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At Scranton our faculty embrace Jesuit ideals and regularly integrate service into their research and teaching.

They work closely with their students on projects that range from hands-on community aquatic exercise programs for the elderly, health care for the uninsured through The Leahy Community Health and Family Center, to a Reflective Solar Tracking energy engineering project deployed to schoolhouses in Uganda.

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Among just 361 colleges in the nation to receive the 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification.

Students and faculty work together on many community and humanitarian Projects

Among just 361 colleges in the nation to receive the 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

Reflective Solar Tracking System Project


Professor Nicholas Truncale of the department of physics and electrical  engineering, collaborating with his students developed a new revolutionary reflective solar tracker (RTS) system.

  • RTS is 140 percent more efficient than conventional solar panels.
  • Two mobile RTS systems are currently in operation in two schoolhouses in Uganda.
  • Will be used to power lights in a classroom and to power a well pump.
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Students and faculty work together on many community and humanitarian Projects

Community Engagement through Student Programs

Our faculty regularly integrate service into their research, scholarship and teaching, connecting our students with the community in meaningful ways. Here are some examples:

  • An electro-optical eardrum that can be used as a teaching model for deaf students
  • Energy audits of a local school district and development of energy saving recommendations
  • Health screenings and health education for impoverished communities
Read More >

Among just 361 colleges in the nation to receive the 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

Reflective Solar Tracking System Project

Professor Nicholas Truncale of the department of physics and electrical  engineering, collaborating with his students developed a new revolutionary reflective solar tracker (RTS) system.

  • RTS is 140 percent more efficient than conventional solar panels.
  • Two mobile RTS systems are currently in operation in two schoolhouses in Uganda.
  • Will be used to power lights in a classroom and to power a well pump.
Read More >

Community Engagement through Student Programs

Our faculty regularly integrate service into their research, scholarship and teaching, connecting our students with the community in meaningful ways. Here are some examples:

  • An electro-optical eardrum that can be used as a teaching model for deaf students
  • Energy audits of a local school district and development of energy saving recommendations
  • Health screenings and health education for impoverished communities
Read More >
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Students and faculty work together on many community and humanitarian Projects

Among just 361 colleges in the nation to receive the 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

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Among just 361 colleges in the nation to receive the 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

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