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Freedom Rider Bernard Lafayette

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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SFC Statement on Immigration and Refugee Executive Order

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.

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Tree Frogs + Sea Turtles = Amazing Study Abroad Program

While the sound of howling nor'easter winds were keeping some New Yorkers up at night this winter, a group of St. Francis College students and professors were dealing with an entirely different ruckus disturbing their sleep, tree frogs.

The group was part of the Partners in the Parks program at the U.S. Virgin Islands National Park.

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SFC Executive Vice President June McGrisken '76 Retires

An experienced CPA with an amazing ability to see the big picture and solve the small problems, June McGrisken '76 decided to put her skills to work helping her alma mater, St. Francis College, through a period of growth as well as economic challenges brought on by the recent recession.

Now, after 15 years at St. Francis, McGrisken is retiring.

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