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Student
May 16, 2024

Students Gain Real-World Experience With SoccerFest 2024

University of Scranton students in a Sports Event Management course taught by Ovidiu Cocieru, Ph.D., assistant professor of management gained real-world experience while making a positive impact on the community.

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Staff
May 17, 2024

University Recognizes Faculty, Staff for Years of Service

Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., University president presents awards to staff and faculty across all departments who are recognized for 10 and 20 years of service in their positions under The Order of Pro Deo et Universitate.

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Announcement
May 15, 2024

End-of-the-Year Drive Requests Donations Through May 21

In spring cleaning mode? Boxes are available at drop-off points in stairwell areas of the University parking garage, DeNaples first and second floors and near the ATM entrance. Larger donations will be accepted at Arrupe House.

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Student
May 9, 2024

Club Spotlight: Cheerleading Team

The mission of The University of Scranton Cheerleading Team is to serve as ambassadors for the University, as well as create a family that athletes can turn to at any point in time.

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Faculty
May 9, 2024

Dr. Yamile Silva Earns International Award

Dr. Yamile Silva, Chair of the Department of Languages and Cultures and Director of Latin American and Latinx Studies, has been selected as winner for the best scholarly Collaborative Project by the international professional organization GEMELA.

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Announcement
May 8, 2024

Feminism Expo May 8 To Include Poster Sessions

The University community is invited to a Feminism Expo on Wednesday, May 8 from 5 to 6 p.m. at The Denaples Center, Room 407. Attendees are invited to sample refreshments while gaining insight from poster sessions.

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Announcement
May 8, 2024

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord Liturgies May 8, 9

All are welcome to attend Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord liturgies this week in The University of Scranton's Madonna della Strada Chapel. 

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Staff
May 1, 2024

Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award for May 2024

Ann Siock receives the Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award for May 2024

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Announcement
May 15, 2024

Royal News To Begin Summer Schedule

The Royal News e-newsletter will now publish on a summer schedule, with timely updates on the website.

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Announcement
May 16, 2024

Apply Today for a Diversity Initiatives Grant

Students, faculty and staff are invited to submit an application for a Diversity Initiatives Grant through the Office of Equity and Diversity.

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Student
May 3, 2024

Students, Alumnus Attend Sigma Tau Delta International Convention and Receive Awards

Ten University of Scranton students and one alumnus presented their work at the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention in St. Louis, Missouri in April. Four won awards for work they presented at the conference. Sigma Tau Delta is the national honor society in English.

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Student
May 5, 2024

Student Government Confirms 2024-25 Senate

Maria Stephen '25 and Amanda Campbell '25 have been elected as the new student body president and vice president.

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Announcement
May 1, 2024

DPT Students To Lead CHEW Seminar on Ergonomics, Movement

University of Scranton Doctor of Physical Therapy students will lead an employee wellness seminar hosted by the Center for Health Education and Wellness on May 2. The event will present strategies to combat the effects of sedentary work through ergonomics and movement.

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Alumni
April 30, 2024

University Launches Royal Remembrances Podcast

Follow the show on Apple Podcasts today.

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Community
April 28, 2024

CSA To Offer Annual Restaurant Fest 

The Commuter Student Association promotes downtown Scranton restaurant business to university students.

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Alumni
April 28, 2024

University Gears Up for 10th Annual Day of Giving

Celebrate a decade of impact with your fellow Royals May 6.

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Alumni
April 30, 2024

Scranton Nurses Celebrate National Nurses Week With NYC Happy Hour Event

Celebrate National Nurses Week with your fellow Royals in the Big Apple.

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Alumni
April 30, 2024

Register Today for Reunion Weekend 2024 June 14-16

Together again, where it all began.

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Alumni
April 30, 2024

Alumni Class Notes, May 2024

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Announcement
April 25, 2024

UCO 15th Annual Festival of Nations May 3

The United Cultures Organization and the Cultural Centers invite students, faculty and staff to join in a celebration of diversity at the 15th Annual Festival of Nations on Friday, May 3, from 3 to 6 p.m.

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Student
April 22, 2024

Dreaming of a Cure? Attend Relay for Life on April 26

Registration is open for the University's 2024 Relay for Life event that will take place April 26 in support of the American Cancer Society's efforts to save lives. Proceeds from the Relay, and ongoing T-shirt and raffle ticket sales, will add to funds raised during a recent dunk tank event.

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Student
April 21, 2024

Students Spread Awareness Through Gift of Life Challenge

Students in a Social Media Campaigns class led by Dr. Brian Snee, associate professor in the Communications and Media Department, organized and publicized virtual and on-campus outreach efforts in support of a national nonprofit organization that registers organ, tissue and cornea donors.

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Announcement
April 24, 2024

Royal News Trivia Challenge Finale

Thanks to all members of The University of Scranton community who played the Royal News Trivia Challenge this month for a chance to win weekly prizes and a grand prize. 

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Community
April 15, 2024

Students Participate in Advocacy Day at the State Capitol

On Tuesday, April 9, The University of Scranton sent a group of students and staff to Harrisburg for the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP) annual Student Aid Advocacy Day to advocate for state grants for higher education.

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Announcement
April 11, 2024

University to Celebrate Student Scholarship April 24

The showcase of work will include poster presentations, demonstrations, and oral presentations. Posters will be on display from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and the schedule of oral presentations will be announced in the coming days. 

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Announcement
April 16, 2024

PILLAR Program Applications for Fall 2024 Open in April

The PILLAR Program is currently accepting applications from faculty members interested in becoming PILLAR faculty partners for the Fall 2024 semester. Applications for student partners will open on Monday, April 29.

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Announcement
April 11, 2024

Women's Ultimate Flying Disc Team Heads to Regionals for First Time

The Electric City Scranton Ultimate team competed recently in their flying disc conference tournament at Haverford College. For the first time in program history, the women's team will compete on the national level.

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Announcement
April 12, 2024

Nursing Students Welcome University of Success Participants

At the April 6 event, Sigma Theta Tau inductees in the undergraduate nursing program, and junior and senior nursing students led interactive modules as part of a pre-college mentoring program for area students currently in eighth grade.

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General
April 7, 2024

Environmental Art Exhibit Will Begin April 15

The 2024 Environmental Art Show at The University of Scranton will open April 15 with an Artist Talk. Guest speaker Theresa O'Connor will discuss the use of sustainable and eco-friendly mediums to create her artwork.

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Announcement
April 10, 2024

Opera Singer Discusses Facial Cancer at April 10 Event

The Slattery Center and the Health Humanities Concentration invite the University community and general public to a free event tonight, April 10. "Rearranged: An Opera Singer's Facial Cancer and Life Transposed," will be presented by performer and author, Kathleen Watt.

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Student
April 7, 2024

Student Government Seeks Street Sweep Volunteers

All are invited to join The University of Scranton Student Government for their biannual Street Sweep Event Saturday, April 13.

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Announcement
April 8, 2024

Liva Theater Presents 'Children of Eden' Musical

Liva Arts Company will perform 'Children of Eden,' from April 18 to 20 at The Royal Theater in the McDade Center. Tickets will be available at the door, but it is advised to reserve them in advance.

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Announcement
April 17, 2024

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) Mass Celebrates the Easter Sacraments 

At this Mass, Most Reverend Joseph C. Bambera, D.D., J.C.L., Bishop of the Diocese of Scranton was the Principal Celebrant and Homilist and Fr. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., President of the University of Scranton served as Concelebrant.

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Announcement
April 17, 2024

Week Three of the Royal News Trivia Challenge

Find the answers in the current issue of Royal News.

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Announcement
April 10, 2024

Week Two of the Royal News Trivia Challenge is Here!

Find the answers in the current issue of Royal News.

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Announcement
April 3, 2024

Week of Events Designed To Celebrate Jesuit Identity

Mission and Ministry invites the University community to participate in a week of fun-filled events for “Jesuit Identity Week, Mission: Possible.”

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Announcement
March 31, 2024

Scranton Stories Meet and Greet Reception April 4

At the public reception, attendees will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with members of the Scranton Stories project team and many of the oral history interviewees.

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Community
April 1, 2024

Pennsylvania Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

All eligible individuals should mark their calendars and ensure they register to vote before the deadline on April 8, 2024. Missing this deadline means forfeiting the opportunity to participate in the April 23, 2024 primary election.

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Staff
April 1, 2024

Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award for April 2024

Salisa Brown receives the Meg Cullen-Brown Magis Award for April 2024

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General
April 1, 2024

Arrupe Award Winner Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J. To Speak April 17

Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J., the 2024 University of Scranton Arrupe Award winner will present: "Jesus and the Earth: Seeing Christ Through an Ecological Lens," on Wednesday, April 17, from 6 p.m. at the Moskovitz Theater,  DeNaples Center, 4th Floor.

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Student
April 4, 2024

Naveen El-Dabsheh '26, Presents Palestine in Global Insights

Sophomore Naveen El-Dabsheh will discuss how Palestinian culture stays strong with long-held traditions and family values.

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Alumni
April 10, 2024

Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Flanagan '20, G'21

Alumna serves others as a pediatric occupational therapist.

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Alumni
April 10, 2024

Reminder: Register Your Business in the Alumni Small-Business Online Directory

List your business to connect with your fellow Royals.

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Alumni
April 1, 2024

University to Celebrate SJLA Reunion April 6

Graduates of the Special Jesuit Liberal Arts program to return to campus for a day of learning, reflecting and reuniting.

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Alumni
April 10, 2024

Register Today For Reunion 2024 June 14-16

Together again, where it all began.

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Alumni
April 1, 2024

University to Hold Presidential Reception in Austin April 12

Join Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., University President, and your fellow Royals at The Driskill.

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Alumni
April 1, 2024

University to Hold Alumni Reception in Houston April 13

Meet up with your fellow Royals in the Space City area.

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Student
April 1, 2024

Register for a Summer 2024 Course Today

Scranton’s on-campus and online summer courses, at a reduced tuition rate, can help students fulfill a requirement or just get ahead.

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Announcement
April 15, 2024

Graduating Seniors: Vote in April for 2024 Teacher of the Year

Members of the graduating class are invited to cast an electronic ballot for a faculty member whose teaching inspires interest in the discipline at www.scranton.edu/toy from April 15 through April 19, 2024.

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Alumni
April 2, 2024

University Day of Service Returns April 13

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

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Student
April 1, 2024

Student Spotlight: As a Maggie's Place Volunteer, Claire Loder '24 Walks in Another's Shoes

University students volunteers and chaperones participated in a "Day in the Life of a Mom" Encounter at Maggie's Place in Phoenix, Arizona during a service trip to assist women and children experiencing homelessness. The spring break event was one of several organized by the University's Center for Service and Social Justice.

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Alumni
April 10, 2024

Alumni Class Notes, April 2024

Share your story with your Royal Family.

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Announcement
March 27, 2024

Apply To Be a Web Content Management Intern at the University

Are you interested in webpage design? Curious about how content is created, and how we decide where to place it on a page? Apply by April 12 for a paid internship for the 2024-2025 academic year with The Office of Marketing Communications.

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Community
March 25, 2024

'Heat Pumps and Heat Pump Water Heaters' Discussion April 16

University to offer Earth Day Event regarding heat pumps and heat pump water heaters that can help the climate and save money.

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Announcement
March 27, 2024

Pre-Pride Late Night Festivities

Bingo, crafts and sign making and karaoke will take place at Pre-Pride Late Night Festivities on April 6.

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Announcement
April 23, 2024

Pet Therapy Needs Dogs for April 30 Event

Registration is ongoing for the spring Pet Therapy: Canines on Campus event! Dog owners from outside the University are welcome at the April 30 event.

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Announcement
March 26, 2024

First Pre-Pride Silent March Set for April 8

Scranton Alliance for Equity and the Cultural Centers will host the first pre-Pride silent march at The University of Scranton. The march is scheduled for Monday, April 8 at 3 p.m. at the DeNaples Patio.

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Student
March 23, 2024

Club Spotlight: Scranton Alliance for Equity Promotes Inclusivity with a Variety of Events

The President and Vice President of Scranton Alliance for Equity, or SAFE, said the club will host a weekend of Pride activities in April, including a late-night bingo and karaoke celebration on April 6 and a pre-Pride silent march on April 8.

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Announcement
April 3, 2024

Welcome to the Royal News Weekly Trivia Challenge!

Week one of the Royal News Trivia Challenge is here!

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General
March 24, 2024

Earn Prizes in April by Reading Royal News

Play the Royal News Trivia Challenge for a chance to win weekly prizes and a grand prize. The contest will begin April 3 and continue through April 19, 2024.

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