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2013-12-03 true More than 400 high school students and 32 high school teachers from 21 area high schools participated in the 20th annual Science Day on Tuesday, November 26, at Saint Francis. Science Day is coordinated by the University’s School of Sciences and Science Outreach Center, which serves as a re
2013-11-22 true As part of the Saint Francis Honors Program experience, honors students annually participate in a service project. Routinely, the students choose to run a book drive with Better World Books and donate the proceeds from the drive to charity. As part of the Saint Francis Honors
Four research pa t pers written by Saint Francis University master of human resource management students were selected by the American Society for Competitiveness (ASC) for presentation and discussion at their 24th Annual Conference, held November 7-9, in Pittsburgh. Approximately 100 articl
2013-12-03 true We are quickly coming to the end of our time here in Ambialet. As a result there is a rush of a variety of emotions on display. There is sadness that our time here is limited— but yet there is excitement about being home with our friends and our families. So there is anxiety and anticipati
2013-11-13 true Saint Francis' Society of Economic Analysis (SEA) College Federal Reserve Challenge team competed in the third district semifinals competition on Thursday, November 8, at Lehigh University.   Saint Francis' Society of Economic Analysis (SEA) College Federal Reserve Challenge team
The Saint Francis University Inter-Sorority Council is proud to congratulate the newly elected officers to its Executive Board.
The Saint Francis University Inter-Sorority Council (I.S.C.) is proud to congratulate the newly elected officers to its Executive Board: President: Abigail Bl
2013-12-05 true The Ann Eppard Memorial Scholarship and Congressional Internship program offers scholarships for summer congressional internships. The Ann Eppard Memorial Scholarship and Congressional Internship program offers scholarships for summer congressional internships. Scholarships and congres
Students in several political-science classes and students majoring in political science, public administration/government service, and history were asked to contact their parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, or friends who were alive in 1963 to ask the following question: “Where were you a
2013-11-20 true Tara Fritz, a freshmen English major and honors student from Johnstown, PA, recently recorded her seasonal essay "I Believe in Autumn" for radio broadcast. The essay aired on WPSU-FM's "This I Believe" and can be listened to here. Tara Fritz, a freshman literature and language
2013-11-19 true Things have been exciting for all of us in France. I should point out that after we completed our Paris trip all of us went on our own to a variety of destinations throughout all of Europe. Here is a list of the some of the exciting places that were visited by my trusty “baker’s dozen” of E
2013-11-14 true On November 11, 2013, the Saint Francis University Board of Trustees elected Rev. Malachi Van Tassell, T.O.R. to assume the office of president of Saint Francis University. His term will begin after Rev. Gabriel Zeis, T.O.R. concludes his tenure at the end of the academic year 2013-2014.
2013-11-14 true The Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) received the “Happy Client” award from the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center network (PASBDC) at its recent annual conference in Williamsport PA.   The Saint Francis University Small Business Develo
2013-11-13 true On Thursday, November 7, the Most Reverend Mark L. Bartchak, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, gave a presentation at Saint Francis titled “Pope Francis: His influence on the Church and the World.” On Thursday, November 7, the Most Reverend Mark L. Bart
Saint Francis University exercise physiology students were among more than 800 attendees at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in Harrisburg on November 1-2. The students joined in various competitions and also presented during the meeting.
2013-11-06 true  The Saint Francis environmental engineering society found a clever way to make use of their Halloween pumpkins. They hosted the first "Punkin Chunkin" contest on November 2. Teams of 2-5 members competed to launch their Halloween pumpkins the longest distance.   The Saint
2012-09-12 true Bishop Mark visits campus We are honored that Bishop Mark L. Bartchak visited campus today. He celebrated mass and held a commissioning ceremony for college campus ministers who attend schools in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese. 0 No
Saint Francis University's Adult Degree & Continuing Studies program featuring certificates, associate, bachelor's and degree completion programs is conducting registration and accepting applications for the fall semester which begins August 26 for evening courses and Aug. 31 for Satur
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Homecoming weekend was celebrated October 24-26. Alumni and students were on hand to reconnect and celebrate with Saint Francis. Take a look at some of the weekend's festivities, especially the crowning of our Homecoming King and Queen, Evan Anthony and Ashley Gibson.
2013-10-29 true We began week #5 quietly by attending to our academic affairs. The students were all busy this week making sure all of their classwork is completed so that they can make all of the final preparations for their Paris trip and travel break period. On Monday it was classes as usual. We beg
Several members of the Saint Francis Society of Economic Analysis (SEA) club traveled to the University of Pennsylvania during Fall break to attend the Lend for America Summit.
Several members of the Saint Francis Society of Economic Analysis (SEA) club traveled to the University of Pen
2013-10-24 true In memroy of Ethan Sumner "Sending a heartfelt thank you to friends, students, faculty, and staff, our SFU family, for all of the prayers, kind words, stories, gifts, visits, hugs, and more. We hope that you will cherish and share your memories of Ethan as we are. Please visit the E
Two women playing twelve instruments! The award-winning, musical duo Simple Gifts is back as Saint Francis University’s Artists-in-Residence for the fall 2013 semester. The fun, energetic duo performed on campus in November 2012, and returned by popular demand.
Two women playing
2013-10-17 true Saint Francis students volunteered for Project Reaching Every Door (R.E.D.), a one-day service project, on October 15. Project R.E.D. is Saint Francis’ way of saying “thank you” to the communities who help and support them. Saint Francis students volunteered for Project Reaching E
We have now been in France for a month and about one third of our experience here has been completed. Just as I think we have seen the best ---it gets better. I last mentioned the special event that was held here at the Priory on the feast of St. Francis. That was truly special and awe in
2013-10-16 true 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, an
We are deeply saddened to have been informed that one of our students, Ethan Sumner, a graduate student in the Master of Occupational Therapy program, passed away last evening in his home in Loretto.
We are deeply saddened to have been informed that one of our students, Ethan Sumner, a g
2013-10-10 true Four Saint Francis students accompanied by Dr. Timothy Bintrim, associate professor of English, and Ms. Teresa Preston, clinical assistant professor of physician assistant science, to the Remote Area Medical Expedition (RAM) in Grundy, Virginia, from October 5-8. Four Saint Fra
2013-10-08 true Community members brought their pets to Saint Francis on Saturday to help celebrate the Feast of St. Francis. This annual custom of blessing animals is conducted in remembrance of St. Francis of Assisi’s love for all creatures.   Community members brought their pets to
2013-10-04 true On this Feast Day of Saint Francis, Fr. Gabriel Zeis, president, and Fr. Joe Lehman, director of mission integration, signed the St. Francis Care for Creation and the Poor Pledge on behalf of the University at noon Mass. On this Feast Day of Saint Francis, Fr. Gabriel Zeis, pre
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2014-02-14 2014-02-14 8pm 9pm true Students and faculty will perform tales of love and romance (in both spoken English and ASL) from some of the world’s most talented writers, both past and present. On February 14, the American Sign Language Club will present a poetry re
Communications high school video challenge
For more information on the Communications high school video challenge see http://francis.edu/communications-high-school-video-challenge
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2013-12-09 2013-12-09 4:30 pm 6:30 pm JFK Student Center lounge 814-472-3012 firstname.lastname@example.org true Saint Francis University will host an adult degree & continuing studies open house on Monday, December 9, from 4:30-6:30 pm, on the Loretto campus in the JFK lounge. The event
2013-12-07 2013-12-07 11 am Ebensburg Dickens’ of a Christmas Parade true On December 7, the Saint Francis University ASL Club will be teaming up with Toys for Tots at the Ebensburg Dickens' of a Christmas Parade. On December 7, the Saint Francis University ASL Club
2013-12-02 2013-12-02 7 pm JFK Auditorium 814-472-3004 true On Monday December 2, at 7 pm, the Saint Francis University World Drumming Ensemble will perform live in concert at the University’s JFK Auditorium. The concert will feature special guest Sogbety Diomande, from Ivory
Saint Francis University’s Autism Task Force invites families with children who have sensory or other special needs (and their families) to enjoy a sensory-friendly visit with Santa on Sunday, December 8, 2013 fr
2013-07-29 2013-08-02 Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia true Brother Shamus McGrenra '72, T.O.R. is coming to state near you! He will conduct his annual cross-state cycling trip to benefit the Dorothy Day Center from July 29- August 2. Brother
Dear alumni and friends, We invite you to join us on a very special journey to the Midi-Pyrénées, an area of southern France that is rich in art and architecture, food and wine, and religion and history. This region is o
First day of classes for the 2013-2014 Academic School Year
Enjoy a rejuvenating four days of drumming, dance, drawing and writing workshops along with nightly jam-sessions and incredible concerts at the pristine mountain campus of
Sign Day is a fun introduction to ASL (American Sign Language) for students in grades 1-12.
ASL will host a third Sign Day in JFK! Sign Day is a fun introduction to ASL (American Sign Language) for stud
Saint Francis University's Stokes Athletic Center
Saint Francis University, Mount Aloysius College, and South Central PA Area Health Education Center are sponsoring the 2014 Job/Internship Fair Extravaganza on Thursday,
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