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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.
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.
Opening this year’s Catholic Lecture Series on October 1, Most Rev. Robert McElroy, bishop of San Diego, posed these and other questions while speaking on “Catholic Teaching and the Emergent Common Good,” part of St. John’s University’s annual Founder’s Week celebration.
Founder’s Week is an opportunity for the entire University community to learn more about the teachings and legacy of St. Vincent de Paul, the 17th-century priest who founded the Congregation of the Mission.
On Saturday, September 26th, St. John’s President Dr. Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw and Student Veterans volunteered at the Veterans of Foreign War Post as a part of this year’s 14th Annual University Service Day.
In this first-person account, Professor David L. Gregory reflects on Pope Francis' recent remarks to the U.S. Congress about activist and Catholic Worker Movement founder Dorothy Day.
“With the passing of Jerome Belson, our University has lost a tireless and visionary benefactor,” said Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., president of St. John’s.
On Sunday, June 7, 2014, the Law School’s 249 J.D. candidates and 57 LL.M. candidates convened at Carnesecca Arena for Commencement Exercises.
As inaugural Pro Bono Scholars, three St. John's Law 3Ls spent the spring semester working full-time to help fill the wide “justice gap” that leaves many New Yorkers without the legal help they need when facing foreclosure, cuts in public assistance, eviction, and other serious legal challenges.