Education & Kids

St. Francis Summer Science Academy launches 16th year

For the 16th year, St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights is offering an opportunity for dozens of New York City high school students to get real-world experience in the sciences during its free, two-week Summer Science Academy. … Full Article

St. Francis College student honored with $10K award

St. Francis College Communication Arts major Alexa Castelluccio ’17 was awarded the first National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Michael Gargiulo Scholarship in Broadcasting and Communications, a $10,000 award, on Tuesday at the Pier A-Harbor House in Battery Park.  … Full Article

St. Francis students, faculty, administrators support United Nations #globalgoals

In celebration of The Global Goals for Sustainable Development, St. Francis College students, faculty and administrators came together to make a video showing which #globalgoals they support.   … Full Article

More than 4,000 students graduate from Brooklyn College at 91st Commencement

On June 1 and 2, Brooklyn College celebrated its 91st Commencement with more than 4,300 graduating students. The Class of 2016 — with 3,125 baccalaureate and 1,239 master’s degree recipients — was the largest among Brooklyn higher education institutions. … Full Article

Senior citizens share poems, prose at St. Francis College

St. Francis College recently hosted the sixth annual Senior Citizen Reading of Poetry and Prose by members of Professor Mitch Levenberg's Senior Citizen writing class.  … Full Article

St. Francis College honors newest class of nursing students

Brooklyn Heights’ St. Francis College recently honored its future nurses by hosting its second annual Nursing White Coat Ceremony. Dozens of undergraduate Nursing students each received a medical coat emblazoned with the St. Francis College Nursing logo.  … Full Article

Pratt President Schutte to step down in June 2017

Pratt Institute President Dr. Thomas F. … Full Article

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


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