Charter Award Dinner

Charter Award Dinner

The Charter Award Dinner began in 1962 by the St. Francis Board of Trustees to commemorate New York State granting the College a charter and the right to confer diplomas, honors and degrees.

For over 50 years, the Charter Award Dinner has been the College’s premier fundraising event and has raised millions of dollars to support scholarships programs and further the educational mission at St. Francis.

SFC's Largest Annual Fundraiser

St. Francis College's 56th Annual Charter Award Dinner was held Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, Pier 61.

This year St. Francis College honored:

John R. Buran, President and Chief Executive Officer of Flushing Financial Corporation and Flushing Bank and Walton D. Pearson '83, Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager, joined Brown Capital Management.

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Past Charter Award Recipients

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