150 Reasons to Love St. John’s: Fun Facts
Walk around St. John’s Queens, NY, campus, and you find a wide range of icons and oddities that make the University so unique.
Fore! The Queens campus sits on the site of the former Hillcrest Golf Club.
The campus also features two fitness trails for walkers and runners—the red trail, which is one mile in length, and the blue trail, which is 1.5 miles.
Trees on campus, including a native species arboretum that surrounds the softball field.
tiles on the stunning mosaic in the Narthex of St. Thomas More Church, which was created by more than two dozen artisans in Florence, Italy.
sets of twins enrolled at St. John’s.
Sr. M. Lumena Price became the first woman to earn a bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University in 1913.