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World Premiere Concert with Kyle Athayde, May 3 at The University of Scranton

Apr. 23, 2014

New York based composer, arranger, conductor and bandleader Kyle Athayde will be featured as the composer for The University of Scranton’s 31st annual World Premiere Composition Series Concert on Saturday, May 3.
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Science Students See Real World Applications of Their Work

Apr. 23, 2014

It’s typical of college science majors to conduct experiments and write papers, but not many get to see fruits of their labors put to use in the real world, while they are still in school.
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University of Scranton String Orchestra to Perform April 25

Apr. 23, 2014

The University of Scranton String Orchestra will perform “In Concert” on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the University’s Houlihan-McLean Center. The concert is free of admission charge and is open to the public.
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Environmental Science Comes to Life for Area Children

Apr. 23, 2014

The University of Scranton will host “An Evening of Environmental Science” for area children, teens and their families featuring interactive science experiments and displays presented by University students and faculty and an astronomy observation (weather permitting).
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University to Host Integration Bee for Area Students April 30

Apr. 23, 2014

The University of Scranton will host its annual Math Integration Bee for area high school and college students Wednesday, April 30. The competition, which is free of charge, will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Mcllhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center.
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Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Events Offer Something for Everyone

Apr. 22, 2014

A series of events and exhibits – all free and open to the public – will take place at various spots on campus from Saturday, April 26 through the end of May.
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Scholar to Discuss a Resurgence of Anti-Semitism at University Lecture

Apr. 17, 2014

Author and scholar Alvin Rosenfeld, Ph.D., professor of English and Jewish studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., will deliver a lecture titled “The New Anti-Semitism” at The University of Scranton on Thursday, May 8.
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Catholic Relief Services Leader to Speak at The University of Scranton

Apr. 17, 2014

Carolyn Woo, Ph.D., president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), will present “Faith, Action, Results” at The University of Scranton on Thursday, May 8.
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University to Host Take Back the Night Pre-Rally

Apr. 17, 2014

The University of Scranton Jane Kopas Women’s Center will participate in the 24th Annual Take Back the Night march and rally against relationship violence and sexual assault on Thursday, April 24.
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Students Come Together to Spruce Up Scranton for Annual "Street Sweep"

Apr. 15, 2014

More than 250 students representing University athletic teams, academic clubs and volunteer groups participated in the University’s spring “Street Sweep” on Sunday, April 13.
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Bishop of Scranton to Give Principal Address at 2014 Undergraduate Commencement

Apr. 15, 2014

The Most Reverend Joseph C. Bambera, D.D., J.C.L., Bishop of the Diocese of Scranton, has an established record of service and leadership within the church and across our region.
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Occupational Therapy Students Offer to "Fit" Cars to Local Drivers

Apr. 15, 2014

The University’s Department of Occupational Therapy teamed up with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Mature Driver Task Force to host “Carfit,” a program designed to help senior citizens understand how best to fit into their cars.
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Community Celebration Shows “Various Viewpoints” of PCPS and its Students

Apr. 14, 2014

In her opening remarks at the Annual PCPS Community Celebration, held April 8, Dean Debra Pellegrino, Ed.D., quoted Pope Francis. Our first Jesuit Pope, Dean Pellegrino told the audience, reminded us that, “It is not a good strategy to be at the center of a sphere. To understand, we ought to move around, to see reality from various viewpoints. We ought to get used to thinking.”
Categories: students, faculty, staff, general

"Unlock your World" at the 6th Annual Festival of Nations

Apr. 09, 2014

The University of Scranton will celebrate the 6th Annual Festival of Nations on April 23. This Festival is an annual celebration of international customs and artifacts (food, dance, music, history, etc.) designed to showcase and celebrate the diverse cultures represented on campus and in the wider community.
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Arrupe Award Recipient Advocates a Rekindling of the ‘Fire of Service’

Apr. 09, 2014

The University of Scranton presented its annual Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Award for Distinguished Contributions to Ignatian Mission and Ministry to Monsignor Joseph P. Kelly, V.E., M.S.W., executive director of Catholic Social Services for the Diocese of Scranton, at a ceremony on campus April 3.
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Water and the Human Condition to be Discussed at Spring Sustainability Symposium

Apr. 08, 2014

A panel discussion and lecture will examine Water and the Human Condition at The University of Scranton Spring Sustainability Symposium on Earth Day, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center. The symposium is free of charge and open to the public.
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Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Association Honors Dr. Lori Bruch

Apr. 08, 2014

Lori A. Bruch, Ed.D., rehabilitation counseling program director, received the Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Association’s (PRA) 2013 Ralph N. Pacinelli Leadership Award on April 3 at the PRA Professional Development Institute luncheon.
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Makrina Gudiel Set to Speak on Guatemala's Civil War and the Loss of her Brother

Apr. 01, 2014

Thousands of Guatemalans lost loved ones during their country’s 36-year civil war. Makrina Gudiel lost her brother, who disappeared in 1983 by state forces.
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University Promotes Excellence in "Expect More" Branding Campaign

Apr. 01, 2014

The University of Scranton recently featured students and faculty in a series of branding ads that ran ran from 2/28 through late March in a variety of media.
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Klingman to Receive Peter A. Carlesimo Award at Event in June

Apr. 01, 2014

In a successful and storied career in collegiate athletics as a player, coach and administrator, Steve Klingman has made many contributions to both The University of Scranton and the local soccer community.
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Students from a Premier Music Conservatory to Perform with Scranton Singers

Apr. 01, 2014

Members of the Manhattan School of Music Brass Orchestra will join with The University of Scranton Singers to present a concert on Sunday, April 6, that will include the premiere of a new arrangement.
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Eighteen Students Present Research at Major Professional Conference

Mar. 25, 2014

Eighteen University of Scranton psychology students presented 10 different research projects at the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA) annual meeting, the largest regional meeting of psychologists who get together to share results of their research. This year, the meeting was held in Boston from March 13-16.
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Record Number of Employees Attend Wellness Day

Mar. 25, 2014

More than 400 staff and faculty attended The University of Scranton’s seventh annual Wellness Day Program on March 19. This is the largest attendance for the program, according to Cathy Mascelli, interim assistant director of the Center for Health Education and Wellness.
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Communication Student Garners National Award and Coveted Internship

Mar. 25, 2014

University of Scranton student Edward H. Ravert III was chosen from a national pool of candidates to receive the Public Relations Student Society of America’s (PRSSA) Daniel J. Edelman Award for the Outstanding Public Relations Student.
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The University of Scranton and Pennsylvania American Water Sponsor Environmental Projects for Area Elementary, Middle and High School Students

Mar. 26, 2014

The University of Scranton and Pennsylvania American Water will sponsor an environmental art and essay exhibition for area students during Earth Day activities planned in April.
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University Announces Naming of Helen Gallagher McHugh Special Collections

Mar. 25, 2014

Brian E. McHugh has announced a planned estate gift to the Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Memorial Library in memory of his mother, Helen Gallagher McHugh.
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