University Communications & Marketing | 03/14/2023
Saint Francis University is currently accepting applications from high school students interested in attending the 2023 Summer Academies. SFU Summer Academies are one-week, residential, immersive programs for high school students who are currently in grades 10 and 11 (and are at least 15 years old) and are interested in pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering, arts, or mathematics. Thanks to generous funding, most academies are offered at the discounted rate of $550; the Environmental Science and Engineering Academy is $150. This includes all instruction materials, plus room and
Saint Francis University School of Steam receives FirstEnergy Foundation grant for student and science teacher outreach
University Communications & Marketing | 03/10/2023
A grant from the FirstEnergy Foundation will allow SFU to offer professional development opportunities for middle and high school science teachers with enhanced learning opportunities for their students at no cost.
Erin Lischerelli, University Communications and Marketing | 01/16/2023
A group of students from St. Michaels School were the first to experience the NASA-funded Space Sciences and Engineering Mobile Interactive Exhibit for Rural Areas: Earth to Moon exhibit during a soft opening on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at Saint Francis University.
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.
Book of chemistry experiments geared to tweens, penned by SFU professor, released in time for Christmas gift giving Real Chemistry Experiments: 40 Exciting STEAM Activities for Kids i s available for pre-order from Amazon and other larger retailers with a scheduled release date of Dec. 10. This colorful, step-by-step guide, written by Saint Francis University Chemistry Professor, Dr. Edward P. Zovinka, aims to make the learning process fun for budding kid chemists ages 8-12. The book outlines real-life science activities that allow the tweens to learn the real chemistry behind how and why each
Neighbors in Cambria County have an opportunity to go solar in a group as part of the Cambria County Solar Co-op with the help of Solar United Neighbors . The co-op provides technical support and bulk purchasing power to help participants get a great deal while also building a network of solar supporters. Vision 2025 Johnstown and the Sierra Club’s Pennsylvania Chapter are the co-op sponsors. There are currently 22 participants in the group. Interested community members can still join. The group will hold its final public information session September 12 at 6 p.m. at Saint Francis University