Gatorade Pong raises record amount

Gatorade Pong raises record amount

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Assistant Editor

December 8, 2014

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

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

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...

Renowned author provides tips on organization for students

Mason Weir, Reporter

October 14, 2014

Esteemed author, musician and neurologist Daniel Levitin provided insights into becoming more organized in the workplace and at school in his speech at JFK Auditorium on Oct. 2 as part of the Zanzuckki Endowed Chair Lecture Series. After an introduction by Randy Frye, Dean of the University’s School...

Fr. Sinisi wins Bel Cuore Award

Leah Kessler, Reporter

October 9, 2014

The Rev. Dan Sinisi, an athletics chaplain and longtime member of the Department of Campus Ministry, is the winner of the 2014 Bel Cuore Award. The announcement was made on Sept. 15 at the Sunnehanna Country Club in Johnstown following the SFU Athletics Department’s annual Stokes-Hahn Golf Tournament. “The...

Alumni contribute to Schwab Hall renovation project

Janiece Morton, Reporter

September 30, 2014

Two Saint Francis alumni donated $500,000 for the “Schwab Hall Restoration Project” in August. John and Shelia (Widmer) Connors’ half-million dollar gift is in honor of Albert Zanzuccki, Ph.D.  Zanzuccki is a professor emeritus of accounting at SFU and a popular and longtime figure at the University. “Personally,...

‘Saint Francis Cycler’ strikes again

Jordan Gorsuch, Reporter

September 29, 2014

Brother Shamus McGrena’s 2014 charity bicycle ride, "Five States in Five Days,” raised more than $32,000 for the Dorothy Day Center. “I didn’t think I’d be able to do it,” Brother Shamus admitted.  “I had two chemo treatments and I couldn’t even walk up the steps.” Brother Shamus...

SFU’s professor’s new book released today

SFU’s professor’s new book released today

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

March 25, 2014

Pat Farabaugh, a basketball junkie, author and assistant communications professor at Saint Francis, has published his second book.  It is titled An Unbreakable Bond: The Brotherhood of Maurice Stokes and Jack Twyman. He began working on this project in 2010, and the book is now available for pr...

Students spend spring break abroad

Students spend spring break abroad

Maria Kline, Reporter

February 28, 2014

Through Saint Francis University, 129 students will be traveling abroad during spring-break.  Although the London trip is primarily for business majors, the other two trips are through the HUGS United club and are open to any student in any major. Juliana Horvath, International Education Director, said t...

Alternate format offered for healthcare degrees

Tori Martin, Reporter

February 23, 2014

At a small, tight-knit campus, it’s easy to believe one could recognize any student on university grounds. Yet, there are Saint Francis University students from across the globe that may never step foot on campus. As of February of 2014, a total of 330 students are enrolled in the online Master...

Weekly financial column debuts

Weekly financial column debuts

Jeremy Merich, Reporter

February 14, 2014

The Financial Focus  The purpose of The Wall Street Wanderer is to leave readers with an enriched sense of financial market analysis, the inspiration of an entrepreneurial spirit, and a quick taste of investment opinion. The blueprint of The Wall Street Wanderer consists of three main parts: Th...

Community marches to make a difference

Community marches to make a difference

Maria Kline, Reporter

January 23, 2014

In honor of the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Saint Francis Campus Ministry conducted a community walk on the campus mall Wednesday morning to show support for the pro-life movement. Paul Girardi, Associate Director of Campus Ministry at Saint Francis University, said the on-campus march...