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Beyond the Classroom

A passion for learning can't be contained by walls or class schedules. You've probably heard the buzz words  "hands-on" or "experiential learning" before. We are big believers in those things, yet our approach is focused on making sure the experiences that you have in your few short years here prepare you to make a greater difference in your chosen profession.

  • At Saint Francis University, the highest level of academic programming melds the curricular and co-curricular worlds of the student into a holistic experience of learning through community service, internships, mentorships, international education, and undergraduate research that integrates the University’s Franciscan tradition and values. In short, we provide transformational experiences to create the world’s future generation of principled and visionary leaders –one student at a time.

    Transformational Experiences

    As an SFU student you are encouraged to take part in as many life-changing opportunities as possible while you are preparing for your future career.  We want to make sure that you can quantify every aspect of the transformation that you have undergone since high school.  Your Leadership, Involvement, and Service Transcript (or L.I.S.T.) says so much about who you are as an individual and what matters to you.  The LIST is an official University document which tracks your important accomplishments and contributions outside of the classroom in six areas of Transformational Experiences

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