The spirit moved civil rights pioneer Bernard LaFayette to end his talk at St. Francis College on February 21, 2017 with a song. From original Freedom Rider with now Congressman John Lewis, to a close confidant and organizer with Martin Luther King, Jr., Bernard LaFayette has spent his lifetime fighting for justice and equality through non-violence.
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Class of 2017
World Championship Salsa Dancer
Brianna chose St. Francis College for the small classes and family atmosphere. Her major in Physical Education is preparing her for a life teaching others.
It's one way she wants to share her skills and experience as a professional salsa dancer.
Class of 2018
BS/MS in Accounting
Class of 2015
Communications/ P.R. & Advertising
St. Francis College provided Phil with the tools to develop and launch his own TV show. "It's never too early to start your career."
Biology Department Chairperson
Dr. Nolan taught biology at a variety of New York area colleges before joining St. Francis College, including Yeshiva University, Columbia University, Iona College and LaGuardia Community College. She teaches General Biology, Ecology, Genetics and other topics with research focused on environmental biology and aquatic ecosystems. Meet our faculty
Continuing a new tradition at St. Francis College, more than 60 future nurses, the largest class ever at the College, were welcomed into the four-year Nursing BSN program at the Third Annual Nursing White Coat Ceremony with a Keynote Address by State Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon on Friday, February 3.
As she walked down the aisles, shaking hands with dozens of the almost 700 people who came to see her speak, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor talked about an important realization she'd come to since joining the highest court in the country.
Students coming from families with low incomes have a great chance of making it big if they attend St. Francis College, writes the New York Times in an assessment of a major new report conducted by The Equality of Opportunity Project.
St. Francis College welcomed Alexandra Pierre, a Re-Entry Counselor for the Spring 2017 Senior Citizen and Institute for Peace & Justice Le true Series on January 31, 2017 to talk about Mothers and Prison.
St. Francis College was founded in 1859 by Franciscan Brothers from Ireland to educate Irish immigrants and help them assimilate and succeed in New York City. The demographics of Brooklyn have changed over the years, but the mission has not. St. Francis still proudly educates immigrants, now from dozens of countries around the world, many the first in their family to attend college.
From a small town in the north east of England, Jack Binks came to St. Francis College as a transfer student and has led the Division I soccer team to two straight conference championships.
“The McGuire Scholarship represents opportunity in every sense of the word. When it came time to apply for college, I knew it would be a financial stretch to attend a private school. I applied to SFC; a few weeks later I received a call informing me that I qualified for a new scholarship created by the owner of the NY Mets!"
I chose St Francis because I needed a radical change. I wanted a school that had a Division I athletic program where I could build my athletic career and foster a successful academic career. I wanted a school that provided easy access to professors and one with a tight knit, helpful culture.
“A goal of mine is to pay St. Francis back for the scholarship Brother George gave me. Part of that is with contributions, but what I enjoy most is working with the students.”
"As an Endowed Scholarship recipient I have learned so much about the spirit of giving. It's not about what we can do for ourselves. It's about what we can do for others and our community."