January 2016
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Calling all Griffins! We want to hear from you.

In 2016, we resolve to be better connected with our alumni and friends. Did you see the most recent Fontbonne University Tableaux? We want you to know what’s happening at Fontbonne. If you missed it, click HERE.

Help us with our New Year’s resolution by telling us with you think. It’ll only take a few minutes.  And if you complete it by Jan. 30, we will enter you into a drawing to win one of five $50 gift cards.  

Click HERE to complete the survey.

From all your friends at Fontbonne, we wish you and your loved ones a happy and blessed New Year!




 A digital makeover for Fontbonne





If you visit www.Fontbonne.edu, you may notice something — a brand-new website! Our new look went live in November and features bold new photos, smooth navigation and many improved features such as an interactive tour of our campus.

We encourage you to visit the website and click around today.




St. Louis company recognizes Fontbonne student
Fontbonne fashion merchandising major Paige Roth was the winner of the Fashion Group International of St. Louis’ 2015 Fashion Merchandising Award. Roth, a senior, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship at a ceremony held on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the Clayton headquarters of Caleres, formerly Brown Shoe. This competitive scholarship is one of three awards given annually to students majoring in fashion business.
Immerse opens Friday at Fontbonne University Fine Arts Gallery

Join the Fontbonne community at the opening reception for artist Ali Cavanaugh’s Immerse exhibition.

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016
6 to 8 p.m.
6800 Wydown Blvd. – Fine Arts Building
Anti-Human Trafficking Event 

In conjunction with human trafficking awareness month the Student Alumni Association is sponsoring a screening of the anti-human trafficking documentary Sex+Money: A National Search for Human Worth. A representative from The Covering House, a St. Louis based anti-human trafficking agency, will be present to continue the discussion after the film.

Jan. 28, 2016
6 p.m.
Fontbonne University Library – Lewis Room

Freshman Preview Day

Do you know a high school student interested in becoming a Griffin? If so, Freshman Preview Day is the place to be Feb. 15. On Freshman Preview Day, all prospective Griffins will get a chance to tour campus, meet faculty and students, learn about financial aid and scholarships, check out our academic and sports programs, and enjoy lunch on us. It is a great opportunity to get a
closer look into what Fontbonne University is all about.

Save the date for GOLD beer tasting

On Thursday, Feb.18, join Griffins of the Last Decade (graduates 2006-2016) for a beer tasting at Modern Brewery. Attendees will receive two pints of beer and food. More information will be emailed soon.




High school students to compete in hackathon




Do you know any high school students with a talent for tech? GriffinHack 2016 is Fontbonne University’s daylong hackathon competition on Saturday, Feb. 27. High school students compete for prizes through their mastery of web and app design. Each high school can enter a maximum of three teams, with each team consisting of two to four students. Prizes will be awarded: $500 for first place, $300 for second place and $200 for third place. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, and snacks and beverages will be available throughout the day.





Scholarship Match doubles your donation

Your scholarship gifts help recruit and retain our brightest students. But did you know your gift of education can be doubled?

Fontbonne University partners with generous benefactors like you to meet these financial needs and now is committing to match all scholarship donations of $1,000 or more. These scholarships include: academic merit scholarships, financial need scholarships, retention and graduation scholarships, and campus ministry scholarships. Scholarships open a realm of possibility for students to be able to thrive and succeed in their academic lives.

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