Fine Arts faculty member to deliver Ted Talk

Fine Arts faculty member to deliver Ted Talk

Derrick Wiley, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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Jim Donovan, an Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, will deliver a Ted Talk Sept. 22 on how rhythm tricks your mind into sleep. He will be sharing findings from an experiment he conducted. In addition to teaching at Saint Francis, Donovan is the lead singer in the band, The Sun King Warriors. He also...

Major restructuring underway at University

Major restructuring underway at University

Anna Baughman, Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Academics, News, Showcase

Saint Francis started off the 2018-19 school year with a major reconstructing – going from four schools to three – in response to financial issues and a desire for new academic offerings. Along with these structural changes, there have been movements toward staff reductions. The three existing...

Communications faculty member wins dissertation award

Communications faculty member wins dissertation award

Damian Runk, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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Kelly Rhodes, chair of the Communications and Criminal Justice Department, has won the 2018 Dissertation-of-the-Year Award from University of Phoenix. Her doctoral dissertation is titled Influencing Corporate Social Responsibility Decision Making in a Major League Baseball Team: A Case Study. Rhodes said win...

FAM program now in fifth year at SFU

FAM program now in fifth year at SFU

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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FAMs have been helping student-athletes at Saint Francis since the 2014 Fall Semester. A Faculty Athletics Mentor – or FAM – is a faculty member who a student-athlete can go to if he or she has any academic questions or needs some motivation. FAMs also attend games, send inspirational emails,...

Athletics hires softball, swimming head coaches

Athletics hires softball, swimming head coaches

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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The Saint Francis softball and swimming programs will both be under the direction of new head coaches in 2018-19. Jessica O’Donnell was announced as the new softball head coach in July and Kyle Almoney was hired as the head coach of the swimming program earlier this month. O’Donnell takes over...

Phi Delta Kappa raises $1,500 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Phi Delta Kappa raises $1,500 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Andrew Nash, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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The sisters of Phi Delta Kappa Sorority raised $1,500 for the Make-a-Wish Foundation at their fourth annual Wish-Upon-a-Par Golf Tournament. The event was held Sept. 15 at Immergrun Golf Club. Event coordinator Jen Schmith was very pleased with the turnout for the event and the amount of money...

Saint Francis suspends men’s tennis program for 2018-19

Saint Francis suspends men’s tennis program for 2018-19

Katie Page, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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Saint Francis has suspended its men’s tennis program as a cost-saving measure in conjunction with the recent restructuring of the University. The suspension was announced in early August. Members of the program were notified about a week before they were scheduled to return to campus. The University...

Former SFU soccer star playing professionally in France

Former SFU soccer star playing professionally in France

Camryn Tirado, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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Former Saint Francis soccer standout Gabi Morales signed a contract last month to play with ASPTT Albi, a professional team in France. The team recently opened its season and is 1-1 through two matches. This is Morales’ second opportunity with a professional team in Europe. She began her pro career...

Students share internship experiences at poster session

Students share internship experiences at poster session

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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Over 40 students presented internship posters at an event held on Sept. 13 in JFK Lounge. “I think that this showcases some of the best internships that our students have done over the past year or last summer,” said Kate Labriola, Assistant Director of Career Services. This was the first year...

2018-19 academic year gets underway

2018-19 academic year gets underway

August 30, 2018


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Blue Stockings Society hosts first masculinity panel

Blue Stockings Society hosts first masculinity panel

Isaiah Holbrook, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Co-president of Blue Stockings Society, Harry Olafsen, conducted a discussion panel on April 23 dealing with masculinity and its portrayal between both genders. Freshman occupational therapy and women’s studies major Sydney Missouri moderated this event. The panel featured several faculty members...

SFU celebrates Chinese New Year

SFU celebrates Chinese New Year

Joe Zhou, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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International Student Programs (ISP) at SFU held its second Chinese New Year celebration in the Vista Room of Schwab Hall on Thursday, February 8. More than 80 people, including faculty, SFU students and Chinese students from local high schools, joined this event to celebrate the Year of Dog for Chinese...

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