2018

December

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Community
Dec 21, 2018

Christmas Day Breakfast Planned for Community

The University of Scranton plans its 10th annual Community Christmas Day Breakfast.
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.
Community
Dec 19, 2018

University Holds Christmas Gift Drives

The University community donates hundreds of gifts to area children in need at Christmas time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
General
Dec 12, 2018

Scranton Makes Another National Ranking

The University of Scranton ranked among nation’s top colleges for quality.
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.
Alumni
Dec 11, 2018

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

More Than 120 Royals Celebrate Christmas Together In Washington, D.C.
Alumni
Dec 11, 2018

University Holds Philadelphia Regional Christmas Celebration 2018

More Than 100 Royals Celebrate In City Of Brotherly Love.
Alumni
Dec 11, 2018

Scranton Club Of The Chesapeake Holds 2018 Christmas Party

Royals turn out for Christmas celebration.
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.
General
Dec 10, 2018

Winter Clothes Donations Needed

Help those in need stay warm and cozy for Christmas!
Staff
Dec 10, 2018

Volunteer for Christmas Breakfast

Volunteers still needed for Christmas Day Breakfast!
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."
Staff
Dec 10, 2018

Share your Department Photos with HR

Show off your department in this year's HR Open House photo slideshow!
Faculty
Dec 10, 2018

Curriculum Infusion Project Offers Grants

The PLCB Curriculum Infusion Project strives to integrate alcohol prevention content into academic courses.
Student
Dec 10, 2018

Accounting Students Hold Donation Drive

Accounting students collected donations for the Campus Ministries’ International Service Program.
Staff
Dec 07, 2018

Print Shop Holiday Hours

For all your printing and mailing needs.
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!
General
Dec 06, 2018

Towards a More Walkable Scranton

Scranton is taking its first step towards a more pedestrian-friendly city.
General
Dec 05, 2018

Advent 2018 Daily Devotionals

The Advent Daily Devotional is a project of The Jesuit Center in partnership with University Advancement.
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.
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.
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.
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
Dec 05, 2018

Alumni Class Notes, December 2018

Share Your Story With Your Royal Family.
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.
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.
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.
Faculty
Dec 04, 2018

Faculty Members Receive 2019 Intersession Grants

Eleven University of Scranton faculty members to receive faculty development intersession grants for 2019
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.
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.
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.
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.
Faculty
Dec 03, 2018

Yamile Silva Profiled in Times-Tribune

Yamile Silva joined the Department of World Languages and Cultures in 2009. 
Staff
Dec 03, 2018

Resiliency Lunch and Learn Workshop

Join CHEW in an education workshop luncheon about dealing with life changes.
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.”
General
Dec 03, 2018

Preparing for the Season of Advent

Campus Ministries is offering several opportunities for individuals to prepare for this Advent season.
Student
Dec 03, 2018

Annual Tuition Raffle 

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

November

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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.
Staff
Nov 30, 2018

Sursum Corda Award Nominations Needed

The Staff Senate has been asked to gather nominations for the Sursum Corda Award
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.
General
Nov 29, 2018

Holiday Season Worship Schedule

Worship Schedule and Events for December and January
Staff
Nov 29, 2018

December Magis Award Winner!

Congratulations to Jess Durkin, our Dec. Magis Award Winner!
Student
Nov 28, 2018

Students Attend Theology on Tap

A new way to discuss and experience topics of faith and theology.
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.
Faculty
Nov 28, 2018

National History Day Judges Needed

Help make The University of Scranton the new home for National History Day!
Student
Nov 28, 2018

Building Access During Campus Emergencies

This story originally appeared in IT Matters, The IT newsletter.
Student
Nov 28, 2018

Study Smoothly with CHEW!

Free smoothies, crafting and more!
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.
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!
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.
Student
Nov 27, 2018

3rd Annual Global Food Bazaar

Honoring the countries represented by our Scranton community!
Community
Nov 27, 2018

51st Annual Noel Night this Saturday!

Join in this time-honored tradition!
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).
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.
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.
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.
Community
Nov 20, 2018

Small Business Saturday - Nov. 24!

Small Business Saturday encourages people to shop small and bring holiday shopping to small businesses.
Staff
Nov 20, 2018

Give Back this Christmas Season!

Here are some great opportunities to give back during this holiday season!
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.
General
Nov 20, 2018

University Advent Mass

Join us in celebrating the holy season of Advent!
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."
General
Nov 20, 2018

Diversity Initiatives Second Application Deadline

Diversity Initiatives Second Application Deadline December 2 
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
General
Nov 15, 2018

Donate Blood - Save Lives!

You can save lives! Stop in and donate blood today!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Alumni
Nov 09, 2018

Beyond The Commons Returns Nov. 30

Alumni, Students To Gather At Informal Dinners.
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.
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.
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."
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alumni
Nov 06, 2018

University Announces 2018 Christmas Parties

Celebrate The Season With Your Royal Family.
Alumni
Nov 06, 2018

University Seeks 2019 O'Hara Award Nominations

Alumni From Class Years Ending In "4" And "9" Are Eligible.
Alumni
Nov 06, 2018

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

Support The Lady Royals At This Year's Event.
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.
General
Nov 06, 2018

Veterans' Day Prayer Service

Join us for an All Faiths' Prayer Service in honor of our Veterans!
Student
Nov 05, 2018

Nonprofit Alumni Panel

Meet and listen to alumni discuss their careers in nonprofit organizations!
Student
Nov 05, 2018

Global Insights - Ireland

Join us as Global Insights presents Ireland on Nov. 15!
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.”
Alumni
Nov 04, 2018

Alumni Spotlight On Paul Swift '75

Alumnus Donates Rare Bible To University's Collection.
Alumni
Nov 04, 2018

Alumni Class Notes, November 2018

Share Your Story With Your Royal Family.
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.
Student
Nov 01, 2018

Screening of 'Mankiller'

Join us on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. in DeNaples Moskovitz Theater to watch "Mankiller."
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!
Staff
Nov 01, 2018

November Magis Award Winner

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

October

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Student
Oct 31, 2018

Advice from a Junior: Open House

Why attending Open House is important according to a current student.
General
Oct 31, 2018

The Scranton Journal is Here

Read the latest Scranton Journal here.
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.
Faculty
Oct 31, 2018

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

Mike Mensah, Ph.D., speaks about his years as dean of KSOM.
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."
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.
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.
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."
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
General
Oct 25, 2018

An Evening with Eliza Bent

Join us in welcoming playwright Eliza Bent and celebrating some of her work!
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?
Staff
Oct 25, 2018

The IT Fair is Two Weeks Away!

The IT Fair is two weeks away! Stop by Nov. 7.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alumni
Oct 23, 2018

FANS: A Personal Reflection

President of student club shares her experiences.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Staff
Oct 18, 2018

Communication Symposium for Faculty and Staff

Striving for improved communications between key University leaders and our campus community.
Student
Oct 17, 2018

OT Student Kauai Service Fieldwork Fundraiser

Support the Senior OT students for their Kauai Service trip!
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.”
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.
Alumni
Oct 16, 2018

University To Celebrate Jesuit Alumni Sunday Oct. 21

The University of Scranton will celebrate Jesuit Alumni Sunday Oct. 21.
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
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.
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.
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.
General
Oct 16, 2018

Garlic Planting Class - Open to All

A garlic planting class, open to all, will be held on Oct. 27.
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!
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.
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.
General
Oct 16, 2018

Romero Plaza Naming Ceremony

You are cordially invited to the naming ceremony for Romero Plaza on Oct. 18.
Staff
Oct 16, 2018

Romero Plaza Naming Ceremony

You are cordially invited to the naming ceremony for Romero Plaza on Oct. 18.
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.
Student
Oct 15, 2018

Spanish Music and Dance

Expand your culture with a night of Spanish song and dance!
Staff
Oct 15, 2018

November Nominations- Magis Award

Get your votes in for the November Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Staff
Oct 12, 2018

United Way Campaign- Fan Day Approaching!

Show off your favorite teams for a good cause!
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.
Student
Oct 12, 2018

Study Abroad Information Sessions

Want to take your education abroad?
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.
Community
Oct 11, 2018

Zaner-Bloser Penmanship Exhibit Lecture Oct. 24

Library exhibit and lecture feature the works of “The World’s Best Penman.”
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.
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.
Faculty
Oct 10, 2018

New Digital Services Librarian Joins Library Faculty

Colleen Farry joined the faculty of the Weinberg Memorial Library in July 2018.
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.
General
Oct 10, 2018

Support our Veterans and their service dogs!

Help Veterans and their service dogs AND get a shirt! Win-Win!
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. 
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.
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).
Staff
Oct 10, 2018

Holy Walkamole-Walk for Wellness

It's not too late to register for the NEW Employee Walking Program
Student
Oct 10, 2018

Global Insights presents The Republic of the Congo   

"The people are happy even though they live in economic crisis."
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.
General
Oct 10, 2018

A Celebration of Archbishop Oscar Romero

Join us in a festive celebration of Archbishop Oscar Romero!
Student
Oct 10, 2018

Dia De Los Muertos + Kino Border Initiative

Dia De Los Muertos will be even more important on campus this year!
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.
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.
Student
Oct 04, 2018

AppleFest - October 12!

Looking for an apple-solutely incredible time? Join us at Applefest!
General
Oct 04, 2018

Additional October Events

University of Scranton announced additional events for the month of October.
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.
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.
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.
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.
General
Oct 03, 2018

IT Maintenance - Fall Break

The Division of Information Technology will be working to enhance IT services over Fall Break.
General
Oct 03, 2018

Fall Break Mass Schedule

Fall Break Mass schedule - Oct. 6 through Oct. 9
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.
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.”
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
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.
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.
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.
General
Oct 02, 2018

Flu Shot Clinic

Be prepared! Get your flu shot through the University!
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!
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.
Faculty
Oct 03, 2018

Campus Chemists Prepare Sought-after Molecules

Chemists Devise New Method to Prepare Sought-after Molecules

September

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Alumni
Sep 28, 2018

Alumni Class Notes, October 2018

Share Your Story With Your Royal Family.
Community
Sep 26, 2018

Kids Judge Neuroscience Fair

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, is the annual Northeast PA Kids Judge Neuroscience Fair!
Alumni
Sep 26, 2018

University To Hold Toast2Scranton Celebrations

The University of Scranton Will Hold Several Regional Toast2Scranton Celebrations in Sept. and Oct.
Student
Sep 26, 2018

Scranton Players Present 'The Laramie Project'

The University of Scranton Players will present “The Laramie Project” by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project, directed by Bob E. Gasper, Oct. 12-14 and 19-21.
Alumni
Sep 26, 2018

University To Hold Men's Soccer 50th Season Celebration

The University of Scranton Will Hold A Men's Soccer 50th Season Celebration Sept. 29.
Faculty
Sep 25, 2018

Philosophy Professor Receives Earl Award

Rev. Ronald McKinney, S.J., Ph.D., professor of philosophy, received the John L. Earl III Award at the Fall Convocation.
General
Sep 25, 2018

PCPS Book Donations

Donate children's books to support PCPS and underprivileged children for Christmas!
General
Sep 25, 2018

Let's Talk Immigration with Tracey M. Hubbard

The Multicultural Center and the Center for Service and Social Justice cordially invites you to Tracey M. Hubbard's presentation and conversation on immigration.
Student
Sep 25, 2018

Advertising Day Conference

Join Ad Club for an Advertising Day Conference on Saturday, Sept. 29!
Faculty
Sep 24, 2018

Death of Rev. Thomas F. Sable, S.J.

A note from University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., on the passing of former faculty member Rev. Thomas F. Sable, S.J.
Alumni
Sep 24, 2018

University of Scranton Names New Trustees

Jacquelyn Rasieleski Dionne, Liz Murphy and Vincent R. Reilly, Esq., were named to The University of Scranton’s Board of Trustees.
Student
Sep 24, 2018

University’s 27th President Inaugurated

Student Correspondent covers the Inauguration of Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., as the University’s 27th President.
General
Sep 24, 2018

'Hasta La Raiz' - Documentary Viewing

Please join Campus Ministries ISP for a viewing of the documentary "Hasta La Raiz".
General
Sep 24, 2018

Voter Registration, Sept. 24-28

Make a difference! Register to vote!
Alumni
Sep 21, 2018

President Shares Vision for University

“Our community, our core and our shared commitments” were the focus of the Inauguration Address of Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J.
Alumni
Sep 21, 2018

Inauguration Address

Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., Inauguration Address, Sept. 21, 2018
Alumni
Sep 21, 2018

Quick Facts

Quick facts for A Celebration of Community: The Inauguration of Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., as Scranton’s 27th President.
General
Sep 20, 2018

Tracey Hubbard to present on Immigration

The Multicultural Center and the Center for Service and Social Justice cordially invites you to Ms. Tracey M. Hubbard's presentation and conversation on immigration.
Student
Sep 20, 2018

Student Offer: Music and Medicine: Leonard Bernstein

Students have an opportunity to see the Schemel Forum featuring Leonard Bernstein for FREE!
Staff
Sep 20, 2018

Faculty and Staff Downtown Tour and Reception, Sept. 28

The Office of Community Relations invites faculty and staff to a downtown tour on Friday, Sept. 28 at 4:00 p.m.
Alumni
Sep 19, 2018

University Honors Business Partner Of The Year 2018

The University Honors A.J. Guzzi General Contractors, Inc. as its Business Partner of the Year at its annual Business Partner Appreciation Dinner.
Faculty
Sep 19, 2018

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Janice Voltzow

The Biology Blog features Dr. Janice Voltzow as their faculty spotlight.
Student
Sep 19, 2018

The Beginning of the Semester: What to Do, Who to See, and Where to Go!

We’re here to help you find fun events, plus recommend some things to do in these first weeks to guarantee a successful semester!
Student
Sep 19, 2018

Ignatian Global Citizenship Program

The Ignatian Global Citizenship Program (IGCP) sponsored several successful spring events (below) and provided financial support for students to participate in statewide conferences.
General
Sep 19, 2018

Family Weekend President's Concert Saturday- FREE

Performance Music at The University of Scranton will present the Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., with a special gift to mark his return to the campus community.
Alumni
Sep 19, 2018

Inauguration Planned for September 21

Community invited to celebrate the Inauguration of Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., as the University’s 27th President.
General
Sep 19, 2018

Blood Drive Sept. 19!

Blood drive Wednesday, Sept. 19 in the Long Center!
Alumni
Sep 18, 2018

Scranton among Colleges Ranked by Washington Monthly

The University ranked among nation’s best for social mobility, research and service of graduates according to Washington Monthly.
General
Sep 18, 2018

Study Abroad Office has moved!

The Study Abroad Office has moved to O'Hara Hall!
Staff
Sep 18, 2018

Employee Walking Program

Join our 4-Week Walking Program starting Sept. 24-Oct. 22!
Staff
Sep 18, 2018

ORSP Summer Raffle Winner

Office of Research and Sponsored Research summer raffle winner
Staff
Sep 18, 2018

2018-2019 Strategic Initiatives Funding Awardees

Sixteen proposals that support the University's Strategic Plan were ultimately funded, totaling an investment of $188,000.
Student
Sep 18, 2018

Students Find Volunteer Opportunities at Fair

Sixty-five nonprofit organizations in search of volunteers meet eager students at The University of Scranton’s Volunteer Fair.
Community
Sep 18, 2018

C-SPAN 50 Capitals Tour Bus to Visit Scranton

The interactive, multi-media C-SPAN bus will bring onboard studio and in depth election coverage to Scranton on Oct. 5.
Student
Sep 18, 2018

Physician to the Homeless Speaks at Scranton

Author of “Stories from the Shadows” and professor of medicine at Harvard spoke at the University’s Ignatian Values in Action Lecture.
Community
Sep 17, 2018

Sound and Tea Meditation Planned at University

The Asian Studies Program will host “Sound and Tea Meditation” Oct. 2 at 5:30 p.m. in the McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center.
Community
Sep 17, 2018

Debut of Annotated Works of Henry George, Vol. III

The University will host an event to mark debut of volume III of a new six-volume edition of The Annotated Works of Henry George Sept. 28.
Student
Sep 14, 2018

Family Weekend Basket Raffles

Basket Raffle during Family Weekend to benefit Domestic and International Service Programs!
Student
Sep 14, 2018

Service Trip Information Sessions

Info Sessions to be held for students interested in participating in service trips both domestically and internationally.
Student
Sep 14, 2018

Mother Daughter Retreat

This retreat is an opportunity for mothers & daughters to take some time away to reflect, relax & bond!
Student
Sep 14, 2018

Tonight! Glow Yoga and Ice Cream!

Join us on TONIGHT from 9-11 p.m. in the McIlhenny Ballroom TDC 4th floor for a night of glow in the dark yoga!
General
Sep 13, 2018

University of Scranton Announces October Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events that are open to the public in the month of October 2018
Student
Sep 13, 2018

Beach Bash for Students, Sept. 15!

Good food, games, prizes and more - don't miss Beach Bash!
Faculty
Sep 13, 2018

University Announces Faculty Promotions

Fifteen faculty members granted rank and tenure promotions at the University.
Student
Sep 13, 2018

MC Movie Night: 'Under the Same Moon'

Join us for a movie with the Multicultural Center!
Community
Sep 13, 2018

Distinguished Author Award to be Presented Oct. 13

“Black Ice” and “If Sons, Then Heirs” author Lorene Cary will receive the 2018 Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award Oct. 13.
General
Sep 12, 2018

Debut of Annotated Works of Henry George, Vol. III

The University will host an event to mark the debut of volume III of a new six-volume edition of The Annotated Works of Henry George Sept. 28.
General
Sep 12, 2018

Emergency Notification System Test on Sept. 13

The University of Scranton will test its emergency notification system on Thursday, Sept. 13.
General
Sep 12, 2018

Library Reshapes Vision and Mission Statements

The library has refocused its vision and mission statements to reflect our three-year strategic initiatives and to reaffirm our core values.
Staff
Sep 12, 2018

Transamerica Retirement Counseling

There will be individual retirement counseling sessions on Tuesday, Sept. 18, Friday, Oct. 19 and Wednesday, Nov. 28.
General
Sep 12, 2018

Diversity Initiatives Grant First Fall Deadline

The Diversity Initiatives Grant First Fall Deadline is Oct. 5.
General
Sep 12, 2018

University for a Day, Sept. 15

Join us for University for a Day, Sept. 15! Four Lectures with Lunch and Reception - $25 pp, RSVP requested. Free to University of Scranton Students, Faculty & Staff.
Student
Sep 12, 2018

Florence Summer Program, Information Sessions

Students, consider the Florence Summer Program for the opportunity of a lifetime!
Faculty
Sep 12, 2018

University Announces Faculty Promotions

Fifteen faculty members granted rank and tenure promotions at the University.
Community
Sep 11, 2018

Welcoming Scranton!

UNC's Community Education & Revitalization Department is hosting its 2nd Annual Welcoming Scranton event at Connor's Park on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 3-6:00 p.m.
Student
Sep 11, 2018

University Student Teachers Begin at Area Schools

University of Scranton graduate and undergraduate education majors begin serving as student teachers at 10 local school this semester.
Student
Sep 11, 2018

Gallery Lecture Highlights Cast Iron Art

The University’s Hope Horn Gallery exhibit and recent lecture highlights Scranton’s iron furnaces.
Community
Sep 11, 2018

2018 Distingushed Author, Lorene Cary, Inspires Scranton Resident

For Sandra Burgette Miller, an amazing journey began with a question, “Why are we settling in Scranton?”
Staff
Sep 10, 2018

2019 Service Trip Chaperone Info Sessions

Don't miss our 2019 Service Trip Chaperone Info Sessions with Campus Ministries!
General
Sep 10, 2018

Mass of the Holy Spirit, Homily

Text of the homily given by University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., at the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Sept. 6, 2018.
General
Sep 10, 2018

Fall 2018 Weekly Wellness Classes

Keep your mind and body healthy and happy with these wellness classes offered by CHEW!
Student
Sep 10, 2018

Join the Multicultural Awareness Program Group!

Participants still needed for the Multicultural Awareness Program group!
Student
Sep 10, 2018

Want to be on the Relay for Life Committee?

Join the Relay for Life committee and help make a difference!
Student
Sep 10, 2018

Parent Tips: Sending Mail to Students

Helpful tips for parents for sending mail to their students on campus!
Alumni
Sep 10, 2018

Scranton Hits Quarter Century Mark in Top 10

U.S. News ranked Scranton No. 6 among ‘Best Regional Universities in North’ in the 2019 edition of its ‘Best Colleges’ guidebook.
Community
Sep 07, 2018