The following items highlight the many alumni events and initiatives at The University of Scranton.
University President Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., will spend time in Florida visiting alumni, parents and friends of the University this month. Come and enjoy brunch or a great ball game with us!
Four alumni doctors and five students journeyed to Haiti on the Medical Alumni Council’s annual medical mission. Once again, the team worked with Fr. Rick Frechette, C.P. H’07, St. Damian’s Hospital Director, doctor and priest.
Lead by Hartford, Conn., maxillofacial surgeon Dr. Richard Bevilacqua ’83, the team spent one week in January providing much needed medical care to the underserved people of Haiti. Dr. Pamela Taffera ’02, Dr. Chris Andres ’89, Dr. Chris Jones, ’02 and University students Lucie Henry, Moriah Diamond, Nick Cucci, Brian Entler and Dana Muller joined the team on the mission.
There will be a lot to cheer about on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the John J. Long Center! Please join your fellow Scranton alumni, parents and friends to cheer on our basketball teams as they take on conference rivals Catholic University!
Scranton vs. Catholic Game Times:
Women – 5 p.m.
Reception - 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Men – 7 p.m.
Tickets for the games can be purchased at the door.
Prior to tip-off, The University of Scranton men’s and women’s basketball teams will honor their senior class. Following the women’s game, a reception will be held in the Byron Recreation Complex for alumni, family, friends, the team and coaches sponsored by the Alumni Society of The University of Scranton.
Alumni may register for the alumni game by clicking here.
Parents of current players and alumni may register for the reception by clicking here.
Celebrate the achievements of occupational therapy students and alumni at the Occupational Therapy Graduate Student Spring Fling and Alumni Reunion, scheduled for April 20, from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., in the DeNaples Center's ballroom. Proceeds will support the Thomas Jerome House, founded by Kristen Reil Perilli ’05, a Scranton OT alumna after working with Thomas Jerome Hromisin ’05, a fellow Scranton alumnus, injured in Iraq. Click here to find out how one Scranton OT alumna is turning her dream into a reality.
From soup kitchens to street sweeps; from Connecticut to D.C. ; from groups of five to groups of 200, Scranton alumni will gathered on Saturday, April 13, 2013 for the fourth annual Day of Service. Registration and volunteer opportunities will be available in March. View the 2012 service photos.
As a graduate of The University of Scranton, you and your family have access to exclusive discounts, programs and services through the Alumni Society. Whether you need car insurance or just want to take an unforgettable trip with Scranton friends, your alumni benefits can help you and support alumni activities at the same time. The Alumni Society provides access to comprehensive and affordable short-term medical coverage for new graduates to keep them insured throughout the job search, as well as auto and renter’s insurance. Read more about the benefits of being a Scranton alumnus at www.scranton.edu/alumnibenefits.
Applying for a University of Scranton credit card is a great way to prepare for the holiday purchases and “give back” to the University o at the same time. Visit The Alumni Society Credit Card for more information!
Celebrate the entrepreneurs among us! Visit our Alumni Small Business Initiative website www.scranton.edu/ASBI to browse the online directory of more than 200 restaurants, stores and businesses owned by fellow Scranton alumni. If you are a Scranton graduate who owns a business, submit your business information at www.scranton.edu/ASBI to be included in the directory.
Join the official Scranton Alumni Network on LinkedIn, which offers free networking options exclusive to The University of Scranton community. LinkedIn offers valuable career networking opportunities because it allows you to raise your professional profile with key industry people and recruiters. It is a powerful tool at every step in a professional’s career. Need some help getting started on LinkedIn? You may find this LinkedIn resource helpful!