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Author Annette Gordon-Reed Discussed Book Oct 12 image
Student
Oct 31, 2022

Author Annette Gordon-Reed Discussed Book Oct 12

An Ignatian Values in Action Lecture was held on Oct. 12 featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annette Gordon-Reed, J.D.

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Community
Oct 31, 2022

Distinguished Author Award Dinner Planned

Committee plans Nov. 18 Distinguished Author Award Dinner to honor Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and playwright Ayad Akhtar.

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Faculty
Oct 27, 2022

Faculty Profile: A Conversation with David Mahalak, Ph.D.

David Mahalak, Ph.D., Faculty Specialist in the Operations & Analytics Department discusses a workplace experience that helped define who he is today, a linear programming class that changed the course of his career, and the best advice he has ever received from a professor.

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Athletics
Oct 26, 2022

Volleyball Rallies to Top Susquehanna in Five-Set Thriller

The University of Scranton volleyball team will host Stevens Institute of Technology in the regular season home finale on Friday, Oct. 28, at the John Long Center, with first serve set for 7 p.m.

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General
Oct 26, 2022

Forty-two from Class of 2026 Enter Honors Programs

Members of the University class of 2026 enrolled in its Frank P. Corcione Business Honors Program and entered its Magis Honors Program in STEM.

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Announcement
Oct 25, 2022

November: Month of Remembrance

Deceased members of our University families, benefactors, and alumni will be remembered at Masses throughout the month of November, and at an annual Mass of Remembrance on Sunday, Nov. 13 in Madonna della Strada Chapel.

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Faculty
Oct 25, 2022

Faculty Profile: A Conversation with Janette Scardillo '05, G'06, DPT'09

Director of Clinical Education in the department of Physical Therapy Janette Scardillo '05, G'06, DPT'09, talks about patient simulations, 'Cura Personalis,' and National Physical Therapy Month.

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Announcement
Oct 25, 2022

Departments and Organizations: Share Your Publications

Any member of a department or organization on campus is welcome to submit a publication or newsletter for the Royal News "Featured Publication" spotlight.

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General
Oct 25, 2022

Ready to Adopt a Family for Christmas?

On the Christmas wish list of the Center for Service & Social Justice: Donated gifts for 40 who have registered for assistance through the annual Catherine McAuley Center’s Adopt a Family Program.

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Announcement
Oct 25, 2022

Mayan Narratives Coffeehouse Rescheduled

In conjunction with the exhibition "Mayan Narratives: San Lucas Toliman. Photographs by Byron Maldonado," a Campus Coffeehouse will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3, in Leahy Room 235, from 7 to 8:00 p.m. 

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Staff
Oct 25, 2022

Lunch and Learn will Feature Curtis Zunigha

Honoring the Indigenous peoples and their culture in Northeastern Pennsylvania, the University will host Curtis Zunigha, enrolled member of the Delaware Tribe of Indians.

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Student
Oct 25, 2022

Class of 2026 Students of Magis Honors Program

Fifteen members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2026 entered the Jesuit school’s Magis Honors Program in STEM.

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Student
Oct 25, 2022

Incoming Students Join Business Honors Program

Twenty-seven members of The University of Scranton’s incoming class of 2026 entered the Frank P. Corcione Business Honors Program.

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General
Oct 25, 2022

Global Insights Presents 'Nepal'

Aditya Agrawal '24, MAcc program, and Ayushi Das '26, accounting, will present 'Nepal' at the Nov. 15 Global Insights event.

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Student
Oct 24, 2022

Students Visit Washington, D.C. for Ignatian Family Teach-In

This past weekend in Washington, D.C., The University of Scranton students joined 2,000 attendees at "Rooted and Renewing" for prayer, advocacy for a more just world, and inspiration from internationally-renowned speakers.

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Staff
Oct 24, 2022

SBDC’s Leigh Fennie Earns National Recognition

The University of Scranton SBDC Business Consultant Leigh Fennie ’11 ‘G19 named one of America’s SBDC Top 40 Under 40.

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Community
Oct 19, 2022

Economic Research Applied to School Reform Discussed

Lessons learned about the effectiveness of urban school reforms to be discussed at the University’s Henry George Lecture Nov. 8.

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Community
Oct 19, 2022

Drummer Carmen Intorre Jr. Concert Set for Oct. 29

Drummer Carmen Intorre Jr. to be featured at Oct. 29 Performance Music concert with The University of Scranton Jazz Band.

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Faculty
Oct 19, 2022

Fulbright Scholar Will Lead 'Celebrate Argentina' Event Oct. 26

The University community is invited to 'Celebrate Argentina' on Oct. 26 in Leahy Hall 235, the Kane Forum, from 4 to 5 p.m.

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Athletics
Oct 19, 2022

Redding Matches Single Game Assists Record as Field Hockey Rolls Past Goucher, 10-0

Teaser - Character Max 140

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General
Oct 19, 2022

Nov. 3 'God at the Polls?' discussion requests panelists

"God at the Polls?" panel discussion will take place Thursday, Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Theology Lounge, 4th floor of Loyola Science Center.

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Staff
Oct 19, 2022

Employee Assistance Program Features Enhanced Mental Health Virtual Services

NexGen EAP’s enhanced Mental Health Virtual Services feature a new, barrier-free, digital suite of therapeutic offerings aimed at addressing our employees' mental health needs by providing expanded benefit solutions.

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General
Oct 19, 2022

SwiftMD Representative On Campus October 20

For Your Benefit, Session 2, discussing SwiftMD, will be hosted Oct. 20, from 2:30-4:00 p.m. in The DeNaples Center, Room 405.

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Community
Oct 18, 2022

University of Scranton Prepares for Midterm Elections

Royals Vote initiative works to ensure that The University of Scranton campus is registered and ready to vote in the Midterm Elections on Tuesday, Nov. 8.

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Student
Oct 18, 2022

Club Spotlight: Organizations Support Breast Cancer Awareness Efforts

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, members of the Operations and Analytics Club and Colleges Against Cancer Club discuss their organizations' ongoing efforts to raise awareness and support.

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General
Oct 18, 2022

Why You Should Attend 'Almost, Maine'

Keenan M. Beveridge '24, who will perform in The University of Scranton Players' production on October 21-23 and 28-30 shares what surprised him most about the show.

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General
Oct 18, 2022

Oct. 23 Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner Piano Recital

Performance Music will present a recital by piano virtuoso Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner on Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center.

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Community
Oct 18, 2022

Author Elizabeth Hinton, Ph.D., to Speak Oct. 20

'Riot or Rebellion?' will be discussed at this year’s Myers Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture, presented by the Slattery Center for Ignatian Humanities on Oct. 20.

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General
Oct 17, 2022

November and December Events Planned at University

The following is a list of University of Scranton events planned for November and December.

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Community
Oct 14, 2022

Distinguished Author Award to Honor Ayad Akhtar

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and playwright Ayad Akhtar will receive the Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award on Nov. 18.

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Alumni
Oct 14, 2022

Scranton Celebrates 50 Years of Co-Education

The University of Scranton begins year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary of becoming co-ed.

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Staff
Oct 12, 2022

Meet the Staff : Shannon Zottola, VP for Enrollment Management 

Ninety days in, Shannon Zottola reflects on her first impressions of the University and her plans to establish lasting connections with Open House attendees.

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General
Oct 12, 2022

Global Insights Presents: Poland

Join Global Insights Oct. 20 for a taste of Polish (and Scranton) culture!

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Student
Oct 12, 2022

Club Spotlight: Knitting Club

Knitting Club President Cayman Webber ‘24, said members meet at the Arrupe House and align many of their projects with community service, including Clothes Line for Men.

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Athletics
Oct 11, 2022

Royal Review: Volleyball, Women's Soccer Extend Winning Streaks

The University of Scranton volleyball team extended its winning streak to seven games last week.

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Student
Oct 11, 2022

Physics Major Awarded National Scholarship

University student Veronica Romanek ’23, awarded highly-competitive $25,000 Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) scholarship.

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Community
Oct 11, 2022

Best-Selling Author to Discuss Book Oct 12

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annette Gordon-Reed, J.D., to speak at Ignatian Values In Action Lecture on Oct. 12.

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General
Oct 11, 2022

The University of Scranton Players Present 'Almost, Maine'

All performances of the romantic comedy by John Cariani and directed by Michael O’Steen will take place in the Royal Theatre in the McDade Center for the Literary and Performing Arts on the University of Scranton campus.

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Community
Oct 11, 2022

Judaic Studies Fall Lecture Set for Oct. 27

Judaic Studies Institute fall lecture on Oct. 27 asks “Does the Hebrew Bible have a Unique Philosophy?”

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Community
Oct 07, 2022

Andrew Gonzalez to Perform Oct. 15

Andrew Gonzalez to be featured on viola and violincello da spalla at Performance Music Oct. 15 concert.

PA House and PA Senate Candidate Debates Set image
Community
Oct 07, 2022

PA House and PA Senate Candidate Debates Set

Candidate debates for the 112th, 114th and 118th districts of the PA House and the 22nd District of the PA Senate are scheduled for October on campus.

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Athletics
Oct 05, 2022

Women's Hoops to Clash With Susquehanna at The Palestra on Jan. 15

Home of the University of Pennsylvania's men's and women's basketball programs and known as the "Cathedral of College Basketball," The Palestra opened its doors in 1927, making it the oldest major college arena still in use today.

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Athletics
Oct 05, 2022

Royal Review: Volleyball Posts 4-0 Week

The University of Scranton volleyball team went 4-0 last week.

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Faculty
Oct 05, 2022

Diversity Initiatives Review Board Now Accepting Applications

The Diversity Initiatives Review Board is accepting applications for grants to support creative, educational programs that promote diversity.

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Alumni
Oct 04, 2022

Byrnes Clarke and O'Brien Receive President's Medals at PBC Dinner

PBC Dinner returns to New York City, surpasses goal.

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Alumni
Oct 04, 2022

CAL Members Invited To Elizabeth Hinton Lecture Presented By Slattery Center

University to host Hinton, a Slattery Center Myers Fellow.

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Alumni
Oct 04, 2022

University Book Club To Discuss 'The Whole Language' By Gregory Boyle, S.J.

Discuss this landmark work by Gregory Boyle, S.J., with your fellow Royals.

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Alumni
Oct 04, 2022

University Announces 2022 Presidential Christmas Parties

Celebrate the season with your Royal Family.

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Alumni
Oct 04, 2022

Save The Date For Reunion 2023 June 9-11

Return, reminisce and reconnect with your Royal Family.

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Alumni
Oct 04, 2022

CEEPS Seeks Feedback from Public Servants

Have you ever worked in public service? If so, the University's Center for Ethics and Excellence in Public Service wants to hear from you!

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Alumni
Oct 04, 2022

Register Today For The Alumni Student Golf Outing Oct. 15

Register by Friday, October 7, to reserve your spot.

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Alumni
Oct 04, 2022

Alumni Class Notes, October 2022

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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General
Oct 04, 2022

Concentration Fair In Denaples Center Fireplace Lounge

Learn more about the interdisciplinary program, similar to a minor, that can complement any major.

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General
Oct 04, 2022

Pulitzer prize-winning author and playwright to accept award

The Royden B. Davis, S. J., Distinguished Author Award presentation to honor Ayad Akhtar, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022

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General
Oct 04, 2022

Annual U.S. Conference on Disability Goes Virtual

The annual U.S. Conference on DISABILITY offers a 3 part virtual speaker series.

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Community
Oct 04, 2022

Virtual Lecture Series Planned for October

The Edward R. Leahy, Jr., Virtual Speaker Series, offered free of charge, is planned for three Wednesdays in October.

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Community
Oct 04, 2022

NASA Lands on Campus for Two Days

NASA representatives met with students and local business owners to discuss careers and ways to work with them on future missions.

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Faculty
Oct 04, 2022

FACULTY PROFILES: A CONVERSATION WITH Professor Michele Boland

Prof. Michele Boland reminds her students at the Panuska College of Professional Studies to explore the diverse fields in nursing.

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Community
Oct 04, 2022

Major Upcoming ‘Scranton’s Story’ Events to Highlight Migration and Native American Experiences

Scranton’s Story fall events to include international writers with interactive story exchange, and the return of a Lenape leader to his ancestral homeland.

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Staff
Oct 04, 2022

MEG CULLEN-BROWN MAGIS AWARD WINNER, OCTOBER

Receiving The Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award Winner for October is Jimmy Piazza, Carpenter.

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General
Oct 04, 2022

Building Equity into Downtown Revitalization

Presentation Oct. 6 will include Q&A and discussion with Dr. Wonhyung Lee of the University of Albany, speaking about her research on the theme: “A Space for Everyone: Building Equity into Downtown Revitalization.”

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Faculty
Sep 19, 2022

FACULTY PROFILE: A Conversation with Dr. Brian Snee

Dr. Brian Snee is an Associate Professor in the Communication and Media Department. He talks about the tightly-knit department, meaningful accomplishments, and reasons why students should consider a career in communication and media.

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