Men’s Basketball preps for games against college hoops royalty

Men’s Basketball preps for games against college hoops royalty

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Picked as the preseason favorite in the Northeast Conference, the men’s basketball team will look to pull of some monumental upsets in an incredibly challenging non-conference schedule. The team opened the season on Tuesday night, falling 82-67 at the University of Buffalo despite 19 points and...

Students, faculty, staff participate in Movember

Students, faculty, staff participate in Movember

Damian Runk, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Saint Francis students, faculty and staff members are participating in Movember, a month-long event that raises awareness and money for men’s physical and mental health. Movemeber, or “No Shave November,” began with participants shaving on Oct. 31. Participants then grow a mustache or let their...

SFU represented at ENACTUS event in California

SFU represented at ENACTUS event in California

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

Three SFU students and two Shields School of Business faculty/staff members represented the University at the Enactus World Cup on Oct. 9-11 in San Jose, California. Enactus stands for Entrepreneurs in Action for US (US meaning the local community, the U.S. and the world). Large corporations, including...

Do’s and don’ts on scheduling for 2019 Spring Semester

Do’s and don’ts on scheduling for 2019 Spring Semester

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Academics, Opinion, Showcase

Next week is Scheduling Week, the time when students will schedule classes for the 2019 spring semester. It is important to remember what to do and what not to do in order to make scheduling a breeze. Whether you are a freshman or a senior, there are certain things to be aware of that can make or...

University launches aviation program

University launches aviation program

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

SFU rolled out a new academic offering this semester and it has taken flight, literally. The new aviation concentration already has four students participating. The program became possible thanks to a cooperative venture between SFU and Nulton Aviation Services, which is located at the John Murtha...

Kovatch not done in Loretto just yet

Kovatch not done in Loretto just yet

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

At an AAU tournament, a player caught Red Flash head women’s basketball coach Joe Haigh’s eye. She wasn’t the best on the team, but he could see her potential. He circled her name in his big book of recruits and moved on to the next game, not really thinking about recruiting Jessica Kovatch. In...

Local high school supports Cancer Care Program

Local high school supports Cancer Care Program

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

SFU’s Master of Cancer Care Program recently received a donation from students at the Central Cambria School District. At the Central Cambria Football Boosters Pink Out Game in October, Christopher Santini, the principal at Central Cambria High School, and members of the Red Devils football team...

Students sharpen dining skills at Etiquette Dinner

Students sharpen dining skills at Etiquette Dinner

Anna Baughman, Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Career Services provided SFU students with the opportunity to brush up on their dining skills on Tuesday, Oct. 23, sponsoring the annual Etiquette Dinner. Pat Cataldo, etiquette expert and presenter, taught students the ins and outs of proper dining. Cataldo, SFU class of ’66, has traveled around...

Women’s Soccer seeks third straight NEC Championship

Women’s Soccer seeks third straight NEC Championship

Camryn Tirado, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Red Flash women’s soccer team enters this weekend’s Northeast Conference Tournament as the No. 2 seed. SFU will be seeking its third consecutive NEC championship and will face No. 3 seed Mount Saint Mary’s in semifinal action on Friday at 4 p.m. at Central Connecticut State. The team finished...

Communications, Management, Marketing students network in Pittsburgh

Communications, Management, Marketing students network in Pittsburgh

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

The Shields School of Business sponsored a “Marketplace Excursion” trip to Pittsburgh on Oct. 23 for students studying Communications, Marketing and Management. Attendees toured PNC Park and visited the Pittsburgh offices of MARC USA, a full-service advertising agency in the South Shore section of...

Fall Bid Day busy, successful

Fall Bid Day busy, successful

Aidan Sweeney, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Greek Life, Showcase

JFK Auditorium was buzzing on Sept. 27 as the SFU Greek community held its Fall Bid Day ceremony. Greek membership at the University rose by 10 to 15 more members than last year. This can be attributed to aggressive recruitment by Greek leaders and more interest by the student body. “The influx...

Father Malachi, fellow brothers complete Tough Mudder race

Father Malachi, fellow brothers complete Tough Mudder race

Damian Runk, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Father Malachi and several of his Franciscan brothers completed the Tough Mudder Pittsburgh Challenge on Sept. 8-9 at the Cooper’s Lake Campground in Slippery Rock. Saint Francis’ president competed in the event with five other Franciscans, including Brothers Stephen, Marius and Vince from SFU...

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