UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON MARCH CALENDAR OF EVENTS

02/10/09

 For Immediate Release
UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON MARCH CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Through Mar. 22        “Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation” national tour exhibition. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 941-6341.
Mar. 3        11:30 a.m.  National Sportsmanship Day Workshop, “Developing Character For and From Sport: Best Practices,” featuring Matt Davidson, Ph.D., founder, president, and director of education for the Institute for Excellence and Ethics. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Call 941-7440.
Mar. 3        7 p.m. National Sportsmanship Day Lecture: “Work Hard, Do Your Best, Do the Right Thing,” presented by Matt Davidson, Ph.D., founder, president, and director of education for the Institute for Excellence and Ethics. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall.  Free. Call 941-7440.
Mar. 4        7:30 p.m.  Education for Justice Lecture, “Detaining Immigrants to the United States: One Woman’s Experience,” presented by Kathleen Erickson, RSN.  Collegiate Hall, Redington Hall.  Free. Call 941-4051.
Mar. 6         5 p.m.  Gallery Lecture:  “The Architecture of George M.D. Lewis,” presented by Josephine Dunn, Ph.D., professor of history. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Exhibit Opening Reception 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hope Horn Gallery. Free. Call 941-4014.
Mar. 6 to Apr. 3       Exhibit: “Building Scranton: The Architecture of George M.D. Lewis,” Hope Horn Gallery. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4014.
Mar. 6- Mar. 8         8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. University of Scranton Players presents Columbinus by The United States Theater Project. McDade Center for the Performing Arts.  Ticket prices vary. Call 941-6358.
Mar. 14         9 a.m.  2nd Biennial Conference on Women and History in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Includes lectures on “Suffrage in Scranton,” “The Women Who Founded Tioga Point Museum,” “Women in the Carbondale Mine Fire,” “Scranton Lace Factory Goes to War,” “Scranton’s IHM Sisters,” “Nursing in the Early Twentieth Century in Scranton,” and others. McShane Executive Center, Brennan Hall. Lectures are free. Buffet luncheon is $10. Reservations requested. Call 941-7625.
Mar. 25        7:30 p.m. University Performance Music presents Dominick Farinacci, trumpet and Aaron Diehl, piano. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.
Mar. 28  8 a.m.  Medical Alumni Symposium, designed for physicians, dentists, and medical school students. Not restricted to University of Scranton Alumni. Brennan Hall.  Registration required. Call 941-4142.

Schemel Forum Courses
Tuesdays Mar. 3- Mar. 31
       6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series:  “From Martha to Michelle & Beyond: The Evolution of First Ladyship,” with Jean W. Harris, Ph.D., associate professor of Political Science. Weinberg Memorial Library. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

Mar. 9        6 p.m.  Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “Thucydides and the Beginning of
History,” with Joseph P. Wilson, Ph.D., professor of Foreign Languages.  Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Mondays, Mar.9, 23, 30, April 6, 20, 27, and May 4. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.


Area Colleges FAFSA Completion Day Programs:
Mar. 1        1 p.m. to 3 p.m. FAFSA Completion Day. Financial aid representatives from Lackawanna and Luzerne county colleges and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) will help current and prospective college students and parents navigate the student financial aid process. King’s College McGowan School of Business, Wilkes-Barre. Free. Call 208-5868

Mar. 8        1 p.m. to 3 p.m. FAFSA Completion Day. Financial aid representatives from Lackawanna and Luzerne county colleges and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) will help current and prospective college students and parents navigate the student financial aid process. Lackawanna College, Scranton. Free. Call 961-7859.


Press Release Contact:
Stan Zygmunt
Director of News & Media Relations
The University of Scranton
(570)-941-7662