Posted 05/31/2016 09:41AM
St. Francis College English Professor Gregory Tague continues his work bridging the divide between liberal arts and the sciences with his new publication Evolution and Human Culture: Texts and Contexts (Brill).
Posted 05/23/2016 09:51AM
St. Francis College Communication Arts Professor and Ft. Greene filmmaker Augusta Palmer returns to her southern roots for her latest film project, The Blues Society: A Documentary Film, which explores a collective of artists and musicians who shared their passion for Blues in the mid to late 1960's.
Posted 05/12/2016 05:04PM
A little wind couldn't blow away the good feelings at Brooklyn Bridge Park May 10 for St. Francis College's Spring Commencement Ceremony honoring the Class of 2016.
Posted 05/05/2016 09:47AM
St. Francis College returns to beautiful Brooklyn Bridge Park for the College's 2016 Spring Commencement ceremony, offering hundreds of St. Francis graduates, their parents, families, and friends the backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan skyline for the event on Tuesday, May 10 at 11:00am. A Baccalaureate Mass will be held the night before at 6:00pm at St. Joseph's Co-Cathedral in Brooklyn.
Posted 04/26/2016 11:15PM
Organized by the Center for Communication, Zhubin Parang (The Daily Show with Trevor Noah), Franchesca Ramsey (The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore), and Joe Toplyn (Comedy Writer and Producer) discussed their impact on politics and the national conversation in this election year as well as their process of thoroughly researching and fact-checking each segment.
Posted 04/26/2016 04:35PM
St. Francis College welcomed Writer & Columbia Film Professor Jamal Joseph on April 26, 2016 for the Spring 2016 Senior Citizen Lecture Series: New Protest Movements.
Posted 04/26/2016 09:00AM
St. Francis College welcomed Marlon James, author of A Brief History of Seven Killings and the winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize, as the latest author to speak for the Walt Whitman Writer's Series on April 26, 2016.
Posted 04/25/2016 02:00PM
Painter and Holocaust survivor Frederick Terna joined Maestro Murry Sidlin, founder of The Defiant Requiem Foundation for the annual Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration at St. Francis College on April 25, 2016.
Posted 04/22/2016 10:00AM
Uwe P. Gielen, Ph.D., professor of Psychology at St. Francis College and Director of the Institute for International and Cross-Cultural Psychology spoke at the College on April 22, 2016 about The Changing Lives of More than 2.2 Billion Children: A Global View.
Posted 04/21/2016 03:00PM
Have your elevator pitch ready, find your champion, be passionate, and ask. These are just some of the tips shared by a panel of St. Francis College alumnae and an honorary degree recipient at the talk, Executive Women in Business: "If I Knew Then What I Know Now..." on April 21, 2016.
Posted 04/20/2016 11:00AM
Personal and poignant stories ruled the day at the Annual Delaney Speech Contest on April 20 as students offered three to four minute persuasive talks to earn a share of the $1,350 in prize money.
Posted 04/19/2016 10:00AM
Yohuru Williams, Dean & Professor at Fairfield University came to St. Francis College on April 19, 2016 to talk about the Black Lives Matter in the context of historical racial justice struggles.
Posted 04/18/2016 02:00PM
St. Francis College Scholar-in-Residence and former State Assemblywoman Joan Millman hosted the third of three special lectures for the Spring 2016 semester on April 18 to discuss the issue of Aging in an Urban Environment.
Posted 04/16/2016 08:45AM
Perfect weather greeted the more than 200 runners who registered for the 18th Eileen C. Dugan Memorial 5K at Brooklyn Bridge Park on April 16, 2016, helping to raise almost $20,000 for the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's free cultural, recreational, and educational events.
Posted 04/15/2016 12:00PM
St. Francis College proudly celebrated its top students and Brooklyn's top leaders in government, business, and education with the 132nd Charter Day convocation on April 15, 2016.
Posted 04/13/2016 02:00PM
St. Francis College welcomed poet John Guzlowski for a conversation with English Professor Gregory F. Tague about his new book Echoes of Tattered Tongues on March 13, 2016.
Posted 04/07/2016 02:00PM
St. Francis College welcomed friends and family of Dr. Frank Macchiarola '62 back to the College on April 7, 2016, what would have been his 75th birthday, for the unveiling of the President Frank J. Macchiarola Digital Archive.
Posted 04/06/2016 10:00AM
The St. Francis College Muslim Student Association hosted the event, The Torch Bearers, How to be the Light in the Darkest of Nights on April 6, 2016.
Posted 04/05/2016 10:00AM
The St. Francis College Center for Entrepreneurship welcomed Steve Mariotti, founder of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship for the discussion, Power of Entrepreneurship on April 5.
Posted 04/04/2016 12:45PM
St. Francis College Scholar in Residence Joan Millman presented the second lecture in her series on Women in Government, hosting Congresswoman Nydia Velasquez on April 4, 2016.
Posted 03/31/2016 09:00PM
The St. Francis College Center for Entrepreneurship welcomed Kevin Boyle, CEO of Rockaway Times on March 31, 2016 to discuss "Transitioning from an Intrapreneur to a Entrepreneur."
Posted 03/16/2016 09:00PM
St. Francis College welcomed Poets Nina Tassi (Spirit Ascending) and James K. Zimmerman (Little Miracles) for Poetry in Conversation on March 16, 2016.
Posted 03/16/2016 04:15PM
St. Francis College welcomed Fr. Rick Martignetti, OFM and Fr. Michael Della Penna, OFM for a day of Franciscan Charism to learn more about the idea of Franciscan Fraternitas and how St. Francis and St. Clare might serve as role models, while students, faculty, and staff journey and grow in their own lives and religious traditions.
Posted 03/16/2016 04:00PM
From the boardroom to the emergency room, SFC alumna Lisa Racioppo '92 has had a career of successful twists and turns. She came back to St. Francis College on March 16, 2016 to talk to current students about her career in advertising, her switch to nursing, and her memoir that tells the tale, From Brooklyn and Back Again (PanAm).
Posted 03/15/2016 10:00AM
Third-generation New York City Fire Department member Brooke Georgia Guinan, the "first and only transgender firefighter" in the FDNY, came to St. Francis College on March 15, 2016 to talk about her personal journey about coming out as a transgender person and her professional triumphs as the first openly transgender firefighter in New York City.