More Information >>

College of Professional Studies News

Displaying all posts for: College of Professional StudiesView all news »
On March 28, 2017, the Institute for International Communication and the Division of Mass Communication at St. John’s University hosted an academic symposium on “Consumer Identities & Digital Culture”. The symposium gathered scholars across disciplines to examine notions of identity in consumer culture. Speakers presented a range of research from historical perspectives to industry practices, from policy questions to race, gender and global diversity, across film, television and social media.
“If you lose your birth certificate, there’s nothing to keep someone from claiming it as their own and stealing your identity,” said Ying Liu, Ph.D., explaining his award-nominated paper on the value of linking the crucial document to a person’s DNA.
The daughter of a seamstress and a janitor, Augusta Sanfilippo ’85SVC, ’94MBA worked three jobs to put herself through SJU—where she had a life-changing experience when she happened upon the University’s computer lab.
On March 6, The College of Professional Studies hosted its first ever conference on Homeland Security and Cyber Security titled: “Using Scenario Building and Simulation Technologies for Educating Next Generation Homeland Security and Cyber Security Professionals”.
“Being exposed to different ways of life— and different outlooks on life— is very important to anyone’s development,” observed Cammi Roberts ’18Ed while discussing her Study Abroad experience.
At the beginning of the 2017 Spring semester, a research team of graduate students of the International Communication program and Prof. Minna Aslama Horowitz traveled to Vienna, Austria, to participate in the 2017 Vienna UN Conference - Implementing the 2030 Agenda.
During the 2017 winter intersession, a group of master's students of the International Communication program explored Beijing and the Island of Hainan on their study visit to China.
In January 2017, 13 CPS Seniors participated in the Dean’s International Opportunities Program in Paris, France. This unique global experience sponsored by the Office of Global Studies and the College of Professional Students was led by Associate Professor Jeffrey P. Grossmann and Adjunct Professor Daphne Grossmann.

Pages