University of Scranton February Calendar of Events


Feb. 1              8:30 a.mReady To Run Northeast Pennsylvania. A one day, non-partisan program for woman who want to run for office, work on a campaign, or learn more about politics. Brennan Hall. Fee $50. Call 570-941-7520 or email


Feb 7 through March 14     Exhibit: “Women for the Arts: selections from The University of Scranton Permanent Collection.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214.


Feb 7              5 p.m. Exhibit Lecture: “Artists Patrons and Benefactors: Women for the Arts at The University of Scranton” by Josephine Dunn, Ph.D., professor of art history at The University of Scranton. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Public reception follows at 6 p.m. in the Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4214.


Feb. 8            1:30 p.m. Annual Northeast Pennsylvania Brain Bee sponsored by the Neuroscience Program at The University of Scranton. Loyola Science Center. Free. Pre-registration required. Call 570-941-7630 or email


Feb. 8             Middle Atlantic States Philosophy of Education Society (MASPES) Conference. Various locations on campus. Fees vary. Registration required. Call 570-941-7401.


Feb. 10            noon. Schemel Forum Luncheon: “The Art of Leadership” by Bill Strickland, president of Manchester Bidwell Corporation. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email


Feb 15     7:30 p.m.  In Concert: The University of Scranton Jazz Band with guest soloist Jumaane Smith. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email


Feb. 22           9:30 a.m. registration. “Ignite: Student Leadership Conference.” Leadership development program open to northeast Pennsylvania college students. DeNaples Center. $25 fee for non-University of Scranton students includes program materials, refreshments and lunch. Pre-registration required. Call 570-941-6233 or visit


Feb. 23  7:30 p.m. “6th Annual Gene Yevich Memorial Concert” featuring The New York Trumpet Ensemble, Mark Gould, director. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email


Feb. 28- March 2 and March 7-9               8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. “She Loves Me ” by Joe Masteroff presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email




Schemel Forum Courses

Thursdays: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6 and 13.  6 p.m. Schemel Forum Evening Course: “Enlightened Self-Interest Examined” presented by Matthew Meyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of philosophy at The University of Scranton. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email


Wednesdays: February 19, 26, March 5, 12, 26 and April 2  6 p.m. Schemel Forum Evening Course: “Jewish-American Short Stories” presented by Joseph Kraus Ph.D, associate professor of English and Theatre and director of The University of Scranton’s 

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