University Announces September Events

08-15-17

Sept. 8 through Oct. 6          Art Exhibit: “Anthra-Sight: Sculpture by Denis Yanashot.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 8             5 p.m. Gallery Lecture: “Anthra-Sight” presented by Denis Yanashot, exhibiting artist. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Reception follows at the Hope Horn Gallery. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 10           7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The Peter and Will Anderson Trio, woodwind masters with guitarist Alex Wintz. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 11            6 p.m. 9/11 Documentary. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7659 or email teresa.grettano@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 12           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           5:30 p.m. Interdependence Day Lecture: “Interdependence – A Medical Perspective” presented by Jumee Barooah, M.D., director, The Wright Center for Primary Care. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Free with registration. Call 570-941-7520 or email linda.walsh@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 12           7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “Neruda” Chile, 2016. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email yamile.silva@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 14           7 p.m. Ignatian Values in Action Lecture. Keynote speaker: James Martin, S.J., contributing editor to America magazine and author. Byron Recreation Complex. Free. Call 570-941-7659 or email teresa.grettano@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 16           8:45 a.m. Schemel Forum “University for a Day.” Topics discussed: “Andrew Jackson, the Constitution and the Presidency;” “The Constitution in the Headlines;” “The President vs. The First Amendment;” and The Highs and Lows of Crime and Justice in the US: Reforming the Practice of Criminal Justice.” Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Registration required. $25. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 22-24     The University of Scranton Family Weekend 2017. Various campus locations. Call 570-941-4222 or email familyweekend@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 23           7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring trumpeter/vocalist Jumaane Smith and Friends presents “Louis, Louis, Louis!” with an appearance by The University of Scranton Singers. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 25           noon Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Jazz and Democracy in 2017: Does it Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got that Swing?” presented by Wayne Winborne, executive director, Institute for Jazz Studies, Rutgers University Newark. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 27           7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring The University of Scranton Performance Music student musicians, solo, duo, trio and small ensemble performances. Houlihan-McLean Center. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Sept. 28           8:30 a.m. 16th Annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disability: “Experience the Employment Connection: Possibilities in Action Regional Training Meeting.” McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Invitation only. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7819 or email rebecca.dalgin@scranton.edu.

 

Schemel Forum Courses

Mondays: Aug. 28, Sept. 11, 18, 25 and Oct. 2, 16  6 p.m. Schemel Forum Course: “Marilynne Robinson: (RE) Collecting an American Past” presented by Joseph E. Kraus, Ph.D., professor of English and theatre and director of the Honors Program, The University of Scranton. Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

Thursdays: Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Oct 5, 12                        6 p.m. Schemel Forum Course: “The Remaking of Italy in the Twentieth Century” presented by Roy Domenico, Ph.D., professor of history, The University of Scranton. Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 


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