September 2019

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Historical and Theological View of Church Crisis  image
Student
Sep 30, 2019

Historical and Theological View of Church Crisis

The Task Force for Healing, Reconciliation and Hope hosted a lecture on “Insights from History and Theology.”

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General
Oct 01, 2019

Wage Inequality Discussed at Henry George Lecture

The University’s 34th Henry George Lecture, presented by Kevin M. Murphy is set for Oct. 18.

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Alumni
Sep 30, 2019

University of Scranton Names Five New Trustees

The University of Scranton names five new members, including four alumni, to its board of trustees.

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Student
Sep 30, 2019

Global Insights Presents The Azores

Brandon Pinarreta ’20, a business administration major, will present the Azores for the next Global Insights, October 22, 2019, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Rose Room, Brennan Hall, 509.

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Student
Sep 30, 2019

Choosing a Lens: An ISP Reflection

Alicia O'Toole '20, a physical therapy major, reflects on her ISP experience.

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Faculty
Sep 26, 2019

University of Scranton Appoints New Faculty Members

The University has appointed 22 new full-time faculty members for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Student
Sep 25, 2019

The Career Expo: Not Just for Upperclassmen

The University of Scranton's Fall 2019 Career Expo and Health & Education Reception will take place on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Byron Center.

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Faculty
Sep 25, 2019

Upcoming Events & Grant Opportunities from OED

The Office of Equity & Diversity is pleased to offer special opportunities for you to engage in conversation on diversity, inclusion and Title IX, and also obtain funding for diversity education programs for the campus community.

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Alumni
Sep 25, 2019

Scranton Ranked for Student Engagement, Outcomes

The University of Scranton is among the “Top U.S. Colleges” in a ranking by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education.

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Community
Sep 25, 2019

Ambassador of Ireland to Speak at Scranton

Ireland’s Ambassador to the U.S. Daniel Mulhall, with U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, will discuss Brexit on Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at the University.

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General
Sep 25, 2019

Student Veterans Organization Help Soldiers in Cameroon, Africa

Recently, with the help of the University community, we were able to support and give to soldiers from the 403d Civil Affairs Battalion currently serving overseas in Cameroon, Africa.

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Community
Sep 24, 2019

Author Madeline Miller to Receive Award

Madeline Miller, author of two New York Times bestsellers, will receive the 2019 Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award Oct. 5.

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Student
Sep 24, 2019

Hundreds of Students Participate in Volunteer Fair

The University’s Volunteer Fair connected 44 area nonprofit organizations with nearly 600 Scranton students seeking service opportunities.

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General
Sep 24, 2019

Changes in Royal Recycling

Stricter recycling rules across the United States and more importantly revised local recycling center guidelines have reduced the variety of materials that we are allowed to recycle.

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Student
Sep 24, 2019

University Student Teachers Begin at Area Schools

University undergraduate education majors begin serving as student teachers at seven local schools this semester.

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Student
Sep 24, 2019

Summer Study in Florence Information meeting

Summer Study in Florence Information meeting

Faculty and Staff Downtown Tour and Reception image
Faculty
Sep 24, 2019

Faculty and Staff Downtown Tour and Reception

The Office of Community Relations, in cooperation with The Office of the Provost, The Office of Human Resources, & Scranton Tomorrow, invites you to a Faculty and Staff Downtown Tour and Reception on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019!

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Community
Sep 23, 2019

Hope Horn Gallery Hosts First Fridays Reception

Hope Horn Gallery will host a reception for its exhibit featuring local impressionist landscape artist John Willard Rought on Oct. 4.

Players Open 2019-20 Season with Antigone image
Community
Sep 23, 2019

Players Open 2019-20 Season with Antigone

The University of Scranton Players open their 2019-20 season with Antigone, a classic story by Sophocles, Sept. 27-29 and Oct. 4-6.

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General
Sep 23, 2019

World Languages and Cultures Open House

Get to know the World Languages and Cultures Department faculty, this year's Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants, our classes and programs, and how learning a world language can expand your career opportunities!

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General
Sep 23, 2019

The University of Scranton Players Open 2019-20 Season with Antigone

The University of Scranton Players are pleased to announce their first show of 2019-20, Antigone by Sophocles directed by Michael O’Steen.

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Staff
Sep 23, 2019

Diversity + Inclusion Lunch and Learn Series Continues

The Office of Equity and Diversity will continue its four part series Formula for Success: D+I=A Better U! which explores how to create a diverse and inclusive space for a healthy learning and working environment.

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Staff
Sep 23, 2019

Coming Soon: My.Scranton Portal New Look and Feel

After Fall Break, when you log into my.Scranton, you will notice an updated portal design. This new design will have a more intuitive layout that will be easier to navigate. This update is necessary due to security compliance.

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General
Sep 23, 2019

Opioids and the Controversy Over Harm Reduction

Bernard Prusak, Ph.D., will offer a Free Public Lecture titled Threading the Needle's Eye: The Opioid Crisis and the Controversy over Harm Reduction.

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General
Sep 20, 2019

Death of Professor Emeritus Maurice I. Hart Jr., Ph.D.

The following is a note from Jeff Gingerich, Ph.D., University provost, senior vice president for Academic Affairs.

Pianist Carlos Avila to Perform Sept. 29 image
Community
Sep 20, 2019

Pianist Carlos Avila to Perform Sept. 29

Acclaimed pianist Carlos Avila to present Performance Music recital Sunday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the University.

Opioid Crisis Discussed at Sept. 26 Lecture image
Community
Sep 20, 2019

Opioid Crisis Discussed at Sept. 26 Lecture

Philosophy Professor Bernard Prusak, Ph.D., will discuss the opioid crisis and harm reduction at the University on Sept. 26.

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General
Sep 20, 2019

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar

The Schemel Forum World Affairs luncheon seminar will take place on Sept. 25.

Pet Therapy Needs Dogs image
General
Sep 20, 2019

Pet Therapy Needs Dogs

Pet Therapy needs dogs!

Service Trip Info Sessions - ISP and Domestic image
General
Sep 20, 2019

Service Trip Info Sessions - ISP and Domestic

Attend one of these info sessions to learn more about international and domestic service trips and how to apply.

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Student
Sep 18, 2019

Student Attends Leadership Summer Institute

Emma de Bellegarde writes about her experience with the new Leadership Summer Institute.

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Community
Sep 18, 2019

Autism Focus of Conference

“Exploring Autism Across the Spectrum: Building Inclusive Communities” will be the focus of the Conference on disAbility Oct. 10.

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General
Sep 18, 2019

University Announces October Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events taking place during October 2019.

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Staff
Sep 18, 2019

Submit a Story to Royal News!

Staff - did you know you can submit an announcement or a story to Royal News? Read on!

Connections Retreat Brings Students Together image
Student
Sep 18, 2019

Connections Retreat Brings Students Together

“We’re all in this together!”  This was the theme song that the two Connections Retreat teams chose for the first-year student overnight experience held at Chapman Lake from Sept. 13 to 1

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Faculty
Sep 17, 2019

Professor Recommends Distinguished Author's Greek Myth Retellings

Madeline Miller will soon receive the 2019 Royden B. Davis, S.J. Distinguished Author Award. George Aulisio recently weighed in on her books.

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Student
Sep 17, 2019

New Lifelike Simulators Used by Student Nurses

Funding from Moses Taylor Foundation supported the University’s purchase two state-of-the-art patient simulators and a medication cart.

Aaron Diehl Trio in Concert image
General
Sep 17, 2019

Aaron Diehl Trio in Concert

Acclaimed pianist Aaron Diehl will be the featured artist when the Aaron Diehl Trio performs at The University of Scranton's annual Family Weekend Concert scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21.

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Staff
Sep 17, 2019

Workstudy Supervisor Training

Workstudy Supervisor training is available to staff.

Philosophy Professor Receives Earl Award image
Faculty
Sep 17, 2019

Philosophy Professor Receives Earl Award

David Black, Ph.D., professor of philosophy, received the John L. Earl III Award at the Fall Convocation.

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Student
Sep 17, 2019

Student Veteran Chosen for Selective Leadership Program

One University of Scranton student veteran, Amy Atkinson, who has been actively advocating for veterans on campus was invited to attend Student Veterans of America’s Leadership Institute in Washington, DC in September.

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General
Sep 16, 2019

Italian Game Night, Sept. 24

Learn some Italian and enjoy a few games with the Fulbright TA from Italy at Italian Game Night on Tuesday, Sept. 24!

 Conversation Partners Wanted for International Students image
Student
Sep 16, 2019

Conversation Partners Wanted for International Students

Are you a native English speaker looking to learn about different cultures and make new friendships? You may be the perfect fit for our Conversation Partners Program.

Catering and Dining Services Jobs Available image
Student
Sep 16, 2019

Catering and Dining Services Jobs Available

Looking for a job? Need flexible hours?

Study Abroad Fair, Sept. 17 image
General
Sep 16, 2019

Study Abroad Fair, Sept. 17

The Office of Global Education will be hosting a Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on DeNaples 2nd floor.

Blood Drive, Sept. 18 and 19 image
General
Sep 16, 2019

Blood Drive, Sept. 18 and 19

Blood Drive at The University of Scranton on Sept. 18 and 19, 2019.

Aaron Diehl Trio to Perform Sept. 21 image
Community
Sep 16, 2019

Aaron Diehl Trio to Perform Sept. 21

Aaron Diehl Trio to perform at the Family Weekend Concert Saturday, Sept. 21, at the University.

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General
Sep 13, 2019

Passing of Professor Frank Cimini

I am saddened to inform you of the passing of University of Scranton Professor Emeritus Frank A. Cimini, who taught at the University on a full-time and part-time bases for more than 70 years.

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General
Sep 11, 2019

University Announces October Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events taking place during October 2019.

Emergency Notification System Test on Sept. 12 image
General
Sep 11, 2019

Emergency Notification System Test on Sept. 12

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

Travel Writer Calls for Right to Roam image
Community
Sep 11, 2019

Travel Writer Calls for Right to Roam

Author Ken Ilgunas will present “Trespassing across America” at the University on Sept. 16.

Local Artist Remembered in Art Exhibit/Lecture image
Student
Sep 11, 2019

Local Artist Remembered in Art Exhibit/Lecture

Scranton impressionist painter and writer John Willard Raught is celebrated in the Hope Horn Gallery exhibit and lecture.

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General
Sep 11, 2019

Alumnus Gives Homily at Mass of the Holy Spirit

Adam Rosinski, S.J. ’07 was the homilist at this year's Mass of the Holy Spirit on Sept. 5, 2019. Read his homily here.

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Community
Sep 11, 2019

Ignatian Values Lecture: Author Speaks about Finding Love Amidst Conflict

Author Stephanie Saldaña will present the University’s Ignatian Values in Action Lecture on Sept. 19 on campus.

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Alumni
Sep 10, 2019

Giblin-Kelly Hall Dedicated at University

The University dedicated a residence hall in honor of an alumnus who died in a hit-and-run accident and another who died in 9/11.

Global Insights Opens with Guyana image
Student
Sep 10, 2019

Global Insights Opens with Guyana

This program is being offered by the Office of Global Education, the Cross Cultural Centers, Residence Life and the Office of Equity and Diversity.

Students Begin Magis Honors Program at Scranton image
Student
Sep 10, 2019

Students Begin Magis Honors Program at Scranton

Members of the University’s class of 2023 begin the Jesuit school’s new Magis Honors Program in STEM.

For Your Benefit: A Series of Information Sessions on Benefit Topics image
Staff
Sep 09, 2019

For Your Benefit: A Series of Information Sessions on Benefit Topics

The Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce the continuation of the learning series, For Your Benefit, with four sessions geared toward resources, planning and guidance on topics including our various employee benefit plans and life issues such as tuition remission, oral health and more.

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General
Sep 09, 2019

Humanities Forum: Cristina Rivera Garza, 9/11

Please join us on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in DeNaples 405 for the inaugural event of the 2019-20 Humanities Forum, "A Domestic Archeology of Repatriation" by Cristina Rivera Garza.

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General
Sep 09, 2019

2019 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The University of Scranton Police Department is responsible for preparing and distributing the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report on a yearly basis to provide statistics on criminal activity, fire measures, and information on safety related services offered by the University in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.

Healing, Reconciliation and Hope Task Force, Fall 2019 image
General
Sep 09, 2019

Healing, Reconciliation and Hope Task Force, Fall 2019

In October 2018 Fr. Pilarz created a Task Force on Healing, Reconciliation, and Hope in response to revelations of clergy sexual abuse and cover-up in the Catholic Church.

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Faculty
Sep 09, 2019

Professor Interviews Royal Reads Author Stephanie Saldaña

Stephanie Saldaña will be the Ignatian Values in Action Lecture keynote speaker on Sept. 19. Here, Michael Azar, Ph.D., theology professor, speaks with her about her work.

U.S. News Ranks Scranton No. 6 in 2020 Guidebook image
Alumni
Sep 09, 2019

U.S. News Ranks Scranton No. 6 in 2020 Guidebook

U.S. News once again ranked Scranton among the top 10 ‘Best Regional Universities in North’ and among nation’s best for innovation; teaching.

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Faculty
Sep 06, 2019

University Professor Awarded Honorary Doctorate

University of Scranton professor Daniel West, Ph.D., recently received an honorary doctorate from Trnava University, Slovakia.

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General
Sep 06, 2019

Pet Therapy - Dogs Needed

The Center for Service & Social Justice’s Fall Pet Therapy: Canines on Campus needs dogs on Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dorm Room Contest for On Campus Students image
Student
Sep 05, 2019

Dorm Room Contest for On Campus Students

Think you have the best looking dorm on campus? Post a pic of your dorm room using #MyScrantonHome, tag us, and be entered to win a Scrantastic prize!

Asian Moon Festival Interactive Concert Sept. 9 image
Community
Sep 05, 2019

Asian Moon Festival Interactive Concert Sept. 9

The University’s Asian Studies Asian Moon Festival Interactive Concert will take place on campus on Sept. 9 in Brennan Hall.

Family Weekend Registration Open image
Student
Sep 04, 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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Student
Sep 04, 2019

New Program Champions First-generation Students

A new program at the University intends to make first-generation students thrive during their college experience at Scranton.

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Alumni
Sep 04, 2019

Human Resources Executive Finds Meaning in Engaging with Students

Patti Clarke, ’86, credits her husband with helping her discern that she should focus her volunteer work on The University of Scranton.

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Alumni
Sep 04, 2019

Reminder: Save the Date for Reunion 2020

June 12-14, 2020. Planning to attend form now available online.

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Staff
Sep 04, 2019

Employee Wellness Fall Update

The Center for Health Education & Wellness is excited to share our Employee Wellness fall schedule featuring a variety of events and resources designed to keep employees healthy in mind, body and spirit.

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Alumni
Sep 04, 2019

Fall Alumni Preview 2019

University to hold several alumni events this fall.

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Staff
Sep 04, 2019

Stop the Bleed Kits -Training Available

In partnership with Geisinger CMC Trauma Services, University Police has installed ten “Stop the Bleed” kits in various locations across campus. In addition, two training opportunities are now available for students, staff and faculty.

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Community
Sep 04, 2019

3rd Annual Welcoming Scranton Celebration

United Neighborhood Centers is hosting its 3rd Annual Welcoming Scranton event at Connors Park on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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General
Sep 04, 2019

Classes Canceled, Offices Closed for Mass of the Holy Spirit

To celebrate the beginning of the academic year, the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit will be held in the Byron Center on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. 

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General
Sep 04, 2019

Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

The Division of Information Technology provides important information regarding Peer-to-Peer file sharing.

Alumni Spotlight: Marilyn (Bogusch) Pryle '91, G'97 image
Alumni
Sep 04, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Marilyn (Bogusch) Pryle '91, G'97

Educator and author named Pennsylvania 2019 Teacher of the Year.

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Alumni
Sep 25, 2019

Alumni Attend Patrick's Pals Golf Outing

More than 30 Scranton alumni attend golf outing of charity founded by members of the Class of 1990.

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Alumni
Sep 04, 2019

Alumni Class Notes, September 2019

Share your story with Your Royal Family.

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Alumni
Sep 04, 2019

University to Hold Regional Information Sessions

Help spread the word about Scranton to prospective students and their families.

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General
Sep 03, 2019

Fall Weekly Wellness Class Schedule

Students, Faculty & Staff are welcome to attend free Weekly Wellness Classes.

Glow and Flow Yoga and FREE Manning's Ice Cream image
Student
Sep 03, 2019

Glow and Flow Yoga and FREE Manning's Ice Cream

Light up the night at the annual Glow & Flow Yoga sponsored by the Center for Health Education and Wellness!

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General
Sep 03, 2019

Interdependence and the Environment

Join us for a panel discussion and reception in celebration and recognition of our global interdependence, where panelists will invite questions from the audience and discuss Climate Change: What Can We Do?

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Student
Sep 03, 2019

Study in Florence Summer Program

Drs Zanzana and Caporale are organizing their annual faculty-led Study in Florence Summer Program that will run from May 30 to June 27, 2020.

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Staff
Sep 03, 2019

Grant Funds Available for Diversity Projects

The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants funding educational programs on campus that promote initiatives that energize the commitment to diversity, provide opportunity for inter-cultural engagement as well as expand opportunities for multicultural experiences for our community.

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General
Sep 03, 2019

Diversity + Inclusion Lunch and Learn Series Continues

In keeping with our Jesuit mission of cura personalis, this fall, OED will continue its four part series Formula for Success: D+I=A Better U! which explores how to create a diverse and inclusive space for a healthy learning and working environment.

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