Dodransbicentennial Celebration Begins

Dodransbicentennial Celebration Begins

Julia Willason, Staff Writer November 13, 2021

Saint Francis will celebrate its 175th anniversary as an institution of higher learning in 2022. While the anniversary date is not until the upcoming calendar year, the celebration to commemorate the...

Students, Faculty Volunteer at “Mission-of-Mercy” Clinic in Pittsburgh

Students, Faculty Volunteer at “Mission-of-Mercy” Clinic in Pittsburgh

Emese Szucs, Staff Writer November 13, 2021

Ten students and several faculty members participated in this year’s “Mission-of-Mercy” dental clinic at the David Lawrence Convention Center from Oct. 22-23. Volunteers at the two-day event offered...

Students Join Live Stream with Former President

Students Join Live Stream with Former President

Yanessa Shabbick, Staff Writer November 13, 2021

Students joined a live stream broadcast with former U.S. President Bill Clinton at JFK Lounge on Nov. 3. The live stream was part of the National Society for Leadership and Service induction program....

Nursing Program Introduces “Frankie’s WOW Nursing Award”

Nursing Program Introduces “Frankie’s WOW Nursing Award”

Rachel Lingenfelter, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

The “Frankie’s WOW Nursing Award” has been created by Adjunct Nursing Instructor Kara Coleman. The award recognizes nursing students who exemplify excellence and those who go above and beyond...

NEC Champion Women’s Track and Field Team Recognized at Homecoming Game

NEC Champion Women’s Track and Field Team Recognized at Homecoming Game

Julia Willason, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

The women’s track and field team was honored for capturing the 2021 Northeast Conference Outdoor Championship during a ring presentation ceremony on Oct. 9 prior to the Homecoming football game. “We...

Basketball Teams’ Players, Coaches Excited to Open Season

Basketball Teams’ Players, Coaches Excited to Open Season

Kelly Marchi, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

The men’s and women’s basketball teams held their annual tip-off luncheon/media day on Oct. 26. Coaches and players shared their goals and thoughts on the upcoming season at the event. The event...

Saint Francis to Offer Classes at Downtown Altoona Location

Saint Francis to Offer Classes at Downtown Altoona Location

Anna Winesdoerffer, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

Saint Francis will begin offering in-person classes in Altoona next semester at the downtown location where the community’s JC Penny and Sears stores once operated on 11th Street. The site is a prominent...

School of Business Alumni Return to Campus for Mentorship Day

School of Business Alumni Return to Campus for Mentorship Day

Julia Willason, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

The Shields School of Business welcomed 45 alumni back to campus on Oct. 8 as part of its fourth annual Mentorship Day. “Bringing our successful alums back to campus to provide guidance, advice and...

2021 Reaching-Every-Door Event a Success

2021 Reaching-Every-Door Event a Success

Emese Szucs, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

The University’s annual Reaching-Every-Door Day was held on Oct. 5. The event provides an opportunity for SFU organizations and sport teams to give back to the local community. It is a tradition for...

Fine Arts Center to Become a Reality

Fine Arts Center to Become a Reality

Scott Riner, Editor October 21, 2021

After several years of fundraising, the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Connors Family Fine Arts Center took place on Oct. 1. In addition to serving as the new hub for SFU’s fine arts programs, the...

Women’s Volleyball Team Wins 2020-21 Frankie Cup

Women’s Volleyball Team Wins 2020-21 Frankie Cup

Zach Boote, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

Each academic year, SFU’s 23 sports programs compete for the L. Robert and Mary Louise Kimball Frankie Cup. The Frankie Cup is awarded after each academic year to the team that collects the most points...

University Celebrates Cultural Diversity During Solidarity Festival

University Celebrates Cultural Diversity During Solidarity Festival

Emese Szucs, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

The University hosted an “International Solidarity Festival” from Sept. 20-24. The event celebrated cultural differences and raised awareness of important global issues. The festival included documentary...

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