Join us as we celebrate the past, present, and future of the Saint Francis School of Radiography.

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The tradition continues…

Mark your calendar and watch for updates as we finalize what is sure to be a truly remarkable celebration. From CE opportunities to a special night at Wrigley, everything leads to a weekend celebrating 70 years of excellence for the Saint Francis School of Radiography.


70th Anniversary Celebration, Friday, November 11, 2016

The 70th Anniversary Celebration will be held on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 5:30 – 9:00 pm at The iO Theater (1501 N. Kingsbury, Chicago).

Join the School of Radiography faculty, staff and fellow alumni for a fun night including appetizers, drinks, and a special showing of excerpts from two of iO theater’s most popular shows – a comedy musical and an improvised performance, both with a twist of radiography that will have you laughing out loud!

Tickets are $50 per person and include one ticket to the performance, appetizers, two drink tickets and valet parking.

5:30 pm – Doors open

6:00 pm – Show begins

7:30 – 9:00 pm – Eat, drink and mingle!

Register for this event here.


Continuing Education Opportunity, Thursday, October 13, 2016

Topic: CT Dose Optimization (Quality Metric)

Speaker: John Smith, Director of Imaging Services, Presence Saint Francis Hospital

Location: Saint Francis School of Radiography (355 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60202)

Time: 5 – 7 pm

Continuing education credit will be awarded for attending.

Register for this event here.


Past Events

Continuing Education Opportunity, Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Topic: Pathology with the Radiographer in Mind

Speaker: Dr. Joseph Calandra, Chairman, Department of Radiology, Presence Saint Francis Hospital

Location: Saint Francis School of Radiography (355 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60202)

Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Presentation from 6 – 7 pm with networking, appetizers and drinks before and after.

Continuing education credit will be awarded for attending.

Register for this event here.


Healthcare Professionals Night at Wrigley Field, Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Cubs Game Pre-Party at Cubby Bear, 5 – 7 pm

1059 W. Addison, Chicago

Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers Game at Wrigley Field, 7:05 pm

Tickets are $30 per person and includes one ticket, pre-party access with appetizers and drinks, and complimentary Chicago Cubs scrubs. Please RSVP by Wednesday, July 20th at 12 p.m. with payment and with your size to guarantee you will receive scrubs in the preferred size. We are unable to guarantee you will receive scrubs in your size for ticket orders after this date.

Register for this event here.


Continuing Education Opportunity, Wednesday,  September 21, 2016

Topic: The Wonderful World of Digital Radiography

Speaker: Eric Fugate, Associate Director, Saint Francis School of Radiography, Resurrection University

Location: Resurrection University Main Campus (1431 N. Claremont, Ave., Chicago, IL 60622)

Time: 6 pm

Continuing education credit will be awarded for attending.

Register for this event here.


For 70 years we have been preparing students for success. Now we’re preparing for an even brighter future. Save the dates and join us for a celebration that was decades in the making.

Questions? Contact Mary Ellen Newton, Program Director of the Saint Francis School of Radiography, 847.316.5810 or Vickie Thornley, Director of Development and Alumni Relations, 773.252.5137. The tradition continues…thanks to you.

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