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Community Relations

The University of Scranton's Office of Community Relations extends a warm welcome to our neighbors. We invite you to engage - as individuals, community leaders, non-profit organizations and businesses - with the University's students, faculty and staff, and to join in the many exciting events, programs and activities taking place on our campus.

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Find out how the University can serve you and how you can become part of University life.

For Non-Profits | For Businesses | For Neighbors & Area Residents


Report Highlights Economic Impact of New Center for Rehabilitation Education

The University’s center for rehabilitation education will have a significant economic impact on the region, according to a new report completed by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance.


University Celebrates Community Service Activities

celebration of service

The University is pleased to present a “Celebration of Service” – an e-report that highlights the many types of community service and engagement activities being undertaken in Northeastern Pennsylvania by our students, faculty and staff. Read more.

Campus & Neighborhood

See below for the latest news on what’s physically happening on campus.

University Building New Center for Rehabilitation Education

  • In the fall of 2013, the University began construction of a new $47.5 million center for rehabilitation education on the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Linden Street. The new building is expected to be completed for the fall of 2015. Read more about the project.  Updates about Pedestrian/Vehicular Traffic


  • Nov. 15: 7 p.m. Spanish Film Club Series. “Post Mortem” Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-7448.
  • Nov. 15: 8 p.m. Mullin Lecture by Roscoe O. Brady, M.D., National Institutes of Health. Moskovitz Theater. Call 941-7401.
  • Nov. 16: 7:30 p.m. “In Concert” presented by The University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.
  • Nov. 16-18, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, “Recent Tragic Events” McDade Center. Fees vary. Call 941-4318.
  • Dec. 4: 5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum Lecture. "Philanthropy in America: A Wide Angle View" Free. Call 570-941-6202.
  • Dec. 6: 8 p.m. "In Concert: The 47th Annual Noel Night"  Door open at 7 p.m. Free. Call 570-941-7624
  • Dec. 8: 9 a.m.-throughout day. Sand Mandala of Peace. Atrium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-7643.
  • Dec. 8: 6 p.m. Tibetan monks from Gaden Shartse Monastic College in southern India recitation of Tara Puja ritual prayers. Free. Call 570-941-7643
  • Dec. 14: 7:30 p.m. "Empty Stocking Fund Benefit Concert." Admission is one new child's toy/clothing or cash donation. Houlihan-McLean. Call 570-941-7624.
  • Dec. 25: 8 a.m. Community Christmas Day Breakfast. Doors open at 8 a.m. 3rd floor DeNaples Center. Free. No reservation required. Call 570-941-7401.

2014-2015 Community Relations Calendar