University Communications & Marketing | 12/06/2022
Alexis Bradfield is an exercise physiologist working at a hospital in Aspen, CO. While her primary focus is cardiac rehabilitation, the hospital has also begun an exercise oncology rehabilitation service. Lexi is one of the exercise physiologists who treat individuals living with or beyond a cancer diagnosis. Hearing about our Cancer Care program through one of our graduates, Lexi was excited to increase her education in the field of exercise oncology, through matriculation in our hybrid MS in Exercise Oncology degree. One component that distinguishes our program is the hands-on experience our
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.
Mitch Jubas, 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
The final two lectures of the Leadership Development series at the Curry Innovation Center in Altoona, PA are scheduled for November 18th and December 9th from 7:30-9:30am.
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
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
University Advancement | 11/03/2022
The 1889 Foundation recently awarded $25,000 to Saint Francis University in support of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. The program makes books available to children in Cambria County from birth to age five and is entirely free for families regardless of income.
Marie Young, University Communications | 11/03/2022
On Saturday, October 29, 2022 Saint Francis University held the official Blessing and Dedication of the Fr. Ronald Bodenschatz, T.O.R. Driving Range at the Immergrun Golf Club in Loretto, Pa.
Center for Fine Arts | 10/31/2022
Get your tickets for William Shakespeare's comedy, Twelfth Night co-adapted by director Dr. Lance Mekeel and SFU Senior Scott Riner. Show dates Nov. 10-13
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!