Area health professions students offer assistance with health insurance sign-ups at TCMC

Students from The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC), Wilkes University, and The University of Scranton along with the Advocacy Alliance will offer an outreach session to assist community members with learning about and signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) on March 22th, 2014, from 10:00am... READ MORE

New Royal Card Pilot Program Expands Student Purchasing Options Downtown

The University of Scranton campus just got a little bit bigger. The Office of Community Relations has announced a pilot program to expand the use of the Royal Card by students, faculty and staff for purchases at vendors in downtown Scranton. Royal Card holders have already had the option of spending... READ MORE

Check out The University of Scranton’s Spring Calendar of Events!

Feb. 3 to May 16  Art Exhibit: “TAG:  Works by Susan Scranton Dawson and You,” an interactive installation featuring nine large-scale composite photographs. Exhibit is part of the University’s 125th anniversary celebration. Free. Loyola Science Center. Call 570-941-4214. Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6 and 13.  6 p.m. Schemel... READ MORE

Check Out Some Upcoming Events at The University of Scranton!

Get involved with The University of Scranton and learn about some of their upcoming programs! READY TO RUN On Saturday, February 1, 2014 The University of Scranton is partnering with the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) to offer women in northeast Pennsylvania Ready to Run! The University of Scranton will sponsor... READ MORE

Ready to Run Campaign Training for Women Set for November 16th

What is Ready to Run Northeast Pennsylvania? Trademarked program from the Center for Women in American Politics (CAWP) at Rutgers University, modified for Northeast Pennsylvania. Non-partisan program targeting women in Northeast Pennsylvania interested in running for public office, working on a campaign, getting appointed to office, or learning more about the... READ MORE

United Neigborhood Centers of NEPA Seeks Business Leaders to Participate in Poverty Simulation Event

Could you survive a month in poverty? Be a leader that can help affect change! Over 45 million Americans live in poverty every day. In Northeastern PA, nearly one in every seven residents lives in poverty, with that number increasing to one in five for all children. Many individuals and families... READ MORE

The University of Scranton Named Among Nation’s Top 25 Healthiest Universities

The University of Scranton ranked as the 25th “Healthiest” college in the United States, according to a new listing posted on Greatist.com, an online source for health and fitness information. Greatist.com reviewed nearly 100 colleges noted for “exceptional food, fitness facilities, health services, heath-related programming, and just... READ MORE

BCMB, English Double Major Earns Nation’s Most Coveted Science Scholarship

As if excelling with a double major in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology and English wasn’t rare enough, Bradley M. Wierbowski just became even more notable. The University of Scranton junior with the unique double major earned one of the nation’s most coveted honors in science, mathematics and engineering... READ MORE

The University of Scranton Hosts Second Annual Conference on Aging

The University of Scranton will host the second annual Conference on Aging Thursday, April 12, which will highlight issues, best practices, challenges and opportunities related to the nation’s ever increasing aged population. The day-long conference will be held at Brennan Hall beginning at 8 a.m. and will include presentations from... READ MORE

Popcorn Study Puts Scranton Faculty Member and Student in National Spotlight

A research study by University of Scranton Chemistry Professor Joe Vinson, Ph.D., reported that popcorn contains more of the healthful antioxidant substances called “polyphenols” than fruits and vegetables. READ MORE