November 2019

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Noel Night Concert Set for Dec. 7 image
Community
Dec 02, 2019

Noel Night Concert Set for Dec. 7

University to ring in holiday season with 52nd annual Noel Night concert, presented as a Christmas gift to the community.

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Student
Nov 26, 2019

Search is Going Strong at 89!

In early November, almost fifty students participated in a Search Retreat.

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Student
Nov 26, 2019

Scranton Students Celebrate Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving is alive and well at The University of Scranton. Scranton students gathered around off-campus or on-campus tables and indulged in turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and more.

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Community
Nov 26, 2019

Living Wage Study: A Video

The University recently hosted a presentation of the 2019 update of the Living Wage Report and what it costs to live a modest but dignified life in Northeastern Pennsylvania in 2019. You can see a video about the report and hear from members of the community about their challenges, below.

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Community
Nov 26, 2019

University Conducts Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

The University’s holiday drives began with the donation of 200 Thanksgiving food baskets to area families in need.

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Staff
Nov 26, 2019

Staff Senate Invitation: Cold Weather Safety Tips

The Staff Senate Staff Development Committee cordially invites you to an informational session on COLD WEATHER SAFETY.

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General
Nov 26, 2019

Four Students Selected for PA Intercollegiate Band

Congratulations to Andy Buttner (senior, trumpet), Abigail Buck (junior, trombone), Kristen Denniston (junior, horn), and Annie Duffy (freshman, clarinet) on their selection as members of the 73rd Annual Pennsylvania State Intercollegiate Band Festival!

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Alumni
Nov 26, 2019

Scranton Listed Among Best Business Schools

The Princeton Review included Scranton among the nation’s “Best Business Schools” for 15 consecutive years.

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Staff
Nov 25, 2019

SBDC Staff Members Present at National Conference

University of Scranton Small Business Development Center staff members presented at the 39th America’s SBDC national conference.

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Faculty
Nov 25, 2019

Professor Receives Public Security Award

Criminal Justice Professor Ismail Onat, PhD., received the Rutgers Center on Public Security award for innovations in Risk Terrain Modeling.

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Student
Nov 22, 2019

2020-2021 Guidelines for the Financial Aid Process

The 2020-2021 Academic Year Guidelines for the Financial Aid Process, a renewal Financial Aid newsletter is now available.

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Faculty
Nov 22, 2019

Campus Addresses for FedEx, UPS and Amazon Delivery

When having something shipped to you on campus via FedEx, UPS or Amazon, you must use your physical office location, not 800 Linden Street.

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Community
Nov 21, 2019

Christmas Day Breakfast Planned at University

The University of Scranton will hold its 11th annual Community Christmas Day Breakfast on Dec. 25, from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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Community
Nov 21, 2019

Third Cohort Begins Nonprofit Leadership Program

The University welcomed members of the 2019-2020 cohort of its Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program.

Schemel Forum Author Event: Joe Kraus image
General
Nov 21, 2019

Schemel Forum Author Event: Joe Kraus

Book Talk and Signing featuring The Kosher Capones by Joe Kraus

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Student
Nov 20, 2019

Twins Share Their Holocaust Story

Holocaust survivors present “A Twin Tale of Survival in the Holocaust” at the University’ Judaic Studies Lecture.

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Community
Nov 20, 2019

High School Students Benefit from Dual Enrollment

A Times-Tribune news article highlights the benefits to high school students in taking college classes through dual enrollment programs.

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Community
Nov 19, 2019

Responsibilities of a College Education Discussed

The University launched the Humanities in Action Lecture Series with a conversation with President Obama’s chief of staff Denis McDonough.

IT Forum: Be Our Guest for Breakfast on Dec. 3 image
Faculty
Nov 19, 2019

IT Forum: Be Our Guest for Breakfast on Dec. 3

This IT Forum introduces you to technologies that are being implemented by various offices or departments on our campus.

Leahy Endowment Given Bequeath of Nearly $1 Million image
Community
Nov 18, 2019

Leahy Endowment Given Bequeath of Nearly $1 Million

Margaret Perez bequeathed $963,560 from her estate to the Edward R. Leahy Jr. Endowment at the University.

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Community
Nov 18, 2019

Update to Living Wage Report Presented

The University and The Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development updated its Living Wage Report, first presented in 2016.

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Staff
Nov 15, 2019

Staff Senate Communication Symposium

“Working Towards a More Inclusive Campus” was the theme of the Fall Communications Symposium, hosted by The Staff Senate and the Office of Human Resources on Thursday, Nov. 14

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Faculty
Nov 14, 2019

Holiday Hosting Program for Staff and Faculty

Would you like to bring an international student/scholar home this Thanksgiving or Christmas? Sign up to host and experience a different Thanksgiving and Christmas this year!

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General
Nov 14, 2019

America Recycles Day

Join the Jane Kopas Women's Center and the Society for Sustainability and Conservation for our table sit celebrating American Recycles Day this Friday, Nov. 15, on 2nd floor TDC from 3 to 5 p.m.

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Staff
Nov 14, 2019

Staff Senate Christmas Luncheon

All staff are welcome to join us at the Annual Staff Senate Christmas Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Community
Nov 13, 2019

University Hosts Annual Henry George Lecture

University of Chicago professor Kevin M. Murphy discussed Human Capital, Inequality and Growth at the 34th annual Henry George Lecture.

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Student
Nov 13, 2019

Landmark Conference Championship Teams Head to NCAA Tournament

Two University teams, Landmark Conference champions, head to the NCAA tournament this week.

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Student
Nov 13, 2019

Scranton ROTC Program Featured in AJCU Connections

The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities’ (AJCU) Nov. issue of Connections focuses on serving veterans at Jesuit institutions.

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Student
Nov 12, 2019

Global Insights Presents: El Salvador

The international service trip is hosted by University Campus Ministries in conjunction with CHRISPAZ, Christians for Peace in El Salvador.

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Student
Nov 12, 2019

University Celebrates First-Gen Students

The University joined the National First-Generation College Celebration with an event on campus Nov. 8.

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Faculty
Nov 12, 2019

Nursing Faculty Member Re-elected as CCNE Chair

Nursing professor Mary Jane Hanson, Ph.D., was re-elected as chair for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Student
Nov 12, 2019

Panel Reminds Students to ‘Fail Forward’

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the University held its inaugural Fail Forward Panel for faculty, staff and students.

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Student
Nov 12, 2019

Volunteer Service Opportunity

Still looking for sites that may be suitable for your Community-Based Learning hours? Here's some one time events...

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General
Nov 12, 2019

University Announces December Events

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

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Student
Nov 11, 2019

Sexual/Gender Minority Issues in Healthcare

Please join us for a lecture titled, "Sexual and Gender Minority Cultural Humility in Healthcare 101: Impact on Healthcare Disparities" on Tuesday Nov. 19, 2019, at 6 p.m. in the Moskovitz Theater.

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Student
Nov 11, 2019

Beyond the Commons, Student Dinner with Alumni!

Beyond the Commons is a dinner series that gives students the opportunity to network with Scranton alumni who share common interests or majors.

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Staff
Nov 08, 2019

Jesuit Center Ignatian Pilgrimage and Leadership Program

The Jesuit Center is pleased to offer the Ignatian Leadership Program and Footsteps of Ignatius Pilgrimage for 2019/2020.

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General
Nov 09, 2019

Commemoration the 30th Anniversary of the Martyrs of El Salvador

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the assassination of the Jesuit martyrs of El Salvador at the Universidad Centroamericana (UCA), a Jesuit university in the nation’s capital.

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Community
Nov 07, 2019

Expert on the Middle East to Discuss Syria

Strategic intelligence analyst and author Avi Melamed will discuss the war in Syria at the University Nov. 17.

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General
Nov 07, 2019

RAKS World Kindness Day

Random Acts of Kindness is hosting its annual "World Kindness Day" event from 1 p.m.-4 p.m at First Floor DeNaples on Wednesday, Nov. 13!

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General
Nov 07, 2019

Faith and Politics Conversation Encouraged Nov. 18

The University will co-host with community partners a facilitated dialogue on Faith and Politics at the Scranton Cultural Center Nov. 18.

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Student
Nov 07, 2019

Students and Faculty Attend Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Conference

In mid-October, University of Scranton occupational therapy (OT) students and faculty were invited to present their research endeavors at the annual Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association conference in King of Prussia.

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Community
Nov 06, 2019

University Players to Perform Men on Boats

The University of Scranton Players will perform Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus Nov. 15-17 and 22-24.

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Community
Nov 06, 2019

String Orchestra to Perform Nov. 15

Performance Music will present In Concert with the University’s String Orchestra Fri., Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m.

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Student
Nov 06, 2019

Spring 2020 Domestic Travel Course Offering

Students, join Dr. Michael Friedman in a travel course to Staunton, Virginia.

College Behind Bars - Screening and Panel Discussion image
General
Nov 06, 2019

College Behind Bars - Screening and Panel Discussion

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Scranton and WVIA are proud to present a screening of the documentary film " Ken Burns Presents 'College Behind Bars'" followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A about the forthcoming University of Scranton/SCI Dallas Prison Education Initiative.

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Alumni
Nov 06, 2019

University Announces 2019 Christmas Parties

Spend the holidays with your Royal Family.

Alumni Support Scranton Golf At Karpovich Cup 2019 image
Alumni
Nov 06, 2019

Alumni Support Scranton Golf At Karpovich Cup 2019

Golf Alumni support Scranton Golf programs at annual event.

Alumni Gather For Chemistry Alumni Reception image
Alumni
Nov 06, 2019

Alumni Gather For Chemistry Alumni Reception

Alumni celebrate together in the Loyola Science Center.

Alumni Gather For Lady Royals Tip-Off Dinner image
Alumni
Nov 06, 2019

Alumni Gather For Lady Royals Tip-Off Dinner

Scores of alumni turn out for annual event.

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Alumni
Nov 06, 2019

Alumni Class Notes, November 2019

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Staff
Nov 06, 2019

New Policy Information Sessions for Employees

The Office of Equity and Diversity will be holding four information sessions on the new policies regarding reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and religious accommodations for employees.

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Faculty
Nov 05, 2019

Professor Awarded $1.3 Million NSF Grant

Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics and electrical engineering, was awarded a highly-competitive $1.3 million NSF grant.

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Community
Nov 05, 2019

Concert to Celebrate 100th Birthday of Composer

Performance Music will present the Vaclav Nelhybel Centennial Concert Saturday, Nov. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center.

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Student
Nov 05, 2019

New Students Begin DBA Program at Scranton

The University welcomes its third cohort of students into the doctor of business administration (DBA) program.

Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award - November image
Staff
Nov 05, 2019

Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award - November

Congratulations to our November winner, Chris Krall!

University to Offer New Scholarship in Fall 2020 image
Community
Nov 04, 2019

University to Offer New Scholarship in Fall 2020

The University of Scranton announced the establishment the David F. St. Ledger ’56 Scholarship.

Panelists Consider Law, Autocracy and Democracy image
Student
Nov 04, 2019

Panelists Consider Law, Autocracy and Democracy

Panelists discussing “How Can Law Address the Crisis of Democracy?” tackle autocracy, advocacy and the Constitution at a recent fellowship launch.

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Staff
Nov 04, 2019

Gerald Zaboski ’87, G’95 Named Vice President

University of Scranton alumnus Gerald Zaboski was named vice president for enrollment management and external affairs.

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Community
Nov 04, 2019

Faith and Politics Conversation Encouraged Nov. 18

The University will co-host with community partners a facilitated dialogue on Faith and Politics at the Scranton Cultural Center on Nov. 18 at 5:30 p.m.

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Student
Nov 04, 2019

German Travel Course Information Session, Nov. 5

If you are interested in spending next June in one of Europe's most dynamic cities, feel to attend the Scranton in Berlin 2020 Information Session, which will be Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Saint Thomas 312.

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Student
Nov 04, 2019

Sign up for the Manresa Retreat

The Manresa Retreat is inspired by the the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.

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Faculty
Nov 01, 2019

KSOM Alumni Faculty Research Cited

Four KSOM faculty members recently had their research featured by a professional CPA organization and cited by a state Supreme Court.

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Faculty
Nov 01, 2019

ORSP October Raffle Winner: Dr. Nathaniel Frissell

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has a monthly raffle during the academic year (once during the summer) for members of the University who submit external grant proposals.

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Staff
Nov 01, 2019

For Your Benefit Series: Money at Work

The Office of Human Resources: For Your Benefit Series Session 3: Nov. 12, 2019, 2:30 p.m.

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General
Nov 01, 2019

Join the THR1VE Program for Free T-Shirts, Fall Food and Fun

Join the THR1VE Program in celebrating the successes of our first-generation students, faculty, staff, and alumni during The University of Scranton's inaugural National First-Generation College Celebration!

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Student
Nov 01, 2019

Fail Forward Panel, Nov. 6

The Fail Forward Panel is an initiative that’s new to our campus and designed to help students normalize the struggles and challenges encountered in everyday life.

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Staff
Oct 31, 2019

The University of Scranton Communication Symposium

The Staff Senate and the Office of Human Resources are honored to invite faculty and staff to The University of Scranton Communication Symposium that will be taking place on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

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Student
Oct 31, 2019

Apply for Undergrad Award for Humanistic Inquiry

The Undergraduate Award for Humanistic Inquiry (UAHI) is a grant of up to $1,500 for student research or creative work in the humanities.

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