January 2019

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Intersession Internship Reflection: Victoria Pennington image
Student
Jan 31, 2019

Intersession Internship Reflection: Victoria Pennington

Throughout intersession I had the exciting opportunity to work as the social media intern in the Marketing Department at the University of Scranton!

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Student
Jan 31, 2019

2019-2020 Peter S. Graybar Memorial Scholarship

Recommendations for the 2019-2020 Peter S. Graybar Memorial Scholarship are being solicited. The scholarship will provide assistance for students entering their junior social year next fall.

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General
Jan 30, 2019

Glass Etching Fundraiser for Domestic Service Trips

Domestic Outreach Service Trips to Puerto Rico and Arizona are hosting a "Glass Etching" fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 7 from 7-9 p.m. in the DeNaples Ballroom.

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Student
Jan 30, 2019

Students Compete in D.C.

Fr. Dan Sweeney of Political Science and Dr. Teresa Grettano of English and Theatre led 20 political science and international studies students to Washington, D.C. to compete in the Mid-Atlantic European Union Simulation Program.

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Staff
Jan 30, 2019

Staff and Faculty: Invitation to the JUHAN Conference

The University of Scranton is hosting the Sixth Biennial Student Leadership Conference of the Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN) from June 14-16, 2019.

Schemel Forum: What to Expect from Trump's Foreign Policy in 2019 image
General
Jan 30, 2019

Schemel Forum: What to Expect from Trump's Foreign Policy in 2019

The Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon will take place Feb. 4.

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Alumni
Jan 29, 2019

Online Programs Among Best for Business, Veterans

U.S. News ranked Scranton’s online graduate programs in business and MBA among the best in nation and among the best for veterans.

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Community
Jan 29, 2019

Black History Month Exhibition

Celebrate the lives and memories of Black Scrantonians at the Black Scranton Project’s Black History Month exhibition on the 2nd floor of the Marketplace at Steamtown from Feb. 1-28.

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Community
Jan 28, 2019

Free Income Tax Assistance VITA Offered

Accounting students will join area professionals to provide free tax assistance to low and medium income residents through the VITA program.

An Annual Retreat Experience for Commuters in its Third Year! image
Student
Jan 28, 2019

An Annual Retreat Experience for Commuters in its Third Year!

Campus Ministries’ Third Annual Commuter Retreat took place at the Chapman Lake Retreat Center on Jan. 18 and 19.

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General
Jan 28, 2019

University Announces Spring Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events that are open to the public for spring 2019.

Organ Saxophone Duo Perform at University Feb. 1 image
Community
Jan 28, 2019

Organ Saxophone Duo Perform at University Feb. 1

Saxophonist Jay Rattman and organist Janet Sora-Chung will perform Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center at the University.

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Student
Jan 25, 2019

Internship Reflection: Alexandra Turner '19

Alexandra Turner '19 works for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in the New York City office as an Assurance Intern. She’s learning how to audit companies’ financial statements and verify that the information they present to the public is correct.

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Staff
Jan 25, 2019

Updated Identity Procedures and Guidelines

The University has recently updated its "Identity Procedures and Guidelines," which provides procedures for the use of the University's trademarks.

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Student
Jan 24, 2019

Nursing Study Abroad in Dublin

Jacklyn McGovern and several fellow junior and senior nursing majors took Healthcare Systems and Nursing Practice abroad over Scranton intersession at Trinity College Dublin.

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Community
Jan 24, 2019

University of Success Accepting Applications

The University of Success is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2019 academic year that begins this summer.

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Student
Jan 24, 2019

Challenging Myself in Jerusalem

Student Logan Batiz reflects on his trip to Jerusalem during intersession.

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Student
Jan 23, 2019

2019-2020 Available Scholarships

Learn what scholarships are available for the 2019-2020 academic year and when to apply.

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Faculty
Jan 23, 2019

An Intersession Course with Barry Kuhle

Professor Kuhle answers some questions about what it's like teaching an intersession course.

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Alumni
Jan 23, 2019

Successful Outcomes Reported for Class of 2018

Ninety-eight percent of the undergraduate class of 2018 and 99 percent of the graduate class were successful in obtaining their career goal.

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Faculty
Jan 22, 2019

Dr. Scardillo Reflects on Intersession Service

Dr. Janette Scardillo led a service trip from Jan. 4 to Jan. 13, 2019, to Zacapa, Guatemala and other small towns in the area. We talked to her about her experience.

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Student
Jan 22, 2019

University Announces Fall 2018 Dean’s List

Students were named to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the 2018 fall semester.

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Student
Jan 22, 2019

Two DPT Students Discuss Service Abroad

Matthew Aiken ’17, DPT expected 2020, and Erin Ciarrocca '18, DPT expected 2021, reflect on their experiences doing service in Guatemala during intersession.

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Student
Jan 22, 2019

Internship Fund a Win for Students and Businesses

Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce and The University of Scranton launch small business internship fund.

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Student
Jan 22, 2019

Students Added to Spring 2018 Dean’s List

Students added to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester.

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Community
Jan 22, 2019

Spring Schemel Forum Collaborative Programs

Examinations of democracy and threats to children’s health and development highlight Schemel Forum’s spring collaborative programs.

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Community
Jan 22, 2019

Charity Gives to Community Playground

Ronald McDonald Children’s Charity presented a check to support the community playground at the University’s Quinn Athletics Campus.

Women's Retreat at Chapman Lake image
Staff
Jan 22, 2019

Women's Retreat at Chapman Lake

Please consider attending the annual Women’s Retreat at Chapman Lake.

Professor Voltzow Talks Climate Change and Marine Organisms image
Faculty
Jan 18, 2019

Professor Voltzow Talks Climate Change and Marine Organisms

Dr. Voltzow discusses her intersession research on the effects of increased temperature and carbon dioxide on bleaching of sea anemones.

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Community
Jan 18, 2019

MLK Award Dinner to be Held Feb. 24

Due to a pending storm, The Greater Scranton Martin Luther King Commission annual dinner has been postponed until Feb. 24 at 1 p.m.

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Community
Jan 17, 2019

University to Hold Youth Dialogue

The University of Scranton’s Office of Community Relations will host the Youth Dialogue on Race, Injustice & Community on Monday, Feb. 25, 2019.

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General
Jan 14, 2019

University Announces February Events

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

ORSP December Raffle Winner image
Faculty
Jan 14, 2019

ORSP December Raffle Winner

Congratulations to Ann Pang-White!

MLK Award Dinner Set image
Community
Jan 11, 2019

MLK Award Dinner Set

The Greater Scranton Martin Luther King Commission will hold its annual awards dinner at The University of Scranton.

Spring Semester Schemel Forum Courses Set image
Community
Jan 11, 2019

Spring Semester Schemel Forum Courses Set

Spring Schemel Forum courses explore Ben Franklin as a marketing pioneer, the narrative of trauma and scientific, artistic and social aspects of color.

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Community
Jan 11, 2019

Brain Bee Competition for High School Students

The University of Scranton will host the 19th annual Northeast PA Brain Bee on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 1 p.m. in the Loyola Science Center.

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Alumni
Jan 11, 2019

Place of Solitude Blessed on Campus

The University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., blessed A Place of Solitude on the second floor of McGurrin Hall.

Internship Reflection: Jeffrey Colucci '21 image
Student
Jan 10, 2019

Internship Reflection: Jeffrey Colucci '21

Sophomore Jeffrey Colucci '21 reflects on his summer internship and how it prepared him for his spring semester internship.

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Staff
Jan 10, 2019

January Magis Award

The University Staff Senate Recognition and Excellence Committee has picked the winner of the MEG CULLEN-BROWN MAGIS AWARD for JANUARY 2019.

University To Hold MAC Symposium March 30 image
Alumni
Jan 09, 2019

University To Hold MAC Symposium March 30

Medical alumni to network on campus at day-long event.

University Announces Scranton Day Of Service 2019 image
Alumni
Jan 09, 2019

University Announces Scranton Day Of Service 2019

Alumni to serve their communities throughout the nation.

Alumni Class Notes, January 2019 image
Alumni
Jan 09, 2019

Alumni Class Notes, January 2019

Share your story with your Royal Family.

Spots Remain Open For Reigniting Our Ignatian Spirituality: A Retreat For Scranton Alumni image
Alumni
Jan 09, 2019

Spots Remain Open For Reigniting Our Ignatian Spirituality: A Retreat For Scranton Alumni

A few spots remain open for a weekend-long retreat led by the Rev. Brendan Lally, S.J. '70.

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Alumni
Jan 09, 2019

University Holds New York City Regional Christmas Reception 2018

Nearly 200 Royals celebrate the season in the Big Apple.

Library Raffle Offers Chance at Monthly Prizes image
General
Jan 09, 2019

Library Raffle Offers Chance at Monthly Prizes

The annual 2019 Leaves of Class Raffle will help to support the Friends of the Library Endowment Fund at Scranton.

University Holds New Jersey Regional Christmas Reception 2018 image
Alumni
Jan 09, 2019

University Holds New Jersey Regional Christmas Reception 2018

Nearly 100 Royals celebrate the season in the Garden State.

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Community
Jan 08, 2019

Scranton Students Recognized

Several University students were recognized for academic awards and scholarships recently.

Matthew Coughlin '19: Winter Summit Reflection image
Student
Jan 08, 2019

Matthew Coughlin '19: Winter Summit Reflection

President Matthew Coughlin recently represented Scranton in the inaugural Winter Summit for the Jesuit Student Government Alliance at Saint Louis University.

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General
Jan 08, 2019

Why Do You Volunteer at the Leahy Center?

We asked volunteers why they chose the Leahy Center. Read what they had to say.

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General
Jan 08, 2019

Aydin – Kemp to Speak at MLK Dinner

This theme will highlight Dr. King’s philosophy of facilitating cultural and legislative change using non-violent means.

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Community
Jan 08, 2019

Luncheon Seminars Explore World Affairs

The Schemel Forum’s World Affairs Luncheon Seminars examine historical, political and religious topics.

Scranton Celebrates its Maguire Scholars image
Student
Jan 08, 2019

Scranton Celebrates its Maguire Scholars

Sixteen Maguire Scholars are currently enrolled at The University of Scranton.

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Student
Jan 08, 2019

Students Medal at Forensics Competition

University of Scranton students won medals at the Southern-Northern Atlantic Forensics Union tournament.

Brain Bee Competition for High School Students  image
Community
Jan 08, 2019

Brain Bee Competition for High School Students

The University of Scranton will host the 20th annual Northeast PA Brain Bee on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 1 p.m. in the Loyola Science Center.

Commuter Retreat - Jan. 19 image
Student
Jan 07, 2019

Commuter Retreat - Jan. 19

Commuters are invited to take part in Campus Ministries’ annual Commuter Retreat

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Student
Jan 07, 2019

The Desert Experience Retreat

From December 16-22, 2018, the first of two Desert Experience Retreats this academic year took place in Death Valley, CA.

TIAA-Individual Retirement Counseling Sessions image
Staff
Jan 07, 2019

TIAA-Individual Retirement Counseling Sessions

Our TIAA-CREF representative will be on campus for individual retirement counseling sessions.

Transamerica Individual Retirement Counseling Sessions image
Staff
Jan 07, 2019

Transamerica Individual Retirement Counseling Sessions

Frank Locatell from Transamerica will be on campus for individual retirement counseling sessions on Thursday, February 7th.

Professor Recognized for Professional Experience image
Faculty
Jan 07, 2019

Professor Recognized for Professional Experience

Accounting professor Douglas Boyle, D.B.A., was selected as one of the Professors to Know in Business Programs Based in the Northeast.

Lockheed Martin Supports University’s Veterans image
Community
Jan 07, 2019

Lockheed Martin Supports University’s Veterans

Lockheed Martin’s Archbald Operations presented a check to support the University’s Veterans Advocacy Committee and student club.

The Royal Way Featured in Recent Journal Publication image
Staff
Jan 07, 2019

The Royal Way Featured in Recent Journal Publication

Matthew L. Davidson Ph.D., '93, an original founder and the current president of the Institute for Excellence & Ethics and Robert W. Davis Jr., Ed.D. '03, vice president for student life at the University recently published an article titled "Sport at the Service of Human Development" in Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal.

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Faculty
Jan 07, 2019

Intersession Grant: Degree Programs for Prisoners

Christopher Haw, Ph.D., assistant professor of theology and religious studies, received an intersession grant to work on “The Development of an Institutional Memorandum Toward Proposing a Prison Education Initiative entailing an Associate’s and eventual Bachelor’s Degree, through The University of Scranton.”

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Student
Jan 03, 2019

Study Abroad Slovakia By Elizabeth Steele G'19

MHA student Elizabeth Steele G’19 took the fall semester Global Health Management course’s trip to Slovakia. We asked her to answer a few questions about her trip.

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Student
Jan 03, 2019

Student Awarded Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Kania School of Management student Michael Spadavecchia received a scholarship from the national honor society for entrepreneurship.

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Community
Jan 03, 2019

Scranton Brass Orchestra to Perform Jan. 6

The Scranton Brass Orchestra will perform on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center at The University of Scranton.

University President Speaks about Springsteen image
Community
Jan 10, 2019

University President Speaks about Springsteen

University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., talks about Bruce Springsteen in a nationally broadcast Sirius XM radio segment.

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General
Jan 02, 2019

Faculty and Staff: Walk on the Moon Exercise Challenge

The University of Scranton has been challenged by Misericordia University to compete against local colleges (Misericordia, Kings, Wilkes and LCCC) in a virtual exercise challenge that will collectively take us to the moon.

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