Graduate became that someone in Chemistry at Saint Francis

Graduate became that someone in Chemistry at Saint Francis

Katie Augustine, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

Like many students, Travis Rosmus did not know what he wanted to do with his life when he graduated from high school. His interest in chemistry and math led him to study chemistry at Saint Francis.  H wasn’t sure he was headed in the right direction until he hit the upper-chemistry classes at SFU...

SFU launches Center for Fine Arts

SFU launches Center for Fine Arts

Mamie Kyle, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

Saint Francis officials recently announced the launch of a Center for Fine Arts at the University.  Daniel Atwood, the Director of University Bands, has been chosen as the center’s director. The center is part of the School of STEAM.  Fine Arts faculty members are hoping to build strong relationships...

High school girls visit SFU for Women-in-Chemistry Day

High school girls visit SFU for Women-in-Chemistry Day

Katie Augustine, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

The Chemistry Department hosted Women-in-Chemistry Day on Nov. 9, welcoming 29 high school girls to campus for the event. SFU female chemistry faculty and students discussed their research, shared information about their careers, and served as tour guides at the event. The day included two sessions...

Graduation for shelter dogs, Dec. 5

Graduation for shelter dogs, Dec. 5

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

Four shelter dogs will graduate from SFU with a diploma and an AKC Canine “Good Citizen” Certification on Dec. 5. Cleo (pictured above), Kovu, Hamilton and Paisley are all dogs from the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society who were selected by Psychology students at Saint Francis to complete the...

Saint Francis hosts high school students for Science Day

Saint Francis hosts high school students for Science Day

Camryn Tirado, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

The University hosted its 25th annual Science Day on Nov. 20, welcoming more than 400 high school students to the University. Visiting high school students competed in various competitions and attended presentations delivered by SFU faculty. SFU student Yngara Pehoua-Dupervil volunteered to work Sc...

Student share projects at eighth annual Research Day

Student share projects at eighth annual Research Day

Katie Augustine, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

Saint Francis hosted its eighth annual Research Day on Nov. 15, affording students the opportunity to share information about independent or class research projects with the campus community. Research Day is organized by the SFU Office of Student Research. Balazs Hargittai, chair of the Chemistry...

ROTC provides students opportunities

ROTC provides students opportunities

Derrick Wiley, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

ROTC, or Reserve Officer Training Corps, has been around for more than a century and ROTC programs can be found at over 1,700 colleges and universities across the nation. The program prepares young men and women to become officers in the U.S. military. ROTC and military science programs were introduced...

ROCK program promotes science throughout community

ROCK program promotes science throughout community

Katie Augustine, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

SFU’s ROCK program  - Rural Outreach Chemistry for Kids - seeks to inspire children to look into the field of science. This year, ROCK extended its efforts to reach teachers. ROCK members led workshops for teachers at the Pittsburgh Conference Science Week, held Oct. 20-25. Another new event...

SFU represented at ENACTUS event in California

SFU represented at ENACTUS event in California

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Three SFU students and two Shields School of Business faculty/staff members represented the University at the Enactus World Cup on Oct. 9-11 in San Jose, California. Enactus stands for Entrepreneurs in Action for US (US meaning the local community, the U.S. and the world). Large corporations, including...

Do’s and don’ts on scheduling for 2019 Spring Semester

Do’s and don’ts on scheduling for 2019 Spring Semester

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Next week is Scheduling Week, the time when students will schedule classes for the 2019 spring semester. It is important to remember what to do and what not to do in order to make scheduling a breeze. Whether you are a freshman or a senior, there are certain things to be aware of that can make or...

Nursing program’s success recognized, celebrated

Nursing program’s success recognized, celebrated

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

The Nursing Class of 2018 has been recognized by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing for its 100 percent pass rate on the 2018 National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). The Saint Francis Nursing Program is the only program in Pennsylvania to have recorded a 100 percent pass rate for ...

University launches aviation program

University launches aviation program

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

SFU rolled out a new academic offering this semester and it has taken flight, literally. The new aviation concentration already has four students participating. The program became possible thanks to a cooperative venture between SFU and Nulton Aviation Services, which is located at the John Murtha...

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