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Saint Francis University unveils new high-tech anatomy lab

Marie Young, University Communications & Marketing | 11/18/2022
The university unveiled its new anatomy lab which combines the university's traditional cadaver lab with a high-tech simulation space within the Experiential Learning Commons.

2022 Puppy Graduation

University Communications & Marketing | 11/17/2022
It was graduation night this past Tuesday for three of our four-legged students! Belle, Vickey and Midnight graduated from Saint Francis University this past Tuesday! The trio of shelter dogs from the Humane Society of Cambria County received an SFU collar tag, a diploma and an AKC Canine Good Citizen certification. The Ceremony included an introduction of the graduating dogs, their students, community partners and adopting families. Now they are ready to find their "furever" homes. The dogs were part of a semester-long Psychology course, “Canine Learning and Behavior." The class is a

Blanket Collection Reaches Record High

University Communications and Marketing | 11/09/2022
First Row: Lois Schultz, Nurse Family Partnership Supervisor; (Very Rev.) Malachi Van Tassel, T.O.R., Ph.D., University President; Melody Ray, Healing Patch Coordinator; and Dr. Lisa Beiswenger. Second Row: Bernie Storm, Dr. Robin Cadwallader, Melita O’Donnell, and Abbie Malloy. The Saint Francis University Community Blanketeer group set a record high this fall with the collection of 381 beautiful quilted, crocheted, knitted, and tied blankets that will be distributed to sick and needy children through the Healing Patch and Nurse Family Partnership (Home Nursing Agency); blankets will also

Neuro Wellness Clinics

Mitchell Jubas | 11/04/2022
The Occupational and Physical Therapy Departments have collaborated this year to host their annual Neuro Wellness Clinics. The Neuro Wellness Clinics were introduced under the supervision of Dr. Lorie Rowles, Shelley Mazzetti (MOT Class of ’17) and Dr. Robyn Redline, Dr. Brittany Kennedy, and Dr. Jessica Cammarata. The clinics are held annually for 6 weeks. The purpose of the clinics is for the students to engage with local community members and offer them specialized services such as Occupational and Physical Therapy. The students work with clients who have suffered various neurological

Scenes from First Responders Day 2022

University Communications & Marketing | 10/28/2022
Thank you to all of the First Responders who attended our First Responders Day, organized by the Criminal Justice Club and Residence Life. First Responders attending this event included, local volunteer fire departments (Cresson & Loretto), EMS, police agencies, PA State Police, and the PA Attorney General's Office. Mass was held for those First responders who have lost their lives in the line of duty, and all First Responder participants were treated to a complimentary lunch at Torvian Dining Hall. We hope you enjoy these photos taken during the event!

World Drum and Dance Winter Performance

Center for Fine Arts | 10/27/2022
The public is invited to join the Saint Francis University World Drum and Dance Present Annual Winter Performance, to be presented at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. The event will be held at John F. Kennedy Student Center Lounge at Saint Francis University at 117 Evergreen Drive, in Loretto, PA. The 1 hour concert is free for all and family-friendly. Concert goers will witness students, faculty, staff and local community members performing traditional drum and dance pieces from around the world, including West and Central Africa. The World Drum and Dance ensembles are directed by Saint