Finals Survival Tips

Finals Survival Tips

Mamie Kyle, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

With the spring semester quickly winding down and the end finally in sight after a long, hectic academic year, students have one more hurdle to clear before they can truly relax - finals. To help alleviate...

Alumnus Returns to Campus, Reads from Published Poetry Collection

Alumnus Returns to Campus, Reads from Published Poetry Collection

Scott Riner, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

SFU alumnus Matthew Ussia returned to Loretto on April 7, participating in a Zoom reading of his published poetry. Ussia graduated from the University in 1999 with a degree in English and currently...

Deserving Student Receives Community Engagement Award

Deserving Student Receives Community Engagement Award

The University’s Community Engagement Award recognizes a student who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to service in the community. This year’s recipient is Elana Benninghoff for...

SGA Discusses New Course Offerings, Conducts Spring Semester Town Hall

SGA Discusses New Course Offerings, Conducts Spring Semester Town Hall

Nicolette Belasco, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

The Student Government Association met in JFK Lounge for its weekly Senate meeting on April 8. New Parliamentarian Kristi Hile was sworn into the Executive Board and there was discussion about new courses...

State Honors Nursing Chair

State Honors Nursing Chair

Katie Page, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

Rita Trofino, Associate Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Education and Nursing Department Chair and Professor, was recently awarded the Distinguished Colleague Award from the Pennsylvania Higher...

Students in Communications Capstone Course Create Short Films From Scratch

Students in Communications Capstone Course Create Short Films From Scratch

Marina Misitano, Editor March 24, 2021

Students in the Communications Program’s capstone course, Multiplatform Storytelling, were tasked with the challenge of writing screenplays, storyboarding those screenplays, and then creating short films...

Invest-in-Success Competition Now Open to High School Students

Invest-in-Success Competition Now Open to High School Students

Dasha Kirby, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Sponsored by the Shields School of Business, Invest-in-Success is an annual cash-award competition themed after the popular “Shark Tank” television show.  For many years, the competition has been...

University Announces President’s List and Dean’s List Honorees

University Announces President’s List and Dean’s List Honorees

Josh Blair, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

The University recently announced the students named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Fall 2020 semester.  More than 750 students earned a spot on these lists. In order to qualify...

University Co-Sponsoring Virtual Job Fair

University Co-Sponsoring Virtual Job Fair

Amelia Laudenbach, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Saint Francis will partner with Mount Aloysius, UPJ, Penn Highlands Community College and the Southcentral Pennsylvania Health Education Center on March 23 to host a Virtual Job Fair.  The event is...

Attention Students: Grammar Matters

Attention Students: Grammar Matters

Marina Misitano, Editor February 24, 2021

National Grammar Day is next week on Thursday, March 4. This day affords all of us the opportunity to celebrate the depth and breadth of the English language and “march forth” to speak and write...

Saint Matthew Investment Fund Surpasses $100,000

Saint Matthew Investment Fund Surpasses $100,000

Avery Papalia, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

When the Saint Matthew Investment Fund was founded in 1992, it was initially seeded with two gifts totaling $10,000.   The fund, which is overseen by the University’s Investment Club, recently surpassed...

Case-Study Competition Open to SFU Students

Case-Study Competition Open to SFU Students

Marina Misitano, Editor February 9, 2021

The Blair County Conservation District is teaming up with Saint Francis to sponsor a billboard campaign to create awareness of, and promote water conservation in, neighboring Blair County. “The Intergovernmental...

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