Hundreds of graduates from the St. Francis College Class of 2017 will be joined by family and friends for the College's spring 2017 commencement ceremony on Pier 2 at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Wednesday, May 24 at 11:00am. A Baccalaureate Mass will be held the night before at 6:00pm at St. Joseph's Co-Cathedral in Brooklyn.
Learn From Published Authors, International Artists, and Experts
Speaking Spanish is an integral skill in New York City to succeed in a variety of fields. At St. Francis College, you will learn from the best.
Our professors are published authors, internationally acclaimed artists, and have appeared as experts on TV and in other media on topics ranging from the Latino vote to the Papal visit to Cuba.
Spanish majors at St. Francis College are introduced to the Spanish-speaking world from global and multi-cultural perspectives. Students are expected to have command of the Spanish language and to understand the culture or cultures the language reflects.
A major in Spanish prepares students for various career opportunities in the fields of:
- mass media communication,
- science and technology, and
- global economy.
The year-end Project Access ceremony celebrated the success of a top graduate at St. Francis College as well as the potential of students currently in the program on April 27, 2017.
Two producers of My Italian Secret: Forgotten Heroes, Vincent Marmorale and Vincent Degiaimo '72, a graduate of St. Francis College, came to St. Francis April 24, 2017 to screen the film then talk about the movie and the heroism of the Italians who saved thousands of lives during the Holocaust.
The Women's Poetry Initiative welcomed award winning poet Barbara Crooker for the Spring 2017 reading on March 23, 2017.
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.