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    University 2019 Year in Review

    December 18, 2019

    It has been a great year at The University of Scranton! Before we ring in the new year, check out a sampling of some of your favorite posts from 2019!

     

    January

    It wouldn’t be a great year without hearing from Fr. Pilarz … on Springsteen.

    Yes, University President Scott Pilarz, S.J., can be heard quoting the poetry of the Jesuit Robert Southwell, but he also contemplates the lyrics of Bruce Springsteen. Hear Fr. Pilarz discuss "The Boss" tonight at 5 on Sirius XM. More here! #PilarzScranton  

    We 💜great outcomes.

    98 percent of the Class of 2018 reported being successful in their choice of career path of either employment or pursuing additional education within six months of graduation. #GoRoyals 

    February

    We don't have a football team...but we made it to the Super Bowl!

    If you’re checking out the Super Bowl commercials this weekend watch for one featuring Microsoft's adaptive controller, a project that Scranton OT alum Kaitlyn Jones '18 has worked on since it’s beginning! A great project that helps great kids! #GoRoyals #ScrantonAlumni #SuperBowl #WeAllWin  linkedin.png

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    We STILL love The Office.

    Congrats to The Office on hitting one million subscribers on YouTube. 🎆 This has us feeling nostalgic. #TheOffice #OurScranton #universityofscranton 

    March

    The Lady Royals make it to the Final Four. And everyone wants to watch.

    On Wednesday, the #LadyRoyals boarded a bus to Salem, Virginia, to compete in the Final Four.  #GoRoyals

    We all love being nationally recognized! (This is just one example of one of the ranking posts you love!)

    Best Colleges ranked the University’s online master’s in accountancy program No. 1 in the nation in its ranking of the “Top 25 Programs for a Master’s in Accounting Online for 2019.” Read about this and other accounting program rankings here!

    APril

    Siblings on campus make this place feel even more like home.

    #NationalSiblingsDay – Sometimes being a Royal runs in the family! 

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    Pre-Law news is great news.

    We have signed an agreement with Boston College Law School. Read the news#ScrantonAcademics #ScrantonPreLaw 

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    May

    Grads and commencement speakers make us proud.

    “My plea is that you take what you learned while studying in these mountains and go forth determined to move metaphorical ones.” - Dr. Kathleen Sprows Cummings ‘93 Congratulations to the Class of 2019! #USGRAD19 

    Just one of four Landmark titles this year.

    Softball to Travel to No. 1 Virginia Wesleyan for 2019 NCAA Division III Regionals. More here#GoRoyals!! 

    june

    Big news from Reunion Weekend!

    Friends for nearly 40 years...now engaged! Mark Mensack '84 and Ellen Brylewski Postupack ’84, who met during their Orientation, got engaged this past Friday at Reunion on campus. Congratulations from your Royals family. #ScrantonRW19 

    july

    A former residence is being transformed.

    Instagram - McGowan House was transformed into the Gail and Francis Slattery Center for Humanities. 

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    August

    Royals give advice to the new class.

    We asked our Instagram followers for move-in day advice for the class of 2023! See what they said here!  #Royals2023 

    Fr. Keller gets a new job.

    We wish Rev. Herbert B. Keller, S.J. H’06 the best in his new endeavor as our Vice President for Mission and Ministry! Thank you for all you do and will continue to do for our wonderful Scranton community! linkedin.png

    September

    A peek inside our dorms!

    Residence Hall Contest – Students showed off their res-hall style in our first-ever room decorating competition! See the top entries here and click on the photo below to see a video

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    Everyone feels welcome at Move-in, as we remember.

    We were thrilled to welcome more than 1,000 new Royals to campus a few weeks ago. Nobody does move-in like the Scranton community! #MyScrantonHome

    october

    Alumni remember the good times.

    Remember that time Fleetwood Mac performed in the Long Center? Who was there?! Relive it: http://ow.ly/VvtB50wT36s #TBT #universityofscranton  

    NOvember

    A perfect tree!

    Another sign of #ScrantonChristmas arrived today! 🎄#universityofscranton 

    December

    And a great view of campus.

    A 🐦-eye view. #universityofscranton 

     

    Thanks for a great year, Royals! Here’s to a happy and healthy 2020!

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