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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Held on Campus image
Community
Apr 28, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Held on Campus

Students, faculty and staff were able to get a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic held in the Byron Recreation Complex on April 23.

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Faculty
Apr 28, 2021

Faculty and Staff: Jesuit Community Award Nominations

This note was sent by Father Herb Keller, S.J., rector, Jesuit Community, to faculty and staff.

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Staff
Apr 28, 2021

Staff and Faculty: Walk for Wellness

The Employee Wellness Program is excited to introduce a new Walk for Wellness 3- week program for staff and faculty beginning May 3 asking participants to challenge themselves to walk 30 minutes/5 days a week or 150 minutes a week.

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Student
Apr 28, 2021

End of the Year Drive

The University of Scranton's annual End of the Year Drive, hosted by The Center for Service & Social Justice, collects all the items that students would normally discard at the end of the academic year.

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General
Apr 27, 2021

How Languages Impact Lives for the Better

On April 17, The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children students and their families joined Mary Ann Stefko to celebrate Earth Day and plant flowers and trees.

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General
Apr 27, 2021

Open Discussion on Gender at the University!

To help identify concerns related to gender issues on campus, the Committee on the Status of Women invites all members of the University community to its next meeting.

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General
Apr 27, 2021

'Giving Voice to the Silenced' University Vigil

The University community is invited to gather at an all faiths prayer vigil for reflection and prayer regarding recent deaths that underscore the tragic consequences of systemic racism and oppression.

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Faculty
Apr 27, 2021

English and Theatre Professor Receives Earl Award

Leonard G. Gougeon, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of English and Theatre, received The University of Scranton’s John L. Earl III Award.

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Student
Apr 27, 2021

The Manresa Retreat: From Love, Of Love, and For Love

The eighth installment of the Manresa Retreat occurred the weekend of April 17 at the Bryn Mawr Retreat Center in Honesdale.

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Community
Apr 27, 2021

Series Provides University Students With Insights into Scranton Community

Community-Based Learning “CBL Talks” Series provides students with the opportunity to learn about Black history, economic insecurity and immigrant inclusion.

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Alumni
Apr 27, 2021

Fortune Best Online MBA Programs Includes Scranton

Fortune ranked The University of Scranton’s online MBA program at No. 72 in the nation.

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Community
Apr 22, 2021

Earth Day Essay Contest Awards Presented

More than 60 students in grades six through 12 participated in the University’s Earth Day Essay Contest. Awards were announced on Earth Day.

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Community
Apr 21, 2021

Upcoming Community Events for Observe Scranton Jane Jacobs Festival

University is among the community organizations partnering for The Center for the Living City’s Observe Scranton Jane Jacobs First City Festival.

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Staff
Apr 21, 2021

Reminder -- TIAA Individual Retirement Counseling

Representatives from TIAA will be hosting individual retirement counseling sessions via Zoom on April 28, May 26 and June 2.

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Athletics
Apr 21, 2021

Teams Raise Over $1,000 for Pilarz Scholarship During D3Week

The University of Scranton Department of Athletics once again celebrated NCAA Division III Week from April 5-11, which for the second straight year was done virtually online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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General
Apr 20, 2021

Statement on Verdict in Chauvin Trial

The University of Scranton’s statement on the verdict in the Chauvin trial.

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General
Apr 20, 2021

Virtual Earth Day Events

While the in-person Earth Day fair is not taking place due to the pandemic, the University is holding several Earth Day events.

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Student
Apr 20, 2021

Students, Faculty: Ramadan Events

Ramadan Around the World, a Zoom event organized by the University’s Department of World Languages and Cultures, will take place on April 29.

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Student
Apr 20, 2021

Students, Faculty: Dragon Boat Festival

The University of Scranton’s Department of World Languages and Cultures invites you to join us in celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival Thursday, April 22, at 7 p.m.

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Student
Apr 20, 2021

University Student Teachers Serve at Area Schools

University graduate and undergraduate education majors served as student teachers at 15 area schools in fall and spring semesters.

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Faculty
Apr 20, 2021

Professor Publishes Book on Leadership

Communication and media faculty member Stacy Smulowitz, Ph.D., publishes new book on leading change in higher education.

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General
Apr 16, 2021

University Hosts Panel Reflecting on Anti-Asian Violence

oin us on Tuesday, April 27 at 11:30 a.m., for an important panel discussion reflecting on the roots of anti-Asian violence, discriminatory immigration acts and laws, and harmful stereotyping that continues to impact the Asian community today.

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Community
Apr 14, 2021

Professor Among Researchers for NASA Project

Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., is among the physicists researching ionospheric disturbances through NASA and International Space Science Institute projects.

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Athletics
Apr 14, 2021

Field Hockey's Megan Gallagher Earns Landmark Senior Scholar Athlete Honors

Senior Megan Gallagher of the field hockey team capped off an impressive career with the Royals on Tuesday morning as she was named the 2021 Landmark Field Hockey Senior Scholar Athlete.

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Staff
Apr 14, 2021

Staff Senate Election Results

The Staff Senate Election and Membership Committee would like to thank all the staff members who put their names forward for this year’s election.

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Student
Apr 14, 2021

Student Government Results

The results of the 2021-2022 Student Government Elections are in.

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Student
Apr 14, 2021

Senior Spotlight: Ashley Fischetti

With commencement approaching, the reality is beginning to set in for seniors. Their time at Scranton is coming to an end. Read our next senior spotlight here.

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Student
Apr 13, 2021

What Students from Jesuit Colleges Across Globe Share

Slattery Center for the Ignatian Humanities event allows students from Jesuit schools across the globe to learn from and with each other.

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General
Apr 13, 2021

Paris v. Pittsburgh: A Conversation on the Paris Climate Agreement

Join The University of Scranton Office of Sustainability, Political Science Department and Environmental Studies on April 14 at 7 p.m., for a special virtual discussion in honor of Earth Day.

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Alumni
Apr 13, 2021

Agreement with Indian Institute of Management Signed

Indian Institute of Management, Jammu, and The University of Scranton signed agreement for academic exchange and research collaborations.

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Community
Apr 13, 2021

Nonpartisan Student Political Dialogue to Explore 'Cancel Culture'

Upcoming April 20 student political dialogue to explore the phenomenon and impact of “cancel culture.”

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Faculty
Apr 12, 2021

Book by English Professor is Award Finalist

A book by Professor Joe Kraus, Ph.D., was a finalist for Union League Club of Chicago’s Outstanding Book on the History of Chicago Award.

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Student
Apr 08, 2021

Grant Supports Turning a Career into a Vocation

The University received a NetVUE grant to extend efforts that encourage students to reflect on their chosen career paths as a vocation.

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General
Apr 07, 2021

Getting to Know Father Marina: First Things List

What's will President-elect Joseph G. Marina, S.J., do first when arrives on campus this summer? Find out here.

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Athletics
Apr 07, 2021

University Athletics Celebrates NCAA D3 Week

 The University of Scranton is joining with more than 440 schools across the country in celebration of NCAA Division III Week, which officially runs from Monday, April 5 and runs through Sunday, April 11.

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Faculty
Apr 07, 2021

WVIA Call the Doctor Features University Professor

University of Scranton professor Michael E. Kelley, Ph.D., will be a guest on WVIA’s Call the Doctor.

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Alumni
Apr 07, 2021

University To Hold MAC Symposium Oct. 2

Medical alumni to present and field questions.

University To Hold Annual Prelaw Society Banquet Virtually May 3 image
Alumni
Apr 07, 2021

University To Hold Annual Prelaw Society Banquet Virtually May 3

Alumnae duo to give keynote address.

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Staff
Apr 07, 2021

For Your Benefit: A Series of Information Sessions on Benefits Topics

The Office of Human Resources presents "For Your Benefit."

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Alumni
Apr 07, 2021

Reminder: University To Hold Day Of Service April 24

Show the world what it means to be men and women for and with others.

University Continues Alumni Career Development Webinar Series April 28 image
Alumni
Apr 07, 2021

University Continues Alumni Career Development Webinar Series April 28

Learn how the Center for Career Development can help you achieve your goals.

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Student
Apr 07, 2021

Graduating Seniors: Vote for Teacher of the Year

Beginning Monday, April 26, please vote for the full-time faculty member who you believe best exhibits the following characteristics.

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Alumni
Apr 06, 2021

University To Hold Carlesimo Golf Tournament And Award Dinner June 14

University to honor Ed Karpovich '76, G'86 at this year's Carlesimo Golf Tournament & Award Dinner.

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Alumni
Apr 06, 2021

University Releases 'Bridges To El Salvador: A University of Scranton Documentary'

New video examines the University's 20-year relationship with the people of El Salvador.

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Alumni
Apr 06, 2021

Alumni Class Notes, April 2021

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Student
Apr 06, 2021

Career Development Begins Year One at Scranton

Incoming students can begin to develop their career prospects as early as they start their first classes at Scranton.

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Student
Apr 06, 2021

Virtual Social Justice Retreat

The Multicultural Center in partnership with the Office of Campus Ministries Center for Service and Social Justice and the University Minister for Service and Social Justice at the University of Detroit Mercy are hosting a Virtual Social Justice Retreat.

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General
Apr 06, 2021

Schemel Forum, April 16

The Schemel Forum presents "A Jesuit Education and Integrative Thinking in Biotechnology (fighting Tuberculosis) and Economics (eradicating poverty)."

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General
Apr 06, 2021

Virtual Pet Therapy, April 30

We would love to feature your pet on our social media outlets on Friday, April 30!

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Student
Apr 06, 2021

Manresa Retreat - April 16 to 18

Join us for a refreshing weekend in the mountains at Bryn Mawr Retreat Center for the Manresa Retreat from Friday evening, April 16 to Sunday afternoon April 18.

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Student
Apr 06, 2021

Donning of the Kente Stole Ceremony Application

The Multicultural Center is excited to announce its Donning of the Kente Stole Ceremony, which follows its Inaugural Ceremony last year.

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Alumni
Apr 06, 2021

Scranton Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation

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

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Community
Apr 06, 2021

April 12 State of Scranton to Feature Rep. Cartwright

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright to discuss American Rescue Plan Act.

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General
Apr 06, 2021

Global Insights Lands in French Polynesia!

Global Insights is pleased to feature University student, Jessica Moufa, senior nursing major, as the last Global Insights presentation of the semester.

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