Press Releases

The following is a sampler of notable activity at our member institutions. More news can be found on members' websites.

If your AFCU college or university would like to share press releases with the wider AFCU membership, please send them directly to the AFCU Executive Director at Please provide a web link and/or send press releases as an attachment. Provide contact information.

11.13.15 - Young Woman Who Started Orphanage in Nepal to Receive Honorary Degree from St. Bonaventure
11.06.15 - Teen with Rare Kidney Disease Joins St. Bonaventure Club Hockey Team
10.26.15 - St. Bonaventure Launches Initiative to Maximize Use of Facilities for Region
10.09.15 - Marian University Global Studies Speaker Series Includes U.S. Senator
10.09.15 - Nearly 400 Students Give Back during Saint Francis University R.E.D. Day
10.07.15 - Viterbo University Receives $2 Million Dept. of Education Grant for Improving Student Success
09.23.15 - Marian University President Signs Formal Commitment to Community
08.27.15 - Hilbert College, St. Bonaventure University Collaborate to Offer Degrees in Cybersecurity
07.27.15 - Viterbo MS in Mental Health Counseling Receives Prestigious CACREP Accreditation
06.26.15 - Hilbert Announces Membership to International Honor Society in Psychology
06.23.15 - Marian University Education Programs Earn Highest Honors by Accrediting Body
06.22.15 - Viterbo University Campaign Exceeds $40 Million Goal
06.22.15 - Rick Kyte Named to Viterbo's First Endowed Professorship
06.10.15 - Marian Professor Elected Secretary General of International Federation Medical Board
05.28.15 - Hilbert Selected to Attend AAC&U Summer Institute on General Education
05.27.15 - Marian Assistant Dean for Educational Development Receives National Award for Innovation
05.21.15 - Hilbert College Names Haq to Newly Established Position for Strategic Initiatives
05.19.15 - St. Bonaventure University Announces New Center for Arab and Islamic Studies
05.19.15 - McGinley Family Commits $2 Million for St. Bonaventure University Ministries
05.12.15 - Marian University Receives $1 Million Gift toward International Efforts
05.12.15 - Marian University Medical Student Elected to National Position
05.06.15 - Hilbert College Names Director of Mission Integration & Campus Ministry
04.30.15 - Hilbert Dean Selected for National Leadership Development Program
04.23.15 - Marian University's Dr. Anita Siccardi Receives Prestigious Nursing Award
03.30.15 - Marian Medical Students Provide Health Screenings to Westside Community
03.20.15 - Hilbert College, St. Bonaventure University Conclude Integration Discussions
03.17.15 - Marian Alumna Nominated for School Counselor of the Year, Honored by First Lady
03.17.15 - Falletta to Present "The Culture of Leadership" at Hilbert's Visiting Artist Series
03.11.15 - Thomas Reese, SJ to Lecture on Pope's Ethical Vision at Saint Francis University
02.02.15 - Marian's Ruth Lilly Health Education Center Serves Eastside Community with Afterschool Program
01.22.15 - Author and Social Critic to be Featured MLK Speaker at Hilbert
01.08.15 - Carnegie Foundation Honors Marian University for Community Engagement Efforts
01.20.15 - Silver Lake College's Reigel, Griffith Receive Awards from Historical Society
01.15.15 - St. Bonaventure University to Benefit from New Solar Power Project
01.12. 15 - Spoken Word Poet Odd?Rod to Perform at Silver Lake College
12.04.14 - St. Bonaventure Senior Collecting Coats to Aid Refugee Families
11.25.14 - Hilbert Donates 50 BPO Tickets to First Responders Following Storm
11.20.14 - Marian University Receives $1 Million Gift to Fund Scholarships
11.12.14 - Marian University Named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
10.21.14 - Hilbert Launches Unique Fundraising Effort with "No-Tie Gala"
10.17.14 - Marian University Cyclist Moise Brutus Inspires His Team, Indianapolis
10.17.14 - Fourth Annual Cultural Awareness Week at Hilbert Set for Oct. 20-24
09.30.14 - Hilbert College Named to Victory Media's Military Friendly Schools List
09.29.14 - USF School of Creative Arts Hosting Workshops for Regional HS Students
09.18.14 - Marian Professor Presents for Medical Faculty in Asia
09.17.14 - SBU President Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
09.16.14 - USF Closes on Mizpah Shrine Purchase
09.04.14 - Marian University Introduces New Publication Focused on Catholic, Franciscan Identity
09.02.14 - Hilbert to Host "Hospitality in Health Care" Conference
09.02.14 - USF and Fort Wayne Cinema Center Hosting "Weekend with Chris Buck" of "Frozen"
08.21.14 - St. Bonaventure, Hilbert Hire Executive Director to Oversee Possible Alliance
08.20.14 - USF Jesters Presents Keith Terry for Guest Artist Residency
08.07.14 - Marian University Explores "New Directions in Medical Education"
08.06.14 - Institute of Green and Sustainable Science Holds Annual Symposium at Marian
07.31.14 - USF Presidential Gala Featuring New England "Open Air" Paintings
07.24.14 - USF Receives $700,000 Federal Grant to Support Nursing Students
06.16.14 - Community Garden Blooms at SFU's Dorothy Day Center
06.10.14 - USF, MLK Club, Frost Illustrated Co-Sponsoring "Future of Civil Rights 2014"
06.03.14 - Serve New York Funds Veteran Affairs Position for Hilbert, St. Bonaventure
06.03.14 - USF Formula for Life Continues Making Inroads in Haiti
05.29.14 - Teagle Foundation Supports Collaborative Project between Four WNY Institutions
05.28.14 - President of Hilbert College Named to Committee on Future of Liberal Arts Colleges
05.09.14 - The Western New York Foundation Supports St. Bonaventure/Hilbert Study
05.08.14 - Oishei Foundation Supports St. Bonaventure/Hilbert Study with Second Award
05.07.14 - USF Nursing Graduates Near Perfect Pass Rate
05.01.14 - National Science Foundation Grant Supporting USF Science Degree-Seekers
04.16.14 - USF Grad Student is Ms. Wheelchair Indiana 2014
04.09.14 - Goldstine Foundation's $1 Million Gift Underscores USF Friendship
03.19.14 - USF Celebrating Lady Cougars' National Championship
02.24.14 - USF Family Nurse Practitioner Program Earns Maximum Re-Accreditation
02.19.14 - Briar Cliff Sponsors Events for "Entrepalooza"
02.02.14 - USF's WinterFest Debuting New Show with TV Star Narrator
01.29.14 - President of Hilbert Joins CIC Board of Directors
01.20.14 - USF Receives Grant to Host Stand Against Racism
01.13.14 - USF Diversity Center Director Views Differences Differently
12.18.13 - Rep. Rebecca Kubacki Named USF Trustee
12.17.13 - USF Physician Assistant Class Repeats Perfect Pass Rate
12.16.13 - USF Offering Master of Organizational Leadership at Online Rate
12.16.13 - USF Radiologic Technology Program Maintains Maximum Accreditation
12.11.13 - Oishei Foundation Gives Award to Support St. Bonaventure/Hilbert Study
12.06.13 - USF Awarded $1 Million from Lilly Foundation for New Degree Program
11.18.13 - University of St. Francis Celebrates International Education Week
11.07.13 - USF Awarding Talented High School Students Scholarships
10.25.13 - Neumann University Honors Act of Kindness 29 Years Later
10.11.13 - University of St. Francis College of Education Launches New Programs
10.02.13 - Viterbo University Awarded $135,000 to Fund Paid Internships
10.01.13 - St. Bonaventure, Hilbert College Exploring Closer Alliance
10.01.13 - High School Students to Tour Cadaver Lab at Campus Visit Day
09.30.13 - Hilbert Has Weeklong Celebration on "Promoting Community through Social Justice"
09.25.13 - BCU Golf Classic Raises over $47K for Student Scholarships
09.25.13 - University of St. Francis Named Military Friendly School
09.24.13 - Daniel Cardinal DiNardo to Speak at Briar Cliff University
09.11.13 - BCU Named Top Military Friendly Institution
09.11.13 - Hilbert College Names Four "Hawks Under 40"
09.10.13 - University of St. Francis Ranks Tops in US News & World Report, Princeton Review
09.10.13 - Briar Cliff University Ranks among US Best Regional Colleges
09.06.13 - University of St. Francis to Spotlight Women Religious
09.05.13 - Hilbert College Alumna Commits Million-Dollar Bequest, The Largest In School’s History
09.04.13 - Hilbert "Blueprint" Promotes Well-Rounded Student Experience and Learning
09.04.13 - USF Offering Continuing Education through "Learning is Forever" Webinars
09.03.13 - Noted International Peacemaker to Speak at BCU