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Biology major Michael Rohall and Franciscan University biology professor Dr. Kyle McKenna prepare to analyze blood samples for coronavirus specific antibodies. Photo courtesy of the Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Franciscan University studying herd immunity, coronavirus

Apr 24, 2021

The Franciscan University of Steubenville is conducting a research study to better understand COVID-19 and herd immunity. Read more

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

Priest who served at Franciscan University of Steubenville indicted on rape allegations

Apr 12, 2021

A Franciscan priest who once worked in campus ministry at Franciscan University of Steubenville has been indicted in Ohio for... Read more

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

Franciscan University honors NET Ministries for ‘strong Christian character’

Sep 18, 2020

The Franciscan University of Steubenville this week bestowed its highest non-academic award to NET Ministries, a national evangelization program for... 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 Dave Pivonka and Archbishop Bashar Warda pray together at Franciscan University, Dec. 6, 2019.

Franciscan University forms partnership with Iraqi Catholic university

Dec 10, 2019

By Perry West

A Catholic university in the U.S. has partnered with an Iraqi Catholic college to promote opportunities for scholarship, collaboration, and... Read more

Fr. David Pivonka, TOR.

'Keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus'- The vision of Franciscan University's new president

Oct 3, 2019

By JD Flynn

“We don’t just want God to bless what we’re doing, we want to bless what God is doing,” Fr. David... Read more

Fr. David Pivonka, TOR.

Pivonka appointed Franciscan University president

May 22, 2019

Franciscan University of Steubenville announced that Fr. David Pivonka, TOR, has been appointed the university’s seventh president.  Read more

Fr. Sean Sheridan, TOR. Image courtesy of Franciscan University

Franciscan University president resigns

Apr 8, 2019

By Ed Condon

Fr. Sean Sheridan, TOR, has resigned as president of Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. Fr. Sheridan informed the university’s trustees... Read more

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

Amid curriculum controversy, Franciscan University president calls for unity

Jan 18, 2019

The president of Franciscan University of Steubenville said Monday that the university is committed to a faithful Catholic approach to... Read more

First Fridays on Fourth in Steubenville, Ohio. Courtesy of Brian Sizemore Photography.

Steubenville project seeks to revitalize town, connect residents and students

Jun 19, 2018

By Perry West

A new monthly event in Steubenville, Ohio, is hoping to revitalize businesses and build community between residents and Franciscan University... Read more

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

Franciscan University highlights sexual assault policies following criticism

Apr 25, 2018

Franciscan University in Steubenville has said it is committed to reporting and investigating all allegations of abuse in alignment with... Read more

San Damiano cross.

Facebook apologizes for blocking Steubenville's ad

Apr 4, 2018

Facebook has apologized for what it called a “mistake” in rejecting a theology ad from Franciscan University of Steubenville, on... Read more

2017 March for Life.

Catholic college contingents head to the March for Life

Jan 16, 2018

The 45th annual March for Life will take place in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, and hundreds of thousands of... Read more