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Looking back on his upbringing in the former Czechoslovakia, Zdenko Durove credits his parents for giving him a typical childhood. From his early education, to his musical pursuits in a rock band, to earning his LL.B. and LL.M. from Matej Bel University, School of Law, EU in Slovakia, he moved through life with a solid sense of his abilities.
Earlier this month, the Center for International and Comparative Law opened its annual Global Issues Series with a talk on “The Global Law Firm.” by Richard F. Hans ’93, managing partner of DLA Piper’s New York office.
A record 2,100 volunteers made up of students, administrators and faculty, performed community service activities at more than 130 sites in the New York Metropolitan Area as well as locations around the globe this past Saturday. The first St. John’s Service Day, held in 2002, attracted just 123 volunteers at 12 sites.
Education is one of society’s most effective tools for achieving social justice, said author and activist Jim Ziolkowski as he addressed more than 500 students, faculty, and administrators on September 23 as part of St. John’s University’s 20th Annual Founder’s Week.
On September 17, 2014 members of The Loughlin Society, The McCallen Society, and other alumni gathered at the Garden City Country Club for the annual Meet the Experts seminar.
Faculty members who have used emerging technology to enhance their students’ classroom experience were recognized during a special reception led by Conrado "Bobby" Gempesaw, Ph.D., president of St. John’s University, on September 16 in the D'Angelo Center at the Queens campus.
St. John’s University will honor five individuals for dedicating their lives to service.
The New York City Law Department's new class of assistant corporation counsels and post-graduate fellows includes four St. John's Law graduates from the Class of 2014.
On Saturday, September 27, members of the St. John’s University community will join together in embracing the University’s Vincentian mission and heritage at its 13th Annual University Service Day.More than 150 teams comprised of 1,500 students, faculty administrators, staff, and alumni from all campus locations will join together in various projects including clean-ups at local schools and parks, fundraising and awareness events, and visiting residents at nursing homes and hospitals.