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After a very successful year in external competition, the St. John’s Law Moot Court Honor Society now ranks 17th in the nation out of a competitive field of 180 law schools.
St. John’s University has once again been recognized for its sustainability efforts, receiving two awards for its work in greening the campus, cutting emissions and conserving energy. Just prior to Earth Day, The Princeton Review included St. John’s in its Guide to 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition and the Arbor Day Foundation named St. John’s a “Tree Campus USA” school for the third consecutive year.
When Hon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, Associate Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, came to campus last week, she met with students to discuss their clinic work and research in the area of economic and social justice.
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.
St. John’s University has once again been named among the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton Review’s newest ranking.
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 Department of Labor has unveiled its much-anticipated rule proposal extending a fiduciary standard to brokers and advisors providing investment advice to clients on retirement accounts. Professor Christine Lazaro, director of the Law School's Securities Arbitration Clinic, weighs in on the proposed new standard.
The St. John’s University Debate Society reached the top 16 of the competition held last weekend to determine the national champion in British Parliamentary style debating. St. John's joined Harvard, Yale, Brown, Morehouse College, Brandeis, and Stanford in reaching this level of competition.
The trip began on the East Coast,, the Office of Alumni Relations, Office of Gift Planning and The President’s Office got out of the cold and headed down to the Sunshine State for a series of gatherings with alumni/donors throughout the East and West Coasts of Florida.

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