February 2019

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Plans for Museum at Sing-Sing Prison Discussed image
Student
Mar 05, 2019

Plans for Museum at Sing-Sing Prison Discussed

Guest speaker, who views history as ‘a resource that helps us understand our own times,’ discussed plans for a museum at Sing Sing prison.

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Student
Mar 01, 2019

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
Feb 28, 2019

Complete Survey to be Entered to Win Royal Card Deposits!

The Institutional Research Office is administering the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) to University of Scranton freshman and seniors during spring 2019.

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Student
Feb 28, 2019

Apply for the Francis P. Boland, MD Memorial Scholarship!

Candidates for this award must be considered juniors in 2019-2020 and intend to graduate in May 2021.

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General
Feb 27, 2019

The 4th Annual Potato Mash, March 7

The Irish Cultural Society will be hosting the 4th Annual Potato Mash on Thursday, March 7 from 9:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.

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Faculty
Feb 27, 2019

Counseling Professor Serves on Advisory Board

University of Scranton professor serves on advisory board for RAMP recognized school.

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Community
Feb 27, 2019

Scranton to Replace 20 Trees Downtown

The downtown streetscape will be changing this spring, with the city replacing several trees that line the streets.

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Staff
Feb 27, 2019

Employee Wellness Day for Faculty and Staff

The University of Scranton's Center for Health Education & Wellness (CHEW) will sponsor a Wellness Day event for Faculty and Staff on Tuesday, March 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on campus. 

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General
Feb 27, 2019

Middle States Self-Study Visit Campus Forums March

The University's Middle States Self-Study Visit is taking place March 3-6, 2019. The Middle States Peer Review Evaluation Team will hold forums for students, faculty, and staff, respectively. 

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Community
Feb 26, 2019

Let the Academic Games Begin at Scranton

The University of Scranton will host multiple academic competitions for middle and high school students during the spring semester.

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Faculty
Feb 26, 2019

Clinical Liaison Nurse Partnership at Regional

The University’s Strategic Initiatives Fund helped support the Clinical Liaison Nurse Academic Practice Partnership at Regional Hospital.

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Faculty
Feb 26, 2019

PCPS Newest Faculty Members

A highlight of the seven newest faculty members from PCPS.

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General
Feb 26, 2019

Lady Royals to Compete in NCAA Division III Tournament

The University of Scranton women's basketball team will play in the NCAA Division III Tournament for the 32nd time in program history, as the Lady Royals will host the opening rounds in the John Long Center for the sixth straight season beginning on Friday evening.

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General
Feb 26, 2019

Mock Trial Team Advances in National Competition

The University’s mock trial team advances to the opening round of the American Mock Trial Association’ championship series.

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Staff
Feb 26, 2019

Diversity + Inclusion Lunch and Learn Series

The Office of Equity and Diversity is excited to offer a series of talks on the importance of diversity and inclusion in our learning and working environment:  D+I = A Better U! 

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Student
Feb 26, 2019

Authentic Leadership Discussed

Author and personal coach James T. Robilotta was the Keynote Speaker at the ninth annual IGNITE Leadership Conference at the University.

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Student
Feb 26, 2019

Theology on Tap: Patriarchy and its Impact on Christianity

Campus Ministries hosted its first Theology on Tap for the spring semester last Friday.

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General
Feb 25, 2019

Plato on Shamelessness and Injustice

As part of the Humanities Initiative Forum, Dr. Cinzia Arruzza (New School for Social Research) will deliver the lecture “What's the Need for Shame?: Plato on Shamelessness and Injustice.”

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Student
Feb 25, 2019

Political Dialogue on NFL Kneeling Protests

Talk about your concerns and learn to create better conversations about politics using Ignatian dialogue tips at the Bursting Our Political Bubbles events!

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General
Feb 25, 2019

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar - March 1

This fourth in a series of lectures by Hussein Ibish and David Myers will move from an analysis of the history of the conflict to a discussion of future directions.

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Student
Feb 25, 2019

Be Happy Be Healthy Be A LEADER!

CHEW's nationally certified Peer Health Educators (PHE) produce campus health projects and lead active and informative sessions on health & wellness topics for college students, such as stress, alcohol, fitness, nutrition, mental health and much more!

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General
Feb 22, 2019

Ash Wednesday Masses

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the 40-day season of Lent, a time of deep discernment and preparation during which we journey with Christ through his suffering, death, and resurrection.

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General
Feb 21, 2019

The History of Israel- Palestine: Peering into the Future

This fourth in a series of lectures by Hussein Ibish and David Myers will move from an analysis of the history of the conflict to a discussion of future directions.

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Staff
Feb 21, 2019

Transamerica - Individual Retirement Counseling

Dan Guzzo from Transamerica will be on campus for individual retirement counseling sessions on Wednesday, March 6.

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General
Feb 21, 2019

What's Happening for Earth Week?

There's so much going on for Earth Week! Get the list of activities here.

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Faculty
Feb 20, 2019

Director of Asian Studies Publishes Book

A book by Ann A. Pang-White, Ph.D., philosophy professor and director of the Asian Studies Program at The University of Scranton was published recently.

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Student
Feb 20, 2019

Adverse Childhood Experiences Study Discussed

Treating childhood trauma, preventing adult afflictions: Dr. F. Dennis Dawgert weighs in on childhood issues and resiliency.

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Community
Feb 20, 2019

Bursting our Political Bubbles: A Dialogue Across Differences

Students from varied political perspectives and backgrounds are invited to engage and encounter each other's experiences and views through structured dialogue sessions.

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General
Feb 19, 2019

The Task Force on Healing, Reconciliation and Hope

The Task Force on Healing, Reconciliation and Hope cordially invites you to a Gathering to share thoughts, engage ideas, learn from and support those directly and indirectly impacted by clergy abuse.

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Student
Feb 18, 2019

Inaugural Psychology Research Award Presented

University of Scranton senior becomes the first recipient of the Mary Nguyen Silsbee Research Award presented at the University.

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Alumni
Feb 18, 2019

Online Programs Ranked Among the Best

Multiple online sources gave high rankings to several of The University of Scranton’s online programs.

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Student
Feb 18, 2019

Now Hiring Summer Conference Assistants

The University of Scranton Office of Conference & Event Services is looking for key individuals to fill the position of Summer Conference Assistant.

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Faculty
Feb 18, 2019

ORSP January Raffle Winner—Dr. Michael Fennie

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
Feb 18, 2019

Human Trafficking from a Health Care perspective

The action or practice of illegally transporting people from one country or area to another, typically for the purposes of forced labor or sexual exploitation.

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Student
Feb 18, 2019

Campus Ministries' Student Leaders Begin their Unique Service Trip Experiences

Throughout our time at The University of Scranton, one thing that has become apparent to us is the fact that we are all called to serve one another.

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Staff
Feb 18, 2019

Student Conduct Staff Present at the ASCA Conference

Dr. Jeff Kegolis, director of Student Conduct & Assessment, and David Schweitzer, assistant director of Student Conduct, recently presented two program sessions at the annual conference for the Association of Student Conduct Administrators (ASCA.)

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Student
Feb 18, 2019

Student Government Senate Meeting Update 

Each meeting, Student Government invites guests to discuss topics, ideas, and proposals that various departments at the University are working on through a forum discussion.

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General
Feb 15, 2019

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar, Feb. 20

Sing Sing Prison and the History of Criminal Justice: An Illustrated Presentation about One of America's Iconic Institutions

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Student
Feb 15, 2019

Study Abroad Program CUSCO, Peru

Study Abroad opportunity in Peru June 2-30!

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Student
Feb 15, 2019

New Fitness Class: POUND. Rockout. Workout.

Challenge yourself with this new fitness class!

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Student
Feb 14, 2019

Spring Global Insights Opens with Chinese Language

Throughout time, children have heard from their mothers “Don’t use that tone with me.” In the Chinese language, as well as others, intonation and inflection is everything.

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General
Feb 13, 2019

Not Forgotten: Digitally Preserving the University’s Theatrical Legacy

During the 2018 spring semester, The University of Scranton’s McDade Center for the Literary and Performing Arts celebrated its 25th anniversary.

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Community
Feb 12, 2019

University Players Present "Bright Star"

The University of Scranton Players will present “Bright Star” Feb. 22-24 and March 1-3 in the McDade Center on campus.

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Staff
Feb 13, 2019

Security Spotlight: Gift Card Email Scam Targeting Faculty and Staff

Our Information Security Office has received several reports of email scams targeting University faculty and staff that involves the purchase of gift cards

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Community
Feb 13, 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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Staff
Feb 13, 2019

February Magis Award Winner

Congratulations to Tara Blaine in Graduate Admissions!

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Community
Feb 13, 2019

Science Center Recognized for Environmental Design

The University’s Loyola Science Center was listed among “The 50 Most Impressive Environmentally Friendly University Buildings” in the world.

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Student
Feb 12, 2019

University Student Teachers Begin at Area Schools

University graduate and undergraduate education majors begin serving as student teachers at eight local schools this semester.

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Faculty
Feb 12, 2019

Professors Publish Books in Disciplines

University professors published books in the fields of philosophy and health administration.

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Student
Feb 12, 2019

Shadows in Scranton

During this past Christmas season on campus, in the midst of the wreaths, trees and lights, there were some decorations that stood out.

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Student
Feb 11, 2019

Student Government Update

Student Government's weekly update is here! Read more below.

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General
Feb 11, 2019

2019-2020 Guidelines for the Financial Aid Process

The 2019-2020 Academic Year Guidelines for the Financial Aid Process, a renewal Financial Aid newsletter is now available.

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Faculty
Feb 08, 2019

Professor Receives Partner in Education Award

Dr. Julie Cerrito, director of the graduate program in school counseling at The University of Scranton, received the Partner in Education Award by the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling (PACAC).

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Student
Feb 08, 2019

Upcoming Events, Feb. 8-15

There is so much happening on and around campus. We don’t want you to miss any of it. Here’s a list of what’s going on.

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General
Feb 08, 2019

University Announces March Events

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

3rd Annual Pre-Law Society Networking Event! image
Student
Feb 08, 2019

3rd Annual Pre-Law Society Networking Event!

Interested in going to law school or pursuing a career in law?

Library Seeks Book Donations and Volunteers image
Community
Feb 08, 2019

Library Seeks Book Donations and Volunteers

The University’s Weinberg Memorial Library is accepting book and tag sale donations and is seeking volunteers for its annual spring book sale.

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Community
Feb 08, 2019

Jazz Ensemble to Perform Feb. 22

Innovative jazz ensemble MOPDTK slated for Feb. 22 Performance Music concert at the University’s Houlihan-McLean Center.

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Student
Feb 07, 2019

University Community Challenged to Get Fit

Students, faculty and staff can take up the Fitness Challenge offered by the University’s Center for Health Education and Wellness.

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General
Feb 06, 2019

University Announces Additional February Events

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

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Student
Feb 06, 2019

Dominican Republic Intersession Reflection

Our toes tapped nervously on the airport tile as we waited for the gate to open in the wee hours of the morning.

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Student
Feb 06, 2019

Student Officer Spotlight: The SO Experience

As a Student Officer, I am a link between the University Police and the community that we serve.

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Community
Feb 06, 2019

MLK Award Dinner to be Held Feb. 24

The Greater Scranton Martin Luther King Commission (GSMLKC) will hold its annual celebration on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 1 p.m. in McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center at The University of Scranton.

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Alumni
Feb 05, 2019

University To Hold Toast2Scranton Campus Celebration Feb. 22

Alumni and students to network together on campus.

University To Hold Wall Of Fame Day Feb. 9 image
Alumni
Feb 05, 2019

University To Hold Wall Of Fame Day Feb. 9

University to honor latest additions to the Wall of Fame.

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Alumni
Feb 05, 2019

University To Hold Florida Gatherings

Alumni to meet in the Sunshine State.

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Staff
Feb 05, 2019

Maria Marinucci Profiled in the Times-Tribune

Growing up in a suburb of Buffalo, New York, Maria Marinucci was surrounded by strong women, including her outspoken Italian mom and three sisters.

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Alumni
Feb 05, 2019

Reminder: University To Hold Scranton Day Of Service 2019

Alumni to serve their communities throughout the nation.

Reminder: University To Hold MAC Symposium March 30 image
Alumni
Feb 05, 2019

Reminder: University To Hold MAC Symposium March 30

Medical alumni to network at day-long event.

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Alumni
Feb 05, 2019

Alumni Class Notes, February 2019

Share your story with your Royal family.

Report Shows University’s Impact on Region image
Community
Feb 05, 2019

Report Shows University’s Impact on Region

The numerous ways in which the University impacts and engages with the greater Scranton community are highlighted in a 2018 report.

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Alumni
Feb 05, 2019

KSOM Joins Barron’s In Education Program

Kania School of Management students and faculty will gain access to Barron’s digital content through new partnership.

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General
Feb 05, 2019

Join Performance Music!

Last chance to join performance music for the spring semester!

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General
Feb 05, 2019

Volunteers Needed for National History Day

I extend you an invitation to serve as a volunteer for the event now that the competition has moved to the University of Scranton!

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Staff
Feb 05, 2019

President Delivers State of the University Address

The University presented Sursum Corda (Lift Up Your Hearts) Awards to four staff members at the Spring Convocation held on campus.

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Student
Feb 04, 2019

Artist Captures America Through Photography

Featured artist Hans Gindlesberger discusses his photography exhibit that is on display at the University’s Hope Horn Gallery.

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Student
Feb 04, 2019

Campus Ministries and Athletic Teams Foster a Relatively New Tradition

As a kick-off to their season, Campus Ministries leads these two teams in a half day of team building and faith building (two things that are not mutually exclusive.)

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General
Feb 01, 2019

Join the CHEW Fitness Challenge

Join the 12th annual 4-week Fitness Challenge!

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General
Feb 01, 2019

Montreal Trip for Faculty, Staff, Students

Join us on this annual trip to Montreal organized by French teaching assistant Laura Martel.

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