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Founder's Week

September 20-27, 2020

Faithful to the Mission - 150th Anniversary of St. John’s University

“As it was not then what it is now, there is reason to believe that it is still not now what it will be later on.” - St. Vincent De Paul, CCD 9, 13 Feb 1646, p. 194

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Founder's Week 2020 Schedule of Events

Monday, September 21, 2020 

Faculty Research Talk (Virtual Webex Event)

For: Faculty on all campuses
Event Date: September 21, 2020
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Format: Virtual Webex Event
Topic: “The Coronavirus, Vulnerable Communities and the SJU Mission”
 

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Speaker: CDR (Ret.) Harlem J. Gunness, Ph.D., MPH
Associate Professor and Director, Public Health Program
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, St. John’s University

Register for September 21 event. 

Contact: Kimberly Hoppe-Hernandez, Vincentian Center for Church and Society at [email protected]

Sept. 21, 2020 Faculty Research Talk with Harlem Gunness

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Virtual Faculty Recognition Ceremony

For: Faculty and Employees on all campuses
Event Date: September 23, 2020
Time: 5 p.m.
Format: Virtual 
Description: This ceremony recognizes the newly tenured and promoted faculty, the faculty emeriti, the recipients of the Academic-Service Learning Faculty Award and the Faculty Excellence in Student Engagement Award and introduces the newest faculty cohort to the University community.
Faculty Speaker: 
Tina J. Kanmaz ’93P, ’95Pharm.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Clinical Health Professions
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

View ceremony on September 23 at 5 p.m. at www.stjohns.edu/facultyrecognition

The ceremony will be available following the broadcast for those who are unable to watch at the advertised time.

Contact: Office of University Events at [email protected]

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Administrators and Staff Talk (Virtual Webex Event)

For: Administrators and Staff on all campuses
Event Date: September 24, 2020
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Format: Virtual Webex Event
Topic: A Call to Action: How am I faithful to the mission?
 

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Speaker: Mirella I. Avalos-Louie, Ed.D.
Program Director of Alternative Certifications
Dept. Of Curriculum and Instruction
School of Education, St. John’s University

Register for the September 24 event.

Contact: Kimberly Hoppe-Hernandez, Vincentian Center for Church and Society at [email protected]

Sept. 24, 2020 Admin Staff Talk with Mirella Avalos-Louie

Saturday, September 26, 2020

University Service Day: Kickoff to 150,000 Hour Vincentian Service Challenge

All opportunities for service will be virtual/remote only.
For: Students, Faculty, Staff, Administrators, Alumni
Event Date: September 26, 2020
Event Time: All day

For University Service Day registration details, please visit www.stjohns.edu/USD

Contact: Office of University Mission [email protected] or (718) 990-6353 

Sunday, September 27, 2020

ONE IN HOPE: Gen Verde Concert Live 
A Celebration of St. Vincent de Paul Feast Day 

A special concert created for the Vincentian Family and in celebration of St. John’s 150th anniversary. 

For: Students, Faculty, Staff, Administrators, Alumni   
Date: September 27, 2020   
Time: 3 p.m.

WATCH IT LIVE on GenVerde’s YouTube channel

Contact: Sr. Patricia Evanick [email protected] 

Mass celebrating the Solemnity of St. Vincent de Paul

For: Students, Faculty, Staff, Administrators, Alumni
Date: September 27, 2020
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: St. Thomas More Church (limited capacity) and live-streamed on Instagram @stjohnscampmin

Contact: Andrea Pinnavaia [email protected]

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