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Brooklyn residents who enroll in public colleges in the borough have low graduation rates, according to an alarming new report from the Center for an Urban Future, a think tank based in Manhattan t … Full Article

Study finds low grad rates for Brooklyn public college students

Brooklyn residents who enroll in public colleges in the borough have low graduation rates, according to an alarming new report from the Center for an Urban Future, a think tank based in Manhattan that studies ways to reduce economic inequality through changes in public policy. … Full Article

‘Brooklyn Tough’ graffiti mural unveiled at St. Francis College

St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights unveiled a one-of-a-kind graffiti wall mural in its gymnasium on Thursday, becoming the first college in the nation to commission a graffiti artwork. … Full Article

LIU Brooklyn to take part in National Science Foundation project

Students and professors at the Brooklyn campus of Long Island University (LIU) will be taking part in an innovative new project that involves an unlikely marriage between science and commerce.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library teams up with Bard to offer free college degrees

A new program to help students who have been discouraged or excluded from higher education will be bringing liberal arts Associate degrees to Brooklyn starting this winter, Bard College and Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) announced recently. … Full Article

Making movies that change lives: Filmmakers to discuss their powerful documentaries at St. Francis College

With great storytelling and a marketing strategy to match, documentaries and feature films can raise awareness of the most pressing issues of our time, and even initiate major change.  … Full Article

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

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