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.
April 17, 2015
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.
April 16, 2015
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.
April 15, 2015
April 15, 2015
Throughout its history, the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development has offered a forum for illuminating and discussing critical issues of racial, economic, and social justice. This year, the student-run publication of the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development proudly celebrates its 30th anniversary.
St. John’s University will once again be celebrating the lives of those affected by cancer through the student-driven American Cancer Society Relay for Life walkathon on Friday, April 17, where the ultimate goal is to eradicate cancer.
St. John’s University will host a presentation of the educational one-man show “The Little Flower,” which looks into the life of former New York City Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia. Starring Broadway star Tony Lo Bianco, the show depicts La Guardia, known as a great statesman and champion of the poor and under-privileged, on his last day as three-term Mayor in 1945.
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.
St. John’s Career Center to Stage a Mock Campus Emergency for a Cross-Discipline Experiential Learning Exercise for Students
April 13, 2015
The Career Center at St. John’s University will create a mock campus emergency that will expose students to a real world scenario and bring about collaboration across multiple disciplines.