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2015-01-23 true National Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 25-31, 2015) is a great time to reflect upon the impact of Catholic education in the United States. This year’s theme is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” National Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 25-31, 2
Christie Olek, Katrina McCombie, and Holly Blaakman were recently awarded grants through the University's Intrepid Program. The Intrepid Program is a grant program for undergraduate students in the University’s School of Arts & Letters. The grant is designed to help finance a student’s
2015-01-12 true Saint Francis University is partnering with the Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts to host the Pittsburgh Arts in France program this summer at the University’s study abroad site in Ambialet, France. Pittsburgh Arts in France For more than six years, Saint
2015-01-06 true The year 2014 was a fulfilling year for Saint Francis University. Recall some of the celebrations 2014 brought by looking at a timeline compiling a few memories from the year past. Click here to view more pictures from 2014. The year 2014 was a fulfilling year at Saint
2015-01-23 true The Connors Challenge, launched by John Connors '64 and Sheila (Widmer) Connors '65, raised more than $475,000 from members of the class of 1964. This challenge commemorated the 50th anniversary of their graduation. The Connors Challenge Saint Francis University is happy t
2015-01-22 true Saint Francis University hosted its own March for Life on campus for those who could not attend the national rally in Washington D.C. Despite the snow-covered campus, pro-life supporters from Saint Francis University, St. Michael’s School in Loretto and the surrounding communities
2014-12-10 true The Saint Francis University Dorothy Day Center has added “Outreach” to its name to better reflect its ministry and its mission of community assistance. The Dorothy Day Outreach Center’s Angel Tree sleigh is quickly filling up with holiday gifts for local children in need. The Cen
2015-01-15 true Which faculty members have had their work published? Who received the 2014 Intrepid Grants? Who represented the Pennsylvania SBDC network at a recent meeting? Who is joining in the discussion concerning the Lower Colorado River Basin? Find out here! Which faculty members have had th
2014-12-11 true It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Saint Francis University. Read, or sing, the Christmas song, "It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at SFU," and find out how Christmas spirit is vibrant on the campus! View pictures of Christmas spirit around campus . I
2014-12-11 true Who presented at an association meeting in Canada? What great new study abroad opportunity is available for students? Who hosted the Sensitive Santa event? Find out here! Who presented at an association meeting in Canada? What great new study abroad opportunity is available for
The Saint Francis University Student Life is shining the spotlight on students, from organizations across the University, through short student profiles highlighting the student’s accomplishments. Find out who has been recognized and who will be recognized!
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2014-12-09 true Saint Francis University’s 2014 nursing graduates exceeded both the state and national averages on the National Council Licensure Examinations for Registered Nurses, achieving a perfect pass rate. The 2014 Saint Francis University nursing graduates include Heather Eckenrode, E
2014-12-09 true Brother Shamus McGrenra '72, T.O.R., exceeded his annual charity ride goal of $30,000, raising a total of $32,168.51 for the Dorothy Day Outreach Center. http://francis.edu/brother-shamus-charity-ride/ 0 No
2014-12-05 true Micahel and Aaron McGuire performed an original ballad for Saint Francis University president Fr. Malachi Van Tassell. The first public performance of the song will take place at the dedication of the forthcoming Captain Michael McGuire Memorial Park in the spring. For a brief cli
2014-12-03 true The faculty and staff team and the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity raised approximately $1,500 for cancer and mental health research through Movember initiatives. Members of the faculty and staff team and the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity show off their Movember moustachery. Movem
2014-12-03 true Who is wrapping Christmas presents, and when? Who was Mr. Movember? How much money was raised by the "We Fast So They Can Drink!" team? What Science Day records were broken? Find out here! Who is wrapping Christmas presents, and when? Who was Mr. Movember? How much money w
2014-12-03 true Saint Francis University has been designated a 2015 STEM Jobs SM Approved College because of its responsiveness and relevance to high demand, high growth STEM occupations. A Saint Francis University student dives in the marine biology aquarium, located in the Science Center on
2014-11-26 true More than 500 area high school students visited the Saint Francis University campus on Tuesday, November 25 for the 21st annual Science Day, during which they attended topical sessions and competed in the Science Bowl. View more Science Day photos here . Northern
2014-11-25 true Saint Francis University has joined the Jed & Clinton Health Matters Campus Program, which is designed to help colleges and universities assess and enhance mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention programming. Saint Francis University is among the fi
2014-01-15 true Two Windber High School students were awarded first prize in Saint Francis University’s inaugural High School Video Challenge contest. Seniors Erik Blasic and Jay Shaffer produced the winning entry entitled “Water Pollution.” They will receive $500 in cash.   Two Windber High Schoo
Thirteen students, completing the immersion required of their minor, and two co-directors attended the 2014 Passages Deaf Freedom Cruise (DFC), without their voices. This was the second Deaf Freedom Cruise attended by Saint Francis University.
View more pictures from the DFC here
2014-11-19 true Who judged the Poetry Out Loud competition at an area high school? Which student group received a high score at the SEA competition? Which faculty member received an Academic Educator Award? Who was inducted into a national honor society? Find out here! Who judged the Poetry Out
Saint Francis University is offering six four-week Adult Degree & Continuing Studies courses over the upcoming winter break.
Saint Francis University is offering six four-week Adult Degree & Continuing Studies courses over the upcoming winter break. The online courses, whi
2014-11-03 true Saint Francis University President Fr. Malachi Van Tassel, TOR, returned to his alma mater, Franciscan University of Steubenville recently to speak on the topic of Servant Leadership. “The Lord Gave Me Brothers: Reflections on the Call to Serve” Saint Francis Uni
More than 50 student research projects,on a wide array of topics, were presented during the Fourth Annual Saint Francis University Student Research Day on Thursday, November 13. The event allowed the chance for the University community to become familiar with the unique and interesting work
2014-11-12 true Two area families announced on Veterans Day that they are donating collections of historical significance relating to World War II to Saint Francis University. Two area families announced on Veterans Day that they are donating collections of historical significance relati
2014-11-06 false Saint Francis University is pleased to announce that the following students have received Academic Honors in Continuing Studies. Saint Francis University is pleased to announce that the following students have received Academic Honors in Continuing Studies: Sylvia Bintrim, Non-Degr
2014-11-11 true Scenes from the Veterans Day 2014 Wreath Laying Ceremony on campus View more photos here. 0 No
2014-10-15 true Dimples, Inc., a company founded by two Saint Francis University alums with ongoing support by various members of the university community, is one of 26 startups within reach of more than $1.75 million in cash grants from MassChallenge, the world's largest startup accelerator. Dimp
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Last week, in celebration of Batman’s 75th birthday, Saint Francis University hosted BatFlash 2014 , a week-long event featuring “Real-Life Batman” Lenny B. Robinson . The highlight of the event included a parade around the campus
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2015-02-08 2015-02-08 11 a.m. 3 p.m. St. Michael's School Hall, Loretto 814-472-2832 true The Dorothy Day Outreach Center will host its annual spaghetti dinner on Sunday, February 8 at the St. Michael’s School Hall in Loretto. All proceeds will benefit the Center and it
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2014-04-10 2014-04-30 (814) 472-3200 firstname.lastname@example.org true The Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center has scheduled pre-business planning seminars for April. The seminar is for people who are interested in opening and operating their own business. The se
2015-01-23 2015-01-23 5 p.m. 9 p.m. Chimney Rocks Park, Hollidaysburg 814-472-3871 email@example.com https://www.facebook.com/SFUScienceOutreachCenter true The Saint Francis University Science Outreach Center will host its first-ever star party at Chimney Roc
2015-01-22 2015-01-22 11 a.m. 11:55 a.m. Campus Mall 814-472-3328 firstname.lastname@example.org true 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 Court, overrode
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