SFU Students Join Nation in World Day of Prayer

SFU Students Join Nation in World Day of Prayer

Emma Catalano, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2015


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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...

Father Malachi to Participate in White House Event

Father Malachi to Participate in White House Event

September 7, 2015


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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...

Four Join University’s Board of Trustees

Four Join University’s Board of Trustees

September 2, 2015


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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...

McGuire Memorial Park Opens

McGuire Memorial Park Opens

September 1, 2015


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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...

Troubadour Video Exclusive: Elio prototype drives on mall

Troubadour Video Exclusive: Elio prototype drives on mall
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March 15, 2015


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Elio Motors founder shares story of unique high-mileage vehicle

by Dani Gryckiewicz

March 11, 2015


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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...

Student blog captures study abroad experience

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Assistant Editor

January 13, 2015


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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,...

Buzz surrounds new course

Janiece Morton, Reporter

December 11, 2014


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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...

WWII donations made to university

Jordan Gorsuch, Reporter

December 10, 2014


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Saint Francis became home to assorted World War II memorabilia this past Veteran’s Day. Items from two separate donations were made in conjunction with the day set aside to honor those who served in the U.S. military. The donated items will be available for public observation in the near future. The...

Gatorade Pong raises record amount

Gatorade Pong raises record amount

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Assistant Editor

December 8, 2014


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This year the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee raised $1,405 for the Zack Hinish Foundation at its 5th annual Gatorade Pong tournament. This is the most amount of money that has ever been raised through Gatorade Pong, which was held this year on Nov. 21. The foundation is in honor of Zack Hi...

Faculty participate in annual Denim Day

Leah Kessler, Reporter

December 2, 2014


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Saint Francis celebrated its annual “Denim Day” on Oct. 24 and raised $775 for the fight against breast cancer. Denim Day is a national workplace fundraiser sponsored by Lee Jeans Inc.  All proceeds raised at the event go to breast cancer research. “The SFU family has been touched by this...

New leadership takes over RED Radio

Eloa Coralina Nascimento, Reporter

October 31, 2014


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RED Radio has some new faces this semester, and that includes the club’s president, where Lindsey Miller takes over for Dustin Williams, who graduated last spring. Miller, an Arts and Letters major who also carries minors in social work and communications, has hit the ground running.  She has been...

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