University of Scranton September Calendar of Events

08/08/2014

Sept. 4  7:45 p.m.          Downtown Outdoor Movie – College Night. Scranton Tomorrow and Lackawanna County colleges and universities join together for a special movie showing or “Iron Man 3.” Lackawanna County Courthouse Square. Free. Call 570-963-5901 or email leslie@scrantontomorrow.org.

Sept. 8 through Oct. 10   Art exhibit: “Object and Image: Sculptures and Prints by Herbert Simon. 1960-2014.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Sept. 9  11 a.m.              Volunteer Fair for area nonprofit agencies offering volunteer opportunities for students. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Pre-registration required. Call 570-941-7429 or email ellen.judge@scranton.edu.

Sept. 12  5 p.m.              Exhibit lecture: “Object and Image: Sculpture and Prints by Herbert Simon.” Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Public reception follows at Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Sept. 18  7 p.m.              Ignatian Values in Action Lecture: “Raising Gentle Men: Lives at the Orphanage Edge” by author Jay Sullivan. Byron Recreation Complex. Free. Call 570-941-4399 or email rebecca.haggerty@scranton.edu.

Sept. 19-21                    The University of Scranton Family Weekend 2014. Various campus locations. Call 570-941-4222 or email parents@scranton.edu.

Sept. 19-21, 26-28  8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.   “Table Manners” by Alan Ayckbourn, presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email players@scranton.edu.

Sept. 20  8:45 a.m.         Schemel Forum “University for a Day.” Topics discussed: “From Democracy to Oligarchy? Self Love and the Future of America;” “The Rise of Constitutional Veneration;” “Novel Perspectives on Our New World;” and “A Quest for Truth in Twitter Time.” Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Registration required. $25. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Sept. 20  7:30 p.m.         In concert: The New York Trumpet Ensemble with Mark Gould, director, presented by Performance Music at The University of Scranton. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Sept. 27  7:30 p.m.         Performance Music presents “What Makes It Great? The Great American Songbook” featuring conductor, composer and commentator Rob Kapilow with soprano Magdalyn E. Boga. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Sept. 30  noon                Schemel World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Japanese Interment: A Shameful Ghost that Still Haunts Us” presented by Morey Myers, Of Counsel, Myers, Brier and Kelly, LLP. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.



Schemel Forum Courses

Mondays Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29; Oct. 6, and 20.      5:30 p.m.    Schemel Forum Seminar Series “Peace through Non-Violence? A Study in Film” presented by Dominic Saadi, historian and middle east expert. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.


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The University of Scranton
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