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The Scranton Journal Extra
  • Building Toward the Future

    New Unified Science Center Ascends Toward Scranton Skyline \\ read more

    Unified Science Center Ascends Toward Scranton Skyline
  • Medical Alumni Council Sends Doctors to Haiti

    Three Scranton Alums Offer Support, Services and Care \\ read more

    Helping hands: Three Scranton Alums Head to Haiti
  • Shamrockin’ All Night Long

    Nearly 800 alumni and friends gathered for the second annual Shamrockin’ Eve event, hosted by the Alumni Society, the night before the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Scranton. \\ read more

  • Mulberry Street Improvement Project Receives Funding

    Pennsylvania House Representative Ken Smith announces $1 million in support \\ read more

    Representative Smith Announces $1 million in Funding for Mulberry Street Improvement Project
BBC Broadcast Shows “Scranton’s Got Talent”

BBC Broadcast Shows ‘Scranton’s Got Talent’

Scranton - both the City and the University - shined in a live BBC radio broadcast that sought American viewpoints on President Obama’s first year in office, his proposal for health care reform, the economy, the NBC show The Office, and the Fox TV show Glee, which just began airing in Britain.
Twelve to Receive O'Hara Awards

Twelve to Receive O'Hara Awards

Twelve individuals will be presented with the 2010 Frank O’Hara Award during Alumni Reunion Weekend, June 11-13, on campus. The O’Hara Award is the highest award bestowed jointly by the University and the Alumni Society for outstanding achievement in a particular field or endeavor.
University’s ‘Be Surprised’ Campaign Wins Gold at National Competition

‘Be Surprised’ Campaign Wins Gold

The University of Scranton’s new undergraduate marketing campaign received gold and silver awards from the 25th Annual Educational Advertising Awards, a national competition sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report.

2010 President’s Business Council Honoree Announced

Joseph T. Sebastianelli, Esq. ’68, president and CEO of Jefferson Health System, Inc., will receive the University’s President’s Medal at the President’s Business Council’s (PBC) Ninth Annual Award Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, at The Pierre in New York City.

Scranton SIFE Team Named Regional Champion

The University of Scranton SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) Team was named a Regional Champion at the SIFE USA Regional Competition held in Philadelphia Monday, March 22.

Professor Authors Book on "The Psychology of Santa"

University of Scranton Psychology Professor Carole Slotterback's research of more than 1,200 children's letters to Santa reveal what children really want for Christmas. Dr. Slotterback wrote about her findings in a recently published book "The Psychology of Santa."

Scranton Makes President’s Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

The University of Scranton is among just 115 colleges in the nation, and one of only 17 schools in Pennsylvania, to be named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. The Honor Roll is the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service learning and civic engagement.

Former Secretary of Education for the Society of Jesus Joins Scranton as Rector

Rev. Thomas E. Roach, S.J., who served as Secretary for Education for the Society of Jesus in Rome, will now serve as Rector of the Jesuit Community at Scranton.

Madison Avenue Parking Lot Goes Green

The University of Scranton turned on a new solar-powered energy system to help supply the energy needed for the lights and security cameras on the Madison Avenue Parking Lot.

Faculty Awarded Intersession Development Grants

The University of Scranton announced the following seven faculty members were awarded Development Intersession Grants for January 2010.

Panuska College Freshmen Learn Value of Service

Rev. Matthew Ruhl, S.J., spoke to Panuska School of Professional Studies' Class of 2013 about the relevance and importance of volunteer hours required of the students. His presentation was held last month in the Byron Recreation Complex.

Poet, Teacher and Human Rights Activist to Give Principal Address at Undergraduate Commencement 2010

Carolyn Forché has witnessed some of the most devastating social events of the 20th century. By commenting on these circumstances so eloquently in the language of poetry, she has fused the political with the personal and solidified her place as one of America’s most important and aware poetic voices.

Scranton Students Place Second at Philadelphia Investment Competition

A team of five students from The University of Scranton placed second at the Investment Research Challenge competition sponsored the CFA Society of Philadelphia.

Royal Athletics Update

Scranton graduate Bill Burke ’86 has never lost his passion for running.
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