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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 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.
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.
Professor Michael Perino's co-authored article on securities class action fee-setting, which will be published in the Columbia Law Review, was cited in a Reuters story critiquing the current system of awarding fees in securities class actions.
Following the recent dedication of the University’s Veterans Success Center, St. John’s has announced that its Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Center, which supplies free virtual tax preparation services for low-income New Yorkers, has extended its services to allow qualifying veterans to have their taxes prepared in person by on-campus volunteers.
Even as he closes out his time as a St. John’s Law student, Eugene U. Ubawike, Jr. ‘07C, ‘15L continues to make strides. Recently, he was named the inaugural recipient of the Basil A. Paterson Memorial Scholarship established by the National Grid Foundation.
Sharing his life experience and insights from his new book, M. Quentin B.L. Williams '91 returned to alma mater recently to help lead the Law School's ongoing dialogue on race and the law.
Students, faculty, and administrators joined diplomats, community leaders, and scholars for a two-day conference that explored the economic and social ramifications of rising Hispanic immigration to the United States.

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