Joliet, Ill. – Join the University of St. Francis (USF) and the Joliet City Center Partnership for the annual “Light Up the Holidays” Parade, sponsored by USF, on Friday, November 26th, in downtown Joliet. USF President Arvid Johnson and Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk will light the city’s Christmas tree at 5:15 p.m., followed by USF mascot Bernie the St. Bernard leading the parade at 5:30 p.m. Visit stfrancis.edu/holidayparade for more information.

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The University of St. Francis, in Joliet, Ill., serves close to 4,000 students nationwide and offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs in the arts and sciences, business, education, nursing and social work. There are over 52,000 USF alumni across the globe. For information, call 800-735-7500 or visit stfrancis.edu.

University of St. Francis: Bigger thinking. Brighter purpose.

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