On November 13, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the college attended the 2019 Alumni Reunion Celebration at The Water Club in Manhattan, to celebrate our Women's Leadership Network Executive board.
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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 2009 and 2011
Vice President at JP Morgan Chase
MS in Accounting
BS in Economics, concentration in Finance
“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.
Encouraging the audience to not merely tolerate but accommodate people from cultures other than their own, Charles D. Smith, who retired from a 10-year professional basketball career in 1997, delivered a Volpe Lecture on November 20th that extolled the life-changing effects of global travel and meaningful cross-cultural relationships.
Highlighting the unique ability of New York area Congress members to collaborate with each other across party lines, United States Representative and St. Francis College alumni Peter T. King '65 (R-NY 2nd District) spoke about growing up in New York City and his career in elected politics to a nearly 200-person audience at St. Francis College on November 18th.
Community leaders and experts will address the hazards of smoking – including traditional and electronic cigarettes ("vaping") – at an annual event on November 21st organized by St. Francis College and NYC Smoke-Free.
Zaeeda Walters life is one of service. She is a proud Navy veteran, part of a growing number of individuals with military service who enroll at St. Francis College. And she aspires to continue to serve, through a nursing career focused on pediatrics.
A panel of Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn will share stories of the migrants they served at the Southern border, in an event on November 11th that affirms St. Francis College's mission-driven theme this year: The Dignity of the Human Person.