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Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio has announced the creation of an expedited transfer process for Jewish students in danger of antisemitic discrimination and violence on campuses across the U.S.

Franciscan University offers safe haven for Jewish students experiencing antisemitism 

Oct 18, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The Steubenville, Ohio-based university has announced an initiative to expedite the transfer process for Jewish students in danger of antisemitic... Read more

Franciscan Univesity of Steubenville students who participated in the Unplugged Scholarship in its first year (from left to right): Theresa Ryan, Grace Pollock, and Paul Merkel

These Catholic college students dumped their smartphones for the year. Here’s what happened

May 7, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Three students from Franciscan University of Steubenville share what it was like to participate in the Unplugged Scholarship this academic... Read more


Journalists at EWTN/Franciscan conference discuss media bias in the internet age 

Mar 10, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

“If you give people what they think they want, that might work economically,” RealClearPolitics’ Carl Cannon said, “but that isn’t... Read more

The Portiuncula Chapel on the campus of the Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Franciscan University to cover fall 2020 tuition costs for incoming students

Apr 23, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Franciscan University of Steubenville will be covering tuition costs for all incoming freshmen and transfer students in fall 2020 in... Read more

Father Michael Scanlan, TOR.

Architect of Steubenville's Catholic revival dies at 85

Jan 7, 2017

Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, the former president and chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville, passed away on the morning of... Read more

Steubenville conference teens package meals for the hungry in Burkina Faso, Africa.

Teens pack 100,000 meals for poor in Africa

Aug 1, 2013

Participants at a youth conference in Atlanta helped feed the hungry of Burkina Faso, Africa, by volunteering to package more... Read more

Fr. Sean Sheridan, TOR.

Franciscan University names Fr. Sean Sheridan as president

Apr 22, 2013

Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio has named as its next president theology professor and canon lawyer Father Sean O.... Read more

Franciscan University defends deviance course against critics

Sep 12, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

A Franciscan University of Steubenville course description that lists homosexuality as deviant behavior has drawn critical attention from the only... Read more