December 2019

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University Students/High School Teachers Awarded  image
Student
Dec 20, 2019

University Students/High School Teachers Awarded

The University recognized students and their high school teachers, who they credit for contributing to their success, with Rose Kelly Awards.

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General
Dec 19, 2019

Merry Christmas from The University of Scranton

A message from Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., president of The University of Scranton. Lighting of the University Christmas tree is featured along with a musical selection from Noel Night 2019.

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Community
Dec 19, 2019

Highmark Foundation Awards Grant to Leahy Clinic

Edward R. Leahy Jr. Center Clinic for the Uninsured received a $100,000 grant from the Highmark Foundation.

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General
Dec 18, 2019

MLK Dinner Keynote Announced

Once again, the Office of Equity and Diversity is pleased to partner with the Greater Scranton Martin Luther King Commission to host the annual community celebration and awards dinner on Sunday, January 19, 2020.

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General
Dec 18, 2019

University 2019 Year in Review

Take a look at some of your favorite social media posts from 2019.

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General
Dec 16, 2019

Death of Philosophy Professor Ileana Szymanski, Ph.D.

Notice of the passing of Ileana Szymanski, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University.

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Community
Dec 13, 2019

Library Raffle Offers Chance at Monthly Prizes

An iPad, an Echo Dot and fitness club memberships are among $13,000 worth of prizes participants can win in the Leaves of Class Raffle.

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Community
Dec 12, 2019

Christmas Drives Bring Gifts to Area Children

University of Scranton community Christmas gift drives brought hundreds of presents to area children in need this holiday season.

Thousands of Donated Books Blessed at Scranton image
Community
Dec 12, 2019

Thousands of Donated Books Blessed at Scranton

University community members donated nearly 4,000 children’s books through this year’s annual Blessing of the Books project.

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Alumni
Dec 11, 2019

A Successful First Semester for Slattery Center

The first semester of work concludes for the Gail and Francis Slattery Center for Humanities.

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Student
Dec 11, 2019

University Students Receive Frank O’Hara Awards

University of Scranton students received Frank O’Hara awards in recognition of their academic achievement.

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Student
Dec 11, 2019

Student Wins Annual Tuition Raffle

The University of Scranton Programming Board (USPB) held its annual Tuition Raffle throughout the Fall 2019 semester, with the final drawing occurring at USPB’s Christmas on the Commons event on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019.

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General
Dec 10, 2019

Royal News Will Publish Intermittently Through Intersession

Royal News will be taking a Christmas break and will publish on Jan. 8 and resume to its normal schedule with the Jan. 22, 2020, issue.

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General
Dec 10, 2019

Yoga and Meditation During Finals Week, Open to Students, Faculty, Staff

Not all study breaks are created equal... be kind to your mind. Join CHEW's free wellness classes to replenish your mind and body during Finals Week!

Scranton Goes Carbon-neutral for 2020 image
Community
Dec 10, 2019

Scranton Goes Carbon-neutral for 2020

The University of Scranton will use carbon-neutral electricity beginning in 2020.

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Student
Dec 10, 2019

Follow the University on Social to Get the Latest News

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, YouTube, Flickr and LinkedIn!

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Community
Dec 10, 2019

University Dialogue Initiative Organizes Fall Events

The University Dialogue Initiative organized several events this fall, which you can read about here.

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General
Dec 10, 2019

University Announces January 2020 Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events taking place during January 2020.

Julie Schumacher Cohen Promoted at University image
Staff
Dec 10, 2019

Julie Schumacher Cohen Promoted at University

Julie Schumacher Cohen was named assistant vice president for community engagement and government affairs at the University.

Scranton Faculty Present at Symposium in Taiwan image
Faculty
Dec 09, 2019

Scranton Faculty Present at Symposium in Taiwan

Five University of Scranton faculty members presented at a philosophy symposium in Taiwan on Language and Reality.

Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert Dec. 15 image
Community
Dec 05, 2019

Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert Dec. 15

Local big band Ken McGraw with Brass and Ivory to deliver holiday favorites at annual Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert Dec. 15.

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General
Dec 05, 2019

National History Day Judges Needed

An invitation to serve as a judge for the competition, now in its second year at The University of Scranton.

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General
Dec 05, 2019

DeNaples Mailroom Holiday/Intersession Hours

The DeNaples Mailroom Holiday/Intersession hours.

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General
Dec 04, 2019

Volunteers Needed for Christmas Day Breakfast

Once again we are looking for volunteers for our 11th Annual Community Christmas Day Breakfast, Wednesday, Dec. 25.

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Student
Dec 04, 2019

Two Majors Seeing Major Growth at Scranton

The number of incoming students declaring a major in history and in criminal justice has tripled in the past three years.

Deck The Decades Alumni Challenge Returns image
Alumni
Dec 04, 2019

Deck The Decades Alumni Challenge Returns

Be a part of the decade with the most Scranton spirit.

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Alumni
Dec 04, 2019

Alumni Class Notes, December 2019

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Community
Dec 03, 2019

Wonderful Signs Abound at Scranton

Pope Francis encouraged Catholics around the world to display manger scenes this Christmas season in a letter titled Admirabile Signum.

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Community
Dec 03, 2019

Support Local Businesses this Holiday Season!

Shop small and make a big impact on our local Scranton community this holiday season!

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Faculty
Dec 03, 2019

Why Belong to a Professional Association?

PCPS faculty are leaders in a number of areas. The faculty are not only members of their professional associations but have taken on leadership roles within those organizations. Being an active member and a leader provides opportunities for networking, enhances your professional growth and enables you to work with colleagues in advancing the profession and serving others.

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General
Dec 03, 2019

Worship Schedule for December and January

Worship Schedule for Dec. 1, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2020

Request for Sursum Corda Award Nominees image
Staff
Dec 03, 2019

Request for Sursum Corda Award Nominees

The Staff Senate has been asked to gather nominations for the Sursum Corda Award.

4th Annual Global Food Bazaar image
General
Dec 03, 2019

4th Annual Global Food Bazaar

The Multicultural Center cordially invites you to its 4th annual Global Food Bazaar.

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Student
Dec 03, 2019

Search is Going Strong at 89!

In early November, nearly 50 students participated in a Search Retreat: a weekend of talks, personal reflection, and small and large group activities.

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