University of Scranton May Calendar of Events

04/14/14

Through May 9        Art exhibit: “The University of Scranton Student Exhibition.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during Gallery Hours. Call 570-941-4214.

 

May 1- 31       Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration Art Exhibit. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-7643.

 

May 1             6:30 p.m. Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration Sky Lantern Workshop and Contest. Fourth floor, DeNaples Center. Free but seating is limited. Reservations are required. Call 570-941-7643.

 

May 1             7:30 p.m. Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration Concert: “Eastern Legend” by Chai Found Music Workshop. Dionne Campus Green. Free. Call 570-941-7643.

 

May 2-4          8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. The University of

Scranton Players present  “The Jungal Book”.  McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email players@scranton.edu.

 

May 2             6 p.m. Art exhibit public reception. “The University of Scranton Student Exhibition.” Free during gallery hours. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Call 570-941-4214.

 

May 3             7:30 a.m. Schemel Forum bus trip: “Brooklyn: An insider’s Perspective.” Fee $90. Seating is limited. Reservation required. Call 570-941-7816 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

May 3                         7:30 p.m. “31st Annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert”
featuring two new works by composer/conductor Kyle Athayde performed by The University of Scranton Concert Band & Concert Choir. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu. 

 

May 6          4 p.m. Henry George Spring Lecture: “Market exclusion of poor farmers in West Bengal, India: consequences and policy,” by Dilip Mookherjee, Ph.D., Boston University director of the Institute for Economic Development. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-5934 or email aram.balagyozyan.scranton.edu.

 

May 6                         7 p.m. Educational program regarding proposed change to the form of government in Lackawanna County sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County and the University’s Political Science Department. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7401.

 

May 9                 5 p.m. Wine Tasting Fundraiser to benefit the skills-based mentoring program for students at The University of Scranton. Ticket prices vary. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Call 570-941-4039.    

 

May 8-10        8 p.m. “Director’s Workshop.” McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Free. Call 570-941-4318 or email players@scranton.edu.

 

May 8             5:30 p.m. 125th Anniversary Engaged, Integrated, Global Lecture Series: “Faith, Action, Results” by Carolyn Woo, Ph.D., president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Reservations suggested. Call 570-941-6200.

 

May 8             7 p.m. Pennsylvania House of Representatives Candidate Debate. 112th Legislative District Democratic Party candidates debate at 7 p.m.; 113th Legislative District Democratic Party candidates debate at 8:15 p.m. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County and the University’s Political Science Department. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7401.

 

May 8             7:30 p.m. Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute lecture: “The New Anti-Semitism” by author and scholar Alvin Rosenfeld, Ph.D., professor of English and Jewish studies at Indiana University. Pearn Auditroium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7956.

 

May 9      noon. Schemel Forum Luncheon “Identity and the Struggle between the Culture of Human Rights and the Mafia” presented by Leoluca Orlando, Ph.D., mayor of Palermo, Italy. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Fees Vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

May 9                         7:30 p.m. “In Concert.” The University of Scranton Jazz Band. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu. 

 

May 15                       1 p.m. Celebration of Student Scholars featuring oral and poster presentation by graduate and undergraduate research projects. Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-6301.

 

May 16           7:30 p.m. “Pre-Commencement Concert” by The University of Scranton Symphonic Band and Singers. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu. 

 

May 31           10:45 a.m.  Graduate Degree Commencement. Byron Recreation Complex. Call 570-941-7401.

 

May 31           4 p.m. Commencement Baccalaureate Mass. Byron Center. Call 570-941-7401.

 

June 1             Noon.  Undergraduate Commencement. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre. Call 570-941-7401.

 


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