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SU Again Among Top Schools Nationwide for Study-Abroad

Susquehanna University ranks among the best in the nation for undergraduate participation in study abroad, according to the Open Doors 2017 annual report on student mobility, released Nov. 13 by the Institute for International Education.

Support Our Students as They Help Puerto Rico

Several students have established a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for San Juan and the surrounding areas where they were stationed during their Global Opportunities (GO) program last summer. Find out how you can help!

First Service Leaders Paired with Service Groups

Our first cohort of Service Leaders met publicly with their partner organizations. Our Service Leaders program is a service learning opportunity for first-year students to engage in a four-year leadership and training opportunity to influence youth development in the region.

We are a ‘College of Distinction’

We've been named to the 2018 Colleges of Distinction Guidebook. The guide spotlights schools that use innovative teaching methods or writing-intensive courses centered on long-term student satisfaction and success.

Art Installation Highlights Plastics Pollution

A unique art installation recognized the effects of plastics pollution during Campus Sustainability Month. The project featured art installations constructed of discarded plastics that were collected from around campus.

WQSU Celebrates 50 Years of Radio

88.9 WQSU the Pulse celebrated its 50th anniversary with a gathering of alumni, current students, faculty and staff during Homecoming–Reunion Weekend.

Marketing Major Among State’s Top 10

Our marketing major has been ranked No. 9 in Pennsylvania, according to Zippia Inc., which operates a website with career information for professionals across industries.

President Green Offers His Vision of the 'New American Scholar'

We marked our 160th academic year with the inauguration of our 15th president, Jonathan D. Green. Green’s inaugural address, The New American Scholar, examined the evolution and significance of liberal arts education in producing citizen leaders.

Televised Concert to Mark Reformation

Susquehanna and WVIA Public Media will mark the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation with the concert This is My Song: 500 Years of the Reformation on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m.

Events Set to Celebrate Inauguration of President Jonathan D. Green

Susquehanna University will celebrate the inauguration of President Jonathan D. Green with a schedule of events Oct. 19 and 20 that will bring the campus community together with alumni and friends, delegates from higher education institutions, and business and civic leaders.

30 Things to Do within 30 Minutes

Animal lovers, nature enthusiasts, shopaholics and more can always find something to do within a short drive of Susquehanna University.

Lecture to Explore Energy Applications of Nanoparticles

Richard Robinson, an award-winning professor of materials science at Cornell University, will deliver the 2017 Claritas Distinguished Lecture in the Sciences on Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Stretansky Concert Hall.

We're Named Among Best in Wall Street Journal Ranking

We're listed among the top 16 percent of colleges and universities in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ)/Times Higher Education (THE) 2018 college rankings. The guide primarily measures student success and learning.

Family of Hazing Victim Speaks Out

The family of Timothy Piazza spoke openly about their loved one’s death during Hazing Prevention Week, Sept. 18–25, and warned students about the danger of hazing on college campuses.

We're a Pittsburgh Promise Partner

We've been recently named a Preferred College Partner by The Pittsburgh Promise, a scholarship program for Pittsburgh public school students.

'Free Hugs Guy’ Spreads Message of Peace

Ken E. Nwadike Jr., more commonly known as the “Free Hugs Guy,” brought his brand of conflict resolution to campus in celebration of International Peace Day.

When Music and Marketing Collide

Despite being a musician himself, Christian Coleman is a marketing major, not a music major. That’s because—from art and entertainment to music and fashion—Coleman wants to be part of the machine that promotes it all.

Parsons Dance Kicks Off Artist Series

New York City-based modern dance company Parsons Dance will kick off the new season of our Artist Series with a performance on Tuesday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Degenstein Center Theater.

Faculty, Students Lead Survey Efforts of Wild Trout Streams

Nearly 100 streams are set to come before the commissioners of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission for designation as wild trout streams, almost half of which were sampled by our own faculty and students through their work with the Unassessed Waters Initiative.

Theatre Department Announces Upcoming Season

Our Theatre Department's Main Stage 2017–18 season will be an entertaining mix of classic historical dramas, contemporary plays and a popular musical production.

Local Fiction Writer to Present Reading

Educator and fiction writer Joseph Scapellato will read from a selection of his works as part of the Seavey Reading Series on Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Seibert Hall. The reading is free and open to the public.

Susquehanna Launches Center for Business Education

Beginning this fall, Susquehanna University’s newly established Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship Education will assist teachers in bringing economic and business education into K-12 classrooms in the region.

Cuban Art Exhibit Opens Sept. 2

The art exhibition Closeup II: Nine Contemporary Cuban Artists will open in our Lore Degenstein Gallery on Sept. 2 and continue through Oct. 8.

Welcome to the Class of 2021!

We opened our 160th academic year with 669 new students, one of the largest and most academically successful incoming classes in our history.

Be an Astronomer for a Day

Even though central Pennsylvanians won’t witness the full effect of the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, you will be able to participate in the science of it as a citizen astronomer.

Accounting Majors Interning at the Big Four

Our accounting majors are getting invaluable real-world experience this summer at the nation’s Big Four accounting firms—Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

PBS Internship Sets Student on Path to Achieve Her Dream

If you see a trailer on your social media newsfeed of choice about PBS’s limited series Summer of Adventure, and find yourself thinking, “That looks interesting,” then you have senior Kes Baker to thank.

Chance Alumni Connection Lands Senior an Australian Internship

When senior Zachary Clinchy, of Macungie, Pa., arrived in Australia for his semester-long Global Opportunities experience, he and his classmates used iVenture cards to experience some of the tourist attractions around Sydney. Now, he's interning there.

Senior Star-struck, Inspired at Cannes Film Festival

Senior Samantha D’Amico has some big dreams—namely, making it as a television writer. Her recent internship will go a long way toward helping her get there. D’Amico interned at the Cannes Film Festival, held May 17–28 in the luxurious city on the French Riviera.

Alum Mentors Junior Intern at Penn Museum

Julianna Whalen is getting to experience a museum from behind the scenes through her internship at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, known as the Penn Museum.

Junior Eyes Career in Diplomacy after PLO Internship

Junior international studies major Shelby Karpa is getting an intensive introduction to D.C. speak and other matters of diplomacy as a public affairs intern with the General Delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to the United States.