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Competition Tests Students’ Knowledge of Physics image
Community
May 29, 2019

Competition Tests Students’ Knowledge of Physics

University hosts its annual Hayes Science Competition for High School Physics and Engineering Students.

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Student
May 31, 2019

Graduates Commissioned as Second Lieutenants

Members of the University’s class of 2019 were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

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Student
May 31, 2019

Graduates Commit to Long Term Service Positions

Members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2019 committed to post-graduation long-term service projects.

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Faculty
May 31, 2019

Graduating Class Names Teacher of the Year

The University’s graduating class of 2019 names Scranton alumnus as Teacher of the Year.

High School Business Case Competition Held image
Community
May 31, 2019

High School Business Case Competition Held

Students in the University’s Business High School Scholars Club hosted a case competition for area high school students.

Math Integration Bee Finalists Announced image
Community
May 29, 2019

Math Integration Bee Finalists Announced

Winner of The University of Scranton Math Integration Bee high school competition is announced.

UPD Receives First Reaccreditation image
Staff
May 29, 2019

UPD Receives First Reaccreditation

The University of Scranton Police Department has earned its first re-accreditation from the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (PLEAC) of the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association in March of 2019. The Department’s accreditation will now run through 2022.

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Student
May 29, 2019

Student Government Dynamic Duo

The Aquinas staff sat down with student government future president Ashraf to discuss plans for 2019-20 with vice president Jeffrey Colucci in the latest issue.

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Student
May 29, 2019

Commencement Photos

Nearly 1,500 degrees were conferred this weekend. See a selection of photos from the weekend here.

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Student
May 28, 2019

Students Begin ISP Trips

Students have already begun serving through Campus Ministries' International Service Program.

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Faculty
May 28, 2019

Faculty and Students Celebrate Year of Community Health Education

The Leahy Community Health and Family Center and PCPS exercise science students, mentored by faculty, celebrate a year of community health education by teaming with CRUNCH Fitness in the Scranton Steamtown Mall to award a 3-month full membership to the community member who achieved her fitness goals.

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Community
May 28, 2019

Annual Rummage Sale, June 4

Our annual rummage sale, benefiting Domestic Service Programs, will be held on Tuesday, June 4 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Girl Scout House, 333 Madison Ave. The sale is open to the public.

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General
May 28, 2019

Summer Worship Schedule

Get the Sunday Mass schedule here.

Outstanding Graduates Recognized at Class Night image
Student
May 28, 2019

Outstanding Graduates Recognized at Class Night

University of Scranton class of 2019 graduates were recognized for academic excellence, leadership and service at Class Night.

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Student
May 26, 2019

Scranton Holds Undergraduate Commencement

The University of Scranton conferred more than 850 bachelor’s and associate’s degrees at its undergraduate commencement.

University Confers Master’s and Doctoral Degrees image
Student
May 25, 2019

University Confers Master’s and Doctoral Degrees

The University of Scranton conferred more than 625 master’s and doctoral degrees at its graduate commencement ceremony.

Quick Facts: Commencement 2019 image
Student
May 24, 2019

Quick Facts: Commencement 2019

Quick facts about The University of Scranton’s class of 2019 commencement.

Staff Senate End of the Year Celebration and Awards Ceremony Held image
Staff
May 22, 2019

Staff Senate End of the Year Celebration and Awards Ceremony Held

The Staff Senate held their End of Year Celebration & Awards Ceremony, May 15, 2019.

Graduate Instructions for the Weekend image
Student
May 22, 2019

Graduate Instructions for the Weekend

Class of 2019, find out all you need to know about Commencement Weekend, from where to be to what to bring!

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Alumni
May 22, 2019

AACSB Named DBA Program Among Best Practices

The University’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program in accounting recognized for innovation and best practice by AACSB.

Alpha Sigma Nu Teacher of the Year Named image
Faculty
May 21, 2019

Alpha Sigma Nu Teacher of the Year Named

Occupational therapy professor Julie A. Nastasi, Sc.D., O.T.D., was named the 2019 Alpha Sigma Nu Teacher of the Year.

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Student
May 21, 2019

Commencement Events Celebrate Class of 2019

The University of Scranton will host numerous events to celebrate its class of 2019 May 24-26.

Dr. Zalon on 'Preparing older citizens for global climate change' image
Faculty
May 21, 2019

Dr. Zalon on 'Preparing older citizens for global climate change'

According to a 2019 article in American Nurse Today by Margarete Zalon, Ph.D., RN, a nursing professor at The University of Scranton, as the effects of climate change are increasing, older citizens are impacted

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General
May 21, 2019

DeNaples Mailroom Summer Hours

Beginning Tuesday, May 28, 2019, through Friday, August 9, 2019, the summer hours for DeNaples Mailroom are Monday through Friday, 12-2 p.m. and no Saturday hours.

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Alumni
May 20, 2019

Exercise Science Alumnus Selected for Gates Cambridge Scholar Program

Stephen Gadomski ’15 has been selected as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. Stephen, a current M.D./Ph.D. student at The Medical University of South Carolina, plans to study skeletal stem cells to improve stem cell therapies for skeletal disease.

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Student
May 16, 2019

Students Participate in Advertising Competition

University competes in American Advertising Federation National Student Advertising Competition District 2 in Manhattan.

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General
May 16, 2019

End-of-the-Year Drive, Now Until Graduation

The University of Scranton's annual End-of-the-Year Drive collects all the items that students would normally discard at the end of the academic year.

Essay Contest Winners Awarded at Earth Day Event image
Community
May 16, 2019

Essay Contest Winners Awarded at Earth Day Event

Elementary, middle and high school students win medals in The University of Scranton Earth Day Essay Contest.

High School Students Compete in Programming Contest image
Community
May 16, 2019

High School Students Compete in Programming Contest

Teams from Emmaus High School placed first and second at the University’s annual Computer Programming Contest.

Baccalaureate Mass, May 25 image
General
May 15, 2019

Baccalaureate Mass, May 25

Baccalaureate Mass will be held on May 25 at 4 p.m.

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Student
May 15, 2019

Five to Receive Honorary Degrees at Commencement

University will award five honorary degrees at its undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 26.

Vincent Rocco Honored as KSOM Professor of the Year image
Faculty
May 15, 2019

Vincent Rocco Honored as KSOM Professor of the Year

Vincent Rocco has been honored with the Kania School of Management (KSOM) "Professor of the Year" award.

Lithuania’s Transformation After Soviet Union image
Student
May 15, 2019

Lithuania’s Transformation After Soviet Union

“Lithuania: Traditional and Modern Nation” was discussed at the Jay Nathan, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar Lecture Series.

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Student
May 15, 2019

Students Inducted into National Honor Societies

Hundreds of University students were inducted into national honor societies during the 2018-2019 academic year.

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General
May 15, 2019

Faculty and Staff Serve Students at Late Night Finals Breakfast

Faculty and staff served students at the 19th Annual Late Night Finals Breakfast on Monday night in the Fresh Food Company on the third floor of The DeNaples Center.

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Staff
May 15, 2019

Coach Janice Winslow Named USTA EPD College Coach of the Year

University of Scranton head women's tennis coach Janice Winslow was recently named the 2018 United States Tennis Association's Eastern Pennsylvania District College Coach of the Year.

Weinberg Memorial Library Announces Bonnie W. Oldham Library Research Prize Winners image
Student
May 14, 2019

Weinberg Memorial Library Announces Bonnie W. Oldham Library Research Prize Winners

The Weinberg Memorial Library announced the 2019 Bonnie W. Oldham Library Research Prize winners.

Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society image
Student
May 14, 2019

Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Scranton students were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the national honor society for students in Jesuit colleges and universities.

McNichols Plaza 4th Grade Students Visit Campus image
Community
May 14, 2019

McNichols Plaza 4th Grade Students Visit Campus

Approximately 70 4th graders and teachers from McNichols Plaza Elementary School visited campus on May 9.

HR Presents 'For Your Benefit' image
Staff
May 14, 2019

HR Presents 'For Your Benefit'

Join us for this information session where Transamerica will go over some key concept to consider as you get ready to retire: Investments, Income Planning, Healthcare, Legacy and Lifestyle.

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Student
May 14, 2019

Student Officer Program Establishes Bike Unit

These Student Officers are part of the SO Bike Patrol Unit, a pilot program introduced at the beginning of the semester in order to increase the range of Student Officer patrols on campus.

University Receives Spitz Foundation Grant  image
Community
May 13, 2019

University Receives Spitz Foundation Grant

The University of Scranton received $10,000 from the Robert H. Spitz Foundation to support its STEAM activities at area schools.

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Student
May 13, 2019

Rewards of the LEAP Program

This spring, student volunteers in Campus Ministries Literacy, Education & Advocacy in Prison (LEAP) program facilitated a six-week creative writing and expression workshop with female inmates at Lackawanna County Prison in Scranton.

University Establishes Humanities Center on Campus image
Community
May 09, 2019

University Establishes Humanities Center on Campus

University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., announced the establishment of the Gail and Francis Slattery Center for Humanities.

Passport Program Adds To Students’ Skill Set image
Student
May 08, 2019

Passport Program Adds To Students’ Skill Set

Kania School created the Passport Professional Development Program, which teaches so-called “soft skills” to our students throughout their four years at Scranton.

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Faculty
May 08, 2019

Dr. Lori Bruch on Educational Assessment

Dr. Lori Bruch, chair of Counseling and Human Services (CHS), shares the ways in which her department’s relationship with educational assessment has evolved over time.

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Alumni
May 08, 2019

5 Years Of 5.06

University celebrates record-shattering Day of Giving.

Fr. Malloy Writes About Discernment During Graduation Season image
Staff
May 08, 2019

Fr. Malloy Writes About Discernment During Graduation Season

"Graduation means discerning big decisions ahead" according to Fr. Rick Malloy, S.J., in this Catholic News Service article.

Men and Women for Octaves Celebrates 10-year Anniversary image
Student
May 08, 2019

Men and Women for Octaves Celebrates 10-year Anniversary

Men and Women for Octaves, the a cappella club on campus, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary.

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Student
May 08, 2019

Apply to be a Campus Tour Guide!

Are you a current Scranton student looking for work this summer in The Electric City? Join our tour guide team!

ORSP April Raffle Winner image
Staff
May 08, 2019

ORSP April Raffle Winner

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.

New Faculty Member Awarded NEH Grant image
Faculty
May 07, 2019

New Faculty Member Awarded NEH Grant

University World Languages and Cultures Professor Ana Ugarte, Ph.D., received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant.

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Student
May 07, 2019

University Students Run Social Media Conference

University of Scranton Department of Communication and Media students launched the annual Social and Digital Media Conference.

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Community
May 07, 2019

University Students Mentor High School Students

Created and coordinated by Campus Ministries’ Center for Service and Social Justice, The Meg Cullen-Brown SMART Mentoring Program focuses on establishing supportive, personal connections between college undergraduate students and local high school students.

National Honorary Chemical Society Inductees  image
Student
May 03, 2019

National Honorary Chemical Society Inductees

29 students will be officially inducted into the Beta Kappa chapter of Phi Lambda Upsilon.

May 10 Concert Features Tribute to Louis Armstrong image
Community
May 03, 2019

May 10 Concert Features Tribute to Louis Armstrong

Performance Music’s 11th Annual Yevich Memorial Concert will feature David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band.

Students Present on Augmented and Virtual Reality image
Student
May 01, 2019

Students Present on Augmented and Virtual Reality

The work of four University of Scranton students, along with their professor, was presented at the P4CE Bridges Conference in Cape May, New Jersey in April, with Dr. Sandra Pesavento, a faculty specialist in educational technology.

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General
May 01, 2019

Join Us for Our 11th Annual Festival of Nations

The United Cultures Organization presents the 11th Annual Festival of Nations on Friday, May 3 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Dionne Green.

Undergraduate Commencement Speaker Announced image
Student
May 01, 2019

Undergraduate Commencement Speaker Announced

Scranton alumna Kathleen Sprows Cummings, Ph.D., will be the principal speaker at the University’s undergraduate commencement on May 26.

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Alumni
May 01, 2019

5.06 Returns

University to celebrate Day of Giving May 6.

University Announces 2019 O'Hara Award Honorees image
Alumni
May 01, 2019

University Announces 2019 O'Hara Award Honorees

Alumni to receive awards Reunion Weekend.

Provocative Proposal by Professor Published image
Faculty
May 01, 2019

Provocative Proposal by Professor Published

An article by biochemistry professor Timothy Foley, Ph.D., questions broadly accepted causation theories of neurodegenerative disorders.

Scranton Celebrates Student Scholars image
Student
May 01, 2019

Scranton Celebrates Student Scholars

More than 160 students presented nearly 80 research projects at The University of Scranton’s Celebration of Student Scholars.

Kuehners To Receive President's Medal image
Alumni
May 01, 2019

Kuehners To Receive President's Medal

The PBC will honor JoAnne M. Kuehner H’01 and Carl J. Kuehner ’62, H’11 with the President’s Medal at its 18th Annual Award Dinner Thursday, Oct. 10, at The Pierre Hotel in New York City.

Reminder: Register Today For Reunion Weekend image
Alumni
May 01, 2019

Reminder: Register Today For Reunion Weekend

Catch up with the old gang June 7-9.

Scranton Club Of The Lehigh Valley To Hold Mini Golf Tournament May 31 image
Alumni
May 01, 2019

Scranton Club Of The Lehigh Valley To Hold Mini Golf Tournament May 31

Royals to gather at Putt U.

Reminder: University To Hold Day At The Races June 23 image
Alumni
May 01, 2019

Reminder: University To Hold Day At The Races June 23

Alumni to gather at Monmouth Park.

University To Hold Alumni Happy Hour In Berks County May 10 image
Alumni
May 01, 2019

University To Hold Alumni Happy Hour In Berks County May 10

Join your fellow Royals at this complimentary event.

Alumni Class Notes, May 2019 image
Alumni
May 01, 2019

Alumni Class Notes, May 2019

Share your story with your Royal family.

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