Comm students uncover Flourishing Moments during pandemic 2021

Dr. Pat Farabaugh | 05/29/2021
Students Focus on “Flourishing Moments” in Reflections on Pandemic Experience Students in the Communications Program’s capstone course, Multiplatform Storytelling, completed a three-part oral history project titled “Documenting the Pandemic” during the spring 2021 semester. In Part 1 of the assignment, the 20 students shared their pandemic experiences, using the camera as their primary story-telling tool. They prepared a set of photos with accompanying text that painted a picture of their families’ lives since the onset of the pandemic. For Parts 2 and 3 of the project, the class members

2021 President's Awards Convocation held at SFU

Highlights from the President’s Awards Convocation View Event Video Explore the Photo Galley Download the Program The President’s Awards Convocation was held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in the Maurice Stokes Athletics Center. The opening prayer was led by Rev. Matthew Simons, T.O.R., Director of Campus Ministry, following by the National Anthem by Isabella Tuttoilmondo. Speaker for the evening was Dr. John Miko, Associate Dean of the Shields School of Business. The Awards Convocation was hosted by Honors students, Andrew Crusciel, an English-Pre Law major from Loretto, PA, and Megan Wood, a

Remake Learning Days at SFU

Interactive STEM Activities It is with regret that we announce that the Remake Learning Day scheduled for Saturday, May 15 on the campus of Saint Francis University has been CANCELLED due to low enrollment. It is completely understandable that these are busy and challenging times for all of us, and we hope to schedule and have other STEM learning events in the future. Thank you to those of you who did register. While this community event is cancelled, any of you individually are welcome to visit campus and join us for part or all of a day. Many of our STEM students and faculty are on campus

Saint Francis University Now Accepting Submissions for New Literary Magazine

Attention aspiring artists and authors! The English Department at Saint Francis University is now accepting submissions from high school students for their new online magazine, New Constellations . Students looking to be published in the inaugural issue can submit their work starting May 15th through June 15th, 2021. Submission categories include fiction, flash fiction, micro fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Visual art may also be submitted including photographs sketches, and paintings. To submit your work, visit . You may also contact the magazine

SFU Announces 2021 Intrepid Award Winners

Saint Francis University is proud to announce its 2020-2021 Intrepid Research Grant Award recipients. Congratulations to Oliva Coll Nazarak, Kei-shon Graham, and Scott Riner. For over a decade, $1,000 competitive grants are award annually to students proposing significant academic, creative, or service projects that are firmly grounded in the humanities. The grants are made possible through the generous donations of SFU alumni who wish to support interdisciplinary student research, creative or service projects. Olivia (Coll) Nazarak is a Middle School English and Special Education Major who

SFU Announces 2021 Mr. And Ms. Frankie Winners

SFU Announces 2021 Mr. And Ms. Frankie Winners The Mr. and Ms. Frankie awards honor the top senior male and female students at the University each academic year. Dylan Gordon and Lauren Montecalvo were awarded the prestigious honor by Father Malachi at the President’s Awards Convocation on April 27, 2021. The award is given to those who "exemplify scholarship, leadership, achievement and service to the University, as well as to the Community." The recipients were selected by popular vote by members of the Senior class, faculty and administration. This award is given to the senior students that

Faculty Spotlight John Valkovci 2021

Dr. Thomas Woods | 02/23/2021
John Valkovci is a Renaissance Man: a United States Navy Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corp litigator, Department of Justice Assistant United States Attorney, certified auto mechanic who restores classic muscle cars, and devoted family man.

SFU to Host K-12 PA Statistics Poster Competition

Saint Francis University is happy to announce that SFU Science Outreach Center will again host the Pennsylvania Statistics Poster Competition for 2021. The competitions, held virtually, will offer cash prizes and certificates for first, second, third, and fourth place in each category. Certificates are awarded for honorable mentions in each category. The winning posters from the Pennsylvania Competition are submitted to the National Statistics Poster Competition. Posters MUST be registered/submitted electronically by midnight on Friday, March 12, 2021. General Information: A statistics poster