Mar. 28, 2017Students in Residential Learning Communities find support in one another, reinforcing the University’s overall sense of community.
Mar. 28, 2017The University of Scranton will hold a Mass and concert in remembrance and celebration of the life of Rev. Joseph Allan Panuska, S.J., the longest-serving president in the history of the University and the University’s first President Emeritus. Father Panuska, who served as the University’s 22nd president from on July 1, 1982, to July 1, 1998, passed away on Feb. 28 in Philadelphia at the age of 89.
Mar. 29, 2017The University of Scranton will host a Preview Day for high school students accepted to its Class of 2021 and their families on Saturday, April 1. The event provides an opportunity for students to take a closer look at the Jesuit university before making their final college decision.
Mar. 28, 2017In recognition of the outstanding support provided to active members of the military and reserve, the U.S. Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented its Seven Seals Award to The University of Scranton’s graduate-level Nurse Anesthesia Program. Mike Jones, northeast area chair for ESGR, presented the award to the faculty of the Nurse Anesthesia Program at a ceremony on campus in March.
Mar. 28, 2017The University of Scranton’s Education for Justice Office will sponsor a performance, a lecture/discussion and conduct a literacy teach-in this spring that are open to the public and free of charge.
Mar. 29, 2017The 10th annual East German Film Festival at The University of Scranton will screen three films based on classic Grimm brothers’ fairy tales March 28, 29 and 30 in the Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall.
Mar. 22, 2017Staff from The University of Scranton’s External Affairs Division had the opportunity to interview Scott. R. Pilarz, S.J., about his return to serve as Scranton’s next president.
Mar. 22, 2017The Weinberg Memorial Library is celebrating its 25th anniversary (1992-2017). Read about the milestones and read the Library's newsletter, Information Update.
Mar. 22, 2017The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble will present a concert in celebration of the life of the late Rev. J. A. Panuska, S.J., the 22nd President of The University of Scranton, on Saturday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the University’s Houlihan-McLean Center (corner of Mulberry Street & Jefferson Avenue). Admission to the concert is free and open to the public, doors open at 6:40 p.m., and seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis.
Mar. 22, 2017This spring, The University of Scranton’s Schemel Forum will collaborate Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and the Scranton Times-Tribune for two events in April.
Mar. 22, 2017An expression of gratitude for what we have is on display at The University of Scranton’s Hope Horn Gallery. “Gratitude Map USA,” the intricate piece of collaborative found art, is part of “Where Do Ideas Come From? Sculpture by Lisa Fedon,” a steel-and-bronze exhibition by the international, award-winning metal artist and sculptor, will be on display Monday, March 20, through Friday, April 21.
Mar. 22, 2017People react and talk about the appointment of Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., the Next President of the University.
Mar. 13, 2017Director of athletics Dave Martin announced Friday that The University of Scranton will add both indoor and outdoor men's and women's track & field as intercollegiate sports beginning in the 2017-18 academic year.
Mar. 14, 2017The University of Scranton will welcome three distinguished guests from India to participate in the fourth annual Jay Nathan, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 29, at 5:30 p.m. in the Moskovitz Theater of the DeNaples Center. Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das, consul general of India, and Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra, deputy consul general of India, will join Dr. Nathan on a panel to discuss “India: Ancient. Culture.
Mar. 14, 2017During spring break, 45 University of Scranton students will participate in six domestic service trips organized by Campus Ministries’ Center for Service and Social Justice. And, recently, biology students worked with 70 fourth grade students at McNichols Plaza Elementary School in South Scranton.
Mar. 14, 2017The University of Scranton plans to begin work on the grounds near the Estate this spring with improvements intended to make the Estate more visible to visitors, as well as more historically accurate. Plans will restore the stone entrance steps and railings to be more accurate to the original design. The original grand entry doors to the Estate will remain unchanged.
Mar. 15, 2017U.S. News & World Report ranked The University of Scranton’s MBA program among the nation’s “Best Graduate Schools” in the 2018 edition of the guidebook, which became available online March 14.
Mar. 14, 2017Performance Music at The University of Scranton will present a recital by trombonist David Whitwell on Friday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the Houlihan-McLean Center, Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue. Admission is free, and open to the public. Seating is available on a first-come, first-seated basis. Whitwell will be accompanied on piano and organ by Carl Bolleia.
Mar. 14, 2017The University of Scranton announces its April events.
Mar. 13, 2017Imagine a cross between a science fair and a tournament-style athletic contest, with remote- controlled robots injecting extra electricity.
Mar. 13, 2017The University of Scranton’s University of Success Program, a four-year pre-college mentorship program, is now accepting applications for the 2017 academic year that begins this summer. Applicants must be currently enrolled in the eight grade and possess a strong desire to attend college in the future.
Mar. 08, 2017On March 2, The University of Scranton broke ground on a new $14 million South Side Athletics Campus that will includes NCAA regulation baseball and softball fields and a multipurpose field that meets NCAA standards for soccer, lacrosse and field hockey, in addition a community basketball court, a children’s play area, field house, bleacher seating and parking.
Mar. 06, 2017Looking ahead to summer? Scranton’s on-campus and online summer courses, at a reduced tuition rate, can help students fulfill a requirement or just get ahead. This summer, the reduced per credit rate for undergraduate courses is $586.
Mar. 08, 2017The University of Scranton presented Sursum Corda (Lift Up Your Hearts) Awards to four staff members at its Spring Convocation held in February on campus.
Mar. 07, 2017The University of Scranton’s Center for Health Education & Wellness (CHEW) will sponsor a wellness day event for staff and faculty on Tuesday, March 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on campus.
Mar. 08, 2017The University of Scranton hosts several academic competitions for area middle school and high school students during the spring semester including: the Brain Bee for neuroscience; an Earth Day essay contest; a Computer Science Programming Contest; the Kane Competition for physics and engineering; and the Integration Bee for mathematics.
Mar. 01, 2017Yesterday, University President Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., informed the University community of the passing of Scranton's beloved 22nd President, Joseph Allan Panuska, S.J., the longest-serving president in our history. See his note to the community, here and an excerpt below.
Feb. 27, 2017Dennis J. McGonigle ’82, chief financial officer and executive vice president at SEI Investments, will receive the University’s President’s Medal at the President’s Business Council (PBC) 16th Annual Award Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 5, at The Pierre in New York City.
Feb. 27, 2017It was a big week for Scranton basketball. The men's basketball team captured its seventh Landmark Conference championship and 24th conference title overall with a 68-63 victory over Moravian on Saturday in the Long Center. And the Lady Royals knocked off Moravian (71-60) and Catholic (58-42) to win their second straight Landmark Conference championship. The victories also clinched a spot in the upcoming NCAA Division III Tournament for the Lady Royals, marking the 30th time in program history they will play on the national stage.
Feb. 27, 2017On Friday, March 10, members of the classes of 2007-2017 will gather in the Byron Center with two goals in mind: raise money for University of Scranton students and have a great time. It’s safe to say most of them will achieve those goals. Welcome to Shamrockin’ Eve, an annual tradition celebrating all things Scranton since 2009.
Feb. 27, 2017On February 23, nine University students from the Biology Department conducted hands-on educational demonstrations and activities focused on the senses of smell and taste to 70 fourth grade students at McNichols Plaza Elementary School in South Scranton. The main goal of the day’s activities was to get students excited about learning STEM subjects beyond those that they would normally see in their classroom.
Feb. 28, 2017Imagine you are born with a life-threatening medical condition that requires you to undergo several surgeries from the time you are an infant. After 14 years of fighting for your life, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America pledges to send you anywhere you would like to go to meet anyone you would like to meet. Given such an opportunity, what would you do? For Tristan Searfoss, the son of Brian ’90 and Liisa (Duhigg) Searfoss ’90, the answer was simple: Go to Rome to meet Pope Francis.
Feb. 27, 2017The University of Scranton Players will present August Strindberg’s play “Miss Julie,” directed by Michael O’Steen, Friday through Sunday, Feb. 24-26 and March 3-5. Performances begin at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Joseph M. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts on the University’s campus.