Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., president of St. John’s, led the University community in an enthusiastic welcome for more than 3,000 freshmen and transfer students at this fall’s New Student Convocation.
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August 31, 2015
Bright sunshine matched the smiles and high spirits of new resident students and their parents as the St. John’s University community welcomed them to the Queens and Staten Island, NY, campuses for Move-In 2015.
Tobin College of Business students claim first and second place scholarships awarded by the NY Chapter of the Instiute of Internation Auditors.
With bated breath, students from The Peter J. Tobin College of Business and the College of Professional Studies waited to hear which of the 18 teams competing in the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) semi-finals would advance to the finals. And the winner is…St. John’s University!
May 13, 2015
Law enforcement analysts are calling for numerous changes to the way police are trained in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore and the fatal police shooting of Walter Scott in South Carolina.
St. John’s undergraduate Sylke Lesinski ’18C earned recognition for excellence in creative writing at the Staten Island Borough President’s Young Writers Showcase—the finale of the Young Writers Roundtable, a year-long academic program that celebrates student writers throughout the borough.
Internships are becoming more and more crucial as the need for graduates with extensive experience intensifies. The Department of Accounting and Taxation’s Scholars Program at The Peter J. Tobin College of Business prides itself in providing students with the opportunity to participate in a full-time winter internship, allowing students to experience the accounting profession first-hand during the busy season.
The arrival of the information age has brought along with it a heightened need for fraud prevention and education. In response to the growing demand for individuals with fraud examination skills who can help organizations in fraud detection and deterrence, the Tobin College of Business at St. John’s has taken steps to strengthen fraud education at the College by partnering with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). The Anti-Fraud Education Partnership makes it easy for Universities around the world to provide their students with expert anti-fraud training through the use of world-class educational tools and resources and workshops.
Following the recent dedication of the University’s Veterans Success Center, St. John’s has announced that its Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Center, which supplies free virtual tax preparation services for low-income New Yorkers, has extended its services to allow qualifying veterans to have their taxes prepared in person by on-campus volunteers.