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Now in its seventh year, the Alumni Great Lawn Party welcomed nearly 2,000 graduates and their families on Saturday to enjoy food, rides, and the opportunity to see old friends.
For the second-straight year, the Red Storm is the champion of the BIG EAST.
Over 50 companies participated in the fair, offering academic and paid internships as well as full- and part-time positions.
St. John’s President, Conrado (Bobby) Gempesaw, Ph.D., and The Most Rev. David O’Connell, C.M., Bishop of Trenton, NJ, will serve as Commencement Speakers for the Staten Island and Queens ceremonies, respectively.
Inspired by Goldman Sachs’ presence in Bangalore, India, members of the Kappa Zeta Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the accounting honor society at St. John’s University, donated a shipment of stuffed animals to Bangalore’s Abilashrayam Orphanage, demonstrating the Vincentian spirit of compassion and zeal for service.
The SJU community celebrated Relay For Life’s 10th year at St. John’s by raising $114,223 to support the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) efforts to combat the disease.
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 tax fraud prevention and education. The Tobin College of Business at St. John’s has taken steps to strengthen tax fraud education at the College by partnering with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), a partnership that 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.

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