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Franciscan University of Steubenville Plans World Youth Day Pilgrimage
4/7/2014
“World Youth Day offers a wonderful opportunity to connect with fellow Catholics throughout the world... What a blessing to have World Youth Day in the native land of Pope John Paul II, the founder of World Youth Day.”


Cardinal, Bishop, EWTN Exec. to Be Honored at Franciscan Univ. Commencement
4/1/2014
Cardinal DiNardo will be the main celebrant at the University’s Baccalaureate Mass, while Bishop Monforton will assist with the University’s exercises for graduate students.


Franciscan University of Steubenville Presents Three Lenten Concerts
3/31/2014
An organ studio recital will be hosted at a Catholic church in the town of Steubenville, a concert for Holy Week will be hosted at a Catholic church in West Virginia, and a Tenebrae service will be hosted on the University’s campus.


Dr. Robert George to Keynote Franciscan University Religious Freedom Conference
3/26/2014
“In his talk, George will defend religious freedom as a robust right that belongs to communities of faith and their institutions as well as to individuals.”


Twenty High School Steubenville Conferences Held Across Country this Summer
3/24/2014
Since 1975, Steubenville Conferences have served “to evangelize by inviting people to encounter Christ in a deeper, more intimate relationship with the Eucharist and sacrament of reconciliation.”


Christendom College to Honor Fr. Terence Henry at Commencement
3/17/2014
Fr. Terence Henry, chancellor and former president of Franciscan University of Steubenville, will preside over Christendom’s Baccalaureate Mass and receive the Pro Deo et Patria medal in May.


Ukrainian Priest Speaks on ‘Birth of Civil Society’ at Franciscan Univ. of Steubenville
3/6/2014
Fr. Yuriy Sakvuk discussed the troubles in Ukraine and how the country is undergoing a “revolution of dignity.”


Franciscan Univ. of Steubenville to Host Media and Faith Conference
2/27/2014
“This is a response to Pope Francis' call to be ‘a network not of wires but of people,’ supporting one another in the many varied ways we can make the Church... real and present to others.”


Franciscan Univ. Professor Teaches Students to Spread Faith through Media
2/12/2014
Students in one of Dr. Eugene Gan’s communications classes at Franciscan University of Steubenville are embracing the use of YouTube to evangelize.


President-Elect of St. Francis University Models Servant Leadership
2/5/2014
“Our number one focus should be our Catholic, Franciscan identity,” Fr. Malachi said.  “If we focus on our identity first, then everything else will fall into place… St. Francis should know its mission and not be afraid to live it.”


Catholic College Atmosphere Inspires Works of Charity
2/3/2014
Students from three Newman Guide-recommended colleges—The Catholic University of America, John Paul the Great University and Francisca nUniversity of Steubenville—are featured for their initiatives to aid those in need.


College Students Credited as Driving Force in March for Life
1/27/2014
Catholic colleges recommended in The Newman Guide are featured for their participation in and efforts surrounding the March for Life in a recent article by The Catholic News Agency.


Franciscan U. Seminar to Discuss Eastern Schism and Reconciliation
1/22/2014
"Understanding the Eastern Schism" will take place on Friday, January 31, and include talks by scholars James Likoudis and Dr. Robert Fastiggi.


Catholic Colleges to Have Major Presence at March for Life
1/21/2014
This year, thousands of students from Catholic colleges and universities across the United States will join the throngs of pro-life people attending the 41st annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, January 22.


New Franciscan University Conference Aims to Draw Young Adults to Christ
1/8/2014
Franciscan University and the Archdiocese of St. Louis are organizing young adult conference "Encounter: Awakening a Generation" from May 30 to June 1, 2014.


Franciscan Univ. Students Work to Revitalize Downtown Steubenville
1/2/2014
The Harmonium Project was launched to "establish a thriving music scene in the heart of downtown Steubenville, to be a source of revitalization by way of beauty."


Franciscan U. Conference to Address Threats to Religious Freedom
12/17/2013
“Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI recognized that the threat to religious freedom is larger than any single issue—and has its roots in secularism and cultural relativism,” said Dr. Anne Hendershott.


Franciscan University Honors Order of Sisters Founded on Campus
12/10/2013
Franciscan University of Steubenville bestowed its 2013 Founders' Award on the Franciscan Sisters TOR of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother.


From Steubenville With Love: Happy Birthday, Pope Francis!
12/5/2013
Students at Franciscan University of Steubenville recently offered their well wishes and spiritual gifts on a giant birthday card for Pope Francis, the university told Catholic Education Daily


Common Core Creates Educational 'Iron Cage'
11/27/2013
Many parents are feeling powerless in resisting the implementation of Common Core in Catholic schools, according to a recent article in Crisis Magazine by Anne Hendershott.


Scholars Praise Impact of C.S. Lewis on 50th Anniversary of His Death
11/26/2013
Five of the scholars quoted about Lewis are professors at Catholic universities recommended in The Newman Guide for strong Catholic identity.


Franciscan University Pilgrims to Attend Papal Canonizations in Rome
11/20/2013
A pilgrimage led by Franciscan University president Fr. Sean Sheridan, TOR will make its way to Rome next April for the canonization of Blessed Popes John Paul II and John XXIII.


Franciscan U., Catholic U. Ranked Top Colleges for Value by Kiplinger's
11/20/2013
"It is an honor to be recognized by Kiplinger’s both for our academic excellence and for providing a quality education at a reasonable cost," said Franciscan's vice president of Enrollment Services.


Faulty Reasoning for Common Core in Catholic Schools, According to Franciscan Univ. Professor
11/11/2013
“Catholic schools may lose control of the curriculum in their own schools” if they adopt the Common Core State Standards, according to Anne Hendershott.


"New Evangelization" Event Marks Inauguration of New Franciscan University President
10/30/2013
Noted speakers included Steubenville Bishop Jeffrey Monforton, Fr. Sheridan, and CUA president John Garvey.  Franciscan theology professor Dr. Scott Hahn delivered a follow-up speech to students.


Newman Guide Colleges Fuel Renewed Appreciation for Sacred Music
10/23/2013
"...Participating in beautifully sung liturgy is both a foretaste of the eternal heavenly liturgy and the principal means of nurturing our faith in the heart of the Church."


Vatican Official to Discuss the Blessed Mother’s Perpetual Relevance at Franciscan University
10/22/2013
Monsignor Florian Kolfhaus will speak on “Mary’s Role in the Redemption and the Contemporary Church” this Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.


Franciscan University Professor: New Federal Education Standards Rotten to the “Core”
10/17/2013
Professor Anne Hendershott said, “It is difficult to see how inviting the federal government into our Catholic schools to help create a new curriculum can make things better.” 


New Franciscan University President Keeps Focus on Christ
10/14/2013
Rev. Sean Sheridan, TOR, said that he believes they have “only seen a glimpse of what God has planned for Franciscan University and for each one of us.”


The Eternal Value of Catholic Education: A Parent’s Perspective
10/11/2013
“...when parents truly understand and believe that there is life beyond this earthly pilgrimage, then they know the importance and benefit of Catholic education..."


Sixth President of Franciscan University to be Installed Tomorrow
10/9/2013
Reilly stated, “Fr. Sheridan is the perfect choice to lead Franciscan University into the future, with commitment to both serious academics and strong Catholic identity. We look forward to working closely with him, as we have his predecessors.”


Upcoming Conference Examines Catholic Higher Education’s Role in the New Evangelization
10/7/2013
“Indeed, in studying itself we are engaged in the process of evangelization... so this community of learners can play an important role in the new evangelization.”


Priests, Professors and Administrators Take Oath of Fidelity at Franciscan University
8/29/2013
The President’s Cabinet, Sacred Music Department, and the Philosophy Department were among those who took the Oath at a Mass before Bishop Jeffrey Monforton.


Online Courses Preserve Catholic Mission, Reports National Catholic Register
8/29/2013
Catholic colleges, especially faithful ones, face unique obstacles when it comes to offering online degrees, because they are responsible for not only academic growth but spiritual growth.


Wide Disparity in Catholic College Presidents’ Salaries, From $1 Million to Zero
8/22/2013
Eleven of the top 100 highest paid chief executives at private colleges and universities across the country are from Catholic colleges, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education.


Priest Races Ultramarathon to Support Franciscan University Scholarships
8/16/2013
Franciscan Father Gregory Plow ran a grueling 53.4-mile race to raise funds for a scholarship for poor students who wish to attend the Franciscan University of Steubenville.


A Fest for Catholic Families and Catholic Education
8/5/2013
The Fest highlighted Catholic education with an “Education Village” to reflect the “Fest’s strong belief in the importance of Catholic education for all learners from pre-Kindergarten all the way through adulthood.”


Teens Discern Vocations at Steubenville Youth Conference
7/31/2013
“The religious life of the beautiful sisters that you see before you—what you see in their beauty and joy, is a sign of eternity in their life given to Christ as brides... This beauty is what transforms the world.”


Franciscan University Hosts Catholic Charismatic Conference
6/17/2013
Franciscan University of Steubenville recently hosted (June 7-9) its Catholic Charismatic Conference. Dr. Ralph Martin, director of Graduate Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary was among the speakers.


Past President Fr. Terence Henry Named Franciscan University Chancellor
6/10/2013
 After 13 years as president of Franciscan University of Steubenville, Fr. Terence Henry, T.O.R., has been appointed chancellor of the university.


Franciscan University's Outgoing President Talks About His 13-Year Tenure
5/8/2013
Franciscan University of Steubenville's outgoing President Fr. Terence Henry spoke about his 13-year tenure as president, highlighting his pro-life work.


Nearly 40,000 Youth to Attend Franciscan University's Summer Conferences
5/6/2013
Franciscan University of Steubenville will hold 18 sessions of its Steubenville Youth Conference this summer in 11 states and Canada, the University recently announced.


Franciscan University of Steubenville Offers Credit for Pro-Life Summer Program
4/30/2013
Franciscan University of Steubenville has announced that it is offering credit to students who participate in an intensive pro-life training program this summer, according to the University.


Franciscan Univ. President Speaks to Youth on 'The Kind of Leaders Christ Is Looking For'
4/15/2013
Father Terence Henry, TOR, spoke to hundreds of young adults last month at the International Meeting of Young Catholics for Social Justice held at the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome.


Salon Writer Uses Rape Case to Attack Franciscan University of Steubenville
4/3/2013
Salon writer Molly McCluskey attempts to draw a connection between a high school football rape case and the Franciscan University of Steubenville. The problem: there's absolutely no connection.


Franciscan University Hosts Apologist for Year of Faith Event
2/19/2013
In another event observing the Year of Faith, Franciscan University of Steubenville brought Catholic apologist and author Steve Ray to campus for a talk recently.


Franciscan Students, Staff, and Faculty Ready to March
1/9/2013
Seven buses and countless cars are expected to leave the campus of the Franciscan University of Steubenville just after midnight on January 25 for the 40th annual March for Life.


Franciscan Prof Asks What Role the Culture’s “Deep Seated Moral Decay” Plays in Violence?
1/4/2013
The role that culture plays in the horrific shootings that headline newspapers and dishearten us all is being underplayed, writes Franciscan University of Steubenville professor Stephen M. Krason. He writes in Crisis Magazine that our country may perhaps be wrongly focusing solely on gun control to the exclusion of confronting what he calls the “deep-seated moral decay” of our culture.


Franciscan University changes course description
11/27/2012
Prompted by alumni who were dissatisfied with a course description in the school’s catalog, Franciscan University of Steubenville faculty voted to change the description of the Social Work 314, Deviant Behavior course.


Hendershott: “The Gay Assault” on Franciscan University
11/15/2012
Anne Hendershott, Distinguished Visiting Faculty Member at The King’s College in New York City and the author of Status Envy: The Politics of Catholic Higher Education, wrote a piece for Crisis Magazine on why the Franciscan University of Steubenville has become the target of some in the gay community.


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