The three local Catholic colleges and universities have released their respective Fall 2020 reopening plans adhered to the safety guidelines provided by the State’s Department of Health and by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As the number of days until the first day of classes dwindle, students have mixed feelings about the new semester during the age of COVID-19.
The about-face from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on international student visas was hailed as the right step by educators and immigration advocates.
Check out the all-time starting fives for St. Francis College’s men’s and women’s hoops.
Alexa Rutkowska almost didn’t go to college. Now, she’s at the top of her class, graduating as one of two valedictorians at St. Francis College.
The St. Francis College men’s basketball team honored the great Al Inniss by retiring his No. 19 jersey during halftime of a game earlier this season.
The road Nermina Markisic took to get to the graduation ceremony for St. Francis College, Winter Class of 2020, at St. James Cathedral in Downtown Brooklyn, was an unlikely, if not inspiring, one.
Margaret Alaimo is the new athletic director at St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn in Clinton Hill.
At the age of 35, Sister Lucy Mendez, P.C.M. is older than most college students, she’s a nun, and she worked full time while pursuing her degree.
Bishop Cisneros, a native of Cuba who emigrated to the United States in 1961 at the age of 16, gave the invocation and received an honorary degree at the spring commencement, which was held at the Ford Amphitheater in Coney Island on May 23.
Following the ceremony to retire former Terriers’ standout Jeanne Zatorski’s No. 15 on Dec. 15, the No. 40 jersey of Karen Erving Schiera rose to the rafters on Feb. 9 as the women’s team battled Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, N.J., during “Karen Fest.”