Annual Night of Distinction Celebrated at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art

Amanda Schiavo, Editor
April 21
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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... Read more »

SFU to Host Red Mass/Law Day

Brittany Plaszewski, Contributing writer
April 20
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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... Read more »

Tercek to coordinate internships across University

Tercek to coordinate internships across University

Angel Creek, Contributing Writer
February 10
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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... Read more »

Rush Season Wraps Up

Rebecca Larkins, Contributing writer
February 2
Filed under Greek Life, News

  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... Read more »

Communications Department Honors Video Challenge Winners

Communications Department Honors Video Challenge Winners

Matt Crawford, Contributing writer
February 1
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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,... Read more »

SFU to Host Sideline Cancer Chapter

SFU to Host Sideline Cancer Chapter

December 11
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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... Read more »

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
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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... Read more »

Psychology Club Students Learn Animal-Training Techniques at Pittsburgh Zoo

Psychology Club Students Learn Animal-Training Techniques at Pittsburgh Zoo

Dominick Palguta, Contributing Writer
November 30
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Students from SFU’s Psychology Club visited the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium on Nov. 12, receiving a behind-the-scenes tour of the park, while also gaining some hands-on training and conditioning opportunities. Mo, one of the zoo’s employees, educated the psychology students on a number of... Read more »

Ambialet Students Startled But Safe

Ambialet Students Startled But Safe

Emma O'Hara, Contributing Writer
November 17
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Paris became the center of global attention last Friday following the latest incident of mass terrorism. At least 129 people were killed and more than 300 people injured in Paris. The deadly attack took place at the Bataclan Concert Hall, where gunmen killed at least 89 people who were attending a... Read more »

BandBlast on Horizon

BandBlast on Horizon

Angel Creek, Contributing Writer
November 17
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SFU’s annual BandBlast will be held on Sunday, Nov. 22, at 2:30 pm in JFK Auditorium. The concert is free to attend, but donations will be accepted.  All proceeds from the concert go to helping purchase musical instruments for inner-city children wanting to join their school band programs. "I... Read more »

Father Malachi Delivers State-of-the-University Address

Father Malachi Delivers State-of-the-University Address

Christi Villareale, Contributing Writer
November 13
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYmQe6oMJVw Father Malachi delivered this semester’s “State-of-the-University” address Nov. 12 at JFK Auditorium. The purpose of the event is to keep faculty, staff and students updated on various SFU projects and initiatives. Father Malachi told those in attendance... Read more »

Awareness Key in Beating Breast Cancer

Awareness Key in Beating Breast Cancer

Emma Catalano, Contributing Writer
November 4
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October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and what better way to show support than tie-dying shirts? Sophomore marketing major Syd Petro organized a CES event Oct. 29 that helped to raise awareness. Petro lost an aunt to Stage 4 breast cancer and has another aunt that survived – she has been... Read more »

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