June 07, 2004
Queens, NY - St. John's University this week marked the passing
of President Ronald Reagan by recalling a visit Mr. Reagan made to
the Queens campus in March 1985.
"It was an incredible event," said Joseph Sciame, Vice President
of Community Relations at St. John's, who then served as Vice
President for Student Recruitment Services. "Our students embraced
the President in a very special way and it was perhaps one of the
most awesome days in St. John' history. Alumni Hall was filled from
bottom to top with students, faculty and administrators. You've
never heard the thunder in Alumni Hall the way we heard it that
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