Family Weekend Drawing Near

Family Weekend Drawing Near

Shelby Bowen, Contributing Writer
September 15
Filed under Greek Life

Family Weekend is scheduled for Sept. 25-27, and the weekend has something for everyone, from an ice cream sundae bar for kids, a magic show for students, coffee for parents, and bingo for the whole family. Varsity sporting events include the men’s soccer team hosting St. Bonaventure on Friday at... Read more »

Rent-A-Puppy raises money for Humane Society

Kayla Rice, Reporter
October 7
Filed under Greek Life

Three puppies visited the Saint Francis mall on Sept. 26.   Molly Latoche, philanthropy chair of Omega Zeta Nu Sorority, organized the event.  The sisters brought three puppies to campus.   Latoche is a junior transfer student at SFU and in her first year as philanthropy chair... Read more »

Kappies to host charity golf outing

Edward Flippen III, Reporter
October 6
Filed under Greek Life, Showcase

The Phi Delta Kappa sorority will host a golf outing on Oct. 11at the Immergrun Golf Course to help the Make-A-Wish Foundation as part of “Wish Week.”   Cost for participating in the “Wish-Upon-a-Par Event” is $30 for students and $35 for non-students. All are welcome at the event,... Read more »

ISC approves new bid system

Gabrielle McDermott, Reporter
September 25
Filed under Greek Life

The Inter-Sorority Council has proposed and enacted an alternative bid system that was put into place this fall semester. The original Blue Card System only allowed potential new members to give one blue card to their top organization, signifying they want to join.  Unfortunately, sororities are... Read more »

TKE plunges into Lake Saint Francis

TKE plunges into Lake Saint Francis

Alanna Figula, Reporter
April 27
Filed under Greek Life, Showcase

The Brothers of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) endured the vicious Loretto winter cold to help raise money for their philanthropy, St. Jude’s Children Hospital with their 8th Annual Polar Bear Swim. TKE took on Lake Saint Francis and jumped into the freezing water as their audience watched. Co-Coordinators Nick Rittl... Read more »

2014 Greek Week champions named

2014 Greek Week champions named
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Juwaan Bellamy, Reporter
April 19
Filed under Greek Life, Showcase

The clash of the Olympians took place this past week in Loretto, Pa. Greek Week of 2014 proved to be a huge success for the fraternities and sororities of Saint Francis. “Greek week demonstrates how fraternities and sororities can work together with creativity and athleticism,” said Cedric ... Read more »

Sorority hosts Autism Awareness Week

Sorority hosts Autism Awareness Week

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
April 10
Filed under Greek Life, Showcase

Saint Francis University’s local sorority Phi Lambda Psi hosted Autism awareness week. National Autism Awareness week is the first week of April. The sorority kicked off awareness week with their annual Spaghetti Dinner. Phi Lambda Psi raised approximately $1, 500 for Dreams Go On, a horseback riding... Read more »

Rock-A-Thon raises money for Gamma Sigma Sigma alumna

Rock-A-Thon raises money for Gamma Sigma Sigma alumna

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
March 30
Filed under Greek Life, Showcase

For the first time ever Gamma Sigma Sigma hosted Rock-A-Thon. The event was hosted in order to raise money for Erin Dean, a Gamma Sigma Sigma alumni sister. Nursing major Erin Dean has been battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma for three and a half years. With countless expenses such as hospital trips, stays,... Read more »

Greek community welcomes new members

Greek community welcomes new members

Alanna Figula, Reporter
March 9
Filed under Greek Life, Showcase

Greek Life at Saint Francis is eager to open their arms and welcome new members to their organizations. The festivities were planned by the Inter Sorority Council (ISC). The ISC presented a video on Greek Life at Saint Francis to the current sororities and fraternities. After the video, the new members... Read more »

Annual Kappathon raises money for the Make A Wish Foundation

Annual Kappathon raises money for the Make A Wish Foundation

Alanna Figula, Reporter
January 23
Filed under Greek Life

Philanthropies play an enormous role with all of the Greek chapters at Saint Francis University. The sisters of Phi Delta Kappa (Kappies) have been working throughout the months of December and January to raise money for their philanthropy, The Make a Wish Foundation. On Saturday, December 7th the Kappie... Read more »

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