Student Correspondent Stories

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.

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.

Oct 26, 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.

Sep 27, 2022

University Hosts PA Cable Network Election Roundtable

University hosts Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) “On the Road” College Election Roundtable to discuss upcoming highly contested races.

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.

Jun 29, 2022

Researching Career Possibilities with Biophysics

As medical research becomes more advanced, students with a degree in biophysics have the background to be at the forefront of change.

Jun 01, 2022

Predicting the Future with Business Analytics

The University of Scranton’s business analytics program is helping students enter one of the fastest-growing professions in the country.

May 24, 2022

Calculating Career Possibilities with Mathematics

As problems in science and business grow more complex, experts in those areas turn to those with mathematical expertise to find solutions.

May 11, 2022

Educating a New Generation of Educators

A degree in secondary education at The University of Scranton prepares students for state licensure exams.

May 04, 2022

Timeless Value of a Degree in History

History majors at The University of Scranton learn essential literacy skills that are beneficial in a wide range of careers.

Apr 27, 2022

Former CNN Moscow Bureau Chief on Russian Media

CNN’s former Moscow Bureau Chief Jill Dougherty discusses “Russia and the Post-Truth Society” in light of Russian-Ukraine war.

Apr 12, 2022

See Where a Degree in Human Resources Can Take You

Scranton is educating new generations of human resource professionals to manage the demands of a changing corporate work environment.

Mar 15, 2022

Is Scranton’s Pre-Law Program for You?

Scranton’s pre-law program is designed to help students navigate the process of applying to graduate law schools.

Mar 07, 2022

Pre-med Program at Scranton Has History of Success

Scranton’s pre-med program prepares and guides students through the complex and competitive medical school application process.

Feb 18, 2022

Prepare to Become a Respected Financial Leader

Scranton’s nationally ranked accounting program prepares students for a variety of entry-level jobs with strong starting salaries.

Feb 16, 2022

Investing in a Finance Degree at Scranton

Students learn the skills needed to succeed in the competitive financial services industry with a finance degree at Scranton.

Feb 16, 2022

Author of ‘Rescuing Socrates’ Speaks at Scranton

Author Roosevelt Montás, Ph.D., discusses the importance of liberal education at the Myers Distinguished Visiting Fellowship Lecture.

Feb 16, 2022

Enter the Ever-Evolving Field of Marketing

Scranton’s undergraduate program in marketing prepares graduates for a broad array of employment opportunities in the much in-demand field.

Feb 09, 2022

Explore the Emerging Field of Cybercrime and Homeland Security

The University of Scranton’s new degree in cybercrime and homeland security aims to prepare students for work in an emerging field.

Jan 31, 2022

The In-Demand Field of Health Administration

A degree in health administration teaches skills through both health and business administration courses.

Dec 17, 2021

A Closer Look at Biology Studies at Scranton

The University of Scranton’s undergraduate degree in biology prepares students with the skills needed to be successful in a variety of professional pursuits.

Dec 15, 2021

Open Doors with a Degree in Nursing

A nursing degree from The University of Scranton will prepare you for work in one of the top-ranking healthcare fields.

Dec 07, 2021

The Fast-Growing Field of Business Analytics

A degree in business analytics prepares graduates in a high growth field with employment opportunities in virtually every type of industry.

Nov 30, 2021

Scranton Holds Annual Henry George Lecture

Yuliy Sannikov, Ph.D., presented The University of Scranton’s 35th Henry George Lecture on “The Value of Money: Currencies, Bonds, Bitcoin.”

Nov 08, 2021

Asian Studies Lecture Held

Bongrae Seok, Ph.D., discusses “Moral Psychology of Confucian Shame” at Asian Studies Lecture on campus.

Oct 29, 2021

Annual Conference on disABILITY Turns 20

“Every human being has creative value,” said AJ Paron-Wildes in her presentation at 20th anniversary of the U.S. Conference on disABILITY.

Oct 26, 2021

Alumnus Gives Ignatian Values In Action Lecture

University hosts Ignatian Values in Action Lecture for members of class of 2025 as part of Royal Reads and First Year Seminar program.

May 28, 2020

CSA Keeps Campus Community Alive Online

Students compose articles about life on campus during the pandemic for a media writing course during the spring 2020 semester.

May 28, 2020

Some Scranton Students Stay Isolated on Campus

Students compose articles about life on campus during the pandemic for a media writing course during the spring 2020 semester.

Apr 07, 2020

Captain Vincent Solomeno '07: I Find Myself in the Hands of God

Captain Vincent Solomeno '07 is assistant operations officer for New Jersey National Guard's Joint Task Force 57, which is responsible for the New Jersey Army and Air National Guard's support of COVID-19 statewide.

Mar 25, 2020

How to Learn at Home

University students who were former homeschoolers offer tips for remote learning.

Mar 03, 2020

Emmy-Award Winning Graduate Speaks at Scranton

Emmy-Award winning 60 Minutes producer Nicole Young of Scranton’s class of 2000 speaks on Covering Crisis as a Woman at University.

Nov 20, 2019

Twins Share Their Holocaust Story

Holocaust survivors present “A Twin Tale of Survival in the Holocaust” at the University’ Judaic Studies Lecture.

Nov 04, 2019

Panelists Consider Law, Autocracy and Democracy

Panelists discussing “How Can Law Address the Crisis of Democracy?” tackle autocracy, advocacy and the Constitution at a recent fellowship launch.

Oct 17, 2019

Human Stories: Madeline Miller on Her Novel Circe

Madeline Miller, author of “Circe,” discussed her novel at the Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award dinner on Oct. 5.

Oct 07, 2019

Author Speaks of Love at Ignatian Values Lecture

The Bread of Angels author, Stephanie Soldaña, delivered the University’s 8th annual Ignatian Values in Action Lecture.

Oct 01, 2019

Historical and Theological View of Church Crisis

The Task Force for Healing, Reconciliation and Hope hosted a lecture on “Insights from History and Theology.”

Sep 24, 2019

Hundreds of Students Participate in Volunteer Fair

The University’s Volunteer Fair connected 44 area nonprofit organizations with nearly 600 Scranton students seeking service opportunities.

Sep 11, 2019

Local Artist Remembered in Art Exhibit/Lecture

Scranton impressionist painter and writer John Willard Raught is celebrated in the Hope Horn Gallery exhibit and lecture.

May 15, 2019

Lithuania’s Transformation After Soviet Union

“Lithuania: Traditional and Modern Nation” was discussed at the Jay Nathan, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar Lecture Series.

Apr 30, 2019

Schemel Forum Addresses Demagoguery in Politics

Citizens “ought to triumph not by frightening his opponent but beating him fairly in logical argument” – Rhetoric of Demagoguery discussed.

Apr 23, 2019

Art Gallery Lecture Features Maslow Collection

Ryan Ward, curator of The Maslow Collection, discussed pieces from the collection that were exhibited at Hope Horn Gallery earlier in April.

Apr 16, 2019

Henry George Lecture Discusses Issues with Media

Economist discusses “Media Power: Measuring the Influence of News Media on Politics” at The University’ Henry George Seminar on campus.

Apr 09, 2019

60 Minutes Producer and Alumna Speaks on Campus

Emmy Award-winning 60 Minutes producer and Scranton Alumna Nicole Young returns to campus to speak at Community Breakfast.

Apr 01, 2019

University Students Learn to “Start Smart”

Scranton students participate in workshop to learn salary negotiation skills. The workshop was offered by The Jane Kopas Women’s Center.

Mar 26, 2019

Seminar Explores Israel-Palestine Conflict

“The History of Israel-Palestine: Peering into the Future” was discussed at a March Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Seminar on campus.

Mar 18, 2019

Lecture Series Focuses on Women in Asia

“Women in Mainland China and Taiwan” and “Buddhism and Women in Contemporary Taiwan” talks began Asian Studies Spring Lecture Series.

Mar 05, 2019

Plans for Museum at Sing-Sing Prison Discussed

Guest speaker, who views history as ‘a resource that helps us understand our own times,’ discussed plans for a museum at Sing Sing prison.

Feb 26, 2019

Authentic Leadership Discussed

Author and personal coach James T. Robilotta was the Keynote Speaker at the ninth annual IGNITE Leadership Conference at the University.

Feb 20, 2019

Adverse Childhood Experiences Study Discussed

Treating childhood trauma, preventing adult afflictions: Dr. F. Dennis Dawgert weighs in on childhood issues and resiliency.

Feb 07, 2019

University Community Challenged to Get Fit

Students, faculty and staff can take up the Fitness Challenge offered by the University’s Center for Health Education and Wellness.

Feb 05, 2019

Artist Captures America Through Photography

Featured artist Hans Gindlesberger discusses his photography exhibit that is on display at the University’s Hope Horn Gallery.

Dec 12, 2018

Blessed Books: More Than Just Stories

The University of Scranton’s Panuska College of Professional Studies (PCPS) holds annual Blessing of the Books.

Dec 05, 2018

Winter Break Career Prep Tips

With January being one of the peak times to search for jobs, Scranton’s career development director offers students intersession job tips.

Nov 21, 2018

Local Children Learn about El Salvador

A University of Scranton international student from El Salvador teaches area elementary school students about her home country.

Nov 12, 2018

Artists Discuss America in a Trance Exhibit

Four artists spoke capturing the cultural identity of small towns in Pennsylvania through images at a panel discussion at the University.

Nov 01, 2018

A New Compact on Migration

The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the U.N. spoke about the “historic” Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.

Oct 26, 2018

Distinguished Author Award Given to Lorene Cary

Writer Lorene Cary receives the The Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award from the Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library.

Oct 23, 2018

Humanities Place in Higher Education Discussed

Jesuit education’s foundation in the liberal arts and humanities that leads to a “greater focus on more sophisticated subjects” discussed at lecture.

Oct 16, 2018

Working through disABILITY

A middle school guidance counselor spoke about his journey using assistive technology while in school and now working in special education.

Oct 02, 2018

‘Real Road to Serfdom’ Discussed

Professors speak on a range of topics at the Schemel Forum’s “University for a Day.”

Sep 24, 2018

University’s 27th President Inaugurated

Student Correspondent covers the Inauguration of Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., as the University’s 27th President.

Sep 18, 2018

Physician to the Homeless Speaks at Scranton

Author of “Stories from the Shadows” and professor of medicine at Harvard spoke at the University’s Ignatian Values in Action Lecture.

Sep 11, 2018

Gallery Lecture Highlights Cast Iron Art

The University’s Hope Horn Gallery exhibit and recent lecture highlights Scranton’s iron furnaces.

Aug 31, 2018

Students Get Royal Internship Experience

University of Scranton students participate in the Royal Experience Summer Internship Program.

Aug 28, 2018

Sage Advice for Incoming Students

Current University of Scranton students have some advice for the members of the incoming class of 2022.

Aug 13, 2018

SPARK Program Leaves No Room for Exclusion

University of Scranton and Scranton Preparatory School students work together to make summer exciting for local community children.

May 22, 2018

Anti-Semitism, Past and Present

A highly-respected scholar and author presented a lecture titled “Modern Myths of Muslim Anti-Semitism” at The University of Scranton.

May 15, 2018

Nathan Lecture Focuses on Romania

“The Rise of Romania: History. Culture. Economy” was the focus of the fifth Jay Nathan, Ph.D., visiting scholar lecture series at Scranton.

May 07, 2018

Earth Day Fair Plants Seeds of Change

Research and care for the environment brought students together for the annual Earth Day Fair. Students took home seeds, mugs and new ideas.

May 01, 2018

Perspective Given on Running a Business in China

An economics professor from the University of Chicago spoke at The University of Scranton’s Henry George Seminar on capitalism in China.

Apr 20, 2018

Yesterday’s Warriors Becoming Tomorrow’s Leaders

Student Veterans of America’s President, Jared Lyon, speaks on how America’s veterans defy expectations and will be tomorrow’s leaders.

Apr 18, 2018

Lecture Examines Freedom in Postwar America

Martin Nekola, Ph.D., a political scientist from Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, discussed “freedom of captive nations.”

Apr 09, 2018

Schemel Forum Peeks at Vietnam Behind Closed Doors

The University’s Schemel Forum hosted a luncheon seminar “JFK, LBJ and the Paradox of Vietnam” presented by a Pulitzer Prize winning author.

Apr 03, 2018

Theatrical Talent Thrives at Turn of 20th Century

Reception held for exhibit “Distinguished for Their Talents – Theatrical Portraits by Scranton Master Penman P. W. Costello, 1905-1930.”

Mar 26, 2018

Using Literature to Inspire Children

The Dean of The Panuska College of Professional Studies discusses “Using Children’s Literature to Teach Social Justice.”

Mar 06, 2018

Guerrilla Girls on Tour Makes a Stop at Scranton

Guerrilla Girls on Tour member Donna Kaz discussed why “It is a great time to be a feminist” at The University of Scranton.

Feb 28, 2018

College Students Learn to Lead at University

College students from across Northeastern Pennsylvania gathered at The University of Scranton to ignite their leadership skills.

Feb 20, 2018

Theatrical Portraits by Scranton Penman on Display

“Distinguished for Their Talents – Theatrical Portraits by Scranton Master Penman P. W. Costello, 1905-1930" exhibit featured in library.

Feb 13, 2018

Luncheon Seminar Explores Reducing Inequality

'Reducing Inequality in the 21st Century' discussed at the University’s Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series.

Feb 06, 2018

The Beauty of Nature with Berenice D’Vorzon

Darlene Miller-Lanning, Ph.D., discussed “The Berenice D’Vorzon Collection at The University of Scranton” at an art gallery lecture Feb. 2.

Jan 09, 2018

Embattled Freedom and the Tale of William Fogg

Historic local case of black voting rights discussed at the Schemel Forum’s collaborative program with the Lackawanna Historical Society.

Dec 07, 2017

Professor Explains Why History Matters at Luncheon

Sami Adwan, Ph.D., presented “History Matters: The Road to Cross-Cultural Understanding and Reconciliation” at a Schemel Forum luncheon.

Dec 06, 2017

The China Shock and U.S. Election Discussed

MIT economics professor David Autor, Ph.D., discussed “The China Shock: Economic and Political Consequences of China’s Rise for the United States.”

Nov 29, 2017

Bringing Ghana to Local Students at Scranton

The University of Scranton held a lecture about Ghana for local elementary and middle school students during International Education Week.

Nov 21, 2017

Ways to Promote Innovation Discussed at Scranton

Michael Fairbanks presented “Scholarship, Service and Integrative Thinking” at the University’s Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series.

Nov 14, 2017

Talk Explores Springsteen Songs

“The Theologies of Bruce Springsteen” was presented at The University of Scranton Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute lecture in Currently viewing Site:Go to a Site November.

Nov 07, 2017

Addressing Trust in Today’s News Media

The University of Scranton Department of Communication hosted a panel discussion about “Trust, Credibility and the News” in October.

Oct 31, 2017

Royals Read with Scranton Area Residents

University of Scranton Strategic Initiative Fund grant engages students with community members as part of Scranton Reads program.

Oct 24, 2017

En Plein Air Artist Discusses Work Now on Display

Artist Helen Evanchik discussed her paintings on display at The University of Scranton’s Hope Horn Gallery at a exhibit lecture on campus Oct. 20.

Oct 20, 2017

Lecture Discusses ‘The Constitution in Headlines’

The Schemel Forum’s University for a Day presented ‘The Constitution in Headlines’ and three other lectures during the daylong program.

Oct 17, 2017

Speaker Discusses Hope for Jazz and Democracy

The University’s Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon series presented “Jazz & Democracy in 2017: Does It Mean a Thing if It Ain’t Got that Swing?”

Sep 14, 2017

SBDC Analyst is 'Pennsylvania State Star'

Keith Yurgosky, business consultant at the SBDC, was recently selected as the SBDC Pennsylvania State Star and was honored at the 2017 America’s SBDC Annual Conference.

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