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Community Relations

The University of Scranton's Office of Community Relations seeks to connect the University and the Greater Scranton community. We invite area residents, community leaders, non-profit organizations and businesses to engage in the life of the University through campus events, special programs and collaboration. At the same time, we encourage University's students, faculty and staff, and to join in the many exciting activities taking place in the Scranton area.

University-Community Connections

Find resources to connect with University life or Scranton area happenings.

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University of Scranton Releases 2018 Economic and Community Impact Report
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The report reviews both the quantitative and qualitative ways in which The University of Scranton makes a positive exonomic and community impact on the City of Scranton and Northeastern Pennsylvania. Economic impact numbers are based on a study conducted in spring 2018 by the Instutitue for Public Policy and Economic Development. Community impact data is based on the 2017-2018 academic year unless otherwise noted. Read the report here.


University to Hold MAC Symposium March 30
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The Medical Alumni Council will host the 2019 Medical Alumni Symposium March 30 in the PNC Auditorium of the Loyola Science Center.

The day-long event will give medical professionals the chance to connect with University alumni working in the medical field; it will also feature presentations on an array of CME topics from accomplished alumni, updates on the University, and time to reminisce and network. While the day is primarily designed for University alumni, it is also open to colleagues who are not University alumni. The symposium is open to both physicians and advanced practice clinicians.

Campus & Neighborhood

See below for the latest news on what’s physically happening on campus.

University Dedicates Kevin P. Quinn, S.J. Sports Complex

  • The University of Scranton dedicated its new $14 million athletics campus in honor of Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., who served as of the 25th president of the Jesuit university from July 2011 through May 2017. The 11-acre Rev. Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., Athletics Campus, located along Broadway Street in Scranton, will be home for the University’s soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, baseball and softball Division III NCAA teams. The campus includes NCAA regulation baseball and softball fields and a multipurpose field that meets NCAA standards for soccer, lacrosse and field hockey. The campus also includes bleacher seating at each field, a field house with team locker rooms and a training room, parking, a community basketball court and a children’s play area.



  • Shiver by the River | Jan. 12, 10am | Scranton Running Company
  • Scranton Tomorrow's Winter in the City | Jan. 18, 5:30pm | POSH at SC
  • ShiverFest | Jan. 19. 12:00pm | Parker Street Landing, Lackawanna River
  • Spamalot | Jan. 25-27 | Scranton Cultural Center 


  • First Friday Scranton | Feb. 1 | Downtown Scranton

2018-19 Community Relations Calendar