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Malisa Heard and Mohammed Jagana
Two recent graduates of St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences were chosen for the highly competitive Fulbright US Student Program.
As part of the Grand Alumni Homecoming Weekend, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences held an Alumni Award Ceremony and Reception on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Dr. M.T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery on the Queens Campus.
Tawain 2018
Facing students from various prestigious universities from all over the world, students from St. John’s University finished 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th in the International Council for Small Business 2018 Academy Pitch Competition on June 29, 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan.
Watson Fellows Roster Continues to Grow
Two more St. John’s University undergraduates have been awarded the prestigious Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship—a three-year, international internship program funded by the Thomas J. Watson Foundation.
Joe Costa
Three alumni have achieved success by pursuing their passions for sustainability and environmental preservation. Michael Andranovich ‘16C, Joseph Costa ‘17C, and Kimarie Yap ‘18C have all pursued exciting professional and academic opportunities after getting their start in St. John’s Environmental Studies program working with Laura Schramm, Ph.D, Associate Dean and Professor of Biological Sciences, on undergraduate research.
Students sitting on grass
Thanks to an interdisciplinary, faculty-driven Academic Service-Learning (AS-L) project held during the Spring 2018 semester, children in hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico now have solar cell panels to charge cell phones and other devices.
Lee A. McBride III, Ph.D.
Suggesting that an insurrectionist stance of resistance is more effective than empathy when facing the challenges of oppression, Lee A. McBride III, Ph.D., 2018 Peter P. and Margaret A. D’Angelo Chair for the Humanities, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, delivered the 2018 D’Angelo Chair Lecture at St. John’s University on Monday, April 9.
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.
Kira Marshall
ernships offer powerful professional development and experiential learning opportunities for students. For Kira Marshall ’18C, her internship was a direct pathway to a career.

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