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    • Ledyard Enshrined in Sports Faith Hall of Fame

      May 29, 2015
      STEUBENVILLE, OH—Chris Ledyard, Franciscan University of Steubenville's director of Athletics, was enshrined in the Sports Faith Hall of Fame in Chicago, Illinois, on Sunday, May 24, 2015. Ledyard was named College Athletic Director of the Year and selected for the Hall of Fame for his "remarkable dedication to sports and his faith."
    • Undefeated Club Team Sweeps National Frisbee Tournament

      May 21, 2015
      STEUBENVILLE, OH—While only in their second year of existence, the Franciscan University of Steubenville Ultimate Frisbee team, "Franciscan Fatal," ended the season undefeated and ranked No. 1 at the USA Ultimate D-III College Championships.
    • Franciscan Athletic Director to Receive Sports Faith International Award

      May 19, 2015
      STEUBENVILLE, OHIO – Sports Faith International has named Franciscan University of Steubenville director of athletics, Chris Ledyard, their College Athletic Director of the Year. He will be enshrined in the Sports Faith Hall of Fame in Chicago on Sunday, May 24, 2015.
    • 2015 Summer Conferences: Celebrating 40 Years

      May 13, 2015
      STEUBENVILLE, OH—Franciscan University of Steubenville will celebrate 40 years of conferences this summer. Since the first gathering for Catholic priests in 1975, the University's conferences have grown to provide spiritual renewal each summer to more than 52,000 priests, deacons, seminarians, youth, young adults, religious educators, and adults who attend conferences in 12 states and two Canadian provinces.
    • Commencement Exercises 2015

      May 12, 2015
      STEUBENVILLE, OH—Franciscan University of Steubenville sent forth its fourth largest class – 709 graduates – on May 9, during the 67th annual commencement exercises, held in Finnegan Fieldhouse. Franciscan University President Father Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, congratulated the graduates, saying it was a joy to know them, especially through the administration of the sacraments.
    • Groundbreaking Ceremony Makes It Official:

      May 06, 2015
      STEUBENVILLE, OHIO—With the blessing of the property, the turning of soil, and stirring words from University and public officials, Franciscan University of Steubenville officially christened Franciscan Square—a new commercial development on University Boulevard across from the main entrance to Franciscan University.
    • Summer Seminar Focuses on St. John Paul II and Dietrich von Hildebrand

      April 17, 2015
      STEUBENVILLE, OH—Pope St. John Paul II left a rich philosophical legacy when he died in 2005. He also bore incredible witness against the evils of his time, as did another eminent Christian personalist and philosopher, Dietrich von Hildebrand.
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