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Postcards from 2023 Scranton Intersession banner image
Student
Jan 25, 2023

Postcards from 2023 Scranton Intersession

University students who participated in domestic and international Intersession trips share their experiences.

'Moonlight' to Open Black History Month Film Series Feb. 1 banner image
Faculty
Jan 25, 2023

'Moonlight' to Open Black History Month Film Series Feb. 1

Dr. Anthony Betancourt, assistant professor in the Psychology Department, and Dr. Melissa Anyiwo, associate professor in the History Department, will introduce and contextualize each film in the series presented by The Louis Stanley Brown Black Student Union and The University of Scranton's Weinberg Memorial Library.

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General
Jan 25, 2023

Campus Coffeehouse with Travis Prince Feb. 23

In conjunction with the Hope Horn Gallery exhibition "A New Understanding: Paintings by Travis Prince," a Campus Coffeehouse with the artist will be held Feb. 23 from 7 -8 p.m. in the Rose Room, 5th floor, Brennan Hall.

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General
Jan 25, 2023

CHEW'S Weekly Wellness Classes Begin for Spring Semester

Students, faculty and staff are invited to join the Center for Health Education and Wellness (CHEW) for classes taught by professional instructors to promote stress relief and increase strength, flexibility, and mindfulness.

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Staff
Jan 24, 2023

Angel Bladt is Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award Winner

Angel Bladt, Campus Mail Carrier, receives the Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award for Jan. 2023

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General
Jan 24, 2023

Important Update to Campus Banking Options

Earlier this month, the PNC Automated Teller Machine (ATM) situated in the McGurrin Hall vestibule was deactivated. The ATM in the DeNaples Center vestibule will remain in service.

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Athletics
Jan 24, 2023

Women's Hoops Ranked No. 4 in Latest D3hoops.com and WBCA Top 25 Polls

The University women's basketball team is ranked No. 4 for the second straight week in the latest D3hoops.com and WBCA Top 25 polls that were unveiled on Jan. 24.

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Community
Jan 24, 2023

Spring Talks Highlight Community Issues

A series of three talks will highlight community partners and issues including Black history and housing, environmental health, and what is necessary to make a living wage in NEPA.

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Announcement
Jan 04, 2023

Greater Scranton MLK Commission Hosts Annual Community Dinner

The Office of Government and Community Relations is sponsoring a table for faculty, staff and students. Contact community@scranton.edu to make a reservation.

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Staff
Jan 04, 2023

Staff Senate and Staff Development Committee Present Wellness Event

At the Jan. 5 event, Gerianne Barber, NCC, LPC will lead "Restoration, Resilience, and Resolutions," a discussion on Wellness and You.

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Alumni
Jan 03, 2023

Save The Date For Shamrockin' Eve March 10

Royals from the Classes of 2019-2023 to gather together for Scranton tradition.

Alumni Spotlight: Joe Fitzgerald, M.D. '64 banner image
Alumni
Jan 03, 2023

Alumni Spotlight: Joe Fitzgerald, M.D. '64

Retired orthopedic surgeon enjoys serving his community at Clothes To Kids Rhode Island.

Reminder: University To Host Lady Royals Post-Game Reception In Philadelphia Jan. 15 banner image
Alumni
Jan 03, 2023

Reminder: University To Host Lady Royals Post-Game Reception In Philadelphia Jan. 15

Join your fellow Royals for a post-game reception in the City of Brotherly Love.

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Alumni
Jan 03, 2023

Reminder: University To Hold Day of Service April 22

Show your community the meaning of #Royals4Others.

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Alumni
Jan 03, 2023

Royals Celebrate At Presidential Christmas Parties

Alumni, parents and friends of the University celebrate the season together in Washington, D.C., New York City, Scranton, and Philadelphia.

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Alumni
Jan 03, 2023

Alumni Class Notes, January 2023

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Staff
Dec 14, 2022

More Than 350 Attend Staff Senate Christmas Luncheon

Staff Senate President Mark Murphy welcomed a crowd of more than 350 attendees at the Staff Senate Christmas Luncheon that was hosted Wednesday, Dec. 14 in The McIlhenney Ballroom of The DeNaples Center.

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Community
Dec 14, 2022

Spirit of Christmas Beams at Scranton

From gift giving drives, to concert traditions, to the Christmas trees that adorn campus, Scranton knows “how to keep Christmas well.”

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Student
Dec 13, 2022

Actor, Producer, Writer Patrick Labyorteaux Speaks with Students

Students of Professor Charles Cino participated in a Q and A session, via Zoom, with actor, producer, and writer Patrick Labyorteaux.

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Faculty
Dec 12, 2022

Faculty Profile: A Conversation With Marzia Caporale

Dr. Marzia Caporale shares information about her background and experiences as a professor in the World Languages and Cultures department at the University.

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Athletics
Dec 07, 2022

Women's Soccer's Nicole Olson Garners CSC Academic All-American First Team Honors

Sophomore goalie Nicole Olson of The University of Scranton women's soccer team earned College Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-American First Team honors.

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Alumni
Dec 07, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Phil Grieco '00

Alumnus turns passion for communicating into career in marketing.

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Staff
Dec 07, 2022

Staff Senate Christmas Luncheon Deadline Dec. 9

Staff Senate Christmas Luncheon set for Wednesday, Dec. 14 in The McIlhenney Ballroom. Attendees invited to bring packaged socks, small toiletries and more for collection for Community Intervention Center.

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Staff
Dec 07, 2022

Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award Winner, December

Receiving The Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award Winner for December is Lori Moran, Center for Career Development. 

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Alumni
Dec 06, 2022

University Community Celebrates Giving Tuesday 2022

Nearly 400 alumni, parents and friends of the University donate more than $65,000 to Scranton causes.

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Alumni
Dec 06, 2022

University To Host Lady Royals Post-Game Reception Jan. 15

Join your fellow Royals for a post-game reception in the City of Brotherly Love.

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Alumni
Dec 06, 2022

Scranton Club of NEPA To Gather At Penguins Game Jan. 20

Watch the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins take on the Lehigh Valley Phantoms with your Royal Family.

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Alumni
Dec 06, 2022

Save The Date For The Day Of Service, April 22

Show your community the meaning of #Royals4Others.

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Alumni
Dec 06, 2022

Reminder: Save The Date For Reunion 2023 June 9-11

Return, reminisce and reconnect with your Royal Family.

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Alumni
Dec 06, 2022

Reminder: Register Today For The Advent Daily Devotional Emails

Daily emails offer inspiration throughout holiday season.

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Alumni
Dec 06, 2022

Alumni Class Notes, December 2022

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Announcement
Dec 05, 2022

Sign Up to Receive Advent Daily Devotional Emails

The Jesuit Center invites you to enjoy daily inspiration and reflection this holiday season by registering for its Advent Daily Devotional emails.

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General
Dec 05, 2022

Call For Sursum Corda Award Nominations

The Staff Recognition and Excellence Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the 2022 Sursum Corda (Lift Up Your Hearts) Awards.

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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.

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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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Announcement
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.

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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

Business Students Discover Real-world Uses for NASA Tech

Scranton is one of three schools in Pennsylvania to collaborate on NASA’s Technology Transfer University (T2U) project.

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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.

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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.

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Student
Nov 21, 2022

Cobbinah-Dumancas Work Published in Peer-Reviewed Journal

Research on chemometrics by MS in Chemistry graduate student, Elizabeth Cobbinah, and Associate Professor of Chemistry, Dr. Gerard Dumancas, was published in a peer-reviewed journal.

Faculty-Student PILLAR Program Deadline Dec. 2 banner 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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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 banner 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.

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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.

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General
Nov 11, 2022

Microsoft Solutions Day for faculty, staff is Nov. 16

Microsoft Solutions Day for The University of Scranton faculty and staff is Nov. 16.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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Announcement
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.

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Faculty
Nov 02, 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.

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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.

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