record number of students participate in over 2,800 social,
recreational, service and educational activities and events.
The Career Center is rated “Best Career Services for Students”
in Kaplan publications and is recognized in Newsday and on 1010
More than 400 employers participate in events promoting
employment opportunities to more than 3,500 graduates, graduate
students and alumni.
At Your Service
The division of Student Life coordinated placement of more than
2,300 students in service-learning projects, an integral part of
St. John’s course work. This was an increase of 50% from
Here are three success stories:
- In Professor Steven Papamarcos’ Management class on the Staten
Island campus, a graduate student recently developed a business
plan to rehabilitate affordable housing units in Trenton, NJ. The
student has incorporated as D. Onofrio, Inc. and has purchased two
units to be rehabilitated and made available as a subsidized
- One Academic Service-Learning group helped found the only
African-American microbrewery in Harlem. The company is based on
the model of Paul Newman’s salad dressings, with a percentage of
the profits going back into the community. They are going
- A management professor divvied his Academic Service-Learning
students up into teams of six and sent them to six constituents.
Their assignment: develop a better management plan for a soup
kitchen. The class and professor critiqued all six proposals. The
teams returned to their sites with revised plans. These implemented
plans have made a remarkable impact.