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15:1

Student / Faculty Ratio

2,413

Students Enrolled

18

Average Class Size

92%

Employed

21

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Brianna Rios

Class of 2017
Education Major
World Championship Salsa Dancer

Brianna Rios

Class of 2017, Education

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.

Melissa Jagdharry

Class of 2018
BS/MS in Accounting

Melissa Jagdharry

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. ”

Noel Jones

Class of 2019 
MFA in Creative Writing
 

Noel Jones

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.

Dr. Victoria Ruiz

Assistant Professor | Biology

Dr. Victoria Ruiz

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

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St. Francis College Announces Finalists for the Biennial  $50,000 SFC Literary Prize

St.Francis College announced finalists for its 2019 SFC Literary Prize, a $50,000 biennial award for an author's third to fifth work of published fiction. They are: Jennifer Clement (Gun Love), Tsitsi Dangarembga (This Mournable Body); Brandon Hobson (Where the Dead Sit Talking); Samantha Hunt (The Dark Dark); David Joy (The Line That Held Us); Danzy Senna (New People). The winner will be revealed on September 21st.

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Area Students Take Part in eCamp, St. Francis College's Weeklong Bootcamp for Budding Entrepreneurs

Fifteen area high school and college students tested their business mettle at St. Francis College's second annual eCamp, a five-day bootcamp from August 5th to 9th that exposes budding entrepreneurs to the nuts and bolts of starting businesses and culminates with participants pitching their business ideas to SFC faculty and guests who vote on their favorites.

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In the Spotlight: Helen "Skip" Skipper, Incoming Post-Prison Program Student

Incoming first-year student Helen "Skip" Skipper is a Peer Supervisor with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and is enrolling in St. Francis thanks to the Post-Prison Program, an initiative launched in 2014 by Dr. Emily Horowitz, Professor, Sociology & Criminal Justice, to help formerly incarcerated women and men earn their college degrees.

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St. Francis College Science Students Monitor Local Water Quality

Working in collaboration with Dr. Victoria Ruiz, Assistant Professor of Biology and Health Promotion, a team of six undergraduates and one recent grad signed on for a 20-week project to monitor the quality of local waterways. St. Francis College is one of eleven partner labs in the New York City Water Trail Association's annual Citizens Water Quality Testing (CWQT) Program.

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