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My Summer Road Trip Adventure Around the U.S.

Student blogger Pietro Rossini from Italy took an American road trip this summer (as soon as he was fully vaccinated!) with friend and fellow Xaverian Missionary Diego. They visited Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C, Niagara Falls, Milwaukee, and Chicago. Read more

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The Faculty at St. Francis College Have Been Transformative for Me

Transformative faculty is about having staff members who will be more than common school employees, but who will be able to make you feel at home even when you are not and who will do everything in their power to make sure you have a great college experience. So far, I am glad I can say that this is exactly what I have been experiencing at St. Francis College! Read more

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Cooking During the Pandemic

Apple Wong is currently an English-language student at Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida. She writes about cooking for her children during the pandemic, baking a cake for a friend, and the lessons she learned. Apple says, “I cook for my family and friends because I love them.” Read more

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Personalized Education

St. Francis College is a huge family, and as a family we care about one another. So, if you ever get accepted at SFC, I can give you my word that you won’t feel lonely or left behind. Read more

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Friendship in Pandemic Times

Eye contact, a sincere smile, and a warm hug were the three ingredients I needed to start a friendship when I was a child. Over time, that list of elements began to grow, but I never thought I would add 6-ft-distance, a mask, and a video call. Read more

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My Next Road Trip Adventure: Yosemite National Park

Don’t be afraid of picking a place you’ve never been before, instead be eager to explore new areas where you can collect the best memories and be inspired by them at the same time! So far I feel ready to take on this new adventure, and I cannot wait to hit the road towards Yosemite! Read more