New coach joins Women’s Volleyball team

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
April 15, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Jason Kozak enters his first year at Saint Francis University as the head coach for women’s volleyball. Kozak who graduated from SUNY Brockport, majored in physical education with a minor in coaching. He has been coaching for 21 years in which 15 years have been dedicated to the college level. Kozak...

Student-Athletes volunteer time for Sports 4 Kids Day

Student-Athletes volunteer time for Sports 4 Kids Day

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
April 14, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Over 300 children from kindergarten all the way to sixth grade participated in the the eighth annual Sports 4 Kids Day event. The event was hosted by Saint Francis University athletes and took place in the Maurice Stokes Athletic Center. Students were given the chance to play and interact with members o...

Sorority hosts Autism Awareness Week

Sorority hosts Autism Awareness Week

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
April 10, 2014
Filed under Greek Life, Showcase

Saint Francis University’s local sorority Phi Lambda Psi hosted Autism awareness week. National Autism Awareness week is the first week of April. The sorority kicked off awareness week with their annual Spaghetti Dinner. Phi Lambda Psi raised approximately $1, 500 for Dreams Go On, a horseback riding...

Women’s Basketball shatters records

Luke Hetrick, Sports Editor
April 2, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Let’s just put one thing out on the table: these ladies can ball!  The Saint Francis University Women’s Basketball team broke nearly every scoring record imaginable this season.  Coach Joe Haigh’s high octane offense makes defense hunch over gasping for oxygen by the under 16 timeout. Tw...

New programming empowers college women

New programming empowers college women

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
April 2, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Student Government Association (SGA) brought “Girls Fight Back” to campus. Girls Fight Back teaches women how to live a “badass” life; providing women with basic personal safety and self-defense. “The skills learned would not only help us here in Loretto, but also out in the real world...

Rock-A-Thon raises money for Gamma Sigma Sigma alumna

Rock-A-Thon raises money for Gamma Sigma Sigma alumna

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
March 30, 2014
Filed under Greek Life, Showcase

For the first time ever Gamma Sigma Sigma hosted Rock-A-Thon. The event was hosted in order to raise money for Erin Dean, a Gamma Sigma Sigma alumni sister. Nursing major Erin Dean has been battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma for three and a half years. With countless expenses such as hospital trips, stays,...

SFU’s professor’s new book released today

SFU’s professor’s new book released today

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
March 25, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

Pat Farabaugh, a basketball junkie, author and assistant communications professor at Saint Francis, has published his second book.  It is titled An Unbreakable Bond: The Brotherhood of Maurice Stokes and Jack Twyman. He began working on this project in 2010, and the book is now available for pr...

#PackDeGol inspires players and fans

Luke Hetrick, Sports Editor
March 20, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Before you can prepare, you have to believe.  The Saint Francis Men’s Basketball team always said the key to winning was preparation.  As hard as the team has worked in two seasons under head coach, Rob Krimmel, preparing simply wasn’t enough.  By mid-January, the team was just 3-15 and Krimmel...

Track transitions from indoor to outdoor

Juwaan Bellamy, Reporter
March 20, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Spring time is finally here and Saint Francis’ track team couldn’t be any more excited. The team is ecstatic for their outdoor season after the diligent effort at the IC4A & ECAC Championships. “I worked hard to be qualified for the indoor championships,” said sophomore Trevor Shuler,...

Students celebrate Safe Saint Patty’s Weekend

Juwaan Bellamy, Reporter
March 19, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Saint Patrick’s Day was met with great enthusiasm at Saint Francis. Students from around campus gathered for the many activities held over weekend. The weekend started off on Friday with the dance team’s showcase. Students were given the opportunity to showcase their talents. “I have been...

Town Hall announces plans for the future

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor
March 19, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Student Government Association (SGA) held a Town Hall meeting to showcase what it has accomplished and current ongoing projects. They also opened the floor so students can express their comments, questions and concerns. The event took place last night at 7 p.m in the John F. Kennedy building located...

Greek community welcomes new members

Greek community welcomes new members

Alanna Figula, Reporter
March 9, 2014
Filed under Greek Life, Showcase

Greek Life at Saint Francis is eager to open their arms and welcome new members to their organizations. The festivities were planned by the Inter Sorority Council (ISC). The ISC presented a video on Greek Life at Saint Francis to the current sororities and fraternities. After the video, the new members...

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