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As the spring semester began, the College of Professional Studies (CPS) at St. John’s welcomed students, faculty, and staff to its new home on the second floor of St. Augustine Hall at the Queens, NY, campus.
The nationally respected dispute resolution and procedural justice scholar Donna Shestowsky, a professor of law and Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar at UC Davis, will receive St. John’s 2016 Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award. The $5000 annual award honors scholars whose published empirical research has furthered the advancement and understanding of the values and skills of dispute resolution.
Taking a first-hand look at the social and cultural impact of global development, 12 St. John’s graduate students joined their professor for a winter intersession in India, touring villages, attending a symposium at a local college, and visiting ancient historic sites.
Christina Strezenec ’16GEd recently attended the New York State Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)’s 62nd annual convention, “Making All the Difference: Together We Can Advance Accessible Classrooms,” in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Americans seem to have a growing obsession with true-life crime mysteries. In this article originally produced by the AFP (Agence France-Presse), Associate Dean Larry Cunningham, a former prosecutor and a professor of criminal law, weighs in on the roots of this cultural phenomenon.
St. John’s graduate Kathryn Smith ’07CPS made sports history on January 20 when the Buffalo Bills appointed her as the NFL’s first female full-time coach.
His Holiness Pope Francis’s deep concern for the global ecological crisis and its impact on the poor was the topic of the Ninth Biennial Vincentian Chair of Social Justice Conference.
A crowd of worshipers gathered at the Vatican in Rome, Italy on January 6, 2016 to watch Pope Francis lead as celebrant for the Mass of the Epiphany. Little did St. John’s senior Kimberly Mangru, student in the College of Professional Studies, know she’d be ushered to the front row for this special occasion during a two-week study abroad program between her winter and spring semesters.

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