Aug 28, 2018

Alumni, Students Gather At Legacy Families Reception

The Class Of 2022 Legacy Families Unite To Capture Outset Of Collegiate Odyssey.

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Staff
Aug 28, 2018

Submit your Magis Award Nominations

If you haven’t already done so, there is still time to submit your nomination for next month’s Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award. Please forward your nominations by Aug. 29!

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Student
Aug 28, 2018

Volunteer and Service Fair - Sept. 11

Campus Ministries' Center for Service and Social Justice will host a Volunteer and Service Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

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Student
Aug 28, 2018

Performance Music -- New Members Welcome

Performance Music at The University of Scranton - new members welcome!

New Initiative: Multicultural Awareness Program image
Student
Aug 28, 2018

New Initiative: Multicultural Awareness Program

The Multicultural Center would like to cordially invite you to be part of our new initiative: The Multicultural Awareness Program (The M.A.P.)

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General
Aug 28, 2018

University Announces Fall Semester Events

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

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General
Aug 28, 2018

Fall 2018 Worship Schedule

Fall 2018 Worship Schedule

Faculty Perspective: Summer Course to the Navajo Nation image
Faculty
Aug 27, 2018

Faculty Perspective: Summer Course to the Navajo Nation

Professor Dave Dzurec, Ph.D., conducted a summer course on Navajo history and law in the Navajo nation this summer. Here is what he has to say about his course and the benefits of summer courses.

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Student
Aug 27, 2018

Downtown Scavenger Hunt, Aug. 31!

Explore downtown Scranton at the annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt!

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Student
Aug 27, 2018

Student Position Open for Fall, Department of Marketing Communications

Become a Royal News Campus Corner Correspondent -- begins now!

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Community
Aug 27, 2018

Luncheon Seminars Provide Timely Knowledge

The Schemel Forum’s World Affairs Luncheon Seminars examine the influence of national and international events.

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Student
Aug 25, 2018

Incoming Students Welcomed at Scranton

Members of the class of 2022 were among 1,300 new graduate and undergraduate students welcomed to The University of Scranton this weekend.

Community to be Celebrated at Inauguration image
Community
Aug 24, 2018

Community to be Celebrated at Inauguration

“A Celebration of Community” is the focus of events for the Inauguration of Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., as the University’s 27th President.

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Alumni
Aug 22, 2018

Scranton Among America’s ‘Best Values’

A multifaceted ranking by Money magazine places Scranton among America’s best values in a college education.

Schemel Forum Courses Set for Fall image
Community
Aug 22, 2018

Schemel Forum Courses Set for Fall

Schemel Forum fall courses spotlight Woody Allen films, President Donald Trump and Homer’s Iliad.

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Student
Aug 22, 2018

New Major Offered in Business Communication

The University will offer a new major and minor in business communication beginning in the fall 2018 semester.

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General
Aug 20, 2018

Response to Grand Jury Report

The University of Scranton's Response to the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report.

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Community
Aug 20, 2018

Performance Music Fall Season Begins Sept. 1

Performance Music at The University of Scranton will begin their fall season on Sept. 1 with tribute to jazz great Lester “Prez” Young.

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Student
Aug 20, 2018

MHA Program Named to CAHME Mentorship Circle

The University’s Master in Health Administration program became one of just 14 programs in nation to earn CAHME Mentorship Circle status.

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Student
Aug 20, 2018

Fair Planned for Nonprofit Organizations

A fair is planned on Sept. 11 at the University for area nonprofit organizations seeking college students as volunteers.

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General
Aug 16, 2018

University Announces September Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events taking place during the month of September, 2018.

Back to School Bonanza - August 26 image
Community
Aug 16, 2018

Back to School Bonanza - August 26

The University of Scranton and the Class of 2022 will host the 7th annual Back to School Bonanza for children aged 3-12 years and their families on Sunday, Aug. 26 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

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Faculty
Aug 15, 2018

Meet Our Faculty: Rick Klonoski

Meet Rick Klonoski, a professor of philosophy at The University of Scranton.

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Staff
Aug 15, 2018

New Academic Year Events

Each year, the University Community traditionally marks the beginning of the new academic year through a series of events.

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Community
Aug 14, 2018

First Business High School Scholars at Scranton

Students complete first course as participants in the new Business High School Scholars pilot program at the University

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Staff
Aug 14, 2018

Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award Winners

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Back to School Bonanza Set for August 26 image
Community
Aug 13, 2018

Back to School Bonanza Set for August 26

A free “Back to School Bonanza” for children 3 to 12 years-old and their families is planned for Aug. 26 at The Marketplace at Steamtown.

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Community
Aug 13, 2018

Students Begin University of Success

High school students graduate from University of Success, a multi-year, pre-college mentorship program.

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Student
Aug 10, 2018

SPARK Program Leaves No Room for Exclusion

University of Scranton and Scranton Preparatory School students work together to make summer exciting for local community children.

Expanding the Bonnie W. Oldham Library Research Prize and Endowment image
Faculty
Aug 13, 2018

Expanding the Bonnie W. Oldham Library Research Prize and Endowment

The research prize program was founded and coordinated by Professor Emerita Bonnie W. Oldham, who served on the library faculty as a research and instruction librarian from 2004 until her retirement in 2017.

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Student
Aug 13, 2018

Leading and Serving Through the Student Officer Program

I found the idea of a student-run program, mentored by police officers, intriguing, and I was motivated by the opportunity to build leadership skills and serve others through this vital campus program.

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Staff
Aug 13, 2018

Staff Senate Monthly Magis Award

If you haven’t already done so, there is still time to submit your nomination for next month’s Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award. Please forward your nominations by August 29th!

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Staff
Aug 13, 2018

Fall Move In Volunteer Opportunity

The Center for Student Engagement is looking for faculty and staff volunteers to help with Fall Welcome 2018.

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Student
Aug 13, 2018

All You Need to Know for Fall Welcome Weekend

Fall Welcome Weekend 2018 will be held from Saturday, Aug. 25 - Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018.

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Student
Aug 08, 2018

Men's Basketball Trip to Ireland

The University of Scranton men's basketball team is on a 10-day trip to Ireland, beginning on July 31 through Aug. 9. During the trip, the Royals share their experiences both on and off the court with updates to this page throughout the trip.

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Faculty
Aug 08, 2018

Scranton Hosts Lilly Fellows Program Cohort

Scranton alumna Sarah Neitz was among Lilly Fellows Program cohort of graduate fellows who met with President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J.

Princeton Review Ranks Scranton Among Best in Nation image
Student
Aug 07, 2018

Princeton Review Ranks Scranton Among Best in Nation

For the 17th consecutive year, The Princeton Review included Scranton among the elite list of the best colleges in the nation.

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Student
Aug 06, 2018

New Communication Major Offered at Scranton

The University will offer a new major in social media strategies beginning in the fall 2018 semester.

‘University for a Day’ On Sept. 15  image
Community
Aug 06, 2018

‘University for a Day’ On Sept. 15

The Schemel Forum’s “University for a Day” on Sept. 15 explores American politics, society and culture.

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Staff
Aug 06, 2018

Bringing AI Into Classroom AV Design

As the media and control system engineer of The University of Scranton, Robert Kennedy, CTS designs the touchpanels of the school’s control systems and supports audiovisual technology in nearly 200 classrooms.

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Staff
Aug 02, 2018

Shemanski Wins USATF 50 Mile Trail National Championship

University of Scranton athletics communications manager Randy Shemanski is accustomed to publicizing the accomplishments of Royals' student-athletes and teams, ranging from games and championships won to All-Conference, All-Region, and All-American awards. Recently though, Shemanski achieved a remarkable feat of his own, winning his age group at the USA Track & Field (USATF) 50 Mile Trail national championship.

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Student
Aug 02, 2018

Increasing Confidence through Occupational Therapy, A Reflection

My name is Victoria Gazzillo and I had the privilege to complete my first 12-week internship experience as a full-time occupational therapy student (OTS) at Intensive Therapeutics in West Caldwell, New Jersey.

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Staff
Aug 01, 2018

New Assistant Provost for Operations and Data Analytics Officer 

Richard Walsh is the new Assistant Provost for Operations and Data Analytics Officer in the Office of Institutional Research. Read the notice from Sunil Ahuja, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Academic Affairs.

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Alumni
Aug 01, 2018

Fall Alumni Preview 2018

The University Will Host Several Alumni Events This Fall.

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Alumni
Aug 01, 2018

Alumni Class Notes, August 2018

Share Your Story With Your Royal Family.

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