November 2022

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Events Examined Transnational Migration in Taiwan  image
General
Nov 30, 2022

Events Examined Transnational Migration in Taiwan

The University’s Asian Studies Program hosted two events that looked at transnational migration and cross-cultural influences in Taiwan.

Findings of 2022 Living Wage Report Presented image
Community
Nov 30, 2022

Findings of 2022 Living Wage Report Presented

Regional leaders gathered on the University’s campus to discuss issues and solutions related to findings of a 2022 NEPA Living Wage Report.

Fail Forward Panel Held on Nov. 9 image
Staff
Nov 30, 2022

Fail Forward Panel Held on Nov. 9

Students learned to “fail forward” from the real-life stories of four members of the University community.

Kranson's Career Night Helps No. 8 Women's Hoops Cruise Past No. 14 Ithaca, 74-53 image
Athletics
Nov 30, 2022

Kranson's Career Night Helps No. 8 Women's Hoops Cruise Past No. 14 Ithaca, 74-53

The No. 8 University of Scranton women's basketball team (6-0) limited No. 14 Ithaca to just 32.1 percent shooting and forced 20 turnovers en route to a 74-53 victory over the Bombers in a Top 15 non-conference matchup.

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General
Nov 29, 2022

Experience a German Christmas Market Dec. 5

Sample Children’s Punch and Christmas cookies, engage in German Christmas songs, and learn a bit of history on Dec. 5 at a German Christmas Market event led by Celine Seeger, German Fulbright Teaching Assistant.

Noel Night Concert Set for Dec. 3  image
Community
Nov 29, 2022

Noel Night Concert Set for Dec. 3

Performance Music will host its 55th annual Noel Night concert on Saturday, Dec. 3, beginning at 8 p.m.

Dec. 7 Roundtable to Highlight Migration Journeys to Scranton image
Community
Nov 28, 2022

Dec. 7 Roundtable to Highlight Migration Journeys to Scranton

Local resource speakers to share experiences and foster discussion at upcoming Scranton Story/Schemel Event.

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Faculty
Nov 28, 2022

Meet World Languages Fulbright Teaching Assistants and Visiting Instructor

A video interview introduces The University of Scranton World Languages and Cultures Department Fulbright Teaching Assistants and Visiting Instructors for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Students Named Sanofi Excellence in STEM Scholars image
General
Nov 21, 2022

Students Named Sanofi Excellence in STEM Scholars

University of Scranton students named as Sanofi US Excellence in STEM Scholars and received support for summer research projects.

2022 Living Wage Report Discussion takes place Nov. 29 image
General
Nov 21, 2022

2022 Living Wage Report Discussion takes place Nov. 29

The 2022 Living Wage Report to be discussed Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m., in the Kane Forum, Leahy Hall, Rm 235, at The University of Scranton. Lunch will be served.

University Holds Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive image
Community
Nov 21, 2022

University Holds Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

The University’s annual Thanksgiving Food Drive provided 150 food baskets to area families in need.

Faculty-Student PILLAR Program Deadline Dec. 2 image
Student
Nov 21, 2022

Faculty-Student PILLAR Program Deadline Dec. 2

The PILLAR Program is still accepting applications from faculty members and students for the Spring 2023 semester.

Author Elizabeth Hinton, Ph.D., Spoke at University image
Community
Nov 17, 2022

Author Elizabeth Hinton, Ph.D., Spoke at University

Elizabeth Hinton, Ph.D., presented the Slattery Center for Ignatian Humanities Myers Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture in October.

Distinguished Author Award Dinner Discussion Aired image
Community
Nov 17, 2022

Distinguished Author Award Dinner Discussion Aired

Committee member interviewed about Distinguished Author Award Dinner honoring Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar.

Women's Soccer Rolls Past Westfield State in 3-0 Victory; Advances to Sweet 16 for Second Straight Year image
Athletics
Nov 16, 2022

Women's Soccer Rolls Past Westfield State in 3-0 Victory; Advances to Sweet 16 for Second Straight Year

With the win, the Royals have advanced past the second round for the fourth time in program history. Scranton will take on the winner of Misericordia/Western New England next weekend at a place and time yet to be determined.

No. 10 Women's Basketball Topples Marywood in Home Opener, 67-51 image
Athletics
Nov 16, 2022

No. 10 Women's Basketball Topples Marywood in Home Opener, 67-51

With the victory, Scranton remains unbeaten in 40 all-time meetings against the Pacers. The game also marked the first home win for head coach Ben O'Brien. On Saturday, the Lady Royals will play King's College, as part of the annual Cross-County Challenge hosted by Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Opening tip is slated for 1 p.m.

Alpha Mu Gamma Language Honors Society is currently accepting applications  image
Student
Nov 15, 2022

Alpha Mu Gamma Language Honors Society is currently accepting applications

The Alpha Mu Gamma Language Honors Society is currently accepting applications until Feb. 1. To apply, students must have received two consecutive grades of A or A- in language courses at the 200 level or higher and have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

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General
Nov 15, 2022

University String Orchestra performs Nov. 18

At the free concert on Friday at 7:30 p.m., the String Orchestra will perform arrangements of music by Bruckner, Handel, and Shostakovich, as well as works by contemporary composers Yukiko Nishimura, Soon Hee Newbold, Brian Balmages and William Hofeldt.

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General
Nov 15, 2022

Reignite a Royal Advent Tradition

Gather Sunday, Dec. 4 at 5 p.m. in the Byron Center for The University of Scranton Advent Mass, followed by Tree Lighting on the Dionne Green, then Christmas on the Commons.

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Community
Nov 15, 2022

University of Scranton Recognized for Sustainability

The Princeton Review included The University of Scranton among the 455 schools listed in its 2023 Guide to Green Colleges.

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Student
Nov 15, 2022

Scranton/Le Moyne Sign Memorandum of Understanding 

University signs cooperative agreement with sister Jesuit school Le Moyne College that includes pathway for respective DPT and PA programs. 

Upcoming State of Scranton to Share Living Wage Report 2022 Update image
Community
Nov 15, 2022

Upcoming State of Scranton to Share Living Wage Report 2022 Update

State of Scranton seminar to share Living Wage Report 2022 Update findings and facilitate community discussion around wages, quality of life, and report recommendations

University announces annual United Way Campaign image
Staff
Nov 14, 2022

University announces annual United Way Campaign

The University of Scranton’s annual United Way fundraising campaign will be held through Dec. 9, 2022. The campaign supports the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties as they sponsor critical programs to improve the lives of all people in our communities through education, economic mobility and health programs.

Liva Arts Company Presents 'Rent' Nov. 17-19 image
General
Nov 14, 2022

Liva Arts Company Presents 'Rent' Nov. 17-19

The University of Scranton’s student-run musical theatre group will present Jonathan Larson’s musical “Rent” Nov. 17-19 at The Royal Theater, McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts.

Scranton Cadets Earn Distinguished Military Status image
Student
Nov 09, 2022

Scranton Cadets Earn Distinguished Military Status

Six members of The University of Scranton’s ROTC class of 2023 have earned Distinguished Military Graduate designation by the U.S. Army.

THREE PEAT! Tantala's Heroics Lead Women's Soccer to Third Straight Landmark Title image
Athletics
Nov 09, 2022

THREE PEAT! Tantala's Heroics Lead Women's Soccer to Third Straight Landmark Title

This marks the Royals' third straight title, fifth in sixth seasons and the program's ninth Landmark championship overall.

CHAMPS! Strong Defensive Effort Carries Men's Soccer Past ETown in Landmark Title Game, 1-0 image
Athletics
Nov 09, 2022

CHAMPS! Strong Defensive Effort Carries Men's Soccer Past ETown in Landmark Title Game, 1-0

This marks the Royals' third Landmark title and the first since 2016.

Regional Economic Barometer Published image
Community
Nov 09, 2022

Regional Economic Barometer Published

The University of Scranton economics professors publish analysis of the Wyoming Valley of Northeast Pennsylvania's economy.

Performance Music Presents University’s Symphonic Band Nov. 12 image
Student
Nov 09, 2022

Performance Music Presents University’s Symphonic Band Nov. 12

The free concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue, downtown Scranton.

HR Foundation Grant to Support Advocacy Programs image
Community
Nov 08, 2022

HR Foundation Grant to Support Advocacy Programs

Human Resources Foundation awards $5,000 to support The University of Scranton’s Autism Collaborative Center of Excellence programming.

2nd Annual CSA Java Journey  Event Invites Students to Explore Local Cafes  image
Community
Nov 08, 2022

2nd Annual CSA Java Journey  Event Invites Students to Explore Local Cafes

Seven Scranton cafes to host University students during the Commuter Student Association’s upcoming Java Journey event.

Club Spotlight: Counseling and Human Services Association assists in the community image
Student
Nov 07, 2022

Club Spotlight: Counseling and Human Services Association assists in the community

CHSA President Anne Murphy '23 discusses club initiatives across campus and within the local Scranton community, including a recent Veterans Day delivery to Gino J. Merli Veterans' Center residents.

Students attend event  that celebrates Argentinian culture image
General
Nov 07, 2022

Students attend event  that celebrates Argentinian culture

Students created gaucho hats and rosettes, played Argentinian card games and sampled traditional beverages.

Guest Lecturer Mariana Ortega Presents 'Listening to Sorrow in Border Cantos' image
Staff
Nov 07, 2022

Guest Lecturer Mariana Ortega Presents 'Listening to Sorrow in Border Cantos'

The exhibit 'Border Cantos' by Richard Misrach and Guillermo Galindo illustrates the importance of both visuality and sound in the process of honoring and mourning those who perish crossing the Mexico-U.S. border.

Lenape History, Heritage, Experiences and Culture Shared image
Community
Nov 04, 2022

Lenape History, Heritage, Experiences and Culture Shared

Expert on Delaware/Lenape culture, language and traditional practices to share heritage and experiences of the Lenape people Nov. 17 and 18.

University of Scranton Appoints New Faculty Members image
Faculty
Oct 26, 2022

University of Scranton Appoints New Faculty Members

The University has appointed 21 new full-time faculty members for the 2022-2023 academic year.

FACULTY PROFILE: A Conversation with Professor John Wiercinski image
Faculty
Nov 28, 2022

FACULTY PROFILE: A Conversation with Professor John Wiercinski

Professor John Wiercinski, a Faculty Specialist in Health Administration and Human Resources, talks about how the University's Jesuit mission has affected his time here, his personal teaching philosophy and the greatest points of his career.

Bannon's Overtime Heroics Send Women's Soccer Past Catholic in Landmark Semis, 1-0 image
Athletics
Nov 02, 2022

Bannon's Overtime Heroics Send Women's Soccer Past Catholic in Landmark Semis, 1-0

Sophomore Emily Bannon scored the eventual game-winner in the first overtime period and The University of Scranton top-seeded women's soccer team held on for a 1-0 victory.

Alumni Spotlight: Laurel Coyle ’11 image
Student
Nov 01, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Laurel Coyle ’11

In her lead role at JPMorgan Chase, Laurel Coyle '11 uses skills she gained at The University of Scranton to successfully communicate the Fortune 500 company's priorities to its 47,000 employees on a daily basis.

University Opens Registration For Presidential Christmas Parties image
Alumni
Nov 01, 2022

University Opens Registration For Presidential Christmas Parties

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

O'Malley Recovers From Life-threatening Injuries, Finishes ROAR image
Alumni
Nov 01, 2022

O'Malley Recovers From Life-threatening Injuries, Finishes ROAR

Alumnus hospitalized by life-threatening injuries while raising money for The Ryan T. O’Malley ’99 Memorial Scholarship in 2,665-mile cycling race miraculously recovers and crosses finish line.

Professor Among Those Interviewed by BBC World News image
General
Nov 01, 2022

Professor Among Those Interviewed by BBC World News

BBC World News broadcasted international coverage of the upcoming U.S. election from the balcony of Brennan Hall on campus.

University Re-releases 'Royal Recipes: A University of Scranton Cookbook' image
Alumni
Nov 01, 2022

University Re-releases 'Royal Recipes: A University of Scranton Cookbook'

Experience the joy of cooking and use your fellow Royals' favorite recipes.

NEPA Nonprofits Benefiting from Leadership Program  image
Community
Nov 01, 2022

NEPA Nonprofits Benefiting from Leadership Program

The University of Scranton’s Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program is accepting applications for classes that begin in January 2023.

Register Today for The Jesuit Center's Advent Daily Devotional Emails image
Alumni
Nov 01, 2022

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

Daily emails to offer inspiration during the holiday season.

University Opens Reunion '23 'Planning To Attend' List image
Alumni
Nov 01, 2022

University Opens Reunion '23 'Planning To Attend' List

See who's planning on attending Reunion 2023.

CAL Seeking Attorneys for Alumni Lawyers Directory image
Alumni
Nov 01, 2022

CAL Seeking Attorneys for Alumni Lawyers Directory

The Council of Alumni Lawyers (CAL) hopes to create a new resource for Scranton attorneys.

Reminder: CEEPs Seeking Feedback From Public Servants image
Alumni
Nov 01, 2022

Reminder: CEEPs Seeking 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.

Latinx Catholicism and the Future of the Church in the United States image
General
Nov 01, 2022

Latinx Catholicism and the Future of the Church in the United States

Dr. Imperatori-Lee's research interests focus on Catholic ecclesiology, in particular the intersection of ecclesial identity with feminist and Latinx Catholic thought.

Students Take on Project with Homeboy Industries image
Student
Nov 01, 2022

Students Take on Project with Homeboy Industries

Business Leadership Honors Program students gain experience consulting for largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world.

All-One Grant Supports Physical Therapy for Vulnerable Populations image
Community
Nov 01, 2022

All-One Grant Supports Physical Therapy for Vulnerable Populations

All-One Charities awards $25,000 grant to support physical therapy community outreach programs of The University of Scranton DPT students.

DPT Students Put Theory into Practice image
Student
Nov 01, 2022

DPT Students Put Theory into Practice

Doctor of Physical Therapy students participate with community health screenings across the city of Scranton.

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General
Nov 01, 2022

Annual Mass of Remembrance

On Sunday, Nov. 13 at 4:30 p.m., the annual Mass of Remembrance will be celebrated in Madonna della Strada Chapel.

Karl Johns is Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award Winner image
Staff
Nov 01, 2022

Karl Johns is Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award Winner

Karl Johns, Technology Support Services, receives the Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award for Nov. 2022.

Alumni Class Notes, November 2022 image
Alumni
Nov 01, 2022

Alumni Class Notes, November 2022

Share your story with your Royal Family.

FACULTY PROFILE: A Conversation with Dr. Cara Krieg image
Faculty
Nov 15, 2022

FACULTY PROFILE: A Conversation with Dr. Cara Krieg

A biology professor interested in the field of bird behavior, Dr. Cara Krieg talks about her hands-on experience with wild animals living in their natural environment.

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