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.
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.