Police Chief Speaks to Criminal Justice Students

Police Chief Speaks to Criminal Justice Students

Morgan Flack, Staff Writer

October 5, 2019

The chief of police in Sandy City, Utah, spoke to Criminal Justice students on Sept. 20.  William O’Neal talked to students in Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Mark Buckwalter's Sociology of Criminal Justice class while he was visiting SFU for Family Weekend to see his daughter, Halle O’...

Invest-in-Success Event Opportunity for Students to Cash In

Invest-in-Success Event Opportunity for Students to Cash In

Reem Alsaleh, Staff Writer

October 5, 2019

SFU’s annual Invest-in-Success event will be held Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. in 106 Schwab Hall. Based on the popular ABC television show “Shark Tank,” SFU’s ENACTUS team is looking for young entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas to a panel of SFU judges.  The winner will be awarded up to $2,000 to...

CSOR Secures Grant That Will Help Veterans

CSOR Secures Grant That Will Help Veterans

Morgan Flack, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

The Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation (CSOR) has been awarded a million-dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.  The Veterans Accelerated Learning Program Grant is a three-year project intended to help veterans earn occupational licenses. Congressman Glenn Thompson of ...

Dogs and Students Learn Together

Dogs and Students Learn Together

Dasha Kirby, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

The Canine Learning and Behavior Psychology course offered at SFU gives students the opportunity to learn about psychology with dogs. The course, which is taught by Assistant Professor of Psychology Shlomit Flaisher-Grinberg, is not for someone who wants an easy class playing with dogs. According...

Physician Assistant Program Holds White Coat Ceremony

Physician Assistant Program Holds White Coat Ceremony

Amelia Laudenbach, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

The Physician Assistant Sciences Class of 2021 received their white coats at the first “White Coat” Ceremony in the program’s history.  The ceremony was primarily a celebration of the students transitioning from undergraduate to graduate-level courses. It also celebrated their hard work and tena...

Zanzuccki Media Center Dedicated at Ribbon-Cutting Event

Zanzuccki Media Center Dedicated at Ribbon-Cutting Event

Marina Misitano, Editor

September 2, 2019

Faculty and administrators within the Shields School of Business dedicated and officially opened the Zanzuccki Communications Media Center on the ground floor of Schwab Hall on Aug. 30. Dave DeGol, whose family donated money to the project and requested that the Communications Program’s new facility...

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...

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