Fine Arts

Connors Family Fine Arts Center Unveiled

University Communications & Marketing | 04/19/2024
The Connors Family Fine Arts Center on 181 St. Catherine Street, Loretto, Pa., officially opened with a blessing and dedication ceremony on April 18, 2024. This new 15,000-square-foot space facility is home to the Resinski Black Box Theatre and the University's visual arts, music, and marching band programs.

Art 300 Class hosts VIP Day to work on mural

University Communications & Marketing | 04/04/2023
The Fine Arts and Education departments along with the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art and muralist Deb Bunnell are woking on a collaborative mural project. The Art 300 class hosted a VIP Day with Fr. Malachi to share their progress.

Progress Report on the Home of the Resinski Black Box Theatre

University Communications & Marketing | 06/01/2021
The Connors Family Center for Fine Arts (Home of the Resinski Black Box Theatre) Progress Snapshot JANUARY - MARCH 2018 SFU announces plans to renovate space to construct a black box theatre in memory of Kenny Resinski. IKM Incorporated of Pittsburgh, a highly-regarded architecture and planning firm with extensive experience designing and creating performance venues, is retained as the project’s architectural firm. SFU hosts a symposium on the theatre to strategically inform the design, build support and enthusiasm for the project, and assess and identify sources of funding. The Resinski Black

SFU Receives $1.25 Million for Fine Arts

University Communications & Marketing | 10/24/2019
Saint Francis University has received a $1.25 million commitment towards the expansion of the University's Center for Fine Arts . The gift comes from an alumnus who is passionate about enhancing fine arts education and specifically the construction of the Resinski Black Box Theatre. "We are extremely grateful for this gift," said University President, Very Rev. Malachi Van Tassell, T.O.R., Ph.D. "This aids us in realizing our dream of expanding on the rich fine arts tradition at Saint Francis by creating a space that will become a home for any student interested in the fine arts." Dr. Daniel

Danielle MacMurtrie Profile

University Communications & Marketing | 04/26/2017
PT major Danielle MacMurtrie blended her love of anatomy and art during her time at Saint Francis University. Danielle MacMurtrie PT, DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2016 Employed by HeathSouth Rehab Hospital in Lancaster Physical Therapy at SFU Presidential Inauguration Anatomy Painting Project Q&A with Danielle What sparked your interest in Physical Therapy? How old were you? I was first exposed to physical therapy when I was 13. I sustained a back injury caused by years of gymnastics. I wore a back brace for 2 years and received frequent physical therapy. It was the first career in