SFU Students to Serve in Costa Rica and Jamaica over Spring Break

SFU Students to Serve in Costa Rica and Jamaica over Spring Break

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff writer
February 20
Filed under Campus Life

Saint Francis students, faculty and alumni will travel to Costa Rica and Jamaica on service mission trips with the HUGS (Helping the Underprivileged by Giving our Service) United program. Students from the physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant and business programs will serve... Read more »

SFU International Students Plan for Spring Break

Yu Zhou, Staff Writer
February 19
Filed under Campus Life

The Office of International Student Programs is busy making arrangements for international students in anticipation of the university’s mid-term break from Feb. 25 to March 5. Students who are travelling outside of the United States are required to provide the ISP Office information regarding their... Read more »

Upcoming Family Game Night offers fun for parents, children

McKinley Baptiste, Staff writer
February 19
Filed under Campus Life, News

SFU’s Toy Lending Library is hosting a Family Game Night on Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m., on the ground floor of the Disepio Institute. The event is open to everyone. The purpose of Family Game Night is for parents to learn what kinds of toys their children enjoy. It also allows kids to... Read more »

Larger Crowd Provides Boost to Red Flash Hoops Team

Larger Crowd Provides Boost to Red Flash Hoops Team

Andre Wolford, Staff writer
February 18
Filed under Campus Life, Sports

Saint Francis has not drawn large crowds to basketball games in recent years. On Feb. 9, however, it was a different environment at DeGol Arena for the Red Flash men’s Northeast Conference game against Wagner. The Red Flash forced overtime against the Seahawks, but were unable to secure the win,... Read more »

Beekeeping Workshop scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff writer
February 17
Filed under Campus Life

  Saint Francis’ Beekeepers Club is hosting a free informational beekeeping workshop for students and members of the local community on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The seminar will cover honeybee science. Participants will also gain hands-on experience building honey frames,... Read more »

Comic of the Year to perform before SFU’s Got Talent Finale

Comic of the Year to perform before SFU’s Got Talent Finale

Kyasia Duling, Staff writer
February 17
Filed under Campus Life

Comedian Adam Grabowski will host the SFU’s Got Talent finale this Friday, Feb 17, at 7 p.m. in the JFK Student Center lounge. Grabowski’s hour-long stand-up act will take place before the talent show, which begins at 8 p.m. in the JFK Auditorium. Grabowski, 31, is a Chicago native and a... Read more »

SFU’S Got Talent 2017 Lights Up JFK

February 14
Filed under Campus Life

The JFK auditorium stage lit up Feb. 3 for the first show of SFU’s Got Talent 2017. Between musical acts, dancers, comedians and even a group of glow-in-the-dark stick figures, the show was a great success. A record-breaking 14 acts competed for the title of SFU’s Most Talented Student and the ... Read more »

NEC ‘Money War’ being waged

McKinley Baptiste, Staff writer
February 3
Filed under Campus Life, Sports

There is a “war” going on in the Saint Francis athletics department, but it’s not what you might be thinking. Red Flash athletics is participating in the Northeast Conference’s annual “Money War” to raising funds for the Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation. The University has participated... Read more »

SFU Hosts Chinese New Year Celebration

SFU Hosts Chinese New Year Celebration

Yu Zhou, Staff writer
February 3
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

SFU’s Office of International Student Programs hosted a Chinese New Year celebration for students and faculty on Jan. 28 in Schwab Hall. After a morning of traditional Chinese food preparation—which included dumplings, beef with opinions and pepper, fried rice, and more—guests began arriving... Read more »

SFU’s Annual Blanket Drive Underway

SFU’s Annual Blanket Drive Underway

Aidan Sweeney, Staff writer
February 3
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

SFU’s annual blanket drive to help needy area families with young children and infants kicked off recently. Blankets can be dropped off between Jan. 16 and March 17 at the main entrance to Scotus Hall. Blankets must be handmade and must come from a smoke-free environment. The blankets, which... Read more »

SFU throws first SnoBall Feb. 11

SFU throws first SnoBall Feb. 11

Christian McFadden, Staff writer
February 3
Filed under Campus Life

Saint Francis and the University’s Student Nursing Organization will host its first-ever winter formal on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the JFK Student Center. “The SnoBall event is a chance for students to get dressed up in the winter for a formal sit-down dinner and dance with your date or friends,”... Read more »

COMM Students Report on Tuition Costs, Football Success and Christmas Fundraiser

COMM Students Report on Tuition Costs, Football Success and Christmas Fundraiser

November 16
Filed under Campus Life, Video

Students in "Broadcast News and Public Affairs," a course taught by Communications faculty member Donna Menis, have produced internet news reports on a number of different topics this semester. In the news package below, Kyasia Duling, Zach Salek and Amanda Schiavo report on the cost of tuition at... Read more »

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