Fr. McKinney Receives Earl Award

    September 5, 2018

    At Fall Convocation on Aug. 31, the McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts, Ronald H. McKinney, S.J., a professor of philosophy, was honored with the John L. Earl III Award for service to the University, the faculty and the wider community. This award is presented annually to a member of the University community who demonstrates the spirit of generosity and dedication that the late Dr. John Earl, a distinguished professor of history, exemplified during his years at Scranton from 1964 to 1996.

    Fr. MicKinney received his Ph.D. from Fordham University in 1980 and came to The University of Scranton in 1984. He was director of the Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Program from 1986-2010. He specializes in philosophy and literature, postmodern studies, ethics, and Lonergan studies. He recently had one of his plays produced (HAMMARSKJOELD) in Baltimore at the Spotlighters Theater. He is currently running faculty seminars and workshops in Ignatian Vision and Pedagogy.

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