President Emerita Sister Elise Kriss returns as Director of Community Relations

October 4, 2021

Shortly after Sister M. Elise Kriss, OSF retired on June 30, 2020, following her 27th year as University of Saint Francis President, she embarked on a well-deserved sabbatical. Upon the end of her year-long leave, which included participating in the Ministry to Ministers sabbatical program at the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas, Read More »


USF mourns the loss of Rev. Andre Sylvestre of Cap-Haitien, Haiti

September 8, 2021

Rev. Andre Sylvestre, founder of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Orphanage, was killed Monday, September 6 in Cap-Haitian, Haiti. The University of Saint Francis and surrounding communities generously support the residential, nutritional and medical needs of this orphanage by participation in the annual Formula for Life 5K run. Haitian news reports say Father Andre completed Read More »


USF opens 2021-22 academic year with Founders Day Mass and Convocation

August 25, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The University of Saint Francis marked the beginning of its academic year today with a Mass, a convocation address by President Rev. Dr. Eric Albert Zimmer, and a complimentary lunch for all attendees at the Hutzell Athletic Center. The Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Read More »


USF Crown Point commemorates expansion with ribbon cutting

August 23, 2021

Left to right: USF Crown Point student Taylor Conn, USF President Rev. Dr. Eric Albert Zimmer, USF Director of Planned Giving Sister Marilyn Oliver, U.S. Rep Frank Mrvan, USF Crown Point student Simona Branoska, USF Crown Point Dean Dr. Marsha King, Tonn & Blank Construction President & CEO Jon Gilmore, USF Crown Point student Lauren Read More »


USF alumna Erin Patton-McFarren selected for Artlink solo exhibition

August 4, 2021

Nearly every spring, USF alumna Erin Patton-McFarren (BA ’99) displays an example of her artwork in the Artlink members showcase. This year, she stepped fully into the spotlight. Not only did her 2021 piece, “May Fen,” sell to an admiring buyer, she was selected as the winner of the Solo Exhibition Award for the 43rd Read More »


USF alumna Michelle (Pray) Boroff named NACS Teacher of the Year

August 4, 2021

Michelle (Pray) Boroff (BS ’02, MS ’06) ran through a gamut of emotions after she was named one of Northwest Allen County Schools’ Teachers of the Year. Boroff teaches sixth grade math at Maple Creek Middle School, her home for the last four years after 15 years with Fort Wayne Community Schools. “I was completely Read More »


USF’s student-run Marble Lounge Records working with new artists

May 6, 2021

Pictured, front row: Jared Schneider, Derron Allred, Evan Jones, Abby Weber. Back row: Haley Sorg, Sean Rollins, Jordan Kortenber, Steve Mullaney, Tito Marsan, Lisset Perez FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The University of Saint Francis’ student-run Marble Lounge Records proudly promotes three new musical acts as it cultivates fresh talent in all aspects of the recording Read More »


Cardinal Turkson encourages USF graduates to impact society

May 1, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Highlighted by an encouraging speech from Cardinal Peter K. A. Turkson, the University of Saint Francis conferred degrees upon 2021 graduates in its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 1 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Cardinal Turkson, Prefect for the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, told the Class of Read More »


USF photography students producing K-9 calendar for charity

April 28, 2021

Police dogs, well-known Fort Wayne locales and enthusiastic University of Saint Francis students proved to be a perfect mix for a worthy cause. Professor Cara Lee Wade’s studio art students in advanced photography spent many hours during the spring semester photographing Fort Wayne Police Department police dogs for a Blue Line Paws 2022 calendar. Blue Read More »


USF students win Marketplace Simulation Challenge

April 23, 2021

Pictured, left to right: Professor Rick Miller, Xavier Yoder, Reggie Telemaque, Alex Reichard, Professor Dr. David Stehlik. FORT WAYNE, Ind. – A team of University of Saint Francis students won first place in the national Marketplace Simulation Challenge presented by The Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization. RAX, a three-member team from Professor Dr. David Stehlik’s USF’s Business Read More »


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