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St. John’s University’s College of Professional Studies and its Division of Criminal Justice hosted a reception last night to honor Retired Captain Frank Bolz, Jr., legendary law enforcement expert and leader of the first NYPD Hostage Negotiations Team. His co-founder is former NYC Forensics Psychologist and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at St. John’s, Harvey Schlossberg.
Former St. John's Law Professor David D. Siegel, who authored many leading works of commentary on New York Practice and Procedure, died today at age 82.
Over 2,000 St. John’s students and young alumni met with representatives from nearly 150 prospective employers—including corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations—at the second annual St. John’s University Career Expo and Academic Internship Fair, held on October 2 at the Taffner Field House on the Queens, NY, campus.
Head volleyball coach Joanne Persico earned the 400th win of her 21-year career at St. John’s on October 4 when the Red Storm defeated the Providence College Friars 3–0 in front of a home crowd at Carnesecca Arena on the Queens, NY, campus.
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.”
By cancelling its teachers' contract, the Philadelphia School Reform Commission took an action that could remake the city's schools and have national implications.
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, St. John’s students, faculty, and staff will participate once again in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) walk, an opportunity to honor survivors, raise awareness, and raise funds for research.
St. John’s University will be hosting The Global Consumer Behavior Conference on October 3, 2014. The conference will examine the adjustments in marketing practices in response to a changing global and digital marketplace. Consumer behavior, the marketing principles and discipline that drive everyday marketing practice have been radically impacted by 2008 recession and the shift to digital acquisition of information and products.
On Friday, October 10, 2014, the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development will team with the University of Houston Law Center to host a one-day East Coast regional symposium marking the 25th anniversary of the National Bar Association’s (NBA) Wiley A. Branton Issues Symposium. The symposium will address the topic of "Education: The New Civil Right."

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