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In an enthusiastic display of support for St. John’s and the young men and women it serves, the University’s 18th Annual President’s Dinner drew 860 alumni, friends, faculty, students, and administrators on October 29, raising $2.1 million in scholarship funds while honoring those who embrace the Vincentian mission of service.
Elizabeth Ciabocchi, Ed.D., vice provost for digital learning at St. John’s University, was recently appointed to the board of directors of the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) for a three year term commencing in January 2016.
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.
The honor is bestowed annually upon exemplary individuals whose support and service impacts Catholic education and the well-being of the nation’s youth.
A new documentary film that two St. John’s University professors played a leading role in creating has received the American Historical Association’s prestigious John E. O’Connor Film Award for exploring the 19th-century revolt by 53 African captives aboard a Spanish slave ship.
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.
Russell DiGate, Ph.D., was appointed dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2013.
Author and activist Bryan Stevenson challenged students to step into “uncomfortable territory” by directly confronting the causes of social injustice.
Since his election as Pontiff, Pope Francis has said he wants a Church “for the poor,” and has showed the world, by word and example, how to live out the Gospels.
“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.