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.
Get In the Game with a Minor in Sports Management
There's more to athletics than the people playing the sport... a lot more. Sports Management is a vital part of any athletic activity and St. Francis College can help you get on the sidelines.
Find the sports career of your dreams.In this global, multi-billion dollar business, sports organizations need creative, knowledgeable, and savvy professionals to succeed. Students in the Sports Management minor are equipped with the supervision, finance, media relations, sales, and promotion skills that today’s sports organizations need.
With more professional teams than any other market in the world, New York City offers unparalleled opportunity to gain an internship and hands-on experience.
Students in the program also pursue careers as sports agents, sports writers, fitness directors, strength and fitness coaches, sports photographers, facility and business, managers, and publicists, as well as sports-related opportunities in television, newspapers, and radio.
Today’s sports organization are high stakes businesses requiring creative, knowledgeable, and savvy professionals. Sports management is a burgeoning field both nationally and globally. St. Francis College is located in Brooklyn, New York, the epicenter of this expanding area. Numerous major league sports teams, corporations and sporting goods companies provide you with countless opportunities you couldn't find anywhere else. In addition there are several sports-related opportunities in television, newspapers, and radio. The St. Francis Sports Management Program provides the skills necessary for any number of career choices including work as a:
- sports agent,
- fitness director,
- strength and fitness coach, and
- sports photographer.
In addition students learn a skill set to enhance their expertise and knowledge in supervision, finance, media relations, and sales promotion.
It is with great sorrow that St. Francis College announces the passing of President Brendan J. Dugan, a graduate of the College class of 1968 on December 18, 2016. He was 69.
Junior Lukas Hauer buried a penalty kick in the back of the net during the second overtime period against the St. Francis University Red Flash to give the St. Francis College Terriers the victory in the Northeast Conference Championship Game Sunday, November 13 on their home field at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
St. Francis College proudly launched a new honor society chapter on campus, Alpha Lambda Delta, on November 11, with the induction of more than 100 students who achieved academic excellence in their freshmen year at the College.
When prospective college students come to the St. Francis College Open House this Sunday, October 23 from 10:00am to 2:00pm, they'll be able to meet the professors and administrators that will be teaching and guiding them if they choose to attend. But for some, more importantly, they'll meet the students who will be their classmates; examples of all that's possible while studying at St. Francis College.
In the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, St. Francis made the list in seven categories: Best Regional Colleges, best value, Least Debt, Campus Ethnic Diversity, Best Colleges for Veterans, Economic Diversity, and international diversity.