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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.
“Global capitalism has brought about an increase in inequality between the poor and rich regions of the world,” declared Agnes M. Brazal, S.T.L., S.T.D., on March 30 as she delivered the 2017 D’Angelo Chair Lecture at St. John’s University.
St. John’s has announced that it has received two distinguished awards for the outstanding resources it provides to Veterans.
Sharing her personal story of surviving and combating the scourge of human trafficking, activist Donna Hubbard urged more than 250 guests at a St. John’s University conference to remember that we, as a society, are the true key to confronting and ending this global crisis.
For the second straight year, Peter J. Tobin College of Business accounting students from Staten Island captured a first place finish in the national financial information honor society’s Atlantic Coast Regional Competition.
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.
Most students count themselves lucky to earn even one highly-selective academic award, but Trevor Farland ‘17C has followed up his Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship with another coveted honor.