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    Graduates Commit to Long Term Service Positions

    Eight members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2020 committed to post-graduation long-term service projects with nonprofit organizations and underserved populations throughout the country. Nationally recognized for its commitment to service, The University of Scranton was among just 29 colleges in the nation selected to the Catholic Volunteer Network’s 2020 “Top Schools for Service.”
    June 17, 2020

    Eight members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2020 committed to post-graduation long-term service projects with nonprofit organizations and underserved populations throughout the country. Their service begins this summer and includes programs run by the Jesuit Volunteer Corps.

    The following is a list of members of the University’s class of 2020 who committed to long-term service projects and their places of service.

    Keidy Barrientos, Port Jervis, New York, will serve at the Peace Corps in Los Angeles, California.

    John Garvey, Marlton, New Jersey, will serve as a teacher’s aide at Cristo Rey High School through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, in Boston, Massachusetts.

    Emma Graham, Waverly Township, will serve as an educational associate at Homeboy Industries through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Los Angeles, California.

    Brion Harris, Amityville, New York, will serve with the Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry at a location TBA.

    Nathan Houston, Manasquan, New Jersey, will serve as a teacher at the De LaSalle Blackfeet school with the Lasallian Volunteers in Browning, Montana.

    Bridget McGuire, Towson, Maryland, will serve as an educational specialist at St. Matthew’s School through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Giancarlo Ponticello, Bloomfield, New Jersey, will serve with Catholic Charities Refugee Programs through the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Domonique Thompson, Brooklyn, New York, will serve with Franciscan Mission Service at a location TBA.

    Nationally recognized for its commitment to service, The University of Scranton was among just 29 elite colleges in the nation selected to the Catholic Volunteer Network’s 2020 “Top Schools for Service.” was among just 361 colleges in the nation to earn the highly-respected Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Community Engagement Classification and was among the higher education institutions named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Each year, more than 2,800 Scranton students volunteer for more than 175,000 hours of service.

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