Sports Round-Up Sept.16

The St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, men’s and women’s basketball teams recently wrapped up a trip north of the border to Canada. The Terriers met top Canadian teams in Ottawa and Montreal during the four-day visit, Aug. 26-29.

St. Francis College The Small College of Big Dreams

Founded more than 150 years ago by the Franciscan Brothers, the mission of St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights has always been to help young people achieve their life dreams of personal and professional success by making a quality college education more affordable.

Dr. Martinez-Saenz Is Named President of St. Francis College

St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, has announced that Dr. Miguel Martinez-Saenz will be the 19th president in the college’s 160-year history. He will begin his term in September at the start of the 2017-2018 academic year, taking over for interim president, Timothy J. Houlihan, who filled the position after the death of Brendan J. Dugan ’68 in December of 2016.

Troops to Teachers Brings Veterans into the Classroom

A small group of military servicemen and women attended an information session at St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, July 26 to gather intel on how to begin a new journey of sorts: serving their communities in the classroom through a national program called Troops to Teachers.

Sunset, Songs and Scholarships for SFC

Broadway mixes with St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, as Wade Preston, from the Billy Joel and Twyla Tharp musical “Movin’ Out,” performs at the second Sunset, Songs and Scholarships event Saturday, July 22, 7 p.m. at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston.

SFC Golf Outing Honors Dugan, Funds Big Dreams

In a show of appreciation for the late Brendan J. Dugan ’68, former president of St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, friends of the college donated $375,000 at the first Brendan J. Dugan ’68 Memorial Meadow Brook Club Golf Outing in June.

Rent Guideline Board Hearing

Join Catholic Migration Services and the Rent Justice Coalition to advocate for apartment dwellers at a Rent Guideline Board (RGB) Hearing on Monday, June 19, 5-8 p.m. at Founders Hall of St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights.

Holy Name’s Class of ’57 Reunites

This week’s Tablet TALK honors youth and adults who have made special achievements in recent weeks, from graduations to judicial installations; highlights a Class of ’57 reunion; announces a golf outing in honor of Brendan Dugan, and more.

Hoops Old-Timers Still Talk Plenty of Game

The Old-Timers hosted its 58th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner May 5 at Sirico’s Caterers in Dyker Heights. Five new members – of which four were products of the local CHSAA – were enshrined for their basketball accomplishments as they joined the list of over 200 deserving inductees.