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When six St. John’s undergraduates joined Konrad Tuchscherer, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Africana Studies, on a two-week trip through Cameroon in May, they not only got an inside look at the country of more than 23 million, they saw firsthand the benefits of experiential learning.
As six St. John’s University students ascended the 6,500 foot Mount Mbapit in Cameroon this past summer, they laughed recalling the requirement to train with intense cardio in the SJU Fitness Center before joining the study abroad trip.
July 18, 2017
With our Global Passport program, students can study in Rome or Paris during freshman year.
May 2, 2017
While her classmates continued their studies at St. John’s Law, Caroline Fish '18 spent the semester interning at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands.
Barbadian filmmaker Lisa Harewood has dedicated many of her professional efforts to accurately depicting the Caribbean experience. She presented her latest effort, a 16-minute film entitled Auntie, at St. John’s University’s Queens, NY, campus this spring.
On March 28, 2017, the Institute for International Communication and the Division of Mass Communication at St. John’s University hosted an academic symposium on “Consumer Identities & Digital Culture”. The symposium gathered scholars across disciplines to examine notions of identity in consumer culture. Speakers presented a range of research from historical perspectives to industry practices, from policy questions to race, gender and global diversity, across film, television and social media.
From the University’s campuses in Rome, Italy, to Queens, NY, nearly 300 St. John’s students are showcasing their creativity this semester as part of a globally-performed art collaboration known as do it.
“Being exposed to different ways of life— and different outlooks on life— is very important to anyone’s development,” observed Cammi Roberts ’18Ed while discussing her Study Abroad experience.

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