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25-year-old Partnership Focuses on Global Health image
Student
Mar 31, 2020

25-year-old Partnership Focuses on Global Health

Silver Anniversary marked for Health Management Education Partnership between Scranton and Trnava University in the Slovak Republic.

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Community
Mar 27, 2020

University Donates Needed Medical Supplies

The University of Scranton donated much-needed medical supplies and lent three ventilators to area hospitals.

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Community
Mar 27, 2020

Communication Students Learn about Data Journalism

The University offered Google News Lab Training on data journalism for students and professional journalists.

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General
Mar 27, 2020

March 26 Update on Remote Education, Commencement

Campus update on remote education, campus access and commencement from Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., president, Mar. 26, 2020.

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Student
Mar 25, 2020

How to Learn at Home

University students who were former homeschoolers offer tips for remote learning.

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Community
Mar 25, 2020

Scranton Set to Host Virtual Preview Day Mar. 28

More than 900 students accepted to the University’s Class of 2024 have registered for Virtual Preview Day, planned for Mar. 28.

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Student
Mar 25, 2020

Managing Concerns and Emotions about COVID-19

Our Counseling Center provides helpful tips for managing concerns and emotions about COVID-19.

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Staff
Mar 25, 2020

Remote Technology Tools and Resources for Staff

Information Technology has compiled communication tools and resources for staff and faculty. See their webpage for more.

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Community
Mar 25, 2020

Programs Partner with Local Community during Coronavirus Crisis

Two new programs have been launched to help address urgent needs in the Scranton community, needs mirrored in communities across our country due to the coronavirus and its impact on economic and community wellbeing.

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General
Mar 24, 2020

The Lenten Devotional

The Lenten Daily Devotional is a project of The Jesuit Center in partnership with University Advancement.

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Faculty
Mar 23, 2020

Professor Produces Lectures about Epidemiology during COVID 19

Bryan Crable, Ph.D., a professor in the University's Biology Department, has produced a series of videos on epidemiology for his students that he also made available to the public.

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Student
Mar 23, 2020

University Students Volunteer as Judges for PJAS

University of Scranton students served as judges for the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science regional competition held in February.

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Community
Mar 20, 2020

Partnership Shares Meals for Those in Need

Scranton community program turns citizens’ monetary donations into meals for low income residents through area restaurant partnerships.

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Student
Mar 18, 2020

Student Wins Speech Award at Collegiate Tournament

University of Scranton Speech Team member Kyra Krzywicki wins award at recent collegiate forensics tournament at Cornell University.

Lenten Devotional: Community of Faith image
Staff
Mar 18, 2020

Lenten Devotional: Community of Faith

Ryan Sheehan, assistant director of The Jesuit Center, writes today's Lenten Devotional.

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Community
Mar 17, 2020

Preview Day Goes Virtual for Class of 2024

Preview Day for students accepted to the University’s class of 2024 will be offered in a virtual format on Mar. 28 due to COVID-19 concerns.

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Community
Mar 17, 2020

Science Workshop Available Virtually to Everyone

Virtual HamSCI Workshop 2020 for amateur radio operators and professional scientists is now available to broader audience Mar. 20-21.

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General
Mar 17, 2020

Campus Closed as of March 17, Operations Continue

Effective at 4:30 p.m. on March 17, the University campus is closed until further notice. The University will continue operations remotely with classes beginning online on March 30 as previously announced.

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General
Mar 16, 2020

University Events Cancelled Through Apr. 13

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the University has cancelled events for more than 50 people from Mar. 13 to Apr. 13.

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Student
Mar 16, 2020

Marketing Communications Office Seeking Interns

Interested in how websites work? Have your own WordPress site? Come work for the Office of Marketing Communications!

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General
Mar 16, 2020

Updated Deadline, Guidelines for Esprit Submission

In light of recent events, The Esprit magazine staff has extended the submission deadline to Friday, April 3rd, at 11:59 PM. We have also updated our guideline policy for visual art submission.

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Student
Mar 16, 2020

World Language Department’s Spanish Immersion Day

Twenty-seven West Scranton High School students experienced life at The University of Scranton during the World Language Department’s Spanish Immersion Day on March 11.

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Faculty
Mar 16, 2020

Remote Technology Tools and Training Sessions

In support of the ongoing campus efforts to transition to online learning and instruction, Information technology has launched a Remote Technology Tools website and is offering training sessions during the next two weeks

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Student
Mar 16, 2020

Important Notice: Student Packages and Mail

With spring break being extended to two weeks and classes moving to remote instruction beginning March 30, students residing on-campus are reminded to have packages and mail sent to them at their place of residence during this time away from campus.

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General
Mar 12, 2020

Revised Mass Schedule Until April 14

Revised mass schedule for Spring Break, online instruction period, Holy Week and Easter break.

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Alumni
Mar 11, 2020

Shamrockin' In Spirit

Annual event canceled, but Royals can still make a difference in the lives of others.

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General
Mar 11, 2020

University Will Cease Face-to-Face Instruction

The University will cease face-to-face instruction and move classes remotely beginning on Monday, March 30, 2020.

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Alumni
Mar 11, 2020

Scranton Online Programs Rank Among Top 10 in US

The University of Scranton’s online master’s degree program ranked in the top 10 in the nations in five 2020 lists by College Consensus.

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Community
Mar 10, 2020

Concert Choir and Scranton Brass Orchestra Perform

University Concert Choir and Scranton Brass Orchestra to perform Mar. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center.

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General
Mar 10, 2020

University Announces April Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events that are open to the public for April.

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Student
Mar 10, 2020

Reduced Rate for Summer 2020 Courses

Scranton’s on-campus and online summer courses, at a reduced tuition rate, can help students fulfill a requirement or just get ahead.

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Community
Mar 09, 2020

University of Success Now Accepting Applications

The University of Success is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2020 academic year that begins this summer.

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Community
Mar 06, 2020

Winners of Brain Bee 2020 Competition Announced

The University of Scranton hosted the 20th annual Northeast PA Brain Bee for high school students on campus in February.

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Community
Mar 06, 2020

Workshop Planned for Amateur Radio Operators

The HamSCI Workshop 2020, a conference for amateur radio operators and professional scientists, will be held in Scranton March 20-21.

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Student
Mar 06, 2020

Students Participate in Immigration Simulation

The University of Scranton hosted the second inter-organizational Immigration Simulation on Thursday, March 5. 

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General
Mar 06, 2020

World Languages and Cultures TA Talks

Join us at the 14th annual World Languages and Cultures TA Talks to meet our Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants from France, Italy, Colombia, Germany, Taiwan, and Egypt!

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Student
Mar 06, 2020

Alpha Mu Gamma Foreign Language Honors Society

For students interested in joining the Foreign Language Honors Society, the deadline to apply is March 30.

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Student
Mar 06, 2020

Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society

Applications for Pi Gamma Mu, the Social Science Honor Society, are now being accepted and are available in the Psychology Department (Alumni Memorial Hall room 200) or by emailing donna.rupp@scranton.edu.

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Faculty
Mar 05, 2020

Faculty Present at Diversity + Inclusion Lunch and Learn Series

The Office of Equity and Diversity is pleased to announce the continuation of the Formula for Success: D+I= A Better U! series for faculty and staff. We have two sessions planned for this spring semester beginning next week.

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Staff
Mar 05, 2020

General Counsel Publishes in The Journal of College and University Law

Robert B. Farrell, J.D., Ed.D., general counsel and University secretary recently published, "Lessons In Leadership: How Dillard University Managed Free Speech, Reconnected to its Mission, and Layered in the Law— All in a Matter of Days" in The Journal of College and University Law.

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General
Mar 04, 2020

University Establishes COVID-19 Information Webpage

The University has established a COVID-19 information webpage that includes campus communications and links to information about COVID-19.

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Alumni
Mar 04, 2020

CANCELED EVENT: Shamrockin' Eve

The tradition continues.

University To Hold Philadelphia CAL Mixer March 11 image
Alumni
Mar 04, 2020

University To Hold Philadelphia CAL Mixer March 11

Network with your fellow Scranton alumni lawyers in the Philadelphia area.

University To Hold Lady Royals Pre-Game Celebration March 6 image
Alumni
Mar 04, 2020

University To Hold Lady Royals Pre-Game Celebration March 6

Cheer on the Lady Royals as they take on Endicott in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Carrie: the Musical, March 6-8 image
General
Mar 04, 2020

Carrie: the Musical, March 6-8

Carrie: the musical concludes this weekend with three final shows!

Jesuit Center Launches Alumni Book Club image
Alumni
Mar 04, 2020

Jesuit Center Launches Alumni Book Club

Sign up for the Alumni Book Club today.

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Alumni
Mar 04, 2020

Register Today For The Day Of Service

Make a difference with your fellow Royals in your community April 18.

Save The Date For A Happy Hour In Binghamton May 1 image
Alumni
Mar 04, 2020

Save The Date For A Happy Hour In Binghamton May 1

Join your fellow Royals in Binghamton.

Save The Date For The Liva Arts Company's 30th Anniversary Celebration image
Alumni
Mar 04, 2020

Save The Date For The Liva Arts Company's 30th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate Liva's milestone April 25.

Reunion 2020 Registration To Open Mid-March image
Alumni
Mar 04, 2020

Reunion 2020 Registration To Open Mid-March

Registration for Reunion 2020 will open in the middle of March.

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Alumni
Mar 04, 2020

Alumni Class Notes, March 2020

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Alumni
Mar 03, 2020

Online Rankings Place Scranton Programs Among Best

Multiple online education sources have ranked several of The University of Scranton’s online and on-campus programs among the nation’s best.

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Community
Mar 03, 2020

Students Take Civic Action: Voter Registration, Census and Political Dialogue

During the spring 2020 semester, University students have been encouraging voter registration ahead of the 2020 Presidential elections, raising awareness of the 2020 Census, and participating in political dialogues. These activities comprise a variety of non-partisan civic engagement student activities.

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Alumni
Mar 03, 2020

Emmy-Award Winning Graduate Speaks at Scranton

Emmy-Award winning 60 Minutes producer Nicole Young of Scranton’s class of 2000 speaks on Covering Crisis as a Woman at University.

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Student
Mar 03, 2020

Scranton 2019 Grads Log a 99 Percent Success Rate

Ninety-nine percent of the University’s class of 2019 graduates were successful in obtaining their career goals.

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Staff
Mar 03, 2020

Wellness Day for Faculty and Staff

The Center for Health Education & Wellness to Sponsor Employee Wellness Day for Faculty and Staff on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

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Student
Mar 03, 2020

Students Celebrate Carnevale

Hosted by Italian Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Alessandra Abate, the event brought to light the traditions of how Carnival is celebrated in different regions of Italy.

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Community
Mar 02, 2020

Scranton Area Foundation Supports Schemel Forum

The University received $2,000 from the Scranton Area Community Foundation to support the University for a Day Schemel Forum program.

Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award - March image
Staff
Mar 02, 2020

Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award - March

Congratulations to our Magis Award winner for March, Tom Cadugan!

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