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General
May 26, 2021

Baccalaureate Mass for The Class of 2021

The University celebrates the Baccalaureate Mass for The Class of 2021.

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General
May 26, 2021

Missed Commencement? Watch the Recordings Here!

Missed Commencement? No problem. You can still watch the recordings of The University of Scranton's Commencement Weekend events, here.

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Staff
May 26, 2021

Through the Humanities, Scranton Helps Students Find Their Calling

Jeff Gingerich, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, writes about the power of humanities in this article for Connections, the AJCU newsletter.

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Student
May 26, 2021

Donning of the Kente Stole Ceremony Held

The University of Scranton holds inaugural in-person Donning of the Kente Stole Ceremony, honoring members of its class of 2021.

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Faculty
May 26, 2021

DBA Graduate and Professors Win Silver Medal

National silver medal from the Institute of Management Accountants won for article co-authored by DBA graduate and two accounting professors.

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Athletics
May 26, 2021

CHAMPS! Baseball Holds Off Late ETown Rally to Capture First Landmark Title

The top-seeded baseball team held off a couple of late Elizabethtown rallies and captured the program's first Landmark Conference title.

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Student
May 23, 2021

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies Held

The University of Scranton conferred more than 800 bachelor’s degrees at its undergraduate commencement ceremonies on May 23.

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Student
May 22, 2021

University Confers Master’s and Doctoral Degrees

The University of Scranton conferred more than 500 master’s and doctoral degrees at an in-person graduate commencement ceremony May 22.

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Faculty
May 19, 2021

The Cicada are Coming!

Faculty specialist David Ingber, Ph.D. writes about the coming of the cicada in a recent Discover NEPA article.

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Athletics
May 19, 2021

Lambroia's Walk-Off Single Lifts Baseball into Landmark Championship Series

Senior Anthony Lambroia delivered a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth and the baseball team (18-8) advanced to the Landmark Conference Championship Series.

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Student
May 19, 2021

SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Required for Students for Fall

The University of Scranton will require students to be fully vaccinated for SARS-CoV-2 by the start of the fall semester on August 27.

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Community
May 18, 2021

Inaugural Cybercrime Investigation Camp July 13-15

New Cybercrime Investigation Camp offers high school students an opportunity to explore an emerging field.

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Student
May 18, 2021

Students Participate in Advertising Competition

University students compete in American Advertising Federation National Student Advertising Competition, District 2.

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General
May 18, 2021

FAQ About Commencement Weekend

This year, with three in-person undergraduate ceremonies and one graduate, plus several virtual and in-person special interest events, Commencement is just a little more complicated than usual, so we are laying it all out for you here.

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Student
May 18, 2021

Class of 2021 Evergreen Dedicated at Scranton

The University honored its graduating class by dedicating a Norway Spruce on the Dionne Campus Green as The Class of 2021 Evergreen.

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Student
May 18, 2021

2021 Bonnie W. Oldham Library Research Prize Winners

The Weinberg Memorial Library is excited to announce the winners of the 2021 Bonnie W. Oldham Library Research Prize competition.

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Student
May 17, 2021

Renovations Underway for Mechanical Engineering

The University has begun to renovate Hyland Hall into state-of-the-art learning and laboratory space for the Mechanical Engineering Program.

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Athletics
May 12, 2021

Department of Athletics to Host Virtual Senior Student-Athlete Celebration May 27

For the second straight year, The University of Scranton department of athletics is pleased to announce that they will honor and recognize all graduating senior student-athletes on Thursday, May 27 in a virtual awards presentation.

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Student
May 12, 2021

Students in the Arts Showcase Talent in Final Shows of Year

As the semester winds down, students present their artwork, plays, music, writing and more during various final events, both online and in-person.

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Student
May 12, 2021

Senior Research Spotlight: Jessica Fanelli

A senior who conducted research last summer talks about her experience.

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Staff
May 12, 2021

Sursum Corda Awards Presented to Staff Members

The University presented Sursum Corda (Lift Up Your Hearts) Awards to three staff members at a ceremony on campus.

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Community
May 12, 2021

University Continues Dialogue Initiative with a Variety of Events this Spring

Community, student and youth Dialogues took place this spring as a part of the University’s ongoing Dialogues Initiative.

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Student
May 11, 2021

Students Win Cyber Forensic Competition

University students won the Cyber Forensic Student Competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance.

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Alumni
May 11, 2021

Four Receive Honorary Degrees from University

University will recognize four honorary degree recipients at its 2021 undergraduate commencement ceremonies.

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Student
May 11, 2021

Students Honor Father Pilarz in New Video

Students pay tribute to the University's 24th and 27th president, Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., in a video created by students Caroline R. Hagen and Sarah White. 

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Student
May 11, 2021

Apply to be a Social Media Intern at University

The Department of Marketing Communications is seeking a new social media intern to start in fall 2021.

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General
May 10, 2021

UofS Players Present: 313 Monroe Variety Hour

The University of Scranton Players are proud to present our final show of the year, the 313 Monroe Variety Hour. An evening of classic radio for the podcasting era.

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Student
May 10, 2021

DeNaples Mailroom Hours for Summer

The DeNaples Mailroom will close for the summer effective May 25.

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Student
May 10, 2021

Campus Community Invited: Steel Pans Drum Band Debut Performance

Please join us for the debut performance (campus community ONLY, NOT a public event) of The University of Scranton Steel Pans Drum Band.

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Student
May 10, 2021

Student Art Exhibition 2021 Online

The Hope Horn Gallery is pleased to announce the presentation of The University of Scranton Student Exhibition 2021 Online.

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Student
May 10, 2021

Esprit Virtual Reading

Esprit, The University of Scranton’s Review of Arts and Letters, will be having a virtual reading of our Spring 2021 edition. The virtual reading will take place Thursday,  May 13 at 8:00 p.m.

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Alumni
May 05, 2021

University To Celebrate Day Of Giving May 6

Celebrate Scranton's seventh annual Day of Giving by supporting your favorite University cause.

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Alumni
May 05, 2021

Alumni: We Need Your Input to Improve the Online Scranton Journal!

This past academic year, as a result of the pandemic, the University published digital-only issues of The Scranton Journal, the alumni magazine. We hope you’ll let us know about your experience.

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Alumni
May 05, 2021

Rainbow Royals to Hold Virtual Meet and Greet May 12

Join us for an update on LGBTQIA+ life on campus.

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Alumni
May 05, 2021

University to Continue Alumni Career Development Webinar Series May 26

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

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Staff
May 05, 2021

May 2021 Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award Winner

THE MEG CULLEN-BROWN MAGIS AWARD WINNER for May 2021 is:  Colleen McGoff - Nursing.

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Student
May 05, 2021

Get to Know Father Marina

Get to know Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., the 29th president of The University of Scranton.

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General
May 05, 2021

Diversity Programming and Workshop Videos Posted

For faculty, staff and students: If you have missed, or would like to take a second look at, any of our diversity and inclusion programming this year, we encourage you to visit our website.

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Alumni
May 05, 2021

Alumni Class Notes, May 2021

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Student
May 05, 2021

Scully Scholars Summer Internship Program 2021

The program is to provide University of Scranton students with financial assistance to pursue summer internships in public policy and to honor the memory of long-time professor of history and political science, Timothy H. Scully.

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Student
May 05, 2021

Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship

In his memory, the Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan Cornerstone Scholarship is awarded annually to students pursuing education at one of the regional academic institutions to which Monsignor devoted his time and service.

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Student
May 05, 2021

Students Grateful to Volunteer at Vaccine Clinics

More than 150 University of Scranton nursing students have volunteered to administer thousands of doses of COVID-19 vaccines at clinics in NEPA.

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General
May 05, 2021

Have You Read the Latest IT Matters?

This IT Matters was created in collaboration with the Administrative Technology Advisory Council (ATAC) Data Governance Subcommittee, which provides guidance and advice on the enterprise administrative systems at the University.

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Student
May 05, 2021

Six Royals Become Members of the Catholic Church

Congratulations and welcome to these new, fully initiated members of the Catholic Church.

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Student
May 04, 2021

12th Annual Festival of Nations

Join the United Cultures Organization and the Multicultural Center as they celebrate the 12th annual Festival of Nations on Friday, May 7, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on DeNaples Patio and Dionne Green.

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Community
May 04, 2021

CSA to Offer First Ever Restaurant Fest 

The Commuter Student Association promotes downtown Scranton restaurant business to University students.

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Student
May 04, 2021

Students Inducted into National Honor Societies

Hundreds of University students were inducted into national honor societies during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Student
May 04, 2021

Students Inducted into Jesuit Honor Society

Scranton students were inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the national honor society for students in Jesuit colleges and universities.

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