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LIU Brooklyn honors schools chancellor Carmen Fariña

LIU Brooklyn honored Carmen Fariña, chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, at its Commencement Ceremony on May 12 at Barclays Center. The distinguished philanthropist and entrepreneur T. Denny Sanford presented an honorary degree to Fariña at the ceremony. … Full Article

St. Francis students earn $1,350 in speech contest

Personal and poignant stories ruled the day at the annual Delaney Speech Contest on April 20 as students offered three- to four-minute persuasive talks to earn a share of the $1,350 in prize money. … Full Article

St. Francis College celebrates new graduates

The St. Francis 2016 College Commencement ceremony will take place at Brooklyn Bridge Park on May 10 at 11 a.m. Hundreds of St. Francis graduates, along with their parents, families and friends will attend the event. A baccalaureate Mass will be held the night before at 6 p.m. at St. … Full Article

Gravesend student picks NYU Law School

Priscilla Consolo has made her big decision. As the Brooklyn Eagle reported earlier this year, Consolo, a Fordham University senior from Gravesend, had her pick of top law schools across the country. … Full Article

Charter Day to celebrate scholarship and Brooklyn leaders

St. Francis College will celebrate its top students and Brooklyn’s top leaders in government, business and education with the 132nd Charter Day convocation on Friday, April 15 at 3 p.m. in the College’s Founders Hall (at 180 Remsen St. in Brooklyn Heights). … Full Article

Touro Law Center to give Adams honorary degree

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams can add another honor to the list of awards he has received since he took office in January of 2014. Touro Law Center announced this week that it will give Adams an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at its commencement ceremony on May 29. … Full Article

St. Francis College hosts ‘Power of Entrepreneurship’ discussion

The St. Francis College Center for Entrepreneurship will welcome Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship Founder (NFTE) Steve Mariotti for a discussion titled “Power of Entrepreneurship” on Tuesday, April 5 at 11 a.m. … Full Article

Histowiz Joins Start-UP NY at SUNY Downstate

Cancer researcher Histowiz will be participating in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s START-UP NY business-friendly program, at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical College in Flatbush, the governor recently announced. … Full Article

St. Francis College to celebrate Women’s History Month

St. Francis College celebrates Women’s History Month with a full slate of free events that feature successful women in politics, the film industry and the arts. … Full Article

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