News & Features

September 2010 News

  • A Girl and Her Dog: A Tale of Learning and Listening

    Sophie, a fluffy Maltese-Poodle mix, trots across the Fontbonne University campus, sporting a pink and black collar and a sassy attitude. She recently enjoyed her first taste of fame, thanks to her owner, Fontbonne student and deaf education major Melanie Paticoff, who based her first children’s book on the little white dog.


    09/29/2010 13:27:59
  • Fontbonne/KMOX Book Club to Host New York Times' Mark Bittman

    The Fontbonne University/KMOX Book Club will host Mark Bittman, food writer and author of his newest book, “Food Matters,” at its October book club event. The event will take place Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. at the St. Louis County Library, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, 63124.


    09/28/2010 14:58:28
  • Fontbonne to Host Academic Symposium

    Fontbonne University has announced plans to host its first-ever academic symposium. The symposium, titled “Collective Memory in St. Louis: Recollection, Forgetting and the Common Good,” will take place Thursday, Oct. 21, through Saturday, Oct. 23, and welcomes scholars and students from all academic disciplines to both attend and present.


    09/16/2010 10:25:27
  • Fontbonne Community Connection Announces 2010-2011 Grant Recipients

    The Fontbonne Community Connection (FCC), a women’s giving circle, recently announced the recipients of more than $70,000 in grant funding for the 2010-2011 school year.


    09/15/2010 15:25:12
  • Fine Arts Instructor Molds Metal & Minds

    Google Peg Fetter’s name and you’ll have a wealth of information at your fingertips. This instructor of art at Fontbonne University seems to be everywhere at once — creating her own art, teaching metalsmithing classes and staying actively engaged in the St. Louis art community.


    09/09/2010 14:39:48