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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.
Categories: faculty and staff, general, students

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.
Categories: faculty and staff, general, students

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.
Categories: faculty and staff, general, students

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.
Categories: faculty and staff, students, general

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.
Categories: alumni, faculty and staff, general

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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The University to Present Annual Award to Diocese of Scranton Priest

Mar. 24, 2014

The University of Scranton will present 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. The presentation assembly will take place in the Rose Room of Brennan Hall on Thursday, April 3, beginning at 11:30 a.m.
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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.
Categories: staff, faculty

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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Juilliard Organist David Ball to perform at The University of Scranton

Mar. 18, 2014

Performance Music at The University of Scranton will present organist David Ball “In Recital” on Friday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Houlihan-McLean Center. Admission is free and the concert is open to the public.
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Scranton Journal is in the Mail; Available Online Now

Mar. 18, 2014

The University of Scranton is proud to announce that the Spring 2014 issue of The Scranton Journal, the University's alumni magazine, is printed and in the mail to our alumni and friends.
Categories: General, Faculty and Staff, students

Schemel Forum Hosts Collaborative Programs this Spring

Mar. 18, 2014

The University of Scranton’s Schemel Forum will present four programs in collaboration with University departments. Topics discussed at these events, most of which are free of charge and open to the public, include the resilience of Rwandans; the University’s Mutiny on the Bounty exhibit; the art, memory and culture rooted in Africa; and a roundtable discussion on diversity in America.
Categories: General, Faculty and Staff, students

Conference on Aging Benefits Medical Professionals and Area Residents

Mar. 18, 2014

Area senior citizens and their family members and caregivers will receive essential information about preventive care and independent living at The University of Scranton’s fourth annual Conference on Aging.
Categories: General, Faculty and Staff, students

Words and Images Intersect in Art Exhibit at University

Mar. 18, 2014

The work of University of Scranton Professor Josephine Dunn, Ph.D., will be the focal point of “Crossing Disciplines: Text and Images in the Work of J.M. Dunn,” an exhibition in the Hope Horn Gallery that will celebrate the journey of her career as an artist and art historian.
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