Batman scheduled to appear on campus

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
October 27
Filed under Campus Life

Saint Francis University is excited to announce Batflash Week.  Batflash 2014 is coming to Loretto on November 7, 2014. The event will feature real world Batman, Lenny B. Robinson. Robinson was a wealthy man who decided to dress up in a $5,000 dollar Batman costume and visit children with life threatening... Read more »

Rampersad works hard to ensure success of multicultural day

Matt Crawford, Reporter
October 15
Filed under Campus Life

Natalie Rampersad is a long way from home and she appreciates the opportunity to celebrate some of her country’s traditions. So much so that she has taken the lead role in organizing SFU’s annual Multicultural Day, which was celebrated on the mall on Sept. 26. A junior biology and pre-pharmacy... Read more »

Simulation raises awareness about poverty

Janiece Morton, Reporter
October 8
Filed under Campus Life

Participants of a simulation had the opportunity to walk in the shoes of someone living in poverty. Paula Craw, SFU’s Director of Service Learning, first brought the simulation to the University in January. Craw participated in a poverty simulation in Johnstown and belongs to a “poverty network”... Read more »

Famous YouTube blogger attends SFU

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
October 3
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Saint Francis University’s student body includes one famous YouTube blogger Matthew Crawford. To many he isn’t known as Matthew Crawford, but instead Tekking101, which is his famous YouTube Channel. Crawford’s YouTube Channel is reviews of chapters of particular comic book series. He releases... Read more »

Join “Reaching Every Door” in serving the community

Leah Kessler, Reporter
September 30
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Reaching Every Door’s (RED) annual day of service is scheduled for Oct. 1. Students of all years and majors can register online at Orgsync.com. RED is now led by the Gamma Sigma Sigma service sorority. “The purpose of RED is so that students here at Saint Francis can go out and make an impact... Read more »

Levitin to speak as part of Zanzuccki Lecture Series

Mason Weir, Reporter
September 28
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Saint Francis’ School of Business will welcome neuroscientist and bestselling author Daniel Levitin to JFK Auditorium on Oct. 2 as part of the Dr. Albert A. Zanzuccki Endowed Chair in the School of Business Distinguished Lecture Series. His presentation, titled “Leadership and Value in the Age... Read more »

Constitution Day celebrated last week

Constitution Day celebrated last week

Matt Crawford, Reporter
September 23
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Saint Francis celebrated Constitution Day last week with a series of events aimed to inform and inspire students about government. The event itself is centered around that historic day in 1787 when the U.S. Constitution was ratified in Philadelphia. “It gets people thinking about it,” said... Read more »

Annual Family Weekend tradition continues

Eloá Coralina Nascimento, Reporter
September 18
Filed under Campus Life

Saint Francis will open its doors to students’ families, Sept. 19-21, as plenty of parents and siblings and extended family members are expected to visit campus for the University’s annual Family Weekend.   The objective of SFU’s Family Weekend is to provide an on-campus opportunity... Read more »

Study Abroad Update

Study Abroad Update

September 17
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

During an excursion to the city of Albi, the semester in France students visited Town Hall and met with the deputy mayor.  Two Saint Francis University students were selected to be deputized as official representatives of the city of Albi.  This was an exciting time for students Jennifer Van and Derek... Read more »

Renovations completed on residence hall

Alexis Barrau, Reporter
September 16
Filed under Campus Life

The University has completed its summer renovations to Saint Clare Hall. The project began the day after students left campus back in May.  Eleven members of SFU’s physical plant, as well as work-study students and some outside contractors, worked on the project. “We were looking to give Clare... Read more »

College ‘burn book’ explodes overnight

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
September 16
Filed under Campus Life

A social networking app escalated quickly overnight in the Saint Francis University community. Yik Yak is a free app that allows individuals who have the app to post anonymously about anything and everything they want. The app takes your current location and provides the user with a live feed of what... Read more »

Over 30 schools set to attend grad school fair

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
September 10
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Career Services and Saint Francis University Center for the Study of Government and Law is excited to announce the date of its annual Fall Graduate and Professional School Fair. The event will take place September 25, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the JFK Lounge and is sponsored by Penn State Law. Over... Read more »

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