It’s not often that one meets someone as adventurous, fearless
and self-confident as Babette Roth ‘11C, ’12G, who — among other
things — has biked solo for 59 days from New York to San
Francisco, nursed cholera patients in Haiti, assisted veterinarians
in New York and helped renovate Katrina-ravaged homes in New
Simultaneously, she also earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with
honors from St.
John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and began the
Master Degree Program in English.
“Babette is one of the most courageous, caring and smart people
I have ever met,” said
Zachary Davis. Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Philosophy. “She
has the rare quality of not just being interested in important
issues like social justice, but of acting on these interests as
well. Whatever she decides to do in the future, I am sure she will
help better the world.”
St. John’s Vincentian
concern for the marginalized and needy — along with its emphasis on
human dignity and social equality — has provided the perfect
environment for Babette to continue to explore social
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