Communications Students Report on Presidential Race

Communications Students Report on Presidential Race

October 28, 2016


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

SFU to Host Red Mass/Law Day

Brittany Plaszewski, Contributing writer

April 20, 2016


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Saint Francis will host its annual Red Mass/Law Day on Friday, April 22. Bishop Mark Bartchak will serve as celebrant of the event, while the Rev. John Byrnes will deliver the homily. The Red Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Chapel, and will be followed by the Law Day...

Tercek to coordinate internships across University

Tercek to coordinate internships across University

Angel Creek, Contributing Writer

February 10, 2016


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Amy Tercek will look to help Saint Francis University (SFU) students get started on their career paths. Tercek recently accepted the position of Associate Director of Employer Relations and Internships at SFU Her role is to help students find an appropriate internship that will provide them with...

Rush Season Wraps Up

Rebecca Larkins, Contributing writer

February 2, 2016


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  Rush season at SFU wrapped up this week, culminating in “Bid Day” - a daylong event in which Greek organizations introduce their new members to the Greek Life community, starting them on the path to becoming brothers and sisters themselves. Continuing the tradition set last spring, this...

Communications Department Honors Video Challenge Winners

Communications Department Honors Video Challenge Winners

Matt Crawford, Contributing writer

February 1, 2016


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  The winners of SFU’s Department of Communications’ annual video contest were recognized on Jan. 19. Plaques, cash prizes and scholarship opportunities were presented to the winning high school students. The prize for first place was awarded to Windber High School students Eric Blasic,...

SFU to Host Sideline Cancer Chapter

SFU to Host Sideline Cancer Chapter

December 11, 2015


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JicTSuO5V0 The Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) student organization at SFU has announced a new initiative, with a more concentrated focus on cancer awareness and advocacy. This initiative includes bringing a Sideline Cancer chapter to the University, making Saint Francis...

Former Rusted Root Artist and SFU Faculty Member Crowd Funding for New Album

Former Rusted Root Artist and SFU Faculty Member Crowd Funding for New Album

Emma O'Hara, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2015


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SFU fine arts faculty member Jim Donovan - the former drummer of the multi-platinum touring band Rusted Root - has returned to the studio after 14 years and is releasing a new album. The album, Sun King Warriors, is a mix of groove-rock and Americana with “two tons of drums.” It will be relea...

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