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Last week, a record 50 law schools from across the country and 60 college students and graduates from the metropolitan area participated in the 2015 Diversity Day and Admissions Fair hosted at St. John’s Law by the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights.
As the nation marked Veterans Day on November 11, St. John’s University celebrated the achievements and growing reputation of its 10-month-old Veterans Success Center, which has already improved the academic experience of hundreds of students who have served in the nation’s military.
More than 50 educators, psychologists, and human resources professionals came to St. John’s University for a day-long “Relational Bullying Conference,” held at the Queens, NY, campus on October 22.
In an October 29, 2015 ceremony marking National Pro Bono Celebration Week, the New York State Courts Access to Justice Program honored (or recognized) Victoria M. Hill '17 for her outstanding pro bono service in the Queens Civil Court Volunteer Lawyer for the Day Program.
Inspired by the work of Brandon Stanton, whose Humans of New York blog, and New York Times best-seller of the same title, provide a daily glimpse into the lives of strangers in New York; St. John’s University has launched its own #HumansofSJU campaign.
October 29, 2015
Once again, the campus will be filled with pink to signify October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many of our student organizations and University offices will join together to support this worthy cause.
Local business participation in the Career Fair doubled over last year, with 14 companies taking part in the event on September 10.
With some guests traveling from as far away as California, parents, siblings, and other relatives reunited with their St. John’s students for the University’s annual Family Weekend on October 9–11 at the Queens, NY, campus.
More than 400 members of the St. John’s community came together recently for a talk by bestselling author, civil rights lawyer, and social activist Bryan Stevenson on “American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity, and Making a Difference.” The event was co-sponsored by the Ronald H. Brown center for Civil Rights and Economic Development, and was part of a set of special events that continued the Law School's vital conversation on race, justice, and the law.
The honor is bestowed annually upon exemplary individuals whose support and service impacts Catholic education and the well-being of the nation’s youth.