150 Reasons to Love St. John’s: Once a Johnny, Always a Johnny.
With more than 190,000 proud members, St. John’s University’s vast alumni network spans the entire globe. While the numbers alone are extraordinary, what’s just as impressive is the way this tight-knit group sticks together and supports the entire University community. Here are just a few ways that St. John’s alumni make an impact.
Whether you’re looking for a bite to eat, financial advice, a video production company, or even a frosty beverage, St. John’s Alumni Small Business Directory is a one-stop site to connect you to myriad alumni-owned small businesses.
While some alumni started their own businesses as students, many began dating their future spouses while at St. John’s. These love birds shared their stories in a recent Valentine’s Day feature.
Alumni couples—some married for more than 60 years—gather annually in February at the University’s Blessing of the Couples to reaffirm their love for each other, their families, and their alma mater.
St. John’s alumni are renowned for paying it forward, whether helping their community, supporting student scholarships, or
President and Majority Owner of Manhattan’s Stout NYC Hospitality Group, opened locations during the pandemic to host blood drives. Those who donated a pint of blood received vouchers for a pint once restaurants reopened.
Traditionally held each fall, the event brings together alumni of all ages to support the University’s Scholarship Fund.
In April 2020, the Black Alumni Association (BAA) hosted the BAA Virtual Brunch for a Cause, raising funds for meals for students and first responders affected by the global pandemic.