Constitution Day celebrated last week

Constitution Day celebrated last week

Matt Crawford, Reporter
September 23, 2014
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...

Annual Family Weekend tradition continues

Eloá Coralina Nascimento, Reporter
September 18, 2014
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...

Study Abroad Update

Study Abroad Update

September 17, 2014
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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...

Renovations completed on residence hall

Alexis Barrau, Reporter
September 16, 2014
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...

College ‘burn book’ explodes overnight

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
September 16, 2014
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...

Over 30 schools set to attend grad school fair

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
September 10, 2014
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...

Speaker presents on New Evangelization

Speaker presents on New Evangelization

Maria Kline, Reporter
April 24, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Dr. Scott Hahn, national speaker, author and professor, spoke at Saint Francis University. The presentation was focused on the Eucharist and the New Evangelization. Father Michael Tinker, a Campus Minister at Saint Francis University, introduced Hahn, saying that he has been evangelizing the nation...

Mr. SFU Pageant supports Zack Hinish Foundation

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Reporter
April 19, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Saint Francis University Athletics hosted the third annual Mr. SFU Pageant which benefits the Zack Hinish Foundation. The Zack Hinish Foundation is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children, especially children who are dealing with physical or cognitive disabilities. Mr. SFU is a ...

Job fair provides diverse employment opportunities

Job fair provides diverse employment opportunities

Dave Budash, Reporter
April 16, 2014
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Saint Francis’ Career Services Office joined together with Mount Aloysius College’s Career Development Department and the Southcentral Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center to coordinate the 2014 Job/Internship Fair Extravaganza (JIFE). Seventy-nine different organizations participated in the event. “...

New programming empowers college women

New programming empowers college women

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
April 2, 2014
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Student Government Association (SGA) brought “Girls Fight Back” to campus. Girls Fight Back teaches women how to live a “badass” life; providing women with basic personal safety and self-defense. “The skills learned would not only help us here in Loretto, but also out in the real world...

Students celebrate Safe Saint Patty’s Weekend

Juwaan Bellamy, Reporter
March 19, 2014
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Saint Patrick’s Day was met with great enthusiasm at Saint Francis. Students from around campus gathered for the many activities held over weekend. The weekend started off on Friday with the dance team’s showcase. Students were given the opportunity to showcase their talents. “I have been...

Town Hall announces plans for the future

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
March 19, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

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...

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