They come from New York City and around the world; St. Francis College students and faculty who work together for the common goal of improving themselves and the world around them.
Learn From Published Authors, International Artists, and Experts
Speaking Spanish is an integral skill in New York City to succeed in a variety of fields. At St. Francis College, you will learn from the best.
Our professors are published authors, internationally acclaimed artists, and have appeared as experts on TV and in other media on topics ranging from the Latino vote to the Papal visit to Cuba.
Spanish majors at St. Francis College are introduced to the Spanish-speaking world from global and multi-cultural perspectives. Students are expected to have command of the Spanish language and to understand the culture or cultures the language reflects.
A major in Spanish prepares students for various career opportunities in the fields of:
- mass media communication,
- science and technology, and
- global economy.
In a deeply personal address with anecdotes about his family and an exploration of the mission of college education in the modern day, St. Francis College President Miguel Martinez-Saenz laid out an ambitious plan setting the College on a path of growth and transformation.
The Class of 2018 is honored at Winter Commencement.
The words of poet Maya Angelou were the first ones uttered by President Miguel Martinez-Saenz to a standing room only crowd of prospective students and their parents at the St. Francis College Open House in October. They knew, right away, this new president was energized with new ways to engage and educate the entire college community.
Now a few months into his tenure as the 19th President in its 160 year history, St. Francis College is proud to announce a series of events celebrating the inauguration of President Miguel Martinez-Saenz.
The Women's Poetry Initiative at St. Francis College and the Department of English welcomed Susan Miller, two-time winner of the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg prize for poetry, to read from her new collection of poems, Communion of Saints (Paraclete Press, 2017) on November 29, 2017.
With the gift of $50,000 for winning the 2017 St. Francis College Literary Prize, Dana Spiotta (Innocents and Others - Scribner) now has one of the most important gifts of all, the gift to spend more time working on new projects.