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    Meet Members of the Class of 2025

    July 2, 2021

    During eight one-day orientation sessions, The University of Scranton welcomed members of its class of 2025. Here's what a few new students had to say about why they chose Scranton and what they're most excited about in the years to come.

    maria.jpgMaria Paterson

    "The nursing program is so well recognized. The stories you hear about successful alumni are great to hear as a first-year." 

    Paterson is pictured at left with her mom, who said:

    "We've never met anyone who has attended Scranton who hasn't told us they loved it."  


    Daniel Harding
    Business Administration


    “I chose The University of Scranton because it has one of the best business schools in the country. 






    Dean Huber


    “This was actually my mother’s alma mater, so when I came to visit I tried the food and I was hooked!”





    Nikki Olson (left)
    Occupational Therapy 

     “I am most looking forward to the community. I’ve heard a lot of people say it’s a really great group of people. Plus, I’ve already met a lot of nice people and can’t wait to meet more!” 

    Lauren Statts (RIGHT)

    “I’m definitely looking forward to the food, I’ve heard it’s great! But I’m also looking forward to meeting people within and outside my major, and moving in on Aug. 28.” 




    Val Quiceno

    Business, Undecided


    “I chose The University of Scranton because I heard a lot of good things about the community.” 




    regan.jpgReagan Dolan 
    Business Marketing 

     “I chose The University of Scranton because it gave me the best opportunities both academically and athletically.” 




    Fall welcome weekend for incoming students is set for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 28 and 29. Classes for the University’s fall semester will begin on campus on Monday, Aug. 30.

    Read more about Scranton's orientation sessions, which took place in June and July, here.

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