School of STEAM

Fine Arts Center Will Open for Business After Spring Break

Colette Costlow, Troubadour Staff Writer | 02/26/2024
Construction work on the Connors Family Fine Arts Center and Resinksi Black Box Theatre is expected to be completed in early to mid-March. Upon its completion, faculty members will move into the new facility and student activity in the building will commence shortly thereafter. “The original idea for the building was to create a space dedicated to theatre at SFU,” said Fine Arts Adjunct Professor Bonnie Resinski. Resinski and her late husband, Ken – who died in 2013 – taught fine arts courses and directed theatrical performances at the University since 1967. Bonnie continues to be involved

Printing with a Purpose

University Communications & Marketing | 01/23/2024
An empty plastic Powerade bottle kicked off an unexpected journey for three Saint Francis University Biology/Pre-Medicine majors. Their quest for free filament to use in their personal 3-D printers has blossomed into something truly extraordinary.

Tapestries 2023 Winners

01/22/2024
The 2023 digital edition of Tapestries, the literary and visual arts magazine of Saint Francis University is available.

30th Annual STEAM Day in the Books

Marie Young, University Communications & Marketing | 11/21/2023
The university hosted its 30th Annual STEAM Day attended by 33 local high schools, 51 high school teachers, and record attendance of 481 high school students.

13th Annual Student Research Day Held

Marie Young, University Communications & Marketing | 11/09/2023
Students from a wide spectrum of majors showcased current projects at the Thirteenth Annual Saint Francis University Student Research Day on November 9, 2023. This annual event celebrates student research projects conducted on campus and allows the University community to become familiar with the unique and interesting work SFU students do.

English Department Presents at 2023 Rachel Carson Conference

University Communications & Marketing | 11/01/2023
On October 21, 2023, four English faculty—Drs. Lisa Beiswenger, Timothy Bintrim, Brennan Thomas, and John Woznak—and five English majors—Avery Beunier-Lucas, Colette Costlow, MJ Dugery, Michael Hickey, and Erin Pyle—presented scholarly research on literary, environmental, and media studies at the 2023 Rachel Carson Conference, hosted by Chatham University.

SFU one of 50 emerging research institutions to receive NSF funding

Marie Young, University Communications & Marketing | 10/10/2023
The U.S. National Science Foundation announced a $399,727 award to Saint Francis University as part of its first-ever Enabling Partnerships to Increase Innovation Capacity (EPIIC) grant program. The agency is investing $19.6 million to help nearly 50 emerging research institutions grow their capacity to participate in and drive regional innovation.

First Iraq War Veteran elected to the U.S. Congress visits SFU campus

University Communications & Marketing | 10/06/2023
SFU hosted the Honorable Patrick J. Murphy on a visit to campus. Murphy served as the first Iraq War Veteran elected to the U.S. Congress and he shared his expertise on national security as well as his experiences with leadership and service with students in the Cybersecurity major and ROTC cadets