University of Scranton May Calendar of Events

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May 1 through May 13             Exhibit: Viewpoints: Works by the University of Scranton Photography Club. Hyland Hall, Hope Horn Gallery. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.
 
May 1             noon. Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library Annual Book and Plant Sale. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Call 941-4078.
         
May 1 and May 6-8               8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. “A Man’s a Man” by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Eric Bently, directed by Michael O’Steen, presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 941-4318.
 
May 3              1 p.m. Eleventh annual Celebration of Student Scholars featuring oral and poster presentation for graduate and undergraduate research projects. DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-6301.
 
May 3              7:30 p.m. Play: “We Rise.” Performance is part of a project with playwright/producer Nancy Hasty, the University’s Education Department students and faculty specialist Sandra Lamanna, and former female inmates of the Lackawanna County prison. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free, donations accepted. Call 941-7421.
 
May 4              7 p.m.  Debate: Lackawanna County democratic candidates for county commissioner sponsored by the League of Women Voters and The University of Scranton Political Science Department. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-4155.

May 5             7 p.m.  Debate: Lackawanna County republican candidates for county commissioner sponsored by the League of Women Voters and The University of Scranton Political Science Department. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4155.

May 6             3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Diversity Festival featuring presentations of the sights, sounds and tastes of more than 30 countries represented by University students, faculty and staff. Dionne Campus Green. Free. Call 941-5904.
 
May 6             4:30 p.m.  Hispanic Puppet Show presented by the University’s Department of World Languages and Cultures. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-7759.

May 6             6 p.m.  Public Reception for Exhibit: Viewpoints: Works by The University of Scranton Photography Club. Awards presentation at 6:30 p.m. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Held in conjunction with Scranton’s First Fridays event. Call 941-4214.
 
May 6             6 p.m. Royals Annual Award Dinner honoring the late Peter A. Carlesimo. Byron Recreation Center. $150 per ticket. Call 941-6667.
 
May 6             7 p.m. Urban Beats Crew Dance Performance. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. $5 (Portion of the proceeds benefit Moving Miracles organization in New York City.) Call 941-7401.

May 7             11 a.m.  Spring Fling/Battle of the Bands sponsored by The University of Scranton Programming Board. Dionne Campus Green. Free. Call 941-6233.

May 7             7:30 p.m. In Concert featuring The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

May 11            7 p.m. Debate: Democratic candidates for Scranton city council sponsored by the League of Women Voters and The University of Scranton Political Science Department. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-4155.
 
May 12            11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fair Trade Fair featuring fair trade products. Event organized by the United Students for Fair Trade Club. Dionne Campus Green. Call 941-7401.
 
May 12             7:30 p.m. Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute Lecture: “Israel and American Jewry: A New Relationship” presented by Len Saxe, Ph.D., director of the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies and the Steinhardt Social Research Institute, Brandeis University. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-7956.

May 12             8 p.m. “Esprit” Public Reading. Room 405, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-7619.

May 12-14             8 p.m. New Director’s Workshop. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Ticket prices vary. Call 941-4518.
 
May 13             8 p.m. Spring Concert featuring B.o.B. hosted by USPB. Byron Complex.
Must be 18 or older to attend. Call 941-7463.

May 14             7:30 p.m. Pre-Commencement Concert featuring The University of Scranton Symphonic Band and Singers. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

May 28            10:45 a.m. Graduate Degree Commencement. Byron Complex. Call 941-7768.

May 29             noon. Undergraduate Commencement. Wachovia Arena. Call 941-7768.


 



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Stan Zygmunt
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The University of Scranton
(570)-941-7662