College of Professional Studies Honor
The College's Honor Society recognized baccalaureate students who,
by their continued academic excellence and involvement in the life
of their school, church or community have demonstrated that they
are honor students. Students who apply for membership must have
completed a minimum of 60 credits, and thirty of these credits must
have been taken in the College of Professional Studies and the
applicant must have a cumulative index of 3.5 for all previous
coursework as well as a 3.5 at St. John's.
Alpha Phi Sigma - Criminal Justice Honor
The College of Professional Studies chapter recognizes outstanding
students majoring in Criminal Justice, have a 3.0 overall index for
all previous coursework (including transfer credits) and a 3.2
index in the Criminal Justice major.
Lamdba Epsilon Chi - National Legal
Studies Honor Society
The College of Professional Studies chapter was established
to recognize academic excellence in legal Studies. Students must
major in Legal Studies (either A.S. or B.S. degree candidates),
achieve an overall grade point index of at least 3.0 after
completion of three-quarters of all course requirements for their
degree, and at least a 3.2 in the major field with at least 12
Academic Awards and
One bachelor's degree and one associate degree student are selected
from each of the major areas of the College of Professional
Studies. These students are awarded a Gold Key. The recipient of
each award is selected by the Dean of the College on the basis of
the student's outstanding scholastic achievement in his or her area
of concentration and the recommendations of the faculty.
Silver Keys and Certificates of
These recognize other students for academic and non-academic
The Craig Collins CRJ
An award given annually to an outstanding member of the graduating
class who is a Criminal Justice major with the highest cumulative
index in the major area.
The Bessie and Isidor Shapiro Memorial
Given annually to a Criminal Justice or Legal Studies major in
recognition of motivation and demonstrated work ethic, character,
The Vincentian Spirit
Recognizes the outstanding contribution of the College of
Professional Studies students to the co-curricular life on campus.
Recipients are nominated by the faculty based on their
contributions to the organization's success.
West Publishing Company Award for
Excellence in Legal Studies
Awarded annually to a senior majoring in Legal Studies on each
campus who has made the greatest contribution to the Legal Program
and St. John's community.
The College of Professional Studies
Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award
Given to outstanding alumni of the College of Professional