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  • Icon Rugby Ruckus August 31

    STEUBENVILLE, OH — Spinning Jenny, a Family Fun Fest, and a fast and furious rugby game will bring a festive atmosphere to Steubenville's Harding Stadium this upcoming Labor Day weekend.


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    STEUBENVILLE, OH—"We don't tell God how big our problems are. We tell our problems how big God is." Mark Hart's words to the 1,400 people gathered at Franciscan University of Steubenville summed up the theme of the July 25-27 Defending the Faith Conference: "Holy and Heroic: The Courage to Be Catholic."
    Icon Franciscan Makes FORBES 'Top Colleges'

    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio—FORBES, a leading source of business news and financial information, has named Franciscan University of Steubenville to its prestigious list of America's Top Colleges 2014. From the 4,500-plus colleges and universities in the United States, FORBES and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity select only 650 schools that distinguish themselves based on outcomes, or in FORBES' business parlance, ROI: What are students getting out of college? This means ranking the colleges and universities on post-graduate success (32.5%), student satisfaction (25%), student debt (25%), academic success (10%), and graduation rates (7.5%).


    Icon Teens Come 'Face to Face' With Christ

    STEUBENVILLE, OH — Musician Bob Rice officially kicked off the July 11-13 High School Youth Conference with the song "Not Waiting for the Afterlife," but the 1,800 teens freshly arrived at Franciscan University of Steubenville didn't wait for the live music to start their weekend. They spilled out into the aisles to line-dance to "The Cupid Shuffle," form conga lines, and act out the songs from the hit film Frozen.


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