Author Reads from Works at Museum Event

Author Reads from Works at Museum Event

Isaiah Holbrook, Contributing Writer
September 28
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Wendell Mayo visited the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art on Sept. 23, reading two short stories for those in attendance. The visiting author has published four short story collections: "Centaur of the North"; "B. Horror and Other Stories"; "In Lithuanian Wood"; and "The Cucumber King of Kedainiai." "The... Read more »

Saint Francis Mourns Loss of Dr. Zanzuccki

Saint Francis Mourns Loss of Dr. Zanzuccki

September 21
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Saint Francis is mourning the loss of a giant in the history of the business program at the University. Dr. Albert Zanzuccki, known to everyone around campus as "Dr. Zan," died last Friday at age 99.  Zanzuccki served as chairman of the School of Business at SFU from 1946-84. He was born in Colver,... Read more »

Italian Studies Minor Approved

Italian Studies Minor Approved

Angel Creek, Contributing Writer
September 16
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For students seeking to broaden their educational horizons, an Italian studies minor is now an option as of May 2015. Italian instructor Mary Jean Bujdos, along with fine arts professor Chuck Olson, pushed for the minor to become official. Aside from providing students with a more well-rounded education,... Read more »

Events Planned for Suicide Prevention Month

Events Planned for Suicide Prevention Month

Karen Richtar, Contributing Writer
September 15
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September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Each academic year, events are organized to inform the University community of warning signs, as well as the stigma surrounding mental health issues. A candlelight vigil will be held in remembrance of lost loved ones on Sept. 23. The event is titled... Read more »

SFU Students Join Nation in World Day of Prayer

SFU Students Join Nation in World Day of Prayer

Emma Catalano, Contributing Writer
September 15
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Members of SFU’s Campus Ministry and the Knights of Columbus banded together on Friday, Sept. 11, in a World Day of Prayer at the Immaculate Conception Chapel. This Prayer-for-Peace Service marked the 14th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City and the Pentagon... Read more »

Father Malachi to Participate in White House Event

Father Malachi to Participate in White House Event

September 7
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SFU president Fr. Malachi Van Tassell will participate in the Fifth Annual President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge at the White House on Sept. 10. The White House gathering provides an opportunity for college presidents and chancellors to meet face-to-face to explore models... Read more »

Four Join University’s Board of Trustees

Four Join University’s Board of Trustees

September 2
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Saint Francis has announced the election of four new members to its Board of Trustees for four-year terms, beginning this fall. The new members are Michael Calandra, president of MarJenn, secretary for Frank Calandra, Inc., vice president of J-Lok Pennsylvania and assistant to the president at Jen... Read more »

McGuire Memorial Park Opens

McGuire Memorial Park Opens

September 1
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Saint Francis and Loretto Borough hosted a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting for the Captain Michael McGuire Memorial Park on Friday, August 21. In 2011, the borough and University formed a partnership to design and implement the town's first community park. Drawing inspiration from Loretto's... Read more »

Troubadour Video Exclusive: Elio prototype drives on mall

Troubadour Video Exclusive: Elio prototype drives on mall
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March 15
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Elio Motors founder shares story of unique high-mileage vehicle

by Dani Gryckiewicz
March 11
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The driving force behind one of the most innovative concept cars in years shared its story with a large crowd in JFK Auditorium Wednesday. Paul Elio, founder and CEO of Elio Motors, explained the inspiration and ideas that have gone into creating a three-wheeled car that he expects to get 84 miles per gal... Read more »

Student blog captures study abroad experience

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Assistant Editor
January 13
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Each year students at Saint Francis University are given the opportunity to spend a semester in France. Sophomore Joshua Luciew decided to take that opportunity—and write about it! Luciew’s blog “The Adventure Enthusiast,” will capture the overall experience of studying abroad, utilizing video,... Read more »

Buzz surrounds new course

Janiece Morton, Reporter
December 11
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The Literature and Languages Department will be offering a course on beekeeping in the 2015 spring semester. The course will be taught by associate professor Lauri Chose.  It will be funded by a $3,000 Faculty Development Grant from the School of Arts and Letters. Chose has no direct experience... Read more »

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