Where does SFU stand in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese Sex Abuse Scandal?

Where does SFU stand in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese Sex Abuse Scandal?

Matt Fraley, Contributing writer
April 24, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Three Franciscan friars have been charged in connection to the child abuse case in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese. On March 15, three Third Order Regular (TOR) friars from the Immaculate Conception Province based in Hollidaysburg were charged with criminal conspiracy and endangering the welfare of...

Robinson Fruchtl Named Saint Francis Director of Athletics

Robinson Fruchtl Named Saint Francis Director of Athletics

Angel Creek, Contributing writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Former Red Flash women’s basketball coach Susan Robinson Fruchtl has been named the new Director of Athletics at Saint Francis. She will begin her duties on Aug. 1. Robinson Fruchtl replaces Bob Krimmel, who will retire this summer after guiding the athletics department for 11 years. Robinson...

Reaching Out to Improve Community Health

Reaching Out to Improve Community Health

Matt Conrad, Contributing writer
April 20, 2016
Filed under Academics, Showcase

An upcoming conference will welcome health care professionals in surrounding communities to the University. The sixth annual DiSepio Symposium Series, scheduled for May 13-14, is an opportunity for area medical practitioners to meet continuing education requirements that are necessary for them to...

Fraternities, Sororities showcase talents

Fraternities, Sororities showcase talents

April 13, 2016
Filed under Greek Life, Showcase

In the Wednesday, April 13, Greek Sing competition, Gamma's production was judged best of sororities, with Lammies taking second. Theta outscored Psi U on the fraternity side.   ...

Former Pennsylvania Governor, U.S. Representative to speak at Mock Republican Convention

Former Pennsylvania Governor, U.S. Representative to speak at Mock Republican Convention

Amanda Schiavo, Editor
April 8, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The tradition of holding a Mock National Convention every four years at Saint Francis originated in 1960. Keeping with this tradition, the 2016 Mock Republican Convention will welcome elected officials to deliver addresses to rally attendees and raise awareness during this political season. The...

Forthcoming website redesign intended to attract students

Forthcoming website redesign intended to attract students

Christi Villareale, Contributing writer
April 8, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Saint Francis marketing department has been hard at work redesigning the University’s website, which is set to launch in early May. The last redesign was about four years ago, according to Marie Young, SFU’s Director of Marketing and Communications. “Technology just changes so quickly,”...

Phi Lambda Psi spaghetti dinner raises more than $1,600 for charity

Phi Lambda Psi spaghetti dinner raises more than $1,600 for charity

Rebecca Larkins, Contributing writer
April 8, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Phi Lambda Psi sorority hosted its annual Spaghetti Dinner on March 30 and the annual event was a success. Torvian Dining Hall catered food from DelGrosso Foods and other donors, which members of the sorority served. They prepared approximately 100 pounds of spaghetti to feed dinner guests. The...

Saturday’s Mock Convention: a preview of “raucous” GOP event to come?

Saturday’s Mock Convention: a preview of “raucous” GOP event to come?

Matt Conrad, Contributing writer
April 7, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

A Saint Francis tradition looks to demystify the world of presidential politics and make the election year a little more interesting for the University community. The 2016 Mock Republican Convention will be held in the JFK Student Center on Saturday, April 9. Since its first iteration in 1960, the...

Get your schedule straight with this advice

Get your schedule straight with this advice

Dominick Palguta, Contributing writer
April 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Registration for the Fall 2016 semester will begin on Monday, April 11. Here are a few tips from Stephen Rombouts, the University’s registrar, and Juliana Horvath, SFU’s director of study-abroad programs, on how to make sure the scheduling process is a successful one. Familiarize yourself with t...

Sports4Kids Day Draws Crowd to Stokes Center

Sports4Kids Day Draws Crowd to Stokes Center

Brandon Behe, Contributing Writer
April 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Saint Francis hosted the 10th annual Sports4Kids Day on April 3 at the Stokes Athletics Center. The event is named in memory of former Red Flash volleyball player Alicia Richardson, who died in January 2007. Sports4Kids Day allows area students in kindergarten through sixth grade to play multiple...

When employers come looking for you–Job & Internship Fair set for Thursday

When employers come looking for you–Job & Internship Fair set for Thursday

Kayla Rice, Contributing writer
April 5, 2016
Filed under Academics, Showcase

SFU will host its annual Job/Internship Fair Extravaganza (JIFE) on Thursday, April 7, at the Stokes Center.Courtesy SFU Office of Marketing & Public Relations Students will have the opportunity to interact with more than 100 prospective employers, and members of the SFU Career Services staff highl...

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