Spotlight on Scranton
#1 Mulberry Street Improvement Project1 of 11
The University’s project focused on improving pedestrian safety by creating wider walking paths that incorporate bluestone sidewalks, scored concrete crosswalks, cobblestone lined tree lawns and vintage light fixtures. One of the most recognizable features of the project is the wrought iron and cast stone sign on the northeast corner of Jefferson Avenue and Mulberry Street.
#2 Loyola Science Center2 of 11
In fall 2011, the University opened the doors of its 150,000-square-foot Loyola Science Center, one of the most innovative science buildings in the country. The energy-efficient facility is a fitting home to Scranton’s rich legacy of science education, and serves as a center of collaborative learning for all members of the campus and community.
#3 Accomplished Faculty3 of 11
Since 2005, Scranton faculty have achieved a host of scholarly accolades and publications, producing 984 articles, 127 books, 148 book articles, 199 book chapters, 273 book reviews, 238 grants and 2,036 presentations.
#4 Alperin Center4 of 11
The Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center is a state-of-the-art teaching, learning and research laboratory located in Brennan Hall and features a simulated stock market trading room floor complete with electronic ticker, specialized trading software and live data feeds from currency, securities and commodities markets.
#5 Chapel of the Sacred Heart5 of 11
The former Admissions Visitors’ Center was renovated into the Chapel of the Sacred Heart, a place for quiet reflection and daily Mass. The University of Scranton's University Ministries seeks to assist all students, faculty and staff, regardless of creed, to become knowledgeable, committed, and active participants in their respective faith traditions.
#6 DeNaples Center6 of 11
Since its opening in 2008, the four-story, 118,000-square-foot Patrick & Margaret DeNaples Center has served as a hub of activity for students. It offers a unique Student Forum, a "Fresh Food Company" dining facility where meals are made to order, a fireplace lounge, theater, the bookstore, the offices of University Ministries and Student Affairs, and a ballroom.
#7 Dionne Campus Green7 of 11
The 22,000-square-foot John & Jacquelyn Dionne Campus Green, which was dedicated in August 2008, features an amphitheater, a substantial patio for gathering and dining, and a lawn for everything from formal events to frisbee.
#8 In the News8 of 11
Our faculty members share their expertise and knowledge on a national level and are referenced in prominent news outlets throughout the nation including The New York Times, The Washington Post and CNN.
#9 Fitness Center9 of 11
With the addition of its new 14,000-square-foot fitness center, located in the ground floor of Pilarz Hall, the University community is well equipped to pump some iron and shed a few pounds. The center’s open, spacious design incorporates modern stainless steel accents and mirrors with plenty of natural light from skylights and large windows with views of Mulberry Street.
#10 Pilarz Hall10 of 11
Scranton’s skyline continues to change with the addition of the University’s two-building apartment and fitness complex, which opened in fall 2011. The complex provides new fitness space, a dining area and 400 apartment-style beds for juniors and seniors. Pictured near left is the Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., Hall, named in recognition of University’s 24th president and located across from the campus’ student center.
#11 Montrone Hall11 of 11
Located on the first floor of Montrone Hall – the east building of the new apartment and fitness complex on Mulberry Street – the University’s P.O.D. Market combines the corner store with the style of a modern market, featuring grab 'n go dining options, including sushi and salads, sandwiches and wraps, fresh produce, baked goods, coffee and other essentials found in a convenience store.