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Scranton SBDC Wins Pennsylvania SBDC Awards image
Community
Oct 01, 2021

Scranton SBDC Wins Pennsylvania SBDC Awards

The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center received multiple Pennsylvania achievement awards.

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Faculty
Sep 30, 2021

The University of Scranton Appoints New Faculty Members

The University has appointed 16 new full-time faculty members for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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Student
Sep 29, 2021

Student Contest: Think Globally, Think Asia!

Submit a creative product to win prizes! The theme is “Think Globally, Think Asia!”

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Athletics
Sep 29, 2021

Royal Review - September 28, 2021

This week in athletics, Landmark Conference play began for three teams, as several squads continued outstanding starts to their 2021 seasons.

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Student
Sep 29, 2021

Global Insights Presents the 'Text Capital of the World!'

Erica Jeanne Mascardo ’23 and Ysobelle Reyes ’23 will present the next Global Insights event on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, at 11:30 a.m.

Campus Ministries Returns to Chapman Lake for the Connections Retreat image
Student
Sep 29, 2021

Campus Ministries Returns to Chapman Lake for the Connections Retreat

Once again, the Office of Campus Ministries sponsored the Connections Retreat for first-year students.

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Student
Sep 29, 2021

Photo Gallery: Pet Therapy

Midterms are upon us. Thankfully, Pet Therapy can help.

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Alumni
Sep 29, 2021

Quotes from the Inauguration of the 29th President

Brief quotations from speakers at the Inauguration of Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., as The University of Scranton’s 29th President.

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Student
Sep 29, 2021

Author to Discuss Contributions of Muslims in U.S.

Author Amir Hussain, Ph.D., to discuss his book “Muslims and the Making of America” at a lecture on Oct. 1.

Values In Action Lecture Examines Racial Justice image
Student
Sep 29, 2021

Values In Action Lecture Examines Racial Justice

Ignatian Values In Action Lecture to examine “the Promise of Jesuit Education in the Age of Black Lives Matter” on Oct. 4.

University Receives 1 Million Dollar Donation image
Alumni
Sep 28, 2021

University Receives 1 Million Dollar Donation

A generous $1 million gift from John and Jacquelyn Dionne will be used to name and support two Kania School of Management honors programs.

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Alumni
Sep 28, 2021

Two Honors Programs Named After Professors

Gift to Kania School of Management to name two business honors programs for two professors.

South Side Restaurant Tour to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month image
Community
Sep 28, 2021

South Side Restaurant Tour to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Students can enjoy a sampling of Mexican and El Salvadoran cuisine while exploring Scranton’s Cedar Iron District in South Side.

The University of Scranton Names Six New Trustees  image
Alumni
Sep 27, 2021

The University of Scranton Names Six New Trustees

The University of Scranton names six new members, including three alumni, to its Board of Trustees.

Scranton Celebrates Inauguration of 29th President image
Alumni
Sep 24, 2021

Scranton Celebrates Inauguration of 29th President

The University of Scranton celebrated the Inauguration of Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., as its 29th President.

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Alumni
Sep 24, 2021

Quick Facts on Inauguration of the 29th President

Quick facts about the Inauguration of Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., as The University of Scranton’s 29th President.

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General
Sep 22, 2021

Livestream the Inauguration

The formal Inauguration Ceremony for Father Marina will take place on Friday, Sept. 24, at 11 a.m. at the Byron Recreation Complex for members of the University community and invited guests. The University will livestream the event.

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General
Sep 22, 2021

Family Weekend is Almost Here

We are looking forward to welcoming families to Scranton on Saturday, Sept. 25 and Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021.

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Staff
Sep 22, 2021

Campus Flu Shot Clinic for Faculty and Staff

To encourage faculty & staff to get a flu vaccine, the Center for Health Education & Wellness in collaboration with Rite Aid will offer a Campus Flu Shot Clinic for employees on Friday, Oct. 1 in the Long Center Lobby from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. by appointment only.

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General
Sep 22, 2021

Celebrating Fr. Marina’s Inauguration and Family Weekend

Here are some changes to this weekend's Mass schedule.

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General
Sep 22, 2021

South Side Restaurant Tour Oct. 2

University of Scranton students are invited to Explore South Scranton and the Cedar Iron District and Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Student: Campus Flu Shot Clinics-$10 image
Student
Sep 22, 2021

Student: Campus Flu Shot Clinics-$10

Campus Flu Shot Clinics for students: Wednesday, Sept. 29 and Thursday, Sept 30.

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General
Sep 22, 2021

Try Japanese Origami

Learn more about origami, the art of Japanese paper folding and try it for yourself with Japanese instructor Kentaro Fukube on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the Kane Forum, Leahy 235.

Virtual Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar, Sept. 28 image
General
Sep 22, 2021

Virtual Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar, Sept. 28

Join us for the next Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar: The 2020 Pennsylvania Presidential Election Litigation.

Mother Daughter Retreat Oct. 9 and 10 image
Student
Sep 22, 2021

Mother Daughter Retreat Oct. 9 and 10

The Mother-Daughter Retreat will be held from Oct. 9 -10, 2021 at Chapman Lake Retreat Center.

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Athletics
Sep 22, 2021

Royal Review - September 21, 2021

It was another full week for The University of Scranton Department of Athletics, capped off by every fall team collecting a victory on the road on both Saturday and Sunday in various competitions. 

Resilient Royals Wins National Prize image
Student
Sep 22, 2021

Resilient Royals Wins National Prize

University’s Resilient Royals initiative wins the Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators’ 2021 Ignatian Medal.

Scranton Named Among Top Colleges in America  image
Alumni
Sep 22, 2021

Scranton Named Among Top Colleges in America

Forbes counted The University of Scranton among “America’s Top Colleges” for 13th time.

Upcoming Family Weekend 2021 to Focus on Scranton image
Community
Sep 21, 2021

Upcoming Family Weekend 2021 to Focus on Scranton

This year’s Family Weekend offers University students and their families an opportunity to explore the Scranton area.

Family Weekend Concert Celebrates Inauguration image
Community
Sep 20, 2021

Family Weekend Concert Celebrates Inauguration

Performance Music to celebrate Inauguration of the 29th President of The University of Scranton at Family Weekend Concert.

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Student
Sep 16, 2021

University Student Teachers Begin at Area Schools

University undergraduate education majors have begun serving as student teachers at 10 local schools this semester.

More than 96 Percent Vaccinated at Scranton image
Community
Sep 15, 2021

More than 96 Percent Vaccinated at Scranton

The University of Scranton announced more than 96 percent of its campus community is fully vaccinated.

The Royal Ride is Back In Service image
Student
Sep 15, 2021

The Royal Ride is Back In Service

Need a ride around campus and the local area? Text the Royal Ride.

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Staff
Sep 15, 2021

Emergency Notification System Test on Sept. 16

The University of Scranton will test its emergency notification system on Thursday, Sept. 16.

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Athletics
Sep 15, 2021

Royal Review - September 14, 2021

It was another busy week for The University of Scranton Department of Athletics, highlighted by the return of the men's golf team, a win over a nationally-ranked opponent for men's soccer, and a slew of other victories and honors for several Royals programs.

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Community
Sep 15, 2021

Constitution and Citizenship Day 2021 and Upcoming Elections  

Sept. 17, 2021, marks Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, commemorating the 234th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution and recognizing all those who have become U.S. citizens.

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Staff
Sep 15, 2021

TIAA and Transamerica Individual Retirement Counseling

Representatives from TIAA and Transamerica be hosting virtual individual retirement counseling sessions.

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Community
Sep 14, 2021

Inauguration Celebrates Jesuit Mission of University

Ignatian mission to take center stage for the Inauguration of Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., as The University of Scranton’s 29th President.

Performance Music Starts Fall Concerts Saturday image
Community
Sep 14, 2021

Performance Music Starts Fall Concerts Saturday

Eclectic Port Mande Quartet will kick off Performance Music’s fall 2021 concert schedule on Saturday, Sept. 18.

Psychology Professor Receives Conservation Award image
Faculty
Sep 14, 2021

Psychology Professor Receives Conservation Award

Jessica Nolan, Ph.D., professor of psychology, received a 2021 Women in Conservation Award from PennFuture.

Mass of the Holy Spirit: A Spirit-filled Day image
Student
Sep 14, 2021

Mass of the Holy Spirit: A Spirit-filled Day

The University community gathered last week for the opening school liturgy, the Mass of the Holy Spirit.

PBC Opts for Virtual Celebration Honoring Jack Brennan image
Alumni
Sep 14, 2021

PBC Opts for Virtual Celebration Honoring Jack Brennan

The University of Scranton President’s Business Council cancels 2021 Annual Award Dinner and announces a virtual celebration.

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General
Sep 14, 2021

Fall Semester Events Planned at University

The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for the fall semester of 2021.

U.S. News Ranks Scranton No. 5 in 2022 Guidebook image
Alumni
Sep 13, 2021

U.S. News Ranks Scranton No. 5 in 2022 Guidebook

U.S. News ranked Scranton No. 5, marking the 28th consecutive year the University ranked in the top 10 Best Regional Universities in North.

University President Reflects on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 image
General
Sep 10, 2021

University President Reflects on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

University of Scranton President, Rev. Joseph Marina, S.J., sent the following reflection about the 20th anniversary of 9/11 to the University and alumni community on Sept. 10, 2021.

President Marina Op-Ed About Doubling Pell Grant image
Community
Sep 08, 2021

President Marina Op-Ed About Doubling Pell Grant

The Scranton Times-Tribune published an editorial by University of Scranton President, Rev. Joseph Marina, S.J., about doubling the Pell Grant.

New Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology image
Community
Sep 08, 2021

New Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

The University of Scranton plans to offer a new Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology anticipated to begin in the fall of 2023.

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Athletics
Sep 08, 2021

Royal Review - September 7, 2021

The University of Scranton opened its fall 2021 season this past week, with seven teams opening their respective seasons.

Faculty and Staff: Student Attendance and Early Alert Application Announcement image
Faculty
Sep 08, 2021

Faculty and Staff: Student Attendance and Early Alert Application Announcement

After a successful pilot in the spring 2021 semester, the Student Success Attendance and Early Alert system has been implemented during the fall 2021 semester as a means to support student success.

Mass of the Holy Spirit, Sept. 9 image
General
Sep 08, 2021

Mass of the Holy Spirit, Sept. 9

The University community will gather on Thursday, Sept. 9 at 11:30 a.m. in the Byron for the opening school liturgy, the Mass of the Holy Spirit. All are welcome!

11th Annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt Winners Announced image
Community
Sep 08, 2021

11th Annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt Winners Announced

University of Scranton students explored downtown Scranton last weekend during the 11th Annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt.

Professor Dan West, Ph.D., Receives Earl Award image
Faculty
Sep 08, 2021

Professor Dan West, Ph.D., Receives Earl Award

Health Administration and Human Resources Professor Daniel J. West Jr., Ph.D., received the University’s John L. Earl III Award.

World Affairs Luncheon Seminars Planned for Fall image
Community
Sep 03, 2021

World Affairs Luncheon Seminars Planned for Fall

Schemel Forum to host eclectic World Affairs luncheon seminars throughout fall both in-person and online.

Scranton Makes Best College List for 20 Years image
General
Sep 01, 2021

Scranton Makes Best College List for 20 Years

Scranton listed among the nation’s Best 387 Colleges by The Princeton Review for 20th consecutive year.

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General
Sep 01, 2021

Pet Therapy Returns, Sept. 28

Pet Therapy is back in person! Join us on the Dionne Green on Tuesday, Sept. 28 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. to pet all the dogs!

CHEW's Weekly Wellness Classes Begin image
General
Sep 01, 2021

CHEW's Weekly Wellness Classes Begin

CHEW is kicking off Weekly Wellness Classes this week.

ORSP Raffle Winner: Jason Graham, Ph.D. image
Faculty
Sep 01, 2021

ORSP Raffle Winner: Jason Graham, Ph.D.

The summer 2021 winner is Dr. Jason Graham, Faculty, Math Department.

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Student
Sep 01, 2021

Royals Return to Campus

Despite the rain, students and their families enjoyed a successful Move-in Weekend on Aug. 28 and 29.

Summer Spotlight: Shelby Traver '24 image
Student
Sep 01, 2021

Summer Spotlight: Shelby Traver '24

Shelby Traver '24 spent a week doing a virtual immersion with Christians for Peace in El Salvador through the Center for Service and Social Justice this summer, which consisted of speakers and reflections. We asked her a few questions about her experience.

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Alumni
Aug 31, 2021

MAC Symposium Returns Oct. 2

Day-long event to feature alumni presentations on variety of CME topics.

Class Of 2025 Legacy Families Launch Students' Scranton Careers image
Alumni
Aug 31, 2021

Class Of 2025 Legacy Families Launch Students' Scranton Careers

Legacy Families meet to capture the moment.

University To Continue Alumni Career Development Webinar Series Sept. 29 image
Alumni
Aug 31, 2021

University To Continue Alumni Career Development Webinar Series Sept. 29

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

Alumni Class Notes, September 2021 image
Alumni
Aug 31, 2021

Alumni Class Notes, September 2021

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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