October 2018

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Advice from a Junior: Open House image
Student
Oct 31, 2018

Advice from a Junior: Open House

Why attending Open House is important according to a current student.

The Scranton Journal is Here image
General
Oct 31, 2018

The Scranton Journal is Here

Read the latest Scranton Journal here.

University Hosts Safe Trick or Treat Event image
Student
Oct 31, 2018

University Hosts Safe Trick or Treat Event

More than 600 Scranton students volunteered to host more than 200 area children at Safe Trick or Treat in the Residence Halls.

One-On-One with Mike Mensah, Ph.D. image
Faculty
Oct 31, 2018

One-On-One with Mike Mensah, Ph.D.

Mike Mensah, Ph.D., speaks about his years as dean of KSOM.

Homelessness: A National Issue; A Local Reality image
Community
Oct 30, 2018

Homelessness: A National Issue; A Local Reality

As part of the University's State of Scranton Seminar Series, we will be hosting a presentation and discussion on Monday, Nov. 12 from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on the topic of "Homelessness: A National Issue; A Local Reality."

Spring Faculty Led Study Abroad to Cuba image
Student
Oct 30, 2018

Spring Faculty Led Study Abroad to Cuba

Step back in time, immerse yourself in a vibrant, foreign culture, and dig deep into bucket-loads of controversy.

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Lecture image
General
Oct 30, 2018

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Lecture

It has become far too easy to have your Social Security, bank account, passport and credit card numbers stolen by hackers located throughout the world.

Panel Discussion and Art Exhibition Nov. 2 image
General
Oct 30, 2018

Panel Discussion and Art Exhibition Nov. 2

On Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, a panel discussion and public reception will be held for the art exhibition "America in a Trance: Photographs by Niko J. Kallianiotis."

Changing the Way we Think in and about the Second Language Classroom: A Sociocultural Take image
General
Oct 30, 2018

Changing the Way we Think in and about the Second Language Classroom: A Sociocultural Take

Changing the Way We Think in and about the Second Language Classroom: A Sociocultural Take

A Reading of "Border Voices" image
General
Oct 30, 2018

A Reading of "Border Voices"

A reading of a new play by Robert Neustadt on Friday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Royal Theatre.

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General
Oct 30, 2018

Statements Following Pittsburgh Attack

Statements from Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., president, following the attack at the synagogue in Pittsburgh.

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General
Oct 29, 2018

Thanksgiving Feed a Family Program

Campus Ministries' Center for Service & Social Justice is sponsoring our annual Thanksgiving Feed a Family Program.

Message on the Synagogue Shooting in Pittsburgh image
General
Oct 29, 2018

Message on the Synagogue Shooting in Pittsburgh

A message from Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., president, to the University community on the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh.

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Student
Oct 26, 2018

Distinguished Author Award Given to Lorene Cary

Writer Lorene Cary receives the The Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award from the Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library.

New Title, Responsibilities for Assistant Provost image
Staff
Oct 26, 2018

New Title, Responsibilities for Assistant Provost

The University of Scranton has appointed Richard Walsh as assistant provost for operations and data analytics officer.

Asian Shadow Puppetry Performance Set for Nov. 15 image
Community
Oct 26, 2018

Asian Shadow Puppetry Performance Set for Nov. 15

Teaser - Character Max 140A live Asian shadow puppetry performance by Yung Shing Le Theatre Troupe will present three plays in the traditional art form on Nov. 15.

Protectionism Discussed at Henry George Lecture image
Community
Oct 24, 2018

Protectionism Discussed at Henry George Lecture

The University’s 33rd Henry George Lecture, presented by MIT economics professor Dave Donaldson, Ph.D., is set for Nov. 2.

An Evening with Eliza Bent image
General
Oct 25, 2018

An Evening with Eliza Bent

Join us in welcoming playwright Eliza Bent and celebrating some of her work!

Community-Based Learning Clinic Nov. 1 Luncheon image
Faculty
Oct 25, 2018

Community-Based Learning Clinic Nov. 1 Luncheon

Teaching a Community-Based Learning (CBL) Course or Thinking about Teaching One in the Future?

The IT Fair is Two Weeks Away!  image
Staff
Oct 25, 2018

The IT Fair is Two Weeks Away!

The IT Fair is two weeks away! Stop by Nov. 7.

Pennsylvania Studied in Photography Exhibit image
Community
Oct 24, 2018

Pennsylvania Studied in Photography Exhibit

The photography exhibit “America in a Trance,” which studies hope in areas of economic decline, on display at Hope Horn Gallery.

Judaic Studies Lecture Set for Nov. 6 image
Community
Oct 24, 2018

Judaic Studies Lecture Set for Nov. 6

Rabbi Chaim Rapoport will present the Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute lecture on Nov. 6 in the Loyola Science Center’s PNC Auditorium.

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Student
Oct 24, 2018

University Students Organize Street Sweep

Student Government officers helped organize the hundreds of University students who participated in this semester’s Street Sweep.

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Lecture image
General
Oct 24, 2018

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Lecture

Our Constitution authorizes Congress to declare war, yet in our history of hundreds of military encounters, it has happened rarely.

Leahy Center Chipotle Fundraiser image
General
Oct 24, 2018

Leahy Center Chipotle Fundraiser

Support the Leahy Center's Physical Therapy Clinic by stopping at Chipotle in Dickson City on Monday, Oct. 29 from 4-8 p.m.!

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Alumni
Oct 24, 2018

University To Hold Mass Of Remembrance Nov. 8

The University of Scranton will hold its annual Mass of Remembrance Nov. 8.

November—The Month of All Souls image
General
Oct 24, 2018

November—The Month of All Souls

The month of November is the traditional month in the Church’s calendar for remembering those who have died.

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Faculty
Oct 24, 2018

Professor Discusses Central America Migrant Caravan

A political science professor from The University of Scranton is an expert on Central America. He's using current events in the classroom and getting his students to understand what is happening in that region of the world.

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Community
Oct 24, 2018

Students Volunteer for the Street Sweep

Hundreds of University students volunteered to clean-up streets near campus, in downtown Scranton, at Nay Aug Park and at two community gardens during the fall Street Sweep on Oct. 14.

Middle States Self-Study Fall 2018 Campus Feedback Session image
General
Oct 24, 2018

Middle States Self-Study Fall 2018 Campus Feedback Session

University of Scranton faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the campus feedback session for the Fall 2018 Middle States Self-Study Report.

Humanities Place in Higher Education Discussed image
Student
Oct 23, 2018

Humanities Place in Higher Education Discussed

Jesuit education’s foundation in the liberal arts and humanities that leads to a “greater focus on more sophisticated subjects” discussed at lecture.

FANS: A Personal Reflection image
Alumni
Oct 23, 2018

FANS: A Personal Reflection

President of student club shares her experiences.

Romero Film and Salvadorian Food  image
Student
Oct 22, 2018

Romero Film and Salvadorian Food

In honor of Saint Romero, Residents Life and Campus Ministries will be showing the Film "Romero", and serving authentic Salvadorian food in the DeNaples Theater on Thursday Oct. 26 at 8PM.

Plaza Named in Honor of Saint image
Community
Oct 18, 2018

Plaza Named in Honor of Saint

The University of Scranton named a building in honor of recently canonized St. Oscar Romero.

Trumpeter Joseph Boga to Perform on Oct. 27 image
Community
Oct 18, 2018

Trumpeter Joseph Boga to Perform on Oct. 27

Acclaimed trumpeter Joseph Boga to return to the University for a performance with the student jazz band on Oct. 27.

Class of 2017 Career Success Nearly Perfect image
Student
Oct 18, 2018

Class of 2017 Career Success Nearly Perfect

Class of 2017 graduate success for achieving their career plans stands at 99.9 percent one year after earning bachelor’s degrees at Scranton.

Communication Symposium for Faculty and Staff image
Staff
Oct 18, 2018

Communication Symposium for Faculty and Staff

Striving for improved communications between key University leaders and our campus community.

OT Student Kauai Service Fieldwork Fundraiser image
Student
Oct 17, 2018

OT Student Kauai Service Fieldwork Fundraiser

Support the Senior OT students for their Kauai Service trip!

Online Reviews Rank Scranton Among the Best  image
Alumni
Oct 17, 2018

Online Reviews Rank Scranton Among the Best

Niche.com ranked The University of Scranton among the top 15 percent of the “Best Colleges in America.”

University Announces Fall Open House Legacy Receptions image
Alumni
Oct 21, 2018

University Announces Fall Open House Legacy Receptions

The University of Scranton will hold Fall Open House Legacy Receptions Oct. 21 and Nov. 4.

University To Celebrate Jesuit Alumni Sunday Oct. 21 image
Alumni
Oct 16, 2018

University To Celebrate Jesuit Alumni Sunday Oct. 21

The University of Scranton will celebrate Jesuit Alumni Sunday Oct. 21.

Not Forgotten: Digitally Preserving the University’s Theatrical Legacy image
General
Oct 16, 2018

Not Forgotten: Digitally Preserving the University’s Theatrical Legacy

Items from the University Players were recently digitized and added to the Weinberg Memorial Library’s Digital Collections.

Community Business Spotlight image
Community
Oct 16, 2018

Community Business Spotlight

What’s inside the Black Box Café? Come find out and grab a cup of coffee while you solve the mystery.

Open House Set for Oct. 21 and Nov. 4 image
Community
Oct 16, 2018

Open House Set for Oct. 21 and Nov. 4

The University of Scranton Open House events are planned for Sunday, Oct. 21, and Sunday, Nov. 4. Registration and tours begin at 9 a.m.

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Student
Oct 16, 2018

Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Recruiter Visit!

A recruiter from the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) will visit campus on Sunday/Monday, Oct. 21 and 22.

Garlic Planting Class - Open to All image
General
Oct 16, 2018

Garlic Planting Class - Open to All

A garlic planting class, open to all, will be held on Oct. 27.

New World Languages and Cultures and Latin American Studies Faculty Member Ana Ugarte image
Faculty
Oct 16, 2018

New World Languages and Cultures and Latin American Studies Faculty Member Ana Ugarte

Introducing new world languages and cultures and Latin American studies faculty member, Ana Ugarte!

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Student
Oct 16, 2018

Mid-semester Advice from Dr. Tadros

We asked Dr. Tadros for some advice on how to succeed at the mid-semester point.

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Student
Oct 16, 2018

Working through disABILITY

A middle school guidance counselor spoke about his journey using assistive technology while in school and now working in special education.

Romero Plaza Naming Ceremony image
General
Oct 16, 2018

Romero Plaza Naming Ceremony

You are cordially invited to the naming ceremony for Romero Plaza on Oct. 18.

Romero Plaza Naming Ceremony image
Staff
Oct 16, 2018

Romero Plaza Naming Ceremony

You are cordially invited to the naming ceremony for Romero Plaza on Oct. 18.

Scranton Announces Wall of Fame Class of 2018 image
Alumni
Oct 16, 2018

Scranton Announces Wall of Fame Class of 2018

The University of Scranton will induct the six newest members into its athletics department Wall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Student
Oct 15, 2018

Spanish Music and Dance

Expand your culture with a night of Spanish song and dance!

November Nominations- Magis Award image
Staff
Oct 15, 2018

November Nominations- Magis Award

Get your votes in for the November Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award!

University Response to Grand Jury Report Continues image
Community
Oct 15, 2018

University Response to Grand Jury Report Continues

The University establishes Task Force on Healing, Reconciliation and Hope in response to Pennsylvania grand jury report.

Piano-clarinet Duo to Perform on Oct. 19 image
Community
Oct 15, 2018

Piano-clarinet Duo to Perform on Oct. 19

Performance Music at the University welcomes pianist Jeremy Ajani Jordan and clarinetist Mark Dover for Oct. 19 recital.

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General
Oct 12, 2018

University Announces November Events

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

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General
Oct 12, 2018

University Names Business Partner of the Year

The University of Scranton named A.J. Guzzi General Contractors, Inc., as its 2018 Business Partner of the Year.

United Way Campaign- Fan Day Approaching! image
Staff
Oct 12, 2018

United Way Campaign- Fan Day Approaching!

Show off your favorite teams for a good cause!

Translating The Odyssey: How and Why image
General
Oct 12, 2018

Translating The Odyssey: How and Why

Schemel Forum event highlighting Emily Wilson, Ph.D.'s take on Homer's The Odyssey.

Study Abroad Information Sessions image
Student
Oct 12, 2018

Study Abroad Information Sessions

Want to take your education abroad?

The Laramie Project Presented by The University of Scranton Players image
General
Oct 12, 2018

The Laramie Project Presented by The University of Scranton Players

Twenty years ago, a horrific hate crime changed the views of many. The Laramie Project brings that story to life once again on the stage.

Zaner-Bloser Penmanship Exhibit Lecture Oct. 24 image
Community
Oct 11, 2018

Zaner-Bloser Penmanship Exhibit Lecture Oct. 24

Library exhibit and lecture feature the works of “The World’s Best Penman.”

University President Discusses Role of Humanities image
Community
Oct 11, 2018

University President Discusses Role of Humanities

Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., president of The University of Scranton, will present “The Humanities: Now More Than Ever” on Oct. 18.

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Staff
Oct 11, 2018

Introducing Our Staff: Rebecca Dzikowski

Rebecca joined the Special Collections department staff in September 2017 as a part-time metadata specialist.

New Digital Services Librarian Joins Library Faculty image
Faculty
Oct 10, 2018

New Digital Services Librarian Joins Library Faculty

Colleen Farry joined the faculty of the Weinberg Memorial Library in July 2018.

Information Literacy Program Launches Instruction Request Form image
General
Oct 10, 2018

Information Literacy Program Launches Instruction Request Form

The University of Scranton’s Information Literacy program has developed a new way for course faculty to request information literacy instruction in their courses.

Support our Veterans and their service dogs! image
General
Oct 10, 2018

Support our Veterans and their service dogs!

Help Veterans and their service dogs AND get a shirt! Win-Win!

Campus Ministries’ Peer Facilitator Training image
Student
Oct 10, 2018

Campus Ministries’ Peer Facilitator Training

Campus Ministries’ Peer Facilitator Training began on Tuesday, October 9.   The Domestic Outreach and International Service Programs are blessed to have 18 amazing student leaders who will work closely with our students and faculty/staff chaperones participating in the 2019 spring service trips. 

PBC Dinner Raises More Than $1 Million image
Alumni
Oct 10, 2018

PBC Dinner Raises More Than $1 Million

The President’s Business Council honored Linda McGowan and Joseph Sorbera Jr. at the University’s 17th Annual Award Dinner.

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Student
Oct 10, 2018

Speaker Addresses Injustices of Dominicans of Haitian Descent

Isidro is a human rights advocate who works to address the injustices that Dominicans of Haitian descent are currently facing concerning denial of citizenship in the Dominican Republic (DR).

Holy Walkamole-Walk for Wellness image
Staff
Oct 10, 2018

Holy Walkamole-Walk for Wellness

It's not too late to register for the NEW Employee Walking Program

Global Insights presents The Republic of the Congo    image
Student
Oct 10, 2018

Global Insights presents The Republic of the Congo   

"The people are happy even though they live in economic crisis."

University of Scranton New Faculty Members image
Faculty
Oct 09, 2018

University of Scranton New Faculty Members

The University has appointed 22 new full-time faculty members for the 2018-2019 academic year.

A Celebration of Archbishop Oscar Romero image
General
Oct 10, 2018

A Celebration of Archbishop Oscar Romero

Join us in a festive celebration of Archbishop Oscar Romero!

Dia De Los Muertos + Kino Border Initiative image
Student
Oct 10, 2018

Dia De Los Muertos + Kino Border Initiative

Dia De Los Muertos will be even more important on campus this year!

Love of Haiti Inspires 30 Years of Service image
Community
Oct 09, 2018

Love of Haiti Inspires 30 Years of Service

The University will host a Meet the Author and Book Signing reception with JoAnne Kuehner, author of “Oh, for the Love of Haiti” on Oct. 24.

Shared Responsibility of Global Migration Discussed image
Community
Oct 09, 2018

Shared Responsibility of Global Migration Discussed

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations to discuss “Global Migration: Shared Responsibility and Solidarity” Oct. 23.

AppleFest - October 12! image
Student
Oct 04, 2018

AppleFest - October 12!

Looking for an apple-solutely incredible time? Join us at Applefest!

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General
Oct 04, 2018

Additional October Events

University of Scranton announced additional events for the month of October.

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General
Oct 03, 2018

Submit Names for All Souls

We invite you as a member of the University family to remember your families and friends with us and to have their names included in our prayers.

Organ Virtuoso to Perform Oct. 12 Recital image
Community
Oct 03, 2018

Organ Virtuoso to Perform Oct. 12 Recital

Acclaimed organist Greg Zelek will headline the Oct. 12 Performance Music recital at the Houlihan-McLean Center.

University Players Present ‘The Laramie Project’ image
Community
Oct 03, 2018

University Players Present ‘The Laramie Project’

The University of Scranton Players will present ‘The Laramie Project’ Oct. 12-14 and 19-21 in the McDade Center.

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Community
Oct 03, 2018

Local Business Spotlight

A taste of Paris awaits customers at Lola Dessert Shoppe. Located at 350 Adams Avenue, less than two blocks from the Leahy Center, Lola Dessert Shoppe provides customers with fresh macarons Monday through Friday.

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General
Oct 03, 2018

IT Maintenance - Fall Break

The Division of Information Technology will be working to enhance IT services over Fall Break.

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General
Oct 03, 2018

Fall Break Mass Schedule

Fall Break Mass schedule - Oct. 6 through Oct. 9

Scranton on 2019 National Ranking for Outcomes image
Alumni
Oct 02, 2018

Scranton on 2019 National Ranking for Outcomes

The University of Scranton is among “Top U.S. Colleges” in a ranking by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education.

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Student
Oct 02, 2018

‘Real Road to Serfdom’ Discussed

Professors speak on a range of topics at the Schemel Forum’s “University for a Day.”

Scranton Names Class of 2022 Presidential Scholars image
Student
Oct 02, 2018

Scranton Names Class of 2022 Presidential Scholars

Fourteen students from the University of Scranton class of 2022 have been awarded four-year, full-tuition Presidential Scholarships

Vice President for Student Life Named image
Staff
Oct 02, 2018

Vice President for Student Life Named

The University of Scranton named Robert W. Davis Jr., Ed.D., vice president for student life.

A Note from the Women’s and Gender Studies Director image
Faculty
Oct 02, 2018

A Note from the Women’s and Gender Studies Director

When I joined the University of Scranton in the fall of 1987, there was no academic program in women’s or gender studies.

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Community
Oct 02, 2018

Adaptive Technology Focus of Conference

“Everyday Tools: Technology for Accessing Education, Employment and Life” will be the focus of the Conference on disAbility Oct. 11.

Flu Shot Clinic image
General
Oct 02, 2018

Flu Shot Clinic

Be prepared! Get your flu shot through the University!

Lorene Cary - Distinguished Author Award! image
General
Oct 02, 2018

Lorene Cary - Distinguished Author Award!

Reserve Your Seat for the 2018 Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award, Honoring Lorene Cary!

Regional Autism Services Collaborative Announced image
Community
Sep 28, 2018

Regional Autism Services Collaborative Announced

University part of a regional initiative to enhance the service delivery system for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Campus Chemists Prepare Sought-after Molecules image
Faculty
Oct 03, 2018

Campus Chemists Prepare Sought-after Molecules

Chemists Devise New Method to Prepare Sought-after Molecules

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