February 2022

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General
Feb 28, 2022

University Announces Planned March Events

The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned in the month of March 2022.

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General
Feb 23, 2022

University Updates Mask Policy

The University will relax higher-grade masking requirements for fully vaccinated and boosted students, faculty and staff on Feb. 28.

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General
Feb 23, 2022

Palestinian Cultural Dance Class, March 3

Learn about the history of Dabke, a popular folk dance from Palestine and many other Arab countries, and try the dance for yourself at the Palestinian Cultural Dance Class on Thursday, March 3.

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General
Feb 23, 2022

Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar, March 3

Join us on March 3 for the Schemel Forum World Affairs Seminar featuring Kathy Johnson Bowles, executive director of the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art.

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Community
Feb 23, 2022

Scranton Microgrant Program Partners with SBDC

SBDC offers educational programming and counseling to applicants for business microgrants in low-moderate-income areas in Scranton.

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General
Feb 23, 2022

The Hands of Justice Features Latin American Film Series

The Latin American Studies program invites faculty, staff and students to view The Hands of Justice Latin American Film Series for spring 2022.

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Athletics
Feb 23, 2022

Royal Review: Women's Basketball, Women's Swimming and Diving Notch Major Landmark Feats

The University of Scranton women's basketball team became the fourth team in program history to notch an unbeaten Landmark Conference season at 14-0, while the women's swimming and diving team notched a pair of major award winners at last week's Landmark Championship Meet.

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General
Feb 23, 2022

Icelandic Ambassador and Violinist Visit, March 29

The 7th Annual Presentation in the Jay Nathan Ph.D. Visiting Scholar Lecture Series is set for March 29, 2022.

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Staff
Feb 23, 2022

Lenten Retreat for Faculty and Staff

The Jesuit Center will be offering a retreat this Lent based on the reflections given in the book given to us by the Irish Jesuits called Sacred Space for Lent.

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Community
Feb 23, 2022

University OT Students to Support UNC’s Pine Brook Revitalization

Community-Based Learning collaborations with UNC will focus on Pine Brook neighborhood.

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Faculty
Feb 23, 2022

Faculty and Staff Invited: Fr. James L. Heft: The Future of Catholic Education: Challenges and Opportunities

In honor of the Ignatian year the Jesuit Center and the College of Arts and Sciences will be hosting Fr. James L. Heft, Alton M. Brooks Professor of Religion and founding president of the Institute for the Advancement of Catholic Studies at the University of Southern California.

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Student
Feb 22, 2022

Celebrate Earth Day Every Day in Spring 2022

The University of Scranton’s Sustainability Office has chosen the theme 'We are all connected' for their spring initiative towards increasing sustainability.

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Student
Feb 22, 2022

Asian Studies Workshop Celebrates Lunar New Year

The University’s Asian Studies Program will hold an Asian New Year Festival and Workshop on campus Feb. 24.

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Student
Feb 18, 2022

Booster Vaccination Clinic Held on Campus

The University hosted a COVID-19 vaccine booster clinic on campus for students, faculty and staff on Feb. 17. In addition to staff members of the University’s Center for Health Education and Wellness, 62 students, faculty and staff volunteered at the clinic, including 24 students enrolled in the University’s nursing program who helped to administer the vaccinations to nearly 350 University community members at the clinic.

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Student
Feb 17, 2022

Prepare to Become a Respected Financial Leader

Scranton’s nationally ranked accounting program prepares students for a variety of entry-level jobs with strong starting salaries.

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Student
Feb 18, 2022

University Student Teachers Begin at Area Schools

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

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Community
Feb 17, 2022

University of Success Now Accepting Applications

The University of Success is now accepting applications for the upcoming 2022 academic year that begins this summer.

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Student
Feb 16, 2022

Investing in a Finance Degree at Scranton

Students learn the skills needed to succeed in the competitive financial services industry with a finance degree at Scranton.

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General
Feb 16, 2022

Funding Available for Diversity and Inclusion Programming

The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants to support creative, educational programs that promote diversity, provide opportunity for inter-cultural engagement, and expand opportunities for multicultural experiences for our community.

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Athletics
Feb 16, 2022

Royal Review: Women's Basketball, Wrestling Highlight Successful Week for Royals

The University of Scranton women's basketball and wrestling teams both went unbeaten to highlight another successful week for Royal Athletics.

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Student
Feb 16, 2022

Author of ‘Rescuing Socrates’ Speaks at Scranton

Author Roosevelt Montás, Ph.D., discusses the importance of liberal education at the Myers Distinguished Visiting Fellowship Lecture.

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Community
Feb 16, 2022

Law Enforcement Officers Learn De-escalation Strategies

Scranton Area Community Foundation grant funded a de-escalation workshop offered by University Police to local law enforcement officers.

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General
Feb 16, 2022

Asian New Year Festival and Workshop

The festival will feature a chopstick competition, prizes, Asian food, presentations on Asian chopstick culture and how the new year is celebrated in East Asia.

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General
Feb 16, 2022

Dan Kimbrough on Systemic Racism: An Interactive Presentation

Faculty, staff and students are invited to this Black History Month event on systemic racism and how to facilitate change.

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Student
Feb 16, 2022

Enter the Ever-Evolving Field of Marketing

Scranton’s undergraduate program in marketing prepares graduates for a broad array of employment opportunities in the much in-demand field.

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Community
Feb 16, 2022

March Lecture and Community Dialogue to Discuss Freedom

Upcoming Scranton’s Story project community events will focus on freedom.

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General
Feb 15, 2022

John Lewis: Good Trouble documentary

John Lewis: Good Trouble is an intimate account of legendary U.S. Representative John Lewis’ life, legacy and more than 60 years of extraordinary activism.

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Faculty
Feb 15, 2022

2022-2023 Peter S. Graybar Memorial Scholarship

Recommendations for the 2022-2023 Peter S. Graybar Memorial Scholarship are being solicited.

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Faculty
Feb 15, 2022

Accounting Dept./Faculty Top Research Productivity List

University of Scranton Accounting Department ranked fourth in world for success in publishing research in top peer-reviewed journals.

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General
Feb 15, 2022

Global Gender Equity Roundtable Scheduled

In celebration of International Women's Day, the Women and Gender Studies Program and the Jane Kopas Women's Center will host a roundtable on Global Gender Equity on March 8.

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Community
Feb 14, 2022

University Players to Present ‘A Good Farmer’

The University of Scranton Players will present “A Good Farmer” by Sharyn Rothstein February 25-27 and March 4-6.

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Community
Feb 14, 2022

Peckville Native to Perform at University Feb. 20

Performance Music to host a recital by Peckville native and a nationally acclaimed pianist John Wilson on Sunday, Feb. 20.

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General
Feb 09, 2022

Black History Month: Jesuits and Slavery

As part of Diversity and Inclusion's “Lunch and Learn” series and an effort of the Council on Diversity and Inclusion’s Institutional Black History subcommittee, Rev. David Collins, S.J., will present "Jesuits and Slavery: A History in Search of Understanding" on Feb. 15.

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General
Feb 09, 2022

Global Insights Welcomes Spring With Turkey

Global Insights invites you to join the spring opening presentation featuring mathematician and visiting scholar, Dr. Serap Şahinkaya, Feb. 22, 2022

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General
Feb 09, 2022

Schemel Forum Virtual World Affairs Seminar, Feb. 10

The Schemel Forum presents "Our Common Home: Vatican and Multifaith Engagement on Environment and Climate Justice" on Thursday, February 10.

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General
Feb 09, 2022

World Languages and Cultures Presents Chinese Paper Cutting

Learn about how the Lunar New Year is celebrated, the history of red envelopes, and how to make Chinese paper cutting art from Chinese instructor Chun-Sheng Su from Taiwan. No registration is required.

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Student
Feb 09, 2022

Explore the Emerging Field of Cybercrime and Homeland Security

The University of Scranton’s new degree in cybercrime and homeland security aims to prepare students for work in an emerging field.

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Athletics
Feb 09, 2022

Royal Review: Track & Field Programs Break Multiple Program Records

The University of Scranton men's and women's track and field teams both broke multiple program records at Saturday's meet, while the women's basketball team extended their winning streak to 13 games with victories over Moravian and Goucher.

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General
Feb 09, 2022

Board Retreat Focuses on Anti-Racism Examen

The University of Scranton Board of Trustees will focus on the AJCU Anti-Racism Examen during its upcoming meeting.

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Student
Feb 09, 2022

Aquinas Plans Memorial Issue Dedicated to Dr. Reavy

The Aquinas is collecting thoughts and memories of Professor Matthew Reavy, Ph.D., from University community members for a memorial issue.

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Community
Feb 09, 2022

CBL Office Welcomes New Faculty Coordinator

Dr. Debra Fetherman shares her passion, expertise in Community-Based Learning in new role. 

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General
Feb 09, 2022

A Scranton Love Story

Love is in the air! Royals tell their #ScrantonLoveStory ahead of Valentine's Day.

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Community
Feb 09, 2022

Schemel Forum Seminars Cover Enticing Topics

The Schemel Forum’s spring World Affairs Seminars will feature six experts in their fields and be offered in remote and in-person formats.

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Student
Feb 09, 2022

DBA Student Co-authors Textbook

A newly published textbook on data analytics and governance was co-authored by University of Scranton DBA student Gregory Kogan.

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General
Feb 07, 2022

Death of Professor Matthew Reavy, Ph.D.

The following notes about the death of Matthew Reavy, Ph.D., were sent to the University community from the Office of the President. Information about the viewing is included below.

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Alumni
Feb 03, 2022

University President Professes Final Vows

The University community joined President Joseph Marina, S.J., as he professed his final vows at a Mass in the Madonna della Strada Chapel.

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General
Feb 02, 2022

Royal Review: The Streak Continues for Women's Basketball

The first week with students back for the spring semester at The University of Scranton saw more winning for the women's basketball team.

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General
Feb 02, 2022

CHEW's Fitness Challenge Kicks Off Feb. 14

The Center for Health Education and Wellness (CHEW) kicks off its annual Fitness Challenge on Feb. 14.

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Alumni
Feb 02, 2022

University Book Club To Discuss 'The Long Loneliness' Feb. 20

The University Book Club will read "The Long Loneliness" by Dorothy Day.

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Alumni
Feb 02, 2022

Register Today for The Jesuit Center's Lenten Daily Devotional Emails

Sign Up to receive daily reflections during the season of Lent.

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Alumni
Feb 02, 2022

Save the Date for the Day of Service April 23

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

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Community
Feb 02, 2022

Liberal Education for Human Freedom to be Discussed

The Sondra and Morey Myers Distinguished Visiting Fellowship in the Humanities and Civic Engagement Lecture set for Feb. 10.

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Alumni
Feb 02, 2022

Join Us for a Webinar on Ignatian Spirituality and Service Feb. 16

Explore what it means to be "men and women for and with others. "

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Alumni
Feb 02, 2022

Council Of Alumni Lawyers Seeks Members

Give your fellow Royals the gift of experience by joining the Council Of Alumni Lawyers today.

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Community
Feb 02, 2022

Scranton Honors Black History Month

Community and University events are scheduled throughout February to mark Black History Month.

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Alumni
Feb 02, 2022

University Police Provide De-Escalation Training To Local Law Enforcement

A free workshop emphasizes effective communication, active listening.

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Alumni
Feb 01, 2022

Alumni Class Notes, February 2022

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Community
Feb 01, 2022

Contactless Income Tax Assistance Offered

Accounting students will participate in the Free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for to low and medium income residents.

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Community
Feb 01, 2022

Arnt Arntzen and University Jazz Band to Perform

Banjoist, guitarist and singer Arnt Arntzen and the University’s Jazz Band slated for Feb. 13 Valentine’s Day Eve Performance Music concert.

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General
Feb 01, 2022

2022 Environmental Art Show - Call for Art

The Weinberg Memorial Library is seeking submissions for its annual exhibit of Environmental Art.

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