Photo and Video Gallery

Check here for more photos and videos to be released over the span of our 150th Anniversary from September 2020 through June 2021.

This Week's Birthday Greeting

Very Rev. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M., Superior General, Congregation of the Mission, offers a special birthday wish for St. John's.

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Faithful to the Mission, Driven by the Light

Happy 150th, St. John’s!

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  • Ezekiel “DJ Zeke” Akinyemi ’08TCB, Owner, DJ Zeke Entertainment, LLC
  • Rev. Bernard M. Tracey, C.M. ’70C, Executive Vice President for Mission, St. John’s University
  • Danielle Monaro ’95SVC, Co-Host of “Elvis Duran and the Morning Show,” Z100 FM radio 
  • His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Ph.D., Archbishop of New York
  • Tolulope Omisakin, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Class of 2022
  • Margaret “Peg” LaRosa D’Angelo ’70Ed, Member, Board of Trustees, St. John’s University
  • Peter P. D’Angelo ’78MBA, ’06HON, President, Caxton Alternative Management LP, and Chair Emeritus, Board of Trustees, St. John’s University 
  • Liam Benjamin, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, Class of 2021
  • Darryl McDaniels, Founding Member, Run-D.M.C., Attended St. John’s 1983-1984
  • Joanne Persico ’93MBA, ’09CERT, Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball, St. John’s University 
  • Cesar Claro ’89SVC, President and Chief Executive Officer, Staten Island Economic Development Corp., and Executive Director, Richmond County Savings Foundation
  • Brittany Clark, St. John’s School of Law, Class of 2022
  • Lou Carnesecca ’50C, ’60GEd, ’00HON, Hall of Fame Coach 
  • Victoria DeGrazia, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies, Staten Island Campus, Class of 2022
  • Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., President, St. John’s University
  • Kathryn Smith ’07CPS, Former NFL Special Teams Quality Control Coach
  • Richard Nicotra ’76NDC, ’86HON and Lois Nicotra ’77NDC, ’83GEd, The Nicotra Group
  • Lewis Rice, Jr. ’74SVC, Senior Vice President of Global Security and Trademark Protection, Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., and Member, Board of Trustees, St. John’s University
  • Mike Anderson, Head Coach, Men’s Basketball, St. John’s University
  • Matthew Kirschenheiter, The School of Education, Class of 2021
  • Marsean Rice, The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies, Class of 2021
  • Špela Kunstelj, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Class of 2021
  • Frank F. Alagia '76SVC, Managing Director, Equities at Sandler, O'Neill and Partners, LP
  • Tyrone J. Grant '99SVC, Founder, TEAM FIRST, Former Professional Basketball Player 
  • Azzedine Layachi, Ph.D., Professor, Government and Politics, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Staten Island Campus
  • Richardson Talavera ’11TCB, ’12MBA and Allison Aoanan-Talavera ’12TCB, ’12MS, Co-Chair, Graduates of the Last Decade
  • Very Rev. Stephen M. Grozio, C.M., Provincial Superior, Eastern Province of the Congregation of the Mission and Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, St. John’s University 

Previous Birthday Greetings

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150 Years: Faithful to the Mission

CFN-Live February 20, 2020

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