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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 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.
This year, the SJU ACS chapter has received multiple recognitions for its activities and leadership.
St. John’s University community will be hosting its 5th Annual “Light it Up Blue” for Autism Awareness Extravaganza during the month of April.
Timed to coincide with the opening of the 2015 BIG EAST Men’s Basketball tournament, the event highlighted its member schools’ dedication to serving the needy in their local communities.
Catholic writer and reporter Kerry Weber visited St. Thomas More Church on the Queens campus to discuss her book.
The exhibition featured nearly 60 sculptures, models, drawings, and designs on loan from the nearby Isamu Noguchi Museum in Long Island City, Queens.
Approximately 800 students, faculty, and staff gathered at St. John’s Queens campus on March 19, 2015, for the University’s St. Baldrick's Foundation and Children with Hair Loss (CWHL) event.