USF to Host 42nd Annual Student Art Exhibition

February 21, 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The University of Saint Francis will host its 42nd annual SOCA Student Exhibition, with an opening reception Saturday, April 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Weatherhead Gallery. This event will take place at the Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communication and will be followed by an awards ceremony at 7:30 p.m. at the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry Street.

The SOCA exhibition, which runs through May 2, will feature art, dance, music and performance-based works by students enrolled at SOCA. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The Weatherhead Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. The Rolland Center is off Leesburg Road on the southeast corner of the campus.

For more information about exhibits and events, visit or call 260.399.8064. The University of Saint Francis is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. In 2016, the University of Saint Francis expanded its presence to downtown Fort Wayne. USF Downtown houses the university’s business and music technology programs while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis campus experience includes 16 athletic programs boasting two individual and four team NAIA national championships, and is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution. Approximately 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.