January 2021

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Staff
Jan 29, 2021

Faculty and Staff Event: Ignatian Values Demand Anti-Racism Efforts

Faculty and staff are invited to the next diversity and inclusion lunch and learn workshop on Feb. 25.

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Student
Jan 29, 2021

What's New with the Royals Safe Together Plan

The Royals Safe Together Plan has been updated for the spring semester. Find out what's new and what's not, here.

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General
Jan 27, 2021

University to Begin Competition in Several Winter Sports

The University of Scranton department of athletics announced on Jan. 12 that they plan to move forward with details laid out Monday by the Landmark Conference to begin competition in several winter sports beginning in early February.

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Community
Jan 27, 2021

Spring Semester Plans Adjust to Latest Guidelines

The University announced plans for the safe return of students to campus for the Spring 2021 semester, which begins on Monday, Feb. 1.

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Community
Jan 27, 2021

Two Authors to Speak at Virtual Events in February

Gail and Francis Slattery Center for the Ignatian Humanities to host authors of Joe Biden and Catholicism in the U.S. and The Ignatian Adventure.

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Student
Jan 27, 2021

Nursing Students Help Administer Vaccine Shots

A Scranton Times-Tribune photo taken by Christopher Dolan ’14 of nursing student Glen Johnson giving a COVID vaccine shot appeared nationally.

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Student
Jan 26, 2021

Information About Masses During the Spring Semester

Access to our campus continues to be restricted this Spring 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.  

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Community
Jan 26, 2021

University to Host Youth Dialogue in Partnership with Scranton Reads

Scranton Reads 2021 announces February events.

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Faculty
Jan 26, 2021

ORSP December Raffle Winner - Dr. Charles Pinches

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.

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Faculty
Jan 26, 2021

Faculty: We Want to Feature Your Scholarship

Did you publish a book in 2020-21? Tell us about it!

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Staff
Jan 25, 2021

REMINDER: Sursum Corda - Call for Nominations

The award information sheet, a list of past recipients and the award nomination form were sent to staff members via email.

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Community
Jan 22, 2021

Schemel Forum Virtual Seminars Set for Spring

The Schemel Forum’s World Affairs Seminars feature eight renowned speakers discussing current topics ranging from the pandemic to Russia.

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General
Jan 22, 2021

Isolation 'Informance' No. 16: Synesthesia and The Artist

Are synesthetes more drawn to the arts? Or are more artists synesthetic by virtue of what they do?

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Student
Jan 22, 2021

Chinese Courses in Spring 2020 and Beyond

Why learn Chinese? Find out in this session on Jan. 28.

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Staff
Jan 22, 2021

TIAA Individual Retirement Counseling

Representatives from TIAA-CREF will be available to staff via Zoom on March 24, March 30, April 28, May 26 and June 2.

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Alumni
Jan 21, 2021

University’s Gateway Makes National Appearance

Scranton’s Class of 2020 Gateway’s amber lighting in honor of a national moment of remembrance appeared in national Inauguration coverage.

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General
Jan 20, 2021

A Prayerful Reflection on Inauguration Day

University of Scranton President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., shares A Prayerful Reflection on Inauguration Day. 

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General
Jan 18, 2021

Video: Examen at the Time of National Transition

The Office of Campus Ministries invites you to pray reflectively together on the state of our country before the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States.

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Student
Jan 14, 2021

University Announces Fall 2020 Dean’s List

Students were named to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the 2020 fall semester.

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Student
Jan 14, 2021

Students Added to Spring 2020 Dean’s List

Students added to The University of Scranton Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester.

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Alumni
Jan 13, 2021

University Among Nation’s Best Business Schools

The Princeton Review has included Scranton among the nation’s “Best Business Schools” for 16 consecutive years.

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Community
Jan 12, 2021

SBDC Offers Business Start-Up Training with City

The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center Offers Business Start-Up Training with the City of Scranton.

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Community
Jan 07, 2021

University President Statement on National Unity

University of Scranton President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., sent a Statement on National Unity to the University community.

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Student
Jan 06, 2021

Student Teaching in the Age of COVID-19

This semester, 12 student teachers from The University of Scranton braved unchartered territory: the PreK-4 classrooms of local school during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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General
Jan 01, 2021

Video: Happy New Year from Father Pilarz

University President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J. wishes the University community a Happy New Year in this video.

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Alumni
Jan 06, 2021

University To Hold Alumni Career Development Webinar Jan. 27

Learn how the Center for Career Development can help advance your career in this exclusive webinar.

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Alumni
Jan 06, 2021

Royals Submit Recipes To Virtual Christmas Cookie Swap

Enjoy a taste of your fellow Royals' kitchens.

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Staff
Jan 06, 2021

Announcing the January 2021 Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award Winner!

The Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award Winner for January 2021 is Tom Miller, Mailing Services.

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Alumni
Jan 06, 2021

Alumni Class Notes, Jan. 2021

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Student
Jan 06, 2021

MLK Day Event with Dr. John Amaechi, OBE

In celebration and continuance of the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The Greater Scranton MLK Commission will host a live webinar given by psychologist, international speaker and bestselling author Dr. John Amaechi, OBE.

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Community
Jan 05, 2021

Electric City Connection Project Reboots for Winter

Program established at the onset of pandemic has provided thousands of meals to area residents in need.

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Community
Jan 05, 2021

Students Work on Real-world Projects in Courses

Multiple community-based learning projects partnered students with area organizations and brought real-world experiences into the classroom.

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Faculty
Jan 05, 2021

Death of Professor Emeritus Frank P. Corcione, Ph.D.

The following is a note to the University community from the Provost's Office.

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Faculty
Jan 05, 2021

Dr. Norcross' Research Cited Again in New Year

Research on how people succeed with their resolutions and behavior change by University of Scranton Distinguished Professor John C. Norcross, Ph.D. is often cited in the new year.  Here are some highlights from the news that quoted Dr. Norcross or cited his research recently.

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