Annie Niemaszyk
Annie Niemaszyk Austria Blogger Biography What’s up! My name is Annie Niemaszyk, and I am currently a sophomore communications major with a marketing minor. Born and raised in New England, New Hampshire is the state I call home. I make sure a few of the paths I take in life are frequently on a dirt path…
Brennan Baker
Brennan Baker Photoblogger Biography Greetings and Salutations. My name is Brennan a senior communication arts student at Franciscan University from Toronto, Ohio. Im a music producer, songwriter, designer, content manager, and organizer. I have a love of music, cosplay, movies, games, podcasting, anime and all animation. If I had to describe myself I'd say I'm a fun, practical,…
Leah Witham
Leah Witham Photoblogger Biography Hey y’all, I’m Leah. The Lord led me from Dallas, Texas to Steubenville, Ohio, in the Fall of 2015 as a freshman psychology major. I am passionate about photography, my cat, Ben Rector, ice cream, The Pines Catholic Camp, the Saints and Urban Outfitters. On campus I’m involved in SENT Ministries…
Cathleen Nelson
Cathleen Nelson Student Blogger Biography My name is Cathleen! I’m a pre-service teacher at Franciscan University, but am from the city of Des Moines, Iowa. I love being outside in nature, reading in my free time, all things purple, chocolate milk, twinkling Christmas lights, and being inspired by the little kiddos! Dec52016 Nelson: Lights, Camera, Fluency!…
Martin Jernberg

I am from Lancaster, Massachusetts. Currently I study multi-media communications at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio. Life is incredibly special and full of beauty. I believe photography is amazing and so important because it allows us to capture unique moments forever.

Erin Sanford

Erin Sanford was born in Pasadena California, and has live in Steubenville, Ohio for the most part of her life. Erin Sanford grew up in a Baptist Church and was baptized at an early age five Erin was baptized again in her early forties Erin says that everyone should know the true meaning of what baptism is.

Valerie Wark

Hi there! My name is Valerie Wark, and I am a second year masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling student at Franciscan. I was born and raised in Houston, TX, and went to college at the University of Dallas before going to live and teach English in Spain for six months and then coming here to Steubenville!

Katie Hernon
Katie Hernon Student Blogger Biography Hi! Katie Hernon here. I am a senior Early Childhood Education major and LOVING IT. I have a passion for serving little ones and have the gift of being able to do that for a living. In addition to being born and raised in Steubenville, I am the oldest of…
Mary Wester
Mary Wester Student Blogger Biography Hello! My name is Mary Wester and I am a junior Early Childhood Education major here at Franciscan. My hometown is Mount Prospect, a quick train ride away from the beautiful city of Chicago. I am one of seven with six older brothers looking out for me. When I'm not…
Carly McDonald
Carly McDonald Student Blogger Biography My name is Carly McDonald and I am a sophomore at Franciscan University. I am an Early Childhood Education major and someday hope to teach fourth or fifth grade. I have wanted to be a teacher for as long as I can remember because I have had many teachers growing…
Julie Gonzalez
Julie Gonzalez Student Blogger Biography Hello! My name is Julie Gonzalez and I come from the lovely state of California. I am a senior Middle School Education major with concentrations in Language Arts and Science. When I am not in the classroom living out my passion for educating young minds or learning how to improve…
Madison Jennings
Madison Jennings Student Blogger Biography My Name is Madison Jennings and I am from the Methow Valley, Washington. I grew up in a very naturalistic environment, where the shared philosophy was community living, and it takes a village to raise a child. With a regional population of approx. 700, this is easy to do. I…
Melody Doudna
Melody Doudna Student Blogger Biography My name is Melody Doudna. I am a junior at Franciscan University of Steubenville, majoring in early childhood education with a minor in theology. I was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, and have appreciated experiencing cultures very different from home, both here in the Ohio Valley and during my…
Katelin Black
Katelin Black Student Blogger Biography Hi y’all, My name is Katelin Black, and I am a senior at Franciscan University. I was born in Kentucky but have lived in Gulfport, Mississippi my whole life. I am studying to be an elementary school teacher, and after graduation I want to move somewhere really cool, get a…
Maddy Sanders
Maddy Sanders Student Blogger Biography Hello! My name is Madison Sanders, and I am a junior Early Childhood Education major. I am currently in the process of completing my first Early Experience at Bishop Mussio Elementary. I am in a kindergarten classroom there and I am loving it! A little more about me; I was…
Emma Yokules
Emma Yokules Student Blogger Biography Hello! My name is Emma Yokules, and I am a Junior Early Childhood Education Major. I grew up in small town called, Burton, Ohio, which is about forty minutes east of Cleveland. Go Cavs! At Franciscan I am a member of Illuminata Pace. My hobbies include traveling the world, playing…
Lauren Noce

Hello, my name is Lauren Noce and I am in my second year of the CMHC graduate program at Franciscan University. I came to Steubenville 5 years ago for a youth conference and I fell in love with this school.

Alicia Ziarko
Alicia Ziarko Student Blogger Biography Hello! My name is Alicia Ziarko, and I am a junior at Franciscan University in the Early Childhood Education program. I grew up in Toronto, Ohio but moved to Steubenville, Ohio in my teen years. Both are small towns that will forever be called "home". I work in the Steubenville…
Alicia Summers

Hello! I am a 20-something grad student, and full time substance abuse counselor with the ability to overthink anything and everything.

Jessica Morrison

Hey y’all! My name is Jessica Morrison, and I am a second year in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master’s program at Franciscan.

Lorenzo Resendez

Greetings! My name is Lorenzo Resendez. I recently graduated with a theology and Psychology Bachelor’s degree from Franciscan University and am currently a Master’s Counseling student here as well.

Kathleen Merriman
Kathleen Merriman BS Education Blogger Biography Hello! My name is Kathleen Merriman and I am a junior Education Major at Franciscan University, focusing specifically on Special Education and Early Childhood. I am a native of Jonesborough, Tennessee, a small historic town nestled in the heart of Appalachia. Having reached the halfway mark in my undergraduate…
Monica Fischer
Monica Fischer BS Education Blogger Biography Greetings! My name is Monica Fischer, and I am a junior Early Childhood and Special Education major at Franciscan. I come from a family of Franciscan alumni who put down roots in Steubenville after graduating in the 80s. At a young age, I discovered play school and Crayola markers…
Serra Alongi
Serra Alongi BS Education Blogger Biography Hi my name is Serra, and I am from West Virginia. I’m a senior Middle School Education major, with concentrations in Social Studies and Language Arts.  I love adventure, and discovery, learning new things is one of my favorite hobbies. Jun62017 Schmiesing: Like Mother Teresa Mother Teresa is a…
Caitlin Dudenhoefer
Caitlin Dudenhoefer Student Blogger Biography Hello! My name is Caitlin Dudenhoefer and I am a second year graduate student from Sandusky, Ohio.  Currently, I am studying counseling through Franciscan University of Steubenville's Clinical Mental Health Program.  I also received my bachelors degree in psychology from Franciscan University.  After graduating with my masters degree, I hope…