April 2011

Brightening Easter for kids

As part of an effort by the Northeast Indiana Alumni Directors Consortium, USF annually joins eight other Fort Wayne-area colleges and universities in collecting wrapped Easter baskets for the children of Stop Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) clients. [Read More]

SOCA play has real star power

The School of Creative Arts will present "Jesus Christ Superstar" on April 1 and 2 at 8 p.m. and April 3 at 2 p.m. in the North Campus auditorium at 2702 Spring St. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10. Doors will open 30 minutes before show time for general seating. [Read More]

Beautiful Bible reproductions

In tandem with the "Jesus Christ Superstar" performance, the university will host an exhibition of reproduction prints of the Saint John's Bible and works by Art Cislo in the Lupke Gallery at the North Campus through April 3. In 1998, Saint John's Abbey and University commissioned renowned calligrapher Donald Jackson to produce a hand-written, hand-illuminated Bible. The Saint John's Bible is a work of art and a work of theology. [Read More]

New endowed scholarship criteria

To impact USF students' lives to an even greater degree, new guidelines have been established for creating endowed scholarships. The guidelines do not affect established scholarships. [Read More]

Goodbye, good friend

USF Alumni Director Ed Schaab will retire in June after nearly 10 years with the university. He's seen the start of successful alumni programs, met some wonderful people and completed an MBA during his time at USF. [Read More]

Ending on a high note: basketball teams participated in nationals

The Cougar basketball season ended in a fever-pitch of excitement, as the men's and women's teams advanced to national NAIA tournament play. On March 9, the 13th-ranked men emerged from a first-round matchup with an 87-79 win over Northwest (Washington) in Point Lookout, Mo. USF's Ethan Hussey scored a personal and team-high 23 points in the victory. [Read More]

A USF three-peat: Marqueling excels

University of Saint Francis senior Jean Marqueling finished second in the women's weight throw at the NAIA Indoor National Championship Meet on March 4, making her USF's first indoor track and field three-time All-American. [Read More]

Stellar USF senior athletes

USF senior DeJovaun Sawyer-Davis (Anderson, Ind./ Anderson H.S.) and USF senior Julie Seiss have given the University of Saint Francis a sweep of two of the top honors in the Mid-Central College Conference (MCC) as MCC Players of the Year.
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DeVille's book released

Please join USF and the School of Arts and Sciences in congratulating Dr. Adam DeVille, assistant professor of theology, on the publication of "Orthodoxy and the Roman Papacy: Ut Unum Sint and the Prospects of East-West Unity," by University of Notre Dame Press. Release was scheduled for March. Dr. DeVille offers the first comprehensive examination of the papacy from an Orthodox perspective that also seeks full Orthodox-Catholic unity. His analysis offers the most detailed plan yet for Orthodox-Catholic unity. [Read More]

Nursing educators partner

The University of Saint Francis signed an articulation agreement with Ivy Tech Community College on Feb. 11 to provide a mechanism for graduates of the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program at Ivy Tech Community College to articulate into the RN-MSN sequence of the Master of Science in nursing program at the University of Saint Francis. [Read More]

Getting cold for a cause

Mirror Lake on the campus of the University of Saint Francis was the scene of a chilly charity event, the Special Olympics Indiana Allen County Polar Plunge, on Feb. 12 near Hutzell Athletic Center. Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry spoke, and an Allen County Special Olympics athlete sang the national anthem, before the mayor took the first plunge. The Fort Wayne Fire Department was on hand to cut the ice and protect plungers. [Read More]

Beloved Professor Nadeau passes away

Dr. L. Carl Nadeau, 76, a 48-year educator at the University of Saint Francis, died Friday, March 25 in Heritage Park Healthcare Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Edmundston, New Brunswick, he is survived by his friend, Thomas Smith of Fort Wayne; and sister, Joan Hubert of Edmundston. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sylvio C. and Jeannette Nadeau. [Read More]

Noteworthy news

The USF music program and students are in need of instruments such as flutes, clarinets, alto saxophones, trumpets and trombones. If you have an instrument not in use at home and would like to make a donation, we would be very appreciative. Contact Rick Cartwright, Dean of the School of Creative Arts by e-mail at rcartwright@sf.edu, or call 260-399-7700, ext. 8015. Thank you for your continued support and consideratio