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    Alumni Winter Preview 2020

    January 8, 2020

    The University of Scranton will hold several alumni events throughout the winter of 2020.

    Ride for Royals: Private Scranton Spin Classes

    The University will hold regional Ride for Royals events in Scranton, Philadelphia and Hoboken, New Jersey. Spin away the holiday stress (and carbs) with fellow alumni and then enjoy a post-ride happy hour together.

    The $30 registration fee for each event includes a 45-minute spin class, a post-ride drink and snacks, and $10 of each registration benefits the campus fund of your choice.

    The Scranton event will take place at 10:30 a.m.  Sunday, Jan. 12 at Trybe Fitness Studio inside The Giving Tree, 311 Penn Avenue, Scranton; the after-ride happy hour will take place at The Giving Tree.

    The Philadelphia event will take place at 12:45 p.m. Jan. 19 at Soulcycle Rittenhouse Square, 113 16th St., Philadelphia; the after-ride happy hour will take place at Ladder 15, 1528 Sansom St., Philadelphia.

    The Hoboken event will take place at 12:45 p.m. Jan. 19 at SoulCycle Hoboken, 1400 Washington St., Hoboken, New Jersey; the after-ride happy hour will take place at City Bistro, 56 14th St., Hoboken, New Jersey.

    To register for any of the events, visit this link.

    Council of Alumni Lawyers Mixer Tour

    Come together with fellow alumni lawyers in Scranton, Philadelphia and New York City to learn more about the mission of the Council of Alumni Lawyers.

    The Scranton event will take place at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at The Scranton Club, 404 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. To register, visit this link.

    The New York City event will take place Feb. 20. More information will soon be available on the New York City and Philadelphia events.

    Follow the Council of Alumni Lawyers on Facebook @ScrantonCAL or by visiting this link.

    Wall of Fame Day

    The University of Scranton will induct the six newest members into its athletics department Wall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 8, in a ceremony held between games of the men's and women's basketball doubleheader against Catholic in the John Long Center.

    This year's class includes Brooke (Hinkley) Ferro '08 (volleyball), Beth Howlett (field hockey), Liz (O'Connor) Huck '04 (women's soccer), Kathleen (Daly) Jordan '08 (women's basketball), Erin (O'Connor) Lentini '09 (women's swimming), and Chris Psihoules '09 (baseball).

    The Wall of Fame was founded in 1970 to honor student-athletes, administrators and those in the community who have been instrumental in the overall development of the University's athletics program. This year's class brings the Wall's membership to 266.

    The ceremony will take place at approximately 2:35 p.m. The men's basketball game begins at 1 p.m., and the ceremony will begin approximately five minutes after the conclusion of the doubleheader. Tickets for the cocktail reception are $20 for ages 12 and older and $10 for children ages 5-11. Children under 5 can attend for free. A registration link for the reception will be available soon.

    An Ignatian Journey: Seeking God In All Things

    The University will hold a retreat for Scranton alumni and parents Feb. 28-March 1 at The Jesuit Center in Wernersville. Retreatants will receive concrete ways to “find God in all things” and use Ignatian spirituality in their lives.

    The retreat will be led by the Rev. Brendan Lally, S.J. '70 of The University of Scranton and St. Joseph's University and the Rev. Patrick Rogers, S.J., executive director of The Jesuit Center at The University of Scranton.

    The weekend will offer presentations, time for silent reflection, guidance on incorporating Ignatian spirituality into participants’ daily lives using elements such as the Examen prayer of St. Ignatius, opportunities to find inspiration in the lives of Jesuit figures such as the Rev. Walther Ciszek S.J., and companionship with other retreatants.

    Registration for the event is $100. To register, visit this link.

    Coming Soon: Alumni Book Club

    Brought to you by The Jesuit Center at Scranton, the Alumni Book Club is a completely digital experience that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home. Read along with fellow alumni and then tune-in for scheduled online discussions and reflections with the Rev. Patrick Rogers, S.J., Executive Director of The Jesuit Center. The inaugural book will be “Tattoos on the Heart” by Gregory Boyle, S.J., founder of Homeboy Industries. A sign-up link will be available soon. For more information, email alumni@scranton.edu.

    Coming Soon: Career Conversations Webinar Series

    Are you re-entering the work force, changing careers or looking to advance in your current field? Join our Career Development team for an online discussion of these topics. They will answer your questions and give you personalized tips that are applicable for any field. Sign-up link will be available soon. For more information, email alumni@scranton.edu.

    Shamrockin’ Eve

    Members of the Classes of ’10-’19 will have the opportunity to celebrate with members of the Class of 2020 at Shamrockin’ Eve 2020 on March 13. Registration will open soon for this event. If you are interested in joining the alumni planning committee, please email alumni@scranton.edu.

    Reunion 2020

    While registration for Reunion 2020 won’t open until mid-March, you still have time to volunteer as a member of your Class Committee. Visit scranton.edu/myreunion to update your contact information, say you plan to attend and join your class committee.

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