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...

Math Department celebrates Pi Day

Math Department celebrates Pi Day

Yu Zhou, Staff writer

March 21, 2017


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The Mathematics Department celebrated Pi Day on March 14 in the lobby of the Science Center. Since the first three digits of π are 3, 1 and 4, March 14 is recognized as Pi Day around the world. Students exited their classrooms throughout the morning and visited the Science Center lobby, where...

Business Students learn, explore on Spring Break trip to London

Business Students learn, explore on Spring Break trip to London

Jessica Crumm, Staff writer

March 21, 2017


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The School of Business sponsored its 10th annual trip to England during the 2017 Spring Break. SFU students and faculty arrived in London on Feb. 24. Joining the students on the trip were Randy Frye, dean of the School of Business, and James Logue, professor of Accounting/Finance. Students who participated...

Saint Francis to switch from Blackboard to Canvas

Saint Francis to switch from Blackboard to Canvas

McKinley Baptiste, Staff writer

March 17, 2017


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At the start of the 2017 summer semester, Saint Francis will discontinue use of the learning management system (LMS) Blackboard and begin using a program called Canvas. Canvas will provide Saint Francis students and faculty with many different options regarding course curriculum. The change is...

Three students land Intrepid Grants; Social Work recipient to help students with disabilities

Three students land Intrepid Grants; Social Work recipient to help students with disabilities

Sam Kimmel, Editor

March 9, 2017


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Saint Francis’ School of Arts & Letters recently announced the three winners of its 2016-17 Intrepid grants. Gabrielle Beck (Spanish/Pre-Professional Concentration), Sara Snyder (Political Science) and Annamarie Green (Social Work) have been awarded the grants. The monetary awards provide...

School of Business to welcome students to campus for Business Day

Aidan Sweeney, Staff writer

February 20, 2017


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Area high school students will be provided an inside look at the business world when the University hosts Business Day on March 24 at the JFK Student Center. Activities will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Throughout the day, students from visiting schools will compete against each other in games that...

Panel explores ethical issues of 2016 presidential election

Panel explores ethical issues of 2016 presidential election

Amanda Schiavo

November 7, 2016


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A Community-Faculty-Student Forum, “Ethical Issues In The 2016 Presidential Election,” brought differing viewpoints to the JFK Student Lounge Thursday night. The event was held to shed light on the ethical issues occurring during the 2016 Presidential Election and trends throughout history. Dr....

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