Business news of local interest


Saint Francis recognized

Based on its excellence in four distinctions — engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community and successful outcomes — Saint Francis University was recently honored as both a “Catholic College of Distinction” and a “College of Distinction” for the 2018-19 school year.

In addition to receiving this honor, four Saint Francis University programs have received program-specific recognition from the national Colleges of Distinction organization. Business, education, engineering and nursing all received 2018-19 “Field of Study” badges recognizing them for their innovative leadership and excellent programming.


FNB declares dividend

The board of FNB Corp. has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $18.13 per share on the corporation’s Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock Series.

The dividend is payable on Aug. 15 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 31.

The company has total assets of $32 billion and more than 400 banking offices throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.


Foundation receives award

The Wildlife for Everyone Foundation recently received a national APEX Award of Excellence for its new magazine, Pennsylvania Wildlife.

The annual APEX awards recognize excellence in publishing by professional communicators. The awards are based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence. This year, more than 1,400 entries competed in 100 subcategories. The foundation’s biannual magazine was recognized for excellence in design and layout in the most popular category, Magazines, Journals & Tabloids.


LGS acquires Weber surveyors

Land Grant Surveyors LLC has acquired Lancaster-based Weber Surveyors, effective June 29.

The addition of Weber Surveyors’ talent and operations marks a significant step for LGS as it broadens its presence in central Pennsylvania.

The companies will retain their current names and will work together to support clients with existing services and new innovations.

LGS currently has offices in Lancaster County and State College, and Weber will continue to operate from its Landisville office.