Posted 05/20/2015 04:00PM
Gray skies turned to a bright, sunny day at Brooklyn Bridge Park for the three thousand people celebrating St. Francis College's Spring Commencement on May 19; the first graduation held on the pier with the Brooklyn Bridge and Lower Manhattan skyline providing a stunning backdrop for the graduates.
Posted 05/12/2015 12:00PM
More than 40 undergraduate Nursing students received a medical White Coat emblazoned with the St. Francis College logo to show their dedication to the health and well-being of their future patients at St. Francis College's first White Coat Ceremony on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
Posted 05/01/2015 04:00PM
In a celebration of scholarship and leadership, St. Francis College proudly celebrated its 131st Charter Day convocation by recognizing St. Francis' top students as well as Brooklyn's educational, community, and business leaders on Friday, May 1.
Posted 04/27/2015 04:00PM
More than a dozen students from a variety of disciplines were honored at St. Francis College's Annual Student Recognition Day on April 27, 2015.
Posted 04/27/2015 10:08AM
A parent will do whatever they can to keep their child safe. But what if some of the laws we pass to protect our kids don't do that at all? St. Francis College Professor Emily Horowitz charges head first into the controversial topic of sex offender laws to challenge what she says is an aura of safety that is based on myth not facts.
Posted 04/21/2015 02:00PM
In a prelude to Earth Day, Currents TV reporter Konrad Aderer visited Management Professor John Dilyard's Honors Course, Viable Sustainable Businesses on April 21, 2015. He asked students for their perspective on Pope Francis and the Pope's soon to be presented encyclical on the environment.
Posted 04/21/2015 11:00AM
St. Francis College alumnus Ken Daly '88, President of National Grid New York and member of the College's Board of Trustee came to St. Francis on April 21, 2015 to offer the talk, "Life Long Lessons in Doing the Right Thing" for the second Kenneth D. Daly – National Grid Lecture Series.
Posted 04/17/2015 12:05PM
With a passionate, informative, and emotional talk about Domestic Violence, Kaelyn Quinn '17 took home first place and $500 at the Annual Delaney Speech Contest held at St. Francis College on April 14.
Posted 04/16/2015 04:00PM
The line wrapped around the block, hundreds deep, two hours before author Junot Díaz's was set to speak on April 16 at St. Francis College. Dozens had to be turned away and 100 people were set to watch the event from an adjoining room.
Posted 04/16/2015 12:00PM
The question, "Did we do our best?" posed by Rabbi Joseph Potasnik (Congregation Mount Sinai) resonated through St. Francis College's Founders Hall for the College's Yom HaShoah Commemoration on April 16.
Posted 04/14/2015 04:00PM
Ryan Kelly, teenage entrepreneur and founder of Ry's Ruffery came to St. Francis College April 14 to talk about what it's like to secure an investment on the TV show Shark Tank and how he's grown his company to now sell his dog treats nationwide, including at a special promotion at Target.
Posted 04/11/2015 12:00PM
Under a clear blue sky and perfect running conditions, more than 300 runners helped raise more than $20,000 at the 17th Eileen C. Dugan Memorial 5K Run/Walk at Brooklyn Bridge Park on April 11, 2015.
Posted 03/30/2015 10:00AM
St. Francis College welcomed New York Daily News Columnist Harry Siegel and Azi Paybarah from Capital New York on March 30, 2015 tol explore the issues of Policing in New York and America.
Posted 03/26/2015 10:00AM
The Women's Poetry Initiative welcomed Alicia Ostriker to St. Francis College March 26, 2014.
Posted 03/25/2015 10:03AM
St. Francis College History Professor Sara Haviland is making a difference in the lives of her students and now she's been recognized for her work, being named to the 40 under 40: Professors Who Inspire 2015 list by Nerd Scholar.
Posted 03/24/2015 10:00AM
Josh Gravens was placed on the sex offender registry at 12 years old. A grown man with a family, he is still paying the price. Now, an Open Society Fellow, he talks about the harm caused by placing children on these lists and fights for practical reform of sex offense laws.
Posted 03/24/2015 09:00AM
Director Sam Green talked about his documentary, The Weather Underground at St Francis College on March 24, 2015.
Posted 03/18/2015 07:40AM
"Information Technology is one of those things people don't think about unless it's not working," Madalyn Hanley '80 offers matter-of-factly just a few days after starting her second career as Chief Information Officer (CIO) at her alma mater, St. Francis College.
Posted 03/16/2015 10:50AM
With a serious offensive spectacle, Sarah Benedetti who landed 5 three pointers and 29 points overall, led the St. Francis College Women's Basketball Team to an outstanding 77-72 win in the NEC Tournament.
Posted 03/11/2015 02:00PM
David Vann, winner of the 2013 St. Francis College $50,000 Literary Prize, returned to St. Francis March 11, 2015 to read from his brand new novel, Aquarium (Grove).
Posted 03/11/2015 11:00AM
It begins with a father's quest to save his daughter and becomes a fight to save the world. A New Day in America (Full Fathom Five Digital), by St. Francis College English Professor Theo Gangi takes readers to New York City, one year after a devastating bomb has killed millions.
Posted 03/10/2015 05:00PM
With the women's basketball team preparing for the NEC Championship game Sunday afternoon at 1:00pm on ESPNU and a shot at their first ever trip to the Women's NCAA Basketball Championship, the Men's team is preparing for it's consolation prize, a trip to the NIT for the first time in more than 50 years.
Posted 03/09/2015 02:00PM
Author Matthew Thomas (We Are Not Ourselves) came to St. Francis College March 9, 2015 to help celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a reading and discussion of his New York Times Bestselling book.
Posted 03/06/2015 10:00AM
Drawings from the Anna Pierrepont Series by St. Francis College Fine Arts Professor Howard Skrill.
Posted 03/03/2015 02:00PM
Kathryn Grant's award winning play, The Good Counselor, was performed at St.Francis College March 3 & 4, 2015 featuring a cast of St Francis College students and alumni.