2019

December

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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.
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.
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.
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.
General
Dec 18, 2019

University 2019 Year in Review

Take a look at some of your favorite social media posts from 2019.
General
Dec 12, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Student
Dec 10, 2019

University Students Receive Frank O’Hara Awards

University of Scranton students received Frank O’Hara awards in recognition of their academic achievement.
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.
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.
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!
Community
Dec 10, 2019

Scranton Goes Carbon-neutral for 2020

The University of Scranton will use carbon-neutral electricity beginning in 2020.
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!
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.
General
Dec 10, 2019

University Announces January 2020 Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events taking place during January 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.
General
Dec 05, 2019

DeNaples Mailroom Holiday/Intersession Hours

The DeNaples Mailroom Holiday/Intersession hours.
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.
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.
Alumni
Dec 04, 2019

Deck The Decades Alumni Challenge Returns

Be a part of the decade with the most Scranton spirit.
Alumni
Dec 04, 2019

Alumni Class Notes, December 2019

Share your story with your Royal Family.
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.
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!
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.
General
Dec 03, 2019

Worship Schedule for December and January

Worship Schedule for Dec. 1, 2019 to Jan. 31, 2020
Staff
Dec 03, 2019

Request for Sursum Corda Award Nominees

The Staff Senate has been asked to gather nominations for the Sursum Corda Award.
General
Dec 03, 2019

4th Annual Global Food Bazaar

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

November

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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.
Student
Nov 26, 2019

Search is Going Strong at 89!

In early November, almost fifty students participated in a Search Retreat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
General
Nov 21, 2019

Schemel Forum Author Event: Joe Kraus

Book Talk and Signing featuring The Kosher Capones by Joe Kraus
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
General
Nov 12, 2019

Adopt a Family Holiday Program

We still have 10 family members left to place (out of 40) in our Adopt a Family program with the Catherine McAuley Center for Christmas. Please help us place them!
General
Nov 12, 2019

University Announces December Events

The following is a list of public University of Scranton events taking place during December 2019.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Student
Nov 06, 2019

Spring 2020 Domestic Travel Course Offering

Students, join Dr. Michael Friedman in a travel course to Staunton, Virginia.
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.
Alumni
Nov 06, 2019

University Announces 2019 Christmas Parties

Spend the holidays with your Royal Family.
Alumni
Nov 06, 2019

Alumni Support Scranton Golf At Karpovich Cup 2019

Golf Alumni support Scranton Golf programs at annual event.
Alumni
Nov 06, 2019

Alumni Gather For Chemistry Alumni Reception

Alumni celebrate together in the Loyola Science Center.
Alumni
Nov 06, 2019

Alumni Gather For Lady Royals Tip-Off Dinner

Scores of alumni turn out for annual event.
Alumni
Nov 06, 2019

Alumni Class Notes, November 2019

Share your story with your Royal Family.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Staff
Nov 05, 2019

Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award - November

Congratulations to our November winner, Chris Krall!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Student
Nov 04, 2019

Sign up for the Manresa Retreat

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

October

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Student
Oct 31, 2019

Daniel Piazza '21 Screens Short Film at Drive-In

Daniel Piazza ’21 is a strategic communication major who has taken his love of film to the next level.
Faculty
Oct 30, 2019

Bridging Architecture and the Humanities at Princeton

Aiala Levy, Ph.D., writes about what we might learn about cities "when we bring together architects and the humanists."
Community
Oct 29, 2019

Scranton Named Among Standouts for Sustainability

Scranton recognized among the standouts for its exemplary commitments to sustainability in The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges.
Community
Oct 29, 2019

State of Scranton Seminar Nov. 15: Living Wage Report 2019 Update

The University of Scranton will host a presentation of the 2019 update of the Living Wage Report and a discussion on what it costs to live a modest but dignified life in Northeastern Pennsylvania in 2019.
Staff
Oct 29, 2019

Faculty and Staff Learn About Implicit Bias

The Office of Equity and Diversity’s final Diversity + Inclusion luncheon of 2019 began with a fairy tale and a follow-up quiz.
Community
Oct 29, 2019

Inaugural Humanities in Action Lecture Announced

Former chief of staff to President Obama, Denis McDonough, will present “From the White House to the Work Force” Nov. 13 on campus.
Community
Oct 29, 2019

Sondra and Morey Myers Fellowship Established

The Sondra H’87 and Morey Myers H’12 Distinguished Fellowship in the Humanities and Civic Engagement is established at University.
Community
Oct 29, 2019

Jazz Ensemble Concert Set for Nov. 2

Saxophonist and flautist Erica von Kleist will be the guest soloist at the University’s Jazz Ensemble Concert on Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Student
Oct 29, 2019

Hikers Take a Step Back During Retreat

The Office of Campus Ministries’ Born to be Wild Retreat is a day-long hike up Mt. Tammany at the Delaware Water Gap.
General
Oct 29, 2019

German Lantern Festival, Nov. 18

Join us for the celebration of a German fall tradition on Nov. 18.
General
Oct 29, 2019

Campus Ministries' Hosts AJCU Campus Ministries Conference

The Office of Campus Ministries hosted a conference at our beautiful Chapman Lake Retreat Center from Oct. 22-24 for thirty campus ministers from the Jesuit schools network.
General
Oct 25, 2019

Adopt a Family this Holiday Season

Holiday Programs- The Center for Service & Social Justice. If you are interested in participating, please email Ellen.Judge@scranton.edu and note how many individuals you are adopting.
General
Oct 25, 2019

Abilities Tip Off: 3 on 3 Wheelchair Basketball

In association with Individual Abilities in Motion, the PT club is hosting a 3 on 3 wheelchair basketball tournament. Come join us for basketball, food, raffles and more!
Faculty
Oct 24, 2019

University Faculty Publish Books in Disciplines

University professors published books in the fields of counseling, nursing and history; and a book chapter in criminal justice.
General
Oct 24, 2019

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar, Nov. 7

Impeachment: Is it Still Available? Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, Brennan Hall, Rose Room, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
General
Oct 23, 2019

The World Affairs Schemel Forum Luncheon Seminar

Jill Dougherty, Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, Washington, D.C. and CNN Contributor explores where the "Russian Spring" is headed.
Student
Oct 23, 2019

Mechanical Engineering to be Offered at Scranton

The University has added a new major in mechanical engineering for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Community
Oct 23, 2019

Holocaust Survivors to Speak at Nov. 12 Lecture

Twins Bernard and Henry Schanzer will discuss their Holocaust survival story in a presentation for the Judaic Studies Institute fall lecture.
Alumni
Oct 22, 2019

University to Hold Mass Of Remembrance Nov. 2

University to hold annual Mass in Madonna della Strada Chapel Nov. 2.
Alumni
Oct 22, 2019

Scranton Ranked Among Best in Nation for Quality

The University ranked among the best colleges in America that provide quality outcomes to students, according to College Factual.
Staff
Oct 22, 2019

Amye Archer Book Release and Signing

Please join us for a Book Release and Signing with "If I Don’t Make It, I Love You" with editor Amye Archer.
Community
Oct 20, 2019

Annual Conference Focuses on Autism

Exploring Autism Across the Spectrum: Building Inclusive Communities” was the focus of the Conference on disAbility held on Oct. 10.
Faculty
Oct 22, 2019

Deadline for Diversity Grant Applications, Oct. 31

The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants funding educational programs on campus that promote initiatives that energize the commitment to diversity.
Faculty
Oct 22, 2019

Open Educational Resources Coffee Break

The Library invites University of Scranton faculty to join us Friday, Oct. 25, at 2:00 p.m. during Open Access Week (Oct. 21-25) for a coffee break in the Weinberg Memorial Library room 305.
Staff
Oct 22, 2019

Final Reminder: Staff Senate Magis Award Nominations for November 2019

Please forward your nominations by Oct. 30!
Faculty
Oct 21, 2019

Fan Day this Wednesday, Oct. 23

Place your $2 donation to the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties in the envelope provided to each department to wear your fan favorite garb to work this Wednesday, Oct. 23!
Student
Oct 21, 2019

Confidential Mental Health Screenings

Come get a check-up for your neck up!
Student
Oct 18, 2019

Craft your Elevator Pitch!

Join FANS (Future Alumni Network of Scranton) for an elevator pitch workshop with Chris Whitney, director of The Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development!
General
Oct 18, 2019

2019 Day of the Dead Celebration

Join us for our 2019 "Dia de los Muertos" (Day of the Dead) Celebration on Friday, Oct. 25 from 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. in DeNaples, 1st floor.
General
Oct 18, 2019

Center for Service & Social Justice Open House

The Center for Service & Social Justice will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. We are located in DeNaples 205B.
General
Oct 18, 2019

Fall Henry George Lecture

The lecture will be held in the McIlhenny Ballroom, The DeNaples Center, Room 407 at 7:30pm. The public is invited.
General
Oct 18, 2019

Astronomy Lecture, Oct. 23

The University Honors Program and the CAS Dean welcome Dr. Mary Lou West, Ph.D. Columbia University and Professor Emerita of Mathematical Sciences at Montclair State University for a public lecture on Medieval Astronomy.
Community
Oct 17, 2019

Asian Moon Festival Interactive Concert Held

The University’s Asian Studies Program, the Asia Club and Asian Studies Honor Society hosted an Asian Moon Festival Interactive Concert.
Student
Oct 17, 2019

Human Stories: Madeline Miller on Her Novel Circe

Madeline Miller, author of “Circe,” discussed her novel at the Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award dinner on Oct. 5.
Community
Oct 17, 2019

University Students Participate in the America250 PA Direct Effect Innovation Challenge

The University of Scranton participated in the America250 PA Direct Effect Innovation Challenge (Campus Round) with two student teams comprised of students from different academic departments from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Kania School of Management.
Alumni
Oct 16, 2019

Annual PBC Dinner Celebrates Scranton at its Best

The President’s Business Council honored JoAnne and Carl Kuehner at the University’s 18th Annual Award Dinner Oct. 10 in New York City.
General
Oct 16, 2019

Submit Names for All Souls

We invite you as a member of the University family to remember your families and friends with us and to have their names included in our prayers.
Student
Oct 16, 2019

Club Spotlight: Autism Speaks U

Autism Speaks U is an organization that supports students, faculty and alumni in their awareness and fundraising efforts for Autism Speaks. 
Community
Oct 16, 2019

2019 Northeast PA Kids Judge Neuroscience Fair

The annual Northeast PA Kids Judge Neuroscience Fair will be held on Saturday, November 2!
General
Oct 16, 2019

Explore Colombia

Join us in this fun-filled scavenger hunt to explore the country of Colombia! Compete for prizes while learning about Colombia's most beautiful cities, colorful festivals, delicious food and more!
Faculty
Oct 16, 2019

Faculty and Staff Diversity + Inclusion Lunch and Learn Part 4

Understanding Implicit Bias: Please join us Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 12 p.m. in DeNaples Ballroom A, as we explore the mechanisms of implicit bias in part 4 of the Formula for Success: D+I= A Better U! series.
General
Oct 15, 2019

University Announces November Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events taking place during November 2019.
General
Oct 15, 2019

Student Opportunities in Academic Research (SOAR)

Student Opportunities in Academic Research (SOAR) Information Session: Oct. 29, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., TDC 4th floor Ballroom.
Student
Oct 10, 2019

Career Expo Hosts Record Number of Organizations

The University hosted more than 130 organizations at its biannual Career Expo for students from all majors.
Community
Oct 10, 2019

Open House Set for Oct. 20 and Nov. 3

The University of Scranton Open House events are planned for Sunday, Oct. 20, and Sunday, Nov. 3. Campus tours begin at 9 a.m.
Staff
Oct 10, 2019

HR for your Benefit: "To Your Credit" Oct. 17

The Office of Human Resources Presents FOR YOUR BENEFIT SERIES: “To Your Credit”
General
Oct 10, 2019

Colts Bus Service Information

Colts Bus Service Information
Staff
Oct 10, 2019

Staff Senate: Fall Save the Dates

Staff members are welcome to sit in on monthly Staff Senate meetings.
General
Oct 10, 2019

An Inside Look: At the War in Syria

Lecture on Nov. 17 by Avi Melamed.
General
Oct 09, 2019

University Announces Additional October Events

The following is an additional list of University of Scranton events taking place during October 2019.
Student
Oct 09, 2019

Summer Study Abroad in Florence

Drs. Caporale and Zanzana organized and co-led the 12th Study in Florence annual Summer Program from June 1-29, 2019.
Student
Oct 09, 2019

Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Memes, A Global Exchange

One of the options for Residential Learning Communities (RLCs) is the Global Exchange program. Read about the global experience one apartment group has had, here.
Staff
Oct 09, 2019

HR United Way Kick-Off

Today begins the University Royals Caring for the Community Campaign to support the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties.
Staff
Oct 08, 2019

Hosting or Teaching High School Scholars? Read this First.

Are you hosting a University-based event on or off-campus where minors will be present or will you be teaching a class with high school scholars?
Faculty
Oct 08, 2019

World Languages and Cultures Department Welcomes Fulbright Language TAs

This year, The University of Scranton's World Languages and Cultures Department welcomed one new instructor and five Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants from Germany, Colombia, Taiwan, France, Egypt and Italy.
Community
Oct 08, 2019

New Fellowship Honors Sondra and Morey Myers

The University will establish The Sondra H’87 and Morey Myers H’12 Distinguished Fellowship in the Humanities and Civic Engagement.
Community
Oct 08, 2019

Series of Public Events Celebrate New Fellowship

Events on Oct. 24-25 celebrate the establishment of a new fellowship in the humanities honoring Sondra and Morey Myers.
General
Oct 08, 2019

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar October 17

Religion in the Public Sphere: a Contribution to the Common Good?
General
Oct 08, 2019

Sexual/Gender Minority Issues in Healthcare Lecture

Attention all students pursuing a career in health care: 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.
Student
Oct 08, 2019

Study Abroad Application Deadline Approaching

If you are interested in studying abroad this intersession and spring, please note that the deadline for application is Oct. 15, 2019.
General
Oct 08, 2019

Schemel Forum Collaborative Program with Geisinger

Schemel Forum Collaborative Program *With Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine on October 10th.
Faculty
Oct 08, 2019

2019-2020 Strategic Initiatives Funds Awarded

2019-2020 Strategic Initiatives Funding awards support projects that enhance the student experience at Scranton.
General
Oct 08, 2019

My.Scranton Unavailable Saturday, Oct. 12

Information Technology is upgrading the My.Scranton Portal and Single Sign-On. As a result, access to My.Scranton will be unavailable on Saturday, Oct. 12.
Faculty
Oct 08, 2019

ORSP Faculty September Raffle Winner!

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has a monthly and once during the summer raffle for members of the University who submit external grant proposals.
Community
Oct 08, 2019

Baritone Wil Kellerman to Perform Oct. 20

Performance Music will present a recital by operatic baritone singer Wil Kellerman on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 3 p.m.
Community
Oct 07, 2019

Artist and Author to Deliver Keynote Presentation

Acclaimed intuitive artist will present “Greatly I Dream...The Journey Towards A Colorful Life with Autism” at Conference on disAbility.
Community
Oct 07, 2019

Rotary Clubs Donate to Leahy Clinic

Six local Rotary clubs sponsor fundraising event at Cooper’s Restaurant to support the Edward R. Leahy Jr. Center Clinic for the Uninsured.
Student
Oct 07, 2019

Author Speaks of Love at Ignatian Values Lecture

The Bread of Angels author, Stephanie Soldaña, delivered the University’s 8th annual Ignatian Values in Action Lecture.
Community
Oct 03, 2019

Annual PBC Dinner Set for Oct. 10

The President’s Business Council will honor JoAnne and Carl Kuehner at the University’s 18th Annual Award Dinner Oct. 10 in New York City.
Student
Oct 23, 2019

The Soul Men's Retreat

The University of Scranton’s Office of Campus Ministries offered the fourth annual Soul Men’s Retreat for male undergraduate and graduate students. 
Alumni
Oct 02, 2019

PBC Prepares For 18th Annual Award Dinner Oct. 10

PBC to honor JoAnne M. Kuehner H'01 and Carl J. Kuehner '62, H'11.
Alumni
Oct 02, 2019

University To Celebrate Jesuit Alumni Sunday Oct. 20

Celebrate Mass with your fellow Jesuit friends and alumni.
Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

University Honors Business Partner Of The Year 2019

University honors Cocciardi and Associates, Inc. at annual dinner.
Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

Scores Of Alumni Return For Fall 2019 Career Expo

More than 40 alumni returned to campus to represent their organizations at the Fall 2019 Career Expo.
Staff
Oct 01, 2019

Time to Discuss Retirement Plans with TIAA?

Bill Connors from TIAA will be on campus for individual retirement counseling sessions on both Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, and Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.
Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

University To Hold Fall Open House Legacy Receptions

Introduce your family to your Royal Family at the Loyola Science Center.
Student
Oct 01, 2019

Scranton Names Class of 2023 Presidential Scholars

Eighteen students from the University of Scranton class of 2023 have been awarded four-year, full-tuition Presidential Scholarships.
Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

University To Hold Happy Hour At Morgan's Pier Oct. 3

Connect with your fellow Royals in the City of Brotherly Love.
Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

University To Hold Atlanta Happy Hour Oct. 3

Connect with your fellow Royals in The ATL.
Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

University To Hold Chemistry Alumni Reception Oct. 27

Re-connect with faculty and your fellow alumni at the Loyola Science Center.
Alumni
Oct 01, 2019

Alumni Class Notes, October 2019

Share your story with your Royal Family.
General
Oct 01, 2019

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar

Join us for the Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar on Transcendentalism, Politics and the Civil War.
General
Oct 01, 2019

Getting Started with Cybersecurity Science

This talk offers an introduction for students and practitioners to the application of the scientific method to cybersecurity tools and systems.
General
Oct 01, 2019

"Disability in the Archive" Lecture, Oct. 2

As part of the 2019-2020 Humanities Forum, Susan Antebi will contextualize disability and the project of disability studies as integral to reading Mexican cultural and public health history.
General
Oct 01, 2019

Flu Shot and Blood Pressure Clinic on Campus

There will be a flu shot and blood pressure clinic on campus Thursday, Oct. 3, and Friday, Oct. 4 in the Long Center lobby.

September

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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.”
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.
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.
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.
Student
Sep 30, 2019

Choosing a Lens: An ISP Reflection

Alicia O'Toole '20, a physical therapy major, reflects on her ISP experience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Student
Sep 24, 2019

Summer Study in Florence Information meeting

Summer Study in Florence Information meeting
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
General
Sep 20, 2019

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar

The Schemel Forum World Affairs luncheon seminar will take place on Sept. 25.
General
Sep 20, 2019

Pet Therapy Needs Dogs

Pet Therapy needs dogs!
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.
Student
Sep 18, 2019

Student Attends Leadership Summer Institute

Emma de Bellegarde writes about her experience with the new Leadership Summer Institute.
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.
General
Sep 18, 2019

University Announces October Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events taking place during October 2019.
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!
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
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.
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.
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.
Staff
Sep 17, 2019

Workstudy Supervisor Training

Workstudy Supervisor training is available to staff.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Student
Sep 16, 2019

Catering and Dining Services Jobs Available

Looking for a job? Need flexible hours?
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.
General
Sep 16, 2019

Blood Drive, Sept. 18 and 19

Blood Drive at The University of Scranton on Sept. 18 and 19, 2019.
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.
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.
General
Sep 11, 2019

University Announces October Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events taking place during October 2019.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alumni
Sep 04, 2019

Reminder: Save the Date for Reunion 2020

June 12-14, 2020. Planning to attend form now available online.
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.
Alumni
Sep 04, 2019

Fall Alumni Preview 2019

University to hold several alumni events this fall.
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.
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.
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. 
General
Sep 04, 2019

Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

The Division of Information Technology provides important information regarding Peer-to-Peer file sharing.
Alumni
Sep 04, 2019

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

Educator and author named Pennsylvania 2019 Teacher of the Year.
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.
Alumni
Sep 04, 2019

Alumni Class Notes, September 2019

Share your story with Your Royal Family.
Alumni
Sep 04, 2019

University to Hold Regional Information Sessions

Help spread the word about Scranton to prospective students and their families.
General
Sep 03, 2019

Fall Weekly Wellness Class Schedule

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

August

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Faculty
Aug 30, 2019

University Announces Faculty Promotions

Fifteen faculty members were granted rank and tenure promotions at the University.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
General
Aug 28, 2019

Worship Schedule for Fall 2019

Below is the fall workshop schedule.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Student
Aug 27, 2019

Downtown Scavenger Hunt, Aug. 30

This Friday, Aug. 30, is the annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt, open to all students!
Student
Aug 27, 2019

Students Receive Summer Research Fellowships

Eleven undergraduate students were awarded President’s Fellowships for Summer Research in 2019.
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.
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.
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.
General
Aug 22, 2019