Posted 07/10/2014 12:41PM
It is with much sadness that we announce that the beloved, long-time history professor Arthur Hughes passed away Wednesday, July 9.
Posted 06/23/2014 09:58AM
St. Francis College alumnus Jordan Sullivan '07 was the subject of a huge, front page story in the New York Times, Sunday, June 22.
The story recounts his first fire as a probationary fire fighter.
Posted 06/03/2014 05:30PM
For the first time in program history, the St. Francis Brooklyn women's basketball team has been invited to compete in the Preseason Women's National Invitational Tournament (WNIT). The women will face Albany, upstate, on November 14 at 7pm.
Posted 05/28/2014 10:14AM
St. Francis College Honors Program students descended on Niagara Falls in April for the Northeast Regional Honors Conference, presenting a variety of papers and attending workshops with their counterparts from other colleges.
Posted 05/22/2014 11:31AM
A 9 year old girl walks in to the New York Public Library and steps out on an alphabetical adventure in the new short film, A is for Aye Aye: An Abecedarian Adventure, planned by St. Francis College Communication Arts Professor Augusta Palmer.
Posted 05/19/2014 11:45AM
Six St. Francis College students studying Health Promotions and Healthcare Management headed uptown to Teachers College at Columbia University this semester to present their work at the 2014 Health Disparities Conference.
Posted 05/15/2014 09:59AM
Valedictorian Matthew Delfino '14 delivered a spirited and emotional address to nearly 400 of his classmates during the St. Francis College Spring Commencement held May 13 at Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Posted 05/02/2014 11:00AM
Alan Astro, Professor of Languages & Literature at Trinity University, speaks about Elie Wiesel's Night, the archetypal Holocaust survivor account which was originally published in Yiddish. Critics have claimed that the translations into French and English mute Wiesel's anger at the non-Jewish world and casts the Holocaust in Christian, rather than Jewish, terms. This presentation will show how the charge is unfair. Rather, the original and the translations of Night blend Jewish and Christian world-views.
Posted 04/25/2014 11:00AM
St. Francis College recognized Brooklyn's business and nonprofit leaders as well as its top students, faculty and staff during the College's 130th Charter Day convocation on Friday, April 25.
Posted 04/24/2014 10:00AM
St. Francis College marked Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on April 24, 2014 with a program of Poetry and Music.
Posted 04/20/2014 09:00AM
St. Francis College History Professor Bro. Geoffrey Clement appeared on the WNBC program, The Debrief with Davis Ushery on the May 20, 2014 episode to discuss the Canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II.
Posted 04/14/2014 10:00AM
Award winning writer George Saunders (CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, Pastoralia, The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip) read from his latest collection of short stories, Tenth of December, as the latest speaker for St. Francis College's Walt Whitman Writers Series on Monday, April 14.
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 04/05/2014 01:00PM
Nearly 300 runners came out for the 16th running of the Eileen C. Dugan Memorial 5K at Brooklyn Bridge Park on April 5.
Posted 04/04/2014 02:00PM
St. Francis College welcomed back alumna Lauren K. Alleyne '01 to read from her collection of poems, Difficult Fruit, on Friday, April 4.
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 03/10/2014 03:00PM
Award winning author Seamus McGraw came to St. Francis College to talk about Finding Your Footing in a Fractured Land, with a focus on Energy, Climate, and Fracking, Monday, March 10.
Posted 03/05/2014 04:00PM
The St. Francis College Women's Poetry Initiative welcomed Daisy Fried as featured poet for the group's Spring Reading on Wednesday, March 5 at 4:30pm.
Posted 02/24/2014 12:00PM
St. Francis College proudly featured members of Professor Mitch Levenberg's Senior Citizen writing class in, A Rainbow Bridge of Light: Voices From the Universe, a reading of poetry and prose on Monday, April 15.
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 02/21/2014 12:00PM
Self-proclaimed Urban Monk, Gadadhara Pandit DasaDate spoke to Professor Ben Wood's Religions of India class on Friday, February 21 about his new book, Urban Monk: Exploring Karma, Consciousness, and the Divine.
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.