October 16, 2013
20 Saint Francis students dressed entirely in recycled materials and strutted their creations as part of the university's first "Re-creation project" fashion show. Using materials that they had on hand they created costumes out of dining hall napkins, cereal boxes, old games, bubble wrap, and much more.
The show's purpose was to have a fun event that also would raise awareness for the importance of recycling. The proceeds from the $1 admission fee are going to support a playground project in the local Cresson area.
The "Re-creation project" was just one event held during the "Spirit of St. Francis Week." Since St. Francis is the patron of the environment, ecologists, and animals, the events centered on environmental sustainability and caring for God's creation.