2020

December

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Faculty
Dec 17, 2020

Professor Awarded Six-figure NSF CAREER Grant

Physics and electrical engineering professor Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., was awarded a highly-competitive $616,054 NSF CAREER grant.
Community
Dec 15, 2020

University Publishes 2020-2025 Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan 2020 outlines five innovative goals that face “the future while embracing our deepest and most central traditions.”
Community
Dec 08, 2020

Thirteen Women Complete StartUP Fall Program

Participants complete The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center and Small Business Development Center StartUP fall program.
Faculty
Dec 08, 2020

Faculty Creatively Adapt Biology Labs for Semester

Biology faculty members adapted laboratory instruction to a COVID-19 world.
Staff
Dec 02, 2020

December Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award

The Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award winner for DECEMBER 2020 is Kim Hurst - Payroll!
Community
Dec 02, 2020

Vice President for Mission and Ministry Honored

NativityMiguel School will honor Rev. Herbert B. Keller, S.J., vice president for mission and ministry at the University.
Alumni
Dec 02, 2020

University Community Celebrates Giving Tuesday

University community raises more than $80k for University causes on global day of giving.
Alumni
Dec 02, 2020

University Holds Virtual Royal Cookie Swap

'Tis the season for festive baking! Share your favorite recipes with your fellow Royals.
Alumni
Dec 02, 2020

University Debuts Christmas Special

Celebrate the season with your Royal Family.
Alumni
Dec 02, 2020

Alumni Class Notes, Dec. 2020

Share your story with your Royal Family.
General
Dec 02, 2020

University to Hold Advent Mass Virtually

The University community is invited to a virtual Advent Mass set to air on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m.
Community
Dec 01, 2020

University Courses Partner with City of Scranton on Special Projects

University students participate in Community-Based Learning courses to address local city issues.
General
Dec 01, 2020

Noel Night, COVID Edition, Dec. 5

Performance Music at The University of Scranton will present its 53rd annual Noel Night, COVID edition, on Saturday, Dec. 5.
Alumni
Dec 01, 2020

National Nursing Licensure Pass Rate Tops 98 Percent

Scranton’s pass rate of 98.72 percent for the National Council Licensure Examination for nursing graduates is above the national average.
Alumni
Dec 01, 2020

Celebrating 50 Years of Computing Science with Prof. Paul M. Jackowitz ’77, P’11, ‘16

A student turned professor reflects on the history of computer science at Scranton.
General
Dec 01, 2020

Remembrance Prayer Service is On Demand

Campus Ministries concluded the month of November with a special Remembrance Prayer Service to honor and pray for those who have died during the past year.
Student
Dec 01, 2020

Need a Fun, On-campus Job Next Semester?

Dining Services Retail Team is hiring!
General
Dec 01, 2020

Royal News, Winter Schedule

The Royal News newsletter will now publish on a winter schedule, with updates continuing daily on the website.

November

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General
Nov 30, 2020

Advent Prayer Resources from Campus Ministries

Campus Ministries has prepared an online resource of prayers, daily Scripture readings, activities and videos for the University community as each journeys during this holy season of Advent.
General
Nov 24, 2020

Father Pilarz Profiled in Times-Tribune

University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., was profiled by The Times-Tribune about the challenges of living with ALS and continuing to lead the University through the pandemic.
Faculty
Nov 24, 2020

Data Mining Class Gives Students Real-World Experience

Operations and information management professor Yibai Li, Ph.D., gave students real-world experience in data mining class.
Staff
Nov 24, 2020

Library of Congress Adds Our America to Collection

Our America, a book edited by Sondra Myers, was added to the permanent collection of the Library of Congress. 
Student
Nov 24, 2020

Two Students Qualify for National Forensics Tournament

Four University of Scranton Speech Team members won awards at two recent virtual collegiate forensics tournaments.
General
Nov 24, 2020

The Latest Issue of Esprit is Online

The latest issue of Esprit, The University of Scranton review of arts and letters, is online.
Community
Nov 23, 2020

Fiber Arts Workshop Weaves New Hope

Local students join with Hope Horn Gallery for gallery talk, followed by spinning and weaving workshop. Final workshop to be offered on December 8.
Alumni
Nov 23, 2020

Open Doors by Learning a Language, Alumni Tell Their Stories

One way students can open doors is by learning a world language.
General
Nov 23, 2020

Clue Playing On Demand Nov. 27 and 28

On Friday Nov. 27 and Nov. 28, Broadway On Demand will be offering a pre-recorded performance of our production of Clue: stay at home edition for 48 hours.
Faculty
Nov 23, 2020

History Professor Discusses Trail of Tears and Cherokee Removal on Podcast

Adam Pratt, Ph.D., a professor in the History Department, discusses the Trail of Tears and Cherokee removal on the Alarmist, a podcast that "scrutinizes history’s greatest disasters to figure out what went wrong, and most importantly, who’s to blame," according to the show's website.  
Community
Nov 20, 2020

University’s 53rd Annual Noel Night Goes Virtual

Performance Music at the University will present the 53rd annual Noel Night (COVID edition) virtually on Dec. 5.
Student
Nov 18, 2020

What Does Dead Week Look Like This Semester?

his year, Dead Week looks a little bit different.
Community
Nov 18, 2020

Biden Urges Students to Be Engaged Citizens at 1976 Commencement

Address given by then-U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. at the University’s 1976 undergraduate commencement ceremony has a familiar ring to it.
Community
Nov 18, 2020

Downtown Businesses Offer Special Promotion for Students

Scranton Tomorrow partners with the downtown Scranton business community to offer a special opportunity for students.
Faculty
Nov 18, 2020

Professor Works with Students to Publish Research

Research of Chemistry Professor Katherine Stumpo, Ph.D., and two Scranton graduates was published recently.
Student
Nov 17, 2020

University Christmas Tree is a Live One for 2020

The University planted a live Norway Spruce on the Dionne Campus Green to serve as a Christmas tree for 2020 and years to come.
Community
Nov 17, 2020

Christmas Giving Drives Modified for 2020

The University’s Center for Service and Social Justice adjusted its annual Christmas giving programs for the pandemic.
General
Nov 17, 2020

End of the Semester Food Drive

The Center for Service & Social Justice will be collecting non-perishable food from now until the end of the semester (Nov. 25).
General
Nov 17, 2020

Diversity Initiatives Grants Available

The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants in support of creative, educational programs that PROMOTE diversity, provide opportunity for inter-cultural engagement, and expand opportunities for multicultural experiences for our community.
Faculty
Nov 17, 2020

Sinchul Back, Ph.D., Wins ORSP Raffle

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.
Student
Nov 16, 2020

Students Fundraising for Local Youth Shelter

Graduate students in the clinical mental health counseling program are starting projects to advocate for at-risk groups as a part of their Professional Issues for Counselors course.
Student
Nov 16, 2020

Students Begin Royal Scholar Program in STEM

Five incoming students joined the Royal Scholars Program, which provides scholarships through a National Science Foundation grant.
Staff
Nov 13, 2020

Twenty-one Staff Members to Retire: Read their Stories

Twenty-one University of Scranton staff members will retire at the end of the year. 
General
Nov 11, 2020

Christians for the Common Good Meeting, Nov. 13

Christians for the Common Good, a reading and discussion group affiliated with Peace and Justice Studies, will meet Friday, Nov. 13 at noon on Zoom.
Student
Nov 11, 2020

Spotlight: The University of Scranton Black Student Union (BSU)

The new Black Student Union (BSU) at The University of Scranton discusses some of their current goals and the process of becoming a club.
Community
Nov 11, 2020

SBDC Releases Consumer Holiday Survey Results

Small Business Development Center consumer preference survey shows strong support for small businesses for upcoming holiday season.
Student
Nov 11, 2020

National First-Generation College Celebration

The University of Scranton joined the National First-Generation College Celebration to recognize the University’s first-generation students, faculty, staff and alumni on Nov. 8.
General
Nov 11, 2020

Landmark Conference Shares Initial Plans for Return to Sport

The Landmark Conference leadership groups continue to meet diligently to discuss scheduling models and postseason opportunities for its league's student-athletes in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Community
Nov 11, 2020

University Provides Thanksgiving Dinners to Those in Need

As holidays near, the University works with a local non-profit to help those in need.
Community
Nov 10, 2020

University Observes Veterans Day on Campus

The University of Scranton to pay red, white and blue tribute to veterans on Veterans Day.
Student
Nov 10, 2020

An Introduction to The Office of Equity and Diversity

 Jeffrey Colucci '21, student government president, recently interviewed Elizabeth M. Garcia, Esq., executive director of The Office of Equity & Diversity and special assistant to the president, about The Office of Equity & Diversity. 
Staff
Nov 10, 2020

Vacation Carry Over Request Form for Staff

Completed carryover request forms must be submitted to Human Resources no later than Friday, Dec. 11, 2020.
General
Nov 10, 2020

Fulbright Night: Germany

Join the World Languages and Cultures Department's FLTA from Germany for a fun night full of German Christmas traditions!
General
Nov 10, 2020

Esprit Reading, Nov. 18

Esprit, the University of Scranton’s Review of Arts and Letters, will be having a virtual reading of its Fall 2020 edition. The virtual reading will take place Wednesday, Nov 18 at 8:00 p.m.
Faculty
Nov 10, 2020

Faculty Adjust Method of Instruction for Fall

Faculty members look to students for feedback on what’s working in courses taught during the pandemic.
General
Nov 10, 2020

Virtual Schemel Forum, Nov. 10

The Schemel Forum presents "Antisemitism Past, Present, and Future" on Tuesday, Nov. 10 (please note the new date).
General
Nov 10, 2020

Campus Coloring Book Available Now!

Campus Colors - University of Scranton Coloring Book, created by The Center for Service and Social Justice, is available now.
Community
Nov 05, 2020

University Players to Live Stream Clue

The University of Scranton Players will present Clue: Stay at Home Edition, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. via Broadway On Demand.
Community
Nov 05, 2020

Spitz Foundation Grant Supports Summer Program

The University of Scranton received $8,000 from the Robert H. Spitz Foundation to support its SPARK summer enrichment camp for local teens.
Staff
Nov 05, 2020

Crystal Ondrick Named PASFAA Treasurer

Crystal Ondrick, assistant director of financial aid, will serve as treasurer of PASFAA.
Alumni
Nov 04, 2020

Alumna Takes Atypical Accounting Path to Arrive at SoulCycle

Sameera Desai Sullivan ’05, G’06 turns her accounting degree into a global career in fashion and fitness.
Alumni
Nov 04, 2020

University To Host Thanksgiving Floral Workshop

Learn how to make the perfect Thanksgiving centerpiece at a zoom workshop hosted by Dorian Butovich of Central Park Flowers.
Alumni
Nov 04, 2020

Alumni Class Notes, Nov. 2020

Share your story with your Royal Family.
Community
Nov 03, 2020

University Community Comes Together for Election

University seeks to engage the community in the civic process during the election and beyond.
Alumni
Nov 03, 2020

Nursing Program Nationally Recognized for Impact

The University was one of two colleges in the nation selected to receive a 2020 Assessment and Impact Award for Nursing Education.
Student
Nov 03, 2020

Students Begin Magis Honors Program at Scranton

Members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2024 begin the Magis Honors Program in STEM.
Faculty
Nov 03, 2020

Scranton Part of International Election News

Political science faculty interviewed by international journalists on Scranton and Pennsylvania voters for US Presidential Election.
General
Nov 03, 2020

University Reading Series - Christine Taylor

The University Reading Series proudly presents Christine Taylor, a New Jersey-based writer, teacher and editor.
General
Nov 03, 2020

Schemel Forum: What Democracy Requires: The 2020 Election in Historical Perspective

How should we think about the outcome of the 2020 election and the challenges and opportunities that loom for American democracy? History provides important clues, Professor Logevall will suggest, as well as a path forward.
Student
Nov 02, 2020

Students Medal at Virtual Forensics Tournaments

University of Scranton Speech Team members win awards at two recent virtual collegiate forensics tournaments.
Student
Nov 02, 2020

Student Asks Campus Experts About Voting and Election Anxiety

Rebeca Chieffallo '21 talks to experts on campus about how to deal with the daunting task of voting and dealing with the results of the election.
Staff
Nov 02, 2020

November Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award

THE MEG CULLEN-BROWN MAGIS AWARD WINNER for NOVEMBER 2020 is:  Melissa Ketten-Undergrad/Grad Admissions!
General
Nov 02, 2020

Questions About Voting?

The Office of Community Relations is available to answer any voting questions.

October

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General
Oct 30, 2020

President Sends Message to Campus Community

University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., sends message to campus regarding the election and nearing end of the semester.
Staff
Oct 28, 2020

HR Presents 'For Your Benefit'

The Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce the continuation of the learning series, For Your Benefit, with three sessions geared toward resources, planning and guidance on topics including our various employee benefit plans and life issues such as social security, retirement readiness and more.
Faculty
Oct 28, 2020

Van Dyke and Others Weigh in on Scranton Area as Election Battleground

Gretchen Van Dyke, Ph.D. is the latest professor to weigh in on the election, specifically related to Scranton as a battleground area.
Student
Oct 28, 2020

Students 'Celebrate' Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day is an annual celebration, but this year it holds a little more weight than usual. Find out what songs are students are singing while they wash, in addition to the traditional ABCs.
Faculty
Oct 28, 2020

Meet Spencer Galen, New Professor

Although we recognize first-years and transfer students as new to campus, we don't often think about another group that is just settling in: newly hired faculty.
Alumni
Oct 28, 2020

Theresa Haley ‘86 Prepares and Protects VA Hospital

VA infection preventionist and former volleyball student-athlete keeps patients, staff safe.
Community
Oct 28, 2020

Interactive Sessions Part of Virtual Open House

Prospective students and their families can interact with faculty, students and staff at the University’s virtual Open House on Nov. 1.
Community
Oct 28, 2020

Applicants Given Flexibility for Competitive Majors

Flexibility is key for the University’s application process for competitive programs during the pandemic.
Staff
Oct 28, 2020

Death of Lt. Col. Joseph Wetherell

University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., sends notice of the death of Lt. Col. Joseph Wetherell.
General
Oct 28, 2020

Campus Ministries Presents Examen for Civic Life, Nov. 2

The Office of Campus Ministries invites you to pray reflectively together prior to Election Day.
General
Oct 27, 2020

Code Red: How Progressives and Moderates Can Unite to Save the Country

Join us for "Code Red: How Progressives and Moderates Can Unite to Save the Country" on Thursday, Oct. 29.
Community
Oct 27, 2020

E.J. Dionne to Speak at Oct. 29 Schemel Forum

Political columnist E.J. Dionne, Jr., will speak at a virtual Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar Thursday, Oct. 29, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Student
Oct 27, 2020

Humanities Forum: Anthea Butler on Jesuit Education and Activism

On Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m., the Slattery Center for Humanities and College of Arts and Sciences welcome Dr. Anthea Butler for the first Humanities Forum of the year.
General
Oct 27, 2020

University Celebrates International Education Week on Nov. 5

The University of Scranton is joining hundreds of universities across the country in the International Education Week (IEW) celebration, which highlights the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.
General
Oct 27, 2020

Diversity Initiatives Grants Available

The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants in support of creative, educational programs that PROMOTE diversity, provide opportunity for inter-cultural engagement, and expand opportunities for multicultural experiences for our community. 
Student
Oct 26, 2020

Musicals Live During Pandemic Thanks to Liva Club

Student-run musical theater club uses creative ingenuity to hold events that bring members together safely during the pandemic.
Student
Oct 23, 2020

Incoming Students Begin Business Honors Program

Eighteen members of the University’s class of 2024 enrolled in the four-year Business Honors Program.
General
Oct 21, 2020

The Heart of Health Care

The Year of the Nurse provides a challenge met by Scranton nursing alumni and students.
Student
Oct 21, 2020

Video: Students Talk About the Importance of Voting

University students talk about why voting is important in this video.
Alumni
Oct 21, 2020

Finding a Purpose: Relvas Thrives as School Psychologist

Like any other wide-eyed, 18-year old freshman, Vanessa Relvas ’12 didn't know exactly what she was in for when she stepped onto Scranton’s campus more than a decade ago.
Staff
Oct 21, 2020

Transamerica - Individual Retirement Counseling

Dan Guzzo from Transamerica will be available via telephone for individual retirement counseling sessions on Friday, Oct. 23.
Student
Oct 21, 2020

Born to be Wild Retreat Goes to the Top of the World

Campus Ministries Born to be Wild is a day-long hiking retreat coordinated by campus minister Fred Mercadante in which student participants were led by a team of peers.
General
Oct 21, 2020

Schemel Forum: The Politics of Maps: Cartographic Constructions of Israel/Palestine

This talk will focus on how various actors, institutions and governments engage in “map wars” in order to further different and often incommensurable geopolitical visions of contested territories.
Faculty
Oct 21, 2020

Faculty Show Social Justice Can Be Taught

Operations and Information Management faculty publish research on outcomes of integrating social justice themes into business courses.
Staff
Oct 21, 2020

Scranton Employees: Resources for the Whole Family

Your friends at The University of Scranton Early Learning Center want you to know about all the valuable resources Bright Horizons has to offer.
Community
Oct 21, 2020

University to Participate in City Voter Activation Efforts

As Election nears, University participates in When We All Vote Together event to encourage early voting as part of #RoyalsVote initiative.
General
Oct 20, 2020

Scranton Voter Activation Event - Royals Vote

City of Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti has joined with When We All Vote, a nonpartisan voter engagement organization, to host a COVID-safe activation to celebrate voting and encourage voters in Scranton to vote early this year.
Student
Oct 20, 2020

Global Insights Fall Wrap Up: Uruguay

Cecilia Núñez, Spanish teaching assistant in World Languages and Cultures, will present on her native country in the next Global Insights program,
Staff
Oct 20, 2020

For Faculty and Staff: Rebuilding Our Wounded World: A Catholic Response to Racism

The Office of Equity and Diversity is pleased to host Michelle Maldonado, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, at the next D+I + A Better U! lunch and learn for faculty and staff.
Student
Oct 20, 2020

Scranton Names Class of 2024 Presidential Scholars

Thirteen students from The University of Scranton class of 2024 have been awarded four-year, full-tuition Presidential Scholarships.
Student
Oct 20, 2020

Student Political Science Club Starts at Scranton

The 2020 Presidential Election is keeping student members of the new Political Science Club actively engaged in virtual discussions.
Alumni
Oct 14, 2020

Alumni Nurses Featured on 'Today Show'

Nurses Andrew Graham '08 and Valerie Lucas '14 were part of the "heroic team" who treated their colleague at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Student
Oct 14, 2020

Post Graduate Service Fair, Oct. 27 via Handshake

If you've ever considered doing a year (or more) of volunteer service after graduation, please consider participating in our virtual Post-Grad Fair on Oct. 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. via the Handshake platform.
General
Oct 14, 2020

Join us for Democracy in Crisis: Elections in 2020

The Schemel Forum has been invited to present this non-partisan program featuring distinguished national leaders at this important moment in our nation's history.
General
Oct 14, 2020

Facilities Work Order System Launch Mon., Oct 26

Facilities Management and Information Technology are pleased to announce the launch of the new Facilities Work Order System on Oct. 26.
Student
Oct 14, 2020

Graduate Assistant Applications

Applications are now available for students who would like to apply for a graduate assistantship for the 2021-2022 academic year! 
General
Oct 14, 2020

New Arrangement of University Alma Mater

Enjoy this new arrangement of "The University of Scranton Alma Mater" (words by Kathleen M. Fisher, '80; music by Rev. Edward Gannon, S.J.
Student
Oct 14, 2020

Campus Ministries Connections Retreat for First-year Students

The Class of 2024 was invited to take part in the Connections Retreat – an experience designed to help first-year students get to know each other as well as to get acquainted with Campus Ministries.
Alumni
Oct 14, 2020

Three Receive President’s Medals at Virtual Event

The University’s President’s Business Council honored Margaret “Maggie” Quinn Mariotti, John R. Mariotti and Monsignor Joseph G. Quinn.
Community
Oct 14, 2020

Scranton Community Celebrates Hispanic and Latinx Businesses

United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA and University partner to celebrate Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month by profiling community businesses.
Alumni
Oct 14, 2020

Honor Roll Of Donors Recognizes Donor Generosity

More than 9,400 alumni, parents and friends gave to the University during the last fiscal year.
Faculty
Oct 13, 2020

Professor Receives NSF Grant

Operations and Information Management Professor Ahmed Gomaa, Ph.D., was awarded a $50,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant.
Alumni
Oct 13, 2020

Scranton among Best Colleges for Public Good

The University ranked among nation’s best for social mobility, research and service of graduates according to Washington Monthly.
Alumni
Oct 07, 2020

PBC To Hold Virtual Celebration Oct. 8

Support Scranton students at this year's virtual celebration.
Alumni
Oct 07, 2020

Remembering Jack Brennan '68

University Community Remembers Alumnus, Trustee, Donor and Mentor.
General
Oct 07, 2020

The Slattery Center Presents: A Birthday Party for Bellarmine

This week, The Gail and Francis Slattery Center for the Humanities launched the inaugural episode of its new Birthday Party podcast series.
Alumni
Oct 07, 2020

Alumni Society Announces Pumpkin Carving Contest

Submit your entry by Oct. 30 to win a spooktacular Scranton prize.
Alumni
Oct 07, 2020

University To Celebrate Jesuit Friends And Alumni Sunday Oct. 24, 25

Rekindle your connection to the Society of Jesus virtually.
Staff
Oct 07, 2020

Meg Cullen Brown October Award Winner

Congratulations to our October award winner, Gina Butler.
Student
Oct 07, 2020

Tutor US Seeking Virtual Tutors for Kids

The Center for Service & Social Justice and the Office of Community Relations are seeking University students to act as Virtual Tutors for elementary age kids in the Scranton School District.
General
Oct 07, 2020

Immigration Context with Sara Ritchie

The Multicultural Center is partnering with the Center for Service and Social Justice International Service Program, and we are excited to bring and host Sara Ritchie, director of Communication for the Kino Border Initiative.
Student
Oct 07, 2020

Esprit is Calling for Submissions

Esprit, the University of Scranton’s Review of Arts and Letters, is calling for submissions for our Fall 2020 edition.
Student
Oct 07, 2020

2020 Post Grad Service Fair

The University of Scranton Center for Career Development & Center for Service and Social Justice presents the 2020 Post Grad Service Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Alumni
Oct 07, 2020

Ledetsch Adjusts on the Fly, Helps Long Island Block Back COVID-19

A former volleyball standout battles pandemic amid unprecedented circumstances outside New York City.
Alumni
Oct 07, 2020

Alumni Class Notes, Oct. 2020

Share your story with your Royal Family.
Student
Oct 07, 2020

We Care Wednesday Provides Meals to Those in Need

Wednesday is the new Friday! We Care Wednesday, a new program organized by the Center for Service and Social Justice (CSSJ) and EFFORT (Excess Food For Others Recovery Team), has added much needed positive energy to the middle of the week during the pandemic.
Student
Oct 06, 2020

Craft for a Cause

Join CSSJ along with members from Circle K and The Knitting Club to "Craft For A Cause!"
General
Oct 05, 2020

19th Annual U.S. Conference on disABILITY

The 19th Annual U.S. Conference on disABILITY scheduled for Oct. 6, 2020, has over 800 registrants.
Community
Oct 06, 2020

University to Host High-tech Virtual Open Houses

The University of Scranton has planned two virtual Open House events (Oct. 18 and Nov. 1.) using a state-of-the-art technology platform.
Student
Oct 06, 2020

Students Start Amateur Radio Club at Scranton

W3USR University of Scranton Amateur Radio Club is among the new student clubs and organizations that started this semester
Alumni
Oct 06, 2020

Scranton Among Wall Street Journal’s Best Colleges

The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education ranked Scranton No. 92 in the nation for student engagement in its Best Colleges 2021.
Community
Oct 06, 2020

Community Conversation to Address Racism Begins

Greater Scranton MLK Commission series of community conversations addressing systemic racism continues this October.
Staff
Oct 05, 2020

Meet the New Staff Senators

Welcome to the newly-elected Staff Senators and Alternates.  

September

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Student
Sep 30, 2020

Men's and Women's Soccer Programs Garner USC Team Academic Awards

The University of Scranton men's and women's soccer teams both garnered the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the 2019-20 school year as announced by the organization on Thursday afternoon.
Student
Sep 30, 2020

On-Campus Instruction Resumes at Scranton

University of Scranton will resume in-person classes on Wednesday, Sept. 30, after a two-week pause.
Community
Sep 29, 2020

University Students Get Ready to Vote in 2020 Elections

The University prepares students for upcoming elections in November.
Student
Sep 29, 2020

Project Allows Students to Work with Real Client

Students in a social media communication class are working on a community-based learning project with the Scranton Area Community Foundation.
Community
Sep 29, 2020

Schemel Forum Fall Courses Offered Via Zoom

Schemel Forum virtual fall courses will explore Latin American authors and the COVID-19 pandemic from a philosophical perspective.
Student
Sep 29, 2020

Senior Christine Anzelmi Finds a New Way to Help

Christine Anzelmi '21 spearheads a fundraiser to send gift bags to nursing home residents.
Staff
Sep 29, 2020

The Countdown is on for...Cybersecurity Month!

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a national program to help create awareness of the many ongoing threats we face whenever we are online.
Community
Sep 28, 2020

SBDC Wins Center Excellence and Innovation Award

The University’s SBDC won the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Eastern Pennsylvania SBDC Excellence and Innovation Award.
Alumni
Sep 28, 2020

University of Scranton Names Four New Trustees

The University of Scranton names four new members, including two alumni, to its board of trustees.
General
Sep 28, 2020

Artistic Manifestations of Life Transitions

Join us for a Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar.
General
Sep 28, 2020

A Conversation with New York Times Senior Writer Eric Schmitt

The Gail & Francis Slattery Center for Humanities will present "A Conversation with New York Times Senior Writer Eric Schmitt", Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 5:00 p.m. via Zoom.
Student
Sep 28, 2020

Latin American Studies Film Festival Goes Virtual

The Latin American Studies Film Festival is streaming this semester. 
General
Sep 28, 2020

Virtual Recruitment Opportunities Available for Students

The Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development is adjusting their practices in order to bring as many opportunities to our students as possible. 
Staff
Sep 25, 2020

Katelyn McManamon Joins University of Scranton SBDC

Katelyn McManamon was named special projects coordinator for Scranton’s Small Business Development Center.
General
Sep 23, 2020

'The Trouble with my Name' Virtual Event

"The Trouble with My Name" blends storytelling, comedy and poetry to shed light on the American Latino experience. This event is open to Scranton faculty, staff, and students only.
General
Sep 23, 2020

Information Session for Students, Faculty, and Staff on New University Policies

As part of our efforts to communicate with our campus about these policies, the Office of Equity and Diversity will be hosting a series of information sessions regarding the new policies.
General
Sep 23, 2020

Global Insights Presents Tanzania

Fr. John Sivalon, Ph.D., adjunct faculty in Theology and Religious Studies and Criminal Justice, will present at the next Global Insights Wednesday, October 7, 2020,  11:30 a.m.
Community
Sep 23, 2020

Conference on disAbility to be Virtual this Year

Autism spokesperson Dr. Temple Grandin will be the keynote speaker at the University’s virtual Conference on disAbility Oct. 6.
Staff
Sep 23, 2020

James Caffrey Granted Professional Certification

James L. Caffrey, associate vice president for facilities operations, named a Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP).
General
Sep 22, 2020

Humanities in Action Event: Willie Mays Aikens-An American Life

The Gail and Francis Slattery Center for the Humanities in coordination with the Athletic Department and the Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Criminology presents an Evening with Willie Mays Aikens.
Student
Sep 22, 2020

First-year Students Nurture Friendships

Since most activities are virtual now, first-year students are utilizing non-traditional ways to create friendships at Scranton.
Student
Sep 22, 2020

Royals Get Ready to Vote in 2020 Elections

The University continues voter registration efforts for the upcoming elections in November.
Community
Sep 22, 2020

Schemel Forum to Host Virtual Seminars This Fall

The Schemel Forum’s virtual World Affairs Seminars will feature six renowned speakers on an array of timely, captivating topics.
Faculty
Sep 22, 2020

Dean Pellegrino Presents at NEPA Learning Conference

Dr. Debra Pellegrino, dean of The University of Scranton’s Panuska College of Professional Studies (PCPS), served as a panelist for the virtual NEPA Learning Conference that was held on Thursday, Sept. 17.
Alumni
Sep 21, 2020

Kelly Loughlin '14 Blocks COVID-19 Spread in Honolulu

A former Scranton volleyball standout fights the pandemic in Hawaii.
Staff
Sep 21, 2020

Staff Senate Elections

A friendly reminder that the Staff Senate Elections are open.  If you have not already voted, please do so no later than 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24.
Community
Sep 21, 2020

Best Selling Author to Speak at University Oct. 6

Book highlights the real-life friendship between two fathers — one Israeli and one Palestinian —united by loss.
General
Sep 21, 2020

University Announces Virtual Events for Fall

The following is a list of University of Scranton virtual events that are open to the public for fall 2020.
Faculty
Sep 16, 2020

Faculty and Staff Weigh in on Election Topics

Several University faculty and staff have weighed in on the 2020 presidential election over the past several months.
Community
Sep 16, 2020

University Participates in PCN’s Election Coverage

Pennsylvania Cable Network’s (PCN) Election College Panel program from The University of Scranton will air Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.
Faculty
Sep 16, 2020

American Academy of Nursing Fellow Named

Nursing professor Mary Jane Hanson, Ph.D., was named as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.
Community
Sep 16, 2020

Collaborative Community Conversations to Address Racism in October

Greater Scranton MLK Commission partners with higher education to offer community conversations addressing systemic racism
Alumni
Sep 15, 2020

Planned October Commencement Events Cancelled

The University of Scranton cancelled its planned October commencement events for its class of 2020.
General
Sep 15, 2020

Scranton 'Informance' 15: Music As A Healing Art

Please join Boga and her co-host Joseph Link and their guests as they discuss the effects of music on health and healing.
General
Sep 15, 2020

Join the University Community for Livestreamed Sunday Mass

The 7 p.m. Sunday Mass will be livestreamed for members of the University community on Sept. 20 and 27.
Community
Sep 15, 2020

University to Celebrate Constitution Day

The University of Scranton will celebrate Constitution Day with a number of events on Sept. 17.
Alumni
Sep 14, 2020

U.S. News Ranks Scranton No. 6 in 2021 Guidebook

U.S. News ranked Scranton among the top 10 ‘Best Regional Universities in North’ for 27th consecutive year.
Student
Sep 14, 2020

Virtual Pet Therapy Week, Sept. 14-18

Thank you for everyone who submitted photos and stories for our Virtual Pet Therapy Week, Sept. 14-18.
General
Sep 11, 2020

President Pauses On-Campus Instruction for 2-weeks

University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., announces classes will be conducted remotely for two-weeks.
General
Sep 09, 2020

Students, Faculty, Staff: Information Session on New University Policies

Over the course of the past summer, the University has updated two policies overseen by the Office of Equity and Diversity – the Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy, and the Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy.
General
Sep 09, 2020

Global Insights Opens with Japan

Minori Koga, BA, MA, Fulbright scholar and graduate student studying for her second master’s degree in Secondary Education (English), leads the first Global Insights of the semester.
General
Sep 09, 2020

Online Aquinas Officially Launches

The Aquinas student newspaper has officially relaunched online this semester with Editor-in-Chief Kelsey Wynn's coverage of University students in quarantine or isolation.
Alumni
Sep 09, 2020

President Updates Campus on Pandemic Response

University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., provided an update on the University's pandemic response in a video message.
Student
Sep 09, 2020

Group Counseling Sessions Provide Comfort During Uncertain Times

The University Counseling Center has formed three specific groups around the uncertainties and adjustments as they relate to COVID-19.
Student
Sep 09, 2020

Student Activities Fair Set for Saturday, Sept. 12

Students can learn about nearly 80 student clubs and organizations at the University's virtual Activities Fair on Sept. 12.
Faculty
Sep 08, 2020

Faculty and Staff: The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola

The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola in Everyday Life The Jesuit Center is happy to offer faculty and staff the opportunity to pray the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius beginning in the fall of 2020.
General
Sep 08, 2020

Scranton Student Veterans Organization Yellow Ribbon Fundraiser

The University of Scranton Student Veterans Organization (SVO) is hosting a fundraiser to raise money for the SVO as well as for Student Veterans of America.
Staff
Sep 08, 2020

Meg Cullen Brown September Award Winner

Congratulations to our September award winner, Bob Liskowicz.
Student
Sep 08, 2020

Study Abroad Fair, September 17

The annual Study Abroad Fair, featuring programs from around the globe, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 17 via Zoom.
Community
Sep 08, 2020

SBDCs Create Center of Excellence for Agriculture

The University of Scranton SBDC and two SBDC partners receive funding to launch the Pennsylvania Ag (agricultural) Center of Excellence.
Faculty
Sep 08, 2020

ORSP Summer Raffle Winner, Dr. Christie Karpiak

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.
Community
Sep 08, 2020

Upcoming Lunchtime Seminar to Explore COVID-19 and the Economy

Dr. Satyaijt Ghosh, Professor of Economics, to explore local, regional, and national impact of COVID-19 on the economy in upcoming virtual event
General
Sep 04, 2020

Donating Blood with the American Red Cross

While we are not able to have on-campus blood drives this semester because of our no visitors policy, we would like to encourage everyone to donate blood, by appointment, at the Red Cross Donation Center.
Faculty
Sep 03, 2020

Faculty Member Named to LASA Executive Council

Yamile Silva, Ph.D., was elected as a member of the Executive Council of the Colonial Section, Latin American Studies Association (LASA).
Student
Sep 02, 2020

FAQs: Quarantine and Isolation

You may know by now that there's a difference between quarantine and isolation, but what are they exactly? And how do you know how much time you might spend quarantining or isolating? 
Alumni
Sep 02, 2020

University Book Club Provides Compelling Discussion

Club to discuss "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents" by Isabel Wilkerson Sept. 20.
Student
Sep 02, 2020

Video: Students Reflect on First Two Weeks on Campus

Students talk about their first couple of weeks in class at Scranton.
Faculty
Sep 02, 2020

Faculty and Staff: Participate in Dialogues on Racial Healing and Identity

The Cross Cultural Centers started hosting over the summer a dialogue series via Zoom with students of color focusing on conversations around racial healing and identity.
Student
Sep 02, 2020

Pen Pal Program!

The Center for Service and Social Justice is sponsoring a Pen Pal Program with The NativityMiguel School of Scranton.
Alumni
Sep 02, 2020

1,000+ 'Mask Up' For Scranton Students

More than 1,000 donors raise more than $33,000 for emergency student aid.
Alumni
Sep 02, 2020

Medical Alumni Council To Hold Webinar Sept. 12

Join your fellow medical alumni for "Finding Mentors and Maintaining Your Sense of Self in Medicine."
Alumni
Sep 02, 2020

University Launches Post-Scranton Survival Guide 2020

Monthly e-newsletter provides resources and advice for new grads.
Alumni
Sep 02, 2020

University To Celebrate 50 Years Of Computing Sciences Sept. 17

Meet up virtually with department faculty, students and fellow alumni.
Faculty
Sep 01, 2020

University of Scranton Appoints New Faculty Members

The University has appointed 24 new full-time faculty members for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Alumni
Sep 01, 2020

Alumni Class Notes, September 2020

Share your story with your Royal Family.
Community
Sep 01, 2020

Student Political Dialogue to Focus on 2020 Elections

Upcoming political student dialogue planned to mark Constitution Day by exploring the values that inform how students plan to vote in the November election
Alumni
Sep 01, 2020

Chemistry Alumna Co-authors Study on COVID-19

Karolyn Teufel, M.D. '98 coauthored a study alongside other George Washington University researchers. The team found five biomarkers associated with higher odds of clinical deterioration and death in COVID-19 patients.
General
Sep 01, 2020

Presidential Search Begins

The Board of Trustees has initiated a search for the 28th President of The University of Scranton. 

August

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Faculty
Sep 01, 2020

Fall Diversity and Inclusion Program for Faculty and Staff

The Office of Equity and Diversity, in collaboration with the Cross Cultural Centers, the Counseling and Human Services Department, and the Staff Senate are pleased to offer a new format for the Diversity and Inclusion Lunch/Learn Series for Fall 2020. You are encouraged to participate in each segment to get the full experience.
General
Sep 01, 2020

Emergency Notification System Test on Sept. 3

The University of Scranton will test its emergency notification system on Thursday, Sept. 3.
Staff
Sep 01, 2020

Staff Senate Call for Nominations

University staff, are you interested in joining Staff Senate? Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague.
General
Aug 28, 2020

An Update on University Actions to Combat Racism and Discrimination

President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., sent An Update on University Actions to Combat Racism and Discrimination to the University community.
Faculty
Aug 26, 2020

GlobalProtect to be Deployed to Faculty, Staff Windows 10 Computers

Starting on Thursday, August 27, Information Technology will deploy GlobalProtect to all faculty and staff Windows 10 computers.
General
Aug 26, 2020

Meditation-Yoga-POUND Classes

CHEW's Weekly Wellness Classes kick-off this week.
Student
Aug 26, 2020

Students Can Explore Interests at Activities Fair

The University will hold the Fall 2020 Student Activities Fair on Saturday, Aug. 29, from noon to 3 p.m. on Fitzpatrick Field.
General
Aug 26, 2020

Safety Precautions at Masses Encourage University Community Members to Attend

Encouraged by the safety precautions in place, hundreds of students, faculty and staff have turned out for campus Masses this semester.
General
Aug 26, 2020

Global Insights Program

Delve into exciting countries and cultures when you attend Global Insights programs presented by students, staff and faculty who share their international heritage and experiences!
Student
Aug 26, 2020

Career Development Tips for the Fall

The Center for Career Development offers tips students can do now to be proactive and prepared for future job opportunities.
Alumni
Aug 26, 2020

Scranton Among Nation’s Best Values for College

Money magazine ranked Scranton among the nation’s “Best Colleges for Your Money” in a 2020 list published online today.
Faculty
Aug 26, 2020

University Announces Faculty Promotions

Twenty faculty members were granted rank and tenure promotions at the University.
Staff
Aug 26, 2020

Get to Know the new Director of Student Retention and Completion

Get to know Nicholas Truncale '06, G'07, the new director of Student Retention and Completion.
Community
Aug 26, 2020

10th Annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt Winners

University of Scranton students safely enjoyed downtown Scavenger Hunt this past weekend
Student
Aug 24, 2020

Activities Fair, Aug. 29

The Fall 2020 Student Activities Fair Will be held on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Fitzpatrick Field.
Community
Aug 19, 2020

University President Stepping Down in May 2021

Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., to step down as president on May 31, 2021, after assessing progression of symptoms related to his diagnosis of ALS.
General
Aug 19, 2020

Royals Safe Together Safety Ambassador Program

The University is launching a Safety Ambassador Program overseen by the Pandemic Safety Officer.
Alumni
Aug 18, 2020

Scranton in Princeton Review’s Best Colleges List

Scranton listed among the nation’s best science labs, campus foods and most religious students in Princeton Review’s Best 386 Colleges book.
Student
Aug 18, 2020

Student Group Wins Second National Award

University’s Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) student chapter named among five Outstanding Student Chapters in the nation.
Staff
Aug 18, 2020

Getting to know Michelle Maldonado, New Dean of CAS

We caught up with the new dean of CAS to learn more about what she has in store for students and how she’s finding her new home.
Student
Aug 18, 2020

Downtown Scranton Scavenger Hunt

The 10th annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt will take place from Friday, Aug. 21-Sunday, Aug. 23!
Community
Aug 18, 2020

Great Opportunities Exist for Students to Get to Know Scranton this Fall

The Scranton area has much to offer students interested in exploring the region while staying safe.
Student
Aug 18, 2020

Performance Music Ensembles, Fall 2020

Performance Music is offering members of the woodwind and brass sections of their bands and students who sing with their performance choirs various opportunities to learn/play string or percussion instruments until their regular ensembles are able to safely resume.
Faculty
Aug 17, 2020

DBA Program Advisor Awarded Lifetime Service Award

George W. Krull, Jr., Ph.D., DBA program global strategic advisor, received an American Accounting Association 2020 Lifetime Service Award.
Student
Aug 14, 2020

Scranton Welcomes Class of 2024

Members of the class of 2024 were among the more than 1,000 new graduate and undergraduate students welcomed to Scranton the fall semester.
Faculty
Aug 14, 2020

Professor Selected to National Academy

Counseling Professor Julie A. Cerrito, Ph.D., was among just 11 selected to participate in the national Counselor Educator Academy.
Staff
Aug 14, 2020

Patrick Keehan Joins University of Scranton SBDC

University of Scranton alumnus Patrick Keehan joins the staff of Scranton’s Small Business Development Center as a business consultant.
Student
Aug 12, 2020

Wellness Self-Screening Application Launches Aug. 14

The University’s wellness self-screening application, a new daily requirement for every member of the University community, will go live on Aug. 14
Student
Aug 12, 2020

President Welcomes Students Back to Campus

University of Scranton President Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., welcomed students back to campus for the fall semester in a video message.
General
Aug 12, 2020

Health and Safety Protocols Set for Fitness Center

The University’s Fitness Center in Pilarz Hall is set to open for students, faculty and staff for the fall semester.
Student
Aug 12, 2020

Move-in Weekend Schedule

It’s almost that time – Move-in 2020! See the schedule for Move-in Weekend, below.
General
Aug 12, 2020

Information about Fall 2020 University Masses

Access to our campus has been restricted this fall due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Therefore, our weekday and Sunday Masses on campus are limited to current students, faculty and staff of the University. Royal Card access is required.
Student
Aug 12, 2020

Meal Options Added to Accommodate Fall Conditions

Dining Services plans for the fall semester follow federal, state, local, Aramark and University recommended health and safety guidelines. 
Student
Aug 12, 2020

Spaces Dedicated for Commuters, Zoom Use, Study

Lynett Hall has been designated as a space on campus for commuter students to use for the fall semester.
Alumni
Aug 12, 2020

Scranton Ranked Among Best Catholic Colleges in US

Multiple online sources have ranked The University of Scranton among the top 25 Catholic colleges in the nation.
Community
Aug 11, 2020

Annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt Redesigned for Fall 2020

Annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt Redesigned for Fall 2020
Staff
Aug 11, 2020

Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award -- August

Congratulations to Lynn Pelick, our August Award Winner.
Staff
Aug 11, 2020

Diversity/Inclusion Program for Faculty and Staff

The Office of Equity and Diversity, in collaboration with the Cross Cultural Centers, the Counseling and Human Services Department, and the Staff Senate are pleased to offer a new format for the Diversity and Inclusion Lunch/Learn Series for fall 2020.
General
Aug 11, 2020

DeNaples Mailroom - Opening August 12

The DeNaples Mailroom will open August 12 with the following hours.
General
Aug 11, 2020

Pandemic Safety Ambassador Program Seeks Volunteers

In order to assist with plan implementation, the University is launching a Pandemic Safety Ambassador Program that will be overseen by the Pandemic Safety Officer (PSO). 
Faculty
Aug 11, 2020

Book by Faculty Member Wins Indie Award

The Kosher Capones, a book by English Professor Joe Kraus, Ph.D., won a national Indie Award in the history category.
Community
Aug 11, 2020

Area Students Begin University of Success

Incoming high school students enter the University of Success, a multi-year, pre-college mentorship program at The University of Scranton.
General
Aug 11, 2020

Library Access for Fall 2020

Only current students, staff, and faculty will be allowed access to the Weinberg Memorial Library building using their Royal Card.
General
Aug 05, 2020

Preparations Made to DeNaples Center for Fall

Health and safety adjustments have been made throughout the DeNaples Center to allow for class instruction and social distancing.
Student
Aug 05, 2020

Student Health Services Prepares for Arrival of Students

Electronic health records. Telehealth. Mobile check-in. These are just a few of the changes that Student Health Services has made to their usual health processes for fall 2020.
General
Aug 05, 2020

Protocols Keep Instructional Spaces Clean and Safe

Classroom cleaning procedures put in place for fall semester meet CDC guidelines for preventing the spread of SARS-CoV-2.
General
Jul 31, 2020

Landmark Conference Fall Semester Update

Following a unanimous vote of the Landmark Conference Executive Board, the league has postponed all conference regular season contests and championships scheduled to take place during the fall 2020 semester (thru Dec. 31, 2020).
Alumni
Aug 05, 2020

Infectious Disease Expert Discusses Outbreaks, Responses and Covid-19

Col. James Cummings, M.D. ’88, H’15, president of ICON Government and Public Health Solutions, Inc., discusses COVID-19.
Student
Aug 05, 2020

Remote Internship is 'as Real World as it Gets'

Like many other students this year, Annie Yurgosky '22 spent the summer interning from home. Read about her experience here.
Alumni
Aug 05, 2020

PBC To Offer Virtual Celebration Oct. 8

PBC To Hold Virtual Celebration In Place Of Annual Award Dinner.
Alumni
Aug 05, 2020

University Holds Zoom Welcome For Class of 2024 Families

Alumni, parents and staff members virtually welcome incoming Class of 2024 families to their Royal Family.
Alumni
Aug 05, 2020

Alumni Class Notes, August 2020

Share your story with your Royal Family.
Community
Aug 04, 2020

Electric City Connection Project Receives Grant Support

The Electric City Connection project receives grant support to carry on through pandemic.
Student
Aug 04, 2020

Preparing for Move-in, Fall 2020

Move-in will look different this year, with several move-in dates, fewer family members on campus and less luggage. Not sure what to expect? We lay it all out for you here.

July

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General
Jul 29, 2020

University Prepared for Contact Tracing in Fall

Protocols following CDC and PA Dept. of Health guidelines are in place for contact tracing should the need occur on campus.
Student
Jul 29, 2020

University Prepares for Safe Return to Campus

The University has made health and safety adjustments to facilities throughout campus for the safe return to campus for the fall semester.
General
Jul 29, 2020

HVAC Adjustments Mean Cleaner Air Indoors

Changes being made to the University’s HVAC systems in academic and office buildings on campus will improve air quality.
Student
Jul 29, 2020

University Experts Offer Advice on Adapting to a New Normal

For advice about how to approach this new normal, we talked to two members of our University community with experience working closely with students during times of change.
Faculty
Jul 29, 2020

Remote CBL: Info-Sessions and Resources

The Office of CBL, Community Relations and Center for Service and Social Justice are providing a series of opportunities to discuss, brainstorm and help to arrange remote Community-Based Learning options for your fall semester course(s).
Community
Jul 29, 2020

Socially Distanced Semester Perfect Time to Explore Scranton Parks and Trails

As University of Scranton students prepare to return to campus and the City of Scranton, many are asking the same questions -- what are local outdoor and recreational options?
General
Jul 28, 2020

A Look Ahead to Fall Campus Liturgies

As students, faculty and staff look ahead to a new semester on campus, they can expect daily and weekly campus liturgies to take place, albeit with some changes such as Royal Card access and social distancing.
General
Jul 28, 2020

Royals Safe Together Website Launched

The University recently launched the Royals Safe Together website with information and updates regarding the safe reopening of campus.
General
Jul 23, 2020

Scranton Isolation 'Informance,' Episode 14

This week, Performance Music's Isolation 'Informance' features a discussion about the parallels between being a musician in an ensemble and a citizen in a democracy and the question of whether the greatness of a work of art is inextricably tied to the goodness of its creator and the conditions of its creation.
General
Jul 23, 2020

Passing of James P. Buchanan, Ph.D.

With much sadness, the Psychology Department shares the news of the unexpected passing of (retired) Psychology chairperson James P. Buchanan, Ph.D.
Alumni
Jul 22, 2020

Makers of The History of The Office Visited Campus

University of Scranton students, staff and alumni interviewed for new Spotify broadcast of The History of the Office.
Student
Jul 21, 2020

DBA Student/Professor Articles Win National Awards

Manuscripts by two DBA students and accounting professors received silver and bronze medals from the Institute of Management Accountants.
Faculty
Jul 21, 2020

Faculty Member Named as ECA Executive Director

Stacy Smulowitz, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication and media, was named executive director for the Eastern Communication Association.
Student
Jul 21, 2020

Students Recognized by Office of Sustainability

The University of Scranton’s Office of Sustainability presented students with awards at a virtual ceremony in the spring.
Student
Jul 21, 2020

Library Research Prize Winners Recognized for 2020

The University of Scranton’s Weinberg Memorial Library recognized the 2020 Bonnie W. Oldham Library Research prize winners.
Faculty
Jul 17, 2020

Faculty Awarded Summer Development Grants

Eight University of Scranton professors have been awarded 2020 Faculty Development Summer Grants.
General
Jul 15, 2020

University Fall Semester Plans Announced

The University of Scranton announces its plans for returning to campus safely for the 2020 fall semester on Aug. 17.
Community
Jul 15, 2020

Our America by Sondra Myers Published

A new book edited by Sondra Myers, Our America: A Digest of Impressions, Reflections and Opinions, explores the essence of America.
Alumni
Jul 14, 2020

Alumna CIO Discusses Innovation in the Time of COVID