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Department Notes | December 2019

Derek Gregory, Director of Facilities


  • New boilers where installed in Angeli Hall. Stone work outside should be wrapped up early next week.
  • We placed Waste Management recycling cans at all buildings.
  • We hired a new HVAC person, Jerome Singleton
  • Installed new counter tops in all of the dorm lounge areas and in the kitchen on Con. Ed.
  • We have received bids for the repairs to the elevator shaft at Seeley hall. Some blocks are cracked and separated that we are having repaired.
  • New furniture in the Falcons’ Nest
  • New lounge furniture on the second floor of Tobin Hall
  • We will have new lobby furniture in Angeli Hall’s lobby being delivered over winter break.
  • We moved Mary Beth Roche from the Seeley Library to the Scranton Library.
  • We will be moving Gopu Kiron from his office in the back of the falcons’ Nest to Mary Beth Roche’s old office in the library of Seeley.
  • There is now a handicap accessible bathroom on the ground floor of Angeli Hall near the loading dock. We installed a handicap push button door and lock.
  • Repairs were made the foundation of Angeli Hall around the Vines St., Washington Ave, and the Student lot sides of the building.
  • Repairs were made to the 3rd floor wall outside of the reception hall where water was coming through the wall from the outside.


  • We have recently hired 3 new part time custodial staff members through OneSource, Kareem Collins, Joann Ortiz, Guillermo Benitez. They will be starting today 12/3


Theresa Scopelleti, Registrar

  • Finals grades are due Tuesday, December 10 at 4 p.m. This was pushed back one day due to the school closing for the weather on Monday.
  • Finals scheduled for Monday will be held on the make-up day- Friday, 12/6.
  • We have 156 potential December graduates.
  • Our office will process Intersession registrations during the holiday break.
  • We went live with electronic trancripts last week through NSC.


Denise Larson, Dean of Student Success and Retention

We have our spring academic orientations scheduled for:

December 12, 2019
January 9, 2020
January 16, 2020

We will also conduct a parent information session during Welcome Weekend on Friday, January 17 and an academic orientation for new resident students on Sunday, January 19.

Finally, we will devote December to reach outs to non-registered students and then beginning the transcript review (Scranton students) once final grades are posted for fall.

The Welcome Weekend Agenda is being finalized, but the important dates and times are listed below:

Welcome Weekend Spring 2020

Friday, January 17 New Student Move-In

Offices Open Normal Business Hours 8 AM – 4 PM

9 a.m.-1 p.m.                     Check-in New Resident Students at Angeli Hall

(~60 students )                  9-11 a.m. A-L

                                                11-1 p.m. M-Z


1 p.m.                                   Parent Session – Angeli Hall – Reception Hall – lunch will be provided

                                            New Resident Student Lunch in Dining Commons


2-4 p.m.                               Free Play in eSports Facility – students will have the opportunity to participate in some gaming with players on our eSports team.


8 p.m.                                   Resident Student Social


Metz will be open Noon to 2 and 4-6 for meals – Returners can eat from Noon to 1


Saturday, January 18                          Falcon Fest

Theme – Live in 3D: Dream. Discover. Do

Offices Open 9:30 – 1:30 PM

10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Falcon Fest      

                                     10:30 a.m. Check-In

                                    11:00-11:15 Video in theater and Mark’s remarks

                                    11:15-12 p.m. Program in theater (ice breakers/skits)

                                    12-1:00 p.m. Lunch at the Dining Commons

                                    1 p.m. Club Fair, Activities, Women’s Basketball Game at the Student Union


4-6 p.m.                               Dinner for Resident Students   


7 p.m.                                   Residence Hall Activity


Metz will be open 11-1:30 so returners can eat prior to New Students.  Dinner will be from 4-6 p.m. for all.


Sunday, January 19  Offices open 1:30-4:30 p.m.


10 - 12 p.m.                        Residence Hall Information Session – New Resident Students

                                                Angeli Hall – Theater


12-1:30 p.m.                      Brunch – All Resident Students


2-3 p.m.                               Academic Information Session New Resident Students

                                                              Angeli Hall


2-4 p.m.                               Returning Student Move-In



4-5 p.m.                               Intramurals in the Student Union


4-6 p.m.                               Resident Student Dinner


6:30 p.m.                             Resident Student Activities

                                    AFC/NFC Championship Game in lounges


Metz open for brunch 12-1:30 p.m. and dinner 4-6 p.m.



Monday, January 20                           MLK Day


                                                No Offices Open Unless Events Postponed Due to Inclement Weather


12-1:30 p.m.                      Brunch


1:30-3:30 p.m.                  MLK Event run by Student Wellness – student union


4-6 p.m.                               Resident Student Dinner


7 p.m.                                   Residence Hall Activity   


Metz open for brunch 12-1:30 p.m. and dinner 4-6 p.m.


Residence Hall Activity sessions go over basics such as laundry and other essentials in the hall. The Resident Student Information Session involves all departments such as Public Safety and Student Wellness.

In case of inclement weather, the events planned will be moved to the next day.  Please keep schedules open in case of postponed events.





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