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Scheduled Maintenance on IT Systems
SFC IT will be conducting scheduled maintenance on the following applications: Employee Directory, Daily Downloads, Digital Yearbook Archives, Net Price Calculator, Library Databases, Ellucian Colleague TEST, WebAdvisor TEST, Campus Logic Sandbox, Informer TEST, Synoptix, Ellucian Colleague LIVE, EAB, Akademos, Accommodate, Handshake, ADP, Raiser’s Edge, CourseLeaf, AdAstra, Everbridge, SFC Portal, OneLogin, Salesforce, SmarterMeasure, College2Success, Open Invoice, Informer Live, TouchNet, WebAdvisor (Production), Self Service, DocuWare, CampusLogic (Production), Canvas Import, YuJa, Respondus, RoboRegistrar, KACE, Mathematica, SPSS.

The maintenance is scheduled to take place on the following days: June 21, June 22, July 11, July 13, August 1, August 3, August 16, and August 17. If you experience any problems accessing any of these applications during these dates, please understand the application may be down for migration. SFC IT will be sending out notifications when systems are back online. Thank you for your support and patience during this process.


Faculty | Dean of Sciences | Director, Pre-Health Professions Program

Allen Burdowski

Contact Information

[email protected]
Office: 718.489.5324
Room 5320


B.A., Hunter College
Ph.D., New York University

Dr. Allen Burdowski has served St. Francis College as Department Chairman in both the Biology and Information Technology departments, as Director of the Faculty Center for Technology and Curriculum Development, Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Programs, Dean for Program Development, and now as Dean of Science and Health Sciences. He helped launch some of the College’s undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs and also worked to develop the fast-growing Nursing Program. He works with faculty to develop the vision, philosophy, and pedagogy to ensure that existing programs remain relevant and rigorous. Dr. Burdowski has also been involved in the writing and preparation of grants that have secured funds for the new Nursing Simulation Labs, the Science labs, Science equipment, as well as equipment for classrooms, computer labs, and the HDTV Studio. He has also received grant support from the NIH and NSF. Dr. Burdowski currently teaches Pharmacology in the Biology Department. His research includes work on the mechanisms of Red Blood Cell Production as well as immunology and immunotherapy of Breast Cancer. He has been a Visiting Scientist, at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, Department of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and at the Department of Cell Biology and Histology, New York University Dental Center.

He has earned worldwide media attention for his research with fellow St. Francis Professor Steven Lipson showing the effectiveness of cranberry and grape juice in combating stomach viruses. Dean Burdowski received his B.A. from Hunter College in the Bronx, and his Ph.D. in Biology from New York University and Post-Doctoral Training at Tulane University School of Medicine.

Related Faculty

Department Chairperson / Professor

Dennis Anderson

Management & Information Technology
[email protected]

Office: 718.489.3465

Adjunct Professor

Alexander Braun

Adjunct Professor

Steve Catalano

Management & Information Technology
[email protected]

Office: 718.489.5309

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