December 2018

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Christmas Day Breakfast Planned for Community image
Community
Dec 21, 2018

Christmas Day Breakfast Planned for Community

The University of Scranton plans its 10th annual Community Christmas Day Breakfast.

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General
Dec 17, 2018

A Message from the President

A message from the president regarding the Maryland Province releasing the names of Jesuits credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors.

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Community
Dec 19, 2018

University Holds Christmas Gift Drives

The University community donates hundreds of gifts to area children in need at Christmas time.

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Student
Dec 18, 2018

University Students/High School Teachers Awarded

The University recognized students and their high school teachers, who they credit for contributing to their success, with Rose Kelly Awards.

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Staff
Dec 18, 2018

Building an Effective Audit Committee by Adrian Mihalko, CPA

Adrian Mihalko, CPA is the controller of The University of Scranton. Read his recent article in the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Blog.

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Student
Dec 07, 2018

Students Receive Frank O’Hara Awards

University of Scranton students received Frank O’Hara awards in recognition of their academic achievement.

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Community
Dec 13, 2018

Tenth Year for Community Christmas Day Breakfast

The University of Scranton will hold its 10th annual Community Christmas Day Breakfast on Dec. 25, from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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General
Dec 12, 2018

Royal News Will Publish Intermittently Through Intersession

Royal News will be taking a Christmas break and will publish on Jan. 9 and resume to its normal schedule with the Jan. 23, 2019, issue.

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Community
Dec 12, 2018

Blessed Books: More Than Just Stories

The University of Scranton’s Panuska College of Professional Studies (PCPS) holds annual Blessing of the Books.

Effort to Safeguard University Independence Expands image
Faculty
Dec 12, 2018

Effort to Safeguard University Independence Expands

The University of Scranton joins international alliance committed to guarding the fundamental values of universities worldwide.

Scranton Makes Another National Ranking image
General
Dec 12, 2018

Scranton Makes Another National Ranking

The University of Scranton ranked among nation’s top colleges for quality.

University of Scranton Announces January Events image
General
Dec 12, 2018

University of Scranton Announces January Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events that are open to the public in the month of January 2019.

University Holds Washington, D.C., Presidential Christmas Reception 2018 image
Alumni
Dec 11, 2018

University Holds Washington, D.C., Presidential Christmas Reception 2018

More Than 120 Royals Celebrate Christmas Together In Washington, D.C.

University Holds Philadelphia Regional Christmas Celebration 2018 image
Alumni
Dec 11, 2018

University Holds Philadelphia Regional Christmas Celebration 2018

More Than 100 Royals Celebrate In City Of Brotherly Love.

Scranton Club Of The Chesapeake Holds 2018 Christmas Party image
Alumni
Dec 11, 2018

Scranton Club Of The Chesapeake Holds 2018 Christmas Party

Royals turn out for Christmas celebration.

The University of Scranton Wins Hometown Star SAGE Award image
Community
Dec 11, 2018

The University of Scranton Wins Hometown Star SAGE Award

The Office of Community Relations is proud to have received the Hometown Star SAGE award for their annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt.

Winter Clothes Donations Needed image
General
Dec 10, 2018

Winter Clothes Donations Needed

Help those in need stay warm and cozy for Christmas!

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Staff
Dec 10, 2018

Volunteer for Christmas Breakfast

Volunteers still needed for Christmas Day Breakfast!

Manresa Retreat: Learning to Find God in All Things image
Student
Dec 10, 2018

Manresa Retreat: Learning to Find God in All Things

“Manresa was an opportunity to immerse myself in an environment of reflection and remind myself that I am from love, of love, and for love."

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Staff
Dec 10, 2018

Share your Department Photos with HR

Show off your department in this year's HR Open House photo slideshow!

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Faculty
Dec 10, 2018

Curriculum Infusion Project Offers Grants

The PLCB Curriculum Infusion Project strives to integrate alcohol prevention content into academic courses.

Accounting Students Hold Donation Drive image
Student
Dec 10, 2018

Accounting Students Hold Donation Drive

Accounting students collected donations for the Campus Ministries’ International Service Program.

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Staff
Dec 07, 2018

Print Shop Holiday Hours

For all your printing and mailing needs.

Schemel Forum Movie: New Date and Time image
General
Dec 06, 2018

Schemel Forum Movie: New Date and Time

"The Peacemaker", a Film by James Demo has a new show date and time!

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General
Dec 06, 2018

Towards a More Walkable Scranton

Scranton is taking its first step towards a more pedestrian-friendly city.

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General
Dec 05, 2018

Advent 2018 Daily Devotionals

The Advent Daily Devotional is a project of The Jesuit Center in partnership with University Advancement.

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Student
Dec 05, 2018

Winter Break Career Prep Tips

With January being one of the peak times to search for jobs, Scranton’s career development director offers students intersession job tips.

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Student
Dec 04, 2018

PT Students Research Effectiveness of BFR Therapy

Research shows blood flow restriction (BFR) therapy shortens recovery time for knee and other surgeries.

Ryan Sheehan Writes about 'Pilgrim Travelers' image
Staff
Dec 05, 2018

Ryan Sheehan Writes about 'Pilgrim Travelers'

Since the summer of 2017, The University of Scranton’s Jesuit Center has taken groups of faculty and staff on the “Footsteps of Ignatius Pilgrimage” to Spain and Italy to visit the important sites in the life of St. Ignatius and other prominent Jesuits.

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General
Dec 05, 2018

Follow us on Tumblr!

We are on Tumblr, where you'll find a mix of the latest news, quotes, photos and more!

Alumni Class Notes, December 2018 image
Alumni
Dec 05, 2018

Alumni Class Notes, December 2018

Share Your Story With Your Royal Family.

Professor Emeritus, University Historian Pledges $100,000 to Humanities Initiative image
Alumni
Dec 05, 2018

Professor Emeritus, University Historian Pledges $100,000 to Humanities Initiative

Francis X.J. Homer ’64, professor emeritus of history, University historian and current adjunct professor in history, has pledged $100,000 to support the new Humanities Initiative at The University of Scranton.

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Community
Dec 05, 2018

Lackawanna Winter Market at the Globe

The Lackawanna Winter Market at the Globe is coming! Friday, December 7th, the Market will open at 5pm with the lighting of the Globe store.

Reigniting Our Ignatian Spirituality: A Retreat For Scranton Alumni image
Alumni
Dec 05, 2018

Reigniting Our Ignatian Spirituality: A Retreat For Scranton Alumni

Feb. 15-17, 2019, join fellow alumni at The Jesuit Center in Wernersville, Penn. for a weekend-long retreat led by Rev. Brendan Lally, S.J. ‘70.

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Faculty
Dec 04, 2018

Faculty Members Receive 2019 Intersession Grants

Eleven University of Scranton faculty members to receive faculty development intersession grants for 2019

University Raises $40,000 On #GivingTuesday for Struggling Scranton Students image
Alumni
Dec 03, 2018

University Raises $40,000 On #GivingTuesday for Struggling Scranton Students

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, a global day of giving known as #GivingTuesday, the University community came together in a generous way to support the Rev. James P. Sweeney, S.J., Family Outreach Fund, which provides emergency financial aid for struggling Scranton students.

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Alumni
Dec 03, 2018

Alumni Host Students at Beyond the Commons Dinners in Scranton

Nov. 30, 2018: Alumni returned to campus to host current students in a variety of networking dinners known as Beyond the Commons.

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Alumni
Dec 03, 2018

Alumni Society Advisory Board Now Accepting Applications

We are seeking creative, diverse, dedicated and enthusiastic alumni with a true desire to support their alma mater by positively engaging fellow alumni in the life of The University of Scranton.

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Alumni
Dec 03, 2018

Deck The Decades Challenge Continues

On Nov. 9, the University launched the first-ever Deck the Decades Challenge to help Scranton alumni get into the holiday spirit.

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Faculty
Dec 03, 2018

Yamile Silva Profiled in Times-Tribune

Yamile Silva joined the Department of World Languages and Cultures in 2009. 

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Staff
Dec 03, 2018

Resiliency Lunch and Learn Workshop

Join CHEW in an education workshop luncheon about dealing with life changes.

Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice image
Student
Dec 03, 2018

Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice

“Get to know people, listen, expand the circle of ideas” to better journey together “towards the Good.”

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General
Dec 03, 2018

Preparing for the Season of Advent

Campus Ministries is offering several opportunities for individuals to prepare for this Advent season.

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Student
Dec 03, 2018

Annual Tuition Raffle 

Congratulations to the winner of this year's Tuition Raffle!

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