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2015-11-25 true The Saint Francis University Chemistry Club held a road clean-up on the afternoon of November 20, picking up litter along Manor Drive from Loretto to Ebensburg. The Saint Francis University Chemistry Club held a road clean-up on the afternoon of November 20. They picked litter a
2015-11-20 false Saint Francis University President Fr. Malachi Van Tassell, T.O.R., Ph.D., is among more than 1000 international leaders of Catholic Education gathered in Rome this week for the World Congress on Catholic Education: "Educating Today and Tomorrow. A renewing passion" which concludes Saturd
2015-11-25 true Saint Francis University faculty and students were invited guests at a program sponsored by the Duquesne University School of Law on November 5. The program was entitled, “Gandhi: The Lawyer,” and part of the day included a private luncheon with Gandhi's grandson, Rajmohan Gandhi! Sa
2015-11-25 true More than 500 high school students from 31 area high schools participated in the 22nd annual Science Day on Tuesday, November 24. Science Day is coordinated by the University’s School of Sciences and Science Outreach Center, which serves as a regional Science, Technology, Engineering, and M
Saint Francis University has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media. Read more about Saint Francis University’s commitment to attracting and supporting military students, here.
Saint Francis University has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® Schoo
2015-11-20 true The Fifth Annual Saint Francis University Research Day was held Thursday, November 19, 2015. A total of 49 posters and five seminars were presented by our students. The Fifth Annual Saint Francis University Research Day was held Thursday, November 19, 2015. A total of 49 poster
2015-11-11 true Saint Francis University petroleum and natural gas engineering students participated in a geology field work day trip as part of their Structural Geology class. Saint Francis University petroleum and natural gas engineering students participated in a geology field work day trip
2015-11-24 true Who ranked Saint Francis University a “value-added” university? Who went trick-or-treating? Who achieved a 100% pass rate on their National Licensure exams? Who attended a Cyber Security webinar with the Department of Homeland Security? Find out here: Academic b
The University community received a message from our President Fr. Malachi Van Tassell, T.O.R, assuring us of the safety of our students who are studying at our campus in Ambialet, France.
The University community received a message from our President Fr. Malachi Van Tassell, T.O.
2015-11-20 true A recent study conducted by the Brookings Institution was published in The Economist in an article "Our first-ever college rankings." Saint Francis University was a part of the study and the rankings. A recent study conducted by the Brookings Institution was published in The Ec
2015-11-16 true The University honored veterans and current service members in our community on November 11, 2015. The University honored veterans and current service members in our community on November 11, 2015. View photos from the day: Veterans Day 2015 Photo Album . Ode To Th
2015-11-13 true Saint Francis University’s 2015 nursing graduates achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examinations for Registered Nurses, far-exceeding the state and national averages. The 2015 Saint Francis University nursing graduates include Deanna DiVirgilio, Jor
2015-11-13 true University President Fr. Malachi Van Tassell, T.O.R. was one of the leaders featured during the Annual College & University Presidents’ Week held by Kennedy Catholic High School. The 2nd Annual College & University Presidents’ Week was held this week by Kennedy Catholic H
2015-11-11 true Pittsburgh Business Times has named Saint Francis University to their “Top Colleges and Universities” list. Pittsburgh Business Times has named Saint Francis University to their “Top Colleges and Universities” list. The list compiles the amount of full-time undergradu
2015-11-10 true The hardship of life during World War II is unimaginable to today’s typical 13 or 14 year-old, yet touching a piece of history can help bridge the time gap. The hardship of life during World War II is unimaginable to today’s typical 13 or 14 year-old, yet touching a piece o
2015-11-11 true Considering the negativity that has recently surrounded our nation’s officers, sophomore Nursing student Jordan Troxell was inspired and organized the first annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. View more pictures from the day, here. Considering the negativity that has rec
Dr. Bill Strosnider, associate professor of environmental engineering, recently led a group of four volunteers from the engineering firm BioMost, Inc. to complete preliminary design work on a water treatment project in Potosí, Bolivia.
The group near Lake Titicaca.
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2015-11-06 true Saint Francis University is pleased to announce the creation of a new strategic initiative for the University: the Center for Service & Learning. Written by the Office of Marketing & Public Relations and Troubadour writer Alexis Barrau Lisa Georgiana, the Center's
2015-11-04 true The Dorothy Day Outreach Center at Saint Francis University is in need of items for the pantry for Thanksgiving. The DDOC is thankful for any and all donations received, as they enable the DDOC to help those in need for the holiday season. The Dorothy Day Outreach Center (DDOC) at
2015-10-28 true Drs. John Harris, Alireza Shahkarami, and Guochang Wang alongside 13 PNGE students and one Environmental Engineering student traveled to Morgantown, WV on Sept. 25, 2015. Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering Drs. John Harris, Alireza Shahkarami, and Guochang Wang alongs
Who attended the Ethel LeFrak Holocaust Education Conference? Who portrayed saints in the “Candlelight Saints Tour”? Who co-edited a publication about crystals and crystallography? Who received an in-kind donation, valued at over four million dollars? Find out here!
Who attended the
2015-10-29 true Leah Kessler, a 2014 graduate of Saint Francis University, continues to use her love of business and passion for mission work to pursue her dreams. Leah Kessler loves business, but her passion is mission work. A 2014 alumna of Saint Francis University, Leah graduated a semester
2015-10-23 false Saint Francis University has been honored as a “College of Distinction” for the 2015-2016 school year. Saint Francis is one of a select group of colleges to earn this prestigious designation based on its engaged students, great teaching, vibrant campus community, and successful outcomes.
2015-10-22 true October is National Domestic Violence Month. To raise awareness of gender and relationship violence on campus, Title IX interns Melanie Gonzales and Kitana Downs organized a “One Cup Too Many” event on Wednesday, October 21. October is National Domestic Violence Month. To rai
2015-10-20 true Students interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy now have a two new options thanks to an articulation agreement between Saint Francis University and Duquesne University. Students interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy now have a two new options thanks to an articul
2015-10-20 true Saint Francis University will host Amy Perko, executive director of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, on Thursday, October 29. Saint Francis University will host Amy Perko, executive director of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics , on Thursday, O
2015-10-16 true What plays will be performed by the world-renowned American Shakespeare Center this month? Who is visiting our study abroad students in Ambialet? Who had their work nominated for several awards? What conferences have our students and faculty been attending? Find our here! What plays
2015-10-15 true The Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center honored the winner of its 2015 Small Business Person of the Year award at its annual Awards Luncheon on October 15 in the JFK Student Center on campus. This award recognizes the outstanding achievements of the Southern Allegheni
On October 7, a record-breaking total of 392 students, faculty and staff members turned out to make R.E.D. Day a huge success. Participation in the event was up by about 50 participants over last year.
Reaching Every Door proves that you don't have to travel across the globe to giv
2015-10-09 true The Knights of Columbus Saint Francis the Poverello Council #8222, located at Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA has earned the distinction of Double Star Council, one of the international organization’s top awards, for the 2014 – 2015 fraternal year. The Knights of Columbus Sa
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2015-12-05 2015-12-05 9 a.m. 3 p.m. DiSepio Institute 814-472-2792 AHudkins@francis.edu true Sitting on Santa's lap and telling him what you want for Christmas is a long-time tradition. On December 5, children with sensory or other special needs will be able to enjoy the trad
2015-12-04 2015-12-06 various times JFK Student Center 814-471-1182 DAtwood@francis.edu true It's the ultimate mash-up of every Christmas story ever told, and then some! Students and community members are invited to attend this professional production that will be sure to ma
2015-12-02 2015-12-02 7 p.m. 9 p.m. John F. Kennedy Student Center 472-3368 email@example.com true Students in the Dark Knight Decoded class at Saint Francis University are hosting their first film festival on Wednesday, December 2, featuring student-produced superher
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The Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center has scheduled a pre-business planning seminar for people who are interested in opening and operating their o
2015-11-27 2015-11-27 7:30 p.m. US Hotel Tavern, Hollidaysburg 814-695-2624 JDonovan@francis.edu 2015sunkingwarriorsblackfriday.eventbrite.com true Jim Donovan & Sun King Warriors will take the stage with special guest Matt Otis and The Sound for the ‘Black Friday Bash’
Saint Francis University will stand up for the unborn at its own March for Life on campus.
In 1973, Roe v. Wade, a landmark decision made by the United States Supreme
2016-04-10 2016-04-10 10 a.m. 2 p.m. JFK Student Center 814-472-3064 firstname.lastname@example.org Registration Deadline - March 7, 2016 true Sign Day is a fun introduction to ASL (American Sign Language) for students in grades 1-12. ASL will host the fifth annual Sign Day o
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