News & feature stories from the Saint Francis University Engineering Department 

Hands-On Learning Experiences Making Headlines

University Communications & Marketing | 02/09/2024
Saint Francis University garnered front-page headlines in The Tribute-Democrat newspaper twice this week, both showcasing experiential learning in action.

Go Baby Go! Alternative Electric Mobility for Kids at SFU

General Engineering & PT Departments | 07/27/2023
Physical Therapy and General Engineering students teamed up to take on the challenge of providing a custom-modified Power Wheels car for a local child struggling with physical disabilities impeding her from getting around on her own.

Saint Francis joins Nationwide Eclipse Ballooning Project with NASA

University Communications & Marketing | 06/14/2023
Officially joining the Nationwide Eclipse Ballooning Project (NEPB) with NASA, the Saint Francis team will gather and contribute valuable scientific and engineering data by casting weather balloons far into Earth's atmosphere during solar eclipses in 2023 and 2024.

Engineering Internships Help Secure Employment After Graduation 

Engineering Department | 05/02/2023
Completing an engineering internship can open the door to many career opportunities and help you take the first steps toward your dream job. This year, we are proud to announce a class of interns and graduates from Saint Francis University’s General Engineering program that includes several students participating in a stratospheric ballooning project, students working for companies ranging from Leonardo DRS to Lighthouse Electric, and two students that we are proud to highlight below. These two students have secured job offers in their desired engineering field, which stemmed from their

Engineering Majors Land Notable Internship Positions

Engineering Department | 05/01/2023
Engineering internships allow students, like junior Kaitlyn Maxwell and senior Skye Eicher, to gain practical experience in various engineering fields. Kaitlyn & Skye will learn from experienced professionals, work on exciting projects, and develop the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in their chosen fields. Read their stories!

NASA Anchor: Portable Moon Museum Exhibit

Science Outreach Center | 10/04/2022
Space Sciences and Engineering Mobile Interactive Exhibit for Rural Areas: Earth to Moon is a three-part display being built by faculty, staff, and students for display in rural communities of the Appalachian Mountains in Central Pennsylvania.

Spotlight on Nathan Lamb: summer engineering internship at General Dynamics Electric Boat

SFU Engineering Department | 09/11/2022
STUDENT SUMMER SPOTLIGHT: Over the summer, General Engineering student Nathan Lamb worked at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Connecticut. During his internship he supported construction of missile tubes for the Columbia Class submarines, and reviewed and created technical documents to ensure the proper configuration management of missile tubes.