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Commencement Live Stream

Graduating Griffins and families, To access the video live stream of Commencement on Saturday, May 1, 2021, please use this…

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Message to the Fontbonne Community

Dear Fontbonne University students, faculty and staff: As we continue to bear witness to all forms of human suffering, recent…

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Fontbonne GriffinTHON Raises $34,287 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Greater St. Louis

Fontbonne University GriffinTHON raised more than $34,200 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Greater St. Louis On April 10, Fontbonne…

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Two Students Earn Full Tuition to Fontbonne Through Presidential Scholarship

High school seniors Maryam Ibrahim and Jacob Lierman earned full tuition to Fontbonne through the university’s prestigious Presidential Scholarship Maryam…

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Q&A: Erin Hemme, Special School District’s 2021 Teacher of the Year

Erin Hemme (right) and Dr. Elizabeth Keenan, Special School District superintendent, at the 2021 Special School District Teacher of the…

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SLU and Fontbonne Partner on New Enrollment Effort

Program Provides Students with Pathways to SLU and Fontbonne Saint Louis University and Fontbonne University — the St. Louis area’s…

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Fontbonne to Fully Resume In-Person Classes, Events in Fall 2021

Fontbonne University has announced plans to fully resume in-person classes, on-campus events and activities, and athletic competitions for the fall…

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Fontbonne to Launch New Online Bookstore

Fontbonne has partnered with online bookstore platform Akademos to provide students and the university community with an exciting new online campus…

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UMSL alumna Natalie Sago makes NBA history

Natalie Sago (right), an UMSL physical education alumna, and her colleagues Jenna Schroeder (left) and Sean Wright (center) were part…

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Fontbonne University Names Peter Smith Director of New Bachelor’s Degree Program in Nursing

Peter Smith brings extensive experience in nursing and education to new nursing program set to begin this fall pending accreditation…

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Fontbonne Laid Foundation for Brittany Lee’s Successful Career in Supply Chain

Since graduating from Fontbonne, Brittany Lee has held positions at companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Boeing, BJC HealthCare and Intel As…

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Fontbonne Alumnus Tim Fetsch Begins Role as Chief Operating Officer at St. Louis Area Foodbank

Tim Fetsch, Fontbonne alumnus and COO of St. Louis Area Foodbank Early in his career, Tim Fetsch saw himself climbing…

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Reflecting on the life of former Fontbonne president, Meneve Dunham

Fontbonne was saddened to learn of the passing of former university president Meneve Dunham on February 9, 2021. During her…

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Fontbonne’s African American Studies Minor Enhances Student Experience

In October of 1970, eight women known as the Fontbonne 8 staged an overnight lock-in at the Jack C. Taylor…

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Virtual Town Hall for St. Joseph Educational Ministries

On Wednesday, February 11, nearly 100 people attended a virtual town hall on St. Joseph Educational Ministries (SJEM), hosted by…

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Deanna Williams Returns to Fontbonne as Director of Multicultural Affairs

Fontbonne recently named Deanna Williams as its Director of Multicultural Affairs. This is a new role for her, but Deanna’s…

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Fontbonne Celebrates National Catholic Schools Week

As a Catholic institution sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Fontbonne has instilled important values such as…

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Notice to the Fontbonne Community, 1-21-21

Dear Fontbonne Community, As you may have seen in the news, states are now beginning to receive more vaccines from…

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Fontbonne Alumna Vivian Gibson Debuts Award-Winning Book at Age 71

Fontbonne alumna Vivian Gibson has won numerous honors for her writing. Five years after retiring from her role as senior…

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Notice to the Fontbonne Community, 1-14-21

Dear Fontbonne Community, As we approach the start of the spring academic semester and the return of students to campus,…

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Fontbonne University and CyberUp Combine Bachelor’s Degree Program and Apprenticeship

Cybersecurity students at Fontbonne will earn a bachelor’s degree and certifications through apprenticeship. Fontbonne University has announced a partnership with…

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Fontbonne Associate Professor Dr. Zahid Anwar Featured in Authority Magazine

Dr. Zahid Anwar, Fontbonne associate professor and cybersecurity expert Dr. Zahid Anwar, associate professor in Fontbonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science…

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Q&A: Mary Beth Ohlms, Recipient of 2020 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award

Assistant professor Mary Beth Ohlms recently recieved the 2020 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award This October, Mary Beth Ohlms, assistant…

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9 Tips for Attending a Virtual College Fair

College fairs are a great way to learn about lots of different schools, get answers to your most pressing questions…

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Qiang Dotzel honored with Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award

Qiang Dotzel, a teaching professor in UMSL’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics, was among 100 educators across the St. Louis…

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FAQ: Fontbonne’s New Refresh Program for First-Year Students

Q: What is the Refresh program? A: Refresh is a free online program that gives first-year students the opportunity to…

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Notice to the Fontbonne Community, 11-27-20

Dear Fontbonne Community, I hope you had a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving Day holiday.  Certainly, we are thankful for our…

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Tips to Enjoy a Safe Thanksgiving

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, holiday gatherings with family and friends may look different this year. As Thanksgiving break approaches,…

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Notice to Fontbonne Community, 11-13-20

As the positivity rate for Covid-19 continues to rise in St. Louis County and the State of Missouri, we continue…

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