Trail Usage Up, Growth Continues

Residents continue to flock to our trails in record numbers. Year-end totals for 2016 show a record 568,138 trail users – a 17.5 percent increase that smashes the previous record set in 2012 of 483,581, by nearly 85,000 users. Growth in the trail network has not only made it easier for residents to access trails […]

USF Students Deliver Microscopes In Haiti

University of Saint Francis nursing students Elle and Caley Schoenherr traveled to Haiti to meet with Dr. Eugene Maklin and to deliver microscopes donated by the USF biology department and surgical tools donated by USF’s surgical technology program to New Hope Hospital. The items were shipped to Haiti by the USF student group, Formula for […]

Comfort Suites North Renovation Completed

Today, Comfort Suites North, a limited service hotel, announced that they have completed their renovation. The renovation started in April 2016 to elevate the guest experience throughout the entire hotel. “We have changed the atmosphere to make our guests feel more at home” stated Jason Patel, Owner of the Comfort Suites North. “I am excited […]

City Shelter Plans To Close Depository

Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control announced today the after-hour depository boxes will be closing effective February 26, 2017. According to the Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters, the use of unattended drop boxes where live animals are placed in receptacles by the public may result in animal suffering or death and should […]

USF Presents Picasso At The Lapin Agile

The University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts is presenting “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” starting on Thursday, February 23 at 8 p.m. at the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry Street. This long-running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy, written by Steve Martin, places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe […]

USF Event Examines Human Side Of Business

The University of Saint Francis welcomes Sister Helen Alford, O.P., as the keynote speaker at the 2017 Servus Omnium on Tuesday, February 28 in the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center Ballroom, 431 W. Berry Street. The event will begin at 7 a.m. with an opening blessing from Bishop Kevin Rhoades of the Fort Wayne-South […]

Growth Continues At Fort Wayne International Airport In 2016

Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) reached a new record for passenger traffic in 2016, ending the year with the total enplaned passengers (number of people boarding outbound flights) totaling 365,884. The previous record was set in 2000 with 360,010 enplanements. Not only did FWA set a record for enplanements, 2016 also marked the seventh consecutive […]

USF Recognized For Surgical Technology Exam Pass Rate

The University of Saint Francis has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for achieving a 100 percent pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination for the cycle of August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016. This is the fifth year in a row […]

USF Policy Encourages Employees To Serve Community

The University of Saint Francis recently announced a new employee benefit available to staff, administration and 12-month faculty. To connect more purposefully with the university’s mission to engage in a diverse community of learning, leadership and service, employees can now take time off through a new Mission Leave program. A group of employees formed the […]

Black History Month Kicks Off At Ivy Tech Northeast With Full Contact Trivia Crack

WHAT: Full Contact Trivia Crack is a Trivial Pursuit-style game. Participants will be questioned about current events related to and contributions made by black inventors, entrepreneurs, and scientists. The event is part of a series planned through February at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast to celebrate Black History Month. WHERE: Ivy Tech Community College Northeast […]

FWCS Hosts Parent Session On Dangerous Mobile Apps

Fort Wayne Community Schools, in partnership with RemedyLIVE, Crosswinds and the Fraternal Order of Police, is offering parents an opportunity to learn about the mobile applications their children may be using and the risks they may pose. The free session will be offered at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the FWCS Family and Community […]

HU Alum Receives International Film Festival Award

HU’s Admissions Counselor, Christian Washington has received the Best Animated Short Film Award at the 2016 International Christian Film Festival. “I feel very honored to have been recognized for all the hard work that went into creating my film. It truly was a labor of love, but it’s one that has allowed me to communicate […]