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USF presents poet Marcus Wicker

USF presents poet Marcus Wicker

| April 4, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The University of Saint Francis is scheduled to present a night of poetry as part of its Sullivan Reading Series. Marcus Wicker will read a selection of his work at 7 p.m., April 10 in the USF Business Center Cougar Café, 826 Ewing Street. The reading is free and open to the public. Marcus […]

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USF invites community to participate in MLK Day activities

USF invites community to participate in MLK Day activities

| January 10, 2017

‘A Day On, Not a Day Off’ FORT WAYNE—As many schools and businesses in the area will take a day off on Monday, January 16 to celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, the University of Saint Francis is taking a different approach. Students, faculty and staff plan to pay tribute to Dr. King […]

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Former educator, City Councilwoman Janet Brabury transitions at 77

Former educator, City Councilwoman Janet Brabury transitions at 77

| September 3, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The city lost one of its pioneering political figures with the passing of a popular former city councilwoman. Janet Grote Bradbury, 77, of Fort Wayne, died on Saturday, Aug. 27, after a short battle with brain cancer. Born in Fort Wayne, Bradbury was the daughter of Raymond and Hilda Margaret Grote. She graduated with […]

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University of St. Francis offering chance to participate in MLK Day activities

University of St. Francis offering chance to participate in MLK Day activities

| December 28, 2015

FORT WAYNE—While many schools and businesses in the area are taking the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday off as a holiday, the University of Saint Francis, in partnership with the YWCA, will take a different approach. Paying tribute to Dr. King through “A Day On, Not a Day Off” and a panel discussion […]

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St. Francis football player, friend die in fiery crash on Ardmore Avenue

St. Francis football player, friend die in fiery crash on Ardmore Avenue

| December 10, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:23 a.m., Dec. 6, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a personal injury accident on Ardmore Avenue just north of Covington Road. As officers arrived on the scene, they located a vehicle that was off the roadway on the east side of the street on fire. Fire personnel arrived […]

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USF announces ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ cast

USF announces ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ cast

| October 27, 2015

Timeless musical is part of the University of Saint Francis’ 125th anniversary celebration FORT WAYNE—The University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts is scheduled to present the rock opera, “Jesus Christ Superstar,” over two weekends in November as part of the university’s 125th anniversary celebration. The cast for the production has been announced by director […]

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Questa Education Foundation announces 2015 Questa Scholar graduates

Questa Education Foundation announces 2015 Questa Scholar graduates

| July 29, 2015

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Questa Education Foundation is proud to announce that this year from Allen County there were a total of 45 individuals who have graduated in 2015 from colleges and Universities across the state of Indiana. 27 of those graduating were traditional students who went on to college from high school while […]

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The Mountaintop: Director’s notes

The Mountaintop: Director’s notes

| February 9, 2015

Editor’s note: During this Black History Month, the University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts is scheduled to present “The Mountaintop,” a play by American playwright Katori Hall, described as “a gripping reimagination of events the night before the assassination of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” Below, the play’s director, […]

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The importance of reading and reading during the African-American Read-In

The importance of reading and reading during the African-American Read-In

| February 7, 2015

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Yes, there is an African-American Read-In! Just like, there is a “Read-In for Peace” that occurs in January, and a “Read across America” sponsored by the National Education Association in March. “The African-American Read-In,” which has been sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English for more than 26 years […]

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‘The Mountaintop’ play brings dramatization of MLK’s final hours to USF campus

‘The Mountaintop’ play brings dramatization of MLK’s final hours to USF campus

| January 14, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts presents “The Mountaintop,” a play by American playwright Katori Hall. Directed by Brad Beauchamp, “The Mountaintop” is a gripping reimagination of events the night before the assassination of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The local production stars Fatima Washington and Ennis […]

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