SGA Hosts Town Hall Meeting

SGA Hosts Town Hall Meeting

Rebekah Finafrock, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

SGA held its semiannual Town Hall Forum in JFK Auditorium on Dec. 2.  At the event, SGA invites the student body to hear about accomplishments from the 2019 fall term, learn about campus updates, and have an opportunity to ask members of SFU’s administration questions.  The panel of adminis...

Enactus Members Engage with Inmates at FCI and FPC Loretto

Enactus Members Engage with Inmates at FCI and FPC Loretto

Morgan Flack, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

The Enactus team’s Uwork initiative completed its last session on re-entry skills at the Federal Correctional Institution of Loretto and the Federal Prison Camp of Loretto on Nov. 21.  Hour-and-a-half sessions were conducted at FCI Loretto, as well as FPC Loretto. At each facility, student v...

Business Students Network in Pittsburgh

Business Students Network in Pittsburgh

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

Shields School of Business Communications, Management and Marketing students joined in the fifth annual Pittsburgh Marketplace Excursion last month. Students visited PNC Park for a tour provided by Joe Arnstein, a 2005 SFU graduate who works for the Pittsburgh Pirates as an Account Executive of corpor...

March-of-Dimes Event a Success

March-of-Dimes Event a Success

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

Enactus members volunteered for the annual March of Dimes Chefs Auction at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona last month. The benefit helps raise money for the March of Dimes through auctions.  March of Dimes works to improve the health of mothers and babies through medical research, ...

Krimmel Earns 100th Win as Head Men’s Basketball Coach; SFU ESports Off and Running

Krimmel Earns 100th Win as Head Men’s Basketball Coach; SFU ESports Off and Running

Marina Misitano and Haley Thomas

December 10, 2019

Red Flash men’s basketball coach Rob Krimmel earned his 100th career head coaching victory on Nov. 30 in a 79-63 road victory at Saint Joseph's. Krimmel has served as the head coach of the men’s basketball team since 2012-13. The former SFU player and assistant coach has played a vital role in he...

Greek Life Offers Many Benefits to SFU Students

Greek Life Offers Many Benefits to SFU Students

Rebekah Finafrock and Aidan Sweeney

November 18, 2019

There is often a negative stigma associated with Greek Life among members of the public, but Saint Francis’ Greek community is proud of the culture it has established. In this episode of the RedFlash Rundown, Troubadour reporters Rebekah Finafrock and Aidan Sweeney interview Lindsay Kent of Phi...

SGA Executive Board Election Winners Excited to Begin Their Terms

SGA Executive Board Election Winners Excited to Begin Their Terms

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board election results were announced on Nov. 6.  The winners of the election include Randee McGee (President), Alex Kiepert (Executive Vice President), Jessica Woods (Vice President of Communications) and Nicholas Mauro (Parliamentarian).  The elec...

Anonymous Donor Provides Money for Driving Range at Immergrun

Anonymous Donor Provides Money for Driving Range at Immergrun

Mamie Kyle, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

An anonymous donor has pledged $200,000 for the establishment of a driving range at Immergrun Golf Course. Immergrun is home to the Red Flash men’s and women’s golf teams. The donor has requested that the range be named the “Father Ronald Bodenschatz, T.O.R., Driving Range.” “It re...

Fantasticks Cast Entertains SFU Community

Fantasticks Cast Entertains SFU Community

Morgan Flack, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The Fine Arts Department’s fall performance of the “Fantasticks” was held last week at JFK Auditorium, with the opening show on Nov. 7 and two performances on Nov. 9. The cast was comprised of Jack Weidner as El Gallo, Kyrsten Kowalczyk as Luisa, David Kinniburgh as Matt, Rosie Stock as Hucklebee...

Nursing Program’s Pass Rate on Licensure Exam Perfect for Fifth Straight Year

Nursing Program’s Pass Rate on Licensure Exam Perfect for Fifth Straight Year

Rebekah Finafrock, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

SFU’s Nursing Program is tied for number one in the nation for the fifth year in a row after achieving a 100-percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).  RNcareers.org ranked over 900 college and university nursing programs and Saint Francis tied with 12 other s...

Coyne Hired To Lead Lacrosse Team

Coyne Hired To Lead Lacrosse Team

Raegan Woolwine, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Tracy Coyne has been hired as the women’s lacrosse team’s new head coach. Coyne has coached lacrosse for 29 years. During 15 years as the head coach at Notre Dame, she turned a club team into a Division I household name. She led the Irish to six NCAA tournaments and a Big East Conference Champi...

Student’s Beef Farm Funded Through Invest-in-Success Award

Student’s Beef Farm Funded Through Invest-in-Success Award

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

The Shields School of Business held its 11th annual Invest-in-Success event on Oct. 25 and more than $4,500 was awarded to students who presented their ideas to returning SFU alumni during Mentorship Week. Four students presented ideas to returning SFU alumni, who judged the competition. The ideas r...

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