Town Hall announces plans for the future

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

March 19, 2014

The Student Government Association (SGA) held a Town Hall meeting to showcase what it has accomplished and current ongoing projects. They also opened the floor so students can express their comments, questions and concerns. The event took place last night at 7 p.m in the John F. Kennedy building located...

Etiquette Dinner teaches students manners

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

February 25, 2014

Saint Francis University Career Services along with the help of Society of Human Resource Management helped to sponsor an Etiquette Dinner for the campus community. Career Services decides to offers events like the Etiquette Dinner because they feel it is essential that students are prepared for real...

Student brings native culture to Torvian

Student brings native culture to Torvian

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

February 18, 2014

Last week student Bader Abdulaz Alshaya from Saudi Arabia took over Torvian’s Bravisimo and cooked a dish for the Saint Francis Community. After getting the green light from Chef Armando, Alshaya went ahead and made the community Kapsa – a Saudi Arabian dish. “I called my sister in Saudi...

Investment Club more than triples earnings

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

February 15, 2014

Starting off with a budget of $10,000, the Investment Club currently has a balance exceeding $32,000. By managing a portfolio of stocks, the members of the club have more than tripled their gains through carefully investing. The club has watched their stocks fluctuate over the years.  One stock in...

Alumnus returns to speak for iLead

Shea Augustine, Reporter

February 13, 2014

At this year’s iLead speaker, hosted by the Student Government Association, the Saint Francis University community welcomed alumnus Paul Mooney. Mooney not only spoke about his success, but how he achieved it.  He spoke very highly of the university and its role in shaping him as a person. In one...

Guest chefs travel to Torvian

Guest chefs travel to Torvian

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

January 29, 2014

Students at Saint Francis University had a taste of food available at other colleges. The university’s main dining hall Torvian introduced its new “Guest Chef Program” on Wednesday, January 22. “I think it’s a great program where we can showcase guest chefs from other accounts within Parkhurst...

Project Purple preparations underway

Project Purple preparations underway

Gabbi Townsend, Assistant Editor

January 26, 2014

Project Purple will be happening this week on campus starting Monday, January 27 and ending on Friday, January 31. This week-long series of activities is to raise awareness against substance abuse. Dani Grychiewicz, the creator of this project and Campus Life Editor of the Troubadour, was inspired...

SFU debuts new study-abroad program

SFU debuts new study-abroad program

Gabbi Townsend, Assistant Editor

January 24, 2014

Want to earn up to 7 SFU college credits while being completely immersed in Spanish culture and way of life? Then the new study-abroad trip to Costa Rica is an option for you! Students can gain the extra Spanish proficiency required by some majors and minors at SFU and also an experience of a life-time. During...

App notifies students when laundry is finished

App notifies students when laundry is finished

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

January 23, 2014

Gone are the days when students had to wait impatiently for their peers to remove finished laundry.  No longer are students pained with carrying their dirty clothes flights of step, only to find all the machines are full.  Continually checking the status of laundry isn’t necessary anymore. A new app a...

New housing available on campus

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

January 23, 2014

Two new housing options will be available to students wishing to live on campus.  Saint Francis University is continually seeking opportunities to increase the Franciscan presence on campus. The new housing is specifically designed to assist and encourage students to live out their college career in a stronger faith-inspired community. In an effor...

Presidential advisor speaks on campus

Presidential advisor speaks on campus

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

January 23, 2014

“Dare to be a dreamer, dare to stand alone.” With those words, Dr. Ronaldo Archer began his speech to the Saint Francis University community.January 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the John F. Kennedy (JFK) auditorium. Archer’s main purpose was to make everyone in the room aware that everyone is bat...

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