Students’ artwork on display in library

Students’ artwork on display in library

Jessica Crumm, Staff writer
March 28
Filed under Academics, Showcase

The library is hosting the “Painters III” exhibit from February 23 to April 20. Artists Christine Geiger, Kenna Kuehn and Marcus Mihelcic have created 39 pieces of art showcasing a range of topics from environmental and conservation issues to political ones. Geiger, who created 12 of the 39 pieces... Read more »

Best-selling author to visit SFU

Best-selling author to visit SFU

Kyasia Duling, Staff writer
March 27
Filed under Academics

Saint Francis will welcome international best-selling author Jennifer Teege to campus next Thursday, April 6. Teege will read from her newest book, My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers her Family’s Nazi Past. The event will be held at 7 p.m. at a location on campus to be an... Read more »

Doctoral fellow joins economics center at SFU

Doctoral fellow joins economics center at SFU

Sam Kimmel, Editor
March 26
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Jie Chen has joined Saint Francis’ Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation as its first doctoral fellow. Chen will be working remotely from Lehigh University, where she is enrolled in a doctoral program. The Shanghai, China, native pursued the fellowship opportunity at SFU because of... Read more »

Math Department celebrates Pi Day

Math Department celebrates Pi Day

Yu Zhou, Staff writer
March 21
Filed under Academics

The Mathematics Department celebrated Pi Day on March 14 in the lobby of the Science Center. Since the first three digits of π are 3, 1 and 4, March 14 is recognized as Pi Day around the world. Students exited their classrooms throughout the morning and visited the Science Center lobby, where... Read more »

Business Students learn, explore on Spring Break trip to London

Business Students learn, explore on Spring Break trip to London

Jessica Crumm, Staff writer
March 21
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The School of Business sponsored its 10th annual trip to England during the 2017 Spring Break. SFU students and faculty arrived in London on Feb. 24. Joining the students on the trip were Randy Frye, dean of the School of Business, and James Logue, professor of Accounting/Finance. Students who participated... Read more »

Saint Francis to switch from Blackboard to Canvas

Saint Francis to switch from Blackboard to Canvas

McKinley Baptiste, Staff writer
March 17
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At the start of the 2017 summer semester, Saint Francis will discontinue use of the learning management system (LMS) Blackboard and begin using a program called Canvas. Canvas will provide Saint Francis students and faculty with many different options regarding course curriculum. The change is... Read more »

Three students land Intrepid Grants; Social Work recipient to help students with disabilities

Three students land Intrepid Grants; Social Work recipient to help students with disabilities

Sam Kimmel, Editor
March 9
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Saint Francis’ School of Arts & Letters recently announced the three winners of its 2016-17 Intrepid grants. Gabrielle Beck (Spanish/Pre-Professional Concentration), Sara Snyder (Political Science) and Annamarie Green (Social Work) have been awarded the grants. The monetary awards provide... Read more »

School of Business to welcome students to campus for Business Day

Aidan Sweeney, Staff writer
February 20
Filed under Academics

Area high school students will be provided an inside look at the business world when the University hosts Business Day on March 24 at the JFK Student Center. Activities will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Throughout the day, students from visiting schools will compete against each other in games that... Read more »

Panel explores ethical issues of 2016 presidential election

Panel explores ethical issues of 2016 presidential election

Amanda Schiavo
November 7
Filed under Academics, News, Showcase

A Community-Faculty-Student Forum, “Ethical Issues In The 2016 Presidential Election,” brought differing viewpoints to the JFK Student Lounge Thursday night. The event was held to shed light on the ethical issues occurring during the 2016 Presidential Election and trends throughout history. Dr.... Read more »

The Future of Business has arrived to Schwab Hall

The Future of Business has arrived to Schwab Hall

Sam Kimmel and Matt Fraley
October 11
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The modernization of Schwab Hall has been completed; hundreds came out for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the newly renovated home of the School of Business on Friday, September 16th. The $7.6-million project, fully funded by the generosity of alumni and friends of SFU, had been operational since... Read more »

SFU Celebrates Earth Day

SFU Celebrates Earth Day

Jordan Gorsuch, Contributing writer
April 21
Filed under Academics

“The Earth Day Carnival started at Saint Francis in 2004,” said Lane Loya, an associate professor of biology at the University. “We hosted it in the bottom level of JFK - we only had 10 booths and 20 people showed up. It has really blossomed since then.” The Environmental Action Society... Read more »

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