The St. John’s University Board of Trustees has named Conrado M. Gempesaw, Ph.D., Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, as St. John’s 17th President. Dr. Gempesaw will succeed Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. as president effective July 1, 2014.
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April 17, 2014
St. John’s University mourns the passing of the Hon. Basil Paterson ’48C, ’51L, ’79HON, a double alumnus who distinguished himself as a political leader, civil rights champion, and labor lawyer during more than 60 years of service to the people of New York State. He was 87.
Humanitarian and Journalist to Deliver St. John's Commencement Addresses at Queens and Staten Island Campuses
April 1, 2014
Reflecting St. John’s Catholic and Vincentian heritage, Hugh Evans, chief executive officer, Global Poverty Project, and David Ushery, news anchor at WNBC-TV, will deliver the University’s 144th Commencement Addresses at the Queens and Staten Island campuses.
April 3, 2014
Jamaican-born author and motivational speaker Devon Harris shared the story of his unlikely path to becoming a three-time Olympic bobsledder in a lively lecture as part of the University’s Caribbean Writers Series.