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At 17 years old, two Maryland high school students took action against the cycle of poverty that traps many young people in their families’ hometown of Bali Nyonga, Cameroon.
Nearly 400 students, faculty, and staff at St. John’s University came together at the Queens campus on March 10 for the annual St. Baldrick's Foundation and Children with Hair Loss (CWHL) event sponsored by the Office of University Ministry.
Adding to St. John’s University’s support of military veterans, Sheeba Varkey ‘18Ph.D., a doctoral fellow in the Department of English, has launched a free monthly reading and discussion program for vets in the Institute for Writing Studies.
The panelists for the second episode are Dr. Sharon See, Clinical Professor in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at St. John's University, and Jeanne Shannon, Assistant Principal at St. Elizabeth School in Ozone Park, NY. They will discuss the topic “Shaping the Future of Learning.”
For 39 students at St. John’s this semester, spring break proved the perfect time to put the University’s Vincentian values into action by immersing themselves in uninterrupted service at sites around the country.
St. John’s Bread and Life will present its Johnny’s Angel Award to St. John’s Law alumna Eileen M. Dillon ’86 at the organization’s 18th Annual Johnny’s Angels Awards dinner on Thursday, April 21, 2016.
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.
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.
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.

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