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Faculty
Apr 30, 2020

Behavior Analysis Faculty Member Hired

Michael E. Kelley, Ph.D., BCBA-D, was hired as a faculty member in the counseling and human services department.

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Alumni
Apr 30, 2020

‘We are all Vulnerable’: Palliative Care during COVID

Palliative care doctors and administrators use technology and community support to help patients and their families.

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General
Apr 30, 2020

McDade Program for Public Service Scholarship

Congressman & Mrs. Joseph McDade Program for Public Service Scholarship calls for applications.

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Student
Apr 30, 2020

Staff ‘Check-in' Calls Show Strength of Community

Abigail Corrigan ’21 reports on how staff "check-in" calls reflect the strength of the University community.

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Faculty
Apr 29, 2020

Faculty Workshop: Pedagogical Partnership

Finding and Forging Brave Spaces: The Theory and Practice of Co-creating Inclusive and Equitable Learning Opportunities through Pedagogical Partnership

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Faculty
Apr 29, 2020

Faculty Pedagogy Workshop on Veteran Students

The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence along with the Office of Equity and Diversity are excited to offer four pedagogy development workshops for faculty.

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General
Apr 29, 2020

Scranton Isolation 'Informances' No. 4: Lawrence Wolfe

Scranton Isolation Informances: Episode 4 featuring bassist, composer, conductor, and educator LAWRENCE WOLFE.

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Student
Apr 29, 2020

Remote Royals Newsletter, Week 5

Student Life has shared a new #RemoteRoyals Newsletter to highlight opportunities for students to connect with others.

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General
Apr 28, 2020

Hope Horn Presents the Student Exhibition Online

The Hope Horn Gallery is please to present the University of Scranton Student Exhibition Online 2020.

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Student
Apr 28, 2020

Virtual Festival of Nations - Share a Video with Us!

We are planning a virtual version for FON, and with that, we are looking for student participants to showcase countries represented in our Scranton community via a 3-5 minute video.

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General
Apr 28, 2020

IT Matters: Tech Tips from IT Staff

For this edition of the IT Matters newsletter, we have gathered tips and suggestions from our IT staff regarding various technologies that we thought may be helpful to you.

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Community
Apr 28, 2020

Electric City Connection Project Becomes Model for Other Cities

The Electric City Connection,  a collaboration led by The University of Scranton, Scranton Tomorrow and Friends of the Poor was launched on March 20.

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Student
Apr 28, 2020

Virtual Study Abroad Fair on April 30

The Office of Global Education has organized a virtual study abroad fair to highlight faculty-led study abroad courses scheduled for January Intersession 2021.

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Alumni
Apr 24, 2020

Slideshow: Meet Some of our Royal Responders

Meet some of our Royal Responders in this slideshow.

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Alumni
Apr 24, 2020

Ask the Expert: Kelly Sarti Wroblewski ‘02

Hear from Kelly Sarti Wroblewski ‘02, director of infectious disease programs for the Association of Public Health Laboratories, about the COVID-19 testing landscape.

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Alumni
Apr 24, 2020

Scranton Among Nation’s Top Schools for Service

The University is among just 29 colleges in America named among the Top Schools for Service by the Catholic Volunteer Network.

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General
Apr 23, 2020

Get Scranton-themed Virtual Backgrounds

Hey #RemoteRoyals, if you're using the Zoom app on your desktop, download our custom University of Scranton backgrounds to help you feel more at "home" while you're video conferencing.

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Student
Apr 21, 2020

Remote Royals Newsletter, Week 4

Student Life has shared a new #RemoteRoyals Newsletter to highlight opportunities for students to connect with others. Students are encouraged to check out Community Connections for more information.

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General
Apr 22, 2020

Scranton Isolation 'Informance' with Joshua Rosenblum

Composer, conductor, songwriter, pianist, author and educator Joshua Rosenblum will be featured at the next Scranton "Informance" on April 25.

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Student
Apr 22, 2020

Class of 2020 Spotlight: Amy Kaiser

Meet Amy Kaiser, a member of the Class of 2020.

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Student
Apr 22, 2020

Class of 2020 Spotlight: Fahad Ashraf

Meet Fahad Ashraf, a member of the Class of 2020.

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Faculty
Apr 22, 2020

Post-pandemic Clinical Nursing Education

A newly-published article by three nursing professors looks at the benefits of academic-practice partnerships through the lens of COVID-19.

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Community
Apr 22, 2020

Earth Day Essay Contest Awards Announced

Nearly 150 students in grades six through 12 participated in the University’s Earth Day Essay Contest on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

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Staff
Apr 21, 2020

Jesuit Community Award for Outstanding Service -- Call for Nominations

A note from Father Herb Keller, S.J., vice president for Mission and Ministry, calling for nominations for the Jesuit Community Award for Outstanding Service.

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Staff
Apr 21, 2020

Video: Maria Vital G’11 Thanks Health Care Providers

Maria Vital G’11, operations manager of the Leahy Clinic, thanks health care providers.

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Community
Apr 21, 2020

State of Scranton Goes Virtual with Mayor Cognetti

The spring semester’s State of Scranton series goes virtual on Tuesday, April 28 at 1 p.m. with Paige Gebhardt Cognetti, newly elected Mayor of the City of Scranton and the first female to hold the position.

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Community
Apr 20, 2020

Two Virtual Dialogues April 27 and 29

A set of virtual civic dialogues will be offered during the week of April 27 to engage students in conversation and foster community.

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Community
Apr 20, 2020

Collaboration to Ignite Humanistic Flame of Autism

The Slattery Center for the Humanities and Panuska College of Professional Studies collaboration will inspire sharing stories of autism.

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Student
Apr 20, 2020

Student Participants needed for Virtual FON!!!

The Multicultural Center is planning a virtual version for Festival of Nations, and we need student participants to showcase countries represented in our Scranton community via a 3-5 minute video!

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General
Apr 17, 2020

PCPS Students, Faculty and Alumni Respond

The Panuska College of Professional Studies has created a biweekly newsletter to share the stories of those who answer the "call to care" during the COVID-19 crisis. You can read the entire April 17 issue here.

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Faculty
Apr 17, 2020

Special Faculty Pedagogy Workshop Event May 8

Finding and Forging Brave Spaces: The Theory and Practice of Co-creating Inclusive and Equitable Learning Opportunities through Pedagogical Partnership

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Alumni
Apr 16, 2020

Colonel Richard H. Breen, Jr. ’77: A New Mission

Colonel (R) Richard H. Breen, Jr. ’77, director of Strategic Communications for the Military Health System, guides his team through COVID-19. He talks about the challenges of his new normal, here.

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Alumni
Apr 16, 2020

Something Found in COVID-19: Human Moments

Jack Lynch '83 writes about his experience during the COVID-19 crisis as president and CEO of Main Line Health.

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Student
Apr 15, 2020

Tips for Virtual Career Event Participants

The University’s Center for Career Development posted some tips for students planning to participate in this week’s Virtual Career Event.

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General
Apr 15, 2020

Facebook Live 'Informance' with Eddie Barbash!

Join Performance Music as Eddie Barbash offers an online clinic on embellishing and improvising on a melody.

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Student
Apr 15, 2020

STUDENTS!! The City of Scranton needs your help!

If you have 5 minutes, please fill out this survey made by students in MKT 361 (Marketing Research) to help make the City of Scranton a more attractive place for students!

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Faculty
Apr 15, 2020

Professor Puts Hobby to Good Use

Professor turns to hobby to answer call for cloth masks needed for Covid-19 pandemic responders.

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General
Apr 15, 2020

CHEW's Virtual Weekly Wellness Class Offerings

The Center for Health Education & Wellness is thrilled to be able to continue Weekly Wellness classes in a creative way and invite you to join our virtual classes, which are offered in both live and recorded formats.

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Staff
Apr 15, 2020

For Faculty and Staff: Intercultural Dialogue in a Diverse World Zoom presentation

The Office of Equity and Diversity is pleased to present Dr. Tiffany Bordonada in a special Zoom session of the D+I + A Better U! lunch and learn series, next Wednesday, April 22, 2020, from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

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Faculty
Apr 15, 2020

Accounting Faculty Article Wins National Award

An article written by four University of Scranton accounting professors wins national Ethics Feature of the Year award.

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Community
Apr 14, 2020

Virtual Help for Parents of Children with Autism

Virtual town hall sessions are planned for parents with ASD individuals in their families and caregivers during Autism Awareness Month.

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Alumni
Apr 11, 2020

A Family Fundraising Effort from Behind the Frontlines

The work of Melissa Schnipp ’96, site finance controller at Hackensack Meridian Health’s Palisades Medical Center, inspires her 10-year-old son to get involved in the fight against COVID-19.

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Student
Apr 09, 2020

Class of 2020 Spotlight: Jack Garvey

Meet Jack Garvey, a member of the Class of 2020.

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General
Apr 09, 2020

Nursing Department Thanks Alumni RoyalRNs

The University of Scranton's Nursing Department thanks all the alumni RoyalRNs out in the world doing work to combat COVID-19 in this video tribute.

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Alumni
Apr 09, 2020

Taylor Kerrane '16: Brother Pays Tribute

Conor Kerrane '12 writes a tribute to his sister, Taylor Kerrane '16, an ER nurse for Northwell Health in Long Island, New York.

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Student
Apr 09, 2020

Vote for Teacher of the Year!

Attention graduating seniors! Vote for the 2020 Teacher of the Year Award

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Student
Apr 09, 2020

Class of 2020 Spotlight: Nora Boussatta

Meet Nora Boussatta, a member of the Class of 2020.

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Alumni
Apr 09, 2020

Cat Munzing '05: A Scranton Connection Inspires the Making of Masks

It all started when her freshman year floormate asked her for sewing advice to make masks. That gave Cat Munzing '05, from Oceanside, New York, an idea.

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Student
Apr 08, 2020

Remote Royals Newsletter

Student Life will share a new edition of the #RemoteRoyals Newsletter on Tuesday to highlight opportunities for students to connect with others

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Community
Apr 08, 2020

University of Scranton SBDC Offers Free Support and Programs

The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers services at no cost to assist small businesses in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.

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General
Apr 08, 2020

Holy Week Mass, April 8

The entire University community will be invited to join together for a Holy Week Mass on Wednesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. EST

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Community
Apr 08, 2020

University Honors Royals Responding to Pandemic

Honor Roll recognizes Royals serving as ‘men and women for and with others’ by their selfless response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Community
Apr 07, 2020

Virtual Virtuosos’ Informance Set for April 9

Performance Music will present a Facebook Live event with acclaimed musicians Peter and Will Anderson about their World Premiere compositions.

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Community
Apr 07, 2020

Earth Day Essay Contest Still Open for Submissions

Area students in grades seven to 12 can still participate in The University of Scranton Earth Day Essay Contest.

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Alumni
Apr 07, 2020

Isabella Dolente '17 is Honored by her Parents

Isabella Dolente '17 is a nurse who is working to combat COVID-19 in Philadelphia. Her parents, who were so proud of their daughter on the front line of the pandemic, made shirts for their family and friends to honor her.

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Alumni
Apr 07, 2020

Brittany Piatt ‘12, DPT ‘16 Gets Video Thank You

Brittany Piatt ‘12, DPT ‘16 is providing physical therapy to patients during the COVID19 pandemic. Here, her family recognizes her for her work.

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Alumni
Apr 07, 2020

National Doctors' Day Tributes

The University's Medical Alumni Council collected tributes to doctors on National Doctors' Day on Monday, March 30. Read a selection of the tributes here.

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Student
Apr 07, 2020

Unpacking the Experience with CSSJ

Join the Center for Service and Social Justice for a series of virtual gatherings to connect, reflect, and share stories about service, community, justice and solidarity.

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Student
Apr 07, 2020

PCPS Newsletter Highlights Call to Care

The Panuska College of Professional Studies has created a biweekly newsletter to share the stories of those who answer the "call to care." Here are just a couple of highlights from the newsletter.

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Alumni
Apr 07, 2020

Captain Vincent Solomeno '07: I Find Myself in the Hands of God

Captain Vincent Solomeno '07 is assistant operations officer for New Jersey National Guard's Joint Task Force 57, which is responsible for the New Jersey Army and Air National Guard's support of COVID-19 statewide.

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Student
Apr 07, 2020

Francis P. Boland Scholarship Update

Information for the Francis P. Boland, MD Memorial Scholarship.

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General
Apr 07, 2020

Remote 'Informance,' April 9

The world premieres “Virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone” compositions for The University of Scranton Concert Band and Choir, (originally scheduled for April) will take place in the fall of 2020.

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Alumni
Apr 06, 2020

Lauren Carosi '16: Being the Light

Lauren Carosi '16 is a physician assistant working in the emergency room at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey. She had been working in the ER for about a year and a half before the COVID-19 crisis. Hear from her, here.

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General
Apr 06, 2020

Still Time to Apply for Programming Grants!

The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for the funding of diversity education programs through April 30, 2020.

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Student
Apr 04, 2020

Virtual Spring Career Expo

The Spring Career Expo, previously scheduled for April 2, will now be a virtual career event on April 16 and 17.

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Community
Apr 02, 2020

University Promotes Autism Awareness in April

University’s Autism Collaborative Centers of Excellence executive hub will promote Autism Awareness Day and Month.

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Community
Apr 02, 2020

Geisinger CEO Speaks at University

Geisinger President and CEO Jaewon Ryu, M.D., spoke to Business Leadership Honors Program students at The University of Scranton.

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General
Apr 01, 2020

Schemel Forum Update

A note from Sonda Myers, director of the Schemel Forum at Scranton, on the remainder of the semester.

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Staff
Apr 01, 2020

Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award - April

Congratulations to Jennifer Kretsch, our April Magis Award winner!

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Staff
Apr 01, 2020

Frank Gilmartin to Retire

A note from Chris Whitney, director of Career Development, to staff regarding the retirement of Frank Gilmartin.

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Community
Apr 01, 2020

April 1 is Census Day! Off-Campus Students Can Complete the Census Online

The 2020 Census is only nine questions and all you need is your address to fill it out at my2020census.gov.

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Community
Apr 01, 2020

University Honors and Thanks Pandemic Responders

The University thanks those responding to COVID-19 through Royals Respond which includes a St. Thomas Gateway tribute, honor roll and more.

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Alumni
Mar 31, 2020

Royals Recognize Alumni Doctors On National Doctors' Day

Royals recognize the alumni physicians in their lives through the Medical Alumni Council.

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Alumni
Mar 31, 2020

Alumni Class Notes, April 2020

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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