April 25, 2019

It’s that time again where we get to know a little more about the inspirational people around campus in our University of St. Francis family. Welcome to Gio’s “Idols of Inspiration” where I interview various members of staff, students, and professors from all over the...

April 16, 2019

On April 15, Student Government Association (SGA) held an awards banquet at the University of St. Francis (USF) to recognize clubs, organizations, and individuals for their hard work and achievements during the school year. During the awards banquet, awards were presen...

April 12, 2019

From March 27 to April 12, the University of St. Francis (USF) Art Gallery hosted an exhibition consisting of all student submissions. Pieces at the exhibit include oil paintings, sculptures, digital artwork and more.

For senior Studio major Sydney Jarrard, this was her...

April 4, 2019

The University of St. Francis (USF) will be presenting the “sci-fi, horror-comedy” musical “Little Shop of Horrors” this weekend, according to a press release from the university. The musical will take place from April 5-6 at 7:30 p.m., with a final show on April 7 at...

March 27, 2019

Welcome to Gio’s “Idols of Inspiration” where I interview various members of staff, students, and professors from all over the University of St. Francis (USF) campus. After having the pleasure of interviewing Ruth Nelson, my next guest is someone we know that is always...

March 21, 2019

Being a professor can provide a workload that many may find difficult, especially when balancing other tasks. Throw in writing a book and the load gets even heavier. That’s exactly what Art & Design Professor Chester Alamo-Costello, a professor here at the University o...

March 15, 2019

For the second consecutive year, both the men and women from the University of St. Francis' Bowling team have qualified to bowl for a national title at the Intercollegiate Team Championship (ITC) in Dayton, Ohio. Coming off of two fourth place finishes in the sectional...

March 14, 2019

Through the University of St. Francis' Pay It Forward summer service program local sophomore, junior and senior high school students will have an opportunity to earn service hours while simultaneously giving back to the local community and learning about the values of...

March 1, 2019

Welcome to Gio’s “Idols of Inspiration” where I interview various members of staff, students, mentors and professors from all over the University of St. Francis (USF) campus. After having the honor of interviewing Father Terry Deffenbaugh, my next guest is someone we s...

February 18, 2019

The staff of the USF Encounter, the student-led magazine at the University of St. Francis, headed to Chicago this past weekend to attend the Illinois College Press Association conference (ICPA). The two-day conference consisted of multiple journalism-based sessions whe...

January 23, 2019

The University of St. Francis’ slogan ‘Bigger thinking. Brighter purpose.’ reigned true this week after the university was named to the U.S. News & World Report’s list of ‘Best Online Programs’ for 2019.

The online programs that were mentioned on this list include USF’s...

November 16, 2018

This Friday, November 16, the University of St. Francis will be having a concert performed by the USF vocal jazz ensemble, Swinging Saints. The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. in San Damiano Hall which is in the Motherhouse building. According to the Music and Performing...

December 15, 2017

As my last semester of college approaches, I am beginning to have mixed feelings about graduation. Many of our seniors are graduating this December. In honor of all the seniors, I wrote the pros and cons of graduating college.

Pros:

1. Traveling: These past four years (o...

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