20 Questions with…Ryan Cooney

Ryan Cooney
April 29, 2019

Ryan Cooney ’18C earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The Massapequa Park, NY, native returned to alma mater to pursue his M.B.A. in International Business at The Peter J. Tobin College of Business.

1. Resident or commuter?


2. If you could have dinner with anybody, who would it be?

Elvis Presley

3. In one word, describe St. John’s.


4. Favorite class that is not a part of your major?

Intensive French

5. Yankees or Mets?

Let’s go Mets!

6. DAC, Montgoris Dining Hall, or Marillac?


7. If you could have any superpower, what would it be?


8. How do you show your St. John’s pride: hoodie, T-shirt, or hat?

All of the above

9. In three words, describe your perfect lazy Sunday.

Oversleep, Xbox, Netflix

10. If you could spend 24 hours in any city, where would it be?

Singapore, Malaysia

11. Coffee or tea?

Iced tea

12. Kindle or real book?

Audio book

13. Three things you cannot live without?

My family, music, exercise

14. Starbucks or Dunkin’?


15. Spring? Summer? Winter? Fall?


16. Favorite place to study on campus?

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business

17. Sicilian or Neapolitan?


18. Carnesecca Arena or MSG?


19. Spring Fling or Winter Carnival?

Spring Fling

20. What will your business card say in five years?

“Expect the Unexpected”