Posted 04/09/2014 10:36AM
Spencer Educational Foundation, Inc. has awarded St. Francis College a $50,000 grant to develop new modules that will teach Risk Management to entry level and upper level management and finance students at the College. The grant is funded by RIMS, the risk management society.
Posted 04/07/2014 11:53AM
With the support of one of the biggest names in TV News, Tom Brokaw, and the President of National Grid, New York, Kenneth D. Daly, St. Francis College raised more than $720,000 at the 53rd Annual Charter Award Dinner held April 1 at the New York Marriott Marquis.
Posted 03/26/2014 10:01AM
Professor Alison Dell introduced her Molecular Biology Class to the online, international competition PHYLO. The goal of the game is to figure out ways to match sets of DNA to help look for ways to identify and further genetic disease research.
Posted 03/17/2014 01:20PM
When Yolonda Watson '16 signed up for the Entrepreneurship & Innovation course offered by the Center for Entrepreneurship at St. Francis College, she knew she would learn a few things about how to improve her travel business. But what she didn't know was it would lead to her getting a $2,000 loan that positions her business to really take off.
Posted 02/24/2014 10:23AM
St. Francis College is proud to honor Tom Brokaw (NBC News) and Kenneth D. Daly '88 (National Grid) at the 53rd Annual Charter Award Dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis on Tuesday, April 1 beginning at 6:00pm.
Posted 02/12/2014 10:37AM
On the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, Currents, a nightly news program on NET came to St. Francis College to interview History Professor and Beatles fan Bro. Geoffrey Clement, OSF.
Posted 02/04/2014 09:07AM
The St. Francis College Women's Bowling Team is featured on the front page of the sports section of the Tuesday, February 4 edition of the New York Times.
Posted 01/30/2014 10:00AM
St. Francis College is proud to open its doors for a unique course that mixes together a traditional college course with an open forum for community members. Social Movements, Catholic Social Teaching & the Fight for Social Justice, taught by Sociology Professor Emily Horowitz, is a semester long exploration of modern sociological issues, ethics, and challenges.
Posted 01/21/2014 11:57AM
St. Francis College proudly honored the Class of 2014 Winter Graduates at a Commencement Ceremony held at St. Charles Borromeo Church on Wednesday January 15.
Posted 01/08/2014 10:15AM
The Center for Entrepreneurship at St. Francis College and Dogfish Accelerator, the world's first accelerator program for independent film and new media producers, announced a partnership to support the creation and growth of digitally connected startups in Brooklyn.
Posted 12/23/2013 12:00PM
The St. Francis College Center for Entrepreneurship got a jump of the holidays by ringing the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, December 23.
Posted 12/20/2013 09:15AM
New research from Steven M. Lipson, Professor of Biology and Health Promotions at St. Francis College could pave the way to use plant chemicals to prevent thousands of children from being killed each year by an intestinal virus.
The work by Dr. Lipson (Principal Investigator) and colleagues sets the stage for using natural plant chemicals (from cranberries, grapes and green tea) to combat intestinal viruses like rotavirus. In third world countries, hundreds of thousands of infants and young children die every year from rotavirus, which causes diarrhea, fever, and cramps.
Posted 12/19/2013 12:20PM
A constantly changing landscape, both home and abroad, has made for a vexing two terms for President Barack Obama and has tested his leadership in ways no past president could imagine. Two St. Francis College scholars Dinesh Sharma and Uwe Gielen, take a hard look at President Obama's Leadership in their new collection of essays, The Global Obama: Crossroads of Leadership in the 21st Century (Routledge).
Posted 12/11/2013 02:51PM
Professor Michele Montecalvo was looking for a way to make her Health Issues class more relevant to her students this semester; so she decided to tap into a hot piece of popular culture. She assigned the memoir, Orange is the New Black, by Piper Kerman, which has now become a Netflix TV series.
Posted 12/04/2013 05:21PM
CCesar Vargas graduated from St. Francis College in 2005 and since then has championed the cause for citizenship for unauthorized immigrants. His parents brought him to the United States from Mexico when he was five. Vargas' status stopped him from joining the United States Armed Forces and now is putting up roadblocks in his effort to become a lawyer.
Posted 11/26/2013 10:40AM
St. Francis College students have a simple request for Pope Francis when he comes to New York, he should stop off in Brooklyn and pay a visit to the College that bears his name.
Posted 11/25/2013 03:36PM
St. Francis College Management Professor Barbara Edington says that situations of uncertainty are not always a bad thing. She recently co-authored the book The Silver Lining of Project Uncertainties (Project Management Institute) which helps guide project managers in finding opportunities hidden within uncertainty
Posted 11/25/2013 01:15PM
The St. Francis College Women's Basketball team is sharing their good fortune on the court with some future players.
Posted 11/12/2013 04:38PM
History Professor Sara Haviland spoke about the role of race and politics in the unearthing of an African Burial Ground in Lower Manhattan in the 1990's during her lecture for the Fifth American Studies Colloquium held on November 4 at St. Francis College.
Posted 11/12/2013 11:38AM
The new St. Francis College Center for Entrepreneurship was featured on the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership website this week in a story that points to the vibrant culture of self-starters and eager entrepreneurs in the borough.
Posted 11/11/2013 10:28AM
The St. Francis College Nursing Program, which now offers a new four-year BSN program, was featured this week in an article for nurse.com. The article, which features Chair of the Department Susan Saladino, RN, Ph.D. and Adjunct Lecturer Michael Valenti, RN, MS, focuses on the importances of mentoring in nursing education.
Posted 11/08/2013 03:00PM
St. Francis College hosted the Northeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature November 8 and 9 which featured the lecture, 'The Most Foul Buffoon': Some Early English Responses to Luther," delivered by Dr. Patrick Hornbeck.
Posted 10/30/2013 03:00PM
St. Francis College welcomed Grace Schulman on Wednesday October 30 as part of the Women's Poetry Initiative's Fall Reading Series. She read read from her latest collection, Without a Claim.
Posted 10/30/2013 11:00AM
Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio, City Comptroller-Elect Scott Stringer, Brooklyn Borough President-Elect Eric Adams, and City Councilwoman-Elect Laurie Cumbo with its 2013 Speaking Truth To Power Award on October 30 in the College's Founders Hall. Chirlane McCray acceptrf the award on behalf of her husband, Mr. de Blasio Serving as Masters of Ceremonies were clinical psychologist Dr. Jeff Gardere, entertainment visionary Ralph McDaniels and attorney Jacqueline McMickens.
Posted 10/24/2013 10:14AM
St. Francis is proud to now offer a new four year BSN program for undergraduates, which is fully accredited by CCNE, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, and is now looking for candidates who meet the undergraduate requirements.