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April 19, 2011

Elite AACSB International Business School Accreditation Renewed for Scranton

The Kania School of Management at The University of Scranton will continue to be counted among the elite colleges accredited by the rigorous standards of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Only 607 schools of business, or less than five percent worldwide, have earned this distinguished hallmark of excellence in management education. The University of Scranton is among just 24 AACSB International accredited business schools in Pennsylvania.
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University Scholars in Service Create Mural for Model Behavior at Elementary School

Six University of Scranton students are capping off their year as AmeriCorps Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania by leading an effort to paint a 50-foot mural that encourages positive behavior at Scranton’s Bancroft Elementary School.
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The University of Scranton Hosts Inaugural Conference on Aging Research

By the year 2020, America’s 65-plus-year-old population will swell to more than 80 million. Elderly Americans will account for more than 20 percent of our population and are anticipated to consume the greatest percentage of the health care economy of any age group. Much needs to be done to understand the biological, behavioral, social and economic influences on the aging elder.
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Henry George Lecturer Sees Forward-Thinking Business Leaders as Catalysts of Social Change

Higher education plays an essential role in fostering business minds that are committed to social change, according to Glenn Hubbard, Ph.D., this year’s Henry George Lecturer at The University of Scranton.
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‘World Affairs Briefings’ Served at Luncheon Series

As the scope of unrest in the Middle East widens, it is often difficult to understand the influence the situation will have our nation’s foreign policy. Stephen Kinzer, author and professor at Boston University, spoke at a Schemel Forum luncheon at The University of Scranton on April 3 to help discern fact from fiction.
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