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Future Johnnies Turn out in Record Numbers for Fall Open House
Seeking a closer look at campus life and learning at St. John’s University, a record number of eager high school juniors, seniors, and their families made the trip to Queens, NY, for the University’s first Open House of the fall semester on Saturday, October 13.
Martin Chalfie, Ph.D.
Encouraging students and faculty to “ignore the people who say ‘this cannot be done,’” Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie, Ph.D., delivered the 2018 Dr. Jaya Haldar Memorial Seminar, “GFP: Lighting Up Life,” in the D’Angelo Center on St. John’s University’s Queens, NY, campus.
L to R: Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., President of St. John’s and the Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Ph.D., D.D., Bishop of
St. John’s was recently honored by the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) with the 2018 Lifetime Service Award for the University’s “outstanding and exemplary” Vincentian mission of educating and serving immigrant communities and for its steadfast support of CMS.
Cyber Security Lab Dedication
St. John’s University has been on the forefront of educating the next generation of students who will combat cyber crime with its Bachelor of Science program in Cyber Security Systems and the new Sanford Family Cyber Security Lab.
Bobby Gempesaw and Mike Cragg holding a St. John's jersey with the number 7
St. John's introduced Mike Cragg as its seventh athletic director in program history on Tuesday in a press conference inside Carnesecca Arena.
St. John’s Opens Inclusivity Resource Center
A memorable milestone in St. John’s initiative to make the campus community even more inclusive was achieved with the recent grand opening of the Inclusivity Resource Center (IRC).
On September 24th the College of Professional Studies hosted the 2018 LST (Liberal Studies Event). We had about 40 students attend, who learned more about what Liberal Studies, as a Bachelor’s had to offer. They learned more about the Division of English and Speech and what it would be like to be a student in the College of Professional Studies. The event’s focus was on how to help student success and transition into a major of their choice.
Students performing community service
Founder’s Week is both an annual celebration of the University’s Vincentian heritage and an opportunity for the St. John’s community to actively participate in its mission of serving those in need.
Mary P. Tobin ’00HON
St. John’s University mourns the passing of Mary P. Tobin ’00HON, trustee emerita, generous benefactor, and wife of Peter J. Tobin ’65CBA, ’96HON.
September 27, 2018
Maria de los Angeles Asencio Vargas
Maria de los Angeles Asencio Vargas is a Government and Politics major and a member of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, where she holds the rank Sergeant Major. She has also been inducted into St. John’s President’s Society, the University’s highest honor society.