Austria Study Abroad Program

Learn about the amazing study abroad program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, which allows students to study in Austria and travel in Europe.

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Communication Arts

In the Communication Arts bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University in Ohio, you can choose a Journalism, Multimedia, or Radio/TV concentration.

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Communication Arts

In the Communication Arts bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University in Ohio, you can choose a Journalism, Multimedia, or Radio/TV concentration.

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Academics

The Austria Academics Information page at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Dream Job? | From the President

... present job . . . dream 
job. After a moment or two, I was sure. The answer to both questions was the same: president of Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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"Us and Them" | From the President

Sadly, it is not only our country that is divided. Our Church also has become scandalously divided. There ought not be “us and them” in the Body of Christ, but all too often, this is the case.

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Faculty Openings

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Summer at the Kartause

For most Franciscan University students, time at the Kartause Maria Thronus Iesu is a beautiful but all too brief season in their walk through life. As alumni they may journey back to visit the Austri...

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Integrity and Truth

In light of the sexual abuse within the Catholic Church and the failures of spiritual leaders to protect the vulnerable, Father Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, president of Franciscan University of Steubenvill...

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Fitzgibbons, Prof. Philip

Philip Fitzgibbons is the director of the Anthropology Program and an assistant professor of Anthropology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Haenni, Dr. Eric

Dr. Eric Haenni is the NCAA Div. III Faculty Athletic Representative, the Pre-Health Professional Programs Coordinator, and an associate professor of Biology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Engel-Doyle, Prof. Beate

Beate Engel-Doyle is the chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and an assistant professor of German at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Kuebler, Dr. Dan

Dr. Dan Kuebler is the dean of the School of Natural & Applied Sciences and a professor of Biology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Kissinger, Dr. Donald

Dr. Donald Kissinger is the chair of the Department of Counseling and Social Work and an associate professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Perozich, Dr. John

Dr. John Perozich is the chair of Biology Department and a professor of Biology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Hildebrand, Dr. Stephen

Dr. Stephen Hildebrand is the chair of the Department of Theology and a professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Doroski, Dr. Derek

Dr. Derek Doroski is the director of the Pre-Engineering Program, an instructor of Engineering, and an associate professor of Biology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Jungers, Dr. Christin

Dr. Christin Jungers is the dean of the School of Professional Programs and a professor of Mental Health Counseling at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Spinnenweber, Dr. Kathleen

Dr. Kathleen Spinnenweber is a professor of Spanish and co-chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Bolster, Prof. Ron

Ron Bolster is the director of Catechetics and an assistant professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Make a Report

File an Anonymous ReportIf you have experienced abuse or have knowledge of abuse, please file a report. All reports will be investigated promptly, fairly, and confidentially. Ann Booth, M.S., J.D...

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Milburn, Dr. Milo

Dr. Milo Milburn is a professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Updates

In light of the sexual abuse within the Catholic Church and the failures of spiritual leaders to protect the vulnerable, Father Sean O. Sheridan, TOR, president of Franciscan University of Steubenvill...

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Harris, Dr. Kevin J.

Dr. Kevin J. Harris is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Fitness Trainer and a professor of Nursing at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Newton, Dr. William

Dr. William Newton is the director of Graduate Theology and a professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Krason, Dr. Stephen M.

Dr. Stephen M. Krason is the chair of the Department of Political Science and a professor of Political Science and Legal Studies at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Update on Reporting and Privacy

At Franciscan University of Steubenville, ensuring student safety is an important priority. We take reports of sexual assault and harassment seriously and respond with care and compassion for all pa...

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Annual Security Reports

These reports are published in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (a.k.a. the Clery Act) of 1998. The campus crime and fire logs are ...

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Library

The St. John Paul II Library at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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A Heart for Mission

Nearly 20 years after missing an opportunity to visit St. John Paul II’s home country as a Franciscan University student studying in Gaming, Austria, Heather (Prush ’96) Perry was reading an issue...

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Antinone, Dr. Richard

Richard Antinone is the chair of the Nursing Department and an assistant professor of Nursing at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Collins, Dr. David

Dr. David Collins is the chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics and a professor of Chemistry of Physics at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Maloney, Dr. Cory

Dr. Cory Maloney is the dean of Online Programming and an associate professor of Business Information Systems at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Willey, Dr. Petroc

Dr. Petroc Willey is the director of the Catechetics Program and a professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Georgedes, Dr. Kimberly

Dr. Kimberly Georgedes is the chair of the Anthropology and History Departments and a professor of History at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Zoric, Prof. Joseph

Joseph Zoric is the chair and director of the MBA Program and an associate professor of Economics at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Coleman, Dr. John

Dr. John Coleman is the chair of the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics and an assistant professor of Computer Science at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Wood, Dr. Jacob

Dr. Jacob Wood is the director of the Graduate Theology Online Program and an associate professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Burton, Dr. David

Dr. David Burton is the director of Academic Effectiveness and an associate professor of Mathematics at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Rice, Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob Rice is the director of the online MA in Catechetics and Evangelization and an associate professor of Catechetics at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Rankin, Prof. Jeffrey

Jeffrey Rankin is an associate professor of Business at Franciscan University of Steubenville and co-director of the MBA Program.

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Sunyoger, Dr. Mary Ann

Dr. Mary Ann Sunyoger is the chair of the English Department and a professor of English at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Sirilla, Dr. Michael

Dr. Michael Sirilla is the director of the M.A. Theology Program and a professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Kelly, Dr. Thomas

Dr. Thomas Kelly is the chair of the Department of Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics and an associate professor at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Hahn, Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott Hahn is the Father Michael Scanlan TOR professor of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Upcoming Pilgrimages

Go on a Pilgrimage of Faith with Franciscan University of Steubenville. See sites where Jesus and the saints walked like the Holy Land, Rome, Fatima, Guadalupe, Lourdes, more.

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Welker, Dr. Michael

Dr. Michael Welker is a professor of Economics at Franciscan University of Steubenville, and director of Catholic Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

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Wiker, Dr. Benjamin

Dr. Benjamin Wiker is the director of the Human Life Studies Program and a professor of Political Science and Human Life Studies at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Sobeck, Dr. Emily

Dr. Emily Sobeck is an assistant professor of Special Education at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Biology

In the Biology bachelor’s program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, you can choose from a BA or BS and focus on pre - professional studies.

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The Franciscan Business Advantage

Amanda Roscoe stares out the windows from the 27th story of downtown Pittsburgh’s EQT Plaza building. Beneath her, traffic is stacked up on I-279, snaking across yellow steel bridges and in betwee...

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We Stand for Integrity and Truth

August 31, 2018 Dear Franciscan University Family, Like so many of you, I have been shocked, angered, and saddened by the recent Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report and the reports about Archbishop The...

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Chemistry

In the Chemistry bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University in Ohio, you’ll have access to the best equipment and undergrad research opportunities.

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Mathematical Science

Earn a Mathematical Science bachelor’s degree from Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, and you’ll be well-positioned for a variety of careers.

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Furda, Dr. Mark

Dr. Mark Furda is the director of Graduate Education Programs and a professor of Education at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Gage, Dr. Logan Paul

Dr. Logan Paul Gage is the chair of the Philosophy Department and an associate professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Lewis, Dr. Wayne

Dr. Wayne Lewis is the advisor of Troubadour and an associate professor of Communication Arts at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Crosby, Dr. John F.

Dr. John F. Crosby is the co-director of the M.A. in Philosophy Program and a professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Bonjour, Prof. Andy

Andy Bonjour is the supervisor for Television Studio and Editing Lab, the Multimedia Classroom, advisor of Student Creative Arts Network, and an assistant professor of Communication Arts at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Boury, Dr. Tiffany

Dr. Tiffany Boury is the director of the Masters in Catholic Leadership and an associate professor of Education at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Symington, Dr. Paul

Dr. Paul Symington is the dean of the school of Theology and Philosophy, the director of Online AA in Philosophy, and a professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Poyo, Dr. Susan

Dr. Susan Poyo is the director of the Undergraduate Education Program and an associate professor of Education at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Schaefer, Dr. David

Dr. David Schaefer is the chair of the Communication Arts Department, supervisor for the Digital Audio Lab, the advisor for the Student Radio Station, and a professor of Communication Arts at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Reister, Dr. Megan

Dr. Megan Reister is an associate professor of Special Education and Early Childhood and Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Plato, Dr. Alex

Dr. Alex Plato is a general editor for Quaestiones Disputatae and an assistant professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Boerio, Dr. Regina

Dr. Regina Boerio is the dean of Humanities and Social Sciences and a professor of Psychology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Lee, Dr. Patrick

Dr. Patrick Lee is the director of the Center for Bioethics, a John N. and Jamie D. McAleer professor of Bioethics, and a professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Ash, Dr. George

Dr. George Ash is the chair of the Education Department and an associate professor of Graduate Education at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Workman, Dr. Thomas

Dr. Thomas Workman is an assistant professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Adoring the Infant of Prague

The Nativity scene is a very important Christmas tradition in my family. We assemble one of our sets (we have several) in the living room, constructing a full backdrop for it in a little nook under a ...

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Hendershott, Dr. Anne

[rev_slider alias="psychology-sociology-department"] Dr. Anne Hendershott Professor of Sociology Director of Veritas and Sociologyahendershott@franciscan (740)-284-5368 Download CV Ph.D. (Soci...

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President's Circle

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Waiting for Hope Incarnate

For to us a child is born. A child of hair and nails and teeth; a child of shoulders and ankles and wrists and knees; a child of muscles that strained and bones that broke and cartilage that twisted a...

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Anderson, Dr. Monica

Dr. Monica Anderson is the chair of the Fine Arts Department and a professor of Fine Arts at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Finding the Reality in Christmas

My family has the unique claim of being the March family from Little Women. That, or the closest thing to it: four sisters and their mother. Of course, each sister doesn’t line up quite perfectly wi...

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Scholarships

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Nursing

In the Nursing bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, you’ll learn how to treat the whole person and practice ethically.

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Philosophy

In the Philosophy bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, you’ll have the option of taking graduate-level courses.

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Planned Giving

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Serra Fund for Religious Vocations

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Genes Run in the Family

If cross-country success at Franciscan University of Steubenville has a name, it’s Galligan. You could say that the genes run in the family, with Grace and Liam Galligan earning a multitude of accol...

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Spirit of St. Francis Scholarship

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Almeida, Dr. Joseph

Dr. Joseph Almeida is the chair of the Department of Classics, the director of the Legal Studies Program, and the Great Books Honors Program, and a professor of Classics and Legal Studies at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Franciscan Fire Annual Fund

[row_separator separator="straight" scale=".75" color1="#998643" color2="#21412a" color3="#c9c9c9" offset=""]Give NowAt Franciscan University, young people are immersed in a joyful, Spirit-filled camp...

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International Business

The major program in International Business is designed to provide the student with the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to function in a high-level management position within a diverse multinational environment.

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Accounting

In the Accounting bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, you’ll be taught by faculty who have real world experience.

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Social Work

In the Social Work bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, you’ll get classroom skills training and field experience.

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Kempton, Dr. Daniel

Dr. Daniel Kempton is the vice president for Academic Affairs and a professor of Political Science at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Claire Richard- Reframing in His Light

Many times throughout the day, we encounter facts, ideas, or individuals that will provide us with an opportunity to reframe a currently held belief.  Reframing is a technique we are all familiar wit...

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Fast Track Dual-Enrollment

Get a head start on your college degree! Franciscan University of Steubenville offers online and on campus college classes for high school students.

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From the Vatican to Franciscan

Alain Sauret sits at his desk flipping through a photo album, his piercing brown eyes looking over each image in great detail. “This is when I met Paul VI,” he says. “This is John Paul II wit...

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Leoni, Amy

Amy Leoni is the director of the Library for the St. John Paul II Library at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Classics

In the Classics bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, you’ll learn Greek and Latin languages, literature, and culture.

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Donohue, Kathleen

Kathleen Donohue works with Library instruction and Copyright Questions, and is a reference librarian for the St. John Paul II Library at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Chontos, Viola

Viola Chontos works with Library instruction and Archive Questions, and is a reference librarian for the St. John Paul II Library at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Kirkland, Nancy

Nancy Kirkland is a periodicals and reference librarian for the St. John Paul II Library at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Gossett, Loretta

Loretta Gossett works with the circulation and print reserves for the St. John Paul II Library at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Claire Richard - What Can Be Known

As I wiser person than me once said, “The more you learn, the more you realize how much you don’t know.” Throughout this past year of pursuing greater knowledge and skill of the counseling profe...

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Zdinak, Zachariah

Zachariah Zdinak works with the interlibrary Loan, Reserves, and E-Reserves for the St. John Paul II Library at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Wu, Jack

Jack Wu is a cataloging librarian for the St. John Paul II Library at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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About Us

The St. John Paul II Library information page for Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Living Legacy

We listened to U2 and the Dave Matthews Band; they listen to Post Malone and Of Monsters and Men. We wore flannel and overalls; they wear Chacos and Patagonia gear. We escaped to Drover’s for wing...

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Political Science

In the Political Science bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, you can add a history major to your degree.

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Building Businesses With Meaning

The genesis story of Trinity Clothing Corporation starts with a restless night, an unused LLC, and a little nudging from God.   Before she arrived at Franciscan University in August 2017, Kendal...

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"To Be One With the People"

On May 29, 2017—Memorial Day—the Most Reverend Timothy Broglio, JCD, archbishop for the Military Services, announced that the United States Armed Forces might soon have a patron saint. After a fou...

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Franciscan Magazine

Read more stories from alumni that didn't fit into the print edition of the "Angel of God" featured article. Go to the Extras  [row_separator separator="straight" scale=".75" color1="#9986...

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"A Kind of Inheritance"

In the final scene of his masterpiece novel, Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh captures the radically different nature of freedom Christians are called to embrace compared to the kind of freedom ch...

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Nettina: Finding Beauty in Holy Week

There’s a common phrase we hear when discussing our faith. Perhaps you’ve heard it in class. Possibly, you’ve read it in a blog post. Maybe, you heard your favorite Catholic speaker lay claim to...

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Baron Rugby: Off to Ireland

The Baron Rugby team, ranked third in the nation, is off to Ireland today for a spring break tour of the country, some training with top Irish coaches, a couple of matches, and to experience the warmt...

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Where the Good Way Is

“Thus says the Lord: ‘Stand by the roads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is, and walk in it, and find rest for your souls.’” —Jeremiah 6:16   ...

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Teach Us to Sit Still

“It may be a private bargain between me and God, that if I give up this one thing I want so much, however bad I am, He won’t quite of despair me in the end.” -Julia Flyte in Evelyn Waugh’s ...

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Miller, Dr. Josh

Dr. Josh Miller, a speaker for the Master of Catholic Leadership Program, is the co-creator/head of Education INSCAPE, co-developer of MCORE, chief education officer for Puvio, and the co-author of 'Unrepeatable: Cultivating the Unique Calling of Every Person'

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Filling the Void Through Ninevah 90

Filling the Void Through Ninevah 90 “This kind cannot be driven out by anything but prayer and fasting” (Mark 9:29).   Usually, I don’t look forward to Lent, and I think it’s fair to ...

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How Do I Check Out A Book?

Checking Out A Book Bring the book you want to check out and your university ID card to the Circulation Desk on the main floor of the library. Your university ID card is always necessary for checki...

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Can I Renew A Book?

Renewing A Book Yes, you can renew a book if no one else has requested it. A book from Franciscan or OhioLINK can be renewed up to six times.[row_separator separator="straight" scale=".75" color1="...

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Six Books to Read During Lent

Lent doesn’t need to be all about giving things up. It can also be about deepening our desire to grow closer to God through adding items and activities to our life. One way to do that is picking up ...

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Pastoral Counseling Applications

In practice, Pastoral Counseling offers clients an intersection of theological foundations, philosophical moral grounding, and evidence-based clinical skill applications. To envision how this intersec...

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Joseph, Dr. Mark

Dr. Mark Joseph, a speaker for the Master of Catholic Leadership Program, is the executive director of the Christian Outreach Office at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, and author of 'Overwhelming Pursuit: Stop Chasing Your Life and Live'

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Can I Place A Book On Hold?

Placing a Book On Hold You can place a 'hold' on up to 20 books at any one time, if they are not on the library shelves. When the book is delivered or returned to the library, you will be notified ...

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Ogorek, Ken

Ken Ogorek, a speaker for the Master of Catholic Leadership Program, is the director of Catechetics from the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and a Consultant for the Evangelium Consulting Group.

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Give Now

GIVE NOW Help us to transform the next generation and rebuild the church with joyful disciples. JTNDZGl2JTIwaWQlM0QlMjJiYm94LXJvb3QlMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZkaXYlM0UlMEElM0NzY3JpcHQlMjB0eXBlJTNEJTIydGV4dCUyRm...

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What's A Reserve Book?

On Reserve Books Professors put 'on reserve' those books that related to a course they are teaching. They are not in general circulation. Reserve books may be used in the library only or may taken ...

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Calendar

The Student Life Events calendar for Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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How Do I Check A Reserve Book Out?

Checking Out Reserve Books Ask the staff person at the Circulation Desk for the book you want. You will need your university ID card. If it is an hourly book, the staff person will tell you what ti...

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Pastoral Counseling in Action

In my last post, I explored the idea of Pastoral Counseling. The main focus of that post was the qualities and purpose of Pastoral Counseling, while placing an emphasis on the qualities (portrayed b...

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Can I Check Out Journals and Magazines?

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Marian Hall

Built in 1961, the oldest Residence Hall on campus, renovated in 2012 Three-story building, no elevator service Occupancy: 193 women Double room configuration Blessed Sacrament Chape...

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Pastoral Counseling in Practice

According to Benner, strategic pastoral counseling should be time-limited, holistic, structured, involve assigned homework between sessions, is church based, spiritually focused and explicitly Christi...

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Pastoral Counseling 101

Pastoral counseling is the journeying with another human to the goal of wellness and flourishing human existence. So what does this journey look like practically? First off, pastoral counseling clear...

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Active Shooter Situation

Active Shooter Situation Active Shooter Circumstances An Active Shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area. Active shoote...

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Citations

Writing and Citation help from the St. John Paul II Library at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Philosophy: The Stepping Stone Major

I am a philosophy major. My workspace, wherever it is this time (my favorite is a bench on campus on a cool day), generally resembles a nuclear test site. Papers are strewn about and books are piled u...

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St. Clare Hall

Built in 1997 Three story building with elevator service Occupancy: 87 women Double room configuration Blessed Sacrament Chapel Air-conditioned Two common bathrooms located on ...

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Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodborne Pathogens Bloodborne pathogens are pathogenic microorganisms that are transmitted via human blood, saliva and other bodily fluids. They include — but are not limited to — hepatitis B...

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The Franciscan Nursing Difference

In the beginning of nursing school, it’s a common for teachers, peers, parents, and even patients to ask the question, “Why did you want to be a nurse?” The interesting thing is that I can look...

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The Gadfly

The Gadfly is a student publication on Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Where Will Your Degree Take You?

From engineering the Navy's next-generation nuclear submarine, to helping pro-life nonprofits change hearts and minds, Franciscan students live busy lives outside the classroom. Whether you're studyin...

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Bomb Threat

Bomb Threat If a bomb threat is received by phone: Remain calm. Keep the caller on the line for as long as possible. DO NOT HANG UP, even if the caller does. Listen carefully. Be poli...

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Launching My Journalism Career

Campus protests, a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Title IX investigations, and much more. This is just a small sampling of what I have cover...

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St. Elizabeth Hall

Built in 2007 Three story building with elevator service Occupancy: 116 women Double room configuration Blessed Sacrament Chapel Air-conditioned Common bathroom located on each...

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Chemical Spill

Chemical Spill A chemical spill is any unplanned release of a chemical, whether it is a solid, liquid, or gas. A chemical is hazardous if it would cause harm to humans or the environment if not pro...

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Making the Most of My Business Education

As I was applying for colleges, I knew that I was looking for three things: a business management major, a minor in communication arts, and a place that would challenge me to live out the Catholic fai...

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Civil Disturbance/Demonstration

Civil Disturbance/Demonstration Not all demonstrations are unlawful. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that certain activity is protected under the U.S. Constitution. However, participating in a dem...

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St. Francis Hall

Built in 1961, and renovated in 2002 Three story building, no elevator service Occupancy: 135 men Double room configuration Blessed Sacrament Chapel Air conditioned Lobby Commo...

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A World Class Medical Research Internship

I spent my summer vacation doing biomedical research with the experts at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As a senior biology major, this internship was an amazing experience. Not only was I d...

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Earthquake

Earthquake During an earthquake, you may experience shaking that starts out gentle, but quickly grows violent and knocks you off your feet or you may be jarred by a violent jolt (as though a buildi...

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Kempton, Dr. Daniel

Dr. Daniel Kempton is the vice president for Academic Affairs and a professor of Political Science at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Evacuation

Evacuation An Evacuation is a total building or partial building evacuation due to conditions making it no longer safe to remain inside a building or a specific area in a building. All occupants mu...

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St. Louis Hall

Built in 2007 Three story building with elevator service Occupancy: 62 men Double room configuration; room size 11.6 x 13.11 Blessed Sacrament Chapel Air-conditioned Common bat...

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The Pastoral Counselor

As, both, a Christian and aspiring Counselor, I find the idea of pastoral counseling pretty intriguing and attractive. The question is: what is TRUE pastoral counseling? There is a plethora of differ...

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Burton, Dr. David

Dr. David Burton is the director of Academic Effectiveness and an associate professor of Mathematics at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Explosion

Explosion In the event of a violent accident such as an explosion or aircraft crash or similar incident on campus that could render a building or area unsafe, take the following actions: Immed...

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St. Maximilian Kolbe Hall

Built in 1997 Three story building with elevator service Air-conditioned Occupancy: 44 men Double room configuration Common bathroom located on each floor Shares main lounge ar...

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What is Pastoral Counseling?

It seems that every source on this topic and every person asked has a different answer to the question, “What is pastoral counseling?” Some are in agreement; others are not.  To answer this quest...

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Extreme Heat

Extreme Heat Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature. ...

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St. Thomas More Hall

Built in 1964, and renovated in 2006 Five-story building with elevator service Occupancy: 287 women Double room configuration, 2 suites, 8 lofts Air conditioned Common bathrooms l...

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Fire

Fire To protect yourself, it is important to understand the basic characteristics of fire. Fire spreads quickly; there is no time to gather valuables or make a phone call. In just two minutes, a fi...

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Interning on Capitol Hill

It was 10 a.m. on June 27, 2016, and I was sitting in a small wooden chair in the side aisle of the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., waiting eagerly for the justices to announce their decis...

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Trinity Hall

Built in 1962, last renovated in 2013 Three story building with elevator service Occupancy: 170 men 10' x 15' double room configuration with Lifespace furniture Wireless Internet acc...

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Floods

Floods Floods are one of the most common hazards in the United States. Flood effects can be local, impacting a neighborhood or community, or very large, affecting entire river basins and multiple s...

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Hazardous Gas

Hazardous Gas Hazardous Gas Odor (flammable, toxic, corrosive, oxygen, cryogenic) Natural Gas Odor Odorant, added to natural gas, can be detected at extremely low concentrations. Smelling nat...

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St. Junìpero Serra Hall

Renovated in 2018 Occupancy: 181 men Includes a Eucharistic chapel, several study rooms and lounges, common rooms for households, game rooms, laundry facility, and a large TV lounge Hom...

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An English Degree that Matters

Two weeks before the end of my junior year at Franciscan University, I made the call to the managing editor of Quarto Publishing Group, finalizing my internship for the summer. I would be traveling to...

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Hostage Situation

Hostage Situation If you hear or see a hostage situation: Immediately remove yourself from danger. Do not intervene or call attention to yourself. Immediately call 911. Be prepa...

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Ways to Give

[row_separator separator="straight" scale=".75" color1="#998643" color2="#21412a" color3="#c9c9c9" offset=""]The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life for so many of us. Through the Step In Faith Fund yo...

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Franziskus Hause - Austria

Franziskus Haus is the residence hall facility at our study abroad program in Gaming Austria. Built in 1625 (Renovations began in 1983 and Franciscan University's first class began in 1991) i...

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Lockdown

Lockdown A Lockdown is the temporary sheltering technique, e.g. 30 minutes to several hours, utilized to limit The University’s occupants' exposure in an emergency situation.  This course of act...

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What Makes Pastoral Counseling Unique?

Many Christians have heard of spiritual direction and most people have heard of mental health counseling but far fewer have heard about pastoral counseling.  Is pastoral counseling simply getting adv...

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Assisi Heights

Assisi Heights is a complex of apartment-style residence halls built as public housing, acquired by Franciscan University, and refurbished for use by our students. En suite kitchens and the neighbo...

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Major Utility Failure

Major Utility Failure Electrical/Light Failure Remain calm and move cautiously to a lighted area If the fire alarm sounds or upon notification by emergency personnel, evacuate and mov...

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Medical Emergency

Medical Emergency Notify Call 911 or  Campus Security at 740-283-6911 for immediate medical assistance. Be prepared to provide Location (building and room number) Best entrance ...

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Salatino, Mrs. Pam

Mrs. Pam Salatino is the coordinator of Chapel Ministries Administration at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Why Give?

[row_separator separator="straight" scale=".75" color1="#998643" color2="#21412a" color3="#c9c9c9" offset=""]Franciscan University does more than educate future professionals. We form disciples. We...

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The Nature of Pastoral Counseling

Although there are many different definitions of what pastoral counseling is, I notice several common themes which writers have drawn upon. The term “integration” appears a lot in reference to gui...

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The Unique Pastoral Counselor

"Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person." With the many thoughts and images the term “pastoral counseling” evokes, it is not difficult to imagine why the disciple is so difficult...

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Suspicious Behavior

Suspicious Behavior Report any of the following suspicious behavior or circumstances to Campus Security at 740-283-6911 or call 911: People in buildings or areas who do not appear to be cond...

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Ready to Launch: AFROTC at Franciscan

Growing up as an Air Force “brat,” moving around every couple of years and living on different military bases around the world was a part of my everyday life. Perhaps unsurprisingly, it’s the li...

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Suspicious Package or Mail

Suspicious Package or Mail Characteristics of a Suspicious Mail or Package Some typical characteristics, which in combination may trigger suspicion, are: Restricted markings such as "...

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Thunderstorms

Thunderstorms Thunderstorms may include strong winds, lightning, hail, heavy rain, flash floods, downbursts, and even tornadoes.  Thunderstorms are dangerous. Lightning from a storm can be fasc...

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Schmiesing: Like Mother Teresa

"Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person." Mother Teresa is a favorite saint for many young Catholics, myself included. She moved mountains with her quiet, steady, and loving presence....

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Archives

The St. John Paul II Library archives at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Tornado

Tornado General Information: Tornadoes usually occur in the spring and summer; they are formed by severe thunderstorms.  Considered nature's most violent and erratic storms, they consist of whi...

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Violent or Criminal Behavior

Violent or Criminal Behavior All acts of violence or criminal behavior should be reported as soon as possible.  Violent or criminal behavior may occur anywhere, anytime.  It is difficult to be pr...

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Niemaszyk: Learning How to be Served.

Mission is fruitful. Mission is hard. Mission is learning how to serve and to be served. Over ten-day break, I was on a team that went and ministered to high school students in Budapest, Hungary. The ...

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Winter Weather

Winter Weather Heavy snowfall and extreme cold can immobilize an entire region.  Even areas that normally experience mild winters can be hit with a major snowstorm or extreme cold.  Winter storms...

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Workplace Violence

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Schmiesing: Born in the Spirit

I grew up number three in a family of seven children. My parents met as students at Franciscan, married, and never left. I’ve always thought of myself as a ‘traditional Catholic”—no hand-raisi...

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Schmiesing: Praying with Strangers

Standing in the middle of the hallway of Franciscan University’s academic building, Egan Hall, I found myself with eyes closed, hands folded, and praying with a complete stranger. Two of my househol...

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Yearbooks

The yearbooks from the St. John Paul II Library at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Hughes: Forming a 'Disciple'

In casual conversations with friends at Franciscan, you’ll often hear stories about saints with crazy heroic virtue. Francis of Assisi threw himself into thorns at the first inkling of temptation. T...

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Watson: Fitting In

Whenever you enter a new environment or a new culture, it can take time to adjust. Thankfully, one of Franciscan University’s households helped me to navigate this time of adjustment. That’s the ...

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Kelly's Garden

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Christ the King Chapel

Located near the center of campus, Christ the King Chapel is the spiritual heart of Franciscan University of Steubenville. The largest place of worship on campus, hundreds of students flow in and ...

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The Steel Cross

Set atop a hill adjacent to Holy Spirit Friary, the 60-foot Steel Cross is visible from miles around in the Ohio Valley. It is a powerful reminder of the University’s Christian obligation to “...

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Vodola: Relearning the Power of Prayer

A few days after my eleventh birthday, I was admitted to the hospital with a ruptured appendix. It felt like someone had spilled boiling soup all over my insides, and it landed me in the pediatric w...

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Residence Hall Chapels

The Spirit moves us to prayer when and where he wills, at all hours of the day, in any and all places. Sometimes this means a deep desire to visit Our Lord midday, or in the quiet dark of night. I...

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Crites: Seeing Pope Francis in America

Regardless of whether they are Catholic, Pope Francis is someone who absolutely amazes Americans. He is puzzling, he is baffling. So when he came to America almost a year and a half ago for the first...

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Schmiesing: Households are Families

Here at Franciscan University, we have a unique system called “Households.” Commonly explained as a “Catholic fraternity,” these small groups of men or women are united by more than just a ban...

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The Stations of the Cross

Tucked behind the Portiuncula Chapel and the Crèche, a wooden staircase leads down to Franciscan University’s outdoor Stations of the Cross. Descending beneath the trees and walking on the hil...

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The Marian Grotto

In the tradition of St. Francis’ profound love for the Blessed Mother, a few feet from the Portiuncula Chapel stands the Marian Grotto. Thomas of Celano tells us of St. Francis, “Toward the M...

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The Christmas Crèche

Near the Portiuncula Chapel and the Tomb of the Unborn Child stands a rough stone enclosure that houses a nearly life-size, year-round manger scene. St. Francis of Assisi emphasized three devotio...

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Tomb of the Unborn Child

Set across from the Portiuncula Chapel, the Tomb of the Unborn Child serves as a peaceful place to pray for infants in the womb, expectant mothers, those healing from abortion, and all the vulnerabl...

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Schmiesing: We Continue to March for Life

Sometimes it seems that the March for Life is the Catholic/Pro-Life thing to do mid-January. We make our signs, try to sleep on a bus, stand for a few hours in the cold, catch up with old friends, shu...

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The Portiuncula

“Rebuild my Church” When Saint Francis heard those words from the mouth of the Lord, speaking through the San Damiano crucifix in a small, dilapidated church, he took them to mean simply rebu...

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Schmiesing: Remembering Father Mike

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Rosa Mystica

“Woman why are you weeping? Whom do you seek?” Jn 20:15 We, Rosa Mystica Household, seek to fully receive the crucified love of Christ, to lovingly embrace suffering in reparation for our sins ...

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Baker: Departure and Return

The day had finally come for us to return to home. After we checked our diving gear back in, the class loaded up the vans and went to the airport. I took a few final photos of the sea campgrounds to c...

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Theotokos

Theotokos is a Women's Household at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Baker: Journey to Shark Island

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Koinonia

Koinonia is a Men's Household at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Brothers of the Eternal Song

We the brothers of the Eternal Song, wish to state our intent of commitment together. We hereby commit ourselves to these three commands that our Lord has asked of us. We commit ourselves to pursue w...

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Baker: Into The Forest

"What do trees have to talk about, hmm... except the consistency of squirrel droppings?" Gimli, Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers One of final days in the Florida Keys, the class drove to the openi...

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Core Curriculum

Learn about the core curriculum for undergraduates at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, which is one of the top Catholic universities in the U.S.

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Tom Pappalardo

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Advancement Team

Contact us with any questions and the person best able to answer your question will be in touch shortly. advancement@franciscan.edu 740-283-6447 ...

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Baker: Salt Water, Snorkeling, and Sharks

The first full day at the sea camp we got right to it. By the early morning we were in the water taking swim tests, and snorkeling at the nearby shores. It had been a while since I had snorkeled so I ...

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Prodigal Sons’ Return

A. Leadership Structure I. Household will have one coordinator with no co-coordinator/assistant coordinator. II. The coordinator will be selected when the household members gather together and discu...

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Bernetsky, Paul

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Gessler, Ben

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Schriner, Liz

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Zimmerman, Mary

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Brun, Alissa

Alissa Brun Processing Coordinator [row_separator location="bottom" separator="straight" scale=".75" color1="#998643" color2="#21412a" color3="#e8e8e8"][ultimate_img_separator animation="fadeIn"...

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Expensive Window-Shopping

For those of us who are not quite making the big bucks, or making few bucks at all, at least getting to window shop and dream about what we might like to buy if we won the lottery is a realistic alter...

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Engineering

Start your Engineering bachelor’s degree at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio and finish at one of the top Catholic universities in a 2+2 program.

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Jungers, Dr. Christin

Dr. Christin Jungers is the dean of the School of Professional Programs and a professor of Mental Health Counseling at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Heiss, Amy

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Mello, Denise

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Fischer: Teaching Reading to Onions

Shrek: For your information, there's a lot more to ogres than people think. Donkey: Example? Shrek: Example... uh... ogres are like onions! [holds up an onion, which Donkey sniffs] Donkey: The...

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Maloney, Dr. Cory

Dr. Cory Maloney is the dean of Online Programming and an associate professor of Business Information Systems at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Tysz, Roseanne

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Computer Science

At Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, you can choose a bachelor’s degree program in Computer Science or Computer Information Science.

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Ross, Nancy

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Rechen, Brian

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Nelson: Lights, Camera, Fluency!

Lights… Camera… Fluency! Teachers of reading have begun to adapt Reader’s Theatre as a new instructional strategy in their classroom. The Reader’s Theatre strategy combines reading aloud, rep...

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Symington, Dr. Paul

Dr. Paul Symington is the dean of the school of Theology and Philosophy, the director of Online AA in Philosophy, and a professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Lee, Michelle

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Blankenberger, Alyssa

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Mowry, Bryant

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"Life Situations"

"As situations in the lives of others hold our clients mentally, spiritually, physically and emotionally hostage, I pray that God bless me with the ability to disarm the spirit of captivity with pra...

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Hernon: A Real Life Christmas Miracle

The winter of 2004 was a cold, dry one in my cramped, joy-filled Steubenville home. We were almost bursting at the seams with five rambunctious children under 9 years old and two loving dogs under one...

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Answers to Questions Unknown

There's this notion (I'm not sure how widely it is held, but it exists) that those in the counseling field are in the field initially to learn how to fix themselves, or those in their environment, or ...

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To the Top

I stop to catch my breath. Breathing heavily at 7,000 feet, the water vapor condenses into a thousand tiny droplets of ice. My foggy breath lifts into the air and becomes a cloud. Winter has arrived. ...

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Ash, Dr. George

Dr. George Ash is the chair of the Education Department and an associate professor of Graduate Education at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Practical Skills and Issues

As a Pastoral counselor I see the means to supply our exceptional resources to those with various mental health concerns ranging anywhere from bereavement and terminal illness, to spiritual beliefs an...

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Boury, Dr. Tiffany

Dr. Tiffany Boury is the director of the Masters in Catholic Leadership and an associate professor of Education at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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The Foundations of the Journey

Over these past few years, I have spent my time learning more and more about psychological theories, theological concepts, Marian apparitions, Group dynamics and so many other things as I study to bec...

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Dahm, Dr. Brandon

Dr. Brandon Dahm is the co-director of the M.A. Philosophy Program and an assistant professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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"What is Pastoral Counseling?"

Readings thus far have tried to address the question of “What is pastoral counseling?” As a discipline, pastoral counseling is, in some ways, still in search of an identity. Some writers suggest t...

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Maloney, Dr. Cory

Dr. Cory Maloney is the dean of Online Programming and an associate professor of Business Information Systems at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Newton, Dr. William

Dr. William Newton is the director of Graduate Theology and a professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Gonzalez: Chapel Time

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Niemaszyk: Footsteps - Verso l'alto

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati: a modern witness to the hope that springs from the Gospel. A young Italian whose faith and way of life were harmoniously fused. A man who prayed through the night and cl...

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A Partner on the Journey

Going through life, and especially growing up, we are constantly asked what we want to be when we grow up. Some kids say they want to be president, others want to be an astronaut, and some claim they ...

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Jernberg: Exploring Europe

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Gonzalez: The Little Way and College Life

Thinking on the little way recently, because of St. Therese’s feast day Oct 1st! St. Therese is so great- I think she’s a saint that is so reachable and relatable. Her book Story of a Soul is prac...

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Jernberg: Gaming, Austria

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Jernberg: Traunsee Lake

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Freedom in Pastoral Counseling

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Jernberg: Assisi "The City of Peace"

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Wilson: Austria & Poland Photoblog

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Jernberg: Hallstatt

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Jernberg & Niemaszyk: Beauty

My friends and I took advantage of our first free weekend. We spontaneously planned a trip in two days and ended up spending time in 4 countries: Austria, Germany, Italy, and Slovenia. It sounds like ...

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Niemaszyk & Jernberg: Avalanches

The Carthusian monastery I’m currently living and studying in has steep, slick roofs and Austria has snow built up on every surface from recent storms: the perfect equation for an “avalanche.” A...

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St. Bonaventure Hall

Single occupancy rooms for graduate and non-traditional (23 or older) 20 rooms Rooms have private baths Two rooms have efficiency kitchens Laundry facility on the ground floor of Bon...

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Jernberg: Arrival in Austria

My friend Isiah Springer-Blacke and I hiked to the steel cross on Book mountain last night. We were surrounded by fog and clouds until about seven pm when the sky cleared up and the stars came out! We...

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St. Vianney Hall

Single occupancy rooms for graduate and non-traditional (23 or older) 10 rooms Rooms have private baths Laundry facility on the ground floor of Bonaventure Hall Two rooms have effici...

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Ziarko: Technology in the Classroom

Have you ever thought about using technology in your classroom, but was not quite sure how it would turn out? For many of our students technology, is a second nature. They are handling technology befo...

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Gonzalez: On Returning to Campus

Coming back to school is always exciting. You get to reunite with your friends after not seeing them the entire summer, and start living on your own again. It’s such a joyous time of year. But also ...

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Student Life

Student Life activities and Information at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Schmiesing: Coming Home

Most students returning from Austria will tell you similar things: “It was a great semester.” “It feels so weird being back.” “I’m still processing.” It was no different for me. As s...

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Schmiesing: "Wine Tasting in Assisi"

I do not recommend wine tasting when you have a cold. However, like in matters, I did not heed my own advice, and went to a wine tasting in Assisi with a cold. There were about 30 of us packed into a...

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Important Dates This Spring

Information on Important Dates this Spring: Austria Mtg 1: Tuesday, February 11 11am or 9pm Gentile Gallery Austria Mtg 2: Tuesday, March 3 11am or 9pm Gentile Gallery Austria Fair: ...

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Schmiesing: Venice Photoblog

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SWOP Positions

Information on SWOP Positions: Student Worker Opportunities (SWOP) will be covered during Orientation.  You will have the chance to apply for any jobs you might be interested in at that poin...

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Step in Faith

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Planned Giving: Two Simple Ways

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How we house - Residence Life Policy

How We House Pre-housing St. Thomas More Hall lofts and suites In February, all current female students are invited to apply for housing in the St. Thomas More lofts and suites. The lofts hou...

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Plaus, Dr. Valerie

Dr. Valerie Plaus is an assistant professor of Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Schmiesing: Padua and Venice

Back on a bus, but this time, it was only for seven hours. I had signed up to go on the school trip to Padua and Venice, partly because I always wanted to see Venice, but also because I still don't...

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Schmiesing: Auschwitz and Birkenau

One of the most chilling part of my visit to Auschwitz was how peaceful it was. The day was overcast and slightly chilling, increasing the solemness of the day. I was surprised that the camp was...

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Hall Policies

Hall Policies Hall Policies Include: Alcohol Policy Appliances Policy Babysitting Policy Bicycle Storage Policy Drug Paraphernalia Policy Gambling Policy Liability Policy ...

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Carrie Libetti

Carrie Libetti is the office manager for Academic Affairs at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Planned Giving: Types of Gift

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Orr, Brianne

Brianne Orr is an administrative assistant for Academic Affairs at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Planned Giving: Your Will

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Schmiesing: Melk

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Greathouse, Tina

Tina Greathouse is the director for Student Academic Support Services at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Common Area Policies

Common Area Policies Common Area Policies Include: Bathroom Entrance Policy Chapel Policy Common Room Policy Damage and Misuse Policy Entertainment Policy Kitchen Policy Laun...

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Planned Giving: San Damiano Society

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Theology

Earn a bachelor’s degree in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, one of the top Catholic universities in the U.S.

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Room Policies

Room Policies Room Policies Include: Cleanliness Policy Decorating Policy Furnishing Policy Pet Policy Room Entry Policy Sharps Containers Policy Telephone Policy Read the...

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Quiet Hours and Open House Policy

Quiet Hours and Open House Policy Respect and courtesy for others are an essential part of living in a community. Residents should respect each other’s rights to an atmosphere conducive to studyi...

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Safety Policies

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Lock-Out and Key Policies

Lock-Out and Key Policies Keys are the property of the University, issued individually to each resident. Loaning keys or borrowing keys is prohibited. Found keys may be submitted to residence hall ...

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Pre-Professional Programs

The pre-professional bachelor’s programs at Franciscan prepare you for medicine, dental, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, and veterinary programs.

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Alcohol Policy

Alcohol Policy Use of Alcohol It is illegal in the state of Ohio and against University policy for any student under 21 years of age to consume, possess, or to provide to another person under 21...

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Code of Student Conduct

Code of Student Conduct Franciscan University recognizes the dignity of each person as a son or daughter of God and seeks to encourage personal growth in each student, which includes the role of di...

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Exercise Science Minor

The Exercise Science Minor Program at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Minor in Exercise Science at a passionately Catholic university.

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Sign and Advertisement Policies

Sign and Advertisement Policies Any group, organization, or individual advertising or posting signs on campus must comply with the University’s Advertisement Policies[row_separator separator="str...

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Schmiesing: Dürnstein

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Email Notification Policy

Email Notification Policy University students are responsible for all information and notifications communicated from the University via their student email accounts (i.e., name@student.francisca...

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Excite

Excite, student event organization at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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St. Anthony of Padua Hall

Located across from St. Junìpero Serra Hall Two story building, no elevator service Occupancy: 33 women Double room configurations with private bathrooms Air-conditioned Open cor...

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Catechetics and Evangelization

The Catechetics and Evangelization bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio is the largest in the country and the finest in the world.

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Sacred Music

The Sacred Music bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio prepares you to become a church musician or performer.

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Leoni, Amy

Amy Leoni is the director of the Library for the St. John Paul II Library at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Theatre

In the Theatre bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University in Ohio, you’ll learn about performing, directing, designing, and writing.

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Franciscan Science Funds

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Wilson: August Arrival

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Schmiesing: Mother Teresa's Canonization

We have a list of things we never think we’ll do: climb Mount Everest, invent the next best thing to sliced bread, open a tuna-canning factory in Oregon (although, that last one sounds somewhat temp...

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Schmiesing: Hiking around Gaming

If you ever have the chance to hike up some of the mountains around Gaming at 5 A.M., I suggest you do it. Even though it’s very dark at 5 A.M. and only gets darker the further you walk into the tre...

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Modern Languages

Our French major, German major, and Spanish major are all housed within the Modern Languages and Literatures Program.

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Schmiesing: Melk Abbey and Dürnstein

On Sunday, most of the Gaming campus traveled down to Melk Abbey, a Benedictine Abbey that also served as a palace for the traveling Imperial Austrian family. It’s bright yellow walls help it stand ...

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Schmiesing: Departure

Growing up in Steubenville only a few blocks from Franciscan, I never really left for college. True, I did pack up most of my belongings and cart boxes and boxes into my dorm room, but I never left ...

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Schmittgen: Pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi

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Donor Advised Fund

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MA Philosophy

In the Philosophy master’s degree program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, you can choose an optional concentration in bioethics.

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Schmittgen: Excursions

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Departure

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History

In the History bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, you’ll have the opportunity to complete a double major.

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Cohagan: The View from the Hilltop.

It's been said to me before, usually by friends of mine or others that I meet who aren't fully aware of what life at Franciscan is like, that this little University on top of the hill is a bubble. T...

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Fiascone: The Center of Our Faith

This last week and a half, all the students studying abroad at the Kartause this semester traveled to Rome and Assisi for a pilgrimage put on by the University. Rome and Assisi - I can’t think of tw...

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Fiascone: A Semester of Transformation

This semester I am blessed to be studying at Franciscan University’s study abroad program in the foothills of the Alps at the Kartause in Gaming, Austria. When people told me about the program it...

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Anthropology

The Anthropology Major Program at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Earn your Anthropology degree at a passionately Catholic university.

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Prosser: The Adventure Called Austria

In 17 very short days, my feet will land on American soil for the first time in 4 months. I hate to be that person who’s all sappy and sentimental at the end of the semester, but I ‘m going to be....

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Honors Program

Learn about the Great Books Honors Program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, which includes analytical reading and critical discussions.

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Prosser: Walking Through History

Around the time that I was in 7th grade, I began to develop a deep love for learning about history, especially World War II. I vigorously read every book I could find on the topic. If you were to quiz...

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Cohagan: The Heart of a Pilgrim.

Austria changes you. If you are open to it, it changes your heart. You are stretched and increased in ways you could have never imagined for yourself. And it's not because of seeing so many sights ...

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Prosser: In The Spirit of St. Francis

Each semester the study abroad program offers the students a chance to attend a 10-day pilgrimage to Rome, the heart of the Catholic Church, and Assisi, the home of our school's patron St. Francis. Th...

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Prosser: It's the Little Things

Europe is, to sum it up in one word, grand. We have gone on school excursions to Melk, Salzburg and Vienna. The cities are full of churches that tower over the sky line and palaces that stretch into t...

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Cohagan: Unexpected Gifts.

It’s been about three weeks now since stepping off of the bus and feeling the gravel of the Kartause courtyard under my boots for the first time. But the feeling of those little pebbles underfoot is...

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Cohagan: Packing My Bags.

“Are you excited!?” This question has been ringing in my ears for almost the whole semester now, whenever it comes up in conversation that I’ll be leaving to study abroad in Austria this January...

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New Turf Field

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Marianna Schmiesing

Marianna Schmiesing is an Austria correspondant and Household blogger for the Franciscan University Study Abroad Program.

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Audrey Wilson

Audrey Wilson is an Austria correspondant for the Franciscan University Study Abroad Program.

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Center for Leadership Scholarship Fund

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Franciscan Studies Minor

The Franciscan Studies Minor Program at Franciscan University of Steubenville. Minor in Franciscan Studies at a passionately Catholic university.

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Psychology - Experimental

In the Psychology bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University in Ohio, you can choose a Clinical Psychology or Experimental Psychology track.

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Sociology

In the Sociology bachelor’s degree program at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, you’ll learn about communities, nations, and history.

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