Sharing strategies for earning high grades, cheering for student
bands and welcoming a new season of Red Storm basketball — 250
parents from across the country sampled the excitement and support
that St. John’s offers students at the University’s annual Family
Weekend on October 12–14.
Traveling cross-country from Texas or driving the family car from
New Jersey, parents came to the Queens, NY,
campus for a full slate of activities highlighing the academic
support and sense of community their students enjoy at St. John’s.
Many parents brought younger children for the weekend.
“This was an extremely successful Family Weekend,” said
Douglas Geiger, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Student
Affairs. “The activities allowed parents to really see what their
children experience at St. John’s — in terms of academics and
campus life. Everyone was clearly impressed.”
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