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 05/06/2016 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.
Posted 03/12/2016 02:00PM
On March 12 St. Francis College welcomed, currently (via phone) and formerly incarcerated prisoners for The Confined Arts: Solitary Confinement Edition, a showcase on how art and poetry can transcend prison walls while drawing the inhumanity of solitary confinement into sharp focus.
Posted 03/11/2016 10:00AM
St. Francis College welcomed Bruno Chaouat, Professor of French and Jewish Studies and Chair of the Department of French and Italian at the University of Minnesota on March 11, 2016 to discuss France, the Jews, and Charlie.
Posted 03/08/2016 03:00PM
In celebration of Women's History Month, St. Francis College held its first Women's Film Festival on March 7 & 8, 2016.
Posted 03/07/2016 09:00AM
As part of the year-long project of reinforcing Respect on campus, St. Francis College welcomed Alyscia Cunningham on March 7, 2016 to talk about the importance of Embracing Our Natural Beauty.
Posted 03/03/2016 03:15PM
St. Francis College welcomed new Scholar in Residence Joan Millman (former State Assemblywoman) for the first in a series of special events on March 3, 2016, a symposium on Women in Government.
Posted 03/01/2016 03:50PM
St. Francis College welcomed Director Jim Hubbard (United in Anger: A History of ACT UP) on March 1, 2016 to talk about his documentary about the birth and life of the AIDS activist movement as well as his ongoing ACT-UP oral history project.
Posted 02/29/2016 11:00AM
The Thomas J. Volpe Lecture Series welcomed Glenn Adamson, Director of the Museum of Arts and Design as the latest speaker in the series on February 29, 2016.
Posted 02/29/2016 10:00AM
Posted 02/26/2016 01:33PM
St. Francis College celebrates Women's History Month with a full slate of events that feature successful women in politics, the film industry, and the arts.
Posted 02/23/2016 07:45PM
Former professional snowboarder Kevin Pearce returned to St. Francis College on March 23, 2016 to talk about his continuing recovery from a traumatic brain injury suffered while training for the Olympic trials in snowboarding.
Posted 02/16/2016 10:23AM
A 9 year-old girl walks in to the New York Public Library and steps out on an alphabetical adventure in the short film, A is for Aye Aye: An Abecedarian Adventure by Ft. Greene filmmaker and St. Francis College Communication Arts Professor Augusta Palmer, which will have its New York theatrical premiere at the BAMkids Film Festival Feb 27 (12:00pm) and 28 (2:00pm).
Posted 02/11/2016 11:08AM
Founding member or ACT-UP, Bill Dobbs, came to St. Francis College on February 9, 2016 for the Spring 2016 Senior Citizen Lecture Series: New Protest Movements.
Posted 02/10/2016 11:06AM
St. Francis College welcomed Sr. JoAnn Mark, ASC, the Executive Director for the Partnership for Global Justice on January 28, 2016 to talk about The United Nation's Work Towards a Sustainable Future.
Posted 02/05/2016 03:28PM
After a four year struggle, St. Francis College graduate Cesar Vargas'05, was admitted to the New York State Bar Association on February 3, 2016 and can now practice law.