Press Releases

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. Allow twenty-four hours for press releases to appear on the website. In cases of emergency, call 716-375-2143.

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
11.06.13 - 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
08.29.13 - USF CEO Forum Looks at Expanding Business Horizons
08.28.13 - USF Virtual Campus Contributes to Record Enrollment
08.28.13 - Hilbert Introduces Four New 4+1 Programs to Earn Bachelor’s/Master’s in Five Years
08.16.13 - BCU Awarded Second Consecutive Gilchrist Grant for Choral Arts
08.15.13 - USF President Joins Government Leaders for Immigration Forum
08.01.13 - Photographers Work Spotlighted in USF’s Presidential Gala
08.01.13 - BCU and Community Action to Offer Head Start Health Screenings
07.15.13 - BCU’s SHRM Chapter Consistently Successful in National Arena
07.12.13 - Hilbert to Receive $150,000 Grant from the John R. Oishei Foundation
06.17.13 - BCU Offers First Doctorate Program in Western Iowa
06.13.13 - BCU Students Learn True Happiness on West Indies Mission
06.10.13 - BCU to Co-Sponsor Workshop on Care Planning for Persons with Dementia
06.07.13 - Renodin Foundation Gives Donation to SBU’s Warming House
06.07.13 - BCU Director Earns Top Writing Honors
06.06.13 - BCU to Host Workshops for Healthcare, Mental Health Professionals
05.30.13 - Flagler’s Johnson Named Head of Franciscan Institute Research Council
05.30.13 - Hilbert Introduces New Graduate Degree Track for Health Professionals
05.29.13 - St. Bonaventure Offers New Rehab Counseling Graduate Program
05.28.13 - MLK’s Nephew Guest Speaker for USF’s Legacy of Peace Luncheon
05.24.13 - Briar Cliff Has Strong Showing at National Enactus Expo
05.22.13 - Briar Cliff Graduate Earns Presitigious Buffett Teacher Award
05.21.13 - Briar Cliff Professors Noted for Scholarly Accomplishments
05.13.13 - USF Names Fr. David Meinzen Full-Time Campus Chaplain
05.08.13 - School Students See Sciences Differently at BCU’s STEM Festival
05.06.13 - BCU to Recognize Accomplished Citizens with Special Awards
05.01.13 - New Operations Director of Franciscan Institute Appointed
04.30.13 - USF Names Hinsey META Program Director
04.29.13 - Hanley to Receive Hilbert College Medal
04.29.13 - USF Earns Indiana Landmarks’ Cook Cup for Outstanding Restoration
04.26.13 - BCU Summer Nursing Camp Offers College Credit
04.25.13 - Give Something Back Dedicates $3 Million to Educating Will County Students
04.25.13 - USF Music Technology Student Receives Elite Women in Toys Scholarship
94.25.13 - USF Honor Students Present Conference Papers
04.25.13 - Hilbert Names D’Amico Interim Director of Athletics
04.24.13 - Hilbert English Department Welcomes Writer Ann Pancake
04.22.13 - University of St. Francis Dedicates Van Buren Street Art Gallery
04.18.13 - BCU Wins 10th Consecutive Regionals, Heads to Nationals
04.17.13 - Hilbert Introduces Four New Business Programs
04.16.13 - BCU Internationally Renowned Pianist to Perform Duo Concert
04.05.13 - St. Bonaventure University Junior Honored by Glamour Magazine
04.05.13 - Nature “In the City of Steel and Stone” to be Discussed at USF
04.04.13 - Cryptography Expert to Speak at Briar Cliff
04.04.13 - ABA Grants Re-Approval for Legal Studies Program at Hilbert
03.28.13 - BCU Offers Tolerance Workshop for Local Art Teachers
03.27.13 - Zemsky to Address Hilbert Class of 2013
03.22.13 - BCU Accepting Applications for $20,000 in Continuing Ed Scholarships
03.14.13 - BCU Earns National Recognition for Community Service
03.14.13 - University of St. Francis Honors Founding Franciscans
03.11.13 - Award-Winning Movie Director to Speak at Briar Cliff University
03.08.13 - Briar Cliff University Students Break for Servicd Work in Midwest
03.07.13 - BCU Students Selected to Present Spanish Research at Conference
03.04.13 - BCU Business Competition Winners Announced
02.25.13 - Native American Expert to Perform at Briar Cliff University
02.25.13 - Helicopter, Therapy Pets to Land at Briar Cliff Health Fair
02.20.13 - BCU Program Preps High School Students for College
02.18.13 - BCU Choirs’ Sioux City Concert Kicks Off Three-State Tour
02.15.13 - BCU Celebrates Black History Month with “We Shall Overcome”
02.14.13 - Entrepalooza Offers Opportunities for Siouxland Entrepreneurs
02.13.13 - New Strategic Leadership Master’s Program is SBU’s First Online-Only
02.08.13 - BCU Lunch Raises Over $16.5K for Scholarship Funds
02.07.13 - High School Students to Tour Cadaver Lab at Campus Visit Day
02.01.13 - Marian University’s $163 Million Campaign Makes History
01.29.13 - Briar Cliff, Pier Center for Autism Partner to Serve Siouxland
01.22.13 - Award-Winning Novelist to Speak at Briar Cliff
01.21.13 - Viterbo’s Weber Center for the Performing Arts Hosts Grand Opening