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This year’s Founder’s Week, one of the University’s premiere week-long annual events celebrating St. John’s Vincentian heritage, focused on the theme “Compassion Without Limits; Justice Across Borders.”
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, St. John’s students, faculty, and staff will participate once again in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) walk, an opportunity to honor survivors, raise awareness, and raise funds for research.
Over the last two years, St. John’s Law has redesigned its externship program to give students a unique opportunity to learn the law by doing. An externship is an internship pursued for academic credit. Through externship placements in a range of public and private practice settings, students get to test substantive areas of the law as they identify and chart their career paths.
Last week, approximately 215 day and evening students joined the St. John’s Law community as the incoming class of 2014.
The program responds to the need for more innovative ways to engage the branches of the Vincentian family and encourage them to work together on global, regional, and local levels to transform the lives of those living in poverty.
To kick off PARTICIPATE ’14—a St. John’s initiative to promote political engagement—the University will offer a free public screening of the documentary feature Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way at its Queens campus this month.
Over 200 students, scholars, and adoption activists from around the country assembled at St. John’s to explore the challenges of adoption.
St. John’s community welcomed their new president, Conrado "Bobby" Gempesaw, Ph.D., on July 1 during a special Mass held in St. Thomas More Church.
To celebrate the completion of his Hodgkin’s lymphoma chemotherapy treatments, 12-year-old Joseph Isola dreamed of having a basketball court in his backyard—a wish that was granted by Make-A-Wish Suffolk County.

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