Saint Francis Red Flash Logo

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Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania, is represented by 23 varsity teams.

Meaning and history

Saint Francis Red Flash Logo history

Saint Francis University is one of the oldest Catholic universities in the United States of America and the oldest university with Franciscan values in the country. The university is part of Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities (AFCU), and is also a member Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU), Sport affiliations and memberships National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Saint Francis is a relatively small university with a total of 3,000 students. The institution welcomes both local and international students. The university actively participates in international exchange programs for students and academic staff.

From 2008 to the present, St. Francis College has been ranked on Forbes magazine’s list of top colleges every year. Its ranking ranges from 268 to 625 out of 650 national institutions of higher education. The athletic program of the university, the Saint Francis Red Flash, only adds to the prestige of the educational institution.

The Red Flash teams (13 women’s and 8 men’s) successfully compete in the first division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, as the members of the Northeast Conference in such sport disciplines as Basketball, Cross Country, Football, and many more, but with the women’s water polo club being a part of the CWPA conference.

2001 – 2011

Saint Francis Red Flash Logo-2001
The older Saint Francis Red Flash logo was dominated by a red lightning bolt. In the forefront, there was the lettering “Red Flash” in a dynamic typeface imitating handwriting. On the logo used in 2001-2011, the color of the letters and lightning was brighter than that on the 2012 emblem.

2012 – 2018

Saint Francis Red Flash Logo 2012
The current logo has a different structure. It features the initials of the name of the university, “SFU” in an italicized sans. The letters are white with red and black trim. The “flash” theme is represented by a small lightning bolt inside the “U” glyph.

2018 – Today

Saint Francis Red Flash logo
The 2018 logo is a white acronym ‘SFU’ having a double red and black outline. The letters themselves have a strong 3D font, where ‘U’ character has a small lightning bolt.

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