November 2018

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Empty Stocking Fund Concert Set for Dec. 9 image
Community
Nov 30, 2018

Empty Stocking Fund Concert Set for Dec. 9

The Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert, presented by Performance Music, will take place Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center.

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Staff
Nov 30, 2018

Sursum Corda Award Nominations Needed

The Staff Senate has been asked to gather nominations for the Sursum Corda Award

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Staff
Nov 30, 2018

Staff Senate Christmas Luncheon

The Staff Senate welcomes you to a Christmas Luncheon. The event will be Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, 11:30 am- 1:00 pm.

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General
Nov 29, 2018

Holiday Season Worship Schedule

Worship Schedule and Events for December and January

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Staff
Nov 29, 2018

December Magis Award Winner!

Congratulations to Jess Durkin, our Dec. Magis Award Winner!

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Student
Nov 28, 2018

Students Attend Theology on Tap

A new way to discuss and experience topics of faith and theology.

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Staff
Nov 28, 2018

Jesuit Center Ignatian Pilgrimage and Leadership Program

The Jesuit Center is pleased to offer the Ignatian Leadership Program and Footsteps of Ignatius Pilgrimage for 2019.

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Faculty
Nov 28, 2018

National History Day Judges Needed

Help make The University of Scranton the new home for National History Day!

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Student
Nov 28, 2018

Building Access During Campus Emergencies

This story originally appeared in IT Matters, The IT newsletter.

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Student
Nov 28, 2018

Study Smoothly with CHEW!

Free smoothies, crafting and more!

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Student
Nov 28, 2018

Stress Less with CHEW!

We are hosting a number of events to help students relax during the week before finals start.

Holidays Around the World Community Event! image
Student
Nov 28, 2018

Holidays Around the World Community Event!

Free snacks, activities and crafts in celebration of a variety of faith and cultural traditions!

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Alumni
Nov 27, 2018

Princeton Review Lists Best Business Schools

The Princeton Review included the University’s Kania School of Management among the nation’s elite business schools.

3rd Annual Global Food Bazaar image
Student
Nov 27, 2018

3rd Annual Global Food Bazaar

Honoring the countries represented by our Scranton community!

51st Annual Noel Night this Saturday! image
Community
Nov 27, 2018

51st Annual Noel Night this Saturday!

Join in this time-honored tradition!

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Student
Nov 26, 2018

University Hosts Conference for Future Accountants

Top high school students representing 68 schools in four states attended the Scranton’s Future Accountants Leadership Conference (FAL-Con).

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Community
Nov 21, 2018

Talk on Sexual Assault Prevention Set for Nov. 28

A nationally recognized educator on sexual violence prevention, men’s identity and social justice education will speak on Nov. 28 on campus.

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Alumni
Nov 20, 2018

University Students Offer Helping Hand

Students lent a helping hand to our neighbors, pushing out cars stuck in a winter storm and preparing Thanksgiving food baskets.

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Student
Nov 20, 2018

Local Children Learn about El Salvador

A University of Scranton international student from El Salvador teaches area elementary school students about her home country.

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Community
Nov 20, 2018

Small Business Saturday - Nov. 24!

Small Business Saturday encourages people to shop small and bring holiday shopping to small businesses.

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Staff
Nov 20, 2018

Give Back this Christmas Season!

Here are some great opportunities to give back during this holiday season!

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Community
Nov 20, 2018

Wells Fargo Supports University of Success

Wells Fargo provided $15,000 to support a multi-year, pre-college program for high school students at Scranton.

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General
Nov 20, 2018

University Advent Mass

Join us in celebrating the holy season of Advent!

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Student
Nov 20, 2018

Thanksgiving Feed-a-Family Program

"If we can play any part in making daily life easier for one person, then it makes the whole thing worth it."

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General
Nov 20, 2018

Diversity Initiatives Second Application Deadline

Diversity Initiatives Second Application Deadline December 2 

Noel Night Concert Set for Dec. 1 image
Community
Nov 19, 2018

Noel Night Concert Set for Dec. 1

The 51st annual Noel Night concert, presented by Performance Music, will take place Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center.

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Student
Nov 15, 2018

Ireland Study Abroad Info Session

The Department of Communication will host an informational meeting for its faculty-led study abroad course in Ireland on November 19.

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General
Nov 15, 2018

Frank Littlebear Performance

The Cross Cultural Centers would like to cordially invite you to attend Frank Little Bear a speaker/performer as part of Native American Heritage Month

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Student
Nov 15, 2018

Men's Club Volleyball Game

The Men's Club Volleyball team will be playing the Wilkes Varsity team in the Long Center this Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3:30 p.m. Come by and support.

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Faculty
Nov 15, 2018

Faculty Members Present Research to Peers

What do an itinerant penman and the vein of a plant have in common? They were both the subjects of recent talks at the University’s Research Seminar Series for faculty.

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Community
Nov 15, 2018

Film The Peacemaker Shown at University

The documentary “The Peacemaker” will be shown on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 5:30 p.m. in the Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall.

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General
Nov 15, 2018

Donate Blood - Save Lives!

You can save lives! Stop in and donate blood today!

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Student
Nov 14, 2018

Accounting Internships -- Student Success Stories

Each academic year University of Scranton accounting students participate in winter and summer internships with "Big Four" and other accounting firms, as well as with various private companies.

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General
Nov 13, 2018

Follow the University on Social to Get the Latest News

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, YouTube, Flickr and LinkedIn!

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Student
Nov 13, 2018

Data Drives Student Mental Health Response

Student health survey data drives the University’s coordinated, proactive response to the mental health needs of students.

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Community
Nov 13, 2018

Colson Whitehead to give American Masters Lecture on The Underground Railroad

Pulitzer-prize winning author Colson Whitehead will deliver the Lackawanna County Library System’s annual American Masters Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7pm in the Scranton Cultural Center. Whitehead’s lecture will focus on his 2016 historical fiction novel, The Underground Railroad.

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Staff
Nov 13, 2018

Royals Unite for United Way

YOU DID IT!!! With your help we have reached our fundraising goal for the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties!

One-of-a-kind Book Donated to University image
Community
Nov 13, 2018

One-of-a-kind Book Donated to University

Rare book collector and benefactor donated a one-of-a-kind historical gem to The University of Scranton.

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Faculty
Nov 13, 2018

Professor Named Collegeville Institute Scholar

Political science professor named a 2018-19 Collegeville Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research Resident Scholar.

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Faculty
Nov 13, 2018

Dean Pellegrino Speaks about Autism Collaborative Centers of Excellence

What can Mark Twain and Emily Dickinson teach us about autism? Debra Pellegrino, Ed.D., dean of the Panuska College of Professional Studies, answers this question.

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General
Nov 12, 2018

University of Scranton Announces December Events

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

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Student
Nov 12, 2018

'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!'

Liva Arts Company is presenting "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change!" this weekend!

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Student
Nov 12, 2018

Artists Discuss America in a Trance Exhibit

Four artists spoke capturing the cultural identity of small towns in Pennsylvania through images at a panel discussion at the University.

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Alumni
Nov 09, 2018

Beyond The Commons Returns Nov. 30

Alumni, Students To Gather At Informal Dinners.

Viola Virtuoso Gonzalez to Perform Nov. 16 and 17 image
Community
Nov 09, 2018

Viola Virtuoso Gonzalez to Perform Nov. 16 and 17

Violist Andrew Gonzalez will perform on Nov. 16 and Nov. 17 at the University’s Houlihan-McLean Center.

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Community
Nov 09, 2018

University Players Present ‘The Beyonce'

The University of Scranton Players will present ‘The Beyoncé’ Nov. 15-18 in the McDade Center for the Literary and Performing Arts.

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General
Nov 08, 2018

SURVEY: Healthcare Acquisition Preparedness

Student researchers with the Department of Community Health Education are seeking participants in the research study "Assessing Healthcare Acquisition Preparedness in College Students."

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Student
Nov 08, 2018

Students: Chance to Win $100 Gift Card!

Students who participate in a focus group will be entered into a random drawing to win a $100 University bookstore credit or a $100 Amazon gift card!

ORSP October 2018 Raffle Winner: Ana Ugarte, Ph.D. image
Faculty
Nov 07, 2018

ORSP October 2018 Raffle Winner: Ana Ugarte, Ph.D.

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

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General
Nov 07, 2018

Professor Allison on U.S. Foreign Policy

Mike Allison participated in the annual meeting of the Jesuit Migration Network of Central America and North America (RJM-CANA) in Mexico and regional meeting of its North American subgroup in D.C.

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Student
Nov 07, 2018

A Political Bubble, Burst

In the Jesuit tradition, students practice listening to understand in a recent civic engagement initiative to bridge the political divide.

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Student
Nov 07, 2018

University of Scranton Players Present 'The Beyonce'

he University of Scranton Players will present “The Beyoncé” by Eliza Bent, directed by José Zayas, Nov. 15-18 in the Studio Theatre of the Joseph M. McDade Center for the Literary and Performing Arts.

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Staff
Nov 06, 2018

Staff and Faculty Hear about Initiatives and Goals

November's Communication Symposium featured Jeffrey P. Gingerich, Ph.D., provost and senior VP of Academic Affairs, and Robert W. Davis, Jr., Ed.D., VP for Student Life.

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Alumni
Nov 06, 2018

University Announces 2018 Christmas Parties

Celebrate The Season With Your Royal Family.

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Alumni
Nov 06, 2018

University Seeks 2019 O'Hara Award Nominations

Alumni From Class Years Ending In "4" And "9" Are Eligible.

University To Hold Lady Royals Tip-Off Dinner Nov. 10 image
Alumni
Nov 06, 2018

University To Hold Lady Royals Tip-Off Dinner Nov. 10

Support The Lady Royals At This Year's Event.

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Staff
Nov 06, 2018

Weight Watchers at Work

Employee Wellness Program is trying to relaunch Weight Watchers at Work and we need to gauge interest.

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General
Nov 06, 2018

Veterans' Day Prayer Service

Join us for an All Faiths' Prayer Service in honor of our Veterans!

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Student
Nov 05, 2018

Nonprofit Alumni Panel

Meet and listen to alumni discuss their careers in nonprofit organizations!

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Student
Nov 05, 2018

Global Insights - Ireland

Join us as Global Insights presents Ireland on Nov. 15!

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Community
Nov 05, 2018

Scranton Nationally Recognized for ‘Being Green’

The University’s sustainability initiatives were nationally recognized by inclusion in “The Princeton Review Guide to 399 Green Colleges.”

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Alumni
Nov 04, 2018

Alumni Spotlight On Paul Swift '75

Alumnus Donates Rare Bible To University's Collection.

Alumni Class Notes, November 2018 image
Alumni
Nov 04, 2018

Alumni Class Notes, November 2018

Share Your Story With Your Royal Family.

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Alumni
Nov 02, 2018

New Students Begin DBA Program at Scranton

The University welcomes the second cohort of students into the doctor of business administration (DBA) program.

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Student
Nov 01, 2018

Screening of 'Mankiller'

Join us on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. in DeNaples Moskovitz Theater to watch "Mankiller."

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General
Nov 01, 2018

The Study Abroad Office is now in O'Hara Hall

Once being in the Communication Wing of St. Thomas, it now resides in O’Hara Hall right down the street!

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Staff
Nov 01, 2018

November Magis Award Winner

Congratulations to Chasity Whitmore, our November 2018 Magis Award Winner!

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Community
Nov 01, 2018

Symphonic Band to Perform on Nov. 10

The University of Scranton Symphonic Band will perform on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center.

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Community
Nov 01, 2018

Seeking Women Considering Government Service

The University of Scranton to host a non-partisan training session for women interested in running for office.

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Student
Nov 01, 2018

A New Compact on Migration

The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the U.N. spoke about the “historic” Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.

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Student
Nov 01, 2018

Students: We Want You! (To Vote)

In today's political climate, it is more important than ever to get to the polls to express your voice.

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