Fine Arts faculty member to deliver Ted Talk

Fine Arts faculty member to deliver Ted Talk

Derrick Wiley, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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Jim Donovan, an Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, will deliver a Ted Talk Sept. 22 on how rhythm tricks your mind into sleep. He will be sharing findings from an experiment he conducted. In addition to teaching at Saint Francis, Donovan is the lead singer in the band, The Sun King Warriors. He also...

Major restructuring underway at University

Major restructuring underway at University

Anna Baughman, Editor

September 19, 2018


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Saint Francis started off the 2018-19 school year with a major reconstructing – going from four schools to three – in response to financial issues and a desire for new academic offerings. Along with these structural changes, there have been movements toward staff reductions. The three existing...

Communications faculty member wins dissertation award

Communications faculty member wins dissertation award

Damian Runk, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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Kelly Rhodes, chair of the Communications and Criminal Justice Department, has won the 2018 Dissertation-of-the-Year Award from University of Phoenix. Her doctoral dissertation is titled Influencing Corporate Social Responsibility Decision Making in a Major League Baseball Team: A Case Study. Rhodes said win...

Students share internship experiences at poster session

Students share internship experiences at poster session

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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Over 40 students presented internship posters at an event held on Sept. 13 in JFK Lounge. “I think that this showcases some of the best internships that our students have done over the past year or last summer,” said Kate Labriola, Assistant Director of Career Services. This was the first year...

SFU welcomes author Andrea Pitzer

SFU welcomes author Andrea Pitzer

Hakeem Kinard, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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Andrea Pitzer is coming SFU on April 19, 2018, to speak in the Library Commons at 6:30 p.m. Pitzer will lecture about her novel, One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps, which is about the modernization of concentration camps. This event was originally scheduled for March 20 but w...

Author Amanda Ottaway visits SFU for public reading

Isaiah Holbrook, Staff Writer

April 15, 2018


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Author and journalist Amanda Ottaway gave a public reading on April 5 in DiSepio 201. Daughter of communications professor Brent Ottaway, her memoir, The Rebounders: A Division I Basketball Journey, details her journey playing women’s basketball for Davidson College. Unlike most sports novels w...

Annual fair provides networking opportunities

Annual fair provides networking opportunities

April 4, 2018


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All students are encouraged to attend the Job and Internship Fair, or JIFE. The event in the Stokes Athletic Center also offers graduate school opportunities. The annual JIFE extravaganza will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 5. Students studying all majors are welcome. The collaboration of...

PA students outraged over previous drug test screening

Isaiah Holbrook, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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Physician Assistant graduate students were frustrated about the way their department handled the last drug test screening on Thursday, Feb. 15. “People were saying in the room ‘I have to go to the bathroom,’ but they didn’t let you,” said Student 1. Right before their pharmacology lecture...

Dr. Roxana Cazan recalls life after moving to US

Dr. Roxana Cazan recalls life after moving to US

Jacob Stevens, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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Dr.  Roxana Cazan came to the United States after graduating from undergraduate school in Romania, her home country. She began her life in the U.S. by attending the University of Louisville for her MA. Until she was nine years old, Cazan lived in a communist state, and her family was living on rationed...

Students’ artwork on display in library

Students’ artwork on display in library

Jessica Crumm, Staff writer

March 28, 2017


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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...

Best-selling author to visit SFU

Best-selling author to visit SFU

Kyasia Duling, Staff writer

March 27, 2017


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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...

Doctoral fellow joins economics center at SFU

Doctoral fellow joins economics center at SFU

Sam Kimmel, Editor

March 26, 2017


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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...

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