For the young women who accept the honor of becoming one of the Great Irish Fair’s Colleen Queens, they also accept the responsibility of becoming an ambassador for Catholic schools. For the 2018 Colleen Queen Mackenzie Iburg – she embraced that responsibility with open arms.
At this year’s Great Irish Fair, set for Sept. 22 in Coney Ireland, I will be pleased to accept the second annual Al O’Hagan Memorial Award for Community Service. I am honored because in some small way it will continue to keep alive the great legacy of O’Hagan, one of the chief architects of the Fair.
Brother Donald Sullivan, O.S.F., entered the Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn from St. Francis Xavier parish in Park Slope in 1947.
The Catholic Youth Organization of Brooklyn and Queens will host its annual Hall of Fame Mass, dinner and induction ceremony June 1 at the Immaculate Conception Center.
The largest incoming class of students admitted to St. Francis College’s undergraduate nursing program recently was honored at the fourth annual Nursing White Coat Ceremony, a tradition that adds special meaning in recognizing the vital role nurses play in the health care system.
Thomas J. Quigley, Ph.D., a long-time chemistry and physics professor at St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, died on Feb. 19.
The overall men’s basketball program histories for St. John’s University and St. Francis College have traversed much different paths. However, a former Terrier remembers a statement win over the Johnnies in 1954.
Four student-athletes from The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, signed National Letters of Intent to continue their sports careers in college.
The floodgates are open as the St. Francis College Women’s Film Festival, Brooklyn Heights, is now accepting submissions for the third annual celebration of women in film.
For the 15th year, the men’s and women’s track and field/cross-country teams from St. Francis College will be staffing a water and Gatorade station along the route of the N.Y.C. Marathon.