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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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
Dr. Colleen Carmody is the new Department Chair of St. Francis College's Nursing Department. She's gearing up to start her first school year at SFC, and taking the reins of one of the College's most popular majors.
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.
St. Francis College alumni and friends hit the links on July 29th for the annual Brendan J. Dugan '68 Memorial Meadow Brook Club Golf Outing, a flagship fundraising event that brought in nearly $400,000 to support the College's mission of providing students an affordable, superior liberal arts education.
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.
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.