June 08, 2006
St. John’s University was presented with the Bronze Award by the
New York Blood Center at an awards dinner at Terrace on the Park.
The award recognizes the University as a major force in
blood donation in the New York Area. After an evening of dining and
guest speakers, the award was accepted by Kevin Ryan and Marge
Cashin on behalf of Vice President Joseph Sciame of the Office of Community
The Office of Community Relations will host a special Summer Blood
Drive on Tuesday, June 13th in Sun Yat Sen Hall from 10am to 3pm.
All are welcome to come and give blood, especially University
employees. This Spring has been the most successful semester for
blood drives in St. John's history. Over 500 pints of blood have
been donated on our campus since January, saving hundreds of
The Office of Community Relations, in conjunction with other
university departments, student organizations and Long Island Blood
Services, hosts several campus-wide blood drives each year in an
effort to increase blood donations and raise awareness about the
New York City Area blood supply. Events are open to the public and
all are encouraged to donate.
For more information, visit our Web site to find out about campus