University Announces October Events

09-13-17

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.

 

Through Dec. 8         Exhibit: “Scranton and World War I.” Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-7002 or email archives@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30             6 p.m. Scranton Reads group discussions led by University of Scranton students. Albright Memorial Library. Free. Call 570-348-3000 or visit www.Scrantonreads.org.

 

Oct. 5              6:30 p.m. President’s Business Council 16th Annual Award Dinner honoring Dennis J. McGonigle ’82, chief financial officer and executive vice president, SEI Investments Company at The Pierre, New York City. Proceeds from the dinner support the University’s Presidential Scholarship Endowment Fund. Tickets required. Call 570-941-5837 or email PBC@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 6              Noon. Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Secession and Nullification: Are They Dead or about to Erupt?” presented by Morey Myers, of counsel, Myers, Brier and Kelly. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 7              7:30 a.m. Schemel Forum Bus Trip: “Art and Horticulture in the Brandywine Valley.” Includes transportation and museum entrance fees and guided tours. $80. RSVP by September 9. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 14                        9 a.m. Scranton’s Ready to Run Northeastern Pennsylvania Program: “Wanted: More Women in Government.” Kane Forum, Leahy Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7520 or email linda.walsh@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 14                        6:30 p.m. Global Tastes of Scranton. A pop-up restaurant featuring the cuisine of Syrian refugee guest chefs. Scranton Cultural Center. $35. Registration required. Call 570-941-4419 or email community@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 15                        1:30 p.m. Lecture in conjunction with Scranton Reads program: “Exit Strategies: End of Life Care in the United States” by University of Scranton alumnus Christopher A. Jones, M.D., Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-348-3000 or visit www.Scrantonreads.org.

 

Oct. 18             6:30 p.m. Neighbor Night. Meet University of Scranton leadership in the areas of Community Relations, Student Affairs and University Police. The Estate. Registration required. Free. Call 570-941-4419 or email community@scranton.edu

 

Oct. 20            Noon.  Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Universities and Communities, Partners for Change: A Global Movement” presented by Ira Harkavy, associate president and director of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 20 through Nov. 17       Art Exhibit: “Here and There, Now and Then” by Helen Evanchik, exhibiting artist. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-7624 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 20            5 p.m. Gallery Lecture: “Here and There, Now and Then” presented by Helen Evanchik, exhibiting artist. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Reception to follow at the Hope Horn Gallery. Call 570-941-7624 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 21                        11 a.m. Google News Lab Training with Vix Reitano, founder and CEO of CreatiVix Media. Presented by the Department of Communication and the Society of Professional Journalist. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Registration required. Visit http://registration.uofscomm.org or email communication@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 22            9 a.m. Open House for prospective students and their families. John Long Center. Registration required. Free. Call 888-SCRANTON or email admissions@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 22            3 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring Daniel Ficarri, organist and the Houlihan McLean Austin Opus 301 Symphonic organ. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 24            7 p.m. Town Hall panel discussion: “Trust, Credibility and the News” sponsored by The Pennsylvania News Media Association, the Scranton Times-Tribune and the Department of Communication at The University of Scranton. Kane Forum, Leahy Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7669 or email info@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 24            7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “El Secreto De Sus Ojos” Argentina 2010. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email yamile.silva@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 25            6 p.m. Scranton Mayor Candidates Debate; 7:30 p.m. Lackawanna County District Attorney Candidates Debate co-sponsored by The University of Scranton’s Political Science Department and the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County. The Kane Forum, Leahy Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7431 or email jean.harris@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 26            6 p.m. Schemel Forum and the Office of Community and Government Relations Collaborative Program: “Documentary Film, Citizen Jane,” a film on the life and work of Scranton native Jane Jacobs. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Free. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 28            7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Jazz Band with guest soloist Kenny Rampton. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Schemel Forum Courses

Wednesdays: October 11, 18, 25 and Nov. 1, 8, 15  6 p.m. Schemel Forum Course: “Classics of German Cinema” presented by Jamie Trnka, Ph.D., associate professor of world languages and cultures, The University of Scranton. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. 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