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Brooklyn Law School's CUBE program offers students new ways into the legal field

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) has become one of the preeminent law schools in the country in sending students into alternative legal career paths. … Full Article

Multi-cultural perspectives from new St. Francis president

In August, St. Francis College, ranked among Forbes top colleges for the tenth year, announced that Miguel Martinez-Saenz would become the 19th president of the 160-year old college. He follows interim President Timothy J. … Full Article

Don’t smoke at St. Francis College!

Cigarette smokers can’t light up at St. Francis College because of the school’s 100 percent smoke-free policy on campus. And the school is getting help going smokeless. … Full Article

Girls Advocating Leadership & Strength founder wins TD Bank Young Heroes Award

The accolades keep piling up for a young woman from Bay Ridge who singlehandedly created a community-based advocacy group aimed at empowering young, ambitious girls to pursue executive careers and become the CEOs of tomorrow. And Sheryl Chen isn’t even in college yet. … Full Article

Forbes: St. Francis College listed among America’s Top Colleges

With the release of the 2017 Forbes rankings, St. Francis College has now been ranked one of America’s Top Colleges all 10 years that the magazine has published the list. … Full Article

CUNY applications jump nine percent

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s program to provide free tuition to students attending New York state’s public colleges could be partially responsible for a record increase in applications to attend the City University of New York (CUNY), educators said this week. … Full Article

Bay Ridge grad wins Ronald Reagan Scholarship

Just a quick glance at Sheryl Chen’s resume offers numerous clues as to how she was selected to be one of only 20 students from around the U.S. to be named a GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship winner. … Full Article

St. Francis men's basketball hopes recruits can help turn tide

Just over two years removed from being on the precipice of reaching their ultimate goal, the St. Francis Brooklyn men’s basketball program has taken a precipitous fall of late. … Full Article

Muslim activist critical of Israel is cheered at graduation

A Muslim-American activist whose role as a commencement speaker had come under protest from critics opposing her stance on Israel was given a standing ovation by graduating students Thursday after she told them they must commit to demanding change. … Full Article

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