Career Expo 2024

University Communications & Marketing | 02/28/2024
The 2024 Career Expo will be held on April 4 in the Maurice Stokes Athletics Center is open to students of all majors, from any college or university, and to the general public.

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

New Study Abroad Opportunities in France

Ava Dzurenda, Troubadour Features Editor | 02/26/2024
Saint Francis has established a study-abroad partnership with the Université Catholique de Lille (UCL) in Lille, France. Beginning this summer, SFU students will have the chance to study at this institution.

Lessons Learned from Shelter Cats

University Communications & Marketing | 02/22/2024
In 2022, SFU welcomed its first feline cohort. Dr. Flaisher-Grinberg outlined the diligent work that went into this class in a recent article recently published in IAABC, the Journal of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants.

SFU Nursing Chair Elected to AACN Board Appointment

Department of Nursing | 02/21/2024
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) elected the Saint Francis Univesity Nursing Department chair, Rita Trofino, DNP, MNEd, RN, to serve a two-year term on its Board of Directors.

2024 FAFSA Completion Night

Financial Aid | 02/13/2024
Is your family overwhelmed with the idea of filling out the 2024 FAFSA application? To make the process easier, our experienced Financial Aid and Admissions teams are hosting a dedicated night in Altoona to help you with the process.

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.

Gift of Faith: Unveiling 'Mary and the Students' Statue

University Communications & Marketing | 02/08/2024
Saint Francis University proudly unveiled 'Mary and the Students' statue, a powerful symbol of faith and legacy, generously donated by devoted alumnus Lou DiCerbo '59 and family. Rooted in deep faith and familial devotion, the statue embodies Mary's universal role as mother and nurturer, inspiring a profound faith journey for students and believers alike.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Saint Francis University Among Best Online Programs

University Communications & Marketing | 02/07/2024
Saint Francis University has been ranked No. 138 among the 2024 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report. This ranking marks a 107-slot improvement over the University’s 2023 ranking of 245. A total of 348 Universities were evaluated as part of the ranking process. SFU ranks #5 in Pennsylvania.