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May 10, 2011

Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., to Serve as Principal Speaker at 2011 Undergraduate Commencement

This year’s commencement speaker is already well-known on campus. The University’s Board of Trustees has invited Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., the 24th president of The University of Scranton, to serve as the principal speaker at the 2011 undergraduate commencement on Sunday, May 29. “I am honored to speak at commencement,” said Father Pilarz. “ I have often said my service at Scranton has been the privilege of my Jesuit life. This promises to be an amazing moment in my life.”
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Three to Receive Honorary Degrees from Scranton

The University of Scranton will confer three honorary degrees during its 111th Commencement Ceremony for undergraduate students on Sunday, May 29, at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre. At the ceremony, the University will award honorary degrees to Freda Adler, Ph.D., Carl J. Kuehner and Msgr. Andrew Martin.
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University Names Annual Athletic Awards Dinner in Honor of Peter Carlesimo

The University of Scranton named its annual Athletic Award dinner in honor of the late Peter A. Carlesimo, who served the University for nearly 25 years as head coach of the football (1944-1950), basketball (1944-1946; 1951-1955) and cross-country (1953-1968) programs and as director of athletics (1953-1968).
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