On July 18th, St. Francis College welcomed members of the Class of 2023 to its third Orientation of the summer, as the College's newest first-year students gear up for the start of fall semester.
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Class of 2017
World Championship Salsa Dancer
Brianna chose St. Francis College for the small classes and family atmosphere. Her major in Physical Education is preparing her for a life teaching others.
It's one way she wants to share her skills and experience as a professional salsa dancer.
Class of 2018
BS/MS in Accounting
“I look up to my professors tremendously, especially my accounting professors. They have given me so much guidance already in helping me understand what I need to do to achieve my goals. ”
Class of 2019
MFA in Creative Writing
Since earning his B.A. in English from St. Francis in 2012, Jones made a living mainly through jobs related to boats, including at Cadell Dry Dock, one of the last remaining shipyards in New York City. He also taught in the Maritime Technology Program at Kingsborough Community College. This fall, he will instruct SFC undergraduates as an adjunct faculty member in the English department.
Assistant Professor | Biology
Dr. Ruiz taught biology at Yeshiva University, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and New York University before joining St. Francis College. Her research is focused on microbiota and the immune system. She’s also interested in developing new and innovative pedagogical strategies to improve learning outcomes for undergraduate students interested in pursuing STEM fields. Meet our faculty
St. Francis College awarded its first six Master in Fine Arts degrees on July 15th, to six students who enrolled in the two-year program when it launched in 2017.
Meet Brenda Onyango, from Nairobi, Kenya. Brenda moved to New York City to enroll in St. Francis in September 2018. A Management major, Brenda's sharpening her business acumen not only through her academic pursuits, but through a summer internship that provides a unique vantage point into the world of New York City finance. Brenda recently spoke about her summer gig and how she made her way from Kenya to St. Francis College.
As a member of the St. Francis Women's Volleyball team, Taris Pittman '20 is used to putting in hard work on the court. But this summer, Taris is seeing another side of sports entirely. The Washington, DC-native is interning with MediaCom, a global brand-building communications company, in its Sports and Entertainment unit. She shared how she landed the gig and what's she learning there.
Later this month, Staten-Island-native Noel Jones will be among the first six students awarded Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing degrees by St. Francis College. He recently shared his thoughts on what he learned during his two years as an MFA student, and how he feels about being among the first to earn such a degree here.
Thirteen St. Francis College students traveled to Havana, Cuba from May 29th to June 4th, to complete a spring semester Marine Biology course they primarily took online until then.