Reaching Every Door a Way of Saying Thank You

Reaching Every Door a Way of Saying Thank You

Milton Joyner and Office of Marketing and Public Relations, Contributing Writer
October 14, 2015
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Nearly 400 people affiliated with the University participated in Reaching Every Door (R.E.D.) activities on Oct. 7, helping out people in the community with various projects. R.E.D. is a day of service in which SFU students, faculty and staff members go into local communities to show their appreciation...

Rugby Club Wins First-Ever Home Contest

Rugby Club Wins First-Ever Home Contest

Emma O'Hara, Contributing Writer
October 13, 2015
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Saint Francis sports history was made on Oct. 10 when the SFU Tritons Rugby Club played its first-ever home game against St. Vincent College. The Tritons beat the Bearcats convincingly, 29-5. “We’re really good at tackling, hitting and being very physical,” said senior captain, team founder...

“Art Garage” Open for Business

“Art Garage” Open for Business

Emma O'Hara, Contributing Writer
October 9, 2015
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The grand opening of the new home of the University’s Fine Arts Department was conducted Sept. 29 with a celebration of music, art and camaraderie. “We are ecstatic to have expanded the available space for hands-on arts engagement at Saint Francis,” said Jim Donovan, as assistant professor of...

Students Travel to Philly to See Pope Francis

Students Travel to Philly  to See Pope Francis

Matt Fraley, Contributing Writer
September 29, 2015
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Forty SFU students, along with students from St. Vincent College and Penn State University, traveled to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis, Sept. 25-27. The pontiff visited Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia on his first trip to the United States. Friday was “Tourist Day” for the students...

SFU Celebrates Legacy of Lenny Robinson – “Batman”

SFU Celebrates Legacy of Lenny Robinson – “Batman”

Shelby Bowen, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2015
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Students, faculty and staff gathered on the mall on Sept. 24 to pay tribute to Lenny B. Robinson, the “Baltimore Batman.” Robinson was killed on Aug. 16 on Interstate 70 in Maryland after being struck by a vehicle while checking the engine of his “Batmobile” – a custom Lamborghini - along...

Lill Signs With Men’s Soccer Team

Lill Signs With Men’s Soccer Team

September 28, 2015
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Thomas Lill, a 5-year-old from nearby Lilly, officially signed a letter of intent to become the newest member of the Saint Francis men’s soccer program on Sept. 20. Thomas joins the Red Flash through Team IMPACT. Team IMPACT is an organization headquartered in Boston whose mission is to improve...

SFU Celebrates Diversity During Multicultural Festival

SFU Celebrates Diversity During Multicultural Festival

September 24, 2015
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INsJZ2gxME4 Saint Francis students, faculty and staff celebrated Multicultural Week, Sept. 13-18. The week-long event, hosted by the School of Arts and Letters, culminated with the third annual Multicultural Festival on the campus mall on Sept. 18. The week of activities...

Saint Francis Mourns Loss of Dr. Zanzuccki

Saint Francis Mourns Loss of Dr. Zanzuccki

September 21, 2015
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Saint Francis is mourning the loss of a giant in the history of the business program at the University. Dr. Albert Zanzuccki, known to everyone around campus as "Dr. Zan," died last Friday at age 99.  Zanzuccki served as chairman of the School of Business at SFU from 1946-84. He was born in Colver,...

Students Settling Into New Surroundings in Ambialet

Students Settling Into New Surroundings in Ambialet

September 17, 2015
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOiNev8CVLE&feature=youtu.be Keep your eye on The Troubadour for periodic updates from Saint Francis' Ambialet campus in southwest France, where 16 SFU students have been joined by 14 Curry College (Mass.) students for the semester. Here, students from both schools ...

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...

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