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The Scranton Area Community Foundation awarded a $10,000 critical needs grant to support The University of Scranton’s Edward R. Leahy, Jr. Clinic for the Uninsured, which provides free “non-emergency” health care, counseling, physical therapy and vision therapy to uninsured residents of Lackawanna County. From left: Meg Hambrose, director of corporate and foundation relations, The University of Scranton; Cathy Fitzpatrick, director of grants and scholarships, Scranton Area Community Foundation; Maria Vital Ph.D., administrative director of the Leahy Clinic; Barbara O’Hara, member of the Board of Governors, Scranton Area Community Foundation; and Laura Ducceschi, president and CEO, Scranton Area Community Foundation.
July 19, 2024

Grant to Support Leahy Free Clinic

Scranton Area Community Foundation critical needs grant supports Edward R. Leahy, Jr. Clinic for the Uninsured at University.

The Sunshine Lady Foundation will provide a total of $80,000 over a two-year period to The University of Scranton’s Prison Education Program at Dallas State Correctional Institution. The program provides an opportunity for incarcerated individuals to earn an Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from the University by participating in courses offered at the facility by Scranton professors. Pictured, University of Scranton President Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., addresses the first cohort of nine graduates of the program at a commencement ceremony held at Dallas SCI in December 2023.
July 15, 2024

University Receives Support for Prison Education Program

The University of Scranton’s Prison Education Program received a total of $80,000 in support from the Sunshine Lady Foundation.

Area high school students completed The University of Scranton’s University of Success program in 2024. University of Success graduates are, first row, from left: Emily Durkin, Evelyn Moctezuma and Vallery Oentoya. Second row: Olivia Rowehl and Miguel Ramos. Third row: Kateryna Smirnova, Mariella McCue, Jovani Aguilar and Colby Beck. Fourth row: Isaac Diaz, Jaden Willis and Arthur Gracia. Fifth row: Zi Cheng Weng, Lizzy Novak and Quienton McMilian. Absent from photo is Andrea Amigon.
July 10, 2024

Students Graduate from the University of Success

Area students graduated from The University of Scranton’s University of Success program in 2024.

Five high school students were the finalists in The University of Scranton’s 2024 Math Integration Bee held on campus in April. From left are: Alexander Dusseau, Avon Grove High School, who won the contest; Andrew Kuloszewski, Wyoming Seminary; Noah Beckish, North Pocono High School; Neiv Sinha, Whitehall High School; and Angela Zeng, Abington Heights High School.
June 5, 2024

Math Integration Bee Finalists Announced

Finalists and winner announced for The University of Scranton’s 2024 Math Integration Bee high school competition.

Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., president of The University of Scranton, announced the center for workforce development, applied research and outreach, now under construction in the 300 block of Madison Avenue on campus, will be named Robert S. and Marilyn A. Weiss Hall, in honor of the longtime University benefactors. Pictured with rendering of the hall are, from left, Robert S. and Marilyn A. Weiss.
June 5, 2024

Robert S. and Marilyn A. Weiss Hall Named

The University of Scranton President announced the largest single-gift in the school’s history, and the naming of Robert S. and Marilyn A. Weiss Hall.

Presenting The University of Scranton’s Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Award for Distinguished Contributions to Ignatian Mission and Ministry, are, from left; Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., president of The University of Scranton; Arrupe Award recipient Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J.; and Daniel Cosacchi, Ph.D., vice president for mission and ministries.
May 13, 2024

Sister Elizabeth Johnson Receives Arrupe Award

The University hosted a lecture with Elizabeth A. Johnson, C.S.J., and presented her with its 2024 Arrupe Award.

The University of Scranton and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine hosted a grand re-opening ceremony and open house for the Edward R. Leahy, Jr. Clinic for the Uninsured. From left: Julie Byerley, M.D., president, Geisinger College of Health Sciences; Rev. Joseph Marina, S.J., president of The University of Scranton; Olivia Zehel, first-year medical student, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and 2023 graduate of The University of Scranton; Edward R. Leahy, University benefactor; Victoria Castellanos, Ph.d., dean of the Leahy College of Health Sciences, The University of Scranton; and Michelle Maldonado, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, The University of Scranton.
May 10, 2024

Leahy Clinic for the Uninsured Grand Re-Opening

Students from across disciplines have opportunity to put theory into practice to serve those in need at Edward R. Leahy, Jr. Clinic for the Uninsured.

Berwick High School team three placed first in the team competition at The University of Scranton’s annual Hayes Family Science Competition for High School Physics and Engineering Students. Seated from left: Rachel Frissell, faculty specialist for the University’s Physics and Engineering Department, team coach Matthew Shrader and student Emma Czychowski. Standing from left, are students: Chris Bowman, Nate Hook, Skye Terrones ad Makayla Brown.
May 7, 2024

Winners of High School Physics Competition Announced

High school students test knowledge of physics and engineering at fun, hands-on Hayes Science Competition at The University of Scranton.

In Recital: Janet Sora Chung, organ, presented by Performance Music at The University of Scranton, will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10, in the Houlihan-McLean Center. The concert is open to the public, free of charge. Chung will perform on the University’s historic 3,178-pipe Austin Opus 301 organ, which was built in 1910.
May 7, 2024

Organist Janet Sora Chung To Perform May 10

Organist Janet Sora Chung to perform on the University’s historic 3,178-pipe Austin Opus 301 organ, which was built in 1910.

From left, are: Julie Byerley, M.D., president, Geisinger College of Health Sciences and executive vice president and chief academic officer, Geisinger; Richard Kogan, M.D., professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and artistic director of Weill Cornell Music and Medicine; George Aulisio, Ph.D., Dean of the Weinberg Memorial Library at The University of Scranton, and Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado, Ph.D., provost, and senior vice president for academic affairs at The University of Scranton.
May 7, 2024

GCSOM Hosts Schemel Forum Collaborative Program

'Ragtime: The Mind and Music of Scott Joplin' was presented by the Schemel Forum and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

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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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