University Announces May Calendar of Events

04/16/12

May 1-2, 10 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Times-Tribune Lunchbox Series presents The University of Scranton Players performance of “A Year with Frog and Toad,” music by Robert Reale, book and lyrics by Willie Reale, based on the books by Arnold Lobel. Scranton Cultural Center. Ticket prices vary. Call 346-7369.

Through May 4
Exhibit: “The Visiting Nurse Association of Scranton: One Hundred Years.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.

May 3, 11:30 a.m. 
The 2012 Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Award for Distinguished Contributions to Ignatian Mission and Ministry presentation to Stephanie Russell, vice president for mission and ministry, Marquette University. Brennan Hall. Free. Open to the public. Call 941-7502.

May 3, 7 p.m.
Education for Justice film “Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think.” Discussion following the film facilitated by Theology Professor Christian Krokus, Ph.D. Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4051.

May 4, 3 p.m.
Festival of Nations. International students, faculty and staff showcase cultures of dozens of countries through interactive displays. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, United Colors Organization and Residence Life. Free. Dionne Campus Green. Call 941-5904.

May 4, 6 p.m. 
Four Octaves A Capella Group Spring Concert. Dionne Campus Green Amphitheater. Free. Call 941-5441.

May 4-6, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday
“A Year with Frog and Toad” music by Robert Reale, book and lyrics by Willie Reale, based on the books by Arnold Lobel, presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Ticket prices vary. Call 941-4318.

May 5, 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 6, 3 p.m. 
“In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

May 10-12, 8 p.m. 
New Director’s Workshop. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Free. Call 941-4318.

May 11, 7:30 p.m. 
“Pre-Commencement Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Symphonic Band & Singers. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

May 22, 6 p.m.
The Carlesimo Award Dinner will honor Bill Raftery, CBS sports college basketball analyst and former head basketball coach at Seton Hall University. The award dinner serves as a fund-raising event to support and enhance the student-athlete experience at Scranton.. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. 6 p.m. Reservations required. $150. Call 941-7724.

May 26, 10:45 a.m.  
Graduate Degree Commencement. Byron Recreation Complex. Call 941-7768.

May 27, noon. 
Undergraduate Commencement. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre. Call 941-7768.


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