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  • Icon Scanlan Scholarship Winners Announced!
    STEUBENVILLE, OH—Two high school seniors were awarded full-tuition academic scholarships for the duration of their studies at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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    STEUBENVILLE, OH—Father Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, president of Franciscan University of Steubenville, recently named Brenan Pergi vice president of Human Resources. Pergi has served as executive director of Human Resources at Franciscan University since 2008. He previously worked as the assistant director of Financial Aid at Franciscan University (1999-2003), controller at Ave Maria University (2003-2006), and director of Budget and Planning at Wheeling Jesuit University (2006-2008). He received both his undergraduate and MBA degrees from Franciscan University.


    Icon 'Power and Purpose' Summer Conference
    Participants at the Power and Purpose Conference at Franciscan University of Steubenville, June 5-7, 2015, will unpack the theme, "Full of Grace, Full of Life," and focus on how Catholics today, like the Blessed Virgin Mary in Luke 1:35, can let the power of the Holy Spirit overshadow their lives to bring Christ to the world.

    Icon Veritas Conference to Foster Renewal of Secular Culture
    STEUBENVILLE, OH—The past few decades have not been kind to Catholics and fellow Christians concerned about the moral principles once valued by society as a whole. From abortion to same sex "marriage" to euthanasia, the dignity of the human person has been increasingly under attack and a secular worldview is a rising influence in the culture.

    Icon Student Volunteers to Provide Free Tax Assistance

    STEUBENVILLE, OH—Franciscan University of Steubenville accounting students continue a more than a quarter-century-long tradition of assisting Ohio Valley residents with their income tax forms.


    Icon Hundreds of Franciscan Students March for Life
    STEUBENVILLE, OH— “I’m here to witness to the value and dignity of human life at all stages,” said Father Dan Pattee, TOR, chair of Franciscan University’s Theology Department, summing up his presence at the 2015 March for Life. Father Pattee joined 800 Franciscan University of Steubenville students, faculty, staff, and alumni at this year’s march.

    Icon Ex corde Ecclesiae Symposium

    STEUBENVILLE, OH—What is faith? What is reason? Can one exercise the one without the other? These and many other questions central to the mission of the more than 200 Catholic universities in the United States will be addressed at the Fidelity and Freedom Series symposium, "The Dialogue of Faith and Reason."


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