Posted 08/15/2015 12:05AM
From 130 to six, the short list is out for the $50,000 St. Francis College Literary Prize, one of the richest literary awards in the United States. Authors on the 2015 shortlist are:
Paul Beatty, The Sellout (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)
Maud Casey, The Man Who Walked Away (Bloomsbury USA)
Stuart Dybek, Paper Lantern (Farrar, Straus, Giroux)
David Gilbert, & Sons (Random House)
Marlon James, A Brief History of Seven Killings (Riverhead)
René Steinke, Friendswood (Riverhead)
Posted 08/05/2015 10:10AM
With a grade of A- from Money Magazine, St. Francis College was again recognized on the magazines Best College's List. The recognition comes in the same week that St. Francis was selected as one of America's Top Colleges by Forbes, the eighth year in a row the College has made that list.
Posted 06/24/2015 02:00PM
St. Francis College welcomed acclaimed author Franciscan Priest and Poet Murray Bodo to read poems inspired by St. Francis & St. Clare on June 24, 2015.
Posted 06/08/2015 09:20AM
St. Francis College Education Majors have had remarkable success in securing teaching positions after graduation. The professors at St. Francis all have years of educational experience and a commitment to developing the next wave of solid classroom leaders.
Posted 05/19/2015 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 05/17/2015 12:00PM
Dozens of scholars, academics, and experts came to St. Francis College from as far away as Russia, the Middle East, Africa, and Australia for the Sixth International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature, and the Arts from June 10 to June 12.
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 05/07/2015 03:00PM
At its year end celebration of Project Access on May 7, 2015, St. Francis College announced new scholarships for students in the program as an added incentive to promote higher retention rates.
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 04/30/2015 10:00AM
The St. Francis College Center for Entrepreneurship welcomed Ofer Cohen, Founder & President of TerraCRG – Commercial Realty Group on April 30, 2015.
Posted 04/29/2015 11:00AM
A celebration of successful St. Francis College graduates mixed with amazing fundraising to help future students as the College honored alumni Dave Smith '64 (Chairman, General Atlantic Group Limited) and Lou Pastina '79 (former Executive Vice President, NYSE) at the 54th Annual Charter Award Dinner on April 29, 2015.
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 04/21/2015 10:00AM
St. Francis College and BookCourt welcomed Master of Horror Stephen King for a roundtable discussion in the College's Founders Hall on April 21, 2015.
Posted 04/20/2015 11:00AM
The Investment Club of St. Francis College welcomed College alumnus Juan Antonio Negroni '64 to talk about "Getting Ahead Ethically" on April 20, 2015.
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 04/07/2015 11:00AM
Christopher Adam Mitchell came to St. Francis College on April 7, 2015 to share his work on the history of Gay Liberation in New York City and beyond.
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.