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Shannon A. Zottola Named Vice President  image
Staff
Apr 01, 2022

Shannon A. Zottola Named Vice President

Shannon A. Zottola has been named vice president for enrollment management at The University of Scranton.

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Student
Mar 30, 2022

Communication Students Weigh in on Spotting Fake TikToks

Communication students were interviewed recently by WNEP about engaging with videos from the Ukrainian war zone on TikTok for "Watching the war unfold on TikTok: What's fact and what's fiction?"

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Student
Mar 30, 2022

VIDEO: Students Talk Accounting

We sat down with accounting students Hanna Guarnuccio '22 and Madelyn Ronan '24 to ask them about their experience at The University of Scranton. Here's how it went.

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Alumni
Mar 30, 2022

Graduate Programs Top U.S. News National Rankings

Scranton’s MBA programs in accounting, business analytics and finance rank 14, 29 and 34 in nation in US News 2023 “Best Graduate Schools.”

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Community
Mar 30, 2022

University Hosts Multiple Earth Day Events in April

The University of Scranton celebrates Earth Day with a host of events in April.

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Athletics
Mar 30, 2022

Royal Review: Baseball, Women's Lacrosse Cap Off Unbeaten Weeks

The baseball and women's lacrosse teams both capped off undefeated weeks for the Royals.

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Staff
Mar 30, 2022

Hydration Challenge: Register Now!

CHEW has another challenge for you! The Center for Health Education - Employee Wellness Program is excited to introduce the Hydration Challenge for the campus community beginning April 4.

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Community
Mar 30, 2022

April Pysanka Workshops To Benefit Humanitarian Relief to Ukraine

University to offer a series of pysanka workshops to teach traditional Ukrainian art and benefit humanitarian relief to Ukraine.

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Student
Mar 29, 2022

University Celebrates World Water Day

World Water Day commemorates freshwater and brings awareness to the 33 percent of the world’s population that lacks access to safe drinking water.

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Community
Mar 29, 2022

CEEPS to Host Inaugural Conference April 9

The University will host the Inaugural Conference on Ethics and Excellence in Public Service on campus on April 9.

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Student
Mar 28, 2022

Astronaut on Campus: Douglas H. Wheelock Speaking on April 6

Retired Col. Douglas H. Wheelock will be speaking in the Moskovitz Theater on April 6 at 2 p.m.

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Student
Mar 28, 2022

Multicultural Coalition for Alumni and Students: Then and Now

Join The University of Scranton’s Multicultural Coalition for Alumni and Students for their Then & Now event!

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Student
Mar 28, 2022

Senior Spotlight: Kayla C. Abcede '22

This week's senior spotlight is with Kayla C. Abcede '22, Garwood, New Jersey, a business analytics major.

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Student
Mar 28, 2022

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

The Institutional Research Office is administering the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) to University of Scranton freshmen and seniors during spring 2022.

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Community
Mar 24, 2022

Wycliffe Gordon to Perform April 6 and 7

Wycliffe Gordon to headline two performances at the University, including annual Yevich Memorial Concert.

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Faculty
Mar 23, 2022

VIDEO: Faculty Spotlight: Ashley Stampone, CPA

Meet Ashley Stampone, CPA, an assistant professor of accounting and alumnus of the University.

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General
Mar 23, 2022

A New Cold War? How To Think About the Struggle in Ukraine

The Schemel Forum presents Fredrik Logevall, Ph.D., Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University, for his talk, "A New Cold War? How To Think About the Struggle in Ukraine."

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Student
Mar 23, 2022

Oktoberfest Presented by World Languages and Cultures

Learn about the world's largest folk festival in Germany, attended by more than six million people from around the world every year!

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Staff
Mar 23, 2022

Employee Wellness Lunch and Learn

The Center for Health Education & Wellness- Employee Wellness Program would like to invite staff and faculty to a Lunch & Learn on Resilience & Mindfulness for staff and faculty on Wednesday, March 30 at 12:15 p.m. 

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Athletics
Mar 23, 2022

Royal Review: Baseball, Softball Find Success During Myrtle Beach and Florida Trips

The University of Scranton baseball and softball teams both traveled south last week for their respective program's annual Spring Break trips.

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Community
Mar 22, 2022

March 28 Artist Lecture to Explore Indigenous Identity

Artist and member of Shinnecock Nation Jeremy Dennis will discuss Indigenous identity, culture and assimilation in an upcoming lecture.

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Community
Mar 21, 2022

University Holds Prayer Service for Ukraine

The University of Scranton held a prayer service for Ukraine in its Byzantine Rite Chapel in Ciszek Hall.

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Community
Mar 18, 2022

Violinist Kako Miura Returns to Scranton April 2

Acclaimed violinist Kako Miura and guests will perform at the University’s Houlihan-McLean Center on Saturday, April 2.

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Student
Mar 18, 2022

Students Volunteer Service During Spring Break

Students participate in four service trips organized by the Center for Service and Social Justice during spring break.

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Community
Mar 18, 2022

Schemel Forum Seminars with a Russian Twist

Next two Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminars (March 24 and April 22) will examine Russia.

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Student
Mar 18, 2022

Asian Studies Workshop Celebrates Lunar New Year

The University’s Asian Studies Program held an Asian New Year Festival and Workshop on campus during the spring semester.

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Staff
Mar 18, 2022

Author Discusses Future of Catholic Education

Author of “The Future of Catholic Higher Education” speaks at the University.

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Community
Mar 17, 2022

Iceland to be Discussed at Nathan Lecture

“Iceland: History, Culture, Environment” will be discussed at the Jay Nathan, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar Lecture Series on March 29.

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General
Mar 17, 2022

Teach-In For Racial Justice March 29

The University of Scranton’s Ellacuría Initiative will host an all-day Teach-In for Racial Justice on Tuesday, March 29, in LSC 133.

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Student
Mar 16, 2022

Second DBA Student Wins Esteemed Dissertation Award

University of Scranton DBA student Gregory Kogan received the Institute of Internal Auditors Michael J. Barrett Doctoral Dissertation Award.

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Athletics
Mar 15, 2022

Royal Review: Red Hot Baseball Team Highlights Start of Spring Sports for Royals

The University of Scranton baseball team has won six straight and sits at 7-1-1 overall, while the women's basketball team saw their impressive 27-3 season come to an end with a Sweet 16 setback against NYU.

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Faculty
Mar 15, 2022

Professor Book Featured by Oxford University Press

Philosophy professor’s book featured in Oxford University Press “Philosophy in Focus: Feminism” digital campaign for March.

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Community
Mar 15, 2022

Books Start at 50 Cents at Library Book Sale

The University of Scranton’s Weinberg Memorial Library will hold its annual Book Sale on April 30 and May 1.

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General
Mar 15, 2022

Is Scranton’s Pre-Law Program for You?

Scranton’s pre-law program is designed to help students navigate the process of applying to graduate law schools.

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Community
Mar 15, 2022

Spring Political Dialogue to Focus on Freedom

Members of the University and greater Scranton communities are invited to join on March 22 for a nonpartisan dialogue to explore the concept of freedom and what it means for us today.

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Staff
Mar 15, 2022

Faculty and Staff: Spring Convocation on April 5

Faculty and staff, mark your calendars for Spring Convocation on Tuesday, April 5 at 11:30 a.m.

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Student
Mar 15, 2022

Apply for Awards and Scholarships

Find information and deadline information for various awards and scholarships with upcoming deadlines, here.

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Student
Mar 15, 2022

Senior Spotlight: Alyssa Lamparelli '22

This week's senior spotlight is with Alyssa Lamparelli, Palmerton, Pennsylvania, a marketing major and social media strategies minor.

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Student
Mar 15, 2022

Video: Favorite Food on Campus

We're on The Princeton Review's "great list" for "Great Campus Food". Find out what our students have to say about their favorite food on campus.

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Staff
Mar 15, 2022

Ride COLTS Bus for Free

Do you know that you can ride COLTS bus for free with your Royal ID?

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Staff
Mar 15, 2022

TIAA Individual Retirement Counseling Sessions

TIAA is inviting participants to schedule one-on-one retirement planning sessions with a representative from TIAA for Wednesday, March 16; Tuesday, April 26; and Tuesday, May 17.

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Community
Mar 14, 2022

Ready To Run NEPA Set for April 2 at University

“Wanted: More Women Like You in Politics and Government” training session set for April 2 on campus.

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General
Mar 11, 2022

University Announces Planned April Events

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

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General
Mar 09, 2022

Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar, March 14

The Schemel Forum presents "A Remarkable Tale of Law, Politics, and Religion: The Making of Kiryas Joel, a Hasidic Town in Upstate New York."

Royal Review: Monaghan Breaks Single Season Three Point Record as Women's Basketball Punches Sweet 16 Ticket image
Athletics
Mar 09, 2022

Royal Review: Monaghan Breaks Single Season Three Point Record as Women's Basketball Punches Sweet 16 Ticket

The Lady Royals are headed back to the Sweet 16 for the sixth time in eight seasons.

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Student
Mar 09, 2022

Accepted Students Invited to In-Person Preview Day

Accepted students and their families are invited to an in-person Preview Day on March 26. The last in-person Preview Day took place in 2019.

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Staff
Mar 09, 2022

Faculty and Staff: Informal Resolution Best Practices

Professional Development Opportunity for all faculty and staff, March 22, sponsored by an It's On Us PA state grant.

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General
Mar 09, 2022

Praying for Ukraine Service and Presentation, March 10

Rev. Dr. Eduard Shestak, native Ukrainian Byzantine Catholic priest and theology instructor, will lead us in prayer.

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Staff
Mar 09, 2022

Weinberg Memorial Library Dean Named

The University of Scranton named George Aulisio as Dean of the Weinberg Memorial Library, effective immediately.

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General
Mar 09, 2022

Scranton Recognized in Tourism Ireland Greening Competition

In 2021, The University of Scranton received an honorable mention along with a gift basket for its entry in the Tourism Ireland Greening competition. For the past 11 years, Tourism Ireland worked to "green" iconic locations and buildings around the world.

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Alumni
Mar 09, 2022

Lecture/Book Signing by The First Kennedys Author

The University of Scranton alumnus Neal Thompson to discuss his book “The First Kennedys” on campus on March 30.

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Student
Mar 09, 2022

Global Insights Features Ethiopia

All students, faculty and staff are invited to experience the culture and cuisine of Ethiopia, March 29.

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Student
Mar 09, 2022

Students Learn Palestinian Cultural Dance

On March 3, students learned about Dabke with Arabic TA Belal Elkurd who is from Gaza, Palestine.

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Staff
Mar 08, 2022

Provost Named St. Bonaventure University President

Jeff Gingerich, Ph.D., has been named as the next president of St. Bonaventure University.

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Student
Mar 04, 2022

Pre-med Program at Scranton Has History of Success

Scranton’s pre-med program prepares and guides students through the complex and competitive medical school application process.

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Community
Mar 07, 2022

Earth Day Essay Contest for Grades 5 to 12 Open

Area students in grades five to 12 can participate in The University of Scranton Earth Day Essay Contest. The contest is free of charge.

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General
Mar 02, 2022

University Responds to Ukraine Invasion

The University of Scranton responds to the invasion of Ukraine.

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Staff
Mar 02, 2022

Announcing the March 2022 Meg Cullen Brown Magis Award Winner

The Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award Winner for March 2022 is Michael Ridder, Physical Plant HVAC.

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Student
Mar 02, 2022

University Players Hold Successful Talk-Back on Opening Night

With dozens of people in attendance, a talk-back focusing on immigration and people’s experiences led by José Sanchez, assistant director for the Cross-Cultural Center and Ashley Walker, GA for the Cross-Cultural Center, was held following the Friday, Feb. 25 performance.

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Student
Mar 02, 2022

Social Sciences Honor Society Application Deadline Mar. 23

Applications for Pi Gamma Mu, the International Honor Society in Social Sciences, are now being accepted and are available in the Psychology Department, AMH 200.

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Faculty
Mar 02, 2022

Professor Named Member of Two Boards

Political science faculty member was named to the Lilly Fellows Program National Network Board and the Friendship House Board of Directors.

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Community
Mar 02, 2022

House to be Used for Student Service Programs

The University dedicated the Rev. Pedro Arrupe, S.J., House to be used for several Center for Service and Social Justice volunteer programs.

Royal Review: Landmark Title; Record-Breaking Performances Highlight Big Week for Royals image
Athletics
Mar 02, 2022

Royal Review: Landmark Title; Record-Breaking Performances Highlight Big Week for Royals

The women's basketball team captured a seventh straight Landmark Conference title, and three members of the men's and women's track and field teams won gold medals at the Landmark Indoor Championships.

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Student
Mar 02, 2022

Lunar New Year Celebrated With Chinese Paper Cutting

To welcome the arrival of the Chinese Lunar New Year, Chun-Sheng Su, a Chinese instructor from Taiwan, held a paper-cutting activity and presented the culture of red envelopes, the meaning of fish, and how people celebrate the Lunar New Year in China.

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Alumni
Mar 02, 2022

Shamrockin' Eve Returns March 11

Scranton tradition to unite alumni and seniors in celebration.

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Faculty
Mar 02, 2022

TA Talks Spring 2022

Join the World Languages and Cultures Department at the Spring 2022 TA Talks featuring the department’s Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants and Visiting Instructors from around the world.

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Alumni
Mar 02, 2022

Register Today 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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Alumni
Mar 02, 2022

Alumni Class Notes, March 2022

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Community
Mar 02, 2022

Clothes Line for Men Offers Remote Services

Friends of the Poor and Center for Service and Social Justice collaboration offers support for men in the community.

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Student
Mar 02, 2022

Now Hiring Event Assistants for Summer 2022

Can’t bring yourself to leave Scranton? Spend summer as an Event Assistant!

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Community
Mar 02, 2022

Scranton’s Story, Our Nation’s Story 'I Am Scranton' Campaign Launches

The NEH-funded project offers a new way for Scrantonians to share their stories.

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