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Pope Names Scranton Alumnus as New Bishop of Gaylord, Michigan image
Alumni
Dec 21, 2021

Pope Names Scranton Alumnus as New Bishop of Gaylord, Michigan

University of Scranton alumnus Rev. Jeffrey J. Walsh ’87, was named by Pope Francis as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Gaylord in Michigan.

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Community
Dec 20, 2021

Students Give at Annual Christmas Gift Drives

The University’s Center for Service and Social Justice held its annual Christmas giving programs.

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General
Dec 17, 2021

A Closer Look at Biology Studies at Scranton

The University of Scranton’s undergraduate degree in biology prepares students with the skills needed to be successful in a variety of professional pursuits.

More than 6,000 Donated Books Blessed at Scranton image
Community
Dec 17, 2021

More than 6,000 Donated Books Blessed at Scranton

More than 6,000 children’s books blessed and donated through annual Panuska College of Professional Studies project.

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Alumni
Dec 16, 2021

Online Health Informatics Masters CAHIIM Accredited

Scranton’s online Master of Science in Health Informatics has received national accreditation from CAHIIM.

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Student
Dec 15, 2021

Open Doors with a Degree in Nursing

A nursing degree from The University of Scranton will prepare you for work in one of the top-ranking healthcare fields.

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Student
Dec 09, 2021

Apply to be a Social Media Intern at the University

The Department of Marketing Communications is seeking a new social media intern to start this summer.

Travel Course to Less Known Places in the Holy Land Influences Theology Professor's Research image
Faculty
Dec 09, 2021

Travel Course to Less Known Places in the Holy Land Influences Theology Professor's Research

A travel course meant to engage students in the present-day lives of Christians living in the Holy Land has led to a new perspective regarding the ancient religious texts researched by The University of Scranton Theology Associate Professor Michael G. Azar, Ph.D.

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Student
Dec 08, 2021

University Student Medals in Forensics Tournament

University of Scranton Speech and Debate Team member won a third-place medal at a virtual collegiate forensics tournament.

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Student
Dec 06, 2021

Stress Less Week is Here

Students, the Center for Health Education & Wellness presents Stress Less Week. Join your classmates for a meditation class, hot cocoa and giveaways!

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Community
Dec 08, 2021

Library Raffle Offers Chance at Quarterly Prizes

An iPad, waterpark tickets and fitness club memberships are among $7,000 worth of prizes participants can win in the Leaves of Class Raffle.

Royal Review: Women's Swimming Record Falls, Women's Basketball Takes Battle of Ranked Teams image
Athletics
Dec 08, 2021

Royal Review: Women's Swimming Record Falls, Women's Basketball Takes Battle of Ranked Teams

A busy Saturday for The University of Scranton department of athletics was headlined by the women's swimming & diving team breaking a relay record at Drew, while the 19th-ranked women's basketball team used a huge comeback late in regulation to upend Landmark Conference rival No. 25 Catholic on the road.

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Student
Dec 08, 2021

Students Advance to National Forensics Tournament

Two University Speech Team members have qualified for National American Forensics Association’s (AFA) Tournament.

University Works to Support Refugee Communities in Scranton image
Community
Dec 08, 2021

University Works to Support Refugee Communities in Scranton

The University of Scranton’s ongoing efforts to support and welcome refugee communities in Scranton continued this fall semester.

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General
Dec 07, 2021

Worship Schedule for December and January

Weekday and Sunday worship continues in December and January.

The Fast-Growing Field of Business Analytics image
Student
Dec 07, 2021

The Fast-Growing Field of Business Analytics

A degree in business analytics prepares graduates in a high growth field with employment opportunities in virtually every type of industry.

Annual Empty Stocking Fund Concert Set for Dec. 12 image
Community
Dec 07, 2021

Annual Empty Stocking Fund Concert Set for Dec. 12

Student musicians at The University of Scranton will take center stage at Annual Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert on Dec. 12.

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General
Dec 06, 2021

Royal News, Winter Schedule

The Royal News newsletter will now publish on a winter schedule, with updates continuing daily on the website.

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General
Dec 01, 2021

SVO Donation Drive - Thank You!

Thanks to everyone who donated to The University of Scranton’s Student Veterans Organization (SVO) donation drive for the Gino Merli Veterans Center and the St. Francis Commons.

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Alumni
Dec 01, 2021

Frantz Lucien, Jr. ’12: Bridging the Digital Divide

One alumnus combines a love of science and communication — plus his hip-hop performance skills — to teach STEM concepts and digital literacy all over the world.

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Athletics
Dec 01, 2021

Royal Review: A Busy Week for the Royals

Seven teams are in action this weekend, including the debut of the men's and women's track & field programs for the 2021-22 indoor season.

PBC Honors Jack Brennan and Recognizes First 20 Years image
Alumni
Dec 01, 2021

PBC Honors Jack Brennan and Recognizes First 20 Years

President's Business Council honors alumnus in memoriam and examines origin and evolution in virtual event.

Announcing the December 2021 Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award Winner image
Staff
Dec 01, 2021

Announcing the December 2021 Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award Winner

Gina Delsantro is this month's Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award winner!

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General
Dec 01, 2021

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Mass

The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Mass will take place on Dec. 8 at 12:05 p.m.

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General
Dec 01, 2021

University Advent Mass, Dec. 5

The University Advent Mass and tree lighting will take place on Dec. 5.

Those Who Gave Their Bodies to Science Remembered image
Student
Dec 01, 2021

Those Who Gave Their Bodies to Science Remembered

Examples of the “immense generosity of humanity” celebrated at the Panuska College of Professional Studies Ceremony of Remembrance.

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Alumni
Dec 01, 2021

University Community Celebrates Giving Tuesday

Nearly 300 alumni, parents and friends donate nearly $50,000 to University causes.

University Announces NYC Presidential Christmas Reception Dec. 8 image
Alumni
Dec 01, 2021

University Announces NYC Presidential Christmas Reception Dec. 8

Celebrate the season with your fellow Royals and Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., University President.

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Alumni
Dec 01, 2021

University to Offer New Annual Scholarship in Honor of Alumna

The University of Scranton announces the creation of The Sara Farrell Hutchison ’08 Memorial Scholarship in honor of its alumna who tragically passed away in August 2021.

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Alumni
Dec 01, 2021

Royals Volunteer At Cradles To Crayons

Alumni and friends assist children in the City of Brotherly Love.

University to Hold Boston Christmas Stroll Dec. 11 image
Alumni
Nov 30, 2021

University to Hold Boston Christmas Stroll Dec. 11

Take a historic holiday stroll along the Freedom Trail with your Royal Family.

Alumni Class Notes, December 2021 image
Alumni
Nov 30, 2021

Alumni Class Notes, December 2021

Share your story with your Royals Family.

‘Scranton’s Story, Our Nation’s Story’ Project Outlined in Dedicated Project Website image
Community
Nov 30, 2021

‘Scranton’s Story, Our Nation’s Story’ Project Outlined in Dedicated Project Website

The National Endowment for the Humanities funded a 2-year project to explore Scranton’s history, role in the nation.

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