For more than 148 years, St. John's has prepared students to excel as ethical leaders in their careers and communities. The following recent graduates embody this heritage. While many earned their degrees over the past decade, they have—and continue to make—a lasting impression on the world around them. These are their stories.
Believing Though Others May Not Creativity can lead people on paths that others rarely consider, according to Albert Bateh. "I have always preferred the less conventional approach to solving problems," he said. Albert's Story
Destined for a Career in Law By the time he entered high school, Tahir Boykins, J.D., had good reason to believe he was headed for a career in law. "I was a tenacious arguer," he recalled. Tahir's Story
Making a Difference in the Legal Community An accomplished big-law associate, Jomaire A. Crawford has never forgotten the lessons she learned at St. John's University, as well as its mission. Jomaire's Story
St. John's Double Alumnus Shines at MLB Network Ryan Gilbert is confident that studying in the Sport Management program at St. John's University led him to where he is now. Ryan's Story
Forging a New Direction Though Lamar Perry majored in a healthcare-related field at St. John's, his extracurricular activities on campus introduced him to the creative rewards of the performing arts. Lamar's Story
A Calling to Serve For Talissa J. Rodriguez, the skills she developed as a Communication Arts major and student leader at St. John's University have proven useful in a field she never expected to enter. Talissa's Story
A Professional "Playing to Win" As an executive at a leading financial firm, Melissa Sanchez, J.D., is constantly in touch with a variety of colleagues and clients. Melissa's Story
Using a Journalist's Skills to Serve Others As a Journalism major in the College of Professional Studies, Meagan Watson learned how to interview people, gain their trust, and build relationships. Meagan's Story
Funding for the Free Adult Literacy Program, offered by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at St. John’s University, has been renewed in the amount of $100,000 for the 2018–19 academic year by the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD).