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Every five years, the Saint Francis University Alumni Association produces a directory of alumni. Our 2018 directory project is now underway.
We are partnering with Publishing Concepts, Inc. (PCI) to publish the directory. You may have received (or soon will receive) a postcard, phone call, or e-mail communication asking you to update your contact information. We wanted you to know that this request is coming from the university.
If you have any questions about our plans, please contact Marie Melusky at
email@example.com or call 814-472-3021.
The Red Flash men’s basketball team, the #1 preseason ranked team in the Northeast Conference, is coming to Maryland to take on the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers in a rematch of last year’s NEC Championship.
Saturday, February 3, 2018Pregame Reception at 2:30 p.m.The O’Hara Dining Room in the McGowan Student CenterTipoff at 4:00 p.m.The Knott Arena16300 Old Emmitsburg RoadEmmitsburg, MD 21727The O’Hara Dining Room is on Mount St. Mary’s campus for the convenience of all those attending. Food and soft drinks will be provided. Please know that Mount St. Mary’s does not allow alcohol in their facilities.Please see Mount St. Mary’s campus map here, which will show you the location of the reception, the game, and parking lots.Tickets for the game can be purchased at the door on the day of the game.Please click here to register for the reception. Should you have any questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at SFU-Alumni-Office@francis.edu or at 814-472-3015.
The Red Flash men’s and women’s basketball teams, the #1 preseason ranked teams in the Northeast Conference, are coming to New York City February 8-12. While the teams are in New York City, we invite you to join us Friday, February 9, at a reception to meet and cheer on the Red Flash coaches and players.Friday, February 9, 2018Rosie O’Grady’s Irish Pub6:00 – 9:00 p.m.800 7th AvenueNew York, NY 10019
Please let the hostess know you’re with the Saint Francis University party when you arrive at Rosie McGrady’s. Appetizers and soft drinks are compliments of the SFU Alumni Association.
Both teams will play Long Island University Brooklyn and St. Francis Brooklyn on the following days:
LIU BrooklynMen’s game at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 8Women’s game at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 12St. Francis BrooklynDoubleheader on Saturday, February 10Women’s game at 1:00 p.m.Men’s game at 4:00 p.m.
Please click here to register for the reception. Tickets for each game can be purchased at the door. Should you have any questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at SFU-Alumni-Office@francis.edu or at 814-472-3015.
Please join Rev. Malachi Van Tassell, T.O.R.,
for an Alumni and Friends ReceptionSaturday, February 17, 2018
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Columbia Restaurant2117 East 7th AvenueTampa, FL
33605Ybor City Historic District
Hosted byDan ’76 & Debbie FriedrichRefreshments and heavy hors d’ oeuvres will be
R.S.V.P by February 14, 2018
Register online here
Questions call (814) 472-3015
What shows your Saint Francis University pride wherever you drive, is
more permanent than a bumper sticker, and has more visibility than a
window decal? A Saint Francis University license plate!
Saint Francis University alumni, faculty, staff, parents and students
who are Pennsylvania residents have the opportunity to "ride with
pride" with a Saint Francis University license plate. Proceeds benefit programs sponsored by the Alumni
Association for alumni and students.
To participate, you purchase a special Saint Francis University plate
at a cost of $50 (made payable to Saint Francis University) to replace
your standard state license plate. Of this cost, $26 goes directly to
the Alumni Association as a tax-deductible donation. In Pennsylvania,
specialty plates are currently available for passenger cars and trucks
with a registered gross weight of 10,000 pounds or less. Specialty
plates are not available for motorcycles or trailers. "Personalized"
plates are not available.
Download the SFU PA License Plate Application Form.
You must complete sections A & D, return the application form with
your payment, to the Saint Francis University Alumni Office, P.O. Box
600, Loretto, PA 15940. All applications for this specialty plate must
come directly from the Alumni Office.
If you have any questions about the Saint Francis University license
plate, please contact the Alumni Office at 814-472-3015 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purchase Saint Francis merchandise from the bookstore. (Alumni Association members receive a 10% discount.)
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Return to campus for Alumni Weekend 2018: July 26 - 29
Nicole Neal is the Director of Operations for the Air Force Audit Agency at Andrews Air Force Base, MD.
Read Nicole's journey from top athlete to Air Force honoree
Chelsea Esken, Master of Occupational Therapy (2017), works as a Traveling Occupational Therapist. Learn how the OT Program prepared her for this incredible journey.
Allison Nedrow has a passion for helping others. Her interests in conservation and animal care drove her to SFU's Aquarium & Zoo Sciences program.
Read Allison's story
"One one of our strengths as a university—and especially within the Shields School of Business—is the incredible success of our alumni and their strong affinity for our school and programs.”
How the SAM: Flash Forward Program works
From the island of Haiti to the pine-covered mountains of Loretto, it has been a long, but fortuitous journey for 2016 grad Wadler Fleurina, MPAS, PA-C, MB (ASCP).
Armed with tenacity and an entrepreneurial spirit, Kathi Landreth Leiden ’86 is soaring high as the founder and president of Zephyr, the leading national helium supplier.
Find out how the nursing program at SFU gave Abby the foundation to serve as a Flight Nurse in the U.S. Army.
From a young age, Rob enjoyed building and “inventing” things from various craft supplies or Lego pieces. He knew he'd have a future in the STEM field.
Dr. Cosh is a 1995 SFU Engineering graduate and now an Arthur S. Flemming Award winner.
Read his story
At the age of 17, Samantha (Milosh) Baldwin never would have believed someone if they told her that by age 26 she’d have a license to operate a nuclear power plant.
SFU Alum and etiquette consultant Pat Cataldo dined with students while teaching them what it means to be professional, both in and out of the office.
Etiquette tips everyone should know
It was computer programming courses in high school where he created video games reminiscent of Space Invaders that peaked 2016 graduate, Dillon Brown’s interest in Computer Science.
"I can be seeing a new trauma and doing all sorts of procedures like chest tubes, central lines or suturing. Next I can be taking care of our inpatients or seeing how our discharged patients are doing in clinic. There’s never a dull moment," said Karly Link, PA-C '14.
Read more about Karly
2016 physical therapy graduate Danielle MacMurtrie melds a passion of anatomy and healing with a love of art.
Danielle MacMurtrie Profile
What do Seattle's "most socially responsible crouton" and Saint Francis University have in common? Bill Adamucci (Economics '66), that's what.
Bill Adamucci Profile
Kimberly Elter, a recent graduate and current intern at the Blair County Chamber of Commerce, was featured in the July issue of Blair Business Mirror.
Read more about Kimberly's internship
Six years ago, Jen Cyktor’s mother passed away from Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Today, Jen works as a physician assistant in the Cancer Center at UPMC Shadyside in Pittsburgh.
Read Jen's story
For the past five decades Sam Ranaudo has been helping families plan for and enjoy their futures. As a chartered financial consultant, he takes pride in knowing that his advice has put generations of families through school; has prepared couples for retirement; and has provided for families in some of their most dismal times.
Read Sam's story
Neurosurgeon Dr. James Burke still remembers the first time he saw a human brain in person. Even today, after countless surgeries, he still finds the experience of seeing and operating on a brain “surreal.”
Get inside James' brain
Pablo Medina came to Saint Francis University from Mexico City, Mexico to play Division I Soccer and now is on the cusp of leaving it as a young investment banker executive with Bank of America – Merrill Lynch.
Read Pablo's story
Entering Saint Francis University as a middle childhood education major, Beth Wheeler never even dreamed about studying abroad, but one little bite from the travel bug and her life changed forever.
Follow on Beth's journey
From mission trips to cardiothoracic surgery, Heather McDanials has words of wisdom to offer the Class of 2016 as the speaker for the Graduate Commencement Ceremony.
Read Heather's story
During her time at Saint Francis University, alumna Leah Kessler was heavily involved in clubs and activities. Now, she is spending time on mission trips, serving as a representative for Bausch + Lomb, where she currently works.
Alumni Profile Leah Kessler
Eight-year-old Dallas Mosier wants to be a forensic scientist when she grows up. Fast forward 14 years, and you will find her still in full pursuit of her dreams.
Alumni Profile Dallas Mosier
Tim Fish merged his love of education and technology into a career that has including everything from co-authoring a book on technology leadership to helping his district raise money through a platform designed to evaluate teachers now used in more than 100 districts.
Read Tim's story
Taking care of animals was something that always appealed to Leah
(Christ) Trout. Growing up on her parents’ farm the menagerie that
surrounded her included goats, cats, cows, pigs, and sheep. She enjoyed
caring for all of them.
Meet Leah Trout
Danielle MacMurtrie, a newly minted Doctor of Physical Therapy, finished off her final years at Saint Francis University creating an anatomy painting series for the School of Health Sciences.
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