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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.
In January 2017, 13 CPS Seniors participated in the Dean’s International Opportunities Program in Paris, France. This unique global experience sponsored by the Office of Global Studies and the College of Professional Students was led by Associate Professor Jeffrey P. Grossmann and Adjunct Professor Daphne Grossmann.
St. John’s Law students and Dean Michael A. Simons explored China’s legal system, history, and culture through a nine-day Dean’s Travel Study Program held during the January intersession.
Alexandra Hicks (CPS), Michelle Huang (CPHS) and Cammi Roberts (SOE) are among over 850 American undergraduate students from 359 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship...
Ozanam Scholars examine and seek solutions to real-world social justice issues, conduct research, complete a capstone project in their senior year, and travel around the world to serve those in need.

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