SGA Executive Board Election Winners Excited to Begin Their Terms

SGA Executive Board Election Winners Excited to Begin Their Terms

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board election results were announced on Nov. 6.  The winners of the election include Randee McGee (President), Alex Kiepert (Executive Vice President), Jessica Woods (Vice President of Communications) and Nicholas Mauro (Parliamentarian).  The elec...

Anonymous Donor Provides Money for Driving Range at Immergrun

Anonymous Donor Provides Money for Driving Range at Immergrun

Mamie Kyle, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

An anonymous donor has pledged $200,000 for the establishment of a driving range at Immergrun Golf Course. Immergrun is home to the Red Flash men’s and women’s golf teams. The donor has requested that the range be named the “Father Ronald Bodenschatz, T.O.R., Driving Range.” “It re...

Trustees Visit Campus for Meetings

Trustees Visit Campus for Meetings

Rebekah Finafrock, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The University’s Board of Trustees visited campus a few weeks ago for their annual meeting.  The trustees were on campus for three days, during which they discussed various topics and welcomed three new members to the Board: Rev. Jonathan St. Andre, T.O.R., Rev. Gregory Plow, T.O.R. and Rev. Vincent Y...

Nursing Program’s Pass Rate on Licensure Exam Perfect for Fifth Straight Year

Nursing Program’s Pass Rate on Licensure Exam Perfect for Fifth Straight Year

Rebekah Finafrock, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

SFU’s Nursing Program is tied for number one in the nation for the fifth year in a row after achieving a 100-percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).  RNcareers.org ranked over 900 college and university nursing programs and Saint Francis tied with 12 other s...

FASFA Season is Upon Us

FASFA Season is Upon Us

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

The 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form launched on Oct. 1 on the www.fafsa.gov website. Students should complete the FAFSA form to ensure that their financial aid and Pennsylvania State Grant are renewed and ready for the 2020-21 academic year. The FAFSA may be complete...

Coyne Hired To Lead Lacrosse Team

Coyne Hired To Lead Lacrosse Team

Raegan Woolwine, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Tracy Coyne has been hired as the women’s lacrosse team’s new head coach. Coyne has coached lacrosse for 29 years. During 15 years as the head coach at Notre Dame, she turned a club team into a Division I household name. She led the Irish to six NCAA tournaments and a Big East Conference Champi...

Still Time to Sign Up to Study Abroad in Ambialet in Spring 2020

Still Time to Sign Up to Study Abroad in Ambialet in Spring 2020

Damian Runk, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

If you are thinking about studying abroad next semester at SFU’s campus in Ambialet, France, Steve LoRusso, a professor of Exercise Physiology who taught there last semester, encourages you to just do it. LoRusso and the other members of last semester’s Ambialet group visited many different French...

Enactus Members Attend Fall Collaboration Summit in Pittsburgh

Enactus Members Attend Fall Collaboration Summit in Pittsburgh

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

October 19, 2019

SFU Enactus members attended the 2019 Enactus Fall Collaboration Summit on Oct. 5 at the University of Pittsburgh. The goal of the event is for Enactus members to evaluate projects, network, attend a career fair, and collaborate with other teams. At the first of four sessions, Enactus representative...

SFU Community Honors Lives of Those Lost

SFU Community Honors Lives of Those Lost

Marina Misitano, Editor

October 2, 2019

A candlelight vigil was held on the mall Sept. 25 to celebrate and honor the lives of three students who died earlier this year: Nick Cumer, Liv Juliana and Bryan Smeltzer. Nick was an Exercise Physiology/Cancer Care student and former graduate assistant for the marching band. He was killed in the ...

Students Strive to Reach Every Door

Students Strive to Reach Every Door

Marina Misitano, Editor

October 2, 2019

The University celebrated Reaching Every Door (RED) Day on Oct. 1. This is an annual event during which groups from all over campus participate in various community service events at different locations. Classes are under a compressed schedule each RED Day in order to free up time for students and facult...

Enactus Hosts Final Lobsterfest

Enactus Hosts Final Lobsterfest

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Enactus students participated in the final “Lobsterfest for MS” event on Sept. 27 at the Bavarian Aid Society in Altoona.  The event raises money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society through the sale of raffle tickets and an auction.  This fall’s Lobsterfest for MS was the 20th and...

Students Like Being Able to Swipe at Frankie’s Campus Club

Students Like Being Able to Swipe at Frankie’s Campus Club

Mamie Kyle, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

With the renovations to Frankie’s over the summer came the decision to make some changes to dining plan options, specifically the use of meal swipes and flex cash. Before this semester, meal swipes could only be used at Torvian, while flex cash was accepted at Frankie’s, Adamucci Café and Padua ...

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