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This year’s Founder’s Week, one of the University’s premiere week-long annual events celebrating St. John’s Vincentian heritage, focused on the theme “Compassion Without Limits; Justice Across Borders.”
The new dean of The School of Education, believes that educators must strive to reach children who live in poverty. “If we do,” he explained, “we can transform lives.”
Offering hands-on training in the latest digital education strategies.
A noted author and specialist in the professional development of teachers, Dr. Sampson comes to St. John’s from Northern Arizona University, where he is dean of the College of Education.
“I want every student who participates in the program to envision college as a possible option,” said Schaefer.
More than 200 St. John’s University faculty, administrators, alumni, and friends gathered at the New York Hilton Hotel on April 28 to celebrate the career of educator Jerrold Ross, Ph.D., who retires this year as Dean of The School of Education.
Reflecting the international reach of the University’s programs and faculty, a professor in The School of Education at St. John’s recently headed a European Union committee appointed to evaluate and recommend ways of strengthening institutions of higher education in Greece.
The chapter celebrated this heritage on April 11 with a 50th anniversary gala at the Floral Terrace.
For more than a half-century, Jerrold Ross, Ph.D. has been igniting minds with a passion for learning that has grown stronger with every passing year.
Carmen Fariña, chancellor of New York City’s Department of Education (DOE), shared her goals for the nation’s largest school district with an audience of more than 200 people when she delivered St. John’s University’s 2014 Carol Gresser Forum Lecture at The Cooper Union’s historic Great Hall in lower Manhattan on April 16.

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