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Alumni Weekend Returns

Jun. 05, 2017

Royals from around the world will return to campus this weekend to enjoy Alumni Weekend, the annual chance for Scranton alumni to come home, celebrate the past and contribute to the future. For many, it’s the best weekend of the year to be a Royal.
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A 30-Year Journey to and from Micronesia

Jun. 05, 2017

Students have been volunteering in Micronesia since the late ’80s, and, three decades later, the University has nine students from Micronesia and a long list of alumni.
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Students in Service and Honors Programs Recognized During Commencement Weekend

Jun. 06, 2017

ROTC, the Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program, the Business Leadership Honors Prorgram and the Unviersity's Honors students, as well as those engaging in long-term service after graduation, were recognized during commencement weekend. Read more below.
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Students Participate in Case Competitions

Jun. 05, 2017

Throughout the 2016-17 academic year, University students and faculty participated in various interdisciplinary competitions around the country. Read about this year's case competitions below.
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Members of the Class of 2017 Graduate from the University’s Honors Program

Jun. 07, 2017

Thirty-five members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2017 graduated from its Honors Program, which is one of the Jesuit university’s programs of excellence. Students in the Honors Program pursue a rigorous education that stresses independent work through close engagement with professors and other honors students, including the preparation, presentation and defense of a research or creative project during their senior year.
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The University of Scranton’s Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program Celebrates its Class of 2017

Jun. 07, 2017

Thirty-six members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2017 graduated from its Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program (SJLA), which is one of Scranton’s programs of excellence. Students in SJLA pursue a rigorous education designed to develop enhanced writing, oral and critical-thinking skills through specially designed courses in philosophy, theology and literature.
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Members of Class of 2017 Graduate from The University of Scranton’s Business Leadership Honors Program

Jun. 07, 2017

Fifteen members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2017 graduated from its Business Leadership Honors Program, which is one of Scranton’s programs of excellence. Housed in the University’s Kania School of Management, this highly-selective, two-year program accepts just 15 sophomores from all majors each spring. The program emphasizes a rigorous curriculum and small group size that allows for a challenging learning environment and individualized mentoring for professional development.
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University of Scranton Graduates Commit to Long Term Service Positions

Jun. 07, 2017

Eighteen graduates of The University of Scranton have committed to long-term service projects with nonprofit organizations and underserved populations throughout the country and internationally. Their service begins this summer and includes programs run by the Jesuit Volunteer Corps.
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Nine ROTC Graduates Commissioned as Second Lieutenants

Jun. 07, 2017

Six members of The University of Scranton’s class of 2017 and three members of graduating classes of nearby universities were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during a ceremony held on Scranton’s campus in May.
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The Alumni Society Advisory Board welcomes new members

Jun. 06, 2017

The Alumni Society Advisory Board recently welcomed nine new members into its ranks with an inaugural retreat at the Retreat Center at Chapman Lake.
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Commencement Weekend 2017

May. 31, 2017

This weekend, the University of Scranton conferred more than 1,400 degrees at its 2017 undergraduate and graduate commencements.
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University’s Arrupe Award Honors Christians for Peace in El Salvador

May. 31, 2017

The University of Scranton presented its 2017 Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Award for Distinguished Contributions to Ignatian Mission and Ministry to CRISPAZ (Christians for Peace in El Salvador), the faith-based organization serves the poor and marginalized communities in El Salvador.
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University’s Graduating Class Names Occupational Therapy Faculty Member ‘Teacher Of The Year’

May. 31, 2017

Karen Brady, D.Ed., assistant professor for occupational therapy, has been named Teacher of the Year by The University of Scranton’s class of 2017.
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Faculty Awarded For Teaching, Scholarship And Service Excellence

May. 31, 2017

Ten University of Scranton faculty members were honored recently with Provost Faculty Enhancement awards for excellence in teaching, scholarship or service. The Provost’s office and Provost Advisory Group selected the recipients from a pool of candidates nominated by academic deans and department chairs.
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University Confers More than 600 Master’s and Doctoral Degrees at Commencement

May. 30, 2017

The University of Scranton conferred more than 600 master’s and doctoral degrees, including its first Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degrees, at its graduate commencement ceremony on May 27 in the Byron Recreation Complex. Graduates recognized at the ceremony include those who completed their degree requirements in August and December of 2016, as well as January and May of 2017.
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The University of Scranton Confers More than 800 Undergraduate Degrees

May. 30, 2017

The University of Scranton conferred more than 800 bachelor’s and associate’s degrees at its undergraduate commencement on May 28 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre. James Martin, S.J., New York Times best-selling author and editor-at-large of America magazine, served as principal speaker. He received an honorary degree at the ceremony, as did University of Scranton Professor Emerita Ellen Miller Casey, Ph.D.
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Quick Facts: University of Scranton Commencement 2017

May. 30, 2017

Quick facts about The University of Scranton's Class of 2017.
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University Graduates Recognized for Academic Excellence, Leadership and Service

May. 31, 2017

The University of Scranton honored 60 members of its undergraduate class of 2017 for academic excellence, service or both. The awards were presented at Class Night on May 26 on campus.
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University of Scranton Student Earns Fulbright Award

May. 24, 2017

For soon-to-be University of Scranton graduate Albena Ivova Gesheva, the world is a vast highway full of opportunities available for the taking. So she plans to take full advantage of her next on-ramp, one that will take her to Germany as the recipient of a 2017-18 Fulbright Study/Research Grant.
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Students Inducted into National Honor Societies at University

May. 24, 2017

Students have been inducted into national honor societies represented at The University of Scranton throughout the 2017 spring semester. Lists of students inducted into some of the University’s honor societies can be seen below.
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