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Thursday, September 28, 2017

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Red Storm Tip-Off

Friday, October 13
All St. John’s fans are invited to join the celebration marking the official start of the basketball season. For more information, contact Karli Hausman in the Office of Athletic Communications: 718-990-1520; [email protected].

Open Houses

Saturday, October 14, and Sunday, November 19
Queens Campus
Saturday, October 28

Staten Island Campus
Every year, prospective students and their parents come to St. John’s Open Houses for an intimate look at life and learning at the University. Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission: 718-990-2000; [email protected].

Tenth Biennial Vincentian Chair of Social Justice Conference

Saturday, October 21
Queens Campus
8:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

For more information on this year’s conference, Focus on the Common Good: Homelessness and the Need for Systemic Change, contact the Vincentian Center for Church and Society: 718-990-1612; [email protected].


Saturday, October 21
1–4 p.m.

The tradition continues! Alumni, their families, and friends are invited to St. John’s fifth annual Oktoberfest. With food, music, and fun, the celebration takes place at Plattduetsche Park Restaurant and Biergarten, located at 1132 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square, NY. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations: 718-990-6232; [email protected].

President's Dinner

Friday, October 27
6 p.m.

Alumni and friends will gather at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel for the 20th Annual President’s Dinner. Proceeds generate scholarship support for St. John’s students. This year’s Spirit of Service Award honorees include:
•    Rev. Michael J. Carroll, C.M. ’09HON, Vice Chair Emeritus, Board of Trustees, St. John’s University
•    Sharon F. (’79SVC, ’86P) and John H. Hajjar, M.D., F.A.C.S., ’77C   
•    Fran M. and Frank L. Kurre ’84CBA
•    Synchrony Financial: Margaret M. Keane ’81C, ’87MBA, President and CEO; Member, Board of Trustees, St. John’s University    
Contact Jeanne M. Umland, Associate Vice President, Office of Advancement: 718-990-6776; [email protected].

Retirees Association Luncheon

Wednesday, November 15
Open to all retirees and their spouses, this year’s luncheon takes place at the Queens campus. Mass will be celebrated at 12:15 p.m. in St. Thomas More Church; lunch follows from 1 to 3 p.m. in the D’Angelo Center Ballroom. For more information, contact Susan Damiani, Director, Office of Gift Planning: 718-990-8423; [email protected].

Annual Winter Carnival

Tuesday, December 5
The entire St. John’s community is invited to the Queens campus for a celebration of the Christmas season. Mass will be celebrated at 7 p.m. in St. Thomas More Church. The Christmas Tree Lighting, Hot Chocolate Reception, fireworks display, and pictures with Santa begin at 8 p.m. on the Great Lawn. Contact the Office of Alumni Relations: 718-990-6232; [email protected].