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St. John’s University’s Catholic Scholars Program at St. Thomas More Church
St. John’s University’s Catholic Scholars program received the 2018 Exemplary Award for Ministry in Discipleship from the Catholic Campus Ministry Association (CCMA) on May 31.
St. John’s University students from several disciplines banded together on an Academic Service-Learning (AS-L) project to aid in Puerto Rico’s recovery from Hurricane Maria by designing and building solar phone chargers that will be shipped to children at a local elementary school in that country.
Speech-Language Pathology students
Students in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders put their education into practice while embodying an integral component of St. John’s University’s Vincentian mission—the call to serve.
Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., Ed.D.
What does it mean to be a Catholic university? This question was posed by Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., Ed.D., during a conference entitled, “Faculty Conversations on the Modern Catholic University,” held April 23 in the D’Angelo Center on St. John’s University’s Queens, NY, campus.
April 9, 2018
Male priest blessing female student
Eleven undergraduate students and one employee were received into full communion with the Catholic Church on April 8 at a special liturgical Mass held at St. Thomas More Church.
April 5, 2018
For more information about these and other events, please visit stjohns.edu/about/events.
Student-Athletes Lend a Hand to Help Queens Families during Holiday
This Easter, local residents experiencing food insecurity will enjoy a holiday meal thanks to the distribution of 1,000 donated hams that began at St. John’s University’s Queens, NY, campus on Tuesday, March 27.
In First Visit to Ghana, Ozanam Scholars Use Field of Study to Address Social Injustices
For John Hobbs, eye-opening experiences have filled his four years of research and service in the Ozanam Scholars Program at St. John’s University. Yet some of his most prized moments came this past January, when the Legal Studies major joined fellow students for a senior trip to Accra, Ghana.
Catholic High School Leadership Day
Campus Ministry on St. John’s University’s Staten Island campus hosted 30 high school students from six area Catholic schools for a Catholic High School Leadership Day on February 7.
Blessing of the Couples 2018
Demonstrating their love for alma mater and each other, 136 alumni couples returned to St. John’s Queens, NY, campus on Saturday, February 10, for the University’s annual Blessing of the Couples Mass.

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