December 2017
ALUMNI ASSETS Your E-Newsletter for all things Griffin. Fontbonne UNIVERSITY Learn more. Be more.
ALUMNI ASSETS Your E-Newsletter for all things Griffin. Fontbonne UNIVERSITY Learn more. Be more.


Fontbonne set to buy Kennedy High School campus


Fontbonne President Dr. J. Michael Pressimone and St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson came to an agreement for the Kennedy High School property in Manchester, Mo., currently owned by the Archdiocese of St. Louis. It will serve as a campus extension for the university, providing additional space for academic and athletic growth. Read more about it on our website HERE or in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch HERE.



December brings #31DaysofFontbonne


We are celebrating Fontbonne this December with the #31DaysofFontbonne social media campaign.

Each day during the month of December, we are looking back at one of Fontbonne’s many accomplishments from 2017. Follow our #31DaysofFontbonne challenge on Facebook and Twitter.


Support Fontbonne's future by helping us reach our goal of $50,000 by Dec. 31. Make your online gift by clicking HERE.



#GivingTuesdayFBU breaks previous records


Thank you to those who participated in #GivingTuesdayFBU this year. We not only hit our goal, but again exceeded it with 407 total participants. This is the largest number of #GivingTuesdayFBU donors in Fontbonne’s history and a 5 percent increase from last year. In addition, we raised a total of $46,002 – a 14 percent increase from 2016!

Click HERE to view photos taken during the #GivingTuesdayFBU festivities. 



Fontbonne assists with Cardinals Care toy drive


Fontbonne University partnered with Cardinals Care again this year, and was a drop off location for their annual toy drive. Thanks to everyone who donated toys to this great cause!


Track and field season
gets started at Indy meet



The Fontbonne University men's and women's track and field teams got their 2017-18 season underway on Friday at the Indianapolis Winter Break Meet.

"Last year we made some major steps in our program," said head coach Chris Buckler. 


Fontbonne alumni receive 
15% tuition discount



Did you know that Fontbonne alumni can attend graduate programs at a 15 percent discount? Some educators and corporate partners also are eligible. For information, call the Office of  Graduate Admission and Professional Studies at (314) 889-1400 or email 

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