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Free movie screening and panel on human trafficking will be held at Marywood in Scranton on Feb. 22

Free movie screening and panel on human trafficking will be held at Marywood in Scranton on Feb. 22

From a press release: Marywood University’s social work club, Caritas, will host a showing of the movie “Sold” on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Comerford Theatre in the Center of Natural and Health Science on the university’s campus in Scranton. Following the movie screening, the Northeast Pennsylvania Task Force Against Human Trafficking […]

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Marywood students express their ‘Call to Art Therapy’ through exhibit in Scranton Feb. 16-March 21

Marywood students express their ‘Call to Art Therapy’ through exhibit in Scranton Feb. 16-March 21

From a press release: Marywood University’s art galleries will hold an exhibition titled “Our Natural Call to Art Therapy” from Friday, Feb. 16 through Wednesday, March 21 in the Suraci Gallery at the Shields Center for Visual Arts on Marywood’s campus in Scranton. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 4 […]

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College SnowJam co-founder Frank Winger passes away before 4th annual event at Montage in Scranton

College SnowJam co-founder Frank Winger passes away before 4th annual event at Montage in Scranton

Marywood University graduate and Hellertown resident Frank Winger, an accomplished young man known as much for his charisma, drive, business acumen, and compassion as he was for co-founding the annual College SnowJam at Montage Mountain in Scranton, unexpectedly passed away on Monday, Feb. 5. He was only 24. The tragic news comes just days before […]

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Air Force’s Singing Sergeants perform free concert at Marywood University in Scranton on Feb. 22

Air Force’s Singing Sergeants perform free concert at Marywood University in Scranton on Feb. 22

From a press release: Marywood University’s Music, Theatre, and Dance Department will host the Singing Sergeants, the official chorus of the United States Air Force, for a free concert on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. in the Marian Chapel at the Swartz Center for Spiritual Life on the university’s campus in Scranton. While the […]

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Marywood University hosts solution-based panel on heroin and opioid addiction in NEPA on April 4

Marywood University hosts solution-based panel on heroin and opioid addiction in NEPA on April 4

From a press release: The Marywood University School of Social Work has announced that their Center for Social Justice and Community Collaboration will host a solution-focused panel discussion on heroin and opioid addiction in Northeastern Pennsylvania next month. The panel discussion will be held on Tuesday, April 4 at 6 p.m. in the second floor […]

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PHOTOS: Marywood students and Scranton artists create colorful murals along Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

PHOTOS: Marywood students and Scranton artists create colorful murals along Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

The Lackawanna River Heritage Trail features 40 miles worth of beautiful natural scenery, which is now complemented by some colorful man-made artwork thanks to some Marywood University students and local artists. After receiving a grant to clean up graffiti along the trail, Ryan Hnat of Hnat Designs brought in fellow Scranton artist Evan Hughes and […]

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Scranton Radical Book Fair with free market and lectures held at Marywood in Scranton on April 9

Scranton Radical Book Fair with free market and lectures held at Marywood in Scranton on April 9

From a press release: The annual Scranton Radical Book Fair and Really Really Free Market, held this year on Saturday, April 9 starting at noon in the Nazareth Student Center at Marywood University in Scranton, aims to promote the ideas of social, environmental, and economic justice in the area. The book fair will include an […]

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Shakespeare comedy ‘Measure for Measure’ at Marywood University on Feb. 27-28

Shakespeare comedy ‘Measure for Measure’ at Marywood University on Feb. 27-28

From a press release: Marywood University’s theatre program will present William Shakespeare‘s “Measure for Measure” on Feb. 27-28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts in Scranton. Produced and guest-directed by David Zarko, he also adapted the script for nine actors who collectively portray 18 characters while keeping the full […]

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High school theatre workshop at Marywood University to focus on behind-the-scenes tech jobs

High school theatre workshop at Marywood University to focus on behind-the-scenes tech jobs

From a press release: The Marywood University Theatre Program will conduct a workshop titled “The Hidden Path: A Way Into Theatre” that focuses on the workers behind-the-scenes of a production on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts (2300 Adams Ave., Scranton). A description of the […]

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Scranton universities present free screening/discussion of Ang Lee’s ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’

Scranton universities present free screening/discussion of Ang Lee’s ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’

From a press release: The University of Scranton and Marywood University will co-present a screening and discussion of the Academy Award-winning film “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” by acclaimed director Ang Lee on Friday, Nov. 14. The screening will include a brief talk beforehand and an after-film question and answer session with University of Scranton philosophy […]