Taking Flight

April 4, 2019

Jenny (Hill) Esslinger (ASN ’02) starts each 12-hour workday with no idea what might happen next. She couldn’t love it more. Esslinger is a Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU) nurse and flight nurse with Parkview Health. She spends some of her workdays aboard the MICU Samaritan Ground Transport truck, some time aboard the Samaritan 1 Read More »

A Perfect Fit

April 4, 2019

Co-owners of CrossFit Tactical Strength, USF alumni Anthony and Bethany Shefferly work hard to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Hearing a Baby’s Call

April 3, 2019

Tim and Flora (BSN ’18) Parsley are helping a West African baby receive life-altering care through Ray of Hope. Their family will care for the child while he undergoes a series of surgeries.

Another beginning: Cartwright sees new vistas in retirement

October 4, 2017

Like any young, new faculty member, Rick Cartwright had a few jitters when he took a teaching job in the USF art department—and no idea he would leave a stamp of excellence on his school, his community and his profession.

A Sweet Title Ride

March 9, 2017

University of Saint Francis football coach Kevin Donley had walked off a football field with a win 301 times. That’s a lot of winning strolls. He was long overdue for a ride.

Navigating Necessities

March 9, 2017

This spring, Ash Brokerage moved from suburban southwest Fort Wayne to its new downtown facility. USF students from a senior capstone project assessed the risks associated with the move and presented their findings to Ash.

Farm Team

July 12, 2016

When Sweetwater Sound’s senior vice president for human resources joined the music gear mega-retailer 10 years ago, he developed a baseball metaphor as a strategy to supply the talented employees the expanding company needed.

Heart of the Matter

July 12, 2016

At 45, Mike GeRue knows success, as his career history attests. Since completing associate and master’s degrees in nursing at the University of Saint Francis, he has advanced steadily through the ranks of the Parkview Health system. Now chief operating officer for Parkview Heart Institute, GeRue oversees the entire hospital footprint, including day-to-day operations, quality, Read More »

There’s BIG And Then There is BIG

July 1, 2016

Like the class on immigrants he took while earning a bachelor’s in social work at USF. “I fell in love with it, and it was just an elective. I thought, time for me to give social work a try,” he said. After graduating in 2008, the same thing happened with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeast Read More »

For the Love of Maury

June 30, 2016

One could justifiably describe the affection surrounding former USF art department professor and chair Maurice “Maury” Papier as the “Maury Aura.” When his former students and local arts patrons packed Artlink in downtown Fort Wayne on Sept. 11 for “Maurice Papier: A Retrospective,” the galleries hummed with excitement. It was a familiar medium for Papier. Read More »

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