Newly Formed Organization Reaches Out to SFU Vets

Newly Formed Organization Reaches Out to SFU Vets

Matt Conrad, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2015


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Veterans of the U.S. military are a growing presence at Saint Francis and this growth has led to the creation of a new campus organization. There are currently 47 SFU students utilizing some form of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits according to Laura Papcunik, Associate Director...

Father Malachi to Participate in White House Event

Father Malachi to Participate in White House Event

September 7, 2015


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SFU president Fr. Malachi Van Tassell will participate in the Fifth Annual President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge at the White House on Sept. 10. The White House gathering provides an opportunity for college presidents and chancellors to meet face-to-face to explore models...

Four Join University’s Board of Trustees

Four Join University’s Board of Trustees

September 2, 2015


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Saint Francis has announced the election of four new members to its Board of Trustees for four-year terms, beginning this fall. The new members are Michael Calandra, president of MarJenn, secretary for Frank Calandra, Inc., vice president of J-Lok Pennsylvania and assistant to the president at Jen...

McGuire Memorial Park Opens

McGuire Memorial Park Opens

September 1, 2015


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Saint Francis and Loretto Borough hosted a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting for the Captain Michael McGuire Memorial Park on Friday, August 21. In 2011, the borough and University formed a partnership to design and implement the town's first community park. Drawing inspiration from Loretto's...

‘Entrepreneur Magazine’ Editor to Speak on Campus

‘Entrepreneur Magazine’ Editor to Speak on Campus

September 1, 2015


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Amy Cosper, the editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur Magazine and vice president for Entrepreneur Media, Inc., will present “The State of Entrepreneurship in America: Trends and Challenges” at Saint Francis as part of the Dr. Albert A. Zanzuccki Endowed Chair in Business lecture series. She will pre...

August 25, 2015


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Kappies to host charity golf outing

Edward Flippen III, Reporter

October 6, 2014


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The Phi Delta Kappa sorority will host a golf outing on Oct. 11at the Immergrun Golf Course to help the Make-A-Wish Foundation as part of “Wish Week.”   Cost for participating in the “Wish-Upon-a-Par Event” is $30 for students and $35 for non-students. All are welcome at the event,...

Famous YouTube blogger attends SFU

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

October 3, 2014


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Saint Francis University’s student body includes one famous YouTube blogger Matthew Crawford. To many he isn’t known as Matthew Crawford, but instead Tekking101, which is his famous YouTube Channel. Crawford’s YouTube Channel is reviews of chapters of particular comic book series. He releases...

Men’s and women’s basketball squads compete in Europe

Lexy Dize, Reporter

October 1, 2014


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The Red Flash men and women’s basketball teams both visited Europe for a taste of international competition during the summer.   The SFU men’s team posted a 2-2 record in its four international games.  The players visited the University’s Ambialet campus during their trip overseas. ...

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