Posted 11/10/2014 06:00AM
With a nearly perfect score, a group of St. Francis College students under the supervision of Economics Professor Behrouz Tabrizi made it through to the semi-final round of the annual College Fed Challenge organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Posted 11/06/2014 12:00PM
State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver headed a contingent of local politicians who came to St. Francis College on June 25 for the formal unveiling of the Eileen C. Dugan Life Sciences Center.
Posted 11/04/2014 09:13AM
Submissions are now being accepted for the fourth $50,000 St. Francis College Literary Prize, one of the richest book prizes in the United States.
Posted 10/28/2014 02:00PM
The St. Francis College Center for Entrepreneurship welcomed former WNBA President Donna Orender as the Keynote Speaker for the first Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Forum on October 28.
Posted 10/27/2014 06:00PM
St. Francis College welcomed ice cream icon Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Inc. as the 2014 Thomas J. Volpe Lecture Series speaker on October 27, 2014.
Posted 10/21/2014 09:00AM
St. Francis College and BookCourt welcomed author Charles Baxter (Gryphon: New and Selected Stories, The Feast of Love, Believers) as the latest speaker in the Walt Whitman Writers Series on October 21.
Posted 10/20/2014 02:00PM
St. Francis College presented a debate on the heatedly discussed Common Core Curriculum between Sol Stern of the Manhattan Institute and Peter Wood of the National Association of Scholars on Monday, October 20, at 12:30 in the College's Maroney Forum for Arts, Culture and Education.
Posted 10/07/2014 01:00PM
The decades long battle against terrorism has changed the way people think about their personal security and the freedoms they enjoy. St. Francis College Professor Yassin El-Ayouty tackled this question and the compromises we face with an expert laden panel for the event, Civil Rights Versus National Security, Exploring the Tension Between These Two National Values in a Globalized Environment of Insecurity held October 7 at St. Francis.
Posted 10/06/2014 01:00PM
The Muslim Student Association hosted a talk by Cyrus McGoldrick, Isis: What Real Muslims Have To Say on October 8. The talk was followed by dinner & spoken word poetry.
Posted 10/04/2014 12:50PM
A week-long celebration of the Franciscan spirit concluded Saturday, October 4 with a collection of St. Francis College students volunteering to arrange floral decoration for senior citizen shut-ins around Brooklyn. The flowers were donated through a partnership with the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and elderly service organization, Heights and Hills.
Posted 10/02/2014 09:28AM
Dozens of business, government, and civic leaders came to the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, September 15 for the inaugural Minority Entrepreneur Summit co-hosted by the St. Francis College Center for Entrepreneurship and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.
Posted 10/02/2014 09:00AM
Groundbreaking filmmaker David Cronenberg (History of Violence, The Fly, Crash) came to St. Francis College for the release party for his first novel, Consumed, on October 2, 2014.
Posted 09/30/2014 11:55AM
With a $15,000 grant, the National Grid Foundation is showing its support for the College's Project Access Program, an initiative at St. Francis College that provides extra tutoring, mentoring, and monitoring for students who may not be entirely ready for the college experience.
Posted 09/30/2014 09:00AM
St. Francis College English Professor Wendy Galgan spoke about America in the 1940's as part of the Senior Citizen Lecture Series.
Posted 09/23/2014 01:00PM
With a snowboarding gold medal in sight, Kevin Pearce suffered a traumatic brain injury after a gruesome fall and began a never-ending fight to recover. He shared his story at St. Francis College September 23 and showed part of a documentary on his struggle, The Crash Reel.
Posted 09/22/2014 10:00AM
Known for its viral videos and numbered lists, BuzzFeed, has become a major national and international news gathering force. But that's not the whole story, Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith came to St. Francis College September 22 to help tell the story of how digital news is cementing itself as the go-to destination for local communities too.
Posted 09/19/2014 09:25AM
As St. Francis College students settled in to their new routines for the fall 2014 semester they all heard some good news about the college; U.S.News & World Report has once again ranked St. Francis as a Top Regional College in the North.
Posted 09/18/2014 09:00AM
Historian and Scholar Carol Berkin helped celebrate the U.S. Constitution with the talk, "It was I who did it: Women in the Struggle for American Independence" on September 18, 2014.
Posted 09/08/2014 10:47AM
From the back of a dance studio at four years old to a World Champion Salsa Dancer at 18, Brianna Rios '17 mixes being a full-time college student at St. Francis College with travelling the world in pursuit of her passion.
Posted 09/03/2014 10:48AM
Among the hundreds of new freshmen at St. Francis College this fall are the several dozen students making up the College's first class in the four-year Bachelors of Science in Nursing program.
Posted 08/25/2014 08:45AM
With a snowboarding gold medal in sight, Kevin Pearce suffered a traumatic brain injury after a gruesome fall and began a never-ending fight to recover. He comes to St. Francis College Tuesday, September 23 at 11:10 in the College's Founders Hall to share his story as well as a documentary on his struggle, The Crash Reel.
Posted 08/18/2014 08:40AM
St. Francis College is pleased to welcome new Dean of Students, Dr. Jose Rodriguez to Brooklyn Heights, an experienced administrator and educator who is ready to forge new relationships and support St. Francis students when the 2014-2015 school year begins in just two weeks.
Posted 08/15/2014 10:15AM
Forbes.com releases its new list of America's Top Colleges and for the seventh year in a row St. Francis College has been selected for the honor based on post-graduate success, student debt and student satisfaction.
Posted 08/14/2014 10:48AM
Two St. Francis College Alumni, both Communication Arts Majors, helped out on the #1 movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Posted 07/30/2014 08:00AM
Continuing the story that began in her 2009 film, The Hand of Fatima, St. Francis College Professor Augusta Palmer has now curated the exhibition, Jajouka: The Master Musicians of Morocco, at the Arab American National Museum in Michigan, running through November 2.