August 2019

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Alumni
Sep 04, 2019

Scranton Among America’s Best Catholic Colleges

The University of Scranton ranked No. 18 among the “Best Catholic Colleges in America” in a 2020 list published by Niche.com.

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Community
Sep 04, 2019

Lectures Explore Response to Clergy Sexual Abuse

Healing, Reconciliation and Hope Task Force hosts lectures on Insights from History and Theology and Prevention, Healing and Reconciliation.

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Student
Sep 03, 2019

Students Awarded Royal Scholar Summer Fellowships

Three students awarded Royal Scholar Summer Fellowships through the National Science Foundation S-STEM grant received by the University.

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General
Sep 03, 2019

Asian Moon Festival Interactive Concert to Take Place on Campus

On Sept. 9, the Asian Studies Program in conjunction with Asia Club and Asian Studies Honor Society at the University of Scranton will celebrate the 2019 festival with the renowned New Asia Chamber Music Society, while tasting tea/coffee and sampling Asian moon cake.

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General
Sep 03, 2019

Asian Moon Festival Interactive Concert

Please join us on Sept. 9 in celebrating the 2019 Asian Moon Festival with the renowned New Asia Chamber Music Society (NACMS) based in NYC, while tasting tea/coffee and sampling Asian moon cake.

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Faculty
Aug 30, 2019

University Announces Faculty Promotions

Fifteen faculty members were granted rank and tenure promotions at the University.

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Community
Aug 30, 2019

Wells Fargo Supports University of Success

Wells Fargo provided $15,000 to support the University of Success a multi-year, pre-college program for high school students.

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Student
Aug 29, 2019

Family Weekend Registration Open

Registration is now open for 2019 Family Weekend. This annual celebration will be held on September 20-22.

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General
Aug 29, 2019

First Friday Student Art Show

Art Club will be part of First Friday Scranton on September 6th from 5-9PM at The Sweet Lush Cupcakery on Linden Street.

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General
Aug 29, 2019

Emergency Planning Resources

As we prepare for the 2019-2020 academic year, the University Police Department would like to offer a reminder of the importance of being prepared in an emergency.

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Faculty
Aug 28, 2019

Faculty Research Seminar Series Kicks off Sept. 6

The Research Seminar Series was established to provide a time and place for faculty and staff research information exchange. It began with our first research presentation on February 4, 2005.

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General
Aug 28, 2019

Madeline Miller to Receive Distinguished Author Award

The University of Scranton’s Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library has selected Madeline Miller to receive the 2019 Royden B. Davis, S.J. Distinguished Author Award.

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Student
Aug 28, 2019

Big Friends Little Friends Seeking Mentors

Children of the Valley View housing development in South Scranton are provided with college mentors every Monday and Thursday during the school year to help with homework and educational activities.

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General
Aug 28, 2019

Leahy Center Clinic Fundraiser this Friday

All proceeds will be donated to The Edward R. Leahy Jr. Center Clinic for the Uninsured at the University of Scranton and Rotary International's efforts to Eradicate Polio.

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General
Aug 28, 2019

Worship Schedule for Fall 2019

Below is the fall workshop schedule.

The Schemel Forum University for a Day, Sept. 14 image
General
Aug 28, 2019

The Schemel Forum University for a Day, Sept. 14

Join us for University for a Day: An Environmental Immersion! Come for all or part of the day's activities!

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Student
Aug 28, 2019

Join our Multicultural Awareness Program this Fall

The Multicultural Center would like to cordially invite you to be part of our Multicultural Awareness Program (M.A.P.) this Fall semester.

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Alumni
Aug 28, 2019

Scranton Ranked Among Best Colleges in America

Scranton ranks among the nation’s best science labs, campus foods, best-run colleges and best values in higher education.

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Community
Aug 27, 2019

Acclaimed Organist to Perform Sept. 6

A Sept. 6 recital by acclaimed organist Daniel Ficarri will open the Performance Music fall season at the University.

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General
Aug 27, 2019

University Announces 2019 Fall Semester Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events taking place during the fall semester of 2019.

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Student
Aug 27, 2019

Downtown Scavenger Hunt, Aug. 30

This Friday, Aug. 30, is the annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt, open to all students!

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Student
Aug 27, 2019

Students Receive Summer Research Fellowships

Eleven undergraduate students were awarded President’s Fellowships for Summer Research in 2019.

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Community
Aug 27, 2019

Schemel Forum Luncheon Seminars Begin Sept. 17

The Schemel Forum’s World Affairs Luncheon Seminars examine how history informs contemporary American and global politics.

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Student
Aug 24, 2019

Scranton Welcomes Class of 2023

Members of the class of 2023 were among the nearly 1,500 new graduate and undergraduate students welcomed to Scranton this semester.

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Alumni
Aug 23, 2019

Scranton among Top Colleges in America

For the 12th consecutive year, Forbes ranked the University among the nation’s best values in college education.

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General
Aug 22, 2019

Death of Professor Emeritus Matthew Fairbanks, Ph.D.

The following is a note to the University community from the Office of the Provost.

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Student
Aug 22, 2019

Service Opportunity for First-year Students

The University's Class of 2023, together with community partners, will host a fun-filled afternoon for area children and families as part of their Fall Move-in Activities.

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Community
Aug 21, 2019

Fair for Nonprofit Agencies Seeking Volunteers

A fair is planned on Sept. 10 at the University for area nonprofit organizations seeking college students as volunteers.

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Student
Aug 20, 2019

Student Presents at National Leadership Conference

Scranton student presents about University programming for new students at National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference.

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Student
Aug 19, 2019

Students Attend Jesuit Leadership Conference

Scranton students joined hundreds of students from Jesuit colleges across the country at the National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference.

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Community
Aug 19, 2019

Schemel Forum Announces Fall Courses

Harmar Brereton, M.D., and Scranton professors in philosophy and history will lead Schemel Forum courses this fall at the University.

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General
Aug 19, 2019

Volunteer and Service Fair, Sept. 10

The Center for Service & Social Justice hosts a Volunteer and Service Fair each September.

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General
Aug 19, 2019

Performance Music Announces Fall Concerts

Performance Music at Scranton has announced their upcoming fall events

Did You Know? Mission and Community Service Leave Policy image
Staff
Aug 19, 2019

Did You Know? Mission and Community Service Leave Policy

How much do you know about the Mission and Community Service Leave policy for employees at Scranton? Find out more, here!

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Staff
Aug 19, 2019

Free Document Shredding for Faculty and Staff

Paper Eaters is offering free shredding of personal files/documents (i.e. medical bills, bank statements, utility bills, etc.) only for University Facility and Staff. There is no limit on the amount you can bring.

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Community
Aug 16, 2019

Back to School Bonanza Set for August 25

A free “Back to School Bonanza” for children 3 to 12 years-old and their families is planned for Aug. 25 at The Marketplace at Steamtown.

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Alumni
Aug 16, 2019

Scranton Among Best Values in Higher Education

Money magazine ranks Scranton among America’s best values in a college education.

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Student
Aug 16, 2019

Political Science Major Awarded Scholarship

University student Sazia Nowshin was awarded a 2019 Lackawanna County Federation of Democratic Women Scholarship.

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Staff
Aug 15, 2019

Upcoming University Community Events

Each year, the University Community traditionally marks the beginning of the new academic year through a series of events. Below is a listing of such events that you are invited to attend.

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Community
Aug 14, 2019

University for a Day Set for Sept. 14

The Schemel Forum’s “University for a Day” on Sept. 14 will include four lectures focused on environmental issues.

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Student
Aug 14, 2019

Royal Experience Program Supports Summer Interns

Twelve University of Scranton students participated in the Royal Experience Summer Internship Program for 2019.

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Student
Aug 14, 2019

New Members of Business Leadership Honors Program

Sixteen University students were accepted into the Business Leadership Honors Program.

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Community
Aug 12, 2019

Area Students Begin University of Success

Incoming high school students enter the University of Success, a multi-year, pre-college mentorship program at The University of Scranton.

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Community
Aug 09, 2019

Vice President for Mission and Ministry Named

Rev. Herbert B. Keller, S.J., was named vice president for mission and ministry at the University.

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Alumni
Aug 08, 2019

Scranton Among Elite Best Colleges in Nation

Scranton is among the nation’s best science labs, campus foods and best-run colleges in Princeton Review’s elite Best 385 Colleges book.

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General
Aug 07, 2019

New Vice President for Mission and Ministry

The following is a note to the University community from University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J. regarding reorganization and the new vice president for Mission and Ministry.

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Staff
Aug 07, 2019

Join the Social Media User Group on Campus

Do you manage a social media account for the University? Join the Social Media User Group on campus (and on Facebook)!

Scranton Launches Magis Honors Program in STEM image
Student
Aug 07, 2019

Scranton Launches Magis Honors Program in STEM

The University has added a new honors program to provide undergraduates a more rigorous interdisciplinary research experience in STEM.

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Staff
Aug 07, 2019

August Magis Award

Congratulations to Mary Beth Watson!

University to Hold Happy Hour at Pier 13 Aug. 22 image
Alumni
Aug 06, 2019

University to Hold Happy Hour at Pier 13 Aug. 22

Have some fun with your fellow Royals at Hoboken's hottest pier.

University Offering Return Address Labels to Alumni image
Alumni
Aug 06, 2019

University Offering Return Address Labels to Alumni

Seal every letter with a little Scranton love.

Scranton Club of Lehigh Valley to Hold Movie Night Aug. 17 image
Alumni
Aug 06, 2019

Scranton Club of Lehigh Valley to Hold Movie Night Aug. 17

Catch a flick with your fellow Royal cineastes.

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Alumni
Aug 06, 2019

Save the Date for Reunion 2020

June 12-14, 2020.

Reminder: Scranton Club to Hold Yankee Game Reception Sept. 4 image
Alumni
Aug 06, 2019

Reminder: Scranton Club to Hold Yankee Game Reception Sept. 4

Spots remain - register today!

Reminder: Scranton Club of New Jersey to Gather at Red Bulls Game Sept. 29 image
Alumni
Aug 06, 2019

Reminder: Scranton Club of New Jersey to Gather at Red Bulls Game Sept. 29

Meet up with your Royal family at an MLS game.

Reminder: Scranton Club of Long Island to Gather at Lacrosse Game Aug. 17 image
Alumni
Aug 06, 2019

Reminder: Scranton Club of Long Island to Gather at Lacrosse Game Aug. 17

Alumni & friends to gather at lacrosse game.

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Alumni
Aug 06, 2019

Alumni Class Notes, August 2019

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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