As employees in the St. John’s University community, there are
countless ways that we can engage our students every day, from a
quick chat on the sidewalk to organized events and sponsored
activities, from sharing a meal in the dining hall to sharing a pew
at church. While the opportunities are endless, the choice is
each of ours. Any way we choose to connect with a student will make
a difference in how he or she experiences St. John’s. The key is to
make the connection, and to repeat it every chance we get.
Here are some of the many ways employees can Engage Students:
Employees and students are encouraged to continue the great mission
of St. Vincent de Paul by integrating service
to the poor into both academic and employment experiences at St.
… through participation in ACADEMIC AND STUDENT EVENTS
On campus educational and student
events provide significant opportunities to share time with
students, explore learning together and show your support for their
… through SOCIAL and CULTURAL
Campus life at St. John’s is rich with a multitude of cultural and
social experiences. We hope that you take advantage of the
diverse cultural and social
opportunities, and that your participation serves to further
broaden and enrich your life and the lives of our students.
… through SPIRITUALITY
Faith and service engagement
opportunities abound at St. John’s. Find out about how you can
engage with students on a spiritual level.
… through MENTORING
Two programs run by the University Career Center give employees
incredible opportunities to directly help shape a student’s
professional development and career path. These programs are
COACH and InSIDE
… through TEACHING at St.
Recognizing the value and expertise that administrators and staff
can bring to classroom instruction, the University welcomes its
employees to engage students through the teaching of University
… through the STUDENT WORKER
Abundant opportunities exist to engage student
workers in your department in informal mentoring.
… through RED STORM SPORTS
The entire University community comes together to support our
athletic teams. By coming out to the games, you show your support for
our student-athletes and the University.
… through INTRAMURALS, RECREATION, HEALTH
The Campus Recreation Department provides the entire University
community with the opportunity to participate in formal and
informal activities - participate in any of the
University’s Intramural sporting programs.
….through CHARITABLE GIVING
There are many ways to make a gift to the University and make a
difference in our community of learners.