News release from the University of Saint Francis:
Sister Elise Kriss Celebrates Golden Jubilee
(October 24, 2016) â€” The University of Saint Francis is hosting a Golden Jubilee Mass and Reception for university President Sister M. Elise Kriss on November 16 at 4:00 p.m. in the USF North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring Street.
Sister Elise Kriss is celebrating her Golden Jubilee this year, which commemorates 50 years as a Sister of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration. During those 50 years, Sister Elise has served as a Catholic educator and administrator at the grade school and college levels. Her service to the Catholic Church and society has been invaluable. USF students, faculty, staff and friends of the university are invited to attend the special Mass.
Following the Mass, all in attendance are invited to a reception in the historic Brookside building on the USF Main Campus.
About the University of Saint Francis
Founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. The university recently opened the USF Downtown location featuring business, entrepreneurship and music technology programs. Currently over 2,200 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.