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15 hrs ago | The Times Leader

King's, Scranton receive accreditation warnings

King's College and The University of Scranton have both been warned that their programs may not be meeting requirements to remain accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, York, PA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Suburban Weekly

People on the Move

Dr. Patricia E. Dunleavy of Clarks Summit, who is the Marywood University associate vice president for human resources, recently had an article published in Business Officers, a magazine issued by the National Association of College and University Business Officers .

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Related Topix: Clarks Summit, PA, Marywood University, Scranton, PA, McDonald, PA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Patch.com

New Technology Supervisor Takes Over at West Essex

The West Essex Regional School District has appointed a new supervisor of technology.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Scranton, PA, Wilkes University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Times Leader

Abington residents honored at University of Scranton

Anna Jane Heckman, Clarks Summit and Terry J. Macknosky, South Abington Township were among the 63 members of The University of Scranton's undergraduate class of 2014 honored for academic excellence, service or both at Class Night on May 30. Also recognized were the university's four Fulbright scholarship recipients for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Clarks Summit, PA

The Times-Tribune

Namedropper, July 8, 2014

Joining in as knitters and crocheters from Cigna's Scranton donate 490 baby caps and two blankets to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Moses Taylor Hospital are, from left, Rebecca Hallowich, Laura O'Malley, Donna Ammons, Stacey Frantz, Lauren Lathwell, Thorne Frantz and Dr. Christina Stasiuk.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Life, Hobbies, Crochet, Taylor, PA, Yale University

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Afghani presidential front-runner spoke at University of Scranton

Former Afghanistan finance minister Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, Ph.D., had already started his rise to success when he stood before the University of Scranton's class of 2007 to discuss his past and his hopes for the future of a changing world.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Scranton, PA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Diocesan program aims to increase faith, education of parishioners

The Formation for Servant Leadership: Growing in Faith Together program offers parishioners learning opportunities in their churches and the option to seek diocesan certificates in lay ministry or academic degrees.

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Related Topix: University of Dayton, Marywood University, Scranton, PA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Times-Tribune

People on the Move, July 6, 2014

The health system filled five positions at the Transitional Rehab Unit at Scranton Rehab Hospital, which began admitting patients this month.

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Long Term Care, Health, Nursing

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Check disbursed to revitalize West Scranton park

A group of area nonprofits received some much-needed help to turn a dusty West Side lot into a center of community culture.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, US Politics, Representative Matt Cartwright, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pennsylvania, Moosic, PA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Times-Tribune

On 50th anniversary, group recalls life before, after Civil Rights Act

In 1959, when Bill Fisher was a military police officer in the Army, he was refused service in a restaurant in the Atlanta airport.

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Related Topix: Lackawanna County, PA, Scranton, PA, Montrose, PA, Susquehanna County, PA

The Times-Tribune

Namedropper, July 2, 2014

Becca Marcus receives the Barbara T. Midura Leadership in Service Award during a Kiwanis Club of Scranton dinner for its Circle K Club from the University of Scranton.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Old Forge, PA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Joblessness down, but for wrong reasons

For the 11th consecutive month, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metro area's unemployment rate fell, dropping one tenth of one percentage point in May to 7.2 percent even as the area lost jobs and had fewer people working.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Mathematics, Science, Scranton, PA, Luzerne County, PA

The Times Leader

Keystone College to Host Jazz Institute

The seventh annual Jazz Institute at Keystone College will welcome a wide variety of jazz lovers from July 28 - Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on campus.

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Related Topix: Keystone College, Scranton, PA, Berklee College of Music, Jazz, Marywood University

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Campus News: Local Students Named to Spring 2014 Dean's List at The University of Scranton

More than 1,480 students were named to The University of Scranton Dean's List, which recognizes students for academic excellence during the 2014 spring semester.

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Related Topix: Hillsborough, NJ, Biology, Science, Basking Ridge, NJ

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Youth team-building camp seeks applicants

The program, which runs July 21 to 25 at the university's Retreat Center at Chapman Lake, is called SPARK and focuses on team building, outdoor activities and recreation.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Moonshine Theatre To Reopen With New Name

A building in downtown Scranton that was both a hardware store and a theatre for more than a century is about to get another purpose and a new name.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA

The Item

Westwood Regional District names new athletic director

The board of education unanimously voted to approve Daniel Vivino as the new athletic director and supervisor of health and physical education during its June 26 meeting, according to board President Roberta Hanlon.

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Related Topix: Montclair State University, Scranton, PA

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

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Sometimes, they need encouragement to believe in themselves and truly see their self-worth.

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Related Topix: Pittston, PA, Scranton, PA, Marywood University

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Patch.com

Caldwell Scouts Achieve Eagle Rank

Caldwell residents Thomas Nancoz and Tom Neill were awarded their Eagle Scout Ranks at a Court of Honor ceremony held last month at the North Caldwell Firemen's Center.

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Related Topix: Caldwell, NJ, North Caldwell, NJ, High Point University

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Dissident Voice

Kadavergehorsam* in the Land of Opportunity

Come, come Angel of Death, please visit my rented-room, let us talk? In late-1980s, a University of Scranton graduate, I planned marriage, children, building prosperous future working for Taylor Borough's Amity Lumber Co., and Municipal Waste Landfill, at $7.25 an hour.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, US News, Liberal Political News

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