Local Pharmacies Recruit Students for Temporary Work

Area Pharmacies Recruit Students for Temporary Work by Kelly Nee | Managing Editor SCRANTON – Local pharmacies and medical practices are hiring students for temporary COVID-19 data entry jobs. The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce is launching a program which uses students to enter information and confirm vaccine appointments. The funding comes from the Coronavirus Aid […]

Dining Services Hiring Student Workers

Dining Services Hiring Student Workers by Kelly Nee | Managing Editor SCRANTON – The University of Scranton is hiring students to work in the DeNaples Food Court and the catering company. The university’s dining services offer flexible hours that fit within student schedules, which brings the campus community together and simultaneously provides jobs to students. There […]

City of Scranton Introducing Rent, Mortgage Assistance to City Residents

City of Scranton Introducing Rent, Mortgage Assistance to City Residents Adversely Impacted by COVID-19 By: Phil Rauch | Managing Editor The City of Scranton is going to be providing rent and mortgage assistance to citizens struggling to pay during COVID-19 shutdowns that have caused business closures, loss of income, and shortened work hours. According to […]

This Week In Aquinas History

This Week In Aquinas History By Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON — The University of Scranton Archives and Helen Gallagher McHugh Special Collections at the Weinberg Memorial Library maintains a database of collected and preserved documents, publications, photographs, books and other material it deems of historical value. The archives offer digitized portable document formats (pdf) […]

Brewing Up New Business

Brewing Up New Business by Ann Siock | Staff Writer SCRANTON — Something’s brewing downtown that’s grounds to perk up University students this semester. Commonwealth Coffeehouse, which houses Patrice B & Co.’s boutique location, opened its doors earlier this month. Shop owners Tom Bonin and Patrice, University of Scranton class of ‘90, built their business […]

Recruiting Through Computers – Upcoming Virtual Career Events

Recruiting Through Computers – Upcoming Virtual Career Events by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON — The University of Scranton’s Center for Career Development is encouraging students across various majors to attend its industry-specific virtual recruiting events, offered throughout the spring semester. Upcoming Virtual Events: – WVSOM at University of Scranton Info Session Thursday, February […]

Board Of Trustees Unanimously Approves New President: Rev. Joseph G.

Board Of Trustees Unanimously Approves New President: Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J. The chair of The University of Scranton’s Board of Trustees announced Rev. Joseph G. Marina, S.J., provost and vice president for academic affairs at Le Moyne College, will serve as Scranton’s 28thpresident beginning this summer. by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON […]

University To Announce New President

University To Announce New President via The University of Scranton on LinkedIn. by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – The University of Scranton Board of Trustees will name the University’s 28th president at 11 a.m. tomorrow during a live broadcast. There is no registration required for this event and members of the University […]

Pan-African Flag Will Fly For Second Annual Black History Month

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Black Scranton Project, Glynis Johns, watches the raising of the Pan-African flag at the organization’s inaugural flag raising for last year’s Black History Month, held on Feb. 1, 2020. via The Black Scranton Project. by Ann Siock | Staff Writer and Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON […]

Letter From The Editor – Our First Fall Story

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief When the University contacted me to apply for the role of editor in chief of The Aquinas in April 2020, the prospect of reestablishing a news presence within the Scranton community during a global pandemic felt daunting, to say the least. The world changed this year. I recall […]