Business students visit Sheetz headquarters

Business students visit Sheetz headquarters

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

A group of Shields School of Business students visited the Sheetz Operation Support Center on April 25, touring some of the company’s facilities. The tour was led by several Sheetz employees, including employee programs director Amy O’Brien, office associate Rachel Glasgow and the creator of the...

Physical Therapy student discusses importance of collaboration

Physical Therapy student discusses importance of collaboration

Evan Feltz, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Physical therapy graduate student Rosemary Smith discussed her experiences working with children in a special education school to a gathering of health science students and teachers on April 5. Joining Smith for her presentation was Gabriel, a student from the school, as well as his mother. Gabriel...

Chemistry Club hosts American Chemical Society meeting and speaker

Chemistry Club hosts American Chemical Society meeting and speaker

Katie Augustine, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

SFU’s Chemistry Club will host an American Chemical Society of Pittsburgh “On-the-Road” meeting on April 16 at 6:15 p.m. In addition to the meeting in the Science Center’s Room 219, as well as a social, the Mildred Perry Memorial Lecture will be conducted at 7 p.m., featuring Megan Matthews. Matthews...

Chemistry majors present at Pittcon

Chemistry majors present at Pittcon

Katie Augustine, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

Six chemistry majors attended the Pittsburgh Conference and Exposition (Pittcon) in Philadelphia from March 17-21. Seniors Tanner Yawitz, Hannah Boyd, Jessica Schulte, Kayla Grasso and Megan Snider and junior Michelle Karpinsky assisted with conference registration, the technical program and the exposition...

Student lands Jenzabar Grant

Student lands Jenzabar Grant

Derrick Wiley, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

SFU student Nathan Moore has been awarded a Jenzabar-funded grant. Moore, a math and science major, will work as a paid intern at SFU during the summer on a Jenzabar project. Jenzabar is SFU’s administrative information system software vendor and works with thousands of colleges and universities. Moore...

Session offers students tips on how to protect online information

Session offers students tips on how to protect online information

Aiden Sweeney, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

The Office of Institutional Research sponsored a data privacy information session in DiSepio on March 15 in hopes of making students more aware of the dangers in today’s cyber-world. “Awareness is the first step,” said John Valkovci, a Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Science. “Any...

Business clubs visit Washington, D.C.

Business clubs visit Washington, D.C.

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

The ENACTUS, CSOR and Investment clubs visited Washington, D.C., from Feb. 21-23. Through connections with SFU alumni, the clubs received private tours of the U.S. Capitol building, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the U.S. Security Exchange Commission (SEC). Thanks to 1994 SFU...

Laughlin Memorial Scholarship established

Laughlin Memorial Scholarship established

Mamie Kyle, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

Bank of America recently announced the creation of the Terrence Laughlin ’77 Memorial Scholarship Fund at the University. The $500,000 gift from Bank of America will endow a scholarship, one that will go to a freshman from the Pittsburgh area, each academic year. The scholarship honors Terry...

Sepich to become new director at Ambialet campus

Sepich to become new director at Ambialet campus

Evan Feltz, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

SFU alumnus Eric Sepich will become the new director of affairs on site at the University’s Ambialet campus in France. He replaces Tim Perkins, who has served in this role for many years. Sepich, who studied psychology at SFU, assumes the role after living abroad for many years. Perkins was...

Center for Rural Cancer Survivorship to offer wide range of services

Center for Rural Cancer Survivorship to offer wide range of services

Mamie Kyle, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

In rural America, the rate of cancer survival is progressively dropping. There are many contributing factors to this troubling trend, but two of the primary reasons are because of weather conditions and distance from hospitals and medical centers. Given these challenges, the University recently announced...

France study-abroad program to be more affordable

France study-abroad program to be more affordable

Evan Feltz, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

Saint Francis students choosing to study abroad in the Fall 2019 semester in Ambialet, France, will pay $500 less than students have paid in the past to spend a semester overseas. This cost reduction makes the price of studying in France for a semester equivalent to the cost of a semester in Loretto. This...

SFU basketball legend, decorated police officer shares experiences with students

SFU basketball legend, decorated police officer shares experiences with students

Anna Baughman, Editor

February 20, 2019

Jess Zinobile, a 2000 Saint Francis graduate and former Red Flash basketball star, visited criminal justice majors in their sociology class on Feb. 8. A criminal justice major herself, Zinobile now works as a police officer at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in North Carolina. After...

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