Students, alumni, staff share skills on Spring Break mission trips

Students, alumni, staff share skills on Spring Break mission trips

Yohanny Rodriguez, Staff writer

March 17, 2017

Forty-two members of the Saint Francis family traveled to Jamaica and Costa Rica over the school’s spring break recess to perform mission work. Twenty-two students, five alumni and two staff members traveled to Maggotty, Jamaica, on a medical mission trip. The group included physical and occupational...

Cardinal Dolan to visit University on March 30

Cardinal Dolan to visit University on March 30

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff writer

March 15, 2017

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the current archbishop of New York, will be visiting Saint Francis on Thursday, March 30. The university will also honor benefactors Lou and Pat DiCerbo that day. Cardinal Dolan will celebrate Mass at 4 p.m. in the Maurice Stokes Athletics Center on March 30. A celebratory...

Upcoming Family Game Night offers fun for parents, children

McKinley Baptiste, Staff writer

February 19, 2017

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...

SFU Marches Against Abortion

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff writer

February 3, 2017

People of all ages marched around the Saint Francis campus mall on Jan. 27 in the fourth annual March on the Mountain. The march is an annual demonstration in support of pro-life beliefs. More than 100 SFU students, faculty members, community members and high school students held up pro-life signs...

Students Report on Museum Opening, School of Business and History of SFU’s Nickname

Students Report on Museum Opening, School of Business and History of SFU’s Nickname

December 14, 2016

Students in "Broadcast News and Public Affairs" - a course taught by Communications faculty member Donna Menis - have produced news reports on a number of different topics throughout the 2016 fall semester. In the news package below, Matt Crawford, Angel Creek and Hakeem Kinard share information about...

Panel explores ethical issues of 2016 presidential election

Panel explores ethical issues of 2016 presidential election

Amanda Schiavo

November 7, 2016

A Community-Faculty-Student Forum, “Ethical Issues In The 2016 Presidential Election,” brought differing viewpoints to the JFK Student Lounge Thursday night. The event was held to shed light on the ethical issues occurring during the 2016 Presidential Election and trends throughout history. Dr....

Communications Students Report on Presidential Race

Communications Students Report on Presidential Race

October 28, 2016

Click above to find out about a seminar course being taught at Saint Francis this semester that explores the role of the media in the presidential race. - Troubadour Editor Amanda Schiavo   Click above to get insight from Saint Francis political science professor Joe Melusky on the...

The Future of Business has arrived to Schwab Hall

The Future of Business has arrived to Schwab Hall

Sam Kimmel and Matt Fraley

October 11, 2016

The modernization of Schwab Hall has been completed; hundreds came out for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the newly renovated home of the School of Business on Friday, September 16th. The $7.6-million project, fully funded by the generosity of alumni and friends of SFU, had been operational since...

Opening Mass held on the mall

Opening Mass held on the mall

Emma Catalano, Staff writer

September 2, 2016

The new semester was ushered in on with the Mass of the Holy Spirit on August 23, celebrated by Rev. Malachi Van Tassell, T.O.R., President of Saint Francis University. “The purpose of the Mass of the Holy Spirit is so that we can pray for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit to guide us during the...

SFU student posts from Republican Convention

SFU student posts from Republican Convention

Amanda Schiavo

July 21, 2016

Note: SFU senior Amanda Schiavo is working as a Fox News intern at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. She will blog about her activities.   Blog Post #4, July 20 I was given the opportunity to radio report for FOX News on Wednesday. Handed a beat-up recorder and four questio...

Where does SFU stand in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese Sex Abuse Scandal?

Where does SFU stand in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese Sex Abuse Scandal?

Matt Fraley, Contributing writer

April 24, 2016

Three Franciscan friars have been charged in connection to the child abuse case in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese. On March 15, three Third Order Regular (TOR) friars from the Immaculate Conception Province based in Hollidaysburg were charged with criminal conspiracy and endangering the welfare of...

Annual Night of Distinction Celebrated at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art

Amanda Schiavo, Editor

April 21, 2016

The annual Night of Distinction was held April 16 at the University’s Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art (SAMA). Beginning in 2011, SAMA has hosted an annual Night of Distinction “to honor individuals and organizations that have impacted SAMA, the arts and their communities.” In addition...

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