His Holiness Pope Francis’s deep concern for the global ecological crisis and its impact on the poor was the topic of the Ninth Biennial Vincentian Chair of Social Justice Conference.
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St. John’s University Student Kimberly Mangru Front and Center for Papal Mass of the Epiphany in Rome
February 2, 2016
A crowd of worshipers gathered at the Vatican in Rome, Italy on January 6, 2016 to watch Pope Francis lead as celebrant for the Mass of the Epiphany. Little did St. John’s senior Kimberly Mangru, student in the College of Professional Studies, know she’d be ushered to the front row for this special occasion during a two-week study abroad program between her winter and spring semesters.
January 27, 2016
St. John’s University will create and implement a Vincentian Summer High School Theology Institute with support from a $596,847 grant from the Lilly Endowment—an Indianapolis-based private foundation committed to community development, education, and religion.
December 14, 2015
December 4, 2015
Hector R. Rojas Olivo '15 is serving New Yorkers in need as the Law School's inaugural Post-Graduate Immigration Law Fellow at Catholic Migration Services in Brooklyn.
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.
November 19, 2015
When the crowd at St. John’s Carnesecca Arena erupted into clamorous applause on the evening of November 13, 2015, this time, it wasn’t to celebrate a Red Storm bucket. The cheers, claps, and chants of “USA, USA” were for Brigadier General Thomas J. Principe ’69C, ’73L, who took center court between quarters to receive the Law School’s Distinguished Veteran Alumni Award.
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.