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.
Find resources to connect with University life or Scranton area happenings.
The University of Scranton Student government organized more than 300 students, members of student clubs and organizations, for its semi-annual Street Sweep on Saturday, April 16 to clean up and beautify downtown Scranton and the Hill Section.
Study Sparks Dialogue on Need for 'Living Wage' in NEPA
The University of Scranton and The Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development release “living wage” study that reveals the region’s lingering income, job and social services challenges and offers multi-pronged recommendations to bolster family economic security. Read more. Visit Living Wage site.
Campus & Neighborhood
See below for the latest news on what’s physically happening on campus.
University's New Building Named Edward R. Leahy Jr. Hall
- The University's new building on the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Linden Street was dedicated and named Edward R. Leahy Jr. Hall. As the 116,360-square-foot new home of the Panuska College of Professional Studies, this state-of-the-art facility houses the departments of physical therapy, occupational therapy and exercise science. A dedication ceremony was held on Sept. 18. read more
- Saturday, May 28 at 10:45am-1:30pm | Graduate Commencement (Master's and Doctorate) | Byron Center
- Saturday, May 28 at 4:00pm-6:00pm | Baccalaureate Mass | Byron Center
- Sunday, May 29 at 12:00pm-3:00pm | Undergraduate Commencement| Mohegan Sun Area at Casey Plaza
- Friday, June 3 - Sunday June 5 | Alumni Weekend 2016 | The University of Scranton Campus
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