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Student
Oct 29, 2021

Foreign Language Honors Society Accepting Applications

Alpha Mu Gamma, the Foreign Language Honors Society, now accepting applications new members.

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Student
Oct 29, 2021

Dia de Los Muertos Celebration, Oct. 29

Join the celebration, Friday, Oct. 29, as the Multicultural Center in partnership with the Office of Campus Ministries, hosts their annual celebration of the Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the DeNaples Center Ballroom.

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General
Oct 29, 2021

Adopt A Family: Challenge Accepted!

The Center for Service & Social Justice has accepted the challenge of finding donors for 40 individual family members from 8 separate families for the annual Catherine McAuley's Adopt a Family program.

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Student
Oct 29, 2021

Annual Conference on disABILITY Turns 20

“Every human being has creative value,” said AJ Paron-Wildes in her presentation at 20th anniversary of the U.S. Conference on disABILITY.

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General
Oct 28, 2021

One More Chance to Join Us for Open House

Still unsure whether or not to register for Nov. 7? Let attendees from our previous Open House convince you: "The Open House was a fabulous experience! The school really gave an incredibly positive impression on so many fronts. Your student ambassadors are incredible as well -- HUGE shout out to them."

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General
Oct 28, 2021

November—The Month of All Souls

The month of November is the traditional month in the Church’s calendar for remembering those who have died. Send the names of those to be remembered in our Masses throughout the month of November.

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Community
Oct 28, 2021

Schemel Forum Plans Collaborative Programs

University’s Schemel Forum to explore timely, fascinating topics at annual Collaborative Programs in November.

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Faculty
Oct 27, 2021

Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Research Equipment

Chemistry professors received a $362,773 NSF grant to purchase state-of-the-art research equipment.

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General
Oct 27, 2021

Honoring Veterans Day: All Faiths Prayer Vigil

The University community is invited to the Veterans Day all faiths prayer vigil, Nov. 11, 2021, followed by a reception.

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Athletics
Oct 27, 2021

Royal Review - October 26, 2021

It was another successful week for Royal Athletics highlighted by the women's soccer team remaining unbeaten, the men's golf team winning the Landmark Conference Fall Preview and the women's swimming & diving team starting the season with a pair of dominant victories.

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General
Oct 27, 2021

All Saints Day – Nov. 1

Join us for Solemnity of All Saints, Monday, Nov. 1.

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Alumni
Oct 26, 2021

Recent Graduate Spotlight: Jeffrey Colucci '21

Jeffrey Colucci '21 recently embarked on his career in accounting. Here, he shares what he's learned on his first month on the job at KPMG as an audit associate.

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Community
Oct 26, 2021

Father Columba Stewart Receives Honorary Degree

Father Columba Stewart, O.S.B., received an honorary degree at the University’s Fall Lecture in the Humanities.

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Community
Oct 26, 2021

Currencies, Bonds and Bitcoin Topic of Lecture

The University of Scranton’s 35th Henry George Lecture, presented by Yuliy Sannikov, Ph.D., is set for Nov. 17.

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Student
Oct 26, 2021

Alumnus Gives Ignatian Values In Action Lecture

University hosts Ignatian Values in Action Lecture for members of class of 2025 as part of Royal Reads and First Year Seminar program.

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General
Oct 26, 2021

New EV Charging Stations Installed on Campus

The Office of Sustainability, a part of the Facilities Management Division, and the University Police Department have installed three new Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations.

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Community
Oct 22, 2021

String Orchestra to Perform with John-Morgan Bush

Performance Music at The University of Scranton will welcome guest artist John-Morgan Bush for a concert with the String Orchestra Oct. 30.

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Student
Oct 21, 2021

Public Policy and Service Major Added

The University of Scranton now offers a new undergraduate major in public policy and service, which will prepare students for careers in the public, nonprofit and private sectors or to pursue specialized graduate training in public administration, public policy and nonprofit studies and nonprofit management.

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General
Oct 20, 2021

Spanish Game Night! All Are Welcome

Join Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant Julia Illarramendi for Spanish Game Night on Thursday, Oct. 28 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Kane Forum (Leahy 235).

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Student
Oct 20, 2021

Global Insights Fall Finale: South Africa

Fall's final Global Insights will feature Ikechukwu Z. Igbokwe, "Zitha," a sophomore accounting and finance double major, on Nov. 18.

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Alumni
Oct 20, 2021

Students Hear Firsthand Account of Space Programs

University alumnus Thomas Tate, Esq. ’56, spoke to students and toured the collection of aerospace memorabilia he donated to the University.

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General
Oct 20, 2021

Asian Studies Fall Lecture, Oct. 20

Please join us for this Interdisciplinary Asian Studies Fall Lecture, "Moral Psychology of Confucian Shame -- Shame of Shamelessness," Wednesday, Oct. 20, 4:30 p.m.

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General
Oct 20, 2021

Hope Horn Gallery Zoom Lecture

In conjunction with the exhibition "Trespassing on the Domain of Ghosts: Paintings by Andrea Kastner," the Hope Horn Gallery invites you to a Zoom lecture with the artist on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.

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General
Oct 20, 2021

Free Local Bus Service for Students, Faculty and Staff

COLTS has streamlined its service by adding earlier and later service to make routes more efficient!

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Athletics
Oct 20, 2021

Royal Review - October 19, 2021

The nationally-ranked women's soccer team remains unbeaten and women's golf completes its fall season with high finishes at three invitational events.

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Student
Oct 20, 2021

University Players to Present Three Classic One Acts in One Sitting

The University of Scranton Players will return to live performances in the Royal Theatre with a bill of three classic one-act plays that celebrate the nature of theatre.

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Student
Oct 20, 2021

Students Preparing for the Sacraments

Campus Ministries will spend the next several months preparing students to receive the Sacraments of Initiation of the Catholic Church.

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Community
Oct 19, 2021

Open House Dates Set for Oct. 24 and Nov. 7

The University’s in-person Open House events are planned for Sunday, Oct. 24, and Sunday, Nov. 7. Registration and tours begin at 9 a.m.

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General
Oct 19, 2021

University Announces November Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned in the month of November 2021.

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Community
Oct 19, 2021

Center for Ethics and Excellence in Public Service Opens

The University of Scranton opened a Center for Ethics and Excellence in Public Service that will serve 13 counties in NEPA.

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Community
Oct 19, 2021

Acclaimed Cellist Mark Kosower to Perform Oct. 24

Performance Music at The University of Scranton will welcome Cleveland Orchestra’s Mark Kosower will perform “Bach for Humanity,” on Sunday, Oct. 24.

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Community
Oct 14, 2021

Scranton in the Popular Imagination, Oct. 19

Scranton in the Popular Imagination Keynote Lecture with author Jay Parini & Panel and Audience Discussion: Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Scranton Cultural Center.

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Community
Oct 13, 2021

Fall Lecture in the Humanities Set for Oct. 21

The University’s Fall Lecture in the Humanities will feature Father Columba Stewart, O.S.B., on “Recovering the voices of our ancestors.”

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Community
Oct 13, 2021

Organist Alexander Pattavina Will Perform Oct. 15

Performance Music at The University of Scranton will welcome acclaimed organist Alexander Pattavina on Friday, Oct. 15.

Jane Jacobs Walk to Explore Downtown Scranton’s Lackawanna Avenue, a Living City image
Community
Oct 13, 2021

Jane Jacobs Walk to Explore Downtown Scranton’s Lackawanna Avenue, a Living City

A Jane Jacobs Walk on Oct. 23 will observe the features, history and identity of downtown Scranton.

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General
Oct 13, 2021

Asian Studies Asia Club Open House

Asia Club Open House: All participants will be entered for a free raffle of a $25 e-card.

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Student
Oct 13, 2021

Scranton Names Class of 2025 Presidential Scholars

Eighteen students from The University of Scranton class of 2025 have been awarded four-year, full-tuition Presidential Scholarships.

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Alumni
Oct 13, 2021

Scranton Among Top 25 Catholic Colleges in Nation

The University of Scranton was again ranked among the top 25 Catholic colleges in the nation by three online college resource companies.

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Athletics
Oct 13, 2021

Royal Review - October 12, 2021

Despite the University going on fall break, it was another busy week for Athletics, highlighted by the field hockey and women's soccer teams remaining unbeaten in the year.

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Student
Oct 13, 2021

Who are YOU Following?

Follow the University's clubs, organizations, departments and teams on social!

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Student
Oct 08, 2021

Spring 2022 Domestic Travel Course

English Literature 184: Shakespeare in Staunton, will meet for one week at the American Shakespeare Center in VA.

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Staff
Oct 07, 2021

Access Your Highmark Plan Information Anytime

For members who are enrolled in the University's health care, you can...

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Student
Oct 07, 2021

Virtual Career Expo, Oct. 21

A virtual event for all majors to explore opportunities, internships, jobs and grad/professional schools.

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Faculty
Oct 06, 2021

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Raffle Winner

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has a monthly raffle during the academic year for members of the University who submit external grant proposals.

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Athletics
Oct 06, 2021

Royal Review - October 5, 2021

It was another big week for The University of Scranton athletics department last week, as three teams remained unbeaten, one extended their current winning streak to 11 games, and another finished off their fall schedule strong.

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General
Oct 06, 2021

Video To Share With Your Favorite College Applicant

Open House is around the corner! Share this video with someone you think would like to join us on Oct. 24 or Nov. 7.

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Alumni
Oct 06, 2021

MAC Symposium Premieres Virtually

Alumni and students attend virtual CME conference.

University To Present 'New Frontiers: The Thomas N. Tate, Esq. '56 Collection' Oct. 14 image
Alumni
Oct 06, 2021

University To Present 'New Frontiers: The Thomas N. Tate, Esq. '56 Collection' Oct. 14

Journey through the New Frontier with a Royal who helped make it possible.

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Alumni
Oct 06, 2021

Alumni Society Announces Fall Regional Service Projects

Show your community what it means to be "men and women for and with others."

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Alumni
Oct 06, 2021

Alumni Class Notes, October 2021

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Staff
Oct 06, 2021

October 2021 Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award Winner

The Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award winner for October 2021 is Maureen Carlton-Financial Aid.

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Student
Oct 05, 2021

Students Join Magis Honors Program in STEM

Twenty members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2025 began the Magis Honors Program in STEM.

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General
Oct 05, 2021

Mass Schedule During Fall Break

No Masses will be offered from Saturday, Oct. 9 through Monday, Oct. 11.

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Student
Oct 05, 2021

Students' Hike and Pray Retreat with Campus Ministries

On Saturday, Oct. 1, the Office of Campus Ministries sponsored a fall hiking retreat, 'All Things New,' at Top of the World in Dunmore.

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Community
Oct 05, 2021

Event Explores Perception of Scranton in Nation

“Scranton in the Popular Imagination” will look at how Scranton has been and is portrayed in America on Oct. 19.

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General
Oct 04, 2021

DIRB Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Diversity Initiatives Fund is available to campus groups, departments or individuals seeking to promote a greater understanding of diversity through inclusive pedagogies, educational opportunities, multicultural activities and community outreach programs.

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Community
Oct 04, 2021

Virtual Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar: Jane Jacob's First City: What Comes Next?

Mayor Paige Cognetti, City of Scranton, will discuss Scranton's reputation as a city, as seen by Jane Jacobs in the 1930s. The Mayor will then address some of the issues facing the city, and her visions for Scranton's future.

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Alumni
Oct 04, 2021

Scranton Among Wall Street Journal’s Best Colleges

The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education ranked Scranton No. 89 in the nation for student engagement in its Best Colleges 2022.

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Community
Oct 01, 2021

Spitz Foundation Grant Supports University Program

The University received a $2,500 grant from the Robert H. Spitz Foundation to support its We Care Wednesday’s food donation program.

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