The University of Scranton is proud to be part of the City of Scranton, with its campus located just adjacent to Courthouse Square. The Office of Community Relations seeks to help support the continued renaissance of the downtown and the vitality of the wider region of Northeastern Pennsylvania by sharing resources and information and by encouraging interaction between students, faculty, and staff and area businesses.
Small Business Development Programs
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at The University of Scranton works to grow the economy of Northeastern Pennsylvania by providing entrepreneurs with the education, information and tools necessary to build successful businesses. For more information, visit the SBDC site.
The Woman’s Business Center is a project of the University of Scranton’s Kania School of Management through the generous support of the Wall Street West Initiative. The Center is designed to promote women and business ownership, and working in conjunction with the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center, to offer programs and services to support women business owners in Northeastern Pennsylvania. For more information, visit the WBC site.
Opportunities for Downtown & Area Businesses
Visit our Opportunities for Downtown & Area Businesses page to see the many ways businesses can interact with and promote their goods and services to the University community, including:
- Student Discount Program: “Show it, Save It”
- Foursquare Location-Based Social Network
- Royal Card Merchant Program
- Share your News: "Business Update" & Student Newspaper Advertising
- Local Purchasing
- University of Scranton Community Relations Calendar
The University’s Career Services Office advertises local internship opportunities and will work closely with businesses to help identify student interns. Businesses utilizing interns must provide a sustained and supervised work experience. Work can be part-time or full-time, paid or unpaid, on-campus or off-campus, for-credit or not for-credit. For more information, visit the Career Services’ employer page or contact Cheryl Collarini, Career Relations Manager at 570-941-5986 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Area employers interested in advertising employment opportunities to University students, should visit the visit the Career Services’ employer page or contact Cheryl Collarini, Career Relations Manager at 570-941-5986 or email@example.com.
Conference & Event Services
Businesses interested in convening events at The University of Scranton, should visit the Office of Conference & Event Services page or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is provided on accommodations, meeting facilities, food service, campus info and local info and attractions.
The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations works to match University faculty and staff expertise with known corporate interests. These alliances build upon complementary strengths and needs in recruitment/hiring, internships, financial aid for students, research collaborations, and other areas of mutual interest. Businesses interested in supporting and collaborating with the University can contact Meg Hambrose, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at 570-941-4262 or email@example.com.
We want to hear from you! Questions? Contact the Office of Community Relations at 570-941-4419 or firstname.lastname@example.org.