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Ellen P. Smith, RSM, M.S.

Assistant Provost for Technology and Communications
Newman Hall, Room 230

Educational Background

  • M.S., Education, Hofstra University
  • B.A., English, St. John's University

 Areas of Responsibility

  • Work together with the Provost Office staff to research, develop, design and implement effective communications and marketing as needed by the Office of the Provost.

Sr. Ellen came to St. John’s in 2007 after having worked as Director of Communications for the Sisters of Mercy in Brooklyn, NY for the previous ten years. She began working at St. John’s University in the Academic Service-Learning department, as an Assistant to the Assistant Provost of Academic Service-Learning.  After a year, she was asked to become the Director of the Health Education Resource Center connected with the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and worked in that capacity for three years before coming to the Office of the Provost as Assistant Provost for Technology and Communications, in June, 2011.

Sr. Ellen obtained a certificate in graphic design from Molloy College’s Continuing Education Program. In the Spring of 2011 she completed the Management Development Certificate from St. John’s University.