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.

o2.16.17 - Hilbert College Student Receives Independent Sector Community Service Award
01.30.17 - University of Saint Francis Policy Encourages Employees to Serve Community
01.18.17 - Meaningful Medicine Brings Empathy to Marian Medical Education
01.17.17 - Hilbert College Launches "Unity with Our Community" Service Day in Honor of MLK
01.05.17 - Marian Campus Ministry Develops Franciscan Physician Vocation Program
12.20.16 - Marian Professor Named World Languages Teacher of the Year
12.19.16 - University of St. Francis Alumnus Wins Emmy for Work in News
12.05.16 - University of St. Francis Establishes Education Partnership with Cathedral
11.09.16 - Hilbert College Freshman Organizes 5K to Benefit Kaely's Kindness
10.25.16 - Marian Students Spend Fall Break Exploring Poverty in Indianapolis
10.21.16 - Felician Women's Basketball Returns to Volunteer at Towers to Tunnel Run
10.12.16 - Lourdes Social Work Students "Walk for Water"
10.11.16 - University of St. Francis Director of Freshman Admissions Receives National Recognition
09.27.16 - Lourdes Named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 4th Consecutive Year
09.15.16 - University of Saint Francis Instituting Sacred Time on Campus
09.07.16 - University of St. Francis Alumni Produce Nature Documentary
08.31.16 - University of St. Francis Hosts English Language & Literatures Conference
08.18.16 - Lourdes Appold Planetarium Offers Black Holes
08.17.16 - Marian Medical Students Help Kick Off Healthy School Year for Local Kids
08.09.16 - USF Alumna Receives 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader Award
08.02.16 - Marian's Writing Futures Collaborates to Share Indy Residents' Stories
05.05.16 - Marian Medical Student Task Force Checks Their Peers' Mental Health Vital Signs
04.14.16 - Marian University Lands $15 Million in Donations for New Facilities
04.12.16 - Marian Medical Student Receives St. Vincent's Foundation Caring Angel Award
04.05.16 - Hilbert College Hosts Photojournalist Brendan Bannon as Artist-In-Residence
03.31.16 - Marian University Speaker Series Features Ambassador Feisal Istrabadi
03.31.16 - Felician Softball Attempts to Strike Out Cancer
03.28.16 - Hilbert College to Hold Summer Camp for Aspiring Filmmakers
03.16.16 - Hilbert College Earns Highest Financial Responsibility Score for 5th Straight Year
03.13.16 - Felician Softball Adopted by Central Florida Kindergarten Class
02.18.16 - University of St. Francis College of Nursing Earns 97% NCLEX Pass Rate
01.21.16 - Sen. Cory Booker Recipient of Felician University's MLK Jr. Legacy Award
01.07.16 - SFU Institutes Catholic Daughters of the Americas Campus Court; First in PA
12.24.15 - Marian University Football Wins Second NAIA National Title in Three Years
12.17.15 - Tower and Garman Foundations Support Hilbert College Programs
12.09.15 - St. Bonaventure Partnering with Chicago Firm to Offer Online Program in Strategic Management
12.09.15 - Viterbo University Receives Lilly Endowment High School Youth Theology Initiative Grant
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