Upcoming Events

Future of Education - 6.05.13

On June 5, the University of Saint Francis presents “The Future of Education” at the USF Performing Arts Center. This exciting event is being held on the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s speech on education at the former Scottish Rite.

Opening the event at noon will be the Legacy of Peace Luncheon, during which Dr. King’s nephew, Dr. Derek King, will speak about education as a catalyst for peace. The Queens Literature and Art Club of Fort Wayne will characterize women from African-American history. Fort Wayne's Martin Luther King Jr. Club is sponsoring the event.

The Future of Education program, which is free and open to the public, provides a futuristic look at education. Two sessions are offered and participants may attend one or both.

Session One, 4:30-6:45 p.m., features a keynote address by Indiana Superintendent for Public Instruction Glenda Ritz, who will speak about leading education into the future. The session also includes a panel discussion by education experts who will talk about the ways in which education is transforming and connecting graduates with careers.

Session Two, 7:15-9 p.m., offers round-table discussions with educators and others on reducing violence in our community through education. A complimentary boxed meal is provided with registration.

For additional information visit our website.

Alumni Event: TinCaps from the Treetops - 6.08.13

The Alumni Family Event at Parkview Field will soon be here. So, plan to bring the whole family on Saturday, June 8 for a TinCaps baseball game.

The game starts at 7:05 p.m., with great food 30 minutes prior to the game and at the end of the first, third and fifth innings. Seating is available in the Treetops Rooftop party area located directly down the right-field foul line. This unique seating area is modeled after the famous fixtures in the outfield at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs, and provides a special vantage point to take in all the baseball action. Plus, there’s plenty of excitement with pre-game entertainment and spectacular post-game fireworks.

Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for children and may be purchased online.

PA Student Garage Sale - 6.08.13-6.09.13

Students of USF’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies are holding a garage sale on June 8 and 9, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Campus. A wide variety of items will be on sale, including a large quantity of office furniture.

The garage sale is the students’ largest fundraiser for the Haiti Medical Mission trip and their white coat ceremony. This is the fourth year that PA students have gone on the trip to Haiti. For additional information, contact PA instructor Andrea Moll.

65th Reunion for Lutheran Nursing Class of ’48 - 6.20.13

Lutheran alumni from the class of 1948 are invited to attend a luncheon on June 20 at 11 a.m. The luncheon will be held at the Doermer Health Sciences building on the campus of the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne.

Youth Leadership and Ministry Conference - 6.28.13-6.29.13

USF’s Campus Ministry and Peer Ministry students are hosting the second annual Youth Leadership and Ministry Conference. This peer-to-peer youth conference is the only leadership event of its kind in the area. It offers attendees the opportunity to discover God in new and powerful ways — and experience life on the USF campus. To register or get more information, go to our website.

Cougar Classic 2013 - 8.02.13

Co-hosted by Keith Busse and NFL star Jason Fabini, the second annual Cougar Classic takes place on Friday, August 2 at Bridgewater Golf Club in Auburn, Ind. The event is a great opportunity for supporters of USF Athletics to play 18 holes of golf, enjoy fun and fellowship, and help the university’s student athletes excel.

The Cougar Classic includes an 8:30 a.m. registration and 10:30 a.m. tee-off, with breakfast and lunch provided, as well as entry to the awards reception, which features heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. The VIP reception will be held the evening before the golf outing – Thursday, August 1 – at Fabini’s home.

Co-founder and chairman of Steel Dynamics Inc., Busse is also a USF alumnus, trustee and namesake for the university’s Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership. Fabini, a Fort Wayne native, played for 11 years in the National Football League for the New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins. Today, he is employed with Merrill Lynch and engages in charity work.

This exciting event offers numerous sponsorship levels. For more information on the Cougar Classic, visit our website.

USF Day at the Zoo - 9.14.13

Don’t miss the 10th annual USF Day at the Zoo on Saturday, Sept. 14. Zoo hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the cost is $10.50 for adults, $8 for seniors (age 60 and over) and $6 for children ages 2 to 14. Children under 2 are admitted at no charge. The ticket price includes one complimentary ride on one of the following: train ride, sky safari ride, carousel or river ride.

The USF lunch and activities will be located on the lawn area of Foellinger Theater. A complimentary lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (sandwich, chips, fruit, drink and cookie), and activities will be held during the same time period.

Tickets must be obtained through the University of Saint Francis and cannot be purchased at the zoo.

Homecoming Weekend 2013 - 10.11.13-10.13.13

On Friday, Oct. 11, the Alumni Awards and Athletic Hall of Fame Celebration will take place at the North Campus gymnasium and auditorium. The program begins at 7 p.m.

Some of the Homecoming festivities on Saturday, Oct. 12 include: Classes without Quizzes, the Cougar Spirit Run/Walk, alumni athletic games, the History of Nursing display tour, Brookside tour, Simulation Lab demonstration, 50th Year Anniversary of Cougar Athletics dinner under the tent for alumni athletes, and the Alumni tent during the USF Cougars’ football game at 7 p.m.

As part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the university’s sponsor, the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration, the university will host a special Regional Mass on Sunday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m., to which everyone is invited. Bishop Rhoades will be the celebrant for this Mass, which will be followed by a reception.