Events Calendar

Symposium on Sustainability

Tuesday, 29 October, 2013

Theme: Sustainability in Practice.  How can we become sustainable for another 125 years?

Part 1: An Introduction: A Practical Sustainability Example
A similar presentation to the keynote address given by Prof. Nicholas P. Truncale at the 2013 Energy Path Conference about a new solar collection device called the reflective solar tracker invented at the University of Scranton. The presentation is not just about a device; it is also an introduction to sustainability, sustainability in practice, and social justice as it relates to the University of Scranton.  The presentation will be about 15 minutes.

Part 2: Sustainability Panel Discussion
The University of Scranton is celebrating its 125th Anniversary.  How can we become more sustainable for another 125 years?  A discussion about what we can do as faculty, administration, staff, students, and community neighbors of the University of Scranton.  Topics will cover many aspects of sustainability.  As moderator, Prof. Truncale, will prompt the panelists with questions.  Audience participation and questions are anticipated, encouraged, and welcome.


Senator John P. Blake, PA 22nd district legislator, business and politics
Dr. Michael Cann, Green Chemistry, Science of Sustainability
Dr. Sharon Meagher, Philosophy, Social Justice
Mr. Mark Murphy, U of S Director of Sustainability, Facility Ops and Admin.
Mr. James Loven, Inventor of the Reflective Solar Tracker, Technology
Dr. Jessica Nolan, Psychology, Environmental and Social Psychology


Nicholas P. Truncale

Phone: 570-941-6289

DeNaples Center, McIlhenny Ballroom (407A/B)

900 Mulberry Street
Scranton, PA 18510