Posted 11/23/2015 10:34AM
Rockaway Beach has become one of the most innovative, creative and dynamic areas in New York City, especially so for enterprising entrepreneurs. With the massive investment in local infrastructure due, to the calamitous Super Storm Sandy, Rockaway is poised for a major revival; the likes that come along only once in a lifetime.
Posted 11/12/2015 02:00PM
Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams came to St. Francis College November 12, 2015 to talk about Zen Buddhism.
Posted 11/05/2015 10:00AM
The St. Francis College Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the Second Annual Entrepreneurial Women's Leadership Forum on November 5, 2015 featuring Ita Ekpoudom (CEO, Tigress Ventures), Dorraine Burrell (Founder & CEO, The GlamCase), and Mia Hall (Community Manager, Barclays Center)
Posted 11/04/2015 01:00PM
James Pierson came to St Francis College November 4, 2015 to talk about his new book Shattered Consensus: The Rise and Decline of America's Postwar Political Order and to help answer the question, Does Liberalism have a Future?
Posted 11/02/2015 03:00PM
The Women's Poetry Initiative Series welcomed Queens Poet Laureate Maria Lisella to St. Francis College on November 2, 2015.
Posted 11/02/2015 02:10PM
The St. Francis College Fine Arts Department welcomed Professor Yassin El-Ayouty to speak about America's Security and Islam on November 2, 2015.
Posted 10/29/2015 01:30PM
Emmy-Nominated editor Sandrine Isambert came to St. Francis College October 29, 2015 to screen and discuss, Men of the Cloth, a documentary about Italian Master Tailors that she edited.
Posted 10/27/2015 12:30PM
Outreach Coordinator for the NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB), Gregory Glover came to St. Francis College on October 27, 2015 to talk about CCRB, an independent city agency, with subpoena power.
Posted 10/22/2015 04:00PM
The St. Francis College Honors Program welcomed Cesar Vargas '05 for the 4th annual Dr. Francis J. Green Honors Lecture on October 22, 2015.
Posted 10/22/2015 01:58PM
What began as an undergraduate, oral history project is now a freshly, published book on a Virginia couple that sat at the vanguard of the black civil rights movement from the 1930's and for decades later.
St. Francis College History Professor Sara Rzeszutek Haviland's work, James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement (University Press of Kentucky), is rich with first person accounts and archival material straight from the Jacksons that shed new light on the intertwining and unwinding of the communist and civil rights movements.
Posted 10/21/2015 11:30AM
A new tracking system is in place to measure use of force by the New York City Police, but does that satisfy the critics of Police Commissioner William Bratton and the NYPD? On October 21, 2015 Harry Siegel (New York Daily News) and Heather Mac Donald (Manhattan Institute) came to St. Francis College try to answer that question and Is the NYPD Doing Its Job?
Posted 10/20/2015 10:30AM
Spencer Wolff, the writer, director, and producer of STOP, a film about Stop & Frisk in New York City, came to St. Francis College on October 20, 2015.
Posted 10/15/2015 02:00PM
The Center for Communications and St. Francis College welcomed the creator, Sam Esmail, and star, Rami Malek, of USA Network breakout show Mr. Robot on October 15, 2015 to show favorite clips and offer behind the scenes secrets about the making of the TV show.
Posted 10/14/2015 03:48PM
With hundreds of new St. Francis College students attending a block party to meet their classmates, they also learned that once again, U.S.News & World Report has ranked St Francis College as a Top Regional College in the North. St. Francis was also ranked fourth for Ethnic Diversity in the region
Posted 10/09/2015 09:00AM
They lined up more than two hours early to get a good seat to watch Margaret Atwood, (The Handmaid's Tale, Oryx and Crake) speak with Isaac Fitzgerald (Buzzfeed books) at St. Francis College on October 9, 2015. The two talked about Atwood's latest novel, The Heart Goes Last, and much more.
Posted 10/08/2015 10:00AM
St. Francis College Economics Professor Julio Huato spoke about Latin Amerian Economies in the 21st Century and how they relate to the global economic picture on October 8, 2015.
Posted 10/06/2015 03:00PM
Johnny Perez '16, a St. Francis College student and prison re-entry counselor organized the panel, In my Neighborhood... First-Hand Stories of Police Interactions, on October 6, 2015.
Posted 10/05/2015 03:00PM
Author Jon Sweeney spent the day at St. Francis College to discuss his book, When Saint Francis Saved the Church on October 5, 2015. The talk was part of a community read where one thousand students, faculty and administrators read the book beforeh the visit.
Posted 10/01/2015 12:05PM
Award-winning Director Sasha Waters screened her documentary Chekhov for Children at St. Francis College on October 1, 2015, then talked with students about her work.
Posted 09/29/2015 05:05PM
For St. Clare & St. Francis Week, a group of St. Francis College students under the tutelage of Honors Progam Director and Management Professor John Dilyard presented their interpretations of the Pope Francis Encyclical, Laudato Si on September 29, 2015.
Posted 09/29/2015 03:00PM
On September 29, students from SFC's Center for Entrepreneurship visited the Brooklyn Navy Yard with Cindy VandenBosch, founder and owner of Turnstile Tours.
Posted 09/28/2015 12:00PM
As Pope Francis makes his first trip as Pontiff to the United States, St. Francis College celebrates its annual St. Clare & St. Francis Week with a special focus on "Care for Creation" beginning Thursday, September 24 with a kick-off party and running through October 5 with a special lecture, "When Saint Francis Saved the Church."
Posted 09/24/2015 02:00PM
Philosophy Professor Gerald Galgan spoke at St. Francis College on September 24, 2015 on the topic "Reflections on Liberal Education: A Fifty-Year Personal Journey"
Posted 09/22/2015 11:20AM
Bennett Capers (Stanley A. August Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School) came to St. Francis College to speak about Techno-Policing on September 22, 2015.
Posted 09/21/2015 09:00AM
The Thomas J. Volpe Lecture Series proudly welcomed Becky Hammon, the first female NBA Assistant Coach and former WNBA All-Star on September 21, 2015 for the first of three Volpe lectures during the Fall semeseter.