USF exhibition spotlighting SOCA students’ work

March 4, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind. - The University of Saint Francis will host its 38th annual SOCA (School of Creative Arts) Student Exhibition and awards ceremony, with an opening reception Saturday, April 5 from 6-9 p.m. in the Weatherhead Gallery, Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communication. Awards will be presented at 7:30 p.m.

The exhibition will run through April 27, and feature art, dance, music and performance-based works by students enrolled at SOCA. Over 500 pieces will be on display, with a variety of awards and scholarships given to outstanding students and artworks chosen by SOCA faculty.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. Weatherhead Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday from 1-5 p.m. The gallery will be closed Friday, April 18 through Sunday, April 20 in recognition of Good Friday and Easter. The Rolland Center is off Leesburg Road on the southeast corner of the campus.

Call 260.399.8064 for more information.

  The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offers more than 60 undergraduate and 14 graduate programs in five schools: The School of Health Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Professional Studies and School of Creative Arts. More than 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence. The university has a regional campus in Crown Point, Ind.

Media Contacts

For all University-related matters, please contact:

Trois Hart
Associate Vice President of Marketing
T: 260.399.8050
C: 260.415.2401

Yvonne Schroeder
Director of Communication
T: 260.399.7700 ext. 6413

Sandie Phalen
Director of Marketing and Development
Crown Point
T: 219.488.8888 ext. 5421


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