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New ‘Observe Scranton’ festival celebrates the city with live events, exhibits, and more May 4-8

New ‘Observe Scranton’ festival celebrates the city with live events, exhibits, and more May 4-8

From a press release: The Center for the Living City, in partnership with the Scranton Fringe Festival, is planning a nearly week-long community festival celebrating Scranton through the eyes of hometown hero Jane Jacobs, an iconic city activist, on what would have been her 105th birthday. Dubbed Observe Scranton, this new event on Tuesday, May […]

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Paul Capoccia named director of new esports program at Marywood University in Scranton

Paul Capoccia named director of new esports program at Marywood University in Scranton

From a press release: Paul Capoccia was recently named the director of esports at Marywood University in Scranton, a new program that was first announced in November. One of a select number of colleges and universities across the nation to offer a competitive esports program, Marywood is responding to the ever-increasing number of students seeking […]

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Archbald flutist Samantha Humen wins 2021 Marywood Concerto Competition in Scranton

Archbald flutist Samantha Humen wins 2021 Marywood Concerto Competition in Scranton

From a press release: Samantha Humen, a flutist, piccoloist, and junior music performance major, has been declared the winner of the 2021 Marywood University Concerto Competition. The competition is held each November, and the winner is featured in the Marywood Symphony Orchestra’s spring concert, which is scheduled for Sunday, April 11 this year. Humen, a […]

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Marywood University in Scranton launches competitive esports program in 2021

Marywood University in Scranton launches competitive esports program in 2021

From a press release: Marywood University in Scranton announced this week that it will become one of a select number of colleges and universities across the nation to offer a competitive esports program. Marywood is responding to the ever-increasing number of students seeking this option as the esports industry continues to explode throughout the country. […]

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Platinum singer Jesse McCartney plays free online concert for Marywood University students on Dec. 5

Platinum singer Jesse McCartney plays free online concert for Marywood University students on Dec. 5

From a press release: Platinum-selling singer, songwriter, and actor Jesse McCartney, who was recently seen as the runner-up on the third season of “The Masked Singer,” will play a private online concert for students of Marywood University in Scranton on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. The “Winter Concert” will be live streamed through a […]

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VIDEO: Marywood student wins award for documentary on mother’s journey from Vietnam to Scranton

VIDEO: Marywood student wins award for documentary on mother’s journey from Vietnam to Scranton

From a press release: Jenny Nguyen, a senior Multimedia Communication major at Marywood University in Scranton, was recently awarded first place for her short documentary, “Saigon’s Daughter,” at the 2020 College Media Association Film and Audio Festival. The documentary features the story of Nguyen’s mother, Thao Thi Pham, and her journey from Vietnam to America […]

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Marywood University in Scranton hosts free drive-in charity concert on Oct. 9

Marywood University in Scranton hosts free drive-in charity concert on Oct. 9

From a press release: Marywood University’s chapter of the National Association for Music Education will give its first charity concert on Friday, Oct. 9 from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. in the lower pit parking lot on the university’s campus in Scranton. The concert is a drive-in event, and it is free and open to the public. […]

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Marywood University in Scranton presents 2020 Senior Art Exhibits online

Marywood University in Scranton presents 2020 Senior Art Exhibits online

From a press release: This week, the Art Department at Marywood University in Scranton presented its 2020 Senior Exhibits featuring art therapy, painting, graphic design, illustration, photography, and art education through its online catalog. Turning to the potential of offering the exhibits online, senior undergraduate and graduate art students knew that while in-person exhibits are […]

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Marywood University hosts TEDxScranton talk with 13 local speakers on March 7

Marywood University hosts TEDxScranton talk with 13 local speakers on March 7

From a press release: Everyone transforms in one way or another. What perspectives do you come out with when you reach the other side? TEDxScranton will share 13 different viewpoints with the theme of “metamorphosis” at the School of Architecture on the campus of Marywood University (2300 Adams Ave., Scranton) on Saturday, March 7 from […]

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Author Amye Archer talks about school shooting survivors at Marywood University in Scranton on Dec. 9

Author Amye Archer talks about school shooting survivors at Marywood University in Scranton on Dec. 9

From a press release: Marywood University’s Department of Communication, Language, and Literature will host the next entry in its “An Evening with Authors” series with Amye Archer, co-editor of the book “If I Don’t Make It, I Love You: Survivors in the Aftermath of School Shootings.” The free event will take place on Monday, Dec. […]

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